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Japan Sumo

A closer look at some of the day's notable stories with The National's Jonathon Gatehouse: Trump and Abe plan to take in some sumo in Tokyo this weekend; whistleblower Christopher Wylie is passionate about curbing abuse of personal data, and he has some advice for the public.

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French police are hunting for the person who left a suitcase in front of a bakery on Friday just before an explosion injured 13 people in the city of Lyon, officials said.

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The U.K. prime minister came to power with a parliamentary majority. But trying doggedly to cut a Brexit deal ultimately ended her leadership, writes Don Murray.

KINDER MORGAN Trans Mountain Expansion Project

British Columbia doesn't have the right to impose environmental laws that could kill the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, an Appeal Court says in a decision that's a blow to the NDP government and is likely to trigger further appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada.

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Three Indian climbers and an American have died while descending the crowded slopes of Mount Everest, officials say.

Air Canada planes at Pearson Airport

The federal government is rolling out its air passenger protection regulations on the eve of the summer travel season setting out what compensation airlines must provide for failing to provide adequate services to passengers.

Beating

A man who filmed children attacking a woman in Saskatoon says he made the hard decision not to intervene because he was concerned about potential implications on his permanent residency application.

India Deadly Fire

At least 17 teenage students were killed in a fire that broke out Friday in a tutoring centre in the western Indian city of Surat, police said.

Wildfire High Level

The mayor of a northwestern Alberta town urges the province to get financial aid flowing quickly to evacuees as firefighters prepare for shifting winds that could push a powerful wildfire toward the community.

Smoke stacks

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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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.

USA-DRONE/HUNTER

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.

Gladue SCOC

The Ontario trucker accused of killing Cindy Gladue will face a new trial for manslaughter, reviving a case that unleashed public outrage over how the Indigenous victim was treated by Canada's criminal justice system.

Billyjack Buzzard

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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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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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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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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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.

IIO - Independent Investigations Office

The Independent Investigations Office of B.C. has released a report on a 2016 police chase in which a Vancouver Police Department dog attacked a bystander caught up in the drama.

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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.

BC News

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CBC reporter Jason D'Souza speaks to L.A. Matheson Secondary School students in Surrey, B.C., about high-school hierarchy and the pressure to be popular.

david eby Money Laundering

B.C. Attorney General David Eby is expected to comment on whether B.C. will appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada.

KINDER MORGAN Trans Mountain Expansion Project

British Columbia doesn't have the right to impose environmental laws that could kill the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, an Appeal Court says in a decision that's a blow to the NDP government and is likely to trigger further appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada.

BC Wildfires British Columbia state of emergency

Drought forecasts from Agriculture Canada show most of British Columbia is abnormally dry or enduring some level of drought, similar to dry conditions that are being experienced across a swath of Western Canada.

Air Canada planes at Pearson Airport

The federal government is rolling out its air passenger protection regulations on the eve of the summer travel season setting out what compensation airlines must provide for failing to provide adequate services to passengers.

fred and marion

When Fred Schmidt went to Victoria General Hospital to pick up his late wife's engagement and wedding rings after she died, he said staff told him they had no record of them. The rings haven't been found since.

Granville Street

Coun. Lisa Dominato is putting forward a motion to enhance entertainment, leisure and social activities for all ages after 5 p.m. as well as providing better transportation and safety for the city's nighttime workforce.

Vancouver city hall

Staff warns the city may forgo opportunities to partner with corporations because the categories are so broad.

USA-DRONE/HUNTER

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.

Surrey police SUV

The first community consultation on Surrey's policing transition took place Thursday afternoon at the Cloverdale Recreation Centre. What people really wanted were answers about how much the switch will cost taxpayers.

Coquitlam MVA

Northbound and southbound lanes on Schoolhouse Street between Booth Avenue and Lucille Starr Way will be closed as police gather evidence at the scene.

b.c. camping

In a statement, the Ministry of Environment said the new campsites would be located in the Lower Mainland, Thompson-Okanagan, Kootenay Rockies and Mount Robson areas, where camping demand is highest.

Raptors-Bucks

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.

Clearwater Secondary

Against all odds, a girls soccer team in Clearwater, B.C., qualified for the provincials. Now, they've got to quickly raise $7,000 for the trip.

Massey Tunnel

Premier John Horgan says a twin-tunnel proposal for the major Metro Vancouver traffic bottleneck will get serious consideration from his government.

IIO - Independent Investigations Office

The Independent Investigations Office of B.C. has released a report on a 2016 police chase in which a Vancouver Police Department dog attacked a bystander caught up in the drama.

AUTOSHOW-CANADA/

Electric vehicles already account for 15 per cent of the car market share in B.C. and those numbers are expected to keep rising.

Lady Justice statue at Supreme Court courthouse in Vancouver

Michael Murph Ranspot's actions amount to professional misconduct, according to the Law Society of B.C.

primary care

The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives is calling out Vancouver Coastal Health for inviting a for-profit company to manage an urgent primary care centre and is worried about future corporate influence in public health care.

Vancouver

Some lifelong Vancouver residents claim they're being 'taxed out' of their homes as assessment values take a dive. B.C.'s finance minister maintains the government is 'monitoring the situation' and insists their housing measures are having a net positive effect by cooling the real estate market.

Sports News

CBC | Sports News

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By now, Drake's relentless grandstanding on behalf of his beloved Toronto Raptors is to be expected. And so too, then, is the wrath of Milwaukee Bucks' fans now excoriating the Canadian rapper for a series of escalating taunts.

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Damon Severson's blast from the point trickled through with just 0.4 seconds left in the third period, pulling Canada into a 2-2 tie to force overtime. Then, Mark Stone scored to win it in overtime, setting up a semifinal against the Czech Republic on Saturday.

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The Cavalry charge is in full cry. Heading into the weekend, and another home game against HFX Wanderers, the Cavs have opened up a cavernous five-point lead at the top of the standings. As Nigel Reed writes, it's a dominant statement of intent from a team that is ambitious offensively and solid on defence.

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Canadian teen Felix Auger-Aliassime is heading to the final of the Lyon Open. The No. 4 seed from Montreal edged top-seeded Nikoloz Basilashvili of Georgia 2-6, 7-6 (3), 6-4 in semifinal action on Friday at the ATP Tour 250 clay-court event.

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The Italian bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics in Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo looked stronger than the Stockholm-Are project in an IOC analysis of the candidates published Friday.

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Fred VanVleet's breakout performance in Game 5 of the NBA Eastern Conference final had the city of Toronto buzzing, but for the Raptors point guard it was just another crazy night in a whole string of them

Drake gives passionate speech following Raptors' Game 5 win

The Canadian rapper joined fans in Toronto and made a passionate speech following the Raptors' 105-99 victory.

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Dave Proctor's attempted speed record across Canada last summer was foiled by a bad back, so the ultramarathoner's comeback plan is chasing a pair of quirkier running benchmarks.

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It's typically Canadian that Denis Shapovalov, Felix Auger-Aliassime and Bianca Andreescu are each children of immigrants.

Harold (Red) Conrad

For Harold (Red) Conrad, watching the Halifax Mooseheads play at the Memorial Cup is bringing back memories of when he suited up for the Halifax St. Mary's Juniors and played in the national tournament in 1947 and 1948.

BKN Raptors Bucks 20190523

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.

Raptors-Bucks

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.

Is Toronto going too far with Kawhi Leonard?

Toronto fans are throwing a lot of free stuff at Kawhi Leonard. But how much is too much?

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Essentially there are five nations chasing four automatic berths at the 2020 Summer Olympics. One of them is not going to make it and will be forced to go through a nervy qualifying competition after the men's World Rugby Sevens Series in London this weekend.

STANLEY CUP FINALS TOPIX

Canada's Sports Hall of Fame is a cacophony of athletic prowess. It amounts to a remarkable, but too-infrequently visited museum which pays tribute to a significant chapter of the national narrative. As Scott Russell writes, there is so much gathered here under one roof, in this one place, and the sights and sounds speak to the mosaic of a country which embraces not just a single sport but every sport under the sun.

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Every day, Boston Bruins head coach Bruce Cassidy and St. Louis Blues counterpart Craig Berube report to the rink feeling fortuitous. After their first-opportunity flameouts as head coaches, the two Stanley Cup bench bosses have made the most of their second chances at running a big-league bench.

d.j. smith ottawa senators head coach

The Ottawa Senators have turned to the Toronto Maple Leafs for their new head coach.

Sharks Blues Hockey

And then there were two. The quest for Lord Stanley is down to just two teams. The Boston Bruins will face off against the St. Louis Blues in a rematch of the 1970 Stanley Cup final. On this episode of the Hockey Night In Canada podcast, we get you set with a Stanley Cup preview.

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Watch as the Toronto Wolfpack take on the Sheffield Eagles.

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Watch live action from the Summer National Diving Championships in Windsor, Ont.

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