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Looking for Donald Trump in all the wrong places
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 08:31:00 EST

Michael Lewis, the author of ‘Moneyball’ and ‘The Big Short,’ headed to the White House to query the U.S. president, but wound up on Steve Bannon’s couch.
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Half of Ontarians would vote for PCs in next election with Christine Elliott at the helm: poll
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 06:00:00 EST

The Forum Poll surveyed 949 Ontario voters, 49 per cent of whom said they would support the Tories in the next election, a jump of seven percentage points in just a few weeks.
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Toronto firefighter who disappeared in New York and wound up in California returns home
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 11:46:44 EST

Danny Filippidis made a brief stop in Lake Placid, N.Y., to talk to police before heading home to Canada. Police say Filippidis couldn’t provide many details of how he showed up in California.
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MPPs return to Queen’s Park — and radically altered political landscape
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 11:20:52 EST

The Liberals and NDP have gone through shake-ups but the Progressive Conservatives are in turmoil with the election just months away.
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Canada ties for gold in two-man bobsled
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 08:47:35 EST

Justin Kripps and brakeman Alex Kopacz post four-run time of three minutes 16.86 seconds to match Germans for first, with Latvia taking home bronze.
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Parliament Hill can fix its sex harassment problem: top staffer
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 22:19:42 EST

From page to PM’s chief of staff, Katie Telford has seen Parliament Hill’s different power structures first hand. Now she’s trying to grapple with its harassment culture.
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Supreme Court ruling affirms injured workers’ rights on the job
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 16:50:16 EST

Decision sets a higher standard for lengths employers must go to find a suitable role for injured employees after a workplace accident.
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U.S. skier Gus Kenworthy kissed his boyfriend at the Olympics and the internet cheered
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 10:56:31 EST

“My childhood self would never have dreamed of seeing a gay kiss on TV at the Olympics but for the first time ever a kid watching at home can,” Kenworthy later tweeted.
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Insurer wants back $10M it paid to settle sex abuse claims against priests at Ontario diocese
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 11:40:17 EST

The diocese of London, Ont., is suing AXA Insurance for breach of contract. The insurer is pushing back, saying priests’ sex abuse of minors was covered up decades ago.
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For Dalton McGuinty, Family Day is a political masterstroke, and a personal heartache
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 05:00:00 EST

Dalton McGuinty’s government brought in the holiday in 2008. This year it’s likely to be felt more deeply at his home, with the Feb. 3 death of his mother, a force of nature and family matriarch
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Porch lights turn on across continent for New Brunswick teen behind online good-deed campaign
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 11:56:08 EST

Rebecca Schofield, who helped launched the #BeccaToldMeTo movement online, died of brain cancer Saturday in Moncton. She was 18 years old.
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Florida shooting survivors on potential collision course with Trump over gun control
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 07:32:34 EST

“You’re the president. You’re supposed to bring this nation together, not divide us,” one student told Trump on NBC as a student survivors mount campaign against the NRA.
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Thomas Walkom: Veer to the right in Ontario PC leadership race risks party’s election chances
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 05:30:00 EST

There may not be enough time before the June 7 election for the Tories to tack back to the centre, writes Thomas Walkom.
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