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Ontario government offers buyouts to non-union public service staff to cut costs

A memo sent to Ontario public service employees says the government is offering buyout packages to thousands of workers in an effort to cut costs without resorting to layoffs.
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Ontario government offers buyouts to non-union public service staff to cut costs

A memo sent to Ontario public service employees says the government is offering buyout packages to thousands of workers in an effort to cut costs without resorting to layoffs.

Drones, wood chips and beet brine now part of cities' arsenal in war on winter

Keeping Canadian city streets clear in winter has been a source of aggravation since the days when work details shovelled snow into horse-drawn sleds.
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Drones, wood chips and beet brine now part of cities' arsenal in war on winter

Keeping Canadian city streets clear in winter has been a source of aggravation since the days when work details shovelled snow into horse-drawn sleds.

Supreme Court upholds Canada's right to dispute facts in assisted-dying case

The Supreme Court of Canada will not hear a severely ill woman's appeal of a British Columbia court ruling that found the federal government could reargue the findings of fact used by the top court to overturn a ban on assisted dying.
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Supreme Court upholds Canada's right to dispute facts in assisted-dying case

The Supreme Court of Canada will not hear a severely ill woman's appeal of a British Columbia court ruling that found the federal government could reargue the findings of fact used by the top court to overturn a ban on assisted dying.

Dozens of bomb threat hoaxes made across Canada, U.S.: police

Canadian and U.S. authorities responded to bomb threat hoaxes at dozens of schools, government offices and other locations on Thursday.
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Dozens of bomb threat hoaxes made across Canada, U.S.: police

Canadian and U.S. authorities responded to bomb threat hoaxes at dozens of schools, government offices and other locations on Thursday.

'Canada will pay': Chinese state media threaten repercussions over Huawei arrest

Chinese state media is urging Canadian officials to release a top technology executive facing possible extradition to the United States in scathing editorials warning of “revenge” and “unnecessary troubles” for Canada if it doesn’t comply.
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'Canada will pay': Chinese state media threaten repercussions over Huawei arrest

Chinese state media is urging Canadian officials to release a top technology executive facing possible extradition to the United States in scathing editorials warning of “revenge” and “unnecessary troubles” for Canada if it doesn’t comply.

Firm says trees obstructing vision at Humboldt Broncos crash intersection

A consulting firm says sight lines are a safety concern at the rural intersection where the deadly Humboldt Broncos bus crash happened.
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Firm says trees obstructing vision at Humboldt Broncos crash intersection

A consulting firm says sight lines are a safety concern at the rural intersection where the deadly Humboldt Broncos bus crash happened.

Six-year-old lured from Vancouver school and sexually assaulted: police

Vancouver Police are searching for a man who allegedly lured a six-year-old girl from a playground and sexually assaulted her before walking her back to school.
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Six-year-old lured from Vancouver school and sexually assaulted: police

Vancouver Police are searching for a man who allegedly lured a six-year-old girl from a playground and sexually assaulted her before walking her back to school.

Indigenous leaders react to report on 'systemic racism' among Thunder Bay, Ont., police service

First Nations leaders said an independent review describing the “systemic racism” within the Thunder Bay Police Service and its failure to adequately investigate the deaths of nine Indigenous people was troubling, but not surprising.
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Indigenous leaders react to report on 'systemic racism' among Thunder Bay, Ont., police service

First Nations leaders said an independent review describing the “systemic racism” within the Thunder Bay Police Service and its failure to adequately investigate the deaths of nine Indigenous people was troubling, but not surprising.

'Racism exists at all levels' of Thunder Bay, Ont., police service, review finds

Police investigations into the deaths of nine Indigenous people in Thunder Bay, Ont., were so problematic that they should be reinvestigated, an independent review released Wednesday recommends.
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'Racism exists at all levels' of Thunder Bay, Ont., police service, review finds

Police investigations into the deaths of nine Indigenous people in Thunder Bay, Ont., were so problematic that they should be reinvestigated, an independent review released Wednesday recommends.

Kovrig's diplomatic work would have caught eye of Chinese officials: ex-boss

The former Canadian diplomat detained in China would have been under the close watch of Chinese authorities years ago as he travelled the country and talked to dissidents on behalf of Canada's government, his former boss says.
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Kovrig's diplomatic work would have caught eye of Chinese officials: ex-boss

The former Canadian diplomat detained in China would have been under the close watch of Chinese authorities years ago as he travelled the country and talked to dissidents on behalf of Canada's government, his former boss says.

B.C. court upholds extradition of pair accused of 'honour killing' in India

A court has upheld the extradition of two British Columbia residents accused of hiring assailants to murder their relative in India because she married a poor rickshaw driver.
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B.C. court upholds extradition of pair accused of 'honour killing' in India

A court has upheld the extradition of two British Columbia residents accused of hiring assailants to murder their relative in India because she married a poor rickshaw driver.

Appeal hearing for Winnipeg woman convicted of hiding infant remains

An appeal hearing is being held today for a Winnipeg woman who was convicted of hiding the remains of six babies in a rented storage locker.
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Appeal hearing for Winnipeg woman convicted of hiding infant remains

An appeal hearing is being held today for a Winnipeg woman who was convicted of hiding the remains of six babies in a rented storage locker.

Take my NAFTA, please: As Pelosi riffs, questions abound on fate of USMCA

North of the border, Canada's hard-won free-trade deal with the United States and Mexico is considered a matter of existential importance, heavy with implications for workers, businesses and governments of all political stripes. For Nancy Pelosi, it's a punch
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Take my NAFTA, please: As Pelosi riffs, questions abound on fate of USMCA

North of the border, Canada's hard-won free-trade deal with the United States and Mexico is considered a matter of existential importance, heavy with implications for workers, businesses and governments of all political stripes. For Nancy Pelosi, it's a punchline.

Appeal hearing today for Winnipeg woman convicted of hiding infant remains

An appeal hearing is being held today for a Winnipeg woman who was convicted of hiding the remains of six babies in a rented storage locker.
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Appeal hearing today for Winnipeg woman convicted of hiding infant remains

An appeal hearing is being held today for a Winnipeg woman who was convicted of hiding the remains of six babies in a rented storage locker.

Police watchdog to release results of review of Thunder Bay force

A police watchdog is set to release the results today of its systemic review of how a northern Ontario force deals with Indigenous people.
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Police watchdog to release results of review of Thunder Bay force

A police watchdog is set to release the results today of its systemic review of how a northern Ontario force deals with Indigenous people.

Interim OPP boss wants probe into hiring of Ford family friend as new commissioner

The interim commissioner of the Ontario Provincial Police is asking the province's ombudsman to investigate the appointment of Premier Doug Ford's family friend to the force's top job.
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Interim OPP boss wants probe into hiring of Ford family friend as new commissioner

The interim commissioner of the Ontario Provincial Police is asking the province's ombudsman to investigate the appointment of Premier Doug Ford's family friend to the force's top job.

Huawei exec Meng Wanzhou granted $10M bail in Vancouver

A top executive at Chinese tech giant Huawei has been released on $10 million bail and must agree to wear an electronic tracking device while she is also monitored by two employees of a company that provides surveillance using former police and military perso
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Huawei exec Meng Wanzhou granted $10M bail in Vancouver

A top executive at Chinese tech giant Huawei has been released on $10 million bail and must agree to wear an electronic tracking device while she is also monitored by two employees of a company that provides surveillance using former police and military personnel.

Young woman who orchestrated murder of teen showed genuine remorse: parole board

After struggling to express empathy in the past, a young woman who pressured her boyfriend into killing his teenage ex more than a decade ago appeared to show genuine remorse at a recent parole hearing, the Parole Board of Canada said Tuesday.
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Young woman who orchestrated murder of teen showed genuine remorse: parole board

After struggling to express empathy in the past, a young woman who pressured her boyfriend into killing his teenage ex more than a decade ago appeared to show genuine remorse at a recent parole hearing, the Parole Board of Canada said Tuesday.

Gunfire erupts after N.S. police stop vehicle on major highway

Nova Scotia RCMP have confirmed there was gunfire earlier today after an officer pulled over a vehicle on a major highway in the Annapolis Valley.
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Gunfire erupts after N.S. police stop vehicle on major highway

Nova Scotia RCMP have confirmed there was gunfire earlier today after an officer pulled over a vehicle on a major highway in the Annapolis Valley.

LIVE UPDATES: Flight risk arguments at Huawei CFO bail hearing in Vancouver court

The bail hearing for Huawei's chief financial officer continues for a third day today in a Vancouver court, as lawyers argue about her bail and whether she poses a flight risk.
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LIVE UPDATES: Flight risk arguments at Huawei CFO bail hearing in Vancouver court

The bail hearing for Huawei's chief financial officer continues for a third day today in a Vancouver court, as lawyers argue about her bail and whether she poses a flight risk.

Omar Khadr writes of hope for end to 'indefinite and potentially endless detention'

Former Guantanamo Bay detainee Omar Khadr wants to be granted a Canadian passport to travel to Saudi Arabia and permission to speak to his controversial sister.
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Omar Khadr writes of hope for end to 'indefinite and potentially endless detention'

Former Guantanamo Bay detainee Omar Khadr wants to be granted a Canadian passport to travel to Saudi Arabia and permission to speak to his controversial sister.

Former Canadian diplomat arrested in China: reports

A former Canadian diplomat who worked as a political lead for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's 2016 visit to Hong Kong has reportedly been arrested in China.
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Former Canadian diplomat arrested in China: reports

A former Canadian diplomat who worked as a political lead for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's 2016 visit to Hong Kong has reportedly been arrested in China.

Nova Scotia auditor slams lack of oversight, financial controls at IWK hospital

A new report by Nova Scotia's auditor general slams the lack of oversight and financial management by the board of the IWK Health Centre in Halifax.
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Nova Scotia auditor slams lack of oversight, financial controls at IWK hospital

A new report by Nova Scotia's auditor general slams the lack of oversight and financial management by the board of the IWK Health Centre in Halifax.

Flight risk arguments at Huawei CFO bail hearing in Vancouver court

The bail hearing for Huawei's chief financial officer continues for a third day today in a Vancouver court, as lawyers argue about her bail and whether she poses a flight risk.
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Flight risk arguments at Huawei CFO bail hearing in Vancouver court

The bail hearing for Huawei's chief financial officer continues for a third day today in a Vancouver court, as lawyers argue about her bail and whether she poses a flight risk.

'Repeated slaps in the face': Stafford killer transferred to medium-security prison

Rodney Stafford says his daughter Victoria's killer Michael Rafferty has been transferred from a maximum-security prison to a medium-security penitentiary.
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'Repeated slaps in the face': Stafford killer transferred to medium-security prison

Rodney Stafford says his daughter Victoria's killer Michael Rafferty has been transferred from a maximum-security prison to a medium-security penitentiary.

Law that allows domestic violence records to be released 'patchy' in the U.K.

Clare's Law allows someone to request information about a partner's abusive past from police if they believe they're at risk. This fall, the Saskatchewan government proposed similar legislation, as the province grapples with the highest rates of police-report
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Law that allows domestic violence records to be released 'patchy' in the U.K.

Clare's Law allows someone to request information about a partner's abusive past from police if they believe they're at risk. This fall, the Saskatchewan government proposed similar legislation, as the province grapples with the highest rates of police-reported domestic violence in the country.

Who left 2 puppies in a Calgary parking lot? Humane society investigating

The Calgary Humane Society is asking for the public’s help in finding out who abandoned two young puppies in a Costco parking lot.
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Who left 2 puppies in a Calgary parking lot? Humane society investigating

The Calgary Humane Society is asking for the public’s help in finding out who abandoned two young puppies in a Costco parking lot.

Tori Stafford's killer transferred to medium-security prison, her father says

Rodney Stafford says his daughter Victoria's killer Michael Rafferty has been transferred from a maximum-security prison to a medium-security penitentiary.
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Tori Stafford's killer transferred to medium-security prison, her father says

Rodney Stafford says his daughter Victoria's killer Michael Rafferty has been transferred from a maximum-security prison to a medium-security penitentiary.

Black residents more likely to die during interactions with Toronto cops: report

lack people living in Toronto are far more likely to be injured or killed in interactions with city police, Ontario's Human Rights Commission said Monday as it called on the force to deal with what it described as a serious problem.
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Black residents more likely to die during interactions with Toronto cops: report

lack people living in Toronto are far more likely to be injured or killed in interactions with city police, Ontario's Human Rights Commission said Monday as it called on the force to deal with what it described as a serious problem.

Ontario's deficit to rise to $12.3B this year, fiscal watchdog says

Ontario's financial watchdog says the province's deficit will rise to $12.3 billion this fiscal year, half a billion more than he predicted before the spring election.
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Ontario's deficit to rise to $12.3B this year, fiscal watchdog says

Ontario's financial watchdog says the province's deficit will rise to $12.3 billion this fiscal year, half a billion more than he predicted before the spring election.

18-year-old charged with manslaughter in stabbing death of Hamilton, Ont. teen

Police say an 18-year-old has been charged with manslaughter in the stabbing death of a Hamilton teenager.
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18-year-old charged with manslaughter in stabbing death of Hamilton, Ont. teen

Police say an 18-year-old has been charged with manslaughter in the stabbing death of a Hamilton teenager.

Canadian and American families join forces to remember fallen soldiers from both countries

Canadian and American families who have lost loved ones in the line of duty have exchanged wreaths at the border to honour fallen soldiers from both countries.
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Canadian and American families join forces to remember fallen soldiers from both countries

Canadian and American families who have lost loved ones in the line of duty have exchanged wreaths at the border to honour fallen soldiers from both countries.