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Syrian restaurant to reopen in Toronto days after closing over threats

Syrian restaurant to reopen in Toronto days after closing over threats

TORONTO — A Syrian restaurant in downtown Toronto that closed after its owners said they received hate messages and death threats is set to reopen Friday following an outpouring of support from community members and other businesses.
Ex-ski coach Bertrand Charest won't appeal his case further, will serve sentence

Ex-ski coach Bertrand Charest won't appeal his case further, will serve sentence

MONTREAL — Disgraced former national ski coach Bertrand Charest has decided he won't appeal his verdict and sentence before the Supreme Court of Canada. Charest's lawyer says he's decided to close the book and focus on the future.
Climate change threatens extinction for most birds, especially in Canada: report

Climate change threatens extinction for most birds, especially in Canada: report

Climate change threatens extinction for two-thirds of bird species across North America, including almost all of those filling the forests and tundra of northern Canada, says an extensive report.
Nirvana and the Nordiques; for the Oct. 10 In-The-News we go Unplugged

Nirvana and the Nordiques; for the Oct. 10 In-The-News we go Unplugged

In-The-News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Oct. 10. What we are watching in Canada ... It's the last debate tonight.
RCMP shuns lie-detector tests for top security clearances despite federal rules

RCMP shuns lie-detector tests for top security clearances despite federal rules

OTTAWA — The RCMP does not give lie-detector tests to employees undergoing top-level security screenings despite federal rules that require such examinations, The Canadian Press has learned.

Only 10% of young Canadians picture a woman when they think of a CEO: survey

A new survey examining young Canadians' views on leadership says only 10 per cent picture a woman when they think of a CEO.
Girl recalls stabbing that injured her and killed her friend at B.C. high school

Girl recalls stabbing that injured her and killed her friend at B.C. high school

NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C. — A teenage girl wrote the words "this is amazing grace" on a piece of paper moments before she and her friend were attacked by a man with a knife inside a British Columbia high school, a trial heard Wednesday.
British Columbia premier defends chief of staff over handling of allegations

British Columbia premier defends chief of staff over handling of allegations

VICTORIA — Premier John Horgan defended how his chief of staff handled allegations made against the former clerk of the B.C.
Pedestrians hit by U-Haul van in Edmonton testify at trial of alleged attacker

Pedestrians hit by U-Haul van in Edmonton testify at trial of alleged attacker

EDMONTON — Paul Biegel was about to light a cigarette moments before he found himself lying on the ground with a broken vehicle mirror beside him.
Alberta incorporates energy war room as Canadian Energy Centre, work starts soon

Alberta incorporates energy war room as Canadian Energy Centre, work starts soon

EDMONTON — Alberta's energy war room is now a legal entity with a new name, a new managing director and a plan to be running by Christmas.