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Thousands of students took to the streets of Australia and other Asia-Pacific countries on Friday to kick off a global strike demanding world leaders who are gathering for a United Nations climate summit adopt urgent measures to stop an environmental catastrophe.

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A re-elected Liberal government will ban some types of "assault-style" rifles, as well as introduce additional restrictions on where firearms can be possessed or stored, according to Bill Blair. But members of Canada's gun lobby are mobilizing for a fight ahead of the Oct. 21 election.

DOWNTON ABBEY

Downton Abbey, which began as a British TV melodrama, makes its much-anticipated return as a feature film in North American theatres today, going some distance toward a goal its creators had of offering audiences emotional comfort against the backdrop of a planet in turmoil.

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says when the Liberal Party was vetting him as a candidate, he never owned up to the documented cases of blackface in his personal history. 

LOVE IT OR LIST IT VANCOUVER LAWSUIT

Crewmembers behind the home reno show Love It Or List It Vancouver have denied all the accusations made by a dissatisfied couple who sued them last year, saying all the renovations at the heart the lawsuit were completed properly.

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Some politicians and business leaders say that climate change presents a binary choice between preserving jobs or the environment. But a lot of working-class people don't see it that way.

Green Party Leader Elizabeth May reveals platform in Toronto

Answers to some of the most frequent — and most intriguing — questions we've been getting as the federal election campaign enters Week 2.

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So-called ‘seniorpreneurs’ are part of a quickly growing group of older Canadians who are working beyond the traditional retirement age of 65, as savings rates for all Canadians stall below 2 per cent.

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Vaping has become a lot more popular in Canada in a short period of time, despite what little is known of its long-term health effects.

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Owners pulled boats from the water and hauled them away on trailers, while shopkeepers put plywood over windows and doors as Tropical Storm Lorena bore down on Mexico's resort-studded Los Cabos area, predicted to arrive Friday at hurricane force.

West Point Grey Academy

Sunny Khurana's children were students at Vancouver's West Point Grey Academy in 2001, when the school held a fundraising gala with an "Arabian Nights" theme.

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The revelation that Justin Trudeau donned brownface for a costume party in 2001 landed too late on Wednesday night to make the print editions of many international publications, but reaction has since picked up around the globe.

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A day after Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau's campaign was knocked off balance by several photos and a video that showed him appearing in blackface, he faced questions from a relatively friendly Liberal crowd at a town hall event in Saskatoon, Sask. on Thursday evening.

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Gun-maker Colt is suspending its production of rifles for the civilian market including the popular AR-15, the company said Thursday in a shift it attributed to changes in consumer demand and a market already saturated with similar weapons.

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In this week's issue of our environment newsletter, we look at the concept of a "carbon budget" and how you can help save the birds.

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There are nearly three billion fewer birds in Canada and the United States than there were half a century ago, a new study estimates.

Skull From DNA

Scientists say they've deciphered features of the skull and some other details of a mysterious, extinct cousin of Neanderthals by analyzing its DNA.

David and Collet Stephan

David and Collet Stephan, an Alberta couple who treated their son's illness with natural remedies rather than taking him to a doctor, have been found not guilty in the toddler's death after a retrial.

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As Canada's National Ballet School celebrates its 60th anniversary, it's also marking another milestone — the graduating class is made up of more boys than girls for the first time since the school was founded.

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The mysterious ailments experienced by some 40 Canadian and U.S. diplomats and their families while stationed in Cuba may have had nothing to do with sonic "attacks" identified in earlier studies.

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LOVE IT OR LIST IT VANCOUVER LAWSUIT

Crewmembers behind the home reno show Love It Or List It Vancouver have denied all the accusations made by a dissatisfied couple who sued them last year, saying all the renovations at the heart the lawsuit were completed properly.

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The interim board of the foundation funded by the Sixties Scoop settlement will begin consulting Indigenous people across Canada this weekend on how it can best serve those affected by child welfare removal.

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Today, some B.C. schools are having their first pro-D day of the year. With summer vacation still a fresh memory for students of British Columbia’s public schools, some parents are asking why their kids are taking a day off so soon.

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A survivor of the bus crash near Bamfield, B.C. which killed two University of Victoria students says she wants to see changes made to the logging road to prevent another tragedy from happening.

Nelson stabbing

A 50-year-old woman is under arrest after she allegedly stabbed a stranger multiple times in Nelson, B.C., on Thursday evening.

West Point Grey Academy

Sunny Khurana's children were students at Vancouver's West Point Grey Academy in 2001, when the school held a fundraising gala with an "Arabian Nights" theme.

Cowichan Lake

After much-needed rain, the town of Lake Cowichan will switch off the pumps it was using to keep the local river flowing after it was struck with severe drought this summer.

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Brendan Gallagher scored twice in regulation as the Montreal Canadiens downed the Florida Panthers 5-4 on Thursday in pre-season action.

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Police are searching for a light grey 2017 Toyota Rav4 with B.C. licence plate JA790V, and have been conducting patrols in the area around Penticton, Okanagan Falls and Summerland.

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The B.C. premier says the government is working together with people from the industry and Indigenous Nations on northern Vancouver Island.

Asian giant hornet nest

The nest was discovered in the ground in the Robin's Park area on Wednesday evening, and cleared out with carbon dioxide.

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Portions of police video interviews with Curtis Sagmoen, a North Okanagan man charged with multiple crimes against sex workers, have been released after a B.C. Supreme Court judge lifted a publication ban.

IHIT Surrey RCMP presser Delphin Paul Prestbakmo

Delphin Paul Prestbakmo, known as Pauly, died from stab wounds in a Surrey, B.C., parking lot last month.

Speaker Darryl Plecas, Clerk Craig James, and Sergeant-at-Arms Gary Lenz

The report from B.C.'s attorney general points to poor or non-existent policies in the alleged financial misconduct of former clerk Craig James and former sergeant-at-arms Gary Lenz.

Stephen Fuhr

Kelowna-Lake Country Liberal candidate Stephen Fuhr woke up Thursday morning to what he describes as a "zillion messages" on his phone after someone vandalized his campaign signs by colouring in the image of his face with a marker to make it black.

OPPENHEIMER PARK DTES TENT CITY

The Vancouver Police Department say assaults against officers are up 68 per cent in District 2, which includes Oppenheimer Park and the Downtown Eastside.

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RCMP officers found more than they bargained for when they pulled over a vehicle on Highway 1 east of Revelstoke, B.C., last week. 

Hyatt Regency Walkout

Unite Here Local 40 says workers at the Hyatt Regency, Westin Bayshore and Pinnacle Harbourfront hotels walked out Thursday in what the union describes as an "open-ended strike."

Harjit Sajjan

As minister of defence for the past four years, Harjit Sajjan has worked closely with Justin Trudeau and says he knows the Liberal Party leader regrets posing in racist makeup years ago — and has demonstrated during his time as prime minister that he is a strong advocate for diversity.

New video shows Trudeau in blackface

The Liberal Party has confirmed Justin Trudeau appeared in a short amateur video in blackface — a third instance of Trudeau appearing in racist makeup in the past — less than 12 hours after he admitted to wearing such makeup on just two occasions and acknowledged the actions were "racist."

Sports News

CBC | Sports News

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The Toronto Blue Jays used a six-run seventh inning to beat the Baltimore Orioles 8-4 Thursday night for a three-game sweep.

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Brendan Gallagher scored twice in regulation as the Montreal Canadiens downed the Florida Panthers 5-4 on Thursday in pre-season action.

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The roughly 200 hockey players who formed the Professional Women's Hockey Players' Association (PWHPA) begin deploying in the tour's inaugural events Saturday and Sunday.

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Canadian swimmer Aurelie Rivard won two gold, one silver and two bronze at the recent para swimming championships to bring her career total to 14 world medals.

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Today's edition of our newsletter looks at the pros and cons of the NHL's latest rule changes, a shocking wrestling match and Auston Matthews going stone cold.

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Kaillie Humphries competed as a guest in USA Bobsled's push trials Thursday while the two-time Olympic gold medallist from Calgary awaits permission to compete for the Americans.

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The six-foot-three, 170-pound Taylor has averaged 6.3 points, 2.9 assists and 17.2 minutes in 71 career NBA games with the Atlanta Hawks and Houston Rockets.

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Yankees star pitcher Domingo German has been placed on administrative leave by Major League Baseball because of domestic violence.

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The Ottawa Senators have locked up one of their young stars. The team announced Thursday it has agreed to an eight-year, $64-million US contract extension with defenceman Thomas Chabot.

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Canada's Linda Morais rallied to win gold Thursday in the women's 59-kilogram division at the world wrestling championships.

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Ottawa Senators owner Eugene Melnyk was forced to go to court to get his company's private jet back from an aviation company that was holding it over an unpaid debt.

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Randal Grichuk hit a grand slam with two outs in the ninth inning, and the Toronto Blue Jays rebounded from an ineffective start by Clay Buchholz to rally past the Baltimore Orioles 11-10 on Wednesday night.

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A short-handed goal by Alex Belzile with less than five minutes to play lifted the Montreal Canadiens to a 4-3 pre-season win over the Florida Panthers Wednesday night in the 2019 Kraft Hockeyville game in Bathurst, N.B.

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Olympic bobsled champion Kaillie Humphries says she won't race for Canada as long as the country's sport governing body is run by its current management.

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The impact that veteran leaders had on his early career remain equally fresh in his 36-year-old mind. It wasn't so much what they did, but how they did it.

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Today's edition of our newsletter looks at who might follow in Virtue and Moir's footsteps after the iconic ice dancers called it a career. Plus, Dustin Byfuglien might not be coming back, and Canada's top wrestler suffered a tough loss.

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The idea of a relationship between two equals was irresistible and as Canadians, we ate it up.

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Olympic ice-dancing champions Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir are thanking Canadians for years of support as they prepare to leave the sport, saying in a video released Tuesday that their current tour will be their last.

Tessa and Scott: Two decades of magic

A look back at Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir's figure skating legacy, set to Jim Cuddy's "Pull Me Through".​

Roxanne: Behind the scenes of Virtue and Moir's Olympic journey

Go behind the scenes as Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir developed their 2018 Olympic gold-medal winning free dance, set to the music of 'El Tango de Roxanne' from the film Moulin Rouge!

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