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The Opposition NDP is calling for an independent investigation into allegations regarding harassment, bullying and guns made by Saskatchewan Speaker Randy Weekes. On Tuesday, NDP critic for ethics and democracy Meara Conway sent a letter to Weekes asking him to convene the house services committee. Conway said the committee can appointContinue Reading

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Saskatchewan Lawyers for several Humboldt Broncos families are in court fighting a bid from the government of Saskatchewan to have it removed as a defendant in a lawsuit over the 2018 deadly bus crash. Families allege government knew intersection had visibility problemsThe Canadian Press · Posted: May 28, 2024 5:47Continue Reading

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British Columbia A suspended Vancouver lawyer who lost a “frivolous” lawsuit against her neighbour over a glass deck divider has been ordered to pay the woman nearly $30,000 in costs, likely bringing an end to a case that legal experts had described as highly unusual. Naomi Arbabi ordered to pay specialContinue Reading

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Canadian boxer Scarlett Delgado advanced at a last-ditch Olympic qualifier Tuesday, earning a 5-0 decision over Kenya’s Amina Faki in round-of-16 action in the women’s 54-kilogram class. Montreal’s Junior Petanqui falls to Armenia’s Gurgen Madoyan in a Round of 16The Canadian Press · Posted: May 28, 2024 5:14 PM EDTContinue Reading

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Politics The parliamentary secretary to Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland is criticizing the parliamentary budget officer for not issuing a more public correction to its carbon price analysis after finding an error in it. PBO says past economic analyses of the consumer carbon price erroneously included impact of industrial taxNojoud AlContinue Reading

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Politics A former member of the Parole Board of Canada breached government codes of conduct by sexually harassing female employees of the board, Canada’s public sector integrity commissioner has ruled. Public sector integrity commissioner says board endangered health and safety of employees Elizabeth Thompson · CBC News · Posted: May 28,Continue Reading

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Politics In a rare gesture during a turbulent sitting of Parliament, the Conservative foreign affairs critic is offering his party’s help to speed up passage of the Liberal government’s foreign interference bill. Bill C-70 would launch a long-awaited foreign influence transparency registry Catharine Tunney · CBC News · Posted: May 28, 2024 12:28Continue Reading

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ROUNDUP Olympic pole vault gold medallist Thiago Braz was banned for 16 months for doping and will miss the Paris Games, track and field’s Athletics Integrity Unit said on Tuesday. Brazilian, 30, appealing to sports tribunal; U20 sprinter Issam Asinga also barredThe Associated Press · Posted: May 28, 2024 10:43Continue Reading

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London Performing arts venue, recording studio, and content creation space are among the uses being floated as part of a multi-year plan to reimagine the future of St. Paul’s Cathedral. Diocese looking to reinvent the place of worship amid lower attendance rates Plans to reimagine St. Paul’s Cathedral in London,Continue Reading

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London·Video Scott’s Highland Services — co-owned by Jim and Bev Scott — has been around for 45 years and is one of the largest bagpipe wholesalers in southern Ontario that sells the hand-assembled instruments to local stores and globally. Southern Ontario shop makes bagpipes and other Scottish-themed goods to more than 30 countriesContinue Reading

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CBC Windsor airing a half-hour show focused on the future of downtown Windsor at 6 p.m. Tuesday. Watch it live at cbc.ca/windsor, or on our YouTube channel.  On the southwest corner of Wyandotte Street and Ouellette Avenue in Windsor, Ont., Jayson Brooks points out a building’s doorways, an area where he often sees people whoContinue Reading

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British Columbia Starting next year, Vancouver Island University will discontinue its music programs, a move that’s both worrying and upsetting to professional musicians in the Nanaimo, B.C., area. University in Nanaimo, B.C., cites low enrolment, financial constraints as reasons for cutting 3 programs Tessa Vikander · CBC News · Posted:Continue Reading

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Politics Intelligence regarding foreign interference sometimes didn’t make it to the prime minister’s desk because Canada’s intelligence community and the PM’s national security adviser didn’t always see eye to eye on the nature of the threat, according to a recent report from one of Canada’s intelligence watchdogs. Intelligence watchdog saysContinue Reading

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Edmonton A new report commissioned by an industry lobby group on the federal government’s proposed emissions cap stirred up strong reactions from both oil and gas supporters and environmental groups on Monday. Declines in production from stringent emissions cap will result in significant job loss, CAPP president says Amanda StephensonContinue Reading

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Politics The presidents of four Canadian universities defended their institutions’ efforts to combat antisemitism on their campuses Monday after months of claims that Jewish students have suffered from threats and discrimination. Canada needs a better legal definition of hate crime to help enforcement, says Toronto deputy police chief Peter ZimonjicContinue Reading

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ContentSkip to Main ContentAccessibility Help sportsTop StoriesPWHLHockeyOlympic SportsVideoShowsPodcastsPlayer’s Own VoiceAll Sports Camryn Rogers sets Diamond League record & Team Canada at World Para Athletics | Athletics North6 hours ago Duration 2:06 6 hours agoSportsDuration 2:06In only her 3rd meet this season, Canadian record holder Camryn Rogers took first place inContinue Reading

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Sports·THE BUZZER CBC Sports’ daily newsletter recaps the top performances by Canada’s summer Olympians, including a record-setting hammer throw and a golden rowing race. Hammer-throw record, rowing gold highlight the top performancesJesse Campigotto · CBC Sports · Posted: May 27, 2024 4:21 PM EDT | Last Updated: 6 hours agoContinue Reading

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Canadian boxer Terris Smith defeated Bulgaria’s Aslahan Mehmedova 3-0 on points in their Round of 16 bout Monday to advance at a last-ditch Olympic qualifying tournament in Bangkok. Montreal’s Keven Beausejour suffers narrow loss in men’s Round of 16 matchThe Canadian Press · Posted: May 27, 2024 1:26 PM EDTContinue Reading

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London·Updated The sexual assault trial of former Woodstock, Ont., mayor Trevor Birtch got underway Monday, with a woman testifying they began an intimate relationship in 2020 and his behaviour would suddenly go from loving to hostile. The accused was charged in 2022 and stepped down from his second term as mayorContinue Reading

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Toronto Rally held outside Toronto Jewish school after shootingA crowd of supporters, community members and politicians rallied in North York Monday to condemn hatred and antisemitism after shots were fired at a Jewish girls’ elementary school over the weekend. Speakers denounce hatred, division after shots fired at Bais Chaya MushkaContinue Reading

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Politics The Supreme Court of Canada heard arguments last week in a case examining whether Ontario’s law limiting spending on third-party political advertising is unconstitutional. The case highlights what experts see as an evolving trend of election spending by groups such as unions, corporations and industry advocates. Supreme Court looking atContinue Reading

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ContentSkip to Main ContentAccessibility Help newsTop StoriesLocalClimateWorldCanadaPoliticsIndigenousBusinessThe NationalHealthEntertainmentScienceCBC News InvestigatesGo PublicAbout CBC NewsBeing Black in Canada #TheMoment Nova Scotia fishers found a rare yellow lobster2 days ago Duration 1:14 2 days agoNewsDuration 1:14Nova Scotia fisherman Jonathan Porter recounts the moment he found a rare yellow lobster, just off the coastContinue Reading

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ContentSkip to Main ContentAccessibility Help newsTop StoriesLocalClimateWorldCanadaPoliticsIndigenousBusinessThe NationalHealthEntertainmentScienceCBC News InvestigatesGo PublicAbout CBC NewsBeing Black in Canada The National | Extreme turbulence injuriesStarted 58 minutes ago Live Started 58 minutes agoNewsDuration liveMay 26, 2024 | Twelve people were injured when a Qatar Airlines flight from Doha to Dublin hit extreme turbulence.Continue Reading

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Canada’s Junior Petanqui advanced at the Olympic boxing qualifier tournament with a win on points in Bangkok on Sunday.Petanqui defeated Shain Boniface of Seychelles 5-0 in the men’s 71kg event. Fellow Canadian Terris Smith set to compete MondayCBC Sports · Posted: May 26, 2024 1:51 PM EDT | Last Updated: 9 hours ago Canada’s JuniorContinue Reading

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New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs has said he will ban a Quebec-based sex education group from presenting at schools in New Brunswick after a presentation he believes was “clearly inappropriate.” Organization disputes suggestion that material delivered was outside curriculum Savannah Awde · CBC News · Posted: May 26, 2024 10:37Continue Reading

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News·CBC Investigates Amid the feud between Drake and rival Kendrick Lamar online sleuths uncovered details about the former’s businesses and other holdings that started a buzz on social media. CBC News looks into Drake’s business and property holdings and why he has so many. Multiple LLCs not uncommon for someoneContinue Reading

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Edmonton Pride groups and some health-care providers are harshly criticizing the Alberta government’s latest attempt to get feedback on its proposed gender identity policies — a private invite that requires participants to sign a non-disclosure agreement. Government invitation requires participants to sign a non-disclosure agreement Sam Samson · CBC NewsContinue Reading

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After 14 years of Conservative rule, British voters may just be looking for a change in leadership when they go to the polls on July 4, regardless of the issues at play. Earlier this week, British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak called an election — hoping, perhaps, to capitalize on some positive recent economic news, consideringContinue Reading

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World Richard M. Sherman, Oscar-winning songwriter behind Disney hits spanning decades, dead at 95Richard M. Sherman, together with his late brother Robert, won two Academy Awards for Walt Disney’s 1964 smash Mary Poppins — best score and best song, Chim Chim Cher-ee. They also picked up a Grammy for best movie orContinue Reading

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ContentSkip to Main ContentAccessibility Help newsTop StoriesLocalClimateWorldCanadaPoliticsIndigenousBusinessThe NationalHealthEntertainmentScienceCBC News InvestigatesGo PublicAbout CBC NewsBeing Black in Canada Should school food allergen bans be scrapped?18 hours ago Duration 2:05 18 hours agoNewsDuration 2:05Allergy Quebec is recommending the removal of peanut bans in schools, favouring education and awareness like other provinces have done.Continue Reading

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Politics Trailing in the polls among the younger voters who could decide the next general election, the federal Liberals are scrambling to bring up their social media game and sell their recent budget to skeptical millennials and Gen Z. Liberal support has cratered among millennial and Gen Z voters in recent years Ashley Burke ·Continue Reading

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Canada·First Person When a stranger asked Jen Watt why her child didn’t look like her, it forced the mother and daughter into an uncomfortable conversation about race, identity and belonging before either of them was ready. That’s led to uncomfortable conversations about race, identity and belonging Jen Peng Watt ·Continue Reading

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ContentSkip to Main ContentAccessibility Help newsTop StoriesLocalClimateWorldCanadaPoliticsIndigenousBusinessThe NationalHealthEntertainmentScienceCBC News InvestigatesGo PublicAbout CBC NewsBeing Black in Canada #TheMoment a scuba diver found a mastodon tusk4 days ago Duration 1:16 4 days agoNewsDuration 1:16Scuba diver and fossil enthusiast Alex Lundberg recounts the moment he discovered a fossilized mastodon tusk off the coastContinue Reading

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ContentSkip to Main ContentAccessibility Help newsTop StoriesLocalClimateWorldCanadaPoliticsIndigenousBusinessThe NationalHealthEntertainmentScienceCBC News InvestigatesGo PublicAbout CBC NewsBeing Black in Canada Ticketmaster/Live Nation face possible breakup thanks to Taylor Swift3 days ago Duration 7:06 3 days agoNewsDuration 7:06When superstar Taylor Swift added her voice to the outrage over soaring concert prices, the U.S. government tookContinue Reading

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PWHL While challenges remain, PWHL advisory board member Stan Kasten could also boast on Friday how attendance figures, merchandise sales, and, most important, the on-ice product, exceeded many expectations. Schedule expands to 30 games next season, expected to open in December at latest John Wawrow · The Associated Press ·Continue Reading

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Canadian boxer Victor Tremblay handed a walkover win to Farid Walizadeh of the Boxing Refugee Team after withdrawing from his men’s 57-kilogram bout on the first day of the Olympic boxing qualifier tournament in Bangkok on Friday. Fellow Canadians Petanqui, Smith set to compete Sunday and Monday, respectively Alex McComb · CBC SportsContinue Reading

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Canadian hammer thrower and reigning world champion Camryn Rogers will compete in the 49th edition of the Prefontaine Classic Diamond League meet Saturday at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore., site of her 2022 world silver effort and several other wins. Fellow Canadians Brown, Newell, Weir, Yee also competing at DiamondContinue Reading

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World Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said on Friday that his country’s armed forces had secured “combat control” of areas where Russian troops staged an incursion this month in northern parts of Kharkiv region. Border region has faced stepped-up, ongoing Russian attacks since May 10Thomson Reuters · Posted: May 24, 2024 4:42Continue Reading

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British Columbia The B.C. government says a $900 million project to create a network of hydrogen production plants and vehicle refuelling stations will create nearly 300 jobs and cut greenhouse gas emissions in the province. H2 Gateway project aims to create 20 fill-up stations for hydrogen fuel cell vehiclesThe CanadianContinue Reading

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ContentSkip to Main ContentAccessibility Help sportsTop StoriesPWHLHockeyOlympic SportsVideoShowsPodcastsPlayer’s Own VoiceAll Sports Natalie Achonwa on WNBA coming to Toronto, and her 4th Olympic Games 11 hours ago Duration 9:28 11 hours agoSportsDuration 9:28Toronto native sits down with Ariel Helwani to discuss motherhood, booking a ticket to her fourth Olympics, and whyContinue Reading

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Toronto Federal Addictions Minister Ya’ara Saks says she had “deep concerns” about the lack of limits Toronto put on its now-rejected pitch to decriminalize the possession of illegal drugs — and the city health agency’s refusal to make any changes. Toronto Public Health didn’t answer questions about minister’s description ofContinue Reading

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The Canadian men’s volleyball team scored their second victory at the Volleyball Nations League stop in Antalya, Turkey, taking a straight-sets win over Bulgaria on Friday. Improves Canadian record to 2-1, next match comes vs. Slovenia on SaturdayCBC Sports · Posted: May 24, 2024 9:12 AM EDT | Last Updated: 11 hoursContinue Reading

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Business Canada’s Competition Bureau has launched investigations into the parent companies of grocery chains Loblaws and Sobeys for alleged anti-competitive conduct, court documents reveal, with Sobeys’ owner calling the inquiry ‘unlawful.’ Commissioner claims grocery giants’ lease agreements designed to restrict other potential tenants Loblaw Cos. Ltd. and Sobeys parent EmpireContinue Reading

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Sports The NCAA and the nation’s five biggest conferences announced Thursday night that they have agreed to pay nearly $2.8 billion US to settle a host of antitrust claims, a monumental decision that sets the stage for a groundbreaking revenue-sharing model. Decision sets stage for groundbreaking revenue-sharing model with collegeContinue Reading

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World Spinal surgeries needed for 22 on board turbulent Singapore Airlines flight, hospital saysSeveral of the more seriously injured people who were on the Singapore Airlines flight that hit severe turbulence earlier this week will need spinal surgery, a Bangkok hospital said Thursday. Staff say 6 others on board Boeing 777 needed brain surgeryThe Associated PressContinue Reading

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Sports·Opinion In a jam-packed press conference at a swanky downtown hotel, WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert announced that the league had awarded its 14th team to the City of Toronto. Mayor Olivia Chow proclaimed May 23, 2024 as WNBA Day in Toronto, another cherry on this massively delectable metaphoric cake. New TorontoContinue Reading

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Canadian Olympic swimmer Ruslan Gaziev has been suspended 18 months for anti-doping rule violations. Toronto athlete, 24, had 3 confirmed “whereabouts failures” over 12-month periodThe Canadian Press · Posted: May 23, 2024 5:28 PM EDT | Last Updated: 4 hours ago Canada’s Ruslan Gaziev, who won three Commonwealth Games relayContinue Reading

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PWHL Toronto’s Natalie Spooner, Montreal’s Marie-Philip Poulin and New York’s Alex Carpenter are the Billie Jean King MVP award finalists for the Professional Women’s Hockey League’s inaugural season. Nominees picked by 18-member selection committee’s vote at end of regular seasonThe Canadian Press · Posted: May 23, 2024 4:18 PM EDTContinue Reading

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As It Happens This Ontario YouTuber filtered — and drank — his own sweat using a replica Dune stillsuitThe replica, inspired by a suit designed for the story’s desert planet Arrakis, traps and filters sweat so it can be sipped again through a drinking tube by the wearer. Film-inspired replicaContinue Reading

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Entertainment CBC’s upcoming scripted lineup is full of familiar faces, with hip-hop duo Snotty Nose Rez Kids, writer-actor Allan Hawco and comedy collaborators Jennifer Whalen and Meredith MacNeill leading new series. The public broadcaster announced its fall and winter slate Thursday. CBC announced its fall and winter TV slate ThursdayTheContinue Reading

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Politics NDP and Liberal MPs blamed a Conservative filibuster for derailing plans for a parliamentary committee to hear from two cabinet ministers Thursday about the spike in auto thefts. ‘I would place the blame for today’s antics … squarely on the Conservatives,’ said NDP MP Alistair MacGregor Peter Zimonjic · CBC NewsContinue Reading

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Politics Nearly one-quarter of the members of the United States Senate have sent an unusually critical letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau expressing dismay over Canada’s level of defence spending. Lawmakers from both parties tell PM to come to NATO summit with plan to meet target Alexander Panetta · CBC News · Posted: May 23, 2024Continue Reading

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Golf The Kentucky police officer who arrested top-ranked golfer Scottie Scheffler outside the PGA Championship is receiving “corrective action” for not having his body-worn camera activated when he approached the golfer’s vehicle. Authorities release video from street pole camera, police vehicle dashcam on Thursday Dylan Lovan · The Associated PressContinue Reading

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Politics Canada’s special envoy for combating antisemitism says she’s “very interested” in exploring the idea of eliminating religion as a possible defence against hate speech charges. Jewish leaders, students have been voicing concerns over increase in hate speech on university campusesStephanie Taylor · The Canadian Press · Posted: May 23,Continue Reading

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ContentSkip to Main ContentAccessibility Help newsTop StoriesLocalClimateWorldCanadaPoliticsIndigenousBusinessThe NationalHealthEntertainmentScienceCBC News InvestigatesGo PublicAbout CBC NewsBeing Black in Canada What happens when 10,000 people lose their family doctor all at once1 day ago Duration 8:12 1 day agoNewsDuration 8:12The impact of Canada’s primary-care crisis is being felt acutely in Sault Ste. Marie Ont.,Continue Reading

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Health Tobacco companies still actively target young people via social media, sports and music festivals and new, flavoured products, the World Health Organization says. ‘Same nicotine with a different packaging,’ WHO head saysThomson Reuters · Posted: May 23, 2024 10:37 AM EDT | Last Updated: 6 hours ago The use of child-friendly flavoursContinue Reading

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Business TD Bank CEO Bharat Masrani said during the bank’s second quarter earnings call Thursday that it failed to thwart criminal activity on multiple occasions. Some experts say that Canada’s regulatory system needs to be more aggressive in punishing banking institutions that let financial crime go unchecked. CEO Bharat Masrani addressed U.S. DOJ probe during bank’s Q2 earningsContinue Reading

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Thunder Bay A new study suggests historic problems in northwestern Ontario from mercury contamination in the 1960s and 70s are being made worse by ongoing industrial pollution. Researchers at the University of Western Ontario have released the results of a study which found that discharge from the Dryden Paper MillContinue Reading

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Toronto Bell Media could lose its bid to have former television personality Patricia Jaggernauth’s human rights case thrown out, after a Canadian Human Rights Commission report noting her complaint raises “serious human rights issues that are systemic in nature.” Patricia Jaggernauth’s complaint points to ‘pattern of discrimination in pay,’ saysContinue Reading

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Politics A federal public servant at Global Affairs who is being sued by a female former Afghan interpreter has now been charged criminally in relation to allegations in the lawsuit. Galal Eldien Ali, a 64-year-old resident of Ottawa, has been charged with 11 counts, including multiple counts of sexual assault and sexual exploitationContinue Reading

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Politics·Analysis In the United Kingdom, the Speaker of the House of Commons does not merely remove themselves from their party caucus — they cease all partisan activity. After being appointed to the post, the U.K. Speaker runs as an independent candidate in subsequent elections — and the major parties typically agreeContinue Reading

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British Columbia According to federal government newspaper Canada Gazette, Trans Mountain Corporation and the Canada Development Investment Corporation will no longer need to consult a top government official to incorporate their subsidiaries. Trans Mountain said it expects oil from the newly expanded pipeline to ship this month. Isaac Phan NayContinue Reading

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British Columbia The B.C. First Nations Health Authority (FNHA) has confirmed it was the victim of a cyberattack, and that some employee personal information was likely impacted in the breach. Latest cyberattack reported in B.C., with technologist saying that health authorities are particularly at risk Akshay Kulkarni · CBC News ·Continue Reading

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Tennis·ROUNDUP Novak Djokovic celebrated his 37th birthday with a win at the Geneva Open, Diallo and Stakusic are one win away from qualifying for the French Open, and Fernandez and Routliffe advanced to the Internationaux de Strasbourg double’s quarterfinals on Wednesday. 37-year-old next faces Shapovalov or Griekspoor in quartersThe Associated Press · Posted:Continue Reading

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British Columbia A village in British Columbia’s Fraser Valley declared a local state of emergency over the threat of wildfire on Tuesday, and quickly rescinded it on Wednesday. No fire is currently threatening village, but mayor had said mitigation measures have been neglected Chad Pawson · CBC News · Posted:Continue Reading

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ContentSkip to Main ContentAccessibility Help sportsTop StoriesPWHLHockeyOlympic SportsVideoShowsPodcastsPlayer’s Own VoiceAll Sports Diamond League season debuts, an unsurprising win and one that shocked the field | Athletics North6 hours ago Duration 8:21 6 hours agoSportsDuration 8:21This past weekend was full of incredible athletic performances. Devin Heroux and certified track nerd MorganContinue Reading

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Manitoba The philanthropist behind the University of Manitoba’s largest-ever personal donation — $30 million — has denounced at a speech made by a valedictorian for medicine grads and admonished the university for letting it happen. ‘Those words are not political opinion. They are hate speech and they are lies,’ writes Ernest RadyCBC News ·Continue Reading

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Business Canada’s banking regulator says real estate secured lending and mortgages are among the top risks the country’s financial system is facing, as higher interest rates pressure borrowers. Mortgage holders could potentially face payment shock due to higher interest ratesThe Canadian Press · Posted: May 22, 2024 3:27 PM EDTContinue Reading

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Entertainment On Wednesday, Apple Music announced its 10 greatest albums of all time, with Lauryn Hill’s iconic 1998 The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill claiming the top spot. The record, Hill’s debut, outranked other classics from Beyoncé, The Beatles, Michael Jackson and more. No Canadians made the top 10. Neil Young, JoniContinue Reading

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Calgary’s Margo Erlam realized a lifelong dream on Sunday of winning a gold medal at the Canadian Olympic diving trials. Now, the 21-year-old waits to see if she is chosen to compete at her first Summer Games later this year in Paris. Victorious Nathan Zsombor-Murray also meets criteria for selectionContinue Reading

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Entertainment A public notice for a foreclosure sale of legendary performer’s 13-acre estate just outside of Memphis, Tenn., has been posted. But the company that owns Graceland, and Elvis Presley’s granddaughter, are raising allegations that some documents are fraudulent. Riley Keough, Elvis Presley’s granddaughter, sues to block Graceland sale andContinue Reading

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Toronto Crown drops charges against 4 accused in Indigo bookstore vandalismCharges have been dropped against four of the 11 people charged with mischief and criminal harassment, which police called “hate-motivated,” after an Indigo bookstore was vandalized last fall. Toronto police charged 11 people with ‘hate-motivated’ mischief in November 2023Jane GersterContinue Reading

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British Columbia The band that inspired rock anthem Summer of ’69 is reunitingIt’s been close to six decades since a small-town B.C. high-school band featuring a young Jim Vallance bought their first six-string — and nearly 40 years since the song Vallance co-wrote, inspired by his early musical memories, became a rock classic. Continue Reading

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Sudbury An undergraduate biology student at Laurentian University in Sudbury is doing some research that has caught the attention of local food foragers. MacKenzie Hobbs has started collecting fiddleheads, mushrooms and eventually blueberries for her thesis into the metal and nutrient content of these wild, urban foods. MacKenzie Hobbs doingContinue Reading

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Victoria Levack remembers how she felt the day Nova Scotia passed the Accessibility Act seven years ago: hopeful.  “I thought, oh good, they’ll finally do something,” she said in a recent interview about the provincial legislation designed to remove barriers by 2030 for people with disabilities. “It’ll be slow, becauseContinue Reading

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British Columbia The B.C. government is asking universities to implement more drug safety measures after a coroner’s inquest was called into the overdose death of an 18-year-old University of Victoria (UVic) student, after her parents accused campus security and a 911 operator of failing to respond to help save her life.Continue Reading

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World Israeli forces raided the West Bank city of Jenin on Tuesday, killing seven Palestinians, including a doctor and a teenager, during a major operation that involved dozens of vehicles and continued into the night, witnesses and Palestinian health authorities said. Photojournalist Amr Manasra says he was hit by shrapnel while covering raidThomson ReutersContinue Reading

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Politics Claiming they destroyed his career to score political points after he was accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a subordinate, Lt.-Gen. Steven Whelan is suing the federal government, Canada’s top soldier and other military officials for $10 million in damages. Lawsuit alleges damages for loss of employment opportunities, reputational harmContinue Reading

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London Endangered shagreen snails have been found by a biologist in the Snake Woods Nature Preserve near Woodstock, Ont. says the Upper Thames River Conservation Authority. Biologist Scott Gillingwater credits a citizen science app in helping identify shagreen snails near WoodstockCBC News · Posted: May 21, 2024 6:49 PM EDTContinue Reading

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World Israeli authorities confiscated camera equipment belonging to The Associated Press on Tuesday, saying the news agency was breaking the law by providing a live broadcast to Al Jazeera television, AP and Israel’s Communications Ministry said. Communications Ministry accused AP of violating Israel’s ban on Al JazeeraThomson Reuters · Posted:Continue Reading

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says it’s “troubling” that arrest warrants are simultaneously being sought for Israeli and Hamas leaders at the International Criminal Court (ICC). “I’ve said from the very beginning how important it is that everyone respect and abide by international law,” he said during a press conference Tuesday.Continue Reading

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In a new report, a think-tank within Employment and Social Development Canada cites 35 “plausible” global disruptions that could reshape Canada and the world in the near future. The Policy Horizons Canada (PHC) panel drafted the list and then asked more than 500 stakeholders within and outside government to suggest which ones were more likely, whenContinue Reading

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When the federal government said earlier this week its $1.7 million loan to a Brampton, Ont., pasta plant would create 10 jobs, some questioned whether that taxpayer money was being put to good use. One economics professor tweeted he was “legit astonished” by the investment in Italpasta. “Do they not understand just how insaneContinue Reading

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British Columbia Hopes that Canada’s cricket World Cup campaign will boost gameFor the first time ever, the Canadian men’s cricket team is competing at the T20 World Cup. Emerging young players in B.C. say this is a big opportunity to highlight a game that’s rapidly gaining popularity across the provinceContinue Reading

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New Brunswick A northeast New Brunswick Liberal MP is joining the Maritime Fishermen’s Union in calling for a better balance between protecting endangered North Atlantic right whales and allowing commercial fishing operations. Acadie-Bathurst MP Serge Cormier says he can no longer defend his government on the issue North Atlantic rightContinue Reading

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Last year’s record-breaking wildfire season forced Canadians to become familiar with the scale of air pollution as hazardous smoke drifted across the country. Environment Canada’s colour-coded Air Quality Health Index (AQHI), designed to help people understand health risks associated with contaminated air, was closely watched under hazy, orange skies that stretched beyondContinue Reading

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ContentSkip to Main ContentAccessibility Help newsTop StoriesLocalClimateWorldCanadaPoliticsIndigenousBusinessThe NationalHealthEntertainmentScienceCBC News InvestigatesGo PublicAbout CBC NewsBeing Black in Canada Bright comet fragment streaks over Spain and Portugal11 hours ago Duration 0:20 11 hours agoNewsDuration 0:20A comet fragment lit up the skies over parts of Spain and Portugal with bright tones of blue andContinue Reading

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World The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court said Monday he is seeking arrest warrants for Israeli and Hamas leaders, including Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in connection with their actions during the seven-month war. Adversaries accused of ‘calculated cruelty’ and ‘collective punishment’ against civiliansThe Associated Press · Posted:Continue Reading

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Paralympics Travis Murao calls it “crunch time” and his favourite time of the year. The wheelchair rugby player and several of his Canadian teammates are feeling the excitement, stress and other emotions with the start of the Paris Paralympics in 100 days on Aug. 28. Games will feature athletes from more countriesContinue Reading

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Kitchener-Waterloo Researchers at the University of Guelph in southern Ontario say the way pesticides are labelled “bee safe” needs to be re-evaluated because what may be fine for a honeybee may not be safe for wild bees that build their nests in the ground. The Ontario researchers’ study was releasedContinue Reading

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Business Large and often international companies have been snapping up local clinics around Canada, raising questions come about who’s in control of animal care, costs and the future of the independent vet. ‘The public’s going to have less choice,’ says one independent vet James Dunne · CBC News · Posted:Continue Reading

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Canada’s Damian Warner won his record eighth Hypo Meeting decathlon on Sunday in Götzis, Austria, his first multi-sport competition since finishing second at last year’s World Athletics Championships. 2023 world champion Pierce LePage did not competeCBC Sports · Posted: May 19, 2024 2:45 PM EDT | Last Updated: 6 hours agoContinue Reading

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The Canadian women’s 3×3 team is down to their final chance to get to this summer’s Olympic Games. The team of Paige Crozon, Kacie Bosch, and twin sisters Michelle and Katherine Plouffe face a must-win matchup against Hungary for the final ticket to Paris 2024. Team had to win after losing semifinalContinue Reading

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World A helicopter carrying Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and his foreign minister made a rough landing on Sunday as it was crossing a mountainous area in heavy fog on the way back from a visit to Azerbaijan, Iranian news agencies said. Heavy fog reported in mountainous area where Ebrahim Raisi’s aircraft was travellingThomson Reuters · Posted: May 19,Continue Reading

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ContentSkip to Main ContentAccessibility Help newsTop StoriesLocalClimateWorldCanadaPoliticsIndigenousBusinessThe NationalHealthEntertainmentScienceCBC News InvestigatesGo PublicAbout CBC NewsBeing Black in Canada CBC News gets rare access to Port-au-Prince as Haiti deals with gang crisis1 day ago Duration 2:05 1 day agoNewsDuration 2:05CBC News’s Paul Hunter travels with the World Food Program from the port cityContinue Reading

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London Wildfires and tornadoes have a tangled relationship. Ontario researchers work to learn whyAs another wildfire season gets underway in Canada, researchers with the Northern Tornadoes Project at Western University in London, Ont., are noticing a curious relationship between wildfires and tornadoes. Western University researchers investigate why wildfire smoke affectsContinue Reading

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A wildfire burns in northern Manitoba near Flin Flon, as seen from a helicopter surveying the situation on Tuesday. David Lipnowski/The Canadian Press CBC News photographers, videographers and others May 18, 2024 From wildfires in Western Canada to the start of a Freedom Convoy organizer’s trial in Ottawa, here areContinue Reading

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The Canadian women’s 3×3 team notched a third straight win at a last-chance Olympic 3×3 basketball qualification tournament in Debrecen, Hungary on Saturday. Men’s team eliminated after loss to France; women to face Italy after beating CzechsCBC Sports · Posted: May 18, 2024 11:32 AM EDT | Last Updated: 6 hours ago FromContinue Reading

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World A divisive mobilization law in Ukraine came into force on Saturday, as Kyiv struggles to boost troop numbers after Russia launched a new offensive that some fear could close in on Ukraine’s second-largest city. Military duty incentives in place amid Russia’s continued offensive in Kharkiv regionThe Associated Press ·Continue Reading

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British Columbia Premier targets rivals’ merger rumours as B.C. election nearsThe latest legislative session in Victoria — a four-month grind that led to 25 bills being passed — ended this week with B.C. Premier David Eby celebrating his party’s achievements and attacking his main political rivals. Rival parties confirmed talks had beenContinue Reading

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Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre needs to clarify where he stands on industrial carbon pricing, says the new head of a major oilsands group that aims to bring the industry’s emissions to net-zero largely through the potential construction of a massive carbon-capture project that relies on carbon credits. “I think it would beContinue Reading

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N.S. teen set to make NASCAR Canada debut14 hours ago Duration 1:47 14 hours agoNewsDuration 1:47Danny Chisholm of Port Williams, N.S., will make his series debut when the NASCAR Canada season opens Sunday in Ontario. CBC’s Luke Ettinger spoke with the 19-year-old university student. More from News Video 1:00 EastContinue Reading

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Sarah Mitton of Brooklyn, N.S., returns to the Diamond League professional circuit this Sunday in Marrakech, Morocco, eight days after raising her women’s shot put national record to 20.68 metres. She says her “entire focus” is on the Paris Olympics in August. De Grasse to run 100m Sunday in Morocco,Continue Reading

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Ottawa Bellevue House National Historic Site in Kingston, Ont., is set to welcome visitors with exhibits that seek to reconcile the role of Canada’s first prime minister with the present and provide previously-silenced communities with a voice. ‘It’s more of a balanced education,’ says Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte elected chief DanContinue Reading

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ContentSkip to Main ContentAccessibility Help newsTop StoriesLocalClimateWorldCanadaPoliticsIndigenousBusinessThe NationalHealthEntertainmentScienceCBC News InvestigatesGo PublicAbout CBC NewsBeing Black in Canada Indian opposition parties court votes in secular south2 days ago Duration 2:17 2 days agoNewsDuration 2:17The coalition of opposition parties, headed by Congress Party Leader Rahul Gandhi, is courting votes for India’s massive electionContinue Reading

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Politics Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says some immigrants to Canada who lack official status need a pathway to help them stay, while in other cases Ottawa must speed up deportation procedures. Advocates say sexual minorities make up a disproportionate share of those without official statusDylan Robertson · The Canadian PressContinue Reading

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Politics While she says she still believes Canada’s military is committed to culture change, an external observer overseeing a plan to address sexual misconduct blames a “large bureaucratic burden” for slowing down progress. Military’s plan to officially scrap controversial ‘duty to report’ policy delayed Ashley Burke · CBC News · Posted: May 17,Continue Reading

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British Columbia·Q&A 30 years on, Sarah McLachlan tours Fumbling Towards EcstasyIt’s been more than 30 years since Sarah McLachlan released Fumbling Towards Ecstasy, and this summer, she’s taking the album on tour. ‘There’s a lot of emotional energy attached to this record for a lot of people,’ singer-songwriter saysCBC NewsContinue Reading

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Windsor Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault is ordering all petrochemical companies operating in Sarnia, Ont., to take steps to control leaks of the cancer-causing chemical benzene. INEOS Styrolution is appealing provincial order that shut down chemical plantThe Canadian Press · Posted: May 17, 2024 12:32 PM EDT | Last Updated: 16Continue Reading

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British Columbia Man airlifted to hospital after bear attack in B.C. Rockies: RCMPA British Columbia man was airlifted to a Calgary hospital Thursday after fending off a grizzly bear attack on a mountainside in the Rocky Mountains near the B.C.-Alberta border, according to RCMP. 36-year-old suffered broken bones, cuts and scrapes, and wasContinue Reading

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WARNING: This article contains graphic content and may affect those who have experienced​ ​​​sexual violence or know someone affected by it. Alberta RCMP have solved four historical homicides dating to the 1970s, linking them to a single man  — a serial killer and repeat sexual offender who police believe likely committed violentContinue Reading

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Manitoba CBC News asked seven of Manitoba’s largest colleges and universities whether or not they track both deaths by suicide and suicide attempts. Two said they track student suicides internally. Four said they did not track, and one school said they track on-campus medical events. Among 7 Manitoba colleges and universitiesContinue Reading

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Toronto A Shoppers Drug Mart pharmacy in downtown Toronto is facing backlash over a now-deleted job posting for a “volunteer” position in the store. The job posting on LinkedIn listed duties including assisting customers, restocking shelves, and organizing inventory — all for zero compensation. Pharmacist behind LinkedIn posting says intentions were goodSarahContinue Reading

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As Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu began addressing a solemn ceremony in Jerusalem earlier this week commemorating the country’s dead from wars and other hostilities, Nir Galon rose to his feet and proceeded with a silent, one-man protest. Standing near the rear of the open-air auditorium, the 43-year-old Jerusalem IT entrepreneur unfurled a largeContinue Reading

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Canada earned a straight-sets victory over the Dominican Republic in Volleyball Nations League play Thursday night. The Canadian women won the opening set 25-20 and the second set 25-21 before edging the Dominican Republic 25-22 in the third to clinch the win. Victory improves Canada’s record to 1-1, will faceContinue Reading

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British Columbia B.C. imposes new rules on boaters to stop spread of parasiteBritish Columbia’s chief veterinarian has issued an order making it illegal to transport boats or other watercraft without removing the drain plug to prevent the spread of whirling disease. Whirling disease, fatal in fish, was confirmed in provinceContinue Reading

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ContentSkip to Main ContentAccessibility Help sportsTop StoriesPWHLHockeyOlympic SportsVideoShowsPodcastsPlayer’s Own VoiceAll Sports 2024 Volleyball Nations League – Women: Dominican Republic vs Canada – Rio de JaneiroStarted 1 hour ago Live Started 1 hour agoSportsDuration liveWatch as Canada takes on the Dominican Republic in women’s Volleyball Nations League action. More from SportsContinue Reading

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ContentSkip to Main ContentAccessibility Help newsTop StoriesLocalClimateWorldCanadaPoliticsIndigenousBusinessThe NationalHealthEntertainmentScienceCBC News InvestigatesGo PublicAbout CBC NewsBeing Black in Canada Why Eurovision results are about more than just the best song3 hours ago Duration 3:09 3 hours agoNewsDuration 3:09The Eurovision Song Contest 2024 is over. Switzerland’s Nemo took home first place for their songContinue Reading

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Canada began play with mixed results Thursday at a last-chance Olympic 3×3 basketball qualification tournament in Debrecen, Hungary. The top-ranked women opened with victories over Chile and Lithuania, while the No. 15 men beat Spain and lost to Egypt. Men’s squad splits 2 games; Teams complete pool play Saturday inContinue Reading

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Simone Biles is not “cured.” Let’s start there. A cure implies finality. An ultimate and decisive victory. If the gymnastics superstar has learned anything in the three years since those strange, uncertain days in Tokyo when she put her mental health and personal safety ahead of her pursuit of moreContinue Reading

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Toronto Ontario warns Toronto to drop drug decriminalization requestThe Ontario government says it is “100 per cent opposed” to Toronto Public Health’s bid to have small amounts of illegal drugs for personal use decriminalized in the city. City submitted application to decriminalize drugs for personal use in 2022CBC News · Posted: MayContinue Reading

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After seven painful years spent calling for accountability, Soleiman Faqiri’s family hoped that by now, the province of Ontario would have acted on at least one of the recommendations issued in the inquest into his death at the hands of jail guards. Instead, they say, there’s been radio silence. In December, aContinue Reading

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British Columbia The B.C. Supreme Court has ruled that the province’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for health-care workers was justified, based on the significant risk posed by the virus when the province’s mandate was renewed in October 2023. Province continues to maintain vaccine requirement for health-care workers, order extended in OctoberContinue Reading

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Toronto Ontario’s ‘Crypto King’ arrested after Durham police’s largest fraud investigation everOntario’s self-proclaimed Crypto King was arrested and charged with fraud and money laundering this week following what Durham Region’s police chief called  the “largest fraud investigation” the region had ever seen. Aiden Pleterski, 25, posts on Tiktok, Instagram after beingContinue Reading