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Canadian and U.S. pot firms cross borders to raise money in battle for dominance

As U.S. and Canadian government policies toward marijuana grow more divergent amid Canada's push for legalization, their stock exchanges have seen a flurry of cross-listing activity from companies eager to snap up investment capital and carve out dominant pos
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Canadian and U.S. pot firms cross borders to raise money in battle for dominance

As U.S. and Canadian government policies toward marijuana grow more divergent amid Canada's push for legalization, their stock exchanges have seen a flurry of cross-listing activity from companies eager to snap up investment capital and carve out dominant positions in a growing global market.

Canada's first tenured Inuit professor at U of S says research, opportunities 'a dream world'

When she looks back at her childhood growing up in a small Greenland community, to her life now, as Canada’s first tenured Inuit professor, Karla Jessen Williamson still feels a sense of disbelief. She is one of the very few Inuit professors working in acad
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Canada's first tenured Inuit professor at U of S says research, opportunities 'a dream world'

When she looks back at her childhood growing up in a small Greenland community, to her life now, as Canada’s first tenured Inuit professor, Karla Jessen Williamson still feels a sense of disbelief. She is one of the very few Inuit professors working in academia, as an assistant professor in education at the University of Saskatchewan.

Canadian allegedly lynched in Peru 'gentle' seeker of 'deeper meaning,' friend says

Family and friends of a Vancouver Island man believe that he was killed in Peru in an alleged lynching by people who thought he was involved in the shooting death of an 81-year-old traditional healer.
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Canadian allegedly lynched in Peru 'gentle' seeker of 'deeper meaning,' friend says

Family and friends of a Vancouver Island man believe that he was killed in Peru in an alleged lynching by people who thought he was involved in the shooting death of an 81-year-old traditional healer.

Vancouver apologizes for 'historical wrongdoings committed against Chinese people'

«This is an important day for Council and all Vancouverites to come together and recognize historical wrongdoings committed against Chinese people and to build a better future together,» said Mayor Gregor Robertson.
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Vancouver apologizes for 'historical wrongdoings committed against Chinese people'

«This is an important day for Council and all Vancouverites to come together and recognize historical wrongdoings committed against Chinese people and to build a better future together,» said Mayor Gregor Robertson.

'Greening' project could end use of fossil fuel for Centennial Flame

The popular Centennial Flame monument on Parliament Hill has been drawing on natural gas from Western Canada for half a century. But Public Services and Procurement Canada wants a more eco-friendly fuel, and has launched a study to look at alternatives, inclu
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'Greening' project could end use of fossil fuel for Centennial Flame

The popular Centennial Flame monument on Parliament Hill has been drawing on natural gas from Western Canada for half a century. But Public Services and Procurement Canada wants a more eco-friendly fuel, and has launched a study to look at alternatives, including electricity and LEDs.

'Every plant and animal is useful to us': Indigenous professor re-thinking how we deal with invasive species

Nicholas Reo, an assistant professor at Dartmouth College, is bringing Indigenous ways of understanding invasive plants and animal species into academia.
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'Every plant and animal is useful to us': Indigenous professor re-thinking how we deal with invasive species

Nicholas Reo, an assistant professor at Dartmouth College, is bringing Indigenous ways of understanding invasive plants and animal species into academia.

Peru deaths of Canadian and Indigenous healer under investigation

Authorities in Peru are investigating after an Indigenous spiritual leader was shot to death, a case that local media reports say resulted in the killing of a Canadian citizen in reprisal for the murder.
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Peru deaths of Canadian and Indigenous healer under investigation

Authorities in Peru are investigating after an Indigenous spiritual leader was shot to death, a case that local media reports say resulted in the killing of a Canadian citizen in reprisal for the murder.

Mother of Kaden Young says search for her son has 'come to an end'

The mother of three-year-old Kaden Young says the search for her son is over, two months after he was swept into the Grand River near Orangeville, Ont.
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Mother of Kaden Young says search for her son has 'come to an end'

The mother of three-year-old Kaden Young says the search for her son is over, two months after he was swept into the Grand River near Orangeville, Ont.

Toddler found dead in Quebec City had been stabbed, police confirm

Police are asking residents whose garbage bins have gone missing to contact 911 as part of their investigation into the death of two-year-old Rosalie Gagnon on Wednesday. An autopsy has confirmed she died of stab wounds.
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Toddler found dead in Quebec City had been stabbed, police confirm

Police are asking residents whose garbage bins have gone missing to contact 911 as part of their investigation into the death of two-year-old Rosalie Gagnon on Wednesday. An autopsy has confirmed she died of stab wounds.

Cost of living rose in March to highest level since 2014

Canada's inflation rate rose to 2.3 per cent in the year ending in March, the highest level since October 2014, as gas prices and just about everything else got more expensive.
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Cost of living rose in March to highest level since 2014

Canada's inflation rate rose to 2.3 per cent in the year ending in March, the highest level since October 2014, as gas prices and just about everything else got more expensive.

Canadian Pacific shutting some operations ahead of possible strike

Canadian Pacific Railway says it has begun shutting down train operations ahead of a possible strike set to start Saturday by two unionized workforces.
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Canadian Pacific shutting some operations ahead of possible strike

Canadian Pacific Railway says it has begun shutting down train operations ahead of a possible strike set to start Saturday by two unionized workforces.

American woman sentenced to life in prison for Valentine's Day shooting plot involving Halifax mall

An American woman who took part in a plotted Valentine's Day shooting rampage at a Halifax mall has been sentenced to life in prison.
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American woman sentenced to life in prison for Valentine's Day shooting plot involving Halifax mall

An American woman who took part in a plotted Valentine's Day shooting rampage at a Halifax mall has been sentenced to life in prison.

Wine industry, business groups disappointed by Supreme Court's interprovincial beer ruling

Business groups and free-market advocates are expressing disappointment with Thursday's ruling by the Supreme Court of Canada that dealt a blow to those who want to see interprovincial trade barriers knocked down.
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Wine industry, business groups disappointed by Supreme Court's interprovincial beer ruling

Business groups and free-market advocates are expressing disappointment with Thursday's ruling by the Supreme Court of Canada that dealt a blow to those who want to see interprovincial trade barriers knocked down.

Too early to talk charges in fatal Humboldt Broncos bus crash, police say

Police in Saskatchewan say it's too early to say whether charges will be laid in the fatal crash involving a semi-truck and the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team that left 16 people dead.
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Too early to talk charges in fatal Humboldt Broncos bus crash, police say

Police in Saskatchewan say it's too early to say whether charges will be laid in the fatal crash involving a semi-truck and the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team that left 16 people dead.

Mosque shooting victim's daughter tells sentencing hearing about losing 'the best father ever'

Azzeddine Soufiane's 14-year-old daughter left almost everyone in a Quebec City courtroom in tears on Thursday when she shared the last conversation she had with her father, who has been hailed as a hero for trying to stop Alexandre Bissonnette's shooting ram
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Mosque shooting victim's daughter tells sentencing hearing about losing 'the best father ever'

Azzeddine Soufiane's 14-year-old daughter left almost everyone in a Quebec City courtroom in tears on Thursday when she shared the last conversation she had with her father, who has been hailed as a hero for trying to stop Alexandre Bissonnette's shooting rampage.

5 reasons why gas prices are set to go up in Canada — and fast

Doing a double take over how much it costs to fill up a tank of gas is a classic Canadian irritation. But a confluence of factors are teaming up at the moment to make that process even more gob-smacking than usual. Here's a look at five big reasons why gas pr
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5 reasons why gas prices are set to go up in Canada — and fast

Doing a double take over how much it costs to fill up a tank of gas is a classic Canadian irritation. But a confluence of factors are teaming up at the moment to make that process even more gob-smacking than usual. Here's a look at five big reasons why gas prices are soaring.

Canadian chopper pilots will be using the Afghanistan playbook in Mali, committee told

The Canadian helicopters going to Mali will be outfitted and fly their missions the same way they did in Afghanistan, senior military commanders said Thursday.
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Canadian chopper pilots will be using the Afghanistan playbook in Mali, committee told

The Canadian helicopters going to Mali will be outfitted and fly their missions the same way they did in Afghanistan, senior military commanders said Thursday.

Humboldt Broncos player Conner Lukan remembered as 'epitome' of a teammate

Hundreds of people from his community of Slave Lake gathered Wednesday to remember Lukan, one of the 16 people killed when the Humboldt Broncos bus collided with a semi-trailer on April 6.
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Humboldt Broncos player Conner Lukan remembered as 'epitome' of a teammate

Hundreds of people from his community of Slave Lake gathered Wednesday to remember Lukan, one of the 16 people killed when the Humboldt Broncos bus collided with a semi-trailer on April 6.

Mother of toddler found dead in Quebec City hospitalized with self-inflicted injuries

The mother of a toddler who was found dead in Quebec City yesterday was taken to hospital with self-inflicted injuries ahead of her planned court appearance today.
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Mother of toddler found dead in Quebec City hospitalized with self-inflicted injuries

The mother of a toddler who was found dead in Quebec City yesterday was taken to hospital with self-inflicted injuries ahead of her planned court appearance today.

Wynne defends comparing Ford to Trump, says it's not a campaign strategy

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne is defending her comparison of Ontario Progressive Leader Doug Ford to U.S. President Donald Trump this week, saying she doesn't think her remarks will undermine the province's trade relationship with the U.S. in any way.
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Wynne defends comparing Ford to Trump, says it's not a campaign strategy

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne is defending her comparison of Ontario Progressive Leader Doug Ford to U.S. President Donald Trump this week, saying she doesn't think her remarks will undermine the province's trade relationship with the U.S. in any way.

Supreme Court upholds law in cross-border beer case

In a unanimous decision, the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled provinces have the constitutional right to restrict the importation of alcohol from another province, as long as the primary aim of the restriction is not to impede trade.
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Supreme Court upholds law in cross-border beer case

In a unanimous decision, the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled provinces have the constitutional right to restrict the importation of alcohol from another province, as long as the primary aim of the restriction is not to impede trade.

Corruption trial jury faces choice of believing accused cop or drug dealer witness

Hamilton police officer Craig Ruthowsky will soon know his fate. Closing arguments in the corruption case against him took place in a Toronto courtroom Wednesday.
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Corruption trial jury faces choice of believing accused cop or drug dealer witness

Hamilton police officer Craig Ruthowsky will soon know his fate. Closing arguments in the corruption case against him took place in a Toronto courtroom Wednesday.

More British Columbians now support the Trans Mountain pipeline project: poll

A new poll says more than half of British Columbians now support the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project, and the majority of all Canadians surveyed believe the province is wrong to try to stop the project.
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More British Columbians now support the Trans Mountain pipeline project: poll

A new poll says more than half of British Columbians now support the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project, and the majority of all Canadians surveyed believe the province is wrong to try to stop the project.

B.C. going to province's highest court in attempt to fight Trans Mountain pipeline

British Columbia will file a reference case in the provincial Court of Appeal by the end of this month to determine if it has jurisdiction over the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project.
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B.C. going to province's highest court in attempt to fight Trans Mountain pipeline

British Columbia will file a reference case in the provincial Court of Appeal by the end of this month to determine if it has jurisdiction over the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project.

Supreme Court decision on 'free-the-beer' case lands today

The Supreme Court of Canada will release its ruling Thursday on the 'free-the-beer' case. The decision will establish whether Canadians are able to freely buy and transport alcohol from one province to another. But the case also could have implications for th
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Supreme Court decision on 'free-the-beer' case lands today

The Supreme Court of Canada will release its ruling Thursday on the 'free-the-beer' case. The decision will establish whether Canadians are able to freely buy and transport alcohol from one province to another. But the case also could have implications for the sale of tobacco and cannabis, as well as the dairy and egg industries.

Wynne, Ford 'throwing punches at each other' as tone of Ontario election campaign turns nasty

The election campaign hasn't even started yet in Ontario, but already there are predictions that it will be one of the nastiest races for premier in the province's history.
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Wynne, Ford 'throwing punches at each other' as tone of Ontario election campaign turns nasty

The election campaign hasn't even started yet in Ontario, but already there are predictions that it will be one of the nastiest races for premier in the province's history.

Concordia researchers use zero-gravity flight to study conditions on Mars

A Concordia professor oversaw an airborne experiment in hopes of better understanding how space rovers will adapt to Martian soil.
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Concordia researchers use zero-gravity flight to study conditions on Mars

A Concordia professor oversaw an airborne experiment in hopes of better understanding how space rovers will adapt to Martian soil.

'I'm going to play for them': Surviving Humboldt Broncos centre says he won't give up the game

Instead of spending his days at hockey practise, Brayden Camrud is now attending all the funerals for his Humboldt Broncos teammates and the others who perished in a collision with a semi that killed 16 people.
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'I'm going to play for them': Surviving Humboldt Broncos centre says he won't give up the game

Instead of spending his days at hockey practise, Brayden Camrud is now attending all the funerals for his Humboldt Broncos teammates and the others who perished in a collision with a semi that killed 16 people.

Police 'always had that feeling' a killer lurked in the Gay Village, McArthur investigator says

​The lead detective investigating alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur says police knew «something was up» with disappearances from Toronto's Gay Village in 2012, but a trail of evidence wasn't enough to prove they were murders.
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Police 'always had that feeling' a killer lurked in the Gay Village, McArthur investigator says

​The lead detective investigating alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur says police knew «something was up» with disappearances from Toronto's Gay Village in 2012, but a trail of evidence wasn't enough to prove they were murders.

Canada countering tide of cynicism with positive approach, Trudeau tells French National Assembly

Justin Trudeau hailed both Canada and France as champions of inclusion, environmental protection and sustainable economic growth as the first Canadian prime minister to address the French National Assembly.
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Canada countering tide of cynicism with positive approach, Trudeau tells French National Assembly

Justin Trudeau hailed both Canada and France as champions of inclusion, environmental protection and sustainable economic growth as the first Canadian prime minister to address the French National Assembly.

Notley's Bill 12 'shows bold leadership,' say Alberta oil and gas producers

Alberta's oil and gas producers call Bill 12 a regrettable but necessary step in the battle with B.C. over the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.
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Notley's Bill 12 'shows bold leadership,' say Alberta oil and gas producers

Alberta's oil and gas producers call Bill 12 a regrettable but necessary step in the battle with B.C. over the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.

Trudeau to end French visit with National Assembly speech, then heads to U.K.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will wrap up his visit to France today before flying to London to meet with British counterpart Theresa May and Queen Elizabeth.Trudeau will address the French National Assembly at 9 a.m. ET and CBCNews.ca will carry it live.
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Trudeau to end French visit with National Assembly speech, then heads to U.K.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will wrap up his visit to France today before flying to London to meet with British counterpart Theresa May and Queen Elizabeth.Trudeau will address the French National Assembly at 9 a.m. ET and CBCNews.ca will carry it live.

Trudeau government boosts funding for environment, immigration

Environment, immigration, trains and those who fight gender-based violence will be getting a lot more money in the year to come, according the detailed spending plans tabled by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government Monday.
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Trudeau government boosts funding for environment, immigration

Environment, immigration, trains and those who fight gender-based violence will be getting a lot more money in the year to come, according the detailed spending plans tabled by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government Monday.