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Zero-emission vehicle laws are supposed to force carmakers to produce and sell more electrics. But without a national program, it may not work.

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The opening photo call at the APEC summit turned out to be a useful roadmap for what unfolded this past weekend: the commanding presence of China driving its agenda, with an isolated United States pursuing competing goals, leaving others looking very uncomfortable.

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A new poll shows Canadian concerns about immigration haven't deepened, even as politicians have increasingly focused on the issue.

2018 shortlisted Giller authors

The Scotiabank Giller Prize isn't just about the $100K cash prize, it's also about being afforded the time to write that next novel and gaining access to new readers, this year's finalists said.

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A year after the release of a scathing auditor general's report on problems at Canada Revenue Agency's call centres, the agency's promised new phone system is being delayed — and critics are warning that, even when it's up and running, it won't be the silver bullet the government is promising.

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Former soldiers in crisis are being sent regularly to outside agencies for emergency assistance by case managers at Veterans Affairs Canada — even though the Liberal government has its own, modest relief fund.


A Toronto licensing tribunal has allowed a Scarborough cab driver to remain on the road, even though he's facing a slew of criminal charges, including sexual assault against a female passenger in August.

Toronto Police Tape — Crime Stoppers

Toronto has broken the record for number of homicides in a year set back in 1991. So does that mean the city is less safe now than it was back then? Probably not.


The search for remains of victims of the devastating northern California wildfire has taken on new urgency as rain in the forecast could complicate those efforts while also bringing relief to firefighters on the front lines.

Claude Neblett

A retiree is fighting back after Air Canada charged him for a flight he unknowingly booked and never took. An e-commerce expert says he's one of millions of Canadians at the mercy of confusing and complicated online rules that protect businesses over consumers.

St. Michael's College School principal Greg Reeves

The principal of a Toronto private boys' school at the centre of a police probe following allegations that students have been assaulted or sexually assaulted on camera said there is a problem at the school and it needs to do better.

Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan

With a federal election less than a year away, Canada's defence minister is warning voters they will be targeted by online cyberattacks and fake news as Russia steps up its efforts to undermine Western democracies.

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Accusing Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of breaking promises and robbing future generations, the Conservatives stepped up pressure on the government to release a date for a balanced budget at a news conference on Sunday.

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For a decade now the Halifax International Security Forum has been a place to discuss the major external threats facing Western democracies and how to counter them. But at this year's gathering, defence leaders said the biggest threats are now coming from within.

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he’s disconcerted by Ontario’s decision to slash French services in the province.

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Following a bout of bad weather, N.L. regulator says all of the province's offshore operations have been suspended.

Canada Post CUPW labour dispute

There is no end in sight for the Canada Post rotating strikes, after the postal workers' union rejected the corporation's contract offer and countered with its own proposal.

APTOPIX Russia War Games

An alarming new analysis of the United States' ability to fight and win a war with China or Russia rocked Washington last week - and it's rattling the experts in Ottawa as well.

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The Bank of Canada released new data that shows stricter mortgage rules along with higher interest rates have helped slow the growth of risky mortgages, but some economists question whether over-leveraged borrowers are turning to the unregulated mortgage market.

Barack Obama/Jordan Peele

Fake videos that appear real are just one of the reasons a specialized team at the U.S. Department of Defence is investing tens of millions of dollars to develop competing technology that would automatically spot manipulated videos and images.

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North Shore Rescue said they ended up lost, and hiking downhill for around 2 hours Sunday evening and called 911 when darkness set in.


Zero-emission vehicle laws are supposed to force carmakers to produce and sell more electrics. But without a national program, it may not work.


Addressing attendees at a housing conference in Vancouver on Sunday, B.C. Premier John Horgan said the government will have to work with partners to resolve the housing crisis.

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Ridge Meadows RCMP and the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) are investigating after a body was found near the Golden Ears bridge on Sunday morning.


The United Church of Canada is paying $500,000 in compensation to a Vancouver Japanese congregation for the loss of its church building during the Second World War.

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BC Ferries says some travellers book multiple $10 reservations but only use one, which makes it look like ferry terminals are busier than they really are.

Winston Yuen

Winston Yuen has been lonely for as long as he can remember. In the second grade, he wrote his phone number on tiny strips of paper and passed them to each of his Burnaby classmates in the hope of gaining friends.

Uber Taxi

The provincial government says it will introduce the passenger transportation amendment act on Monday as the next step towards introducing ride-hailing in B.C.

Clothing fix-it

More than 130 poeple were at the library on Saturday afternoon for a clothing fix-it workshop. Volunteers provide the sewing machines, tools and knowledge for free to help people repair their garments and keep them out of landfills.

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A Richmond RCMP officer is recovering in hospital after being dragged by a vehicle during a traffic stop on Sunday morning.

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John Horgan and Andrew Weaver knocked on doors Sunday to encourage more participation in referendum.

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The search and rescue outfit says unprepared hikers for icy conditions should go elsewhere.

Sunflower Sunset

Vancouver's Harrison Galleries closed in April, but artists across Canada and U.S. are left looking for answers about where their paintings might be.

The Orchard

The plot of film The Orchard: an uptight L.A. talent agent inherits an idyllic Okanagan peach orchard. For the film's creators, life truly imitated art.

Brian Chittock

This year marks the 35th anniversary of AIDS Vancouver. The organization opened its doors in 1983 and was Canada's first AIDS service association, providing quality health care and support to people affected by HIV/AIDS in the Lower Mainland.

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A national coalition of advocacy groups is calling for major reforms to Canada's foreign caregiver program in hopes of improving working conditions and offering a more reliable path to permanent residency.

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Rising consumer demand for the trendy green fruit is fuelling change — and unrest — in the lucrative avocado market.

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Vancouver police have arrested a federal offender who had been missing since Friday.

Laurie Guerra

The issue underscores a nagging problem for elected officials: should they be allowed to block members of the public?


Last year, 12,812 hectares of B.C. forest was sprayed with the herbicide glyphosate. It's an annual event — a mass extermination of broadleaf trees mandated by the province.

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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."


Jonathan Marchessault had two goals and an assist to help the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Edmonton Oilers 6-3 on Sunday night. Connor McDavid, Alex Chiasson and Leon Draisaitl scored for Edmonton. The Oilers are 9-10-1 after dropping six of seven.

In the Hangar with Pete McLeod

CBC Sports' Anson Henry has a chat with Pete McLeod, the lone Canadian Red Bull Air Race pilot, about where it all started and how he goes fast.


Bo Levi Mitchell and the Calgary Stampeders are heading back to the Grey Cup for a third consecutive year after Sunday win against the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. The 106th Grey Cup is a rematch of the 2016 game Calgary lost in Toronto to the Redblacks. It’s a chance at ultimate redemption.


The Calgary Stampeders are heading to the Grey Cup. Bo Levi Mitchell threw three touchdown passes to receiver Eric Rogers as Calgary beat the Winnipeg Blue Bombers 22-14 in the West Division final on Sunday. The Stampeders will face the Ottawa Redblacks.


Lexi Thompson was the best this week, and Ariya Jutanugarn was the best all season. Neither left any doubt about that Sunday at the LPGA's season-ending CME Group Tour Championship in Naples, Fla.


Trevor Harris threw a CFL playoff-record six TD passes to lead the Ottawa Redblacks to an emphatic 46-27 East Division final win over the visiting Hamilton Tiger-Cats on Sunday afternoon.


Alexander Zverev upset Novak Djokovic to claim the biggest title of his career with a 6-4, 6-3 victory at the ATP Finals on Sunday in London.


German Formula 3 driver Sophia Floersch suffered a broken spine in a horrific, high-speed crash at the Macau Grand Prix on Sunday. Floersch reportedly lost control in contact down a straightaway, launched off a curb and bounced off Sho Tsuboi’s car.


​Marcel Hirscher of Austria posted the fastest time in both runs to win the season-opening men's World Cup slalom on Sunday in Levi, Finland. He edged Henrik Kristoffersen twice, and finished the race 0.09 seconds ahead of the Norwegian.

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Canada's men's team sprint squad captured the country's first medal at the season-opening speed skating World Cup event on Sunday in Obihiro, Japan.

Bernie Nicholls

The former hockey all-star says that he suffers from dizziness and memory loss as a result of multiple head injuries sustained during his time as an NHL player.

Hip Check: Things are getting nasty over in Alberta

The long anticipated 'Battle of Alberta' features 11 penalties in the first period


Boston Bruins captain Zdeno Chara sustained injury to his left knee and will be re-evaluated in approximately four weeks, the team announced on Saturday.


Captain Jordyn Huitema scored in the 59th minute and Canada went on to a 2-0 win over South Korea on Saturday to remain undefeated at the under-17 women's World Cup.

Mark McMorris, Anna Gasser Reach New Heights

Canada's most successful snowboarder and the women's Olympic Big Air champion are at it again, landing new tricks just in time for the 2018-19 season.


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9 best hockey line 90 seconds

Remember the days when hockey lines had clever names? Rob Pizzo looks back at nine that are famous for their names.

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The Canadian Football League will add an extra official to the field for the rest of the playoffs to watch for any blows delivered to the head or neck of a quarterback.

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In this week's episode of the Hockey Night in Canada podcast we take a look at the 2018 HHOF induction class. Rob is joined by Jayna Hefford, while Sophia Jurksztowicz chats with HHOF selection committee member Brian Burke in this week's edition of Ice Level.

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