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January 20, 2018 1:21 AM Hawaii governor took 15 minutes to tell the public missile alert was false, official says

The governor’s spokesperson said he had to track her down to prepare a message. She said the communications team handles his social media. HONOLULU—The Hawaii National Guard’s top commander said Friday he told Gov. David Ige that a missile alert was a false alarm two minutes after it went out statewide. But the governor didn’t tell the public until 15 minutes 10

January 19, 2018 7:52 PM Shoppers Drug Mart signs third cannabis supply deal

The latest deal is with B.C.-based licensed marijuana producer Tilray Canada Ltd. to supply branded medical cannabis products and is conditional upon Health Canada’s approval of Shoppers’ application to dispense medical marijuana. Shoppers Drug Mart has lined up its third cannabis supply agreement as part of its ambition to dispense the drug amid what experts 10

January 17, 2018 3:10 PM Liberals to invest $20 million to tackle sexual violence against Indigenous, LGBT, immigrant populations

Status of Women minister to announce details of plans to support "underserved" survivors of abuse The Liberal government is announcing $20 million in funding for organizations to support what it calls "underserved" survivors of sexual violence. That includes programs targeting Indigenous, immigrant and LGBT populations, as well as seniors and disabled 12

January 16, 2018 4:42 PM Baby found abandoned outside building in Keele St. and Lawrence Ave. W. area

It’s not known how long the child was exposed to the elements, Toronto police said. A newborn has been rushed to the hospital after being found outside a building in the west end of Toronto. Paramedics said they responded to the scene in the Keele St. and Lawrence Ave. W. area. around 11 a.m. Tuesday and rushed the child in serious condition to a local 12

January 16, 2018 3:30 PM Good Samaritan's 'amazing actions' saved woman from cold, paramedics say

Elderly woman spotted Tuesday morning wandering along Uplands Drive in housecoat and socks Ottawa paramedics are praising a "Good Samaritan" who brought a woman in her 80s in from the freezing cold in south Ottawa Tuesday morning, potentially saving her from serious injuries. In a news release, paramedics said a woman saw the elderly woman walking along 16

January 16, 2018 12:09 AM U.S. lawsuit alleges 6 Canadian banks manipulated an interest rate benchmark

BMO, Bank of Nova Scotia, CIBC, National Bank of Canada, Royal Bank of Canada and TD have allegedly manipulated the Canadian dealer offered rate from at least Aug. 9, 2007, to June 30, 2014, the lawsuit claims. WHITE PLANES, N.Y.—A class-action lawsuit filed in a U.S. court alleges six Canadian banks and three others conspired to increase the profitability 12

January 15, 2018 10:43 PM North York girl, 6, rushed to hospital after being pinned by rolling SUV

Police say the girl was pinned against her parent's vehicle by a rolling SUV without a driver inside. A six-year-old girl has been rushed to hospital after she was pinned against her parent’s SUV near a North York school on Monday afternoon. Sgt. Duncan Miller told reporters the girl was getting into a Mercedes SUV on Ianhall Rd. when a second SUV rolled 15

January 15, 2018 10:34 PM Olympic champion Simone Biles says she was sexually abused by ex-U.S. gymnastics doctor

Biles said she is one of the “many survivors” that were abused by Larry Nassar. Olympic gymnastics champion Simone Biles says she is among the athletes sexually abused by a now-imprisoned former USA Gymnastics team doctor. Biles, who won four gold medals and five overall at the 2016 Olympics, released a statement via Twitter on Monday saying she is one of the “many survivors 12

January 15, 2018 9:24 PM Justin Trudeau takes heat from U.S. right-wing on abortion stance

The PM’s explanation for why he’s restricting summer job grants for pro-life organizations has drawn ire from a former Trump staffer and a Fox News host. WASHINGTON—Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s views on abortion are raising the ire of the U.S. right wing. His explanation for why he’s restricting federal summer job grants for pro-life organizations 12

January 15, 2018 8:56 PM Activists in Chile aim to make priest abuse scandal main topic during pope’s visit

Pope Francis’ visit to Chile is expected to be fraught with a high level of opposition. Firebombings of Catholic churches in recent days have added to the tensions, as have planned protests of sex abuse and cover-ups. SANTIAGO, CHILE—Hours before Pope Francis was set to arrive in Chile Monday, activists on issues related to sex abuse by priests called 9