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Narendra Modi meets party leaders after election win in India

3 hours 14 min ago

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been meeting with leaders of his Bharatiya Janata Party fresh off his party's thunderous victory in the general elections.

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The government just made its toxic media bailout plan even worse

3 hours 31 min ago

The general expectation was the Liberals would follow their established script for these sorts of things and find a widely respected and reasonably non-partisan public figure to head it up. That's not what happened

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Supreme Court to rule on whether Cindy Gladue's accused killer will face new trial

3 hours 31 min ago

The Supreme Court of Canada rules today on a high-profile case involving the death of an Indigenous woman — a case that sparked nationwide protests and revived the debate about Canada's prostitution and sexual consent laws.

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How a suspected Iran-based campaign tried to get Canadian media to spread fake news

3 hours 31 min ago

An online disinformation campaign believed to originate from Iran tried to get Canadian media to amplify fake news, a CBC/Radio-Canada analysis has found. And in at least one instance, it was successful.

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Looking for work in health care, tech or retail? You could be in luck

3 hours 31 min ago

What do a registered nurse, a sales clerk and a software engineer have in common? They're all qualified for the jobs that are most likely to go unfilled in Canada.

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Andrew Scheer really doesn't want to talk about abortion. Neither did Harper

3 hours 31 min ago

Andrew Scheer would very like to squelch talk of how abortion rights would fare under a Scheer government. He might consider asking his old boss how easy it is to keep a lid on the abortion debate while in office.

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'They failed me': How the promise of retraining U.S. coal miners came up empty

3 hours 31 min ago

A program touted as an economic saviour for Appalachian coal country turned out to be riddled with problems and now faces a lawsuit from former students. One ex-student and employee says Mined Minds came to the region making promises like a soapbox preacher and failed to deliver.

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How effective is carbon capture technology?

3 hours 31 min ago

In this week's issue of our environment newsletter, we examine the state of carbon capture technology and introduce you to some invasive insect species you might see on your travels this year.

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B.C. court to decide if province can regulate Trans Mountain

3 hours 31 min ago

B.C.'s Court of Appeal will decide Friday whether the province can change its environmental laws in a way that could effectively kill the controversial Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project.

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British PM Theresa May says she'll resign on June 7

3 hours 58 min ago

Prime Minister Theresa May says she will step down on June 7, succumbing to calls in her governing Conservative Party to make way for a new leader to try to break an impasse over Britain's departure from the European Union.

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Raptors head home with chance to make history

6 hours 37 min ago

For all the heartbreaking losses experienced by Toronto sports fans in the downtown concrete square over the years, Thursday night's Raptors win to inch ever-so-close to their first NBA championship final was just a little sweeter.

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Raptors are a win away from NBA Finals after dumping Bucks in Milwaukee

Thu, 23/05/2019 - 11:12pm

Kawhi Leonard scored 35 points to lead the Toronto Raptors to a thrilling 105-99 victory over Milwaukee on Thursday in the most important game in franchise history.

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Lawyer says deal close in Weinstein sexual misconduct lawsuits

Thu, 23/05/2019 - 10:46pm

A tentative deal is close to settling lawsuits brought against the television and film company co-founded by Harvey Weinstein, who has been accused of sexual misconduct by scores of women.

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The National

Thu, 23/05/2019 - 9:00pm

Welcome to The National, the flagship nightly newscast of CBC News

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Country style rapper Lil Nas X joins forces with Wrangler Jeans to mixed results

Thu, 23/05/2019 - 8:15pm

If you thought you'd seen the last of the song Old Town Road, you haven't visited a Wrangler store lately. The jean company recently launched a new line of products with chart-topping rapper Lil Nas X.

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Scientists say Chile's Southern Patagonia Ice Field has 'split in two'

Thu, 23/05/2019 - 7:41pm

Chile's 12,000 square kilometre Southern Patagonia Ice Field has split in two and is likely to continue to fracture amid climate change, according to a team of Chilean scientists who were in the region in March.

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Journalists question Liberal government's $600M media bailout plan

Thu, 23/05/2019 - 7:19pm

The federal government's plan to support Canadian journalism is being questioned by some Canadian journalists.

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Philippines rejects Canada's late-June timeline for garbage repatriation

Thu, 23/05/2019 - 6:50pm

The Philippines has rejected Canada's late-June timeline for repatriating its garbage, and is moving forward with plans to ship it back to Canada itself.

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Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer to drop pledge to balance budget in 2 years

Thu, 23/05/2019 - 5:54pm

Conservative Party Leader Andrew Scheer on Friday plans to drop a previous pledge to balance the budget within two years if elected, saying Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal government has made it impossible to do so responsibly.

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In major reversal, Jason Kenney now says Alberta can live with amended C-69 environmental assessment bill

Thu, 23/05/2019 - 5:30pm

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney and the leaders of the three other provincial parties are offering an olive branch to the Trudeau government on C-69, saying they're now prepared to accept the controversial overhaul of Canada's environmental assessment process — as long as the Senate's amendments are part of it.

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