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A popular internet meme has joined the ranks of the swastika and the burning cross in the Anti-Defamation League's hate symbol database. But how did a cartoon frog with humble origins as a lovable indie comic book character become an emblem of white supremacy?

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Saskatchewan MP Andrew Scheer has made it official: he's filed his papers and paid his first $25,000 registration fee to run for the leadership of the Conservative Party.

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Homa Hoodfar is set to arrive in Montreal after three months in an Iranian prison. "Everybody is conflicted between wanting to be with her and spend time with her and also the need to be really, really respectful of what she's been through," a friend said.

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Aging Canadian homeowners are increasingly deciding to stay where they are and renovate instead, especially since more adult children are still living under their roof.

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Donald Trump has claimed victory in Monday's presidential debate with Hillary Clinton, using online "polls" as his evidence. The only problem is those polls are bunk, and the legitimate polls show Clinton won comfortably.

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UNICEF says almost 100 children have been killed, and 223 have been injured amid intense fighting that has gripped the Syrian city of Aleppo since Friday.

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Turkey's attempt to have Twitter block journalist Mahir Zeynalov is the latest example in a disturbing trend of governments getting social media companies to censor their critics, digital rights groups say.

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge continue their Yukon visit today, beginning with a visit to a local museum and a walk through the downtown area.

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Dutch-led criminal investigators say they have solid evidence that a Malaysian jet was shot down by a Buk missile that had been moved into eastern Ukraine from Russia.

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Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada paid a consultant $134,000 to answer the question: Why are construction projects on First Nations reserves so frequently over budget? The answer: Look in a mirror.

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The personal health information of hundreds of patients is breached every year, but most Canadians live in provinces where health-care providers don't have to tell victims or privacy watchdogs.

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"Today, the federal government approved the Pacific Northwest LNG project," Environment Minister Catherine McKenna reported. It is, McKenna said, an investment worth $11 billion. But she was at pains to justify it.

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Streaming services are the future, so why is Shomi already calling it quits? It appears you just can't offer a standard streaming service; you have to offer one good enough to take on juggernaut Netflix.

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In California's farm belt, "pesticide drift" means danger is in the wind. Residents want new laws to protect half a million children who go to school near fields sprayed with pesticides

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Providence Crosstown Clinic in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside gives free heroin to longtime addicts. It's a controversial program, and the clinic's research co-ordinator admits they're enabling addicts. "We are enabling them to have a meaningful life again."

BC News

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B.C. Premier Christy Clark

Premier Christy Clark is scheduled to address about 2,000 municipal leaders this afternoon at the annual Union of British Columbia Municipalities convention underway in Victoria.

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Vancouverites renting out their homes on Airbnb and other short-term rental sites will soon need a new business licence, according to Mayor Gregor Robertson.

BEAR KILLED IN NORTH VANCOUVER

RCMP say a grey-coloured vehicle took off from the 1800-block of Berkley Road after the collision.

REGENT HOTEL FIRE

Firefighters found a resident's personal belongings on fire on the fifth floor.

William and Kate arrive at MacBride Museum in Whitehorse

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge continue their Yukon visit today, beginning with a visit to a local museum and a walk through the downtown area.

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Providence Crosstown Clinic in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside gives free heroin to longtime addicts. It's a controversial program, and the clinic's research co-ordinator admits they're enabling addicts. "We are enabling them to have a meaningful life again."

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It was a nearly four-hour wait for paramedics after a two vehicle collision in South Surrey this week, leaving firefighters to look after the victims.

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After hearing of the incident, a Terrace signmaker has volunteered to create a new one for free.

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The platinum and diamond brooch seen on the Duchess of Cambridge has been worn by three generations of women in the Royal family on Canadian visits.

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A barge loaded with roughly 40 tonnes of garbage pulled from Vancouver Island beaches arrived in Delta on Monday.

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A plan by BC Hydro to turn off the power to dozens of Commercial Drive businesses for most of Wednesday, Sept. 28, so crews can repair power poles, has left many people upset.

Vancouver real estate

NDP housing critic David Eby is once again calling for changes to the tax system after compiling new data on land titles in Vancouver.

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Retired Government House executive chef Daniel von Kanel says every detail in the kitchen is accounted for during royal visits, but things don't always go as planned.

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A woman who ran the largest Ponzi scheme in B.C. history stood before a judge Tuesday to apologize for her actions. Rashida Samji faces between four and eight years for her crimes. She'll be sentenced on Wednesday.

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The federal government has conditionally approved the Pacific NorthWest liquefied natural gas project in British Columbia with 190 legally binding conditions.

Sports News

CBC | Sports News

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Hamilton Tiger-Cats head coach Kent Austin has been suspended for Saturday's game against Calgary and fined $10,000 for making contact with an official during a game last week.

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Three Olympic boxers — including one who bet on himself to lose — received "severe reprimands" on Wednesday for betting on fights during last month's Rio de Janeiro Games.

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Montreal Canadiens forward Andrew Shaw will have a telephone hearing with the league’s department of player safety Thursday after he knocked Washington defence prospect Connor Hobbs face-first into the end boards in Tuesday's pre-season game.

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Despite the hack of personal medical information from some of the world's leading athletes, the World Anti-Doping Agency says its overall electronic database is safe.

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The Canadians edged Team Europe with a 3-1 win in Game 1 of the best-of-three World Cup of Hockey final on Tuesday night in Toronto. What did we learn from the victory?

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J.J. Watt was placed on injured reserve Wednesday with a back injury, leaving the Houston Texans without their star defensive end for at least two months, and possibly the rest of the season.

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Andrew Fox had everything he needed to make one of life's biggest decisions on Tuesday night: the engagement ring, the perfect woman and a beautiful early autumn night at Yankee Stadium. What he didn't have was steady hands.

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Canada earned a 3-1 win over Team Europe in the opener of the World Cup of Hockey final on Tuesday night, but the underdogs controlled play for long stretches in an admirable performance.

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Canada took the first game of the World Cup of Hockey final, beating Team Europe 3-1 on Tuesday at Air Canada Centre.

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The reigning NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers reflected on their success in the final as they embark on a new season.

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The Calgary Stampeders were sombre as they went back to practice following teammate Mylan Hicks' shooting death early Sunday.

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Connor McDavid finally hit the ice Tuesday with his new linemate — the six-foot-three freight train named Milan Lucic — and was barely off the ice before passing judgment.

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