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MPP Lisa MacLeod reportedly swears at Ottawa Senators owner in public berating

2 hours 36 min ago

The Ontario Liberals are calling on Premier Doug Ford to suspend Ottawa-area MPP Lisa MacLeod from caucus after a report that she swore at the owner of the Ottawa Senators NHL franchise during a Rolling Stones concert.

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Caitlan Coleman 'like a robot' after Afghan captivity, mother tells sex assault trial

4 hours 19 min ago

Caitlan Coleman's mother told an Ottawa courtroom today she hardly recognized her daughter when she and her then-husband Joshua Boyle returned from captivity in Afghanistan in 2017.

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British courts convict 8 who preyed on homeless, vulnerable in slavery ring

5 hours 4 min ago

Details about what prosecutors have called one of Britain's largest-ever modern day slavery rings have emerged with the conviction of eight people originally from Poland.

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Best way to fight climate change? Plant a trillion trees

6 hours 17 min ago

The most effective way to fight global warming is to plant lots of trees, a trillion of them, maybe more, according to a new study. And there's enough room, Swiss scientists say.

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3 earthquakes detected within minutes off B.C. coast

6 hours 49 min ago

Three earthquakes registering between 4.5 and 5.6 magnitude were detected off the coast of B.C. Friday morning, a day after Southern California experienced a 6.4 magnitude earthquake. A geophysicist with the U.S. Geological Survey said the two are not related.

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Former busboy who alleged actor Kevin Spacey groped him drops civil lawsuit

7 hours 33 sec ago

A young man who said Kevin Spacey groped him in a Nantucket, Mass., bar in 2016 has dropped his civil lawsuit against the Oscar-winning actor, who still faces criminal charges of indecent assault and battery over the alleged encounter.

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Watch the 107th Calgary Stampede parade

7 hours 47 min ago

The Calgary Stampede parade officially kicked off the annual 10-day celebration of cowboy culture Friday morning as hundreds of thousands of people lined the streets. Watch the full parade here.

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Canada's economy lost 2,200 jobs last month

8 hours 1 min ago

Canada's economy lost 2,200 jobs in June, and the jobless rate ticked up to 5.5 per cent because more people were looking for work, according to Statistics Canada.

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RCMP going after Canadian Nationalist Party for intellectual property violation

12 hours 47 min ago

Last week, the RCMP launched a hate crime investigation into the leader of the Canadian Nationalist Party. Now, they’re going after the budding political party for violating their intellectual property.

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'Too little, too late': B.C. government sued over delay providing $750K drug

12 hours 47 min ago

A 21-year-old man is suing the B.C. government for its delay in providing an expensive drug that he claims could have saved him from permanent disability.

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So, you think you've spotted some 'fake news' — now what?

12 hours 47 min ago

Here are some ways to check what you're seeing online — and some tips for avoiding spreading false or misleading information.

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Why the ownership of master recordings is crucial to musicians

12 hours 47 min ago

From Taylor Swift's scuffle with Scooter Braun over her masters, to Universal music's fire that destroyed many masters to iconic works, musicians are as concerned about who owns their original recordings as they've ever been.

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Better lawns and gardens: Creating an environmentally friendly yard

12 hours 47 min ago

In this week's issue of our environment newsletter, we look at how to grow a more sustainable lawn and give you the skinny on thorium, which many people see as a greener nuclear fuel.

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Canadian veterinarians should condemn the Calgary Stampede — full stop

12 hours 47 min ago

The problem is that the veterinary profession serves two masters: clients and animals. If the client is a factory farm or a rodeo, the animals will always come second.

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Trump defies critics, delivers non-partisan Fourth of July address

15 hours 41 min ago

Donald Trump injecting himself in the annual July Fourth celebrations had some observers expecting the U.S. president to deliver a divisive speech. Instead, he delivered a non-partisan address that focused on American achievement, with a heavy emphasis on the military.

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Sudanese protesters welcome power-sharing agreement with military

16 hours 12 min ago

Leaders of Sudan's pro-democracy movement welcomed a power-sharing agreement with the ruling military council on Friday as a victory for their "revolution," raising hopes for an end to the three-month standoff with the generals and deadly violence.

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Hong Kong students reject closed-door talks with city leader after mass protests

Thu, 04/07/2019 - 10:52pm

Student unions from two Hong Kong universities said Friday that they have turned down invitations from city leader Carrie Lam for talks about the recent unrest over her proposal to allow the extradition of suspects to mainland China.

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The National

Thu, 04/07/2019 - 9:00pm

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

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Sudan military council, opposition reach power-sharing agreement

Thu, 04/07/2019 - 8:45pm

Sudan's ruling transitional military council and a coalition of opposition and protest groups reached an agreement to share power during a transition period leading to elections, setting off street celebrations by thousands of people.

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Alberta to spend $2.5M on public inquiry into 'foreign-funded special interests'

Thu, 04/07/2019 - 6:31pm

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says his government will spend $2.5 million on a provincial inquiry into "foreign-funded special interests" and their campaigns to stop development in the oilsands. 

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