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University of Guelph giving raises to full-time female faculty after review

All full-time female faculty members at the University of Guelph will be getting a raise after a salary review found they were being paid less than their male colleagues.
Charlotte Yates, the provost at the Ontario university, said the decision comes after crunching the numbers gathered through the review launched last year.
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Hudson's Bay, other stores pressured to dump Trump products, amid tariff tiff

The recent tariff dispute between Canada and U.S. has sparked a renewed social media call to boycott stores carrying Trump family merchandise.
However, the campaign may be fruitless, according to some business strategy experts. They say not only do boycotts not tend to work, but also, goods associated with the family of U.S.
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Alberta's law banning schools from telling parents when their children join a gay-straight alliance faces its first legal challenge.
A Court of Queen's Bench judge in Medicine Hat, Alta., is to hear arguments Wednesday filed on behalf of 25 faith-based schools and others to put the law on hold pending a constitutional challenge.
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Burton Cummings in good spirits after car accident in May

Burton Cummings says he was lucky to walk away from a recent car accident, but mentally, it has left a scar on the Canadian music icon.
The Winnipeg rocker and former Guess Who frontman was in good spirits in Toronto Monday night, offering an update on his health from the SOCAN Awards.
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I didn't consent, woman tells court martial of Halifax military cop

HALIFAX -- A military officer has told a Halifax court martial she did not consent to sex with a military policeman charged with sexual assault.
The woman had testified Monday she no idea how Sgt.
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Body of missing PhD student found in Lake Ontario in Niagara region

VAUGHAN, Ont. -- Police say a Toronto-area PhD student who went missing last month has been found dead in the Niagara region.
Officers say local authorities found the body of Zabia Afzal, 30, in Lake Ontario on Friday.
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Parliamentary committee recommends European-style privacy laws for Canada

The House of Commons committee investigating the Cambridge Analytica scandal is recommending significant changes to Canada's privacy laws, including new rules to govern the activities of political parties.
In an interim report, the committee recommends that Canadian privacy laws be updated to offer data protections similar to the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation.
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Manitoba judge upholds former law that banned switching party

WINNIPEG -- A Manitoba judge has rejected a claim that a law which prevented members of the legislature from switching party caucuses was unconstitutional.
Court of Queen's Bench Justice Sheldon Lanchbery ruled that the legislature can set its own rules about caucus membership and the courts should not interfere.
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Crown recommends 150-year prison term for Quebec City mosque shooter

QUEBEC - The Crown is recommending Quebec City mosque shooter Alexandre Bissonnette be sentenced to the longest prison term in Canadian history.
Thomas Jacques argued at Bissonnette's sentencing hearing today the shooter's crimes merit a 150-year sentence.
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Calgarian crowned Canadian Scrabble champ with 'blargh' and 'pashmina'

Eric Tran of Calgary credits his Canadian National Scrabble Championship win to skill, luck and a dash of creativity.
The 30-year-old with a mathematics degree took a few chances with the word-playing board game, and they paid off.
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Crown wants mosque shooter Alexandre Bissonnette locked up for life

The man prosecuting Quebec City mosque shooter Alexandre Bissonnette says the 28-year-old should spend the rest of his days in prison.
The Crown informed a Quebec Superior Court justice today it is asking that Bissonnette be sentenced to life in prison without eligibility for parole for 150 years, 25 years for each count of first-degree murder he has pleaded guilty to.
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Race begins today for new Assembly of First Nations national chief

Experience usually helps when it comes to getting a job — except, it seems, when that job is at the helm of the Assembly of First Nations, where experience often seems more of a liability than an asset.
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Prosecutor wants mosque shooter Alexandre Bissonnette locked up for life

The man prosecuting Quebec City mosque shooter Alexandre Bissonnette says the 28-year-old should spend the rest of his days in prison.
The Crown informed a Quebec Superior Court justice today it is asking that Bissonnette be sentenced to life in prison without eligibility for parole for 150 years, 25 years for each count of first-degree murder he has pleaded guilty to.
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