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Half of Canadians under 30 have given up on owning a single-family home: survey

CANMORE, ALTA. -- For the vast majority of young Canadians, the dream of owning a home is no longer a given. In fact, for many, the likelihood of becoming a homeowner is becoming a more distant prospect the older they get.
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She might live in a different province, but regional borders won't stop Liza Camacho from coming to Hamilton for the first time ever to watch the city's Tiger-Cats face the Winnipeg Blue Bombers for the Grey Cup on Sunday.
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Vehicle crashes into river, floating near brink of Niagara Falls

An emergency operation is underway after a car crashed into Niagara River and is floating dangerously close to the edge of Niagara Falls.
New York State Police confirmed to CTV News Toronto one car went into the river on Wednesday afternoon on the American side of the falls.
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U.S. sends first migrants to Mexico in reboot of Trump-era policy

CIUDAD JUAREZ, MEXICO -- The United States has returned the first two migrants to Mexico since restarting a Trump-era program to remove asylum seekers from U.S. soil, officials said Wednesday, as the Biden administration grapples with pressure to curb immigration.
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A woman is dead after the vehicle she was driving plunged into a river and floated dangerously close to the brink of Niagara Falls.
New York State Parks Police confirmed they were called before 12 p.m.
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U.S. Coast Guard recovers body from submerged car near edge of Niagara Falls

A U.S. Coast Guard diver recovered a body from a submerged vehicle stuck in the rapids just metres from the brink of Niagara Falls on Wednesday.
The diver was lowered from a hovering helicopter, climbed into the car and pulled out the body of its lone occupant, a woman in her 60s, New York State Park Police officials said.
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The suburban Minneapolis police officer who killed Daunte Wright violated her training and "betrayed a 20-year-old kid" when she shot him with a handgun instead of a Taser during a traffic stop, a prosecutor told jurors at the officer's manslaughter trial Wednesday.
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Opioid-related emergency medical calls spike in Alberta's biggest cities

Alberta's public health agency is alerting the public about a sharp rise in opioid-related emergency medical calls in the province's two major cities.
Emergency medical services responded to 140 opioid-related calls in Edmonton and 85 in Calgary from Nov.
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The suburban Minneapolis police officer who killed Daunte Wright violated her training and "betrayed a 20-year-old kid" when she shot him with a handgun instead of a Taser during a traffic stop, a prosecutor told jurors at the officer's manslaughter trial Wednesday.
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California could become an abortion 'sanctuary' if other states ban the procedure

With more than two dozen states poised to ban abortion if the U.S. Supreme Court gives them the OK next year, California clinics and their allies in the state Legislature on Wednesday revealed a plan to make the state a "sanctuary" for those seeking reproductive care, including possibly paying for travel, lodging and procedures for people from other states.
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A former employee of the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) has been charged with breach of trust for allegedly acting on behalf of a Chinese aerospace company while carrying out his duties.
RCMP said in a news release that Wanping Zheng, who is from Brossard, Que.
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Defence team rests in Elizabeth Holmes fraud trial

SAN JOSE, CALIF. -- Fallen entrepreneur Elizabeth Holmes on Wednesday finished her attempt to persuade a jury that she suffered lapses in business judgment but never engaged in fraud while running blood-testing startup Theranos, and then her defense lawyers rested their case shortly after she walked off the witness stand.
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The UPEI board of governors is launching a third-party investigation into allegations of misconduct involving the university's former president, Alaa Abd-El-Aziz.
On Tuesday night, Abd-El-Aziz resigned from his position effective immediately, citing concerns about his health.
Board chair Pat Sinnott said in an email to the UPEI community Wednesday that the board learned about allegations of workplace misconduct a day before the resignation, and that they brought them to the attention of Abd-El-Aziz that same day.
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