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After a Liberal minister was told to remove his turban at a U.S. airport, the Canadian government sent a letter of protest

The Trudeau government sent a letter to the Trump administration after Minister of Innovation Navdeep Bains encountered zealous airport security agents in Detroit last year.
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Christopher Hume: Why Downsview Park's new bioswale is money in the bank
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 11:00:00 +0200
A bioswale is a landform feature that “combines the art of landscape architecture and the performance of engineering.” You’ll soon be hearing much more about them, writes Christopher Hume.
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Police identify 84-year-old stabbed to death in Etobicoke home, second woman stabbed recovering in hospital
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 18:06:30 +0200
A man was arrested Saturday in connection with the incident. Michael Colastosti, 31, from Toronto is charged with first degree murder and attempted murder.
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‘Selfless’ teen hero mourned by friends and family at funeral
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 07:27:51 +0200
Kyle Howard-Muthulingam, 16, died Friday, Aug. 10, after jumping into the water to help rescue a mother and child in distress at Woodbine Beach.
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Bob Rae: What Canada’s Saudi episode tells us about our world
Thu, 09 Aug 2018 19:22:59 +0200
The Saudi government is telling Canada to “mind our own business.” But the incarceration and flogging of a Canadian citizen is our business, and the rule of law is everyone’s business. That’s what we’ve signed up for.
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Canadian Blood Services thrilled by UBC’s new technique for making universal blood
Wed, 22 Aug 2018 02:46:01 +0200
Top scientist says researchers have ‘cracked’ the problem, using human gut enzymes to efficiently transform other varieties of blood into type O.
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Rosie DiManno: A clamour in a clamshell over city council changes
Wed, 22 Aug 2018 02:19:05 +0200
There was much grandstanding — and petulance — on display as councillors voted Monday to challenge the province in court over Doug Ford’s move to slash the number of city wards, Rosie DiManno writes.
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Members of Alberta’s Malayali community fear for relatives stuck in Kerala floods
Wed, 22 Aug 2018 01:39:00 +0200
The Malayali community has cancelled their annual harvest festival in order to concentrate on relief efforts for victims of the Kerala floods in India. Here’s how you can help.
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Man shot in Mississauga, police arrest one suspect, searching for two more
Wed, 22 Aug 2018 01:32:21 +0200
Police say the man is in stable condition. Officers are searching the area for two suspects who fled the scene.
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The group of legal challengers to Doug Ford’s council cuts is growing
Wed, 22 Aug 2018 00:39:59 +0200
A Superior Court judge on Tuesday refused to push back the date for hearing the legal challenges, noting the case’s “importance to the community” and “pressing” need to be heard without delay.
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Canadians keep starting residential fires with carelessly discarded cigarettes, fire departments say
Wed, 22 Aug 2018 00:14:18 +0200
StarMetro spoke to fire authorities in Edmonton, Vancouver, Toronto, Calgary and Halifax. They all shared the same worries about fires caused by improperly discarded cigarettes.
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Severe thunderstorm watch ends for Toronto
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 23:50:17 +0200
The city may experience up to 30 to 50 millimetres of rain Tuesday night, possibly in a short amount of time, Environment Canada says.
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Severe thunderstorm warning lifted for Toronto, watch still in place Tuesday night
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 23:50:17 +0200
The city may experience up to 30 to 50 millimetres of rain Tuesday night, possibly in a short amount of time, Environment Canada says.
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Here's what you need to know about the judge in the Toronto council cuts case
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 23:39:57 +0200
Justice Edward Belobaba has a reputation for ensuring cases before him “move forward in a timely fashion.”
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Toronto is more diverse than ever, but downtown is falling behind
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 23:00:00 +0200
In the third instalment of our One Toronto series, we look at how Toronto’s inner suburbs are growing more diverse, while downtown has stayed relatively white. It’s a trend one expert says could lead to isolation and inequality.
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CNE says it could lose $1.5M due to impact of labour dispute
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 22:47:56 +0200
Ex’s chief executive officer writes letter to city expressing growing concerns over stalled negotiations.
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