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TSB investigating small plane crash in Markham, Ont.

The Transportation Safety Board has sent a team of investigators to a municipal airport in the Toronto area to assess what the agency calls an «aircraft incident.»

Ford urged to sell Crown corporations like LCBO

A review of spending commissioned by Premier Doug Ford is encouraging him to sell Crown corporations, including the Liquor Control Board of Ontario, to bring short-term cash into provincial coffers.
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Ford urged to sell Crown corporations like LCBO

A review of spending commissioned by Premier Doug Ford is encouraging him to sell Crown corporations, including the Liquor Control Board of Ontario, to bring short-term cash into provincial coffers.

'I didn't come here to live this kind of life': Skilled immigrants on desperate hunt for jobs in Quebec

Instead of sparring over how many immigrants Quebec should accept, chemist Abdul Waheed wishes campaigning provincial politicians would talk about how to help skilled workers like him get jobs in their field so they could integrate into Quebec society.
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'I didn't come here to live this kind of life': Skilled immigrants on desperate hunt for jobs in Quebec

Instead of sparring over how many immigrants Quebec should accept, chemist Abdul Waheed wishes campaigning provincial politicians would talk about how to help skilled workers like him get jobs in their field so they could integrate into Quebec society.

Judge rejects 'preposterous' theory in baby's death, acquits B.C. dad of murder

The Crown's theory that a Burnaby dad killed his newborn daughter because her crying interrupted his plan to watch hockey is «preposterous,» according to a B.C. judge.
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Judge rejects 'preposterous' theory in baby's death, acquits B.C. dad of murder

The Crown's theory that a Burnaby dad killed his newborn daughter because her crying interrupted his plan to watch hockey is «preposterous,» according to a B.C. judge.

Brian Gallant gets permission from lieutenant-governor to continue governing N.B.

New Brunswick's lieutenant-governor has given Brian Gallant permission to continue governing the province while the Liberals try to win the confidence of the legislature with fewer seats than his main opponent.
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Brian Gallant gets permission from lieutenant-governor to continue governing N.B.

New Brunswick's lieutenant-governor has given Brian Gallant permission to continue governing the province while the Liberals try to win the confidence of the legislature with fewer seats than his main opponent.

Veterans Affairs cuts benefits to jailed relatives, but won't say if Garnier affected

Ottawa will no longer pay for benefits for incarcerated relatives of veterans in the wake of the controversy over treatment for Christopher Garnier, a convicted killer who never served in military and got PTSD from murdering an off-duty police officer.
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Veterans Affairs cuts benefits to jailed relatives, but won't say if Garnier affected

Ottawa will no longer pay for benefits for incarcerated relatives of veterans in the wake of the controversy over treatment for Christopher Garnier, a convicted killer who never served in military and got PTSD from murdering an off-duty police officer.

Trump Defends Hard-Line Trade Policies at U.N.

In his second address to the U.N. General Assembly, President Trump criticized international organizations and alliances as unaccountable, but got pushback from other world leaders.
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Trump Defends Hard-Line Trade Policies at U.N.

In his second address to the U.N. General Assembly, President Trump criticized international organizations and alliances as unaccountable, but got pushback from other world leaders.

She’s dealt with Marvel cancellations and online trolls. But Chelsea Cain’s new series ‘Man-Eaters’ eases the pain.

The author refuses to back down after a less-than-comfortable superhero experience.
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She’s dealt with Marvel cancellations and online trolls. But Chelsea Cain’s new series ‘Man-Eaters’ eases the pain.

The author refuses to back down after a less-than-comfortable superhero experience.

Swedish Parliament Votes to Oust Prime Minister

Sweden’s parliament voted to oust Prime Minister Stefan Löfven in a vote of confidence, deepening the nation’s political uncertainty in the aftermath of an inconclusive election.
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Swedish Parliament Votes to Oust Prime Minister

Sweden’s parliament voted to oust Prime Minister Stefan Löfven in a vote of confidence, deepening the nation’s political uncertainty in the aftermath of an inconclusive election.

China Denies U.S. Navy Ship's Request for Hong Kong Visit

The Chinese government refused the USS Wasp a port visit to Hong Kong next month, a decision issued as Beijing also canceled a high-level naval meeting in the U.S.
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China Denies U.S. Navy Ship's Request for Hong Kong Visit

The Chinese government refused the USS Wasp a port visit to Hong Kong next month, a decision issued as Beijing also canceled a high-level naval meeting in the U.S.

Europe Plans 'Special Vehicle' to Maintain Companies' Ties to Iran, Avoid U.S. Sanctions

The European Union said it would establish a special payment channel to allow European and other companies to legally continue financial transactions with Iran while avoiding exposure to U.S. sanctions.
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Europe Plans 'Special Vehicle' to Maintain Companies' Ties to Iran, Avoid U.S. Sanctions

The European Union said it would establish a special payment channel to allow European and other companies to legally continue financial transactions with Iran while avoiding exposure to U.S. sanctions.

Trump Says He Has No Plans to Meet Iran's Rouhani at U.N.

President Trump said he had no plans to meet Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani but held out the possibility a meeting could happen “maybe someday in the future.”
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Trump Says He Has No Plans to Meet Iran's Rouhani at U.N.

President Trump said he had no plans to meet Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani but held out the possibility a meeting could happen “maybe someday in the future.”

Trump to Call for International Trade Reforms in U.N. Speech

President Trump is expected to call for the reform of the international trade system in his second address to the U.N. General Assembly, and he will ask that countries collectively work to ensure that global trade works for the prosperity of all.
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Trump to Call for International Trade Reforms in U.N. Speech

President Trump is expected to call for the reform of the international trade system in his second address to the U.N. General Assembly, and he will ask that countries collectively work to ensure that global trade works for the prosperity of all.

Does 'Made in America' Still Matter? Footwear Brand Allen Edmonds Is About to Find Out

Allen Edmonds is kicking off a marketing campaign and product refresh to spotlight its 96 year history of making shoes in America. But will the patriotic spirit inspire customers to pay a premium?
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Does 'Made in America' Still Matter? Footwear Brand Allen Edmonds Is About to Find Out

Allen Edmonds is kicking off a marketing campaign and product refresh to spotlight its 96 year history of making shoes in America. But will the patriotic spirit inspire customers to pay a premium?

Lawyer for accused in Amber Alert case doesn't think man would have known kid was in SUV

A legal aid lawyer for a Saskatchewan man charged in a case that sparked an Amber Alert earlier this month says he doesn't believe the accused would deliberately abduct a child.
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Lawyer for accused in Amber Alert case doesn't think man would have known kid was in SUV

A legal aid lawyer for a Saskatchewan man charged in a case that sparked an Amber Alert earlier this month says he doesn't believe the accused would deliberately abduct a child.

‘I’m very angry that this is happening again’: Cartoonists compare drawing for Kavanaugh and Thomas hearings

Cartoonists who won Pulitzer and Herblock prizes draw strong comparisons between 1991 and now.
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‘I’m very angry that this is happening again’: Cartoonists compare drawing for Kavanaugh and Thomas hearings

Cartoonists who won Pulitzer and Herblock prizes draw strong comparisons between 1991 and now.

Newspaper apologizes for cartoon that depicted Christine Blasey Ford demanding M&Ms and roses

The cartoon mocked Ford for her requests during a lengthy back and forth with Republican senators this week.
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Newspaper apologizes for cartoon that depicted Christine Blasey Ford demanding M&Ms and roses

The cartoon mocked Ford for her requests during a lengthy back and forth with Republican senators this week.

Could legislation give air travellers more legroom?

Some Canadians are hoping the federal government will follow the lead of U.S. lawmakers who want to require a minimum amount of legroom on airplanes.
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Could legislation give air travellers more legroom?

Some Canadians are hoping the federal government will follow the lead of U.S. lawmakers who want to require a minimum amount of legroom on airplanes.

Tornadoes 'uprooted homes and tore apart the lives of people,' Ottawa-area MPs say

MPs took some time in the House of Commons on Monday to reflect on the pair of tornadoes that hit Ottawa and Gatineau on Friday, destroying 51 homes and leaving thousands without power.
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Tornadoes 'uprooted homes and tore apart the lives of people,' Ottawa-area MPs say

MPs took some time in the House of Commons on Monday to reflect on the pair of tornadoes that hit Ottawa and Gatineau on Friday, destroying 51 homes and leaving thousands without power.

Victims' families speak at Wettlaufer public inquiry

The families of eight people killed by an Ontario nurse, as well as one of her surviving victims, lamented a fundamental lack of respect for human life in the province's long-term care system Monday as they addressed a public inquiry probing the circumstance
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Victims' families speak at Wettlaufer public inquiry

The families of eight people killed by an Ontario nurse, as well as one of her surviving victims, lamented a fundamental lack of respect for human life in the province's long-term care system Monday as they addressed a public inquiry probing the circumstances around the woman's crimes.

Maldives Election Result Halts Drift Toward Authoritarianism

Maldives leader Abdulla Yameen conceded defeat to a candidate who has pledged to reverse the country’s slide toward authoritarianism, marking a setback for China, which had forged strong ties with the president in an effort to expand its influence.
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Maldives Election Result Halts Drift Toward Authoritarianism

Maldives leader Abdulla Yameen conceded defeat to a candidate who has pledged to reverse the country’s slide toward authoritarianism, marking a setback for China, which had forged strong ties with the president in an effort to expand its influence.

Russia to Supply Syria With Air-Defense System, Raising Tensions With Israel

The Russian government announced plans to send a powerful air-defense system to Syria, escalating tensions with Israel following the downing of a Russian war plane last week that the Kremlin has blamed on Israeli forces.
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Russia to Supply Syria With Air-Defense System, Raising Tensions With Israel

The Russian government announced plans to send a powerful air-defense system to Syria, escalating tensions with Israel following the downing of a Russian war plane last week that the Kremlin has blamed on Israeli forces.

U.S. Reliance on Obscure Imports From China Points to Vulnerability

Chinese imports exempted from the U.S.’s initial tariff hit-list show how China has become an outsize global producer of relatively obscure industrial commodities—on which American industry has become reliant.
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U.S. Reliance on Obscure Imports From China Points to Vulnerability

Chinese imports exempted from the U.S.’s initial tariff hit-list show how China has become an outsize global producer of relatively obscure industrial commodities—on which American industry has become reliant.

Pompeo Adds to Ranks of Envoys with Specialized Missions

When Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is at the U.N. this week for a marathon round of talks, he will be joined by a cadre of special envoys who have been chosen to spearhead diplomacy on some of the world’s most vexing issues.
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Pompeo Adds to Ranks of Envoys with Specialized Missions

When Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is at the U.N. this week for a marathon round of talks, he will be joined by a cadre of special envoys who have been chosen to spearhead diplomacy on some of the world’s most vexing issues.

U.N. Gathering Brings to Fore Clash Between Sovereignty and Multilateralism

World leaders streamed into New York for the annual United Nations General Assembly gathering this week, taking aim at persistent global challenges that include wars in the Middle East, nuclear weapons in North Korea, the world-wide flow of refugees and clima
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U.N. Gathering Brings to Fore Clash Between Sovereignty and Multilateralism

World leaders streamed into New York for the annual United Nations General Assembly gathering this week, taking aim at persistent global challenges that include wars in the Middle East, nuclear weapons in North Korea, the world-wide flow of refugees and climate change.

Does 'Made in America' Still Matter? Footwear Brand Allen Edmonds is About to Find Out

Allen Edmonds is kicking off a marketing campaign and product refresh to spotlight its 96 year history of making shoes in America. But will the patriotic spirit inspire customers to pay a premium?
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Does 'Made in America' Still Matter? Footwear Brand Allen Edmonds is About to Find Out

Allen Edmonds is kicking off a marketing campaign and product refresh to spotlight its 96 year history of making shoes in America. But will the patriotic spirit inspire customers to pay a premium?

Court document suggests naked kidnapping suspects thought it was Armageddon

A court document has provided more details in a bizarre naked kidnapping case that happened last year south of Edmonton. The family thought it was Armageddon and that police were monsters, according to the document.
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Court document suggests naked kidnapping suspects thought it was Armageddon

A court document has provided more details in a bizarre naked kidnapping case that happened last year south of Edmonton. The family thought it was Armageddon and that police were monsters, according to the document.

Toronto Real Estate Board concerned about sensitive info being posted online

Toronto Real Estate Board chief executive officer John DiMichele says he has seen evidence of brokers' remarks about homeowners being posted online.
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Toronto Real Estate Board concerned about sensitive info being posted online

Toronto Real Estate Board chief executive officer John DiMichele says he has seen evidence of brokers' remarks about homeowners being posted online.

Police officer rescues little pig found hoofing down Toronto-area highway

Police say the photo was «too cute not to share.» York regional police tweeted a photo Monday of an officer holding a young pig found wandering along a major highway north of Toronto late last Friday morning.
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Police officer rescues little pig found hoofing down Toronto-area highway

Police say the photo was «too cute not to share.» York regional police tweeted a photo Monday of an officer holding a young pig found wandering along a major highway north of Toronto late last Friday morning.

Persian speakers seek to add Farsi to B.C. public school language curriculum

Students in British Columbia's public schools could have another option for language studies, if a new campaign is successful.
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Persian speakers seek to add Farsi to B.C. public school language curriculum

Students in British Columbia's public schools could have another option for language studies, if a new campaign is successful.

LIVE UPDATES: Tight race between Liberals and Tories as N.B. goes to the polls

New Brunswick voters go to the polls today in a provincial election that appears to be a tight race between the incumbent Liberals and the Progressive Conservatives.
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LIVE UPDATES: Tight race between Liberals and Tories as N.B. goes to the polls

New Brunswick voters go to the polls today in a provincial election that appears to be a tight race between the incumbent Liberals and the Progressive Conservatives.

73 years later, WW II pilot with PTSD finally gets hero's send off

Byron Rawson shot himself three months after returning from war. He is simply buried as «Byron.» On Saturday, he'll get a full military commemoration, including a flyover by a war plane.
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73 years later, WW II pilot with PTSD finally gets hero's send off

Byron Rawson shot himself three months after returning from war. He is simply buried as «Byron.» On Saturday, he'll get a full military commemoration, including a flyover by a war plane.

Wettlaufer inquiry to hear testimony from families of nursing home victims

Emotions will be running high as relatives and friends of nursing home residents killed by disgraced nurse Elizabeth Wettlaufer testify today at Ontario's public inquiry into long-term care when it resumes in St. Thomas.
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Wettlaufer inquiry to hear testimony from families of nursing home victims

Emotions will be running high as relatives and friends of nursing home residents killed by disgraced nurse Elizabeth Wettlaufer testify today at Ontario's public inquiry into long-term care when it resumes in St. Thomas.

4 patients remain in Ottawa hospitals after Friday tornadoes

Four people remain in the care of the Ottawa Hospital Monday morning — including one in critical condition and another in serious condition — after tornadoes struck the city on Friday.
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4 patients remain in Ottawa hospitals after Friday tornadoes

Four people remain in the care of the Ottawa Hospital Monday morning — including one in critical condition and another in serious condition — after tornadoes struck the city on Friday.

RCMP's ability to police digital realm 'rapidly declining,' commissioner warned

Organized crime is moving online and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police is struggling to keep up, according to a briefing note prepared for RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki when she took over the top job earlier this year.
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RCMP's ability to police digital realm 'rapidly declining,' commissioner warned

Organized crime is moving online and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police is struggling to keep up, according to a briefing note prepared for RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki when she took over the top job earlier this year.

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