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big brown bat, RABID BATS

A 21-year-old man has died of rabies after coming into contact with a bat on Vancouver Island, according to the provincial health officer.

Dr. Xiangguo Qiu

The University of Manitoba has cut ties with a researcher who was escorted out the National Microbiology Lab (NML) in Winnipeg earlier this month, until an RCMP investigation is complete.

Signs at CFS Alert

Weather watchers are focused on the world's most northerly community, which is in the middle of a record-breaking heat wave.


U.S. policies which act as a barrier to Canadian businesses bidding on government projects are about to get more stringent.

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau today denounced tweets sent by U.S. President Donald Trump over the weekend that told a series of first-term congresswomen of diverse ethnic backgrounds to "go back" to their countries of origin rather than tell U.S. politicians how America should be governed.


After shooting a German tourist in the head in what might have been a case of mistaken identity, the 16-year-old shooter yelled, "We caught a body," one witness said during his testimony at the boy's trial. 

Maya Mirota marta malek found safe

Two teenage girls from the Kitchener-Waterloo area who had been missing in Ontario's Algonquin Park since Thursday have been found safe.

Eabametoong First Nation

Eabametoong First Nation, a fly-in Ojibway community that sits about 360 kilometres north of Thunder Bay, passed a band council resolution declaring a state of emergency Friday after test results showed levels of trihalomethanes (THMs) in the tap water between 122 to 182 per cent above Health Canada safety standards.

air travel tourism airport delay travellers

The government has unveiled new protections for airline passengers, rules designed to make sure both airlines and the people who fly on them are up to date on what they are entitled to when things go wrong.

Desjardins President and CEO Guy Cormier

Desjardins Group president Guy Cormier says the credit union will offer free, permanent data protection to all its members in the wake of last month's data breach.

Trump Democrats

U.S. President Donald Trump renewed his attacks against four liberal congresswomen of colour on Monday. In response, the quartet told their supporters to "not take the bait."


Head of WHO calls a case of Ebola in the metropolis of Goma concerning because it is a gateway to neighbouring Rwanda.

Confederate Monument Protest

The self-professed neo-Nazi who drove his car into a crowd protesting against white supremacists in Charlottesville, Va., killing one of the demonstrators, has been sentenced to life in prison plus 419 years on his first-degree murder conviction.

Natalie Jameson and PEI Premier Dennis King

Progressive Conservative candidate Natalie Jameson has won the deferred election in Prince Edward Island's District 9 Charlottetown–Hillsborough Park with 43.7 per cent of the vote, or 1,080 votes. 


Modern technology is making cars much safer than they used to be. But those features aren't adding up to lower insurance rates — since those fancy new components cost a lot more to repair and replace.

In The News July 28 20170728

Airline passengers have new rights starting today, as rules from the Canadian Transportation Agency that have prompted backlash from airlines kick in. 

Desjardin Committee 20190715

The chair of the House of Commons public safety and national security committee says he's not sure Canada's laws will ever be able to prevent data breaches like last month's massive leak at the Desjardins Group. Today, MPs on the House of Commons public safety and national security committee are holding a meeting to discuss the incident.

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Researchers in Quebec have found that the increased symptoms of depression are linked to being active on social media platforms like Instagram, where teens are more likely to compare their lives to glitzy images in their feeds.


Three more horses had to be euthanized after going down during the final night of the chuckwagon races at the Calgary Stampede, bringing the total number of horses that died during this year's event to six.

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A new study looking into rapid rail transit between cities in British Columbia and Washington state says it's financially viable.

Melissa Dex Guzman

Competitive video gaming is emerging as a booming industry in Vancouver, with huge international events and millions of dollars in prizes.

big brown bat, RABID BATS

A 21-year-old man has died of rabies after coming into contact with a bat on Vancouver Island, according to the provincial health officer.

Vernon Museum and Archives

Six staff members with five full-time and one-part time position, were laid off last week, and the museum is now looking to create a smaller team with new skill sets. 


Health Canada says it's trying to make the rules more consistent for everything from vitamins to traditional Chinese medicine to non-prescription drugs like Tylenol.


Students at the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) are being warned by the institution of an incident of "sexual misconduct" that occurred on campus Friday night.

abandoned cat

The B.C. SPCA is caring for nine cats that were found trapped inside storage bins, left outside on a vacant property in Prince George.

Signs at CFS Alert

Weather watchers are focused on the world's most northerly community, which is in the middle of a record-breaking heat wave.


Burnaby RCMP responded to reports of a stabbing and carjacking near Lougheed Mall early Monday.


Tee Bor, 68, was found seriously injured in his home in the 13300-block of 105 Avenue on Feb. 17 after a report of an assault was called in to police. He was pronounced dead at hospital. A 26-year-old man has now been charged with second-degree murder.

China Huawei

Canada is likely to postpone a decision on whether to allow China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd to supply 5G network equipment until after the October federal election, given increasingly strained relations with Beijing, say three well-placed sources.

Striking forestry workers in Port Alberni

Many residents of Port Alberni rely on the forestry sector for a paycheque and Mayor Sharie Minions says businesses are already seeing a drop-off in local customers, as forestry workers enter a third week of strike action against Western Forest Products.

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B.C. cannabis producer Agrima Botanicals Corp. has had its licences revoked by Health Canada, months after the company disclosed the regulator's finding that "unauthorized activities" with pot took place at the firm.

RCMP Helicopter in Valemount

John Buehler, 51, died after being shot in an armed standoff near Valemount, B.C. in September 2014.

Cyclist Burrard Street Bridge bike lane Sunday 14 July 2019

Proponents of a landmark bike lane in Vancouver are using its 10-year anniversary to chide those who originally thought the idea would be a disaster for transportation in the city.

Mixing bowl explosion

A Victoria woman says her new glass mixing bowl exploded for no reason. We asked an expert why this might happen and asked a lawyer if the woman is entitled to a refund.

In The News July 28 20170728

Airline passengers have new rights starting today, as rules from the Canadian Transportation Agency that have prompted backlash from airlines kick in. 


Dashcam footage shows the moment a cyclist participating in Penticton's Granfondo bike race was nearly hit by a car after a group of cyclists veered onto the highway.

Yoshnika Shah's court documents

Like many a bad story, Yoshnika Shah's tale of woe begins on a dark and stormy night. Nearly three years later, it's still not over. But the clouds have parted a little.

Cactus Club Vancouver

The Fuller family is calling for Cactus Club to be dissolved, accusing president Richard Jaffray of misusing company funds, while Jaffray claims the Fullers have used confidential financial information to give an unfair edge to a competitor.

Sports News

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Despite a late push, Canada fell 15-14 against Hungary in women’s water polo at the world aquatics championships on Tuesday, in Gwangju, South Korea.


Rookie Michael Chavis hit a grand slam, Xander Bogaerts had three hits and Andrew Benintendi drove in three runs for Boston on Monday night to lead the Red Sox to a 10-8 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays.

CBC Sports Plays of the Week

A look at some of the best plays in the world of sports.

Chad Harden

The 2019 Calgary Stampede is now tied for second place as the deadliest year for chuckwagon horses in more than three decades — with the total tally of animal deaths surpassing 100.

Penny Oleksiak | The First and Last 25 metres

The 4x Olympic medallist takes us through her race strategy for the 100m freestyle.


Canada's Eugenie Bouchard lost her seventh straight WTA singles match on Monday, falling 2-6, 6-4, 7-5 to Germany's Tamara Korpatsch in first-round action at the Lausanne Open tennis tournament.


Novak Djokovic never has been this close to Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal in the Grand Slam trophy count. Given the way Djokovic edged Federer in a thrilling Wimbledon final for his fourth championship at the past five major tournaments, there is little reason to think the 32-year-old Serb doesn't have a realistic shot at catching his two great rivals at the top of tennis.


A person familiar with the situation says the Philadelphia 76ers and star guard Ben Simmons have agreed to a $170 million US, five-year contract extension. The max deal is the latest big commitment by the team.


After New Jersey acquired P.K. Subban, Taylor Hall texted GM Ray Shero a green checkmark. "I guess that's good," Shero says. But the Devils have a much longer checklist to complete to convince the top forward to not leave as a free agent next summer.

OLY ATH Canada Trials 20120629

Malindi Elmore who walked away from track and field disheartened and unfulfilled in 2012, has reinvented herself as a marathon runner. And what began as a whim has the 39-year-old from Kelowna, B.C., within striking distance of an Olympic berth next summer in Tokyo.


Pernell Whitaker, an Olympic gold medallist and four division champion who was regarded as one of the greatest defensive fighters ever, has died after being hit by a car in Virginia. He was 55.

Abel, Citrini-Beaulieu claim silver at aquatics worlds

Canada's Jennifer Abel and Mélissa Citrini-Beaulieu place 2nd in women's three-metre synchronized event at the world aquatics championships.


Gafur Rakhimov, a businessman with alleged links to organized crime, resigned Monday as president of the International Boxing Association after his tenure played a role in the body being stripped of the right to organize the Olympic boxing events.


Penny Oleksiak didn't quite understand the gravity of her accomplishment after she won four medals at the 2016 Rio Olympics. Now, after a tumultuous three years, Oleksiak is back in the pool trying to live up to the expectations set by her 16-year-old self.


Former Los Angeles Kings defenceman Slava Voynov signed a one-year deal in the Kontinental Hockey League on Monday as he sits out the final months of his NHL suspension.


Canada collects a silver medal at the world aquatics championships as Jennifer Abel and Mélissa Citrini-Beaulieu finish second in the women’s three-metre synchronized event. Abel now owns nine career world medals, surpassing retired diver Alex Despatie and swimmer Ryan Cochrane for the most medals won by a Canadian.


Caleb Smidt took on and beat three former champions to win $100,000 on Showdown Sunday at the Calgary Stampede rodeo.


After losing the Wimbledon final to Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer has decided to withdraw from the Rogers Cup, which is being held in August in Montreal, on Sunday.


Novak Djokovic became the first man in 71 years to win Wimbledon after facing match points in the final, coming back to beat Roger Federer in an unprecedented fifth-set tiebreaker Sunday.

Penny Oleksiak's life changed after Rio Olympics

The Canadian Olympic champion had to adjust to the pressure that comes with winning gold.

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