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Special Whitecourt Wolverines hockey game will pay tribute to slain brothers
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The lives of two young hockey players will be remembered at a special game in Whitecourt, Alta. this weekend, one year after they were found murdered in Spruce Grove, Alta.

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Residents outside Revelstoke may be left without firefighting services in the New Year
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The city has provided fire services for residents of rural Revelstoke and Trout Lake since the 1980s, but according to a court document filed by the CSRD, the city wanted to terminate its agreement.

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Bus rapid transit information session draws crowd of non-bus riders
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Concerns ranged from increased traffic congestion, the project’s timeline and whether there’s still room for change, and the $500-million cost.

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Losing skid continues for the Vancouver Canucks
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Vancouver continued its losing streak Wednesday night, losing 7-1 to the Nashville Predators.

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The Vancouver School Board is changing how it’s covered by media
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Former VSB chair Patti Bacchus says there’s now a separate designated area for ‘accredited media’, but it’s not clear what that may mean.

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Town of Lincoln opens doors in China
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Two agreements were signed specific to Lincoln: the signing of a partnership agreement with the Chongqing Wine Association and the signing of a friendship agreement with future sister city Xijing.

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FortisBC to slash natural gas rates in 2018
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The changes will mean about a $45 in annual savings for most British Columbians.

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Online shopping tips to ensure timely deliveries from Canada Post this holiday season
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Canada Post said there are some things shoppers should watch for before they buy, to avoid disappointment this Christmas.

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Grief for Sask. foster mom after grinch makes off with Christmas treasures
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A Prince Albert foster mom’s heart sank after thieves make off with her van loaded with Christmas gifts for the family.

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Hamilton Bulldogs making ‘win now’ moves in pursuit of Memorial Cup
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Nicholas Caamano, from Ancaster, Ont., was dealt to the Ontario Hockey League’s Bulldogs in November by the Flint Firebirds in a trade that signals that Hamilton is all-in this season.

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Why Sundays and Fridays will be particularly important travel days in 2018
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As it turns out, Tuesdays are not actually the best days to book your vacations. Here are other travel tips to save you money.

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Guards seize $10K worth of opiates at Nova Scotia prison
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Officers with the Correction Service of Canada reportedly intercepted an inmate on December 12 who was attempting to bring in 10.48 grams of opiate beads.

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Man with gun inside Vaughan bank, police operation underway
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A York Regional Police spokesperson told Global News emergency crews were called to the bank, located near Dufferin Street and Major Mackenzie Drive West, just before 1:10 p.m.

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Waste worker’s close call with exploding flare a helpful reminder of what can’t be recycled
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Surveillance video captured the moment a marine flare exploded in a British waste worker’s hands after the pyrotechnic was disposed of in a recycling bin.

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Illinois firefighters stage daring rescue after dog falls through ice on frozen lake
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An Illinois fire department released video of a dramatic rescue after a dog fell through the ice, stranding it in freezing water in the middle of the lake.

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Former Manitoba Bison Geoff Gray signs with Cleveland Browns
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Former Manitoba Bisons offensive lineman Geoff Gray signed a standard rookie contract with the NFL’s Cleveland Browns.

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City of Vancouver approves 2018 budget, with a last-minute property tax hike
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Staff had originally recommended a 3.9 per cent property tax hike. It was increased.

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Doug Jones claims victory in Alabama Senate race, Roy Moore says recount may be needed
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In a stunning victory aided by scandal, Democrat Doug Jones won Alabama’s special Senate election on Tuesday, defeating Roy Moore.

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North Okanagan students offered vaccine to fight meningitis
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Students and staff at Kalamalka Secondary School near Vernon will be offered a vaccine Thursday to help prevent the spread of meningitis.

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FBI agent removed from Russia investigation team called Donald Trump an ‘idiot’
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Peter Strzok was removed from Mueller’s team following the discovery of politically charged text messages referring to President Donald Trump.

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‘Should I Be Worried?’: the $100,000 question that Vancouverites paid for
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The question confounds city residents, but it makes plenty of sense to some.

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Flames lose in shootout
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 Mikael Granlund scored the winning goal in a shootout and the Minnesota Wild defeated the Calgary Flames 2-1 on Tuesday night. The shootout reached the fifth round before Granlund beat Mike Smith. Alex Stalock stopped Michael Ferland to give Minnesota its third straight victory, the first two coming in overtime. Ferland and Minnesota’s Matt Cullen…

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Alberta’s list of qualified service dog providers continues to grow
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The Alberta government says five new organizations will now be able to train, test and provide service dogs to people across the province who may need them.

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Christmas Bureau serves up Christmas spirit at annual Edmonton breakfast
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The Christmas Bureau of Edmonton held their annual breakfast fundraiser Tuesday morning.

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Lethbridge Hurricanes open road trip with 5-3 loss in Saskatoon
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The Lethbridge Hurricanes fell behind early and could not recover as they dropped a 5-3 decision in Saskatoon to kick off a four-game road trip on Tuesday.

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New York City subway bombing suspect faces federal charges
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An immigrant from Bangladesh arrested on charges of using a weapon of mass destruction in the New York City subway system in a suicide attack has been charged in federal court.

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South Carolina serial killer Todd Kohlhepp taunts police in chilling letter: there are more victims
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“At this point,” a South Carolina man convicted of killing seven people wrote in a letter, “I really don’t see reason to give numbers or locations.”

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Garneau, senators at odds over air passenger rights bill delay
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The legislation would set rules and fines for airlines when issues arise such as lost luggage or overbooked flights.

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Victim of Hwy. 7 head-on crash identified; injured children remain in hospital
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Police have identified the Havelock woman who died in a head-on collision on Sunday afternoon just east of Peterborough.

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Police search for wanted man who frequents Hamilton, Toronto
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OPP are asking for the public’s help in tracking down a wanted 24-year-old man, who’s in breach of his parole.

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CFL’s top lineman Stanley Bryant returning to Winnipeg Blue Bombers
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The Winnipeg Blue Bombers have re-signed offensive lineman Stanley Bryant to a two-year contract.

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City council approves $4M for Canadian Canoe Museum; rejects DBIA levy increase
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Peterborough city council has approved $4 million for the new Canadian Canoe Museum after initially only approving $2M.

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Kathleen Wynne says apology from Patrick Brown would end defamation lawsuit
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Kathleen Wynne remains hopeful that Patrick Brown will apologize and that will be the end of the lawsuit.

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Artificial intelligence to change check-in procedures at Edmonton International Airport
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A forum Monday heard about all the new ways of doing business that are being kicked around for both WestJet and the Edmonton International Airport.

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Police should stop attending overdose calls, says Vancouver legal advocacy group
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“People should not have fear when they’re calling 911 for assistance, and police should not be showing up at the scenes of overdoses and engaging in investigation.”

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Is Calgary facing an outbreak of kennel cough?
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A flu-like illness found in our pets seems to be making the rounds in Calgary. Cases of kennel cough are being reported by dog owners across the city.

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Red-suited man on a sleigh pushes deer to safety
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Reindeer are supposed to pull Santa Claus’ sleigh, but in Oregon recently, a red-suited man on a sled wound up pushing a deer.

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Toronto Public Library board votes to revise room-booking policy after controversial memorial
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Among the changes outlined in a report approved by board members Monday evening, library staff will be able to deny or cancel bookings “when the library reasonably believes the purpose of the booking is likely to promote, or would have the effect of promoting, discrimination, contempt or hatred of any group.”

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‘Man flu’ may be real, Canadian doctor argues
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The Oxford dictionary defines the “man flu” as “a cold or similar minor ailment as experienced by a man who is regarded as exaggerating the severity of the symptoms.”

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Reward offered for safe return of 6 horses stolen from Alberta ranch
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A $2,500 reward is now being offered for information that leads to the return of six horses that were stolen last week from a ranch in Wetaskiwin County.

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Max Jones lifts the London Knights over the Erie Otters
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The London Knights won their second game in a row, beating the Erie Otters at home on Sunday afternoon.

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