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    The Canadian Press

    Police search for man accused of assaulting, abducting woman in N.S.

    Ken Macdonald said the woman did not know the man, described as white, clean shaven, in his mid-30s to mid-40s and wearing a baseball cap. "It is a small community and something of this magnitude is very concerning for the general public, but the investigation is proceeding and hopefully we'

  • Big lobster landings and high sales growth, but trouble on the horizon for P.E.I. processors
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    CBC

    Big lobster landings and high sales growth, but trouble on the horizon for P.E.I. processors

    P.E.I. manufacturing sales from January to November of 2017 were up 8.2 per cent over the same period the previous year. Lobster landings were up and prices were as well with improving export markets, but Dennis King, executive director of the P.E.I. Seafood Processors Association, said the busy year

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    CBC

    GO Train, UP Express delayed for up to 2 hours after person struck at Bloor Station

    Milton and Kitchener GO Trains and the UP Express train to Pearson airport are delayed by approximately two hours on Monday morning after a person was struck near Bloor GO station. A spokesperson for Metrolinx told CBC Toronto the incident happened around 9 a.m. The trains using that track may be delayed

  • Dark family secrets: Anonymous letter uncovers child welfare records
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    Dark family secrets: Anonymous letter uncovers child welfare records

    Like any other day, Kelly Courtoreille Wright checked her mailbox when she got to work, but what she found inside it changed her life. Courtoreille Wright was a maternal child health worker for the North Peace Tribal Council in High Level, 740 kilometres northwest of Edmonton. "It was like, holy

  • Finance
    The Canadian Press

    Ontario minimum wage hike trickles up to higher earners, over to other provinces

    Nick Cluley and his wife, who have always paid their Coffee Public employees more than minimum wage, have boosted everyone's pay by $1.25 an hour since Jan. 1 — not just those earning below $14, as a new Ontario law required. The new starting wage is $14.75, though the staff average is closer to

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    CBC

    Michelle Obama to speak in Calgary in March

    ​Calgarians will have a chance to spend an evening with former U.S. first lady Michelle Obama in March. Obama is scheduled to speak at a Calgary Chamber of Commerce event at the Stampede Corral on March 23 at 7 p.m. "Michelle Obama has had an incredibly successful career. This is somebody who

  • Tory says he supports proposal for Toronto to co-host 2026 FIFA World Cup
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    Tory says he supports proposal for Toronto to co-host 2026 FIFA World Cup

    Mayor John Tory wants to bring the 2026 FIFA World Cup to Toronto. Tory endorsed on Monday a report by city staff recommending that council enter into agreements that would enable Toronto to co-host the international sporting event, widely considered the largest in the world by viewership and interest

  • Hot summer ticket: $130K could get you on a dive to the Titanic off Newfoundland
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    The Canadian Press

    Hot summer ticket: $130K could get you on a dive to the Titanic off Newfoundland

    The first manned survey of the rusting RMS Titanic in 13 years will depart in June from St. John's, N.L. — and they're still taking applications. "It's not for somebody who's frail but it's not as strenuous as, say, climbing a major mountain or going on a one-week bike trip

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    CBC

    14-hour Edmonton police standoff ends with woman's arrest

    Robbery and weapons-related charges are pending against a 56-year-old woman following a 14-hour standoff with  police in northeast Edmonton on Sunday. Four of the five people inside the suite eventually came out, and were interviewed by police.

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    The Canadian Press

    Auto shop owner says police investigated Bruce McArthur since October

    The owner of an auto parts shop says police had been investigating alleged murderer Bruce McArthur since early October, when they first came looking for a vehicle he sold. McArthur was arrested and charged with first-degree murder last week in the deaths of two missing men from Toronto's gay community

  • Alberta's status of women minister joins Twitter debate over women's marches
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    The Canadian Press

    Alberta's status of women minister joins Twitter debate over women's marches

    A minister in Alberta's NDP government has chastised a tweet by the Opposition's communications chair that slammed women's marches held over the weekend. Status of Women Minister Stephanie McLean was responding to a Twitter post on Saturday from Sonia Kont of the United Conservative Party

  • Metro Vancouver cities, residents to oppose Trans Mountain route at hearings
    Finance
    The Canadian Press

    Metro Vancouver cities, residents to oppose Trans Mountain route at hearings

    Municipalities and residents in British Columbia are set to argue that the proposed route of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion would damage sensitive ecosystems, harm public parks and trails and adversely impact homeowners. The National Energy Board will hold hearings starting Monday on the route

  • Canada faces angry Americans in pivotal sixth round of NAFTA talks
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    The Canadian Press

    Canada faces angry Americans in pivotal sixth round of NAFTA talks

    Canada will be hosting an annoyed and angry United States as the sixth round of talks in the North American Free Trade Agreement renegotiation unfold over the coming week. The Trump administration is making known its displeasure about Canada's contributions to date and demanding progress over the

  • Sports
    The Canadian Press

    Toronto mayor John Tory recommends city bid to co-host 2026 FIFA World Cup

    The mayor of Canada's most populous city says he wants Toronto to be among the North American cities to co-host the 2026 FIFA World Cup. John Tory released a statement early Monday supporting a city staff report that recommends Toronto enter into agreements to be a host city in a joint bid for the

  • Dispatchers 'may come across as rude' when asking 5 Ws, RCMP say
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    CBC

    Dispatchers 'may come across as rude' when asking 5 Ws, RCMP say

    The RCMP has responded to complaints by frustrated Northerners who have spoken out against the treatment they say they have received from some dispatchers working at the Operational Communications Centre (OCC) in Yellowknife. 

  • In the news today, Jan. 22
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    The Canadian Press

    In the news today, Jan. 22

    A minister in Alberta's NDP government has chastised a tweet by the Opposition's communications chair that slammed this weekend's women's marches. Saturday's Twitter post from Sonia Kont of the United Conservative Party said "ideological marches like the one in Washington"

  • Highway 3 closed in Kingsville following collision that sent 1 to hospital
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    CBC

    Highway 3 closed in Kingsville following collision that sent 1 to hospital

    Highway 3 is closed in Kingsville following a two-vehicle collision.

  • P.E.I. applauded for cutting red tape
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    CBC

    P.E.I. applauded for cutting red tape

    The Canadian Federation of Independent Business is recognizing the efforts of the P.E.I. government during its ninth annual Red Tape Awareness Week. CFIB praised the efforts of the government's Project Addressing Red Tape, and nominated the P.E.I. Liquor Control Commission for a Golden Scissors

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    CBC

    'My mother didn't die for nothing,' says Inuvik woman ahead of Yellowknife MMIWG inquiry

    The Inuvialuit mother will be one of the first to publicly testify when the inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls hearings begin in Yellowknife Tuesday. "Until the inquiry came up, I never really thought about what happened because I never really wanted anybody to feel sorry

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    The Canadian Press

    Prime Minister to travel to India for state visit in February

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will travel to India for a state visit next month. Trudeau has made deepening economic ties with India a priority and recently completed his second visit to China as part of diversifying the government's trade agenda. The Prime Minister's Office says the visit

  • School buses run despite fog advisory in Windsor-Essex, Chatham-Kent and Sarnia-Lambton
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    CBC

    School buses run despite fog advisory in Windsor-Essex, Chatham-Kent and Sarnia-Lambton

    Environment Canada issued a fog advisory for much of southwestern Ontario Monday morning, with near-zero visibility expected in some areas. Dense patches of fog have been reported in Windsor-Essex, Chatham-Kent and Sarnia-Lambton, according to the weather authority. All school buses were running in

  • P.E.I. manufacturers bounce back in November
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    CBC

    P.E.I. manufacturers bounce back in November

    After a weak October suggested P.E.I. manufacturing sales might fade at the end of the year, manufacturers posted a big gain in November. Island manufacturers led the country in sales growth in 2016, and were well ahead of the 2016 pace at the end of August. Non-durable goods, which includes food processing

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    CBC

    Climate change threatens hairy survivor of multiple ice ages

    Muskox lived alongside mammoths during the ice age and thousands still roam in the Northwest Territories today. "When you consider how many ice ages they survived, I think we're lucky that we still have them with us," said Jan Adamczewski, ungulate biologist for Environment and Natural

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    The Canadian Press

    New Brunswick to spend $25 million in effort to create jobs for youth

    The New Brunswick government will spend $25 million dollars in the coming year in an effort to boost the number of young people working in the province. A government source says Premier Brian Gallant will announce the initiative — to be part of next week's provincial budget — today during a noon

  • Yellowknife healing group to begin meeting Thursday
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    CBC

    Yellowknife healing group to begin meeting Thursday

    Trevor Kasteel was 13 the day his father died. Through group counselling, Kasteel told his story and began to heal, and now he wants to bring that healing to people in need in Yellowknife, where he has lived for 45 years.