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'Holding a licence is a privilege, not a right': Canada's broadcast watchdog reprimands TVA Group

Should TVA Group withhold or interfere with the TVA Sports signal before its dispute with Bell is resolved, TVA Sports will have its licence automatically suspended for the duration of time that the signal is not provided to Bell Canada, the CRTC has ruled.
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First Nations disagree on impacts of tanker ban at Northern B.C. Senate hearings

A Senate committee on transportation and communication holding public hearings in Northern B.C. this week heard competing arguments from First Nations about the impacts of a tanker ban. 
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Man and woman taken away in handcuffs after hours of police standoff

The police standoff at a home in the Remington Park neighbourhood is over.
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Ontario may let pharmacists prescribe treatments for minor issues like pink eye

The Progressive Conservative government says in its recent budget that it intends to expand the scope of practice for certain regulated health professionals, such as pharmacists, nurse practitioners, dental specialists and optometrists.

Strike — or lockout — looms for Placentia municipal workers

Fourteen out of 15 employees were present for a vote, and they all voted in favour of a strike.
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Jeff Douglas named as new host of CBC Nova Scotia's Mainstreet

After nearly a decade hosting CBC's As It Happens, the Truro, N.S., native is moving back to his home province to host 'Mainstreet' for mainland Nova Scotia.

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Librarians archiving Alberta's scientific reports before change in government

An Alberta librarian has been archiving much of the provincial government's online content — including studies on health, climate change policy and poverty reduction — to prepare for a change in government.
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Somali stunned to find her long-lost family at Saint John Airport

Somali Ruqia Wehliye had not seen her family in more than a decade. They reunited by chance in the Saint John Airport.
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Ex-taxi driver accused of assault says woman never passed out in his cab

Bassam Al-Rawi was arrested after police said they found a woman unconscious and partially naked in the back seat of his cab in Halifax's south end in May 2015.

'We can still fix it,' Babcock says of team's poor execution as Leafs head to Boston

A couple crucial mistakes largely pinned on a lack of attention to detail cost Toronto dearly in its failed bid to grab a 3-1 stranglehold on a series that now shifts back to Boston for Friday's Game 5.
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Cyclist says he was doused with pepper spray after he asked officer to turn high beams off

A Winnipeg cyclist says a police officer pepper-sprayed him in the face moments after he asked the officer to turn his vehicle's high-beam headlights off. Now Manitoba's police watchdog is investigating.
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Province slashing Toronto Public Health funding by $1B over a decade, board chair says

Premier Doug Ford's government is clawing back public health funding as part of a plan to consolidate the number of province-wide units from 35 to 10, according to Toronto's board of health chair.
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Transgender girl's sex-ed curriculum appeal dismissed by human rights tribunal

The Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario has dismissed the case of a transgender girl fighting the provincial government's repeal of a modernized sex-ed curriculum.  
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National Enquirer sold to newsstand chain Hudson News for $100M: Report

American Media Inc. is selling its tabloid the National Enquirer for $100 million US to James Cohen, chief executive of Hudson News, the Washington Post reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the agreement.
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STARS gets first new helicopters in fleet-wide transition

The two Airbus H145's are the first of a new fleet of nine helicopters the organization hopes to acquire, with $91 million of an estimated $117 million needed for the fleet already raised. 
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Petty Harbour restaurant flooded with calls as it prepares 1,000-pound Good Friday feast

The phone has been ringing off the hook. The first reservations were made two months ago.
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8 districts to watch in the P.E.I. election

Any district is arguably one to watch. Every kitchen in the province has a different take on the winds of change or whether they even exist. But there are at least eight to watch because they're the battlegrounds without an incumbent, or a race involving a leader.
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Adria Kain | L.I.M.B | First Play Live

Adria Kain performs 'LIMB (Liquor In My Brain)' for CBC Music's First Play Live.
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Adria Kain | True Love | First Play Live

Adria Kain performs 'Adria Kain' for CBC Music's First Play Live.
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Adria Kain | Sunrise | First Play Live

Adria Kain performs 'Sunrise' for CBC Music's First Play Live.
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Adria Kain | Blue | First Play Live

Adria Kain performs 'Blue' for CBC Music's First Play Live.
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Adria Kain | Alone | First Play Live

Adria Kain performs 'Alone' for CBC Music's First Play Live.
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Adria Kain | Melt Into You | First Play Live

Adria Kain performs 'Melt Into You' for CBC Music's First Play Live.