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Hours after a van plowed into a number of pedestrians near a busy intersection in Toronto, Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale said today he has no evidence at the moment to suggest Canada's national threat level needs to be raised.

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Loblaws and the Canada Revenue Agency faced off in Tax Court this morning over allegations that the grocery giant misused a Barbados-based subsidiary for tax avoidance — a long-running dispute that could lead to a tax bill of more than $400 million.

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Here's a look at the psychedelic effects, and the risks, of a hallucinogenic that has been sought after by some Canadians who have travelled to the Amazon to ingest the drug.

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An airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition hit a wedding party in northern Yemen, killing at least 20 people, according to health officials. Harrowing images have emerged on social media of the deadly bombing, the third to hit Yemeni civilians since the weekend.

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The federal government will rack up deficits that are $8 billion higher than expected over the next two years, according to a new report by Canada's federal budget watchdog.

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A closer look at the day's most notable stories with The National's Jonathon Gatehouse.

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Nine people are dead and 16 others are injured after a van struck a number of pedestrians Monday in the Yonge Street and Finch Avenue area in north Toronto.

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A Calgary toddler who died after being left alone in a car seat in a closet for five hours was likely "trying to get out" when she became entangled in the straps, a court was told Monday.

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Prince George, 4, and Princess Charlotte, who will be three next month, got a baby brother on Monday.

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Alexandre Bissonnette was obsessed with guns, suicide and the conviction he should kill others before killing himself, according to testimony put forward by his defence during sentencing arguments.

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President Donald Trump has threatened to make Mexican immigration control a condition of a new NAFTA agreement, saying his country's southern neighbour must stop illegal immigrants from getting into the United States.

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Lawyers representing former Ontario PC leader Patrick Brown on Monday filed a statement of claim in Superior Court against CTV, which first reported accusations of sexual misconduct levied by two women against the MPP.

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Net neutrality in the United States is officially over, as of today.

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Shania Twain has apologized after telling a British newspaper that she would have voted for U.S. President Donald Trump if she were eligible.

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Even when it doesn't explicitly refer to Russia, the schedule of the G7 foreign and security ministers meeting in Toronto, which began Sunday and continues for the next two days, is loaded with references to cybersecurity and reinforcing democracy.

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The Duchess of Cambridge, resplendent in a bright red dress, and husband Prince William emerged from a London hospital hours after Kate gave birth Monday to their third child, a boy, to give onlookers a glimpse of the new royal bundle.

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Carbon output that had plateaued for three years is surging again as stronger economies renew demand for energy. Investors need to know what comes next.

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Asylum seekers crossing illegally into Quebec could be shuttled elsewhere in Canada starting this week as the federal government seeks to relieve pressure on the province's strained resources.

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A financial adviser for CIBC says her entire branch was 'disheartened' by a recent report by Canada’s banking regulator, that said it did not find widespread misselling to customers.

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Family and friends of a Vancouver Island man believe that he was killed in Peru in an alleged lynching by people who thought he was involved in the shooting death of an 81-year-old traditional healer.

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The province's 29th lieutenant governor ended her tenure as the Crown's representative with a bit of humour over the decision she will forever be known for.

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Vancouver singer and songwriter Jill Barber is set to release her new album Metaphora.

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The Greater Victoria School District will have extra support for students on hand this week, following the death of a Vancouver Island teen who died from an accidental overdose over the weekend.

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The mother of a fatal stabbing in 2011 made a tearful appeal for witnesses in her son, Devon Allaire-Bell's killing, a day before the seventh anniversary of his death.

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Vancouver's empty homes tax will generate $30 million in its first year, Mayor Gregor Robertson announced Monday.

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Fruit pickers are paid based on the volume of crops they pick instead of an hourly rate, but the province is looking at whether it should get rid of the pay method as it looks to increase minimum wages.

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Nearly 60 per cent of Canadians feel the company behind the contentious Trans Mountain pipeline expansion could have done more to earn public support for the project, a national poll says.

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Nine people are dead and 16 others are injured after a van struck a number of pedestrians Monday in the Yonge Street and Finch Avenue area in north Toronto.

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A new report from BC Hydro finds many B.C. residents are interested in buying an electric vehicle but still believe 'myths' the cars are too expensive or have limited range.

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Police allege Christian Richardson used the app to meet men and gain their confidence as part of a financial scam.

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A real estate agent from West Vancouver has brought housing market uncertainty into his divorce proceedings, arguing a slowdown caused by government policies has made his family’s jet-setting lifestyle unsustainable.

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The Duchess of Cambridge, resplendent in a bright red dress, and husband Prince William emerged from a London hospital hours after Kate gave birth Monday to their third child, a boy, to give onlookers a glimpse of the new royal bundle.

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A months-long septic leak on a school field in a suburb of Metro Vancouver has some parents calling on regional officials to cooperate so the issue can get resolved.

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The province's Ministry of Transportation says the pilot had a mechanical failure, but was able to land without incident along the busy highway.

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"This is an important day for Council and all Vancouverites to come together and recognize historical wrongdoings committed against Chinese people and to build a better future together," said Mayor Gregor Robertson.

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A financial adviser for CIBC says her entire branch was 'disheartened' by a recent report by Canada’s banking regulator, that said it did not find widespread misselling to customers.

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The Fraser Institute has released its rankings for schools in B.C. — but one educator has criticized them as misleading.

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Family and friends of a Vancouver Island man believe that he was killed in Peru in an alleged lynching by people who thought he was involved in the shooting death of an 81-year-old traditional healer.

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Hollywood's go-to posture specialist says slouchers need to re-educate their bodies.

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Officials in the southern Okanagan are bracing for "biblical" flooding as a higher-than-usual snowpack begins to melt, prompting residents to flee from their homes.

Sports News

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The Minnesota Wild have split with general manager Chuck Fletcher after nine seasons with only two playoff series wins. Wild owner Craig Leipold met with Fletcher on Monday to tell him the club was not renewing his contract.

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Laura Crocker and Kirk Muyres are off to a stellar 4-0 start at the mixed doubles curling world championship in Sweden, but the Canadians know they'll have to play better as the playoff rounds approach.

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Andre De Grasse is healthy, fit and ready to race for the first time in nine months at this week's Drake Relays, though he cautions fans not to expect an immediate return to his 2016 Olympic form.

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As Canada’s Laura Crocker and Kirk Muyres slide over the ice at the world mixed doubles curling championship this week in Sweden, they’re doing so with Humboldt Broncos patches over their left knees.

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The Calgary Flames hired Bill Peters on Monday to take over as head coach. Peters, a native of Three Hills, Alta., resigned as head coach of the Carolina Hurricanes last week and takes over for the departed Glen Gulutzan.

Rugby Canada Future At Stake

It's a difficult time to be a Canadian rugby fan, with both sevens teams struggling and Rugby Canada facing criticism for a fee increase to support the men's 15s team's last-chance bid for the World Cup. While there is still optimism, things could become dire for the sport in Canada.

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London Marathon organizers say a 29-year-old man died after collapsing near the end of Sunday's race in the hottest conditions ever seen for the event.

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Canada won the team show jumping competition at the Longines Nations' Cup in Coapexpan, Mexico on Sunday. The Nations' Cup in Coapexpan was the second of three qualifying events in the North and Central America and Caribbean League for the Longines Nations' Cup final.

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Mohamed Salah has been voted player of the year by his fellow professionals in English football in recognition of an incredible scoring return to the Premier League with Liverpool.

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Connor Hellebuyck's back-to-back shutouts in Games 4 and 5 highlighted the Winnipeg Jets' impressive opening round of the Stanley Cup playoffs in which they eliminated the Minnesota Wild in five games.

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Vancouver Canucks right-winger Brock Boeser, New York Islanders centre Mathew Barzal and Arizona Coyotes centre Clayton Keller were named the three finalists for the Calder Memorial Trophy on Sunday by the NHL.

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The Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the Boston Bruins 4-3 in Game 5 of their Eastern Conference quarter-final series on Saturday. Toronto held a 4-1 lead 11:55 into the second period and hung on to cut Boston's advantage in the series to 3-2, and force Game 6 on Monday at the Air Canada Centre.

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Canada’s Sarah Pavan and Melissa Humana-Paredes won gold at the Xiamen Open, defeating USA’s Brittany Hochevar and Kelly Claes, 2-0 (21-19, 21-14) on Sunday.

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Marc-Andre Fleury never believed the expansion Vegas Golden Knights were a team built just for the future, and that losing would be acceptable because it was the inaugural season.

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The hottest-ever London Marathon featured a Kenyan double as Eliud Kipchoge swept to a third victory in front of Buckingham Palace joining Vivian Cheruiyot who won the women's race on Sunday.

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Megan Lukan scored a try and added a conversion in the 10th minute as Canada downed host Japan 33-14 on Sunday to finish the Kitakyushu stop of women's HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series in 11th place.

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White Sox reliever Danny Farquhar suffered a brain hemorrhage while in the dugout during a game Friday night, and is in stable but critical condition.

Listen to the radio call from 1951 when Bill Barilko won the Leafs the Cup

After mysteriously vanishing, the Toronto Maple Leafs wouldn't win another Stanley Cup until Barilko's remains were found 11 years later.

CBC Sports Plays of the Week

A look at some of the best plays in the world of sports.

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CBC Sports brings you a free live stream of Monday's Hockey Night in Canada playoff game, with the Boston Bruins visiting the Toronto Maple Leafs in Game 6.

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