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Jan 19, 2019

Mexico pipeline explosion death toll rises to 66
At least 66 people were killed and dozens were injured on Friday when a pipeline ruptured by suspected fuel thieves exploded in central Mexico as dozens of people tried to fill up containers, state and federal authorities said.



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Jan 19, 2019

Revolutionary cancer therapy too expensive to be covered by provinces, agency says
A revolutionary new cancer treatment is on the market and available for Canadians, but provinces have been advised not to cover it unless the price come down.



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Jan 19, 2019

Trump plans 'major announcement' on border and shutdown
U.S. President Donald Trump said he'll be making a "major announcement" on the government shutdown and the southern border on Saturday afternoon as the standstill over his border wall continues into its fifth week.



CBC Top Stories
Jan 19, 2019

Virtual dealership promises no used car salesmen
A virtual used car dealership called Clutch intends to exploit the bad reputation of used car salesmen by offering a service with no sales staff, and a "concierge" to bring the car to the customer for a test drive. No commissions and no showrooms means the startup is also promising lower prices.



CBC Top Stories
Jan 19, 2019

Feds likely to hold on to pipeline past 2019 election, says Morneau
Indigenous groups in Canada are preparing bids to buy the Trans Mountain pipeline from the feds, but Finance Minister Bill Morneau says talks on selling are premature and that it's unlikely the pipeline will be sold before the next election.



CBC Top Stories
Jan 19, 2019

Feeling lonely? You're not alone - and it could be affecting your physical health
With researchers sounding the alarm that loneliness can cause serious physical as well as mental harm, and statistics indicating rates are on the rise, here are coping strategies people are using to deal with their feelings of being disconnected.



CBC Top Stories
Jan 19, 2019

Key figure in illegal election financing scheme quietly pleads guilty
Canadians may never know the details of an elaborate scheme orchestrated by engineering giant SNC Lavalin to funnel more than $117,000 to two federal political parties after one of the key players quietly pleaded guilty a few weeks ago.



CBC Top Stories
Jan 19, 2019

'This is still very raw': One year since arrest of accused serial killer Bruce McArthur
It's been a year since Toronto police announced that Bruce McArthur had been arrested. Since then, police have taken steps to renew their approach to missing persons cases, while trying to heal rifts with some members of the LGBT community.



CBC Top Stories
Jan 19, 2019

Computer scientist David Magerman wants to build a more ethical internet
David Magerman became rich working with Robert Mercer, the billionaire co-owner of Cambridge Analytica. Having seen the role online data mining had in helping Donald Trump become president, Magerman now wants to create a better, less profit-driven internet.



CBC Top Stories
Jan 18, 2019

At least 20 killed in Mexico pipeline explosion
At least 20 people were killed and dozens were injured on Friday when a pipeline ruptured by suspected fuel thieves exploded in central Mexico as dozens of people tried to fill up containers, state and federal authorities said.



CBC Top Stories
Jan 18, 2019

Mueller's office disputes BuzzFeed report that Cohen lied to Congress at Trump's behest
The office for U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller is disputing the accuracy of a BuzzFeed News report saying U.S. President Donald Trump told former lawyer Michael Cohen to lie to Congress.



CBC Top Stories
Jan 18, 2019

What we know about the Canadian arrested in connection to an attack in Kenya
Canadian Abdihakim Guleid and five others are accused of aiding extremist gunmen who launched an assault on a hotel and business complex in the country's capital, Naorobi, killing at least 21 people.



CBC Top Stories
Jan 18, 2019

Former Chicago police officer sentenced to nearly 7 years for shooting Laquan McDonald
A judge sentenced former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke to nearly seven years in prison in the 2014 shooting death of black teenager Laquan McDonald.



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Jan 18, 2019

Former Mountie won't serve jail time after pleading guilty to misconduct in Surrey Six murder investigation
A former RCMP officer won't serve jail time after pleading guilty to breach of trust and obstruction of justice in connection with his misconduct in the investigation into the deadliest gangland shooting in B.C.'s history.



CBC Top Stories
Jan 18, 2019

Ex-Mountie avoids jail time after pleading guilty to misconduct in Surrey Six murder investigation
A former RCMP officer won't serve jail time after pleading guilty to breach of trust and obstruction of justice in connection with his misconduct in the investigation into the deadliest gangland shooting in B.C.'s history.



CBC Top Stories
Jan 18, 2019

Trudeau taking questions at Quebec town hall
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is kicking off the fourth leg of his national town hall tour tonight in Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec, where he will take unvetted questions from Canadians.



CBC Top Stories
Jan 18, 2019

Trudeau asked about immigration, climate change and dairy in Quebec town hall
In Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's fourth town hall of the year in Saint-Hyacinthe, Que. he was forced to defend Canada's immigration system, his pledge to compensate dairy farmers and his plan to fight climate change with a national price on carbon.



CBC Top Stories
Jan 18, 2019

'Happy tears': Friday marks 1st payday for reopened Sydney call centre
Spirits were high at the Sydney Call Centre on Friday for the first payday under new management.



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Jan 18, 2019

Former mayor Hazel McCallion, 97, to become special adviser to Ford government
Ontario Premier Doug Ford has appointed Hazel McCallion, the 97-year-old former mayor of Mississauga, Ont., as a special adviser.



CBC Top Stories
Jan 18, 2019

Trump told Cohen to lie to Congress, report says, as impeachment calls grow
If true, the explosive report by Buzzfeed News that Trump told his former fixer Michael Cohen to lie to Congress about the Trump Tower Moscow deal isn't just another bombshell.



CBC Top Stories
Jan 18, 2019

With report of Trump telling Cohen to lie to Congress, the whiff of impeachment grows stronger
If true, the explosive report by BuzzFeed News that Trump told his former fixer Michael Cohen to lie to Congress about the Trump Tower Moscow deal isn't just another bombshell.



CBC Top Stories
Jan 18, 2019

Trump to hold 2nd nuclear summit with North Korea's Kim
U.S. President Donald Trump is to hold a second summit with the leader of North Korea near the end of February to try to coax the North to give up its nuclear program.



CBC Top Stories
Jan 18, 2019

Wild boars in crosshairs as nations scramble to contain swine fever
A closer look at the day's most notable stories with The National's Jonathon Gatehouse: nations try to contain African swine fever through huge culls of wild boars; an interview with Jagmeet Singh; Gillette takes a page from Nike's marketing handbook with controversial ad campaign.



CBC Top Stories
Jan 18, 2019

Mountie pleads guilty to breach of trust, obstruction of justice in Surrey Six murder investigation
A former RCMP officer has pleaded guilty to breach of trust and obstruction of justice in connection with his misconduct in the investigation into the largest gangland shooting in B.C.'s history.



CBC Top Stories
Jan 18, 2019

Canada will make 'the right decision' on Huawei despite Chinese envoy's threats: Goodale
Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale is brushing off recent threats from China's envoy to Canada, who warned of "repercussions" if the federal government bans the Chinese firm Huawei Technologies from supplying equipment to Canadian 5G networks.



CBC Top Stories
Jan 18, 2019

Canada won't be deterred in its Huawei review despite threats, Goodale says
Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale is brushing off recent threats from China's envoy to Canada, who warned of "repercussions" if the federal government banned technology firm Huawei Technologies from supplying equipment to Canadian 5G networks.



CBC Top Stories
Jan 18, 2019

Canadian among 6 ordered held as suspects in Nairobi hotel attack
Canadian Guleid Abdihakim and five other people suspected of helping extremist gunmen stage a deadly attack in the Kenyan capital this week appeared in court on Friday as prosecutors investigated them for suspected terror offences.



CBC Top Stories
Jan 18, 2019

Canadian national among 5 ordered held as suspects in Nairobi hotel attack
Canadian national Guleid Abdihakim and four other people suspected of helping extremist gunmen stage a deadly attack in the Kenyan capital this week appeared in court on Friday as prosecutors investigated them for suspected terror offences.



CBC Top Stories
Jan 18, 2019

Canadian national among 6 ordered held as suspects in Nairobi hotel attack
Canadian national Guleid Abdihakim and five other people suspected of helping extremist gunmen stage a deadly attack in the Kenyan capital this week appeared in court on Friday as prosecutors investigated them for suspected terror offences.



CBC Top Stories
Jan 18, 2019

Alberta judge says no money for couple charged in son's meningitis death
An Alberta couple facing a retrial in the meningitis death of their son will not get $4 million they wanted the government to give them for past and future legal fees, a judge said Friday.



CBC Top Stories
Jan 18, 2019

Cost of living went up by 2% last year, despite plunging gasoline prices
The cost of living increased at a two per cent annual pace in December, as cheaper energy prices were offset by higher prices for just about everything else.



CBC Top Stories
Jan 18, 2019

U.S. Congress to probe report that Trump directed lawyer to lie
The U.S. House intelligence committee chair says he will "do what is necessary" to confirm a published report that President Donald Trump directed his personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, to lie to Congress about negotiations over a real estate project in Moscow during the 2016 U.S. election.



CBC Top Stories
Jan 18, 2019

National Energy Board rejects Burnaby's bid to stop work at Trans Mountain pipeline terminal
The National Energy Board has rejected a request by Burnaby, B.C., that it rescind orders allowing the company building the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion to conduct work at the city's terminal.



CBC Top Stories
Jan 18, 2019

9-month-old baby in car involved in collision with Land Rover driven by Prince Philip
A nine-month-old baby was among the passengers of a vehicle involved in a collision Thursday with a Land Rover driven by Prince Philip, police in England said Friday.



CBC Top Stories
Jan 18, 2019

'A big dose of reality': Toronto homicide detective on lasting effects of Bruce McArthur case
Toronto police Insp. Hank Idsinga said Friday "there is a lot of work to be done" to improve relations between the city's LGBT community and the police force.



CBC Top Stories
Jan 18, 2019

Friends of Canadian killed in Burkina Faso remember bubbly, ethical man
Friends and colleagues remember Canadian mining executive Kirk Woodman as a bubbly, positive and ethical man who was dedicated to his job and often integrated himself into the communities where he worked.



CBC Top Stories
Jan 18, 2019

Friends of Canadian killed in Burkina Faso remember outgoing, ethical man
Friends and colleagues remember Canadian mining executive Kirk Woodman as an outgoing, positive and ethical man who was dedicated to his job and often integrated himself into the communities where he worked.



CBC Top Stories
Jan 18, 2019

Congo court poised to rule on presidential vote challenge
Congo's constitutional court is poised to rule as early as Friday on a challenge to the presidential election results. But the African Union continental body has issued a surprise last-minute request for Congo's government to suspend the announcement of final results.



CBC Top Stories
Jan 18, 2019

Canadian farmers chart gains in Japan as tariffs fall in Asia-Pacific markets
With a new Asia-Pacific trade deal slashing tariffs, Canada's pork and beef producers see even more potential in a lucrative Japanese market.



CBC Top Stories
Jan 18, 2019

Beijing digs in: Canada's complaints are met with 'death-threat diplomacy' from China
Observers say recent Chinese actions signal a new level of aggressiveness for a rising power quite prepared to throw its weight around when other nations' actions don't match its world view.



CBC Top Stories
Jan 18, 2019

First Nations lobby Ottawa for a bigger cut of the multibillion-dollar gambling business
First Nations leaders want to carve out a bigger slice of Canada's multibillion-dollar gambling pie, and they are asking the Liberal government to change the Criminal Code to pave the way for more Indigenous-owned casinos.



CBC Top Stories
Jan 18, 2019

For the good of the planet, can we curb our addiction to road salt?
In this week's issue of our environment newsletter, we look at the environmental effects of road salt, the Amazon Book of Codes project and geothermal power worldwide.



CBC Top Stories
Jan 18, 2019

Giuliani just made it a lot harder for Trump to cry 'witch hunt'
U.S. President Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani went from "no collusion" to helping to legitimize the Robert Mueller probe during a CNN interview this week. It could be a sign that Trump's legal team is bracing for something big.



CBC Top Stories
Jan 18, 2019

New Bloc leader, same Bloc problems
Yves-François Blanchet is the new leader of the Bloc, but the challenges he faces are not new for the beleaguered sovereignist party.



CBC Top Stories
Jan 18, 2019

Laugh at Trump's 'space force' all you want — it's something Canada should seriously consider
Canada would hardly be ushering in a new era of space weaponization or militarization. There are many reasons why it should consider a national space force.



CBC Top Stories
Jan 18, 2019

Liberals push 'economic argument' for green innovation
Liberal cabinet members begin the final day of a three-day retreat today, wrestling with how to advance a green economy — and how to sell it to the Canadian electorate.



CBC Top Stories
Jan 18, 2019

Lunar eclipse to darken Canadian skies this weekend — here's how you can see it
On Jan. 20 or 21 (depending on where you are in the country), Canada will be treated to a total lunar eclipse. It's being hailed on social media as the "super blood wolf moon," though it's not really different from any other total lunar eclipse. That is, it'll still be magnificent.



CBC Top Stories
Jan 18, 2019

Twins get some 'mystifying' results when they put 5 ancestry DNA kits to the test
Last spring, Marketplace host Charlsie Agro and her identical twin sister, Carly, bought DNA ancestry kits from five of the most popular companies in the industry. Find out why some of the results they received left a team of computational biologists at Yale University baffled.



CBC Top Stories
Jan 18, 2019

Twins get some 'mystifying' results when they put 5 DNA ancestry kits to the test
Last spring, Marketplace host Charlsie Agro and her identical twin sister, Carly, bought DNA ancestry kits from five of the most popular companies in the industry. Find out why some of the results they received left a team of computational biologists at Yale University baffled.



CBC Top Stories
Jan 18, 2019

Trudeau pushes green economic plan, works to calm fears amid global uncertainty
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his cabinet today wrapped up a three-day retreat where they wrestled with how to advance a green economy — and how to sell it to Canadians.



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Jan 18, 2019

Transport Canada struggling to buy a bus shell to crash
Crash tests that could make transit buses safer and more resilient in a collision have been stalled because Transport Canada has been unable to purchase a bus shell for testing.



CBC Top Stories
Jan 17, 2019

Moose Jaw is no longer home to the world's tallest moose statue. Residents appear ready to rise up
People in Saskatchewan are working to restore Mac the Moose to his former glory, after a moose statue constructed 240 kilometers north of Oslo, Norway, dethroned him as the tallest moose statue in the world.



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Jan 17, 2019

Heed travel warnings, Freeland says, as Canadians face detention and death abroad
Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland urged Canadians to pay attention to the government's travel warnings amid a spate of high-profile cases of murder, abduction and detention of Canadians abroad.



CBC Top Stories
Jan 17, 2019

Judge acquits 3 Chicago officers of Laquan McDonald shooting cover-up
A judge on Thursday acquitted three Chicago officers of trying to cover up the 2014 shooting of Laquan McDonald, dismissing as just one perspective the shocking dashcam video of the black teenager's death that led to protests, a federal investigation of the police department and the rare murder conviction of an officer.



CBC Top Stories
Jan 17, 2019

Company issues lifetime ban after Washington state man jumps from cruise ship
An online video shows the man standing on the balcony of the Symphony of the Seas and jumping off.



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Jan 17, 2019

Chinese envoy to Canada warns against any future Huawei 5G ban
China's envoy to Canada on Thursday warned Ottawa of possible repercussions if it banned technology firm Huawei Technologies from supplying equipment to Canadian 5G networks, the latest blast in a deepening bilateral dispute.



CBC Top Stories
Jan 17, 2019

Chinese envoy to Canada warns of 'repercussions ' if Ottawa bans Huawei from 5G mobile phone network
China's envoy to Canada on Thursday warned Ottawa of possible repercussions if it banned technology firm Huawei Technologies from supplying equipment to Canadian 5G networks, the latest blast in a deepening bilateral dispute.



CBC Top Stories
Jan 17, 2019

Alberta premier to reveal next step in energy strategy
Premier Rachel Notley will reveal the next stage of her Made-in-Alberta energy strategy Thursday afternoon in Edmonton.



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Jan 17, 2019

How Burkina Faso violence flared from insurgent raids to a domestic crisis
A closer look at the day's most notable stories with The National's Jonathon Gatehouse: killing of Canadian mining executive highlights rising terrorism problem in Burkina Faso; from cabinet-shuffling to upheaval in a high-profile by-election race, it's been a week of Canadian political surprises.



CBC Top Stories
Jan 17, 2019

Trump postpones Pelosi's diplomatic trip over ongoing shutdown
U.S. President Donald Trump is postponing what he's calling House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's "seven-day excursion" to Egypt, Afghanistan and Brussels in apparent payback for Pelosi asking him to reschedule his state of the union address because of the partial government shutdown.



CBC Top Stories
Jan 17, 2019

Trump cancels Pelosi trip, Davos delegation amid shutdown
U.S. President Donald Trump is postponing what he's calling House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's "seven-day excursion" to Egypt, Afghanistan and Brussels and cancelled the U.S. delegation's trip later this month to an economic forum in Davos.



CBC Top Stories
Jan 17, 2019

Death of Canadian in Burkina Faso highlights growing instability in Sahel region of West Africa
The death of Canadian Kirk Woodman in Burkina Faso has highlighted the growing instability in the Sahel region of West Africa, where Islamist militancy is rapidly on the rise.



CBC Top Stories
Jan 17, 2019

Prince Philip uninjured in car crash near royal estate
Prince Philip was uninjured in a car crash on Thursday near the Royal Family's Sandringham Estate in eastern England, according to Buckingham Palace.



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Jan 17, 2019

Ousted candidate's story takes another strange turn, this time into a parking lot
Former Liberal candidate Karen Wang caps off a bizarre day with an even more bizarre media scrum in a Burnaby, B.C., parking lot.



CBC Top Stories
Jan 17, 2019

1 day after resigning, Karen Wang says she wants back in Burnaby byelection race
The Liberal Party says Karen Wang's resignation as its candidate in next month's Burnaby South byelection will not be reversed.



CBC Top Stories
Jan 17, 2019

Ottawa, Quebec to discuss Legault's plan for immigration cuts as province deals with labour shortages
Federal and Quebec officials will meet in two weeks to hammer out an immigration plan for the province that Premier François Legault says must include cuts to the number of newcomers and compensation for the costs of asylum seekers.



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Jan 17, 2019

Woman who admitted to attack at Canadian Tire found guilty on terror charges
A Toronto-area woman who admitted to attacking workers at a Canadian Tire store with a golf club and butcher knife in an effort to help ISIS has been found guilty of several terror charges.



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Jan 17, 2019

Kids retailer Gymboree files for bankruptcy protection, all 49 Canadian stores to close
Gymboree has filed for bankruptcy protection for a second time in as many years, but this time the children's clothing retailer will begin winding down operations for good.



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Jan 17, 2019

Michael Cohen says rigging polls 'was at the direction of' Trump
A former lawyer for U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he paid a firm to manipulate online polling data "at the direction of and for the sole benefit of" Trump.



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Jan 17, 2019

Top Russian news host takes aim at Ukrainian Canadians
Dmitry Kiselyov's Sunday-night TV program is one of the most influential sources of news in Russia. And last weekend, the Kremlin-friendly broadcaster focused his ire on Ukrainians living in Canada.



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Jan 17, 2019

Facebook shuts hundreds of Russia-linked pages, accounts
Facebook says it has removed hundreds of Russia-linked pages, groups and accounts that it says were part of two big disinformation operations, in its latest effort to fight fake news.



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Jan 17, 2019

Royal Bank cuts 5-year fixed mortgage rate, others likely to follow suit
Canada's biggest bank has cut its five-year fixed-term mortgage rate, a move other banks are likely to try to match in short order.



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Jan 17, 2019

Canadian snowboarder Max Parrot announces Hodgkin's lymphoma diagnosis
Canadian Olympic snowboarder Max Parrot announced Thursday he has been diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma. The 24-year-old from Bromont, Que., captured slopestyle silver at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, and was diagnosed with cancer last month after undergoing a biopsy.



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Jan 17, 2019

Canadian snowboarder Max Parrot diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma
Canadian Olympic snowboarder Max Parrot announced Thursday he has been diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma. The 24-year-old from Bromont, Que., captured slopestyle silver at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, and was diagnosed with cancer last month after undergoing a biopsy.



CBC Top Stories
Jan 17, 2019

Family says Canadian found dead in Burkina Faso was 'loving, hard working'
A Canadian kidnapped in Burkina Faso has been found dead, says his family, two days after he was abducted by gunmen.



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Jan 17, 2019

Canadian kidnapped in Burkina Faso found dead
A Canadian kidnapped in Burkina Faso has been found dead, says his family, two days after he was abducted by gunmen.



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Jan 17, 2019

Kirk Woodman, Canadian kidnapped in Burkina Faso, found dead
A Canadian kidnapped in Burkina Faso has been found dead, says his family, two days after he was abducted by gunmen.



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Jan 17, 2019

'It's gotten out of hand': Toronto area taxi fare scam has defrauded victims of millions, police say
Toronto police issued a warning on Thursday about an alleged ongoing taxi fare scam that has already led to the arrests of five people who now face more than 260 charges for identity theft.



CBC Top Stories
Jan 17, 2019

U.S. doctors have a new opioid addiction treatment in their arsenal — it could be here next
Sublocade, a monthly injectable alternative to the widely used opioid treatment Suboxone, has been approved by Health Canada after a small but so far successful run in the U.S.



CBC Top Stories
Jan 17, 2019

4 ways police are fighting the 'dramatic' increase in child sexual abuse online
The Saskatchewan police officers who target online sexual predators say they're being driven to use a range of investigative methods in order to slow down a problem that's seen a dramatic increase.



CBC Top Stories
Jan 17, 2019

Veterans Affairs $165M gaffe headed to Federal Court in proposed class-action lawsuit
A proposed class-action lawsuit has been filed against the federal government over the $165-million accounting blunder at Veterans Affairs Canada, CBC News has learned.



CBC Top Stories
Jan 17, 2019

The feds promised meaningful health care changes, but they keep bowing to industry pressure
A pattern is emerging: the government studies an issue for more than a year, finds a solution that will improve access to medicines and lower costs, then cancels any real change when industry objects.



CBC Top Stories
Jan 17, 2019

Travel precautions persist for Zika-hit areas
The Zika virus should remain a concern for some Canadians planning winter vacations in sunny climes, doctors say.



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Jan 17, 2019

Trudeau's refreshed cabinet meets in Quebec amid economic uncertainty, China tensions
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his revamped cabinet meet in Sherbrooke, Que., the start of a three-day retreat to deal with pressing economic, environmental and international issues while setting the Liberals on course for this year's federal election.



CBC Top Stories
Jan 17, 2019

'The price to pay': Inside a D.C. airport as the U.S. shutdown grinds on
Air-traffic controllers at Reagan National Airport can peer down at Washington's centres of power from their high-tech perch. Yet these days, even from their elevated fishbowl, the people who direct the nation's skies are feeling powerless while on the job.



CBC Top Stories
Jan 17, 2019

A Brexit lesson in economics for Canadians hoping to profit from anger: Don Pittis
Brexit offers an economic warning to Canadians trying to benefit by stoking anger and division.



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Jan 17, 2019

Brexit warning to Canadians that manufacturing political division has economic consequences: Don Pittis
Brexit offers an economic warning to Canadians trying to benefit by stoking anger and division.



CBC Top Stories
Jan 17, 2019

Inside a Washington airport as the longest-ever U.S. shutdown grinds on
Air-traffic controllers at Reagan National Airport can peer down at Washington's centres of power from their high-tech perch. Yet these days, even from their elevated fishbowl, the people who direct the nation's skies are feeling powerless while on the job.



CBC Top Stories
Jan 17, 2019

Here's how a refugee claim gets fast tracked for emergency protection in Canada
The case of Saudi teen Rahaf Mohammed who was granted asylum in Canada after a fleeing her allegedly abusive family is shining a spotlight on a rarely used urgent protection program for refugees in particularly dire straits.



CBC Top Stories
Jan 17, 2019

Ford government poised to dissolve regional health agencies, sources say
In what would be its first major move to restructure Ontario's health system, the Doug Ford government is considering a sharp cut to the bureaucracies that are supposed to co-ordinate health care services at the local level.



CBC Top Stories
Jan 17, 2019

Maker of 'fun' toy bomb apologizes, halts sales following complaints
The company behind a bomb-defusing game for children has offered an apology following complaints from parents that it's inappropriate and insensitive. YULU also says it will stop shipping the item to North American markets.



CBC Top Stories
Jan 17, 2019

Oilpatch CEOs support Indigenous bid for Trans Mountain
Some oilpatch CEOs are supporting a bid by Indigenous groups in Western Canada to purchase the Trans Mountain pipeline and the proposed expansion project.



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Jan 17, 2019

Battle lines forming ahead of a looming U.S. privacy law fight
Consumer advocates and the data-hungry technology industry are drawing early battle lines in advance of an expected fight this year over what kind of federal privacy law the U.S. should have.



CBC Top Stories
Jan 16, 2019

Canadians held in China face up to 4 hours a day of interrogation, ambassador says
Two Canadian men detained in China face up to four hours of questioning each day and have no access to a lawyer, according to Canada's top diplomat in Beijing.



CBC Top Stories
Jan 16, 2019

Detention video shows another purported ISIS fighter saying he's from Canada
A recently released video out of Syria featuring an English-speaking man who says he travelled from Canada to fight with ISIS has sparked questions in Canada, and prompted one expert to take a closer look at whether the man detained in Syria is the voice of several chilling ISIS propaganda videos.



CBC Top Stories
Jan 16, 2019

Canada's Andreescu eliminated in 2nd round of Australian Open
Canada's Bianca Andreescu was eliminated from the Australian Open on Thursday, dropping her second-round match 6-3, 3-6, 6-2 to Anastasija Sevastova of Latvia.



CBC Top Stories
Jan 16, 2019

Jagmeet Singh vows he'll lead NDP into 2019 election
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh vows he will lead the NDP into the 2019 federal election as he heads into next month's crucial byelection for the vacant Burnaby South seat in B.C.



CBC Top Stories
Jan 16, 2019

The National
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Jan 16, 2019

FULL INTERVIEW: Rahaf Mohammed on escaping Saudi Arabia to Canada
FULL INTERVIEW | In her own words, Saudi teen Rahaf Mohammed talks to Susan Ormiston about fleeing her family, how she finally ended up in Canada and what she plans to do next.



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Jan 16, 2019

Federal Conservatives ask Parliament to investigate immigration vetting after CBC report
The Opposition Conservatives are asking for Parliament to examine Canada's security screening process following two CBC investigations that pointed to flaws in system.



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