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Silent Confessions Of A Single Mom Of 2 Sons With Autism

These are the tough, but real, conversations behind the brave face of parenting teens with special needs: Caregiving. Baby-sitting. Parenting. I’ve been thinking a lot about what words can best describe my role when it comes to my twins. What do you call this stage? My boys are now 15, and because of the challenges they face associated with having ...

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Black History Shouldn't Be Confined To 1 Month A Year

February just ended, which means for some I am out of time to weigh in on issues that affect black people. It is a known fact that beyond the 28 or 29 day stretch, the significance of black history is analogous to a barely visible flicker in the dark of night. It is rarely the topic of any on-going conversations, ...

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What Canadians Actually Want From A Job Offer (Other Than Pay, Of Course)

Despite a weak month in January, Canada’s job market is booming these days. The jobless rate is near a four-decade low at 5.9 per cent and the country has created a stunning 289,000 jobs over the past year, an increase of 1.6 per cent, well above population growth. Avalee Prehogan says she has rarely seen such a tight job market ...

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Walmart Will No Longer Sell Guns To Customers Under 21

NEW YORK — Walmart announced Wednesday that it will no longer sell firearms and ammunition to people younger than 21 and would also remove items resembling assault-style rifles from its website. The move comes after Dick’s Sporting Goods announced earlier in the day that it would restrict the sale of firearms to those under 21 years old. It didn’t mention ...

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James Harden Shows No Mercy To Wesley Johnson In Brutal Ankle-Breaker

There are crossovers and then there’s James Harden of the Houston Rockets making an absolute mockery of L.A. Clippers’ Wesley Johnson on Wednesday night: Harden’s crossover sent Johnson flying backward, but it didn’t end there. Harden then paused just to stare Johnson down before casually sinking a three-pointer on his way to a 25-point night. The Rockets beat the Clippers, ...

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A Canadian Forces Helicopter Smashed A Hole Into A Florida Roof With A Raft

OTTAWA — The Canadian Forces is scrambling for answers after one of its military helicopters dropped an inflatable life raft that smashed a hole in the roof of a home in Miami. The Griffon search-and-rescue helicopter was on a training exercise in Florida on Wednesday and returning to a U.S. Coast Guard air station when the uninflated raft became detached, ...

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Ontario PC Leadership Hopefuls Have Heated Exchanges At Ottawa Debate

Sparks flew at the Ontario Progressive Conservative leadership debate in Ottawa Wednesday — with Doug Ford in the thick of most of it. Ford used the second and final debate in the six-week race to take pointed shots at former MPP Christine Elliott, an old family friend, and lawyer Caroline Mulroney. But the former Toronto city councillor kept his powder ...

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Doug Ford Was Actually Speechless For A Few Seconds During Ontario PC Debate

OTTAWA — Doug Ford isn’t known for being speechless, but he found himself briefly at a loss of words on Wednesday during the Ontario PC leadership debate on the topic of #MeToo. The former Toronto city councillor responded first to a question asking candidates what they would do to ensure sexual harassment has no place in politics. Ford was succinct, ...

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Kwasi Benjamin Found Guilty Of Murdering Inuk Woman Nellie Angutiguluk

MONTREAL — The conviction of a Quebec man found guilty of second-degree murder in the 2015 death of his Inuk girlfriend sends a message to the Indigenous community that the justice system hasn’t forgotten them, the prosecutor in the case said Wednesday. Nellie Angutiguluk, an Inuk mother of three, was found dead of apparent ligature strangulation in an apartment she ...

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Hedley Announces 'Indefinite Hiatus' After New Sexual Misconduct Allegation

TORONTO — Canadian pop-rock band Hedley says it will be taking an “indefinite hiatus” after its country-wide tour at the end of March. The announcement comes after anonymous sexual misconduct allegations against the Vancouver band began emerging online earlier this month. In a statement on Twitter today, frontman Ja… HuffPost Canada – Athena2 – All Posts

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