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House of Commons committee should close loophole on MPs' travel, Liberal MP says (Wed, 22 May 2024)
A politician holds his hands in front of himself while speaking in a legislature. Liberal MP Mark Gerretsen is calling on the House of Commons to close a loophole that allowed MPs travelling to political party conventions to expense hundreds of thousands of dollars in travel costs in the past year.
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Would you fight Alberta's wildfires for $22/hour? And no benefits? (Sat, 18 May 2024)
Firefighters in yellow shirts run hoses to put out a wildfire burning in the background. Low pay is one of the reasons some of Alberta's wildland firefighters are not returning to their seasonal jobs, resulting in fewer experienced firefighters and potential safety risks to personnel and the public. 
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Coroner's inquest to probe overdose death of University of Victoria student (Tue, 21 May 2024)
A young girl with a dog on a couch. The B.C. government is asking universities to implement more drug safety measures after a coroner's inquest was called into the overdose death of an 18-year-old University of Victoria (UVic) student, after her parents accused campus security and a 911 operator of failing to respond to help save her life.
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Québecor says Loblaw deal with telecom is anti-competitive, calls on Ottawa to step in (Wed, 22 May 2024)
A Loblaws sign is seen outside of a grocery store. The head of telecom and media firm Quebecor is calling for the federal government to intervene over a deal between Loblaw and a company owned by Rogers and Bell that would see his company — and other telecom companies — pushed out of 180 Loblaw-owned stores.
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London Drugs confirms it was victim of ransomware attack (Tue, 21 May 2024)
A large store with people walking in, with a sign reading 'London Drugs'. Retailer London Drugs has confirmed Tuesday that cybercriminals have demanded a ransom for data that was taken in a cyberattack that took its stores offline for a week.
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Federal panel lists 35 'plausible' future threats to Canada and the world (Tue, 21 May 2024)
A view of the Parker Lake wildfire near Fort Nelson, B.C. is shown on Monday, May 13, 2024 in a B.C. Wildfire Service handout photo. In a new report, a think-tank within Employment and Social Development Canada names 35 "plausible" global disruptions that could reshape Canada and the world in the near future.
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Vancouver Canucks hockey fans optimistic despite Game 7 loss (Tue, 21 May 2024)
Fans wearing blue gesture in surprise and shock at a large outdoor event in a park. On Monday, the Edmonton Oilers defeated the Vancouver Canucks 3-2, ending the Canucks' playoff run. Still, Canucks fans say they have high expectations for next season.
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Jeremy Skibicki searched online about fingerprints, serial killer definition, Winnipeg trial hears (Tue, 21 May 2024)
A side profile of a bald man. The trial of man who has admitted to killing four women has heard he searched the internet to look up the definition of what it means to be a serial killer. 
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Ottawa is spending $1.7M for 10 new jobs at a pasta plant. Are these corporate subsidies worth it? (Tue, 21 May 2024)
Doug Ford and Justin Trudeau shake hands Some economists say recent government subsidies — which have ranged from $1.7 million for a Brampton, Ont., pasta plant, to billions in subsidies for EV plants — make little economic sense.
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'Time stopped for me': Witness describes aftermath of fatal boat crash (Tue, 21 May 2024)
A police boat and divers in the water. A resident of a home on a lake north of Kingston., Ont., where three people died in a boat crash is shaken after he and his brother were among the first to respond to the collision.
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Sarnia chemical plant appealing provincial order to reduce toxic emissions (Tue, 21 May 2024)
A tank is shown in front of operations at INEOS in Sarni A chemical plant in Sarnia, Ont., that has been shut down over benzene emissions says complying with certain conditions set out by the provincial government can't be done safely and will cost up to $50 million.
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Federal government highlights range of anti-auto theft measures (Sun, 24 Sep 2023)
A man in shorts and a white t-shirt is arrested by police.
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Corporations are buying local vet clinics — raising questions about price, choice and quality of care (Mon, 20 May 2024)
A grey cat is held on a steel table by a vet and his assistant. The assistant holds a syringe Large and often international companies have been snapping up local clinics around Canada, raising questions come about who's in control of animal care, costs and the future of the independent vet.
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How do kiwi and oyster sound? People are using AI to dream up new culinary creations (Mon, 20 May 2024)
A man pours a beer from a tap Many people in the food and beverage industry are experimenting with AI such as ChatGPT to create new recipes, from coffee blends to wine pairings. Some use AI to try new flavour combinations or save time for their hard-working chefs.
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3 dead, 5 injured in evening boat crash north of Kingston (Sun, 19 May 2024)
A black-and-white police truck with some sort of trailer attached to the back is parked in front of a lake on a sunny day. Ontario Provincial Police say the collision happened after 9:30 p.m. on Saturday and involved "an open bow fishing-style boat" and a speedboat.
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