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Shooting victim drives to east-end Toronto hospital, rushed to trauma centre: paramedics

A man with gunshot wounds is in serious condition after Toronto paramedics say he drove himself to a hospital in the city’s east end.Emergency crews were called to The Scarborough Hospital – General site, near McCowan Road and Lawrence Avenue East, just before 7:40 p.m. Tuesday.A Toronto Paramedics Services spokesperson …

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Calgary Firefighters Association says cutting K-9 arson unit will affect public safety

Cutting the Calgary Fire Department’s (CFD) K-9 unit will be going ahead, the Calgary Firefighters Association (CFA) told Global News after a Tuesday meeting between the firefighters’ union, CFD managers and city labour relations representatives.As part of $4.5 million in budget adjustments necessary after the city finalized its four-year operating …

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Kim Jong-Un promises more weapons, heaps praise on North Korean rocket scientists

North Korea‘s leader Kim Jong Un vowed to develop more nuclear weapons on Tuesday while personally decorating scientists and officials who contributed to the development of Pyongyang‘s most advanced intercontinental ballistic missile, the Hwasong-15.

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Polls close in tight Alabama Senate race with high stakes for Trump

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Reuters) – Polls closed on Tuesday in a bitter U.S. Senate race in Alabama with high stakes for President Donald Trump, who has endorsed fellow Republican Roy Moore despite allegations against the candidate of sexual misconduct toward teenagers. Moore, 70, a former Alabama Supreme Court chief justice, is …

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Toronto targeting recycling contamination with bin inspections

The City of Toronto says it’s lifting the lids on residents’ recycling bins in order to help curb a pricey problem.Roughly 26 per cent of what gets put in recycling bins is actually garbage, and the city says it’s costing millions of dollars.“For every percentage point we can reduce that, …

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Kelowna man allegedly assaulted when he interrupted an apparent theft

Two men have been arrested in connection to an alleged assault that occurred during an apparent theft in Kelowna.Police received a call about an assault in the 700-block of Glenwood Avenue on Monday morning at about 2:20 a.m.The victim told police he was hit in the back by a golf …

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All hands on deck for daytime checkstop near Alberta community of Standoff

[unable to retrieve full-text content]The checkstop lasted almost five hours in two different locations. No charges for impaired driving were handed out, but 30 tickets were issued for other issues.

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Tillerson overture to North Korea: U.S. ready to talk without pre-conditions

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson offered on Tuesday to begin direct talks with North Korea without pre-conditions, backing away from a key U.S. demand that Pyongyang must first accept that any negotiations would have to be about giving up its nuclear arsenal. “Let’s just meet,” Tillerson …

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Commissioner hears requests for standing in long-term care home public inquiry in St. Thomas

For Barbara Timmerman, getting standing at hearings for the province’s public inquiry into long-term care homes isn’t about placing blame.The London supply teacher navigated Ontario’s health-care system with her elderly father — a journey that came to an end in August, following a “life-ending injury,” just days after he moved …

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Saskatchewan explores new law that could warn victims of partners’ violent past

A new law is being explored by the province that, if enacted, could go a long way in protecting those affected by domestic violence.Since 2014, the Regina Police Service has responded to an increasing number of police-reported cases of domestic violence.“In 2014, we were responding to about 14 calls of …