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The Royal Canadian Regiment celebrates a century old battle where one of Canada's few known Muslim soldiers was killed in the First World War.

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The number of international adoptions has declined dramatically in Canada in the last five years due to tighter country controls, exorbitant costs and alternative parenting options. Last year, there were only 793 international adoptions in Canada, according to data from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC.)

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The demonstrations in Charlottesville were not indicative of a new "alt-right" trying to reclaim the United States for white people. Instead, they're part of a pattern of violent backlash that has often followed greater social justice for black people, Indigenous peoples and those of other racial and religious minorities.

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Big Ben, London’s most famous landmark, will stop tolling during extensive renovation work. The planned silence has caused a loud commotion across England's capital. Even Prime Minister Theresa May has called for a rethink of the shutdown, expected to be the longest in 157 years.

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As the U.S. grapples with white nationalists rallying in the streets and the violence that followed the protests in Charlottesville, Va., several soon-to-be-released video games are feeling disturbingly timely for some gamers.

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The Canadian military is grappling with how best to prevent its satellites from being shot down. Documents obtained by CBC News under access to information laws show defence officials are uncertain what their limits are when it comes to the use of force in the final frontier.

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Step aside, cheap chic and fast fashion: Luxury vintage resale is one of the fastest growing segments in retail. And a Canadian company is one of the world's leaders.

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Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said the operation to retake the town of Tal Afar, west of Mosul, from the Islamic State group has begun.

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Dick Gregory, who broke racial barriers in the 1960s and used his humour to spread messages of social justice and nutritional health, has died. He was 84.

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Thousands of people took to the streets of Boston on Saturday to protest hate speech a week after a woman was killed at a Virginia white-supremacist demonstration, and their shouts drowned out the "Free Speech" rally that sparked the counter-protest.

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For a party leader, not moving with any haste to win a seat in the House could be understood as a realistic assessment of the political significance of Parliament. It could also be a problematic assessment.

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A handful of attendees at a far-right rally were shouted down by thousands of those at a counter-protest.

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White supremacists tried to move their practices further into the mainstream. Instead, it elicited a broad coalition in opposition.

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Israeli police are investigating two cases involving allegations against Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu, which has some Israelis wondering if the prime minister can survive

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A Toronto IT consultant has dedicated himself to taking hospital patients outside of their rooms using custom-made movies and a set of virtual reality goggles.

NAFTA Renegotiation

Canadian negotiators are open to working on a timeline proposed by the U.S. to complete NAFTA renegotiations before the end of the year, CBC News has learned. A government source tells CBC News that Canada is willing to work quickly, but will not agree to a bad deal for the sake of meeting a deadline.

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To mark the 75th year since the disastrous raid on Dieppe, Paul Delorme, 97, and three other former soldiers have returned to the scene of their capture.

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For more than two decades, lawmakers, tech companies and consumers have held vastly different views on how to handle those who spread hate, racism and abuse online.

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Seeing next week's total solar eclipse isn't the only way to experience it. Two projects were developed to allow the visually impaired and blind be part of the astronomical event.

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Many in Barcelona feeling the strain and helplessness born of this week's attacks will tell you there is but one place in town guaranteed to help you feel a little better: a blood bank.

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The fair runs from August 19 to September 4 and features new attractions for Canada's 150th anniversary.

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Historical accounts of the gold rush along the Fraser river don't always include the disease and violence wrought by those in the pursuit of riches, but a new carving on display in Hope, B.C. aims to keep one nearly forgotten tragedy on the books.

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An expert gives us her four "picks" for great berries you can find in B.C.'s great outdoors.

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University of British Columbia education professor Michelle Stack says educators — particularly white educators — have to step up in the fight against racism.

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Festival headlined by an inclusive bicycle tour will run past some of Vancouver's most iconic landmarks, running through popular city streets.

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A frequent gym user at the University of Victoria says she was asked to change her shorts because they were too short.

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The unlocked house was "in a state of disarray" and didn't have any power. Officers went inside and found a body in one of the bedrooms.

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With recent billings like ZZ Top and Rick Springfield, organizers welcome new visitors — and new challenges

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A ban on hunting grizzlies for trophies was announced this week in B.C., but some experts say the move won’t protect the iconic bears.

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Lowering taxes? More affordable housing? New community centres? Burnaby's mayor, political pundits and critics weigh in.

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Now people flock to see the sun's light swallowed by the moon, but solar eclipses were long viewed with terror and awe — until humans learned to see them coming.

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A handful of attendees at a far-right rally were shouted down by thousands of those at a counter-protest.

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The PNE will open for its 107th year on Saturday. Vern Frick has worked there for over half of those years.

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A day after residents called on the government to take action, running water and additional portable toilets have been installed at a tent city in East Vancouver.

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Hate group experts and activists are applauding the move to let a potentially racist rally to go ahead in Vancouver, despite fears anti-immigrant speakers could spark violence.

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Const. Pat Kelly was on a routine patrol of the area when he found the structure.

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The Canadian killed in a recent terrorist attack in Barcelona was the father of a Vancouver police officer. The Vancouver Police Department released a statement Friday on behalf of the victim's daughter, Staff Sgt. Fiona Wilson.

Abbotsford homicide

A B.C. man has pleaded guilty in the death of Giuseppe "Joe" Zecca, 38, who was found badly injured at the side of an Abbotsford, B.C., road two years ago.

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Authorities in West Kelowna are investigating two fires in Glen Canyon Regional Park that sparked on steep terrain on consecutive days this week.

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BC Ferries is reporting the busiest first quarter (ending June 30) for vehicle traffic ever, and the highest level of passenger traffic in 20 years for the same period.

Sports News

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Simona Halep moved within a victory of the No. 1 ranking. The second-ranked Halep needed just 54 minutes to cruise past Sloane Stephens 6-2, 6-1 on Saturday in the Western & Southern Open semifinals.

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Nicolas Hasler scored his first goal of the season off a header to give Toronto FC the lead for good in a 3-1 victory over Chicago on Saturday night that ended the Fire's 11-game home unbeaten streak.

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On an August afternoon more than 35 years ago, a group of 11 and 12 year-olds from Northern Quebec came tantalizingly close to pulling off a baseball miracle.

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Samuel Girard and Kim Boutin will compete at the 2018 Olympics Games in Pyeongchang after qualifying for the provisional Canadian short-track team on Saturday.

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Aly Raisman is ready to talk about "the elephant in the room." And the six-time Olympic medal winning gymnast thinks it's time USA Gymnastics joins in a conversation she feels is long overdue.

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Quentin Laulu-Togaga'e scored two tries in a five-minute span in the second half as the Toronto Wolfpack downed the Newcastle Thunder 50-0 on Saturday in the fourth round of Kingstone Press League 1's Super 8s playoffs.

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Major League Baseball umpires are wearing white wristbands during games Saturday, protesting "abusive player behaviour" after Detroit second baseman was fined but not suspended for his recent verbal tirade against ump Angel Hernandez.

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Ricky Ray threw four TD passes in his return, leading the Toronto Argonauts past the Montreal Alouettes 38-6 on Saturday afternoon.

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The Hockey Night in Canada regular took a trip to Wrigley Field to help the Cubs with a long-standing seventh inning tradition.

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Rookie Ian Happ hit his 18th home run, Jose Quintana pitched six effective innings and the Chicago Cubs beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-3 Saturday to keep up their success against AL opponents.

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Olympic gymnastics champion Simone Biles is back in the gym. Just don't call it a comeback. At least, not yet.

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Sarah Milette and Sophiane Methot of Quebec captured bronze in the women's synchronized final at the trampoline World Cup in Minsk, Belarus on Saturday.

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Valerie Maltais of Saguenay, Que., withdrew from Canada's 2018 short-track speed skating team selections on Saturday due to a concussion. It follows Marianne St-Gelais's withdrawal with concussion-like symptoms last weekend.

Canada loses to Ireland in AFL International Cup final

Northern Lights lose heart breaker to Ireland 25-21 in Melbourne, Australia.

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Watch action from the 29th Summer Universiade in Taipei City, Taiwan.

CBC Sports Plays of the Week

A look at some of the best plays in the world of sports.

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While many people are familiar with the "Miracle on Ice," not so many are aware of Canada's version on the hardwood — an upset of Charles Barkley's U.S. team at the 1983 World University Games.

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Held every two years, the Summer Universiade is the world's largest multi-sport event outside of the Olympic Games. Here are the athletes to watch this year in Taipei City.

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Watch live action from the Festival International des Sports Extrêmes (FISE) World Series event in Budapest, Hungary.

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Watch live action on Sunday at 10 a.m. ET as some of the best track and field athletes from around the world compete at the IAAF Diamond League event in Birmingham, England. Pole vaulter Alysha Newman highlights a strong field of Canadian participants.

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