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Steve Sxwithul'txw survived residential school. Now he's trying to honour family who didn't

Penelakut Tribe member and Kuper Island school survivor Steve Sxwithul’txw recognized the names of eight unknown relatives among the 2,800 children listed by the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation as having died in Canadian residential schools.

Poll shows nearly half of Cape Bretoners want to separate from N.S.

A recent poll found that nearly half of 500 residents surveyed, would welcome the idea of Cape Breton becoming the country's 11th province.
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Poll shows nearly half of Cape Bretoners want to separate from N.S.

A recent poll found that nearly half of 500 residents surveyed, would welcome the idea of Cape Breton becoming the country's 11th province.

Lawmakers applaud Babcock family for sparking change to death certificate rules

A Toronto family received a standing ovation in the Ontario legislature Thursday for their efforts to change the heart-wrenching process to get a death certificate for people whose remains have not been found.
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Lawmakers applaud Babcock family for sparking change to death certificate rules

A Toronto family received a standing ovation in the Ontario legislature Thursday for their efforts to change the heart-wrenching process to get a death certificate for people whose remains have not been found.

'It was a horror show in there': Witnesses describe scene of deadly B.C. plane crash

As investigators prepare to comb through the wreckage of the deadly plane crash on Gabriola Island Tuesday, new witness accounts are offering insight into the doomed flight's final moments.
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'It was a horror show in there': Witnesses describe scene of deadly B.C. plane crash

As investigators prepare to comb through the wreckage of the deadly plane crash on Gabriola Island Tuesday, new witness accounts are offering insight into the doomed flight's final moments.

Kitchener mom whose toddler overdosed on 'astronomical' amount of carfentanil sentenced

A Kitchener woman who fell asleep with opioids in her pocket and woke up to find her daughter limp has been sentenced to four years in prison.
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Kitchener mom whose toddler overdosed on 'astronomical' amount of carfentanil sentenced

A Kitchener woman who fell asleep with opioids in her pocket and woke up to find her daughter limp has been sentenced to four years in prison.

Breastfeeding mother left store in tears after words with Costco worker

A new mother claims she was left in tears after an employee at a Costco in Ottawa suggested she could breastfeed her baby in the store’s washroom.
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Breastfeeding mother left store in tears after words with Costco worker

A new mother claims she was left in tears after an employee at a Costco in Ottawa suggested she could breastfeed her baby in the store’s washroom.

Pilot killed in B.C. island plane crash identified as former TSB examiner

The pilot killed in a twin-engine plane crash in southwest B.C. on Tuesday night has been identified as a flying instructor and former examiner with the Transportation Safety Board of Canada.
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Pilot killed in B.C. island plane crash identified as former TSB examiner

The pilot killed in a twin-engine plane crash in southwest B.C. on Tuesday night has been identified as a flying instructor and former examiner with the Transportation Safety Board of Canada.

Man forgoing life-saving treatment to send message to Yukon health officials

A 74-year-old man from Whitehorse says he’s going to stay in the city for his final days, forgoing life-saving hemodialysis available to him in Vancouver, to inspire the government to offer the treatment close to home.
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Man forgoing life-saving treatment to send message to Yukon health officials

A 74-year-old man from Whitehorse says he’s going to stay in the city for his final days, forgoing life-saving hemodialysis available to him in Vancouver, to inspire the government to offer the treatment close to home.

N.B. seafood giant won't be disciplined after animal cruelty investigation

An investigation by the State of Maine says Cooke Seafood corrected problems that were revealed in a hidden-camera exposé done by an animal rights group. Video showed salmon being smashed against posts, stomped on and discarded at a Maine hatchery.
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N.B. seafood giant won't be disciplined after animal cruelty investigation

An investigation by the State of Maine says Cooke Seafood corrected problems that were revealed in a hidden-camera exposé done by an animal rights group. Video showed salmon being smashed against posts, stomped on and discarded at a Maine hatchery.

Man foregoing life-saving treatment to send message to Yukon health officials

A 74-year-old man from Whitehorse says he’s going to stay in the city for his final days, foregoing life-saving hemodialysis available to him in Vancouver, to inspire the government to offer the treatment close to home.
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Man foregoing life-saving treatment to send message to Yukon health officials

A 74-year-old man from Whitehorse says he’s going to stay in the city for his final days, foregoing life-saving hemodialysis available to him in Vancouver, to inspire the government to offer the treatment close to home.

What went wrong in Afghanistan? Our MPs don't seem to be in a hurry to find out

Canadian soldiers spent a dozen years fighting a war in Afghanistan. Almost 160 of them lost their lives to that mission. A new report out of Washington says the war failed to achieve its aims. So why aren't our MPs asking questions?
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What went wrong in Afghanistan? Our MPs don't seem to be in a hurry to find out

Canadian soldiers spent a dozen years fighting a war in Afghanistan. Almost 160 of them lost their lives to that mission. A new report out of Washington says the war failed to achieve its aims. So why aren't our MPs asking questions?

'It just feels pretty dire': What it's like for young Alberta men facing a 20% unemployment rate

An estimated 33,000 young men in Alberta are looking for work but not finding it. That number has doubled in the span of seven months, putting the unemployment rate for males under the age of 25 at nearly 20 per cent, roughly twice the rate of their female p
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'It just feels pretty dire': What it's like for young Alberta men facing a 20% unemployment rate

An estimated 33,000 young men in Alberta are looking for work but not finding it. That number has doubled in the span of seven months, putting the unemployment rate for males under the age of 25 at nearly 20 per cent, roughly twice the rate of their female peers.

'We deserve to benefit from this land': Squamish Nation votes yes to $3B housing project on their land

The Squamish Nation voted last night to approve one of the largest real estate projects run by a First Nation in Canada.
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'We deserve to benefit from this land': Squamish Nation votes yes to $3B housing project on their land

The Squamish Nation voted last night to approve one of the largest real estate projects run by a First Nation in Canada.

Twice, he went to the ER with stomach pain. Both times, doctors missed Stage 4 cancer and sent him home

Karel Pekarek's terminal cancer went undiagnosed after two visits to two emergency rooms in B.C.'s Lower Mainland in June. His family knows an earlier diagnosis may not have saved his life, but they say it could have eased his pain as he died.
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Twice, he went to the ER with stomach pain. Both times, doctors missed Stage 4 cancer and sent him home

Karel Pekarek's terminal cancer went undiagnosed after two visits to two emergency rooms in B.C.'s Lower Mainland in June. His family knows an earlier diagnosis may not have saved his life, but they say it could have eased his pain as he died.

'My house shook, and I shook': Multiple fatalities confirmed in plane crash on Gabriola Island

The B.C. Coroner's Service and RCMP have confirmed multiple fatalities after a small plane crash on Gabriola Island, located off the east coast of Vancouver Island.
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'My house shook, and I shook': Multiple fatalities confirmed in plane crash on Gabriola Island

The B.C. Coroner's Service and RCMP have confirmed multiple fatalities after a small plane crash on Gabriola Island, located off the east coast of Vancouver Island.

Doug Ford delivers death certificate to family years after daughter's murder

Linda and Clayton Babcock have known for two years that their daughter suffered a horrific death -- her body burned in an animal incinerator -- but they have finally received an official document that proves the 23-year-old is dead.
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Doug Ford delivers death certificate to family years after daughter's murder

Linda and Clayton Babcock have known for two years that their daughter suffered a horrific death -- her body burned in an animal incinerator -- but they have finally received an official document that proves the 23-year-old is dead.

Strong winds cause damage, power outages across the Maritimes

Wind and rain warnings are in effect in parts of the Maritimes, with the wet and windy weather causing widespread power outages, school closures, and even some damage in the region.
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Strong winds cause damage, power outages across the Maritimes

Wind and rain warnings are in effect in parts of the Maritimes, with the wet and windy weather causing widespread power outages, school closures, and even some damage in the region.

Senate committee wants to strip Don Meredith of his 'honourable' title

The Senate's ethics committee wants to strip disgraced former senator Don Meredith of his «honourable» title to protect the «dignity and reputation» of the upper house.
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Senate committee wants to strip Don Meredith of his 'honourable' title

The Senate's ethics committee wants to strip disgraced former senator Don Meredith of his «honourable» title to protect the «dignity and reputation» of the upper house.

Transportation regulator determines WestJet would remain Canadian after Onex deal

The proposed acquisition of WestJet Airlines by Onex Corp. moved a step closer to completion after Canada's transportation regulator determined the airline will continue to meet Canadian ownership and control requirements.
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Transportation regulator determines WestJet would remain Canadian after Onex deal

The proposed acquisition of WestJet Airlines by Onex Corp. moved a step closer to completion after Canada's transportation regulator determined the airline will continue to meet Canadian ownership and control requirements.

Arctic ecosystems and cultures threatened as region continues to warm

Rising temperatures and shrinking snow and ice cover in the Arctic are endangering habitats, fisheries and local cultures, according to a report issued Tuesday by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
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Arctic ecosystems and cultures threatened as region continues to warm

Rising temperatures and shrinking snow and ice cover in the Arctic are endangering habitats, fisheries and local cultures, according to a report issued Tuesday by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

Halifax council allows stadium proposal to proceed, but with conditions

Halifax regional council voted 10-7 Tuesday in favour of a staff report that supports a $20-million contribution to a stadium, but only if a long list of conditions are met.
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Halifax council allows stadium proposal to proceed, but with conditions

Halifax regional council voted 10-7 Tuesday in favour of a staff report that supports a $20-million contribution to a stadium, but only if a long list of conditions are met.

Alberta to expand use of private health-care facilities, weeks after announcing public sector cuts are coming

The Alberta government announced Tuesday a new plan to reduce surgical wait times by funding an additional 80,000 surgeries over the next four years as it expands agreements with private facilities.
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Alberta to expand use of private health-care facilities, weeks after announcing public sector cuts are coming

The Alberta government announced Tuesday a new plan to reduce surgical wait times by funding an additional 80,000 surgeries over the next four years as it expands agreements with private facilities.

One year after arrests, Canadians detained in China set to face trial

Canada's justice minister says he is troubled that two Canadians detained in China have been denied access to lawyers as they face trials where convictions are virtually assured.
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One year after arrests, Canadians detained in China set to face trial

Canada's justice minister says he is troubled that two Canadians detained in China have been denied access to lawyers as they face trials where convictions are virtually assured.

‘Chaotic and violent’: Crown argues father was drunk, speeding in Calgary crash that killed his daughter

Michael Shaun Bomford, 54, is charged with impaired driving causing death and impaired driving causing bodily harm in connection with the October 2016 single-vehicle collision on McKnight Boulevard N.E.
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‘Chaotic and violent’: Crown argues father was drunk, speeding in Calgary crash that killed his daughter

Michael Shaun Bomford, 54, is charged with impaired driving causing death and impaired driving causing bodily harm in connection with the October 2016 single-vehicle collision on McKnight Boulevard N.E.

Time is running out to ensure your holiday packages ship on time, says Canada Post

Canada Post is warning customers that time is running out to ensure packages arrive on time for the holidays, with Dec. 11 being its cut off date for presents sent via standard shipping to arrive for Christmas.
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Time is running out to ensure your holiday packages ship on time, says Canada Post

Canada Post is warning customers that time is running out to ensure packages arrive on time for the holidays, with Dec. 11 being its cut off date for presents sent via standard shipping to arrive for Christmas.

SkyTrain strike averted: Last-minute deal reached, 'most sticking points' dealt with

The SkyTrain will be running Tuesday morning after the two sides in Metro Vancouver's latest transit labour dispute managed to hammer out an eleventh-hour deal.
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SkyTrain strike averted: Last-minute deal reached, 'most sticking points' dealt with

The SkyTrain will be running Tuesday morning after the two sides in Metro Vancouver's latest transit labour dispute managed to hammer out an eleventh-hour deal.

China hints at national security trials for detained Canadians

China is hinting at upcoming trials for two Canadian citizens held for a year on vague national security charges in what is widely believed to be an attempt to pressure Canada to release Meng Wanzhou, a top executive at Chinese tech giant Huawei.
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China hints at national security trials for detained Canadians

China is hinting at upcoming trials for two Canadian citizens held for a year on vague national security charges in what is widely believed to be an attempt to pressure Canada to release Meng Wanzhou, a top executive at Chinese tech giant Huawei.

2 men banned from PAL flights after making racist remarks to Indigenous passengers

Two men have been banned from PAL Airlines after making racist remarks to Indigenous passengers aboard a flight Monday from Happy Valley-Goose Bay to St. John's.
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2 men banned from PAL flights after making racist remarks to Indigenous passengers

Two men have been banned from PAL Airlines after making racist remarks to Indigenous passengers aboard a flight Monday from Happy Valley-Goose Bay to St. John's.

Manitoba and Saskatchewan more likely to see race relations as worsening: survey

A national survey suggests people living in Manitoba and Saskatchewan see race relations as worsening — in stark contrast to a brighter picture painted across the country.
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Manitoba and Saskatchewan more likely to see race relations as worsening: survey

A national survey suggests people living in Manitoba and Saskatchewan see race relations as worsening — in stark contrast to a brighter picture painted across the country.

'Ignorance and greed': Mechanic knew he was fixing vehicles for ISIS, judge says in rejecting asylum appeal

A Lebanese mechanic who says he unknowingly worked for ISIS and was then approached by Hezbollah to become a spy has been denied asylum in Canada.
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'Ignorance and greed': Mechanic knew he was fixing vehicles for ISIS, judge says in rejecting asylum appeal

A Lebanese mechanic who says he unknowingly worked for ISIS and was then approached by Hezbollah to become a spy has been denied asylum in Canada.

No strike! SkyTrain running Tuesday after union, employer reach deal with minutes to spare

A shutdown of SkyTrain services has been narrowly avoided, after a tentative deal between the workers' union and their employer was reached with minutes to spare on Tuesday morning.
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No strike! SkyTrain running Tuesday after union, employer reach deal with minutes to spare

A shutdown of SkyTrain services has been narrowly avoided, after a tentative deal between the workers' union and their employer was reached with minutes to spare on Tuesday morning.

4 Ontario sisters meet for the first time thanks to Google, a little luck and a DNA test

With the help of a DNA test and some of her own investigative work, Gina McClelland from Uxbridge, Ont., found not just her father, but three paternal sisters from around Ontario and a brother from the Dominican Republic.
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4 Ontario sisters meet for the first time thanks to Google, a little luck and a DNA test

With the help of a DNA test and some of her own investigative work, Gina McClelland from Uxbridge, Ont., found not just her father, but three paternal sisters from around Ontario and a brother from the Dominican Republic.

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