Volunteers won't give up search for boy, 3, swept away in Ontario river

Nearly one month after a little boy was swept away in an Ontario river, dozens of volunteers continue to search for him.
Kaden Young, 3, was ripped from his mother’s arms after her minivan ended up in the swollen Grand River, near Orangeville, Ont.
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Global vanilla prices squeeze margins for ice cream, cupcake makers

TORONTO -- Prepare to shell out a little more for the sweet treats of spring and summer as a global surge in the price of vanilla makes its impact at some small-batch ice cream shops and neighbourhood bakeries.
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Companies experiment with killing the barcode on event tickets and in stores

TORONTO -- When fans score tickets for events at the Burton Cummings Theatre in Winnipeg in the future, they might notice the absence of a familiar feature: that ubiquitous zebra-styled inventory tracker bar that adorns almost every retail product imaginable.
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A grieving daughter was blindsided when the lawyer hired to settle her father's estate charged thousands of dollars for time he spent responding to a complaint the family filed against him.
But lawyers are not allowed to bill for hours spent responding to complaints, according to the Law Society of Ontario.
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2018 Arctic Winter Games opening ceremonies

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Nearly 2,000 athletes from the circumpolar north have gathered in Hay River, Northwest Territories, for the opening ceremonies of the 2018 Arctic Winter Games
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B.C. teachers' union to ask for higher salaries to help with shortages

VANCOUVER -- The union representing British Columbia teachers will look to boost salaries, when their contract negotiations open later this year.
B.C. Teachers' Federation president Glen Hansman told a crowd at the union's annual general meeting Saturday night that the province's low starting salaries mean that B.C.
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U.S. President Donald Trump will unveil a plan Monday to combat the opioid addiction crisis that includes seeking the death penalty for drug dealers and urging Congress to toughen sentencing laws for drug traffickers, White House officials say.
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Baby dies from suspected carbon monoxide poisoning in Barrie, Ont.

Police in Barrie, Ont., say a baby has died and his mother and sister are in hospital after a suspected carbon monoxide leak.
Const. Sarah Bamford said that police responded to a 911 call from a frantic father at around 8:30 a.m.
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A Canadian woman is among three people killed in a March 13 crash in Arizona that also left her husband in a coma.
Patti Lou Doornbos — who goes by Lou — and Ron Doornbos, both 60, were on a sidewalk on their way to go hiking in Fountain Hills, about 50 kilometres northeast of Phoenix, when they were hit from behind by a Ford Explorer.
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Florida bridge collapse: Out on errands, killed in an instant

MIAMI -- They had just finished up lunch, and set off to run a humdrum errand: a drive to the travel agency to pick up airline tickets for their annual visit to their beloved homeland, Cuba.
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Death penalty for drug traffickers part of Trump opioid plan

WASHINGTON -- U.S. President Donald Trump's plan to combat opioid drug addiction calls for stiffer penalties for drug traffickers, including the death penalty where it's appropriate under current law.
Administration officials say Trump also wants Congress to pass legislation reducing the amount of drugs necessary to trigger mandatory minimum sentences on traffickers who knowingly distribute certain illicit opioids.
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Montreal volunteers call for help to contain city's stray cat population

MONTREAL -- Most evenings and weekends, you can find Nancy Leclerc crouched behind an apartment or some abandoned industrial building, trying to catch a cat.
Leclerc and three of her friends make up "Pussy Patrol," a volunteer-run group that aims to help Montreal's hundreds of thousands of stray and feral cats that often suffer slow and painful deaths on the streets.
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