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A pet gecko that went missing three days ago on a WestJet flight from Ottawa to Vancouver has been found and reunited with its owner.

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After four days of being shut off from its normal supply of water due to an oil spill in the North Saskatchewan River, the Muskoday First Nation has declared a state of emergency.

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A computer security research team has identified a weakness in several brands of low-cost wireless keyboards that could allow hackers to view and record every word, number and password typed by a user from up to about 75 metres away.

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Catherine McKay has received a sentence of 10 years in a federal penitentiary after a crash in January killed four people just outside Saskatoon.

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Office workers and others who sit for eight hours a day can avoid the health risks associated with that inactivity by doing an hour of physical activity a day, a new study suggests.

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Public Services Minister Judy Foote says emergency pay cheques are available for federal public servants affected by the Phoenix payroll debacle and more help is coming for beleaguered Miramichi Pay Centre employees.

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Serial rapist Larry Takahashi admitted to attacking 29 women in Edmonton in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Now, the so-called 'balaclava rapist’ has been released on day parole in the Vancouver area, with several conditions.

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Bernie Sanders, a 74-year-old senator from Vermont, was hugely popular among young voters compared to Hillary Clinton during the primaries. But now that she's the Democratic nominee for president, what does she need to do to win them over? Listen and learn, her campaign says.

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Seven minutes after paramedics were first called to the scene of where an Ottawa man had been arrested, they requested backup after finding him without vital signs, according to audio from the paramedic dispatch.

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Many disgruntled U.S. Democratic Party supporters of Bernie Sanders say their opposition to the TPP deal has emerged as one of the significant reasons they refuse to automatically throw their support behind Hillary Clinton as the party's presidential candidate.

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The Republican presidential nominee said that the 30,000 missing emails from Clinton's private email server would reveal "some beauties" and made an extraordinary plea for a foreign power to locate them.

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Scroll down your newsfeed and chances are you will see some pretty graphic content — shootings, blood, gore. So just how does this content end up there?

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Hamilton has joined Vancouver, Toronto, Saskatoon and Quebec City on Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp.'s list of markets it considers to be strongly overvalued.

Premier Brad Wall talks about Husky oil spill

Premier Brad Wall spoke to reporters in Regina for the first time since a pipeline leak spilled 250,000 litres of oil and solvent into the North Saskatchewan River, imperilling the drinking water of a number of cities and towns, and said he plans to visit affected areas on Thursday.

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Barack Obama took to the stage for his final Democratic convention as a sitting president, saying he was "more optimistic about the future of America than ever before," and that Hillary Clinton was eminently qualified to be the next U.S. president.

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Celebration of Light July 23 2016

Team Australia wowed the crowds at the second fireworks display of the Honda Celebration of Light on Wednesday.

Pop-up safe injection

Residents of Surrey's Whalley neighbourhood woke up to a pop-up supervised injection site this morning, courtesy of advocacy groups who want a solution to the city's ongoing opioid overdose problem.

Housing Recovery

British Columbia's plans to dampen the influence of foreign investment in Metro Vancouver's scorching housing market with a new tax on foreign buyers is causing widespread panic and confusion, say industry insiders.

Booms Oil Response Training

Crews tasked with cleaning up oil spills in B.C's waters were out in Vancouver Habour on Wednesday preparing strategies on how to respond to oil spills in areas that will need protection first.

Extreme Hoarding

A professor at the University of British Columbia is calling for more resources to help people who suffer from hoarding disorder after a recent study found seven per cent of Downtown Eastside single room occupancy units contain excessive clutter.

Nom Chomsky gecko

A pet gecko that went missing three days ago on a WestJet flight from Ottawa to Vancouver has been found and reunited with its owner.

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The Real Estate Council of B.C. is investigating a Vancouver Realtor who circulated a letter to clients which provides a how-to on avoiding the proposed 15 per foreign buyers' tax announced earlier this week by the B.C. government..

Intersection of Cameron and Mackenzie Streets in Williams Lake

Vista reporter Rebecca Dyok was involved in a significant crash July 24 while riding her bicycle. She was unable to stop and ended up crashing into a fifth-wheel trailer. She's now recovering in Kamloops after a six-hour surgery.

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Mayor Manfred Bauer says seasonal farm workers and transients are camping on the dry riverbed of the Similkameen River, leaving behind “truckloads of garbage and human waste.”

Little Brown Bat

A bat at Lakelse Lake near Terrace, B.C. recently tested positive for rabies after diving at a person. Here's how you can protect yourself and your pets from the deadly disease.

Mr. Cool Ice Cream

Judge says the ice cream truck hustle should never have made it to the B.C. Supreme Court, before awarding $17,000 in damages.

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Homeowners in Calgary and Edmonton generate, on average, almost four times the amount of greenhouse gas emissions as their counterparts in Montreal, according to a study released Wednesday by the University of British Columbia.

Badgers killed on highway

A new study from researchers at Western University in London, Ont. suggests there is nothing that terrifies British badgers more than the sounds of CBC News programming.

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Mayors outside Metro Vancouver are concerned about the impact of a new 15 per cent tax on their communities. The tax only applies to purchases made by foreign nationals on properties in Metro Vancouver.

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Serial rapist Larry Takahashi admitted to attacking 29 women in Edmonton in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Now, the so-called 'balaclava rapist’ has been released on day parole in the Vancouver area, with several conditions.

Sports News

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Canadian weightlifter Christine Girard's bronze medal from the London Olympics could be upgraded to gold after the two women who finished ahead of her were nabbed in doping retests.

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For the second day in a row, Canada's Eugenie Bouchard upset a higher-ranked opponent as she defeated top-10 player Dominika Cibulkova 6-2, 6-0.

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Canadian Milos Raonic downed Yen-Hsun Lu of Chinese Taipei 6-3, 6-3 on Wednesday evening in the second round of the Rogers Cup.

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CBC Sports broadcaster Steve Armitage has stepped down from the network's Olympic broadcast team. Armitage, who was scheduled to provide commentary for swimming and diving, was recently diagnosed with chronic heart problems.

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Adam Rosales hit a two-run homer, one of three San Diego long balls on the day, and the visiting Padres avoided a three-game sweep by beating the Toronto Blue Jays 8-4 on Wednesday afternoon.

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On July 27, 1996, Canadian sprinter Donovan Bailey powered past the finish line in world-record time at the Atlanta 1996 Olympic Games. It has been 20 years since Canadians exploded in cheers around their televisions to celebrate his golden moment, and the memories came flooding back Wednesday.

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The International Weightlifting Federation says 11 more weightlifters, including six medallists and four Russians, have tested positive in retests of samples from the 2012 London Olympics.

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United States sprinter Justin Gatlin is inching closer to another 100-metre showdown with six-time Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt, this time at the Rio Summer Games, after vowing in February to beat his Jamaican rival in Brazil.

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It’s been 20 years since a Canadian woman has won an Olympic medal in the pool, but with 16-year-old Penny Oleksiak leading the new crop of female swimmers, the wait may end sooner than expected.

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DeMar DeRozan came inches away from an incredible 360 dunk while playing for the United States ahead of the Rio 016 Olympics.

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Canadian rugby player Magali Harvey, who was named player of the year in 2014, did not mince words when describing her exclusion from the Olympic roster, calling the decision a "slap in the face."

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The Ottawa Senators have re-signed forward Mike Hoffman to a four-year deal worth $20.75 million US.

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In the days leading up to the Rogers Cup, tournament organizers were forced to announce one major withdrawal after another. But the emergence of homegrown teen star Denis Shapovalov has helped ease the sting,

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The IAAF has rebuffed Russia's latest bid to overturn the ban on most of its track and field team competing at the Olympics, while Russian president Vladimir Putin hosted a send-off ceremony Wednesday for the eligible competitors.

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Despite a loss to the Saskatchewan Roughriders, the Ottawa Redblacks remain No. 1 in our weekly breakdown of the balance of power in the Canadian Football League.

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