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Students sleuthing boundaries of mass grave of 1873 shipwreck victims

Hundreds of people who died after the SS Atlantic sank on April 1, 1873, were buried in mass graves near Lower Prospect, N.S. Students hope to figure out the exact dimensions of one grave to help protect it from coastal erosion.
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Students sleuthing boundaries of mass grave of 1873 shipwreck victims

Hundreds of people who died after the SS Atlantic sank on April 1, 1873, were buried in mass graves near Lower Prospect, N.S. Students hope to figure out the exact dimensions of one grave to help protect it from coastal erosion.

CFIA corrects PC infant formula recall possibly contaminated with Cronobacter

Loblaws has recalled one of its President's Choice infant formula, following the discovery of Cronobacter by Canadian Food Inspection Agency testing.
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CFIA corrects PC infant formula recall possibly contaminated with Cronobacter

Loblaws has recalled one of its President's Choice infant formula, following the discovery of Cronobacter by Canadian Food Inspection Agency testing.

Thousands face evacuations as Manitoba calls state of emergency after snowstorm downs power lines

As many as 5,000 people may be evacuated from First Nations communities as Manitoba reels from a snowstorm that left tens of thousands of people without power at a time — including the entire city of Portage la Prairie — and forced the province an
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Thousands face evacuations as Manitoba calls state of emergency after snowstorm downs power lines

As many as 5,000 people may be evacuated from First Nations communities as Manitoba reels from a snowstorm that left tens of thousands of people without power at a time — including the entire city of Portage la Prairie — and forced the province and capital city to declare states of emergencies.

Manitoba premier to declare state of emergency amid October snowstorm

Premier Brian Pallister will declare a state of emergency for the first time in more than five years after receiving a request from Manitoba Hydro, as a major snowstorm creates havoc across the southern portion of the province.
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Manitoba premier to declare state of emergency amid October snowstorm

Premier Brian Pallister will declare a state of emergency for the first time in more than five years after receiving a request from Manitoba Hydro, as a major snowstorm creates havoc across the southern portion of the province.

Corned beef and pastrami products recalled in B.C., Alberta and Manitoba due to Listeria

Nossack Fine Meats distributed the packages to hotels and restaurants in Alberta, British Columbia and Manitoba.
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Corned beef and pastrami products recalled in B.C., Alberta and Manitoba due to Listeria

Nossack Fine Meats distributed the packages to hotels and restaurants in Alberta, British Columbia and Manitoba.

Corporation fined $18K for funnelling money into 'kamikaze' UCP leadership campaign

A corporation that funnelled money into the United Conservative Party “kamikaze” leadership campaign of Jeff Callaway has been fined $18,373 for prohibited contributions.
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Corporation fined $18K for funnelling money into 'kamikaze' UCP leadership campaign

A corporation that funnelled money into the United Conservative Party “kamikaze” leadership campaign of Jeff Callaway has been fined $18,373 for prohibited contributions.

Snowstorm forces closure, relocation of dozens of Manitoba advance election polls

The snowstorm that hit Manitoba this week not only damaged homes, vehicles and power lines and closed highways in Manitoba — it's also forced a handful of federal election advance polling stations in Winnipeg to relocate.
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Snowstorm forces closure, relocation of dozens of Manitoba advance election polls

The snowstorm that hit Manitoba this week not only damaged homes, vehicles and power lines and closed highways in Manitoba — it's also forced a handful of federal election advance polling stations in Winnipeg to relocate.

'We're literally just watching people die': Montreal Kurdish community demands government action

More than 200 demonstrators gathered in downtown Montreal Saturday, asking for the Canadian government to take action as Turkish forces continue to attack Northern Syria.
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'We're literally just watching people die': Montreal Kurdish community demands government action

More than 200 demonstrators gathered in downtown Montreal Saturday, asking for the Canadian government to take action as Turkish forces continue to attack Northern Syria.

Manitoba Hydro focusing on outages in rural areas as storm pummels southwest

Manitoba Hydro says it's working around the clock to restore power after a snowstorm walloped the southwestern part of the province over the last two days.
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Manitoba Hydro focusing on outages in rural areas as storm pummels southwest

Manitoba Hydro says it's working around the clock to restore power after a snowstorm walloped the southwestern part of the province over the last two days.

Advocates criticize war room for secrecy, potential for corruption

Advocates for openness and transparency in government are warning the secrecy around Alberta’s new $30 million Canadian Energy Centre leaves it vulnerable to corruption and cronyism. 
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Advocates criticize war room for secrecy, potential for corruption

Advocates for openness and transparency in government are warning the secrecy around Alberta’s new $30 million Canadian Energy Centre leaves it vulnerable to corruption and cronyism. 

Adventurer reaches Tuktoyaktuk, calls North toughest stretch of 24,000-km journey

Dianne Whelan just finished a 3,500-kilometre stretch of her 24,000-kilometre trek across Canada, paddling through Alberta and the Northwest Territories, before stopping for a rest in Tuktoyaktuk. 
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Adventurer reaches Tuktoyaktuk, calls North toughest stretch of 24,000-km journey

Dianne Whelan just finished a 3,500-kilometre stretch of her 24,000-kilometre trek across Canada, paddling through Alberta and the Northwest Territories, before stopping for a rest in Tuktoyaktuk. 

Renowned B.C. mountain biker Jordie Lunn dies while riding in Mexico

Jordie Lunn, world renowned for his trick mountain biking, was trail riding with friends while filming a web series when he suffered a fatal head injury. He was 36.
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Renowned B.C. mountain biker Jordie Lunn dies while riding in Mexico

Jordie Lunn, world renowned for his trick mountain biking, was trail riding with friends while filming a web series when he suffered a fatal head injury. He was 36.

6 people in B.C. have reported illnesses potentially related to vaping since June

The six cases are an indication B.C. is not immune to the illnesses caused by vaping that have resulted in more than two dozen deaths in the U.S.
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6 people in B.C. have reported illnesses potentially related to vaping since June

The six cases are an indication B.C. is not immune to the illnesses caused by vaping that have resulted in more than two dozen deaths in the U.S.

What you need to know before flu season hits in Canada

As Canada braces for another flu season, experts say it’s difficult to predict the severity of the virus and the effectiveness of the flu shot this year, but global trends may hold clues as to what’s in store for us.
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What you need to know before flu season hits in Canada

As Canada braces for another flu season, experts say it’s difficult to predict the severity of the virus and the effectiveness of the flu shot this year, but global trends may hold clues as to what’s in store for us.

As election campaigns hustle to get out the vote, homeless voters are often forgotten

Not having ID, feeling unwelcome in polling stations and having limited access to candidates are barriers standing between homeless people and the ballot box — but there are solutions, experts say.
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As election campaigns hustle to get out the vote, homeless voters are often forgotten

Not having ID, feeling unwelcome in polling stations and having limited access to candidates are barriers standing between homeless people and the ballot box — but there are solutions, experts say.

Ottawa 'poised to act' should U.S. reach deal on NAFTA ratification, Freeland says

Canada's foreign affairs minister is hinting that there is a new sense of urgency in Washington in the push to get the revised NAFTA ratified. That raises a question: what would happen if action is needed here before election day?
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Ottawa 'poised to act' should U.S. reach deal on NAFTA ratification, Freeland says

Canada's foreign affairs minister is hinting that there is a new sense of urgency in Washington in the push to get the revised NAFTA ratified. That raises a question: what would happen if action is needed here before election day?

Scheer unveils Conservative platform promising $69 billion in savings, new revenue over 5 years

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer unveiled his party’s platform today, promising Canadians tax cuts and credits to make life more affordable.
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Scheer unveils Conservative platform promising $69 billion in savings, new revenue over 5 years

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer unveiled his party’s platform today, promising Canadians tax cuts and credits to make life more affordable.

After 582 days, woman detained in Iran after husband's death reunites with sons in Vancouver

The wife of an Iranian-Canadian professor who died in an Iranian jail after being accused of espionage has been reunited with her sons in Vancouver, more than one year after they were separated at Tehran's airport.
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After 582 days, woman detained in Iran after husband's death reunites with sons in Vancouver

The wife of an Iranian-Canadian professor who died in an Iranian jail after being accused of espionage has been reunited with her sons in Vancouver, more than one year after they were separated at Tehran's airport.

School board will review anti-bullying practices after Hamilton teen stabbing death

A board spokesperson says staff have already begun a «school-level» investigation into the «behaviours» of teens arrested after the fatal stabbing of Devan Bracci-Selvey, including a 16-year-old boy and girl who were released Tuesday
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School board will review anti-bullying practices after Hamilton teen stabbing death

A board spokesperson says staff have already begun a «school-level» investigation into the «behaviours» of teens arrested after the fatal stabbing of Devan Bracci-Selvey, including a 16-year-old boy and girl who were released Tuesday.

Food waste: There's an app for that (a few, actually)

In this week's issue of our environment newsletter, we look at a couple of apps that help reduce food waste and look at the climate policies of the federal political parties.
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Food waste: There's an app for that (a few, actually)

In this week's issue of our environment newsletter, we look at a couple of apps that help reduce food waste and look at the climate policies of the federal political parties.

Canadians' misperceptions about immigration reflect disinformation online: experts

A recent poll from the Angus Reid Institute suggested most Canadians didn't understand where immigrants to Canada come from or how many are refugees.
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Canadians' misperceptions about immigration reflect disinformation online: experts

A recent poll from the Angus Reid Institute suggested most Canadians didn't understand where immigrants to Canada come from or how many are refugees.

Party leaders debate climate, deficits, Indigenous services, assisted dying, SNC-Lavalin

In the last debate of the federal election Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau kicked off his pitch to Canadians by saying Bloc Quebecois Leader Yves-Francois Blanchet would never be able to implement a climate plan because he does not lead a national political par
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Party leaders debate climate, deficits, Indigenous services, assisted dying, SNC-Lavalin

In the last debate of the federal election Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau kicked off his pitch to Canadians by saying Bloc Quebecois Leader Yves-Francois Blanchet would never be able to implement a climate plan because he does not lead a national political party. 

Singh doesn't rule out supporting a pipeline-owning Liberal minority government

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh declined on Thursday night to categorically state that the fate of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion would be part of any post-election negotiations between NDP MPs and a potential Liberal minority government.
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Singh doesn't rule out supporting a pipeline-owning Liberal minority government

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh declined on Thursday night to categorically state that the fate of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion would be part of any post-election negotiations between NDP MPs and a potential Liberal minority government.

Why 4 websites give you 4 different credit scores — and none is the number most lenders actually see

It's easier than ever to check your credit score online, but a new Marketplace investigation reveals there's a catch. Find out what happened when we had three people check their credit score using four different websites.
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Why 4 websites give you 4 different credit scores — and none is the number most lenders actually see

It's easier than ever to check your credit score online, but a new Marketplace investigation reveals there's a catch. Find out what happened when we had three people check their credit score using four different websites.

Gunman found guilty in deadly shooting of B.C. police officer

The man charged with killing an on-duty Abbotsford, B.C., police officer nearly two years ago has been found guilty of first-degree murder.
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Gunman found guilty in deadly shooting of B.C. police officer

The man charged with killing an on-duty Abbotsford, B.C., police officer nearly two years ago has been found guilty of first-degree murder.

'Her future was snuffed out': Rooming house fire victim's parents seek $5 million from landlord

The parents of a young woman who died in a fire at an unregistered Toronto rooming house are suing the landlord and hoping to raise awareness about the dangers of rental properties that don't comply with the fire code.
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'Her future was snuffed out': Rooming house fire victim's parents seek $5 million from landlord

The parents of a young woman who died in a fire at an unregistered Toronto rooming house are suing the landlord and hoping to raise awareness about the dangers of rental properties that don't comply with the fire code.

Federal election seeing a record number of Indigenous candidates and First Nations swing votes: AFN

The Assembly of First Nations says the current federal election is seeing a record number of Indigenous candidates — and First Nations voters could swing the vote in almost one in five ridings.
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Federal election seeing a record number of Indigenous candidates and First Nations swing votes: AFN

The Assembly of First Nations says the current federal election is seeing a record number of Indigenous candidates — and First Nations voters could swing the vote in almost one in five ridings.