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Alec Baldwin pleads guilty to harassment violation

The 60-year-old actor has pleaded guilty to harassing a man during a dispute over a parking spot last fall. In a New York City courtroom on Wednesday he agreed to complete a one-day anger management class to resolve the criminal case.

Winterlude spices up 2019 lineup with world music fest

Winterlude will add a new musical component this year, with a diverse array of acts bringing hot sounds from around the globe to warm up chilly Ottawa.

Why Anaïs Barbeau-Lavalette wrote a novel inspired by the grandmother that abandoned her family

The author Suzanne and the translator, Rhonda Mullins, speak about their collaboration and the universality of one grandmother's story.

Oilers fire GM Peter Chiarelli: reports

Peter Chiarelli has been fired as general manager of the Edmonton Oilers, according to multiple media reports. The team will hold a news conference at noon ET.
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Victim of fatal snowmobile accident identified

Whitney Drummond, a 46-year-old from Wilmot Valley, P.E.I., was the victim in a fatal snowmobile crash last weekend.
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Toronto illustrator and Paul McCartney team up for new children's book

Toronto-based illustrator Kathryn Durst says she's found a true collaborator in Paul McCartney after working closely with the rock legend to bring his bedtime tale for grandchildren to the page.
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25 works of fiction from around the world to look for in spring 2019

A new year means new books! Here's a list of the 25 highly anticipated works of fiction from writers outside of Canada.
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Online panel: Has the golden age of the social media influencer come and gone?

Buzzfeed's Elamin Abdelmahmoud and Wired's Angela Watercutter join Tom Power to take a hard look at social media influencers and the power they have over their followers.
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Terrebonne family of 5 hospitalized after overnight carbon monoxide poisoning

Terrebonne police confirmed Thursday morning that their lives are not in danger.

Retail sales slipped to $50.4B in November

Statistics Canada says retail sales fell 0.9 per cent to $50.4 billion in November.
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Timmins city council revisits some of the hot button issues in the last municipal election

We check in with Timmins city council where two of the big controversial projects that saw the old council swept out in October were back before the new council... and some of the same old arguments ensued. We have a sample of that discussion.

Has the golden age of the social media influencer come and gone?

Our online panel takes a hard look at the world of social media influencers and the power they have over their followers.
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Many pregnant women don't think cannabis is harmful, UBC study finds

The study, published in the journal Preventive Medicine, pored over data from six U.S. studies and found that some women considered cannabis safe because their health-care provider hadn't communicated to them that it wasn't.
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Flyer distribution is frustrating homeowners

A bag of flyers covered in snow can lead to costly repairs for your snowblower. Fredericton city councillor Eric Megarity says it may be time for city staff to do something about unwanted flyer deliveries.
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Tatiana Maslany: How starring in Broadway's Network changed the way she consumes media

Orphan Black's Tatiana Maslany is making her Broadway debut in the media satire Network, a reworking of the 1976 film of the same name. She stars alongside Bryan Cranston who takes on the lead role as news anchor Howard Beale.
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Fighting to save the historic Risteen House

Marcus Kingston is part of a group of concerned citizens that is fighting to save Fredericton's first cut-stone building.

Tatiana Maslany on how starring in Broadway's Network changed the way she consumes media

Orphan Black's Tatiana Maslany is making her Broadway debut in the media satire Network, a reworking of the 1976 film of the same name.
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Women led Alberta's economic recovery in 2018

Female employment in Alberta is rapidly rising, as are average earnings. And today, more Alberta women in their prime working years are participating in the labour market than ever before, writes Trevor Tombe.
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One on One with Markus - Sheilah Weber

She's arrested dozens and dozens of criminals, she's had murderers confess their crimes, she's testified in several trials, and now she's the deputy chief of the Greater Sudbury Police Force. Sheilah Weber just started in her new role this month. Being a police officer is something she wanted to do even before taking the policing course at Cambrian College. Sheilah Weber is our guest for this edition of One on One With Markus.
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Regina actor Sera-Lys McArthur reflects on role in TV's Outlander

Regina actor Sera-Lys McArthur recently appeared in an episode of the extremely popular TV show "Outlander." She joined Stefani on the phone from New York to tell her about the experience.

Children of Virtue and Vengeance

A novel by Tomi Adeyemi.
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Workers protest Oshawa plant closure at General Motors HQ

Unionized workers are protesting outside the entrances to General Motors headquarters in Oshawa Wednesday to show opposition to the planned closure of the plant.

No injuries when train hauling grain derails in fiery crash north of Saskatoon

No one was injured after a train derailed and one locomotive caught fire just north of Saskatoon on Tuesday morning.
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Ontario Morning - Wednesday January 23, 2019 - Part 3

Call to raise the speed limit for snowmobiles in Ontario; Exercise snacking.
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Bus Seatbelts

Should school buses be equipped with seat belts? The federal government is considering the change. We'll hear from parents and from Gabrielle McMillan, the manager of Buskids, who's charged with the responsibility of getting your kids safely to and from school.