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 2018-02-19 09:00 

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Students of Parkland, Fla., step up and speak out in wake of school shooting...

There's a familiar pattern that follows mass shootings in the U.S., but the students in Parkland, Fla., are determined to break it. Not content to simply accept the country's thoughts and prayers, they're speaking out and holding lawmakers'...

 2018-02-19 07:55 

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Mexico rattled by midnight earthquake...

A magnitude 5.9 earthquake struck southern Mexico early on Monday, sending frightened residents into the streets as seismic alarms echoed across the capital, although there were no immediate reports of damage....

 2018-02-19 06:35 

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Gunshot reported on central Sask. farm, RCMP searching for suspect...

Battleford RCMP responded to a call on a rural property west of North Battleford, where the homeowners say someone trespassed on their property and nearly shot the husband in the head....

 2018-02-19 04:33 

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B.C. mother whose 2 sons overdosed urges doctors to check prescription history...

Helen Jennens says the deaths of her sons, Rian Leinweber and Tyler Leinweber could have been prevented if doctors had checked their drug histories on B.C.'s unique real-time database PharmaNet....

 2018-02-19 00:28 

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2 killed in Grand Rapids, Man., trailer fire hours after protest demanded better living conditions...

A Manitoba man woke up to learn his mother and her partner were killed in a fatal trailer fire on his reserve just days after setting up a tent to protest poor living conditions on his First Nation....

 2018-02-18 23:29 

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Specialized computer could help paralyzed mom communicate with kids again...

Nadine Duffney, a 36-year-old single mother of two from Lunenburg, N.S., was diagnosed with bacterial meningitis in December and is now paralyzed from the neck down....

 2018-02-18 23:29 

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Calgary man dies in Mexican hospital after wife puts out urgent call for blood donors...

A Calgary man hospitalized in Mexico while on vacation with his wife has died, according to a post on Facebook group dedicated to supporting the couple....

 2018-02-18 21:27 

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Indigenous groups work on tourism strategy for N.L....

Indigenous groups across Newfoundland and Labrador met in Happy Valley-Goose Bay to discuss building an indigenous tourism industry in the province....

 2018-02-18 20:22 

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Quebec court to hear appeal of challenge to British royal succession law...

The Quebec Court of Appeal is set to begin reviewing a case that challenges the rules governing the ascension to the British throne, and the result could have political consequences in Canada....

 2018-02-18 19:43 

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Will Joe Biden run for president in 2020? Ex-VP won't rule it out...

Former U.S. vice-president Joe Biden is tiptoeing toward a potential presidential run in 2020, even broaching the possibility during a recent gathering of longtime foreign policy aides....

 2018-02-18 19:15 

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Liberals to dig deeper, aim higher on gender equality in 2018 federal budget...

The Liberal government is trying to move beyond the obvious in its quest for gender equality, thinking outside the daycare box to more thoroughly examine how the federal budget would impact men and women in different ways — even before committing to...

 2018-02-18 18:55 

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Elderly woman missing 3 days found in nearby town in Toronto-area...

A 73-year-old Brampton woman, who had been missing for four days, is recovering in hospital after being found in the parking lot of a Georgetown Food Basics on Sunday....

 2018-02-18 18:27 

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Alberta dog sledder dreams of being 1st Canadian to win gruelling Iditarod race...

An Alberta man wants to become the first Canadian to win the historic Iditarod, a multi-day dog sled race in Alaska....

 2018-02-18 17:07 

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Sajjan asks Trudeau to meet Indian politician behind Sikh separatist controversy...

The Canadian government is now seeking a meeting with the Indian politician who publicly accused members of Trudeau's cabinet of being connected to the Sikh separatist movement....

 2018-02-18 16:55 

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Protocols needed for care of intoxicated patients after Ontario woman's death: inquest...

An inquest probing the circumstances surrounding the 2012 death of an Ontario Indigenous woman is recommending stricter protocols for handling intoxicated patients....

 2018-02-18 16:51 

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Patrick Brown campaigns to be Ontario PC leader at Toronto area event...

Ontario MPP and Progressive Conservative leadership candidate Patrick Brown is holding a campaign event with supporters on Sunday....

 2018-02-18 14:27 

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Becca Schofield, teen who inspired #BeccaToldMeTo campaign, has died...

Becca Schofield, the teen whose campaign to spread kindness became a global movement, has died....

 2018-02-18 13:46 

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Trudeau, with family in tow, kicks off state visit to India...

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his family took a tour of the famed Taj Mahal and visited an elephant-rescue sanctuary north of Agra, on the first full day of a week-long state visit to India....

 2018-02-18 13:46 

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Trudeau, with family in tow, visits India's famed Taj Mahal...

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his family took a tour of the famed Taj Mahal and visited an elephant-rescue sanctuary north of Agra, on the first full day of a week-long trip to India....

 2018-02-18 12:16 

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'Do not test Israel's resolve,' Netanyahu warns Iran at security conference...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu slams an international agreement with Iran, and issues a warning while holding a fragment from what he says was an Iranian drone recently shot down in Israeli air space....

 2018-02-18 12:10 

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Gerald Stanley due back in court to face allegations he improperly stored 7 guns...

The legal troubles of Gerald Stanley, the Saskatchewan farmer man acquitted in the shooting death of Colten Boushie, are slated to carry over into provincial court next month....

 2018-02-18 09:00 

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Jagmeet Singh doesn't want to be timid, but it's still not clear how bold he will be...

With delegates to the NDP policy convention cheering for the promise of proportional representation, Jagmeet Singh declared that...

 2018-02-18 09:00 

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Helping Haiti: Bibeau begins 3-day visit focused on improving health, empowering women...

International Development Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau is travelling to Haiti today to begin a three-day trip focusing on improving health and empowering women in the disaster-plagued, impoverished nation....

 2018-02-18 09:00 

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Landline phone scam and luxury car purchases: CBC's Marketplace consumer cheat sheet...

Miss something this week? Don't panic. CBC's Marketplace rounds up the consumer and health news you need....

 2018-02-18 09:00 

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'Slippery slope': Opposition mounts to Canadian media's plan to block piracy websites...

Opposition is mounting to a coalition's plan to block Canadians from accessing piracy websites. Many Canadians fear that the plan — backed by media companies such as Bell, Rogers and CBC — could lead to rampant internet censorship...

 2018-02-18 09:00 

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Who's that commanding stares from North Korea's Olympic troupe? Only Kim Jong 'Um'...

Australian performer Kim Jong...

 2018-02-18 09:00 

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Africans in Israel worry deportation plan could be a death warrant...

Israel is offering nearly 40,000 Africans living in the country a choice: be sent to a detention facility, or be deported to an African country with a plane ticket and a cheque. As correspondent Derek Stoffel reports, some Israelis say the plan goes again...

 2018-02-18 09:00 

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What could start the next war? 'Accident, miscalculation, blunder'...

An an insistent alarm is being raised over the rising probability the world will trip into its next major conflict rather than deliberately march into it....

 2018-02-18 08:17 

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Plane carrying 66 people crashes in southern Iran...

The semi-official Fars news agency says a commercial airplane carrying 66 people has crashed in southern Iran....

 2018-02-18 07:13 

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Trump takes umbrage at his national security adviser's Russian interference comments...

Donald Trump's national security adviser said there was...

 2018-02-18 06:19 

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Russia, U.S. tight-lipped about deadly Syria episode involving their forces...

The United States is still unsure who directed a Feb. 7 attack on U.S. and U.S.-backed forces in Syria, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Saturday, even as he acknowledged accounts that Russian civilian contractors were involved....

 2018-02-18 03:49 

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Vancouver artist's cartoon of Florida school shooting resonates...
 2018-02-18 02:49 

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Kosovo marks progress, if not universal recognition, on 10th anniversary...

Kosovo is celebrating 10 years of independence from Serbia in two-day festivities that started Saturday amid reminders of the obstacles to the country's full acceptance....

 2018-02-18 01:48 

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'The pilot called mayday': Tailpipe flames force plane to return to Saskatoon airport...

A fire on an Air Canada Express plane forced an emergency landing at the Saskatoon airport on Saturday....

 2018-02-17 23:46 

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'A tragic loss': Winnipeg says final goodbye to boy hit by truck at crosswalk...

Hundreds of people gathered Saturday to say goodbye to an eight-year-old Winnipeg boy who was killed crossing the street at a crosswalk with his mom....

 2018-02-17 22:46 

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Tributes pour in for Greg (Bird Dog) Smyth after Baby Leafs legend loses fight with cancer...

There are plenty of messages of love and laughter following the death of a longtime hockey enforcer, who was...

 2018-02-17 22:13 

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Indian migrant workers file complaint over temple work with Ontario government...

Two migrant workers from India who say they faced harsh living conditions and were drastically underpaid as sculptors at a Hindu religious charity organization in Toronto are seeking thousands of dollars in unpaid wages from the Carnforth Road-based templ...

 2018-02-17 18:56 

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Public health officials warn of possible measles exposure on Air Canada flight...

Public health officials west of Toronto say they've confirmed a case of the measles in a baby who returned home on a flight from Switzerland....

 2018-02-17 18:45 

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Aisling Walsh wins Irish best director award for Maudie...

Irish-Canadian director Aisling Walsh has won the award for Best Director at the 2018 Irish Film and Television Academy Awards ceremony in Dublin....

 2018-02-17 18:10 

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Florida legislators struggle with how to respond to school shooting...

Stunned by a horrific shooting at a Florida high school that left 17 people dead, the Florida Legislature is grappling with what to do in the aftermath....

 2018-02-17 16:50 

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Jagmeet Singh to address NDP convention...

The NDP federal leader will address the national convention Saturday afternoon in Ottawa....

 2018-02-17 16:23 

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U.S., Russia trade jibes following FBI election-meddling indictment...

Top Russian and American officials exchange barbs in Germany over the U.S. indictment of 13 Russians accused of an elaborate plot to disrupt the 2016 presidential election....

 2018-02-17 15:55 

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PC leadership candidates prepare for a 'shootout at the OK Corral' as Brown enters race...

Patrick Brown's entry into the Ontario Progressive Conservative leadership race could result in dangerous party in-fighting, experts say....

 2018-02-17 15:18 

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Former MP Paul Dewar diagnosed with brain cancer...

Former Ottawa Centre MP Paul Dewar is currently undergoing treatment for brain cancer according to his Facebook page....

 2018-02-17 14:49 

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Jagmeet Singh not picking sides in pipeline battle...

Federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh is refusing to take sides in the British Columbia-Alberta pipeline, as his party holds a convention where environmental policy resolutions are set to take up a large amount of real estate....

 2018-02-17 14:44 

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PepsiCo shuts down Alberta Spitz sunflower seed factory...

Thirty years after Spitz sunflower seeds first sprouted in Alberta, the last factory in the province is set to shut down....

 2018-02-17 10:00 

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Turkey releases reporter from German newspaper, jails others for life...

A German reporter detained in Turkey for more than a year was released from jail pending trial, even as six other journalists and newspaper employees were sentenced Friday to life imprisonment by a Turkish court....

 2018-02-17 09:32 

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Pakistan court sentences serial killer of children to death...

A public prosecutor in Pakistan says a court has sentenced a serial killer to death after finding him guilty of killing eight children, including a seven-year-old girl whose rape and murder drew nationwide condemnation....

 2018-02-17 09:00 

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Why the ACLU agreed with Trump to scrap a rule limiting guns for the mentally ill...

In the wake of the Florida school shooting, U.S. President Donald Trump is facing heat for rescinding an Obama-era rule that would have blocked guns from getting in the hands of the mentally ill. But mental health advocacy groups and the ACLU agree the ru...

 2018-02-17 09:00 

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5 years on, Ontario's plan to get more Indigenous people on juries a work in progress...

Five years after a former Supreme Court of Canada justice recommended sweeping changes to improve Indigenous representation on Ontario's juries, his ideas are still being studied....

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