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Vancouver looking for ‘Snow Angels’ to help seniors clear their walkways
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The program helps connect volunteers with seniors and people with mobility challenges who need help clearing snow.

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After 90 years, Vernon Legion could soon shutter its doors
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After more than nine decades, Vernon’s legion could disappear in a matter of months.

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It’s sub-zero and snowing, but in Vancouver, some sleep outside anyway
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Even with having an option for a roof over their heads, some homeless people are still choosing to sleep outside.

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Kim Boutin named Canada’s flag-bearer for 2018 Winter Olympics closing ceremony
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Ice dancers Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir were Canada’s flag bearers at the opening ceremony.

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Kelowna Rockets narrowly defeat Seattle Thunderbirds
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Cal Foote, Dillon Dube, Leif Mattson, Kaedan Korczak and Lind all with Kelowna goals toward the 5-4 win.

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Canadian freestyle skier Dave Duncan, manager arrested for allegedly stealing car, driving drunk at 2018 Winter Games
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Canadian freestyle skier Dave Duncan and a Team Canada manager were arrested after allegedly stealing a vehicle and driving under the influence in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

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How a B.C. cartoonist sketched an enduring memorial to Florida school shooting victims
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“There’s something I’ve figured out about art, is that everyone can draw.”

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New Brunswick good Samaritan returns stolen generator
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Thanks to the honesty of one of the good guys, that runaway generator found its way back home.

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Quebec universities launch ‘world first’ UNESCO anti radicalization chair
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The research centre will be directed by a team of professors from Concordia University, Université de Sherbrooke and Université du Québec a Montréal.

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How to properly clean and disinfect your chopping board
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Using just soap and water isn’t going to cut it.

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Dutch Olympic athletes throw giant fake medal into crowd, injure women
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The incident left two women injured, including one who was taken to hospital with a cut. 

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Stranded U.S. marines volunteer at Montreal’s Welcome Hall Mission
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A group of American navy sailors stuck in Montreal since December volunteered at the Welcome Hall Mission Friday morning, helping hand out food to Montrealers in need.

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Fishing company ‘nerve wracked’ after $80K jet boat stolen
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The boat is described as a “candy apple red” silver Outlaw 21-foot clear water jet boat. There are decals that read Rivermonster.ca on both sides and the registry numbers “C25360A.” It’s worth about $80,000.

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John A. MacDonald statue in Victoria Park struck by vandalism
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A statue of Canada’s first Prime Minister in Victoria Park was vandalized overnight.

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Trump criticizes ailing John McCain for blocking health care reform vote
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Trump renewed his criticism of John McCain for the senator’s dramatic thumbs-down deciding vote last year against the GOP health care repeal.

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Edmonton council committee adopts grass clipping ban from curbside pickup
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By September, you won’t be able to bag your grass clippings and leave them out for the city to collect with the garbage. Council’s utilities committee adopted the proposed ban Friday.

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Flood watch issued for Peterborough and surrounding areas due to ice jams
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Otonabee Region Conservation Authority has issued a flood watch for Peterborough and surrounding areas, including Selwyn, Douro-Dummer, City of Kawartha Lakes, Cavan Monaghan, Otonabee South Monaghan, and Trent Hills.

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Online marketplace aims to reduce amount of food wasted in Edmonton
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Our Servings is an online marketplace that matches surplus or aesthetically imperfect food from producers with people who are interested in buying it at a discount.

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1 Chilliwack house. 1 homicide. 2 suspected drug raids. And a neighbourhood totally on edge
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“The criminal has more rights than the people that are having to deal with it,”

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Canada’s India Sherret crashes hard in ski cross at 2018 Winter Olympics
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She’s the second Canadian to stretchered off course during Games

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Neigbours concerned about Kelowna cherry company’s expansion plans
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Coral Beach Farms, situated on Shanks Road at the Kelowna/Lake Country border, is one of the largest, if not the largest cherry companies in the Okanagan with acreages all over the Central Okanagan and it’s about to get bigger.

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Canada flew Vikram Vij to India at taxpayer expense so he could cook for Trudeau and company
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“It’s a small, small investment to bring a world class chef that Vikram Vij is,” said a communications strategist.

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No one vetted a convict invited to Trudeau dinner in India; questions emerge on why India lifted his travel ban
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Jaspal Atwal, a man convicted of attempted murder and once called a “terrorist” by a Canadian judge, was not vetted before he was added to the guest list of a dinner being held by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

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Canada wins gold, silver in women’s ski cross at 2018 Winter Olympics
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Serwa and Phelan took the one-two spots ahead of Fanny Smith of Switzerland who finished third for the bronze medal.

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Tanker truck rollover in Sturgeon County shuts down part of Highway 28A
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Part of a highway in Sturgeon County was shut down Thursday night after a semi-truck carrying “a highly flammable liquid” rolled over.

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B.C. finance minister not ruling out tweaks to new housing taxes
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Carole James says “there may be changes that need to occur” as the province implements its aggressive suite of housing taxes.

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‘An unmitigated, long-term disaster’: Toronto start-ups fearful of potential Amazon HQ2
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While thousands of Toronto residents are celebrating their city making it to the next round in potentially hosting Amazon HQ2, local start-ups fear the tech giant may suck dry an already shallow talent pool.

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Bill Kelly: Sadly, we know how this gun debate will end
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Donald Trump said it was a mental health issue, not a gun issue, and he suggests that more guns in schools will make things safer.

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Canada loses to U.S. in men’s Olympic curling semifinal
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Canada has lost to the United States in the men’s curling semifinal at the 2018 Winter Olympics and will move to the bronze medal game.

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Teen pleads not guilty in stabbing at RM of Buckland party
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A teen has pleaded not guilty to aggravated assault after a girl was stabbed multiple times at a party in the RM of Buckland.

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Second day of deliberations in Tina Fontaine murder trial set to take place Thursday in Winnipeg
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Jurors in Winnipeg are to continue deliberating today at the trial of the man accused of killing 15-year-old Tina Fontaine and dumping her body in the Red River.

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COMMENTARY: The Ontario PC Party is poised to win, despite itself
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Just what do Ontario’s PCs need to do to lose?

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Jeremy Bieber, dad to Justin, announces new wife is pregnant
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Jeremy Bieber took to Instagram to share the happy news on Wednesday, “My beautiful wife and…” he captioned the photo of Chelsey Rebelo showing off a growing baby bump.

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London city hall hopes odour fines will pass the sniff test
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London city hall may soon get tougher with companies responsible for creating foul odours.

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December no longer peak shopping season? Retail sales slip for the month
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Canadian retail sales dipped during the last month of 2017.

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Man lobs grenade at U.S. embassy in Montenegro before blowing himself up
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No casualties were reported from the embassy which confirmed a small explosion near its compound. The U.S. State Department said checks were being carried out to ensure all staff were safe.

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Toronto amateur baseball coach charged with sex assault in historical case
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Police say the alleged incidents took place between 1993 and 2001 while the victim was between 11 and 19 years old.

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B.C. environment minister denies wrongdoing after giving heads-up to activists over bitumen
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George Heyman says he did nothing wrong,

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Calgary considering where cannabis retail stores can set up
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Calgary city councillors grappled with a number of questions surrounding location and rules about cannabis retail stores setting up in the city once pot is legal.

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Kim Zippel to run in Otonabee Ward, as candidates prepare for new election rules
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Changes to the Municipal Elections Act are changing the way potential candidates run and finance their campaigns.

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Tessa Virtue, Scott Moir to pay tribute to Gord Downie, will skate to Hip’s ‘Long Time Running’
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Virtue and Moir captured a pair of gold medals at the Pyeongchang Olympics, and will skate to the Hip’s “Long Time Running,” at figure skating’s gala on Sunday.

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