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Black Lives Matter NYC 'inspired' by Toronto chapter's call for removal of uniformed police
Inspired by Black Lives Matter Toronto's demonstration at the Toronto Pride Parade last yearmembers of the activist group in New York City are now calling for the removal of uniformed police officers from their city's parade.
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Canadian softwood producers brace for 2nd wave of U.S. lumber duties
Canada's softwood lumber industry is bracing for a second wave of U.Sduties expected to come Monday that could put further pressure on producersparticularly smaller onesto cut jobs.
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CommentBusiness | 5:55 PM on Tuesday
Communist Party newspaper calls Scheer ‘arrogant and biased’ after he pledged to fight against preferential-access deal
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CommentUncle Sam | 11:29 AM on Tuesday
Andrew J. Spieles, 21, of Harrisonburg, pled guilty in the United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia.
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CommentBusiness | 9:55 AM on Tuesday
The Oracle of Omaha says, “the economy is doing well, but all Americans aren’t doing well.”
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CommentEnvironmental | 8:49 AM on Tuesday
Experts hope to conduct at least two or three necropsies and says other reasons could include collisions with vessels or entanglement in fishing gear.
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CommentTech | 8:24 AM on Tuesday
A quickly-spreading, world-wide ransomware outbreak has reportedly hit targets in Spain, France, Ukraine, Russia, and other countries.
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CommentScience | 7:17 AM on Tuesday
It's a phenomenon that's been noted throughout history: bright nights when you could read even though there was no illumination from the moon, candles or any other form of light. Now, Canadian scientists believe they've unravelled the mystery.
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CommentLaw & Order | 7:06 AM on Tuesday
A private meeting of the Peel Regional Police board on Tuesday will decide the future of the region's controversial police chief, CBC Toronto has learned.
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CommentLaw & Order | 12:30 AM on Tuesday
Carleton University criminologist makes formal complaint to Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale.
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CommentBusiness | 2:53 PM on Monday
U.S. energy firms added oil rigs for a record 23rd week in a row, extending a year-long drilling recovery as producers boost spending on expectations crude prices will rise in future months despite this week's decline to a 10-month low.
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CommentLifestyle | 2:36 PM on Monday
Thousands of people who fled to Canada to escape President Donald Trump’s crackdown on illegal migrants have become trapped in legal limbo because of an overburdened refugee system, struggling to find work, permanent housing or enroll their children in sc
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CommentBusiness | 2:24 PM on Monday
Oil trading closer to $40 US a barrel is unpleasant for the energy sector, but it is not quite as disastrous as it was three years ago. Years of suffering have made the energy sector more efficient.
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CommentLifestyle | 1:57 PM on Monday
Women stripped down to their swimwear in the Czech Republic to pose up for photographs in the plant's cooling tower and Facebook users were asked to vote for their favourite.
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CommentUncle Sam | 8:28 AM on Monday
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday handed a victory to President Donald Trump by allowing his temporary bans on travelers from six Muslim-majority countries and all refugees to go into effect for people with no connection to the United States while agreeing
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CommentHealth | 7:20 AM on Monday
Over the past 12 years, six provinces have banned junk food from schools, and a new study says the measure is having a positive impact on student health.
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CommentBusiness | 7:14 AM on Monday
Martin Shkreli, the pharmaceutical entrepreneur who has been called the "pharma bro" for raising the price of a life-saving drug by 5,000 per cent, will go on trial in Brooklyn, N.Y., today for what prosecutors are calling a Ponzi-like scheme at his forme
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CommentBusiness | 7:14 AM on Monday
The Gerard Comeau case, which will be heard at the Supreme Court, could change everything. It depends on how willing the high justices are to upend our entrenched statism.
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CommentHistory | 6:59 AM on Monday
Michael Broadfoot says while most Canadians will be celebrating confederation, some will be protesting 150 years of colonization. He didn't want to do either.
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CommentProvincial Politics | 6:59 AM on Monday
A viral video of Saturday's parade quickly sparked controversy with some saying organizers were advertising systemic racism by allowing floats to be pushed predominantly by minorities and ridden predominantly by white people.
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CommentHealth | 6:42 AM on Monday
An editorial in Monday's Canadian Medical Association Journal is calling on the federal government to crack down on natural health products, which the author argues are poorly tested and can do patients more harm than good, compared to conventional medici
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CommentMilitary | 6:14 AM on Monday
A Canadian soldier has upended more than 300 years of British history, becoming the first woman to command the troops guarding the Queen and royal residences in London. Capt. Megan Couto led some 40 Canadian soldiers through the Changing of the Guard at B
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CommentUncle Sam | 10:15 AM on Sunday
A secretive Washington firm that commissioned the dubious intelligence dossier on Donald Trump is stonewalling congressional investigators trying to learn more...
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CommentUncle Sam | 8:44 AM on Sunday
CIA Director Mike Pompeo says he thinks disclosure of America's secret intelligence is on the rise, fuelled partly by the “worship” of leakers like Edward Snowden.  “In some ways, I do think it's accelerated,” Mr Pompeo told MSNBC. “I think ther
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CommentMisc World | 8:43 AM on Sunday
WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT - People had rushed to the scene of a highway accident about 60 miles southwest of Multan after the tanker overturned to gather leaking fuel.
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CommentUncle Sam | 12:25 PM on Saturday
The number of refugees who entered the U.S. during President Trump’s first three months compared to the last months of President Obama’s term was cut nearly...
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CommentTech | 11:48 AM on Saturday
Boeing and Airbus planes flew fine throughout the heat wave, but pilots cannot fly the Bombardier CRJ in extreme weather
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CommentLaw & Order | 9:23 AM on Saturday
Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale says the looming retirement of RCMP Commissioner Bob Paulson is as good a time as any to consider rejigging the governance of the force, including a recommendation to set up a civilian oversight body.
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CommentSports | 2:13 AM on Saturday
Whit Merrifield hit a two-run, two-out double that capped a four-run rally in the ninth inning, as the Kansas City Royals beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-4 on Friday night to reach .500 for the first time since April.
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CommentMisc CDN | 1:57 AM on Saturday
Police say they shot and killed a cougar that had climbed a tree near a school in west-central Alberta.
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CommentMisc CDN | 1:53 AM on Saturday
Environment Canada has issued a frost advisory for parts of Saskatchewan, including Regina.
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CommentSports | 1:50 AM on Saturday
The CF-18 demonstration team’s Canada 150 painted jet conducted a flyby over Percival Molson Stadium before kickoff at the Alouettes' homeopener last night, and it freaked out a whole bunch of Montrealers, renewing calls for an end to such air events.