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Bonavista is looking to shut out Airbnb as long-term housing gets swallowed up by investors
The Town of Bonavista is hoping to put a freeze on accommodation properties because the short-term rental market in the popular tourism destination is putting stress on local housingsays the mayor.
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International help set to arrive in Chile after dozens killed in raging wildfires
Firefighters were battling dozens of raging wildfires in Chile on Sundaytrying to gain control of one of the country's worst natural disasters in years as the death toll rose to at least 24 with nearly 1,000 more injured.
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CommentHistory | 6:42 AM on Tuesday
Today, the country of North Macedonia lies just to the north of Greece. But until 2018, the country wasn’t called North Macedonia.
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CommentPolitical | 6:33 AM on Tuesday
Conservative leader Pierre Poilievre was referencing the failed addicition policies of the city's Downtown Eastside
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CommentLaw & Order | 6:32 AM on Tuesday
Alberta lawyers have voted to keep the rule allowing the law society to mandate legal education which has, so far, only been used for an Indigenous course.
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CommentPolitical | 6:31 AM on Tuesday
The city says it will financially help those in New York trying to get somewhere else. For many, that somewhere is the Canadian border, just a short taxi ride away from the Plattsburgh terminus.
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CommentEnvironmental | 5:49 AM on Tuesday
After more than a decade of work, the blueprints for a network of marine protected areas covering 30,000-square-kilometers off of Vancouver Island have been announced.
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CommentLaw & Order | 3:16 PM on Monday
Atomwaffen founder Brandon Russell and a girlfriend, Sarah Clendaniel, are accused of launching a neo-Nazi plot to attack power substations around Baltimore.
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CommentHealth | 12:31 PM on Monday
The federal government will propose a decade-long plan to fund and reform the health-care system when Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with the premiers in Ottawa on Tuesday, according to sources with knowledge of the plan.
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CommentMisc World | 12:27 PM on Monday
A powerful 7.8-magnitude earthquake rocked southeastern Turkey and northern Syria early Monday, toppling hundreds of buildings and killing more than 2,600 people. Hundreds were still believed to be trapped under rubble, and the toll was expected to rise a
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CommentMisc CDN | 6:10 AM on Monday
A small earthquake rumbled through western New York early Monday, alarming people in a region unaccustomed to such shaking but apparently causing no significant damage.
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CommentMisc CDN | 6:08 AM on Monday
A higher percentage of women agreed Canada is broken than did men, and more in the youngest age brackets than among the oldest
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CommentMisc World | 5:48 AM on Monday
A powerful 7.8 magnitude earthquake rocked wide swaths of Turkiye and Syria early Monday, toppling hundreds of buildings and killing more than 1,300 people. Hundreds were still believed to be trapped under rubble, and the toll was expected to rise as resc
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CommentMisc World | 10:09 AM on Sunday
The extreme cold that gripped Nova Scotia late Friday and into Saturday caused water pipes to freeze. With the warming temperatures, those pipes are now thawing and busting, leaving people scrambling to find help.
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CommentEnvironmental | 7:28 PM on Saturday
Dozens of raging wildfires in Chile claimed at least thirteen lives and torched some 14,000 hectares, authorities reported on Friday, as a summer heatwave sweeps across the country.
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CommentMisc CDN | 10:41 AM on Saturday
Zipping down a snow-covered hill on a toboggan can be a fun activity for kids or families, but for one group of New Brunswickers, tobogganing brings out their competitive spirit. The Fredericton Toboggan Club is heading to Maine for the U.S. National Tobo
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CommentMisc CDN | 10:33 AM on Saturday
As Nova Scotians deal with a blast of frigid weather, some are also dealing with power outages. As of 1:48 p.m. AT Saturday, around 13,000 Nova Scotia Power customers were without electricity.
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CommentMisc World | 10:38 AM on Saturday
A train derailment and resulting large fire prompted an evacuation order and a declaration of a state of emergency in an Ohio village near the Pennsylvania state line on Friday night, covering the area in billows of smoke lit orange by the flames below.
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CommentHealth | 3:28 PM on Friday
With an unrelenting overdose crisis claiming an average of six lives a day in British Columbia — the opposition leader says there needs to be a bigger focus on treatment options, and is proposing a model he calls a "radical shift."
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CommentLaw & Order | 1:37 PM on Friday
On Feb. 3, the House standing committee on public safety and national security (SECU) heard from MP Taleep Noormohamed, who announced the government’s intent...
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CommentLaw & Order | 6:31 AM on Friday
Thousands of frustrated Texans shivered in their homes Thursday after more than a day without power, including many in the state capital, as an icy winter storm that has been blamed for at least 10 traffic deaths lingered across much of the southern U.S.
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CommentHealth | 5:51 AM on Friday
A northern Ontario First Nation that has lived under a boil-water advisory for nearly three decades has hired an outside consultant to find out once and for all what ails the community's water system.
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CommentStrange | 12:14 AM on Friday
The U.S. is currently tracking a suspected Chinese surveillance balloon that has been seen over U.S. airspace for the last couple of days.Read more here: htt...
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CommentLaw & Order | 8:13 PM on Thursday
A longtime CBC journalist and editor who died after a random assault in Toronto is being remembered as an “exceptional storyteller.”According to a CBC report...
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CommentTech | 5:37 PM on Thursday
Canada's cyber intelligence agency says Lockbit — a prolific ransomware group with links to Russia — was responsible for 22 per cent of attributed ransomware incidents in Canada last year and will pose an "enduring threat
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CommentHealth | 5:37 PM on Thursday
Avian flu has been found in tissue samples from seals that died in a 'mass mortality event' in the Caspian Sea, and scientists are investigating the possibility that it is the first transmission of the virus between mammals in the wild
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CommentPolitical | 4:24 PM on Thursday
NDP MP Lori Idlout says she wants to see progress this year on completing the TRC’s Calls to Action related to missing children and burial sites, along with passage of Bill C-273 and amendments to Bill C-38.
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CommentProvincial Politics | 4:20 PM on Thursday
MONTREAL — The federal government’s appointment of Amira Elghawaby as its first special representative on combating Islamophobia has caused an uproar in Quebec…
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CommentShowbiz | 2:32 PM on Thursday
Gawker is shutting down for a second time. After first shutting down following a lawsuit from wrestler Hulk Hogan, the pop culture and satire website was acquired by Bustle Digital Group CEO Bryan Goldberg in the summer of 2018 for $1.35 million. Bustle r
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CommentLaw & Order | 12:01 PM on Thursday
A search warrant executed at a Surrey business allegedly being used as "a front for drug trafficking" led to the seizure of thousands of potentially fatal doses of illicit drugs, according to Mounties.
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CommentScience | 10:19 AM on Thursday
Chinese scientists have successfully cloned three 'super cows' that can produce an unusually high amount of milk, state media reported, hailing it as a breakthrough for China's dairy industry to reduce its dependence on imported breeds.
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CommentReligion | 10:18 AM on Thursday
The rising demand for ayahuasca has led to hundreds of psychedelic churches in the U.S., which advocates say are protected from prosecution by a 2006 U.S. Supreme Court ruling.