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  1. Trudeau talks trade, health care with California leaders in San FranciscoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2018 | The Toronto Star

    Uncertainty over Trump's immigration policies has also provided momentum for the Canadian prime minister's economic pitch to Silicon Valley. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with California Gov. Jerry Brown in San Francisco on Friday.

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  2. Trudeau pitches Canadian globalism to Silicon Valley tech firmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2018 | The Toronto Star

    As U.S. employers worry about access to foreign workers under Donald Trump's immigration policies, Canada is offering a two-week, fast-track employment permit for skilled workers. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with employees at AppDirect during a trade visit to San Francisco's Silicon Valley Thursday.

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  3. Trudeau meeting Amazon CEO as Toronto vies for new HQRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2018 | The Toronto Star

    Toronto is the only Canadian city among 20 on Amazon's list of finalists vying to be the home for its second North American headquarters. It's unclear what efforts may or may not be underway to woo Amazon as bid backers have agreed to keep this part of the process secret.

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  4. Air Canada to conduct 'immediate safety review' following San Francisco close callsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 | The Toronto Star

    The Air Canada reviews show how serious the two SFO incidents with the airline were, including one which aviation experts have said could have caused one of the deadliest aviation disasters ever. In July 2017, an Air Canada jet nearly landed on four passenger jets awaiting takeoff at San Francisco International Airport after the flight crew mistook a crowded taxiway for its intended runway.

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  5. 'I'll take all the heat,' Trump says to lawmakers seeking deal on DACARead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2018 | The Toronto Star

    Negotiations over the DACA program may be more complicated in light of a federal judge's ruling Tuesday night to block temporarily the administration's decision to end the program. Donald Trump told nearly two dozen lawmakers Tuesday at the White House for a meeting that they are "not that far away from comprehensive immigration reform."

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  6. California rings in the new year with official legalization of recreational marijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2018 | The Toronto Star

    California joins a growing list of other states, and the U.S. capital, where recreational marijuana is permitted even though the federal government continues to classify pot as a controlled substance. Pot is now legal in California for adults 21 and older, and individuals can grow up to six plants and possess as much as an ounce of the drug.

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  7. Championing public art in an era of bean-counters: HumeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2017 | The Toronto Star

    A new report calls for an overhaul to the city's public art policy. Under current conditions and leadership, residents would be wise not to hold their breath.

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  8. City wrestles with Airbnb rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2017 | The Toronto Star

    Critics say there's a loophole in proposed short-term rental rules: operators don't need to prove they live there. Regulations for Airbnb-style rentals will be the subject of intense scrutiny at city hall next week when two committees will discuss zoning and licensing proposals.

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  9. Why, according to dozens of women, the U.S. Congress is 'probably...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2017 | The Toronto Star

    About 1,500 former Capitol Hill aides have signed an open letter demanding that Congress implement mandatory harassment training and revamp the Office of Compliance, the legislative branch's opaque in-house adjudicator. Stories of sexual harassment and gender hostility are coming to light at a hearing on preventing sexual harassment on Capitol Hill.

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  10. American officials investigating runway mix-up involving another Air Canada planeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2017 | The Toronto Star

    Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor says Air Canada flight 781 was inbound to San Francisco International Airport on Sunday night and was initially cleared for landing. The flight was originally cleared for landing, but the FAA says air traffic control later instructed the crew to abort the landing.

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  11. American officials investigating runway mix-up involving another Air Canada planeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2017 | The Toronto Star

    Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor says Air Canada flight 781 was inbound to San Francisco International Airport on Sunday night and was initially cleared for landing. The flight was originally cleared for landing, but the FAA says air traffic control later instructed the crew to abort the landing.

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  12. San Francisco claims victory after right-wing group shut outRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2017 | The Toronto Star

    Civic leaders in San Francisco, a cradle of the free speech movement that prides itself on its tolerance, repeatedly voiced concerns that the event organized by Patriot Prayer would lead to a clash with counter-demonstrators. SAN FRANCISCO-Protesters opposing a right-wing gathering in liberal San Francisco claimed victory Saturday when the event was cancelled after city officials walled off a city park, a move that the event's organizer said was more about silencing his group's message than preventing a violent clash.

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  13. How three recent launches signaled new leaps in North Korea's missile capabilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2017 | The Toronto Star

    Seeing how far along North Korea's nuclear capabilities are was jarring, particularly because the successful tests came less than a month apart. WASHINGTON-It wasn't a big surprise, but it was a big deal - so much so that North Korea issued commemorative stamps.

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  14. New data, photos show how close Air Canada jet came to crashing at San Francisco airportRead the original story

    Aug 2, 2017 | The Toronto Star

    In the near miss earlier this month, Air Canada pilots mistook a taxiway for the runway next to it and flew to just 59 feet above ground before pulling up to attempt another landing. National Transportation Safety Board investigators said they have not determined probable cause for the incident that came within a few feet of becoming one of the worst disasters in aviation history.

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  15. Weak aviation oversight making skies more unsafe: OpinionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | The Toronto Star

    After more than a decade of budget cuts, it is little wonder Canada is falling offside when it comes to safety in the air. As a result, the checks and balances that have delivered one of the safest aviation systems in the world are falling victim to cost cutting and misguided management.

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  16. This teen leaped to her death after her bungee instructor said 'no...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | The Toronto Star

    "No jump, it's important, no jump," the instructor said in English, according to Spanish court documents. But 17-year-old Dutch teen Vera Mol apparently heard "now jump," and threw herself from the ledge.

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  17. 761 CAMH patients still waiting for trans surgery referralsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | The Toronto Star

    A 2016 provincial decision made a dent in the astronomical wait list, but hundreds of patients are still waiting for a call. Though part of a $2 million sum the Ontario Ministry of Health's slotted last year to clear the referral bottleneck went to hiring two social workers and a psychologist at CAMH, the clinic needs more physicians.

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