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Drunk driver Marco Muzzo denied parole because he underestimated his issues with alcohol

Marco Muzzo, the drunk driver who killed three children and their grandfather in a 2015 crash, was denied parole because he “severely” underestimated his issues with alcohol, according to the Parole Board of Canada’s written decision, which also reveal
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Drunk driver Marco Muzzo denied parole because he underestimated his issues with alcohol

Marco Muzzo, the drunk driver who killed three children and their grandfather in a 2015 crash, was denied parole because he “severely” underestimated his issues with alcohol, according to the Parole Board of Canada’s written decision, which also reveals his plans to re-integrate into society would have included living with his fiancée and working.

Largest oil spill in N.L. history impossible to clean up: regulatory board

Cleaning up Newfoundland's largest-ever oil spill, which leaked into the ocean last week, is now impossible according to the regulatory board that oversees the province's offshore activities.
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Largest oil spill in N.L. history impossible to clean up: regulatory board

Cleaning up Newfoundland's largest-ever oil spill, which leaked into the ocean last week, is now impossible according to the regulatory board that oversees the province's offshore activities.

Feces thrown after collision involving a cyclist in Victoria: witness

A video circulating the internet showing a cyclist throwing his own feces at the windshield of a car has sparked an investigation by Victoria police.
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Feces thrown after collision involving a cyclist in Victoria: witness

A video circulating the internet showing a cyclist throwing his own feces at the windshield of a car has sparked an investigation by Victoria police.

Appeal Court upholds sentence for Calgary man who tortured roommate

The Alberta Court of Appeal says a trial judge was right to sentence a dangerous offender who tortured and starved his victim to an indefinite period in prison.
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Appeal Court upholds sentence for Calgary man who tortured roommate

The Alberta Court of Appeal says a trial judge was right to sentence a dangerous offender who tortured and starved his victim to an indefinite period in prison.

Doug Ford says he has no national political ambitions, focusing on Ontario

Ontario Premier Doug Ford says he has no national political ambitions and is not seeking Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's job.
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Doug Ford says he has no national political ambitions, focusing on Ontario

Ontario Premier Doug Ford says he has no national political ambitions and is not seeking Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's job.

Path Grows Rockier for Trump's Saudi Policy

The CIA assessment linking Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to Jamal Khashoggi’s killing is the most direct challenge the Trump administration has faced on its policy toward Riyadh.
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Path Grows Rockier for Trump's Saudi Policy

The CIA assessment linking Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to Jamal Khashoggi’s killing is the most direct challenge the Trump administration has faced on its policy toward Riyadh.

Israeli Government Crisis Raises Fresh Doubts for U.S. Peace Plan

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu fended off a challenge to his fragile coalition as a key partner backed away from a threat to quit the government, staving off snap elections but leaving the embattled leader’s position so precarious that U.S. hope
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Israeli Government Crisis Raises Fresh Doubts for U.S. Peace Plan

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu fended off a challenge to his fragile coalition as a key partner backed away from a threat to quit the government, staving off snap elections but leaving the embattled leader’s position so precarious that U.S. hopes to begin a peace process in the coming months could be thrown off course.

U.K.'s May Defends Brexit Plan to Businesses

British Prime Minister Theresa May intensified a campaign to get businesses to back her Brexit agreement, trying to build momentum behind her much-maligned plan to extract the U.K. from the European Union.
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U.K.'s May Defends Brexit Plan to Businesses

British Prime Minister Theresa May intensified a campaign to get businesses to back her Brexit agreement, trying to build momentum behind her much-maligned plan to extract the U.K. from the European Union.

U.S. Slashes Border Crossings by Migrants Seeking Asylum

Washington has drastically cut the number of migrants trying to cross the U.S.-Mexican border to legally apply for asylum, as caravans totaling some 10,000 migrants travel north through Mexico.
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U.S. Slashes Border Crossings by Migrants Seeking Asylum

Washington has drastically cut the number of migrants trying to cross the U.S.-Mexican border to legally apply for asylum, as caravans totaling some 10,000 migrants travel north through Mexico.

'Eye to I: Self-Portraits From 1900 to Today' Review: How Artists See Themselves

Works at the National Portrait Gallery range from unsparing representations of old age to gigantic effigies of ego.
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'Eye to I: Self-Portraits From 1900 to Today' Review: How Artists See Themselves

Works at the National Portrait Gallery range from unsparing representations of old age to gigantic effigies of ego.

Quebec premier asks Ford to reconsider decision on French uni, commissioner

Quebec's premier says he asked Doug Ford to reconsider two recently announced decisions involving French language services but the Ontario premier declined.
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Quebec premier asks Ford to reconsider decision on French uni, commissioner

Quebec's premier says he asked Doug Ford to reconsider two recently announced decisions involving French language services but the Ontario premier declined.

Washroom at Regina McDonald's littered with used needles, video shows

A video posted to social media apparently shows a washroom at a Regina McDonald’s restaurant littered with used needles.
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Washroom at Regina McDonald's littered with used needles, video shows

A video posted to social media apparently shows a washroom at a Regina McDonald’s restaurant littered with used needles.

Toronto breaks annual homicide record, on pace to exceed 100 in 2018

With 90 homicides so far this year, Toronto has broken its all-time record and is on pace to top 100 before the end of 2018.
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Toronto breaks annual homicide record, on pace to exceed 100 in 2018

With 90 homicides so far this year, Toronto has broken its all-time record and is on pace to top 100 before the end of 2018.

More than 50,000 Quebec students to strike over unpaid internships

Thousands of post-secondary students in Quebec are walking out of class this week seeking pay and workplace protections for internships undertaken as part of their studies.
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More than 50,000 Quebec students to strike over unpaid internships

Thousands of post-secondary students in Quebec are walking out of class this week seeking pay and workplace protections for internships undertaken as part of their studies.

Canadian accused of abducting son in 1987 pleads not guilty to U.S. offences

A Canadian man accused of abducting his toddler son in 1987 and disappearing for 31 years before being arrested in Connecticut last month has pleaded not guilty to U.S. charges.
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Canadian accused of abducting son in 1987 pleads not guilty to U.S. offences

A Canadian man accused of abducting his toddler son in 1987 and disappearing for 31 years before being arrested in Connecticut last month has pleaded not guilty to U.S. charges.

'I'm flying on a high': Celebration marks launch of Viola Desmond $10 bill

About 90 people gathered Monday close to where Viola Desmond's hair salon once stood in Halifax to celebrate the newly circulating $10 banknote featuring the civil rights pioneer.
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'I'm flying on a high': Celebration marks launch of Viola Desmond $10 bill

About 90 people gathered Monday close to where Viola Desmond's hair salon once stood in Halifax to celebrate the newly circulating $10 banknote featuring the civil rights pioneer.

Union rejects Canada Post offer of 'cooling off' period with mediation amid strike

Canada Post's largest union has rejected the mail carrier's proposal of a «cooling off» period followed by mediation that would have brought an end to all strike activity until January.
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Union rejects Canada Post offer of 'cooling off' period with mediation amid strike

Canada Post's largest union has rejected the mail carrier's proposal of a «cooling off» period followed by mediation that would have brought an end to all strike activity until January.

Get ready for another test of the wireless emergency alert system

Emergency officials will conduct another test of the country's new wireless alert system later this month, after an initial test in May failed to reach some mobile users.
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Get ready for another test of the wireless emergency alert system

Emergency officials will conduct another test of the country's new wireless alert system later this month, after an initial test in May failed to reach some mobile users.

Federal government diverting veterans in crisis away from emergency fund, say outside agencies

Former soldiers in crisis are being sent regularly to outside agencies for emergency assistance by case managers at Veterans Affairs Canada — even though the Liberal government has its own, modest relief fund.
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Federal government diverting veterans in crisis away from emergency fund, say outside agencies

Former soldiers in crisis are being sent regularly to outside agencies for emergency assistance by case managers at Veterans Affairs Canada — even though the Liberal government has its own, modest relief fund.

'Striking' APEC confrontation causes uncertainty ahead of G20

The opening photo call at the APEC summit turned out to be a useful roadmap for what unfolded this past weekend: the commanding presence of China driving its agenda, with an isolated United States pursuing competing goals, leaving others looking very uncomfor
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'Striking' APEC confrontation causes uncertainty ahead of G20

The opening photo call at the APEC summit turned out to be a useful roadmap for what unfolded this past weekend: the commanding presence of China driving its agenda, with an isolated United States pursuing competing goals, leaving others looking very uncomfortable.

Toronto breaks homicide record from 1991, but numbers don't tell whole story

Toronto has broken the record for number of homicides in a year set back in 1991. So does that mean the city is less safe now than it was back then? Probably not.
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Toronto breaks homicide record from 1991, but numbers don't tell whole story

Toronto has broken the record for number of homicides in a year set back in 1991. So does that mean the city is less safe now than it was back then? Probably not.

What does $48K in renos get you? For one woman, a home stripped bare

Leanna Leger hired contractors Mark Garland and Roger Leblanc to remodel her house, but she alleges instead of having her dream home, she was left with what looks like an abandoned construction site and little money left to fix it.
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What does $48K in renos get you? For one woman, a home stripped bare

Leanna Leger hired contractors Mark Garland and Roger Leblanc to remodel her house, but she alleges instead of having her dream home, she was left with what looks like an abandoned construction site and little money left to fix it.

Canada Post pitches 'cooling off period' that would shelve strike until February

Canada Post has proposed a «cooling-off period» with its largest union that would see rotating strikes put on hold through the holiday season while the two sides work with a government-appointed mediator to end the dispute.
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Canada Post pitches 'cooling off period' that would shelve strike until February

Canada Post has proposed a «cooling-off period» with its largest union that would see rotating strikes put on hold through the holiday season while the two sides work with a government-appointed mediator to end the dispute.

Foreign caregivers want major reforms to improve conditions, streamline residency

A national coalition of advocacy groups is calling for major reforms to Canada's foreign caregiver program in hopes of improving working conditions and offering a more reliable path to permanent residency.
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Foreign caregivers want major reforms to improve conditions, streamline residency

A national coalition of advocacy groups is calling for major reforms to Canada's foreign caregiver program in hopes of improving working conditions and offering a more reliable path to permanent residency.

'Just something you do': Bystanders save man from burning vehicle

Four bystanders used a muffler to break the windows of a burning vehicle to save the driver inside on Saturday morning in Upper Rawdon, N.S.
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'Just something you do': Bystanders save man from burning vehicle

Four bystanders used a muffler to break the windows of a burning vehicle to save the driver inside on Saturday morning in Upper Rawdon, N.S.

Visitor numbers to National Parks decline after special free entry offer ends

Parks Canada's free entry program for the country's 150th birthday saw Canadians and other visitors flock to national parks and historic sites in record numbers. An extra 2.5 million visitors poured through the gates in 2017. In the first eight months of 2018
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Visitor numbers to National Parks decline after special free entry offer ends

Parks Canada's free entry program for the country's 150th birthday saw Canadians and other visitors flock to national parks and historic sites in record numbers. An extra 2.5 million visitors poured through the gates in 2017. In the first eight months of 2018, the number of visitors fell 10 per cent from the same period in 2017.

St. Michael's private school pledges 'rigorous independent examination' amid assault controversy

A Toronto private boys' school at the centre of controversy after allegations that students have been assaulted or sexually assaulted on camera says that it will launch a «rigorous independent examination.»
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St. Michael's private school pledges 'rigorous independent examination' amid assault controversy

A Toronto private boys' school at the centre of controversy after allegations that students have been assaulted or sexually assaulted on camera says that it will launch a «rigorous independent examination.»

Cost of removing Sir John A. Macdonald statue pegged at $30,000

Taxpayers in British Columbia are angry at the $30,000 price tag involved in the controversial removal of a historic statue.
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Cost of removing Sir John A. Macdonald statue pegged at $30,000

Taxpayers in British Columbia are angry at the $30,000 price tag involved in the controversial removal of a historic statue.

5 memorable things Margaret Atwood has told us about her childhood

Author Margaret Atwood has made a living telling stories -- and she once told us some memorable ones about her childhood.
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5 memorable things Margaret Atwood has told us about her childhood

Author Margaret Atwood has made a living telling stories -- and she once told us some memorable ones about her childhood.

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