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Former sports broadcaster Johnny Esaw dead at 87

Former sports broadcaster Johnny Esaw dead at 87

TORONTO — The man considered Canada’s ambassador of amateur sports, who brought football, figure skating and the Olympic Games into the nation’s living rooms, has died at 87.
Liberal questions pre-writ spending in Labrador, Penashue defends his head start

Liberal questions pre-writ spending in Labrador, Penashue defends his head start

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Pre-writ spending by the Conservatives ahead of a federal byelection in Labrador adds up to an unfair advantage, says the Liberal candidate.
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OTTAWA - The Federal Court has ordered Ottawa to reimburse a First Nations band for the cost of taking care of a severely disabled teenager living at home — a ruling that could have widespread implications for federal social services on reserves.
Toronto allocates $6M from tax on billboards to fund arts and culture programs

Toronto allocates $6M from tax on billboards to fund arts and culture programs

TORONTO - Arts and culture programs in Toronto will be getting a $6 million boost from an unlikely source — billboards.
Manitoba NDP decides to accept public subsidy; Opposition Tories still say no

Manitoba NDP decides to accept public subsidy; Opposition Tories still say no

WINNIPEG - For five years, the idea of political parties in Manitoba taking public subsidies for their day-to-day operations has been a political hot potato — both the governing New Democrats and the Opposition Progressive Conservatives refused to ac
Judge to deliberate whether Magnotta sex-worker survey interview remains private

Judge to deliberate whether Magnotta sex-worker survey interview remains private

MONTREAL - A Quebec judge says she may look at the contents of a sealed interview with Luka Rocco Magnotta before deciding whether the Crown can have access to it.
Nova Scotia balanced budget represents a promise tweaked since election campaign

Nova Scotia balanced budget represents a promise tweaked since election campaign

HALIFAX - When Nova Scotia's finance minister presents a balanced budget Thursday, she will fulfil a promise that the NDP has tweaked since it first came to power.
Two Haitian mayors in rural Quebec: the improbable path of two friends

Two Haitian mayors in rural Quebec: the improbable path of two friends

AMOS, Que. - They're a long way from the Haitian campus where they dreamed of life abroad at a time when their homeland was under Papa Doc's despotic grip.
Liberals must have given Ontario's elementary teachers a special deal: Tories

Liberals must have given Ontario's elementary teachers a special deal: Tories

TORONTO - The governing Liberals must have given Ontario's public elementary teachers a special deal to resume extracurricular activities, the Progressive Conservatives charged Wednesday.
Colorado governor not about to wade into death penalty debate

Colorado governor not about to wade into death penalty debate

CALGARY - Colorado's governor was not willing to wade into the debate over capital punishment Thursday in light of an offer from the lawyers of theatre shooting suspect James Holmes.