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Former Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty has registered as a lobbyist. He resigned 19 months ago, without a provincial paid pension plan but with a $300,000 severance. Ont. law allows former MPPs to become lobbyists 1 year after leaving office.

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National News

Recent National Headlines

18.09.2014

Cost of satellite ministerial staff soars by 70 per cent during austerity years

OTTAWA - The cost of paying Conservative political staffers working in a network of satellite minister's offices ballooned by 70 per cent during the same years the government was asking departments to tighten their belts.

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18.09.2014

Facts from a now-public report on trafficking of aboriginal women in Canada

OTTAWA - A newly disclosed report says aboriginal women and girls are easy prey for human traffickers because they are more likely to suffer from poverty, drug addictions and mental-health problems.

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18.09.2014

Twelve jurors selected so far in Magnotta first-degree murder trial

MONTREAL - Two more jurors have been chosen to hear evidence at Luka Rocco Magnotta's murder trial, bringing to 12 the number picked so far.

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Health News

Recent Health Headlines

18.09.2014

Flu is in season, and CDC wants healthy adults to do a better job getting inoculated

WASHINGTON - It's time for flu vaccine again and while it's important for the whole family, this year health officials have some different advice for different ages: Certain kids should opt for the ouchless nasal spray. Seniors, expect to get a new kind of pneumonia shot along with that flu jab.

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18.09.2014

Transcript of Toronto Mayor Rob Ford's message from hospital

TORONTO - Toronto Mayor Rob Ford released a recorded message from hospital Thursday to thank the public for the support he has received since doctors announced the 45-year-old politician is suffering from a rare and aggressive type of cancer.

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