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Canadian military to review uniforms, badges, ceremonies to ensure it is welcoming to women, minorities
The new action plan focuses on designated groupsdefined as womenIndigenous peoplepersons with disabilitiesvisible minoritiesand the LGBTQ community
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Probing your DNA could trigger future privacy violations
In the wake of the Facebook and Cambridge Analytica data scandalexperts are warning about the potential dangers of handing over your genetic code to private international corporations.
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CommentEnvironmental | 8:49 AM on Wednesday
Backlash toward the University of Alberta is escalating, with donors pulling funding and rallies being planned in reaction to the university's decision to award David Suzuki an honorary degree.
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CommentMisc World | 8:01 AM on Wednesday
Peter Madsen, a Danish submarine inventor, has been sentenced to life in prison for the bizarre killing of Swedish reporter Kim Wall.
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CommentBusiness | 5:21 AM on Wednesday
Electric buses were seen as a joke at an industry conference in Belgium seven years ago when the Chinese manufacturer BYD Co. showed an early model.
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CommentBusiness | 9:49 AM on Tuesday
The government’s carbon pricing plan will cause the GDP to drop, according to the Parliamentary Budget Officer’s (PBO) latest report, costing Canadians $10 billion they would otherwise have gained by 2022.
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CommentBusiness | 10:39 AM on Tuesday
The government’s job is to give all Canadian businesses a leg-up — not pick those it favours in its constant dragnet for votes
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CommentBusiness | 7:01 AM on Tuesday
A judge in Minnesota has given a conditional green light to a Canadian pipeline company's plan to expand a crude oil pipeline connecting the Alberta oilsands to American refineries — but not in the location Enbridge wanted.
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CommentMisc CDN | 6:03 AM on Tuesday
In some provinces, such as Ontario, stop signs are never used at intersections on provincial highways with 100-kilometre speed limits. But both intersecting roads where the Humboldt Broncos crash occurred had a speed limit of 100.
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CommentReligion | 5:31 PM on Monday
The condemnation by other Christian organizations did not bother the 30 worshippers attending a recent Gabola service, held in a bar south of Johannesburg
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CommentPolitical | 5:30 PM on Monday
OTTAWA: The Trudeau government is on track to run deficits nearly $8 billion deeper than expected over the next two years, the federal budget watchdog said Monday in a new report.The parliamentary budget officer estimated the Liberals will post a $22.
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CommentLaw & Order | 5:17 PM on Monday
Ten people are dead and 15 others are injured after a van driver plowed into a number of pedestrians Monday in north Toronto. CBC News has learned Alek Minassian, 25, of Richmond Hill, Ont., is the alleged driver in the attack.
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CommentMisc World | 1:50 PM on Monday
The 98-year-old Penn State Outing Club announced that the university will no longer allow it to organize outdoor, student-led trips
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CommentShowbiz | 10:50 AM on Monday
Chelsea Russell said she used the Snap Dogg lyric as a tribute to a boy who died in a crash.
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CommentMisc CDN | 11:01 AM on Monday
A number of injuries are being reported after pedestrians were struck by a white van in Toronto, police say.
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CommentLaw & Order | 10:34 AM on Monday
Lawyers representing former Ontario PC leader Patrick Brown on Monday filed a statement of claim in Superior Court against CTV, which first reported accusations of sexual misconduct levied by two women against the MPP.
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CommentShowbiz | 9:08 AM on Monday
Art historian Alice Procter, 23, who runs the tours, claims artefacts at institutions such as the British Museum and the Victoria Albert fell into British hands through ‘slavery’ and ‘looting’.
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CommentMisc World | 6:36 AM on Monday
The new arrival will bump Prince Harry to sixth place in the line of succession
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CommentMisc CDN | 5:57 AM on Monday
Family and friends of a Vancouver Island man believe that he was killed in Peru in an alleged lynching by people who thought he was involved in the shooting death of an 81-year-old traditional healer.
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CommentLifestyle | 4:11 PM on Sunday
The couple faces the prospect of giving up Babe after a neighbour's complaint led to a notice from the city saying micro pigs aren’t on the list of allowable pets
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CommentLaw & Order | 12:51 AM on Sunday
Two hours into a court hearing Friday, Tanishia Covington was ready to receive her sentence for her role in the infamous Facebook Live hate crime-hazing and beating of a white, 18-year-old Crystal Lake man.
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CommentShowbiz | 6:02 PM on Saturday
Actor Verne Troyer, best known as "Mini-Me" in the "Austin Powers" movie franchise has died at the age of 49.
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CommentLaw & Order | 6:01 PM on Saturday
A bucktoothed beaver delivered quite the scare when it tried to gnaw its way into a home in Nanaimo, B.C.
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CommentHistory | 4:25 PM on Saturday
Sister Marie-Agnès Valois stood between a Nazi officer brandishing a pistol and a Canadian soldier and told the German if he shot the young man the bullet 'would have to go through me'.
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CommentMisc World | 4:22 PM on Saturday
Every year, China slaughters millions of donkeys to make Ejiao, a traditional medicine hailed as a ‘miracle elixir’ which is used to trea...
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CommentTech | 3:12 PM on Saturday
NASA is marking the 28th anniversary of the Hubble Space Telescope’s launch with a peek into a wild stellar nursery. Scientists released the picture Thursday in advance of next week’s milestone.
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CommentMisc CDN | 3:09 PM on Saturday
Three people have been killed in a traffic crash northeast of Calgary. All three adults died in the Friday morning crash but a five-year-old child survived.
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CommentMisc CDN | 3:03 PM on Saturday
An Ottawa woman is crediting her dog with helping to save her life after she collapsed and the dog notified her husband. The Yorkie-Pomeranian mix sprinted upstairs and began to bark incessantly in an effort to wake up Lavergne’s husband, Ken.
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CommentMisc World | 3:01 PM on Saturday
Queen Elizabeth attended a special concert Saturday night, as the world's oldest and longest-reigning monarch celebrates her 92nd birthday. The event is a break in tradition for the Queen, who usually spends her birthday privately with little public celeb
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CommentMisc World | 2:56 PM on Saturday
North Korea says it has suspended nuclear and long-range missile tests and plans to close its nuclear test site. The North also vowed to actively engage with regional neighbours and the international community to secure peace on the Korean Peninsula and c
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CommentMisc CDN | 2:51 PM on Saturday
With more vendors and the usual massive crowd of cannabis enthusiasts, the Vancouver 4/20 event went about as officials expected, even though the rain began falling just before the countdown at 4:20 p.m.
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CommentShowbiz | 2:50 PM on Saturday
Clean-up crews spent the night trying to clean up Sunset Beach in Vancouver after 4/20 celebrations left a 'muddy, soggy' mess, according to a park board official.