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Dec 11, 2019

'It just feels pretty dire': What it's like for young Alberta men facing a 20% unemployment rate
An estimated 33,000 young men in Alberta are looking for work but not finding it. That number has doubled in the span of seven months, putting the unemployment rate for males under the age of 25 at nearly 20 per cent, roughly twice the rate of their female peers.



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Dec 11, 2019

Atheist nurse wins fight to end mandatory 12-step addiction treatment for health staff in Vancouver
Health-care professionals who work in Vancouver-area hospitals and medical clinics will no longer be required to attend 12-step programs if they want to keep their jobs after being diagnosed with addiction.



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Dec 11, 2019

Boris Johnson has been on his best behaviour for the Brexit election — and it's working
British Conservative Leader Boris Johnson, a politician known as much for making off-colour comments and headline-grabbing gaffes as winning elections, has been on his best behaviour during the Brexit election. If the polls are any indication, it's working.



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Dec 11, 2019

First Nation says Premier Kenney is 'killing' proposed oilsands mine by failing to address concerns
While Alberta Premier Jason Kenney calls on the federal government to approve the Teck Frontier Mine — a proposed open-pit oilsands mine, the largest ever — one First Nation is accusing him of indirectly sabotaging the project by neglecting to address lingering environmental concerns.



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Dec 11, 2019

How high voter turnout blew Conservative expectations 'out of the water'
The Conservatives underestimated turnout in October's federal vote, missing the emergence of a bloc of voters that cemented both the Liberals' election-winning hold on Ontario and Quebec and their rejection in Alberta and Saskatchewan, according to Conservative campaign manager Hamish Marshall.



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Dec 11, 2019

How RCMP job policy is undermining the careers of women within its ranks
Police organizations are attempting to recruit more women, but a key consideration of how to best support and retain women who are already in uniform is being overlooked, write Souhila Baba and Andréanne Angehrn.



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Dec 11, 2019

NAFTA 2.1: The changes Democrats (and Canada) settled on
Canada has again joined Mexico and the U.S. to sign on to the final — and this time they really mean final, apparently — text to improve the North American free trade agreement. What do these changes mean for Canada?



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Dec 11, 2019

Twice, he went to the ER with stomach pain. Both times, doctors missed Stage 4 cancer and sent him home
Karel Pekarek's terminal cancer went undiagnosed after two visits to two emergency rooms in B.C.'s Lower Mainland in June. His family knows an earlier diagnosis may not have saved his life, but they say it could have eased his pain as he died.



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Dec 11, 2019

U.S. documents describe an Afghan war on the cheap that cost Canada dearly
A conversation between allies long ago — one the participants themselves may have forgotten by now — neatly but indirectly summed up Canada's experience in the Afghan war.



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Dec 11, 2019

What went wrong in Afghanistan? Our MPs don't seem to be in a hurry to find out
Canadian soldiers spent a dozen years fighting a war in Afghanistan. Almost 160 of them lost their lives to that mission. A new report out of Washington says the war failed to achieve its aims. So why aren't our MPs asking questions?



CBC Top Stories
Dec 10, 2019

New Zealand volcano vents steam, stymies recovery of bodies
Experts said geothermal activity on a New Zealand volcanic island increased significantly on Wednesday, dealing a blow to relatives waiting for crews to recover the bodies that remain there following a deadly eruption two days earlier.



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Dec 10, 2019

'My house shook, and I shook': Multiple fatalities confirmed in plane crash on Gabriola Island
The BC Coroners Service and RCMP have confirmed multiple fatalities after a small plane crash on Gabriola Island, located off the east coast of Vancouver Island.



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Dec 10, 2019

B.C. woman loses fight to preserve sperm taken from dead husband
A B.C. woman has lost a desperate bid to preserve sperm taken from her late husband in the hours after his death the hopes she might still be able to bear his child.



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Dec 10, 2019

Trudeau's minority Liberal government survives first confidence vote
Justin Trudeau's Liberals survived Tuesday their first test of confidence in the House of Commons but got a pointed reminder of how opposition parties can still make life complicated for a minority government.



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Dec 10, 2019

Meng Wanzhou wins bid for documents related to Vancouver arrest
A B.C. Supreme Court judge has ordered Canada's attorney general to turn over a trove of documents related to Meng Wanzhou's arrest to the Huawei executive's legal team.



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Dec 10, 2019

Just the basics: A quick look at today's impeachment news
U.S. House Democrats announced two articles of impeachment Tuesday against President Donald Trump, charging him with abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. Here's the lowdown.



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Dec 10, 2019

Arctic ecosystems and cultures threatened as region continues to warm
Rising temperatures and shrinking snow and ice cover in the Arctic are endangering habitats, fisheries and local cultures, according to a report issued Tuesday by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.



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Dec 10, 2019

Alberta to expand use of private health-care facilities, weeks after announcing public sector cuts are coming
The Alberta government announced Tuesday a new plan to reduce surgical wait times by funding an additional 80,000 surgeries over the next four years as it expands agreements with private facilities.



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Dec 10, 2019

'Our officers were under fire for hours': 6 people dead in New Jersey shootout
Six people, including a police officer and three bystanders, were killed in a furious gunbattle Tuesday that filled the streets of Jersey City with the sound of heavy gunfire for hours, authorities said.



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Dec 10, 2019

6 people, including police officer, dead in New Jersey shooting
Six people, including a police officer and three bystanders, were killed in a furious gunbattle Tuesday that filled the streets of Jersey City with the sound of heavy gunfire for hours, authorities said.



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Dec 10, 2019

Multiple people, including police officer, dead in New Jersey shooting
A police officer and multiple others were killed in a shooting in Jersey City Tuesday that authorities say is not believed to have been a terrorism attack.



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Dec 10, 2019

Kawhi Leonard's impending return has Raptors fans more grateful than hateful
Two nights after Paul George's hostile treatment in Indiana, it should be nothing but love for his teammate Kawhi Leonard in Toronto.



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Dec 10, 2019

U.K. election: Why a Labour Party stronghold could go to a multimillionaire Brexit candidate
Labour Party strongholds in the U.K. are being targeted by both the Brexit Party and the Conservative Party, both of which hope to capitalize on voters' disaffection over Brexit.



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Dec 10, 2019

$6.5M meth bust in Manitoba, 'saved some lives,' RCMP says
The seizure of an estimated $6.5 million worth of illegal street drugs "saved some lives," RCMP said on Tuesday, announcing what they called the largest meth bust in Manitoba's history.



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Dec 10, 2019

Kenney in Ottawa to call for approval of massive open-pit oilsands mine
In Ottawa today to meet with the prime minister, Alberta Premier Jason Kenney said Justin Trudeau's government faces a stark choice: either approve Teck Resource's massive planned oilsands project or risk leaving the country's oil industry "with no way forward."



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Dec 10, 2019

Canadian soldiers made 'progress' in Afghanistan, Sajjan says in response to grim U.S. war report
Kandahar was made a better place by Canada's military presence, Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan said following The Washington Post's publication of documents that suggest successive U.S. administrations saw the Afghanistan war as unwinnable.



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Dec 10, 2019

All systems go: 1st all-electric seaplane takes flight in B.C.
Vancouver-based Harbour Air has completed the first test fight of an all-electric commercial seaplane.



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Dec 10, 2019

Privacy watchdog says StatsCan pilot raised 'significant privacy concerns'
Canada's privacy watchdog says Statistics Canada did not break current laws, but it did raise "significant privacy concerns" when it planned to harvest Canadians' personal financial transaction information.



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Dec 10, 2019

Dallas Stars fire head coach Jim Montgomery for 'unprofessional conduct'
The Dallas Stars on Tuesday dismissed second-year head coach Jim Montgomery due to "unprofessional conduct inconsistent with the core values and beliefs of the Dallas Stars and the National Hockey League."



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Dec 10, 2019

U.S shuts down World Trade Organization appeals court
Global commerce lost its ultimate umpire Tuesday, leaving countries unable to reach a final resolution of disputes at the World Trade Organization (WTO) and instead facing what critics call "the law of the jungle."



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Dec 10, 2019

18 to 20 railcars 'accordioned into a big pile' following Sask. CP derailment, fire chief says
The fires from crude oil spill was contained and rail line reopened as of late Tuesday morning, Canadian Pacific Railway said.



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Dec 10, 2019

'I still see flames,' says resident more than 24 hours after CP train derailed in Sask.
A CP train carrying crude oil derailed west of Guernsey, Sask., early Monday morning.



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Dec 10, 2019

'Lots of smoke still,' says Sask. resident near CP train derailment
A Saskatchewan woman who lives next to the site of a CP train derailment Monday said a fire was still burning more than 24 hours later, but things seemed to be getting better by mid-morning. 



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Dec 10, 2019

Canada signs revised North American trade deal, clearing way for ratification
Canada has signed a new agreement updating the North American free trade agreement with Mexico and the United States, clearing the way for the contentious pact's long-awaited ratification.



CBC Top Stories
Dec 10, 2019

Freeland in Mexico to sign revised North American trade deal Pelosi calls 'infinitely better'
Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland is in Mexico City today for a signing ceremony for the modified North American free trade agreement, clearing the way for the contentious pact to be ratified. 



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Dec 10, 2019

Freeland in Mexico today as CUSMA meets its 'moment of truth'
Canada's Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland is in Mexico City today in a last-minute flurry to tweak the renegotiated North American trade agreement.



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Dec 10, 2019

Pelosi endorses new North American free trade deal, calls updated text 'infinitely better'
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is endorsing the new North American trade deal amid a flurry of conversations between Canada, the United States and Mexico to finally push the renegotiated pact over the finish line.



CBC Top Stories
Dec 10, 2019

Democrats poised to unveil 2 impeachment articles against Trump
House Democrats are poised to unveil two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump — abuse of power and obstruction of Congress — with an announcement expected early Tuesday.



CBC Top Stories
Dec 10, 2019

Democrats announce 2 articles of impeachment against Donald Trump
House Democrats have announced two articles of impeachment charging President Donald Trump with abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.



CBC Top Stories
Dec 10, 2019

Articles of impeachment against Donald Trump focus on abuse of power, obstruction
House Democrats have announced two articles of impeachment charging President Donald Trump with abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.



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Dec 10, 2019

Searching for Fred Christie, the Jamaican immigrant who tried to end legalized racism in Canada
In a 4-1 decision 80 years, the Supreme Court of Canada concluded that a Montreal tavern "was strictly within its rights" when its staff refused to serve a local black man. A civil rights group is now fighting for greater recognition of that legal battle and the man who launched it.



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Dec 10, 2019

Suspect shoots 6 dead in Czech hospital, then kills himself
Six people were killed and three wounded in a shooting in a hospital in the eastern Czech Republic on Tuesday, the prime minister and officials said. The apparent gunman killed himself, police said.



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Dec 10, 2019

Suspect shoots 6 dead in Czech hospital, then kills self
Six people were killed and three wounded in a shooting in a hospital in the eastern Czech Republic on Tuesday, the prime minister and officials said. The apparent gunman killed himself, police said.



CBC Top Stories
Dec 10, 2019

6 shot dead in Czech hospital attack
A gunman has shot dead six people at a hospital waiting room in the eastern Czech city of Ostrava in an unexplained attack.



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Dec 10, 2019

China hints at national security trials for Canadian detainees
China is hinting at upcoming trials for two Canadian citizens held for a year on vague national security charges in what is widely believed to be an attempt to pressure Canada to release Meng Wanzhou, a top executive at Chinese tech giant Huawei.



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Dec 10, 2019

China says Canadian detainees face prosecution on national security charges
Two Canadian citizens detained in China for one year are now facing trial for charges related to national security.



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Dec 10, 2019

A $12 website and volunteer videos: How some Scheer supporters are fighting back
Andrew Scheer's supporters say consultants from "Bay Street" are trying to determine the federal Conservative Party's future. They've launched a campaign to fight back.



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Dec 10, 2019

4 Ontario sisters meet for the first time thanks to Google, a little luck and a DNA test
With the help of a DNA test and some of her own investigative work, Gina McClelland from Uxbridge, Ont., found not just her father, but three paternal sisters from around Ontario and a brother from the Dominican Republic.



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Dec 10, 2019

'A way to keep our language alive': How the Atikamekw Nation uses Wikipedia to promote its language
Wikipetcia Atikamekw Nehiromowin started out as a high school computer science project and has now grown into the only active Wikipedia in Canada operating in an Indigenous language.



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Dec 10, 2019

How Canada's broken disability support system is needlessly costing millions, harming mental health
Canada's support system for people with disabilities is flawed, and it's causing people harm as well as needlessly costing millions in tax dollars, writes Dr. Pamela Valentine.



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Dec 10, 2019

Manitoba and Saskatchewan more likely to see race relations as worsening: survey
A national survey suggests people living in Manitoba and Saskatchewan see race relations as worsening — in stark contrast to a brighter picture painted across the country.



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Dec 10, 2019

New compensation rules for delayed flights arrive Sunday. Here's what you need to know
On Dec. 15, federal rules mandating compensation for delayed and cancelled flights finally take off. Here's what you need to know about how the rules work and collecting compensation.



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Dec 10, 2019

OAS audit of Bolivian election finds evidence of systematic fraud
The final OAS audit on the Bolivian election of Oct. 20 has determined the Morales government engaged in massive and deliberate fraud to prevent an opposition victory. The findings are being welcomed by Canada as a vindication of its position supporting the caretaker government of Jeanine Añez.



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Dec 10, 2019

Chile military plane with 38 is missing on way to Antarctica
Chile's air force said it lost radio contact with a transport plane carrying 38 people on a flight Monday evening to the country's base in Antarctica.



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Dec 10, 2019

Chile military plane with 38 passengers missing on way to Antarctica
Chile's air force said it lost radio contact with a transport plane carrying 38 people on a flight Monday evening to the country's base in Antarctica.



CBC Top Stories
Dec 09, 2019

Conditions on New Zealand volcano make recovery of bodies impossible for now
Experts said geothermal activity on a New Zealand volcanic island increased significantly on Wednesday, dealing a blow to relatives waiting for crews to recover the bodies that remain there following a deadly eruption two days earlier.



CBC Top Stories
Dec 09, 2019

New Zealand volcano death toll rises as witnesses describe horrors
Survivors of a powerful volcanic eruption in New Zealand ran into the sea to escape the scalding steam and ash and emerged covered in burns, say those who first helped them.



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Dec 09, 2019

New Zealand volcano death toll rises to 6, hospital total now about 30
A person injured in Monday's volcanic eruption in New Zealand has died in an Auckland hospital, bringing the death toll to six. About 30 people, many with severe burns, remain hospitalized.



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Dec 09, 2019

New Zealand volcano victim dies in hospital; death toll at 6
Police say a person injured in a volcanic eruption in New Zealand has died in an Auckland hospital, bringing the death toll to six. About 30 people remain hospitalized after Monday's eruption, many of them suffering severe burns.



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Dec 09, 2019

New Zealand police open criminal probe into volcano deaths
New Zealand police said Tuesday they were opening a criminal investigation into the deaths of tourists on a volcanic island where a powerful eruption of ash and scalding steam occurred as dozens of people were exploring the barren landscape.



CBC Top Stories
Dec 09, 2019

'It's a constant battle': 20% of Canadians say they experience racism, survey reveals
An Environics survey on race relations in Canada has found that 20 per cent of those surveyed said they have experienced some form of racial discrimination.



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Dec 09, 2019

'It's a constant battle': Nearly 40% of Canadians experience racism in the workplace, survey reveals
An Environics survey on race relations In Canada has found nearly 40 per cent of those surveyed said they have experienced racial discrimination in the workplace.



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Dec 09, 2019

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Dec 09, 2019

Trudeau says UN vote not a shift in Canada's 'steadfast' support Israel
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says a recent vote by Canada to support a UN resolution endorsing Palestinian self-determination is not a shift in Canada's policy against singling out Israel for criticism on the international stage.



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Dec 09, 2019

Trudeau says UN vote not a shift in Canada's 'steadfast' support of Israel
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says a recent vote by Canada to support a UN resolution endorsing Palestinian self-determination is not a shift in Canada's policy against singling out Israel for criticism on the international stage.



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Dec 09, 2019

Morneau says he's not worried about a recession despite job numbers
Canada's finance minister said that — while worrying about the economy is his job — he is not concerned that the country might be headed for a recession.



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Dec 09, 2019

The biggest snubs and surprises of the 2020 Golden Globe nominations
Netflix cast a large shadow on the nominations list for this year, gaining 34 nods in total and loudly announcing the arrival of the streaming era. At the same time, women were completely shut out of the best director category.



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Dec 09, 2019

Walmart Canada pulls sweater of Santa with what looks like cocaine
Walmart Canada apologized on Monday for listing on its website a Christmas sweater that featured an illustration appearing to depict Santa getting ready to snort cocaine. 



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Dec 09, 2019

Officers 'not negligent' in overdose death of B.C. teen that went viral, police watchdog says
The delayed response of two police officers in finding a 14-year-old boy who died from an overdose at a Langley, B.C., park last summer did not play a role in his death, according to a report released Monday by the province's police watchdog.



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Dec 09, 2019

NHL commissioner speaks at Board of Governors meeting following allegations against coaches
Gary Bettman is at the NHL Board of Governors meeting in Pebble Beach, Calif., where he'll speak publicly for the first time since various allegations surfaced against coaches. CBCSports.ca will carry live coverage at 8:30 p.m. ET.



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Dec 09, 2019

New measures introduced by commissioner Gary Bettman to combat abuse in NHL
Gary Bettman addressed a potential new code-of-conduct policy for the league on Monday. At the NHL Board of Governors meeting in Pebble Beach, Calif., he spoke publicly for the first time since various allegations surfaced against coaches.



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Dec 09, 2019

Conservatives push Liberals to make a decision on Huawei
The Conservatives are urging the Liberal government to make a decision soon on whether Chinese tech giant Huawei will be allowed to join Canada's next-generation 5G wireless network. 



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Dec 09, 2019

Pete Frates, ALS patient who helped create ice bucket challenge, dead at 34
Pete Frates, a former college baseball player whose determined battle with Lou Gehrig's disease helped inspire the ALS ice bucket challenge that has raised more than $200 million worldwide, died Monday. He was 34.



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Dec 09, 2019

'It's about time Ottawa started working for Alberta,' Kenney says, touting a 5-point plan
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney has visited Ottawa with a detailed plan for federal support that he says will help his province grapple with a prolonged commodity price slump that has left the economy reeling.



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Dec 09, 2019

New NAFTA deal set to land after flurry of last-minute changes
The long wait for ratification of the revised North American trade agreement appears to be nearly over, with word that congressional Democrats may be satisfied with the text of changes proposed by Donald Trump's trade representative and circulated over the weekend.



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Dec 09, 2019

Freeland heads to Mexico to finalize NAFTA changes
The long wait for ratification of the revised North American trade agreement appears to be over, with word that congressional Democrats and an influential U.S. labour leader are satisfied with the text of changes proposed by Donald Trump's trade representative.



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Dec 09, 2019

Volkswagen charged for allegedly violating Canadian emissions standards
The federal government is charging Volkswagen for allegedly importing cars into Canada that company executives knew violated emissions standards.



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Dec 09, 2019

Bianca Andreescu adds Lou Marsh Trophy as Canada's top athlete to U.S. Open, Rogers Cup titles
Bianca Andreescu on Monday was named the first tennis recipient of the Lou Marsh Trophy as Canada's athlete of the year. In September, the 19-year-old became the first Canadian to win a Grand Slam singles title.



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Dec 09, 2019

Report on FBI probe into Trump campaign's ties to Russia finds mistakes, no sign of political bias
The FBI was justified in opening its investigation into ties between the Trump campaign and Russia, and didn't act with political bias despite "serious performance failures" up the bureau's chain of command, the Justice Department's internal watchdog says in a report released Monday.



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Dec 09, 2019

Liberals move to deliver tax cut for 20 million Canadians
The Liberal government is taking steps to deliver on its campaign promise to lower taxes for Canadians as its top priority for the parliamentary agenda.



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Dec 09, 2019

Liberals move to deliver tax cut they say will help 20 million Canadians
The Liberal government is taking steps to deliver on its campaign promise to lower taxes for Canadians as its top priority for the parliamentary agenda.



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Dec 09, 2019

CRTC calls on Canadian telecoms to do more to fight scammers
Canada's telecom regulator moves to adopt a new weapon in the fight against phone scammers, calling on Canadian telecom companies to use a new technology that will make it easier to verify the origins of a call.



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Dec 09, 2019

Earth's frozen 'water towers' threatened by warming, population growth, report says
Water frozen at the tops of mountains that helps sustain up to a quarter of the human population is under threat from climate change, population growth and lack of proper management, according to a new international study.



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Dec 09, 2019

'A big relief': Driver acquitted after Alberta judge rules Paul First Nation roads private
A Paul First Nation citizen with a driving prohibition did not break the law by driving on his community's private roads, an Alberta judge has ruled.



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Dec 09, 2019

Putin, Zelensky agree on full ceasefire in east Ukraine by end of 2019
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky agreed Monday to commit to a full and comprehensive implementation of a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine before the end of 2019, according to a joint communique.



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Dec 09, 2019

Trump efforts called 'clear and present danger' to fair elections at impeachment hearings
The chairman of the U.S. House judiciary committee closed his panel's impeachment hearing on Monday with a condemnation of President Donald Trump's conduct as a continuing threat to the country's elections and democratic system of government.



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Dec 09, 2019

Trump efforts called 'clear and present danger' to fair elections, as hearing heats up
U.S. Democrats on Monday sought to bolster the case for impeaching President Donald Trump, describing his pressuring of Ukraine to investigate a political rival as a "clear and present danger" to free and fair elections and national security.



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Dec 09, 2019

Trump violated his oath of office, committee chair tells impeachment hearing
The head of a U.S. congressional panel leading the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump has accused him of putting himself before his country and violating his oath of office.



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Dec 09, 2019

Democrats expected to level charges of abuse of power and obstruction against Trump
U.S. House Democratic leaders preparing articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump are expected to announce next steps early Tuesday, lawmakers said.



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Dec 09, 2019

Kenney, Alberta cabinet ministers in Ottawa to meet federal counterparts
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney and eight of his cabinet ministers will be in Ottawa today as part of a trip to meet their federal counterparts.



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Dec 09, 2019

Marriage Story tops Golden Globe Award nominations
Noah Baumbach's divorce portrait Marriage Story leads the 77th Golden Globes with six nominations, including best dramatic film.



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Dec 09, 2019

'All I could see was flames': Sask. crude oil train derailment fills sky with smoke, fire
A derailed Canadian Pacific train blocked traffic on the Yellowhead highway near Lanigan early Monday, and one witness described the scene near her Saskatchewan farmstead as filled with flames and "crazy smoke."



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Dec 09, 2019

'Unfathomable grief': 5 dead, 8 missing after eruption of New Zealand volcano, PM says
Five people are dead and eight are unaccounted for after a volcanic island in New Zealand erupted Monday. Recovery teams still aren't able to access the island amid concerns about safety.



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Dec 09, 2019

New Zealand police say no sign of life after volcano erupts on island
Police say there are no signs of life on a volcanic island in New Zealand after it erupted Monday in a tower of ash and steam.



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Dec 09, 2019

No signs of life on New Zealand volcanic island after eruption
There are no signs of life on a New Zealand island where a volcano erupted Monday, police say.



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Dec 09, 2019

'Groundhog Day of Russian corruption': Examining latest ban of Russia from Olympics
What's the difference between a Russian Olympic athlete and an Olympic athlete from Russia? Despite another World Anti-Doping Agency ruling banning the country from major sporting events for four years, it could prove to be just semantics.



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Dec 09, 2019

World Anti-Doping Agency imposes 4-year ban on Russia
The Russian flag and national anthem were banned from the Olympics and other major sports events for four years by the World Anti-Doping Agency on Monday.



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Dec 09, 2019

François Legault's high-stakes game with the courts and Quebec's secularism law
As Bill 21 supporters question the impartiality of Quebec's chief justice, the premier has remained vague about whether he'll respect judgments that go against the controversial law barring public workers from wearing religious symbols on the job.



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Dec 09, 2019

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has won over Britain's youth — but will they actually vote?
As the U.K. election looms, the issue of Brexit has increased interest in the Labour Party among the under-30 set. It's not just Brexit that has engaged younger voters, but also bold policies to address inequality.



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Dec 09, 2019

Brexit has 'turbocharged' youth interest in U.K.'s Labour Party — but will they vote?
As the U.K. election looms, the issue of Brexit has increased interest in the Labour Party among the under-30 set. It's not just Brexit that has engaged younger voters but also the party's policies to address inequality.



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