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Monday, Aug 21

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Two boys orphaned after parents die on family hike in New York

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The four-year-old was airlifted to a Buffalo hospital, where he was listed in guarded condition Monday with internal injuries, fractures and a head injury

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Pop Forecast for Aug. 21: Leap!, Polaroid and more

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Chris Lackner MOVIES Big releases on Aug. 25: Leap!; Polaroid. Big picture: Leap! is Frozen meets Oliver Twist meets So You Think You Can Dance meets Amelie meets The Goonies. (It must have been a hell of a Hollywood pitch

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Health Canada approves application for interim safe injection site in Toronto

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'Supervised consumption sites save lives and improve health without increasing drug use or crime in the surrounding area'

Friday, Aug 18

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It’s complicated: No one knows exactly how many nuclear weapons North Korea has

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WASHINGTON — The U.S. intelligence agencies’ assessments of the size of North Korea’s nuclear arsenal have a wide gap between high and low estimates. Size matters and not knowing makes it harder for the United States to develop a policy…

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Calgary traveller records harrowing aftermath of Barcelona terror attack

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A Calgary man counts himself lucky that he wasn’t on Barcelona’s Las Ramblas when a van tore through the tourist district on Thursday, plowing into pedestrians. Quentin Ogilvie, who is travelling in Europe, has been staying in Barcelona…

Thursday, Aug 17

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Man says he was cured of pedophilia at Ottawa clinic: ‘It’s like a weight that’s been lifted’

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But skeptics worry about the impact of sending pedophiles into the world convinced their curse has been vanquished

Monday, Aug 14

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‘This is a time to lay blame’: Donald Trump criticized for not explicitly condemning white supremacists

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BEDMINSTER, N.J. — As President Donald Trump remained out of sight and silent, pressure mounted from both sides of the aisle for him to explicitly condemn white supremacists and hate groups involved in deadly, race-fuelled clashes in…

Saturday, Aug 12

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Red Wings denounce use of logo at white nationalist rally

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There is a Michigan-based white nationalist group called the Detroit Right Wings that uses the Red Wings' logo and the Red Wings are not impressed

Thursday, Aug 10

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Uber begins 'significant investment' of mapping in Metro Vancouver

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It could be a while before Uber ventures into B.C., but the company is banking on a future here by doing its research and upgrading its maps. Beginning Thursday, the ride-hailing tech company will send 25 vehicles out on the road to…

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North Korea dismisses Trump threats, says plan to shoot missiles toward Guam ready by mid-August

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SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — North Korea has announced a detailed plan to launch a salvo of ballistic missiles toward the U.S. Pacific territory of Guam, a major military hub and home to U.S. bombers. If carried out, it would be the North’s…

Wednesday, Aug 9

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Falling sperm counts threaten the human race? Don’t get your shorts in a twist over it just yet

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A Canadian expert says semen analysis tests are among the most poorly performed medical laboratory tests on the planet, with a margin of error as high as 50%

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Province announces 184 campsites upgraded in Castle parks

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Environment Minister Shannon Phillips on Thursday announced the completion of the first phase of a four-year project to improve Castle parks. The province is spending $20 million on upgrading recreational facilities in the park. So far,…

Suspect in custody after woman killed during domestic dispute on cruise ship in Alaska

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The FBI would not reveal any other details of the investigation. The cruise ship was carrying 3,400 passengers and 1,100 crew when the woman was killed

Essex launches new tourism website

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The idea for TourismEssex.ca was started in September and then it took over three months to design the finished product. The newly launched website is designed to promote accommodations, attractions and activities in Essex.

She ‘may never be found’: RCMP call off search for missing Australian hiker in Fraser Valley

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Sophie Dowsley disappeared while out for a walk with her Canadian partner, Greg Tiffin, whose body was found near a waterfall at Statlu Lake

Fake websites lead to hundreds of complaints from travellers scammed before Canada visits

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The government reports nearly 1,000 complaints of fraudulent websites — immigration officials say there has been 'no change' in the status of the problem

Tuesday, Aug 8

‘What are you supposed to do?’: Video shows hikers coming face to face with a mountain lion

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Its ears were perked up, head cocked and eyes locked on them

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Canada 150: The celebration isn't over yet this summer in Ottawa

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As Ottawa heads into the second half of a summer celebrating Canada’s 150th birthday, there are still lots of events to come. There may not be any monster spectacles like the giant robotic dragon-horse and spider that entertained an…

Monday, Aug 7

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156 cyclists embark on 530-km Great Lakes Waterfront Trail adventure

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From Point Pelee, 156 cyclists are pedalling a 530-km stretch of the Great Lakes Waterfront Trail to Canada's first national urban park.

Saturday, Aug 5

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Melodrama at Ontario doctors’ group ‘like a bad episode of House of Cards’

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Nine members of the OMA’s governing council have resigned, firing off accusations of bullying, secretiveness and out-of-control bureaucracy

Thursday, Aug 3

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Ontario woman told she can’t donate blood because of intellectual disability fights back

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Yanhong Dewan was literally born into adversity, but when she turned 17, she wanted to help others by donating blood. What followed was a years-long legal battle

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‘Watch here for REAL news!’: Donald Trump enlists daughter-in law to proclaim his achievements

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NEW YORK — President Donald Trump has declared himself so unimpressed by media coverage of his administration that he has launched his own “news service,” with broadcasts proclaiming his triumphs presented by one Lara Trump, the…

Wednesday, Aug 2

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Sask. leads country in obesity rates

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Nearly half of Saskatchewan adults are obese — a significant jump from a decade ago, and far above the Canadian average. According to data released this week from Statistics Canada’s community health survey, 45.9 per cent of Saskatchewan…

Tuesday, Aug 1

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Saudi Arabia to turn unspoiled islands, beaches into world-class resort

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An easing of the strict rules on tourism means most nationalities will not require a visa or will be able to obtain one online to visit the resort

Sunday, Jul 30

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Former Quebec Nordiques general manager Maurice Filion dies at 85

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'He was the one who built the Avco Cup team' former player Dave Pichette said

Saturday, Jul 29

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Four towns ask province to reassess logging plans in K-Country

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Four municipalities are asking Premier Rachel Notley to address their concerns over the economic and environmental impacts of a plan to log over 400 hectares in Kananaskis Country. Turner Valley, Black Diamond and Longview all passed…

Tuesday, Jul 25

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Toronto Blue Jays snap three-game losing skid with 4-2 win over Oakland Athletics

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Blue Jays hitters stranded nine base runners, and left the bases loaded twice, but still managed to defeat the Oakland A's

Monday, Jul 24

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Canadian Open returns to Glen Abbey as questions swirl about each of their futures

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Scott Stinson: The Open, set to be played for the 108th time, is at the nexus of forces that are reshaping the golf world

Wednesday, Jul 19

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‘McMethadone’ clinics under scrutiny as top-prescribers bill $650,000 each: study

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Each of the doctors had, on average, 435 methadone patients with public drug coverage. Each billed for an average of 71 methadone patients daily

Tuesday, Jul 18

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Surprise court ruling halts family’s efforts to remove man from life support

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A lawyer who had represented Ferreira in an unrelated case worried the family was acting rashly, while doctors warned the transplant organs could be in danger