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Donations pour in for N.L. woman who couldn't afford to bury her daughter

CBC Canadian News - 1 hour 16 min ago

A grieving mother says she'll be able to get her daughter out of a hospital freezer storage unit and buried with dignity, after an outpouring of community support has helped the family pay for the cost of a funeral.

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Ottawa gymnast Sam Zakutney making Olympic debut after overcoming serious injuries

Ottawa Citizen - 1 hour 45 min ago
Growing up, 25-year-old Sam Zakutney was always the “student athlete,” balancing school and gymnastics. Read More
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Mean girls: University of Ottawa researcher probes the mechanics of bitchiness

Ottawa Citizen - 1 hour 45 min ago
University of Ottawa bullying researcher Tracy Vaillancourt's latest published study was based on a complicated experiment that involved 87 female university students who were led to believe other women were excluding them. Read More
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Ontario police officer shot colleague 10 times in violent dispute in 2018. Both walk away conviction free

CBC Canadian News - 1 hour 46 min ago

Det.-Sgt. Shane Donovan, who was with the Niagara Regional Police Service, was acquitted this spring of perjury — the last charge linked to the six-year saga with Const. Nathan Parker that involved multiple police agencies, investigations and trials.

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Police admit they 'lost sight' of speeding van minutes before deadly Highway 401 wrong-way crash

CBC Canadian News - 1 hour 46 min ago

Officers pursuing a robbery suspect driving a cargo van — later involved in a deadly wrong-way crash near Toronto — initially 'lost sight' of the vehicle minutes before it barrelled onto Highway 401 on April 29, according to a new police report. The van's surviving passenger is due in court Thursday.

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Jays sting Rays 6-3 with a four-run eighth inning

Global News - Wed, 2024-07-24 18:44
A few hours or so after Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Kevin Kiermaier let it slip that he plans to retire, Vladimir Guerrero Jr. let it be known to the baseball world he has no plans to put his current hot streak out to pasture.
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Wildfire burning near Sooke triples in size to nearly 170 hectares

Global News - Wed, 2024-07-24 18:40
The Old Man Lake fire burning at the edge of the Sooke Potholes Regional Park on Vancouver Island has grown to 169 hectares in size and remains out of control.
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Braxton Kuntz makes Manitoba golf history with 4th straight amateur crown

Global News - Wed, 2024-07-24 18:36
Winnipeg's Braxton Kuntz became the first golfer in the more than 100 year history of the Manitoba Men's Amateur Championship to win the event in four straight years.
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Who will head the review of Metro Vancouver’s overbudget sewage plant?

Global News - Wed, 2024-07-24 18:35
We're learning more about the man being recommended to lead a review of the overbudget North Shore Wastewater Treatment Plant.
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Hundreds of bus routes, thousands of SkyTrain trips at risk without funding: TransLink

Global News - Wed, 2024-07-24 18:32
TransLink is warning of massive service cuts, including up to half of bus routes leaving several communities stranded, if it can't secure stable funding past 2025.
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NDP leader Naheed Nenshi on coming out of retirement: ‘We need pragmatic, thoughtful, smart government’

Global News - Wed, 2024-07-24 18:14
Nenshi talks about his decision to come out of retirement, the state of politics and where he may try to run for a seat in the Alberta legislature.
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‘Just engulfed’: Victoria grass fire highlights risk of tinder-dry conditions

Global News - Wed, 2024-07-24 18:11
A grass fore broke out Tuesday in Victoria along the Highway 17 near Royal Oak Drive and spread quickly. 'When there was a gust of wind the flames reached about 10 feet tall.'
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Calgary looks to change noise rules for Scotia Place to avoid millions in extra costs

Global News - Wed, 2024-07-24 18:07
City of Calgary officials said it could cost up to $8 million to have the new event centre comply with the existing noise bylaw in the area. Instead, they want to change the bylaw.
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Medical outreach service for vulnerable residents in Okanagan up and running

Global News - Wed, 2024-07-24 17:53
Interior Health has rolled out its Integrated Health Outreach team - I-Hot; it's a van equipped with supplies and outreach/medical professionals to help the most vulnerable.
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Calcite Creek wildfire near U.S. border sized at 911 hectares

Global News - Wed, 2024-07-24 17:52
The Calcite Creek blaze located near the U.S. border, around 40 kilometers south of Princeton, B.C., has grown from 194 hectares on Friday evening to 911 hectares as of Wednesday.
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Saskatoon police investigate five bear spray incidents in one week

Global News - Wed, 2024-07-24 17:44
Saskatoon police are investigating five reported bear spray incidents that occurred in the span of 24 hours on Monday and Tuesday, but the incidents are not thought to be related.
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Village of Borden, Sask., rallys around first-time Olympian Savannah Sutherland

Global News - Wed, 2024-07-24 17:34
Heading to the Olympics for the first time, track star Savannah Sutherland is taking the hopes and dreams of those in her hometown of Borden, Saskatchewan to Paris as well.
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Howe family helps celebrate completion of Gordie Howe bridge deck

CBC Canadian News - Wed, 2024-07-24 17:21

Marty Howe, one of the sons of the late NHL legend Gordie Howe, is looking forward to crossing the bridge connecting Windsor and Detroit that bears his father's name.

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Police watchdog closes file over man's lacerated spleen during Ottawa arrest

Ottawa Citizen - Wed, 2024-07-24 16:58
A police watchdog has closed its investigation into the arrest of a 46-year-old man in Ottawa in March, saying there were "no reasonable grounds" to believe the man's lacerated spleen was attributable to unlawful conduct on the part of an Ottawa Police Service officer. Read More
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