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Actresses Alyssa Milano and Minnie Driver are among the women criticizing Matt Damon for comments about sexual misconduct that he made during an interview this week.

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A change to the Canada Pension Plan to provide a flat-rate death benefit to help low-income families cover funeral costs falls short of what funeral homes say is needed to cover the cost of a final farewell.

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The ex-wife of former NBA player Lorenzen Wright has been charged in his slaying, more than seven years after his body was found in a field in his hometown of Memphis.

Barry Sherman

Toronto police say autopsies are being performed on two bodies found in a North York, Ont., home that belonged to billionaire Barry Sherman and his wife, Honey.

Laura Babcock

A jury has found Dellen Millard and Mark Smich guilty of first-degree murder in the death of Toronto woman Laura Babcock.

Sexual Misconduct Hollywood Commission

The biggest figures and institutions in entertainment have established a commission to be chaired by Anita Hill that intends to combat sexual misconduct and inequality in the industry in the wake of the huge wave of revelations spurred by allegations against Harvey Weinstein.

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Hydro One has released the names of the four crew members who were killed Thursday when their helicopter crashed in eastern Ontario.

Trump Sexual Misconduct

Expert predicts that in the era of online trolls, the risks associated with speaking to the press will grow — especially for women and minorities.

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Also in this edition: How media literacy can help combat conspiracy theories; lifestyle vs. drugs in Type 2 diabetes prevention; and plants can actually be sedated.

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As Star Wars: The Last Jedi opens in theatres, Christopher Wiebe, a professor at the University of Winnipeg and Canada Research Chair in quantum materials discovery, looked into a phenomenon in modern physics that resembles 'the Force.'

Zacharias Kunuk

In 2019, Zacharias Kunuk and Norman Cohn, as part of the artist collective Isuma, will represent Canada at one of the most prestigious art exhibitions in the world, the Venice Biennale.

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Irene Gyselinck's discovery that she never became Canadian has sent her life into a tailspin, leaving her unable to acquire valid ID and at risk of losing her health insurance.

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Canadians were supposed to be freed from cellphone unlocking fees come Dec. 1, but some with a Bell-locked phone have found they've had to fight for their freedom.

Derek Roy

Twenty-five Canadians chosen by Hockey Canada for this week's Channel One Cup tournament in Moscow are being sized up by general manager Sean Burke and head coach Willie Desjardins for the team that will go to the Winter Games in Pyeongchang.

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Transport Minister Marc Garneau arrived at the Senate this week spoiling for a fight. And he got one. What the normally even-keeled minister didn't expect was to lose his bid to get quick approval of his bill that sets the stage for an airline passengers bill of rights.

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On a weekend celebrating the game of hockey in the nation's capital, Ottawa Senators owner Eugene Melnyk put a damper on the festivities.

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Dave Brubaker, the women's national team director of Gymnastics Canada, has been charged with multiple sexual offences.

Fond-du-Lac crash

Investigators will analyze two recorders to figure out what happened aboard the ATR 42 airplane that crashed near Fond-du-Lac, Sask. late Wednesday.

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The teen who fatally beat and stabbed six-week-old Nikosis Cantre told a Saskatoon courtroom Friday she's 'truly sorry' and that 'if this happened to my baby, I would be very devastated.'

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A flashy Toronto-area defence lawyer who formerly represented convicted killer Dellen Millard is linked to the smuggling of clandestine letters Millard sent from jail to his girlfriend in an effort to sway witnesses at the Tim Bosma murder trial, according to court documents.

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Abbotsford violent assault suspect composite

Abbotsford police hope this drawing of a suspect, sought after a 23-year-old woman was pushed and restrained, will help people come forward to identify him.

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There’s no good time to be struggling with an eating disorder but the holidays would likely rank as one of the worst, according to a dietitian.

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An expansion of powers granted to U.S. officials by Canada's federal government put workers and travellers at risk, according to protesters and the B.C. Civil Liberties Association.

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A new public art installation proposed for Victoria has sparked debate over the merit and interpretation of city-funded artwork.

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A bear cub found alone on the side of the highway near Dawson Creek after a resident took it home to her dog pen was killed by the Conservation Officer Service in 2016. Now, B.C's top court has ruled the officer who shot the bear did not break the law.

Moses Li

Moses Li, an emergency nurse at St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver, is used to dealing with challenging medical situations but little could have prepared him for he saw on a recent trip to help Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh.

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Vancouver's poet laureate Rachel Rose has a whole new respect for law enforcement now after spending many nights on the case with officers and their canine partners.

Michael Yahgulanaas

Artist and storyteller Michael Yahgulanaas champions love in his 3rd Haida-manga mash-up

Therapy horses at UBC Okanagan

UBC Okanagan brought therapy horses onto campus to help students and staff de-stress during exam time.

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A Kamloops, B.C., organization has built a mobile bedbug extermination van to help people dealing with the insects clean their belongings.

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B.C.'s northern capital has seen many attempts to bring housing to downtown Prince George. Here are three of the most notable to never get off the ground.

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About 50 dead chum salmon who had not yet spawned were found in the creek.

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Irene Gyselinck's discovery that she never became Canadian has sent her life into a tailspin, leaving her unable to acquire valid ID and at risk of losing her health insurance.

Amanda Barnhardt cell phone

Canadians were supposed to be freed from cellphone unlocking fees come Dec. 1, but some with a Bell-locked phone have found they've had to fight for their freedom.

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Sam Gagner scored at 4:34 of overtime as the Vancouver Canucks snapped a four-game losing streak with a 4-3 victory over the San Jose Sharks on Friday night.

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It’s been nearly two weeks since an overheight truck seriously damaged an overpass in south Surrey, and local businesses are hurting.

Minister of Education Rob Fleming

Two Surrey elementary schools have received $10.4 million in provincial funding for seismic upgrades.

'Not at my show': Fan tossed from concert for Nazi salute

The music industry is reacting to a pro-Nazi gesture during a concert at a pub in Gastown last weekend. The audience member was ejected from the show. Now, some famous musicians are speaking out against what they call stereotypes within the heavy metal scene.

Sugar Mountain rally

Residents of the 'Sugar Mountain' tent city in Vancouver were ordered to leave the city owned lot on Franklin Street by Dec. 15, but many campers ignored that notice.

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Dave Brubaker, the women's national team director of Gymnastics Canada, has been charged with multiple sexual offences.

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Carter Hutton made a career-high 48 saves to earn his ninth career shutout as the St. Louis Blues beat the Winnipeg Jets 2-0 Saturday night.

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Craig Anderson made 28 saves for his 40th career shutout as the Ottawa Senators blanked the Montreal Canadiens 3-0 on Saturday in the NHL 100 Classic outdoor game.

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Custio Clayton dominated Cristian Coria of Argentina to claim the minor World Boxing Organization International welterweight title on Saturday night.

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Hockey commentator Don Cherry says the Senators will leave Ottawa if the club doesn't find a way to draw more fans to their games.

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Milan Lucic had a goal and assist and the Edmonton Oilers held off the Minnesota Wild 3-2 on Saturday.

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Vasily Koshechkin made 15 saves and Nikita Nesterov scored on a power play early in the third period as Russia beat Canada 2-0 on Saturday in the Canadians' final round-robin game at the Channel One Cup.

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Canada's Spencer O'Brien won gold on Saturday in the women's snowboard slopestyle at the Dew Tour. O'Brien, from Courtenay, B.C., laid down a 95-point monster second run that lifted her into first place in the eight-woman final.

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Canadian sliders made several trips to the podium at the luge World Cup event in Lake Placid, N.Y., on Saturday as Alex Gough led the way with two silver medals.

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Lewis Irving now has a podium finish to add to his resume after scoring a bronze medal in aerials at the World Cup event in Secret Garden, China, on Saturday.

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Erik Guay says he regrets competing at the alpine World Cup event in Val Gardena, Italy, this weekend, admitting afterwards that he "should have stayed at home" to deal with a lingering back injury.

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Canada took a silver of medal at a bobsleigh World Cup stop at the Igls track in Innsbruck, Austria, on Saturday, with Justin Kripps and Jesse Lumsden staking claim to the second-place spot.

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Lindsey Vonn powered down a shortened course to win a World Cup super-G race on Saturday and clinch her first victory of the season. It was the 33-year-old American skier's 78th World Cup race win, but her first since winning a downhill at Garmisch-Partenkirchen in January.

Derek Roy

Twenty-five Canadians chosen by Hockey Canada for this week's Channel One Cup tournament in Moscow are being sized up by general manager Sean Burke and head coach Willie Desjardins for the team that will go to the Winter Games in Pyeongchang.

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Ann-Renee Desbiens made 25 saves as the Canadian women's national team downed the United States 3-1 on Friday in pre-Olympic exhibition action.

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Canadian women's rugby sevens captain Jen Kish says she has one more season left in her before she retires. The 29-year-old Edmonton native turned to social media on Friday to announce that she plans to compete for one final season before hanging up her cleats.

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Trevor Daley scored a tiebreaking, short-handed goal midway through the second period and the Detroit Red Wings went on to beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-1 on Friday night.

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Dave Brubaker, the women's national team director of Gymnastics Canada, has been charged with multiple sexual offences.

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It was a night of sticky ice, last-minute player signings and a disappointingly small crowd. The glitches that marred the NHL's debut seem mere footnotes now as the world's premier hockey league celebrates its 100th anniversary with an outdoor game Saturday evening between the Montreal Canadiens and host Ottawa Senators.

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It may not be perfect to the trained eye, but American rapper Diddy's new vodka spot is sweeping social media — and it's cool with a couple of high-profile Canadian curlers.

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Watch as World Cup snowboarders go for gold in the parallel slalom event in Cortina, Italy.

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