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Protesters say new border law is 'draconian'
An expansion of powers granted to U.Sofficials by Canada's federal government put workers and travellers at riskaccording to protesters and the B.CCivil Liberties Association.
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B.C. court dismisses judicial review of conservation service in Dawson Creek bear cub killing
A bear cub found alone on the side of the highway near Dawson Creek after a resident took it home to her dog pen was killed by the Conservation Officer Service in 2016NowB.C's top court has ruled the officer who shot the bear did not break the law.
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CommentMisc CDN | 1:24 AM on Monday
Skyrocketing rents and dwindling affordable-housing units in Vancouver are driving seniors to the brink of homelessness, forcing some to couch surf, seek roommates or even live in cars, advocates say.
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CommentMisc World | 1:17 AM on Monday
Over 15,000 scientists around the world have issued a global warning: there needs to be change in order to save Earth. It comes 25 years after the first notice in 1992 when a mere 1,500 scientists issued a similar warning.
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CommentMisc CDN | 1:15 AM on Monday
You might already know Rusty: he's nearly 15 years old, he volunteers three days a week at St. Boniface Hospital and — most notably — he's a big fluffy dog wearing glasses.
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CommentMisc World | 1:10 AM on Monday
From the iconic Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York to a reindeer sleigh in the sky to a scuba diving Santa, jolly old St. Nick has been popping up all over the world as the holidays approach.
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CommentSports | 1:05 AM on Monday
Vancouver Canucks forward Brock Boeser took a shot of his left foot early in the second period of Sunday's game against the Calgary Flames and did not return.
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CommentMisc CDN | 12:58 AM on Monday
Perseverance pays off is the lesson Victoria students learned this month after they completed the search for family members of a soldier who fought in World War One.
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CommentMisc CDN | 12:54 AM on Monday
An emergency landing in Gander could have gone much worse if not for the pilot's skill, says the airport authority's CEO. "He walked away from the aircraft, apparently without injury, and really accomplished an astonishing feat today in what he did,"
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CommentFunny | 12:50 AM on Monday
Not everyone is a fan of the man in red. Just because he's jolly and delivers toys doesn't make everyone an automatic fan of Santa Claus.
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CommentLifestyle | 12:45 AM on Monday
Dan Cassan says he was itching to drive across the Inuvik to Tuktoyaktuk highway, long before it opened. But it wasn't enough to just drive through it — he wanted to be the first. So Cassan, a retiree from Tumbler Ridge, B.C., brought his two dogs to Inuv
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CommentMisc CDN | 12:40 AM on Monday
Three Indigenous communities in northern Ontario picked up close to 40,000 pounds of donated food that was shipped free of charge to their airports Friday as part of CBC's Sounds of the Seasons.
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CommentMisc CDN | 12:01 AM on Monday
Almost two years after her car crashed, Kristen Hiebert is still adapting to life without her lower legs — amputated due to frostbite — and continues to work to build a better life for herself and her daughter Avery, now 6.
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CommentMisc CDN | 11:59 PM on Sunday
Strong winds and heavy snow caused treacherous driving on roads, numerous cancellations, closures and power outages through Saturday.
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CommentMisc CDN | 9:45 PM on Sunday
A well-known Manitoba Cree elder passed away over the weekend at 111 years old. The elder celebrated her 111th birthday in August in Bunibonibee Cree Nation — also known as Oxford House — where she spent most of her life.
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CommentMisc World | 2:23 AM on Sunday
Lawmakers in Peru initiated proceedings Friday to oust President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, who refuses to resign after being accused of failing to disclose decade-old payments from a Brazilian company embroiled in Latin America's biggest corruption scandal.
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CommentMisc World | 2:12 AM on Sunday
Residents pile into cars and flee as surging winds drive one of the biggest fires in California's history toward the wealthy coastal enclave of Montecito, northwest of Los Angeles.
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CommentMisc World | 8:42 PM on Saturday
Crowds of flower-bearing North Koreans have streamed passed statues and portraits of their leaders to pay respects on the sixth anniversary of the death of Kim Jong Un's father, Kim Jong Il.
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CommentStrange | 8:37 PM on Saturday
Provincial police say a homeowner is in shock after a deer carcass was tied to a mailbox in the southwestern Ontario community of Windham. The deer's head was removed and left in the driveway.
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CommentStrange | 5:54 PM on Saturday
Dozens of protesters are taking a stand against mining projects on a Cape Breton mountain that is sacred to the Mi'kmaq.
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CommentMisc CDN | 5:51 PM on Saturday
Trevor Sanderson has 15 hams, 150 boxes of stuffing and 200 pounds of potatoes, and he's giving it all away for free at a massive community dinner at Winnipeg`s Thunderbird House Saturday night.
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CommentMisc CDN | 5:44 PM on Saturday
Many repatriated Indigenous artifacts have become spiritual and artistic inspirations to the descendants of those who made them. "(This museum) actually phoned the tribe and said, 'Can somebody come and pick this up? Our staff are hearing animal sounds in
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CommentSports | 5:40 PM on Saturday
Canadian sliders made several trips to the podium at the luge World Cup event in Lake Placid, N.Y., on Saturday as Alex Gough led the way with two silver medals.
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CommentSports | 5:39 PM on Saturday
Lewis Irving now has a podium finish to add to his resume after scoring a bronze medal in aerials at the World Cup event in Secret Garden, China, on Saturday.
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CommentSports | 5:38 PM on Saturday
Canada took a silver of medal at a bobsleigh World Cup stop at the Igls track in Innsbruck, Austria, on Saturday, with Justin Kripps and Jesse Lumsden staking claim to the second-place spot.
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CommentMisc CDN | 5:34 PM on Saturday
Irene Gyselinck's discovery that she never became Canadian has sent her life into a tailspin, leaving her unable to acquire valid ID and at risk of losing her health insurance.
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CommentHistory | 3:30 PM on Saturday
Divers have discovered the site of a sunken ship near Colpoy’s Bay, Ont., an inlet off Georgian Bay, at least 136 years after the steamer sank during a winter storm.
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CommentEnvironmental | 3:28 PM on Saturday
Fraser River sockeye and chinook salmon pass through some of the most dense fish farming areas and were found to have high rates of infection compared to wild salmon in the north where fish farms are not a factor.
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CommentSports | 3:26 PM on Saturday
On a weekend celebrating the game of hockey in the nation's capital, Ottawa Senators owner Eugene Melnyk put a damper on the festivities. Melnyk denied rumours the team was for sale, but did insinuate relocation could be considered.
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CommentSports | 3:25 PM on Saturday
Christopher Tanev has been added to the Vancouver Canucks' mounting injury list. Head coach Travis Green said after Friday's morning skate that the defenceman will be out two to three weeks with a groin strain.
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CommentSports | 3:23 PM on Saturday
The animal — dubbed Campbell — was found emaciated and dehydrated on a beach near Campbell River, B.C., in October. More than 200 marine creatures, including harbour seals, sea lions, fur seals and sea otters, were rehabilitated at the centre or treated i
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CommentLaw & Order | 3:22 PM on Saturday
Lexa Developments is charged with four offences following the removal of two tall trees without the District of West Vancouver's consent.