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Despite risk of cyber attacks, political parties still handle Canadians’ data with no rules in place

The Liberal government is warning about cyber security threats to the 2019 election, but the Democratic Institutions Minister says it’s not time for privacy and security rules for political parties.
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David Suzuki ‘delighted’ that $85M slated for mercury cleanup
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 01:07:36 +0200
That the $85-million mercury cleanup announcement came the day before environmentalist David Suzuki was scheduled to visit Grassy Narrows was “a rather amazing coincidence” Suzuki said.
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Federal government must prosecute Volkswagen for cheating, environment groups say
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 12:00:00 +0200
The government’s investigation of 105,000 VW cars at centre of emissions-test scandal is still ongoing after nearly two years.
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Disabled man caught in the middle of program, family disputes
Fri, 16 Jun 2017 16:00:00 +0200
Nicholas Deak, 31, won’t get access to services he’s had for nine years.
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Canadian scientists labouring under massive funding gap, report finds
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 03:33:07 +0200
A report released Wednesday found 40 per cent of Canadian scientists changed the direction of their research program in the past 10 years — usually away from basic science.
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Decision time for Raptors’ Ujiri and MLSE: Arthur
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 03:25:38 +0200
With help from former MLSE boss Tim Leiweke, no less, the Knicks ramp up recruiting of Raptors boss Masai Ujiri to replace outgoing Zen master Phil Jackson. The ball’s in Ujiri’s court.
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‘I took a hostage. Are you listening to me?’
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 02:38:39 +0200
Wednesday morning, a man called the Toronto Star saying he was “at a breaking point.” It was clear this was unlike any other call into the newsroom.
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Former city bureaucrat Jim Hart appointed to Ward 44 seat
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 02:03:36 +0200
Hart beat former city councillor David Soknacki and 35 other candidates for the job as steward for the once-vacant ward.
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North Korea warns U.S. and the rest of the world it will keep building nuclear arsenal
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 02:01:10 +0200
“No matter what others say, whatever sanctions, pressure and military attack may follow, we will not flinch from the road to build up nuclear forces,” says North Korea’s UN ambassador Kim In Ryong.
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Selling off Hydro One is Wynne’s biggest blunder as premier: Cohn
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 01:22:54 +0200
Liberals sold off Hydro One despite lack of public support, wrongly counting on the inattention of the last election.
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Police searching for suspect in alleged sexual assault on TTC bus
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 23:28:28 +0200
The suspect is described as in his 20s, about five-foot-six with a slim build and a moustache.
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Toronto waterfront receives $1.25 billion to clean up and protect the Port Lands
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 23:04:09 +0200
Canada, Ontario and Toronto governments will pitch in to restore and flood-protect Toronto's southeastern waterfront.
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Surgical blade mistakenly left inside Quebec woman after surgery
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 21:25:20 +0200
After complaining of pain after surgery, an emergency room scan indicated a “flexible blade”, 33-centimetres long, had been left inside her abdomen during surgery.
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Ottawa urged to suspend refugee pact after U.S. court reinstates Trump’s travel ban
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 20:56:25 +0200
As President Donald Trump's court-endorsed ban looms on Thursday, advocacy groups say the Safe Third Country agreement needs to go.
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Ontario proposes banning real estate agents from representing both seller and buyer
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 20:04:39 +0200
Consumers have raised concerns that the financial incentives in double-ended deals might lead to agents engaging in unethical behaviour, officials say.
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