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Ex-nurse who was 'far from an angel of mercy' to seniors she murdered gets 8 concurrent life terms

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Former nurse Elizabeth Wettlaufer told a Woodstock, Ont., courtroom Monday that she was "extremely sorry" for killing eight nursing home patients before being sentenced to eight concurrent life terms in prison with no chance of parole for 25 years.

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22 million Americans would become uninsured under Senate health-care bill, CBO estimates

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The Senate health-care bill would result in 22 million more uninsured Americans over the next decade compared with the current law, according to an analysis by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office.

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Canadian lumber producers face average 27% duties after 2nd wave of U.S. trade action

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Canada's softwood lumber industry was slapped by the U.S. Commerce Department Monday with an additional 6.87 per cent average preliminary anti-dumping duty for six months, the latest move by the U.S. over complaints about Canadian lumber exports.

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It's 'paw-sta' not 'pa-sta': How Canadian actors erase accents for U.S. work

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Canadian actors are made well aware of their accents while working in the U.S. because even a single word pronounced the wrong way is enough to stop filming.

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'A seat at the table': GM CEO Mary Barra on engaging with Trump

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At a time when some business leaders have pulled away from working with U.S. President Donald Trump, the head of General Motors sees a need for engagement with the White House.

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Teemu Selanne leads 2017 Hockey Hall of Fame inductees

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Teemu Selanne, who scored an NHL-record 76 goals in his 1992-93 rookie season and finished a 21-year career with 684 goals, was among seven nominees announced Monday for this year's Hockey Hall of Fame induction class.

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U.S. Supreme Court hands Trump a temporary win on travel ban pending appeals this fall

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The U.S. Supreme Court has handed a victory to President Donald Trump by narrowing the scope of lower court rulings that blocked his travel ban on people from six Muslim-majority countries, and agreeing to hear his appeals.

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'Unbelievable': Banff visitor walks right up to grizzly in apparent bid for closeup photo

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A Calgary-area photographer says he could only shake his head in disbelief as he watched a Banff visitor walk right up to a grizzly bear in an apparent bid to get a cellphone photo of the wild animal from just metres away.

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'A seat at the table': GM CEO Mary Barra on engaging with Trump

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At a time when some business leaders have pulled away from working with U.S. President Donald Trump, the head of General Motors sees a need for engagement with the White House.

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Ontario proposes to cap resale ticket price at 50% above face value in scalping crackdown

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The Ontario government plans to introduce new rules this fall that would crack down on scalping tickets for sports, concert and other events at inflated prices.

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Disgruntled U.S. Tim Hortons franchisees follow Canadian example, form alliance

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A group representing Tim Hortons franchisees who are unhappy with the management of the coffee-and-doughnut chain says it now has a U.S. chapter, a development that could put further pressure on the parent company.

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16-bit is back: Nintendo's Super NES Classic launches this fall

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Nintendo has announced the Super NES Classic console, a miniaturized version of its 16-bit console from the 1990s and a followup to last year's wildly popular NES Classic.

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Alphabet partners with Avis to manage self-driving car fleet

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Waymo, the self-driving car unit of Alphabet Inc, said on Monday it signed a multi-year agreement with Avis Budget Group Inc for the car rental firm to manage its growing fleet of autonomous vehicles, sparking a surge in Avis Budget's stock.

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Anything for a party, but the idea Canada was born 150 years ago is absurd: Don Pittis

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Economically speaking, and even politically, Canada was not born 150 years ago. Don't let anyone tell you otherwise.

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