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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau delivered a foreign policy speech in Montreal today that had a noticeable domestic flavour, railing against the Conservatives and accusing them of flirting with "the forces of populism."

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Russian President Vladimir Putin insisted Wednesday that a recent deadly explosion at a military testing site in northwestern Russia hasn't posed any radiation threat.

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U.S. President Donald Trump doubled down on his comments accusing American Jews who vote for Democrats of "great disloyalty" Wednesday, saying any vote for a Democrat is a vote against Israel.

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Shaw Communications Inc. and Vidé​​​​​​​otron have joined major Canadian telecom companies that have expressed concern over the CRTC's decision to lower the prices that smaller internet providers have to pay them to use their networks.

Ethics Media Ban 20180209

The Liberal majority on the House of Commons ethics committee has voted down an opposition motion to call Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner Mario Dion to testify about his report concluding that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau violated the Conflict of Interest Act over the SNC-Lavalin affair.

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Lodgepole pines can send distress signals warning nearby trees of an imminent attack and urging them to get their defences in place, a new study from the University of Alberta found.

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South Africa's Equality Court has restricted the display of the country's old apartheid-era flag, ruling that its gratuitous use amounts to hate speech and racial discrimination.

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Canada's inflation rate held steady at two per cent in July as the price of gasoline got cheaper but the price of airline tickets soared.

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A Nevada county that's home to the Area 51 military base has drafted an emergency declaration and plan to team up with neighbouring counties ahead of events next month tied to the Storm Area 51 internet drive.

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An Edmonton man has been fighting for 10 months to come home from Pakistan where he once worked as a scientist on the government's missile defence program.

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The Danish government expressed shock and disbelief on Wednesday over U.S. President Donald Trump's cancellation of a state visit to Denmark after its prime minister rebuffed his interest in purchasing Greenland.

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A B.C. man who describes himself as a "natural person" not subject to tax law has taken his fight against prison time to the province's highest court — and he has lost, resoundingly.

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The Ontario government's revised sex-education curriculum for elementary schools includes instruction on health, cyber safety and consent, like the 2015 curriculum the PCs opposed, and requires school boards to allow parents to exempt children from teachings on human development and sexual health though it's not clear how that policy will play out.

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First, astronomers made history when they detected a gravitational wave from two black holes merging. Then it was two neutron stars. Now, astronomers believe they've detected a gravitational wave coming from another first-time discovery: a black hole swallowing a neutron star.

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Saskatchewan foster parents Erin and Trevor McLellan care for a six-year-old girl who has had thousands of epileptic seizures. The McLellans decided to go public after a dispute with Saskatchewan's Ministry of Social Services over how much they are compensated.

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A Canada Border Services Agency agent breached federal privacy law when she took a photo of confidential police information and emailed it to a member of her family, says an internal report.

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We are still two months from the federal election, but industry groups, partisan advocates and unions have been busy spending big money on highly targeted Facebook ads to push their agenda.

Meng Wanzhou

Lawyers for Meng Wanzhou claim she was the target of a "covert criminal investigation" designed by Canadian and U.S. authorities to illegally detain and search the Huawei executive when she landed in Vancouver in December 2018.

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Three people are now confirmed dead in the fiery 10-vehicle crash that prompted an evacuation alert in southern Alberta on Tuesday.

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After decades of negotiations and planning, Thaidene Në​​​​​​​né​​​​​​​ National Park Reserve is now a protected area in the Northwest Territories.

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The numbers don't show evidence that things have grown significantly worse in a short period of time. So why do so many feel we're at a sudden breaking point?

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A masseur has been criminally charged after a woman alleged she was sexually assaulted in her downtown Vancouver home last week.

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Temporary traffic lane closures will be in place this month as work on the Broadway subway project on Vancouver's West Side gets underway. 

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Andrew Berry, an Oak Bay man accused of murdering his two little girls, will testify that he was not responsible and that someone else attacked him in his bathroom on the day of the fatal stabbings, his defence says.

Trans Mountain Pipe Stockpile

The federally owned Trans Mountain Corporation said Wednesday it has issued "notice to proceed" directives to construction contractors, mobilizing the workforce it needs to expand the pipeline.

TransUnion Debt Report 20190820

According to data from the Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy, the number of British Columbians who filed for insolvency this quarter of 2019 was up 11.1 per cent compared to earlier in the year.

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Pembina Pipeline Corp. has signed a deal to buy Kinder Morgan Canada Ltd. and the U.S. portion of the Cochin pipeline system in an agreement it valued at a total of about $4.35 billion.

Trail building

Volunteer trail builders in the Chilliwack. B.C., area say provincial enforcement officers are cracking down on their unauthorized trails on Crown land, but gaining permits takes years in some cases.

Taxes 2015 Extra Income 20160407

A B.C. man who describes himself as a "natural person" not subject to tax law has taken his fight against prison time to the province's highest court — and he has lost, resoundingly.

Meng Wanzhou

Lawyers for Meng Wanzhou claim she was the target of a "covert criminal investigation" designed by Canadian and U.S. authorities to illegally detain and search the Huawei executive when she landed in Vancouver in December 2018.

Microlofts Victoria

The federal government says a new micro-unit apartment in downtown Victoria will be a step closer to relieving the ever-growing middle-income housing crisis, by offering cheaper homes to single professionals. Housing advocates say the project doesn't address the many middle-income families in Victoria.

Earth Strike Vernon

Kieran Grandbois along with less than a dozen group members were protesting because they are concerned about the lumber company's proposition to log an area about 500 metres away from Vernon's water supply source at Duteau Creek. 

Demolition in PG

It will be three years before people in Prince George can dip their toes into a new downtown pool. Demolition work is underway as $35M project is still being designed.

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Rachel Nielsen said she may take a single room occupancy unit if she’s offered one but is skeptical about them, because, she says, there are too many rules placed on the occupants.

Traffic Vancouver

The federal government has announced $250,000 in funding is going to the City of North Vancouver to analyze traffic congestion and recommend strategies to help solve the problem.

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Trainers and horse owners at Hastings Racecourse say they're shocked at a Monday raid by border officials that ended with about two dozen foreign workers being led away in handcuffs.

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Carla and Herb Sill have kept in touch with Terrace Search and Rescue and have given them an estimated $23,000 in the years since their son's death.

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The Silk Art Gallery held a grand reopening Monday afternoon, a bright spot for the city's art lovers after a large fire badly destroyed much of the heritage Port Moody town centre.

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Officers were called Saturday afternoon to a rural area near Ashcroft, B.C., for a report that two bodies had been discovered north of Spences Bridge.

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Footage from an Alaska kayaking trip shows a sudden and up-close look at part of a collapsing glacier.

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The Montreal Impact have fired head coach Rémi Garde and replaced him with Wilmer Cabrera. The move comes 27 games into the Garde's second season with the club as the Impact struggle to hang on to a Major League Soccer playoff spot.

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Canada's Steven Diez is one victory away from his first main-draw berth at a Grand Slam after winning his second-round U.S. Open qualifier on Wednesday.

TEN Rogers Cup Women 20190811

Rogers Cup champion Bianca Andreescu will be seeded 15th when the U.S. Open main draw begins play on Monday. Andreescu became the first Canadian to win the tournament in 50 years on Aug. 11 after all-time Grand Slam winner Serena Williams abruptly pulled out of the final due to a back injury.

Miracle at 35

Mark Pavelich, a forward on the 1980 "Miracle on Ice" U.S. Olympic hockey team who went on to play for the New York Rangers and two other NHL teams, has been charged with assault for allegedly beating a neighbour with a metal pole and breaking several of the man's bones.

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The Ottawa Senators have signed forward Colin White to a six-year contract with an average annual value of $4.75 million US.

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Phil Scrubb scored 24 points as Canada's men's basketball team completed a two-game sweep of New Zealand with a 103-100 overtime win in pre-FIBA World Cup action on Wednesday.

Sweden Pay Dispute Women's Hockey

Female hockey players in Sweden will go ahead with their boycott of an international tournament in Finland because of their unhappiness about pay and working conditions.

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Russian race walker Sergei Bakulin, who was previously stripped of a world title for doping, has been banned again, this time for eight years.

Luge Redemption for Sam Edney

The Player's Own Voice podcast looks at how Canada's most successful male luger coped with the setbacks related to Russian doping scandals.

Aurora Games Festival - Tennis - Team Americas vs Team World

Bianca Andreescu leads Team Americas against Team World in Albany, NY.

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According to the Zurich Lions, an agent has reached out on behalf of Toronto Maple Leafs forward Mitch Marner to inquire about the possibility of practising with the Swiss League squad if contract talks fail to progress. 

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Russ Conway, a hockey writer who was a Pulitzer Prize finalist in 1992 for his stories about corruption in the NHL Players Association that helped bring down union head Alan Eagleson, has died. He was 70.

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Brooke Henderson remembers being rather star-struck when she made her first appearance at the CP Women's Open. It's a feeling that fellow Canadian Michelle Liu is experiencing herself this week at the Magna Golf Club.

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A judge has set a May 5 trial date for the gender discrimination lawsuit filed by the women's national team against U.S. Soccer.

Brooke Henderson - The Breakdown

Professional golfer and defending CP Women's Open Champion Brooke Henderson walks us through the thought process and strategies of a par 4 golf hole.

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Canoeist Laurence Vincent Lapointe is the latest Canadian Olympic medal hopeful to get caught up in a doping controversy. She has tested positive for the banned substance Ligandrol — which can help build and repair muscles. Here's a look at five previous doping incidents involving Canadian Olympic athletes.

Laurence Vincent Lapointe: 'It's been a nightmare'

Laurence Vincent Lapointe describes her emotions after hearing she was tested positive for Ligandrol, says she knows she can win without taking banned substances.

Vincent Lapointe lawyer: 'There is an explanation and we have to find it'

Laurence Vincent Lapointe's lawyer, Adam Klevinas, is confident that she didn't intentionally take Ligandrol.

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Chinese swimmer Sun Yang will get the rare public trial he wants after an appeal by the World Anti-Doping Agency. The Court of Arbitration for Sport says the open hearing will probably be in Switzerland but is "unlikely to be before the end of October."

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Canadian canoeist and 11-time world sprint champion Laurence Vincent Lapointe says she won't cast aside a 15-year Olympic dream she has put her heart and strength into, despite testing positive for the muscle-building substance Ligandrol.

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