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Sikhs make up less than two per cent of India's population, but among Indo-Canadians, have considerable political clout. Justin Trudeau's India trip, which includes a visit to the temple at the epicentre of Hindu-Sikh tensions, has presented a diplomatic challenge.

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Canada is opposed to Israel's plan to deport or imprison thousands of African asylum seekers and has officially registered its concerns.

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Trust in what we read online is eroding quickly, and social media and 'Big Tech' are facing blame. It's even reaching a tipping point for advertisers, who are threatening to pull their ad dollars from the digital domain unless things change — fast.

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As a majority of Canadians celebrate Family Day, scholars in a growing field dissect the forces that lead to what may be the mere illusion of family love, harmony and altruism.

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Media outlets including CBC News made a rare request to broadcast and live stream portions of a murder trial, but the judge in the Gerald Stanley case denied the request.

Dr. Joseph Copeland

A civil liberties association and doctors group in B.C. are raising concerns after a doctor whose name is similar to a sex offender's was ordered to be fingerprinted to prove his identity. The doctor predicts all doctors and nurses will be required to be fingerprinted down the road — a suspicion the RCMP appears to confirm in an email to CBC News.

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There’s a familiar pattern that follows mass shootings in the U.S., but the students in Parkland, Fla., are determined to break it. Not content to simply accept the country’s thoughts and prayers, they’re speaking out and holding lawmakers’ feet to the fire on gun control.

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Battleford RCMP responded to a call on a rural property west of North Battleford, where the homeowners say someone trespassed on their property and nearly shot the husband in the head.

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Oxfam's country director in Haiti admitted to using prostitutes at his residence during a relief mission before resigning in 2011, according to an internal investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct released by the charity on Monday.

Bobby Ballantyne housing protest

A Manitoba man woke up to learn his mother and her partner were killed in a fatal trailer fire on his reserve just days after setting up a tent to protest poor living conditions on his First Nation.

Black Panther Movie

Black Panther has not only taken the box office by storm during its opening weekend, but has inspired movements ranging from fashion to voting.

Becca Schofield

Becca Schofield, the teen whose campaign to spread kindness became a global movement, has died.

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An insistent alarm is being raised over the rising probability the world will trip into its next major conflict rather than deliberately march into it.

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Opposition is mounting to a coalition’s plan to block Canadians from accessing piracy websites. Many Canadians fear that the plan — backed by media companies such as Bell, Rogers and CBC — could lead to rampant internet censorship

Howard Kim impersonator

Australian performer Kim Jong "Um" is drawing a lot of attention at Olympic Games venues for his impersonation of the North Korean leader. He says he also earned a kick from angry North Korean delegates.

Ross Rebagliati

Snowboard legend Ross Rebagliati is hoping to capitalize on both his Olympic drive and his connections with cannabis to strike gold again - this time through a new business venture.

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Israel is offering nearly 40,000 Africans living in the country a choice: be sent to a detention facility, or be deported to an African country with a plane ticket and a cheque. As correspondent Derek Stoffel reports, some Israelis say the plan goes against Jewish values.

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Like Jupiter's Great Red Spot, Neptune has had its own raging storm. Astronomers using Hubble have discovered that this once-enormous storm is rapidly shrinking.

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An Iranian commercial airplane brought back into service only months ago after being grounded for seven years has crashed in a foggy, mountainous region of southern Iran, and officials said they feared all 65 people on board were killed.

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Venting his fury over the Russia investigation, U.S. President Donald Trump asserted that the Obama administration bears some blame for the election meddling, insisted he never denied that the Kremlin interfered in the 2016 U.S. campaign and said "they are laughing their asses off in Moscow."

BC News

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Dr. Joseph Copeland

A civil liberties association and doctors group in B.C. are raising concerns after a doctor whose name is similar to a sex offender's was ordered to be fingerprinted to prove his identity. The doctor predicts all doctors and nurses will be required to be fingerprinted down the road — a suspicion the RCMP appears to confirm in an email to CBC News.

Vancouver Burnaby

British Columbia's New Democrats are promising initiatives in Tuesday's budget to increase the supply of affordable homes for families, students and seniors, while also bringing in measures to dampen speculation in the real estate market.

Missing man Ryan Shtuka

RCMP and Kamloops Search and Rescue is looking for Ryan Shtuka who left a party on Burfield Drive around 2 a.m. on Saturday Feb. 17 and hasn't been seen or heard from since.

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Canada's Cassie Sharpe soared into the final after posting the highest qualifying score. On her second run, the Comox, B.C., native topped her previous score with a 93.40 after landing a cork 1080, which features three full spins.

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Helen Jennens says the deaths of her sons, Rian Leinweber and Tyler Leinweber could have been prevented if doctors had checked their drug histories on B.C.'s unique real-time database PharmaNet.

Victoria Sex Assault Suspect

Police say the male suspect followed two girls into a shopping mall

Sean Dougherty ALMA telescope

A man from the South Okanagan is about to become the boss at the world's largest telescope observatory located in Chile.

Highway 97C collision

Social media images appear to show at least six vehicles involved in the collision.

Joe Ayres Vancouver Housing Rally Sunday Feb 18, 2018

Hundreds gathered at Vancouver's Jack Poole Plaza to demand changes to make the city more affordable, and housing more secure.

Lunar New Year Parade Vancouver 2018

The parade featured lion dances, marching bands and martial arts troupes.

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In the heart of Vancouver's Chinatown a new restaurant is ringing in the Lunar New Year by celebrating traditional Chinese values while embracing the future of the neighbourhood.

Julia snowshoeing

Compared to downhill skiing and the snowboard halfpipe, snowshoeing might seem fairly tame. But in the winter months, search and rescue teams respond to more calls about snowshoers than avalanches.

Cold homeless person sleeping on street

Three Vancouver community centres will open Feb. 18 to Feb. 20 as warming shelters to help the homeless as overnight temperatures expected to drop below zero.

Jen Hodge

B.C. bassist Jen Hodge shares her inspiration for her new album, All's Fair in Love and Jazz.

Boulder Mountain

He was reported as missing on Friday.

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From seeds to rodents, master gardener Brian Minter offers tips on how to set yourself up for a successful year of gardening.

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Chris Mosier challenged the International Olympic Committee guidelines on gender in 2015, paving the way for future transgender athletes.

Paul Pigat a.k.a. Cousin Harley

B.C. musician Paul Pigat — commonly known by his alter-ego Cousin Harley — has released a Merle Travis tribute album.

BC Hydro crews Burnaby BC

BC Hydro is actively working to restore power to thousands after strong winds and snow caused outages across the South Coast.

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"It gave me a little lump in my throat when the idea (for the cartoon) first kind of popped up."

Sports News

CBC | Sports News

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Here's a quick recap of all the important Olympic news you might have missed overnight, and a look at what's still to come later today.

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The ice dance at the 2018 Olympics has the hallmarks of a classic showdown written all over it. Legends Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir versus the brilliant French team of Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron. And it lived up to the hype.

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With the World Cup season set to resume in March in Lahti, Finland, Calgary ski jumper Mackenzie Boyd-Clowes will leave Pyeongchang happy with how he represented his sport and his country, although he acknowlegdes the strangeness in celebrating top-30 finishes.

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A spokesman for the International Olympic Committee says a failed doping test by a Russian curler could keep the country's banned federation from being reinstated and marching under the national flag at the closing ceremony of the Olympics in Pyeongchang.

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French ice dancers Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron's short program was overshadowed by an unfortunate wardrobe malfunction.

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Dani Cameranesi scored two goals and added an assist, and the United States will play for the gold medal that has eluded them for nearly two decades after shutting out Finland 5-0 Monday.

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Rachel Homan has put Canada's women's curling team into playoff contention with an 8-3 win over Japan at the Pyeongchang Olympics.

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Canadian ice dancers Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir were on their game in Pyeongchang on Monday, eclipsing their own world-record in the short dance at the Winter Olympics in South Korea.

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Canadian Laurie Blouin is fourth after the qualifying round of the women's big air competition at the Olympics in Pyeongchang.

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Auston Matthews scored with 30.2 seconds left to give the Toronto Maple Leafs a 3-2 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Sunday night.

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Canada's Cassie Sharpe soared into the final after posting the highest qualifying score. On her second run, the Comox, B.C., native topped her previous score with a 93.40 after landing a cork 1080, which features three full spins.

Rachel Homan Canada Olympics Curling

Rachel Homan has put Canada's women's curling team into playoff contention with an 8-3 win over Japan at the Pyeongchang Olympics.

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Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir look to cap off their Olympic career the way they started it — with another gold medal. Eight years after their triumph in Vancouver, the Canadian duo is one of the favourites heading into the ice dance competition.

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Team Canada did not win their group and face a more difficult path to move on in the Olympic men's hockey tourney. However, a 4-0 win on Sunday against Korea earned the Canadians a much-needed extra day off to prepare for what should be a game against Finland.

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Former New York Islanders goalie Kevin Poulin led Canada to a quarter-final berth at the Olympics with a 19-save shutout in Sunday's 4-0 victory over host South Korea in its final game of the preliminary round.

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The Canadian pair sits in second after posting a combined two-run time of one minute, 38.49 seconds on Sunday. They trail the German team of Nico Walther and Christian Poser, who are first in 1:38.39.

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A call from Toronto Maple Leafs head coach Mike Babcock gave Rachel Homan's team some extra motivation before earning its second straight victory following an 0-3 start at the Olympics.

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Russian bronze medallist Alexander Krushelnitsky has surrendered his accreditation and departed the Olympic Village amid a doping probe, according to Reuters.

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The bronze medallist said "Hi" to his mom and then tried to get his sister a boyfriend, on national television.

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Canadian Alex Beaulieu-Marchand soared to bronze with a best-run score of 92.40 in the men's ski slopestyle final on Sunday in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

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