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Elon Musk wins back his $44.9 billion Tesla pay package in shareholder vote

Elon Musk wins back his $44.9 billion Tesla pay package in shareholder vote

'Its incredible,' a jubilant Musk told the crowd gathered at Tesla's headquarters and large factory in Austin, Texas
Alleged drug trafficker nabbed in Sault's largest fentanyl bust wins release from jail

Alleged drug trafficker nabbed in Sault's largest fentanyl bust wins release from jail

Judge approves pre-trial release of Richard Anderson Brewster — an alleged Toronto gang member known as Richie Stacks — with a number of strict conditions, including that he wear a GPS ankle monitor at all times
'Can’t just pretend they’re not there': Residents rally to revive Aurora shelter plan

'Can’t just pretend they’re not there': Residents rally to revive Aurora shelter plan

Aurora Cares, Housing for All, which formed in the wake of the rejection of the region's transitional shelter project, has grown 300 members in Newmarket and Aurora
Airports demand millions in unpaid fees from defunct Lynx Air

Airports demand millions in unpaid fees from defunct Lynx Air

In court filings late last month, authorities for the Calgary, Vancouver, Edmonton, Halifax and Winnipeg airports asked for an order instructing Lynx to hand over airport improvement fees that the Alberta-based airline held in reserve
Lauer slams city decision to settle on Orchard Point development

Lauer slams city decision to settle on Orchard Point development

'... We need to come clean with the public that we are helpless' in planning matters, said frustrated long-time Ward 4 councillor
Running out of marijuana, Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket get approval to ship pot to the islands

Running out of marijuana, Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket get approval to ship pot to the islands

There are more than 230 registered medical users and thousands more recreational ones on Martha’s Vineyard, where the year-round population of 20,000 grows to more than 100,000 in the summer, as many wealthy people move into vacation homes
Niagara winemaker uncorks wine bottle recycling project

Niagara winemaker uncorks wine bottle recycling project

Forward-thinking winery wants to improve on recycling methods that currently exist, where wine bottles are used to create aeration in landfills or crushed for use in road-making
Former Jays catcher Russell Martin headed to Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame

Former Jays catcher Russell Martin headed to Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame

Former Jays pitcher Jimmy Key, former president and CEO Paul Godfrey also being inducted
'Incredible': Cougar sightings continue to be reported in northwestern Ontario

'Incredible': Cougar sightings continue to be reported in northwestern Ontario

In Ontario, cougars are classified as a 'special concern' – not endangered or threatened, but may become threatened or endangered due to a combination of biological characteristics and identified threats, Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks spokesman says
Conestoga's 'lamb-mowers' are back in action at the Cambridge campus' solar farm

Conestoga's 'lamb-mowers' are back in action at the Cambridge campus' solar farm

New 'lamb-scaping' crew turning heads at Conestoga College where the new solar-grazing initiative is underway at the school's solar farm