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  • Brampton woman says Beck Taxi driver harassed, threatened her

    Nicole Vance had just finished work and called a cab to her office on Adelaide Street. When it arrived she asked the driver to take her to Fort York, where she was going to meet her brother and then they were going to carry on to Brampton. About five minutes into the ride the driver told Vance she should move to Toronto "so you can get a Toronto boyfriend and have some babies," she says.

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  • Huge, once-hated fish now seen as weapon against Asian carp

    It's a toothy giant that can grow longer than a horse and heavier than a refrigerator, a fearsome-looking prehistoric fish that plied U.S. waters from the Gulf of Mexico to Illinois until it disappeared from many states a half-century ago. Persecuted by anglers and deprived of places to spawn, the alligator gar — with a head that resembles an alligator and two rows of needlelike teeth — survived primarily in southern states in the tributaries of Mississippi River and Gulf of Mexico after being declared extinct in several states farther north. To many, it was a freak, a "trash fish" that threatened sportfish, something to be exterminated.

    The Canadian Press
  • Father of fallen Muslim soldier blasts Trump at convention

    The father of a Muslim American soldier killed in Iraq posed a question to Donald Trump: Have you read the Constitution? To rapturous cheers, Pakistan-born Khizr Khan fiercely attacked the billionaire businessman Thursday at the Democratic convention in Philadelphia, saying that if it were up to Trump, his son never would have been American or served in the military. The address was the latest effort by Democrats to highlight their diversity and criticize Trump's most contentious plans.

    The Canadian Press
  • Severe thunderstorm alert issued by Environment Canada

    Environment Canada has issued a severe thunderstorm alert for much of New Brunswick Thursday afternoon, as meteorologists track a system capable of producing nickel-size hail, strong wind gusts and heavy rain. A cluster of intense thunderstorms just northeast of Boiestown is slowly heading eastward, according to the advisory. "​Severe thunderstorm warnings are issued when imminent or occurring thunderstorms are likely to produce or are producing one or more of the following: large hail, damaging winds, torrential rainfall," it states.

    CBC
  • Gunshots ended love story for 'inseparable' Alberta First Nations teens

    She carried his words in her wallet, his love in her heart.

    CBC
  • Developer cuts down 30 mature trees, city says no permit was issued

    Heather Cassels was in disbelief while cycling down Bayview Avenue south of York Mills Road last Thursday when she saw that workers were cutting down a grove of trees near her home. The city said it is investigating after a developer cut down 30 trees, many of which were over 100 years old, on both sides of Bayview Ridge at Bayview Avenue. "I said, 'I can't believe the city would give you a permit to cut down so many trees,'" she told CBC.

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  • Fraud, forgery scheme lands former real estate agent in jail

    Cecil Burke, 53, falsified eight purchase and sale agreements between 2009 and 2011, forging buyers' signatures, making up their mortgage approvals and carrying out a "complex and sophisticated scheme," according to court documents. For each fake sale, Burke would create a document package that varied from house to house but typically included the sale agreement, a trade record sheet, a receipt of funds record and proof of financing. In total, Burke swindled $65,331.12.

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  • N.W.T. man tells of encounter with nàhgą — the Tlicho sasquatch — following boat accident

    On July 17, after boating hours from Whati to the most northern tip of Lac La Martre, 42-year-old Tony Williah spotted some garbage in the water ahead of him — a plastic bag bobbing in the waves. "I got the story from my grandma because my grandma lived in the bush all the time," Rabesca says.

    CBC
  • Lawsuits leave lodge in Glacier National Park 'derelict'

    "It was really sad seeing such an iconic place look so derelict in the middle of this beautiful pass," said Fox as she peeked into the half-boarded-up windows of the Glacier Park Lodge's main dining room. "It breaks your heart, especially when you know so many tourists come through here and this is what they're seeing and it doesn't really make the national parks look very good," she said.

    CBC
  • Billion-year-old air reveals surprise about oxygen on ancient Earth

    Canadian scientists have found a way to analyze air from the ancient Earth's atmosphere that was trapped in salt crystals nearly a billion years ago. The air, which has been preserved, undisturbed, in tiny pockets in the crystals for about 815 million years, appears to contain 10.9 per cent oxygen — just half the amount in the atmosphere today. "I'm surprised and excited," said Nigel Blamey, a professor of earth sciences at Brock University in St. Catharines, Ont., who co-led the study with fellow Brock geochemist Uwe Brand.

    CBC
  • 32 of the Most Scandalous, Controversial, and Memorable Moments in Summer Olympics History (33 photos)

    ​The summer games are a place for glory, victory, and honor. They're also a place for controversy, scandal, and dishonesty. As such, let's round up Olympic moments from both ends of the spectrum, from disgraceful cheating in 1896 to seriously inspiring political statements in 1968. Herewith, 32 of the most buzzworthy "What just happened?" moments in Olympic history. From ELLE

    Elle
  • Immigrant dies in hospital following police arrest in Canada

    A Somali immigrant to Canada died after being hospitalized in critical condition following his arrest by Canadian police, Ontario's police watchdog said on its Twitter account on Monday. Media reports cited witnesses saying the man was beaten by a number of police officers as he tried to run into an apartment building during the incident on Sunday. Ontario's Special Investigations Unit (SIU) launched an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the arrest of the man in an Ottawa neighborhood.

    Reuters
  • My son won’t let me see his kids unless I change my $10 million will

    This father set up a trust for his kids — but one son wants more.

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  • Pippa's Dress Has That Signature Middleton Twist We Love So Much

    While Pippa Middleton's three-quarter sleeve dress may at first appear simple — it fits her like a glove and features a classic print — look down and you'll find a peplum frill at the hem. The detail is subtle, but it's a sure sign that one of the Middletons is walking your way. Pippa's sister Kate also tends toward blazers or minis that are structured, but with slight flare. Pippa's dress isn't exactly head-turning, but it is effortless — especially when paired with functional Dune block-heel sandals. After all, Pippa knows the most exciting part of her ensemble is her lovely new engagement ring. Read on to see her showing it off in a Summer dress we bet she'll reach for time and time again,

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  • Fishermen See Great White Shark Up Close Off Chatham

    A great white shark made quite an appearance during a fishing tournament in Chatham, Massachusetts, on Saturday, July 16. This video shows the moment when the fishermen saw the shark’s dorsal fin. It then swims towards their boat. As many as six sharks have been spotted near Cape Cod this year, according to news reports. Credit: Jay Goodwin

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  • Olympic weightlifter is fed up with eating so much food

    Brazilian weightlifter Fernando Saraiva Reis eats seven meals per day, beginning with eight to 10 eggs. Brazil’s Fernando Saraiva Reis, 26, is headed to his second Olympics as a weightlifter and eating enough food to keep on his weight is a full-time job. “So much food, so much food,” Saraiva Reis said.

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  • 14-year-old driver charged in crash that killed girl, 13, in Caledon, Ont.

    A 14-year-old driver has been charged in the death of the 13-year-old girl he was carrying as a passenger in Caledon, Ont., after a crash early Tuesday morning. 

    CBC
  • Liberal support continues to drop: poll

    Support for the provincial Liberals — and leader Dwight Ball — continues to slide across Newfoundland and Labrador, suggests a new poll. In MQO's latest Atlantic Matters report, 30 per cent of respondents said the governing Liberals would be the part they would most likely vote for, down from 37 per cent in April, and nearly half the 57.2 per cent of the popular vote the Liberals had in November's election. The NDP see a slight uptick, favoured by 33 per cent of respondents, up from 31 per cent in April.

    CBC
  • Food fraud: How do we fight a problem we don’t yet understand?​​

    A few years ago, federal food inspectors were walking around the warehouses of the Ontario Food Terminal in Toronto – the nerve centre where much of the province’s fresh produce is bought, re-packaged and sold – when they noticed something unusual. In the “farmer’s market” area, where only Ontario-grown produce is meant to be sold, the inspectors saw large cartons of greenhouse peppers with conflicting labels. The outside of the boxes had “Product of Canada” stickers, next to visible signs of damage on the cardboard – bits of paper and glue, as if another sticker had been peeled off. And stickers on the inside of the box read “Product of Mexico.” That discovery in January, 2012, led the Canadian

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  • Ex-NBA player hits Twitter, begs teams to give him one more chance

    Von Wafer of the Boston Celtics reacts after scoring against the Miami Heat on Feb. 13, 2011. It’s been four years since Von Wafer last played in the NBA, and, from the sound of it, that’s quite long enough for him, thanks. The 31-year-old shooting guard, a former McDonald’s All-American and second-round draft pick out of Florida State, last saw an NBA court with the Orlando Magic in May of 2012.

    Ball Don't Lie