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‘I noticed you left your lights on’: Edmonton Good Samaritan’s note goes viral

globalnews.ca — EDMONTON - The power of a stranger's note not only boosted Derek Murray's spirits this week, but also helped boost his car battery. The University of Alberta student forgot to turn off his headlights after parking his car in a residential neighbourhood. When he returned to it hours later, the battery was dead.
Nov 21, 2014

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Nov 21, 2014

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Witness comes forward in case of abandoned Cape Breton puppies

globalnews.ca — HALIFAX - Five puppies are recovering in Halifax after being left for dead in Sydney, N.S. over the weekend. The newborn litter was found by two teens who were walking nearby. They said the puppies were in garbage bags that were tossed in a ditch.

Son of missing Oak Haven, N.B. woman Dorothy Tucker arrested

globalnews.ca — Police arrested the son of a missing Oak Haven, N.B. woman Friday morning, but have not confirmed if it's connected to her disappearance. Matthew Tucker, 34, is the son of 53-year-old Dorothy Tucker, who was last seen Nov. 9. Police have said Dorothy Tucker's disappearance is being treated as suspicious, but have not publicly named any suspects.
Nov 21, 2014

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Nov 21, 2014

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Nov 21, 2014

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Nov 21, 2014

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Global’s Tom Clark moderates panel at Halifax Security Forum

globalnews.ca — Global's Tom Clark is moderating the first panel at the Halifax International Security Forum, starting Friday afternoon at 3:15 p.m. AST. The annual forum will host a U.S. delegation led by senators John McCain and Tim Kaine, as well as leaders from the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle East, according to a release.

Richview and Etobicoke battle for the High School Football City Championship in less than ideal conditions.

globalnews.ca — Watch Richview and Etobicoke battle for the High School Football City Championship in less than ideal conditions. Video Online, on GlobalNews.ca

Three people escape fire in Fredericton

globalnews.ca — FREDERICTON, N.B. - No one was hurt after a fire struck a home on Kings College Road in Fredericton. Four people live in the home, but just three of them were there at the time of the fire. They all safely escaped. Officials were called to 457 Kings College Rd around 1:30 p.m.

5 things you didn’t know about Chris Hadfield

globalnews.ca — MONTREAL - Most Canadians know astronaut Chris Hadfield as the first Canadian to walk in space, but his life doesn't just revolve around zero gravity - the Canadian icon shared a few fun facts about himself when he passed by the Global Montreal Morning News. 1.

Major American TV networks did not air Obama speech on immigration

globalnews.ca — WATCH ABOVE: In his address to the nation, U.S. President Barack Obama announced he will be taking executive action to amend immigration policy NEW YORK - ABC, CBS and NBC decided against covering President Barack Obama's speech on immigration live on Thursday, although the Spanish-language Univision network delayed its telecast of the Latin Grammy Awards to show the address.

Brian Gallant, Stephen McNeil meet to discuss ideas for collaboration

globalnews.ca — HALIFAX - The premiers of Nova Scotia and New Brunswick held their first official meeting on Friday since Brian Gallant was elected. Gallant led his Liberals to a majority victory in the Sept. 22 New Brunswick election. Liberal Premier Stephen McNeil of Nova Scotia is in the second year of his mandate.

Bluenose II set for final sea trials, but won’t sail until 2015

globalnews.ca — HALIFAX - Nova Scotia's troubled Bluenose II schooner has passed one of its final inspections before being declared complete. This week, an inspector representing the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) and Transport Canada visited the ship. The hydraulic rudder control system was inspected with the propellers both static and rotating.
Nov 21, 2014

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School evacuated after gas leak in Scarborough

globalnews.ca — TORONTO - A Toronto high school was evacuated Friday after a natural gas leak. A construction worker punctured an eight-inch natural gas line shortly before 12:30 p.m. in Scarborough. Neil McNeil High School has been evacuated and TTC buses have been called in to shelter approximately 100 people.
Nov 21, 2014

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Lack of industrial land in Metro Vancouver causing companies to locate elsewhere

globalnews.ca — It's widely known how expensive it is to buy a home in Metro Vancouver, but a new report says businesses have it even worse. Colliers International says the cost of developing an industrial property on the Lower Mainland has increased by as much as 26 per cent in the past two years.
Nov 21, 2014

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Snow on the way for central Manitoba over the weekend

globalnews.ca — WINNIPEG -While mild temperatures kick off the weekend for many in the province, it may end in a completely different fashion for others. Environment Canada issued a special weather statement late Friday afternoon for the central part of Manitoba. That region is on course to receive heavy snowfalls totaling between 10 to 15 centimetres beginning Saturday evening into Sunday.
Nov 21, 2014

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Calls to cancel Bill Cosby’s London show amid sex-abuse scandal

globalnews.ca — LONDON, Ont. - A newly elected city councillor in London, Ont., is joining a women's centre in calling for Bill Cosby to cancel his upcoming show in the city amid a growing number of sexual assault allegations. Councillor-elect Mo Salih says he wrote the American comedian, asking him to reconsider his scheduled January 6, 2015 performance in light of the scandal.
Nov 21, 2014

London, Ontario politician wants Bill Cosby to cancel scheduled Jan. 5 show amid allegations of sexual abuse globalnews.ca/news/1685497/c…

Nov 21, 2014

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Rob Ford to begin fourth round of chemo Monday

globalnews.ca — TORONTO - Mayor Rob Ford will begin his fourth round of chemotherapy Monday as he continues to battle a rare form of cancer diagnosed in September. "It really knocks me out. It makes me sick," he told reporters Friday afternoon. "You don't want to do this, it's the worst."

In his own words: Father speaks about fight for justice after death of son

globalnews.ca — MONTREAL - In 1990, Wayne McKinnon's 14-year-old son, Paul, was struck and killed by a speeding police cruiser in Montreal. When he was told that there was no evidence to suggest that the police officer was speeding and no charges would be laid, in the wake of losing their son, he and his family had to collect evidence themselves in order to try to find justice.

Canadian Forces vet Dillon Hiller plans to fight ISIS with Peshmerga

globalnews.ca — A 26-year-old former soldier from Calgary has left Canada to join Kurdish fighters on the front lines against ISIS. Dillon Hillier, a corporal who served in Afghanistan as a member of Princess Patricia's Light Infantry, told the National Post he "felt it was the right thing to do since they're facing some pretty rough times."

Burnside jail staff who wrongly released man will be disciplined: minister

globalnews.ca — HALIFAX - Nova Scotia's justice minister says disciplinary action will be taken against staff at a Dartmouth jail after a man facing charges including attempted murder was mistakenly released from custody earlier this month. Lena Metlege Diab says policies and procedures were not followed when Eliahs Knudsen Kent was discharged from the Central Nova Scotia Correctional Facility despite facing charges including attempted murder.
Nov 21, 2014

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Nov 21, 2014

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Shopping with a conscience

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