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Peter Robinson among winners of 2018 Arthur Ellis Awards for Canadian crime writing

Eight awards were given out, recognizing published and unpublished work in Canadian crime writing.
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Poll Tracker: Ontario NDP moves ahead of Doug Ford's PCs

The latest numbers from the Ontario election campaign show Andrea Horwath's NDP ahead of Doug Ford's Progressive Conservatives.
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Fiat Chrysler warns 4.8 million U.S. owners: Don't use the cruise control

Fiat Chrysler is recalling 4.8 million vehicles in the U.S. because in rare but terrifying circumstances, drivers may not be able to turn off the cruise control.
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Moe to deliver first State of the Province address in Saskatoon

Premier Scott Moe will deliver his 'State of the Province' address Friday morning at Saskatoon's Prairieland Park, and the focus is expected to be Saskatchewan's economy.

Destroyed poles blessing in disguise for Alysha Newman

Canadian pole vaulter Alysha Newman will return to the runway at the 44th Prefontaine Classic Diamond League meet in Oregon on Saturday (CBC, CBCSports.ca, 4 p.m. ET) three weeks after her poles were damaged on an Air Canada flight to Qatar.
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Halifax chiropractor investigated for anti-vaccination views

Dr. Dena Churchill owns and operates Oxford Chiropractic Inc. She also markets herself as an author and public speaker, writes a blog called DrSexyMom, and runs a Facebook page billing herself as "Innovator in Women's Health and Wellness."
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2 men wanted after bomb blast at Mississauga restaurant injures 15

Police are searching for two men in connection with an improvised explosive device (IED) blast inside a restaurant in Mississauga, Ont., that wounded 15 people.

If healthy, Milos Raonic will be 'back in the mix,' says tennis great John McEnroe

After a breakout 2016 season that saw Milos Raonic advance to his first Grand Slam final, it seemed like only a matter of time before the big-serving Canadian won one of his own. Since then, injuries and coaching instability have set back Raonic, but tennis greats John McEnroe and Jim Courier still remain hopeful for him.
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Harvey Weinstein charged with rape, criminal sex act, sex abuse and sexual misconduct

Film producer Harvey Weinstein surrendered to New York City police authorities on Friday and was charged with sex crimes, months after he was toppled from Hollywood's most powerful ranks by scores of women accusing him of misconduct.

Lava flows from Hawaii's erupting Kilauea volcano

Ongoing eruption of Hawaii's Kilauea volcano is the largest in decades, destroying more than 40 homes to date, and displacing thousands
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Lobster fishermen confused and frustrated over prices

P.E.I. fishermen have been championing the cause of the lobster industry, says the P.E.I. Fishermen's Association, and it's time for some others to step up.
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Host Pats meet Bulldogs with Memorial Cup final berth on the line

After a tightly contested round-robin that featured five one-goal games, as well as the elimination of Western Hockey League champion Swift Current Broncos, the semifinal of the 100th Memorial Cup gets underway on Friday night (10 p.m. ET) between the Hamilton Bulldogs and host Regina Pats.

Tig Notaro on her new Netflix comedy special Happy To Be Here

Tig Notaro talks about what inspired her latest comedy special and why it's all right if you're not happy all the time.

Last evacuees from Manitoba fires to be airlifted from Little Grand Rapids on Friday

A few people are still waiting to be airlifted from Manitoba's fire evacuation zone after bad weather grounded flights overnight.
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Site of fatal LRT collision in south Edmonton to get $120K upgrade

A South Edmonton LRT crossing that was the site of a fatal accident in October, will get safety upgrades, city officials said Thursday.

Amazon Echo sent family's private conversation to another user

An "unlikely" string of events prompted Amazon's Echo personal assistant device to record a Portland, Ore., family's private conversation and then send the recording to an acquaintance in Seattle, the company said Thursday.

This London mom turned her breast milk into soap and made a business out of it

Nursing mothers are to a London, Ont., business owner with requests to turn their extra breast milk into bars of soap.

Cyclone Mekunu aimed at Oman after likely causing several deaths in Yemen

Cyclone Mekunu will be "extremely severe" when it crashes into the Arabian Peninsula this weekend after earlier thrashing the Yemeni island of Socotra, meteorologists warned Friday. At least 17 people were missing from Socotra.

2-alarm fire guts house in northwest Calgary

A major fire destroyed a house in the northwest Calgary neighbourhood of Citadel early Friday morning.

Self-driving Uber was aware of pedestrian but didn't stop, probe on fatal Arizona crash finds

The self-driving technology deployed in an Uber which struck and killed a woman crossing the street in Arizona recently, noted a pedestrian was on the road, but didn't stop, a preliminary report from the National Transportation Safety Board says.
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Departing St. John's Edge coach says opportunity in California is 'win-win'

Jeff Dunlap says he enjoyed his time in St. John's and wanted to stay, but the personal and professional benefits of the new job were too good to pass up.
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At least 2 dead in Highway 401 crash in Kingston, Ont.

At least two people are dead after an SUV and a tractor-trailer collided near the western border of Kingston, Ont., Friday morning, OPP say.

Food banks are not the answer: Is it time to end charity?

Across New Brunswick there are dozens of food banks and soup kitchens feeding people who are struggling — but after nearly 40 years of fundraising and food drives — the number of people in need continues to rise.

Grimsby man facing additional child exploitation charges

A 29-year-old Grimsby, Ont. man is facing additional charges in a child exploitation investigation.

Oil prices retreat as OPEC, Russia prepared to raise output under U.S. pressure

Saudi Arabia and Russia are discussing raising OPEC and non-OPEC oil production by some 1 million barrels a day, sources said, while OPEC's chief said a complaint from U.S. President Donald Trump over high prices had triggered the idea of upping output.