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Fisheries Minister Hunter Tootoo resigns from Trudeau cabinet, cites ‘addiction issues’

OTTAWA — Fisheries Minister Hunter Tootoo, citing “addiction issues,” has resigned from the federal cabinet and is leaving the Liberal caucus.

Dominic LeBlanc, the government’s House leader, will assume Tootoo’s cabinet responsibilities. 295 more words

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Toronto heir accused of grisly Los Angeles murder could face death penalty

LOS ANGELES and TORONTO — A Canadian accused of torturing, disfiguring and ultimately killing his girlfriend in their West Hollywood apartment last week could be put to death by the state of California if convicted because of the gruesome nature of his alleged crime. 803 more words

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Vancouver Sunsets

I recently visited a friend in Vancouver, Canada, who was generous enough to take me on a photography tour around the city. The natural scenery and weather were so perfect that I think I’ve found my future home. 37 more words

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Quebec's Granby Zoo says it wouldn't hesitate to shoot if human life at risk

The Granby Zoo’s policy is that when human life is potentially in jeopardy, a “lethal shot” will be taken.

Shannon Ferrell, Granby Zoo’s chief of veterinary services, said the zoo was reviewing its safety protocol in the wake of the shooting death of a 400-pound gorilla at the Cincinnati Zoo. 397 more words

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Regina Real Canadian Superstore joins online grocery game

The Real Canadian Superstore located on Prince of Wales Drive, on the east end of the city has rolled out on online market. 

The program is called… 106 more words

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Why you should Volunteer at Tall Tree Music Festival

I’ve had the sheer pleasure of working for Tall Tree Music Festival for the past two years and have truly felt supported in my role. I started off as the Harm Reduction Team Manager, then as a supervisor and now I’m doing my best to rock the Media Team. 676 more words

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Crispin Duenas: A Q-and-A with an Olympic archer

In 2013, Crispin Duenas became the first Canadian in 41 years to win a medal in archery at the world championships, taking bronze. To get there, he had to compete against each of the medal winners at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. 1,660 more words

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