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N.B. election: Tories and Liberals in virtual dead heat

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Voters in New Brunswick turned their backs on the province's entrenched two-party system for the first time on Monday, electing enough third party candidates to leave the Liberals and Progressive Conservatives in an apparent dead heat in…

Judge finds Dellen Millard guilty of first-degree murder in death of father

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A Toronto man who stood to inherit a multimillion-dollar aviation company was found guilty of first-degree murder in his father's death Monday, a ruling that marked his third such conviction.

'Absolutely not fake': Rare, venomous, two-headed snake found slithering in backyard

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A northern Virginia woman was shocked to discover a two-headed Eastern Copperhead snakelet slithering in her backyard.

Ontario researchers use 3D-printing tech to replace dog's cancer-ridden skull

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Researchers at an Ontario university have used 3D-printing technology to replace the majority of a dog's cancer-ridden skull, a novel procedure they say marks a major advancement in veterinary medicine.

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Wettlaufer inquiry: Read the emotional statement from surviving victim

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A woman who was nearly killed by an Ontario nurse who murdered eight people gave an emotional statement at a public inquiry Monday. Beverly Bertram said that more attention needs to be paid not only to those in care, but also to people…

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PM Trudeau urges world leaders to follow Nelson Mandela's example

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau joined a chorus of tributes to the late Nelson Mandela on Monday as he urged world leaders at the United Nations General Assembly to follow the example of the man known as Madiba and champion democracy, human…

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Federal public servants advised to stay home amid Ottawa tornado cleanup

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Federal government workers in the Ottawa area have been asked to stay home on Monday as cleanup across the Ottawa area continues following Friday’s tornadoes.

How nervous goats may help predict natural disasters

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Tiny satellites and an antenna aboard the International Space Station are helping to track animal movements on Earth, in a bid to predict natural disasters before they happen.

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PM Trudeau arrives at UN, hoping to re-establish Canada on world stage

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has arrived at the United Nations General Assembly on a mission to remind the world that there's more to Canadian foreign policy than just Donald Trump and North American free trade.

'A very dark place': One woman's experience with cannabis dependence

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With marijuana legalization less than a month away, one woman is speaking out about overcoming years of dependence on the substance, despite a widespread belief that cannabis addiction isn’t real.

New accusation rocks Kavanaugh nomination; Trump stands firm

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U.S. President Donald Trump staunchly defended his embattled Supreme Court nominee against a new allegation of sexual misconduct Monday, calling the accusations against Judge Brett Kavanaugh 'totally political.'

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Tornado aftermath: As power returns, Ottawa-area focus shifts to cleanup

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Schools are closed across Ottawa Monday, and many businesses urged their employees to work from home as the city cleans up the damage from two tornado touchdowns.

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Victims' families speak at Wettlaufer public inquiry

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The families of eight people killed by an Ontario nurse, as well as one of her surviving victims, lamented a fundamental lack of respect for human life in the province's long-term care system Monday as they addressed a public inquiry…

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LIVE UPDATES: Tight race between Liberals and Tories as N.B. goes to the polls

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New Brunswick voters go to the polls today in a provincial election that appears to be a tight race between the incumbent Liberals and the Progressive Conservatives.

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Children more likely to start using pot at earlier age if mothers use drug: study

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Children are more likely to start using cannabis at a younger age if their mothers consumed the drug during their childhood, according to new research.

Monday, Sep 24

Diver swims entire length of Island of Montreal to highlight pollution

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A Quebec scuba diver recently swam the entire length of the Island of Montreal to highlight pollution in the St. Lawrence River.

Sunday, Sep 23

Ottawa residents face power outages, school closures after twin tornadoes

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Residents and crews of the Ottawa-Gatineau region are now beginning the massive rebuilding effort and long rehabilitation process after the area was hit by twin tornadoes.

Second woman arrested for murder in Ottawa hotel death

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Police say a second woman has been charged in the death of a man whose body was found in an Ottawa hotel room.

Ottawa residents begin long, slow recovery after twin tornado touchdowns

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Residents and crews of the Ottawa-Gatineau region are now beginning the massive rebuilding effort and long rehabilitation process after the area was hit by twin tornadoes.

20-year sentence for Florida man who stole 10 cartons of cigarettes

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A Florida man who stole $600 worth of cigarettes from a convenience store has been sentenced to 20 years in state prison.

Saturday, Sep 22

Withdrawal symptoms from quitting junk food similar to when quitting drugs: study

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New U.S. research has found that quitting junk food can produce similar withdrawal symptoms during the first week to those experienced when quitting drugs.

Tornado hits Ottawa-Gatineau area, damaging buildings and flipping cars

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A tornado damaged buildings and flipped over cars as it tore its way through the Ottawa area to Gatineau on Friday.

Friday, Sep 21

Ontario high school students walk out over curriculum

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High school students across Ontario have walked out of school Friday to protest changes to sex education and indigenous curriculum.

Canadian company creates 'dementia-friendly' picture books

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Marlena Books is an Ontario-based company that makes illustrated books for adults living with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia.

B.C. man memorizes deck of cards in 68 seconds, wins national competition

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A Chilliwack, B.C. man can memorize more than 250 random numbers in five minutes and now has the distinction of having Canada’s best recollection.

Thursday, Sep 20

Ont. police investigating fatal daylight shooting, highway chase

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Police in Waterloo, Ont. are investigating a deadly daylight shooting in which the suspects managed to evade officers along Highway 401.

Rohingya crisis declared genocide, MPs unanimously agree

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Thursday, members of Parliament unanimously agreed to pass a motion recognizing the treatment of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar as genocide.

Charges dropped against mother who took daughter's phone away

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Charges have been dismissed against a western Michigan woman who faced possible jail time after taking away a cellphone from her 15-year-old daughter as punishment.

'Ghost gear' blamed for deaths of nearly 140,000 marine animals: advocacy group

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A Canadian animal welfare group has made their way to the G7 meetings in Halifax to shed some light on a little-known issue impacting oceans worldwide: ghost gear.