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Barack Obama has come to have to respond to Donald Trump and indeed this speech, on friendly and advantageous soil, would be, in part, about all that and everything else that might be pursued instead, even if the spectre was never named.

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The massive moves that involved Steven Stamkos, P.K. Subban, Shea Weber, Taylor Hall and Adam Larsson on this wild Wednesday were announced within 23 minutes of each other.

Alvin Toffler

Alvin Toffler, a guru of the post-industrial age whose million-selling Future Shock and other books anticipated the disruptions and transformations brought about by the rise of digital technology, has died. He was 87.

U.S. customs

They know where you live, how old you are, and if they get their way, border agents might even find out your Twitter handle. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has put in a proposal to collect social media details from some visitors entering the country.

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A rumoured ingredient in Facebook's secret, algorithmic recipe has privacy advocates concerned.

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Archeologists have pinpointed the location of an escape tunnel at the site of a Nazi execution site just outside the Lithuanian capital. Jewish prisoners forced to work in mass graves attempted to escape through the hand-dug tunnel.

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In Ottawa, the three North American leaders speak up for the reigning postwar doctrine of free trade and economic integration. But disintegration seems more in fashion as their rivals at home and abroad build up walls.

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Saskatchewan's chief coroner says he will review the circumstances in the 2015 death of an Indigenous woman, Nadine Machiskinic, at a Regina hotel.

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The Montreal Canadiens have traded defenceman P.K. Subban to the Nashville Predators for defenceman Shea Weber in a blockbuster deal involving the two NHL all-stars.

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U.S. President Barack Obama handed the torch of progressive politics to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Wednesday in a warm, rousing speech to Parliament, in which he also bluntly urged Canada to spend more on defence to meet its international obligations.

Trinity Western University

The case of a British Columbia university that wants to open a law school based on evangelical Christian values appears almost certain to end up before the Supreme Court of Canada.

YouTube Kids

Cheaper fibre internet packages could soon be available to Canadians, after Bell lost a second appeal of a ruling forcing it to sell fibre internet access to independent competitors.

Mississauga explosion

Police are trying to find out who wrote letters found by neighbours near the scene of a fatal house explosion in Mississauga, Ont. Neighbours say the letters are disturbing.

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In a city of 20 millıon people, where it's rare to see an empty corner, let alone a street, the normally brimming thoroughfares of Istanbul are still in the aftermath of Tuesday's bombings.

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Investigators are working to determine who was behind the triple suicide blasts at Istanbul's busy Ataturk International Airport that killed 42 people and wounded 239. CBC News has learned at least one Canadian is among the injured.

BC News

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Mike Lombardi

The Vancouver School Board trustees are risking their jobs by rejecting a plan from the B.C. government to help balance the budget by the deadline tomorrow.

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B.C.'s advocate for seniors has recommended that staffing levels in elderly care homes be reviewed after examining hundreds of incidents of residents harming each other.

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At peak times, more than 200,000 travellers go through the security checkpoints at Vancouver International Airport. Here's a sampling of items seized.

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A server who claims she was fired from a Maple Ridge pub for refusing to wear lipstick and makeup has filed a complaint with the B.C. Human Rights Tribunal.

Tunkwa lake fire

Fire crews are battling a fire north of Tunkwa Lake in the Kamloops fire zone that's spreading quickly with open flame and intermittent candling, said officials.

Private schools

However an educational policy expert says he suspects the think tank’s report has a different purpose — namely, countering the argument that public tax dollars shouldn’t fund independent schools.

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The chairs, loungers and umbrellas available for rent will make an afternoon at the beach more pricey, but you won't have to haul them from your car.

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Fire crews are battling a brush fire near Ladysmith, B.C., Wednesday afternoon on southeastern Vancouver Island, which recently hit Level 4 drought levels.

Delta Town and Country Inn

Delta city council is moving ahead on a plan to bring a casino to the city after identifying a potential site and voting in favour of filing a formal expression of interest with the British Columbia Lottery Corporation.

Minimum Wage

Study's author 'very surprised' to see largest increases of working poor in municipalities like West Vancouver, Coquitlam and White Rock from 2006 to 2012.

Interest Rates 20100420

Researchers say they've uncovered for the first time concrete, empirical evidence linking foreign investment to real estate prices in Vancouver.

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A vehicle jumped a curb and fell five metres down an embankment in West Vancouver, crashing on top of an SUV

Bear cubs

Two orphaned black bears that escaped death when a conservation officer refused to kill them were released into the wild on Vancouver Island last week.

Christy Clark

'The real estate sector has had 10 years to get it right and they haven't,' says B.C. Premier Christy Clark.

Mount Sentinel Secondary

Denver Skey, 18, has been charged with two counts of uttering threats after officials evacuated Mount Sentinel Secondary School last week.

Sports News

CBC | Sports News

Canadian Championship Soccer 20160629

Will Johnson shocked the crowd at BC Place with a strike in added time that found the netting and gave Toronto FC the series edge on aggregate over the Vancouver Whitecaps.

Brazil Violence

Police attempts to recapture a drug trafficker who escaped from a Brazilian hospital have led to more than a week of deadly gun battles in the slums of Rio de Janeiro.

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The massive moves that involved Steven Stamkos, P.K. Subban, Shea Weber, Taylor Hall and Adam Larsson on this wild Wednesday were announced within 23 minutes of each other.

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The most decorated athlete in Olympic history held off a stiff challenge to win the 200-metre butterfly at the U.S. swimming trials and earn a fifth trip to the Olympics.

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Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna nearly blew Toronto's lead in the ninth inning but managed to help preserve another strong performance by starter Aaron Sanchez.

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Andrew Luck has signed a new contract with the Indianapolis Colts that covers the next six seasons through 2021.

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Wednesday afternoon gave hockey fans 15 minutes of absolutely insane trade-signing action leaving them surprised and in some cases a little confused.

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Star forward Steven Stamkos has decided to sign a new eight-year contract with the Tampa Bay Lightning, taking the NHL's most coveted potential free agent off the market two days before the signing period opens.

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The Montreal Canadiens have traded defenceman P.K. Subban to the Nashville Predators for defenceman Shea Weber in a blockbuster deal involving the two NHL all-stars.

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The Edmonton Oilers made a stunning trade on Wednesday, sending star forward Taylor Hall to the New Jersey Devils for defenceman Adam Larsson.

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Tim Nedow will be a two-sport athlete, again, for a few days in July, competing in shot put at the Canadian track and field championships and trying to defend his title in the discus throw after winning each of the past three years.

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Canada will send a total of 19 cyclists to the Olympics after Cycling Canada announced team headed to Rio in August. However, London Olympian Joëlle Numainville was left off the team and will appeal Cycling Canada's decision.

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Canadian BMX rider Tory Nyhaug is well aware that a good performance in Rio won’t necessarily translate into an Olympic medal.

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​Halifax’s Ellie Black, Calgary’s Brittany Rogers and Isabela Onyshko of Brandon, Man., have secured three of the five spots on the Canadian artistic gymnastics team for the Rio Olympics in August.

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Roger Federer ended British qualifier Marcus Willis's feel-good Wimbledon run with a straight-sets victory in their second-round match on Wednesday.

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