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100 years on, 'forgotten' WWI Canadian victory at Hill 70 memorialized

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 05:00:00 EDT

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A memorial park commemorating Canadian soldiers who died in a "remarkable" but not well known First World War battle opens next week in France.




Amid Trans Mountain uncertainty, pro-pipeline Indigenous peoples make a pitch for development

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 05:00:00 EDT

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Indigenous peoples who are decidedly pro-development want to stake their claim in the fractious pipeline debate.




International adoptions decline dramatically in Canada

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 05:00:46 EDT

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The number of international adoptions has declined dramatically in Canada in the last five years due to tighter country controls, exorbitant costs and alternative routes to parenthood. Last year, there were only 793 international adoptions in Canada, according to data from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC.)




Toronto man who disappeared 3 years ago surfaces on Interpol list of feared ISIS suicide bombers

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 09:53:42 EDT

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A Toronto man is named on an Interpol list of individuals suspected to belong to an ISIS suicide brigade, according to a Canadian expert on radicalization and foreign fighters.




Far-right group claims PR victory after duelling protests in Quebec City

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 11:56:02 EDT

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They were stuck in a Quebec City parking garage for four hours Sunday, but when they emerged, members of La Meute said they had succeeded in making their point.




Trudeau to asylum seekers: Crossing border illegally won't fast track immigration

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 13:00:09 EDT

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has a message for asylum seekers: crossing illegally into the country doesn't offer an advantage when it comes to obtaining refugee status in Canada.




'Band-Aid on a tumour': Concerns raised about solitary confinement

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 13:42:39 EDT

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Close to a quarter of solitary confinements in Nova Scotia's jails are due to medical issues or protection from other inmates, according to recent figures offering a glimpse of why offenders in the province spend weeks buried in virtual isolation.




Man asked to stop flying Confederate flag at N.B. flea market

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 15:55:53 EDT

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A vendor at a New Brunswick flea market was asked by security to remove a Confederate flag from his stall after multiple complaints.




DND uncertain how best to defend satellites

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 05:00:00 EDT

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The Canadian military is grappling with how best to prevent its satellites from being shot down, documents obtained by CBC News show.




Dog wakes owner before Alberta home burns down — again

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 08:00:00 EDT

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Neshan Wagstaffe has been lavishing his dog Clouseau with some extra treats and even a new bed ever since the animal woke him from a mid-afternoon nap last week.




From oilsands mine to wetland: Is Syncrude's reclamation experiment working?

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 08:00:30 EDT

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Syncrude is one of the first oilsands companies trying to restore a wetland back to some semblance of what it was before it was mined. It's been five years since the company began the science experiment. This week, they invited reporters to have a look.




Section of Manitoba highway to be named after Tom Cochrane's 'Life is a Highway'

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 07:06:13 EDT

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A Canadian musician known worldwide for his song about life as a cruise on the open road returns home to northern Manitoba today to officially open a stretch of highway named in his honour.




How a Toronto hospital uses virtual reality to grant dying patients a last wish

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 05:00:00 EDT

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A Toronto IT consultant has dedicated himself to taking hospital patients outside of their rooms using custom-made movies and a set of virtual reality goggles.




B.C.'s wildfire efforts could lose up to 40% of crews as students return to school

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 10:00:00 EDT

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As the province extends a state of emergency regarding the wildfire crisis, up to 40 per cent of firefighting crews could soon be gone.




Pride Parade brings rainbows to Montreal's streets

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 06:00:00 EDT

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The colourful large-scale Montreal Pride Parade took over the city's east end on Sunday, marking the final day of festivities celebrating the city's sexual diversity and plurality.




Only Canadian Muslim soldier to die in WW1 honoured at ceremony in London, Ont.

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 05:01:00 EDT

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The Royal Canadian Regiment celebrates a century old battle where one of Canada's few known Muslim soldiers was killed in the First World War.




'It's so much more than the kill': hunters decry ban on grizzly trophy hunt

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 11:00:00 EDT

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A ban on hunting grizzlies for trophies was announced this week in B.C., but some experts say the move won’t protect the iconic bears.




Protest against far-right rally draws thousands in Vancouver

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 08:00:00 EDT

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A handful of attendees at a far-right rally were shouted down by thousands of those at a counter-protest.




Magician Penn Jillette apologizes for calling Newfoundlanders 'stupid'

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 17:46:02 EDT

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Celebrity magician Penn Jillette has apologized after Newfoundlanders took him to task for insulting their intelligence on a talk show.




'It was a bad day': Canadian POWs recall disastrous Dieppe raid 75 years later

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 05:00:00 EDT

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To mark the 75th year since the disastrous raid on Dieppe, Paul Delorme, 97, and three other former soldiers have returned to the scene of their capture.