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26.09.2016

Rise of global trade making life more difficult for central bankers, Poloz says

OTTAWA — The Bank of Canada's governor says greater trade integration around the world has created challenges that central bankers cannot afford to ignore.

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26.09.2016

Video streaming service Shomi says it will shut down as of Nov. 30

TORONTO — Shomi announced Monday it was shutting down at the end of November, two years after the video-on-demand service launched amid hopes of thriving in a hyper-competitive market.

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26.09.2016

Bombardier CSeries environmental performance confirmed by outside global agency

MONTREAL — Bombardier says its new CSeries aircraft has received the aviation industry's first independent environmental certification, confirming the promise of a commercial jet with a substantially lower carbon footprint.

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Sports News

Recent Sports Headlines

26.09.2016

Blue Jays, Yankees empty benches and go at it after string of hit batsmen

TORONTO — The Blue Jays and Yankees emptied the benches twice and went at it in the second inning after a string of hit batsmen Monday night.

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26.09.2016

Gordon homers leading off as Marlins mourn Fernandez

MIAMI — Dee Gordon hit an emotional homer in Miami's first at-bat following the death of Marlins ace Jose Fernandez in a boating accident.

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26.09.2016

Hicks's high school coach stunned to hear of Calgary Stampeder player's death

Mylan Hicks was a football coach's dream.

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National News

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26.09.2016

B.C. ministry to expand Metis commission's role amid high-profile toddler case

VANCOUVER — British Columbia will expand the role of its Metis representative in the child welfare system, amid criticism of the province's plan to adopt a Metis toddler to non-aboriginal parents in Ontario.

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26.09.2016

Find mill shooter not guilty because he was depressed: defence lawyer says

NANAIMO, B.C. — A defence lawyer says the man accused of murdering two of his former co-workers at a British Columbia sawmill should be acquitted of first-degree murder and convicted of manslaughter.

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26.09.2016

Montreal city council set to weigh merits of proposed pit bull bylaw

MONTREAL — The fight over Montreal's contentious pit bull legislation comes to a head this week as city lawmakers are set to weigh the merits of the bylaw amid a last-ditch counter-offensive by opponents trying to convince them it's unnecessary.

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Ontario News

Recent Ontario Headlines

26.09.2016

Cop, tow truck driver injured as car slams into collision scene on Highway 403

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Provincial police say an officer and a tow truck operator are injured following a collision on Highway 403 in Mississauga, Ont.

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26.09.2016

Monsef case highlights absurdity of unfair law, BCCLA, refugee lawyers say

OTTAWA — Maryam Monsef could be stripped of her citizenship without a hearing under a law the Liberals denounced while in opposition but which they've been enforcing aggressively since taking power, civil liberties and refugee lawyers say.

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26.09.2016

Olympic silver medallist and world champion pairs skater Dafoe dies at 86

OTTAWA — Frances Dafoe, a Canadian pairs figure skater who won a world title and an Olympic silver medal, has died at age 86.

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World News

Recent World Headlines

26.09.2016

Protest planned in Ohio over fatal police shooting of teen

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A group calling for an independent investigation after an Ohio officer fatally shot a 13-year-old boy while investigating a reported armed robbery is planning a protest in downtown Columbus.

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26.09.2016

Houston gunman had 2 weapons, thousands of rounds at scene

HOUSTON — A disgruntled lawyer wearing military-style apparel with old Nazi emblems had two weapons and more than 2,500 rounds of live ammunition when he randomly shot at drivers in a Houston neighbourhood Monday before he was shot and killed by police, authorities said.

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26.09.2016

The Latest: Colombia accord signing ends with 'Ode to Peace'

CARTAGENA, Colombia — The latest on the signing of a historic peace deal in Colombia (all times local):

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Health & Wellness

Recent Health Headlines

26.09.2016

Saskatchewan town getting 2 new doctors; health region working on reopening ER

PREECEVILLE, Sask. — A Saskatchewan town is getting two new physicians to fill vacant positions.

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26.09.2016

Spending squabble looms as pressure mounts on Liberals over health spending

OTTAWA — A fresh bout of bickering over health care spending loomed on Canada's political horizon Monday as the federal Liberal government came under opposition fire for its apparent refusal to fully restore transfer payments to the provinces.

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26.09.2016

Walking is medicine? It helped high-risk seniors stay mobile

WASHINGTON — It's not too late to get moving: Simple physical activity — mostly walking — helped high-risk seniors stay mobile after disability-inducing ailments even if, at 70 and beyond, they'd long been couch potatoes.

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