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Nova Scotia Liberals block attempt to have bureaucrats discuss web breach

HALIFAX - Liberals on the Nova Scotia legislature's public accounts committee have again blocked attempts to have officials from the Internal Services Department appear to discuss what the government maintains was a breach of the province's freedom of information web portal.Progressive Conservative....
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Halifax police seize pot after medical marijuana dispensary reports break-in

HALIFAX - Another marijuana dispensary has found itself the target of Halifax police after being the victim of a crime.Officers seized a large amount of cannabis and drug paraphernalia from Coastal Cannapy on Agricola Street after being called to the store early Wednesday to investigate a break in.H...
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CBC/Radio Canada warns employees their financial info may be at risk after theft

OTTAWA - Thousands of employees of Canada's public broadcaster are being warned their personal information may have been compromised after a recent computer theft, the CBC said Wednesday."The stolen equipment, while password protected, may contain electronic files, including some personal financial....
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Financial market highlights Wednesday: S&P/TSX 16,108.06, up 10.25 points

Highlights at the close Wednesday at world financial market trading.Stocks:S&P/TSX Composite Index _ 16,108.06, up 10.25 pointsDow _ 24,768.93, up 62.52 pointsS&P 500 _ 2,722.46, up 11.01 pointsNasdaq _ 7,398.30, up 46.67 pointsCurrencies:Cdn _ 78.07 cents US, up 0.41 of a centPound _ C$1.
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Business group calls for lower tax rate for women-controlled companies

OTTAWA - A cross-border council on women in business recommends that companies controlled by women should get lower tax rates.The Canada-United States Council for Advancement of Women Entrepreneurs and Business Leaders made the suggestion in a report released Wednesday that offered recommendations f...
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'Appalled' Trudeau calls for investigation of Canadian doctor in Gaza

OTTAWA - Justin Trudeau added his voice Wednesday to the calls for an independent investigation into the shootings by Israeli soldiers on the Gaza border that killed 59 Palestinians and wounded hundreds more during Monday's mass protests.The prime minister said he was appalled by the shooting of a C...
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Nasdaq index

NEW YORK (AP) _ Nasdaq indexes for Wed.
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United Conservative leader criticized after calling Trudeau empty, clueless

EDMONTON - Alberta United Conservative Leader Jason Kenney is standing by his personal attack on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, whom he called empty and clueless.Kenney says, from his experience, Trudeau struggles with nuanced political issues, particularly the contentious debate around the expansio...
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Bike sharing service launched in Downtown Winnipeg

The city and Downtown Winnipeg BIZ hope a new service will help make it easier for visitors and residents to explore Winnipeg by bike.
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Jets' Cheveldayoff in running for GM of the year

LAS VEGAS — The prime architect of the Winnipeg Jets is a finalist for the NHL's general manager of the year award.Kevin Cheveldayoff joins Vegas Golden Knights GM George McPhee and Tampa Bay Lightning counterpart Steve Yzerman in the category.
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Ancient fish species discovered in Nova Scotia, opens door for future research

A species of fish that lived 350 million years ago has been discovered in Nova Scotia, casting new light on a little-understood time period.The discovery was made in 2015 by Jason Anderson, a vertebrate paleontologist at the University of Calgary, at Blue Beach, N.S., and announced Wednesday.
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Odysseo a dazzling, in-your-face spectacle

Live nude horses. If Odysseo wasn’t the largest touring production in the world and had the need of a carnival barker to entice audiences into the grand White Big Top that popped up on the corner of Kenaston and Sterling Lyon Parkway, that particular ballyhoo might be appropriate. if not technical...
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Gymnastics coach arrested in Edmonton for alleged sex crimes in Montreal

MONTREAL - An Alberta-based gymnastics coach is facing sexual assault charges in Montreal dating back to the 1980s and early '90s, Quebec provincial police said Wednesday. Michel Arsenault was arrested in Edmonton by Quebec detectives and local authorities.
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City sues construction contractor Caspian, engineering firm over police headquarters

The City of Winnipeg is suing the construction and engineering firms responsible for building its police headquarters, alleging myriad mistakes in building the $214-million project.
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Jets lace up for critical Game 3 in Vegas

LAS VEGAS — The stakes are high tonight as the Winnipeg Jets and Vegas Golden Knights face off in the desert.The best-of-seven series is now a best-of-five after the teams split the first two games in Winnipeg.
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Former Winnipeg Rifles president resigns as deputy commissioner of football league over social-media post

The former president of the Winnipeg Rifles junior football team added another resignation to his resume in the wake of a racially insensitive Facebook post he made on the weekend.Now, Todd Wilson is no longer deputy commissioner of the Canadian Junior Football League, either.
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Old Maple Leaf plant being turned into cannabis facility

An old meat processing plant in Winnipeg is turning over a new leaf.
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