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Here are the key proposals from the M5S-League government programme
Italian anti-establishment and far-right parties Friday took a step closer to forming a government by publishing a joint policy programmeHere are some of the proposals from the "government of change":
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Rare encounter between 2 wild, shrieking lynx caught on video
Ed Trist lives in the Ontario bush and had been planning to catch a few minnows for fishingbut instead caught a rare sighting of two lynx squaring off and wailing at one another.
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CommentShowbiz | 9:51 PM on Monday
An Alberta family out enjoying the long weekend unexpectedly became rescuers to a young moose that had gotten stuck in mud up to its head.
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CommentMisc CDN | 9:45 PM on Monday
An Okanagan man is crediting his loyal pooches, Lady and Ruth, for saving him after a terrible rollover crash last year. On Monday, the Purina pet food company honoured the dogs with an award.
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CommentMisc CDN | 9:36 PM on Monday
Saskatchewan couple Sheri Niemegeers and Gabe Rosescu were swept away when a wall of mud and trees came hurtling down a steep mountain pass toward their vehicle.
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CommentSports | 4:33 PM on Sunday
BALTIMORE – Justify rounded the final turn and hit the top of the stretch winded but with the lead. The roar from the crowd was delayed, hushed by the thick fog that enveloped the track. When Justify emerged from the haze in view of the grandstand, tra
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CommentMisc World | 4:08 PM on Sunday
If last weekend’s federal elections demonstrated anything, it was that much of the Iraqi population is done with foreign intervention.
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CommentMisc World | 4:02 PM on Sunday
The Saskatchewan Beekeepers Development Commission says it could take years for the population to recover.
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CommentMisc World | 3:58 PM on Sunday
Beekeepers in Alberta are reporting losses of between 30 and 50 percent of their hives mostly due to the cold, harsh winter.
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CommentShowbiz | 3:03 PM on Sunday
When Gayatri Kaimal, a seventh-grader from Tucson, Arizona, competes in the National Geographic Bee finals this weekend, she’ll be one of the only four girls on stage.
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CommentBusiness | 2:53 PM on Sunday
Derek Burney, senior strategic advisor for Norton Rose Fulbright and former ambassador to the U.S - "We simply have to get our act together on these matters because we’re becoming a laughing stock in the world.”
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CommentMisc World | 2:47 PM on Sunday
MOSCOW - Four gunmen attacked a Russian Orthodox church in the mostly Muslim Russian province of Chechnya, but were killed by security forces in a clash Saturday that also left two policemen and a churchgoer dead.
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CommentProvincial Politics | 12:10 PM on Saturday
Ontario Liberal leader and current Premier Kathleen Wynne said she would be “very worried” about the fate of her party’s social programs should the Progressive Conservatives and Doug Ford form the next provincial government.
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CommentTech | 11:58 AM on Saturday
This spring in Britain the Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) revealed that Britain had launched its first-ever military-style cyber campaign against the Islamic State. But will Canada make similar announcements in the days to come?
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CommentProvincial Politics | 11:54 AM on Saturday
TORONTO - Doug Ford said Friday that a Progressive Conservative government would allow beer and wine to be sold in Ontario corner stores, timing his announcement with the start of a long weekend.
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CommentMisc CDN | 11:47 AM on Saturday
Groups are protesting against the arrival of asylum seekers at unofficial ports of entry. Others are there to denounce their message and welcome the new arrivals.
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CommentMisc CDN | 11:43 AM on Saturday
The former chief of the Mikinaks, a so-called Indigenous community that gained infamy in 2016, is now fending off harassment from people angry that she's received Indian status.
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CommentMisc CDN | 11:29 AM on Saturday
Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen says the Nigerian government has pledged to discourage its citizens from claiming asylum in Canada by crossing between ports of entry along the U.S. border.
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CommentMisc World | 11:27 AM on Saturday
SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of North Korea on Saturday reiterated its demands for South Korea to send back 12 North Korean restaurant workers who came to the South in 2016, saying such a move would demonstrate Seoul's willingness to improve relations.
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CommentMisc CDN | 11:16 AM on Saturday
Contradictory stories from a Canadian man about his time with ISIS in Syria raise questions about whether what he’s told two major media organizations about his role in killings overseas is true, and what should be done about it?
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CommentProvincial Politics | 11:13 AM on Saturday
She wants to be Mississauga Centre MPP but if she wins don't ask this NDP candidate to wear a poppy on Remembrance Day. "I just wear my peace button on my jacket as always and wait for the collective brainwashing to blow over," said Laura Kaminker in a 20
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CommentLaw & Order | 12:31 AM on Saturday
Two men had followed the woman to a park but her martial arts skills allowed her to fight them off.
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CommentLaw & Order | 10:32 AM on Friday
A man firing gunshots and waving an American flag inside the Trump National Doral resort in northwest Miami-Dade was shot by police early Friday.
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CommentLaw & Order | 10:22 AM on Friday
Two suspects have been arrested after gunfire broke out at a Houston-area high school this morning, killing eight to 10 people, most of them students, authorities say.
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CommentEnvironmental | 10:03 AM on Friday
The EU referred Britain, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, and Romania to the European Court of Justice for breaching limits on air pollution.
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CommentMisc CDN | 9:16 AM on Friday
The threats were spoken in Arabic, and only came to light when Bayan Ayoub, 25, told her Canadian boyfriend, who encouraged her to go to police
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CommentPolitical | 7:54 AM on Friday
The relationship between GDP and nighttime lighting differs greatly among countries.
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CommentBusiness | 6:31 AM on Friday
Trade tensions may be starting to hold back global merchandise trade, the World Trade Organization said on Friday, as it published an outlook indicator showing growth was above trend this quarter but slowing down.
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CommentLaw & Order | 6:06 AM on Friday
A joint venture between Canada's three largest telecom companies has been selling the real-time location of its subscribers to third parties — as long they have your consent, the company says.
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CommentMisc World | 5:15 AM on Friday
Sergei Skripal, a former Russian spy who was poisoned by a nerve agent in Britain more than two months ago, has been discharged from hospital, England's health service said on Friday.
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CommentProvincial Politics | 10:22 AM on Thursday
Alberta has passed legislation giving the energy minister power to stop gasoline shipments to British Columbia if that province continues to throw up barriers to the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, and Alberta's premier says she is ready to use it.
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CommentEnvironmental | 7:19 AM on Thursday
Something strange is happening with a now-banned chemical that eats away at Earth's protective ozone layer: Scientists say there's more of it — not less — going into the atmosphere and they don't know where it is coming from.