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The floodwaters that forced hundreds from their homes in southwestern Quebec have begun to recede. Heavy rain earlier this week caused the Ottawa River to overflow, leading to forced evacuations in Rigaud, Que.

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An initiative developed by a McMaster University professor of medicine is offering families of patients in their last days of life a way to humanize the grieving process, particularly in the fast-paced, technology-focused hospital setting.

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Next month, British Columbia will become the second province in Canada with mandatory sexual assault policies in place at its universities — but some experts say while such policies are a good first step they are far from a perfect solution.

High Rents

Ontario's provincial government announced this week its plans to expand rent control. But in comparable places like New York, experts offer differing views on the positive or negative impact such regulations have had on the housing market.

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Evidence from other legal jurisdictions suggests marijuana-infused foods could be hugely popular once Canada legalizes marijuana, but the federal government says it needs extra time to develop special regulations for edibles before they can be legally sold.

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After nearly two decades of taunts, threats and physical abuse behind bars, Fallon Aubee hopes to become Canada's first federal inmate to be placed in a prison based on gender identity rather than genitalia.

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Two breakaway goals less than a minute apart Saturday night proved to be the difference as the Edmonton Oilers defeated the San Jose Sharks 3-1 and advanced to the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs.

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France is voting in the first round of a bitterly fought presidential election, crucial to the future of Europe and a closely watched test of voters' anger with the political establishment.

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Erin Moran, the former child star who played Joanie Cunningham in the sitcoms Happy Days and Joanie Loves Chachi, died Saturday at age 56.

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Mats Zuccarello scored two goals in an 11:05 span in the second period to lead the New York Rangers to a 3-1 win over the Montreal Canadiens in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference quarter-finals Saturday.

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Mats Zuccarello scored two goals in an 11:05 span in the second period to lead the New York Rangers to a 3-1 win over the Montreal Canadiens in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference quarter-finals Saturday.

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Two people have been arrested in connection with the death of a toddler whose body was found in north Edmonton on Friday.

Venezuela Political Crisis

After the deadliest day in weeks of anti-government protest and looting, tensions remain high in Venezuela as state police departments are put under National Guard control.

EARTH-DAY/USA-MARCH

Scientists and their supporters marched in hundreds of cities around the world Saturday, including over a dozen in Canada, protesting against proposed U.S. government funding cuts to scientific research and public rejection of established science such as climate change.

Wisconsin dairy

In the wake of U.S. President Donald Trump's comments about Wisconsin dairy farmers being treated unfairly by Canada, people in the dairy industry say the problem is more about overproduction of milk in the state.

New power players at Fox

Fox News fired its biggest star among sexual harassment allegations and CEO Roger Ailes had to step down last summer because of similar claims. But its strong post-election ratings mean Fox News brand will likely live on, say experts.

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American Airlines says it has suspended an employee after video emerged of a heated exchange with a passenger who came to the defence of a crying woman holding a baby.

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Bumping passengers from overbooked flights is both a widespread and legal industry practice. Still, some travellers are publicly protesting it. Experts say overbooking is here to stay but there are ways airlines can make it work for travellers.

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Canadian fighter jets have intercepted Russian bombers off Canada's northern coast for the first time in more than two years, as relations between Moscow and the West continue to worsen.

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Many French voters are fed up with their political system and eager for change ahead of the first round of the presidential election on Sunday. But that change could have a major impact well beyond the country's borders.

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Birth of a Family

In Birth of a Family, Tasha Hubbard documents three sisters and a brother who were adopted as infants into separate families meeting for the first time. It premieres at Hot Docs on May 2.

Fallon Aubee

After nearly two decades of taunts, threats and physical abuse behind bars, Fallon Aubee hopes to become Canada's first federal inmate to be placed in a prison based on gender identity rather than genitalia.

Sex Assault UBC 20131030

Next month, British Columbia will become the second province in Canada with mandatory sexual assault policies in place at its universities — but some experts say while such policies are a good first step they are far from a perfect solution.

SALMON ARM EVACUATION ORDER

Residents are being told to only take critical items if they are available and to leave the area immediately.

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The awards from the Association of Electronic Journalists includes a Lifetime Achievement Award for Cecilia Walters.

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A large-scale simulation was held at the city's special disaster training site on Saturday.

Sun Runners

Some road closures along 10-kilometre route will be in effect on Sunday from 5 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. PT.

French Voters Vancouver

Up to 6,000 French citizens lined up to vote in their home-country's presidential elections at five polling stations set up in four cities in Western Canada.

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A running group from Vancouver's Downtown Eastside talks about its preparations for the 10-kilometre Vancouver Sun Run on Sunday.

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Christy Clark and John Horgan spent Saturday at the festivities hoping to spread their campaign messages.

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Darlington Nagbe scored a spectacular goal and Darren Mattocks added his first of the season as the Portland Timbers defeated the Vancouver Whitecaps 2-1 on Saturday afternoon.

Boat Bow

The BC Coroners Service and RCMP are investigating.

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There are plenty of taxes and policies that are being hotly debated on the campaign, but the Property Transfer tax isn't one of them.

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The victims have been identified as Jonathan Sellars, 30, and Devon Stewart, 26.

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Police in Abbotsford, B.C., are seeking witnesses to a "suspicious occurrence" that involved a woman appearing to have been pulled into a car late Friday afternoon.

Afshin Maleki Ighani

The 45-year-old is facing several charges in relation to a shooting in Oliver.

Happy seniors

Vancouver's Bucket List Festival brings together speakers to help those facing end-of-life issues.

Cal McDougall

In B.C.'s southeast, towns in the Elk Valley have long relied on coal for jobs and some might say, its very existence. But coal mining is not a business that lasts forever. What comes next for these towns?

EARTH-DAY/USA-MARCH

Scientists and their supporters marched in hundreds of cities around the world Saturday, including over a dozen in Canada, protesting against proposed U.S. government funding cuts to scientific research and public rejection of established science such as climate change.

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Naxaxalhts'i, also known as Sonny McHalsie, stands precariously close to the edge of a cliff. He’s capturing an iPhone panorama to share with his Facebook friends.

Sports News

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Britain London Marathon

Mary Keitany of Kenya has broken Paula Radcliffe's women-only marathon world record by winning the London event for a third time.

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Canada failed to finish on Saturday at the IAAF World Relays after dropping the baton on a handoff in the finals, costing the Rio Olympic bronze medallists a chance to qualify for the 2017 IAAF world championships.

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Stephen Curry scored 34 points, Klay Thompson added 24 and the short-handed Golden State Warriors overcame a slow start to take a 3-0 lead in their playoff series against the Portland Trail Blazers with a 119-113 victory on Saturday night.

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Two breakaway goals less than a minute apart Saturday night proved to be the difference as the Edmonton Oilers defeated the San Jose Sharks 3-1 and advanced to the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs.

Oh no Canada: Men's 4x100m team drops baton in final at World Relays

The Canadian men's 4x100m relay team dropped the baton in the final at the World Relays in the Bahamas, failing to complete the race. Andre De Grasse, who was running anchor, didn't get a chance to run.

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Andrelton Simmons hit a tiebreaking grand slam, Tyler Skaggs pitched into the eighth inning and the Los Angeles Angels held off the slumping Toronto Blue Jays 5-4 Saturday night.

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Mats Zuccarello scored two goals in an 11:05 span in the second period to lead the New York Rangers to a 3-1 win over the Montreal Canadiens in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference quarter-finals Saturday.

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Meaghan Benfeito and Vincent Riendeau earned Canada's second silver medal in as many days at the diving World Series, this time in the mixed synchro 10-metre platform on Saturday.

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Toronto has placed Troy Tulowitzki on the 10-day disabled list with a strained right hamstring, joining star Josh Donaldson and other key Blue Jays on the shelf in a frustrating start to the season.

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Monteal's Carey Price along with Sergei Bobrovsky of the Columbus Blue Jackets, and Braden Holtby of the Washington Capitals were named as the three finalists for the Vezina Trophy on on Saturday. The Vezina Trophy is awarded to the NHL's best goaltender.

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The Ottawa Senators had a chance to win its best-of-seven quarter-final series against the Bruins in five games Friday night, but instead lost 3-2 in double-overtime, allowing Boston to claw its way back into the series.

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DeMar DeRozan made good on his promise. Two days after he went without a field goal in Game 3, DeRozan scored 33 points to lift the Raptors to an 87-76 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday.

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Whether he was trying to convince himself or his players, Leafs coach Mike Babcock sure seemed confident his team will win Game 6 on Sunday night in Toronto and force an all-or-nothing Game 7 in Washington. "We believe we still have a chance to win," he said. "And that's what we're going to do."

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Canada's women's team opened Day 1 of the Kitakyushu Sevens rugby tournament with back-to-back victories on Saturday.

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When Nazem Kadri of the Toronto Maple Leafs nailed Washington Capitals superstar Alex Ovechkin with a good old-fashioned hip check during Game 5, he made no apologies.

Toronto Blue Jays Playoffs

While the Blue Jays' dismal start to the season has led to speculation about dismantling the roster, the team has another rebuilding project on its hands: upgrading its outdated stadium.

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With Saturday's IAAF World Relays in the Bahamas approaching, 1996 Canadian Olympic sprint and 4x100-metre relay champion Donovan Bailey unveils his dream relay team.

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Watch live action Sunday at 10 a.m. ET from the FINA Diving World Series event in Windsor, Ont.

Tom Longboat

In 1907, Tom Longboat went down to Boston and stunned the field in a snowstorm by winning the already famous marathon, arriving back in Toronto at night to a torchlight parade from Union Station to the Y.

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