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Mardi Gras arrest

A 25-year-old man accused of driving a pickup truck into a crowd of spectators at a Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans has been charged with injuring 28 people in a crash that brought chaos to the city's signature celebration.

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A Manitoba MP is urging Ottawa and one of her former cabinet colleagues — Ralph Goodale —to provide more resources to the Manitoba border in light of a recent surge of asylum seekers.

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Bill Paxton, the prolific and charismatic actor whose many memorable roles included an astronaut in Apollo 13 and a treasure hunter in Titanic, has died from complications due to surgery. He was 61.

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Swedes are once again puzzled over U.S. media coverage of their country after Fox News featured a "Swedish defence and national security adviser" with no apparent ties to the country's government.

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CBC's Marketplace rounds up the past week in consumer news.

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For a more diverse film industry, Hollywood must go into high schools and mentor youth, says an award-winning Canadian makeup artist.

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A Winnipeg driver who picks up asylum seekers at the border says the ride back to the city is often quiet.

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New York City churches are gearing up to offer physical sanctuary to illegal immigrants facing deportation, but they're also forming support networks and educating immigrants about their rights in case they get picked up under new deportation guidelines.

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The responsibility of caring for sick patients in busy hospitals can cause stress that leads to burnout and depression among doctors, but training adapted from military practices aims to boost Canadian physicians' resiliency.

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Young people across the income spectrum who would like to build lives in Toronto are choosing to leave rather than pay the city’s ever-increasing rents.

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There will be plenty of time for "violent agreement" at the NDP's first leadership debate early next month because only two men have so far registered with Elections Canada as candidates to lead the social democratic party.

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They've tallied the votes, gilded the giant Oscar statues and rolled out the red carpet. Fans of film, frocks and frivolity focused on the famous turn their eyes to Hollywood tonight for the 89th annual Academy Awards. Here's what you need to know ahead of this year's show.

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Critics claim the boycott of Ivanka Trump’s products is a slap in the face for feminism. But because she stands by her father and his divisive policies, many boycotters say Ivanka Trump is no champion of the women's movement.

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Former Reform party leader Preston Manning says the public is alienated and disenchanted. Do Conservatives want to address those feelings or merely encourage disenchantment?

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This weekend, Ontario women plan to stage protests at the Bay, which carry Ivanka Trump's clothing line.

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A new creative writing contest for B.C. youth studying Punjabi launches in Surrey this week.

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The Victoria Fire Department is partnering with the Canadian Mental Health Association to provide resiliency training to first responders at risk of trauma from a 10-fold increase in drug overdose calls.

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19-year-old Michelle Sargent will showcase her hoop skills for the next 2 years at Cavalia's upcoming production in China.

The Rookies

In an era of extreme political cynicism, why would anyone even want to bother entering the cutthroat political world? We ask three people running for their first time in the 2017 B.C. provincial election.

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A Winnipeg driver who picks up asylum seekers at the border says the ride back to the city is often quiet.

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They've tallied the votes, gilded the giant Oscar statues and rolled out the red carpet. Fans of film, frocks and frivolity focused on the famous turn their eyes to Hollywood tonight for the 89th annual Academy Awards. Here's what you need to know ahead of this year's show.

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Patrick Marleau scored the winner and Martin Jones made 35 saves as the San Jose Sharks downed the undermanned Vancouver Canucks 4-1 on Saturday night.

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Politicians and activists remain divided on whether a guaranteed income for British Columbians would be sustainable

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Officers say they have not been able to confirm if the pair is seeking asylum due to a language barrier, but have handed the couple over to Canadian immigration officials.

APTOPIX Mardi Gras Car Hits Crowd

New Orleans police say the number of people injured after a vehicle crashed into a crowd watching the Krewe of Endymion parade in the Mid-City section of New Orleans has increased to 28 and a suspect is in custody.

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In the National Hockey League, one player's misfortune is often another's opportunity.

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East Vancouver Island and parts of the Fraser Valley were hit with more snow overnight.

Blood Alley

The square is a gathering place for drug users, dealers, and low-income residents of the neighbourhood, but some residents and businesses want to make it safer and cleaner.

Lions Bay Sea-to-Sky Highway

The provincial government will spend more than $800,000 on the wall as part of several safety measures along the often treacherous stretch of highway.

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A man's body was found in a camper van in Surrey, B.C. early Saturday.

Sports News

CBC | Sports News

Diving Jennifer Abel

Jennifer Abel and Mélissa Citrini-Beaulieu won gold in the synchro three-metre springboard on Sunday at the Grand Prix in Germany after Meaghan Benfeito and Caeli McKay won silver in synchro 10-metre platform.

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​Canadian tennis star Milos Raonic has withdrawn from the final of the Delray Beach Open with an injury. American Jack Sock, Raonic's opponent in in the final, wins the title in a walkover.

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Nate Robinson, a 5-9" former slam dunk champion, went through the legs of the Raptors 905 7-2" centre on his way to the hoop, while playing for the Delaware 87ers on Saturday night.

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Francesco Friedrich and Johannes Lochner were both declared world champions in four-man bobsled on Sunday when they couldn't be separated after four runs.

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Canada's Mikael Kingsbury captured his seventh straight World Cup freestyle skiing gold medal on Sunday in Zhangjiakou, China, While Justine Dufour-Lapointe added to her medal haul with a bronze in the women's event.

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Auston Matthews became just the third Leafs rookie ever to hit 30 goals with his two-goal performance in defeat against the Canadiens — the 14th straight loss for Toronto against Montreal. He's rapidly approaching the franchise rookie record for goals in one season, just five from eclipsing Wendel Clark, who had 34 goals in the 1985-86 season.

Norway Alpine Skiing World Cup

Canada's Erik Guay skied to a bronze medal at a World Cup men's super-G race on Sunday in Kvitfjell, Norway.

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For the last 26 years, Derek Schneider says his mother, Manitoba skip Michelle Englot, has been his rock. But this week at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts, the roles have reversed.

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Milos Raonic and Jack Sock advanced to the Delray Beach Open championship match with straight-set victories Saturday.

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Vincent De Haitre had been convinced that he could shatter the Canadian 1,000-metre record for years. He did it on Saturday at the opening day of the world sprint speedskating championships at the Olympic Oval in Calgary.

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Ontario's Rachel Homan reached the final of the Canadian women's curling championship with a 7-5 win over Northern Ontario's Krista McCarville in Saturday's semifinal.

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Looking to make a push towards the 2020 Olympics, the Canadian diving team is off to a good start at the Grand Prix opener in Rostock, Germany, this weekend.

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Watch Road to the Olympic Games, our weekly show spotlighting the best high-performance athletes from Canada and around the world. Sunday's coverage includes the four-man bobsleigh world championships and World Cup speed skating from the Calgary Olympic Oval.

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Watch live action from the world sprint speed skating championships at Calgary's Olympic Oval.

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Years removed from its glory days, Speed Skating Canada is struggling to fund its athletes as sponsorship money has dried up, leaving some to pay their own way if they want to compete in certain events.

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