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The Trudeau government is keeping the door open to sending more helicopters to Mali to ensure the Canadian Forces can provide round-the-clock medical evacuations in what is expected to be a harsh operating environment.

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An international team of investigators said Thursday that detailed analysis of video images and photos has unequivocally established that the Buk missile that brought down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine nearly four years ago came from a Russia-based military unit, the clearest link yet published by the team to the involvement of Russian military in the deadly missile strike.

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Can insurance companies like Aviva secretly plant cameras in a private business in the hope of catching it doing something wrong? That’s the question an Ontario court will address next month.

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The Department of National Defence may have dug up and disposed of barrels containing chemicals at a New Brunswick military base decades ago — but they're not the ones at the centre of a renewed controversy over Agent Orange use at CFB Gagetown, said a former civilian employee of the department.

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A procedure called CEASE therapy is based on the scientifically unsupported claim that most autism spectrum disorder is caused by vaccines.

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Whether Alberta should return to a "flat tax" on income has been the subject of debate recently. But even if the province reverted to its old system, most Albertans would still pay more than people in B.C. and Ontario.

CANADA-ONTARIO/NDP

As Liberals crash in the polls and Ford Nation politics fails to satisfy, suddenly an NDP win in Ontario is no longer far-fetched. But will their economic policies survive?

Dr. Donald Weaver

After a series of high-profile drug failures, researchers are being forced to question their primary hypothesis of Alzheimer's disease.

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On Friday the European Union will bring into effect some of the world's strictest online privacy rules — new regulations that some experts say will afford Canadian internet users more protections, as well.

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Passengers on board the first military Hercules plane carrying residents from a fire-threatened Manitoba community were exhausted but relieved to be heading to safety Wednesday evening.

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North Korea has carried out what it says is the demolition of its nuclear test site in the presence of foreign journalists.

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The Trump administration launches a national security investigation into car and truck imports that could lead to new U.S. tariffs similar to those imposed on imported steel and aluminum in March.

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The federal government has blocked the sale of Canadian construction company Aecon Group Inc. to Chinese interests. The controversial deal between Aecon and CCCI would have been worth $1.5 billion.

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Judge rules in lawsuit that the discussions arising from the U.S. president's tweets should be considered a public forum.

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​China's ambition to soft-land a spacecraft on the far side of the moon later this year faces considerable challenges, but if successful would propel the country's space program to the forefront of one of the most important areas of lunar exploration, experts say.

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Yulia Skripal survived an assassination attempt that U.K. authorities blame on Russia. But the daughter of one of Russia's most famous spies says she wants to return to her country "in the longer term," despite being poisoned.

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The judge in the trial of corrupt cop Craig Ruthowsky made it abundantly clear Wednesday that the disgraced Hamilton police officer is in line for a heavy sentence.

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U.S. President Donald Trump rails against Mexico and Canada's efforts in renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement, saying both neighbours have been very difficult.

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A few days after moving, Steven Baker phoned his insurance company to inform them that his address in Toronto had changed. Then he was told his car insurance would shoot up by about $600 a year — just because of his new neighbourhood.

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Divorced parents and family law experts are greeting bill C-78, which updates the Divorce Act for the first time in more than 20 years, with some measure of optimism.

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The $100 million Canada Games Pool replacement design promotes warm water leisure swimming over competitive swimming. Members of the resident swim club feel their stake in the facility is being ignored.

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Fire officials said the fire was about 2,500 square feet in size and was encroaching on nearby hydro towers.

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The Burnaby Board of Trade has released its own report on mobility pricing, ahead of a potential road pricing scheme set to be released at the TransLink Mayors' Council meeting Thursday morning.

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A new overdose prevention site in the alley behind St. Paul's Hospital is the first place drug users can inject under supervision in Vancouver outside the Downtown Eastside neighbourhood.

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Some B.C. flood victims might not be eligible for Disaster Financial Assistance because of a change in the flood insurance that's available in B.C.

Anke Zimmermann

A procedure called CEASE therapy is based on the scientifically unsupported claim that most autism spectrum disorder is caused by vaccines.

SJ Brooks

SJ Brooks, 32, who earned an MA at McGill University, had a passion for cycling that began during those student years, according to Marissa Plamondon-Lu, the owner of Montreal's Bikurious bike shop.

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Taleeb Noormohamed announced his bid to become Vision Vancouver's candidate for mayor.

Twin Lakes

Members of the Canadian Armed Forces are in the Twin Lakes area, near Penticton, to construct a sandbag dike and protect homes along the waterfront.

Shooterin VPD Video

The Vancouver Police Department has released a video of a simulated public shooting as a way to help people in the event they're faced with a shooter bent on inflicting mass harm.

Microplastics

“We found microbeads in the smallest bits of sediment and in a concentration equal to the amounts of silt and organic matter,” one researcher said.

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A consortium of major airlines serving Vancouver International Airport (YVR) is building a 13-kilometre underground jet fuel pipeline through Richmond to YVR

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A 40-year-old man is in hospital after being stabbed at a farm in Abbotsford. Two men have been arrested.

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Pride Flag and Trans Flag will fly outside of Vancouver City Hall through the summer in honour of contributions from the LGBTQ community.

Crescent Beach

The City of Surrey is hatching a plan to buy out roughly 400 Crescent Beach homes to prepare for the prospect of rising sea levels due to climate change.

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Opening urgent family care centres to ease long waits at walk-in clinics and emergency rooms was one of the promises the NDP made during the 2017 campaign.

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Some youth in a number of Metro Vancouver municipalities walked out of class Wednesday afternoon to protest the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.

BC man facing terror charges

Othman Hamdan was acquitted last September of three terrorism charges but immigration officials arrested him on grounds that he poses a danger to Canadians.

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A family of thrilled travellers got the star treatment Wednesday after Cheryl Spangler arrived in Vancouver as the city's 25 millionth cruise passenger.

Indian Arm

A North Vancouver family was boating on the Indian Arm Monday when the two youngsters were found in the cabin groggy from exposure to carbon monoxide.

Sports News

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President Donald Trump praised an NFL policy banning kneeling during the "The Star-Spangled Banner," saying that "maybe you shouldn't be in the country" if you don't stand for the anthem.

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Nick Henry scored a hat trick as the Regina Pats eliminated Western Hockey League rival the Swift Current Broncos from the Memorial Cup with a 6-5 victory on Wednesday night.

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Rookie Jayson Tatum scored 24 points and Al Horford had 15 points and 12 rebounds to help the Boston Celtics beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 96-83 on Wednesday night and take a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven Eastern Conference finals.

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Andrelton Simmons hit a tiebreaking two-run single in the ninth inning to help the Los Angeles Angels to a 5-4 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Wednesday night.

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The Washington Capitals are heading to the Stanley Cup final. Washington downed the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-0 on Wednesday in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference final.

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Milwaukee Police Chief Alfonso Morales apologized to Bucks guard Sterling Brown on Wednesday for a January arrest that started with a parking violation and escalated to include use of a stun gun, and said some officers had been disciplined.

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Canadian tennis teen Denis Shapovalov has opponents paying attention as the year's second major set to begin in Paris.

David Quinn

The New York Rangers have hired Boston University's David Quinn as their new head coach.

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NFL owners have approved a new policy aimed at addressing the firestorm over national anthem protests, permitting players to stay in the locker-room during The Star-Spangled Banner, but requiring them to stand if they come to the field.

Memorial Cup attendance

The organizing committee chair for the 100th Memorial Cup says that a high fee to host the tournament has caused increased ticket prices and impacted attendance.

Michele O'Keefe

The organization announced Wednesday that Michele O'Keefe is stepping down from her role as president/CEO on June 30. O'Keefe has accepted a position as associate director, athletics and recreation in her hometown of Welland, Ont.

Michael Phelps

After revealing the depths of his depression — and even thoughts of suicide after his second drunken-driving arrest — Michael Phelps is hoping to make a difference for those who are dealing with similar issues.

Junya Koga

An OIympic swimmer from Japan has denied taking a banned substance following an announcement that he failed a doping test. The International Swimming Federation handed Junya Koga a provisional suspension, and he has been pulled from Japan's team for this year's Asian Games in Jakarta.

Eugenie Bouchard

The Eugenie Bouchard retired after trailing Dalila Jakuopovic of Slovenia 6-0, 2-1 in the first round of French Open qualifying on Wednesday.

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Canadian pole vaulter Alysha Newman will return to the runway at the 44th Prefontaine Classic Diamond League meet in Oregon on Saturday (CBC, CBCSports.ca, 4 p.m. ET) three weeks after her poles were damaged on an Air Canada flight to Qatar.

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Bautista and the New York Mets agreed to a one-year contract on Tuesday after the veteran slugger was released by the Atlanta Braves on Sunday.

Caps, Lightning have love-hate relationship with Game 7s

One team loves playing in Game 7, the other can't stand it. Rob Pizzo breaks down the Caps and Lightning ahead of their Game 7 with a trip to the Stanley Cup Final

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Patrik Laine will look like a new man by the weekend. The Winnipeg Jets top goal-scorer has an appointment booked with his hairdresser in Finland to cut his long locks and shave off his scruffy beard, ridding himself of a look that drew teasing from his teammates and jokes from fans.

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Expansion teams are not supposed to conduct themselves the way the Vegas Golden Knights have this season. Yet the team from the state of Nevada is four wins away from changing everything.

HNIC - Washington at Tampa Bay - WSH at TBL - Capitals at Lightning

The Eastern Conference final concludes Wednesday with the Washington Capitals visiting the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 7 on Hockey Night in Canada. Watch coverage with our free live stream on the CBC Sports app.

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