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The polls have just closed for two federal byelections being held tonight in Quebec and Alberta, including a race for former Conservative leader Rona Ambrose's seat.

Barry Neufeld

Chilliwack school trustee Barry Neufeld has denounced members of B.C.'s education system as "radical cultural nihilists" for their policies on gender rights and education.

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An Edmonton man is dead after he went into anaphylactic shock on a worksite where sandblasting was taking place with a walnut-based product.

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Warm weather in parts of Canada may deprive some areas of one of their trademark natural attractions — rich fall colours.

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Helen Pengelly didn't expect the hate mail she received after posting a medicine bag, feather and stick to eBay purportedly taken from a "Métis chief's" grave near Batoche, Sask., in 1885.

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The federal government will announce plans to boost payments made to families under the Canada child benefit program on Tuesday, CBC News has learned.

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Julie Snyder is the latest — and most high-profile person yet — to come forward with allegations of sexual assault or harassment against the founder of the Just for Laughs comedy festival, Gilbert Rozon.

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency kept three scientists from speaking at a Monday event in a move condemned by researchers and Democratic members of Congress as an attempt by the agency to silence a discussion of climate change.

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American lawmakers are demanding answers from their national government after a U.S.-born foe of Vladimir Putin was allegedly denied entry into the United States.

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New tests have found a wide range of previously undiscovered contaminants in polar bears around Hudson Bay.

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New York state's top prosecutor has launched a civil rights investigation into The Weinstein Co. following sexual assault allegations against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein.

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The Quebec government's new face-covering law will be approached with "common sense," a spokesperson for the province's justice minister says, amid criticism, protests and confusion over how the rules will be applied.

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Dalhousie law professors and senators are among those voicing support for the student who is facing disciplinary action over a Facebook post that expressed her frustration with Canada 150 celebrations.

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Ownership of Sir John Franklin's shipwrecked vessels — which were recently discovered in the Canadian Arctic after years of searching — is being transferred from Britain to Canada.

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Ottawa's approach to Myanmar might include expressions of concern, frank phone calls with civilian and military leaders, but not drastic ruptures, ruling out actions such as revoking Aung San Suu Kyi’s honorary Canadian citizenship — at least for now.

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Former Winnipeg broadcast personality and Red River College journalism instructor Steve Vogelsang has been charged with two counts of robbery involving two separate banks in Alberta.

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As the Bank of Canada prepares to announce its latest decision on interest rates, a new survey suggests a growing number of Canadians think they would be in financial trouble if rates go up again.

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Kelly Craft begins her job as U.S. ambassador to Canada today at a time of delicate diplomatic talks on the North American Free Trade Agreement.

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By mid-November, a 137-km all-season road will permanently connect Tuktoyaktuk to Inuvik, opening up the isolated hamlet in a way it never has been before.

Alyson Mosher

A TD Bank employee is speaking out because she's concerned that customers have no idea their private information — everything from their home address and phone number to chequing and savings accounts, lines of credit and mortgages — is being shared with offshore workers.

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The head of a company that runs a British Columbia casino alleged to have taken in millions that could be proceeds of crime says procedures to ensure compliance with regulations are strictly followed.

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Members of the Tsimshian First Nation have raised a new totem pole on Lelu Island to celebrate the cancellation of a major LNG project and declare stewardship over the island.

Barry Neufeld

Chilliwack school trustee Barry Neufeld has denounced members of B.C.'s education system as "radical cultural nihilists" for their policies on gender rights and education.

West End homicide

A 20-year-old woman has been charged with murder in the death of another woman in Vancouver’s West End earlier this month.

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The City of White Rock has negotiated a final price for the city's water utility, which it purchased from private provider EPCOR two years ago.

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Surrey Realtor Tanpreet Kaur Athwal has pleaded not guilty to one count of the first degree murder of 33-year-old Amanpreet Kaur Bahia.

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The spill occurred on the Coastal Inspiration vessel, which is now laid up for repairs. BC Ferries says Duke Point sailings are being redirected to Departure Bay.

Prince George RCMP

RCMP are investigating an early morning shooting that left one man injured and a dog dead in Prince George's VLA neighbourhood.

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Kamloops RCMP received a report that shots had been fired around 11:30 a.m. PT. Two men are now in hospital and RCMP are investigating the incident.

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Municipal operations resumed in Fernie Monday, and staff praised the efforts of first responders after an ammonia leak at the local arena left three men dead.

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A high pressure system is headed this way, bringing sunshine for days, but not before a bit more rain falls.

Battleground ridings: British Columbia

Twelve major cities including Vancouver, London and Paris, promised on Monday to buy only zero-emissions buses from 2025 and to make major areas free of fossil fuel emissions by 2030 to protect the environment.

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Amazon said Monday that it received 238 proposals from cities and regions in the United States, Canada and Mexico hoping to be the home of the company's second headquarters.

Missing person Frances Brown

The search for missing mushroom picker Frances Brown has been suspended eight days after it began in northwestern B.C., but family and friends continue to explore dense backcountry.

Stephen Vogelsang

Former Winnipeg broadcast personality and Red River College journalism instructor Steve Vogelsang has been charged with two counts of robbery involving two separate banks in Alberta.

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A rural community between Vernon and Salmon Arm is shaken as a police investigation into human remains found on a farm continues.

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The Union Steamship Company Marina also hopes to have mini floating homes in place by next summer to house workers who they say had nowhere to live this year.

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A man is dead and a woman is in hospital in serious condition after an overnight shooting in south Surrey.

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Despite the failure to collect 30,000 signatures to stop a proposed two-lane road through the park, those in opposition are vowing to fight on.

Alyson Mosher

A TD Bank employee is speaking out because she's concerned that customers have no idea their private information — everything from their home address and phone number to chequing and savings accounts, lines of credit and mortgages — is being shared with offshore workers.

Sports News

CBC | Sports News

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A new generation of ballplayers is featured in the World Series starting Tuesday night. Houston's dynamic infield duo of Correa and the diminutive Jose Altuve sparks the top offence in the major leagues. The tantalizing trio of Cody Bellinger, Corey Seager and Chris Taylor has the Los Angeles Dodgers in the Series for the first time since 1988.

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Anaheim Ducks forward Patrick Eaves has been diagnosed with Guillain-Barre syndrome, and his hockey career is on hold while he recovers.

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Connor McDavid will get an up-close look at Sidney Crosby when the Oilers visit the two-time defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday.

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On Sunday afternoon, almost one month to the day of his leukemia diagnosis, Brian Boyle returned to practice with the New Jersey Devils.

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Phoenix point guard Eric Bledsoe was sent home Monday, a day after the Suns fired coach Earl Watson and replaced him on an interim basis with Jay Triano.

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Cristiano Ronaldo was crowned player of the year on Monday at the FIFA Best ceremony at the London Palladium theater attended by runner-ups Messi and third-placed Neymar.

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Canada's Denis Shapovalov advanced to the second round of the Swiss Indoors tennis tournament with a 4-6, 6-2, 7-6 (3) win over Japan's Yuichi Sugita on Monday.

Miranda Biletski

Former competitive swimmer Miranda Biletski is prepared — after an already 10-year legal saga — to take on any appeals the University of Regina may file in a case that awarded her millions of dollars in damages.

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British-Canadian professional wrestler Davey Boy Smith Jr. says he drew on his years of grappling and self-defence to help save the life of a woman dangling from a Calgary bridge.

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Atlanta has declined its $8 million US option on 42-year-old knuckleballer R.A. Dickey. The former Toronto Blue Jays' starting pitcher was the Braves' most consistent starter this past season, going 10-10 with a 4.26 ERA.

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The Montreal Impact have fired head coach Mauro Biello. The move came a day after Montreal ended its Major Legue Soccer season with a loss at home to New England.

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It's clear the Montreal Canadiens are small up front, slow on the blue-line and usually standout goalie Carey Price has yet to find the form that has bailed out his teammates in the past. The team's 1-6-1 record also has fans at a loss.

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The Stampeders were completely out of it against Saskatchewan at home, which saw them lose for just the second time all season.They still top this week's rankings, but will need to straighten out some issues in order to fend off challengers.

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The Calgary Flames have placed Jaromir Jagr on injured reserve. The team said he was being evaluated for a lower-body injury. A player placed on injured reserve is ineligible to play in NHL games for seven days.

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Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott will play at least one more game before another ruling from a federal judge on his six-game suspension over domestic violence allegations.

Skate Canada Camp Patrick Chan

Patrick Chan has rewritten both his short and long programs to cut down on quads, a move that runs contrary to to skaters such as Japan's Yuzuru Hanyu and American Nathan Chen, who frequently utilize multiple quads in their routines.

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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 showing off his hockey IQ, Connor McDavid giving the Blackhawks the spins and a fight that looked more like a tug-of-war.

China Doping Allegation

WADA says the allegations of systematic doping in China during the 1980s and 90s were brought forward by a Chinese physician "who is said to have looked after several national teams in China during the decades in question."

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In the absence of reliable official data on concussions suffered by Canada's Olympic athletes, CBC Sports conducted its own research and found that a third of the country's 2018 hopefuls competing in high-impact or speed-driven sports have sustained a brain injury during their quest for the podium.

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With his family watching and cheering on his every stride, Canadian speed skater Denny Morrison took a serious step towards getting back to the Olympics for a fourth time.

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