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The accused in a shooting this week on a Dutch tram that left three people dead is believed to have acted with terrorist intent, and authorities are also investigating whether he had other personal motives, prosecutors said on Thursday.

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The death toll after a powerful cyclone in Mozambique stood at 217 and around 15,000 people still needed to be rescued, the Minister of Land and Environment Celso Correia said on Thursday.

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Wondering how the government's budget measures will affect the housing market? You're not alone.

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After decades of poaching and habitat loss pushed the Siberian tiger population toward extinction, the symbol of Russian pride is making a comeback through conservation efforts and a crackdown on illegal hunting.

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It's difficult to find any statistics on it, but Canadians have likely encountered the "one issue per visit" rule in a doctor's office or know of someone who has.

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The trucker who caused the Humboldt Broncos bus crash is expected to be sentenced to prison this week. But four drivers who also caused fatal collisions say the true punishment is a lifetime of remorse. They share their experiences living with the consequences of their actions.

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European Union leaders meeting for a Brexit summit are likely to grant Britain a short extension, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Thursday, if the British government can win parliamentary support next week for its divorce deal.

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New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says military style semi-automatics and assault rifles will be banned under stronger new gun laws following the killing of 50 people in the country's worst mass shooting.

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If it's convicted of fraud and bribery charges, SNC-Lavalin could end up being taken over by another company and its 9,000 jobs in Canada could move abroad, the company's CEO told Radio-Canada in an interview.

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After being diagnosed with brain cancer in December, Grade 4 student Kailyn Danielson's wish was to spend a day with her classmates from Cranberry Portage school in Winnipeg. The Frontier School Division and a handful of Manitoba-based companies worked together to make that wish come true.

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When the Montreal Canadiens face the Carolina Hurricanes this Sunday, the NHL game will be called in Plains Cree during a historic broadcast. Sportsnet and the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network say it will be the first NHL game to air in a Cree language.

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MPs will likely have to stock up on stamina (and caffeine) as they take part in a marathon voting session.

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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 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.

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A Hamilton police officer is facing Police Services Act charges in connection with the arrest of two photojournalists at the scene of a fatal accident in 2017.

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A man convicted of sexually assaulting a woman at a house party in 2011 will spend one year in jail and three more on probation after the last of several appeals was rejected in court Wednesday. 

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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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New Zealand police have identified dozens of victims from the March 15 shootings at two mosques in Christchurch. The attacks during Friday prayers took the lives of 50 worshippers and left dozens more wounded.

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TransLink in early stages of examining whether interurban rails could be used for public transit.

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A new $5,000 federal rebate for people buying new electric vehicles under $45K adds to provincial programs already in place in B.C.

Carolina Abramovich, 60, has been assessed $3400 for having a vacant condo, even though it's rented.

When is a Vancouver home an empty home, even when it’s occupied? When you decide to fight the fine for missing the city’s empty-home tax exemption deadline, and the city refuses to let you make a late declaration that you have tenants until the penalty is paid. That’s the catch-22 Carolina Abramovich finds herself in.

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The federal government's attempt at helping first-time home buyers enter real estate markets across the country is getting the thumbs down from a Vancouver real estate agent.

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Bo Horvat scored twice and added an assist to help the Vancouver Canucks keep their playoff hopes alive with a 7-4 win over the depleted Ottawa Senators on Wednesday night.

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Grant De Patie’s mother, Corinne De Patie, has confirmed she received a death certificate for Darnell Pratt in the mail. Pratt was convicted of manslaughter for running over her son and dragging his body under a car for kilometres after stealing $12 worth of gas in 2005.

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A pair of cheetahs — including one that infamously escaped into the B.C. Kootenays in December 2015 — will not be allowed to stay in the province.

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Former B.C. prisoner says, despite repeatedly asking for help with his addiction for more than 10 years, he wasn't given the opportunity to receive treatment.

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The B.C. government seems to have both solved a housing problem and escalated a dispute with the City of Maple Ridge. 

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A tiny B.C. town is celebrating the arrival of cell service.

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In a statement, the resort said the incident occurred just after 12 p.m. PT. Wednesday on a double-black-diamond run located on SilverStar's Putnam Creek.

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Police say the woman was arrested as she tried to give a bag to a friend filled with drugs, cash and a handgun at Sevenoaks Shopping Centre.

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A lawyer for the federal government says British Columbia is overreaching with an unconstitutional effort to regulate oil and gas shipments through its lands and waters.

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Vancouver’s sky will be the backdrop to an unusual lunar occurrence on Wednesday night: the worm supermoon coinciding with the equinox.

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Vancouver Police have issued a warning after local seniors were defrauded of $3.1 million in a phone scam.

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The University of British Columbia's leading voice on generational equity says aspects of the new federal budget are a step in the right direction towards younger Canadians being able to afford a home, but more work still needs to be done.

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The Kamloops School of the Arts has come a long way since it merged its elementary and high schools under one roof three years ago.

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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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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.

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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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Obit Lindsay

The hockey world lost a legend on March 4. Ted Lindsay died at the age of 93. Lindsay was one of the most feared players on the ice and garnered the nickname "Terrible Ted".

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Chinese figure skating pair Wenjing Sui and Cong Han recaptured the world title on Thursday in Saitama, Japan.

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Bo Horvat scored twice and added an assist to help the Vancouver Canucks keep their playoff hopes alive with a 7-4 win over the depleted Ottawa Senators on Wednesday night.

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Connor Hellebuyck made 29 saves in his first shutout of the season, and Kyle Connor had a goal and an assist in the Winnipeg Jets' fourth straight victory, 3-0 over the Anaheim Ducks on Wednesday night.

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John Tavares and Auston Matthews each had a goal and assist, and the Toronto Maple Leafs won for just the second time in six games, beating the Buffalo Sabres 4-2 on Wednesday night.

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A crowd that came to salute Seattle's Ichiro Suzuki in his homeland saw Domingo Santana deliver the biggest hit at the Tokyo Dome, a grand slam that sent Seattle to victory over the Oakland Athletics 9-7 Wednesday in the Major League Baseball opener.

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Former Olympic women's champ Jennifer Jones and her husband Brent Laing were one of 12 teams leading the way at 2-0 midway through the second day of the Canadian mixed doubles curling championship.

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It’s every Canadian curler’s dream growing up to one day put on the Maple Leaf at an international event. After all, it usually means a podium finish. But when things go wrong, curlers won't get any sympathy from demanding fans.

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Pascal Siakam had 33 points and 13 rebounds, Fred VanVleet added 23 points and six assists and the Toronto Raptors won the first of two games in three days against Oklahoma City, blowing a 20-point lead in the second half before beating the Thunder 123-114 in overtime Wednesday night.

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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.

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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.

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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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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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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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