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Winnipeg couple slams Walmart Canada Bank for not reversing $6,600 in fraudulent charges

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 06:00:00 EDT

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A Winnipeg couple who say they were pickpocketed in Mexico are out $6,600 after someone apparently used the PIN on their credit card to make fraudulent purchases, and their credit card company says that's enough reason to not reverse the charges.




Hundreds of firefighters battling largest wildfire ever recorded in B.C.

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 11:19:32 EDT

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Hundreds of firefighters and dozens of aircraft are working to contain the largest wildfire ever recorded in British Columbia's history, and it could take weeks to get it under control.




Quebec village refuses to remove swastika-emblazoned anchor from park

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 13:08:03 EDT

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The municipality of Pointe-des-Cascades, Que., says it won't remove an anchor adorned with a swastika in a neighbourhood park because the piece recovered by local divers has historical significance.




'Tremendous bravery and fortitude': Solemn ceremony pays tribute to Dieppe raid's fallen

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 11:42:31 EDT

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Rain lashed down at a solemn ceremony in Ottawa today to mark the 75th anniversary of one of Canada's bloodiest battles of the Second World War.




Memo to CPC brass — there's more than one way to be a Tory: Opinion

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 05:00:00 EDT

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To the Conservatives angry that "liberals" are offering up their ideas for renewal: stop shouting them down. Who knows, you might even learn something by listening.




Ontario town wants answers on future of refuge for asylum seekers

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 05:00:00 EDT

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Cornwall, Ont., residents packed into a special council meeting with hope of learning the fate of more than 290 migrants living at the city's Nav Centre.




Ontario man found dead on Appalachian Trail hike

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 13:01:26 EDT

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A Maine television station reports that the body of a 55-year-old Canadian was found Sunday evening by another hiker along the Appalachian Trial.




Researchers stunned by rapid rate of erosion on Herschel Island

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 09:00:00 EDT

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The team from the University of Edinburgh has been monitoring effects of climate change on Yukon's north coast since 2008.




How doctors are sparing patients from heart tests they don't need

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 10:15:06 EDT

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​Doctors ordered fewer unnecessary heart tests after they watched an educational video and received monthly feedback reports, according to a new randomized study in Ontario and the U.S.




Liberal-friendly diplomat's new job pays above scale, but is he worth it?

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 05:00:00 EDT

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When the prime minister's top adviser, Gerald Butts, defended the government’s decision to pay his friend Rana Sarker, the country’s new consul general in San Francisco, far more than the usual scale for the posting, it was worth paying attention.




Cross-border booze case would 'redesign' federalism, N.B. prosecutors argue

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 16:27:30 EDT

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Upholding the acquittal of a Tracadie, N.B., man who exceeded cross-border alcohol limits would "redesign Canadian federalism," provincial prosecutors say.




Federal study on PTSD service dogs not sitting well with some advocates

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 05:00:00 EDT

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First phase of study found nine positive effects of service dogs on symptoms of PTSD and two 'major undesirable effects.'




Climate change 'sleeping giant' challenge for fishery, says ocean researcher

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 05:30:00 EDT

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An ocean scientist says climate change is altering the chemistry of the oceans, which makes food webs and fishery management much more unpredictable.




Average Canadian mortgage nears $200K, up 5% in a year

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 00:01:00 EDT

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Canadians owe more than ever before on their mortgages, but fewer borrowers are falling behind on their payments.




'More we need to do': Overdose deaths in Vancouver surpass last year's total

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 18:26:04 EDT

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The City of Vancouver says more people have died from drug overdoses so far in 2017 than all of last year.




Bride, groom arrested after brawl breaks out at downtown Edmonton bar

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 16:14:31 EDT

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It was a wedding night to remember for a bride and groom who started married life in handcuffs. The newly married couple were arrested at Denizen Hall on Saturday night.




Calgary airport to return accessible parking spots after botched marketing campaign

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 13:13:01 EDT

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The Calgary Airport Authority says it will return accessible stalls that were converted to more lucrative "Lexus-only" spaces after condemnation from customers — and the car maker.




Missed the eclipse? Watch totality here

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 18:52:48 EDT

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Canadians don protective glasses to take in a partial solar eclipse, while south of the border Americans travel to the path of totality to see the moon completely blot out the sun during a rare coast-to-coast total solar eclipse. See the best photos and video here.




Manitoba final province to sign health-care pact with feds

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 10:37:00 EDT

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The province has signed a health-care funding agreement with the federal government after holding out for nearly a year.




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.