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Russia Protest

A court on Monday ordered opposition leader Alexei Navalny to spend 15 days in jail for disobeying a police officer at a protest on Sunday in Moscow. He was also fined 20,000 rubles (about $470 Cdn) for organizing the protest, which officials say was illegal.

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Just hours after the newly chosen Chief Executive Carrie Lam vowed to heal Hong Kong’s deep splits and 'unite our society', police are swooping down to lay charges against the leaders of the territory’s democracy protests of 2014.

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Nova Scotia's private career colleges are adhering to new regulations imposed by government last spring. It means some colleges must tell students local job prospects are low.

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Forget the golf course and lounge chair, new research suggests being overworked is the new status symbol — and the despair of unemployment could be deadly.

Tori Cress

A woman on Wahta Mohawk territory is getting kicked out of her marital home, built with her ex-husband without a settlement of assets. Ottawa changed divorce and separation rights for those on reserves in 2014 but Tori Cress says on this reserve those laws are not being respected.

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Proponents of Canada's trade deal with the European Union are about to find out if eight years of negotiations and lobbying were worth it. Final preparations are underway to provisionally apply most of the agreement by July 1.

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Jane Huang's car was smashed by a train at a rail crossing in Langley, B.C., back in 2014. She was left with brain and spine injuries and in a state of profound disbelief. But she says that turned to anger when she learned about the crossing's safety record.

Elizabeth Belding-Roe

Gaylon Roe's final wish was to help others by donating his body to science. Instead, in a strange and rare chain of events, the man's remains were left — forgotten — in a hospital morgue for almost two weeks.

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CBC News has learned that the legislation will be announced during the week of April 10 and will broadly follow the recommendation of a federally appointed task force that was chaired by former liberal Justice Minister Anne McLellan.

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Fewer Canadians are being turned away at the U.S. land border in recent months despite mounting concerns that Donald Trump's immigration policies are making it much harder to cross, The Canadian Press has learned.

Health Overhaul

U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday attacked conservative lawmakers for the failure of the Republican bill to replace Barack Obama's health-care law as his aides pledged to court moderate Democrats on upcoming initiatives from health care to tax cuts.

Death Note

A petition calling for a boycott of Netflix's upcoming movie Death Note is getting close to its goal of 10,000 signatures.

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A Toronto woman has launched a human rights complaint against a bar that allegedly refused to allow her to use its washroom on the grounds that she might sue the facility if she injured herself.

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Montreal's police chief has drawn up a plan to overhaul the "culture" of his scandal-plagued force, and it has the backing of officials in both Quebec City and City Hall.

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Second Opinion is a vital dose of the week's news in health and medicine from reporter Kelly Crowe and CBC Health.

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Does buying a coffee for a chance to win a prize feel like the lottery to you? According to the law, the two are similar enough that companies are required to offer a free method of entry in order to avoid being accused of running an illegal lottery.

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A B.C. woman claims a report with her husband's positive cancer diagnosis fell through cracks in the medical system, costing her partner his life — and her a $1-million life insurance policy.

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YouTube TV will soon join a long list of low-cost streaming options available in the U.S. but not in Canada. This frustrates many Canadians who want to watch their favourite shows without paying big cable bills.

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Consumers love the convenience of one-stop shopping for their financial needs — but it could be costing them.

Sea lions

Underwater filmmaker Russell Clark got up close and personal with dozens of curious sea lions off the coast of Vancouver Island.

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Elizabeth Belding-Roe

Gaylon Roe's final wish was to help others by donating his body to science. Instead, in a strange and rare chain of events, the man's remains were left — forgotten — in a hospital morgue for almost two weeks.

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Jane Huang's car was smashed by a train at a rail crossing in Langley, B.C., back in 2014. She was left with brain and spine injuries and in a state of profound disbelief. But she says that turned to anger when she learned about the crossing's safety record.

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It was a tough weekend for Vancouver's famous bird and his human friends after he reportedly suffered a head injury while at a rec soccer game in the city. Now fans have rallied around Canuck with well-wishes and financial contributions.

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Michael Hutchinson made 28 saves and Adam Lowry scored a third-period power-play goal to lift the Winnipeg Jets to a 2-1 win over the Vancouver Canucks Sunday night.

The Rookies

Between fundraising, canvassing and getting a campaign office set up, getting elected is hard work. Three first-time candidates running in B.C.'s provincial election show us what they've been doing to get their campaigns off on the right foot.

Pot Protest 20160420

CBC News has learned that the legislation will be announced during the week of April 10 and will broadly follow the recommendation of a federally appointed task force that was chaired by former liberal Justice Minister Anne McLellan.

Nathan Fielder

Comedian and Summit Ice Apparel founder Nathan Fielder opened up a pop-up store in downtown Vancouver Sunday, using the opportunity to take another dig at competitor Taiga for its tribute to a Holocaust denier in one of its catalogues.

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Hydro customers in B.C. managed to turn off enough lights to save 24 megawatt hours of electricity, which is an improvement over 2015's 15 megawatt hours.

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David Repa recalls the shock he felt sitting down at a bank after selling his Vancouver business in 2013 and realizing for the first time how much of "a joke" his prospects were of owning a home in the city.

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Workplace psychologist Jennifer Newman says women are adversely affected by their kids's time off from school.

Stephen de Paras

Before Stephen de Paras's mother died, he promised to take her back to England so she could be with her family.

Christopher Neil

B.C. Corrections says high-risk sex offender Christopher Neil has chosen to live in Vancouver when he completes his 5½-year sentence this summer.

Liam Singh

Wildlife photographer and educator Liam Singh hopes to raise awareness for declining bird population by sharing photographs and leading bird-watching tours.

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Fewer Canadians are being turned away at the U.S. land border in recent months despite mounting concerns that Donald Trump's immigration policies are making it much harder to cross, The Canadian Press has learned.

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Attitudes surrounding Canadian-Japanese internment reflect current sentiments towards refugees and immigrants, says exhibit's curator Duncan MacLeod.

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RCMP say the deaths of three people found in a Moberly Lake, B.C., residence earlier this month were a double murder-suicide.

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The Lower Mainland's Integrated Homicide Investigation Team says the victim of a early morning stabbing in Surrey, B.C., has died.

Mikhail Berman and Vertbag

Meet the people behind the funny aliases who are vying to outdo every other hardcore B.C. ski bum in the valley and maybe set a world record in the process.

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A B.C. woman claims a report with her husband's positive cancer diagnosis fell through cracks in the medical system, costing her partner his life — and her a $1-million life insurance policy.

Venables Valley

RCMP and the B.C. Coroners Service are investigating the deaths of four people found in a home in Venables Valley, south of Ashcroft, Friday afternoon.

Sports News

CBC | Sports News

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A figure skater's body of work can have a profound effect on how she's viewed by the judges. But sometimes it just comes down to who delivers the best performance at the right time.

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There was no shortage of moments that caught the attention of hockey fans over the last seven days, including Sidney Crosby's various talents with a hockey stick, Mike Babcock pledging to never again gamble with the penalty box, and the Rangers-Devils rivalry is still a thing.

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Michael Hutchinson made 28 saves and Adam Lowry scored a third-period power-play goal to lift the Winnipeg Jets to a 2-1 win over the Vancouver Canucks Sunday night.

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With the participation of the U.S. women's hockey team in this Thursday's world championships already in doubt, there could be more uncertainty ahead. According to sports agent and lawyer Allan Walsh, the U.S. men's hockey team is considering following suit with their female compatriots.

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The Toronto Blue Jays will send Marco Estrada to the mound when they open their Major League Baseball season April 3 at Baltimore.

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Luke Maye hit a jumper with 0.3 seconds left, and top-seeded North Carolina held off Kentucky 75-73 to earn the Tar Heels' second straight trip to the Final Four and 20th all-time in Sunday's showdown of college basketball's elite in the South Regional.

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When Patrick Chan stepped away from competing after the Sochi Olympics, the three-time world figure skating champion could never have known how drastically the sport would change.

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Canadian tennis player Milos Raonic withdrew from the Miami Open on Sunday due to a hamstring injury, allowing qualifier Jared Donaldson to advance to the fourth round in a walkover.

Switzerland Alpine Skiing World Cup

Valerie Grenier won the Canadian women's giant slalom title on Sunday on her hometown hill. The native of Mont-Tremblant, Que., led after the first run and put down a solid second run to win with a combined time of two minutes, 16 seconds.

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Defending champion Geoffrey Kamworor of Kenya won gold in the 10-kilometre race at the IAAF World Cross Country championships on Sunday in Kampala, Uganda. Kenya's Irene Cheptai won the senior women's 10km event and was followed by five teammates to round out the top six.

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Canada earned bronze in both the men's and women's team snowboard cross events on the last day of the World Cup final in Veysonnaz, Switzerland, on Sunday.

China World Women Curling

Canada's Rachel Homan won gold at the world women's curling championship thanks to an 8-3 victory in the final over Russia on Sunday in Beijing.

Australia F1 GP Auto Racing

Canadian driver Lance Stroll almost got to experience the full package on his first weekend in Formula One, hitting speeds exceeding 320 kph, clipping a wall, being handed a grid penalty and skidding through the gravel. All that was missing was the finish.

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By her lofty standards, it was a rough season for Kaillie Humphries. That's why the Canadian bobsleigh star will continue auditioning brakemen until the 11th hour as she prepares to put her Olympic title on the line.

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