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The Montreal motion demands that no Canadians be allowed to possess a handgun or assault rifle, with the exception of people who work in the military or law enforcement.

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Federal prosecutors in the trial in Alexandria, Va., allege that Manafort hid tens of millions of dollars in foreign income. They also say he lied on loan applications to obtain millions more to maintain a lavish lifestyle.

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Health Canada has added eight more products to its recall of certain medications containing valsartan, a drug used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure, because of possible contamination by a carcinogen.

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Hate speech and the politics of division are creating a "dangerous path" for Canada, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says, vowing to steer clear of such roads and to continue calling out those who rely on "extremist" methods to make their voices heard.

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A closer look at the day's most notable stories with The National's Jonathon Gatehouse: Pope Francis has written to the world's Catholics to condemn sex abuse by priests and ask for the faithful's help to stop it; Venezuela braces for economic chaos after a massive restructuring of its currency

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Shots were fired from a moving car at the U.S. Embassy in Turkey before dawn Monday, an attack that came during heightened tensions between the two NATO allies. Officials said two people with criminal records were detained.

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When the blades of its 800-kilowatt wind turbine start turning, the small Greek island of Tilos will become the first in the Mediterranean to run exclusively on wind and solar power.

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Justin Trudeau's Liberal government is dropping its controversial lottery system for reuniting immigrant families and moving to a first-come, first-served online system following backlash from frustrated sponsors.

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The thick smoke that's blanketed much of B.C. in recent days has forced some firefighting aircraft to ground and made it difficult to detect new wildfires, officials say.

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A country-wide teacher shortage is affecting some Nunavut schools. The territory has 66 vacant teaching positions, and classes have already been postponed in at least one community.

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The Canadian Medical Association has called for a single regulatory system for medical and recreational marijuana, but other stakeholders say a separate stream protects patients and encourages research.

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The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team said Kerryann Lewis was charged Aug. 17 in the death of her daughter, Aaliyah Rosa.

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Seasonal workers living in select parts of Canada will be eligible for up to an additional five weeks of employment insurance under a new Liberal pilot project.

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Drake's anticipated homecoming concert won't be going forward as planned on Monday night, dealing the Toronto performer another setback on his hyped summer tour.

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Engineering experts determined in February that corrosion of the metal cables supporting the Genoa highway bridge had reduced the bridge's strength by 20 per cent — a finding that came months before it collapsed last week, an Italian newsmagazine reported Monday.

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Italian actress Asia Argento — one of the most prominent activists of the #MeToo movement against sexual harassment — recently settled a complaint filed against her by a young actor and musician who said she sexually assaulted him when he was 17, the New York Times reported.

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Pope Francis, facing simultaneous clergy sexual abuse crises in several countries, has written an unprecedented letter to the world's Catholics, asking them to help uproot "this culture of death" and vowing there would be no more coverups.

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Researchers say there is a simple way to convince people to stop flushing their contact lenses down the drain: Show them the numbers.

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Expect Purplebricks real estate signs to show up soon in Canada after the U.K.-based discount seller buys into the Canadian market.

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Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan’s Northern tour didn’t come with any new spending announcements. Instead he talked up the importance of projects nearing completion, that he says will bolster Canada’s claim to Arctic sovereignty.

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An unpaid tax bill in a small town on Vancouver Island is bringing the community to a financial brink and leading to drastic cutbacks.

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Amid growing gun violence in B.C. and across Canada — including the recent shootings in Toronto and Fredericton — police chiefs from around the country met to discuss gun control.

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LifeCycles volunteers help provide Indigenous communities, seniors, schools, food banks and meal-and-hamper programs with local produce.

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World-renowned animal scientist Temple Grandin was in Vancouver recently to give a talk at the Pacific National Exhibition about developing individuals with different minds, an event hosted by Autism B.C.

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The Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner for B.C. and counterparts across Canada have developed lesson plans for middle and high school students to learn how they can protect themselves online.

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Justin Trudeau's Liberal government is dropping its controversial lottery system for reuniting immigrant families and moving to a first-come, first-served online system following backlash from frustrated sponsors.

Dylan De La Mare

The thick smoke that's blanketed much of B.C. in recent days has forced some firefighting aircraft to ground and made it difficult to detect new wildfires, officials say.

Aaliyah Rosa

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team said Kerryann Lewis was charged Aug. 17 in the death of her daughter, Aaliyah Rosa.

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A parade Monday marks the launch of the 27th International Ornithological Congress and the inaugural Vancouver International Bird Festival.

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The Lower Mainland's Integrated Homicide Investigation Team confirmed Surrey resident Lakhwinder Singh Bal, 48, as the victim.

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More smoky, hazy air blanketed much of the province Monday as hundreds of wildfires continued to rage across British Columbia.

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"The only thing you can really hear is the vibration of the crowd."

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Officials say two triathlons in the Central Okanagan have been cancelled due to heavy smoke and poor air quality from wildfires burning throughout the province.

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Seven protesters were sentenced to a week-long jail term on August 15, after pleading guilty to contempt charges in B.C. Supreme Court.

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On Aug. 11, Harold (Happy) Alfano spent the day with his friend Catlin Hannah, poring over maps and making plans for Hannah's scrambling route the next day. That was the last time Alfano ever saw his climbing partner.

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The once meat-dominated world of fast-food and casual restaurants is starting to cater to the one-in-ten Canadian diners who identify as vegetarian or vegan.

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DriveBC says to expect heavy delays and congestion.

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Flights at several airports in B.C.'s Interior and West Kootenay regions have been cancelled or delayed as wildfire smoke continues hang over the province.

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Backcountry trails are virtually unregulated in B.C.'s provincial parks — no fees and no bookings required.

Sports News

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Canadian IndyCar driver Robert Wickens was airlifted to a hospital and was being treated for injuries to his lower extremities, right arm and spine following an accident early in a race in Pennsylvania Sunday.

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The Edmonton Oilers signed free-agent defenceman and recent Stanley Cup champion Jakub Jerabek to a one-year contract on Monday.

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Punter Jon Ryan posted on his Twitter account Monday that he is leaving the NFL's Seattle Seahawks after 10 seasons. The 36-year-old former Winnipeg Blue Bombers standout helped the Seahawks win the 2004 Super Bowl.

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Canada's men will play Poland Tuesday at the world wheelchair basketball championships after finishing second in Pool A following a 83-71 loss to Iran on Monday in Hamburg, Germany.

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"The only thing you can really hear is the vibration of the crowd."

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Nick Marshall scored two touchdowns — one on offence and one on defence — and the Saskatchewan Roughriders upended the previously unbeaten Calgary Stampeders 40-27 on Sunday.

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DeWanna Bonner had 23 points and 10 rebounds to help the Phoenix Mercury beat New York 96-85 on Sunday in the regular-season finale for both teams, sending the Liberty to their 13th straight loss. Canada's Kia Nurse had 22 of her 28 points in the first half for the Liberty (7-27).

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R.J. Barrett didn't disappoint in his third and final showing on Duke University's exhibition tour of Canada. The 18-year-old from Mississauga, Ont., had 23 points and 11 assists in the Blue Devils' 103-58 dismantling of McGill University on Sunday.

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It was a solid day for Canada at the world wheelchair basketball championships in Hamburg, Germany on Sunday. The women's team defeated Australia 82-74 in overtime while the men were also victorious as they topped the host nation 78-61.

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J.A. Happ stayed unbeaten with the New York Yankees by topping his former Toronto teammates, and Greg Bird hit a grand slam during a six-run first inning Sunday in a 10-2 win over the Blue Jays.

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​Novak Djokovic finally mastered the one tournament that's eluded him, beating nemesis Roger Federer 6-4, 6-4 on Sunday for his first Western & Southern Open championship.

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Guelph, Ontario's Robert Wickens was taken to hospital after a violent crash at the IndyCar ABC Supply 500. Teammate and fellow Canadian James Hinchcliffe was also involved in the crash.

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Canadian IndyCar driver Robert Wickens was airlifted to a hospital and was being treated for injuries to his lower extremities, right arm and spine following an accident early in a race in Pennsylvania Sunday.

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The Edmonton Oilers signed free-agent forward Scottie Upshall to a professional tryout on Sunday.

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Ben Flanagan, a 23-year-old distance runner from Kitchener, Ont., continued to beat the odds Sunday morning, becoming the first Canadian — male or female — to win in the 46 years of the Falmouth Road Race in the coastal town on Cape Cod, Mass.

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On Saturday night at the Little League World Series in Williamsport, one of those magical, dreamlike sporting moments became a reality for Canada’s sluggers at Volunteer Stadium.

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The Toronto Blue Jays on Sunday placed right-hander Marcus Stroman on the 10-day disabled list with a blister on his right middle finger.

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Canadian basketball phenom R.J. Barrett has seemingly always played at a level ahead of most guys his age. So it should be no surprise that Barrett — after reclassifying to attend college a year early — shined in his Duke Blue Devils debut with a game-high 34 and 35 points respectively in their first two pre-season games.

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Follow CBC Sports reporter Devin Heroux's live dispatches as he covers Dio Gama and the Canadian team from Whalley, B.C., at the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pa.

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The Canadian men's and women's wheelchair basketball teams are at the 2018 IWBF Wheelchair Basketball World Championships and CBC Sports will be streaming every one of their matches.

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