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Man who killed Const. Sarah Beckett gets partial parole for rehab treatment

News Talk 650 CKOM - Mon, 01/21/2019 - 13:35
ABBOTSFORD, B.C. - A drunk driver who killed RCMP Const. Sarah Beckett in a crash has been granted limited day parole to attend alcohol abuse treatment. Kenneth Fenton was handed a five-year, six-month prison sentence in July 2017 and his f

There were 29 homicides in Ontario long-term care homes in the past six years, report says

Metro - Mon, 01/21/2019 - 13:28
The Ontario Health Coalition released a report on violence in the homes, and the homicide numbers come from the coroner’s office, which doesn’t assign blame in a finding of homicide, but defines it as one person causing the death of another.
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Scotland to return remains of now-extinct Newfoundland First Nation

Metro - Mon, 01/21/2019 - 13:22
National Museums Scotland announced Monday that their remains will be transferred to the Canadian Museum of History in Ottawa, following a legal request last year from the Canadian government.
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Canadian women play 13th-ranked Norway in first full international of 2019

News Talk 650 CKOM - Mon, 01/21/2019 - 13:20
After playing Switzerland to a scoreless draw in a closed-door training match last week, fifth-ranked Canada turns it up a notch Tuesday when it takes on Norway in a women’s soccer friendly in Murcia, Spain. The Norwegians, currently

Raonic Rolling: Canadian to face Pouille in quarterfinals at Australian Open

News Talk 650 CKOM - Mon, 01/21/2019 - 13:03
You could excuse Milos Raonic if he let out a shudder when the Australian Open draw was released. An opener against the mercurial Nick Kyrgios. Three-time Grand Slam champ Stan Wawrinka a good bet for Round 2. An imposin

New book says jurors at Gerald Stanley trial weren't equipped to tackle hangfire defence

CBC Saskatchewan - Mon, 01/21/2019 - 12:59
Few have looked as deeply into the Gerald Stanley trial as Kent Roach.
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Ontario Medical Association apologizes for 2019 calendar that fails to mention a single female physician

Metro - Mon, 01/21/2019 - 11:51
The calendar, which was sent to select association members, was meant to highlight artifacts in the OMA’s historical collection, CEO Allan O’Dette said.
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Gilles Duceppe’s mother, 93, freezes to death outside Montreal seniors’ home after fire alarm evacuation

Metro - Mon, 01/21/2019 - 11:44
Helene Rowley Hotte’s door locked behind her as she went into a backyard, and she wasn’t able to get back inside the building.
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