Top general says military started dealing with suspected neo-Nazi in the spring

Top general says military started dealing with suspected neo-Nazi in the spring

Defence chief Gen. Jonathan Vance says the military first became aware of a Manitoba reservist's alleged links to a neo-Nazi group in the spring and were investigating him in earnest weeks before media reported on the matter. The comments mark the...
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U.S. secretary of state visits Ottawa in advance of G7 meeting in France

U.S. secretary of state visits Ottawa in advance of G7 meeting in France

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived on Parliament Hill Thursday for a meeting with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau ahead of the upcoming G7 summit. Discussions with the prime minister will centre around a number of hot-button issues, includi...
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Liberals block hearings into ‘scathing’ ethics report on SNC-Lavalin affair

Liberals block hearings into ‘scathing’ ethics report on SNC-Lavalin affair

Liberal members of a parliamentary committee have blocked an opposition attempt to hear from ethics commissioner Mario Dion about his scathing report into Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's handling of the SNC-Lavalin affair. Only one of six Liberal ...
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Trudeau says Canada won't back down against China

Trudeau says Canada won't back down against China

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada will seek dialogue with China but won’t back down in its defence of Canadians. In a speech to the business community in Montreal, he called China an increasingly assertive global power. Trudeau says the fe...
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Canadian gynecologist tackles myths about women's health

Canadian gynecologist tackles myths about women's health

Canadian obstetrician and gynecologist Dr. Jen Gunter discusses widespread misinformation about women’s health online. Her new book “The Vagina Bible” and CBC Gem docuseries "Jensplaining" are both out this week.
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Ontario releases new sex-ed curriculum

Ontario releases new sex-ed curriculum

Ontario's new sex education curriculum retains many elements of a previous Liberal government document that sparked controversy. In the new elementary curriculum sexual orientation will be a mandatory topic taught in Grade 5, one year earlier than...
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Nova Scotia country singer George Canyon to run for Conservatives

Nova Scotia country singer George Canyon to run for Conservatives

One of Nova Scotia's best-known country music stars is walking on to the political stage. George Canyon has announced he's running as a Conservative candidate in the riding of Central Nova in the upcoming federal election. His name was added to th...
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Spider-Man may be out of the Marvel Cinematic Universe

Spider-Man may be out of the Marvel Cinematic Universe

With great success comes great re-negotiation. Reports have surfaced that Marvel Studios may be stepping away from the cross-studio partnership with Sony Pictures. The media reported that there was a disagreement over the profit-sharing structure ...
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Upcoming James Bond movie to be titled 'No Time to Die'

Upcoming James Bond movie to be titled 'No Time to Die'

The 25th James Bond movie has a title: "No Time to Die." The upcoming movie may also be Daniel Craig's last portrayal of the legendary British spy. Producers announced the moniker Tuesday for the film that has long been referred to simply as "Bond...
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New 'Matrix' film set with Keanu Reeves and Lana Wachowski

New 'Matrix' film set with Keanu Reeves and Lana Wachowski

Keanu Reeves and Lana Wachowski are returning to the world of "The Matrix." Warner Bros. Pictures Group chairman Toby Emmerich says that a fourth "Matrix" is in the works. Reeves will be reprising his role as Neo and Carrie-Anne Moss will return a...
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Henderson returns to defend CP Women's Open title, 12-year-old Liu also in field

Henderson returns to defend CP Women's Open title, 12-year-old Liu also in field

Canada's Brooke Henderson is back to defend her title at the CP Women's Open. Henderson won last year in Regina to become the first Canadian to win the tournament since 1973. Joining her in the field at the Magna Golf Club is Vancouver's Michelle ...
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Canadian Forces installs new Army commander

Canadian Forces installs new Army commander

The Canadian Army received a new commander on Tuesday as the military sought to turn the page on years upheaval caused by the failed prosecution of Vice-Admiral Mark Norman.
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Canoeist Laurence Vincent Lapointe on positive doping test

Canoeist Laurence Vincent Lapointe on positive doping test

Top Canadian Olympic medal contender Laurence Vincent Lapointe says she has no idea how Ligandrol got into her system and caused a positive drug test. The 11-time world champion was provisionally suspended on Monday and will miss this week's world...
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Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer announces proposed benefit for new parents

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer announces proposed benefit for new parents

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer is promising to provide a tax credit for new parents receiving federal benefits. Scheer says this federal tax benefit will give new parents $4,000 while they take time off work. He says he plans to introduce this ...
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Billie Eilish ends Lil Nas X’s Billboard Hot 100 streak

Billie Eilish ends Lil Nas X’s Billboard Hot 100 streak

Billie Eilish has ended Lil Nas X’s Billboard Hot 100 streak. “Bad Guy” has officially taken down “Old Town Road.” Billie Eilish’s pop single is now number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100. “Bad Guy” was slotted in second place for nine weeks, with many...
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Trudeau sidesteps question about airlifting citizens out of Hong Kong

Trudeau sidesteps question about airlifting citizens out of Hong Kong

In 2006 and in 2011, the Canadian government airlifted citizens out of Lebanon and Libya when violent conflict erupted. Speaking at an event in Quebec City Monday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau would not say today if he would do the same for Canad...
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Trudeau repeats stance on SNC-Lavalin affair

Trudeau repeats stance on SNC-Lavalin affair

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is repeating his line that it’s a prime minister’s responsibility to “stand up for jobs” and to protect families and retirees. During an event Monday in Quebec City, Trudeau says he will do it in a way that upholds th...
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Demolition of flooded homes in Quebec town

Demolition of flooded homes in Quebec town

Four months after a dike ruptured and forced 6,000 people from the town of Ste-Marthe-sur-le-Lac, demolition work is underway on flood-stricken homes in the community west of Montreal. Residents say the city has issued 60 demolition permits for ho...
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Doug Ford speaks at meeting of Ontario municipalities in Ottawa

Doug Ford speaks at meeting of Ontario municipalities in Ottawa

Ontario Premier Doug Ford spoke Monday at the annual meeting of the Association of Municipalities in Ottawa. In an address to the members, Ford discussed how changes made by his government had affected municipalities over the last year and what he...
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Disney Plus to launch in Canada in November

Disney Plus to launch in Canada in November

The Walt Disney Company says it will launch its Disney Plus streaming service in Canada in mid-November. The California-based entertainment giant says Nov. 12 marks the global launch of the service, starting with the U.S., Canada, and the Netherla...
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Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world, week of Aug. 19th

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world, week of Aug. 19th

Statistics Canada will release its consumer price index for July on Wednesday. Royal Bank of Canada will report its third-quarter results on Wednesday. CIBC reports its latest financial results on Thursday. Transat shareholders will hold a special...
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Captive breeding programs release hope for endangered species

Captive breeding programs release hope for endangered species

The Greater Vancouver Zoo is one of a number of institutions that breed endangered species and release them into the wild in an effort to keep them on the landscape. But experts differ as to the role of such programs in the ultimate survival of va...
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Federal leaders walk in Montreal's pride parade

Federal leaders walk in Montreal's pride parade

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau walks in Montreal's pride parade alongside NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh and the Green Party's Elizabeth May. Quebec Premier Francois Legault also attended the colourful celebration of LGBTQ culture.
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Maxime Bernier tells party faithful he will make it into the leaders' debates

Maxime Bernier tells party faithful he will make it into the leaders' debates

Maxime Bernier tells People's Party of Canada candidates and supporters he is confident he will make it into the official leaders' debates this election. Bernier says excluding his voice will lead to a superficial debate because the other party le...
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Susgrainable turns beer brewing waste into baked goods

Susgrainable turns beer brewing waste into baked goods

Food company Susgrainable is part of the growing industry that turns spent grain into consumables for people and animals. Susgrainable president and co-founder Marc Wandler explains how his baked goods are a good source of fibre with these sweet b...
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‘Party with the Dude’ celebrates statue’s return to Vancouver park

‘Party with the Dude’ celebrates statue’s return to Vancouver park

The reclining statue dubbed “The Dude” is back at Vancouver's Guelph Park after a two-year restoration process. The statue was removed from the park in 2017 after the original cedar structure started to decompose. Artist Micheal Dennis, who sculpt...
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Emotions flow during ceremony to honour Canadians killed in Afghanistan War

Emotions flow during ceremony to honour Canadians killed in Afghanistan War

The memories and sacrifices of the more than 150 Canadians killed during the war in Afghanistan were honoured during a special ceremony in Ottawa on Saturday. The ceremony was attended by hundreds of veterans and family members of the fallen, who ...
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85-year-old, lifting since 1950, on track to cinch weightlifting championship

85-year-old, lifting since 1950, on track to cinch weightlifting championship

Marcel Perron, who turns 86 next month, has been lifting weights since 1950. A competitor at this year’s World Masters Weightlifting championship in Montreal - where people 35-plus from 60 countries compete by age and weight class - the former fou...
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Fans call for boycott of ‘Mulan’ after lead actress supports Hong Kong police

Fans call for boycott of ‘Mulan’ after lead actress supports Hong Kong police

Fans of the upcoming live-action film"Mulan" are calling for the movie's boycott. The calls came after the film's lead actress, Liu Yifei, made several posts on social media in support of Hong Kong’s police force. The tweets are in reference to th...
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Agriculture Minister announces plan to provide $1.75 billion over eight years to dairy farmers acros

Agriculture Minister announces plan to provide $1.75 billion over eight years to dairy farmers acros

Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Marie-Claude Bibeau announced $1.75 billion in compensation for Canadian dairy farmers to offset a loss of market share resulting from free trade agreements with Europe and countries on the Pacific Rim. Canada...
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Jimmy Kimmel named honourary mayor of Dildo, N.L.

Jimmy Kimmel named honourary mayor of Dildo, N.L.

After weeks broadcasting his passion for Dildo, N.L., late night comedian Jimmy Kimmel was named "honourary mayor." A gaggle of residents and politicians appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live Thursday, offering the comedian a key to the community. Dildo h...
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Prime Minister announces advisory committee aimed at promoting skilled trades

Prime Minister announces advisory committee aimed at promoting skilled trades

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced the creation of a new advisory committee to help promote apprenticeships and skilled trades across Canada. Trudeau made the announcement today prior to a round table meeting focused on promoting trades f...
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Canada sending plane to Uganda to help with peacekeeping in Africa

Canada sending plane to Uganda to help with peacekeeping in Africa

A Canadian Forces Hercules plane will be sent to Uganda to take part in a United Nations peacekeeping mission over the next year. It will transport troops, equipment and supplies to Congo and South Sudan. Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan says the ai...
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Driver charged after vehicle crashes into London home, causing gas explosion

Driver charged after vehicle crashes into London home, causing gas explosion

Seven people were injured and about 100 homes had to be evacuated after a house explosion in a southwestern Ontario city caused a massive fire late Wednesday night. Police say the blast in London, Ont., was caused by a vehicle slamming into a home...
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Cinematographer Roger Deakins to get award at TIFF

Cinematographer Roger Deakins to get award at TIFF

Venerable cinematographer Roger Deakins will be honoured at next month's Toronto International Film Festival. The 14-time Oscar nominee, who won the golden statuette last year for "Blade Runner 2049," will get the Variety Artisan Award at the TIFF...
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Four advantages to being left-handed (International Left-handers Day, Aug. 13)

Four advantages to being left-handed (International Left-handers Day, Aug. 13)

Four advantages to being left-handed. With approximately 90% of the world’s population being right-handed, being a leftie is considered very rare. In honour of International Left-handers Day on August 13, here are four advantages left-handed peopl...
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Harry Styles turns down role of Prince Eric in ‘The Little Mermaid’

Harry Styles turns down role of Prince Eric in ‘The Little Mermaid’

There are reports that Harry Styles has passed on appearing in Disney’s upcoming live-action remake of “The Little Mermaid.” Rumors swirled that he would star asPrince Eric, the love interest of Ariel, who will be played by Halle Bailey. Both AMC ...
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Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world, week of Aug. 12th

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world, week of Aug. 12th

Cannabis company Tilray Inc. will hold a conference call to discuss its financial second-quarter results on Tuesday. Metro Inc. will release its third-quarter financial results and hold a conference call to discuss the results with analysts on Wed...
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Vehicle slams into house causing explosion: police

Vehicle slams into house causing explosion: police

Dozens of people in London, Ont., have been displaced after a vehicle crashed into a natural gas line that caused an explosion that destroyed one home and set others ablaze. A spokeswoman for the city says seven homes were "severely impacted" by t...
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Money Monitor: Dashcams praised as protection while driving

Money Monitor: Dashcams praised as protection while driving

Dashboard cameras are increasingly being bought and installed in personal vehicles by motorists who want to bring an impartial witness on road trips. AutoTemp manager, Tim Bruce, says camera sales and installations at his Calgary shop are equally ...
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Trudeau repeats non-apology for 'standing up for jobs' in SNC-Lavalin affair

Trudeau repeats non-apology for 'standing up for jobs' in SNC-Lavalin affair

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is repeating his message on the SNC-Lavalin affair: he’s not about to apologize for what he calls standing up for Canadian jobs, communities and citizens. During an event in Fredericton Thursday, Trudeau reiterated th...
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Judge finds Calgary man guilty in grandson's death

Judge finds Calgary man guilty in grandson's death

A judge has found a Calgary man guilty of killing his young grandson. Allan Perdomo Lopez was charged with manslaughter in the 2015 death of five-year-old Emilio Perdomo. The trial heard that Emilio died of a blunt-force brain injury five months a...
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau responds to ethics commissioner's report that he violated conflict of

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau responds to ethics commissioner's report that he violated conflict of

Justin Trudeau responds to the federal ethics commissioner's report that he violated the Conflict of Interest Act by improperly pressuring former attorney general Jody Wilson-Raybould to halt the criminal prosecution of SNC-Lavalin
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Scheer calls on RCMP to investigate after ethics commissioner ruling on SNC-Lavalin affair

Scheer calls on RCMP to investigate after ethics commissioner ruling on SNC-Lavalin affair

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says there’s enough evidence of misconduct by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in the SNC-Lavalin affair to warrant an investigation by the RCMP. Scheer was responding to a report by ethics commissioner Mario Dion, w...
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Toronto police chief discusses new plans to combat gun violence

Toronto police chief discusses new plans to combat gun violence

Toronto police chief Mark Saunders held a press conference to discuss the Toronto Police Service’s plan for new funding for gun and gang violence Wednesday at city police headquarters. Saunders says an influx of government money will be used to fu...
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Black Coalition of Quebec celebrates approval of racial profiling class action lawsuit against Montr

Black Coalition of Quebec celebrates approval of racial profiling class action lawsuit against Montr

The president of the Black Coalition of Quebec says the authorization of a class action lawsuit against the City of Montreal is a chance for the community to see justice. Dan Philip says Montreal police have long targeted minority community member...
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Tory and Trudeau on partnership to prevent gun violence

Tory and Trudeau on partnership to prevent gun violence

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau appeared alongside Toronto Mayor John Tory on Tuesday touting recent efforts to curb rising gun violence in the city. On Monday, Tory announced that the municipal, provincial and federal governments were each providin...
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Four advantages to being left-handed (International Left-handers Day, Aug. 13)

Four advantages to being left-handed (International Left-handers Day, Aug. 13)

Four advantages to being left-handed. With approximately 90% of the world’s population being right-handed, being a leftie is considered very rare. In honour of International Left-handers Day on August 13, here are four advantages left-handed peopl...
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