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Myanmar's Supreme Court has rejected the final appeal of two Reuters journalists and upheld seven-year prison sentences for their reporting on the military's brutal crackdown on Rohingya Muslims.

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An unfinished memoir that Prince was writing before his 2016 death will be released in October, with previously unseen photos and other material rounding out the book, the publisher Penguin Random House said on Monday.


Prince William and his wife Kate have released three new photographs of their youngest son, Prince Louis, to mark his first birthday on Tuesday.

Parks Canada recovery

Parks officials say it took four days, a team of 28 people, a helicopter and an avalanche search dog to recover the bodies of three world-class climbers from an avalanche in the Rocky Mountains.

Ukraine Election

The outgoing president of Ukraine is telling supporters he plans to try to win the job back in a future election. President Petro Poroshenko, first elected in 2014, was routed by comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy in a runoff election on Sunday.

SpaceX Capsule Test

SpaceX has suffered a serious setback in its effort to launch NASA astronauts into orbit this year, with the fiery loss of its first crew capsule during testing.

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The number Canadian households paying for at least one streaming video service will eclipse traditional TV subscribers for the first time next year, predicts an annual report on consumer habits.

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Millennials make more money than previous generations in that demographic cohort, but are also saddled with much more debt, even adjusted for inflation, according to new Statistics Canada data that confirms what has been long suspected.

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With river levels still gradually rising in parts of the region, CBC News sent a helicopter up into the sky Monday for a slightly different perspective.

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Lucas Meyer's impression of Canada's prime minister caught the attention of The Simpsons producers and he'll be the voice of Justin Trudeau in an upcoming episode.


"Peaceful" is not a word Gary Anandasangaree would use to describe Sri Lanka, a country he fled at the age of 10. He was of several Canadians Monday who organized vigils to pay tribute to those killed and to seek solace among those who have witnessed violence in their homeland before. 


Flooding from the spring thaw and rain has affected more than 2,500 homes in Quebec and 1,700 residents have been forced to leave, according to the latest numbers by Urgence Québec. Hundreds of Canadian soldiers were helping volunteers fill and stack sandbags.

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Protecting people from vehicular attacks doesn't require new technology or Draconian security measures. Look to Vision Zero, says Nicole Gelinas, a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute think-tank in New York City.

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As coyotes increasingly take up residence in cities and towns across Canada, both provinces and municipalities have adopted "living with coyotes' policies. A group in Collingwood, Ont., is demanding action, saying governments are failing to protect their pets.


A team of researchers at York University has warned that the American bumblebee is facing imminent extinction from Canada, and this could lead to “cascading impacts” throughout the country.

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CRA commissioner Bob Hamilton last fall approved the writeoff of a huge tax debt of $133 million owed by one taxpayer, though the agency won't say whether it was an individual or firm. A spokesperson acknowledges writeoffs of that magnitude "are not common."

Peter Avenins

Working the night shift could cause some long-term health problems, like obesity, heart attacks and strokes, as well as more immediate issues, like inattention.


Sri Lanka's president has given the military sweeping wartime powers a day after a string of bombings at churches and luxury hotels killed 290 people and wounded about 500.

Vanessa Acuña

A Vancouver woman is sounding the alarm for millions of Canadians who have credit and debit cards, after her financial information was shared without her realizing it. Turns out, some cards have “updating services” that allow banking information to be shared with other companies — a little-known fact for most customers, and something a privacy expert says needs to change.

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Police are now working with the B.C. Coroners Service to establish a timeline of what Caitlin Midori Bradley was doing prior to her death.

Elizabeth May Wedding

Instead of marching for Earth Day, Green Party Leader Elizabeth May marched down the aisle in Victoria's Christ Church Cathedral.

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“We may have different rituals and traditions but we're all looking for contact with the divine, understanding of what we're called to do to make the Earth a better place," said a member of the Nelson Interfaith Climate Action Collaborative.


Two minor earthquakes were recorded in the Pacific Ocean off northern Vancouver Island on Monday afternoon.

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The Canada Food Inspection Agency has issued a recall on Golden Pearl Mushroom brand pea shoots after a possible listeria contamination.

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Vancouver's Sahota family has pleaded guilty to the majority of bylaw charges related to the neglect of two slum-like hotels in the Downtown Eastside.

Parks Canada recovery

Parks officials say it took four days, a team of 28 people, a helicopter and an avalanche search dog to recover the bodies of three world-class climbers from an avalanche in the Rocky Mountains.

Police cat

When the British Columbia and Yukon division of the RCMP issued an April Fools' Day announcement seeking a few good cats, it probably didn't expect any applicants.

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The next available sailing from Duke Point to Tsawwassen is 8:15 p.m. PT, according to the ferry service.

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The white Dodge Durango SUV was found in flames hours after Manoj Kumar, 30, was shot inside a car in Kitsilano. Friends say he'd just finished work at a nearby restaurant.

Spenser Smith

In 2013, Spenser Smith went looking online for a new drug. The 21-year-old addict found Etizolam and ordered it from China.

Elizabeth May and John Kidder

Elizabeth May and her partner, John Kidder, are getting married today in Victoria. The couple is trying to make the wedding a low-carbon event.

Pedestrian Scramble

Vancouver city officials, who prefer the name "all walk," are now finally planning to bring them to two downtown intersections this summer: at Robson and Howe, and Robson and Hornby.

Maple Ridge protest

There are are 161 municipalities in British Columbia with mayors and councils — and the City of Maple Ridge is reaching out to each and every one in its dispute with the provincial government. 

James and Aiden Whittingham

The planet now finds itself in grave danger. We're way beyond holding a day once a year to raise awareness on the issue.

Tax Website Down

CRA commissioner Bob Hamilton last fall approved the writeoff of a huge tax debt of $133 million owed by one taxpayer, though the agency won't say whether it was an individual or firm. A spokesperson acknowledges writeoffs of that magnitude "are not common."

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A playful piece of performance art, intended to draw attention to climate change, appeared in downtown Vancouver on Sunday.

Canvas Corridor

Simon Fraser University School for the Contemporary Arts students and alumni will have a chance to showcase their designs in an outdoor art walk that will transform Eihu Lane between Burrard and Bute streets in downtown Vancouver.

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Jeremiah Vandermeer, who works with Cannabis Culture and is also a 420 organizer, said three crews were out collecting garbage after the event.


The District of Squamish plans to bring in new rules to clamp down on people who camp for free in areas such as forest service roads and on Crown land.

Sports News

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A female sports reporter has accused new Sacramento Kings coach Luke Walton of sexual assault in a lawsuit.

Hip Check: Ovi sarcastically applauds ref's no-goal call in Game 6

Angered by a goalie interference call on what would have been the game-tying goal, Alexander Ovechkin takes a penalty for slashing and claps his way off the ice.

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Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 41 points, and the Milwaukee Bucks beat Detroit 127-104 on Monday night, completing a four-game sweep of the Pistons and advancing to the second round of the playoffs for the first time since 2001.


Jordan Staal scored the go-ahead goal and added an assist in the third period, and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Washington Capitals 5-2 on Monday night to force Game 7 in their first-round playoff series.


The Columbus Blue Jackets and Colorado Avalanche pulled off shocking — and shockingly dominant — series wins in Round 1 of the NHL playoffs. Can they keep that momentum rolling?


General manager Kevin Cheveldayoff says an upcoming summer of "tough decisions" means changes are on the way for the Winnipeg Jets.


Calgary Flames players, fresh off a first-round playoff exit, believe the team has the talent and personnel to win a Stanley Cup, but need to figure how to get momentum and keep it in the post-season.


Toronto Raptors coach Nick Nurse isn't about to look back at past playoff failures for the organization. But he bristled on Monday when a reporter pointed out that "this team" has had trouble closing out playoff series quickly.

Maple Leafs Bruins Hockey

Tuesday's Boston Bruins-Toronto Maple Leafs contest (, 7 p.m. ET) marks the fifth Game 7 in history between the Original Six rivals. All four so far have featured third-period comebacks.

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Late tries by Andrew Dixon and Matty Russell lifted the Toronto Wolfpack to a 23-14 win over Featherstone Rovers in Betfred Championship rugby league play Monday.


Canada's Jocelyn Peterman and Brett Gallant improved to 3-0 at the world mixed doubles curling championship with a 9-0 win over Belarus on Monday in Stavanger, Norway.


An Associated Press/Canadian Press survey of NHLPA representatives from all 31 teams shows almost half favour changing the format, and most support going back to seeding the Eastern and Western Conferences 1 through 8.


The Canadian duo of Jocelyn Peterman and Brett Gallant are cruising along so far at the 2019 mixed doubles world curling championship. In fact, their first three games have resulted in somewhat laughable results, but that's what happens where there's a 48-team field with multiple first-timers.


The Philadelphia Flyers removed a statue of late singer Kate Smith outside NHL team's arena Sunday, two days after covering it amid allegations of racism against the 1930s star with a popular recording of God Bless America.


Tomas Hertl scored a short-handed goal 11:17 into the second overtime to lift the San Jose Sharks to a 2-1 win over the Vegas Golden Knights on Sunday night, forcing a Game 7 in their first-round playoff series.

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In the span of 73 seconds in the first quarter on Sunday, Kawhi Leonard scored on a driving dunk, a driving layup, and a two-foot dunk on a hand-off from Marc Gasol.


Game 7 in Boston is not a comfortable position for long-suffering Leafs fans. They’ve been here before, and they'll be there again after the Bruins' impressive 4-2 win in Toronto on Sunday forced another series decider between the storied franchises.


Brad Marchand had two goals and an assist as the Boston Bruins defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-2 on Sunday to even their Eastern Conference quarter-final at three games apiece.

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Matt Shoemaker had to choke back tears after tests revealed a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee Sunday, cutting short yet another promising season for Toronto's oft-injured right-hander.


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