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Zbigniew Brzezinski, the national security adviser to U.S. President Jimmy Carter, has died. He was 89.


Jared Kushner had at least three previously undisclosed contacts with the Russian ambassador to the United States during and after the 2016 presidential campaign, seven current and former U.S. officials told Reuters.

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Thirteen candidates vying to replace Stephen Harper as permanent Conservative leader delivered their final speeches Friday night, pitching their vision for the country and urging party unity in the wake of a long and at times divisive leadership campaign.

Rear Admiral John Newton

The head of the Royal Canadian Navy on the East Coast has apologized to a group of Indigenous military recruits who were offended by a "war cry" a sailor made on board HMCS Fredericton earlier this month in Halifax.

Ariana Grande

American singer Ariana Grande says she will return to Manchester for a benefit concert to raise money for the victims of the attack on May 22.

Fred Russell Urey

An Alberta woman was held against her will and sexually assaulted over the course of five days in a South Carolina trailer after being lured with the promise of a lucrative modelling gig.

Blanding's turtles

For years, on a 3.6-kilometre roadway in southern Ontario, thousands of turtles and snakes were struck and killed. Then residents of the small town decided to put an end to it.

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The year-long campaign to replace Stephen Harper has not quite amounted to a repudiation of his time in office. And the return of Conservatives to Etobicoke in suburban Toronto this weekend, this time to crown Harper's successor, offers an opportunity to measure what has changed, and what hasn't.​


Ottawa's magical playoff run ended Thursday night with a knuckle-ball shot in double OT of Game 7 of the East final in Pittsburgh, but there's plenty to celebrate about the Senators' improbable march to within one goal of the Stanley Cup final.

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The B.C. election is over and Premier Christy Clark is back at work running the province. But things are far from normal.

Child porn

Police and civilian agencies responsible for investigating the spread of child pornography say they are overwhelmed by the flood of images and videos hitting the internet — even through everday sites like Facebook, Twitter and Flickr.


Egyptian air force planes on Friday carried out strikes directed at camps in Libya, which Cairo says have been training militants who killed dozens of Christians earlier in the day.

bell fraud composite

After 1.9 million email addresses were stolen from Bell's system, a person using the online handle "exodus" claimed to be one of two people behind the theft.

Manchester tattoos

The Manchester bee, long a symbol of the industriousness of the northern England city, has been reborn as an emblem of unity and strength — and a popular tattoo in the wake of the devastating suicide bomber attack this week.

Condo board guys George Laczko, Ray Blanchard, Darryl McGregor

Residents of a luxury downtown Toronto condo have successfully forced the resignation of members accused of commandeering their condo board and taking control of their building's multimillion-dollar budget.

May and Trump at NATO

U.S. President Donald Trump called leaks to U.S. media about the Manchester bombing investigation "deeply troubling" and vowed to get to the bottom of it all. But reviews into leaks can face real challenges. Here are three questions about a potential probe.

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Municipalities around the Greater Toronto Area are taking new steps to leave water thieves targeting fire hydrants high and dry.

Britain Concert Blast

The deadly Manchester suicide bombing and its possible connection to ISIS raises questions about the group's direct or indirect role in this attack, as well as others made against Western targets.


A 911 operator was just following standard emergency protocols by telling a mail carrier to give an unconscious woman CPR, a City of Winnipeg spokesperson says.

Cecile and Annette Dionne

The last surviving Dionne quintuplets, once a wonder of the world and a major tourist draw, are fighting to preserve the house where they were born, hoping it stands as a symbol of their struggles and those of other children who suffered abuse.

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Cultus Lake garbage

Popular outdoor attractions in BC are being left covered in trash by campers.

Elizabeth Detcher

A charitable non-profit agency, supporting residents on Vancouver's Downtown Eastside for the last 16 years, is being forced to find another location to operate, after receiving an eviction notice in April.

Andrew Weaver BC Greens

B.C. Green Party Leader Andrew Weaver says his party is "very, very close" to announcing a more formal governing arrangement, following the final results of the election earlier this week.

Groundhog Day

Vancouver's Cinematheque 24-hour movie marathon is back on Saturday, and, after a two-year hiatus, is once again calling the bluff of cinephiles across the city.

Safe Injection

Health Canada has approved two supervised injection sites in Surrey.

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Officials say the animals have become too habituated to human food.


Seismology experts and some local leaders say the cuts would be the end of the project.

Janice Joostema

Janice Joostema was mistakenly identified as Joman Abedi, the sister of Manchester bomber Salman Abedi, in a number of Italian news publications.


Wildlife expert says birds were either killed after trees fell or died from hypothermia.


B.C.'s uncertain political future isn't slowing down Kinder Morgan's efforts to push forward the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion — but experts say the project will still have to navigate a political minefield.

Conservative leadership debate

Dianne Watts may pack more than a change of clothes when she heads to Toronto for the Conservative leadership convention Saturday. Because of issues with the mail-in ballots, the B.C. MP may hand-deliver some votes as well. But are the reported problems significant enough to affect the outcome?

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The B.C. election is over and Premier Christy Clark is back at work running the province. But things are far from normal.

Granite Creek cemetery

A historical society in B.C.'s Similkameen region says someone has been digging holes in a ghost town cemetery.

Vancouver 4/20

The City of Vancouver says it incurred almost a quarter of a million dollars in costs related to two 4/20 events in April 2017.

Willow Yamauchi and her nephew Dash

Willow Yamauchi is caring for her newly orphaned nephew, but when she applied for employment insurance under parental benefits, she was denied because legal guardians aren't eligible.

Concussion studies

Heavy hits to the head and concussions are known to increase risks of depression and even suicide, but new research suggests that may not be the only reason.


Board certified medical and cosmetic dermatologist Dr. Marcie Ulmer shares the A-B-C-D-E method of identifying melanoma.

Perseus winery

Perseus Wine, a winery in Penticton, is trying to apply for a lounge license for its property but neighbours say it's not a good fit for the mainly residential area.

Coast Guard

The Coast Guard's team of emergency rescue divers — the only team of its kind in Canada — is being dismantled following a program review from Fisheries and Oceans Canada and the Canadian Coast Guard.


Surrey’s newest tree has a history that traces all the way back to the Battle at Vimy Ridge.

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Taylor Raddysh scored twice as the Erie Otters beat the Saint John Sea Dogs 6-3 on Friday to advance to the Memorial Cup final.


Here they go again. For the third straight year, it's Cleveland and Golden State in the NBA Finals. The 2016 champions versus the 2015 champions . The first "threematch" — rematch of a rematch — in league history.


Olympic medallist Andre De Grasse goes head-to-head with CBC Sports' Anson Henry in a fierce game of H.O.R.S.E.


Some 10 athletes, including 2015 world champion hurdler Sergey Shubenkov, encountered issues with obtaining visas to compete in the Prefontaine Classic track meet.

Senators Penguins Hockey

Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin and Chris Kunitz stood shoulder to shoulder at centre ice as midnight approached, crowd on its feet, Prince of Wales Trophy in hand. Another shot at the Stanley Cup in the offing.


While the sting was still fresh from a defeat in double overtime, the Ottawa Senators were already hopefully looking to the future after Game 7 of the Eastern Conference final. But unfortunately for the Senators, another deep playoff run doesn't appear likely in the near future.


​Devon Travis hit his second career grand slam and Justin Smoak and Kendrys Morales also knocked in homers as the Blue Jays beat the Texas Rangers 7-6 on Friday night for their fourth win in a row.


Repairs were ordered on more than 130 medals awarded at the Rio Olympics after they showed signs of rusting and flaking, including a bronze won by Canadian swimmer Katerine Savard.

APTOPIX Ducks Predators Hockey

It has been an extraordinary 11 months for P.K. Subban — from the shock of the trade from the Montreal Canadiens to a Stanley Cup berth with the Nashville Predators.


Canadian Pamela Ware won the gold medal in the three-metre springboard final at the FINA Grand Prix in Madrid Friday.


A Canadian record and a hat trick are on the line when Damian Warner makes his season decathlon debut this weekend.


Karine Thomas, two-time Olympian and 10-year veteran, has announced her retirement from Canada's synchronized swimming national team.


Canadian Milos Raonic fell to Czech Tomas Berdych 7-6 (5), 7-6 (2) in the semifinals of the Lyon Open Friday morning.


After a public battle with the league over its mental-health policies, Royce White attempted just one shot as an NBA player — and missed. Now, he's found a home in Canada with the NBLC's London Lightning, where he's found his groove.

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Curling Canada has announced a four-team expansion for the 2017 pre-Olympic curling trials in Summerside, P.E.I., this November.


Ottawa's magical playoff run ended Thursday night with a knuckle-ball shot in double OT of Game 7 of the East final in Pittsburgh, but there's plenty to celebrate about the Senators' improbable march to within one goal of the Stanley Cup final.


As sports scientists look for the next frontier in boosting performance, the search for the next Lionel Messi or LeBron James may soon involve playing a video game.


Don Cherry was clearly bothered by Phil Kessel's routine prior to Game 7 between the Ottawa Senators and Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday night, so the Coach's Corner commentator took the opportunity to rip the Penguins forward during the first intermission.


Andre De Grasse is scheduled to run the men's 100 metres at the Prefontaine Classic in Oregon on Saturday (CBC,, 5:24 p.m. ET) , where the Canadian sprinter finished last in his Diamond League season debut a year ago.


The Pittsburgh Penguins face the Nashville Predators in the Stanley Cup final as NHL playoff coverage continues on CBC's Hockey Night in Canada.

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