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May 27, 2022

Police encounter people with pellet guns 'with regularity across Canada,' criminologist says
Investigators probing the fatal police shooting of a man in Toronto Thursday will not only have to factor in the recent mass murder at a school in Texas, but also encounters Canadian police officers have with people carrying pellet guns, a criminologist says.



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May 27, 2022

Team Canada players raised 'concerns' about match with Iran before it was cancelled: Canada Soccer
Players on Canada's men's soccer team raised concerns about a controversial friendly match against Iran — and Canada Soccer confirms that pushback factored into its sudden decision to cancel the event.



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May 27, 2022

Price of natural gas could climb higher still after cresting multi-year highs
Analysts say natural gas could go even higher after breaking 14-year record this week.



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May 27, 2022

Price of natural gas in Canada could climb higher still after cresting multi-year highs
Analysts say natural gas could go even higher after breaking 14-year record this week.



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May 27, 2022

Construction unearths ancient Mayan ruins on Yucatan Peninsula
Archeologists have uncovered the ruins of an ancient Mayan city filled with palaces, pyramids and plazas on a construction site of what will become an industrial park near Merida, on Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula.



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May 27, 2022

B.C. spending $750K to expand access to free menstrual products
The B.C. government says it is providing $750,000 to expand access to free menstrual products for people who need them and to help the United Way establish a task force to consider how to end " period poverty.''



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May 27, 2022

Humpback whale freed from illegal fishing net off Spain dies a week later
A 14-metre long humpback whale freed from entanglement in an illegal drift fishing net off the island of Mallorca has died on another Spanish beach more than 300 kilometres away.



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May 27, 2022

Protests outside the NRA convention in Houston
With protesters shouting outside, the National Rifle Association began its annual convention in Houston on Friday — three days after a gunman killed 19 students and two teachers at an elementary school on the other side of the state.



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May 27, 2022

Western premiers demand 'sustainable' health-care funding from federal government at meeting in Regina
Canada's western premiers are meeting in Regina on Friday and they are demanding "sustainable" health-care funding from the federal government.



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May 27, 2022

In new mandate letter, top Mountie asked to speed up RCMP reform, boost recruitment
The federal government has issued RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki new marching orders, including increasing recruitment, reviewing the Mounties' use-of-force techniques and removing firearms out of domestic situations more quickly.



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May 27, 2022

In new mandate letter, top Mountie is asked to speed up RCMP reform, boost recruitment
The federal government has issued RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki new marching orders, including increasing recruitment, reviewing the Mounties' use-of-force techniques and removing firearms from domestic situations more quickly.



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May 27, 2022

Jury begins deliberations after hearing Depp and Heard want their lives back
After a six-week trial in which Johnny Depp and Amber Heard recounted the nasty details of their short marriage, both sides told a jury the exact same thing Friday — they want their lives back.



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May 27, 2022

Lawyers ask jury to 'give Mr. Depp his life back' during closing arguments
After six weeks, the defamation trial between actors Johnny Depp and Amber Heard comes to an end with closing arguments beginning Friday morning.



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May 27, 2022

Toronto lawyer says she's 'shaken up' after arrest outside Doug Ford rally near Hamilton airport
Hamilton police arrested and ticketed a Toronto-based lawyer for trespassing near a Progressive Conservative campaign stop on Thursday, but Caryma Sa'd says she was targeted for criticizing party leader Doug Ford.



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May 27, 2022

Former and current students watching anti-Black racism plan at Windsor-Essex school board
Following an apology and promise from the school board to do better when it comes to anti-Black racism, some say it has not been easy to be a Black student — or a Black teacher — at public schools in Windsor-Essex.



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May 27, 2022

Twitter shareholders sue Elon Musk, alleging his antics have deflated stock price
Twitter shareholders have filed a lawsuit accusing Elon Musk of engaging in "unlawful conduct" aimed at sowing doubt about his bid to buy the social media company.



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May 27, 2022

Emergency alert system not good enough, says Bill Blair
Canada's emergency alert system is not working well enough when disaster strikes, the Minister of Emergency Preparedness said Friday, adding that more useful information needs to get to those who may be affected quicker.



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May 27, 2022

Quebec City mosque shooter must get chance at parole after 25 years, Supreme Court rules




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May 27, 2022

Murray Sinclair given Order of Canada for championing Indigenous rights and freedoms
Murray Sinclair was awarded the Order of Canada during a ceremony Thursday at Rideau Hall in Ottawa.



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May 27, 2022

Funerals for 3 more Buffalo victims as U.S. mourns loss of dozens to multiple mass shootings
A mother and sister known for baking decadent pastries. A restaurant worker buying his three-year-old's birthday cake. A father of six who worked as a school bus aide. These three victims of the racist attack on a Buffalo, N.Y., supermarket will be laid to rest Friday, in a week filled with goodbyes for family and friends.



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May 27, 2022

Curling Canada is on a mission to bring diversity, inclusion to the sport
Richard Norman delivered a keynote address years in the making on Thursday morning. Norman played a crucial role in helping organize a symposium being held this week by Curling Canada titled "Changing the Face of Curling."



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May 27, 2022

Man shot dead by Toronto police after schools locked down had pellet gun, police watchdog says
Ontario's police watchdog says a pellet gun was recovered after a 27-year-old man was shot dead by Toronto police Thursday after they were called to the area for reports of a man with a rifle.



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May 27, 2022

Sask. continues to lead Canada in HIV transmission, posts record infections in 2021
Saskatchewan's HIV transmission rates remain the highest in the country, after latest provincial health data reveals a record-breaking 237 diagnoses in 2021 — a nearly 30 per cent increase from the 184 cases recorded in 2020.



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May 27, 2022

Andy Fletcher, Depeche Mode keyboardist, dead at 60
Andy Fletcher, the unassuming, bespectacled, red-headed keyboardist who for more than 40 years added his synth sounds to Depeche Mode hits like Just Can't Get Enough and Personal Jesus, has died at age 60.



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May 27, 2022

Solar flower provides power to Saskatoon high school while inspiring students
A solar-fed microgrid is providing a Saskatoon school with energy and educational opportunities.



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May 27, 2022

Calls grow for Indigenous-led inquiry into systemic racism in N.B.
Two prominent Indigenous voices say they support calls for an Indigenous-led inquiry into systemic racism in New Brunswick, but action is what's really needed.



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May 27, 2022

Like father, like son? Somebeachsomewhere's Nova Scotia colt shows promise
Legendary racehorse Somebeachsomewhere sired almost 1,100 horses that have collected career earnings of almost $180 million. The last horse he sired is Beach Glass, owned by Brent MacGrath of Truro, N.S. He was Somebeachsomewhere's trainer and part owner.



CBC Top Stories
May 27, 2022

Immigrants in Quebec could struggle to have rights respected under new language law
Legault wants more control over permanent residency immigration, have more temporary foreign workers Groups helping immigrants, migrant workers and refugees in Montreal say their clientele will struggle to have their basic rights enforced under Bill 96, Quebec's revamped language law. 



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May 27, 2022

Journalism used to mean keeping mental stress, trauma to yourself. Thankfully, that's changing
We are more aware today of mental stress and the risks faced by journalists. Like other professionals for whom traumatic events are an inevitable part of their work, we are learning that we must be as thoughtful and deliberate about our mental well-being as we are about our physical safety.



CBC Top Stories
May 27, 2022

Canada's Supreme Court set to decide fate of Quebec City mosque shooter
The Supreme Court of Canada's decision on the length of Alexandre Bissonnette's stint in prison before being eligible for parole could set a sentencing benchmark for the most serious crimes in the country.



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May 27, 2022

'I don't think I'm cursed': Ottawa neighbourhood weathered tornado then derecho in just 4 years
Four years ago a tornado tore along the hydro corridor behind Aurora Crescent, leaving damage in its wake. On Saturday the area was hit again, this time by a destructive, fatal derecho windstorm.



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May 27, 2022

'Red flag' laws to prevent mass shootings could be on the U.S. political table. But do they work?
The concept of red flag laws seem to be gaining some traction following the two deadly shooting rampages in Buffalo, N.Y. and Uvalde, Texas. Yet just how effective these laws can be, and their effect on preventing other mass shootings, remains unclear.



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May 27, 2022

Struck by tornado 4 years ago, neighbours now cleaning up after derecho
Four years ago a tornado tore along the hydro corridor behind Aurora Crescent, leaving damage in its wake. On Saturday the area was hit again, this time by a destructive, fatal derecho windstorm.



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May 27, 2022

Unbottling 200 years of history at the Molson factory in Montreal
From the cellar to the rooftop clock tower, reporter Ainslie MacLellan explored the iconic Molson brewery in Montreal. The factory was sold to a consortium that is set to develop the property this spring while preserving some of its history.



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May 27, 2022

What to know ahead of 1st in-person Canadian Artistic Gymnastics Championships since 2019
It's been a long time coming, but the day has nearly arrived. This year's Canadian Artistic Gymnastics Championships will be held in-person for the first time since 2019 at the Richmond Olympic Oval in Richmond, B.C., from May 26-31.



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May 27, 2022

McDavid wins Battle of Alberta in game that saw Flames, Oilers score 4 fastest goals in playoff history
The Edmonton Oilers defeated their Alberta rival Calgary Flames 5-4 in overtime in Game 5 of their second-round NHL playoff series Thursday night to advance to the Western Conference final.



CBC Top Stories
May 26, 2022

Former Canadian gymnast alleges abuse, calls for independent investigation
Former Canadian gymnast Abby Pearson Spadafora said on Thursday she had suffered years of abuse at the hands of Olympic coach Dave Brubaker and his wife Elizabeth and called for an independent investigation of the sport.



CBC Top Stories
May 26, 2022

Rental car shortage forces travellers to reconsider plans
An ongoing shortage of rental cars is putting a wrench in travel plans for some Canadians as companies struggle to keep up with demand.



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May 26, 2022

Political reaction to Quebec's Bill 96, Conservatives spar in French debate | At Issue
The At Issue panel discusses the political response to Quebec's contentious Bill 96 and the Legault government's use of the notwithstanding clause. Plus, the panellists unpack how the Conservative leadership candidates performed in French during their final debate.



CBC Top Stories
May 26, 2022

Massive fish kill in N.S. river blamed on inadequate ladder
Thousands of gaspereau recently died while trying to swim upstream along the Tusket River in Nova Scotia's Yarmouth County. Fishers are placing the blame on a fish ladder at a nearby provincial hydroelectric dam that's only designed for salmon to pass through.



CBC Top Stories
May 26, 2022

Hockey Canada settles sex assault allegation suit including former world junior players: reports
Hockey Canada has reportedly reached a settlement with a person alleging they were sexually assaulted by members of Canada's gold-medal winning 2017-18 World Junior team.



CBC Top Stories
May 26, 2022

Hockey Canada settles sexual assault allegation suit including ex world junior players: reports
Hockey Canada has reportedly reached a settlement with a person alleging they were sexually assaulted by members of Canada's gold-medal winning 2017-18 World Junior team.



CBC Top Stories
May 26, 2022

These Ontario residents didn't receive a storm alert — and want to know why
When the sky turned green and a wall of rain came barreling toward Ed Paleczny and his family, they had just minutes to get to safety. They're still shaken from watching the storm rip apart their timber-frame cottage in Lakefield, Ont., and say an alert should have been issued for their region, too.



CBC Top Stories
May 26, 2022

Western countries considering whether to let Russian oligarchs buy relief from sanctions
Western allies are considering allowing Russian oligarchs to buy their way out of sanctions and using the money to rebuild Ukraine, according to government officials familiar with the matter.



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May 26, 2022

Government taking 'targeted' approach to monkeypox vaccination: health official
Federal health officials are strategically positioning vaccine doses for monkeypox across the country in response to a growing number of cases, the deputy chief public health officer said Thursday.



CBC Top Stories
May 26, 2022

Demolition of Yellowknife's Giant Mine townsite stirs memories, and mixed emotions
The Giant Mine townsite just outside of Yellowknife will be demolished this summer. Some are sad to see the historic buildings go, while others say good riddance to the visual reminder of the harm the mine caused to the environment and surrounding Indigenous communities.



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May 26, 2022

CFL Players' Association ratifies new contract with CFL
The CFL Players' Association ratified its new collective bargaining agreement with the CFL on Thursday night.



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May 26, 2022

Ottawa directing RCMP to eliminate neck restraints, tear gas and rubber bullets: Mendicino
Two years after the murder of George Floyd, the Canadian government says it will soon order the RCMP to ban the use of tear gas, rubber bullets and neck restraints.



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May 26, 2022

How COVID, Brexit and the war in Ukraine are driving up the price of fish and chips in Britain
Fish-and-chips purveyors in Britain are battling rising prices due to a host of factors that include the war in Ukraine, post-Brexit fishing quotas and COVID-era business challenges.



CBC Top Stories
May 26, 2022

Cheese not on the table in Canada-U.K. trade talks as Britain seeks market access
The United Kingdom says it wants more access to Canada's domestic cheese market. The Canadian government is signalling that's not happening.



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May 26, 2022

Trial underway for Sask. Indigenous woman violently arrested after alleged shoplifting
An Indigenous woman thrown to the pavement, handcuffed and pinned for nearly 10 minutes by a Saskatoon grocery store security guard is on trial accused of shoplifting a roast and some cheese.



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May 26, 2022

'Every single day I have to relive the trauma,' Amber Heard tells court as libel trial testimony ends
Amber Heard told jurors at her libel trial Thursday that a harassment campaign waged against her by ex-husband Johnny Depp has left her humiliated and scared for her life due to multiple death threats.



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May 26, 2022

Alberta justice minister orders Edmonton mayor to boost policing downtown and on transit
Alberta Justice Minister Tyler Shandro is using his authority under the Police Act to direct Edmonton Mayor Amarjeet Sohi to boost policing in the city's downtown and transit system.



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May 26, 2022

1 dead after ammonia leak at ice-making facility in Kamloops, B.C.
One person has died after an ammonia leak Thursday at an ice-making facility in an industrial area of Kamloops, B.C.



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May 26, 2022

1 dead after ammonia leak in industrial area of Kamloops, B.C.
One person has died after an ammonia leak in an industrial area of Kamloops, B.C. on Thursday.



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May 26, 2022

Police locate man after reports of person with rifle forced 4 Toronto schools into lockdown
Two Toronto schools are in lockdown and two are in hold and secure after reports of a man with a rifle walking near Maberley Crescent and Oxhorn Road in Port Union.



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May 26, 2022

Suspect dead after being shot by police after Toronto schools locked down over reports of man with rifle
A man is dead after being shot by police after several schools were forced into lockdown in Toronto Thursday following reports of a person in the area with a rifle.



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May 26, 2022

Suspect dead, shot by Toronto police after schools locked down over reports of man with rifle
A man is dead after being shot by police, putting an end to afternoon lockdowns at multiple schools across the Port Union area of Scarborough.



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May 26, 2022

Suspect shot dead by Toronto police after schools locked down over reports of man with rifle
A man is dead after being shot by police, putting an end to afternoon lockdowns at multiple schools across the Port Union area of Scarborough.



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May 26, 2022

Ray Liotta, Goodfellas and Field of Dreams star, dead at 67
Ray Liotta, the actor best known for playing mobster Henry Hill in Goodfellas and baseball player Shoeless Joe Jackson in Field of Dreams, has died. He was 67.



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May 26, 2022

Why environmentalists want us to stop decluttering
In this week's issue of our environment newsletter, we look at why decluttering may not be so good for the planet and why some people feel e-bikes are an undervalued sustainability option.



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May 26, 2022

Palestinian Authority probe says Israeli forces deliberately killed journalist
The Palestinian Authority on Thursday announced the results of its investigation into the shooting death of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, saying it had proven she was deliberately killed by Israeli forces as she tried to flee.



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May 26, 2022

The ABCs of finance: How this Ontario teacher is preparing her students for the real world
Amy Smith, who teaches at College Avenue Secondary School in Woodstock, Ont., has beefed up the financial literacy curriculum for her students in the hopes they'll have a better understanding of the world when they graduate than she did.



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May 26, 2022

Kevin Spacey charged in U.K. with 4 counts of sexual assault
British prosecutors said Thursday they have charged actor Kevin Spacey with four counts of sexual assault against three men.



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May 26, 2022

Quebec to start vaccinating against monkeypox as cases climb to 25
The smallpox vaccine — which hasn't been routinely offered in Canada for decades — will be offered to those at high risk of contracting the disease, such as those who have been in contact with confirmed cases.



CBC Top Stories
May 26, 2022

Calgary terrorist who fought as ISIS sniper in Syria sentenced to 12 years in prison
A Calgary man has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for terrorism offences, including kidnapping, committed during a year-long stint fighting as a trained sniper with ISIS in Syria.



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May 26, 2022

Nunavut finance minister tables $2.5B budget with focus on housing
Nunavut Finance Minister Lorne Kusugak tabled the 2022-2023 budget, which includes increased spending on public and staff housing units.



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May 26, 2022

Canada Soccer cancels controversial exhibition game against Iran
Canada Soccer says it has cancelled a controversial exhibition game against Iran set for next month in Vancouver.



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May 26, 2022

Canada Soccer cancels controversial game against Iran that was set for next month
Canada Soccer says it has cancelled a controversial exhibition game against Iran set for next month in Vancouver.



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May 26, 2022

Toronto police probe 4 carjackings in less than 2 hours, believe all connected
As carjackings in Toronto continue to surge, police say they are now investigating four similar incidents that happened in less than two hours in Scarborough overnight.



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May 26, 2022

Toronto, Durham police probing multiple overnight carjacking attempts
As carjacking numbers in the region continue to surge, both Toronto and Durham police say they are investigating a number of similar overnight incidents.



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May 26, 2022

'Astonishingly poor response': Industry watchdog criticizes B.C. company after deaths of 4 Burkina Faso miners
The deaths of four miners in the West African nation of Burkina Faso has advocates calling for greater accountability and oversight of Canadian-owned mining companies operating overseas.



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May 26, 2022

Shirley Soosay's remains being returned to Samson Cree Nation, decades after her murder
Shirley Soosay's homecoming marks the end of Violet Soosay's lifelong search for her long-lost aunt. Shirley Soosay was murdered in 1980 and identified by DNA testing nearly 40 years later.



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May 26, 2022

Alberta towers above other provinces in the number of long-term unemployed
Doug Charters, who was out of work two years before he found work as a film audio technician and stagehand, said it was almost like drowning. "You get back to the beach … and you realize, oh, well, that was close." He's far from the only Albertan to go through it: one in three unemployed Albertans have been out of work for six months or more, by far the highest rate in the country.



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May 26, 2022

Neurodiversity social club helps autistic youth make friends
A program for Saint John youth whose brains work a little differently than most of their peers' is trying to grow to keep up with demand. 



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May 26, 2022

No token hires: Putting women in top jobs in men's sports is about winning
More and more men's professional sports teams are hiring women for the front office and the coaching bench, and experts say they bring not only experience but resilience after dealing for years with barriers and discrimination.



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May 26, 2022

Policing hasn't come up much in Ontario's campaign because it's 'electoral dynamite,' experts say
Police services across Ontario are facing growing calls for reform, yet the issue has been largely left off the political radar during this provincial election campaign, public safety experts said. That's a problem, said University of Ottawa criminologist Michael Kempa.



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May 26, 2022

Feeling poorer? Inverse wealth effect may add to Canadians' spending gloom
Known as "the wealth effect" people feel rich when assets rise in value, even if their income does not increase. Now the theory tells us that as houses, stocks and crypto fall, even richer people may spend less.



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May 26, 2022

A third of recent cannabis users say they have driven while high: government survey
Despite public awareness campaigns and law enforcement training to deter marijuana-impaired driving, a third of Canadians who've recently used cannabis say they've been behind the wheel after consuming, according to a new government survey.



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May 26, 2022

As house prices begin to fall, owners are expected to reduce free-spending ways
Known as "the wealth effect" people feel rich when assets rise in value, even if their income does not increase. Now the theory tells us that as houses, stocks and crypto fall, even richer people may spend less.



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May 26, 2022

Bed bugs and cockroaches: International students in Sudbury, Ont., decry landlord for 14-bed home conversion
A group of international students living in a rental house in Greater Sudbury believe their landlord took advantage of them. The 3-bedroom house has been converted into a rooming house with beds for 14, and the space has many health and safety concerns, including cockroaches and bed bugs.



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May 26, 2022

Bill 96's stated goal is protecting French. Instead, it hurts anglophone families
Our students are being set up to fail by the system before they even reach post-secondary education, writes high school teacher David Dollis.



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May 26, 2022

Teen sensations to Olympic medallists: Prefontaine Classic men's 100 metres packs a punch
Andre De Grasse will be a marked man this Saturday at the Diamond League Prefontaine Classic in Eugene, Ore., where the Canadian sprinter will try to defend his 100-metre title as part of a loaded field featuring American stars Fred Kerley, Christian Coleman and Noah Lyles.



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May 26, 2022

Winona Ryder says final season of Stranger Things has a 'beating heart'
After a years-long hiatus, fans can jump back into the "Upside Down" on Friday. The final season of Stranger Things has a new aesthetic inspired by '80s horror but the same consistent heart that that has brought critical acclaim to the sci-fi premise.



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May 26, 2022

Winona Ryder says new season of Stranger Things has a 'beating heart'
After a years-long hiatus, fans can jump back into the "Upside Down" on Friday. The fourth season of Stranger Things has a new aesthetic inspired by '80s horror but the same consistent heart that that has brought critical acclaim to the sci-fi premise.



CBC Top Stories
May 25, 2022

Fate of Afghan refugees in peril as Canadian resettlement delays persist
Thousands of Afghan refugees have been left waiting for Canada to deliver on a promise to resettle 40,000 people, leaving others to step up and raise money to airlift Afghans whose lives are at risk under the Taliban regime.



CBC Top Stories
May 25, 2022

Journalists in Canada face 'alarming' levels of stress, trauma and harassment, report suggests
Members of Canada's news industry are suffering "alarming'' levels of work-related stress and trauma, a new report suggests, and researchers are calling for better supports to help journalists cope with covering COVID-19 and other crises.



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May 25, 2022

AR-15: What's known about the guns used in the Texas school shooting
CBC's Thomas Daigle looks into why several U.S. shootings have involved the use of AR-15-style rifles and their its popularity among American firearms owners.



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May 25, 2022

Sandy Hook mom reacts to Texas school shooting
Adrienne Arsenault speaks to Michelle Gay, a mom who lost her seven-year-old daughter in the 2012 Sandy Hook school shooting, about the moment she learned of the deadly Texas school shooting and what it's been like to advocate for safety in schools.



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May 25, 2022

Educational tech, including CBC Kids, harvested personal data from children, new report claims
Children across the globe and Canada who used online educational technology during the pandemic had their personal data secretly harvested and sent to advertising companies, according to a new report published by Human Rights Watch.



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May 25, 2022

Boeing capsule returns from space station after test flight with no crew
Boeing's crew taxi returned to Earth from the International Space Station on Wednesday, nearly two-and-a-half years after its first botched attempt. The Starliner mission moves NASA closer to a new option for rides to and from the ISS.



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May 25, 2022

Boeing's Starliner capsule returns after no-crew test flight to space station
Boeing's crew taxi returned to Earth from the International Space Station on Wednesday, nearly two-and-a-half years after its first botched attempt. The Starliner mission moves NASA closer to a new option for rides to and from the ISS.



CBC Top Stories
May 25, 2022

Indigenous calls for exemptions to Quebec's Bill 96 get louder
Bill 96 will put a cap on the number of students who can attend English-language CEGEPS, as public colleges are called in Quebec, and put in place French-language requirements needed to graduate, among other measures.



CBC Top Stories
May 25, 2022

Colin Kaepernick to work out for Raiders in 1st NFL opportunity since 2016: reports
Colin Kaepernick is getting his first chance to work out for an NFL team since last playing in the league in 2016 when he started kneeling during the national anthem to protest police brutality and racial inequality.



CBC Top Stories
May 25, 2022

Conservatives call on Canada Soccer to cancel match with Iranian team
The Conservatives are joining a growing number of calls for Canada Soccer to cancel a controversial exhibition game against Iran set for next month in Vancouver.



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May 25, 2022

Different country, same scissors: Ukrainian barber 'crushing it' in St. John's
The hairdryer and hair clippers that Serhii Firsikov brought from Ukraine don't plug in to the sockets at his new chair at Fogtown in downtown St. John's. But his scissors and combs — and his personal style — fit right in. 



CBC Top Stories
May 25, 2022

Lawyers, a factory worker among the ordinary Ukrainians holding the line against Russia at Izyum
Most of those on the Ukrainian front line are regular army troops, but paramilitary and volunteer battalions are also active, and their recruits are ordinary Ukrainians, many of whom signed up to serve within days of the Russian invasion.



CBC Top Stories
May 25, 2022

At least 14 killed after series of explosions rock Afghanistan, Taliban says
A series of explosions shook Afghanistan on Wednesday, the Taliban said, including a blast inside a mosque in the capital of Kabul that killed at least five worshippers and three bombings of minivans in the country's north that killed nine passengers.



CBC Top Stories
May 25, 2022

Rising food prices forcing Canadians to pivot shopping habits and even grow their own food
Many Canadians are struggling to keep up with soaring food prices. Some are falling behind, while others are looking at ways to adapt.



CBC Top Stories
May 25, 2022

Dozens of migrants missing off Tunisia's coast after boat capsized
Rescue teams searched Wednesday for dozens of people reported missing after a boat carrying migrants from Libya to Europe capsized off Tunisia's coast.



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