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Family seeks release of Ontario grandmother held in Hong Kong on drug charges

2 hours 44 min ago

The apparent online scam that landed Suzana Thayer in a Hong Kong jail for allegedly trafficking cocaine on a flight from Ethiopia was not the first time the Ontario grandmother had been duped by a fake internet romance.

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Petition for an inquiry into widespread abuse in sports tabled in the House of Commons

3 hours 1 min ago

NDP MP Brian Masse tabled a petition in the House of Commons on Friday calling on the Liberal government to undertake an independent public inquiry into widespread abuse at every level of Canadian sport.

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Lucki's gun call wasn't political interference but new rules are needed: N.S. mass shooting report

3 hours 15 min ago

A report on the 2020 mass shooting in Nova Scotia says then-RCMP commissioner Brenda Lucki's infamous call to local Mounties was "ill-timed and poorly expressed" — but did not amount to political interference.

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2 real estate agents fired over their 'you could do worse' ad campaign double down on their brand

3 hours 39 min ago

A pair of real estate agents in London, Ont., who say they want to humanize the industry, and were fired from a realty firm for taking their advertising campaign, "You could do worse," to billboards and social media, have doubled down on their approach.

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PM defends appointment of cabinet minister's sister-in-law to top ethics post

3 hours 40 min ago

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is defending the appointment of a relative of one of his cabinet ministers as the government's top ethics watchdog.

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2 people still missing after 6 bodies pulled from St. Lawrence River near Ontario-Quebec border

4 hours 10 min ago

Authorities say two people are still missing after six people, including a child, were found dead on Thursday in the St. Lawrence River near Akwesasne. Police believe they were trying to enter the U.S. illegally.

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Syphilis cases in babies skyrocket in Canada amid health-care failures

4 hours 49 min ago

The number of babies born with syphilis in Canada is rising at a far faster rate than recorded in the United States or Europe, an increase public health experts said is driven by increased methamphetamine use and lack of access to the public health system for Indigenous people.

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