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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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Cree suspect Hydro-Quebec behind disappearance of local geese, eelgrass meadows

33 min 24 sec ago

Eelgrass meadows are considered one of the most productive habitats on Earth. They clarify runoff, shelter fish, feed birds, house bugs and snails and anchor the entire near-shore ecosystem.
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How to get a one-bedroom for under $1,000 in downtown Toronto: Win the lottery

1 hour 5 min ago

Almost 4,000 people entered a recent city draw for 59 affordable units in Regent Park.
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Burma considers law that could restrict work of UN, non-governmental groups

1 hour 20 min ago

The proposed law comes at a time of a wider crackdown on democratic freedoms by Aung San Suu Kyi’s government, as it struggles to deal with the fallout of military operations that have sent nearly 700,000 Rohingya Muslims fleeing.
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U.S. could be leaning toward NAFTA compromise

1 hour 28 min ago

U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said “time is running very short” to get a deal before “political headwinds” complicate matters.
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John Tory will call for external review of issues related to police investigations of disappearances

1 hour 31 min ago

The proposed external review would be limited in how much it can examine disappearances linked to the accused serial killer given the police investigation and upcoming criminal trial.
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Program for uninsured goes far beyond health care

1 hour 32 min ago

As part of program at Access Alliance community health centre, vulnerable patients are assigned health coaches, who can them with problems involving such things as housing and immigration.
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York University says it will return to bargaining table Tuesday

1 hour 58 min ago

The university has agreed to negotiate further with union as teaching staff’s strike enters its third week.
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Notorious Russian troll farm targeted Trudeau, Canadian oil in online campaigns

3 hours 12 min ago

Data released by U.S. lawmakers regarding Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election included dozens of mentions of the prime minister and the Keystone XL pipeline.
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Supreme Court set to decide whether long-term Canadian expats can vote

3 hours 19 min ago

Canadians lose the right to vote after living abroad for more than five years under rules on the books since 1993.
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Canada struggles as it opens its arms to Yazidis victims of Daesh brutality

3 hours 36 min ago

The Yazidis refugees have proved a steep challenge to the country’s celebrated refugee settlement system, and to those who work in it.
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Two teenaged girls fall off moving train in Mississauga, suffer critical injuries

4 hours 15 min ago

The girls, aged 15 and 16, snuck onto the train on Howland Ave., in Toronto and “they were hanging off the side” when they fell off, according to Peel Regional Police Const. Harinder Sohi.
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Canada’s Mali mission will emphasize deployment of female peacekeepers

5 hours 3 min ago

The Canadian contingent will be a combination of Chinook helicopters, which will be tasked with providing medical evacuations and logistical support, and smaller Griffons to act as armed escorts for the larger transports.
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‘They lost their goalie’: Don Mills Flyers pay tribute to murder victim Roy Pejcinovski in emotional return to the ice

5 hours 8 min ago

The boys of Don Mills Flyers and Toronto Marlboros peeled off their rival jerseys to put on new ones Sunday afternoon — with a capital “R,” for Roy.
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Disney to ask Toronto court to seal documents in Harvey Weinstein sex assault lawsuit

6 hours 11 min ago

A Toronto courtroom on Monday will hear Disney argue for a publication ban on its employment agreements with the disgraced Miramax executive.
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