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MPs might have to stock up on stamina (and caffeine) as they brace for what could be a marathon voting session in the House of Commons.

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A closer look at the day's most notable stories with The National's Jonathon Gatehouse: ; some of world's richest discover they aren't beyond reach of the law; the hidden Canadian toll of the Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crash; why master-planned cities are a massive new global investment vehicle.

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Whitby, Ont. MP Celina Caesar-Chavannes has quit the Liberal caucus and will sit as an independent. The PMO has denied her allegations that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau became angry and hostile with her when she informed him she was not seeking re-election.

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Ontario's integrity commissioner says Premier Doug Ford did not breach conflict of interest rules in the appointment of his friend Ron Taverner as Ontario Provincial Police commissioner.

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The head of SNC-Lavalin says its role as a Canadian global champion will be undermined if the embattled engineering firm is barred from bidding on federal contracts and its local employees are forced to work for foreign competitors.

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The mother of Kaden Young, who died after being swept away in the Grand River during flooding on Feb. 21, 2018, tested positive for Percocet, OxyContin, cocaine and alcohol that night, according to court documents.

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The Federal Reserve is leaving its key interest rate unchanged and projecting no rate hikes in 2019, dramatically underscoring its plan to be "patient" about any further increases.

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The pilots of a doomed Lion Air Boeing 737 Max 8 scoured a handbook as they struggled to understand why the jet was lurching downwards, but ran out of time before it hit the water, three people with knowledge of the cockpit voice recorder contents said.

Lynn Beyak

The Senate's ethics officer says Sen. Lynn Beyak violated the upper chamber's conflict-of-interest code by posting racist letters about Indigenous people on her website.

Rattlesnake Round-Up

A Texas homeowner who reported seeing a few snakes under his home actually had dozens of rattlesnakes living underneath his house.

CBSA

Canadians will soon be able to lodge complaints with an independent watchdog if they feel they were mistreated by a border officer.

New Zealand Mosque Shooting

The 28-year-old accused of killing 50 people in two Christchurch mosques on Friday had written the names of Christian Serbian military leaders — in Cyrillic script — on his guns and ammunition.

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Scientists have found evidence of a major solar storm that struck Earth more than 2,600 years ago — a finding they say holds relevance today, given how vulnerable some of our modern technology can be to the sun's activity.

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In a bid to deny mass killers the infamy they seek, New Zealand's prime minister refuses to utter the name of the suspected gunman in last week's deadly mosque shootings in Christchurch. Activists behind the No Notoriety movement say it's the right call, and hope media outlets follow suit.

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Bill Morneau’s fourth budget is in the books, and that’s a good thing since he didn’t get a chance to deliver his speech in the Commons on Tuesday because of the din made by Conservative MPs determined to keep the public’s attention on the SNC-Lavalin affair.

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When a mother took her son to a doctor's appointment recently, she noticed a message in the waiting room. 'For your safety and ours, please limit the discussion with your provider to one issue per visit.' Her tweet about it sparked a debate about a longstanding issue in the health-care system.

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As the first funerals were held for some of the 50 victims in the Christchurch mosque attacks, New Zealand police announced that they believed the accused shooter was on his way to attack a third target when his vehicle was rammed by police officers.

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British Prime Minister Theresa May says she asked the European Union on Wednesday to delay the country's divorce from the bloc until June 30, but the EU's chief said approval comes with a condition.

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No charges will be laid against the father of a five-year-old girl who was the subject of an Amber Alert on Tuesday, but was found safe in Markham, Ont., according to York Regional Police.

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The 2019 federal budget includes a tantalizing pitch for prospective first-time homebuyers — one that could see Canada's housing agency contribute up to 10 per cent of the purchase price of a home and bring down the mortgage load for borrowers.

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Glen Hansman

Glen Hansman, the B.C. Teacher's Federation president since 2016, has faced everything from strikes to teacher shortages during his time on the job.

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The Ministry of Health is rolling out an immunization program in schools beginning in April to help B.C. families ensure their children are protected from measles.

Distracted Driving B.C.

Being charged with distracted driving in British Columbia is getting a little bit harder, after a Supreme Court judge recently ruled that simply having a cellphone within sight of the driver isn’t enough for a conviction.

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First Nations and cities that have seen costly and damaging oil spills are supporting British Columbia's efforts to require permits for companies transporting hazardous substances through the province.

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The youngest calf of one of British Columbia's most famous killer whales has a name.

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One man from Surrey was arrested after a dispute among parents on the sidelines of a youth soccer game escalated and a 45-year-old woman from North Vancouver was allegedly punched in the face.

Seven Mile Dam Road

The brother and sister were riding in the back of a Volkswagen Beetle that drove off a winding road near Trail. The driver and front passenger survived.

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The Ambulance Paramedics and Emergency Dispatchers of BC are raising concerns about staffing shortages affecting service levels across the province.

Litter picker

A Vancouver woman says she was able to fill nearly 30 shopping bags full of other people's litter in two afternoons of litter-picking along the Arbutus Greenway.

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Starbucks announced today it will pilot new greener to-go cups this year in Vancouver that will be both recyclable and compostable. 

Norooz 2019

Tens of thousands of people piled into Ambleside Park Tuesday night to begin celebrating Norooz, the Persian new year.

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The suspect and another police officer were also injured in the incident and taken to hospital for treatment.

Adnan Akiel

Adnan Akiel, 26, spoke to CBC’s The Early Edition about what it’s like being a young Muslim in Canada at this time and what he’d like to see to help counteract islamophobia.

The Haida Heritage Centre

On Haida Gwaii, signs of reconciliation can be as small as the Indigenous artwork seen on Kris Olsen's eyepatch.

Fed Budget 20190319

Bill Morneau’s fourth budget is in the books, and that’s a good thing since he didn’t get a chance to deliver his speech in the Commons on Tuesday because of the din made by Conservative MPs determined to keep the public’s attention on the SNC-Lavalin affair.

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When a mother took her son to a doctor's appointment recently, she noticed a message in the waiting room. 'For your safety and ours, please limit the discussion with your provider to one issue per visit.' Her tweet about it sparked a debate about a longstanding issue in the health-care system.

Yaletown suspects

The Vancouver Police Department (VPD) is asking the public for help identifying two men in connection with two assaults which took place during a fight in Yaletown on March 31, 2018

Vernon Fire Department

A B.C. arbitration panel has ordered the City of Vernon to reinstate two employees who were fired last year after they were caught on surveillance camera having sexual relations in the fire chief's office.

Distracted Driving B.C.

A distracted-driving ticket doesn't come cheap. But that wasn't enough to dissuade one Vancouver motorist from using his cellphone right after.

Ben Tyner

Ben Tyner, 32, has been missing since late January after he was last seen leaving the ranch he worked at near Merritt, B.C., on horseback.

Sports News

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Kyle Lowry was ruled out of the Toronto Raptors' game Wednesday at Oklahoma City because of a sprained right ankle.

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Montreal's Felix Auger-Aliassime defeated Paolo Lorenzi of Italy 7-6 (1), 6-2 in the second and final round of qualifying for the Miami Open on Wednesday. As seeded players, fellow Canadians Denis Shapovalov and Milos Raonic received byes.

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Chelsea Carey's Canadian rink bounced back with a much-needed 8-7 win over China's Jie Mei on Wednesday at the world women's curling championship in Silkeborg, Denmark.

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From Hamilton, Ont., to Hamilton Heights high school, Virginia Tech guard Nickeil Alexander-Walker almost always teamed up on the court with his cousin Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, now with the Los Angeles Clippers. Their next game will likely be against each other — in the NBA.

Canada, Chelsea Carey boost playoff hopes with win over China

Chelsea Carey scored a triple in the ninth end, as Canada (4-4) beat China 8-7 at the world women's curling championship in Silkeborg, Denmark.

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Canadian basketball star R.J. Barrett, who leads the Atlantic Coast Conference in scoring, has been named the national player of the year by USA Today.

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The thing about the Stanley Cup playoffs is the first round usually produces the most compelling hockey. So which potential first-round series are the most intriguing in three weeks? Here are four potential matchups we'd like to see.

Japan Championships Figure Skating

In my line of work, I get the chance to see skaters up close and personal. There is optimism and hope on the faces of each skater as they hit the ice. It’s as if they are all thinking, “today will be the day for triumph.” The thing is, anything can happen, and it often does.

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Owners of sports franchises tend to be the reluctant type, keeping their mouths shut and their wallets open. On the rare occasion they do appear on camera or behind a microphone, we should be listening. Nigel Reed certainly was when the Toronto Wolfpack's David Argyle shared his vision for his team's future.

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Russia's Evgenia Tarasova and Vladimir Morozov took a narrow lead after the pairs short program at the world figure skating championships in Saitama, Japan on Wednesday. 

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After Carolina beat Pittsburgh 3-2 in a shootout, they pay homage to the classic video game 'Duck Hunt'.

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Watch Road to the Olympic Games, our weekly program spotlighting the best high-performance athletes from Canada and around the world. On this week's edition of the program, watch coverage of the world figure skating championships.

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Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals will get a chance to celebrate their Stanley Cup championship with President Donald Trump at the White House on Monday.

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People will be looking to see if Mississauga teenager Bianca Andreescu can build off her surprise result at Indian Wells. And whether she can deal with the pressure that comes with winning.

Bianca Andreescu: Where she stands and how she's like Roger Federer

Bianca Andreescu is one of the top 5 female tennis players in the world in terms of results so far this year. Tom Tebbutt explains the significance that has on her potential, and what players he'd compare her to.

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Canada will be without three-time national men's champion Luc Bruchet and teammate Evan Esselink at the IAAF World Cross-Country Championships on March 30 in Aarhus, Denmark. They are nursing left foot and right ankle injuries, respectively.

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Catch all the action from the 2019 Canadian mixed curling championships as CBC sports reporter Devin Heroux provides shot-by-shot updates from Fredericton.

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Two-time American League MVP Mike Trout is on the verge of signing a 12-year, $430-million US contract extension with the Los Angeles Angels, ESPN reported Tuesday.

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Watch live action from the 2019 Canadian mixed doubles curling championships in Fredericton.

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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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