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Ontario chemical plant to shut down for maintenance after safety outcry from First Nation (Sat, 20 Apr 2024)
Chemical plants in the background of a sign that reads "Aamjiwnaang First Nation Resource Centre." A chemical plant in Sarnia, Ont., announced on Saturday that it is temporarily shutting down for maintenance and to "address a mechanical issue" following complaints from a nearby First Nation whose members say they've become ill from the plant's emissions.
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Do wealthy Canadians pay enough taxes? That depends how we define 'fair share' (Sat, 20 Apr 2024)
The Canada Revenue Agency sign outside the National Headquarters at the Connaught Building in Ottawa is seen on Monday, March 1, 2021 The federal government announced an increase in capital gains taxes as a way to ensure the wealthiest Canadian pay their fair share. But how exactly do we determine what a "fair share" is? Especially if, as some data suggests, the wealthiest are already paying a larger share of the overall income tax burden.
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PWHL-leading Toronto clinches playoff berth, wins in OT before record crowd in Montreal (Sat, 20 Apr 2024)
A Toronto women's hockey player in a blue, black and white jersey pokes her stick in the direction of a Montreal goalie to try to redirect a shot during a PWHL game on April 20, 2024 in Montreal. Sarah Nurse scored twice, including the overtime winner, and Kristen Campbell made 37 saves as visiting Toronto defeated Montreal 3-2 before a record crowd in the Professional Women's Hockey League on Saturday afternoon at the Bell Centre.
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Fires in Happy Valley-Goose Bay under control with no current risk of explosion (Sat, 20 Apr 2024)
A burnt out airport hangar is in ruins.
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Dairy farm over the moon with calf's unique marking (Sat, 20 Apr 2024)
Eclipse the calf is black and white with a crescent marking on her forehead. Eclipse was born with a white crescent moon-shaped mark on her forehead. Not only that, but she was born on Apr. 8, the same day as the historic total solar eclipse. 
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The Trans Mountain saga is nearing its end — the larger debate will go on (Sat, 20 Apr 2024)
Protesters outside an event Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is attending in Calgary, Alta., Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018. In November 2018, Justin Trudeau went to Calgary to speak to the chamber of commerce. A crowd gathered outside the venue and chanted “build that pipe.” This was one of those rare occasions where the protesters and the protested were broadly in agreement — at least in regards to one pipeline.
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Canada's Marco Arop wins 800m race at Diamond League season opener (Sat, 20 Apr 2024)
Canadian men's middle-distance runner extends his arms to each side of his body in celebration after winning the 800-metre race at the World Athletics Championships on Aug. 26, 2023 in Budapest, Hungary. Edmonton middle-distance runner Marco Arop didn't set his third Canadian record of 2024 but extended his individual win streak to four, clocking one minute 43.61 seconds in the men's 800 metres at the Diamond League season opener on Saturday in Xiamen, China.
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Saskatoon police turning to landfill in search for woman missing since 2020 (Fri, 19 Apr 2024)
photo of poster Saskatoon police say they will search a specific part of the Saskatoon landfill as part of the investigation into the 2020 disappearance of Mackenzie Lee Trottier.
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Slain tow truck kingpin had a target on his back for years, court documents show (Fri, 19 Apr 2024)
A smiling man with dark hair and a beard is seen wearing a dark checkered blazer. Alex Vinogradsky, a kingpin in Toronto's tow truck underworld who was gunned down outside a north-end plaza last month, had previously been the focus of plots to kill him, court documents reveal. Police also had information that he'd ordered hits on his perceived rivals.
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Alberta announces what it says are the largest water-sharing agreements in its history (Fri, 19 Apr 2024)
A woman wearing a black blazer sits in a chair. Alberta has concluded its negotiations with major water licence holders and is now outlining what it calls the largest water-sharing agreements in Alberta’s 118-year history.
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'We've been where they've been': People with lived addiction experience key in aiding Thunder Bay's vulnerable (Fri, 19 Apr 2024)
A person with long dark hair, wearing a pink hoodie, stands inside a room and smiles. Thunder Bay remains among the Ontario communities hit hardest by the opioid crisis, with a toxicity mortality rate more than triple that of the provincial rate. As advocates push for more resources, front-line workers say having lived experience goes a long way in connecting with vulnerable people.
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Plan to revamp downtown Ottawa block sparks debate over intensification (Fri, 19 Apr 2024)
Someone in a tie-dye hoodie crosses their arms in front of a low-rise brick building. A proposed redevelopment of one block of Bank Street has kicked off a conversation over the merits of intensification, with tenants feeling pushed to the side and the owner saying the project will revitalize the area.
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Federal government withdraws offer of 17 Alberta family court judges when province won't meet terms (Fri, 19 Apr 2024)
A man stands behind a podium with 'Alberta' written across the front. The Alberta government says it won’t revamp its court system to get federal funding for 17 judges dedicated to hearing family court cases.
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Teen who lied to police after Tyson MacDonald's death sentenced to 2 more months in custody (Fri, 19 Apr 2024)
People carrying signs calling for justice for Tyson MacDonald walk outside a stone-clad courthouse. A teenager who pleaded guilty to misleading police after 17-year-old Tyson MacDonald disappeared in eastern P.E.I. in mid-December, sparking a huge search before his body was found, has been sentenced to two more months in custody plus 30 days of community supervision.
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Has hockey hazing changed in 40 years? At least people now 'being held accountable,' says former player (Fri, 19 Apr 2024)
A boy in a red hockey uniform and skates sits on a bench. Todd Tisdale says he suffered abuse at the hands of his older hockey teammates when he was the same age as some of the boys in southwestern Manitoba who now allege they were sexually assaulted during trips to Winnipeg for hockey tournaments.
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