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Opposition party in South Africa storms H&M stores over offensive ad

Local media reports say the Economic Freedom Fighters members urged local malls to evict the Swedish clothing retailer, which has apologized after an outcry in other countries. People have called the image racist and inappropriate.
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TDSB to consider extended-day programs for kids 4 to 12 starting this fall
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 02:33:43 +0100
TDSB staff are recommending a fee-based “extended-day program” to be offered in classrooms from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. and staffed by full-time early-childhood educators employed by the board.
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North York girl, 5, dead after being pinned by rolling, driverless SUV
Mon, 15 Jan 2018 23:43:39 +0100
Police say the girl was pinned against her parent's vehicle by a rolling SUV without a driver inside.
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Metrolinx targeted by North Korean cyberattack
Wed, 24 Jan 2018 01:50:54 +0100
The provincially-owned transit agency detected the threat roughly a week ago, and believes that although the attack did breach a firewall, no customer private information was compromised.
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Transit priority plan could replicate King St. pilot on other TTC routes
Wed, 24 Jan 2018 00:50:14 +0100
Transit agency's new corporate plan describes the King project as a "first step" in wider plan to free TTC vehicles from gridlock.
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Female OPP employees say they’re being paid far less than uniformed police doing the same work
Wed, 24 Jan 2018 00:23:49 +0100
More than 80 OPP civilian managers and specialists have filed a human rights complaint claiming they are paid less than uniform male officers for similar work.
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Chantal Hébert: Female voters, millennials and Quebecers point to trouble for federal Conservatives
Tue, 23 Jan 2018 23:37:26 +0100
Short of a paradigm shift, Tory Leader Andrew Scheer will continue to see his party struggle to grow its base, Chantal Hébert writes.
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Around half of all doctors appointments start late, studies find
Tue, 23 Jan 2018 23:31:55 +0100
In two separate studies, researchers found that most appointments start late because physicians were not yet available.
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Canada, 10 Pacific-region nations, finalize sweeping trade pact
Tue, 23 Jan 2018 23:20:53 +0100
Canada has joined 10 other Pacific region countries in a sweeping new trade deal, one that Ottawa touts as a progressive but critics say imperils the auto sector.
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Liberals say summer-job funding based on organizations’ activities, not values
Tue, 23 Jan 2018 22:53:24 +0100
The federal government is standing firm on its decision to deny funding to groups that advocate against abortion.
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Melania Trump will no longer join her husband in Davos this week, White House says
Tue, 23 Jan 2018 22:30:43 +0100
The first lady has not made a public statement since a Jan. 12 report that the president’s lawyer had arranged a $130,000 payment to prevent porn star Stephanie Clifford from publicly discussing an alleged 2006 affair with Donald Trump.
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Proposal to force building more affordable housing falls short, advocates say
Tue, 23 Jan 2018 22:22:25 +0100
Inclusionary zoning would allow municipalities to force developers to create affordable housing units. However, many city councillors and housing advocates say if the province keeps its draft legislation as is it will miss an opportunity.
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Montreal couple hired as consultants after acquittal on terror charges
Tue, 23 Jan 2018 22:18:32 +0100
Sabrine Djermane, El Mahdi Jamali will work on guide to help corrections staff deal with radicalization behind bars and share experiences that led to their arrest on terrorism charges.
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Police identify suspect in Etobicoke double murder
Tue, 23 Jan 2018 22:13:00 +0100
Two men, identified as Nasurdin Nasir and Terrell Carr, were killed early Friday morning in a shooting in Etobicoke. Police are searching for 21-year-old Ubaid Said in connection to the shooting.
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Uganda’s president says ‘I love Trump’ despite ‘s---thole countries’ remark
Tue, 23 Jan 2018 22:11:53 +0100
“I don’t know whether he was misquoted or whatever. But he talks to Africans frankly,” President Yoweri Museveni said Tuesday.
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Daughter of Winnipeg couple killed in Jamaica faces hurdles bringing bodies home
Tue, 23 Jan 2018 22:08:34 +0100
Debbie Olfert says she is still waiting on Jamaica’s coroner’s office to release her parents’ bodies, and when they do, it will cost about $13,000 to bring them back to Canada.
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