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In major shift, federal government looks to settle in ‘60s Scoop lawsuit

February 1, 2020 - 17:17

The change comes after years of litigation and before a judge prepared to rule on the $1.3-billion class action suit.
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Ontario cracking down on careless and distracted driving with new penalties

26 min 5 sec ago

Transportation Minister Steven Del Duca says Ontario would have the toughest penalties for repeated distracted driving offences in Canada.
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Ontario colleges and union still bargaining days after vote

31 min 3 sec ago

Two-thirds of teachers have voted in favour of strike action if no deal is reached. No date for the job action has been set
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Trump presses GOP senators to act on new health bill as month-end vote deadline looms

31 min 36 sec ago

Senate leaders are engaged in a frantic search for votes in a last-ditch effort to repeal and replace the Obama health law — they must act by Sept. 30 or face the prospect of a Democratic filibuster.
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Rohingya Muslims forced to move from camps flooded from unrelenting downpours

1 hour 6 min ago

Groups of Rohingya Muslims who fled Myanmar were on the move again, forced by the rains to salvage what was left of their shanties and move toward drier ground in hopes of some relief.
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Incoming Governor General Julie Payette meets with Queen for the first time

1 hour 11 min ago

The retired Canadian astronaut is scheduled to meet with Prince Charles later Wednesday.
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Meetings, WE rally to fill Trudeau’s day as he continues New York visit

1 hour 39 min ago

The prime minister is scheduled to hold bilateral discussions with the leaders of seven countries —Tajikistan, the Netherlands, Ecuador, Panama, Costa Rica, Uganda and Indonesia.
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OPP will lay charges against motorcycle stunt drivers

1 hour 58 min ago

The Criminal Code and Highway Traffic Act charges will be announced this afternoon at a news conference in Vaughan, north of Toronto.
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London police arrest 2 more in subway bombing investigation

3 hours 5 min ago

Detectives arrested a 48-year-old man and a 30-year-old man under the Terrorism Act in Newport, Wales. A 25-year-old man was also arrested in Newport on Tuesday.
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Highway 401 crash causing delays eastbound in Mississauga

3 hours 14 min ago

Two transport trucks collided causing one of the trucks to roll over on its side blocking the eastbound lanes of the highway, east of Mississauga Rd.
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Hurricane Maria aims at Puerto Rico with 250 km/h winds after devastating Dominica

4 hours 23 min ago

Maria is expected to make landfall Wednesday along Puerto Rico’s southeast coast as a Category 4 storm.
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McMaster’s well-intentioned plan to ban smoking on campus will surely be a drag

4 hours 36 min ago

It’s easy to imagine a campus culture where cigarette smoking isn’t the only unhealthy habit on the chopping block. What about eating processed foods? Drinking alcohol? Binge watching TV?
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Canada contributes $33 million to help build rehab centre for Afghan vets

4 hours 36 min ago

Canada has quietly helped establish a new centre in Kabul to treat Afghan vets wounded in that nations many years of conflict.
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Mexico’s deadliest earthquake in decades leaves at least 248 dead

4 hours 43 min ago

The magnitude-7.1 quake struck on the 32nd anniversary of the 1985 earthquake that killed thousands.
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