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What the attack on Saudi oil facilities could mean for Canada's oilpatch and Keystone XL

The secure supply of Canadian oil to the United States could recapture the attention of American decision-makers following the recent attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities, experts say.   
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What the attack on Saudi oil facilities could mean for Canada's oilpatch and Keystone XL

The secure supply of Canadian oil to the United States could recapture the attention of American decision-makers following the recent attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities, experts say.   

Hidden asbestos: Hundreds of homes in Peterborough, Ont., suspected of containing toxic material from GE plant

A CBC News/Toronto Star investigation has found that from the 1940s until the mid-1970s, General Electric sold off leftover asbestos material from its Peterborough factory for pennies a pound, delivering it by truck to potentially hundreds of workers' homes.
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Hidden asbestos: Hundreds of homes in Peterborough, Ont., suspected of containing toxic material from GE plant

A CBC News/Toronto Star investigation has found that from the 1940s until the mid-1970s, General Electric sold off leftover asbestos material from its Peterborough factory for pennies a pound, delivering it by truck to potentially hundreds of workers' homes.

Federal parties being warned of efforts by 6 foreign countries to influence election: sources

Canada's intelligence services are carefully monitoring the threat of agents of the Chinese and Indian governments working with diaspora communities here to influence the upcoming federal election, according to a number of sources who have been briefed on t
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Federal parties being warned of efforts by 6 foreign countries to influence election: sources

Canada's intelligence services are carefully monitoring the threat of agents of the Chinese and Indian governments working with diaspora communities here to influence the upcoming federal election, according to a number of sources who have been briefed on their activities.

U.S. strike against GM could lead to Canadian layoffs

As 49,000 United Auto Workers in the U.S. strike against General Motors, there's a risk the walkout could shut down GM Canada's plants and auto-parts makers in Ontario.
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U.S. strike against GM could lead to Canadian layoffs

As 49,000 United Auto Workers in the U.S. strike against General Motors, there's a risk the walkout could shut down GM Canada's plants and auto-parts makers in Ontario.

Secrets in hands of alleged RCMP spy would cause 'devastating' damage to Canada, allies: documents

The cache of classified intelligence material an RCMP official was allegedly preparing to share with a foreign entity or terrorist organization is so vital to Canada's national security that the country's intelligence agencies say its misuse strikes at the h
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Secrets in hands of alleged RCMP spy would cause 'devastating' damage to Canada, allies: documents

The cache of classified intelligence material an RCMP official was allegedly preparing to share with a foreign entity or terrorist organization is so vital to Canada's national security that the country's intelligence agencies say its misuse strikes at the heart of Canada's sovereignty and security, documents seen by CBC News reveal. 

Canadian law can't punish some peacekeepers for sex misconduct abroad — and the UN isn't happy about it

CBC obtained hundreds of pages of internal documents, memos and emails from Global Affairs Canada that confirm that six peacekeepers who were found to have engaged in sexual misconduct in Haiti received few, if any, sanctions.
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Canadian law can't punish some peacekeepers for sex misconduct abroad — and the UN isn't happy about it

CBC obtained hundreds of pages of internal documents, memos and emails from Global Affairs Canada that confirm that six peacekeepers who were found to have engaged in sexual misconduct in Haiti received few, if any, sanctions.

Asylum claims dipped last month but numbers remain up over last year

New statistics released Monday show a slight dip in the number of people intercepted at the Canada-U.S. border last month trying to cross unofficially to claim asylum.
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Asylum claims dipped last month but numbers remain up over last year

New statistics released Monday show a slight dip in the number of people intercepted at the Canada-U.S. border last month trying to cross unofficially to claim asylum.

RCMP, border security seize over 40 kilograms of opium found hidden in hot water tanks

Officials in Ontario have arrested three people after more than 40 kilograms of opium were allegedly found in two shipments en route to Toronto.
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RCMP, border security seize over 40 kilograms of opium found hidden in hot water tanks

Officials in Ontario have arrested three people after more than 40 kilograms of opium were allegedly found in two shipments en route to Toronto.

Two senior Canadian Forces members charged with sexual assaults

Military police have laid sexual-assault charges against two senior members of the Canadian Armed Forces, including a lieutenant-colonel working as a reservist with the Canadian Armed Forces' recruiting group in Ontario.
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Two senior Canadian Forces members charged with sexual assaults

Military police have laid sexual-assault charges against two senior members of the Canadian Armed Forces, including a lieutenant-colonel working as a reservist with the Canadian Armed Forces' recruiting group in Ontario.

Quebec watchdog criticized over investigations of police shootings

Rights advocates and victims' families in Quebec are calling for greater transparency from the province's independent police watchdog.
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Quebec watchdog criticized over investigations of police shootings

Rights advocates and victims' families in Quebec are calling for greater transparency from the province's independent police watchdog.

Ortis arrest 'unsettling,' top Mountie says amid damage assessment

The Mounties are assessing and trying to mitigate the damage that might have been caused in light of the arrest of one of their senior intelligence officials, RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki said Monday.
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Ortis arrest 'unsettling,' top Mountie says amid damage assessment

The Mounties are assessing and trying to mitigate the damage that might have been caused in light of the arrest of one of their senior intelligence officials, RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki said Monday.

2 Montreal-area campaigns file police complaints after swastikas painted on signs

Swastikas have been scrawled on Liberal signs in the Montreal-area riding of Hochelaga and Conservative signs in Pierrefonds.
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2 Montreal-area campaigns file police complaints after swastikas painted on signs

Swastikas have been scrawled on Liberal signs in the Montreal-area riding of Hochelaga and Conservative signs in Pierrefonds.

'It's been a roller-coaster': Sask. nurse prepares for appeal after $26K penalty over Facebook post

Carolyn Strom will be appealing a $26,000 penalty from the Saskatchewan Registered Nurses Association after the Prince Albert nurse made a Facebook post criticizing her grandfather's care in a health centre.
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'It's been a roller-coaster': Sask. nurse prepares for appeal after $26K penalty over Facebook post

Carolyn Strom will be appealing a $26,000 penalty from the Saskatchewan Registered Nurses Association after the Prince Albert nurse made a Facebook post criticizing her grandfather's care in a health centre.

Family friend of victim describes terror and grief in Mississauga shooting aftermath

Selma Alincy, a family friend of Jonathan Davis, describes the terrifying minutes after the 17-year-old was fatally shot in a Mississauga parkette on Saturday.
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Family friend of victim describes terror and grief in Mississauga shooting aftermath

Selma Alincy, a family friend of Jonathan Davis, describes the terrifying minutes after the 17-year-old was fatally shot in a Mississauga parkette on Saturday.

University of Victoria opens counselling services after deadly bus crash kills two students

University of Victoria students are grappling with the sudden deaths of two of their peers in a bus crash Friday evening en route to a marine research centre.
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University of Victoria opens counselling services after deadly bus crash kills two students

University of Victoria students are grappling with the sudden deaths of two of their peers in a bus crash Friday evening en route to a marine research centre.

Is Justin Trudeau not still prime minister? Your Week 1 election questions

Answers to some of your most common — and most interesting — questions during Week 1 of the federal election campaign.
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Is Justin Trudeau not still prime minister? Your Week 1 election questions

Answers to some of your most common — and most interesting — questions during Week 1 of the federal election campaign.

Parents condemn B.C. psychologist's choice to retire rather than face hearing for role in custody cases

Dr. Allan Posthuma was an expert witnesses in child custody cases for decades. But his work has recently been the subject of five investigations by B.C.'s College of Psychologists that alleged some major flaws. Yet parents who were affected seem to have no re
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Parents condemn B.C. psychologist's choice to retire rather than face hearing for role in custody cases

Dr. Allan Posthuma was an expert witnesses in child custody cases for decades. But his work has recently been the subject of five investigations by B.C.'s College of Psychologists that alleged some major flaws. Yet parents who were affected seem to have no recourse in court.

Victim in deadly Mississauga shooting ID'd as Grade 12 student Jonathan Davis

A 17-year-old boy who was killed in a shooting in Mississauga, Ont., on Saturday night was an innocent bystander, Peel Regional Police say.
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Victim in deadly Mississauga shooting ID'd as Grade 12 student Jonathan Davis

A 17-year-old boy who was killed in a shooting in Mississauga, Ont., on Saturday night was an innocent bystander, Peel Regional Police say.

Federal party leaders address gun violence after weekend shooting near Toronto

After what police called an 'ambush-style' shooting in the Toronto area killed a teenager and wounded five other people, federal party leaders were swift to offer condolences Sunday but had little in the way of new ideas to address gun violence.
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Federal party leaders address gun violence after weekend shooting near Toronto

After what police called an 'ambush-style' shooting in the Toronto area killed a teenager and wounded five other people, federal party leaders were swift to offer condolences Sunday but had little in the way of new ideas to address gun violence.

Ontario health-care workers' pension has up to $430M at stake in Danish tax dispute

One of Canada's largest pension funds has been hauled into court in Denmark in a dispute about whether it improperly claimed hundreds of millions of dollars in tax rebates on Danish stock dividends.
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Ontario health-care workers' pension has up to $430M at stake in Danish tax dispute

One of Canada's largest pension funds has been hauled into court in Denmark in a dispute about whether it improperly claimed hundreds of millions of dollars in tax rebates on Danish stock dividends.

Victoria university opens counselling services after deadly bus crash kills 2 students

University of Victoria students are grappling with the sudden deaths of two of their peers in a bus crash Friday evening en route to a marine research centre.
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Victoria university opens counselling services after deadly bus crash kills 2 students

University of Victoria students are grappling with the sudden deaths of two of their peers in a bus crash Friday evening en route to a marine research centre.

Bianca Andreescu accepts key to Mississauga as hometown celebrates U.S. Open champion

Tennis star Bianca Andreescu was given the key to the city by Missisauga Mayor Bonnie Crombie on Sunday, as thousands rallied in her hometown to celebrate the recent U.S. Open champion.
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Bianca Andreescu accepts key to Mississauga as hometown celebrates U.S. Open champion

Tennis star Bianca Andreescu was given the key to the city by Missisauga Mayor Bonnie Crombie on Sunday, as thousands rallied in her hometown to celebrate the recent U.S. Open champion.

Police looking for seven shooters in 'ambush-type attack' that killed bystander in Mississauga

Police say that at least seven individuals armed with semi-automatic handguns “indiscriminately” opened fire on a group filming a rap video in a Malton parkette on Saturday evening, killing an innocent bystander in the process.
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Police looking for seven shooters in 'ambush-type attack' that killed bystander in Mississauga

Police say that at least seven individuals armed with semi-automatic handguns “indiscriminately” opened fire on a group filming a rap video in a Malton parkette on Saturday evening, killing an innocent bystander in the process.

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer promises tax cut to save average taxpayer hundreds of dollars

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer unveiled a new tax cut plan Sunday that he says will put hundreds of dollars back in the pocket of every taxpaying Canadian.
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Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer promises tax cut to save average taxpayer hundreds of dollars

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer unveiled a new tax cut plan Sunday that he says will put hundreds of dollars back in the pocket of every taxpaying Canadian.

Vancouver mayor calls on federal leaders to act on overdose crisis

Kennedy Stewart is aiming for a Health Canada exemption from federal drug laws so a safe substitute opioid could be distributed through a non-profit organization to prevent overdose deaths from potentially dangerous drugs laced with fentanyl.
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Vancouver mayor calls on federal leaders to act on overdose crisis

Kennedy Stewart is aiming for a Health Canada exemption from federal drug laws so a safe substitute opioid could be distributed through a non-profit organization to prevent overdose deaths from potentially dangerous drugs laced with fentanyl.

NDP unveils Quebec platform, promising more power on immigration and language

New Democratic Party Leader Jagmeet Singh is promising more powers to Quebec on portfolios including the environment, language, immigration and justice. 
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NDP unveils Quebec platform, promising more power on immigration and language

New Democratic Party Leader Jagmeet Singh is promising more powers to Quebec on portfolios including the environment, language, immigration and justice. 

Teen killed, 5 others wounded in Mississauga, Ont., shooting

A 17-year-old boy is dead and five others were wounded after gunfire erupted in Mississauga on Saturday evening, Peel Regional Police say.
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Teen killed, 5 others wounded in Mississauga, Ont., shooting

A 17-year-old boy is dead and five others were wounded after gunfire erupted in Mississauga on Saturday evening, Peel Regional Police say.

Intelligence official charged seemed to be 'exemplar of discretion': former colleague

A professor who once worked with an RCMP intelligence official charged with breaching Canada's secrets law says the man seemed to be an 'exemplar of discretion.'
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Intelligence official charged seemed to be 'exemplar of discretion': former colleague

A professor who once worked with an RCMP intelligence official charged with breaching Canada's secrets law says the man seemed to be an 'exemplar of discretion.'

Justin Kripps defends Bobsleigh Canada culture after Kaillie Humphries's lawsuit

Current Canadian bobsleigh athletes are speaking out in support of Bobsleigh Canada's culture following Kaillie Humphries's allegations regarding head coach Todd Hays. In a statement, Olympic champion bobsleigh athlete Justin Kripps says «all the return
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Justin Kripps defends Bobsleigh Canada culture after Kaillie Humphries's lawsuit

Current Canadian bobsleigh athletes are speaking out in support of Bobsleigh Canada's culture following Kaillie Humphries's allegations regarding head coach Todd Hays. In a statement, Olympic champion bobsleigh athlete Justin Kripps says «all the returning national team members» he's talked to feel they «train and compete in a safe and supportive environment.»

Former Bronco Ryan Straschnitzki returns to Humboldt for the first time after crash

The 20-year-old's visit coincides with the Broncos hosting the Notre Dame Hounds in their season opener Saturday night. The Humboldt team is also celebrating its 50th anniversary and plans to welcome various alumni.
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Former Bronco Ryan Straschnitzki returns to Humboldt for the first time after crash

The 20-year-old's visit coincides with the Broncos hosting the Notre Dame Hounds in their season opener Saturday night. The Humboldt team is also celebrating its 50th anniversary and plans to welcome various alumni.

Five Eyes allies raising questions as damage control continues in Cameron Ortis case: sources

Members of the Five Eyes intelligence bloc are already raising questions about the type of information accessible to Cameron Ortis as the director of an intelligence unit within the RCMP, diplomatic sources tell CBC News. 
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Five Eyes allies raising questions as damage control continues in Cameron Ortis case: sources

Members of the Five Eyes intelligence bloc are already raising questions about the type of information accessible to Cameron Ortis as the director of an intelligence unit within the RCMP, diplomatic sources tell CBC News. 

LRT up and running in Ottawa

After years of planning, construction and multiple missed deadlines, Ottawa's $2.1-billion Confederation Line finally welcomed its first paying LRT riders Saturday afternoon.
CBC | Canada News

LRT up and running in Ottawa

After years of planning, construction and multiple missed deadlines, Ottawa's $2.1-billion Confederation Line finally welcomed its first paying LRT riders Saturday afternoon.

Today's the day light rail launches in Ottawa

After years of planning, construction and multiple missed deadlines, Ottawa's $2.1-billion Confederation Line will finally welcome its first paying LRT riders this afternoon.
CBC | Canada News

Today's the day light rail launches in Ottawa

After years of planning, construction and multiple missed deadlines, Ottawa's $2.1-billion Confederation Line will finally welcome its first paying LRT riders this afternoon.

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