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Aug 01, 2021

Heavy smoke hampering firefighting efforts, choking B.C. Interior as 245 wildfires burn
Wildfire crews are battling a growing number of blazes across B.C., and they're also contending with heavy smoke that has blanketed large swathes of the province with dangerous pollutants.



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Aug 01, 2021

Olympic high jumpers persuade organizers to let them share gold medal
Qatar's Mutaz Essa Barshim added Olympic gold to his list of accolades in the men's high jump in Tokyo on Sunday — and persuaded organizers to let him share it with his friend and rival, Italy's Gianmarco Tamberi.



CBC Top Stories
Aug 01, 2021

Myanmar military extends state of emergency, promises vote in 2 years
Six months after seizing power from the elected government, Myanmar's military leader on Sunday declared himself prime minister and said he would lead the country under the extended state of emergency until elections are held in about two years.



CBC Top Stories
Aug 01, 2021

Family of Kelowna crane collapse victims stuck in quarantine despite travel exemption
Norbert Stemmer and his mother rushed over to Canada from Germany after finding out his nephews died in the Kelowna crane collapse, but now they're stuck in quarantine despite being fully vaccinated and showing negative PCR tests.



CBC Top Stories
Aug 01, 2021

Scammers targeting families of missing people; Mushroom therapy approvals stall: CBC's Marketplace cheat sheet
CBC's Marketplace rounds up the consumer and health news you need from the week.



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Aug 01, 2021

Belarusian sprinter asks IOC for help after she says she was taken to airport against her wishes
Belarusian sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya called on the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Sunday to get involved in her case after saying she had been removed from the national team and taken to Tokyo airport against her wishes over her criticism of national coaches.



CBC Top Stories
Aug 01, 2021

Emancipation Day celebrations predate Canada's official proclamation by decades




CBC Top Stories
Aug 01, 2021

U.S. navy says drone strike hit oil tanker off Oman, killing 2, as Israel and U.K. blame Iran
The United Kingdom has alleged Iran carried out the drone attack that killed two aboard an oil tanker off the coast of Oman in the Arabian Sea.



CBC Top Stories
Aug 01, 2021

Prince Harry promises a 'wholly truthful' memoir — but how personal will he get?
Whatever Harry chooses to include in his recently announced book, it will become part of a deeply entrenched tradition of royal memoir, something that has taken various forms as everyone from Henry VIII's sixth wife Katherine Parr to the Duke of Windsor and Sarah, Duchess of York, have offered up recollections for the reading public.



CBC Top Stories
Aug 01, 2021

New heads of Toronto CSIS office say they want to hire a more diverse group of spies
The new heads of CSIS's largest collections unit say they know there's a systemic racism problem in Canada's spy service — and they want to end it.



CBC Top Stories
Aug 01, 2021

Blood flow restriction training finds fans at the Olympics, but it comes with risks
A newly popular and physically uncomfortable training technique being used by some competitors at the Olympics has experts torn on its benefits and risks.



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Aug 01, 2021

Artist's Queer Newfoundland Hockey League spins a new yarn to address homophobia in sports
Lucas Morneau's artistic series creates imaginary hockey teams through crocheting and rug hooking, with one jersey recently acquired by The Rooms, Newfoundland and Labrador's largest public cultural space.



CBC Top Stories
Aug 01, 2021

Business travel isn't expected to return to pre-pandemic levels anytime soon
Business travel may be a long time coming back to pre-pandemic levels. That will hurt many bottom lines, particularly for airlines where business trips make up a significant part of industry profit.



CBC Top Stories
Aug 01, 2021

Canadians have a lot to learn about this country's history of slavery, experts say
Until now, Ontario has been the only province to mark Emancipation Day, but this year members of Parliament voted to designate it nationwide. The day recognizes Aug. 1, 1834, when the British Empire abolished slavery. Experts say Canadians have much to learn about this country's history of slavery.



CBC Top Stories
Jul 31, 2021

NHL to investigate claim Sharks' Evander Kane bet on own games
The NHL said it will investigate an allegation made by Evander Kane's wife that the San Jose Sharks forward bet on his own games and has intentionally tried to lose for gambling profit.



CBC Top Stories
Jul 31, 2021

Sharks' Evander Kane denies gambling allegations made by wife
San Jose Sharks forward Evander Kane denied allegations his wife made on social media that he bet on NHL games, including against his own team.



CBC Top Stories
Jul 31, 2021

Air quality from wildfire smoke hits dangerous levels in cities across B.C., as smoke heads west
For days, thick smoke has blanketed Kootenay and Okanagan cities, reaching levels considered dangerous. Now, Metro Vancouver is bracing for that smoke to reach the coast.



CBC Top Stories
Jul 31, 2021

Florida, COVID-19 epicentre in the U.S, breaks record with more than 21,000 new cases
Florida reported 21,683 new cases of COVID-19, the state's highest one-day total since the start of the pandemic, according to data released Saturday, as its theme park resorts again started asking visitors to wear masks indoors.



CBC Top Stories
Jul 31, 2021

Florida, COVID-19 epicentre in the U.S., breaks record with more than 21,000 new cases
Florida reported 21,683 new cases of COVID-19, the state's highest one-day total since the start of the pandemic, according to data released Saturday, as its theme park resorts again started asking visitors to wear masks indoors.



CBC Top Stories
Jul 31, 2021

Florida, epicentre for COVID-19 in U.S, breaks record with more than 21,000 new cases
Florida reported 21,683 new cases of COVID-19, the state's highest one-day total since the start of the pandemic, according to data released Saturday, as its theme park resorts again started asking visitors to wear masks indoors.



CBC Top Stories
Jul 31, 2021

Pop star Kris Wu detained by Beijing police on suspicion of sexual assault
Chinese-Canadian pop star Kris Wu has been detained by Beijing police on suspicion of rape, police announced Saturday, following an accusation the former member of the Korean boy band EXO lured young women into sexual relationships.



CBC Top Stories
Jul 31, 2021

Refugee Olympians coming to Canada in first-of-kind immigration program
For three South Sudanese-born Olympians, this is one eventful summer: reaching the world stage, then settling in a new country half a world away. 



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Jul 31, 2021

Emancipation Day exposes Canada's educational blind spot
Despite new federal recognition of Emancipation Day, many Canadians remain unaware of their country's history of slavery — and this is largely owed to the reluctance of schools to teach this history, writes Sarah Raughley.



CBC Top Stories
Jul 31, 2021

Here's what Canada's business leaders think about heading back to the office
After 500 days of working from home, CBC News reached out to dozens of business leaders across the country for their thoughts on the looming return to offices. Across the spectrum, one sentiment was echoed: Things definitely won't be going back to how they used to be.



CBC Top Stories
Jul 31, 2021

Grassy Narrows funding pact for mercury-poisoning care home spurs joy and bitter memories
After decades of activism and suffering from mercury poisoning, the Grassy Narrows community is celebrating the long-awaited agreement with Ottawa to fund a one-of-a-kind, specialized mercury treatment centre in the northwestern Ontario First Nation.



CBC Top Stories
Jul 31, 2021

Inspired by 14th century poem, The Green Knight is latest Arthurian legend on big screen
David Lowery's cinematic vision of a 14th century epic poem has excited critics and medievalists. The text, whose author is unknown, makes rich use of historical Middle English and was virtually unknown until discovered by a 19th century British researcher.



CBC Top Stories
Jul 31, 2021

Inspired by 14th-century poem, The Green Knight is latest Arthurian legend on big screen
David Lowery's cinematic vision of a 14th-century epic poem has excited critics and medievalists. The text, whose author is unknown, makes rich use of historical Middle English and was virtually unknown until discovered by a 19th-century British researcher.



CBC Top Stories
Jul 31, 2021

Barenaked Ladies ready to return to stage after a Detour de Force
Band discusses pandemic-related challenges, enthusiasm and trepidation about returning to live performances, new album, and dealing with lingering effects of past troubles.



CBC Top Stories
Jul 31, 2021

Catholic Church approved legal fees from fund meant for residential school survivors: documents
New details have emerged about the Catholic Church's controversial multimillion-dollar legal bill paid from a fund intended for residential school survivors.



CBC Top Stories
Jul 31, 2021

CBC Radio's The House: The NDP at 60
On this week's show: Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi reacts to Alberta's recent announcement that it will end self-isolation requirements for those who test positive for COVID-19. We take an in-depth look at the NDP a week before the 60th anniversary of that party's founding, including an interview with Jagmeet Singh. Also: two economists discuss why balanced budgets are no longer in vogue, and a exploration of how best to manage wildfires.



CBC Top Stories
Jul 31, 2021

Singh hopes to build 'momentum' on tour of Indigenous communities
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh has been meeting with Indigenous people who have been affected by boil water advisories, forest fires and other threats — stepping away from 24/7 national media coverage just as a federal election call is expected within weeks.



CBC Top Stories
Jul 31, 2021

Singh hopes to build momentum on tour of Indigenous communities
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh has been meeting with Indigenous people who have been affected by boil water advisories, forest fires and other threats — stepping away from 24/7 national media coverage just as a federal election call is expected within weeks.



CBC Top Stories
Jul 30, 2021

Acting defence chief's notes reveal weeks of intense discussions of how to handle Fortin allegation
Handwritten notes by Canada's acting chief of defence staff before Maj.-Gen Dany Fortin's removal as head of the country's vaccine rollout reveal weeks of intense discussions between top government and military officials over how to handle the situation that was creating "anxiety" across the government.



CBC Top Stories
Jul 30, 2021

The National: Potential fourth wave, Water advisories settlement, Barenaked Ladies
The National for Friday, July 30 — Canada could be seeing the start of a fourth wave driven by the Delta variant. Plus, the Barenaked Ladies open up about their challenges during the pandemic and getting ready to tour.



CBC Top Stories
Jul 30, 2021

Canada's efforts to resettle Afghan military interpreters 'insulting' to veterans: O'Toole
Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole is accusing the Liberal government of making a sloppy and half-hearted attempt to resettle Afghan interpreters who worked alongside the Canadian military.



CBC Top Stories
Jul 30, 2021

Canada's troubled efforts to resettle Afghan military interpreters 'insulting' to veterans: O'Toole
Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole is accusing the Liberal government of making a sloppy and half-hearted attempt to resettle Afghan interpreters who worked alongside the Canadian military.



CBC Top Stories
Jul 30, 2021

Rugby Canada fires coach who made 'unacceptable' posts toward women's 7s team at Tokyo Olympics
Rugby Canada fired the head of its national development program after "a review of recent social media postings which were unacceptable and in breach of organization policy," the organization announced in a statement Friday.



CBC Top Stories
Jul 30, 2021

First Nations and Ottawa agree to $8 billion settlement on drinking water advisories
A proposed settlement agreement worth nearly $8 billion has been reached in two national class action lawsuits launched against the federal government by First Nations under drinking water advisories.



CBC Top Stories
Jul 30, 2021

First Nations and Ottawa agree to $8-billion settlement on drinking water advisories
A proposed settlement agreement worth nearly $8 billion has been reached in two national class action lawsuits launched against the federal government by First Nations under drinking water advisories.



CBC Top Stories
Jul 30, 2021

RCMP officers created an app to rate their workplaces — now they fear HQ is watching
The makers of the Buffalo Tracks app — a sort of Yelp for RCMP detachments — say they fear candid comments left on the application will be used against them by RCMP brass.



CBC Top Stories
Jul 30, 2021

U.S. Treasury must provide Trump's tax returns to House committee
The U.S. Justice Department, in a reversal, says the Treasury Department must provide the House ways and means committee former U.S. president Donald Trump's tax returns, apparently ending a long legal showdown over the records.



CBC Top Stories
Jul 30, 2021

Removal of Alberta's remaining COVID-19 protocols sparks outrage among physicians
Many Alberta doctors are reacting with surprise and disappointment to the province's plan to relax its COVID-19 surveillance and management system despite an increase in case numbers, the positivity rate and R-value, and vaccination rates that are lagging behind other provinces.



CBC Top Stories
Jul 30, 2021

Canada's big wireless companies spend nearly $9B on new 5G spectrum
The federal government raised $8.9 billion in a licence auction for a key band of 5G wireless spectrum in results announced after the close of markets Thursday.



CBC Top Stories
Jul 30, 2021

Blue Jays acquire Berrios from Twins, Soria from Diamondbacks at trade deadline
The playoff-chasing Toronto Blue Jays won the pursuit for pitcher José Berrios and acquired the Minnesota Twins' right-hander in exchange for infielder/outfielder Austin Martin and right-hander Simeon Woods Richardson.



CBC Top Stories
Jul 30, 2021

Blue Jays acquire pitcher José Berrios from Twins as team chases wild-card spot
The playoff-chasing Toronto Blue Jays won the pursuit for pitcher José Berrios and acquired the Minnesota Twins' right-hander in exchange for infielder/outfielder Austin Martin and right-hander Simeon Woods Richardson.



CBC Top Stories
Jul 30, 2021

Trump urged U.S. Justice Department officials to 'say the election was corrupt'
Former U.S. president Donald Trump urged senior U.S. Justice Department officials to declare the 2020 election results "corrupt" in a December phone call, according to handwritten notes from one of the participants in the conversation.



CBC Top Stories
Jul 30, 2021

Smoke headed for Metro Vancouver, Stanley Park closed overnight as 241 wildfires burn across B.C.
Wildfire smoke is in the forecast for B.C.'s south coast this weekend, on top of a heat wave that prompted warnings from health officials Friday. 



CBC Top Stories
Jul 30, 2021

Heavy rains pose problems for France's champagne producers
France's Champagne region has seen one of its wettest June-July periods in the past half-century, and that excess rain is causing problems for its winemakers.



CBC Top Stories
Jul 30, 2021

'Welcome home,' Biden tells 1st group of Afghans resettling in U.S.
The first flight of Afghans who worked alongside Americans in Afghanistan over the past two decades brought more than 200 people, scores of them children and babies in arms, to new lives in the United States on Friday, and President Joe Biden said he was proud to welcome them home.



CBC Top Stories
Jul 30, 2021

Southern Alberta gas station mixes up gas and diesel, leaving some drivers with hefty repair bills
Gas Plus in Langdon, Alta., told CBC News that their storage tanks were accidentally filled with the wrong fuel for three days, and anyone using the pumps was getting a mixture of gas and diesel.



CBC Top Stories
Jul 30, 2021

Vehicles break down after southern Alberta gas station mixes up gas and diesel
Gas Plus in Langdon, Alta., told CBC News that their storage tanks were accidentally filled with the wrong fuel for three days, and anyone using the pumps was getting a mixture of gas and diesel.



CBC Top Stories
Jul 30, 2021

Canada's economy shrank for 2nd month in a row in May
Canada's gross domestic product shrank by 0.3 per cent in May, the second consecutive monthly contraction as most industries slowed down.



CBC Top Stories
Jul 30, 2021

Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the world on Friday
Australia will have to vaccinate 80 per cent of its adults against COVID-19 before it can consider reopening its border, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Friday as he announced a four-stage plan to greater freedom.



CBC Top Stories
Jul 30, 2021

Large outbreak in Massachusetts mostly infected vaccinated people, CDC study finds
Scientists in the U.S. who studied a big COVID-19 outbreak in Massachusetts concluded that vaccinated people who got so-called breakthrough infections carried about the same amount of the coronavirus as those who did not get the shots.



CBC Top Stories
Jul 30, 2021

U.S. mulls more mask rules after evidence shows delta variant as contagious as chickenpox
New evidence showing the delta variant is as contagious as chickenpox has prompted U.S. health officials to consider changing advice on how the country fights the coronavirus.



CBC Top Stories
Jul 30, 2021

Vaccinated people who contract delta variant carry as much virus as unvaccinated, study suggests
Scientists in the U.S. who studied a big COVID-19 outbreak in Massachusetts concluded that vaccinated people who got so-called breakthrough infections carried about the same amount of the coronavirus as those who did not get the shots.



CBC Top Stories
Jul 30, 2021

Media outlets appeal B.C. court's decision to deny info on stay of mayor's sex assault charge
Three media outlets, including the CBC, are challenging a decision by the B.C. Supreme Court's chief justice to deny the public details about so-called alternative measures that resulted in the staying of a sexual assault charge against the mayor of Port Moody, B.C.



CBC Top Stories
Jul 30, 2021

Dramatic penalty kicks send Canada's women's soccer team to Olympic semifinals
Canada's women's soccer team is off to the Olympic semifinals after a thrilling win over Brazil in penalty kicks on Friday in Tokyo. Goalkeeper Stephanie Labbé came up huge with a crucial save on Brazil's Rafaelle on the final penalty kick to send Canada into the medal rounds.



CBC Top Stories
Jul 30, 2021

'Do what's right': Outrage at Catholic Church's use of millions meant for residential school survivors
The Catholic Church spent millions supposed to go to residential school survivors on lawyers, administration and unapproved loans.



CBC Top Stories
Jul 30, 2021

Hong Kong protester sentenced to 9 years in prison in 1st security case
A pro-democracy protester was sentenced Friday to nine years in prison in the closely watched first prosecution under Hong Kong's national security law as the ruling Communist Party tightens control over the territory.



CBC Top Stories
Jul 30, 2021

Watch a Halifax educator perform her powerful poem about slavery in Nova Scotia
Poet, educator and activist El Jones has written a poem for Emancipation Day, which will be marked for the first time in Nova Scotia and across the country this Sunday.



CBC Top Stories
Jul 30, 2021

'I can push my wheelchair alone': How a simple mat is making a Quebec City beach accessible
Baie de Beauport, an urban beach in Quebec City, has installed a new wheelchair-accessible mat along the sand, as well as new picnic tables.



CBC Top Stories
Jul 30, 2021

'There's no place like home': After 670 days, Blue Jays return to play baseball in Toronto again
After 22 months without playing baseball at home amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Toronto Blue Jays will finally return to the Rogers Centre on Friday, hosting the Kansas City Royals.



CBC Top Stories
Jul 30, 2021

'There's no place like home': After 670 days, Blue Jays returned to play baseball in Toronto again
After 22 months without playing baseball at home amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Toronto Blue Jays finally returned to the Rogers Centre on Friday, hosting the Kansas City Royals.



CBC Top Stories
Jul 30, 2021

After 670 days, Blue Jays return to play baseball in Toronto again
After 22 months without baseball during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Toronto Blue Jays will finally return home to play the Kansas City Royals at Rogers Centre today.



CBC Top Stories
Jul 30, 2021

Climate tipping points are difficult to predict. In Canada and beyond, they might have already arrived
Scientists have been watching extreme weather events unfold across the world this summer, seeing the many links between heatwaves, floods, droughts and climate change. But the scale of some of these events suggests that the climate is no longer changing in a gradual, predictable way.



CBC Top Stories
Jul 30, 2021

It's not just the smoke — as climate change prompts more wildfires, hidden health risks emerge
Climate change is expected to lead to a rise in the number of wildfires, which pose health dangers due to smoke inhalation. But there are also other risks to consider, such as the impact on mental health and clean water supplies.



CBC Top Stories
Jul 30, 2021

Only 1 type of business still isn't allowed to open in Ontario — oxygen bars
Oxygen bars are the lone business that still can't open under Ontario's current reopening plans, with the province calling them "high-risk for COVID-19 transmission."



CBC Top Stories
Jul 30, 2021

Only 1 type of business still isn't allowed to reopen in Ontario — oxygen bars
Oxygen bars are the lone business that still can't open under Ontario's current reopening plans, with the province calling them "high-risk for COVID-19 transmission."



CBC Top Stories
Jul 30, 2021

Oxygen bars are the only kind of business still prohibited from reopening in Ontario
Oxygen bars are the lone business that still can't open under Ontario's current reopening plans, with the province calling them "high-risk for COVID-19 transmission."



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Jul 30, 2021

Political violence related to COVID-19 could lead to 'unravelling of societies' worldwide, observers say
From South Africa to Cuba, Haiti to Lebanon, we are seeing some of the biggest riots, protests and challenges to governments in decades. Many seem to be sparked by the economic and social impacts of COVID-19 and government attempts to contain it, writes Saša Petricic.



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Jul 30, 2021

Women athletes are pushing back against the uniform status quo
From the Norwegian beach handball team to the German gymnastics Olympic team, women athletes around the world are fighting the uniform status quo, choosing what they want to wear during competition.



CBC Top Stories
Jul 30, 2021

Worried your COVID-19 vaccine won't be accepted abroad? Here's what you need to know
Here's the latest on which vaccines distributed in Canada might cause problems for travellers abroad.



CBC Top Stories
Jul 29, 2021

Alberta's chief medical officer says 'dramatic shift' in COVID risk justifies removal of health protocols
The dramatic shift in the risk the coronavirus poses to the general population justifies removing the province's remaining COVID-19 protocols, Alberta Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Deena Hinshaw told CBC News.



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Jul 29, 2021

International Space Station knocked out of position for 47 minutes
A newly arrived Russian science lab briefly knocked the International Space Station out of position Thursday when it accidentally fired its thrusters.



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Jul 29, 2021

Russia blames software glitch for knocking International Space Station out of position
A Russian space official on Friday blamed a software problem on a newly docked science lab that briefly knocked the International Space Station out of position.



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Jul 29, 2021

Alberta parents question safety of sending children to school with no COVID-19 pandemic restrictions
Alberta parents are questioning the safety of sending unvaccinated children back to school without pandemic restrictions in place. On Aug. 16, mask mandates on transit, will be lifted and isolation will no longer be required for the majority of positive COVID-19 cases.



CBC Top Stories
Jul 29, 2021

Manitoba archbishop apologizes after priest accuses residential school survivors of lying about abuse
The archbishop of Manitoba's St. Boniface Catholic diocese says he completely disavows statements made by a priest which included casting aspersions on the motives of Indigenous people who made residential school claims. 



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Jul 29, 2021

Canada was an outlier on mixing COVID-19 vaccines, but more countries now following suit
Canada became an outlier in the fight against COVID-19 by allowing residents to mix various coronavirus vaccines. But while the approach has been controversial, it's now increasingly being explored by other countries.



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Jul 29, 2021

TSX closes at all-time high, U.S. markets up after big jump in commodities prices
Canada's main stock exchange closed at an all-time high as commodities like gold and oil benefited from a weaker U.S. dollar on Thursday.



CBC Top Stories
Jul 29, 2021

Advisory council could strip Julie Payette of her Order of Canada
As governor general, Julie Payette presented one of the country's most prestigious civilian honours to hundreds of accomplished Canadians. Now, an advisory council is thinking about taking her own Order of Canada away.



CBC Top Stories
Jul 29, 2021

Olympic viewing guide: Penny can make history (again), Rosie goes for the 3-peat
Here's what to watch Thursday night and Friday morning, including Penny Oleksiak's latest chance to rewrite the Canadian record books and Rosie MacLennan's attempt to three-peat in trampoline.



CBC Top Stories
Jul 29, 2021

Scarlett Johansson sues Disney over hybrid Black Widow release
Scarlett Johansson is suing the Walt Disney Co. over its streaming release of Black Widow, which she said breached her contract and deprived her of potential earnings.



CBC Top Stories
Jul 29, 2021

Google and Facebook will require U.S. workers to be vaccinated to return to the office
Google and Facebook will require all of their U.S.-based staff to be vaccinated before being allowed to return to the office, and the policy could soon be enforced in other countries where they operate too.



CBC Top Stories
Jul 29, 2021

Ottawa vows to get Afghan interpreters to Canada 'as quickly as possible' — but the U.S. is moving faster
Interpreters who assisted the Canadian military during the war in Afghanistan should be flown to Canada and resettled here as soon as possible, Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland said today.



CBC Top Stories
Jul 29, 2021

Man impersonates health-care aide looking after patients at Winnipeg hospital
A man spent several night shifts caring for patients at Winnipeg's St. Boniface Hospital in July despite not actually being employed there, the regional health authority said. 



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Jul 29, 2021

Individual impersonates health-care aide looking after patients at Winnipeg hospital
An individual spent several night shifts caring for patients and answering call bells at St. Boniface Hospital in July despite not actually being employed there, said the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority. 



CBC Top Stories
Jul 29, 2021

Prime minister announces appointment of five new senators
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau today announced the appointment of five new members of the Senate.



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Jul 29, 2021

Woman's burnt body mistaken for mannequin, put in dumpster in Sherbrooke, Que.
Firefighters and police officers in Sherbrooke, Que. placed a woman's burnt body in a waste container last Friday, believing that it was a mannequin.



CBC Top Stories
Jul 29, 2021

Police, firefighters mistake woman's burnt body for mannequin, put it in dumpster in Sherbrooke, Que.
Firefighters and police officers in Sherbrooke, Que., placed the burnt body of a woman into a waste container, thinking that it was a mannequin, according to Radio-Canada.  Authorities realized their error after a missing person's report was filed a few hours later.



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Jul 29, 2021

First responders in Sherbrooke, Que., apologize after mistaking fire victim for mannequin
The heads of the police and fire departments in Sherbrooke, Que., held a sombre news conference Thursday afternoon, apologizing and then explaining the circumstances that led them to mistake a woman's burnt body for a mannequin before disposing of it in a dumpster at a police station. 



CBC Top Stories
Jul 29, 2021

Take pictures in your backyard this weekend to help save nature
In this week's issue of our environment newsletter, we look at the benefits of the Nature Conservancy of Canada's Big Backyard BioBlitz and why higher nighttime temperatures are an overlooked problem of global warming.



CBC Top Stories
Jul 29, 2021

Penny Oleksiak's parents speak about her Olympic journey
The parents of Canadian swimmer Penny Oleksiak celebrate their daughter's accomplishments at Tokyo 2020 after Oleksiak became Canada's most decorated summer Olympian. (Credit: The Canadian Press/Frank Gunn)



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Jul 29, 2021

'Gender never came into my mind,' says N.W.T. woman who delivered Canada's 1st female majority legislature
Jane Weyallon Armstrong's byelection win Tuesday made the Northwest Territories the first province or territory in Canada to have a majority female legislature. "I went in there with good intentions, with a good heart.… I want to do good work for my people," she says.



CBC Top Stories
Jul 29, 2021

Majority of sudden deaths during B.C. heat wave were due to extreme temperatures, coroner confirms
B.C.'s chief coroner has confirmed the majority of people who died suddenly during the week of June's record-breaking heat wave — 570 of 815 sudden deaths — lost their lives as a direct result of the extreme temperatures.



CBC Top Stories
Jul 29, 2021

Gold for Canada's women's eight rowing crew and other highlights from Tokyo 2020
The Canadian women's eight rowing crew has captured gold at the Tokyo Olympics — the first such gold in the event for Canada since the 1992 Barcelona Games. Plus, Canadian rowers Caileigh Filmer and Hillary Janssens have won bronze in the women's rowing pair event.



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Jul 29, 2021

Canadian rowers earn bronze and other highlights from Tokyo 2020
Canadian rowers Caileigh Filmer and Hillary Janssens have won bronze in the women's rowing pair event at the Tokyo 2020, bringing Canada's medal count to 10. Plus, foil fencer Jessica Zi Jia Guo, artistic gymnast Brooklyn Moors and others in action on Thursday.



CBC Top Stories
Jul 29, 2021

Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the world
Health authorities in Thailand are racing to set up a large field hospital in a cargo building at one of Bangkok's airports as the country reports record numbers of coronavirus cases and deaths. Here's what you need to know now about the pandemic in Canada and around the world.



CBC Top Stories
Jul 29, 2021

White House says unvaccinated federal workers will face COVID-19 work restrictions
The millions of federal workers in the U.S. will be required to verify they've been vaccinated against COVID-19 or else face mandatory masking, weekly testing, distancing and other new rules, the Biden administration announced Thursday.



CBC Top Stories
Jul 29, 2021

Unvaccinated U.S. federal workers will face COVID-19 work restrictions, says Biden
The millions of federal workers in the U.S. will be required to verify they've been vaccinated against COVID-19 or else face mandatory masking, weekly testing, distancing and other new rules, the Biden administration announced Thursday.



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