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Richard Wagamese's book is a collection of meditations.
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Police investigating fatal shooting in downtown Kitchener

Police are investigating a fatal shooting in downtown Kitchener Thursday morning near Pandora Avenue N. and King St. E.

Torstar signs agreement to purchase political website iPolitics

Torstar Corp. announced Thursday that it has signed an agreement to purchase some assets of Ottawa–based political website iPolitics Inc.
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Higgs's carbon tax figures out of date, says economist he cites

An Alberta economist whose 2016 carbon-tax estimates are being cited by Progressive Conservative Leader Blaine Higgs on the campaign trail says the numbers are “obsolete” and no longer accurate.
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Here we go again: Mamma Mia! returning to Charlottetown Festival with Kronborg and, of course, Anne

The Charlottetown Festival lineup for 2019 will include a perennial favourite, a revival, and a recent hit.

Vontae Davis says leaving Bills was 'therapeutic'

Former NFL cornerback Vontae Davis knew walking away from the game he played since his childhood in Washington, D.C., was the right thing to do, and he told Domonique Foxworth of The Undefeated he looks back with no regrets.
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Leaving Venezuela: How Colombia is shouldering a migration crisis

The economic disaster in Venezuela has forced many people to try their luck by heading west - to Colombia.
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When did the city let you down?

Join All in a Day’s Alan Neal as he hosts a special pop-up night of storytelling ahead of the municipal election.
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'Worst pain felt in me life': Prince of Wales students recount getting hit by bear spray

Reports vary on how many were taken to hospital.

What's the next pumpkin spice? Plus very strong dessert feels from the stars of the Great Canadian Baking Show

"If I see a drip [cake] come up on my feed, I unfollow."

Maggie Gyllenhaal on the consequences of 'starving a vibrant woman's mind'

Maggie Gyllenhaal sat down with Tom Power to talk about her new film The Kindergarten Teacher, about a woman who becomes obsessed with one of her students who she believes is a prodigy.
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Dam Busters

Author Ted Barris covered the dramatic true tale of a secret air raid by Canadian airman against Nazi Germany.

From fashion to high fives: Muslim teens answer questions about their traditions

Four Muslim teens answer questions about their everyday lives
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"Murdoch Mystery Mansion" Preview Clip

Murdoch and Julia discover a surprise when they move into their new home.
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Councillor wants Flamborough to leave Hamilton, join Cambridge

Cambridge Coun. Nicholas Ermeta says he's 'extending an open invitation' to residents in Flamborough to join Cambridge as one big city.

13 Canadian works of fantastical fiction for young readers

If your family is a fan of sci-fi, fantasy and dystopian books, here are 13 great reads to check out.

Alberta pushing forward with rehabilitated bear cub release despite concerns

Alberta Environment says two black bear cubs being rehabilitated will be returned to the wild by mid-October despite concerns that it is too early.

M'Chigeeng Chief says brawl stemmed from racism 'rearing its ugly head'

First Nations leaders are disturbed that a brawl among students at Manitoulin Secondary School last week is an indicator of underlying racism. M'Chigeeng Chief Linda Debassige says she learned that the situation originated between two non-Indigenous students from Little Current and later escalated to involve young members of M'Chigeeng and other First Nations in a ''demoralizing and demeaning way.''
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The Inconvenient Indian

Thomas Kings distills his critical and personal meditation on what it means to be "Indian" in North America.
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Saskatoon schoolyard draped in police tape after early morning shooting

A bicycle and clothing lay on the grass beside a school buddy bench following a shooting Thursday morning in Saskatoon.

New Horizon Mall sitting mostly empty following summer opening

A trip to the New Horizon Mall makes for a lonely, if not slightly post-apocalyptic, experience.

City negotiating cost sharing for Sudbury's Kingsway Entertainment District

The contract should be awarded soon for site preparation at the Kingsway Entertainment District. Along with the city, the other partners are developer Dario Zulich, Gateway Casinos and Hilton Hotels. The four partners are still ironing out a comprehensive cost sharing agreement.
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Nintendo and Sony bid on gamer nostalgia

Our online culture panel discusses the power of '90s retro gaming and a few other big headlines taking over the internet this week.
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The Sisters Brothers: what happens when your favourite book becomes a film?

Author Patrick deWitt on the 'process of acceptance' needed, and why audiences should separate the two.
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Seven Fallen Feathers

Journalist Tanya Talaga tells the story of seven Indigenous high school students who lost their lives in Thunder Bay, Ont.