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Mark Norman's defence team accuses Crown of holding back documents

The lawyer for the military’s former second-in-command accused the Crown today of deliberately withholding vital notes in the breach of trust case against Vice-Admiral Mark Norman.
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NDP wants RCMP to probe allegation Ford's office asked OPP for 'camper type vehicle'

NDP Leader Andrea Horwath is calling on the RCMP to investigate an allegation that Ontario Premier Doug Ford's office asked the provincial police force to buy him a "camper type vehicle."

United States sets mixed freestyle world record at short-course event

The United States set a world record in the 4 x 50-metre mixed freestyle at the world short-course swimming championships. The U.S. team of Caeleb Dressel, Ryan Held, Mallory Comerford and Kelsi Dahlia won in 1 minute, 27.89 seconds, ahead of the Netherlands and Russia.
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United States breaks mixed freestyle world record

The U.S. team of Caeleb Dressel, Ryan Held, Mallory Comerford and Kelsi Dahlia set a world record in the 4 x 50-metre mixed freestyle event, at the FINA world short-course swimming championships in Hangzhou, China.
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Winnipeg woman jailed for concealing remains of 6 infants was trying to preserve them, lawyer says

A Winnipeg woman convicted of keeping the remains of six infants in a storage locker was preserving the bodies — not trying to get rid of them, her defence attorney argued during an appeal hearing Wednesday morning.
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Sea turtle didn't die of trauma or entanglement, preliminary necropsy suggests

The cause of death of a large sea turtle that washed up on P.E.I.’s Argyle Shore last week has not yet been determined, but wildlife officials say there is no evidence of trauma or that it was entangled in fishing gear.

Sexual assault victims of ex-ski coach Bertrand Charest suing Alpine Canada

Three sexual assault victims of former ski coach Bertrand Charest are suing Alpine Canada, alleging the sports federation turned a blind eye to signs of wrongdoing.
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Arrest of former Canadian diplomat suggests China 'doesn't respect the rule of law,' says former ambassador

A former ambassador says that the arrest of a former Canadian diplomat in China is latest in string of crises that suggest China "evades its responsibilities."

Myers-Briggs tests in the workplace help the employer, not the employee, says author

Using the Myers-Briggs personality test is a way to engineer a workforce while appearing to care about employees' self fulfillment, says Merve Emre. She's the author of The Personality Brokers: The Strange History of Myers-Briggs and the Birth of Personality Testing.

Trump's ex-lawyer Michael Cohen gets three years in prison

A U.S. court has sentenced Donald Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen, to three years in prison for hush money payments to two women and lying to Congress about the president's Russia projects. Cohen said blind loyalty had caused him to cover up Trump's 'dirty' deeds.
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Food delivery person called to empty Regina home, robbed

The Regina Police Service is asking anyone with information to come forward after a food delivery person was called to an unoccupiued home and robbed on arrival.
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15 books for the movie & TV superfan in your life

If you've got a movie and television enthusiast on your holiday shopping list, check out this collection of celebrity memoirs and essays.
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Guelph CHC hopes to keep overdose prevention site open under new model

The Guelph Community Health Centre hopes to keep its overdose prevention site running. The organization is in the midst of re-applying under the province's new Consumption and Treatment Services model.
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Son of a Critch

Comedian Mark Critch's story of family, getting into trouble, and finding one’s place in the world
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Hardware stores report rush on carbon monoxide detectors after rash of poisonings

"It was kind of a crunch situation. We probably had 30 or 40 in stock and they went out of there within 3 or 4 hours," says one Vancouver store owner.
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Edward Downey testifying in own defence at double murder trial

Edward Downey, on trial accused of killing a five-year-old Calgary girl and her mother in 2016, is testifying in his own defence Wednesday.

'Who decides whether you're dead?': Ontario court case could prove precedent-setting

The family of Taquisha McKitty will argue in the Ontario Court of Appeal Wednesday that she's still breathing and alive, even though a lower court has declared her dead.
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The Kids in the Hall: One Dumb Guy

A nonfiction book by Paul Myers.
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Competition Bureau checks WestJet's discount airline Swoop for predatory pricing

Canada's competition watchdog is looking into whether or not WestJet's discount carrier Swoop has been offering airline tickets at below cost to push rivals out of those routes.

The Last Black Unicorn

A memoir by comedian Tiffany Haddish.

Most Dramatic Ever

Suzannah Showler's Most Dramatic Ever examines the history and cultural impact of Reality TV game show The Bachelor.

Whiskey in a Teacup

A nonfiction book by Reese Witherspoon.

GuRu

A book by RuPaul.
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An eerie dollhouse's miniatures foreshadow a young woman's fate

In 1686, Nella Oortman (Anya Taylor-Joy, 'The Witch') receives a dollhouse as a wedding present, which she furnishes with items sent by an anonymous miniaturist.
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$50,000 reward offered for information on murdered Toronto teen

Two years ago today, Bayram Abolhassano-Larki, 19, was seen for the last time. He was found murdered in a vehicle on May 16, 2017. A reward of $50,000 is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for his murder.