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Volunteer, college student, grandmother, foreign nationals among van attack victims

TORONTO — A Toronto woman with a love of volunteering, an 80-year-old grandmother, a Jordanian man visiting relatives, a college student and two South Korean nationals were among those who died in a horrific van attack that sent shock waves through C
B.C. law targets condo flipping, tax evasion, rental home protection

B.C. law targets condo flipping, tax evasion, rental home protection

VICTORIA — British Columbia's government wants to crack down on tax evasion in the condominium market and gives municipalities more control over rental housing as it looks for ways of easing a housing crunch.

B.C. researchers get patent to develop potential vaccine for syphilis

VANCOUVER — Researchers at the University of Victoria have been granted a patent to develop a potential vaccine against syphilis as rates for the sexually transmitted disease soar worldwide.
NAFTA: Political heavyweights hit Washington in hunt for deal

NAFTA: Political heavyweights hit Washington in hunt for deal

WASHINGTON — Negotiations have entered an around-the-clock phase in an effort to get a new NAFTA agreement within days, with top political staff converging in Washington for meetings stretching into the night Tuesday and beyond.

Quebec mosque shooting suspect couldn't invoke NCR defence: psychiatrist

QUEBEC — Alexandre Bissonnette was hoping for a defence of not criminally responsible when he faked having psychotic symptoms such as hearing voices, a forensic psychiatrist hired by the defence said Tuesday.
Toronto mourns after van attack that killed 10, IDs of dead will take days

Toronto mourns after van attack that killed 10, IDs of dead will take days

TORONTO — The shock of a horrific van attack that left 10 people dead sent Canada's most populous city into mourning on Tuesday, as residents and officials alike tried to come to terms with the tragedy.
Combat 'vile' material faster and better, or else, G7 tells internet companies

Combat 'vile' material faster and better, or else, G7 tells internet companies

TORONTO — Canada and it G7 partners warned the world's biggest internet companies on Tuesday to do a better job of deleting "vile" material from their platforms and dangled the threat of forcing them if they fall short.

Restricting copyright exceptions detrimental to education, says student group

OTTAWA — Student and library associations are voicing their support for a section of the Copyright Act that allows materials to be used for educational purposes without infringing copyright.
Vehicle attacks already part of Winnipeg police plans as Jets fans party

Vehicle attacks already part of Winnipeg police plans as Jets fans party

WINNIPEG — Police in Winnipeg say they were already considering a potential vehicle attack as they planned security for Jets fans looking to party downtown during the NHL playoffs. Insp.
Maple Leafs, Raptors, TFC create perfect storm of sports buzz in Toronto

Maple Leafs, Raptors, TFC create perfect storm of sports buzz in Toronto

TORONTO — The Raptors are hosting, but supporters of the Maple Leafs and Toronto FC will be welcome to Wednesday's party at Air Canada Centre on a dream night for Toronto sports fans.
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