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China has stopped buying Canadian canola seed
Chinese importers are unwilling to purchase Canadian canola seed at the momentthe group that represents the industry in Canada says.
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Montreal priest stabbed during morning mass at St. Joseph's Oratory
Montreal police say a suspect has been arrested after a priest was stabbed during morning mass at the city’s famed Saint Joseph’s Oratory.
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CommentShowbiz | 11:45 AM on Saturday
Singer and actor Barbra Streisand, 76, has made bizarre statements about the harm suffered by alleged sexual assault victims of Michael Jackson, in an interview published on Friday.
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CommentEnvironmental | 9:45 PM on Friday
A recent New York Times story details how hundreds of cities across the country are abandoning recycling efforts.  People are finally admitting what many market economists said several decades ago: mandated recycling makes neither economic nor
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CommentPolitical | 8:22 PM on Friday
The Senate committee has rigged these hearings to ensure that most of the testimony comes from coastal supporters of Bill C-48.
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CommentLaw & Order | 11:24 AM on Friday
The truck driver who caused the deadly Humboldt Broncos bus crash a year ago was sentenced to eight years in prison when he appeared in a Melfort, Sask., court Friday.
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CommentMisc World | 7:12 AM on Friday
A powerful explosion ripped through a chemical plant in eastern China Thursday, killing at least 47 people and severely injuring 90 others.
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CommentMisc World | 6:35 AM on Friday
The trends have been clear since the end of the 20th century: record highs are happening twice as often as record lows.
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CommentMisc World | 6:34 AM on Friday
A national chain of bookstores in New Zealand has pulled copies of Jordan Peterson’s book 12 Rules for Life from sale, directly linking the decision to the massacre of 50 people in two mosques in Christchurch.
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CommentScience | 6:02 AM on Friday
A marine mammal scientist in Vancouver says he thinks his work has been misrepresented online and he's worried it's part of a trend that has him and his colleagues questioning whether they should talk to media at all in the era of fake news.
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CommentScience | 5:57 AM on Friday
The spring flood outlook is not good news for those already devastated by flooding in the Midwest and down the Mississippi River, according to an outlook released Thursday by the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
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CommentMisc World | 5:33 AM on Friday
As the pilots of the doomed Boeing jets in Ethiopia and Indonesia fought to control their planes, they lacked two notable safety features in their cockpits. One reason: Boeing charged extra for them.
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CommentMilitary | 5:46 PM on Thursday
The caliphate has crumbled, and the final offensive is over. While the official announcement hasn’t yet been made – Fox News has been told that this village, the last ISIS stronghold, is liberated.
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CommentTech | 11:46 AM on Thursday
US companies are going to keep hiring foreign tech workers, even as the Trump administration makes doing so more difficult. For a number of US companies that means expanding their operations in Canada, where hiring foreign nationals is much easier.
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CommentSports | 7:31 AM on Thursday
The World Figure Skating Championships in Japan has been rocked by claims that US star Mariah Bell deliberately injured rival and training partner Lim Eun-soo of South Korea during a practice session.
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CommentSports | 6:19 AM on Thursday
Hundreds are dead, many more are missing, and thousands are at risk from massive flooding in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi caused by Cyclone Idai and persistent rains.
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CommentMisc World | 6:18 AM on Thursday
After decades of poaching and habitat loss pushed the Siberian tiger population toward extinction, the symbol of Russian pride is making a comeback through conservation efforts and a crackdown on illegal hunting.
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CommentHealth | 5:17 AM on Thursday
Matt Bevin said he exposed his children to chickenpox in order to immunize them. That's a "public health hazard," says one expert.
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CommentLaw & Order | 12:04 PM on Wednesday
Jail sentences have been handed down to three current and former Calgary police officers who stalked and harassed a woman for months.
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CommentMisc World | 11:16 AM on Wednesday
Ousseynou Sy, 47, was driving a bus with 51 high school students aboard in San Donato Milanese, Italy. He started screaming while driving, then he showed a can of gasoline and a lighter.
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CommentLaw & Order | 10:31 AM on Wednesday
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CommentStrange | 10:08 AM on Wednesday
London to New York City by car? It could happen if the head of Russian Railways has his way.
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CommentProvincial Politics | 7:52 AM on Wednesday
A star UCP candidate — who resigned abruptly after the revelation she once lamented there was a double standard for white supremacist terrorists — also questioned whether there were any "redeeming values" in LGBTQ Pride parades, CBC News has learned.
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CommentLaw & Order | 7:49 AM on Wednesday
A Hamilton police officer is facing multiple Police Act charges for arresting two photojournalists at the scene of a fatal accident in 2017.
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CommentLaw & Order | 7:46 AM on Wednesday
It may be the first official day of spring, but Yukon's been seeing winter melt away for days now — and pooling up.
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CommentPolitical | 6:49 AM on Wednesday
The Senate's ethics officer says Sen. Lynn Beyak violated the upper chamber's conflict-of-interest code by posting racist letters about Indigenous people on her website.
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CommentTech | 6:48 AM on Wednesday
Norsk Hydro, one of the world's largest producers of aluminum, was battling on Tuesday to contain a cyberattack which hit parts of its production, sending its shares lower and aluminum prices higher.
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CommentEnvironmental | 6:31 AM on Wednesday
When a dead whale was discovered on a beach in the Philippines on Saturday, government veterinarians mistook it for a pregnant female because of its swollen belly.
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CommentMisc World | 6:29 AM on Wednesday
British Prime Minister Theresa May says she asked the European Union on Wednesday to delay the country's divorce from the bloc by 3½ months, until June 30.
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CommentBusiness | 6:10 AM on Wednesday
Dairy farmers and others hit by recent trade deals are getting $3.9 billion in compensation for lost market share.
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CommentProvincial Politics | 6:09 AM on Wednesday
Three more donors to failed UCP candidate Jeff Callaway have been found by Alberta’s election commissioner to have donated money that wasn’t theirs as part of an investigation into how Mr. Callaway financed his campaign.
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CommentPolitical | 12:13 AM on Wednesday
In all my years covering politics, one thing has been almost a given. On budget day, no other political story will overshadow the narrative the government is trying to tell.