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August 12, 2018 3:02 PM Slain Fredericton police officer was passionate about helping her community

FREDERICTON—A Fredericton police officer killed in Friday’s shootings was passionate about mental health and helping her community, according to the executive director of a local housing centre for women in crisis. Fiona Williams of Liberty Lane says she knew Const. Sara Burns for most of her life, but the two only reconnected within the past six months 12

August 10, 2018 8:59 PM DeRozan to make his Toronto return in February

The Raptors will play 12 back-to-backs — down from 14 last season. They will appear on ESPN eight times in the United States and on TNT seven. The 15 U.S. national broadcasts are the most for the franchise since the heyday of Vince Carter in 2001-02. • The annual Nelson Mandela Game on Dec. 5 will be against the Philadelphia 76ers. Game times are all over the map. Weekday 12

July 29, 2018 4:00 PM Fallout? Fallen Kingdom? Why a sequel’s name means nothing

“It just doesn’t matter,” Kevin Sandler, the director of film and media studies at Arizona State University, told The Post. “There was a transition from the numbers to these general titles, after the colon. Numbers represent sequels, while titles represent universes.” Because the phrase itself doesn’t matter, some sequels do get a little wackadoodle 18

July 23, 2018 7:13 PM Security forces stop man with knife on Parliament Hill

The department refused any further comment on the incident, as did the RCMP’s national division, deferring to Ottawa’s municipal police who are leading the investigation. It’s not clear what transpired that lead to the man’s arrest. Vice Canada, which first reported the story, suggested that someone attempted to stab a Canadian Forces member during the Changing 11

July 18, 2018 2:42 PM U.K. investigators probe Russian access to Facebook data from Cambridge Analytica scandal

LONDON—British authorities looking into inappropriate use of data gathered by political consultant Cambridge Analytica from millions of Facebook users say some of the systems that accessed the material appear to be in Russia or a group of former Soviet states. The Information Commissioner’s Office, which is investigating data analytics by political campaigns 10

July 13, 2018 7:37 PM McDonald’s salads linked to intestinal parasite outbreak that left more than 100 ill in the U.S

More than 100 people in the Midwest have been infected by an intestinal parasite in recent weeks that has been tied to the consumption of salads at McDonald’s, health experts announced this week. Public health officials in Illinois and Iowa have reported a spike in cases of cyclosporiasis, with at least 15 infections in Iowa and 90 others in Illinois 12

July 5, 2018 3:44 PM World Cup, Wimbledon men’s final could force tough decisions for fans

“We’ve always known it was going to be there, we knew 18 months ago,” Desmond said. “But I think it’s slightly surprising that FIFA have the kick off at 4 o’clock (11 a.m. Eastern). It’s not something they’ve done in the past but that’s their decision,” he said. “Our tournament (final) always starts at 2 o’clock (9 a.m. Eastern), and we’ll start at 2 o’clock 69

July 5, 2018 9:00 AM Home prices finally inch up in June

There are signs the needle has finally moved in a positive direction on the region’s sagging real estate market. The Toronto Real Estate Board reported that sales and average re-sale home prices showed slight year over year gains in June, the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) reported. The average price of re-sale homes in the region — including detached 93

June 27, 2018 11:24 PM Canadian actor Daniel Pilon, known for role on Dallas, dead at 77

He would go on to appear in dozens of films and television shows, including the highly popular TV series, Dallas, in which he played a wealthy villain. Pilon’s soap career included appearances in Ryan’s Hope, Guiding Light, and Days of Our Lives. In Canada, he often worked with renowned Quebec filmmaker Gilles Carle, most notably in the films Red, The Death 16

June 25, 2018 9:00 AM Students in poorer neighbourhoods may miss out on ‘vital programs,’ report says

The number of Ontario schools offering before- and after-school care has jumped dramatically in the last six years — but families in the poorest neighbourhoods are less likely to benefit, a new report shows. While school boards must provide child care for elementary students where there is a demand, “there may not be equitable access to these vital programs 14