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Editorial: Legislation brings transparency to deaths of children in care

Posted by Oped 7 hours ago Calgary Herald| editorial legislation brings transparency deaths children care All
http://www.calgaryherald.com — Human Services Minister Manmeet Bhullar made a commitment to deliver change — and he was as good as his word when he tabled the Child, Youth and Family Enhancement Amendment Act in the legislature Tuesday. Read More
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Editorial: Spruce Meadow’s horse sense

Posted by Oped 7 hours ago Calgary Herald| editorial spruce meadows horse sense All
http://www.calgaryherald.com — We’re confident that non-profit groups will jump at the chance to further recover from last June’s devastating flooding. Read More
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Israel halts peace talks over Hamas unity deal

Posted by Oped 7 hours ago Toronto Star| israel halts peace talks hamas unity deal All
http://www.thestar.com — JERUSALEM—The Israeli government on Thursday cut off Mideast peace talks and threatened to impose new sanctions against the Palestinians in response to a unity agreement between rival Palestinian factions, pushing an embattled U.S. peace initiative to the brink of collapse.Israel’s Security Cabinet made the decision during a marathon emergency meeting convened to discuss the new Pal Read More
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Police investigating fatal shooting in Vaughan

Posted by Oped 7 hours ago Toronto Star| police investigating fatal shooting vaughan All
http://www.thestar.com — A man has died following a shooting in Vaughan Thursday afternoon. The shooting took place at a café on Regina Rd, in the Highway 7 and Martin Grove Rd. area, just after 2 p.m., according to York Regional Police.The man was found dead when he was located in a parking lot, police said. Homicide detectives have been called in to investigate.More to come. Read More
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Two killed in fighting in east Ukraine; Russia ramps up military exercises

Posted by Oped 7 hours ago Toronto Star| two killed fighting east ukraine russia ramps military exercises All
http://www.thestar.com — SLOVYANSK, UKRAINE—Russia's defence minister on Thursday announced new military exercises along the Ukrainian border just hours after Ukrainian troops killed at least two pro-Russia insurgents in eastern Ukraine.The clashes were the first since acting President Oleksandr Turchynov ordered the resumption Tuesday of military operations in eastern Ukraine, where pro-Russia protesters and mask Read More
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Police officer charged in Sammy Yatim shooting is back at work

Posted by Oped 7 hours ago Toronto Star| police officer charged sammy yatim shooting work All
http://www.thestar.com — The Toronto police officer charged in the shooting death of Sammy Yatim on a downtown streetcar last summer is back at work, the service confirmed ThursdayConst. James Forcillo was charged with second-degree murder last summer after police responded to a Dundas streetcar where Yatim, 18, was holding a small knife. MORE ON THESTAR.COMLawyer for Const. James Forcillo urges public to hear his sideCo Read More
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Avril Lavigne video appropriates Japanese culture. So why am I not outraged?

Posted by Oped 7 hours ago Toronto Star| avril lavigne video appropriates japanese culture outraged All
http://www.thestar.com — By all that is good and decent in pop music, I should feel deeply offended.After all, it’s not every day you witness a 29-year-old Canadian woman with the audacity to sing in the language of my ancestors, a beautiful, noble language — of which I speak hardly a word, a shameful circumstance that, conveniently, does not interfere with my right to take offence.If that’s not bad Read More
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Tim Hudak set to defend Kathleen Wynne’s defamation lawsuit

Posted by Oped 7 hours ago Toronto Star| tim hudak set defend kathleen wynnes defamation lawsuit All
http://www.thestar.com — The legal battle between Premier Kathleen Wynne and the Progressive Conservatives is heating up, with the Tories filing a notice of intend to defend in $2 million defamation suit.“We’re prepared to fight it out,” Conservative MPP Lisa MacLeod said Thursday, challenging Wynne to drop the suit and “stop playing little games behind the scenes with lawyers.”Wynne is Read More
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