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 2018-04-26 16:15 

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[ Montreal ]

Quebec City mosque shooting 'loaded with racism,' Crown expert says, but rules out terrorism...

While Alexandre Bissonnette's crime was "loaded with racism," he did not carry out the mass shooting in a Quebec City mosque to promote any kind of ideology, a forensic psychiatrist hired by the Crown said Thursday....

 2018-04-26 16:14 

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China flexes muscles with 'Guam killer' missile and more drills near Taiwan...

China confirmed on Thursday that it had put into a service a new missile that Chinese media has dubbed the "Guam killer" for its ability to hit the U.S. Pacific Ocean base with a conventional or nuclear weapon....

 2018-04-26 16:04 

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[ North News ]

Muddy conditions force closure of Inuvik to Tuktoyaktuk Highway...

Less that six months after it opened, the Inuvik Tuktoyaktuk Highway has closed due to muddy and slippery conditions....

 2018-04-26 16:03 

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[ North News ]

Nunavut teacher who sexually assaulted students sentenced to 14 years in prison...

Former Nunavut teacher Johnny Meeko has been sentenced to 14 years in federal prison for sexually abusing students in Sanikiluaq....

 2018-04-26 16:03 

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[ North News ]

Survey results put a face on homelessness in Behchoko...

About 100 homeless people from Yellowknife and Behchoko were surveyed, with the goal of finding out what their biggest issues are....

 2018-04-26 16:03 

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'He could not go on any longer:' Avicii's family releases new statement...

Avicii's family has released a second statement about their late son this week, saying the famed DJ 'could not go on any longer' and that 'he wanted to find peace.'...

 2018-04-26 16:01 

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[ Edmonton ]

Woman, 70, with Alzheimer's, missing in southeast Edmonton...

Edmonton police are asking for help in finding a 70-year-old woman who has Alzheimer's disease....

 2018-04-26 15:57 

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[ New Brunswick ]

Group forms to save what remains of New Brunswick's covered bridges...

New Brunswick is down to 59 covered bridges. In 1953, there were 340 of them spanning rivers and streams across the province....

 2018-04-26 15:57 

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[ Toronto ]

Doug Ford promises 'commission of inquiry' into Liberal deficit numbers...

Ontario PC leader Doug Ford would appoint an independent commission of inquiry to investigate the $5 billion difference between the deficit numbers of the governing Liberals and the auditor general....

 2018-04-26 15:54 

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[ British Columbia ]

Vancouver's 8th homicide of the year being investigated in Yaletown...

Vancouver police are investigating the homicide of a 38-year-old man who was found outside the Parq Casino....

 2018-04-26 15:53 

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[ Saskatoon ]

'Joni Mitchell Promenade' pitched for Saskatoon riverfront...

A river-facing stretch of walkway near Remai Modern would see signs and a plaque added....

 2018-04-26 15:53 

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Patrick Roy returns to Remparts as coach, GM...

Patrick Roy is returning to the Quebec Remparts as coach and general manager. The Hall of Fame goaltender confirmed Thursday that he has signed a two-year contract with the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League team....

 2018-04-26 15:44 

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[ Saskatchewan ]

Regina women's shelter upgrades security system with $20K grant...

Sofia House in Regina is now safer thanks to a much needed new camera system thanks to a $20,000 grant after its last system failed....

 2018-04-26 15:42 

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[ Calgary ]

Alberta leads country in average wages and wage growth...

The average weekly paycheque in Alberta is up 4.3 per cent between February of last year and this year, the second highest jump in the country....

 2018-04-26 15:41 

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[ Newfoundland & Labrador ]

Bonavista attempted murder suspect struck car, beat victims: police...

Police in Bonavista have accused a 26-year-old man of two counts of attempted murder, alleging he used a car and a bat in an attack in a fish plant parking lot....

 2018-04-26 15:41 

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[ Edmonton ]

Jim Prentice 'changed my life,' says former PC Party president...

A former president of the Alberta Progressive Conservative Party remembers Jim Prentice as "a happy warrior" who worked hard to get things done....

 2018-04-26 15:40 

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[ New Brunswick ]

St. John River expected to surpass flood stage in Fredericton on Friday...

The rising St. John River will reach flood stage in Fredericton on Friday and keep going up, the New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization says....

 2018-04-26 15:39 

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[ Edmonton ]

A father remembered: Good Samaritan killed in mall attack lived 'adventurous life'...

The son of a Good Samaritan who was fatally injured intervening on an attempted robbery in south Edmonton is hoping his father will be remembered for a "legacy of love"— not the tragedy that took his life....

 2018-04-26 15:38 

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[ British Columbia ]

B.C. government set to reveal details on Trans Mountain pipeline reference case...

Premier John Horgan, Attorney General David Eby and Environment Minister George Heyman are scheduled to address the media at 9:15 a.m. PT....

 2018-04-26 15:36 

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Board fight brewing at DavidsTea...

Montreal-based DavidsTea says co-founder Herschel Segal is trying to gain control of the board without paying a premium by pushing the election of seven director nominees at its annual meeting June 14....

 2018-04-26 15:32 

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[ New Brunswick ]

Petit-Rocher man killed in 3-vehicle collision...

One man was killed and another injured Wednesday in a three-vehicle collision on Route 11 in Madran, about 35 kilometres north of Bathurst....

 2018-04-26 15:26 

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[ Saskatoon ]

Prairie Sun Brewery planning move to Broadway's Farnham Block...

A well-known location on Saskatoon's Broadway Avenue could see a new tenant by this winter....

 2018-04-26 15:17 

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[ North News ]

Hospitalization rate of N.W.T. youth with asthma decreases over a decade: report...

A new report released this month shows a decrease in hospitalization of N.W.T. youth for asthma between 2006 and 2015....

 2018-04-26 15:16 

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[ Prince Edward Island ]

West Prince dangerous driving 'putting the public at risk'...

In the wake of the arrest of two drivers this spring accused of driving more than double the speed limit, RCMP say there has been an increase in complaints about drivers in western P.E.I....

 2018-04-26 15:14 

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[ Thunder Bay ]

Canada Steamship Lines says it has new agreement with striking deck officers...

Officials from Canada Steamship Lines say the strike by 36 permanent deck officers that began on Saturday is now over, as an agreement has been reached with the Canadian Service Merchant Guild....

 2018-04-26 15:09 

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'This is not experimental anymore': How immunotherapy is being used for some lung cancer and melanoma patients...

Toronto cancer experts reveal how much of the immune therapy hype has translated into real change for Canadian cancer patients....

 2018-04-26 15:06 

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[ British Columbia ]

B.C. moves to restrict ownership of pill presses, other drug-making equipment...

Only authorized people or corporations would be allowed to own the machines under the new rules....

 2018-04-26 15:01 

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[ Toronto ]

Millennial home buyers are facing more competition with smaller budgets: report...

A new report from Royal LePage has found that new rules around mortgage stress testing have driven up competition for properties and slashed the purchasing power of millennials around the GTA....

 2018-04-26 15:00 

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Canada, Britain to make announcement on Franklin expedition wrecks...

Canada and Britain will make a joint announcement today on the remains of the Franklin Expedition that were discovered on the Arctic seabed in 2014 and 2016. The news conference will begin at 1 p.m. ET, and CBCNews.ca will carry it live....

 2018-04-26 14:59 

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Bookings for Southwest fall after fatal accident...

Southwest Airlines says it expects revenue per mile, which tracks average prices, will drop between one per cent and three per cent in the April-through-June quarter. It said that one to two percentage points of the decline is due to slower sales since th...

 2018-04-26 14:56 

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[ Edmonton ]

More pork products recalled after E. coli outbreak in Edmonton region...

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has expanded its recall of Alberta pork products possibly contaminated with E. coli to include numerous items from Irvings Farm Fresh and K&K Foodliner....

 2018-04-26 14:55 

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Rwanda mass graves could contain over 2,000 bodies from genocide...

Mass graves that authorities say could contain more than 2,000 bodies have been discovered in Rwanda nearly a quarter-century after the country's genocide, and further graves are being sought nearby....

 2018-04-26 14:52 

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[ Newfoundland & Labrador ]

Man, 30, charged with murder in Labrador City...

A man has been arrested and charged with murder following an altercation on Pine Avenue in Labrador City early Thursday morning....

 2018-04-26 14:50 

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[ Windsor ]

Windsor's mayor says province should determine to fluoridate or not...

Windsor's mayor and a city councillor are defending the decision to remove fluoride from the city's drinking water....

 2018-04-26 14:49 

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[ New Brunswick ]

Government offers to chip in to keep UNB pool open...

The provincial government is willing to help keep the Sir Max Aitken Pool from closing in September, Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Bill Fraser confirmed Thursday....

 2018-04-26 14:48 

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St. John's Edge fans accuse London Lightning star Royce White of making homophobic slurs...

The NBL Canada brass says it looked into allegations that Royce White hurled homophobic slurs at St. John's fans and found nothing. But some fans say otherwise....

 2018-04-26 14:46 

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[ Calgary ]

Husky Energy reports 1st quarter profit of $248M...

Husky Energy Inc. reported a first-quarter profit of $248 million, up from $71 million a year ago, as it lowered its annual production estimate....

 2018-04-26 14:45 

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North Korea's nuclear test site likely collapsed, geologists say...

Research by Chinese geologists suggests that the mountain above North Korea's main nuclear test site has likely collapsed, rendering it unsafe for further testing and requiring that it be monitored for any leaking radiation....

 2018-04-26 14:36 

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[ North News ]

Hugh Neff says he'll appeal his Yukon Quest ban...

'There is two sides to every story,' Neff wrote in a Facebook post on Wednesday. 'We will be showing ours soon.'...

 2018-04-26 14:36 

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[ Newfoundland & Labrador ]

Got beef with Muskrat Falls? There's now a confidential reporting system...

An anonymous reporting system has been established for the Muskrat Falls inquiry....

 2018-04-26 14:26 

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'Worst kind of thievery': 2nd Halifax artist's work stolen to profit off national tragedy...

Editorial cartoonist Michael de Adder's drawing of two hockey players in Toronto and Humboldt jerseys with their arms around each other went online on Tuesday. Now the image is being sold on an online retailer who have placed it on merchandise without...

 2018-04-26 14:24 

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[ British Columbia ]

83-year-old prisoner back in custody 12 hours after walking away from B.C. prison...

Ralph Morris, 83, was arrested Wednesday afternoon, around 12 hours after he was discovered missing during a head count at the Mission Institution....

 2018-04-26 14:20 

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[ Hamilton ]

BMW driver clocked going 175 km/h on QEW was 'late for school:' police...

A 22-year-old driver who told the OPP he was going 175 km/h on the QEW because he was late for school ended up being much later after his car was impounded and his licence suspended for seven days....

 2018-04-26 14:09 

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[ Sudbury ]

New grain-to-glass distillery features northern ingredients...

Former scientist Shane Prodan says he sat as his desk for years thinking about how he would build his own a science lab. Now he is the owner of Crosscut Distillery in Sudbury, a grain-to-glass distillery on Kelly Lake Road....

 2018-04-26 14:07 

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[ Manitoba ]

St. John's apartment fire forces residents from homes...

People in an apartment building on Atlantic Avenue were forced out of their homes early Thursday after it caught fire overnight....

 2018-04-26 14:06 

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[ Montreal ]

'Armed and dangerous' Longueuil murder suspect still on the lam...

Longueuil police are looking for a 20-year-old man wanted in connection with the shooting death of an 18-year-old last fall....

 2018-04-26 14:02 

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New additions to Dragons' Den seek to fan entrepreneurial flames...

Heads up to the investors on Dragons' Den: a new colleague is looking to get under your skin this season....

 2018-04-26 14:01 

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[ North News ]

Yellowknife's public safety director leaving job amid city inquiry into misconduct...

The city confirmed on Wednesday afternoon that Dennis Marchiori, director of public safety, will be leaving his position mid-May....

 2018-04-26 14:00 

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Leafs legend Dave Keon, Olympic great Alex Despatie headline Canada's Sports Hall of Fame newcomers...

Hockey Hall of Famer Dave Keon leads a class of eight inductees that includes a four-time Grey Cup champion, a two-time Olympic silver medallist and a six-time Paralympian into Canada's Sports Hall of Fame....

 2018-04-26 14:00 

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Canada's Sports Hall of Fame celebrates 3 strong women...

With gender equality in sport becoming more of a priority in this country, it's fitting that Canada's Sports Hall of Fame is adding three extraordinary, barrier-breaking women as part of its class of 2018, writes Scott Russell....

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