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Defence minister announces $36M in funding for bomb disposal training

Harjit Sajjan was at the Gagetown base in New Brunswick on Monday to announce the new facilities. OROMOCTO, N.B.—The Department of National Defence is spending $36 million in New Brunswick on new training facilities for identifying and disposing of improvised explosive devices and other explosive ordinance. Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan …

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Firefighters battling three-alarm fire at Golden Mile store

Firefighters continue to battle a massive three-alarm blaze that broke out at an electronics store in the city’s Golden Mile neighbourhood Monday evening. The fire broke out at the business on Warden Avenue near Upton Road at around 7:35 p.m. and quickly escalated. Flames and heavy smoke were seen billowing …

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TCDSB reverses bus cuts after parents protest

The Toronto District Catholic School Board has reversed a decision to reduce funding for bus service next school year following a backlash from parents. The proposed $2.45 million in transportation reductions would have meant less bus service for some 7,200 elementary school kids who live within 1.5 kilometres of their …

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EU pressures UK to trigger exit talks

BRUSSELS (AP) – The European Union ratcheted up pressure Tuesday on the U.K. to trigger negotiations to leave the bloc and end the uncertainty that has rattled stock markets. In Berlin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she will use “all her strength” to prevent the EU from drifting apart in …

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N S Vishwanathan to succeed HR Khan as Deputy Governor of RBI

New Delhi: The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) on Tuesday cleared the appointment of NS Vishwanathan as Deputy Governor of Reserve Bank of India. He was executive director in RBI before his new appointment. N S Vishwanathan will succeed HR Khan as Deputy Governor of RBI whose tenure will …

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