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Thousands descended on Toronto's downtown core to march in the city's Pride parade, turning what was an otherwise dreary, grey day into a rainbow of celebration.

The National

Welcome to The National, the flagship nightly newscast of CBC News

Chief of Defence Staff Gen. Jonathan Vance

Canadians who remember the last substantial peacekeeping mission of a couple decades ago will have to brace themselves to accept that the upcoming mission in Mali is not that, says Gen. Jonathan Vance.

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John Holer, founder of the Niagara Falls amusement park and zoo Marineland, has died.

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Chelsey van Staveren knew something was wrong when she saw a whirlwind on the ground — a dust devil — connecting with the swirling undercarriage of a storm cloud in the distance.

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Turkey's national electoral board has pronounced incumbent President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as the winner of the country's presidential election with an "absolute majority" of valid votes.

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Nearly half of all youth who end up in custody across Canada are Indigenous, a statistic that a Manitoba activist says shows unacceptable and systemic racism.

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Advocates for migrant workers and independent businesses say the case points to inadequacies in Canada's immigration system, which they say privileges educated, high-income earners over workers from lower socio-economic backgrounds.

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The Blood Tribe, the largest First Nation in Canada, is seeking a major land claim in southern Alberta that would cover a much bigger swath of prairie landscape, including the town of Cardston and part of Waterton Lakes National Park.

Germany House Explosion

German police say 25 people were injured, four of them severely, when an explosion destroyed a building in the western city of Wuppertal.

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A small advance team has arrived in Mali for Canada's first substantial peacekeeping mission in nearly two decades.

Egor Cherniuk

As Russia celebrates hosting soccer’s World Cup, political exiles gather far away in Germany, including young Egor Cherniuk. He was forced to flee across the border carrying only his backpack — a fate that has befallen many who oppose Vladimir Putin.

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Considering a career in the cannabis business? Now may be the time to jump in as marijuana companies ramp up production and rush to fill jobs ahead of pot’s legalization on Oct. 17.

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Shawn Mendes's musical success has been transformative, he says, not just professionally but personally as well.

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CBC's Marketplace rounds up the consumer and health news you need from the week, including a social media campaign to #BuyCanadian, details on pot legalization and reinventing Aeroplan's rewards program.

Retirement

A B.C. man discovered that he will only get partial CPP after splitting it years ago with an ex-spouse who died before it was ever claimed.

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More than 100 people with diplomatic status in Canada have claimed asylum here in the last two years.

Liane Faulder

The dilemma haunted Liane Faulder for months. She felt compelled to find an actor who had lost both legs to portray the role of a soldier in a stage play loosely based on the story of Master Cpl. Paul Franklin, whose story she had chronicled in a book called The Long Walk Home. But when she began exploring the world of acting, entertainment and disabilities a whole new story emerged.

Ryan Hoag

After weeks of sleepless nights in Tokyo hotel rooms, five Canadian families will finally be able to return home with the Japanese-born children they are adopting.

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An extensive court battle has seen Shaw Communications lose a bid to transfer the tax responsibility for the cost of its paper invoices to its customers.

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Ontario is the only province to cover deficits in defined benefit pension plans. Now, Sears pensioners in B.C. are calling on the province to do the same.

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The work of eight different Indigenous artists now adorn the corridors and chambers of Victoria's City Hall.

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A new University of Victoria study will explore how technology like Amazon's Alexa can be used to help those with memory loss.

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The Lheidli T'enneh First Nation in north-central B.C. have turned down a groundbreaking treaty with the Canadian and provincial governments.

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Hot Air host Margaret Gallagher share some picks for this year's festival

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Police say the attack does not appear to be random and no suspects have been arrested.

Namu Inc.

Victoria-based historian Jason Colby traces the history of how British Columbians’ view of killer whales has changed over time in a new book, inspired by his own personal family history.

Rose wine

As the temperatures warm and patio dining season is here, many in B.C. will have rose-coloured glasses. Our wine columnist has suggestions for great wine to fill those glasses with.

Air India memorial

Dozens of people gathered in Vancouver's Stanley Park Saturday to remember the 331 victims who died when Air India Flight 182 was bombed on June 23, 1985.

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With the school year ending in B.C., many young people will be turning their attention to summer jobs. However, experts say young people are especially susceptible to both injuries and being taken advantage of by employers.

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The developers behind the Jumbo Glacier Resort proposal are asking the B.C. Supreme Court to overturn a government decision that killed the ski resort three years ago.

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Advocates for migrant workers and independent businesses say the case points to inadequacies in Canada's immigration system, which they say privileges educated, high-income earners over workers from lower socio-economic backgrounds.

Retirement

A B.C. man discovered that he will only get partial CPP after splitting it years ago with an ex-spouse who died before it was ever claimed.

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Fort St. James RCMP are investigating the suspicious death of female found dead on the Yekooche Reserve.

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A decision by the University of British Columbia's student-led Alma Mater Society to stop providing support for a sexual assault support centre has some university community members concerned about the resources available to victims of sexual violence.

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Vancouver Police are investigating after a stabbing on West Hastings Street sent one man to hospital.

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The idea of a marine trail connecting B.C.'s Discovery Islands and Campbell River is meeting local some local resistance.

Ryan Hoag

After weeks of sleepless nights in Tokyo hotel rooms, five Canadian families will finally be able to return home with the Japanese-born children they are adopting.

Al Neil

The Blue Cabin's undeniable vintage charm is at the at centre of a Grunt Gallery exhibition running to the end of July.

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Kelly Loden is angry and embarrassed that he fell for the scheme, but says the scammers would have no power if Canadians all understood one thing.

Sports News

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R.J. Barrett Canada China Basketball

R.J. Barrett had a game-high 21 points as Canada's men's senior basketball team beat China 108-72 on Sunday in the back half of the Pacific Rim Basketball Classic.

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Kendrys Morales connected for a pinch-hit homer in the 10th inning, sending the Toronto Blue Jays to a 7-6 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Sunday.

FIFA World Cup Wrap: June 24

Harry Kane's hat trick leads England to the Round of 16, Japan and Senegal are fit to be tied, and Colombia eliminates Poland.

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Jo Inge Berget scored twice and coach Domenec Torrent celebrated his New York City FC debut with a 2-1 victory over Toronto FC on Sunday.

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The Washington Capitals have re-signed John Carlson to a $64 million, eight-year contract that allows the Stanley Cup champions to keep the do-it-all defenceman.

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Canada's Heather Bansley and Brandie Wilkerson earned a silver medal on Sunday on the FIVB beach volleyball world tour in Ostrava, Czech Republic.

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Mohamed Salah told Egypt team officials and teammates that he is considering retiring from international play because he is angry about being used as a political symbol while the World Cup squad was based in Chechnya, two people close to the player told The Associated Press.

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The Toronto Argonauts on Sunday said veteran quarterback Ricky Ray has feeling in his extremities and no concussion symptoms, a day after he was carted off the field with a neck injury.

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Radamel Falcao's first World Cup goal led Colombia to a 3-0 victory over Poland on Sunday in Kazan, Russia, and kept the team in the running for a spot in the knockout round.

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Marin Cilic saved a match point on his way to defeating Novak Djokovic 5-7, 7-6 (4), 6-3 as he claimed a second Queen's Club title on Sunday in London.

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Senegal twice took the lead. Japan drew even both times. Then, Keisuke Honda came off the bench and scored from close range in the 78th minute to give the Japanese a 2-2 draw with Senegal on Sunday at the World Cup.

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Graham Vigrass had 18 points to lead Canada in a 3-0 win over Japan on Sunday in its final Volleyball Nations League match in Jiangmen, China. The Canadians failed to advance to the final round by finishing outside the top six.

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The Ottawa Senators and defenceman Chris Wideman have agreed to terms on a one-year contract extension worth $1 million US. His 2017-18 season ended on Nov. 16 due to a torn hamstring.

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Harry Kane scored a hat trick to help England to its most one-sided World Cup victory, a 6-1 rout of Panama on Sunday that secured a place in the last 16 with a game to spare.

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Borna Coric defeated defending champion Roger Federer 7-6 (6), 3-6, 6-2 to win the Gerry Weber Open on Sunday in Halle, Germany.

Golden Knights Islanders Hockey

Ilya Kovalchuk signed with the Kings in his return to the NHL, the Hurricanes and Flames pulled off a five-player trade, and John Tavares will now explore different possibilities for his future. After a dull first round of the draft, action picked up Saturday as teams laid the groundwork for more moves.

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FIFA's disciplinary committee has opened proceedings against Swiss players Granit Xhaka and Xherdan Shaqiri for Albanian-themed nationalist goal celebrations during their 2-1 win over Serbia in Kaliningrad, Russia.

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Russian forward Ilya Kovalchuk has agreed to a three-year, $18.75 million US deal to return to the NHL with the Los Angeles Kings.

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Growing up in a small northern Ontario town, Eric Radford struggled with his sexuality and was tormented by people who told him figure skating wasn't a sport for boys. But he stayed true to himself, becoming an Olympic champion and a hero back home — with the street named after him to prove it.

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Get up to speed on the latest key signings as the NHL's free-agent market gets set to open on July 1.

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