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Rosalie Gagnon Was Stabbed To Death, Quebec City Police Say

Rosalie Gagnon Was Stabbed To Death, Quebec City Police Say

QUEBEC — Police say a two-year-old Quebec girl who died in hospital after being found in a garbage can had been stabbed. Rosalie Gagnon’s mother was charged Thursday with mischief, violating probation and obstructing the work of a police officer in the infant’s death. Quebec City police had recommended Audrey Gagnon, 23, be charged with […]

Allison Mack, 'Smallville' Star, Pleads Not Guilty To Sex Trafficking

An actress best known for playing a young Superman’s friend has pleaded not guilty to charges she helped recruit women into a cult-like organization. Allison Mack was charged Friday with sex trafficking after federal prosecutors said she worked as a slave “master” recruiting women to a group led by a man who sold himself as […]

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Please Stop Playing ‘Despacito,’ TTC Urges Subway Accordion Players

TORONTO — A pair of accordion players performing the summer hit “Despacito” while appearing on subway trains in Toronto have been warned to stop or risk being fined, the city’s transit agency said Friday. The two men have been spotted separately by commuters on various stretches of the subway system in recent days and videos […]

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B.C. Provincial Health Officer Speaks Out After Naturopath Treated Boy With Rabid Dog Saliva

VANCOUVER — British Columbia’s top doctor and an alternative-medicine group are both expressing concern about a Victoria naturopath who treated a four-year-old boy with the saliva of a rabid dog. Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry says she is urging Health Canada to review its approval of lyssin, a naturopathic product that claims to contain […]

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Liberal MP Says Pharmacare Support Is Critical For Re-Election Chances

HALIFAX — A Liberal MP urged convention delegates Friday to support a policy proposal to implement universal access to necessary medicines, arguing it’s an issue their party should own going into next year’s election, not the NDP. Oakville MP John Oliver made the remark during a workshop focused on health and social development issues. He […]

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I Took These Steps To Work Through A Devastating Rejection

When my engagement was called off, I was the most devastated person walking the earth. At first I acted like it was no big a deal; after all, I was not the first to have a broken engagement and neither would I be the last. I had forced smiles for most of the first few […]

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Sam Oosterhoff, 20-Year-Old Ontario MPP, Sang 'Nobody Knows The Trouble I've Seen' On TV

A young Ontario politician raised some eyebrows when he sang a African-American spiritual during a TV interview. Sam Oosterhoff, Progressive Conservative MPP for Niagara West-Glanbrook, also happens to play the piano and sing, and during his interview on “The Agenda with Steve Paikin,” host Paikin asked if he would sing something for the viewers. But […]

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Liberal MP Still Wants Drugs Decriminalized Despite Health Minister's Objection

HALIFAX — A Liberal MP who has spent years advocating for the decriminalization of illicit drugs as a way of mitigating Canada’s opioid crisis says he isn’t dismayed by the health minister’s dismissal of the idea. Referencing Portugal’s decision to decriminalize illicit drugs in 2001, Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor suggested this week that the […]

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Priyanka Chopra Praises Meghan Markle With A Nod To Princess Diana

Priyanka Chopra just said what many of us are already thinking: Meghan Markle will be a “princess for the people.” The “Bawatch” star — who has been close friends with Markle for about two years — made the comment in an essay for Time magazine, which featured the former “Suits” star and her future husband, […]

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HSBC, Europe's Largest Bank, Cuts Off Financing To The Oilsands

London-based HSBC, Europe’s largest bank, has joined a growing number of financial institutions that are cutting off funding to oilsands projects. As part of reforms to its energy policy, HSBC says it will no longer finance new projects in the oilsands or related pipelines. It will also halt funding of new coal power plants, in […]

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