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Brian Gallant plans to resign as Liberal leader

Former New Brunswick premier Brian Gallant plans to resign as Liberal leader on Thursday, almost two weeks after his government lost a confidence vote in the legislature.
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Intersection closed after car comes in contact with live power line

The intersection of Route 225 and the Colville Road in Hampshire, P.E.I., is closed after a car knocked over a power pole and another car came in contact with the live wires.
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How Corey Fleischer found meaning in erasing hate

For nine years, Corey Fleischer has been roaming the streets of Montreal looking to remove hate symbols from the city's streets. He is now using social media to take his idea global.
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'Once in a lifetime' chance at Marie Antoinette's jewels has buyers laying down millions

A large, drop-shaped natural pearl pendant sold for a hammer price of $42 million at an auction of jewelry that once belonged to French Queen Marie Antoinette, which Sotheby's is calling a record price for a pearl at auction.
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Parents, safety group concerned after school district ditches motorcoaches for long trips

Coaches equipped with seatbelts are being dropped in favour of school buses without seatbelts.
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Top 2 student prizes brought home by Holland College photographers

Holland College students had a good showing at the Professional Photographers of Canada Atlantic image competition.

Radisson – Armpit wax

Jonny takes one for the team and gets his armpits waxed for the first time. Why? Just for the hell of it.
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'You know what? I got this,' says double-amputee who ran NYC Marathon

A runner who lost both of his feet to frostbite while mourning the death of his beloved cousin seven years ago has completed his first-ever marathon.
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Manitoba children's advocate to review death of 17-year-old shooting victim

A watchdog for children and youth services in Manitoba says it will be investigating the death of Christopher Dwight Beaulieu McIvor, a 17 year old who died from gunshot wounds on Saturday in Winnipeg.
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Boy has forgiven bullies who walked on him in stream, mother says

As Brett Corbett's mother says her son is "forgiving" of students who bullied him, school administrators say they are working to address the students' behaviour.
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Accused in Thompson teen's murder told undercover officer he thought he could beat the charge, court hears

An undercover police officer recorded one of the men accused of killing Nicholas Brophy appearing to admit that he knew where the murder weapon was, and bragging about how he thought he could beat the charge.
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Canmore mayor disappointed by Calgary vote to end 2026 Olympic bid

John Borrowman, who has lived in Canmore since before the 1988 Calgary Olympics, says he believed in the benefits to again co-host the Games.
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'You know what? I got this,' says double-amputee who ran NYC Marathon

A runner who lost both of his feet to frostbite while mourning the death of his beloved cousin seven years ago has completed his first-ever marathon.

Province proposes expansion of civil forfeiture laws

The province is introducing changes to its civil forfeiture laws that will expand the number of crimes covered under the Seizure of Criminal Property Act.
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'Monster' accused of shoving grandmother onto tracks to undergo 30-day psych assessment

As they laid eyes for the first time on the woman accused of trying to kill their mother in an unprovoked attack on a C-Train platform, emotions overwhelmed two siblings, who clung to each other as tears ran down their faces.
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Our Vanishing Glaciers

A book by Robert William Sandford.
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Iceland's president admits he went 'too far' when he threatened to ban pineapple pizza

Nearly two years after the president of Iceland drew Canada's ire with his disparaging comments about pineapple pizza, Gudni Johannesson says he regrets his off-the-cuff remarks.
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Kevin O'Leary on taking Elections Canada to court over fundraising limits

Failed Conservative leadership contender Kevin O'Leary says fundraising rules that limit how much of his own money he can spend paying off his campaign debt infringe upon his Charter rights.

Our Toronto

Marivel Taruc hosts Our Toronto each Saturday and Sunday at noon and Mondays at 11:00 a.m.
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Iceland's president admits he went 'too far' when he threatened to ban pineapple pizza

Nearly two years after the president of Iceland drew Canada's ire with his disparaging comments about pineapple pizza, Gudni Johannesson says he regrets his off-the-cuff remarks.

As It Happens: Wednesday Edition

Nov. 14, 2018
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Biometrics

A children's book by Maria Birmingham and Ian Turner.

Djokovic aiming to cap stellar season with ATP Finals title

Novak Djokovic won his second straight match at the ATP Finals, beating Alexander Zverev 6-4, 6-1 on Wednesday to close in on a spot in the semifinals.
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Transcona Trail to receive lion's share of Winnipeg bike infrastructure money in 2019

The city plans to devote $1.7 million of its $5.4-million bike and pedestrian infrastructure budget next year to a new section of the Transcona Trail, according to a report that comes before council's public works committee next week.
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Canada Post makes new offer to employees as eBay calls on Ottawa to end strikes

Canada Post has issued what it calls a "time-limited" contract offer to its employees in hopes of ending rotating strikes that have created a backlog of undelivered parcels. The offer came just hours after online sales and auctioning giant eBay called on the federal government to legislate an end to the contract dispute.