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Leak: Android 5.0 Lollipop for Samsung’s Galaxy S5 and Note 4 Set to Roll Out in January


A supposed Samsung employee has leaked a juicy tidbit today which all but confirms the imminent rollout of Android 5.0. Lollipop to Samsung’s Galaxy S5 and Note 4. We’ve seen the build pop up on the S5 in Poland a few weeks back and Spain just the other day, but mention of a stateside release…

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Morneau's small business tax changes promise simpler rules for income sprinkling

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The federal government has unveiled its new proposal to curb "income sprinkling" by some small business owners to family members, with substantive changes to a much-criticized initial proposal unveiled in the summer.



Wed, 13 Dec 2017 12:10:07 EST

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4-month-old girl in critical condition after violent incident in west Toronto

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A four-month-old girl is in critical condition after police say she was assaulted during a violent incident in which a man was assaulted and stabbed in west Toronto on Wednesday morning.



Wed, 13 Dec 2017 09:02:25 EST

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50 dogs removed from South Korea meat farm recovering in Canada

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After the humane society shut down a dog meat farm in South Korea, about 50 of the 170 canines were brought to Canada, where they will eventually be placed in homes.



Tue, 12 Dec 2017 17:01:15 EST

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'It's OK to speak out' says whistleblower after investigator finds vote-buying in First Nation election

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Cocaine, marijuana and tens of thousands of dollars in cash were used to bribe voters in a recent Saskatchewan First Nation election, says a report commissioned by the federal government.



Wed, 13 Dec 2017 08:00:00 EST

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6 horses stolen from Alberta ranch found safe

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Six horses stolen from a family ranch southwest of Edmonton have been returned to their owners.



Wed, 13 Dec 2017 11:06:09 EST

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What legal weed stores will look like: 'Very chic, very modern, very clean-cut'

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With less than seven months to go before recreational marijuana becomes legal, provinces and territories are scrambling to come up with plans to sell cannabis, but few details have emerged about what the retail experience of buying legal weed will be like.



Wed, 13 Dec 2017 11:14:11 EST

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Canada's response to Rohingya humanitarian crisis tops $50M

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Canadian donors have chipped in $12.5 million to help Rohingyas escaping violence in Myanmar, bringing Canada's total aid to address the humanitarian crisis to $50 million.



Wed, 13 Dec 2017 12:30:00 EST

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'Inflammatory' claims cited in appeal of Saskatchewan swimming mishap settlement

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The University of Regina is appealing a jury's decision that awarded $9.1 million to a woman who was left a quadriplegic after a swimming accident at the school.



Wed, 13 Dec 2017 13:58:29 EST

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Health Canada decides against banning wire-bristle BBQ brushes

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Health Canada has decided against banning the sale of wire-bristle barbecue brushes, and is instead leaving brush safety mostly in the hands of industry and grillers, according to its latest risk assessment report.



Wed, 13 Dec 2017 07:00:00 EST

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Nunavut images added to Centennial Flame monument, 18 years after territory created

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It's taken almost two decades, but Nunavut is finally getting a spot on the Centennial Flame monument. The government will unveil the updated monument today and reignite the flame.



Wed, 13 Dec 2017 11:34:24 EST

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Playing long game, new NDP leader Singh says of poor byelection showing

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When newly-minted NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh attended the campaign kick-off for his party's candidate in the Scarborough-Agincourt byelection, he enthused that it was like coming home.



Wed, 13 Dec 2017 09:12:25 EST

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Meet Ethan Chatsis: superstar cashier

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Grocery shopping is a mundane task at best and a stressful experience at worst, but 20-year-old Ethan Chatsis makes paying for groceries the highlight of many customers' days.



Wed, 13 Dec 2017 07:00:00 EST

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'Haunting' Russell Williams interrogation subject of a new documentary

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Five years after stumbling upon an article about the police interrogation of former CFB Trenton commander Russell Williams, who is serving life in prison for murdering two women, a Dutch film director is now screening a documentary on the subject.



Wed, 13 Dec 2017 09:00:00 EST

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Illegal fishing charges dropped against 2 Métis men in Alberta

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The province won't pursue charges stemming from an incident in September where Alberta Fish and Wildlife officers were filmed seizing smoked fish from a Métis cultural camp south of Fort McMurray.



Wed, 13 Dec 2017 08:00:00 EST

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Santa will sit on a throne of hockey sticks at this weekend's NHL 100 outdoor game

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An Ottawa man who dons Kris Kringle's red suit for parties and events has crafted a special bench for this weekend's NHL 100 Classic game at Lansdowne Park.



Wed, 13 Dec 2017 07:31:39 EST

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MP confirms Yukon woman imprisoned in Turkey

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Charman Smith's friends say she's been in jail in Istanbul since last year, and they want her returned to Canada. Yukon's MP says Canadian officials are doing what they can to help her.



Wed, 13 Dec 2017 09:00:00 EST

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Quebec jurist Richard Wagner named next Supreme Court chief justice

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Quebec jurist Richard Wagner has been named the next chief justice of the Supreme Court of Canada.



Tue, 12 Dec 2017 09:51:17 EST

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How N.L. helped deliver compromise that sealed provincial, federal pot tax deal

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Canada's federal and provincial finance ministers had been haggling for hours over how to split the proceeds of the coming marijuana excise tax when Newfoundland and Labrador's Tom Osborne asked all political staffers and bureaucrats to clear the room.



Tue, 12 Dec 2017 17:08:00 EST

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Refugee family grateful to be alive after incredible 2nd-storey escape from fire

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A family of five say they are counting their blessings after escaping a devastating house fire in Dartmouth, N.S., with their lives but little else.



Tue, 12 Dec 2017 15:30:39 EST

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On monorails, hyperloops and other wild ideas to get from Montreal to Quebec City

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Premier Philippe Couillard wants a high-speed link between Quebec's two biggest cities, but what would that look like? Here's an overview of some of the more outlandish ideas.



Tue, 12 Dec 2017 13:12:44 EST

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