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Traffic Deaths Children

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety says the vast majority of new booster seats released this year got top marks in terms of safety, and only one brand on the market today should be avoided.

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Canada has range of policies to reduce smoking, but none so effective as tax increases. An internal study for Health Canada, obtained by CBC News under the Access to Information Act, says a large tax hike is essential to cutting smoking to five per cent of the population by 2035, the new target set by Ottawa.

Reza Zarrab

The case surrounding Reza Zarrab involves allegations of money laundering, bribery, secret deals, death threats and new identities - and he may well have something to say about former U.S. national security advisor Michael Flynn.

Vince Minney

How crews are taming a wretched sewer monster and turning it into renewable energy

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New York Times reporters visited the sites of 150 bomb strikes in Iraq, and collected detailed data on 103 of them. Its data shows that every fifth American airstrike in Iraq kills a civilian, a rate about 31 times higher than that acknowledged by the Pentagon.

Public Servants protesting

Canada's spending watchdog will release his fall reports today, digging into a range of issues from pay problems for public servants to resettlement services for Syrian refugees. CBCNews.ca will carry Auditor General Michael Ferguson's 11 a.m. ET news conference live.

Keystone XL Pipeline

A key regulatory win for the Keystone XL pipeline may still keep the long-delayed project in limbo.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin hosted Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad for talks at which the two men agreed that the focus in the Syrian conflict was now switching from military operations to the search for a political solution.

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Myanmar has subjected Rohingya Muslims to long-term discrimination and persecution that amounts to "dehumanizing apartheid," Amnesty International said Tuesday in a report that raises questions about what those who have fled a violent military crackdown would face if they returned home.

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A decision by the Trump administration to end a temporary residency permit program that has allowed almost 60,000 Haitians to live and work in the United States has the Canadian

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Michael Redhill has won the Giller Prize, Canada's richest literary award, for his novel Bellevue Square.

Debbie Reid

Shortly after she was hired, the new executive director for the national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls sent an email to all staff that one former staffers describes as "unnerving."

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PBS says it is immediately halting distribution of Charlie Rose's interview program and CBS News suspended him following the Washington Post's report of eight women who accused the veteran newsman of multiple unwanted sexual advances and inappropriate behaviour.

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​A new study suggests that dark streaks on Mars are signs of flowing sand — not water.

Women at prayer rally in Harare

In Zimbabwe, the army is the new hero in town, seen as a saviour delivering Zimbabweans from the tyranny of decades of despotic rule by Robert Mugabe. Not everyone is buying in.

GERMANY-ECONOMY/WISEMEN

A headline called it "Merkel's Defeat," but the German chancellor is still standing amidst the breakdown of coalition talks and criticism of her leadership.

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Finance Minister Bill Morneau says he has sold all his shares in his family's pension company and made "a large donation" to charity, as the ethics watchdog continues to examine an alleged conflict of interest surrounding his ownership of the shares.

Artist’s impression of the interstellar asteroid `Oumuamua

Astronomers say they've learned more about the first known object to enter our solar system from deep space, including its size and colour.

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Canadian weather forecasters are split over what kind of winter we can expect in 2018 - and how much of a role global warming has to play.

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Experts say the cost savings of a multitrillion-dollar driverless truck industry will be unstoppable. And Canadian winter road conditions will be no barrier.

BC News

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A historic aquatic race in B.C. will be revitalized with a new twist in 2018.

Lauren Lindsay McLellan

The parents of a young Vancouver woman killed during a night out on Granville Street last year say they’re disappointed they’re still waiting for the woman responsible to be sentenced.

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Surrey RCMP used video surveillance over several months to track the two suspects.

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The suspect, who posed as a bank employee, claims she was trying to catch a dishonest clerk.

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Study suggests competition with other marine mammals for the same food may be a bigger problem than fishing, at least in recent years, for resident killer whales.

Adrian Dix

The province says the drug Soliris — which may be able to save a 23-year-old B.C. woman — will now go to a review committee for expensive drugs for rare diseases.

Lady Justice statue at Supreme Court courthouse in Vancouver

A Vancouver Islander who beat a quadriplegic man with a shovel while the victim’s daughter played in the next room has been sentenced to 2.5 more years in prison and ordered to pay $50,000 in restitution.

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journalist and addictions expert Johann Hari says the current opioid crisis in B.C. and the housing crunch we see in Vancouver are more related than you think.

rainfall warning south coast

Environment Canada has issued a rainfall warning for Metro Vancouver, the Fraser Valley and the North Shore — with upwards of 150 millimetres of rain expected.

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An alumna and a current student have both filed complaints against the university with B.C.'s human right tribunal.

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Grand Forks city council has offered support to a preliminary plan for a year-round, permanent homeless shelter — a first for B.C.'s Boundary region.

Toronto Police trans flag raising

The names of more than 370 transgender people who were killed in the last year will be read aloud in Vancouver as part of the International Transgender Day of Remembrance.

Rear entrance to the new Sun Peaks Health Centre

Dr. Shane Barclay has been recruited to work as the new medical director of the Sun Peaks Health Centre. He had been working as a doctor on Vancouver Island and most recently lived in Kamloops.

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Travis Green pulled Brock Boeser aside at the Vancouver Canucks' development camp in early July for a frank and honest discussion. During the course of that talk, the first-year head coach explained in no uncertain terms what the rookie winger needed to work on in order to have a chance of sticking in the NHL this season.

Poachers caught at Gardom Lake

A Okanagan man netted $1,100 in fines after catching 15 trout on a lake with a two-fish limit.

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45,000 people in the Comox Valley will have to boil their water until Friday, after heavy rain sent silt and other contaminants into Comox Lake and the Puntledge River.

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A 70-year-old serial fraudster who fell from grace after winning her fight to preserve the right to faster parole for non-violent criminals, is back in custody.

avalanche risk

An active pattern of heavy rain and milder temperatures is expected to push into the South Coast on Tuesday, bringing a heightened risk for flooding and avalanches

TransLink Compass Card - Oct. 29, 2014

TransLink says previous rounds of feedback showed that nearly two-thirds of respondents want the current zone-based fare system to be re-jigged into one that would price fares according to distance travelled.

Burnaby death

Lawrence Alvin Sharpe and his girlfriend Oldouz Pournouruz have been charged in the death of 22-year-old Michael Page-Vincelli.

Sports News

CBC | Sports News

Blair Walsh

Matt Ryan threw a pair of touchdown passes, Adrian Clayborn returned a fumble 10 yards for a score and the Atlanta Falcons held off a late rally to beat the Seattle Seahawks 34-31 on Monday night.

Connor Hellebuyck

Kyle Turris, Kevin Fiala and Ryan Johansen each had a goal and an assist to lead the Nashville Predators past the Winnipeg Jets 5-3 on Monday night.

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Antti Raanta made 26 saves as the Arizona Coyotes halted the Toronto Maple Leafs' win streak at six games with a 4-1 victory on Monday.

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Johnny Gaudreau had a goal and an assist to extend his career-best point streak to 10 games and the Calgary Flames beat the Washington Capitals 4-1 on Monday night.

Druh Farrell

Despite a dust up over two critical reports that were not made public or provided to city councillors, Calgary's political leaders voted 9-4 to keep the city's Olympic ambitions alive.

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Pittsburgh traded Gift Ngoepe to the Toronto Blue Jays on Monday in exchange for cash considerations or a player to be named later.

Shohei Otani

The Major League Baseball Players Association has extended its deadline by a day to 8 p.m. ET Tuesday for an agreement on a new posting system between the Major League Baseball and its Japanese counterpart, a deal that would allow star pitcher-outfielder Shohei Ohtani to be put up for bid.

'He Broke his Neck in Two Places!' | Rob's Dream Job, Ep.3

Rob has returned to real life after jet-setting to Helsinki last week. Now he's in the edit suite, getting down to business, and letting you know who may be the best healer heading to the Olympics.

HKN Jets Canucks 20171012

Travis Green pulled Brock Boeser aside at the Vancouver Canucks' development camp in early July for a frank and honest discussion. During the course of that talk, the first-year head coach explained in no uncertain terms what the rookie winger needed to work on in order to have a chance of sticking in the NHL this season.

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Federal aviation investigators say retired star pitcher Roy Halladay performed steep turns and flew feet above the water in his small plane moments before his fatal crash two weeks ago.

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After losing to Ottawa in Toronto in last year's Grey Cup, the Stampeders now face Toronto in Ottawa on Sunday for the CFL title.

Seahawks Raiders Football

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday said Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch should be suspended by the NFL if he continues to protest during the national anthem after Lynch sat during a rendition of the song before Sunday's game in Mexico City.

Obit Terry Glenn Football

Former Cowboys receiver Terry Glenn died Monday following a one-vehicle rollover traffic accident near Dallas that left his fiancee slightly hurt, officials said. He was 43. Glenn played 12 seasons in the NFL, from 1996 to 2007, including six with the New England Patriots.

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Chipper Jones, Jim Thome and Omar Vizquel are among 19 first-time candidates on the Baseball Writers' Association of America ballot for baseball's Hall of Fame.

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Russia's parliament is getting involved in the Olympic participation debate, reportedly assisting the Kontinental Hockey League's attempt to prevent its players, including potential members of Team Canada, from playing in the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

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Toronto FC goes into the opening leg of the Eastern Conference final without the services of star players Jozy Altidore and Sebastian Giovinco. But with seven goals in just 22 games, Tosaint Ricketts has shown he's up to the task of filling their role.

Obit Novotna Tennis

Jana Novotna, who won the hearts of the tennis world by sobbing on the shoulder of a member of the British royal family after a tough loss in the Wimbledon final, has died at the age of 49. Novotna won her only Grand Slam singles title at Wimbledon in 1998, eventually triumphing after two losses in the final.

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It was a jam-packed weekend of high-performance sport around the world, including Canadian short track stars Kim Boutin and Marianne St-Gelais capturing World Cup season titles in Seoul, while the long track team racked up podium finishes in Norway.

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A year after going 5-13, Argonauts coach Marc Trestman and general manager Jim Popp have orchestrated a major turnaround to put Toronto into the Grey Cup game.

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After failing to find the podium on Saturday despite six top-10 finishes, Canada got back on track with four medals on Sunday, including a gold in men's team sprint, at the long track World Cup in Stavanger, Norway.

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