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Conjugal violence, racism, explain higher incarceration rates for Indigenous women, MMWIG hears

Indigenous women are more likely to be incarcerated because of systematic racism and conjugal violence, a Laval University professor said at today's hearing of the federal inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women.
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Conjugal violence, racism, explain higher incarceration rates for Indigenous women, MMWIG hears

Indigenous women are more likely to be incarcerated because of systematic racism and conjugal violence, a Laval University professor said at today's hearing of the federal inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women.

The hunt for online herb: Ottawa seeks clarity on hazy world of pot's cryptomarket

The Canadian government insists pot legalization will help the country snuff out crime — but internally it's wondering what will become of the fuzzy world of illegal online weed transactions.
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The hunt for online herb: Ottawa seeks clarity on hazy world of pot's cryptomarket

The Canadian government insists pot legalization will help the country snuff out crime — but internally it's wondering what will become of the fuzzy world of illegal online weed transactions.

Canada seeks tariff protections as Trump treats measure like a 'toy': sources

The window for Canada and the U.S. to land a NAFTA breakthrough this week is getting smaller, as officials sit down in Washington, D.C., today for what are expected to be the final high-level meetings this week.
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Canada seeks tariff protections as Trump treats measure like a 'toy': sources

The window for Canada and the U.S. to land a NAFTA breakthrough this week is getting smaller, as officials sit down in Washington, D.C., today for what are expected to be the final high-level meetings this week.

Hamilton police to announce arrest in killings of mobster Angelo Musitano, Toronto woman

Hamilton police are holding a news conference starting at 11 a.m. ET today to announce an arrest in the killings of mobster Angelo Musitano and a Toronto woman. Watch the news conference live.
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Hamilton police to announce arrest in killings of mobster Angelo Musitano, Toronto woman

Hamilton police are holding a news conference starting at 11 a.m. ET today to announce an arrest in the killings of mobster Angelo Musitano and a Toronto woman. Watch the news conference live.

Rich investors granted Canadian residency despite fake documents and dubious assets, ex-officials say

Some rich foreigners seeking Canadian residency under a special Quebec program for wealthy investors couldn't point to the province on a map while others submitted fake documents or disguised their assets — yet many of them were still accepted for immigrati
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Rich investors granted Canadian residency despite fake documents and dubious assets, ex-officials say

Some rich foreigners seeking Canadian residency under a special Quebec program for wealthy investors couldn't point to the province on a map while others submitted fake documents or disguised their assets — yet many of them were still accepted for immigration, former civil servants say.

The Pollcast: The tide turns in Quebec

On the latest episode of the Pollcast, the CBC's Catherine Cullen discusses the first days of Maxime Bernier's new party, and Christian Bourque breaks down the latest numbers out of Quebec.
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The Pollcast: The tide turns in Quebec

On the latest episode of the Pollcast, the CBC's Catherine Cullen discusses the first days of Maxime Bernier's new party, and Christian Bourque breaks down the latest numbers out of Quebec.

Ottawa police constable facing numerous charges including sexual assault

An Ottawa police officer is facing 21 criminal charges including sexual assault, forcible confinement and uttering threats related to four separate victims, the police service announced Wednesday.
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Ottawa police constable facing numerous charges including sexual assault

An Ottawa police officer is facing 21 criminal charges including sexual assault, forcible confinement and uttering threats related to four separate victims, the police service announced Wednesday.

'A public relations nightmare': Ticketmaster recruits pros for secret scalper program

Read about what CBC News and the Toronto Star discovered after sending a pair of reporters undercover to a ticket industry convention in Las Vegas that brings together box-office giants and the world's top scalpers in the same room.
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'A public relations nightmare': Ticketmaster recruits pros for secret scalper program

Read about what CBC News and the Toronto Star discovered after sending a pair of reporters undercover to a ticket industry convention in Las Vegas that brings together box-office giants and the world's top scalpers in the same room.

End-of-life clause in assisted dying law causing undue suffering, says Quebec woman

Quebec pioneered medical aid in dying in 2015, but now its law is outdated, says Heather Ross, whose husband was at first denied an assisted death. A year after Bob Blackwood's death at 63, his widow shares their story.
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End-of-life clause in assisted dying law causing undue suffering, says Quebec woman

Quebec pioneered medical aid in dying in 2015, but now its law is outdated, says Heather Ross, whose husband was at first denied an assisted death. A year after Bob Blackwood's death at 63, his widow shares their story.

Tories slam 'back door gun registry,' e-petition collects tens of thousands of signatures

Conservatives continued their crusade against the government's so-called 'common sense' firearms legislation Wednesday, tabling an e-petition signed by tens of thousands of Canadians who are calling on the government to abandon Bill C-71.
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Tories slam 'back door gun registry,' e-petition collects tens of thousands of signatures

Conservatives continued their crusade against the government's so-called 'common sense' firearms legislation Wednesday, tabling an e-petition signed by tens of thousands of Canadians who are calling on the government to abandon Bill C-71.

Floor-crossing MP praised Trudeau government in weeks before departure

Leona Alleslev heaped public and private praise on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his senior ministers in the weeks before she started a secret process to defect to the opposition Conservatives, according to an email and an audio recording obtained by CBC
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Floor-crossing MP praised Trudeau government in weeks before departure

Leona Alleslev heaped public and private praise on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his senior ministers in the weeks before she started a secret process to defect to the opposition Conservatives, according to an email and an audio recording obtained by CBC News.

As legalization looms, Canada's pot companies about to be tested

Pot companies have spent years — and raised billions — on the promise of legalized marijuana. Now reality looms, where some will likely soar and some will likely fail. The CEO of Aphria believes scale and automation will set his company apart.
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As legalization looms, Canada's pot companies about to be tested

Pot companies have spent years — and raised billions — on the promise of legalized marijuana. Now reality looms, where some will likely soar and some will likely fail. The CEO of Aphria believes scale and automation will set his company apart.

'I'm getting ripped off': A look inside Ticketmaster's price-hiking bag of tricks

Buying a ticket for Saturday's Bruno Mars concert in Toronto was probably never going to be cheap, but what many of the star's 17,000 fans who scored a seat might not realize is it wasn't just scalpers driving up prices.
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'I'm getting ripped off': A look inside Ticketmaster's price-hiking bag of tricks

Buying a ticket for Saturday's Bruno Mars concert in Toronto was probably never going to be cheap, but what many of the star's 17,000 fans who scored a seat might not realize is it wasn't just scalpers driving up prices.

Immigration takes centre stage at Quebec English-language leaders debate

Immigration policy, once again, emerged as a key issue in this provincial election campaign, as Liberal Leader Philippe Couillard and François Legault, the leader of Coalition Avenir Québec, sparred repeatedly at Monday's historic English-language debate.
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Immigration takes centre stage at Quebec English-language leaders debate

Immigration policy, once again, emerged as a key issue in this provincial election campaign, as Liberal Leader Philippe Couillard and François Legault, the leader of Coalition Avenir Québec, sparred repeatedly at Monday's historic English-language debate.

Freeland to return to Washington this week to continue NAFTA talks

Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland returns to Washington this week to continue negotiations with her counterpart, United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, in an effort to conclude negotiations to revamp the North American Free Trade Agree
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Freeland to return to Washington this week to continue NAFTA talks

Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland returns to Washington this week to continue negotiations with her counterpart, United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, in an effort to conclude negotiations to revamp the North American Free Trade Agreement.

English-language leaders debate opens with squabble over CAQ's education plan

The challenges of keeping anglophones in the province and turning out fully bilingual young people ready for the Quebec workforce disintegrated early in this evening’s leaders debate into a shouting match between Liberal Leader Philippe Couillard and the CA
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English-language leaders debate opens with squabble over CAQ's education plan

The challenges of keeping anglophones in the province and turning out fully bilingual young people ready for the Quebec workforce disintegrated early in this evening’s leaders debate into a shouting match between Liberal Leader Philippe Couillard and the CAQ’s François Legault over who could do a better job of bookkeeping.

Chase the Ace court battle between aunt and nephew ends in settlement

A Nova Scotia court battle between an aunt and her nephew over a $1.2-million Chase the Ace jackpot was settled Monday following a five-hour meeting.
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Chase the Ace court battle between aunt and nephew ends in settlement

A Nova Scotia court battle between an aunt and her nephew over a $1.2-million Chase the Ace jackpot was settled Monday following a five-hour meeting.

Canada's housing market rebounds from lull earlier this year, but average prices still flat

Activity in Canada's housing market has picked up after a trough earlier in the year, but on a national level average prices are still barely higher than they were a year ago.
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Canada's housing market rebounds from lull earlier this year, but average prices still flat

Activity in Canada's housing market has picked up after a trough earlier in the year, but on a national level average prices are still barely higher than they were a year ago.

Toronto-area Liberal MP Leona Alleslev crosses the floor to join Conservatives

Ontario MP Leona Alleslev is crossing the floor from the Liberals to join the Conservative party caucus — the first such loss for the governing party since the last election.
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Toronto-area Liberal MP Leona Alleslev crosses the floor to join Conservatives

Ontario MP Leona Alleslev is crossing the floor from the Liberals to join the Conservative party caucus — the first such loss for the governing party since the last election.

Saskatchewan girl who was the subject of an Amber Alert reunited with parents

A six-year-old girl who had been the subject of an Amber Alert since Sunday afternoon was found safe early Monday in North Battleford, Sask., RCMP say.
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Saskatchewan girl who was the subject of an Amber Alert reunited with parents

A six-year-old girl who had been the subject of an Amber Alert since Sunday afternoon was found safe early Monday in North Battleford, Sask., RCMP say.

'1 hour is not enough' Saskatchewan chief says of tense Trudeau meeting caught on video

A leaked recording shows the prime minister «upset» and frustrated because of «time management» at a meeting with Saskatchewan First Nations leaders.
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'1 hour is not enough' Saskatchewan chief says of tense Trudeau meeting caught on video

A leaked recording shows the prime minister «upset» and frustrated because of «time management» at a meeting with Saskatchewan First Nations leaders.

'Bring her back,' say RCMP to suspect in Amber Alert issued for girl, 6

The girl is described as having brown, chin-length hair and was last seen wearing a navy-blue, long-sleeve T-shirt, black jeans, pink socks, no shoes, and was wearing a diaper.
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'Bring her back,' say RCMP to suspect in Amber Alert issued for girl, 6

The girl is described as having brown, chin-length hair and was last seen wearing a navy-blue, long-sleeve T-shirt, black jeans, pink socks, no shoes, and was wearing a diaper.

Canadian business titan and Calgary Flames co-owner Clay Riddell dies

Riddell founded multiple oil and gas companies during his career, including Paramount Resources in 1974. He was the president and CEO until his son Jim took over the business in 2015.
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Canadian business titan and Calgary Flames co-owner Clay Riddell dies

Riddell founded multiple oil and gas companies during his career, including Paramount Resources in 1974. He was the president and CEO until his son Jim took over the business in 2015.

Ontario legislature holds midnight sitting for Toronto council-cutting bill

The Ontario government's move to push through a bill cutting the size of Toronto's city council nearly in half has resumed as legislators gather for a rare midnight session.
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Ontario legislature holds midnight sitting for Toronto council-cutting bill

The Ontario government's move to push through a bill cutting the size of Toronto's city council nearly in half has resumed as legislators gather for a rare midnight session.

Ontario legislature set for midnight session on Toronto council-cutting bill

The Ontario government's move to push through a bill cutting the size of Toronto's city council nearly in half is to resume first thing on Monday as legislators gather for a rare midnight session.
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Ontario legislature set for midnight session on Toronto council-cutting bill

The Ontario government's move to push through a bill cutting the size of Toronto's city council nearly in half is to resume first thing on Monday as legislators gather for a rare midnight session.

One man dead after serious train derailment south of Thompson, Man.

Two workers had been trapped in a locomotive near Thompson, Man., and were there for hours as emergency services personnel tried to free them, fire officials say. One man was pronounced dead on scene, RCMP have now confirmed.
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One man dead after serious train derailment south of Thompson, Man.

Two workers had been trapped in a locomotive near Thompson, Man., and were there for hours as emergency services personnel tried to free them, fire officials say. One man was pronounced dead on scene, RCMP have now confirmed.

NDP's Jagmeet Singh set to run in B.C.'s Burnaby South riding after nomination

Federal New Democratic Party Leader Jagmeet Singh will run in an upcoming byelection in British Columbia.
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NDP's Jagmeet Singh set to run in B.C.'s Burnaby South riding after nomination

Federal New Democratic Party Leader Jagmeet Singh will run in an upcoming byelection in British Columbia.

Weather hampers search for home-built plane missing between Chilliwack and Edmonton

Weather conditions are hindering the search for a small, home-built plane that disappeared without a trace during a Friday afternoon flight from Edmonton, Alta., to Chilliwack, B.C.
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Weather hampers search for home-built plane missing between Chilliwack and Edmonton

Weather conditions are hindering the search for a small, home-built plane that disappeared without a trace during a Friday afternoon flight from Edmonton, Alta., to Chilliwack, B.C.

'I'll cherish it forever': Hand-built Mi'kmaq canoes launched at Kejimkujik

Canoe builder Todd Labrador launched two birchbark canoes he built with the help of apprentices from Bear River First Nation this weekend to cap off a summer in Kejimkujik National Park, N.S.
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'I'll cherish it forever': Hand-built Mi'kmaq canoes launched at Kejimkujik

Canoe builder Todd Labrador launched two birchbark canoes he built with the help of apprentices from Bear River First Nation this weekend to cap off a summer in Kejimkujik National Park, N.S.

Train derailment traps 2 men south of Thompson, Man.

One man who was trapped after a freight train derailed in northern Manitoba Saturday night has been sent to hospital in critical condition, while rescue efforts are still underway to free the other man.
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Train derailment traps 2 men south of Thompson, Man.

One man who was trapped after a freight train derailed in northern Manitoba Saturday night has been sent to hospital in critical condition, while rescue efforts are still underway to free the other man.

Experts raise concerns about Sikh motorcycle helmet exemption

​This winter, Ontario’s Ministry of Transportation says Sikh riders will be exempt from the province’s motorcycle helmet law. Premier Doug Ford says he will make the change in recognition of Sikh motorcycle riders’ civil rights and religious expressio
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Experts raise concerns about Sikh motorcycle helmet exemption

​This winter, Ontario’s Ministry of Transportation says Sikh riders will be exempt from the province’s motorcycle helmet law. Premier Doug Ford says he will make the change in recognition of Sikh motorcycle riders’ civil rights and religious expression.

Pedestrian in 'very serious condition' after Markham hit-and-run

One person is in hospital in «very serious condition» following a hit-and-run in Markham Saturday evening, York police say.
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Pedestrian in 'very serious condition' after Markham hit-and-run

One person is in hospital in «very serious condition» following a hit-and-run in Markham Saturday evening, York police say.

'Enjoying the moment': Paralyzed Bronco player makes triumphant return to the ice

Ryan Straschnitzki was all smiles Saturday following his first return to the ice in a game since being paralyzed from the chest down in an April bus crash involving the Humboldt Broncos in Saskatchewan.
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'Enjoying the moment': Paralyzed Bronco player makes triumphant return to the ice

Ryan Straschnitzki was all smiles Saturday following his first return to the ice in a game since being paralyzed from the chest down in an April bus crash involving the Humboldt Broncos in Saskatchewan.