N.B. Premier Higgs on Sherbrooke’s decision to seek 2021 Francophonie Games

N.B. Premier Higgs on Sherbrooke’s decision to seek 2021 Francophonie Games

After ballooning costs prompted New Brunswick to abandon the 2021 Francophonie Games, Sherbrooke, Que., has agreed to step in as host on the condition that the budget can be kept under control. New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs blames the provinc...
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Parliament Hill 4-20 organizers prep for crowd, protest

Parliament Hill 4-20 organizers prep for crowd, protest

Organizers for the 4-20 marijuana demonstration on Parliament Hill say they expect their largest crowd yet for the annual event, but warn celebrants still have concerns with how legalization has rolled out. The Marijuana Party of Canada is pushing...
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Netflix and Canadian actor Mike Myers team up for comedy show

Netflix and Canadian actor Mike Myers team up for comedy show

Netflix and Mike Myers are teaming up for a comedy show. The limited series will consist of six episodes and star the "Austin Powers" actor. As of now, there's no release date or title for the show, whose episodes will run 30 minutes long. Its plo...
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Retirees have added reason to file with CRA

Retirees have added reason to file with CRA

This is the time of year when procrastinators begin to fret about filing their income tax forms with Canada Revenue Agency by April 30. Of course, there are many reasons to file on time — such as avoiding expensive late fees and receiving tax refu...
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Vigil held in Penticton for the four community members slain in Monday shootings

Vigil held in Penticton for the four community members slain in Monday shootings

Residents of Penticton, B.C., gathered for a candlelight vigil to remember four community members slain Monday in shootings. More than 100 people gathered in a downtown park for a candlelight vigil Wednesday night. Mayor John Vassilaki says the ev...
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Study says peanut allergy treatment safe with specialist

Study says peanut allergy treatment safe with specialist

A new study suggests preschoolers who are allergic to peanuts can be treated safely by eating small amounts of peanut protein with guidance from a medical specialist. Senior author and pediatric allergist Dr. Edmond Chan says many allergists shy a...
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Incoming Alberta premier Jason Kenney holds first news conference since election

Incoming Alberta premier Jason Kenney holds first news conference since election

Alberta's incoming premier says a law to repeal the province's carbon tax and another that will cut business taxes will be the first steps his government will take once in power. Jason Kenney has set April 30 for when he and his cabinet will be sw...
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Beauce residents clean up after worst flooding in decades

Beauce residents clean up after worst flooding in decades

Officials in Beauceville, about 90 kilometres south of Quebec City, said the town hasn't seen such bad flooding since 1971. The town is bracing for more trouble with heavy rain forecast in the coming days. An ice jam that had formed on the river j...
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Beauce residents clean up after worst flooding in decades

Beauce residents clean up after worst flooding in decades

Officials in Beauceville, about 90 kilometres south of Quebec City, said the town hasn't seen such bad flooding since 1971. The town is bracing for more trouble with heavy rain forecast in the coming days. An ice jam that had formed on the river j...
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Canadian actor Sandra Oh featured on cover of "Time" magazine's 100 most influential people issue

Canadian actor Sandra Oh featured on cover of "Time" magazine's 100 most influential people issue

Canadian actor Sandra Oh is one of the six famous faces on the cover of Time magazine's annual "100 Most Influential People in the World'' issue. Some of the other big names on the list and who will be featured on the magazine's cover include: Sa...
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with local mayors in Waterloo Region

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with local mayors in Waterloo Region

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau continued his swing through Waterloo Region Wednesday, meeting with local mayors and party supporters in separate morning events.
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau defends the federal carbon price at town hall in Cambridge, Ont.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau defends the federal carbon price at town hall in Cambridge, Ont.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau answers a wide range of questions including those on the federal carbon price at a town hall meeting in Cambridge, Ont.
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Notley speaks to supporters after losing to Kenney

Notley speaks to supporters after losing to Kenney

Jason Kenney and his United Conservatives channelled the angst of an angry electorate to soar to a majority government in Alberta's election Tuesday and relegate Rachel Notley's NDP to the history books as a one-and-done government.
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Notley speaks to supporters after losing to Kenney

Notley speaks to supporters after losing to Kenney

Jason Kenney and his United Conservatives channelled the angst of an angry electorate to soar to a majority government in Alberta's election Tuesday and relegate Rachel Notley's NDP to the history books as a one-and-done government.
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Premier-designate Jason Kenney gives victory speech at UCP headquarters

Premier-designate Jason Kenney gives victory speech at UCP headquarters

Alberta premier-designate Jason Kenney addresses jubilant supporters in Calgary, with promises to get the province’s economy back on track and fight for pipelines.
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'Mary Tyler Moore Show' actress Georgia Engel dies at 70

'Mary Tyler Moore Show' actress Georgia Engel dies at 70

Georgia Engel, who played Georgette on "The Mary Tyler Moore Show", has died at the age of 70 According to Engel's friend and executor, John Quilty, the actress died on Friday in Princeton, New Jersey Quilty says the cause of death was unknown bec...
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Engineer from Penticton, B.C., charged in four fatal shootings

Engineer from Penticton, B.C., charged in four fatal shootings

A city employee has been charged with four counts of murder after a series of shootings in Penticton, B.C. Sixty-eight-year-old John Brittain is charged in the deaths of two men and two women. RCMP Supt. Ted De Jager said those killed were in thei...
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Study says dogs carry less germs than bearded men

Study says dogs carry less germs than bearded men

A new study says dogs carry less germs than bearded men. In the new report, European researchers tested 18 men for bacteria found in their beards. The Switzerland-based team then took samples from the neck area of 30 different canines. In their fi...
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Copy of: Emma et William: les prénoms les plus populaires en 2018

Copy of: Emma et William: les prénoms les plus populaires en 2018

Emma et William arrivent de nouveau en 2018 en première place du palmarès des prénoms les plus populaires au Québec, dévoilé par Retraite Québec. William refuse de céder sa première place, qu'il conserve pour une sixième année de suite. Les préno...
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"Game of Thrones" season premiere breaks HBO ratings record

"Game of Thrones" season premiere breaks HBO ratings record

The first episode of the final season of "Game of Thrones" is a record-breaker for the series and HBO. The pay channel said the 17.4 million viewers who watched Sunday's episode either on TV or online represent a season-opening high for the fantas...
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Study says dogs carry less germs than bearded men

Study says dogs carry less germs than bearded men

A new study says dogs carry less germs than bearded men. In the new report, European researchers tested 18 men for bacteria found in their beards. The Switzerland-based team then took samples from the neck area of 30 different canines. In their fi...
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Notley votes in Alberta election as voters go to the polls

Notley votes in Alberta election as voters go to the polls

Voters are heading to the polls in the Alberta election today and advance turnouts suggest it could be busy at the ballot boxes. Polls opened at 9 a.m. and Notley showed up to vote with her family in Edmonton.
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Trudeau says Ford government delays risk infrastructure funding for this construction season

Trudeau says Ford government delays risk infrastructure funding for this construction season

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Premier Doug Ford's government has yet to indicate the priority building projects it will partner with his government to build. The delays are putting jobs at risk as the summer construction season approaches. Tr...
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Premier Doug Ford tells teachers not to strike as contract talks near

Premier Doug Ford tells teachers not to strike as contract talks near

Premier Doug Ford is telling teachers not to strike, saying they have a good deal with three months of holidays and the best benefits and pensions in the country. Ontario could start bargaining at the end of this month with teachers and education ...
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UHN’s paired liver transplant believed to be the first in North America

UHN’s paired liver transplant believed to be the first in North America

One of the recipients of what's believed to be North America's first paired living liver donation is calling the stranger who saved his life "an angel." Fifty-four-year-old Muhammad Khan is sharing his gratitude nearly one year after 38-year-old K...
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