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Blue Jays select Eden to roster, option Clement

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted September 20, 2023 3:33 pm Updated September 20, 2023 3:34 pm Descrease article font size Increase article font size TORONTO – The Toronto Blue Jays selected outfielder Cam Eden to the big-league roster on Wednesday and optioned infielder Ernie Clement to Triple-A Buffalo. Eden …

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Drone hovering outside midtown Toronto condo raises privacy concerns – Toronto

After Lisa Graston spotted a drone hovering outside the window of her midtown Toronto high-rise condominium for the third time, she alerted neighbours. “It’s really unnerving and it really does sort of shatter any sense of privacy,” she said. Graston managed to snap a photo of the white drone with …

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Manitoba RCMP, anthropology team investigating human remains – Winnipeg

Descrease article font size Increase article font size A team of anthropologists are helping Mounties search an area near Killarney, Man., after a crew of workers discovered human remains while excavating gravel. On Sept. 19 at 4:30 pm, Killarney RCMP went to a field off Highway 3 and Road 105 …

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N.S. gas prices drop by 5 cents thanks to interrupter clause – Halifax

Gas prices in Nova Scotia went down by five cents overnight into Thursday thanks to the interrupter clause, which allows the Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board to make adjustments outside of the usual Friday price change. The minimum price of regular, unleaded self-serve gasoline in the Halifax area is …

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Cabinet member in Doug Ford’s government resigns after Greenbelt probe

Ontario Premier Doug Ford’s controversial Greenbelt land swaps felled another cabinet minister Wednesday, with Kaleed Rasheed resigning after news reports raised questions about his connections to a developer. Ford’s office said Wednesday afternoon that the premier and Rasheed agreed that he would resign as minister of public and business service …

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Rollover crash on Highway 407 leaves victim with critical injuries: OPP

A rollover crash on Highway 407 in Durham Region Wednesday has left a victim with critical injuries, police say. Ontario Provincial Police Sgt. Kerry Schmidt said it happened at around 5 p.m. at Simcoe Street, between the off and on-ramps. Schmidt said one person was taken to hospital with life-threatening …

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Manitoba Tories promise to create more child-care spaces if re-elected – Winnipeg

By The Staff The Canadian Press Posted September 20, 2023 5:00 pm Descrease article font size Increase article font size Manitoba Progressive Conservatives are promising to open hundreds of new child-care spaces throughout the province if they are re-elected Oct. 3. The Tory plan would see the opening of four …

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Wildfire-detecting tech powered by Rogers 5G, SpaceX to be deployed in B.C.

Firefighters in British Columbia will soon have access to early wildfire-detecting technology that uses 5G, artificial intelligence and satellites to spot emerging blazes long before the flames spread. The first-in-Canada systems announced by Rogers on Thursday will connect Pano AI cameras that can detect smoke up to 20 kilometres away …

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Maple Leafs ready to roll after busy off-season

TORONTO – Brad Treliving wasn’t on the hunt for a new job. His wife, however, was starting to nudge him in that direction after he parted ways with the Calgary Flames in April following nine seasons as general manager. “When you’re in this for a while … you talk to …

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Fashion mogul Peter Nygard pleads not guilty as sex-assault trial opens in Toronto

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted September 21, 2023 9:13 am Updated September 21, 2023 11:06 am Descrease article font size Increase article font size Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard has pleaded not guilty to all charges against him in his Toronto sexual-assault case, as jury selection for his trial …

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