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Aug 21, 2019

More telcos complain about CRTC decision on wholesale internet rates
Shaw Communications Inc. and Vidé???????otron have joined major Canadian telecom companies that have expressed concern over the CRTC's decision to lower the prices that smaller internet providers have to pay them to use their networks.



CBC Top Stories
Aug 21, 2019

Will ethics commissioner testify on Trudeau and SNC-Lavalin? We're about to find out
A House of Commons ethics committee meeting is underway in Ottawa today as opposition MPs push for Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner Mario Dion to testify about his report finding Prime Minister Justin Trudeau violated the Conflict of Interest Act.



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Aug 21, 2019

Lodgepole pines can send chemical alert to warn related trees of an imminent beetle attack: study
Lodgepole pines can send distress signals warning nearby trees of an imminent attack and urging them to get their defences in place, a new study from the University of Alberta found.



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Aug 21, 2019

South African court rules displaying apartheid-era national flag can amount to hate speech
South Africa's Equality Court has restricted the display of the country's old apartheid-era flag, ruling that its gratuitous use amounts to hate speech and racial discrimination.



CBC Top Stories
Aug 21, 2019

Canada's inflation rate held steady at 2% in July, higher than expected
Canada's inflation rate held steady at two per cent in July as the price of gasoline got cheaper but the price of airline tickets soared.



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Aug 21, 2019

Area 51 events in Nevada prompt emergency crowd planning
A Nevada county that's home to the Area 51 military base has drafted an emergency declaration and plan to team up with neighbouring counties ahead of events next month tied to the Storm Area 51 internet drive.



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Aug 21, 2019

Edmonton man barred from leaving Pakistan fights to come home
An Edmonton man has been fighting for 10 months to come home from Pakistan where he once worked as a scientist on the government's missile defence program.



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Aug 21, 2019

Shock in Denmark after Trump, spurned over Greenland, cancels visit
The Danish government expressed shock and disbelief on Wednesday over U.S. President Donald Trump's cancellation of a state visit to Denmark after its prime minister rebuffed his interest in purchasing Greenland.



CBC Top Stories
Aug 21, 2019

Tax-evading 'natural person' claims B.C. courts don't have jurisdiction over him
A B.C. man who describes himself as a "natural person" not subject to tax law has taken his fight against prison time to the province's highest court — and he has lost, resoundingly.



CBC Top Stories
Aug 21, 2019

Ont. government releases revised elementary sex-ed curriculum
The Progressive Conservativie's repeal of the previous 2015 curriculum, developed under the former Liberal government, sparked considerable controversy.



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Aug 21, 2019

Ontario's new sex-ed curriculum similar to plan PC government scrapped
The Ontario government's revised sex-education curriculum for elementary schools was released Wednesday, and includes a focus on instruction on health and cybersafety, while requiring school boards to allow parents to exempt children from teachings on human development and sexual health.



CBC Top Stories
Aug 21, 2019

Parents will be able to exempt children from sex-ed classes under new Ontario curriculum
The Ontario government's revised sex-education curriculum for elementary schools was released Wednesday, and includes a focus on instruction on health and cybersafety, while requiring school boards to allow parents to exempt children from teachings on human development and sexual health.



CBC Top Stories
Aug 21, 2019

Parents will be able to exempt children from some of Ontario's new sex-ed curriculum
The Ontario government's revised sex-education curriculum for elementary schools includes instruction on health, cyber safety and consent, like the 2015 curriculum the PCs opposed, and requires school boards to allow parents to exempt children from teachings on human development and sexual health though it's not clear how that policy will play out.



CBC Top Stories
Aug 21, 2019

Hong Kong protesters take to the subway as China confirms U.K. consulate worker detained
A major bank warned on Wednesday that weeks of protests in Hong Kong could hit the economies of the Chinese-ruled city and mainland China itself as demonstrators prepared a sit-in at a subway and site of a mid-summer mob attack.



CBC Top Stories
Aug 21, 2019

Hong Kong protesters take to the subway, as China confirms U.K. consulate employee detained
A major bank warned on Wednesday that weeks of protests in Hong Kong could hit the economies of the Chinese-ruled city and mainland China itself as demonstrators prepared a sit-in at a subway and site of a mid-summer mob attack.



CBC Top Stories
Aug 21, 2019

China says British consulate staffer to be detained 15 days
A British consulate staffer is being detained by China for 15 days of 'administrative detention' for breaking Chinese law, as Hong Kong people protest signs that China is extending its judicial reach into the semi-autonomous region.



CBC Top Stories
Aug 21, 2019

CBSA officer caught leaking police information to family members: internal docs
A Canada Border Services Agency agent breached federal privacy law when she took a photo of confidential police information and emailed it to a member of her family, says an internal report.



CBC Top Stories
Aug 21, 2019

IRS busts alleged multimillion-dollar tobacco-smuggling scheme in Akwesasne
A three-year, multi-agency investigation led by the U.S. tax authority targeted a key "broker" in a smuggling scheme that allegedly moved millions of dollars worth of tobacco through a border-straddling First Nation and into the Canadian black market, U.S. court records reveal. 



CBC Top Stories
Aug 21, 2019

Foster family fights for pay to raise child who needs 24/7 care
Saskatchewan foster parents Erin and Trevor McLellan care for a six-year-old girl who has had thousands of epileptic seizures. The McLellans decided to go public after a dispute with Saskatchewan's Ministry of Social Services over how much they are compensated.



CBC Top Stories
Aug 21, 2019

Opposition parties to push for ethics commissioner to testify on SNC-Lavalin scandal
With just weeks to go before an election call, opposition MPs plan to put Liberals on the spot with a motion to bring Canada's ethics commissioner before a Commons committee to testify about his conclusion that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau broke Canada's conflict of interest laws.



CBC Top Stories
Aug 21, 2019

Scientists may have detected a black hole devouring a neutron star
First, astronomers made history when they detected a gravitational wave from two black holes merging. Then it was two neutron stars. Now, astronomers believe they've detected a gravitational wave coming from another first-time discovery: a black hole swallowing a neutron star.



CBC Top Stories
Aug 21, 2019

What 35,000 political ads on Facebook reveal about Canada's election-year message battle
We are still two months from the federal election, but industry groups, partisan advocates and unions have been busy spending big money on highly targeted Facebook ads to push their agenda.



CBC Top Stories
Aug 21, 2019

A record number of wildfires are burning in Brazil's Amazon rainforest
Wildfires raging in the Amazon rainforest have hit a record number this year, with 72,843 fires detected so far by Brazil's space research centre, as concerns grow over right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro's environmental policy.



CBC Top Stories
Aug 20, 2019

Meng Wanzhou claims 'covert criminal investigation' by Canadian, U.S. authorities
Lawyers for Meng Wanzhou claim she was the target of a "covert criminal investigation" designed by Canadian and U.S. authorities to illegally detain and search the Huawei executive when she landed in Vancouver in December 2018.



CBC Top Stories
Aug 20, 2019

Australian court upholds sex abuse convictions of Cardinal George Pell
An Australian court has upheld convictions against the most senior Catholic to be found guilty of children sex abuse.



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Aug 20, 2019

3 people now confirmed dead in 'horrific' 10-vehicle crash in southern Alberta
Three people are now confirmed dead in the fiery 10-vehicle crash that prompted an evacuation alert in southern Alberta on Tuesday.



CBC Top Stories
Aug 20, 2019

Evacuation order ends after 'horrific,' fatal 10-vehicle crash in southern Alberta
An evacuation alert has ended for the hamlet of Chinook in southeast Alberta, after a fiery 10-vehicle crash that threatened the community, killed at least one person and injured multiple others on Tuesday.



CBC Top Stories
Aug 20, 2019

Trump says any Jew who votes Democratic is 'disloyal' or lacks knowledge
U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday that American Jewish people who vote for Democrats show "either a total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty."



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Aug 20, 2019

Environmental groups can still talk climate change during election, says Canada's chief electoral officer
Canada's chief electoral officer issued a public statement today assuring environmental organizations that they're free to promote action to fight climate change during the fall federal election without falling afoul of the Canada Elections Act.



CBC Top Stories
Aug 20, 2019

Alberta extends oil curtailment for another year
Alberta is increasing the oil curtailment limit from 10,000 to 20,000 barrels per day, while extending the curtailment to December 2020.



CBC Top Stories
Aug 20, 2019

CBC's Rosemary Barton to be among federal debate moderators
The location and moderators have been named for the upcoming federal election debates in October.



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Aug 20, 2019

Alberta faces 'mild recession in 2019' due largely to pipeline uncertainty, Conference Board forecasts
The Conference Board of Canada predicts that Alberta's economy will shrink by 0.8 per cent this year, in large part due to uncertainty regarding pipelines.



CBC Top Stories
Aug 20, 2019

New Facebook tool blocks gathering of users' data from outside sites, apps
The 'off-Facebook activity' tool is first being rolled out in South Korea, Ireland and Spain and allows users to block the social network from gathering information about them on outside websites and apps.



CBC Top Stories
Aug 20, 2019

Italian PM resigns, blaming deputy for populist government's collapse
Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte announced his resignation Tuesday, blaming the collapse of his 14-month-old populist government on his rebellious and politically ambitious deputy prime minister Matteo Salvini, the leader of the nationalist League party.



CBC Top Stories
Aug 20, 2019

2 bodies found near Ashcroft, B.C., confirmed to be missing Surrey men, police say
Officers were called Saturday afternoon to a rural area near Ashcroft, B.C., for a report that two bodies had been discovered north of Spences Bridge.



CBC Top Stories
Aug 20, 2019

'I always expected Canada to help me,' Jack Letts, known as Jihadi Jack, says after losing British citizenship
Jack Letts, who was dubbed Jihadi Jack after being accused of travelling to Syria to fight for ISIS, and is now a prisoner there, said he's not surprised he was stripped of his British citizenship, and that he "has hope Canada does take me."



CBC Top Stories
Aug 20, 2019

Andrew Scheer promises to make EI maternity, parental benefits tax-free
Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says that, if his party forms the next federal government, he'll make Employment Insurance (EI) benefits for new parents tax-free to ease the cost of raising a child in Canada.



CBC Top Stories
Aug 20, 2019

Army reservist accused of involvement in neo-Nazi group could lose job, military says
The Canadian military is assessing whether a member suspected of recruiting for a global neo-Nazi terrorist group will keep his job, Department of National Defence officials said Tuesday.



CBC Top Stories
Aug 20, 2019

'Hands in the air': RCMP raid home of army reservist accused of ties with neo-Nazi group
The RCMP raided the rural Manitoba house of a military reservist who is suspected of recruiting for a global neo-Nazi terrorist group late Monday night and seized a number of firearms.



CBC Top Stories
Aug 20, 2019

Canada's multiple world canoe champion reveals she tested positive for muscle-building substance
Canada's Laurence Vincent Lapointe, an 11-time canoe world champion, revealed on Tuesday that she has tested positive for Ligandrol, which can help repair and build muscles.



CBC Top Stories
Aug 20, 2019

Canada's 11-time world canoe champion reveals she tested positive for muscle-building substance
Canada's Laurence Vincent Lapointe, an 11-time canoe world champion, revealed on Tuesday that she has tested positive for Ligandrol, which can help repair and build muscles.



CBC Top Stories
Aug 20, 2019

Canada's 11-time world canoe champion speaks after positive doping dest
Watch live coverage starting at 10:30 a.m. ET as 11-time world canoe champion Laurence Vincent Lapointe discusses her provisional suspension following a positive test for a banned substance.



CBC Top Stories
Aug 20, 2019

Changes in atmosphere, not sea-ice loss, behind bizarre winter weather, study suggests
A new study says sea-ice loss in the Arctic and unusually cold winter weather in the midlatitudes of Asia and North America are connected, but it's not a cause-and-effect relationship that some research has previously suggested.



CBC Top Stories
Aug 20, 2019

Airbnb quietly shut down a top host amid scathing reviews, but hundreds of guests were left to stay with him
Airbnb has taken dramatic action against one of its biggest hosts in Canada, shutting down his account and eight others linked to it in the wake of a CBC investigation that unearthed duplicate listings, shady guest ratings and hundreds of traveller complaints.



CBC Top Stories
Aug 20, 2019

Airbnb shut down Canadian 'superhost' amid scathing reviews, but hundreds of guests left in the lurch
Airbnb has taken dramatic action against one of its biggest hosts in Canada, shutting down his account and eight others linked to it in the wake of a CBC investigation that unearthed duplicate listings, shady guest ratings and hundreds of traveller complaints.



CBC Top Stories
Aug 20, 2019

Airbnb shut down Canadian 'superhost' amid scathing reviews, but left hundreds of guests in the lurch
Airbnb has taken dramatic action against one of its biggest hosts in Canada, shutting down his account and eight others linked to it in the wake of a CBC investigation that unearthed duplicate listings, shady guest ratings and hundreds of traveller complaints.



CBC Top Stories
Aug 20, 2019

Pierre Nantel's split from the NDP shows how far the party has fallen in Quebec
What are Quebec MP Pierre Nantel's chances of re-election now that he has switched teams to run for the Greens?



CBC Top Stories
Aug 20, 2019

U.S. corporate leaders swing left to fix 'frayed' American dream: Don Pittis
Top corporate bosses express new concern for environment, workers and society, marking a radical conversion from the view that only shareholders count.



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Aug 20, 2019

Top business bosses go green and socially conscious but critics doubt their motives: Don Pittis
Top corporate bosses express new concern for environment, workers and society, marking a radical conversion from the view that only shareholders count.



CBC Top Stories
Aug 20, 2019

This MP's split from the NDP shows how far the party has fallen in Quebec
What are Quebec MP Pierre Nantel's chances of re-election now that he has switched teams to run for the Greens?



CBC Top Stories
Aug 20, 2019

Genetic study of sockeye salmon in B.C. river suggests 75% decline since 1913
A new study that suggests sockeye returns have dropped by three-quarters in the Skeena River over the last century should serve as a "wake-up call" for B.C., the lead researcher says.



CBC Top Stories
Aug 20, 2019

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam urges talks with protesters to end unrest
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she hoped a peaceful weekend anti-government protest was the start of an effort to restore calm and that talks with non-violent protesters would provide "a way out" for the Chinese-ruled city.



CBC Top Stories
Aug 20, 2019

CBC's Chris Brown is in Hong Kong taking your questions on the protests
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she hoped a peaceful weekend anti-government protest was the start of an effort to restore calm and that talks with non-violent protesters would provide "a way out" for the Chinese-ruled city.



CBC Top Stories
Aug 20, 2019

In Indian-administered Kashmir, authorities detain dozens to deter protests
Security forces detained 30 people overnight in Indian-administered Kashmir's main city of Srinagar, local officials said on Tuesday, seeking to keep a tight lid on protests over the federal government's decision to strip the region of its autonomy.



CBC Top Stories
Aug 20, 2019

Thousands detained in Kashmir to contain unrest after India strips it of special status
Security forces detained thousands if people in Indian-administered Kashmir, local officials said on Tuesday, seeking to keep a tight lid on protests over the federal government's decision to strip the region of its autonomy.



CBC Top Stories
Aug 20, 2019

Her son was napping in the family van. Then he vanished into the B.C. wilderness for 32 hours
An August weekend turned into every parent's nightmare for Tykao Hazard and Kris Benoit when their 4-year-old son George wandered out of the family van and vanished into the woods of near Mackenzie, B.C., about 180 kilometres north of Prince George for a harrowing 32 hours.



CBC Top Stories
Aug 19, 2019

Space telescope sees rocky, Earth-sized world beyond our solar system
Direct observations from a NASA space telescope have for the first time revealed the atmospheric void of a rocky, Earth-sized world beyond our own solar system orbiting the most common type of star in the galaxy, according to a study released on Monday.



CBC Top Stories
Aug 19, 2019

Kayakers capture dramatic moment as glacier collapses off Alaska
Footage from an Alaska kayaking trip shows a sudden and up-close look at part of a collapsing glacier.



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Aug 19, 2019

Canadian military investigating whether Winnipeg member involved in hate group
The Canadian Armed Forces is investigating whether one of its own Winnipeg members may be involved with racist extremist activities, including recruiting for a global neo-Nazi hate group.



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Aug 19, 2019

'A death sentence': Mother of former child refugee facing deportation makes emotional plea
The mother of a former child refugee taken into foster care not long after arriving in Canada in the mid-1990s is making an emotional plea to save her son from being deported to Somalia in two days.



CBC Top Stories
Aug 19, 2019

Soldiering on or fizzling out: 2 possible outcomes of the Hong Kong protests
Hong Kong's million-person march in a downpour Sunday could mark a turning point in the standoff with the city's administration. Harder to discern is exactly which direction it will go from here.



CBC Top Stories
Aug 19, 2019

Schools reopen in Kashmir's main city but remain empty amid fears of continued unrest
Schools reopened in India-administered Kashmir's main city on Monday, but most classrooms were empty as parents kept their children home, fearing unrest over the government's decision two weeks ago to revoke the region's autonomy.



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Aug 19, 2019

Bell scales back rural internet plans after CRTC decision on rates
Bell Canada says it will cut about 200,000 rural households from a broadband internet build-out to offset the impact of a regulatory change that lowers the wholesale broadband rate it can charge smaller providers.



CBC Top Stories
Aug 19, 2019

Democratic congresswomen speak about Israeli, Palestinian travel restrictions
U.S. Democratic Reps. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota and Rashida Tlaib of Michigan spoke about travel restrictions to Israel and the Palestinian territories after they were denied entry into the Jewish state last week.



CBC Top Stories
Aug 19, 2019

Democratic congresswomen to speak about Israeli, Palestinian travel restrictions
U.S. Democratic Reps. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota and Rashida Tlaib of Michigan are scheduled to speak about travel restrictions to Israel and the Palestinian territories after they were denied entry into the Jewish state last week.



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Aug 19, 2019

Omar, Tlaib speak out on travel restrictions after being denied entry into Israel
U.S. Democratic Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib sharply criticized Israel on Monday for denying them entry to the Jewish state and called on fellow members of Congress to visit while they cannot.



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Aug 19, 2019

Federal Court approves Indian Day Schools class action settlement
The Federal Court of Canada has approved the settlement of a class action lawsuit against the government to compensate thousands of First Nations, Métis and Inuit children who attended federally operated Indian Day Schools.



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Aug 19, 2019

Federal Court approves Indian day schools class-action settlement
The Federal Court of Canada has approved the settlement of a class-action lawsuit against the government to compensate thousands of First Nations, Métis and Inuit children who attended federally operated Indian day schools.



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Aug 19, 2019

U.S. tests missile banned for 30 years under nuclear treaty
The U.S. military has conducted a flight test of a type of missile banned for more than 30 years by a treaty that both the United States and Russia abandoned this month, the Pentagon said.



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Aug 19, 2019

Conservatives offer media outlets cheaper access to Andrew Scheer's campaign tour
The Conservative Party is offering media organizations the opportunity to cover party leader Andrew Scheer's campaign this fall at a dramatically reduced price — a little less for the entire election period than what the party charged for two weeks in 2015.



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Aug 19, 2019

Acting head of prison agency removed in wake of Jeffrey Epstein death
Hugh Hurwitz has been removed as acting director of the U.S. Bureau of Prisons, and given another position, more than a week after millionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein took his own life while in federal custody.



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Aug 19, 2019

New York policeman fired for actions in death of Eric Garner
New York City Police Commissioner James O'Neill said on Monday he is following a recommendation that an officer be fired for his role in the 2014 death of Eric Garner in Staten Island, which prompted nationwide protests.



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Aug 19, 2019

New York policeman who used banned chokehold on Eric Garner fired from force
After five years of investigations and protests, the New York City Police Department fired an officer involved in the 2014 chokehold death of Eric Garner, the black man whose dying gasps of "I can't breathe" gave voice to a national debate over race and police use of force.



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Aug 19, 2019

Canada to grant passport waiver to Venezuelans caught in border limbo
Immigration and Citizenship Canada has reached an agreement that will allow Venezuelans caught up in their country's administrative meltdown to remain in Canada even if their passports and other documents are no longer valid, CBC News has learned.



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Aug 19, 2019

U.S. public health agency probes lung illnesses linked to e-cigarette use
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control say states have reported 94 possible cases of severe lung illness tied to vaping, primarily among teenagers and young adults.



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Aug 19, 2019

U.S. extends temporary sales permit to Huawei for 90 days
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said Monday that the United States will extend by 90 days a limited reprieve on U.S. technology sales to Huawei.



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Aug 19, 2019

Prince Andrew denies any involvement in Epstein sex scandal
Prince Andrew has rejected any suggestion he participated in the alleged sex crimes that U.S. financier Jeffrey Epstein is accused of, says Buckingham Palace.



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Aug 19, 2019

Saying climate change is real could be seen as partisan, environmental groups fear
Some environmental groups say Elections Canada warned them that discussing the dangers of climate change during the upcoming federal campaign could be deemed partisan activity.



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Aug 19, 2019

Environmental groups warned that saying climate change is real could be seen as partisan
Some environmental groups say Elections Canada warned them that discussing the dangers of climate change during the upcoming federal campaign could be deemed partisan activity.



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Aug 19, 2019

Environmental groups were warned that some climate change ads could be seen as partisan during election period
Some environmental groups say Elections Canada warned them that running paid advertising about the dangers of climate change during the upcoming federal campaign could be deemed partisan activity.



CBC Top Stories
Aug 19, 2019

'Shortsighted' and 'wrong': Ontario moving forward with municipal funding cuts
Ontario will move ahead with some of its controversial municipal funding cuts for public health and child care next year, Premier Doug Ford announced Monday at a gathering of municipal leaders in Ottawa.



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Aug 19, 2019

Ontario moving ahead with municipal funding cuts in 2020, Doug Ford says
Ontario will move ahead with its controversial municipal funding cuts for public health and child care next year.



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Aug 19, 2019

Ontario moving ahead with some municipal funding cuts in 2020, Doug Ford says
Ontario will move ahead with some of its controversial municipal funding cuts for public health and child care next year, Premier Doug Ford announced Monday at a gathering of municipal leaders in Ottawa.



CBC Top Stories
Aug 19, 2019

Nick Nurse wants Canada's NBA-thin roster to reach for new heights at basketball World Cup
After Canada's thumping of the Australians 90-70 in just their third exhibition game, a result many weren't expecting, head coach Nick Nurse talked at great length about the quick evolution of his team.



CBC Top Stories
Aug 19, 2019

Like you, I never thought the opioid crisis would knock at my door. Then it came for my son
With a crisis of this magnitude, you would expect an all-hands-on-deck response from governments. But most politicians, with a few exceptions, seem to be sleepwalking through this nightmare — too afraid to be seen as "coddling" or "weak."



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Aug 19, 2019

Last week's gloom and doom has not seized Canadian economy yet: Don Pittis
New data this week will offer more clues about how long Canada can fend off the wave of fear bombarding the global economy.



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Aug 19, 2019

A fresh reading of the runes on Canadian economy after a week of gloom: Don Pittis
New data this week will offer more clues about how long Canada can fend off the wave of fear bombarding the global economy.



CBC Top Stories
Aug 19, 2019

'I feel like I'm in another country': Inside America's latest lead water crisis
Water problems in Newark, N.J. are drawing comparisons with the previous water crisis in Flint, Mich., after officials began distributing bottled water this week. The city says it's acting out of an abundance of caution, but activists say the problem has been ignored for too long.



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Aug 19, 2019

Why Ontario's proposed electricity billing changes could be 'nail in the coffin' for cottagers
Ontario cottage owners are in for a shock this fall as electricity rates for seasonal customers are set to rise by as much as 129 per cent.



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Aug 19, 2019

China criticizes Taiwan over asylum offer for Hong Kong activists
China lashed out at Taiwan on Monday over its offer of political asylum to participants in Hong Kong's pro-democracy protest movement, a day after hundreds of thousands of people marched peacefully in the latest massive demonstration in the Chinese territory.



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Aug 19, 2019

Rosemount brand diced chicken recalled due to possible Listeria contamination, CFIA says
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says Rosemount brand cooked diced chicken meat is being recalled due to possible Listeria contamination.



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Aug 19, 2019

Rosemount diced chicken recalled due to possible Listeria contamination
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says Rosemount brand cooked diced chicken meat is being recalled due to possible Listeria contamination.



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Aug 18, 2019

Pipeline rupture sends 40,000 litres of oil into Alberta creek
The Alberta Energy Regulator says a pipeline has spilled 40,000 litres (roughly 250 barrels) of crude oil into a creek.



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Aug 18, 2019

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Aug 18, 2019

Chinese Embassy tells Canada to stop meddling in Hong Kong affairs
China's embassy in Ottawa told Canada on Sunday to stop meddling in Hong Kong affairs a day after the country issued a joint statement with the European Union in defence of the "fundamental right of assembly" for Hong Kong citizens.



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Aug 18, 2019

Maxime Bernier argues he deserves place in leaders' debates
Leader of the People's Party of Canada Maxime Bernier made the case for why he should take part in official election debates at his party's first national conference in Gatineau, Que., on Sunday.



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Aug 18, 2019

Leaked U.K. government memos warn of food, drug shortages in a 'no-deal' Brexit
Secret British government documents have warned of serious disruptions across the country in the event that the U.K. leaves the European Union without a trade deal on Oct. 31, according to a report.



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Aug 18, 2019

Montreal Pride parade draws tens of thousands to Gay Village
A parade with 12,000 marchers, including politicians from three levels of government, capped off 11 days of festivities in the 36th edition of Montréal Pride.



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Aug 18, 2019

Will the SNC-Lavalin scandal turn off voters?
In this week's Canada Votes newsletter: How could the ethics commissioner's report affect the election? Plus: Éric Grenier takes a look at how the polls could shift and we answer your question about gun control.



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Aug 18, 2019

White House aide Kudlow confirms Trump is interested in buying Greenland
White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow is confirming that President Donald Trump "wants to take a look at" buying Greenland, although the semi-autonomous territory of Denmark has said it's not for sale.



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