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European, Canadian regulators to do own review of Boeing jet

The decision by Europe and Canada to break with U.S. air-safety regulators over the safety of the Boeing 737 Max is likely to delay the resumption of flights after two of the jets crashed.
The Europeans and Canadians vow to conduct their own reviews of Boeing's changes to a key flight-control system, not to simply take the Federal Aviation Administration's word that the alterations are safe.
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Police make arrest after 'erratic driver' hits cars near University of Ottawa

OTTAWA -- A man is in police custody after an "erratic driver" smashed into several cars near the University of Ottawa.
Ottawa police say several vehicles were damaged in the incident just east of the city's downtown, but there are no reported injuries.
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After being diagnosed with brain cancer in December and spending weeks away from her home in northern Manitoba, Grade 4 student Kailyn Danielson had one special wish.
She wanted to spend a day in Winnipeg, where she's undergoing treatments, with her classmates from Cranberry Portage Elementary School.
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Fed news sends bond yields sharply lower; US stocks mixed

Banks led U.S. stocks mostly lower Wednesday after a brief rally sparked by the Federal Reserve's latest policy update faded. The real action centred in the bond market, where prices rose sharply, pulling Treasury yields down to the lowest levels they've seen in more than a year.
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Officer responds after boy calls 911 over missing teddy bear

WOODBRIDGE, N.J. -- A New Jersey police officer came to the rescue after a 12-year-old boy with autism who lost his teddy bear called 911 for help.
Woodbridge Police Officer Khari Manzini arrived at Ryan Paul's home Saturday after the boy called and hung up the phone.
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Pot sector players welcome edibles tax change, disappointed medical tax remains

Cannabis industry players welcomed the change in the Federal Budget to tax edibles, extracts, oils and concentrates based on the amount of tetrahydrocannabinol rather than weight, as it could ease pricing for some products and potentially boost product availability.
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Pittsburgh official, husband charged in Detroit hotel case

DETROIT -- An elected official from Pittsburgh and her husband have been charged following an altercation with police in a Detroit hotel.
The Wayne County prosecutor's office says 41-year-old Chelsa Wagner faces felony resisting police and misdemeanour disorderly conduct charges.
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The Ontario Provincial Police have now set up a dedicated tip hotline after being flooded with tips following the broadcast of a W5 documentary about the mysterious death of a baby 30 years ago.
The Baby In The Snow” investigated the unsolved murder of 11-month-old Dusty Bowers in Kincardine in 1988.
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Dead dog found tied to a tree in Montreal, SPCA investigating

WARNING: The story contains disturbing details
The SPCA in Montreal has opened an investigation after a dead dog was found in a snowbank, tied to a tree.
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On heels of scandal, USC announces new president

LOS ANGELES -- The University of Southern California on Wednesday announced a new school president who will usher in "a new era" following a series of high-profile scandals that culminated last week with a massive college admissions bribery case.
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Saskatchewan Budget 2019: Government touts balanced budget, says no new taxes

The Saskatchewan Party government says it has kept its promise to balance the budget within three years.
On Wednesday, Minister of Finance Donna Harpauer released her second budget, which projects a $34.4-million surplus this year with surpluses increasing to $82 million in 2022-23.
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Indigenous women 'overlooked' in federal budget, says NWAC president

The Native Women's Association of Canada (NWAC) is denouncing the federal government's 2019 budget, saying it "fails Indigenous women."
While the budget includes a chapter on advancing reconciliation, NWAC president Francyne Joe said it includes no dedicated funding for Indigenous women's organizations.
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