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Charges pending after teen pedestrian hit by school bus in Simcoe: OPP

There were about 20 students on board at the time of the collision, but officials say the driver and students were not injured.
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Nurses withdraw lawsuit against language commissioner over licensing exam

The New Brunswick Nurses Association is withdrawing a lawsuit launched last August against the commissioner of official languages after a stinging report on the exam nurses take to get a licence.

Victim of fatal snowmobile crash near Yellowknife identified as father of twins

Sgt. Jeffrey Lindsay of the 1st Canadian Ranger Patrol Group was a father of two boys. He died in a snowmobile accident on Reid Lake, Saturday.
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Political Column: Teeing up election season

Our Eye on the Legislature, Paul McLoughlin tees up election season in Alberta.
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Arena concession thieves in Westlock

A Westlock business has been dealt a major blow after thieves made away with everything but some kidney beans ... even the Tupperware is gone!
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Indigenous Mothering through art

Looking at indigenous mothers through art. We'll find out about Mothering Spaces - a new art show opening at MacEwan University tonight.
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City councillor Sarah Hamilton responds to bus changes

Edmonton city councillor Sarah Hamilton responds to people's concerns about losing bus service in their neighbourhood.
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Kirk Woodman, Canadian kidnapped in Burkina Faso, found dead

A Canadian kidnapped in Burkina Faso has been found dead, says his family, two days after he was abducted by gunmen.

Study, train, become viral sensation: All in a day's work for this UCLA gymnast

If you take a scroll through the #gymnastics tag on Instagram, you are sure to come across at least one video featuring 21-year old UCLA student-athlete-turned-viral-sensation, Katelyn Ohashi. Last year, her Michael Jackson inspired floor routine went viral, garnering more than five million views on YouTube. But that's nothing compared to the views she's racking up with her recent perfect 10 floor routine at a meet last Sunday.
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Sneak peek: Murder Madness Satan

Sean Cullen guest stars on an all-new Workin' Moms.
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Western Quebec newspaper changes policy to help Google Maps users

The Low Down To Hull & Back News naming policy is changing, and the reason has nothing to do with linguistic ideology.
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'Use of force' report filed in 0.002 % of service calls in 2018, say Thunder Bay police

The Annual Use of Force Report 2018 from the Thunder Bay Police Service stated there was a total of 51,411 police/public call interactions and that use of force reporting was required in 110, or 0.002 per cent, of those incidents.

Yellow carbon monoxide monitors 'worth their weight in gold' to B.C. paramedics

They're about the size of a deck of cards, usually mustard yellow against a B.C. paramedic's deep blue uniform. They vibrate and ring when they sense dangerously high levels of carbon monoxide in the air. "They're really worth their weight in gold," said Rob MacMillan, a paramedic with 29 years' experience.
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'It's gotten out of hand': Toronto area taxi fare scam has defrauded victims of millions, police say

Toronto police issued a warning on Thursday about an alleged ongoing taxi fare scam that has already led to the arrests of five people who now face more than 260 charges for identity theft.
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Newspaper changes its naming policy because of Google.

The editor of The Low Down to Hull And Back News says Google Maps is forcing the English language paper to switch to using only French street names.
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You love reading! It's why you subscribe to all the important magazines

And you've got the time and — most importantly — the DESIRE to read every last one of them, don't you? Because you're a reader, darn it!
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More than half of all food produced in Canada is lost or wasted, report says

A whopping 58 per cent of all food produced in Canada – 35.5 million tonnes – is lost or wasted, according to a new report, and about a third of that wasted food could be “rescued” and sent to communities in need across the country.

Toronto lawyer threw garbage at vehicle before assault that sent him into coma

Toronto police updated their investigation into the New Year's Day assault of Toronto lawyer David Shellnutt Thursday. New video evidence shows Shellnutt throwing a bag of garbage at a passing vehicle before he was beaten and left unconscious.

The Collected Schizophrenias

A nonfiction book by Esmé Weijun Wang.
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Complaining about snow clearing: A 169-year-old tradition in St. John's

When you think of historical things in St. John's, you may think of the Regatta or the Basilica — or grumbling about snowplows.

Travel precautions persist for Zika-hit areas

The Zika virus should remain a concern for some Canadians planning winter vacations in sunny climes, doctors say.

Everything in Its Place

A nonfiction book by Oliver Sacks.
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Montreal News Update

News Update from CBC Montreal
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Family sponsorship opportunities for Calgary immigrants get a boost for 2019

Immigrants living in Calgary have an improved chance to bring their parents and grandparents to Canada as a new round of government sponsorship applications gets underway this month.

Royal Bank cuts 5-year fixed mortgage rate, others likely to follow suit

Canada's biggest bank has cut its five-year fixed-term mortgage rate, a move other banks are likely to try to match in short order.