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Jian Ghomeshi did not ask for consent, accusers say The women making abuse allegations against Jian Ghomeshi — there are now 15 — say he never raised the topic of BDSM or asked for consent.New allegations include a woman, a student at the time, who said the former host of the CBC Radio progra
TheStar.com | 1 hour, 25 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Philip Grandine recounts 'helplessness' trying to save wife A few hours after his wife drowned in their bathtub, Philip Grandine spoke with police from Toronto's 41 Division, giving his account of the events leading up to her death. Warning: Some readers may find this story disturbing.
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Ottawa Catholic School Board to meet with parents on gay rights project The Ottawa Catholic School Board says it's planning to meet with the parents of two Grade 6 students who were not allowed to present a school project on gay rights.
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Tories under fire over report veterans' funding spread out over 50 years OTTAWA—The Harper government was on the defensive again Friday over reports that the latest cash injection for mental-health services for veterans could take 50 years to be portioned out.Conservative MP Parm Gill, the parliamentary secretary to the
TheStar.com | 2 hours, 33 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Ottawa courthouse to get metal detectors, new security desk The province is about to undertake extensive renovations to increase security at the Ottawa courthouse, spending more than $1 million to install metal detectors and more in the next few months, CBC News has learned.
CBC.ca | 2 hours, 36 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Eaton Centre shooter adopts 'not criminally responsible' defence: DiManno Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: Not criminally responsible.That was the bombshell dropped on the Eaton Centre shooting trial Friday.Well, it would be more correct to say that defence lawyer Dirk Derstine was in mid-lob with an expert foren
TheStar.com | 2 hours, 39 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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2015 Pan Am Games embrace gay athletes and fans Olympic gymnast Kris Burley remained in the closet throughout his career.The international sporting environment was too hostile a place for a gay athlete.“From my perspective, to be the best athlete that you can be, and to reach your objectives, yo
TheStar.com | 3 hours, 20 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Divided America retreats into ideological corners FERGUSON, MO.—I was training my zoom lens on a liquor store across the street about to fall to looters, momentarily ignoring my immediate surroundings, when she tapped on the rental car window. It was midnight Monday. Ferguson was in flames, with n
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TTC free Wi-Fi now available Bloor to Union Station And then there were nine — the TTC’s free Wi-Fi service has spread south on the Yonge line to Union Station, so riders can text and surf on platforms from Bloor down to the bottom of the loop.The TTC announced that King, Queen, Dundas and Un
TheStar.com | 3 hours, 41 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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New rules for federal live-in caregivers program Ottawa has officially changed its decades-old live-in caregivers program to a two-stream program that will restrict the number of foreign nannies or caregivers it will accept.Under the program, which comes into effect Sunday, caregivers will no longer hav
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