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Canada granting asylum to U.S. border crossers at higher rates: data 3:19pm EDT

TORONTO (Reuters) - Asylum seekers who illegally crossed the U.S. border into Canada this year are obtaining refugee status at higher rates, new data shows, as authorities accept claims from people who say they feared being deported by U.S. President Donald Trump's administration.  Full Article

 
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Canada annual inflation rises in September on gasoline, food costs 9:00am EDT 

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada's annual inflation rate rose to the highest in five months in September on higher prices for gasoline and food, moving closer to the central bank's target, data from Statistics Canada showed on Friday.  Full Article  

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Exclusive: New data shows race disparities in Canada's bail system Thursday, 19 Oct 2017 

TORONTO (Reuters) - Black people in Canada‚Äôs most populous province spent longer behind bars awaiting trial than white people charged with many of the same categories of crimes in each of the past five years, according to data obtained by Reuters.  Full Article