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Morning monster mash

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PR firm no longer representing Jian Ghomeshi

globalnews.ca — TORONTO - Navigator, the public relations firm that had been representing Jian Ghomeshi, is no longer advising the former CBC radio host. The firm confirmed to Global News Thursday afternoon that due to a change of "circumstances" they are "no longer able to continue."
Oct 30, 2014

RT @davidfolkenflik: This may explain why his reps didn't call me back MT @lrozen Ghomeshi's crisis comms firm & publicist dump him http://…

Oct 30, 2014

This may explain why his reps didn't call me back MT @lrozen Ghomeshi's crisis comms firm & publicist dump him globalnews.ca/news/1645551/p…

Oct 30, 2014

Both Ghomeshi's crisis communications firm and personal publicist dump him globalnews.ca/news/1645551/p…

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Judge convicts MP Dean Del Mastro on campaign overspending charges

globalnews.ca — LINDSAY, Ont. - Former Conservative MP Dean Del Mastro has been found guilty on all counts at his election overspending trial. The now-Independent MP, once the Harper government's point man on defending the Tories against charges of voter fraud, was charged with overspending during the 2008 federal election campaign.

Justin Bourque faces precedent-setting sentence for Moncton RCMP shootings

globalnews.ca — MONCTON, N.B. - Justin Bourque's killing of three Mounties has been described in court as one of the worst crimes in Canadian history, prompting recommendations from Crown and defence lawyers for the harshest sentence in more than 50 years.
Oct 31, 2014

RT @GlobalNational: Moncton #RCMP killer Justin Bourque will be handed his sentence at 1 pm ET/10 am PT. Follow our live blog: glbn.ca/DDbS3

Oct 31, 2014

Sentence for Justin Bourque to be handed down at 2pm. Check out our live blog at globalnews.ca/news/1645342/j…

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Police chief urges sexual assault victims to come forward

globalnews.ca — TORONTO - Less than 24 hours after the first person stepped forward claiming Jian Ghomeshi attacked her, Toronto Police Chief Bill Blair is asking anyone who has been a victim of sexual assault to come forward to the police. "People may be reluctant to report their victimization and participate in the criminal investigation and a criminal justice system.
Oct 30, 2014

@globalnewsto: Ghomeshi fallout: glbn.ca/DAO08 Police chief urges sexual assault victims to come forward @markcarcglobal reports”

Oct 30, 2014

RT @globalnewsto: Ghomeshi fallout: glbn.ca/DAO08 Police chief urges sexual assault victims to come forward @markcarcglobal reports

Oct 30, 2014

RT @VassyKapelos: Ghomeshi fallout: Police chief urges sexual assault victims to come forward globalnews.ca/news/1645270/p…

Oct 30, 2014

Ghomeshi fallout: Police chief urges sexual assault victims to come forward globalnews.ca/news/1645270/p…

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Canada completes first CF-18 operational missions over Iraq

globalnews.ca — KUWAIT CITY - Canadian warplanes have flown their first operational flights, but have yet to carry out strike missions against Islamic State targets. Six CF-18 jet fighters, two CP-140 Aurora surveillance planes and a C-150 refuelling jet are operating out of undisclosed airfields in Kuwait and will launch bombing missions against the forces of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant soon.

Burkina Faso president has stepped down: official statement

globalnews.ca — OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso - Burkina Faso's leader of 27 years says he has stepped down following a wave of violent protests to his bid to seek a fifth term in power. In a statement read out on national television Friday, Compaore said that elections would be held in 90 days.
Oct 31, 2014

RT @GlobalNational: Burkina Faso’s 27-yr leader steps down following wave of violent protests to his bid to seek a fifth term in power bit.ly/1E8kQ3i

Halloween at Edinburgh Elementary School

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Thrilling dancers hit Halifax

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French town bans scary clown disguises

globalnews.ca — PARIS - A small town outside Montpellier in southern France has banned people from disguising themselves as clowns from the streets - especially on Halloween. This week's decision by Mayor Pierre Dudieuzere of Vendargues follows a series of incidents around France in which people dressed as scary clowns spooked children and in several cases assaulted people.

Last minute pumpkin carving tips

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Dozens of Ontario mayors fight to keep schools open

globalnews.ca — TORONTO - A group of concerned mayors from across Ontario are battling the provincial government to keep schools in their community's open and operating. Nestled on the southern tip of Georgian bay, picturesque Penetanguishene's only secondary school is slated to close in 2016.
Oct 30, 2014

RT @StevensGlobal: ICYMI dozens of Ontario mayors join over school closures. Minister doesn't want to talk about it. @globalnewsto bit.ly/1wOK2Lh

Oct 30, 2014

ICYMI dozens of Ontario mayors join over school closures. Minister doesn't want to talk about it. @globalnewsto bit.ly/1wOK2Lh

Deal reached by Ottawa, credit card companies to slash purchase fees

globalnews.ca — Canada's major banks and credit card companies have reached a deal with the federal government to reduce fees charged to retailers for credit card transactions, sources familiar with the negotiations say. The voluntary agreement means retailers from big-box chains to small mom-and-pop convenience stores across Canada could start saving hundreds of millions in fees paid to card networks like Visa and MasterCard and the banks.
Oct 31, 2014

Deal reached by Ottawa, credit card companies to slash purchase fees: sources globalnews.ca/news/1646688/d…

Magnotta trial expected to resume today with defence case

globalnews.ca — MONTREAL - Luka Rocco Magnotta's lawyer is expected to begin presenting his case at the accused's first-degree murder trial today. The 32-year-old Magnotta is charged in the slaying and dismemberment of Jun Lin in May 2012 in Montreal before he fled to Paris and then Berlin.

Canada’s economy unexpectedly shrinks as oil production stalls

globalnews.ca — Canada's economy unexpectedly contracted by a tenth of a percent, or 0.1 per cent, in August after posting zero growth in July, Statistics Canada said Friday. The back-to-back months of lacklusture output followed surprising strength through the first six months of the year.

Darlington nuclear unveils training facility, calls it unique in the world

globalnews.ca — CLARINGTON - Ontario Power Generation unveiled its new training facility today for the refurbishment of the Darlington nuclear plant, which it says is the first of its kind in the world. The facility features a life-size model of a nuclear reactor face, and Energy Minister Bob Chiarelli says it will help ensure Darlington's refurbishment is on time and on budget.
Oct 31, 2014

Darlington nuclear unveils training facility, calls it unique in the world globalnews.ca/news/1645506/d…

Oct 30, 2014

RT @FocusOntario: Liberals hope $38M fake reactor will cut the cost refurbishing the Darlington nuclear plant glbn.ca/DAR5S @ACarterglobal reports

Oct 30, 2014

RT @globalnewsto: Liberals hope $38M fake reactor will cut the cost refurbishing the Darlington nuclear plant glbn.ca/DAR5I @ACarterglobal reports

Oct 30, 2014

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Man faces at least 90 charges in Toronto sexual assaults, break-ins

globalnews.ca — TORONTO - A male suspect is facing at least 90 charges related to a series of sexual assaults and break-ins in Toronto over a three-year period. Toronto police say the alleged incidents took place between August 2011 and August 2014. Investigators have scheduled a press conference Friday morning to provide an update in the case.
Oct 31, 2014

RT @globalnewsto: Man faces at least 90 charges in Toronto sexual assaults, break-ins over 3-year period glbn.ca/DBZQ3

Sudbury gets blast of Halloween snow

globalnews.ca — TORONTO - Residents in Sudbury are waking up to some spooky Halloween weather Friday morning. Environment Canada had issued a special weather statement for parts of southern Ontario calling for the "first significant snowfall of the season." East of Georgian Bay and over the Haliburton highlands the snow started overnight Thursday and will continue through to Friday.

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