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Baby girl seriously injured, man stabbed in Toronto

A four-month-old infant girl and a man were rushed to hospital with serious injuries and an injured woman has been arrested following an altercation in west Toronto on Wednesday.

Baby's heart placed back inside her chest in rare surgeries

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British officials say a baby born with an extremely rare condition has survived three surgeries to place her heart inside her chest.

House of Commons rises for the year, leaving major bills in limbo

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The House of Commons has adjourned two days ahead of schedule, leaving a number of major bills in limbo.

Microsoft updates Bing search to highlight reputable results

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Microsoft has rolled out new features on its Bing search engine powered by artificial intelligence. One update announced Wednesday answers search queries by summarizing two opposing sides of contentious questions.

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Feds provide more details on revisions to controversial tax proposals

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The federal government released more details Wednesday on changes to its controversial tax proposals in hopes of further addressing deep concerns over reforms that have angered the small-business community.


N.S. veterinary association to ban cat declawing, a first in Canada


Nova Scotia veterinarians will be the first in Canada to ban declawing of domestic cats.


6 missing horses believed to be stolen returned to family ranch


Six horses that are believed to have been stolen from a ranch southwest of Edmonton have been found and returned to their rightful owners.

Caught on cam: Son surprises father with restoration of 1960 Plymouth Fury

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An Alberta couple's date night car from the 60s was restored in an unforgettable surprise by their son. CTV Edmonton cameras were there to capture the moment his 1960 Plymouth Fury was revealed.


School reverses decision to exclude Hanukkah decorations


After a pair of sixth-graders was barred from adding Hanukkah-themed decorations to a Christmas display, the Vancouver School Board now says that the Jewish festival will be included in their school’s holiday celebrations

Dogs destined for dinner table arrive safely in Canada


Just in time for the holidays, a large pack of dogs destined for the slaughterhouse have arrived safely in Canada after a long journey from South Korea.


'Officer Grinch'?: Truck driver slapped with 6 tickets after dropping off food donations


An Ontario man whose dump truck 'concerned' police has been hit with $1,000 in fines from an 'officer Grinch,' who ticketed him moments after he dropped off more than 1,000 pounds of food donations.

Global warming intensified Hurricane Harvey's rainfall, research shows

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Global warming's fingerprints were all over the record rainfall from Hurricane Harvey this year, confirming what scientists suspected, according to new research.

Sexual masochism expert takes stand at murder trial in death of off-duty cop

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Christopher Garnier's account of his sexual encounter with Catherine Campbell amounts to him facilitating erotic asphyxiation for the off-duty police officer, a sexual masochism expert said Wednesday.


'Nobody saved us': Man describes childhood in abusive 'cult'

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As part of an ongoing investigation into the secretive church Word of Faith Fellowship, dozens of former congregants have told the AP that church members were regularly beaten in an effort to "purify" sinners -- even children. But despite…


Annual food bill for Canadian family expected to rise by $348 in 2018: study

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Canadians are eating out more and can expect to pay extra to do so in 2018, suggests a forward-looking report into food prices.

Singh launched NDP byelection campaign in wrong Ont. riding

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When NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh launched a campaign kick-off for his party's candidate for the Scarborough-Agincourt byelection, it was in a cafe roughly one kilometre outside the riding.


Democrat Doug Jones beats Roy Moore in stunning red-state Alabama Senate upset

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In a stunning victory aided by scandal, Democrat Doug Jones won Alabama's special Senate election, beating back history, an embattled Republican opponent and President Donald Trump, who urgently endorsed GOP rebel Roy Moore despite a…

Tuesday, Dec 12

Canadian doctor suggests 'man flu' is real

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It's a term mocking a man's ability to handle the flu, but a Canadian doctor is throwing his support behind the phenomenon that men are affected differently when they fall ill and argues it’s due to weaker immune systems.

N.L. man who attacked girlfriend with coat hanger gets discharge

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A Newfoundland man pleaded guilty to assaulting his girlfriend, but a judge granted him an absolute discharge so he doesn’t get a criminal record.

Six-year-old boy's quick thinking helps save diabetic mother's life

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A vigilant six-year-old boy is being heralded by his community with a "Citizen Life-Saving Award" for calling dialing 911 and helping save his diabetic mother's life.

Monday, Dec 11

Mom escapes 'Elf on the Shelf' chores with ingenious letter from Santa

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A U.S. mother with more creativity than patience has found a novel way to get out of posing her daughters’ Elf on the Shelf every night, by 'passing along' a letter from Santa announcing the elf’s retirement.

'Why do they bully?': Bieber, Snoop Dogg and Avengers assemble for bullied boy

Video of a young boy tearfully describing a bullying incident to his mother has gone viral, sparking an outpouring of positive messages from the likes of Justin Bieber, Luke Skywalker, Captain America and many others.

Immunotherapy drugs changing the outlook for many terminal cancer patients

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Immunotherapy medications are helping those with advanced cancer to defy the survival odds by re-training their immune systems to fight the cancer and stop their illness from worsening.

'Very scary': Boy escapes attempted abduction in small Ontario town

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Ontario Provincial Police are investigating the attempted abduction of a nine-year-old boy in St. Marys, a town about a half-hour’s drive west of Toronto.

Sunday, Dec 10

Man struck by car at crosswalk gets ticket for not pressing button


Police in Halifax say a pedestrian who was struck by a car has been ticketed for allegedly failing to activate the lights at a crosswalk.

Mom arranges Christmas feast for Churchill residents as tribute to daughter

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As residents of Churchill, Man., continue to struggle with soaring food prices and empty store shelves, a Winnipeg mother 1,000 kilometres south of the isolated town is working to ensure every family has a meal on Christmas.

Feds, provinces to square off over tax proceeds of legal pot

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A cross-country squabble over how best to divvy up the proceeds of Canada's coming legal-weed windfall is about to intensify as finance ministers gather for high-stakes talks in Ottawa.

Poor ventilation at B.C. greenhouse blamed for carbon monoxide poisoning

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A fire chief says poor ventilation at a Delta, B.C., greenhouse is to blame for sending dozens of workers to hospital for carbon monoxide poisoning.

Saturday, Dec 9

Toronto FC wins MLS Cup on home turf

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Jozy Altidore scored in the 67th minute and Victor Vazquez added a stoppage-time goal Saturday as Toronto FC completed a record-breaking season with a 2-0 win over Seattle in the MLS Cup final, avenging a penalty shootout loss to the…

'It's an obsession': Alberta couple outfits home with 88 Christmas trees


In Red Deer, Alta., a couple’s Christmas obsession has led to a dazzling display: 88 Christmas trees, each with its own unique theme.

Starving polar bear filmed in last moments of life on Baffin Island

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Devastating footage of a thin, sickly polar bear struggling to walk as it scrounges for food is a glimpse of what could happen to the species if the Earth continues to warm, according to the photographer who shot the video.