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  • LifestyleCBC

    In face of inflation, restaurateurs are crunching numbers for savings, just like their customers

    Chinched co-owner Michelle LeBlanc says she's noticed the costs for things beyond food going up, and she's taking steps to adapt. (Elizabeth Whitten/CBC)Shoppers aren't the only ones feeling the pinch of high food prices — higher up the chain, restaurateurs are looking for ways to save money as they enter their busiest season.Michelle LeBlanc, co-owner of St. John's restaurant Chinched, said she's seeing the same rising food prices as the general public, and they're getting creative to find ways

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  • NewsThe Canadian Press

    Trudeau mum on International Criminal Court prosecution request as MPs react

    OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has not yet weighed in on a push from the International Criminal Court to prosecute his Israeli counterpart and others over the war in the Gaza Strip. The court's chief prosecutor requested arrest warrants Monday for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, his defence minister and senior Hamas leaders. The U.S. rejected the move to implicate Israel alongside Hamas, while France and Belgium supported the decision and Germany said it respects the court's i

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    Serial killer Robert Pickton hospitalized after Quebec prison assault

    MONTREAL — Correctional Service Canada is confirming that B.C. serial killer Robert Pickton was the inmate injured in a major assault Sunday at a Quebec prison. Quebec provincial police say the 74-year-old Pickton was taken to hospital with injuries that are considered life-threatening. Police spokesman Hugues Beaulieu adds that a 51-year-old suspect is in custody. Pickton was convicted of six counts of second-degree murder and sentenced to life in prison in 2007 after being charged with the mur

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  • NewsThe Weather Network

    Late snowfall puts a 'freeze' on summer for these provinces

    It may be the end of May, but Mother Nature is putting a 'freeze' to the start of summer for many Canadians this week

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  • NewsCBC

    Students, Ontario Tech reach deal to end protest encampment

    Students and administrators at Ontario Tech University in Oshawa say they have reached an agreement to end a pro-Palestinian encampment demonstrating against Israel's military campaign in Gaza.According to a copy of the agreement circulated to students, the deal was signed Monday and includes a number of commitments from the school if the encampment is taken down within 24 hours.Administrators say the university will publicly post a report this fall outlining all of its investments and financial

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    1 dead, 5 hurt in head-on crash on Autoroute Guy-Lafleur

    One person is dead and five others injured after a head-on crash Monday afternoon on Autoroute Guy-Lafleur, about 100 kilometres east of Gatineau, Que.Sûreté du Québec (SQ) were called around 5:15 p.m. to a stretch of the former Autoroute 50 near montée Boucher in the municipality of Grenville-sur-la-Rouge.Provincial police said an eastbound sedan unexpectedly veered into the westbound lane of the former Autoroute 50, striking a westbound vehicle.Speaking in French, Sgt. Marc Tessier described t

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