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A botched rollout of the Canada Council for the Arts's new online grant application process is causing confusion and headaches for artists and arts organizations across the country.

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A Russian navy ship sinks after colliding with a Togo-flagged vessel off the Turkish coast.

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An agreement that has resulted in hundreds of thousands of Canadian banking records being sent to the U.S. Internal Revenue Service could violate the U.S. constitution, a congressional subcommittee heard Wednesday.

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The bogus stories that pollute the internet in the Philippines are startling in their venom, frequency and sometimes clumsy attempts to look real, writes Adrienne Arsenault.

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So, presumably, ends one of the strangest careers in the history of Canadian politics. And so, perhaps, begins the Conservative Party's Maxime Bernier era.

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Members of a group sponsoring a refugee family found themselves waiting more than a year for the application to clear, only to discover that government staffing for processing applications had been slashed.

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The number of the highest-earning Canadians who avoided paying income tax rose about 50 per cent from 2011 to 2014, a CBC News Analysis reveals.

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The rescue Wednesday of a woman from a downtown Toronto crane raises questions about safety and security on construction sites, says a crane operator known for his Twitter posts of photos shot from above the L Tower condo development.

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Ontario's Liberal government will table its first balanced budget in a decade today and it's expected to be chock full of new spending, with the provincial economy firing on all cylinders and an election campaign one year away.

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The federal government is launching a three-step plan that aims resolve problems with the public servant payroll system. Later today, Ottawa will announce the creation of a new task force, reimbursement plan and funding reallocation in the hopes of alleviating payroll troubles.

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The U.S. president's irrational tirades against Canadian lumber, dairy and energy seem part of a strategy to alienate U.S. trade allies. If so, there are signs it is working.

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Clinics that prescribe legal medical marijuana have become a specialty business across Canada — a phenomenon that has raised a few ethical concerns.

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Israel strikes an arms supply hub operated by the Lebanese group Hezbollah near the Damascus airport, Syrian rebel and regional intelligence sources said, targeting weapons sent from Iran via commercial and military cargo planes.

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Adam Larsson scored his second goal with 4:40 remaining, Mark Letestu had two power-play goals and the Edmonton Oilers defeated the Anaheim Ducks 5-3 in Game 1 of the second round on Wednesday night.

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United Airlines said on Thursday it would offer passengers who volunteer to forfeit their seats on overbooked flights up to $10,000 US as part of the carrier's efforts to repair the damage from the rough removal of a passenger.

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The leaders traded jabs on leadership, the economy and housing. Here are the moments we found most interesting.

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U.S. President Donald Trump tweets he will seek to renegotiate, rather than cancel, the North American Free Trade Agreement provided a "fair deal for all" can be reached with Canada and Mexico.

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Researchers built a robot that can print 3D structures at architectural scale — one of a growing number of efforts to shakeup the construction industry with new technology.

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A team of scientists believe they have found evidence of human activity in North America that dates back 130,000 years ago — more than 100,000 years earlier than believed.

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A second video showing a horrific attack on a young woman linked to a 19-year-old's death in Manitoba's Sagkeeng First Nation surfaced on a public Facebook post for hours Wednesday. WARNING: story contains graphic descriptions of violence.

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The U.S. president's irrational tirades against Canadian lumber, dairy and energy seem part of a strategy to alienate U.S. trade allies. If so, there are signs it is working.

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The B.C. election debate may have been an opportunity for the three party leaders to discuss their platforms, but it also gave them a chance to point out their opponents' weaknesses and attack their personal character.

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The leaders traded jabs on leadership, the economy and housing. Here are the moments we found most interesting.

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The TED Conference in Vancouver explored the promise and threats of artificial intelligence in a session called "our robot overlords."

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Three similar incidents in East Vancouver on Wednesday morning have prompted a warning from the Vancouver Police Department.

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A U.S. report found nearly 13 per cent of orthodontists are seeing patients who have tried DIY teeth straightening using things like rubber bands, dental floss, fishing line and paper clips.

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In recent years, fair organizers have been considering holding the fair in late July instead of the traditional 17 days leading up to Labour Day, citing changing weather patterns. But after consultation with fairgoers and vendors, organizers say the end-of-summer dates came out on top.

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Doctors told Odette Rosselli her husband should get an MRI within two days. Nearly two weeks later, he's still waiting.

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This was the last chance to see party leaders face off before May 9.

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Katie Denne wasn't sure what she had when she discovered a a giant egg in her Campbell River henhouse

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A former U.S. trade representative says the Obama administration was on the verge of signing a new softwood lumber deal but the pact fell through when someone on the Canadian side felt a better deal could be reached with the incoming Trump administration.

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The protected bike lane on Pandora Avenue opens on May 1, with a celebratory event planned for May 14.

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Two new reports found methane pollution from oil and gas facilities in northeastern B.C. is 2.5 times higher than what is currently being reported, and in Alberta it could be up to 60 per cent higher.

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According to Megaphone Magazine — a publication sold in Vancouver and Victoria by homeless and low-income vendors — more homeless people died in 2015 than in any year on record.

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The B.C. NDP is blasting Liberal Leader Christy Clark for meeting with one of the most well-known property developers in Vancouver after he donated $400,000 to the B.C. Liberal Party.

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Shaw television stations in Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver will be shut down this summer, affecting about 70 jobs, as the company redirects funds instead to Global News.

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In the wake of the U.S. imposing new penalties on Canadian softwood lumber imports, Christy Clark is asking Ottawa to ban the shipment of all thermal coal — including U.S. thermal coal — through British Columbia.

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​The Vancouver Canucks on Wednesday promoted Travis Green, naming him head coach after he spent the past four seasons guiding their American Hockey League team in Utica, N.Y.

Susan Harrison

"I think of my donor and my donor’s family every day. Not just in the special occasions like Easter and Christmas but in the tiny moments when I’m sitting on the floor playing with my grandson."

EAST VANCOUVER STABBING

A man in his 20's is recovering in hospital after being stabbed Tuesday night.

Sports News

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Adam Larsson scored his second goal with 4:40 remaining, Mark Letestu had two power-play goals and the Edmonton Oilers defeated the Anaheim Ducks 5-3 in Game 1 of the second round on Wednesday night.

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Brad Gushue scored three in the final end to down Saskatoon's Steve Laycock 7-5 in Wednesday's evening draw.

Hip Check: P.K. Subban becomes the 1st Predators defenceman in history to earn 3 points in a playoff game

Nashville d-man leads his team to 4-3 victory over St. Louis in Game 1.

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P.K. Subban had a goal and two assists and Vernon Fiddler scored with 5:05 left, sending the Nashville Predators to a 4-3 victory over the St. Louis Blues in Game 1 of their second-round playoff series on Wednesday night.

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Toronto's Mike Babcock, Edmonton's Todd McLellan and Columbus' John Tortorella are the finalists for the Jack Adams Award as the NHL coach of the year.

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Canada locked up a playoff berth at the world mixed doubles curling championship on Wednesday with a 7-6 victory over England. Joanne Courtney and Reid Carruthers stole the winning point when Anna Fowler wrecked on a guard with her final throw.

Andre De Grasse's dream 4-man relay team

After Donovan Bailey named his dream 4-man relay team, Olympic bronze medallist Andre De Grasse names his own roster. Spoiler: they don't look the same.

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Canada's Eugenie Bouchard had some harsh words for Maria Sharapova, calling the Russian tennis star a "cheater" who shouldn't be allowed to play the sport after failing a doping test.

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The St. Louis Cardinals' game against the Toronto Blue Jays on Wednesday night has been postponed because of rain. The game has been rescheduled as part of a day-night doubleheaderon Thursday. The first game will start as scheduled at 1:45 PM ET and the makeup game will start at 7:15 PM ET

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Salford's Justin Carney has been charged with making a racial slur during the Red Devils' win over the Toronto Wolfpack in Sunday's fifth-round Ladbrokes Challenge Cup match. Carney was sent off in the 26th minute of Salford's 29-22 rugby league win over Toronto for the alleged abuse against veteran prop Ryan Bailey.

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​The Vancouver Canucks on Wednesday promoted Travis Green, naming him head coach after he spent the past four seasons guiding their American Hockey League team in Utica, N.Y.

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Eight months after his star turn in Rio, and with the world championships looming this summer, Canadian sprint sensation Andre De Grasse has barely had a chance to catch his breath. But he did take some time for a quick Q&A with us.

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The city of Stockholm says it won't bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics. Karin Wanngard, the city official in charge of finances, says the reason is because the International Olympic Committee will not be able to report how big the financial contribution to the host city will be.

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The Boston Bruins are bringing Bruce Cassidy back as coach. The team said on Wednesday it will drop the interim tag from Cassidy's title. Cassidy replaced Claude Julien in February and helped the team return to the playoffs for the first time in three seasons. seasons.

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After struggling through a subpar season by his standards, Henrik Lundqvist was at his best when the Rangers needed him in the first round.

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After a disastrous Game 3 playoff loss in Milwaukee, the Toronto Raptors cleared the air in what forward DeMarre Carroll called a "heated film session between coaches and players."

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Sidney Crosby and Alex Ovechkin again have the hockey world buzzing as the two best players of their generation prepare to lead the Pittsburgh Penguins and Washington Capitals into a second-round showdown in the Stanley Cup playoffs.

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What is Connor McDavid's reward for helping the Oilers dispose of San Jose in his first-ever Stanley Cup playoff series? Another dose of NHL irritant Ryan Kesler and the big and heavy Anaheim Ducks in Round 2, starting Wednesday at 10:30 p.m. ET.

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It appears it's anyone's Stanley Cup to win after a wide-open start to the NHL playoffs. Here's how the two remaining Canadian teams, Edmonton and Ottawa, match up with their Round 2 foes.

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The Ottawa Senators continue their post-season push against the New York Rangers and the Pittsburgh Penguins renew a heated rivalry with the Washington Capitals in the second-round NHL playoff coverage on CBC's Hockey Night in Canada.

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