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Toronto heads to the polls to elect the next mayor of Canada’s most populous city – Toronto

TORONTO — Polls are open for Torontonians to vote for their pick for the next mayor of Canada’s most populous city, capping a hotly contested byelection campaign to replace scandal-departed John Tory. It’s the second mayoral election for the city since October, after Tory admitted to having an affair with …

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Single mothers’ lawsuit against province’s legal aid system heads to B.C. Supreme Court

The B.C. Supreme Court will hear arguments Tuesday from a group of B.C. single mothers who are challenging the province’s legal aid system. The case, launched in 2017 by the Single Mothers Alliance, argues the province’s legal aid funding for women fleeing abuse is inadequate, and puts them further at risk. A judge …

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N.B. fifth-grader with ‘off the charts memory’ heads to national spelling bee

Austin He is 11 years old — with typical 11-year-old hobbies, like building Lego sets, collecting Pokémon cards, drawing comic books, and playing with his brother, Daniel. Less typical, however, is the Quispamsis student’s talent for memorization.  Take the entire periodic table, which he learned by heart in a week. …

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