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Jan 19, 2020

'It is not your duty to be average': Here is why we celebrate Lincoln Alexander's legacy
Lincoln Alexander Day reminds Canadians to set a high example for others, writes Patrick Twagirayezu.



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Jan 19, 2020

Boeing's safety vs. cost-control culture may be what sent a fatal aircraft into the skies
Internal messages and emails from Boeing are painting a clearer portrait of a profit-focused management culture at the world's largest aircraft manufacturer, where pressure for short-term shareholder returns seems to have overwhelmed safety concerns.



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Jan 19, 2020

Major Canadian pot companies facing proposed class-action lawsuits in the U.S.
Some of Canada's biggest cannabis producers are facing a flurry of proposed class-action lawsuits in the United States after investors were hit with steep financial losses in the stock market.



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Jan 19, 2020

Public servant who promoted $225M baby formula plant now sits on Chinese investor's board
The former head of the Canadian Dairy Commission who facilitated a $225-million investment by a Chinese dairy processor to build an infant formula plant in Kingston, Ont. is now serving on that same Chinese corporation's board.



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Jan 19, 2020

Trudeau cabinet holds 3-day retreat to plot parliamentary strategy for minority government
Liberal cabinet ministers begin meetings in Winnipeg today to set parliamentary priorities and strategize for what's expected to be a challenging winter session for the minority government.



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Jan 19, 2020

What to expect from Meng Wanzhou's extradition hearing this week
The eyes of the world will be on Vancouver as Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou takes a seat in a B.C. courtroom for the first phase of her extradition hearing this week. A judge will hear arguments on so-called double criminality.



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Jan 19, 2020

Why the Ford government isn't stopping teachers' strikes with back-to-work legislation just yet
More than one million students across Ontario face a day of cancelled school in the coming week because of teachers' strikes, but the government of Premier Doug Ford is not using legislation to stop the walkouts — at least not yet. 



CBC Top Stories
Jan 18, 2020

Trump, Democrats offer duelling arguments ahead of Senate impeachment trial
Donald Trump's Saturday answer to the Senate's formal impeachment summons calls the two articles of impeachment passed by the House last month "a dangerous attack on the right of the American people to freely choose their president."



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Jan 18, 2020

More than 150 injured after police, protesters clash in Lebanon's capital
Riot police fired tear gas and sprayed water cannons near parliament in Lebanon's capital Saturday to disperse thousands of protesters after riots broke out during a march against the ruling elite amid a severe economic crisis.



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Jan 18, 2020

'The Grey Cup is safe': Trophy rescued from fire at Ontario hotel
A fire that threatened an 11-storey Kenora, Ont., hotel Friday afternoon nearly took another victim as it spread across the bottom of the building: the Grey Cup.



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Jan 18, 2020

Prince Harry and Meghan give up royal titles, public funding
Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, will no longer be working members of the Royal Family and will, therefore, no longer use royal titles, according to a statement from Buckingham Palace.



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Jan 18, 2020

Prince Harry and Meghan will give up royal titles, public funding
Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, will no longer be working members of the Royal Family and will, therefore, no longer use their royal titles or taxpayer money, according to a statement from Buckingham Palace released Saturday.



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Jan 18, 2020

Protests close Louvre museum in Paris amid pension strikes
Dozens of protesters blocked the entrance to the Louvre museum and forced the famous Paris landmark to close Friday while they denounced the French government's plans to overhaul the pension system.



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Jan 18, 2020

Auditor General reviewing federal government's handling of student loans program
Canada's auditor general is examining how the government manages billions of dollars in the Canada Student Loans program, and whether it's helping students be smarter about their financial decisions, newly disclosed documents show.



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Jan 18, 2020

Iran sending black boxes of downed plane to Ukraine, report says
Iran is sending to Ukraine the black boxes of the Ukrainian passenger plane that its military accidentally shot down this month, Tasnim news agency reported on Saturday.



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Jan 18, 2020

China reports 17 more cases of new strain of coronavirus
Seventeen more people in central China have been diagnosed with a new form of viral pneumonia that has killed two patients and placed other countries on alert during a key holiday period.



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Jan 18, 2020

China reports 4 more cases of new strain of coronavirus
China reported four more cases of pneumonia believed to be caused by a new coronavirus strain, causing rising concern globally that a disease health officials do not yet fully understand could spread during a key holiday period.



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Jan 18, 2020

Multi-purpose room turned '50s diner a blast from the past for Regina seniors
When the College Park Retirement Home wanted a new sensory room to engage residents, they came up with the idea of a '50s diner.



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Jan 18, 2020

3 misconceptions about retirement in Canada
A new report finds that the reality of retirement in Canada isn't quite what people expect it to be. Just 39 per cent know their retirement date a year or more in advance, and far fewer than expect to become "snowbirds" actually spend the winters in sunny climates.



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Jan 18, 2020

Canadian scientists trace 2nd strange radio signal to nearby galaxy
A team of Canadian astronomers have played a key role in locating a second fast radio burst, a crucial step in identifying what causes these mysterious signals from outside Earth's galaxy.



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Jan 18, 2020

Did a killer walk free after this man's autopsy?
A killer may have walked free after an autopsy report into the suspicious death of an Alberta man in 2010, an investigation by CBC's The Fifth Estate has found.



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Jan 18, 2020

Harry and Meghan get their freedom, but at what cost?
More than a week after Prince Harry and Meghan dropped their royal bombshell, speculation has in many ways only intensified about how the Duke and Duchess of Sussex will chart their own course outside the upper echelons of the Royal Family.



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Jan 18, 2020

Harry and Meghan: A 'polarizing' announcement spawns endless speculation
More than a week after Prince Harry and Meghan dropped their royal bombshell, speculation has in many ways only intensified about how the Duke and Duchess of Sussex will chart their own course outside the upper echelons of the Royal Family.



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Jan 18, 2020

Why flu season could make it harder for doctors to diagnose vaping-related illness
Canada has had a much lower rate of vaping-related illness than the U.S. and experts say cases could be getting misdiagnosed or unreported - especially during flu season.



CBC Top Stories
Jan 18, 2020

Record-smashing blizzard holds eastern Newfoundland in grip
Much of eastern Newfoundland remained in the grip of a stunning blizzard early Saturday, although wickedly high winds that had racked the island were subsiding. 



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Jan 18, 2020

State of emergency continues as record-smashing blizzard holds eastern Newfoundland in grip
Much of eastern Newfoundland remained in the grip of a stunning blizzard early Saturday, although wickedly high winds that had racked the island were subsiding. 



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Jan 18, 2020

FBI arrests reveal shocking details in case against former Canadian reservist Patrik Mathews
FBI officers have arrested more alleged members of a racially motivated and violent extremist group that a former Manitoba reservist has been accused of recruiting for — and court documents tell a chilling tale that includes plans to murder a married couple and overthrow the U.S. government.



CBC Top Stories
Jan 17, 2020

Federal government approves N.L. premier's request for assistance following massive blizzard




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Jan 17, 2020

Federal government approves N.L.'s request for assistance following massive blizzard




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Jan 17, 2020

'Return to your home': State of emergency declared in St. John's region as blizzard paralyzes eastern N.L.




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Jan 17, 2020

Blizzard warning ends as eastern Newfoundland tackles cleanup of record-smashing storm




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Jan 17, 2020

State of emergency declared in St. John's region as blizzard paralyzes eastern Newfoundland




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Jan 17, 2020

Iran plane crash victim's family struggles with aftermath
On top of the grief of having lost his brother when Flight PS752 was shot down in Iran, Masoud Pourjam is struggling with the challenge of resolving his affairs.



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Jan 17, 2020

40 days of strikes show French fondness for revolution over reform
Public-sector strikes in France have gone on for more than a month, and they hinge on the government's proposal to raise the age of retirement. Germany instituted something similar with next to no resistance, writes Don Murray.



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Jan 17, 2020

Portrait found in gallery walls verified as missing Klimt masterpiece
A painting found in one of the walls of an Italian art gallery has been verified as an original Gustav Klimt, which was originally stolen nearly 23 years ago.



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Jan 17, 2020

Civil rights groups challenging Quebec's religious symbols ban file appeal to Canada's top court
In a statement Friday, the National Council of Canadian Muslims and the Canadian Civil Liberties Association, along with plaintiff Ichrak Nourel Hak, said they have filed a request to seek leave to Canada's top court. 



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Jan 17, 2020

Alan Dershowitz, Kenneth Starr expected to be on Trump impeachment legal team
Former independent counsel Ken Starr, who paved the way for the impeachment of Democratic President Bill Clinton in 1998, and prominent lawyer Alan Dershowitz will join President Trump's impeachment trial defence team, Trump's legal team and a source said on Friday.



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Jan 17, 2020

Man found guilty in fundraising scam for Humboldt Broncos crash victims
Andrij Olesiuk has been found guilty of defrauding people who gave money after the Humboldt Broncos fatal crash.



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Jan 17, 2020

Champagne, Iranian counterpart in rare meeting to discuss Flight PS752 downing
Canada's Foreign Affairs Minister François-Philippe Champagne is sitting down with his Iranian counterpart in a rare face-to-face meeting today, more than a week after a Ukrainian passenger flight carrying 176 people was shot down near Tehran.



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Jan 17, 2020

Canada offers $25K to families of Canadian victims on Flight PS752
Canada will give the families of people killed in the downing of UIA Flight PS752 thousands of dollars to help with their immediate needs, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said today — stressing it's only a first step on the road to getting Iran to compensate those grieving loved ones.



CBC Top Stories
Jan 17, 2020

Trudeau gives update on Canada's response to Flight PS752 downing
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will give an update on Canada's response to the destruction of a Ukrainian passenger flight in Iran last week that killed all 176 people aboard. CBC News will carry his remarks live starting at 10:30 a.m. ET. 



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Jan 17, 2020

How Twitch viewers helped police narrow down location of possible child abuser in just hours
A video game streamer sprung into action after he spotted a disturbing video on social media. He spent the next 24 hours tracking down evidence and providing it to police. The result was a Calgary woman being charged for allegedly assaulting a child.



CBC Top Stories
Jan 17, 2020

China's population now over 1.4 billion as birthrate falls
China's population has crept past 1.4 billion last year for the first time, even as the birthrate continues to fall.



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Jan 17, 2020

Ukrainian PM submits resignation after tapes emerge
Ukraine's prime minister submitted his resignation Friday, days after he was caught on tape saying the country's president knows nothing about the economy.



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Jan 17, 2020

Ukrainian president Zelensky rejects PM's resignation
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky rejected his prime minister's offer to resign and asked him to stay on the job Friday. Oleksiy Honcharuk had been caught on tape saying Zelensky — a former sitcom star — knows nothing about the economy.



CBC Top Stories
Jan 17, 2020

Ukrainian prime minister submits resignation after tapes emerge
Ukraine's prime minister submitted his resignation Friday, days after he was caught on tape saying the country's president knows nothing about the economy.



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Jan 17, 2020

Trump responds to Iran's supreme leader, says he should be 'very careful with his words'
U.S. President Donald Trump said Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei should be very careful about what he says after Khamenei harshly criticized the United States in a Friday prayers sermon in Tehran.



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Jan 17, 2020

Iran's supreme leader says Trump is a 'clown' who will betray Iranians
Iran's supreme leader said President Donald Trump is a "clown" who only pretends to support the Iranian people but will "push a poisonous dagger" into their backs, as he struck a defiant tone in his first Friday sermon in Tehran in eight years.



CBC Top Stories
Jan 17, 2020

When donors cross the line: Charitable sector grapples with sexual harassment
As the #MeToo movement sweeps across industry after industry, some in the fundraising sector say it's time for their profession to step up efforts to tackle and prevent sexual harassment.



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Jan 17, 2020

Hidden cameras capture misinformation, fundraising tactics used by anti-vaxx movement
As anti-vaccination misinformation continues to persist online, an undercover Marketplace investigation provides a rare glimpse into inner workings of the movement.



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Jan 17, 2020

Hustle or slow walk? Timing of new NAFTA now up to Canada
Thursday's Senate vote means the revised North American free trade agreement is on its way to Donald Trump's desk for a signature, possibly as early as next week. But how quickly will Canada ratify?



CBC Top Stories
Jan 17, 2020

Nearly half of Canadians are concerned about vaccine safety. Here's why.
Nearly half of Canadians have some skepticism about the safety of vaccines despite overwhelming scientific evidence that they are safe and effective. We explore why anti-vaxx messaging remains so effective at sowing doubt.



CBC Top Stories
Jan 17, 2020

'I'm appalled': Lawyers alarmed as Ottawa gives more powers to U.S. border officers at Canadian airports
Several immigration lawyers say they're concerned about Canada's new preclearance act, which gives added powers to U.S. customs officers to strip-search, question and detain U.S.-bound travellers on Canadian soil. The federal government says the act will benefit Canadians by streamlining things at airports.



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Jan 17, 2020

Canada's Ebola vaccine almost didn't happen, new study reveals
Dalhousie University professor Matthew Herder accessed hundreds of government documents to find out what really happened as Canadian scientists tried for years to get the pharmaceutical industry interested in their discovery of an Ebola vaccine.



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Jan 17, 2020

Vancouver's drug-dispensing machine: Why it exists and how it works
Health advocates say a safe supply of opioids is critical to help stop people from overdosing on tainted street drugs. Now, a pilot project in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside provides some high-risk users with access to an automated machine that dispenses opioids prescribed by a doctor.



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Jan 17, 2020

What are Canada's most miserable weather days? Check out this map and bundle up
Environment Canada's Dave Phillips has crunched three decades of data to pinpoint winter's most miserable day, depending on where you live.



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Jan 17, 2020

Snow falling, winds ramp up, as blizzard set to wallop Newfoundland
With a blizzard ramping up for much of Newfoundland and snow starting to fall, most of St. John's has hunkered down for the day in anticipation of severe weather conditions.



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Jan 17, 2020

Raging blizzard brings eastern Newfoundland to a standstill
With a blizzard ramping up for much of Newfoundland and snow starting to fall, most of St. John's has hunkered down for the day in anticipation of severe weather conditions.



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Jan 17, 2020

State of emergency declared in St. John's region; raging blizzard brings eastern Newfoundland to a standstill
The City of St. John's and neighbouring municipalities declared a state of emergency Friday as a massive storm system moves through the eastern part of Newfoundland.



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Jan 17, 2020

State of emergency declared in St. John's; raging blizzard brings eastern Newfoundland to a standstill
A blizzard in eastern Newfoundland has much of St. John's hunkering down for the day, facing an onslaught of severe weather, including heavy snow and strong winds, with a state of emergency for the city in place.



CBC Top Stories
Jan 16, 2020

B.C. appoints special prosecutor to probe Crown conduct in decade-old child murder case
The office of B.C.'s attorney general has appointed one of the country's top defence lawyers to probe the conduct of prosecutors involved in a second-degree murder charge laid against a babysitter in 2011.



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Jan 16, 2020

China's economic growth sinks to lowest level in decades
China's economic growth sank to a new multi-decade low of 6.1 per cent in 2019 as consumer demand weakened and Beijing fought a trade war with Washington.



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Jan 16, 2020

The National
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Jan 16, 2020

Alberta chief medical examiner Dr. Elizabeth Brooks-Lim resigns
Dr. Elizabeth Brooks-Lim, Alberta's chief medical examiner, has resigned, the third departure from that position in five years.



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Jan 16, 2020

Parts of Australia finally get some much-needed heavy rain
Intense thunderstorms with heavy rains dampened bushfires on Australia's east coast on Friday and brought relief to farmers in three states battling a drought that has left much of the country tinder dry.



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Jan 16, 2020

2 Toronto area men indicted in U.S. for allegedly trafficking items for Pakistan nuclear program
Two Mississauga, Ont., men have been indicted for allegedly helping to run an international network to traffic materials such as aircraft parts and satellite communications equipment to support Pakistan's nuclear program.



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Jan 16, 2020

Quebec dairy mogul Lino Saputo had secret past dealings with U.S. mobster
In Lino Saputo's memoir, the Canadian billionaire claims he's never had ties to organized crime. But in the 1970s, U.S. police gathered evidence showing the dairy mogul had a long-standing relationship with Joe Bonanno, a powerful Mafia godfather.



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Jan 16, 2020

Quebec dairy mogul Lino Saputo had secret past dealings with U.S. mobster Joe Bonanno, then lied about it
In Lino Saputo's memoir, the Canadian billionaire claims he's never had ties to organized crime. But in the 1970s, U.S. police gathered evidence showing the dairy mogul had a long-standing relationship with Joe Bonanno, a powerful Mafia godfather.



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Jan 16, 2020

6 ways the Conservatives could shake things up to widen their political appeal
If ever there was a time the Conservatives should avoid doing the same thing while expecting a different outcome, this would be it, writes Éric Blais.



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Jan 16, 2020

B.C. grilled by Supreme Court justices on a bill that would halt Trans Mountain expansion
Supreme Court of Canada justices gave the lawyer representing B.C. a rough ride Thursday as they questioned the constitutionality of a proposed provincial law that would effectively kill the Trans Mountain expansion pipeline project.



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Jan 16, 2020

Supreme Court dismisses B.C.'s bid to save bill blocking Trans Mountain project
The Supreme Court of Canada has dismissed B.C.'s request to appeal a lower court decision that quashed provincial legislation designed to block the Trans Mountain expansion project.



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Jan 16, 2020

How to reduce the carbon emissions from home heating
In this week's issue of our environment newsletter, we look at ways to reduce the emissions from heating and how the oil and gas industry could help access some of Alberta's lithium deposits.



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Jan 16, 2020

U.S. Senate approves new version of North American free trade agreement
Senators on Capitol Hill have finally approved the latest version of North America's free trade pact. That means it now needs only the signature of President Donald Trump to be fully approved in the United States.



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Jan 16, 2020

Man found not criminally responsible for killing wife gets her life insurance
A Nova Scotia judge has ruled a Cape Breton man found not criminally responsible in the 2017 killing of his wife is entitled to her life insurance.



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Jan 16, 2020

BMO president apologizes for treatment of 12-year-old Indigenous girl and grandfather who were handcuffed
It's been nearly a month since an Indigenous man and his 12-year-old granddaughter tried to open a bank account at a Vancouver BMO branch and ended up in handcuffs. A top executive is now calling the incident "a mess from start to finish."



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Jan 16, 2020

U.S. Senators sworn in as impeachment procedures against Trump begin
The chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court was sworn in Thursday at the Senate to preside over President Donald Trump's impeachment trial, then immediately swore in the entire Senate body with an oath to ensure "impartial justice" as jurors for just the third such proceeding in U.S. history.



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Jan 16, 2020

White House broke law on Ukraine aid, watchdog says as Senate starts impeachment procedures
The U.S. Senate opens its historic proceedings against President Donald Trump on Thursday with a formal reading of the articles of impeachment by House prosecutors, followed by the arrival at the Capitol of Chief Justice John Roberts, who will swear in all 100 senators as jurors for just the third impeachment trial in U.S. history.



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Jan 16, 2020

Former Manitoba reservist linked to neo-Nazi group arrested in U.S.
Patrik Mathews, who has been missing since he was accused of recruiting for a global neo-Nazi terrorist group while serving in Canada's army reserves, has been arrested in the U.S.



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Jan 16, 2020

Ford slams teachers' union leaders, says province will not back off wage cap
Ontario Premier Doug Ford says poor leadership among teachers' unions is to blame for the protracted labour dispute gripping the province's education system.



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Jan 16, 2020

Putin's political gambit suggests plan to rule Russia forever
Russia's risk-adverse political system seems set for a big shake-up, with proposed constitutional changes that appear to ensure that Vladimir Putin will hold power indefinitely.



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Jan 16, 2020

As rescue costs soar, Parks Canada sets new rules for climbing Canada's highest peak
Parks Canada has announced new rules for climbers attempting to tackle Mount Logan, Canada's highest peak, after it had to perform several dangerous and expensive rescue missions in recent years.



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Jan 16, 2020

Australia firefighters save world's only rare dinosaur trees
Specialist firefighters have saved the world's last remaining wild stand of a prehistoric tree from wildfires that razed forests west of Sydney, officials said Thursday.



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Jan 16, 2020

Ukraine opens probe of possible surveillance of ambassador
Ukrainian police say they have opened an investigation into the possibility the former U.S. ambassador came under illegal surveillance before she was recalled from her post.



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Jan 16, 2020

Canadian military resumes some operations in Iraq following Iran scare
The Canadian military is resuming some operations in Iraq following a temporary suspension of activities last week.



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Jan 16, 2020

Canada calls for an independent criminal investigation into Flight PS752 crash
Canada and its international partners are pushing for an independent criminal investigation into the destruction of the Ukrainian passenger flight in Iran last week that killed all 176 people aboard, Foreign Affairs Minister François-Philippe Champagne said this morning.



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Jan 16, 2020

Canada hosts international meeting in London on Flight PS752 downing
Foreign Affairs Minister François-Philippe Champagne is hosting an international group in London today to discuss the need for a thorough investigation into the Ukrainian passenger flight that was shot down in Iran last week.



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Jan 16, 2020

Giuliani associate Lev Parnas says Trump had knowledge of Ukraine pressure
A close associate of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer says he delivered an ultimatum in May to the incoming president of Ukraine: No senior U.S. officials would attend his inauguration and all American aid to the war-torn country would be withheld if an investigation into Joe Biden wasn't announced.



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Jan 16, 2020

There's a month left to weigh in on CBC's next broadcast licence
The CRTC is inviting all Canadians to answer a series of questions ranging from how the broadcaster could improve its programming to whether that programming adequately reflects Canada's diversity, as it reviews the CBC's next broadcast licence application.



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Jan 16, 2020

He didn't pay his phone bill for 5 years. No one noticed. Now he owes Telus $5,000
A B.C. man who unknowingly went five years without paying his phone bill has been told he owes Telus more than $5,000.



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Jan 16, 2020

Why free trade is John Crosbie's greatest national legacy
Former prime minister Brian Mulroney, who will deliver a eulogy at John Crosbie's funeral Thursday, once sparred with the longtime St. John's politician over trade with the Americans. Crosbie helped bring him around.



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Jan 16, 2020

Up to 70 cm of snow expected as 'dangerous blizzard' heads to Newfoundland
With winds in some areas expected at 140 km/h, this storm tearing toward Newfoundland will be "quite a nasty one," an Environment Canada meteorologist says.



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Jan 16, 2020

'Storm of the winter': Up to 70 cm of snow expected as blizzard heads to Newfoundland
With winds in some areas expected at 140 km/h, this storm tearing toward Newfoundland will be "quite a nasty one," an Environment Canada meteorologist says.



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Jan 16, 2020

'It was shocking because it came so quick': Patients and doctors cope as flu season ramps up
Flu season in Canada is already affecting both young and old people, yet it's too early to tell how severe it will ultimately be.



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Jan 16, 2020

Conservative leadership fee makes this the most expensive race ever — but is it worth the price?
The cover charge for being a candidate in the Conservative leadership is the highest this country has ever seen. Is the price right?



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Jan 16, 2020

For Democrats in 2020, winning isn't everything — it's the only thing
In hyperbolic, hyper-partisan America, some Democrats fear the country as they know it will disappear if Donald Trump is re-elected; some Republicans fear civil war if he isn't.



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Jan 16, 2020

Investment giant's move toward sustainability offers hope for climate activism: Don Pittis
Climate concessions by BlackRock, the world's largest investment management firm, proves that big business can be swayed by public outrage.



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Jan 16, 2020

John Crosbie remembered as political 'giant' at state funeral in St. John's
The death of John Crosbie is being marked across Newfoundland and Labrador today, with a televised funeral at the Anglican Cathedral of St. John the Baptist.



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Jan 16, 2020

John Crosbie state funeral taking place in St. John's today
The death of John Crosbie is being marked across Newfoundland and Labrador today, with a televised funeral at the Anglican Cathedral of St. John the Baptist.



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Jan 16, 2020

John Crosbie: Political 'giant,' family man and N.L. icon remembered at state funeral
Dignitaries, politicians, family and friends gathered in St. John's on Thursday for the state funeral for John Crosbie, a former provincial and federal minister, lieutenant-governor, and political icon in Newfoundland and Labrador who was remembered for his candour and dedication to political and family life.



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Jan 16, 2020

No one will be untouched by a warming planet, scientists say
On Wednesday, U.S. government agencies released their annual report on global temperatures and climate conditions, finding that 2019 was the second warmest year on record. Experts say rising heat is about more than the numbers, it's about the costs to lives and livelihoods.



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