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Zoo St. ƒdouard

Normand Trahan, owner of the St-Édouard Zoo in central Quebec, is facing criminal charges after roughly 100 animals were seized at the facility.

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The father of a 32-year-old B.C. pilot killed in a plane crash in Honduras on Saturday says he had spoken with his son Patrick earlier that morning and the family is still trying to piece together the tragedy.

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The U.S. House of Representatives committee that would handle any impeachment of President Donald Trump convened a hearing today with another empty chair at the witness table, as former White House counsel Don McGahn refused to testify.

High Level Fire

An out-of-control wildfire burning near a town in northwestern Alberta is rated at the highest possible danger level, and the dry, windy weather means the danger is expected to increase this week, Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says.

Canadians detained

A Canadian delegation is in China this week pushing for the release of two Canadian men accused of spying, according to the foreign affairs minister.

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Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver's British restaurant chain filed for bankruptcy protection on Tuesday, partly due to increased competition and escalating rents in local commercial districts.

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The IBM-built Phoenix pay system software was supposed to save millions of dollars a year by simplifying payroll for federal workers. Instead, it wreaked havoc on workers’ T4s and pay stubs — while the costs for taxpayers ballooned. Parliamentary reporter Hannah Thibedeau explains how we ended up here.

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Alberta's oilsands have been labelled as dirty by environmental activists and some politicians, but the sector might be able to clean up that reputation with help from the nuclear power industry.

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Food insecurity in Nunavut has gotten worse since the introduction of the Nutrition North program in 2011, according to a study published today in the Canadian Medical Association Journal.

Clown therapy program

The therapeutic clown program at The Hospital For Sick Children has helped thousands of youngsters who need a friend - and a smile. While Jamie Sneddon says it's one of the best jobs in the world, it's far from easy.

Canadian University Students

Thousands of university students from Saudi Arabia remain in Canada despite being ordered out of the country by their government last August, and planning is underway to mitigate the impact on Canadian universities when those students graduate and are not replaced.   

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Despite the latest flurry of money-laundering stories, it's not a new problem. Canada has long had a reputation as haven for illicit cash. Was it just mistake? Or does a failure to crack down imply the country was knowingly profiting?

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Doing business with alleged criminals, hunting for human smugglers, providing surveillance equipment to corrupt regimes: Those are just some of the methods used to prevent migrants from making their way to Canada.

Student Debt Pledge

Morehouse College, the private, all-male, historically black college in Atlanta that counts Martin Luther King among its alumni, expects its attendees to aspire to greatness. Now, many in the graduating class of 2019 can do so immediately, no matter the cost.

Geoff Evans

A London, Ont., man said he learned his dishwasher was the subject of a class-action lawsuit settled by Whirlpool Corp. only after the appliance that came with the house he bought more than a decade ago caught fire.

Brent Sylvester

The court case of a former bar server charged after four teen hockey players were involved in a deadly single-vehicle crash two years ago is dividing the traditionally tight-knit community of Renfrew, Ont., with locals taking sides in the potentially "precedent-setting" case.

China Internment Camps

The Chinese government is using AI-powered facial recognition systems to monitor and target members of the Uighurs, a persecuted Muslim minority in China.

New Zealand Mosque Shootings

New Zealand police have filed a terrorism charge against the man accused of killing 51 people at two Christchurch mosques.

Austria Lauda

Three-time Formula One world champion Niki Lauda, who won two of his titles after a horrific crash that left him with serious burns and went on to become a prominent figure in the aviation industry, has died. He was 70.

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RCMP say a B.C. man and his two children, a six-year-old girl and seven-year-old boy, were hurt when they fell down a "steep, treacherous cliff" into a creek on their way down a hiking trail in the Munro Lake area late Sunday.

BC News

CBC | British Columbia News

Apricot trees

Flower and root damage to Kamloops apricot trees over the winter means the trees are not expected to produce any fruit at all this summer.

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U.S. officials say Taquan Air, whose planes were involved in two deadly floatplane crashes in a week has voluntarily suspended operations.

For Sale sign

The International Monetary Fund says household debt in Canada is still too high to pursue policy changes to encourage more activity in housing markets.

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The old-growth tree was one of two officials say were poached from land that was about to become a park.

Kiran Dhesi

Bhavkiran (Kiran) Dhesi was found dead in a burned-out SUV along 24 Avenue in Surrey on Aug. 2, 2017. Investigators said she'd sustained injuries consistent with a homicide.

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The father of a 32-year-old B.C. pilot killed in a plane crash in Honduras on Saturday says he had spoken with his son Patrick earlier that morning and the family is still trying to piece together the tragedy.

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The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board has signed a deal to invest roughly $200 million in specialty food company Premium Brands Holdings Corp.

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Last year saw 51 deaths across the province — higher than any other year over the past decade and a 50 per cent increase compared to 2017, when 34 motorcyclists died, according to the B.C. Coroners Service.

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Fire departments across the Lower Mainland are preparing for wildfires within city limits as the province braces for what could be another intense season.

Downtown Eastside Dental Clinic

The not-for-profit dental clinic on East Hastings Street won't turn anyone away, even if they can't pay. But it has struggled to stay open. Without stable funding, clinic manager Lex Vides says it's not sustainable.

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Two decisions from the Civil Resolution Tribunal demonstrate the importance of doing your research when offered an extraordinary but dubious investment opportunity.

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Two sedans were also damaged in the collision at Oak Street and 12th Avenue on Monday night.

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Despite the latest flurry of money-laundering stories, it's not a new problem. Canada has long had a reputation as haven for illicit cash. Was it just mistake? Or does a failure to crack down imply the country was knowingly profiting?

China Internment Camps

The Chinese government is using AI-powered facial recognition systems to monitor and target members of the Uighurs, a persecuted Muslim minority in China.

Washington Wildfire

The state's water worries mirror those in B.C. Record-breaking temperatures earlier this month and a below average snowpack have led to a faster snow melt in this province.

Alaska float plane crash May 20 2019

It's the second fatal float plane incident in a week near Ketchikan, Alaska. Last week, two planes collided mid-air near the town killing six, including a Canadian woman.

Prince Rupert Port Authority

The Alaska Marine Highway System has been notified that unarmed U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents checking ferries leaving Prince Rupert, B.C., will require assistance from RCMP.

burke mountain rescue

RCMP say a B.C. man and his two children, a six-year-old girl and seven-year-old boy, were hurt when they fell down a "steep, treacherous cliff" into a creek on their way down a hiking trail in the Munro Lake area late Sunday.

BC Ferries

The ferry operator seemed keen to, ahem, bear the extremely B.C. news.

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CBC Vancouver’s Jason D’Souza went back to high school for Matheson - a special series on the lives of students at L.A. Matheson Secondary School in Surrey, B.C.

Sports News

CBC | Sports News

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The Patriots finalized a two-year extension worth $21 million US to perhaps keep Super Bowl MVP Julian Edelman in New England for his entire career.

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Since being fired by Edmonton after 113 games, Dallas Eakins has found more of the success that got him to the NHL. And while the Anaheim head-coaching job remains vacant, Eakins insists he's solely focused on trying to help its AHL affiliate lift the Calder Cup.

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New Balance was looking for uncommon personalities in sport and got one in Kawhi Leonard, beating all the big basketball players like Nike for the Toronto Raptors' quiet superstar.

Brent Sylvester

The court case of a former bar server charged after four teen hockey players were involved in a deadly single-vehicle crash two years ago is dividing the traditionally tight-knit community of Renfrew, Ont., with locals taking sides in the potentially "precedent-setting" case.

Austria Lauda

Three-time Formula One world champion Niki Lauda, who won two of his titles after a horrific crash that left him with serious burns and went on to become a prominent figure in the aviation industry, has died. He was 70.

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Fans planning to attend the Women's World Cup in France are finding out that the seats they bought might not be together.

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A day after they clawed out a 118-112 victory over Milwaukee in double overtime, the Toronto Raptors were feeling every one of the 58 hard-fought minutes.

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San Jose Sharks defenceman Erik Karlsson and forward Tomas Hertl did not travel with the team to St. Louis for Game 6 against the Blues on Tuesday (CBC, CBCSports.ca, 8 p.m. ET) while captain Joe Pavelski is a game-time decision, head coach Pete DeBoer told reporters.

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The cancellation of skateboarding from the Pan American Games this summer, amid a dispute regarding qualification, could lead to an "embarrassing" debut of the sport at next summer’s Olympics in Tokyo, says World Skateboarding Federation president Tim McFerran.

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More than 200 of the world's top female players have taken the next step toward a viable professional league by forming a union.

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We look at the popularity of the Toronto Raptors, talking to Tracy Murray, one of the players who was there when it all began.

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The governing body of English rugby league has accepted a bid to put a franchise in Ottawa. Toronto's Eric Perez, who helped bring the sport to North America via the Toronto Wolfpack, is part of a Canadian consortium that acquired England's Hemel Stags team in the hope of moving it to Ottawa.

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This is not your Toronto Raptors team of the past. This team keeps finding ways to win, and in doing so, is providing fans with some of the most memorable moments in franchise history.

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Three days after he had to miss Game 4 of the Eastern Conference final because of an undisclosed injury, Boston Bruins captain Zdeno Chara skated before practice on Sunday.

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Several media outlets reported on Saturday that the CFLPA and CFL had to have a conference call to iron out a misunderstanding in the memorandum of agreement that had been agreed to on Wednesday.

What are the most iconic Canadian Olympic moments?

Kawhi Leonard's buzzer beater is now among Canada's iconic sport moments. But what about the country's best Olympic moments?

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The women's professional hockey landscape in North America has been turned upside down in the past few months. A league shut down and a boycott followed. What lies next for women's hockey in North America?

London Paralympics Wheelchair Basketball

Patrick Anderson helped Canada win the Paralympic gold medal in 2000, 2004, as well as silver in 2008. The fact he is back on the court with his crazy ball skills is welcome news for the the Canadian men’s wheelchair basketball team.

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