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Poll says more Canadian parents are against childhood vaccinations, worrying others

Poll says more Canadian parents are against childhood vaccinations, worrying others

A new Angus Reid poll suggests the number of parents opposed to vaccinating their children has grown over the last five yearsin Canada.
Major League Soccer fines three Toronto FC players for actions in season opener

Major League Soccer fines three Toronto FC players for actions in season opener

TORONTO — Major League Soccer has fined Toronto FC midfielder Richie Laryea and forwards Federico Bernardeschi and Lorenzo Insigne an undisclosed amount "for inciting and/or escalating a mass confrontation" in Sunday's season opener at FC Cincinnati.
Ontario's top court upholds life sentences for Eaton Centre shooter

Ontario's top court upholds life sentences for Eaton Centre shooter

TORONTO — Ontario's top court has upheld the life sentences for a man who opened fire in the food court of Toronto's crowded Eaton Centre mall in 2012, a shooting that killed two men and injured several other people, including a 13-year-old boy who w
Halifax prepares to cut power to two homeless encampments by end of week

Halifax prepares to cut power to two homeless encampments by end of week

HALIFAX — The City of Halifax says it will cut electricity to two homeless encampments by the end of the week in the latest step in its eviction efforts.
Saskatchewan Roughriders apologize to fans for 'Girl Math' marketing campaign ad

Saskatchewan Roughriders apologize to fans for 'Girl Math' marketing campaign ad

REGINA — The Saskatchewan Roughriders apologized Wednesday for issuing an email to season-ticket holders that resulted in a backlash from fans.
Public Health Ontario staff awarded retroactive pay as Bill 124 compensation

Public Health Ontario staff awarded retroactive pay as Bill 124 compensation

TORONTO — Employees of Public Health Ontario labs are set to receive an additional 5.25 per cent in pay increases to compensate for a provincial wage restraint law that was found unconstitutional and has now been repealed.
'An uncertainty bomb': Politicians, industry weigh in on Alberta's renewables rules

'An uncertainty bomb': Politicians, industry weigh in on Alberta's renewables rules

EDMONTON — Reaction is pouring in to the Alberta government's new rules for future wind and solar energy projects.
Lantigua drives in De Los Santos with go-ahead run as Blue Jays top Rays 3-2

Lantigua drives in De Los Santos with go-ahead run as Blue Jays top Rays 3-2

DUNEDIN, Fla. — Rafael Lantigua's seventh-inning sacrifice fly brought home Luis De Los Santos with the go-ahead run in the Toronto Blue Jays' 3-2 pre-season victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday.
Alberta government announces new rules for renewables projects as moratorium ends

Alberta government announces new rules for renewables projects as moratorium ends

CALGARY — The Alberta government has laid out new rules to guide future wind and solar developments in the province as a seven-month pause on such projects comes to an end.
Nova Scotia to spend $7.2 million on diabetes care, start funding glucose monitoring

Nova Scotia to spend $7.2 million on diabetes care, start funding glucose monitoring

HALIFAX — Nova Scotians with diabetes will soon have access to government funding for glucose monitoring and greater access to the province's insulin pump program. Premier Tim Houston announced Wednesday the government will set aside $7.