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Blue Jays in deeper trouble after Ortiz homer: Griffin BOSTON—That’s why David Ortiz is going to the hall of fame in five years and that’s why, following Friday night’s 5-3 loss to the Red Sox, the Blue Jays have surrendered a tie for the wild-card lead. They are now praying to squ | 3 hours, 50 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Toronto Zoo investigates after 3 bison found dead Friday The Toronto Zoo says it's investigating after three bison, two females and one male, were found dead Friday morning in a holding area that is not accessible to the public. | 6 hours, 35 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
We need more funding to tackle housing crisis, mayors tell feds at Toronto summit Mayor John Tory, along with several of his counterparts from across the country, demanded billions of dollars in aid Friday from provincial and federal governments to address the affordable housing crisis facing Canadian cities. | 6 hours, 39 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Facebook comment adds to Thunder Bays battle with racism THUNDER BAY—A one-line letter to the local newspaper by a prominent indigenous chief has caused further scrutiny of the conduct of Thunder Bay Police.The police service is already being reviewed by Ontario’s police oversight body regarding i | 6 hours, 59 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Gay asylum seeker granted last-minute reprieve from deportation to Uganda A gay asylum seeker was granted a last-minute reprieve Friday from deportation to Uganda, after Canadian officials agreed to review new evidence that emerged after her claim was refused.Yvonne Niwahereza Jele, 29, was ordered to leave Canada on Saturday, | 7 hours, 23 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Toronto Maple Leafs hope to boost the off-ice energy for fans The Toronto Maple Leafs youth movement is not limited to teenaged hockey players like Auston Matthews and Mitch Marner.Another teenager will be at centre ice all season — 15-year-old Martina Ortiz Luis — belting out “O Canada | 7 hours, 30 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Barrie hospital patients angered by funeral home ads on parking gates Cancer patients and their families receiving treatment at a Barrie hospital were left “furious” after an ad for a funeral home greeted them on the gates of the hospital parking lot. Lori Waltenbury, 29, was taking her aunt for her second che | 7 hours, 46 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Drivers stoned on drugs besides booze to face same penalties Motorists stopped by police for driving while high on marijuana — or other drugs — will face the same penalties as drunk drivers starting Sunday in Ontario.At a minimum, that means fines of $180 and the immediate suspensions of driver’ | 8 hours, 15 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Does new taxi bylaw mean Uber now legal in Ottawa? Nope, not yet The ride-hailing company that precipitated a change to Ottawa's bylaws governing the taxi industry has applied for but hasn't yet received its licence under the new regime. | 9 hours, 16 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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50 years later, the search for two-year-old Diane Prvost continues It was a warm Saturday afternoon at Grundy Lake Provincial Park.By Sept. 17, the maples that adorn the nearly 2,500-hectare park 100 km south of Sudbury were just starting to turn, flecks of yellow and red dotting the leaves.It was quieter now that the su | 9 hours, 27 minutes ago | comment? | recommend