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Salmonella outbreak reported in western Canada

Sunday  00:56,   21 october 2018
msn

Salmonella outbreak reported in western... >>>

Historian who helped to design Franco-Ontarian flag dies at 74

Saturday  23:07,   20 october 2018
cbc.ca

Gaétan Gervais, an author, historian and professor who helped to design the Franco-Ontario flag, has died. He was 74. Gaétan Gervais, an author, historian and professor who helped to design the Franco-Onta His sister Joanne Gervais announced his... >>>

Edmonton woman searching for brother’s stolen ashes

Saturday  22:31,   20 october 2018
globalnews.ca

An Edmonton woman is asking for the public's help after her brother's ashes were stolen from her... >>>

Brown attempts political comeback in Brampton

Saturday  19:30,   20 october 2018
msn

Brown attempts political comeback in... >>>

SIU investigating fatal police shooting of woman in Hamilton

Saturday  19:30,   20 october 2018
cbc.ca

Ontario's police watchdog says it is investigating the death of a woman shot by police in Hamilton early... >>>

Lyme disease vastly under-detected in Canada, according to new study

Saturday  17:20,   20 october 2018
cbc.ca

Mount Allison University biologist Vett Lloyd has co-authored a study, published in the journal Healthcare, that suggests only three to four per cent of Lyme disease cases in Canada are... >>>

Ontario PCs will table bill to strip returning extremist fighters of license, benefits

Saturday  17:20,   20 october 2018
globalnews.ca

Ontario PCs will table bill to strip returning extremist fighters of license,... >>>

‘It’s heart-wrenching’: West Vancouver couple outraged dog put down after adoption papers signed

Saturday  16:15,   20 october 2018
globalnews.ca

A West Vancouver family says the BC SPCA overreacted by euthanizing a dog they were trying to... >>>

Joint-smoking passenger in Saanich car slapped with $230 fine

Saturday  15:20,   20 october 2018
globalnews.ca

Cannabis may be legal across Canada now, but that doesn't mean you can hotbox your car. That's the message coming from Saanich police who dished out their first ticket under the new Cannabis Control and Licensing Act to someone smoking a joint in a... >>>

Outlook 'grim' for man pulled from drained Rideau Canal

Saturday  14:21,   20 october 2018
ottawacitizen

The outlook for a man pulled from the mud of the drained Rideau Canal is “grim,” Ottawa paramedics said Friday. Firefighters found a man lying in the mud of the canal bottom a little after 10 p.m. Thursday. He appeared to be in his 30s. Paramedics... >>>

On carbon taxes, Liberals should take Stephen Harper’s advice

Saturday  14:21,   20 october 2018
macleans.ca

Andrew MacDougall: Trudeau’s plan will hurt many a pocketbook, and there is a real danger in scoffing at legitimate concerns and... >>>

Milton woman claiming to be psychic charged with fraud, extortion, witchcraft

Saturday  12:55,   20 october 2018
thestar

Milton woman claiming to be psychic charged with fraud, extortion,... >>>

Calgary Police Association files grievance over cannabis ban for officers

Saturday  12:55,   20 october 2018
cbc.ca

Current rules prohibit Calgary police officers from consuming marijuana, even when they're not on duty. Calgary Police Association president Les Kaminski says the ban goes too far, now that recreational pot is legal. He says officers know they must... >>>

Workers tied up during armed robbery of Beaverton marijuana grow-op: police

Saturday  11:06,   20 october 2018
globalnews.ca

Police say the four workers were tied up and forced into a security trailer. The suspects took the workers' belongings along with several garbage bags full of dried marijuana from a barn used for storage. "The suspects then stole one of the worker’s >>>

Don't count on pot pardons to wipe your record clean, legal experts warn

Saturday  11:05,   20 october 2018
cbc.ca

John Baxter was convicted in the 1980s for robbery and possession of a joint. He's spent 30 years trying to clear his name and says a pardon he got in 2014 did not help him at the... >>>