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Five stories in the news for today, Sept. 28

Five stories in the news for Thursday, Sept.

Mother and daughter dead after being hit by car in Toronto

TORONTO — A night out an east-end Toronto restaurant turned tragic for a family of four on Wednesday evening when a mother and her two-year-old daughter died after being struck by a car. Toronto police Sgt.
'A huge boon:' Alberta town hopes to pull new kind of energy from old gas well

'A huge boon:' Alberta town hopes to pull new kind of energy from old gas well

EDMONTON — An Alberta town is planning to pull a different kind of energy from the abandoned oil and gas wells that ring its outskirts.
Oakville, Ont., council rejects bid to demolish Glen Abbey despite heritage status

Oakville, Ont., council rejects bid to demolish Glen Abbey despite heritage status

OAKVILLE, Ont. — An Ontario town council has voted unanimously to reject a plan to demolish the historic Glen Abbey golf course despite its heritage status.

OHL Roundup: Cam Dineen marches Battalion past Wolves 6-5 in overtime

NORTH BAY, Ont. — Cam Dineen scored twice, including the overtime winner, as the North Bay Battalion edged the Sudbury Wolves 6-5 on Wednesday night in Ontario Hockey League action.
Thousands line up in Halifax as Ikea opens first of 12 new Canadian stores

Thousands line up in Halifax as Ikea opens first of 12 new Canadian stores

HALIFAX — Several thousand people lined up early Wednesday to enter Ikea Halifax, as the firm launched the first of its 12 openings across Canada amidst circus performers, political speeches and a Swedish flag raising.

Court tells Ottawa to reconsider 1952 pipeline deal on B.C. reserve

VANCOUVER — The Federal Court of Appeal has set aside a government decision approving the expansion of Kinder Morgan's oil pipeline through the Coldwater Indian Band reserve south of Merritt, B.C.
Liberals working on apology for 1939 decision to refuse ship of Jewish refugees

Liberals working on apology for 1939 decision to refuse ship of Jewish refugees

OTTAWA — The federal Liberals are working on an apology for the Canadian government's decision in 1939 to turn away a boat of German Jews hoping to seek asylum in Canada, The Canadian Press has learned. Some wanted the apology for the MS St.

Ontario names advisory group to help with jobs for people with disabilities

TORONTO — The Ontario government has named an advisory group of business and government leaders to help tackle persistently high unemployment rates among people with disabilities.

Issues remain as 3rd round of NAFTA talks wraps in Ottawa

OTTAWA — The most contentious issues in talks to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement have not been introduced by the United States, the Canadian foreign minister said Wednesday as the third round of talks between Canada, the U.S.