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Justin Trudeau

Steel and aluminum from Canada will no longer be taxed, but that doesn't mean all the problems are over. The new NAFTA still has to be ratified, safeguards against dumping need to be refined, and the protectionist administration in the States is still causing anxiety. Here's what you need to know about what's next. 

Student Debt Pledge

A billionaire technology investor stuns the graduating class at Morehouse College in Atlanta by announcing at their commencement that he would pay off their student loans — estimated at up to $40 million US.


Ukrainian TV star Volodymyr Zelenskiy was sworn in Monday as the new president, promised to stop the war in the East against Russian-backed separatists and immediately dissolved parliament, which he has branded as a group only interested in self-enrichment.


Huawei says it would continue to provide security updates and services for its smartphones and tablets after being barred from Google updates to its Android operating system.

Lynsey Addario

The most dangerous places on the planet exert an irresistible pull on Lynsey Addario, and the Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist has never shied away from shining a spotlight on victims of war and oppression despite the peril it puts her in.

Ukraine Chernobyl Anniversary

Diplomats at Canada's embassy in Moscow didn't know what was happening when radiation readings began rising in April 1986, but they knew there were Canadian students in Kyiv who should be warned.

Norman Trial 20190508

The fallout from Vice-Admiral Mark Norman's criminal case has seen the Trudeau Liberals deploy the popular political tactic of throwing people under the bus.


Three prison guards and 29 inmates were killed in a prison riot in Tajikistan that the government blamed on Islamic State militants.


After eight seasons of keeping fans on the edge of their seats, the epic fantasy series Game of Thrones came to an end Sunday.

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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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The 2019 federal election campaign is already underway. The CBC News Canada Votes newsletter is your weekly tip sheet as we count down to October 21.


Anti-money laundering specialists at Deutsche Bank AG recommended in 2016 and 2017 that multiple transactions involving entities controlled by U.S. President Donald Trump and his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, be reported to a federal financial crimes watchdog, the New York Times reported on Sunday.

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U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted Sunday that it will be the "official end of Iran" if the country threatens the United States again. The inflammatory tweet comes as relationship between Washington and Tehran has become increasingly strained, raising concerns about a potential U.S.-Iran conflict.

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Five foreigners, including Canadian pilot Patrick Forseth, died on Saturday when a private plane crashed into the sea shortly after taking off from Roatán island, a tourist destination on the Caribbean Sea coast of Honduras.

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Yellowknife RCMP say that they've suspended the search for three missing N.W.T. travellers after spotting a dead body in a large area of open water. 

Ginette Petitpas Taylor

Canada's minister of health Ginette Petitpas Taylor faced criticism for being the keynote speaker at an event billed as a "national pharmacare forum" that was dominated by industries and groups that oppose a universal single-payer national drug plan.

Valerie Jarrett

Former presidential senior advisor Valerie Jarrett talks about her unique relationship with the Obama family, her time in the White House, the challenges they faced - and the tweet that ended Roseanne Barr's career.

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A promised overhaul of Canada’s citizenship guide remains a work in progress with just months left in the Liberal mandate, leaving a current guide riddled with historical gaps and outdated information.

Man paying bills

It's human nature to compare ourselves to others and when it comes to money, social psychologists say most people have a big blind spot — we only compare upward to those who have more than us.


Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to return to power with an even bigger majority in parliament after a mammoth general election that ended on Sunday, exit polls showed. Official results are expected on Thursday.

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Pearson College students swimming

The students plan to swim through six kilometres of choppy open water off Metchosin, B.C., in a unique end-of-year challenge.

Jared Qwustenuxun Williams

Provincial food safety legislation can make it tricky to serve traditional Indigenous cuisine, says chef Jared Qwustenuxun Williams, who is part of a growing movement of Indigenous chefs and food activists pushing for food sovereignty — the right to define their own food systems.

Norman Trial 20190508

The fallout from Vice-Admiral Mark Norman's criminal case has seen the Trudeau Liberals deploy the popular political tactic of throwing people under the bus.

Indigenous Remains 20190519

The Royal B.C. Museum recently changed its policies to no longer collect or study ancestral remains. The museum also announced that anything it acquired from Indigenous Peoples from 1885 to 1951 will be considered eligible for repatriation.

Front of Koto Japanese Restaurant

Campbell River’s Koto Japanese Restaurant is shutting its doors after nearly 40 years in business.

Dutch Robinson

The Alice Saunders House is being torn down to make way for a bigger building with more affordable units. But the current tenants, most of them seniors, say they don't want to be displaced and potentially dispersed throughout the city.

BC Ferries

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


British Columbia's police watchdog is investigating a motorcycle crash in Kamloops on Saturday night that involved an RCMP officer. 


A 38-year-old Vancouver man has died after being struck by a vehicle while crossing East 57th.


CBC's Still Standing series stops in at The Hang Out Place, a hammock store that is beating the odds as a small business in Vancouver.


A Vancouver company is bringing African farm food to grocery store shelves, while aiming to improve the lives of female farmers and their families in Mali, West Africa. 


A structure fire is currently burning in Fleetwood, close to 88 Avenue and Fraser Highway.

Hornet found by Valerie Greer North Vancouver 10 May 2019

From scorpions, to beetles and giant hornets, Metro Vancouver is at risk from pests that could harm the region's biodiversity.

patrick forseth

Five foreigners, including Canadian pilot Patrick Forseth, died on Saturday when a private plane crashed into the sea shortly after taking off from Roatán island, a tourist destination on the Caribbean Sea coast of Honduras.

busy dad

Ashley Whillans, an assistant professor at Harvard Business School, wants to help you lead a better, happier life by teaching you how to find more time. 

Aniela Guzikowski

Port Moody resident Aniela Guzikowski is spending her spare time picking up cigarette butts to protect ocean life.

bidet attachment

Bidets have been common in Europe and Japan for centuries and have never really cracked the North American market. But sales of an affordable new type of bidet attachment are bringing these gizmos mainstream.

Beluga Aurora with Trainer

The Vancouver Aquarium is suing the City of Vancouver and the Vancouver Park Board over the 2017 cetacean ban, claiming the ban has resulted in losses of millions of dollars in revenue, and was in breach of contract.


A woman has died and a youth n has been flown to hospital due to what police believe was a carbon monoxide poisoning.

Howe Sound killer whales

Bradford McArthur was on a sailboat last week when a pod of killer whales swam around and underneath the vessel, including one with a freshly caught seal in its mouth.

Sports News

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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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Kawhi Leonard scored 36 points to lift the Raptors to a 118-112 thrilling double-overtime victory over the Milwaukee Bucks, throwing Toronto a lifeline in the Eastern Conference finals.

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Raphael Lavoie scored a highlight-reel goal that put his team ahead for good as the Halifax Mooseheads beat the Guelph Storm 4-2 on Sunday at the Memorial Cup.


Brooks Koepka held off a late charge from Dustin Johnson to win the PGA Championship for the second straight year.


Vladimir Tarasenko scored on a penalty shot and Jaden Schwartz added the first of his three goals during a dominant second period that carried St. Louis to the brink of its first trip to the Stanley Cup Final in nearly a half-century, with a 5-0 victory over the San Jose Sharks on Sunday in Game 5 of the Western Conference final.

CAR Hinchcliffe Indy 500 20190517

Two-time Formula One champion Fernando Alonso failed to qualify for the Indianapolis 500 in Sunday's "Last Row Shootout" while James Hinchcliffe of Oakville, Ont., nabbed one of the final three spots for next Sunday's race.

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Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit another home run, Danny Jansen and Billy McKinney also connected and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Chicago White Sox 5-2 on Sunday.


Portland's Damian Lillard says separated his ribs in Game 2 of the Western Conference finals against the Golden State Warriors.


Canada's Ashley Kraayeveld finished fifth in the women's 62-kilogram weight class Sunday at the world taekwondo championships in Manchester, England.


Canada's Jennifer Abel closed out the World Series diving season with a silver medal in the women's three-metre individual competition on Sunday.


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.


Canada's Rebecca Marino defeated Japanese qualifier Yuki Naito 6-4, 7-6 (0) on Sunday to win the ITF Kurume title on the World Tennis Tour.


Canadian women's beach volleyball teams will leave the Itapema Open event in Brazil with silver and bronze medals.


After losing in the semifinals of three straight clay-court tournaments, Rafael Nadal dominated for stretches against his longtime rival, Novak Djokovic, in a 6-0, 4-6, 6-1 win Sunday for a record-extending ninth Italian Open title.

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The amount of heartbreaking moments for Toronto sports fans who gather inside the concrete jungle referred to as both Maple Leaf Square and Jurassic Park is starting to add up. Though, in many ways, being in the square for a Toronto sports team playoff loss is a rite of passage.

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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.


Kawhi Leonard and Kyle Lowry have more than held their own against Giannis Antetokounmpo and Khris Middleton so far in these Eastern Conference finals, But other than some pretty box scores, the Toronto Raptors have nothing to show for those efforts.


Hall of Fame goaltender Patrick Roy will interview next week for the Ottawa Senators' head coaching position, multiple outlets reported Saturday.

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?

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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