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January 17, 2017 10:54 am gmt |
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A Canadian was reported killed in the shooting at a nightclub in a Playa del Carmen, Mexico, which left five dead and several injured. Friends have identified Kirk Wilson, who was from the Stoney Creek area of Hamilton, as one of the dead after a shooting which occurred about 2:30 a.m. early Monday a...
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January 16, 2017 12:22 pm gmt |
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Environment Canada issued warning that things are about to get slippery in Toronto. Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for the city and the surrounding regions of York-Durham, Halton-Peel, advising of several millimetres of freezing rain Monday night into Tuesday morning. That&...
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January 13, 2017 9:15 am gmt |
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Toronto’s Trump International Hotel & Tower, which includes includes 211 hotel units, 74 condo units and most of the tower’s retail and commercial space, including the America restaurant, is finally up for sale. The property’s court-approved receiver has set a minimum sale price of $298 million f...
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January 12, 2017 12:18 pm gmt |
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau launches a cross-country tour to touch base with grassroots Canadians. But his tour, starting in eastern Ontario, takes flight under suspicions that it’s all about helping the Liberal party add details about potential supporters and donors to its massive data base....
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January 5, 2017 11:14 am gmt |
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A military veteran, his newly graduated nurse wife, their 10-year-old daughter and her grandmother are dead after an apparent murder-suicide that has rocked a rural Nova Scotia community. It has been confirmed the deceased are Lionel Desmond, 33, his wife, Shanna Desmond, 31, their 10-year-old daught...
In Canada
January 4, 2017 11:17 am gmt |
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An Edmonton man has been killed in an ISIS attack while fighting for the YPG Kurdish forces in Syria, according to YPG officials. Nazzareno Tassone, 24, was killed Dec. 21 near Raqqa, Syria, his family and YPG officials say. Nazzareno Tassone’s younger sister, Giustina Tassone, said leaders fro...
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January 2, 2017 10:57 am gmt |
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Toronto International Film Festival founder William (Bill) Marshall has died at age 77. He was suffering cardiac arrest, according to a family statement released through TIFF’s press office Sunday. Marshall, described as “a pioneer in the Canadian film industry,” died in hospital in...
In Canada
December 27, 2016 12:33 pm gmt |
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Edmonton police have charged Christine Longridge, Rachael Longridge’s 50-year-old mother, with second-degree murder and possession of an offensive weapon. Police said Rachael Longridge had graduated at the top of her nursing class and was set to start a new position at a local hospital. “...
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December 25, 2016 10:14 am gmt |
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A 10-year-old girl died Saturday after falling ill aboard a transatlantic Air Canada flight. The airline says Toronto-to-London flight AC868 diverted to Shannon, Ireland, after the child suffered a medical problem. Air Canada says a doctor and a nurse were on board the plane and helped the flight cre...
In Canada
December 21, 2016 12:18 pm gmt |
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he would not hesitate to protect the interests — and the values — of Canadians if they clash with the agenda of U.S. president-elect Donald Trump. In a year-end interview, Trudeau was asked where he would draw a line in the sand between himself and Trump, who promis...
In Canada
December 17, 2016 11:01 am gmt |
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A man who was found being covered with snow was taken to hospital with his fingers turned blue in the early hours of Friday morning. Paramedics rescued him after receiving a call at 3 a.m. in the Harbord Street and Lippincott Street area, where a man was found out on the street with cold-related and ...
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December 16, 2016 12:30 pm gmt |
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Canadian Defence Minister said in advance of an international meeting with allies battling ISIS that Canada will continue to have a military mission in Iraq through 2017, but the size and scope of it have yet to be determined. Defence planners have been spinning various scenarios for months, but the ...
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December 14, 2016 12:01 pm gmt |
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Actor Alan Thicke has died. He was 69. Carleen Donovan, a publicist for one of Thicke’s three sons, singer Robin Thicke, said the Canadian-born actor died from a heart attack Tuesday (13th December) in Los Angeles. Thicke was playing hockey with his youngest son Carter when he suffered the fata...
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December 12, 2016 9:11 am gmt |
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42 pedestrians have died in the city so far this year, making 2016 the deadliest on record since 2002, when 50 pedestrians died. As the number of pedestrian deaths continues to climb in Toronto, politicians and police are trying to address the issue. The trend has prompted Mayor John Tory and the cit...
In Canada
December 11, 2016 8:08 am gmt |
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Canada is living up to its “Great White North” reputation as multiple pockets of winter weather cause heavy snow, dangerous driving conditions, bridge closures and concern for the homeless. Residents in southern Ontario could see their first big blast of winter this season starting Sunday, when a sys...