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Train derailment north of Saskatoon

A train hauling grain has derailed just north of Saskatoon, and fire crews are responding.

Dollarama online

Dollarama will soon allow customers to buy more than 1,000 of its products in bulk online and have them delivered for a fee.

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In a 5-4 vote, the U.S. Supreme Court has allowed the Trump administration to proceed with its policy barring certain transgender people from military service, as the justices put on hold lower court rulings blocking the plan on constitutional grounds.

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British Prime Minister Theresa May is still trying to find a way for her country to leave the European Union with a divorce deal. But why is breaking up so hard to do?

Oscar nominations 2019

The Favourite and Roma lead nominations announced today for the 91st Academy Awards with 10 each, including for best picture along with Black Panther, A Star is Born, Bohemian Rhapsody, Vice, BlacKkKlansman and Green Book.

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In the eight months since British Columbia's naturopathic college began cracking down on dubious advertising, 27 practitioners have been placed under investigation, according to the college registrar.

France Chris Brown

American singer Chris Brown and two other people are in custody in Paris after a woman filed a rape complaint, French officials say.

Rajdeep Kaur Khakh

Rajdeep Kaur Khakh who went by the handle "Dr. Lipjob" has been given a 30-day suspended sentence by a B.C. court for illegally pretending to be a doctor and injecting unsuspecting clients with dermal fillers.

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A Chinese official is accusing Canada and the U.S. of abusing the extradition system after the Globe and Mail published a report saying officials in the U.S. will soon proceed with a formal extradition request for detained Chinese executive Meng Wanzhou.

Spain Cristiano Ronaldo

Portuguese soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo was fined almost 19 million euros ($28.7 million Cdn) for tax fraud but will avoid serving a 23-month prison sentence after agreeing to a deal.

Britain Brexit

British Opposition Leader Jeremy Corbyn of the Labour Party moved a step closer to paving the way for another referendum on European Union membership by trying to use Parliament to grab control of Brexit from Prime Minister Theresa May.

Nevsun Bisha mine

Executives at Nevsun Resources repeatedly denied direct knowledge of human rights violations at their site in Eritrea, but company documents filed in court and reviewed by CBC’s The Fifth Estate show executives at the highest level appear to have been informed of issues of forced labour and other possible human rights violations at the mine a decade ago.

 Jérôme Huard

Jérôme Huard entrusted thousands of dollars to an online investment firm that turned out to be a fake company called HQ Broker, which was blacklisted last summer by Quebec's security regulator. Canadians have lost over $14 million since 2015 to such scams.

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Ontario Premier Doug Ford is warning that the federal government's carbon tax risks triggering a recession, but it's hard to find economists eager to back up his claim.

Sleep and memory

Many people aren't getting enough sleep, and the consequences are far more serious than feeling dozy and worn out. New research indicates it can affect your ability to form long-term memories and retain things you learn, and may even have an impact on dementia.

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Giving every dishwasher, thermostat, and SUV an internet connection is one way for companies to keep making money after someone buys their product — whether through regular subscriptions, data collection, or some combination of the two.

TD Bank's online ad

TD Bank has stopped running online advertisements that use the word "desi" to target the South Asian community after at least one person complained that the word is "offensive."

Food SpendThrift Thanksgiving

Instead of eating food from four groups, Canadians are now encouraged to follow three guidelines on: what to eat regularly, what to avoid, and the importance of cooking and preparing meals at home.

Firefighters check Ahsley Holland's submerged car

Ashley Holland managed to haul her 4-year-old daughter, Macy, free from a sinking car and swim her to safety.

Canada Food Guide

Canada's Food Guide has been given its first major overhaul since 2007. The update had been in the works for years, and was released this morning. Here's a look at how some of the other nearly 100 countries with food guides tackle the subject.

BC News

CBC | British Columbia News

Animal Behaviour

It’s an exciting day for two local Vancouver animators who landed a 2019 Academy Award nomination on Tuesday morning.

Tribute bench

A family that bought a park bench to honour deceased loved ones in Richmond — before the city changed its fee structure in 2003 — hopes to hold on to the bench, and avoid paying $3,000 for another ten years.

Doctor and female patient

In the eight months since British Columbia's naturopathic college began cracking down on dubious advertising, 27 practitioners have been placed under investigation, according to the college registrar.

Rajdeep Kaur Khakh

Rajdeep Kaur Khakh who went by the handle "Dr. Lipjob" has been given a 30-day suspended sentence by a B.C. court for illegally pretending to be a doctor and injecting unsuspecting clients with dermal fillers.

Meng Timeline 20181224

A Chinese official is accusing Canada and the U.S. of abusing the extradition system after the Globe and Mail published a report saying officials in the U.S. will soon proceed with a formal extradition request for detained Chinese executive Meng Wanzhou.

Nevsun Bisha mine

Executives at Nevsun Resources repeatedly denied direct knowledge of human rights violations at their site in Eritrea, but company documents filed in court and reviewed by CBC’s The Fifth Estate show executives at the highest level appear to have been informed of issues of forced labour and other possible human rights violations at the mine a decade ago.

Jarad Hauck

The only doctor in B.C.’s Interior that cares for children with juvenile arthritis has just retired, with no replacement, leaving families concerned with how their children will get proper medical treatment.

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More than three months after cannabis became legal in Canada, there is still only one provincial government-run cannabis store in B.C. — in the Interior town of Kamloops.

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The jury deciding the fate of Lisa Batstone, the woman accused of killing her daughter, Teagan, is hearing closing arguments this week.

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Roo Phelps has turned her journal of a painful breakup into a book to help others through similar struggles.

Protesters Vancouver Coastal GasLink 12 Jan 2019

Some natural resource companies in Northern B.C. are pre-emptively preparing just in case disaster hits by coming up with a communication strategy for incidents from pipeline explosions to protests.

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The scientific validity of Blue Monday has been debunked since it was coined in 2005 as a marketing ploy to sell winter vacations. But this time of year can still pose serious challenges for seniors.

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Providing CPR to a patient while sliding down a ski hill in an emergency toboggan is no easy task — but, thanks to community donations, Sun Peaks ski resort now has a new way of saving lives.

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Charges have been laid nearly five years after a two-year-old was poisoned and killed by snake venom in North Vancouver.

Pink salmon

Over the years, scientists have identified dams, pollution and vessel noise as causes of the troubling decline of the Pacific Northwest's resident killer whales. Now, they may have found a new and more surprising culprit.

Laurie-Larsen

There’s nothing Surrey Board of Education Chair Laurie Larsen dislikes more than a teacher writing a student’s name on the board and leaving it there until their class fees are paid.

Kenneth Fenton

Const. Sarah Beckett was killed when Fenton, who had a blood alcohol level 3.5 times the legal limit, ran a red light in April 2016.

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A new survey says the number of Canadians who are a few hundred dollars away from financial insolvency at month-end is up from the previous quarter, as interest rates rise.

Allen Mullen

Two senior B.C. Legislature officials who were suspended two months ago are being investigated for allegedly fraudulent and flagrant overspending, "lavish" trips overseas, inappropriate expense claims, cash payouts and misappropriating liquor from the legislature.

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A woman who started a petition demanding national training standards for semi drivers after her husband's death in a crash in 2017 says she’s grateful for the support from across Canada, and hopes transport ministers meeting in Montreal today will "pull together" to take action.

Sports News

CBC | Sports News

Raonic photo

Canada will be short-handed for a Davis Cup qualifier in Slovakia next month. Milos Raonic is not the list of players to represent Canada in the clay-court tie Feb. 1-2. The Thornhill, Ont., product is No. 17 in the world and was scheduled to play in an Australian Open quarterfinal on Wednesday.

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The World Anti-Doping Agency says lab data handed over by Russian authorities is enough to avoid a new ban for the country's anti-doping agency. WADA is still working to analyze whether the data is genuine.

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Alexander Zubkov is stepping down as president of the Russian bobsled federation after being banned for two years for doping at the Olympics. Zubkov carried the Russian flag at the opening ceremony of the 2014 Sochi Olympics and won two bobsled gold medals which were later stripped for doping.

Mark Tewksbury speaks up

On this week's episode of the Player's Own Voice podcast, Olympic gold medallist Mark Tewksbury discusses the evolving fate of LGBTQ athletes and reputation management for the International Olympic Committee.

Spain Cristiano Ronaldo

Portuguese soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo was fined almost 19 million euros ($28.7 million Cdn) for tax fraud but will avoid serving a 23-month prison sentence after agreeing to a deal.

Tsitsipas-Stefanos

Stefanos Tsitsipas is the youngest man to reach a Grand Slam semifinal since 2007 after beating Roberto Bautista Agut 7-5, 4-6, 6-4, 7-6 (2) at the Australian Open to follow up on his stunning upset of Roger Federer.

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The Edmonton Oilers have signed goaltender Mikko Koskinen to a three-year contract extension with an average annual salary of $4.5 million US, the club announced Monday.

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Galchenyuk, who has eight goals and 17 assists in 38 games in 2018-19, will return to Montreal for the first time since June's deal that saw him swapped for Max Domi in a rare player-for-player move when the Coyotes visit the Bell Centre on Wednesday.

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A propellant in the Calgary Flames' surge to the top of the NHL's Western Conference is a power play with pop.

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Auston Matthews centred Mitch Marner and veteran winger Patrick Marleau at practice Monday as Toronto Maple Leafs head coach Mike Babcock put his forward combinations in a blender for the second time in less than a week.

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The wife of a former national gymnastics coach undergoing trial for sexual assault has been suspended by Gymnastics Canada.

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On Sunday, the league might have made enough errors to determine both teams that will play in the championship game in two weeks.

Kaillie Humphries on her drastic move for change

Kaillie Humphries tells CBC Sports' Devin Heroux about what change she hopes her allegations against Bobsleigh Canada will make for future athletes. Humphries does not mention any details of the ongoing investigation.

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Former Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Roy Halladay, who died in a plane crash at age 40 in 2017, appears to be a lock to enter the Baseball Hall of Fame in his first year on the ballot. Results will be announced Tuesday night.

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The Carolina Hurricanes and forward Teuvo Teravainen have agreed to terms on a five-year contract extension worth $27 million US.

Raonic serve

You could excuse Milos Raonic if he let out a shudder when the Australian Open draw was released. An opener against the mercurial Nick Kyrgios. Three-time Grand Slam champ Stan Wawrinka a good bet for Round 2. An imposing hurdle in Alexander Zverev just to get out of the Round of 16. All in the top half of a draw anchored by world No. 1 Novak Djokovic.

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Kaetlyn Osmond has a world title, Olympic medals of every colour, and she accomplished it all after rebounding from a gruesome broken leg that almost made her quit figure skating. What's left to accomplish? Why would she compete again?

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Lindsey Vonn has "so much to process" that she is going to take a few days to decide her future. The American ski star, who is battling pain her knees, failed to finish better than ninth in three races over the weekend in Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy.

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With the World Cup five months away, veteran midfielder Sophie Schmidt spoke with the CBC’s Sonali Karnick, detailing the team’s preparations for the ultimate tournament in France and life after John Herdman.

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Larry Walker's hall-of-fame credentials are inscrutable. But the slugger from Maple Ridge, B.C., may have to wait until his final year of eligibility for induction.

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