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Violent crime soars by 18 per cent as warnings raised on falling police numbers

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Violent crime soars by 18 per cent as warnings raised on falling police numbers in 2017. THE nation is in the grip of a surge in violent crime, figures have revealed. Shocking statistics show that offenses of violence have soared by 18 per cent in just 12 months. They come as a separate report showed the number of police officers has fallen to its lowest level since 1985. Steve White, chairman of the Police Federation which represents rank and file officers, said: “What more of a wake-up call does the government need? “Officer numbers are dropping consistently every year yet our members are having to deal with not only more crimes but the most unimaginable atrocities such as those in Westminster, Manchester and London Bridge.
Violent crimes up 18% as the number of police officers has fallen to its lowest level since 1985 “Particularly worrying is the drop in the front line and neighbourhood officers when we all know that community policing is fundamental in tackling both traditional c…

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2018 was the worst year for Canada's housing market since 2012

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The average Canadian home sold in December cost $472,000, a figure that declined by almost five per cent in 2018.

from CBC | Business News https://www.cbc.ca/news/business/crea-housing-prices-canada-real-estate-1.4978545?cmp=rss
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Gillette's 'the best a man can get' ad in #MeToo era draws kudos and boycott threats

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Personal grooming company Gillette has drawn a lot of attention for its latest ad campaign, which urges men to take a more active role in fighting toxic masculinity.

from CBC | Business News https://www.cbc.ca/news/business/gillette-ad-1.4977443?cmp=rss
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More than 100 First Nations could purchase the Trans Mountain expansion pipeline

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Indigenous leaders will debate this week which financial model is ideal if they are able to purchase the Trans Mountain expansion pipeline project.

from CBC | Business News https://www.cbc.ca/news/business/tmx-irc-indigenous-1.4975243?cmp=rss
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Unifor looks forward to fighting GM Oshawa closure with province and feds

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Jerry Dias, Doug Ford and Navdeep Bains met about the future of GM's Oshawa plant on day one of NAIAS 2019.

from CBC | Business News https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/windsor/ford-gm-union-detroit-autoshow-1.4976902?cmp=rss
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Race on to partner with Ontario's cannabis retail licence winners

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Businesses and investors are rushing to partner with the 25 winners of the Ontario cannabis retail licence lottery, with offers apparently worth millions of dollars, to be involved in the province's first recreational weed stores set to open this spring.

from CBC | Business News https://www.cbc.ca/news/business/cannabis-licence-retail-1.4977773?cmp=rss
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North Dakota officials ask judge to dismiss lawsuit over highway closure during pipeline protests

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North Dakota officials have asked a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed over the five-month closure of a section of highway during the large protests against the Dakota Access oil pipeline, saying they had both the authority and an obligation to do it.

from CBC | Business News https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/dakota-access-pipeline-protests-1.4978072?cmp=rss
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Tokyo court denies bail to Nissan's ex-chair Carlos Ghosn

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The Tokyo District Court has turned down a request by Nissan's former chairman Carlos Ghosn for release on bail, prolonging his detention by weeks and possibly months.

from CBC | Business News https://www.cbc.ca/news/world/tokyo-court-denies-bail-to-nissan-s-ex-chair-carlos-ghosn-1.4978434?cmp=rss
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Newmont Mining to buy Goldcorp in huge gold merger

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Newmont Mining Corp. has signed an agreement to acquire Canadian miner Goldcorp Inc. in a deal it valued at about $10 billion US.

from CBC | Business News https://www.cbc.ca/news/business/newmont-goldcorp-1.4977080?cmp=rss
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California utility, battered and blamed in wildfires, filing for bankruptcy protection

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Pacific Gas and Electric said it plans to file for bankruptcy protection amid potentially massive liabilities resulting from recent deadly California wildfires.

from CBC | Business News https://www.cbc.ca/news/business/pacific-gas-bankruptcy-wildfires-1.4977367?cmp=rss
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Innovation minister announces $5M investment in 2 auto technology firms in Windsor

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A repayable investment of $4 million will help APAG Elektronik open up 138 skilled jobs, while Service Mold + Aerospace will add 21 jobs using an additional $1-million repayable investment.

from CBC | Business News https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/windsor/apag-elektronik-service-mold-aerospace-150-jobs-1.4977400?cmp=rss
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