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Hugh Hefner to be first man to ever grace Playboy cover solo

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Morneau says he'll explain why he didn't put assets in blind trust

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More illnesses in frozen chicken Salmonella outbreak

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Wynne talks up Ontario bids for Amazon's HQ2 as deadline for proposals nears

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Texas man’s execution ‘inevitable’ but delayed after alleged confession scheme

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  • Argos coach Eiben follows the leader
    Argos coach Eiben follows the leader

    , torontosun.com

    If there was a player who came close to resembling Mike O’Shea and embracing a similar approach to each and every practice and game, it was Kevin Eiben. Durable, reliable, professional, accountable, there were many traits that separated O’Shea from many of playing peers, attributes Eiben began to appreciate when he first met O’Shea as Argos teammates. As fate would have it, Eiben is now following in O’Shea’s coaching path
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Politics & Government

  • Finance Minister Bill Morneau to announce tax reforms for Canadian farmers and fishers
    Finance Minister Bill Morneau to announce tax reforms for Canadian farmers and fishers

    , globalnews.ca

    OTTAWA – Federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau is expected to announce changes today to his controversial tax proposals to address the concerns of farmers and fishers. Morneau will make the announcement at a farm alongside Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay in Erinsville, Ont., about halfway between Toronto and Ottawa. The Trudeau government’s proposed tax changes have raised fears that they could add significant costs for some business owners who hope to keep certain types of businesses – like farms – in the family
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Sports

  • Downie's death hits Senators' Phaneuf hard
    Downie's death hits Senators' Phaneuf hard

    , ottawasun.com

    The Tragically Hip are as much a part of the Canadian landscape as Tim Horton’s and outdoor rinks. Accordingly, it only makes sense that the death of Gord Downie, the Hip’s front man/poet has hit NHL dressing rooms hard. Downie had a love affair with hockey and his songs are fixtures in on-ice warm-up routines and off-ice workouts. “He was a friend of mine,” Senators defenceman Dion Phaneuf said
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Business

  • Sears managers, execs will still pocket big cash bonuses even though retailer is closing
    Sears managers, execs will still pocket big cash bonuses even though retailer is closing

    , cbc.ca

    Sears says the key staff are needed to help wind down its operations Related Stories Sears Canada will pay a final $2.8 million in retention bonuses to 36 head office staff, even though the retailer's restructuring efforts failed and the company is closing its doors. Promised bonuses were only supposed to be paid in full if the company found a way to survive
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Technology

  • Canada's Rogers sees 'anemic appetite' for iPhone 8
    Canada's Rogers sees 'anemic appetite' for iPhone 8

    , channelnewsasia.com

    TORONTO: The chief executive of Canada's biggest wireless company said on Thursday that he is seeing little demand for Apple Inc's iPhone 8, adding to concerns about prospects for sales of the device. "What we're seeing is sort of ... anemic appetite for the iPhone 8," Rogers Communications Inc Chief Executive Joe Natale said in an quarterly earnings conference call. Customers are interested in premium features packed into the iPhone X, pronounced "ten", which is due to be released next month, though Natale warned that the outlook for that device is not clear because of its higher price and potential supply constraints
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Society & Culture

  • Brampton woman killed in single-vehicle crash on Hwy. 410
    Brampton woman killed in single-vehicle crash on Hwy. 410

    , cp24.com

    A 26-year-old woman female has died in hospital following a single-vehicle collision on Highway 410 in Brampton on Wednesday night, police confirm. It happened in the southbound lanes of the highway near Steeles Avenue at around 11 p.m. Paramedics say they believe the victim was the driver and sole occupant of the vehicle and no other injuries were reported. It is not yet known what caused the collision
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Entertainment & Arts

  • French actress Danielle Darrieux has died aged 100
    French actress Danielle Darrieux has died aged 100

    , ctvnews.ca

    PARIS -- Danielle Darrieux, a prolific French actress whose movie and theatre career spanned eight decades, has died. She was 100. One of France's best-loved actresses, Darrieux appeared in dozens of plays and more than 100 films during her long career. Generations of French moviegoers watched her mature from a precocious, fresh-faced teen into a radiant nonagenarian starring in films into her 90s
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Education

  • Striking faculty at Seneca College to hold rally
    Striking faculty at Seneca College to hold rally

    , cp24.com

    Striking faculty at Seneca College will march alongside labour leaders on Thursday afternoon as the work stoppage at Ontario colleges enters its fourth day. The rally, which is being organized by OPSEU Local 560, will take place between noon and 2 p.m. at the corner of Pond Road and Ian MacDonald Blvd. on the campus of York University. Faculty at Ontario’s 24 colleges walked off the job at 12:01 a
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Law & Crime

  • Texas man’s execution ‘inevitable’ but delayed after alleged confession scheme
    Texas man’s execution ‘inevitable’ but delayed after alleged confession scheme

    , nationalpost.com

    HUNTSVILLE, Texas — A judge on Wednesday halted the execution of a man known as the Houston area’s “Tourniquet Killer” so authorities can investigate an alleged scheme in which the inmate says a fellow death row prisoner asked him to confess to another killing. Anthony Allen Shore was scheduled to be given a lethal injection Wednesday evening, but the judge withdrew the execution warrant at prosecutors’ request just hours before Shore was set to die
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Life & Style

  • Just for Laughs president Gilbert Rozon stepping down amid allegations
    Just for Laughs president Gilbert Rozon stepping down amid allegations

    , ctvnews.ca

    MONTREAL - Gilbert Rozon, a giant in the Quebec entertainment industry, is stepping down from various positions amid what he calls "allegations involving him." Rozon said on his Facebook page Wednesday he is no longer president of the Just For Laughs comedy festival, vice-president of the Montreal Chamber of Commerce or involved with the city's 375th anniversary celebrations. Rozon said he is "shaken" by the allegations against him
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