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Rescuers hope for better weather in Alaska search for B.C. climber

A highly trained rescue group based in southwest Alaska says its members are ready to join the search for a missing British Columbia man and his climbing companion if the weather is suitable today.

Picasso's Grandson on His Five Favorite Paintings by the Master Artist

Olivier Widmaier Picasso, author of ‘Picasso: An Intimate Portrait,’ talks about his family’s history and his favorite of his grandfather’s works
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Picasso's Grandson on His Five Favorite Paintings by the Master Artist

Olivier Widmaier Picasso, author of ‘Picasso: An Intimate Portrait,’ talks about his family’s history and his favorite of his grandfather’s works

An Insider's Guide to Abu Dhabi---High and Low

How to maximize your time in this new cultural hot spot? Here, key tips on seeing the best art and architecture, eating like a king (or a mere mortal) and hobnobbing with falcons.
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An Insider's Guide to Abu Dhabi---High and Low

How to maximize your time in this new cultural hot spot? Here, key tips on seeing the best art and architecture, eating like a king (or a mere mortal) and hobnobbing with falcons.

Start Buying Furniture the Millennial Way---or Risk Missing Out

While older Americans are loath to buy big-ticket design items online, Generation Y has inspired new direct-to-consumer retailers that reduce the anxieties, cut the costs and amp up convenience.
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Start Buying Furniture the Millennial Way---or Risk Missing Out

While older Americans are loath to buy big-ticket design items online, Generation Y has inspired new direct-to-consumer retailers that reduce the anxieties, cut the costs and amp up convenience.

Cannabis stores to be phased in with a lottery for licences, Ford government says

The Ontario government says it plans to take a «phased approach» to introducing retail cannabis stores, with up to 25 licences being handed out at first.
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Cannabis stores to be phased in with a lottery for licences, Ford government says

The Ontario government says it plans to take a «phased approach» to introducing retail cannabis stores, with up to 25 licences being handed out at first.

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.

Braiden Jacob's death now homicide investigation, say Thunder Bay police

The death of 17-year-old Braiden Jacob is being investigating as a homicide, the Thunder Bay Police Service announced Thursday afternoon.
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Braiden Jacob's death now homicide investigation, say Thunder Bay police

The death of 17-year-old Braiden Jacob is being investigating as a homicide, the Thunder Bay Police Service announced Thursday afternoon.

'Ansel Adams in Our Time' Review: Reconsidering a Mountainous Career

America’s most famous nature photographer is given a new context in this exhibition that shows his work alongside that of living chronicler’s of the nation’s countryside.
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'Ansel Adams in Our Time' Review: Reconsidering a Mountainous Career

America’s most famous nature photographer is given a new context in this exhibition that shows his work alongside that of living chronicler’s of the nation’s countryside.

What Your Holiday Table Has Been Missing

Why did we ever stop eating mincemeat? James Beard’s spicy, fruity, luxuriously rich recipe has all the flavors we can’t get enough of at this time of year. Use it in these mini mince pies, the easiest you’ll ever make.
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What Your Holiday Table Has Been Missing

Why did we ever stop eating mincemeat? James Beard’s spicy, fruity, luxuriously rich recipe has all the flavors we can’t get enough of at this time of year. Use it in these mini mince pies, the easiest you’ll ever make.

Chinese detentions raise fears of Canadian business chill, rethink of travel plans

Escalating fears of retaliation after Canada detained a high-ranking Chinese business executive have prompted some Canadian business leaders to think twice before going to China on business.
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Chinese detentions raise fears of Canadian business chill, rethink of travel plans

Escalating fears of retaliation after Canada detained a high-ranking Chinese business executive have prompted some Canadian business leaders to think twice before going to China on business.

Explosion at north Edmonton bank leaves 2 security guards with 'significant' injuries

Two security guards were injured Thursday during an explosion inside a bank in north Edmonton.
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Explosion at north Edmonton bank leaves 2 security guards with 'significant' injuries

Two security guards were injured Thursday during an explosion inside a bank in north Edmonton.

Indigenous families struggle to trust Thunder Bay police as they face reopening of cases

An independent watchdog is urging police to reopen investigations into the deaths of nine Indigenous people in Thunder Bay, citing systemic racism and shoddy police work. But one surviving family member says the prospect of reinvestigating cases brings both h
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Indigenous families struggle to trust Thunder Bay police as they face reopening of cases

An independent watchdog is urging police to reopen investigations into the deaths of nine Indigenous people in Thunder Bay, citing systemic racism and shoddy police work. But one surviving family member says the prospect of reinvestigating cases brings both hope and apprehension as families struggle to trust police.

Families struggle to trust Thunder Bay police as Indigenous death cases could be reopened

An independent watchdog is urging police to reopen investigations into the deaths of nine Indigenous people in Thunder Bay, citing systemic racism and shoddy police work. But one surviving family member says the prospect of reinvestigating cases brings both h
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Families struggle to trust Thunder Bay police as Indigenous death cases could be reopened

An independent watchdog is urging police to reopen investigations into the deaths of nine Indigenous people in Thunder Bay, citing systemic racism and shoddy police work. But one surviving family member says the prospect of reinvestigating cases brings both hope and apprehension as families struggle to trust police.

Christmas comes early for atheist family who opposed holiday symbols in the classroom

An atheist family whose child was not allowed to re-enrol in preschool after her parents fought against classroom Christmas and Hanukkah celebrations has been awarded $12,000 by the B.C. Human Rights Tribunal.
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Christmas comes early for atheist family who opposed holiday symbols in the classroom

An atheist family whose child was not allowed to re-enrol in preschool after her parents fought against classroom Christmas and Hanukkah celebrations has been awarded $12,000 by the B.C. Human Rights Tribunal.

Sexual assault trial of former Canadian gymnastics coach resumes Thursday

The sexual assault trial of former Canadian women's gymnastics coach Dave Brubaker is set to resume Thursday in Sarnia, Ont. The 55-year-old has pleaded not guilty to sexual assault and invitation to sexual touching.
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Sexual assault trial of former Canadian gymnastics coach resumes Thursday

The sexual assault trial of former Canadian women's gymnastics coach Dave Brubaker is set to resume Thursday in Sarnia, Ont. The 55-year-old has pleaded not guilty to sexual assault and invitation to sexual touching.

'I had no self-worth': The language around addiction can make it harder for people to recover

Many medical professionals agree that the language around addiction can affect a person's recovery, and there is a push to adopt terms that are less dismissive and more human.
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'I had no self-worth': The language around addiction can make it harder for people to recover

Many medical professionals agree that the language around addiction can affect a person's recovery, and there is a push to adopt terms that are less dismissive and more human.

Why even the 'worst of the worst' criminals get transferred to medium-security prisons

The revelation that one of Tori Stafford's killers has been transferred to a medium-security prison has sparked significant outrage. But experts say moving prisoners from maximum to medium security, even murderers serving life sentences, is not uncommon.
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Why even the 'worst of the worst' criminals get transferred to medium-security prisons

The revelation that one of Tori Stafford's killers has been transferred to a medium-security prison has sparked significant outrage. But experts say moving prisoners from maximum to medium security, even murderers serving life sentences, is not uncommon.

St. Michael's College School cancels basketball, football seasons amid sex assault scandal

A prestigious Toronto private school rocked by allegations of assault and sexual assault by students has cancelled several sports programs.
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St. Michael's College School cancels basketball, football seasons amid sex assault scandal

A prestigious Toronto private school rocked by allegations of assault and sexual assault by students has cancelled several sports programs.

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.

Turkey Will Target U.S.-Backed Syrian Kurds Within Days

Turkey is set to launch a military intervention in northeastern Syria to combat U.S.-backed Kurdish rebels it regards as terrorists, drawing a stern warning from the Pentagon and signaling new tension between the two North Atlantic Treaty Organization allies.
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Turkey Will Target U.S.-Backed Syrian Kurds Within Days

Turkey is set to launch a military intervention in northeastern Syria to combat U.S.-backed Kurdish rebels it regards as terrorists, drawing a stern warning from the Pentagon and signaling new tension between the two North Atlantic Treaty Organization allies.

Theresa May Survives Leadership Test, but Brexit Path Unclear

British Prime Minister Theresa May beat back a leadership challenge, quelling a rebellion within her party that leaves her politically wounded and the route to Brexit unclear.
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Theresa May Survives Leadership Test, but Brexit Path Unclear

British Prime Minister Theresa May beat back a leadership challenge, quelling a rebellion within her party that leaves her politically wounded and the route to Brexit unclear.

French Police Hunt for Gunman in Strasbourg Attack

Police were conducting a frantic manhunt for a gunman who opened fire at a Christmas market in the French city of Strasbourg, killing at least three and injuring several others.
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French Police Hunt for Gunman in Strasbourg Attack

Police were conducting a frantic manhunt for a gunman who opened fire at a Christmas market in the French city of Strasbourg, killing at least three and injuring several others.

'No Coincidence': China's Detention of Canadian Seen as Retaliation for Huawei Arrest

Beijing’s detention of a former Canadian diplomat is being seen by friends and former colleagues as payback for Canada’s arrest of a well-connected Chinese telecommunications executive at the behest of the U.S.
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'No Coincidence': China's Detention of Canadian Seen as Retaliation for Huawei Arrest

Beijing’s detention of a former Canadian diplomat is being seen by friends and former colleagues as payback for Canada’s arrest of a well-connected Chinese telecommunications executive at the behest of the U.S.

China Prepares to Increase Access for Foreign Companies

China is preparing to replace an industrial policy savaged by the Trump administration as protectionist with a new program promising greater access for foreign companies.
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China Prepares to Increase Access for Foreign Companies

China is preparing to replace an industrial policy savaged by the Trump administration as protectionist with a new program promising greater access for foreign companies.

Iqaluit city council considering curfew for youth in new year

The City of Iqaluit is exploring the idea of a curfew for kids in the Nunavut capital, at the request of one of its councillors.
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Iqaluit city council considering curfew for youth in new year

The City of Iqaluit is exploring the idea of a curfew for kids in the Nunavut capital, at the request of one of its councillors.

Humboldt Broncos parent, others applaud changes to bus crash intersection

The Saskatchewan government is promising to install rumble strips, lights, signs and road markers at the site where the Humboldt Broncos bus collided with a transport truck.
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Humboldt Broncos parent, others applaud changes to bus crash intersection

The Saskatchewan government is promising to install rumble strips, lights, signs and road markers at the site where the Humboldt Broncos bus collided with a transport truck.

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