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First Man

After an unpredictable year for film honours and Tuesday's announcement of the Oscar nominations, here is a look at some of the hopefuls who could go on to win, and others who were overlooked.

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Former Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Roy Halladay has been elected to baseball's Hall of Fame.

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With no witnesses and no one claiming responsibility, an official with Burkina Faso's Ministry of Security said it remains unclear what took place in the hours before Kirk Woodman's body was found riddled with bullets.

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The search for the missing plane taking Argentine soccer player Emiliano Sala to his new team in Wales was called off for the night on Tuesday with authorities not expecting to find any survivors in the English Channel.

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Serial killer Dellen Millard is appealing his first-degree murder conviction and sentence for the death of his father, arguing the outcome of his case was unreasonable.

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The company that bears the name of one of the biggest Brexit backers in corporate Britain is moving to Singapore just as the United Kingdom is getting set to do what he urged Britons to do.

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Canadian peacekeepers in Mali were pressed into service after extremists with links to Al Qaeda attacked a United Nations base on Sunday, killing 10 and injuring dozens more.

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A closer look at the day's most notable stories with The National's Jonathon Gatehouse: Mexico sets a new murder record; many Canadians are at risk of sleep apnea, but few know it; 2017 and 2018 were the costliest back-to-back years on record for losses due to natural disasters.

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Belinda Stronach has countersued her father for millions of dollars in a statement of defence that alleges he lost vast sums of money on pet projects.

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While in Paris, François Legault said Quebec should boost the number of French immigrants it accepts, because they will have an easier time integrating.

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A wood-splitter, iMac problems and an alleged truckload of alcohol. Just a few examples of questionable expenses allegedly submitted by two of B.C.'s top legislative officials.

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No one was injured after a train derailed and one locomotive caught fire just north of Saskatoon on Tuesday morning.

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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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Robert St. Pierre, La Loche's mayor, said that while there has been progress, there is still much more to be done.

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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.

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.

Food Price Report 20181204

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.

Indigenous Peoples March

The reaction to the viral video of the standoff between Covington Catholic High School students and Indigenous Americans at a D.C. demonstration ought to be one hell of a wake-up call for journalists, some of whom prematurely blew up a two-minute clip into an international scandal.

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A grieving Kitimat couple is warning parents and pet owners to stay vigilant, after their four-year-old Shih Tzu Bichon cross was apparently nabbed by a wolf early Friday morning.

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The Government of British Columbia has filed its final argument in the National Energy Board's (NEB) reconsideration of the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion Project

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Four of 14 children involved in a school bus accident in Mission received minor injuries and were taken to hospital as a precaution.

Kayla Bourque

Kayla Bourque, a high risk offender who killed and tortured pets, has pleaded guilty to breaching the conditions of her release.

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Kwesi Millington alleges the RCMP were negligent and defamatory, resulting in personal injury and damage, including PTSD, depression and anxiety

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A few months into the job, Plecas asked longtime acquaintance Alan Mullen to come on board as his full-time special adviser, amid growing concerns over apparently lavish international travel, misappropriated alcohol and questionable benefits policies.

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A Kamloops Mountie has been given a conditional discharge for an assault that occurred when he lifted a handcuffed homeless man by the throat so he could force him to stand.

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Parents in Vernon, B.C., spent a night last week camped out in freezing temperatures to get the hottest ticket in town: registration for their child to get into French immersion.

Darryl Plecas

Less than 24 hours after a bombshell report accusing two top House officials of outrageous, inappropriate spending, B.C. politicians say they're pleased to finally have some information on the allegations — but some are asking why it took so long.

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The federal Liberal party sent two senior ministers to Surrey Tuesday morning to announce $7.5 million in funding over the next five years for anti-gang initiatives in the city.

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A Vancouver Island thrift shop operated by the Comox Valley Transition Society has had to close its doors because of extensive damage caused by a fire early Sunday morning.

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Clerk of the House Craig James received the lump sum of $257,988.38 in 2012, despite still being very much employed at the B.C. Legislature. The Plecas report says the payout was granted under a retirement scheme cancelled 25 years earlier.

David Eby

The attorney general is expressing cautious optimism about improved co-operation with the federal government on B.C.'s money laundering problem after a meeting Tuesday morning.

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A wood-splitter, iMac problems and an alleged truckload of alcohol. Just a few examples of questionable expenses allegedly submitted by two of B.C.'s top legislative officials.

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.

Food Price Report 20181204

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.

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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.

Sports News

CBC | Sports News

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Former Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Roy Halladay has been elected to baseball's Hall of Fame.

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In the legal equivalent of a Hail Mary pass, two New Orleans Saints season ticket-holders asked a judge on Tuesday to order the NFL commissioner to reverse the results of the NFC championship game that sent the Los Angeles Rams to the Super Bowl, or schedule a do-over.

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Two people with direct knowledge of the NFL's plans tell The Associated Press that the league's competition committee will consider expanding replay reviews to include certain penalties, including pass interference.

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Captain Christine Sinclair, chasing history, scored the 178th goal of her international career Tuesday to give the Canadian women's soccer team a 1-0 win over Norway in its first full international of 2019.

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Toronto Maple Leafs GM Kyle Dubas says he isn't concerned about his team's current struggles, adding he views its current 3-7-0 stretch as a "great opportunity" for his young group to battle adversity.

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Canada’s Alana Ramsay captured a silver medal in the women’s giant slalom event at the world Para alpine world championships in Slovenia on Tuesday.

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Montreal Impact owner Joey Saputo is stepping down as president of the MLS club, handing those duties to Kevin Gilmore.

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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 forgave Russia on Tuesday for its tardiness in turning over lab data, and then raised the spectre of an Olympic ban if that data is found to have been tampered with.

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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.

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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.

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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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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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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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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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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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