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Kathleen Wynne, Ontario Premier, Testifies In Liberal Bribery Trial

SUDBURY, Ont. – Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne has taken the witness stand in a bribery trial involving a former top adviser and a Liberal fundraiser. Pat Sorbara, Wynne’s former deputy chief of staff and Liberal campaign director, and Gerry Lougheed, a local Liberal organizer, are charged under the Election Act.

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Canada's Autumn Weather Will Be 'Quintessentially Canadian,' Weather Network Says

TORONTO — One of Canada’s most high-profile forecasters is projecting comparatively mild temperatures and dry conditions for much of Canada this coming fall. The Weather Network says temperatures are expected to be near or above seasonal norms from coast to coast, with only momentary flashes of prospective winter conditions. Chief Meteorologist Chris Scott says the outlook is similar for precipitation. ...

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Shell Shuts Natural Gas Wells In Alberta As Wildfire Creeps Closer

Shell Canada and other companies were shutting in natural gas wells in southwestern Alberta on Tuesday due to the threat of growing wildfires. The Alberta Energy Regulator said Shell has shut in 24 wells and associated pipelines, but its big Waterton sour gas complex southwest of Pincher Creek remained open.

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Calgary Flames Give Up On Building New Arena

CALGARY — The Calgary Flames say they’re pulling out of talks with the city for a new arena as a civic election campaign heats up. Team president Ken King said Flames owners believe they can’t make a deal because negotiations have been unproductive. Flanked by NHL commissioner Gary Bettman, King said the Flames are committed to staying in Calgary for ...

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Parents Call For Changes After 5-Year-Old Dies At School In Saskatoon

SASKATOON — Saskatchewan’s education minister says school divisions should review safety measures at schools that are close to ponds after a kindergarten student died in Saskatoon. But Bronwyn Eyre said it’s too soon to know what led to the death of the five-year-old boy or whether something could have been done to prevent it. “I understand that there are a ...

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Canada's Opioid Guidelines Let Her Die Without Dignity

The last six months of her life before she passed away last week were spent in misery thanks to the new opioid-prescribing policies being forced in Canada. Catherine, as she was known on the Roy Green Show, died last week. She was a frequent guest on Green’s show talking about how the new McMaster University opioid-prescribing guidelines have impacted her. ...

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YouTube Stars 'DaddyOFive' Parents Sentenced To 5 Years Of Probation For Child Neglect

The couple responsible for the YouTube channel “DaddyOFive” was sentenced to five years of probation on Monday after being found guilty of child neglect. Mike and Heather Martin entered “Alford pleas” to two counts of child neglect. The pleas allow them to maintain their innocence while acknowledging the evidence. They made headlines earlier this year when videos of them pranking ...

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