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Migrants camped in Tijuana are weighing their options after a California court blocked U.S. President Donald Trump's asylum ban for illegal border crossers.

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A closer look at the day's most notable stories with The National's Jonathon Gatehouse: transportation technology entrepreneur Elon Musk gets a mixture of both bad and good news; researchers study new treatments for severe depression as alternatives to shock therapy.

Toronto Police Tape — Crime Stoppers

A new Statistics Canada report says the national homicide rate hit its highest level in a decade last year thanks to a spike in the number of deaths from guns and gang violence.

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In the wake of Newfoundland and Labrador's largest oil spill to date, the role and the power of the Canada-Newfoundland offshore regulator is in sharp focus.

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Finance Minister Bill Morneau will deliver an update on the country's finances today and outline his plan to keep Canada competitive as the U.S. takes bold steps to lure investment and boost business growth.

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​The Canada Post of today that finds itself struggling through rotating strikes is a very different organization from the postal service that last saw labour disruptions.

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A man is in life-threatening condition after he was stabbed during a Pusha T concert in Toronto, police say. Pusha T and the Toronto rapper Drake have been engaged in a months-long and highly publicized feud.

Trump Turkey Pardon

U.S. President Donald Trump told his counsel's office last spring that he wanted to prosecute political adversaries Hillary Clinton and former FBI Director James Comey, an idea that prompted White House lawyers to prepare a memo warning of consequences ranging up to possible impeachment, the New York Times reported Tuesday.

Genital-Mutilation

A U.S. federal judge has dismissed some charges against eight people — including two doctors — in the genital mutilation of nine girls at a suburban Detroit clinic, finding it's up to states rather than Congress to regulate the practice.

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Trying to diaper a baby — or even an adult — while keeping the environment in mind isn't an easy task.

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As the next federal election approaches, Andrew Scheer's Conservatives might be asking themselves whether they can win without a strong NDP.

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Social media platforms continue to help amplify false posts and misinformation, and the onus has largely shifted, unfairly or not, onto users to sort out what’s real and what’s not.

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On Thursday, Loblaws will launch "shop and scan," a pilot project that allows customers to scan their items with a phone app while shopping, saving them time at checkout.

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He promised to be the "law and order" president. He pitched himself as the ultimate dealmaker. Yet in a single White House statement on Tuesday, Donald Trump gave ammunition to his critics who say he lives up to neither reputation.

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Ontario Premier Doug Ford's government will, sometime in the next 10 days, release its climate change plan, and there are strong signs it will be modelled on Australia's system for reducing carbon emissions.

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Cryptocurrencies have fallen sharply. So have tech stocks and oil. Is it coincidence or a re-emergence of the so-called death cross?

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The College of Physicians and Surgeons of B.C. wants a woman known as "Dr. Lipjob" sent to prison for allegedly continuing to give Botox treatments and other injections — in violation of a court order and despite not being properly licensed.

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Hundreds of thousands of Canadians are going into debt across the country to pay for prescription medication, according to a study from the University of British Columbia.

St. Michael's College School Principal Greg Reeves

The principal of St. Michael's College School appealed for assistance Tuesday evening, as alumni from the all-boys Catholic school held an emergency meeting about allegations of assault and sexual assault involving students.

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The E. coli strain currently suspected of making people sick in both Canada and the U.S. is the same one that caused a similar outbreak last year, prompting questions about why regulators aren't issuing a mandatory recall.

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Clerk of the House Craig James

A Victoria-based political watchdog organization says the public has a right to know why two key officials at the British Columbia Legislature are being investigated by the RCMP.

Salad Safety

There are 18 confirmed cases of E. coli under investigation in Canada connected with romaine lettuce. Three are in Ontario and 15 in Quebec.

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First Nations leaders and politicians were on hand for the dedication of the Crossing Cultures and Healing totem pole on Blanshard Street on Tuesday.

Amanpreet Singh Hundal

Amanpreet Singh Hundal, B.C. vice president of the World Sikh Organization of Canada, says people are looking for positives after the crime, and for ways to better connect with the broader Kelowna community.

Uber Surcharge Proposal

Drivers for services like Uber and Lyft will need to have Class 4 licences to operate in the province, which means they'll have to undergo criminal record checks and medical fitness checks every five years.

Watchdog raids offices of grocery retailers

A Vancouver grocery store employee whose union has accused him of unlawfully breaching a membership database and defaming union leaders says he "denies each and every allegation."

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The College of Physicians and Surgeons of B.C. wants a woman known as "Dr. Lipjob" sent to prison for allegedly continuing to give Botox treatments and other injections — in violation of a court order and despite not being properly licensed.

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Hundreds of thousands of Canadians are going into debt across the country to pay for prescription medication, according to a study from the University of British Columbia.

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Vancouver Police have arrested a 34-year-old Vancouver man in relation to an assault in a West End apartment building over the weekend.

Walnut Grove Secondary School

A Langley Grade 9 student is claiming victory after an online petition with nearly 10,000 supporters resulted in the relocation of a Japanese Imperial flag in a history classroom.

Pride and Trans flags

Hundreds of transgender people around the world are killed every year simply for being trans. British Columbians are marking their deaths in an annual day of remembrance.

Electric vehicle charged

Premier John Horgan said the government is planning to introduce legislation in the spring to gradually phase in targets for the sale of electric cars and hydrogen fuel cell vehicles and will take steps to make those vehicles cheaper.

Vancouver is Pretty. Pretty Lonely

Young adults, between 25 and 35 are the hardest hit by social isolation in Metro Vancouver, according to a report.

Clerk of the House Craig James

Two key officials at the British Columbia Legislature have been placed on indefinite leave over what an official says is a criminal investigation.

Migrant caravan

Violette Baillargeon was in Mexico City for a union conference when she decided to visit the stadium where the caravan of nearly 3,000 travellers was staying for a few days of rest. Baillargeon had been tracking the caravan with students in her Spanish 11 class for several weeks before her visit.

Chad Wilson

A man who was killed and dumped under the Golden Ears Bridge in Maple Ridge on the weekend has been identified as a member of the Hells Angels.

Sun Yat-Sen otter

Park staff don't know where the otter came from or how it got there.

Rents

Council rejected the proposed rezoning of 600 West Queens Rd., following contentious public hearings that took place in the summer under the previous municipal government.

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A covert operation by the B.C. Conservation Officer Service led to thousands of dollars in fines for three men including two who were busted trying to buy illegal venison.

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Huddled together under an enormous cedar tree, facing a third night lost in the woods and thinking they were going to die, Karen Talbot and Roberta Robson talked about pants.

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Ryan Fry says he will be taking an indefinite leave from Team Brad Jacobs. The veteran curler made the announcement Wednesday on Twitter, saying he needs to focus on growth and self-improvement.

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The growing scandal at an all-boys private school in Toronto made its way to the Grey Cup on Wednesday morning in Edmonton with the coaches of both teams asked about it at a pre-game news conference.

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When the Winnipeg Blue Bombers lost the CFL's Western Division final on Sunday, it left a big bird out on a long limb.

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Coming off back-to-back seasons that ended with hamstring injuries, Canadian sprinter Andre De Grasse has yet to resume full training, and doesn't sound completely sure of where that will be when he does.

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If you think Oilers GM Peter Chiarelli pushed the panic button in firing head coach Todd McLellan, you’re right. After all, hasn't Edmonton changed the look behind the bench enough with eight such moves in 11 seasons?

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Mike Sullivan's regular film sessions with the Pittsburgh Penguins don't lack for clues on why one of the NHL's marquee franchises is in the midst of its bumpiest stretch in more than a decade.

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The decision by the Edmonton Oilers to sack head coach Todd McLellan on Tuesday marked the fourth change behind the bench of the young campaign as struggling clubs look to shake things up.

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Lindsey Vonn says she injured her knee in a training crash and will miss the upcoming World Cup speed races in Lake Louise, Alberta.

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Former Maple Leafs player and coach Dan Maloney has died at age 68. He played 11 seasons with four teams before stepping behind Toronto's bench in the 1980s.

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Former Michigan State University president Lou Anna Simon has been charged with lying to police conducting an investigation of Larry Nassar's sexual abuse.

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Drunken players booted from an Alberta bonspiel over the weekend should have taken time for sober second thought, says Wally Ursuliak.

Yuzuru Hanyu's fans are the greatest

When it comes to sports fandom, supporters of the two-time Olympic champion take the title; from flying across oceans to dressing up as his favourite Disney character, you'll be hard pressed to find more passionate fans.

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Boston Bruins forward Patrice Bergeron is expected to miss at least four weeks with a rib injury, the team announced on Tuesday.

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Adrian Beltre of the Texas Rangers retired Tuesday after 21 seasons in a career in which he hit 477 home runs and became the first player from the Dominican Republic to have 3,000 hits.

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The Edmonton Oilers, who entered Tuesday's game at San Jose having lost six of their past seven games, have fired head coach Todd McLellan and replaced him with veteran NHL bench boss Ken Hitchcock.

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The CFL on Tuesday barred Jonathan Rose of the Ottawa Redblacks from this Sunday's 106th Grey Cup against Calgary after he bumped an official. However, the 25-year-old defensive back will appeal the one-game suspension.

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On this week's episode of the Player's Own Voice podcast, one of Canada’s most celebrated Olympians Silken Laumann tackles the tough topic of mental health struggles among athletes and adjusting to post-competitive life.

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Warning, Graphic Content: Florida Panthers forward Vincent Trocheck suffers gruesome leg injury versus the Ottawa Senators.

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The curling foursome of Jamie Koe, Ryan Fry, Chris Schille, and DJ Kidby was kicked out of the Red Deer Curling Classic for "unacceptable conduct" that included being "extremely drunk." They were kicked out of the event by organizers on Saturday after breaking brooms, damaging equipment in the locker room and swearing.

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A curling rink led by Jamie Koe and featuring 2014 Olympic gold medallist Ryan Fry was kicked out of the Red Deer Curling Classic on Sunday for "unacceptable behaviour" that included being "extremely drunk."

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