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Samia Badani

As British officials, including the royals, memorialize the six-month anniversary of the Greenfell Tower fire, area residents are still haunted by the tragedy and angered by what they see as a poor government response.

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Alberta Health Services is notifying 141 women who may be at risk of blood-borne and sexually transmitted infections after undergoing endovaginal ultrasounds at an Edmonton clinic.

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A deeper dive into the day's most notable stories with The National's Jonathon Gatehouse.

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Four people are dead after a Hydro One helicopter crashed northeast of Tweed, Ont., this afternoon.

FCC VOTE

The Federal Communications Commission voted to roll back U.S. laws designed to ensure a free and open internet, a controversial yet expected decision that critics say hands control of web traffic to a small number of billion-dollar companies.

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Cyber threats, the housing market, youth jobs, and bitcoin are among the things that Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz says keep him up at night.

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The Liberal government has issued a new directive to restrict Canada's electronic spy agency, the military and the foreign ministry from using — or passing along — information that may have been derived by torture carried out by other countries.

France Train Accident

Four children were killed after a train and a school bus collided outside the town of Perpignan in southwestern France on Thursday, the Interior Ministry says.

Jury at Babcock trial

A judge swiftly quashed co-accused Dellen Millard's call for a mistrial at the Laura Babcock murder trial, where he is acting as his own lawyer.

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Ontario adolescents are drinking, smoking and using cannabis and other recreational drugs at the lowest rates since the late 1970s, suggests a survey of Grade 7 to 12 students by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health.

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Willie John Laurent says one of the last things he remembers before Wednesday night's crash of a plane that left Fond-du-Lac, Sask., was it turning sideways in the air and the people aboard screaming.

Household Debt

Canadians owe $1.71 for every dollar of disposable income they had in the third quarter of 2017, the highest amount on record.

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Last month was the busiest November for Canadian home sales on record, despite a slowdown in activity in the Greater Toronto Area.

Morgan Spurlock

Declaring 'I am part of the problem,' documentary filmmaker Morgan Spurlock confesses in an online post to sexual harassment and infidelity, saying a woman accused him of rape in college.

Zahra Al Mawlawi and Shahad Salman

With doubts being cast on allegations that a Montreal mosque asked that female workers not be visible at the nearby construction site on Fridays, those who attend the mosque say the damage is already done.

Lorette Talor and John Taylor

An Ontario family is locked in a lengthy, three-way David vs. Goliaths battle after courier company UPS lost a bank draft worth more than $846,000 and TD Canada Trust — the bank that issued it — appears to be in no rush to issue a new one.

USA-ELECTION/ALABAMA

In spite of race, in spite of partisanship, and in spite of voter suppression laws, it was black voters in Alabama who delivered an astonishing victory for Democratic senator-elect Doug Jones on Tuesday night. Can the grassroots organization work again in the 2018 elections?

APTOPIX Net Neutrality Rally

America's telecom regulator is much more partisan than Canada's own, but there are legal reasons too.

Delilah Saunders

The family of an Indigenous rights advocate from Newfoundland is considering legal action against an Ontario organ transplant agency after she was denied access to a liver transplant wait list based on a history of alcohol use disorder.

Mark Phillips

CBC News has learned the man charged in connection with a baseball bat attack on an immigrant family is a Toronto personal injury lawyer and the great-grandson of former Toronto mayor Nathan Phillips.

BC News

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The new service approved for the supported housing complex at 844 Johnson Street will begin operations immediately.

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The Cariboo Regional District has created an online survey for Cariboo residents to fill out and share their thoughts on how the regional district responded to the fires during the summer of 2017.

Opioid Treatment Georgia

The director of the B.C. Centre on Substance Use says efforts are underway to change the image of addiction medicine from an unattractive discipline to one that's rewarding because patients can dramatically improve their health with treatment.

Tooth Decay

Nearly 20 per cent of kindergarten-age children in Richmond have visible tooth decay, public health workers found in a recent screening.

Ellen Tremblay, Ashlar Manor resident, Victoria, B.C.

Repairs delayed as residents with limited mobility endure second week without lift.

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A group calling themselves the "Justin Trudeau Brigade" gathered Thursday morning outside the Westridge Marine Terminal in Burnaby. The protesters are blocking vehicle access to the terminal with the goal of stopping construction on the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion project.

Erin McFarland

Pet owners in southeastern B.C. are being warned about suspected poisoning after several dogs collapsed and suffered seizures following visits to a popular park.

Heather Lyn Brown

A new CBC Radio documentary tells the story of a U.S. murder trial and the woman who fled to Nelson, B.C. out of a fear for her safety following a 2004 killing.

Pot

There is little to no research to support the supposed benefits of medical cannabis, and what evidence exists suggests that using marijuana as medicine may do more harm than good, family doctors' associations across Canada are telling their members.

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Memorial Cup champion Michael DiPietro of the Windsor Spitfires believes he has the compete level to earn one of 22 spots on Canada's world junior hockey roster, preferably as its starter for the Dec. 26 tournament opener against Finland.

Westender

A former columnist says the paper's demise is a loss for local media, the arts scene and freelance writers.

WAC Bennett Dam

Chief Harley Chingee estimates economic benefits of the dam to his community will be "nine figures, at least" Christmas present" and advised other Indigenous leaders to negotiate their own deals.

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On the last pay day before Christmas, federal public service workers affected by the troubled Phoenix payroll system rallied Thursday in Vancouver.

Canada Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton was in Vancouver Wednesday morning to promote her memoir What Happened.

Thompson Steelhead (Joyce)

The Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada says recent requests from the public for an investigation into the species and mounting evidence of the steelhead decline led to the decision to take action.

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Family of the man killed when his cycling group was rammed by a motorist just over a year ago wants Crown counsel to explain why it didn't go with the criminal charges recommended by RCMP.

Vancouver council

Both Vision and NPA supporters can look at the exchange and see a winning argument in next year's election. Whether ordinary Vancouver residents are as enthralled is another matter.

Contract awarded for new New Westminster Secondary School

It's a project that's been years in the making, but a new secondary school is now one step closer to reality in New Westminster, B.C. On Wednesday the district announced that the contract to design and build the school has been awarded to Graham Design-Builders LP with KMBR Architects Planners Inc.

GoodNightOut

Good Night Out Vancouver is a team of volunteers who walk the Granville strip, offering assistance to both male and female revellers on weekends but a co-founder says without new funding, they can't keep up their work.

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Fentanyl test strips don't always detect the presence of the deadly opioid and could give drug users a false sense of security, Health Canada is warning.

Sports News

CBC | Sports News

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After some last-minute reshuffling, the 18 pairings are set for Canada's mixed doubles curling trials. Now it's time to decide who will represent the country when this quirky version of the sport makes its Olympic debut.

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​Former Blue Jays relief pitcher Joe Smith and the World Series champion Houston Astros have agreed to a two-year contract worth $15 million US. The 33-year-old had 71 strikeouts over 54 innings last season, split between Toronto and Cleveland.

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Toronto FC president Bill Manning loves winning — a desire shared by his fellow Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment executives, presidents Brendan Shanahan of the Maple Leafs and Masai Ujiri of the Raptors.

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Team Sky rider Chris Froome has to explain to the International Cycling Union why a urine sample provided at the Spanish Vuelta in September showed a concentration of the asthma drug salbutamol that was twice the permitted level.

Chris Neil

Longtime Ottawa Senators tough guy Chris Neil is retiring, the NHL team announced Thursday morning. The 38-year-old was a physical presence on the ice for 15 seasons and has a headlock on the team record for penalty minutes with 2,522.

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As South Korean officials prepare for the Games in and around Pyeongchang, there are worries over the financial burden facing one of the nation's poorest regions.

Travis Gerrits Freestyle Skiing Aerials

The upcoming Winter Olympics will be very different for Travis Gerrits, regardless of the Canadian freestyle skier's performance. The Games in Pyeongchang come just months after the 26-year-old from Milton, Ont., publicly announced he is living with bipolar disorder.

Putin Russia IOC Doping Olympics

Russian President Vladimir Putin accused U.S. agencies of manipulating evidence from the main whistleblower on doping at the 2014 Sochi Olympics. Putin says former Moscow anti-doping laboratory director Grigory Rodchenkov is "under the control" of the American agencies.

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Memorial Cup champion Michael DiPietro of the Windsor Spitfires believes he has the compete level to earn one of 22 spots on Canada's world junior hockey roster, preferably as its starter for the Dec. 26 tournament opener against Finland.

Kidsplaining The Olympic Winter Games

CBC Sports asked kids what they knew about the Olympics, and let's just say their answers varied.

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Thirty years after helping Canada topple the mighty Soviet Union on its own ice, Sean Burke and Dave King still have fond memories of their monumental — though largely overlooked — upset at the 1987 Izvestia tournament.

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When it was suggested to her that she is already a lock to be inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame — having scored the gold medal-winning goal in each of the past two Winter Olympic Games — Marie-Philip Poulin simply smiles. That's because Olympic gold remains her focus.

Kelsey Serwa FIS Freestyle Ski World Cup

If you aren't following Kelsey Serwa on social media, you should start. The ski cross silver medallist from the Sochi 2014 Olympics has been documenting her preparation for the upcoming Winter Games with weekly videos highlighting how far she's come since sitting out the 2014-15 season.

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