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USA-IMMIGRATION/WALL

The U.S. Pentagon sent a 20-page list of military construction projects to Congress Monday as lawmakers tried to figure out which might be cut to pay for President Donald Trump's wall along the U.S.-Mexican border.

Asteroid and Earth

On Dec. 18, 2018, a large meteor streaked across the sky over the Bering Sea before exploding with 10 times the strength of the atom bomb that was dropped on Hiroshima in 1945. But astronomers had no idea what happened until months later.

Raybould Justice 20190227

Liberal MPs on the Commons Justice committee say their work is done and any further examination of the SNC-Lavalin affair should be left to the conflict of interest and ethics commissioner. Opposition leaders say the Liberals are trying to hide the truth from Canadians.

Happy Mann

A former United Conservative Party candidate who said he collaborated on a "kamikaze" campaign to tank Brian Jean and ensure Jason Kenney's success in the party's 2017 leadership race is calling for a judicial inquiry into the situation.

Jacinda Ardern scrum March 19

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says reforms to the country's gun laws will be announced within 10 days following the shootings at two Christchurch mosques that left 50 people dead and dozens injured.

Senate 20190218

For the first time ever, the Senate of Canada's chamber proceedings will be televised. After years of opposition from some members of the Red Chamber — who said they feared televising debates would undermine their quality — administrators will flip the switch on Monday.

Indian Wells Tennis

After defeating Angelique Kerber to win the prestigious BNP Paribas Tennis Open at Indian Wells on Sunday, Canada's Bianca Andreescu recalled a third-set meeting with her coach that “gave her chills.” Others believe it could be the springboard to a long-lasting tennis career.

Utrecht tram shooting

A closer look at the day's most notable stories with The National's Jonathon Gatehouse:

Cabinet Shuffle 20190301

Privy Council Clerk Michael Wernick is leaving his post as Canada's top bureaucrat, saying there is "no path" for him to have a "relationship of mutual trust and respect" with opposition party leaders.

Romance scam victim Con

An Edmonton man who lost $143,000 in a dating scam hopes his ordeal will help prevent others from being victimized online.

Mozambique Cyclone

As much as 90 per cent of Mozambique's central port city of Beira has been damaged or destroyed by tropical Cyclone Idai, according to the Red Cross.

Brian Mulroney- Toute le Monde en Parle- Mar. 17, 2019

Former prime minister Brian Mulroney has spoken out in defence of his daughter, Ontario's Francophone Affairs Minister Caroline Mulroney, while dismissing another MPP as a "little girl."

utretch suspect

Dutch police have arrested a 37-year-old Turkish man in connection with Monday morning's shooting on a tram in Utrecht that has left three people dead and five wounded.

FedBudget Housing 20190317

The Trudeau government will roll out a multi-year plan in the federal budget to give all Canadians access to high-speed internet by 2030, CBC News has learned.

Adrian Wright

"Each time we close our eyes, we see all of the dead bodies around us," says Abdul Aziz, a 48-year-old father of four who is being hailed as a hero after chasing the gunman in Christchurch, New Zealand.

garneau boeing 737 max 8

Canada's mistake wasn't its delay in grounding the Boeing 737 Max 8. Its mistake was allowing the plane to fly in the first place

Manant Vaidya and wife Hiral

Of the 18 Canadians killed on the downed Ethiopian Airlines flight, Manant Vaidya’s family lost six. Now, the Brampton, Ont., family is hoping to find their remains and a sense of closure at the crash site.

Homeopathic remedies in pharmacy

Health Canada's recent warning that homeopathic remedies are not an alternative to vaccines doesn't go far enough to prevent the damage the products could do as the country fights off a resurgence of measles, doctors and health policy experts say. 

Gerald Renaud

A B.C. man is on a mission to protect fellow drivers after battling a tire giant that wouldn't pay out on a warranty. According to one auto expert, warranties are a marketing tool that mislead consumers with exaggerated claims of longevity that are hyped and often "fictional."

BC News

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Westshore Express ferry

BC Ferries is exploring options for passenger ferry service between Victoria and the fast-growing communities on the Capital Region's Westshore.

Surrey shooting Hawthorne Park 03/17/19

Police say a man who was injured in a shooting at a Surrey park on Sunday has been arrested on outstanding warrants for his arrest.

KINDER MORGAN Trans Mountain Expansion Project

A lawyer for the British Columbia government says the province knows it cannot stop the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, but it can enact environmental laws to mitigate the harm it may cause.

Shane Simpson

The British Columbia government has released guidelines it says will lead it toward the goal of reducing the province's overall poverty rate by 25 per cent and child poverty by 50 per cent within the next five years.

tap water stephenville

Prince Rupert residents can once again drink from their taps after more than three months of concern over water safety. The city says the test showing high parasite levels may have been a false positive.

Pot Branding 20171205

Nanaimo, B.C.-based cannabis firm Tilray more than doubled its revenue in 2018 as pot became legal in Canada, but had a net loss of $67.7 million as it expanded rapidly.

Seven Mile Dam Road

A RCMP dive team is searching a West Kootenay river for the bodies of two teenagers who are believed to have drowned on the weekend.

M.V. Pan Acacia

TSB says no injuries or pollution resulted from the collision between two large freighters early Sunday.

BC Archives

The B.C. Archives is a treasure trove of information on the province’s history but accessing those documents isn’t cheap: downloading and using just one old photograph can cost anywhere from $25 to $500.

Fernie avalanche

Avalanche Canada says the warm temperatures forecast for B.C. and Alberta this week will increase the chance of avalanche in the provinces' mountainous regions.

Language Revitalization Pole

The pole is being carved out of an 800-year-old, 23 metre-high red cedar that likely came down during a windstorm 50 years ago near Bamfield, B.C. Tim Paul is carving the piece at a time when his language, Nuu-chah-nulth, is at great risk of becoming extinct.

Warm weather

The warm weather is expected to last until Friday.

Concussion Strategy Olympics

Effective immediately, Canada’s top athletes will be treated with new medical guidelines aimed at reducing the impact of concussion-related brain injuries.

Coquitlam Lougheed Highway fatal

RCMP say speed likely played a part in a fiery fatal car crash early Monday morning.

Larry Chorneyko

The construction company at the centre of the deaths of two workers in 2014 at a mining site near Cranbrook, B.C., has been ordered to pay $70,000 in fines and charitable contributions. 

Avtar Jassal flu shot video

For nearly two years, a group of B.C. chiropractors say they rang alarm bells about "outlandish claims regarding vaccination and treatment of children" made by three board members at the College of Chiropractors.

The Telus Health App has an artificial intelligence 'chatbot' that assesses user's symptoms.

Telecom giant Telus has launched a controversial health app, sparking debate over whether it will help cure doctor shortages or cause health care complications.

Dakota Saje Wildeman-McNeil vancouver homicide victim March 2019

Christopher Aiden Kematch was arrested by Vancouver police and charged in relation to the death of 19-year-old Dakota Saje Wildeman-McNeil.

Gerald Renaud

A B.C. man is on a mission to protect fellow drivers after battling a tire giant that wouldn't pay out on a warranty. According to one auto expert, warranties are a marketing tool that mislead consumers with exaggerated claims of longevity that are hyped and often "fictional."

Sports News

CBC | Sports News

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Canada will be without injured captain Scott Arfield and veteran Will Johnson and it doesn't look like teenage phenom Alphonso Davies will be available either for Sunday's game against French Guiana in CONCACAF Nations League qualifying play.

Andreescu has "biggest win in Canadian tennis history"

Tennis Canada's Tom Tebbutt tells CBC Sports why Bianca Andreescu's win at Indian Wells is the most historic Canadian victory in tennis.

HKN Maple Leafs Senators 20190316

Maple Leafs head coach Mike Babcock is convinced adversity can be a good thing. His team is dealing with plenty of it at the moment.

Indian Wells Tennis

Canadian teenager Felix Auger-Aliassime advanced to the final round of qualifying at the Miami Open tennis tournament with a 4-6, 6-4, 6-1 win over Italy's Luca Vanni.

Indian Wells Tennis

After defeating Angelique Kerber to win the prestigious BNP Paribas Tennis Open at Indian Wells on Sunday, Canada's Bianca Andreescu recalled a third-set meeting with her coach that “gave her chills.” Others believe it could be the springboard to a long-lasting tennis career.

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Canada has 19 active players in the NCAA men's basketball tournament and, while that's not a national record, this mega-talented group should leave a Canadian mark on March Madness like never before.

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Union head Tony Clark lauded the Toronto Blue Jays on Monday for giving minor league players a 50 per cent raise, and he hopes other clubs do the same. Minor league players are not paid during spring training or the off-season.

CUR Scotties 20190224

Canada's Chelsea Carey recovered from a loss to Japan to post a 7-6 win over Finland on Monday at the world women's curling championships.

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Canada's Bianca Andreescu has rocketed to No. 24 in the WTA Tour world rankings after her stunning victory at Indian Wells. She is scheduled to play this week at the Miami Open.

Concussion Strategy Olympics

Effective immediately, Canada’s top athletes will be treated with new medical guidelines aimed at reducing the impact of concussion-related brain injuries.

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Mikaela Shiffrin earned a record 886,000 Swiss francs ($885,000 US) in prize money during this World Cup ski campaign and won 17 events, the most ever in a season.

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UEFA has charged Cristiano Ronaldo for a provocative gesture mocking Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone after Juventus eliminated the Spanish club from the Champions League.

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Told they’re too young, several key skaters will be absent at this week’s world figure skating championships. All three women on the Russian national podium, American champion Alyssa Liu and Canadian silver medallist Stephen Gogolev won’t compete in Saitama, Japan due to age restriction.

Bianca Andreescu tells coach during pep talk, 'I want this so bad'

Andreescu's 3rd set conversation with coach Sylvain Bruneau was the turning point in her match as she went on to break the next game and eventually win her 1st career WTA title.

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Duke's run to the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament title with a healthy Zion Williamson was enough to make the Blue Devils the No. 1 overall NCAA Tournament seed.

England curling

Sara England was two-years-old when her mother, curling legend Sandra Schmirler died of cancer in 2000. The 21-year-old University of Regina skip is now looking to carve out her own identity, and represent Saskatchewan at next year's Scotties.

Kandi wyatt boxing

Kandi Wyatt will fight for a world junior championship title in Athens, Greece, on March 23

Kerrin Lee-Gartner signs off from CBC Sports

Olympic gold medallist-turned-CBC Sports analyst Kerrin Lee-Gartner says goodbye after calling her final race.

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The Toronto Blue Jays are working to institute a pay raise of more than 50 per cent for every player in their minor-league system, according to a report from The Athletic's Ken Rosenthal and Emily Waldon.

Mikael Kingsbury: 'I still haven't reached my full potential'

CBC Sports' sits down with moguls star Mikael Kingsbury to talk about winning the Lou Marsh award and what life will be like after skiing.

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