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The European Space Agency says its experimental Mars probe crash-landed and may have exploded when it hit the surface of the Red Planet Wednesday.


This week's debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton had a significant effect on shifting the U.S. election conversation on Twitter from scandals to policy issues.

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Last-ditch efforts to salvage Canada's trade deal with the European Union appear to have collapsed Friday, as International Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland walked out of talks with the regional government of Wallonia. The region has been been blocking the deal that was supposed to be signed next week.


Some major internet companies suffered service disruptions for several hours on Friday morning as internet infrastructure provider Dyn said it was hit by a cyber attack that disrupted traffic mainly on the U.S. East Coast.

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Six months ago Justin Trudeau suggested the public's enthusiasm for electoral reform had dissipated in the wake of his own government's arrival. But at the time, the comment was made in the midst of what was otherwise a passionate argument in favour of reform.

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The cost of living in Canada went up by 1.3 per cent in the year ended in September, up from 1.1 per cent the previous month.

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Cries of “don’t hurt me!” rang out outside Hamilton City Hall on Friday as a protester who tried to ambush Prime Minister Justin Trudeau by throwing pumpkin seeds was taken down by security.

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Bombardier is cutting its Canadian workforce by another 2,000 people as it trims its global staffing level by almost 10 per cent or 7,500 people.

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New allegations of sexual assault have emerged against a Catholic priest and convicted sex offender, the CBC News has learned.

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Canada's information commissioner is casting doubt on the Liberal government's campaign promise to pry open and modernize the oft-criticized Access to Information Act, a tool for Canadians to search out government data and information.

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Netflix may be winning the war on cross-border watchers, but some of its targets refuse to go down without a fight. A handful of unblocking companies are finding ways around the Netflix blocks, says the consumer tech security website Comparitech.

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CBC’s Marketplace investigated why it’s so hard for fans to get good seats and found that only one-third of tickets for the Tragically Hip’s Man Machine Poem tour made it to fans at face value.

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If Russian President Vladimir Putin is indeed pulling the strings in this U.S. election, he's likely less interested in shaking up the outcome of the race than in proving a point about American democracy, experts say.


Canadian lawmakers could raise what's known as the de minimis level and make it dramatically cheaper for their constituents to buy goods online from the U.S. The trouble is, Neil Macdonald writes, the most obvious upside would be for Canadian consumers, and they don't lobby.

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The Trudeau government's failure to fill vacant citizenship judge positions is increasing delays for those seeking Canadian citizenship.

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The province's police watchdog has completed its report into the death of Hudson Brooks, 20, who was shot and killed by police outside the South Surrey RCMP detachment last year.


The man who shot his former employer in a dramatic daytime attack in Vancouver's Yaletown two years ago has been sentenced to 18 years in prison.

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Mediated talks will resume over the weekend to avert a looming bus strike in West Vancouver that could cut public transit service to BC Ferries' Horseshoe Bay Terminal.

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One year after the sinking of a whale-watching vessel off British Columbia that tossed 27 people into the churning Pacific, the wounds have barely started to heal.


The Supreme Court of Canada handed down a lighter sentence to a B.C. man who pleaded guilty to manslaughter, ruling the original trial judge was wrong to deviate from a joint sentencing submission from the Crown and defence.

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A new poll that looks at the popularity of premiers across Canada shows Christy Clark with a 39 per cent approval rating.

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RCMP Constable Bruce Lofroth was charged with assault after a video surfaced of a violent arrest of a teenager on a Terrace sidewalk. Today, a judge will decide the Mountie's sentence.

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The cost of living in Canada went up by 1.3 per cent in the year ended in September, up from 1.1 per cent the previous month.

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Pourhouse pub was evacuated after a bartender started smelling smoke in the downtown Vancouver restaurant.

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The City of Kimberley is home to the province's largest solar project. Mayor Don McCormick is asking for investors to help SunMine expand from one megawatt to 15.


A school trustee in Maple Ridge says B.C. needs a provincial framework to address fentanyl use in schools.

Jack Webster Awards

A number of CBC journalists in B.C. were honoured Thursday evening with awards at an event honouring the best in radio, television, print and online journalism in the province.


Jacob Markstrom made 26 saves and Daniel Sedin scored the winner in the third period Thursday as the Vancouver Canucks downed the Buffalo Sabres 2-1.

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“I had a gender identity, it just didn’t fit into a gender ‘box,’” author said. “I never really had words for things, but I never really identified as a girl, either.”


Vancouver-based yoga giant Lululemon is asking the federal government to exempt it from the temporary foreign workers program so it can hire highly-specialized talent from elsewhere at a quicker pace.

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Major League Baseball has announced the schedule for the 2016 World Series, which will begin on Tuesday in Cleveland.


A top IOC official says Innsbruck would have "an excellent chance" of hosting the 2026 Winter Games if the Austrian city decides to bid for the games.

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Mayor Brian Bowman will present former NHL superstar Teemu Selanne with the oversized ornamental key on Friday afternoon.


The acting head of Europe's top Olympic body said Friday that its president, Patrick Hickey, should be allowed to leave Brazil and return to Ireland because his health is deteriorating and he needs an urgent heart operation.


Here's watch to look for on this weekend's Road to the Olympic Games shows featuring figure skating's first Grand Prix event — the Skate America competition from Chicago on Saturday (4 p.m. ET).


With the season just barely over, Blue Jays fans already want to know what’s going to happen with impending free agents Jose Bautista and Edwin Encarnacion. And if one or both don’t come back, how could they be replaced?


With the 2018 Winter Olympics approaching, the start of a new Grand Prix season offers figure skaters the chance to establish themselves as contenders, beginning with this weekend's Skate America event in Chicago.


Jon Lester pitched seven sharp innings, Addison Russell hit a tiebreaking homer and the Chicago Cubs moved one win from their first World Series trip in 71 years by beating the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-4 on Thursday.

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Carey Price made 27 saves in his season debut to help the Montreal Canadiens beat the Arizona Coyotes 5-2 on Thursday night.


Nail Yakupov is back in Edmonton but this time he's wearing a St. Louis Blues uniform.

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Jaromir Jagr reached another career milestone on Thursday night. The 44-year-old Florida Panthers winger scored his 750th goal against the Washington Capitals.


Season Two of CBC's Road to the Olympic Games premieres Saturday with Skate America coverage taking centre stage. The first event of the Grand Prix season features Canadians Gabby Daleman, Nam Nguyen, Julianne Seguin and Charlie Bilodeau.

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Watch live coverage of Skate America in Chicago beginning on Friday at 8 p.m. ET as Canada's Gabrielle Daleman competes against some of the best in the world in the women's short program at the first major event of the figure-skating season.


The start of a new figure skating season means it's time to discover new stars. CBC Sports' Pj Kwong offers up Canada's Julianne Seguin and Charlie Bilodeau, who are climbing the pairs ranks. Watch the live stream of Skate America on beginning at 8 p.m. ET Friday.

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For the 2016-17 season, the CBC Sports app will provide free live streams of select Hockey Night in Canada games on Saturday nights.

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