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Northern lights, polar bears and belugas get Churchill, Man., on Time's greatest places to travel list

This week, Churchill was named as one of Time Magazine's great places to visit in 2023 for its stunning multi-coloured aurora borealis, lumbering white polar bears, vocal beluga whales and more.

Manitoba mom praises quick-thinking fire department for freeing daughter stuck in playground equipment

A Manitoba mother is praising firefighters for their quick work in helping her daughter who got stuck at a playground in Lorette, Man.
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Manitoba mom praises quick-thinking fire department for freeing daughter stuck in playground equipment

A Manitoba mother is praising firefighters for their quick work in helping her daughter who got stuck at a playground in Lorette, Man.

Home sale contract handwritten in Chinese holds up in B.C. court

A one-page contract for the purchase of a B.C. home that was handwritten in Chinese has been deemed valid in the province's Supreme Court, leaving the would-be buyer on the hook for more than $400,000.
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Home sale contract handwritten in Chinese holds up in B.C. court

A one-page contract for the purchase of a B.C. home that was handwritten in Chinese has been deemed valid in the province's Supreme Court, leaving the would-be buyer on the hook for more than $400,000.

Saskatoon police to search landfill for remains of woman missing since 2020

Saskatoon police say they will begin searching the city’s landfill for the remains of Mackenzie Lee Trottier, who has been missing for more than three years.
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Saskatoon police to search landfill for remains of woman missing since 2020

Saskatoon police say they will begin searching the city’s landfill for the remains of Mackenzie Lee Trottier, who has been missing for more than three years.

First Nation solar farm in B.C. expected to save 1.1 million litres of diesel a year

A First Nation in central British Columbia will build what the federal government says will likely be the largest off-grid solar project in Canada.
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First Nation solar farm in B.C. expected to save 1.1 million litres of diesel a year

A First Nation in central British Columbia will build what the federal government says will likely be the largest off-grid solar project in Canada.

Advocacy groups speak out against domestic violence comments by Nova Scotia minister

Several Nova Scotia groups that assist women are speaking out against comments on domestic violence by Justice Minister Brad Johns, and at least one is calling for his dismissal.
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Advocacy groups speak out against domestic violence comments by Nova Scotia minister

Several Nova Scotia groups that assist women are speaking out against comments on domestic violence by Justice Minister Brad Johns, and at least one is calling for his dismissal.

Vancouver firefighter in rehab at home after losing leg to flesh-eating infection overseas

A family trip took a frightening turn for Christopher Won when he was diagnosed with flesh-eating disease while in Hong Kong and now, after weeks of treatment overseas, the Vancouver firefighter is back home recovering.
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Vancouver firefighter in rehab at home after losing leg to flesh-eating infection overseas

A family trip took a frightening turn for Christopher Won when he was diagnosed with flesh-eating disease while in Hong Kong and now, after weeks of treatment overseas, the Vancouver firefighter is back home recovering.

Video shows dramatic police takedown of carjacking suspects chased through parking lot north of Toronto

Police have released video footage of a dramatic takedown of a group of teens wanted in connection with an attempted carjacking in Markham earlier this month.
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Video shows dramatic police takedown of carjacking suspects chased through parking lot north of Toronto

Police have released video footage of a dramatic takedown of a group of teens wanted in connection with an attempted carjacking in Markham earlier this month.

Facebook Marketplace seller must refund buyer over false advertising, B.C. tribunal decides

A Facebook Marketplace seller is being ordered by B.C.'s small claims tribunal to repay hundreds of dollars after selling a product under false advertising.
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Facebook Marketplace seller must refund buyer over false advertising, B.C. tribunal decides

A Facebook Marketplace seller is being ordered by B.C.'s small claims tribunal to repay hundreds of dollars after selling a product under false advertising.

Bigger boats, more nets, people arrive in Zeballos, B.C., for new orca rescue attempt

A large seine fishing vessel capable of casting a net strong enough to hold a nearly 700-kilogram killer whale calf has arrived in Zeballos, B.C., to participate in the latest attempt to rescue the young orca stranded in a remote tidal lagoon.
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Bigger boats, more nets, people arrive in Zeballos, B.C., for new orca rescue attempt

A large seine fishing vessel capable of casting a net strong enough to hold a nearly 700-kilogram killer whale calf has arrived in Zeballos, B.C., to participate in the latest attempt to rescue the young orca stranded in a remote tidal lagoon.

'It could be catastrophic': Woman says natural supplement contained hidden painkiller drug

A Manitoba woman thought she found a miracle natural supplement, but said a hidden ingredient wreaked havoc on her health.
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'It could be catastrophic': Woman says natural supplement contained hidden painkiller drug

A Manitoba woman thought she found a miracle natural supplement, but said a hidden ingredient wreaked havoc on her health.

Do Ottawa's proposed capital gains tax changes affect inherited properties?

Tax experts and lawyers explain to CBC how capital gains works on property transfers, including what happens with inheritances and how the value of those properties is determined.
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Do Ottawa's proposed capital gains tax changes affect inherited properties?

Tax experts and lawyers explain to CBC how capital gains works on property transfers, including what happens with inheritances and how the value of those properties is determined.

Slain tow truck kingpin had a target on his back for years, court documents show

Alex Vinogradsky, a kingpin in Toronto's tow truck underworld who was gunned down outside a north-end plaza last month, had previously been the focus of plots to kill him, court documents reveal. Police also had information that he'd ordered hits on his perce
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Slain tow truck kingpin had a target on his back for years, court documents show

Alex Vinogradsky, a kingpin in Toronto's tow truck underworld who was gunned down outside a north-end plaza last month, had previously been the focus of plots to kill him, court documents reveal. Police also had information that he'd ordered hits on his perceived rivals.

Correctional service says it's tackling threat posed by drones

The Correctional Service of Canada says it's taking multiple steps to combat the «evolving threat» of drones that drop contraband into prisons, after B.C. guards held a rally to call attention to violence that they say is fuelled by the smuggling
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Correctional service says it's tackling threat posed by drones

The Correctional Service of Canada says it's taking multiple steps to combat the «evolving threat» of drones that drop contraband into prisons, after B.C. guards held a rally to call attention to violence that they say is fuelled by the smuggling.

B.C. Mountie's appeal of sex crime convictions dismissed

B.C.'s highest court has dismissed an appeal by an RCMP officer who was found guilty of sex crimes involving teen girls, upholding his conviction.
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B.C. Mountie's appeal of sex crime convictions dismissed

B.C.'s highest court has dismissed an appeal by an RCMP officer who was found guilty of sex crimes involving teen girls, upholding his conviction.

Judge says 'no evidence fully supports' murder case against Umar Zameer as jury starts deliberations

The judge presiding over the trial of a man accused of fatally running over a Toronto police officer is telling jurors the possible verdicts they may reach based on the evidence in the case.
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Judge says 'no evidence fully supports' murder case against Umar Zameer as jury starts deliberations

The judge presiding over the trial of a man accused of fatally running over a Toronto police officer is telling jurors the possible verdicts they may reach based on the evidence in the case.

Poilievre won't commit to keeping new social programs like pharmacare

Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre delivered a fiery speech Thursday that depicted the government's latest budget as a threat to the country's future while suggesting a number of new social programs will get a second look if he's elected.
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Poilievre won't commit to keeping new social programs like pharmacare

Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre delivered a fiery speech Thursday that depicted the government's latest budget as a threat to the country's future while suggesting a number of new social programs will get a second look if he's elected.

B.C.'s short-term rental regulations include $10K daily penalties for Airbnb, other platforms

Short-term rental platforms that violate B.C.'s pending regulations can face administrative penalties of up to $10,000 per day, officials announced Thursday.
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B.C.'s short-term rental regulations include $10K daily penalties for Airbnb, other platforms

Short-term rental platforms that violate B.C.'s pending regulations can face administrative penalties of up to $10,000 per day, officials announced Thursday.

Final offer or tentative agreement? Teachers, province differ on what latest deal means

Saskatchewan Teachers' Federation (STF) President Samantha Becotte says two days of «difficult» negotiations has led to a «final offer» with slight improvements to salary and the inclusion of a line in the collective agreement – prom
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Final offer or tentative agreement? Teachers, province differ on what latest deal means

Saskatchewan Teachers' Federation (STF) President Samantha Becotte says two days of «difficult» negotiations has led to a «final offer» with slight improvements to salary and the inclusion of a line in the collective agreement – promising to address classroom complexity issues.

Poilievre blasts budget, won't commit to keeping new social programs like pharmacare

Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre delivered an hour-long rebuttal to the Liberal government's budget Thursday — a fiery and pointed speech that painted the multi-billion dollar spending plan as a threat to the country's future.
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Poilievre blasts budget, won't commit to keeping new social programs like pharmacare

Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre delivered an hour-long rebuttal to the Liberal government's budget Thursday — a fiery and pointed speech that painted the multi-billion dollar spending plan as a threat to the country's future.

148 wildfires extinguished in Alberta in 2024 so far, 50 still burning

According to the minister of forestry and parks, Alberta is experiencing «heightened wildfire risk» this year, with 148 fires already extinguished and more still burning.
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148 wildfires extinguished in Alberta in 2024 so far, 50 still burning

According to the minister of forestry and parks, Alberta is experiencing «heightened wildfire risk» this year, with 148 fires already extinguished and more still burning.

'Final offer' for Sask. teachers includes salary bump, line on classroom complexity

Saskatchewan Teachers' Federation (STF) President Samantha Becotte says two days of «difficult» negotiations has led to a «final offer» with slight improvements to salary and the inclusion of a line in the collective agreement – prom
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'Final offer' for Sask. teachers includes salary bump, line on classroom complexity

Saskatchewan Teachers' Federation (STF) President Samantha Becotte says two days of «difficult» negotiations has led to a «final offer» with slight improvements to salary and the inclusion of a line in the collective agreement – promising to address classroom complexity issues.

Police make arrests in grandparent scam that defrauded victims out of $739K

Ontario Provincial Police say they have 'disrupted' an organized crime group that allegedly used an emergency grandparent scam to defraud seniors across Canada out of hundreds of thousands of dollars.
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Police make arrests in grandparent scam that defrauded victims out of $739K

Ontario Provincial Police say they have 'disrupted' an organized crime group that allegedly used an emergency grandparent scam to defraud seniors across Canada out of hundreds of thousands of dollars.

Motion to allow keffiyehs at Ontario legislature fails

A motion to reverse a ban on the keffiyeh within Queen’s Park failed to receive unanimous consent Thursday just moments after Ontario Premier Doug Ford reiterated his view that prohibiting the garment in the House is divisive.
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Motion to allow keffiyehs at Ontario legislature fails

A motion to reverse a ban on the keffiyeh within Queen’s Park failed to receive unanimous consent Thursday just moments after Ontario Premier Doug Ford reiterated his view that prohibiting the garment in the House is divisive.

Lack of detention space could force CBSA to release detainees, internal memo warns

The Canada Border Security Agency is scrambling to find space to hold high-risk detainees that are set to be transferred from provincial jails in June.
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Lack of detention space could force CBSA to release detainees, internal memo warns

The Canada Border Security Agency is scrambling to find space to hold high-risk detainees that are set to be transferred from provincial jails in June.

American millionaire Jonathan Lehrer denied bail after being charged with killing Canadian couple

American millionaire Jonathan Lehrer, one of two men charged in the killings of a Canadian couple in Dominica, has been denied bail.
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American millionaire Jonathan Lehrer denied bail after being charged with killing Canadian couple

American millionaire Jonathan Lehrer, one of two men charged in the killings of a Canadian couple in Dominica, has been denied bail.

Anger, pessimism towards federal government reach six-year high: Nanos survey

Most Canadians in March reported feeling angry or pessimistic towards the federal government than at any point in the last six years, according to a survey by Nanos Research.
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Anger, pessimism towards federal government reach six-year high: Nanos survey

Most Canadians in March reported feeling angry or pessimistic towards the federal government than at any point in the last six years, according to a survey by Nanos Research.

14 suspects arrested in grandparent scam targeting seniors across Canada: Ontario police

An interprovincial investigation into a 'grandparents scam' that targeted seniors across Canada has led to the arrest of 14 suspects, Ontario Provincial Police say.
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14 suspects arrested in grandparent scam targeting seniors across Canada: Ontario police

An interprovincial investigation into a 'grandparents scam' that targeted seniors across Canada has led to the arrest of 14 suspects, Ontario Provincial Police say.

Where did the gold go? Crime expert weighs in on unfolding Pearson airport heist investigation

Almost 7,000 bars of pure gold were stolen from Pearson International Airport exactly one year ago during an elaborate heist, but so far only a tiny fraction of that stolen loot has been found.
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Where did the gold go? Crime expert weighs in on unfolding Pearson airport heist investigation

Almost 7,000 bars of pure gold were stolen from Pearson International Airport exactly one year ago during an elaborate heist, but so far only a tiny fraction of that stolen loot has been found.

B.C. child killer's lawyer walks out of review hearing

The lawyer representing child-killer Allan Schoenborn walked out of his client's annual review hearing Wednesday – abruptly ending proceedings marked by tense exchanges and several outbursts.
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B.C. child killer's lawyer walks out of review hearing

The lawyer representing child-killer Allan Schoenborn walked out of his client's annual review hearing Wednesday – abruptly ending proceedings marked by tense exchanges and several outbursts.

About 100 correctional officers will demonstrate at B.C. headquarters, union says

Around 100 members of the Union of Canadian Correctional Officers plan to hold a protest in Abbotsford, B.C., today.
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About 100 correctional officers will demonstrate at B.C. headquarters, union says

Around 100 members of the Union of Canadian Correctional Officers plan to hold a protest in Abbotsford, B.C., today.

It's the biggest election in history. Here's why few Indians in Canada will take part

In the Indian general election that gets underway on Friday, almost a billion people are eligible to vote, but a vast majority of the overseas Indian community in Canada won't be casting a ballot.
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It's the biggest election in history. Here's why few Indians in Canada will take part

In the Indian general election that gets underway on Friday, almost a billion people are eligible to vote, but a vast majority of the overseas Indian community in Canada won't be casting a ballot.

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