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Sault man acquitted of rape after his accuser dies

A Sault Ste. Marie man has been acquitted of rape, in part, because his accuser passed away before the start of the trial. WARNING: This story contains details of sexual assault which may be disturbing to some readers.

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Why Canadians see the biggest grocers as the villains of food inflation

Galen Weston may not be the president of grocery giant Loblaw anymore, but you wouldn't know that based on how often his name and face appear in connection with the company: in memes, on social media, and now emblazoned across the top of a new Reddit forum dedicated to high food prices in Canada.

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Trump says his criminal indictments boosted his appeal to Black voters

Former U.S. president Donald Trump claimed Friday that his four criminal indictments have boosted his support among Black Americans because they see him as a victim of discrimination, comparing his legal jeopardy to the historic legacy of anti-Black prejudice in the U.S. legal system.

LOCAL GOVERNMENTS: HOW THEY WORK

Few and far between: population density in northern Ontario

No matter how many pages of the budget you go through line-by-line, some key factors in northeastern Ontario make annual budgeting a challenge.

Algonquin Boulevard East in Timmins by City Hall. (CTV Northern Ontario file)

Between a rock and a hard place: local government in northeastern Ontario

Despite a long list of responsibilities, local governments have the least power and are heavily regulated by the province.

Public lookout at Newmont Porcupine's Hollinger open pit mine in Timmins. (Lydia Chubak/CTV Northern Ontario)

Northeastern Ontario politicians reflect on their time at city hall

One of the biggest surprises many newly elected city councillors face is just how complicated it is to get things done – and that they are not the boss of every city staffer they meet.

Public hearing at Sudbury's city hall

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