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Glen Murray

A 'historic' $85-million contribution from the Ontario government will fund the clean-up of mercury contamination near Grassy Narrows and Wabaseemoong First Nations in northern Ontario.

Bear photo tourists Banff

Banff-area residents say far too many tourists are approaching bears and other wildlife in order to get photos and they worry someone is going to get hurt — or killed — during the peak tourist season this summer.

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A Fort Saskatchewan, Alta., teenager suffered swelling and burn marks around her eyes after a painful allergic reaction to eyelash extensions.

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A decision by Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his cabinet to scrap plans for mixed-prayer at the revered Western Wall in Jerusalem exposes a rift between Israel and Jews living in the diaspora, CBC Middle East correspondent Derek Stoffel writes.

CANADA BANKS

The Royal Bank of Canada will pay almost $22 million in compensation to clients who were charged excess fees on some mutual funds and investments products.

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says a record-breaking shot by a Canadian special forces sniper is something that should be "celebrated" for demonstrating the training and professionalism of the Canadian Forces - and is well within the realm of the advise and assist role in Iraq.

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Amidst a massive recall of flour due to possible E. coli contamination, Health Canada is reminding Canadians that it’s not safe to eat raw dough, batter or any other product containing uncooked flour.

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A major ransomware attack on Tuesday hit computers at hospitals in the U.S., at Russia's biggest oil company, the country's banks, Ukraine's international airport as well as global shipping firm A.P. Moller-Maersk and global pharmaceutical company Merck.

Congress Health Overhaul

U.S. Senate leaders postponed debate on their health-care bill, in deepening jeopardy as opposition from rebellious Republicans intensifies. The defections increased after Congress's nonpartisan budget referee said the measure would leave 22 million more people uninsured by 2026 than former president Barack Obama's law.

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More parents across Canada are choosing to send their children to private or independent schools, according to a new study from the Fraser Institute.

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The new owners of the Trump International Hotel and Tower Toronto have reached a deal that will see the Trump name removed from the property.

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he will continue to promote Canada's open immigration policy on the world stage as controversy rages over U.S. President Donald Trump's travel ban.

Three-shot street checks

Critics are calling for an Alberta-wide ban on street checks, also known as carding, as a CBC News investigation reveals Edmonton police have been disproportionately stopping, questioning and documenting Aboriginal (the word used by police and Statistics Canada) and black people in non-criminal encounters.

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Washington is aswirl with speculation that Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy is about to step down after nearly 30 years on the bench. Saying goodbye to the top court's only true moderate would see the court swing to the right, giving President Donald Trump a chance to secure his conservative legacy.

Debbie Chessall

After a CBC iTeam investigation revealed that a Saskatchewan business owner was offered cash in exchange for a job offer to a Chinese national, three other people have come forward to report similar experiences.

Canadian five from Bank of Canada website

This week, the loonie turns 30. Don Pittis explores why it may be time to start saying a long goodbye to the blue $5 bill.

BBA Blue Jays Osuna 20170624

Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Roberto Osuna's disclosure that he suffers from anxiety is a positive signal that athletes feel comfortable to publicly discuss such issues. But it may still be considered a "bold" acknowledgement to make in the sports world, where the topic is still not widely discussed.

Perseid meteor shower

It's a phenomenon that's been noted throughout history: bright nights when you could read even though there was no illumination from the moon, candles or any other form of light. Now, Canadian scientists believe they've unravelled the mystery.

Assad/Trump

The Pentagon says the U.S. has seen chemical weapons activity at the Syrian air base that was used for a sarin gas attack in April.

Canada Post

Canada Post says it will only resume mail delivery to three addresses in East Vancouver when it's safe, after a mail carrier was attacked by a well-known neighbourhood crow.

BC News

CBC | British Columbia News

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Motorists driving electric vehicles in Vancouver will soon have to pay to use the city's 16 curbside charging stations.

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Vancouver police are investigating the city’s ninth homicide of the year following an assault on the Downtown Eastside.

Baby Moose / moose calf

The calf's mother and sibling were killed in road accidents, and a wildlife rescue volunteer fears the surviving calf won't make it on its own for much longer.

Ryan Reynolds Deadpool

Both Reynolds and wife Blake Lively took a local infant and toddler CPR course while they were in town.

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Hundreds of workers were forced to evacuate the construction site of downtown Vancouver's new casino after a fire broke out.

Whalley-Development

The first phase of a developer’s plan to transform one of Surrey’s most notorious corners into the so-called "Yaletown of Surrey" now has the green light from council.

BC Legislature 20170626

With nothing on the agenda for the B.C. Liberals between now and a non-confidence vote they expect to lose Thursday, House Leader Mike de Jong has made a unique request to the Speaker.

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Health Canada approves Fraser Health to provide supervised consumption of oral and intra-nasal substances in addition to injections at two facilities in Surrey.

chicken nuggets

The Public Health Agency of Canada is investigating after seven confirmed cases of salmonella infections linked to breaded chicken products. No one has died but two were hospitalized. Most of the cases are in Alberta.

Christy Clark in Kelowna

A Kelowna-area woman has been charged with threatening B.C. Premier Christy Clark and MLA Steve Thomson during the recent election campaign.

Vancouver city hall protest

Protesters occupied council chambers at Vancouver City Hall Tuesday, disrupting a council meeting to protest the city's ongoing homeless crisis.

Kids Walking Home Alone

The Greater Victoria School Board has changed its school placement policy because it says its schools are filling up due to higher enrolment numbers.

The Coffee Cup Revolution - Oct. 6, 2014

A representative of the restaurant industry says a possible ban on disposable cups, plastic bags and take-out container waste in Vancouver is not realistic.

Canna Clinic Robbery

Raids at several Canna Clinic locations in Toronto and Vancouver last week ended with the seizure of 200 kg of marijuana and related products, and over $350,000 in cash, Toronto police allege.

School uniform

More parents across Canada are choosing to send their children to private or independent schools, according to a new study from the Fraser Institute.

Air Canada 20170209

A former Air Canada cleaner who was fired for keeping almonds and lotion left behind by a first-class passenger has won a chance to get her job back.

B.C. election night composite

There may only be four days — and plenty of spin — left until 16 years of B.C. Liberal power in British Columbia comes to an end.

Debbie Chessall

After a CBC iTeam investigation revealed that a Saskatchewan business owner was offered cash in exchange for a job offer to a Chinese national, three other people have come forward to report similar experiences.

Kimberley SunMine

Walk around Kimberley's SunMine solar field and you wouldn't know you're hiking above an old mining site. Solar panels fill the landscape, like 96 sunflowers tracking the sun from dusk until dawn.

Banff grizzly photographer closeup

A Calgary-area photographer says he could only shake his head in disbelief as he watched a Banff visitor walk right up to a grizzly bear in an apparent bid to get a cellphone photo of the wild animal from just metres away.

Sports News

CBC | Sports News

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Jake the Diamond Dog has been a fixture at minor-league games for years, touring various ballparks and bringing joy by delivering game balls, catching Frisbees and serving as "bat dog."

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Andre De Grasse is asked about Jamaican legend Usain Bolt at almost every opportunity, but the 22-year-old sprinter is relishing the chase.

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The Toronto Blue Jays have designated veteran reliever Jason Grilli for assignment. The Jays also optioned outfielder Dwight Smith Jr., recalled right-handed pitcher Chris Smith and reinstated outfielder Ezequiel Carrera from the disabled list.

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Curling Canada officials say they've "managed to resolve things with Bell Media" regarding what would have been hefty cable fee increases in curling clubs across Canada.

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Russell Westbrook has earned kudos from Michael Jordan and Taylor Swift after being honoured with his first league MVP trophy at the NBA Awards show.

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LaVar Ball has brought his Big Baller Brand from the basketball court to the wrestling ring. The outspoken father of NBA draft No. 2 pick Lonzo Ball showed up with the newly minted Los Angeles Laker and another son, 15-year-old LaMelo, for a live segment on Monday's "WWE Raw" in Los Angeles.

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Canadian rugby coach Ric Suggitt, who led both the men's and women's national teams during his career, has died. He was 58.

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When the NHL's annual unrestricted free agent derby begins on July 1, who are the marquee players that are more likely to move? Who should teams go after? Who should they avoid? Here's a breakdown of this year's class.

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A Week 1 tie between Calgary and Ottawa keeps the Grey Cup finalists atop our CFL power rankings heading into their third consecutive meeting.

APTOPIX 2017 MET Museum Costume Institute Benefit Gala

Serena Williams is showing off her pregnancy with a nude photo on the cover of the August issue of Vanity Fair.

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The World Anti-Doping Agency has partly restored drug-testing duties to the Russian anti-doping agency. RUSADA was suspended in 2015 when its staff was accused of helping to cover up drug use, but will now have wide-ranging authority over testing.

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As we look back on 150 years of being Canadian, it's clear that sport is central to the narrative and remains one of the driving forces of our country's evolving identity, writes Scott Russell.

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The report into suspected corruption in the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bids has been a mystery ever since American investigator Michael Garcia delivered it more than 2½ years ago. A leaked copy of the 430-page document kept confidential by FIFA and Switzerland's attorney general has now surfaced.

BBA Blue Jays Osuna 20170624

Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Roberto Osuna's disclosure that he suffers from anxiety is a positive signal that athletes feel comfortable to publicly discuss such issues. But it may still be considered a "bold" acknowledgement to make in the sports world, where the topic is still not widely discussed.

2017 NBA Awards - Press Room

Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook wins NBA MVP Award after setting single-season record for triple-doubles.

2017 NBA Awards - Arrivals

Canadian rapper Champagne Papi, ahem, Drake brought his A-game as the host of the first televised NBA Awards.

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Defenceman Marc Methot's stint with the Vegas Golden Knights was short-lived as the expansion team has traded him to the Dallas Stars.

Braves The Freeze

When Atlanta Braves grounds crewmember Nigel Talton was asked during the off-season if he wanted to race fans as a part of an in-game promotion, he had no idea it was the start of something special.

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Teemu Selanne, who scored an NHL-record 76 goals in his 1992-93 rookie season and finished a 21-year career with 684 goals, was among seven nominees announced Monday for this year's Hockey Hall of Fame induction class.

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Usain Bolt is curious as to who will replace him as the world's fastest man. He's confident nobody will know at his last major race, at the world athletics championships in August in London.

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