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U.S. Government Withdraws Request Ordering Twitter to Identify Trump Critic

The legal battle between Twitter and the U.S. government ended Friday, after the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) withdrew its demand that the tech company release information to identify an account holder whose tweets are critical of President Donald Trump on Twitter. The lawsuit threatened to become a major battle over free speech between Silicon Valley and Washington. But it …

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Toronto’s Trump Tower sells for $298M

A Canadian judge on Thursday approved the sale of the Donald Trump-branded Toronto hotel and condo tower to its main debt holder after no other bids were submitted for the troubled building. Justice GlennHainey of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice approved the $298 million “stalking horse” bid from San Diego investment firm JCF Capital ULC. The Trump Organization had …

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Brooke Henderson Feels her Game is Really Close

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. — It seems like Brooke Henderson can’t win. That’s in the figurative sense because the 19-year-old from Smiths Falls has proven she is one of the world’s best. She’s won three times on the LPGA Tour. She beat world No. 1 Lydia Ko in a playoff with one of the best pressure shots in Canadian golf history …

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Argos Name Coaches

TORONTO – A little more than three weeks after officially hiring Marc Trestman, the new Toronto Argonauts head coach finalized his staff for the 2017 season. While some might consider it a rag-tag crew due to the circumstances — the Argos had not yet hired Trestman when the deadline for talking to coaches currently under CFL contract came and went in January …

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Dr Jerry Tenenbaum Scams Sick Old Lady – And Other Patients

There are certain things that bring total disbelief to even the most sceptic individual and that includes a doctor scamming his or her patients alongside government regulators and taxpayers. It is not surprising that people tend to regard such information as false and unfounded. This is simply due to the fact that the medical profession is held in such high …

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Dr. Jerry Tenenbaum: Toronto Star Exposes How Some Doctors Can Scam Canadian Taxpayers

For several months, we, at The Canadian, have been documenting complaints against Dr. Jerry Tenenbaum which subvert the integrity of OHIP specifically and Canada’s public healthcare system in general. On 30 December 2016, the Toronto Star further documented how the province’s 12 top-billing doctors — who received payments of between $2 million and $7 million in one year — are …

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Pink Tax & Blue Tax: Does Gender-Based Markup Belong in 2017?

The pink tax, or the fact that certain products accrue a price premium when they are targeted specifically at women – with the most frequently quoted example being the razor – is a long-publicized phenomenon with a body of supporting research. In fact, a recent story by CBC reported that when it comes to personal care products, women can pay …

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‘I Haven’t Even Taken a Salary’: Small Distillers Say New Ontario Liquor Tax Will Kill Them

The good news for Charles Benoît, the scrappy young lawyer and co-founder of The Toronto Distillery Co., is that he won his constitutional crusade against the Ontario government. The bad news is that it will probably put him out of business. Ontario regulations currently force distillers that sell through stores on their premises to hand over more than two thirds …

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Alberta Strikes $1.36 Billion Deal with Coal Companies as Part of Plan to Shut Down Plants Early

CALGARY  — The Alberta government will pay three coal-fired electric generating companies $1.36 billion for the province’s decision to close their plants early, while also potentially avoiding a lawsuit with other power companies in the province. The province’s Energy Minister Marg McCuaig-Boyd announced Thursday the province will pay Capital Power Corp., TransAlta Corp. and ATCO Ltd. a total of $97 …

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