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Tories take page out of People's Alliance playbook with used auto HST pledge

Progressive Conservative Leader Blaine Higgs promised Tuesday to create fairer taxation for used vehicles and an easier registration process — a pledge not unlike a years-old People's Alliance platform plank.
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Publishers of 'atonement' essays face backlash in #MeToo era

Two media outlets have garnered backlash in recent weeks after featuring personal essays penned by disgraced radio hosts, reflecting on the aftermath of sexual assault and harassment allegations in the era of #MeToo.

Toxic Freon chemical in air conditioning units targeted by downtown thieves who want to get high for cheap

A toxic chemical found in air conditioning units is being targeted by thieves in downtown Windsor. People are snipping pipes in the units to access Freon — a tasteless, mostly odourless gas which can cause brain damage when inhaled, possibly leading to dementia. The act is called "Freon huffing" and is typically done by teenagers who want to get high for cheap, according to Dr. Tony Hammer of the Erie St. Clair Clinic.
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Part of Papineau Ave. closed after transport truck hits viaduct

The 54-year-old driver was travelling south when he tried to pass under the viaduct and the top of the container proved too high.
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Motorcyclist in his 40s dead after being hit by car

A motorcyclist in his 40s is dead after being hit by a car near Keele Street and Aileen Avenue Tuesday evening, Toronto paramedics say.
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Decoy detectives to clamp down on speeding in Coquitlam

Coquitlam RCMP introduced "Const. Scarecrow," the newest member of its force, to the public Tuesday. They hope the phony cops will help clamp down on speeding in the city, which has become one of the force's top concerns.
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Bill to cut Toronto council won't be put to vote if stay granted, province's lawyer says

A three-judge panel of the Ontario Court of Appeal will release its decision Wednesday at 10 a.m. on whether it will grant a stay of a lower court's ruling striking down the Ontario government's initial legislation slashing the size of Toronto city council weeks before a civic election.
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Trump to visit flood-stricken North Carolina after deadly hurricane

Residents of the Carolinas struggle to return to normal after taking a beating from Hurricane Florence, but those efforts were being hindered by standing water and the anticipation of more flooding from swollen rivers.
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Terror Squad 101: Profiler offers rare peek into inner workings of Saskatoon drug gang at murder trial

The murder trial of alleged gang member Shaylin Sutherland-Kayseas plunged into the rituals and code of the notorious but little-understood gang Tuesday, thanks to the testimony of the police officer tasked with tracking the Terror Squad.
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Trump rescinds U.S. rules on pollution from drilling

The Trump administration is rolling back an Obama-era rule meant to curb pollution, easing U.S. restrictions on energy companies that allow huge volumes of natural gas to escape after drilling.
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Surgeon, purported girlfriend charged in California drug rapes

A California physician who appeared in a reality TV dating show and his alleged female accomplice have been charged with drugging and sexually assaulting two women, and authorities said Tuesday there could be many more victims.
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Watch Power & Politics: New NAFTA threats, Dominic LeBlanc on ethics violation and B.C. Solicitor-General on

Katie Simpson and a former U.S. diplomat walk us through the latest NAFTA threats facing Canada. Plus: Min. Dominic LeBlanc on breaching the ethics rules, and B.C. Solicitor-General Mike Farnsworth on legal pot and the border.
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She's always going rogue but for some reason, she gets away with it

Why are the rules different for her? What is it about her? Watch now.

Balconville returns to Montréal's Centaur Theatre for 50th-anniversary season

Balconville is a simple two-act play about working-class people living in Pointe-Saint-Charles during the late 1970s. It is widely considered Canada's first bilingual play, and it is returning to Montréal's Centaur Theatre for its 50th anniversary season.
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Mother pleads for information in son's unsolved Richmond, B.C., shooting death

The 41-year-old was gunned down in the 7500 block of Bridge Street in Richmond in what police say was a targeted shooting.
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CBC Winnipeg News September 18, 2018

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North End Family Centre will close next month due to funding issues

The North End Family Centre on Main Street will be closing its doors next month due to funding issues, executive director Jamie Buhler confirmed to CBC News on Tuesday.

Pogey Beach movie premiere 'dream come true' for P.E.I. filmmaker

Hundreds of film festival attendees in Halifax had the chance to spend a couple of hours at a P.E.I. beach Friday night — 'Pogey Beach', that is. The first-ever public screening of the feature-length comedy film happened at FIN: The Atlantic International Film Festival.
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Pogey Beach movie premiere 'dream come true' for P.E.I. filmmaker

Hundreds of film festival attendees in Halifax had the chance to spend a couple of hours at a P.E.I. beach Friday night — Pogey Beach, that is.
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Notwithstanding Ford: the Ontario premier addresses his controversial decision

Notwithstanding Ford: the Ontario premier addresses his controversial decision
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Up-close with Syncrude's bison heard

Brad Ramstead lead a group of journalists for an up-close tour of the bison heard as part of a number of events to mark the herd’s 25th anniversary. Videographer: David Thurton Editor: John Zazula
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New round of athletes, leaders protest Russian reinstatement

More Olympic athletes and anti-doping leaders have come out in protest of the possible reinstatement of Russia's anti-doping agency.