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Across the country, local campaigns are increasingly drawing minors into the partisan fold, even before they can vote themselves.

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Some of the most closely watched races on election night will be in ridings where high-profile cabinet ministers are on the ballot — and at risk of losing their seats.

Fall Colours

Lynsay Spafford has set up 13 cameras at various sites around Nova Scotia, capturing six images per day of 300 trees, in an effort to study the impact of climate change on the fall foliage.

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The team at CBC News has tried to keep the parties honest by fact-checking key claims made by the leaders and their platforms.

Fuel Economy Deal

The advances in connected cars is remarkable, bolstering the safety and comfort of drivers and passengers. But the data they gather is plentiful — and that has privacy advocates raising a red flag.

Alexandre Bissonnette

Alexandre Bissonnette’s attack on a Quebec City mosque in 2017 that left six people dead could and should have been prevented, an investigation by The Fifth Estate suggests.

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Warren Kinsella’s Daisy Group consulting firm was behind a social media campaign to put the People’s Party of Canada on the defensive and keep leader Maxime Bernier out of the federal leaders’ debates, according to documents provided to CBC News.


Health Canada said it was investigating the possible presence of a carcinogen in some ranitidine drugs available by prescription and over-the-counter.


Mexican authorities captured then liberated Ovidio Guzmán López, one of the leaders of the Sinaloa cartel, after the cartel sent gunmen into the streets of state capital Culiacán to confront government forces and sow mayhem.


Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer said Friday he supports compensation for First Nations children and families who “suffered” under the on-reserve child welfare system.

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New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs waded Friday into the issue of Ottawa's treatment of Quebec, telling media at a Conservative Party campaign stop in Fredericton that "it's been forever, really," that Quebec has been favoured.

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Offering no evidence to back up his claims, Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer today accused the Liberals of planning to team up with the NDP in a governing coalition that would rack up a $40-billion deficit, hike the GST and cut federal transfers to the provinces and territories.


A Paris zoo is showcasing a mysterious creature dubbed the "blob" - a yellowish collection of unicellular organisms called a slime mold that looks like a fungus, but acts like an animal.


Despite a temporary ceasefire deal announced Thursday by the U.S. and Turkey, war monitor groups say the fighting continues. Turkey's president, however, denies there are ongoing clashes. What happens in the coming days is an open question. Here's a look at what the deal means for some of the key players in the conflict.

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Unions dominate the list of the biggest donors to third parties, a CBC News analysis has found.

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Here’s how a high school teacher and a civic education charity are getting students interested in politics, and preparing them to participate in Canada's electoral process.

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Anti-corruption leaders in Ukraine — including some associated with the ongoing Trump impeachment drama — say they feel a sense of shock and dismay at how the U.S. has turned their backs on them.

Greta Thunberg

By foot, by bus and by truck, thousands of Albertans made their way to the provincial legislature grounds in Edmonton, drawn by a 16-year-old Swedish girl who is trying to change the conversation about global warming.

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The number of Canadians who donate to political parties has steadily increased over the past decade, while the amount of money given by each donor has continued to decline, an analysis of Elections Canada data going back to 2004 has shown.

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In this week's issue of our environment newsletter, we look at steps being taken to make chocolate and candy more sustainable, as well as what we can do to prevent birds from crashing into glass.

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The team at CBC News has tried to keep the parties honest by fact-checking key claims made by the leaders and their platforms.

Oak Bay wall

Oak Bay's city council held an emergency meeting to issue temporary protection order after a developer started removing parts of a heritage wall in the Greater Victoria community.


A British Columbia seafood seller has admitted to illegally importing into the U.S. thousands of pounds of fish that were deemed unsafe to eat.

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The City of Victoria passed a motion Thursday that would regulate the number of cruise ships entering the harbour due to environmental concerns.

Staff Sgt. Jennifer Pound welcomes promised help from political parties.

RCMP Staff Sgt. Jennifer Pound was hoping to make post-traumatic stress disorder among Mounties an election issue. Now the five major national parties have reacted to her call for change after she revealed her personal struggle with PTSD — and an RCMP support system she describes as "broken" and "in crisis".

Parkview School

Parkview Elementary School in Sicamous, B.C., will reopen its doors after the school was forced to temporarily close on Sept. 20 because of health and safety concerns related to an unidentifiable smell. The source of the smell, however, is still unknown.


Health Canada said it was investigating the possible presence of a carcinogen in some ranitidine drugs available by prescription and over-the-counter.

Bumblebee at VIU

Students and staff at Nanaimo's Vancouver Island University are planting gardens to encourage bees and other pollinators to hang out on campus.

Vancouver police

Vancouver police say the death of a 60-year-old woman found in her apartment earlier this week is suspicious and is under investigation as a homicide. 


Several students at St. George's private school in Vancouver have been suspended or expelled after an internal investigation into what the school calls "deeply offensive behaviour online."

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Bystander video appears to show a security guard at the Valley Centre in Lynn Valley punching and spitting on a 15-year-old girl.

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With just days left before final ballots are cast in the federal election, a new poll released Friday says the NDP has seen a surge of support among voters in British Columbia.

Surveillance video shows bundles of $20 bills dumped at a B.C. casino

A lawyer says an inquiry into money laundering in British Columbia would not exist without the "courage" of an ex-police officer who spoke out about alleged "interference" with his mandate to investigate organized crime in casinos.

Metrotown fire

The Burnaby Fire Department was called early Friday to respond to a small fire at Metrotown shopping mall.

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ICBC is urging drivers to be cautious of pedestrians amid slippery road conditions and fewer daylight hours.


There’s a dinner table-sized hole in the wall that separates the kitchen from the living room in Wayne Morrissey’s apartment in Vancouver’s West End neighbourhood.

Roundup Weed Killer Cancer

Cliff Sissons of Cranbrook, B.C., is suing the makers of the well-used herbicide, alleging exposure over the years caused him to develop non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. The maker of Roundup says the product is safe.

Greta Thunberg

By foot, by bus and by truck, thousands of Albertans made their way to the provincial legislature grounds in Edmonton, drawn by a 16-year-old Swedish girl who is trying to change the conversation about global warming.

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Systemic failures by the B.C. government led to the sexual abuse of more than 200 inmates by a single prison guard, an alleged victim charges in a new lawsuit.


Peter Rowbottom and his family have been on bear watch since last year, watching them play and eat all across their property just outside of Malakwa, B.C., in the Shuswap.

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Quarterback Cody Fajardo threw for 224 yards and the Saskatchewan Roughriders downed the B.C. Lions 27-19 on Friday night in Vancouver.


Darnell Nurse had a pair of assists as the Edmonton Oilers moved back into sole possession of first place overall in the NHL with a 2-1 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Friday.


OG Anunoby scored 18 points and Toronto had nine players score at least nine points as the Raptors rolled past the Brooklyn Nets 123-107 on Friday in NBA pre-season action.


DJ LeMahieu and Aaron Hicks stunned Justin Verlander with first-inning home runs, James Paxton made the early lead stand up and the New York Yankees beat Houston 4-1 Friday night, cutting the Astros' lead in the AL Championship Series to 3-2.


Quarterback Vernon Adams Jr. threw three touchdown passes as the Montreal Alouettes defeated the Toronto Argonauts 27-24 on Friday night at Percival Molson Stadium.


Ottawa's Isabelle Weidemann made Canadian long-track speed skating history on Friday. She won gold in the women's 5,000 metres with a time of six minutes 47.34 seconds at the Canadian championships, setting a new record in the event by besting Cindy Klassen's mark of 6:48.97 set in 2006.


Two-time world champion Nathan Chen of the United States topped the short program with 102.71 points Friday at Skate America, the first of six events in the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series.


Bobsleigh Canada is taking another hit. Three-time Olympian Chris Spring announced on Instagram on Friday that he is stepping away from competition this season. The 35-year-old intends on returning in one year.


The New Jersey Devils signed 20-year centre Nico Hischier to a seven-year, $50.75 million contract extension on Friday.


CC Sabathia's major league career is over. The 39-year-old left-hander was dropped from the Yankees' AL Championship Series roster on Friday, a day after he dislocated a joint in his pitching shoulder during the eighth inning of New York's Game 4 loss to Houston.


Today's edition of our newsletter looks at the athletes to watch on a still-rebuilding Canadian figure skating team. Plus, the NFL MVP dodges a bullet and an NBA phenom is hurt.


Former Toronto Raptors star Kawhi Leonard received a warm greeting Thursday during his Canadian homecoming with the Los Angeles Clippers for a pre-season game in Vancouver.


The days of just one or two Canadian men's curling teams being clear favourites on the domestic scene are in the past. The 2019-20 season is tough to call with at least five rinks in the upper tier of a loaded Canadian landscape.


The Toronto Maple Leafs host the Boston Bruins on Saturday night, but the team will be without captain John Tavares, who is out at least two weeks with a broken finger.


Watch live coverage of the 2019 World Curling Tour event in Champéry, Switzerland.

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Canada is a nation which thrives in winter and as a people identify with those who carve out a name for themselves on ice. As Scott Russell writes, the skating sports are inextricably linked to Canadian folklore and our sense of self.

9 heated individual NHL 90 seconds

Matthew Tkachuk and Drew Doughty's rivalry has provided pure entertainment for hockey fans, but they are far from the first. Rob Pizzo has 9 more.


Cam Levins of Black Creek, B.C., will run his second Toronto Waterfront Marathon on Sunday, but his primary focus won't be lowering his Canadian-record time from a year ago. "I'll be perfectly satisfied if I qualify for the Olympics," he says.


The start of the latest figure skating Grand Prix series marks the true beginning of a new season. The Grand Prix is important in identifying front-runners — those who will dominate the second half of the season, including the world figure skating championships in Montreal in March.


The newly launched International Swimming League is threatening to upend the sport’s traditional power structure — if it can survive.

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