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Wednesday, Feb 21

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Comedian sued by ex-husband after she brings up their marriage in her routine

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Louise Beamont's former partner Thomas Reay says she made 'unjustified false allegations' at the Edinburgh fringe comedy festival

Friday, Feb 16

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Hedley dropped by management, radio, tour opener amid sexual misconduct allegations

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The former MuchMusic darlings released a statement Wednesday calling the allegations 'unsubstantiated'

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Martin Freeman grateful for heroic Black Panther moment

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Eric Volmers Martin Freeman calls it his “little Han Solo moment.” We won’t divulge many details, as it is also a key moment in Ryan Coogler’s mega-budgeted superhero film Black Panther. But it involves Freeman’s dashing CIA agent Everett…

Thursday, Feb 15

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Hedley performance dropped from Junos over ‘unsubstantiated’ sexual misconduct allegations

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The band called it ‘a line that we would never cross,’ after a flurry of claims on Twitter from anonymous users who alleged inappropriate encounters

Wednesday, Feb 14

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B.C. child care advocates hopeful $10-a-day slogan will become reality

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VICTORIA — B.C. child care advocates say they’re confident the NDP government is still pursuing its election promise of $10-a-day child care, even as the province dropped the slogan from its throne speech Tuesday. Premier John Horgan said…

Tuesday, Feb 6

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New details prompt detectives to want to re-interview husband in Natalie Wood death nearly 40 years after her body was found

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Detectives haven't reached out to Wagner for more than five years, Wagner's publicist and a sheriff's spokeswoman said

Monday, Feb 5

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‘Such a bat to the head’: Uma Thurman details Harvey Weinstein’s predatory behaviour

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The first 'attack' came in Weinstein's suite at the Savoy Hotel in London, the 'Pulp Fiction' and 'Kill Bill' star told Maureen Dowd

Sunday, Feb 4

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Alberta brother of actress Kim Cattrall found dead

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Chris Cattrall, 55, disappeared after leaving his cellphone, wallet and keys on a table in his Lacombe, Alta. house

Saturday, Jan 27

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Government, Catholic section ordered to pay $960,000 of Theodore case costs pending appeal

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The Government of Saskatchewan and a school board representing the province’s Catholic schools have been ordered to pay more than $960,000 in costs associated with a contentious court case around Catholic education in the province, pending…

Tuesday, Jan 23

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‘I used to be a comedian’: Bill Cosby returns to the stage in Philadelphia for first show since 2015

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Cosby reminisced about his childhood, telling the crowd about how when he was 4 he grilled a relative about the impending birth of his brother.

Monday, Jan 22

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If you have a cold nose, a new study says your brain is working too hard and diverting blood

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The next time you suspect you are overdoing things mentally, a quick check of your nose temperature could prove illuminating. Scientists have discovered that a cold nose is a sign of thinking too hard. In a study, in which researchers used…

Monday, Jan 15

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Comedian Aziz Ansari says sex with woman accusing him of misconduct was ‘consensual’

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A Brooklyn photographer said she went on a date with the comedian and it turned into the 'worst night of my life'

Wednesday, Jan 10

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‘Clumsy flirting is not a crime’: Catherine Deneuve denounces #MeToo for going too far

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Catherine Deneuve joined more than 100 other Frenchwomen to decry #MeToo for creating what they describe as a totalitarian climate

Tuesday, Jan 9

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Alan Bleviss, legendary Edmonton actor who voiced trailers for Scarface and Dirty Dancing, dies at 76

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Odds are you’ve heard Bleviss's voice selling you something, telling you how to vote, or letting you know what was coming to a theatre near you

Monday, Jan 8

After rousing Golden Globes speech, Oprah says she doesn’t plan to run for U.S. president

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She called for a 'new day' on a night when many were addressing women's roles in Hollywood and the world

Sunday, Jan 7

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Draped in black, this year’s Golden Globes will try on a new look

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The 75th running of the awards, set for Beverly Hills on Sunday night, will be the most prominent display yet for the "MeToo" movement

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Advocate worries Langley seniors complex becoming a 'Riverview satellite'

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An advocate for seniors wants Fraser Health to stop placing young people with mental health and addiction problems in a complex run by the Langley Lions Senior Citizens Housing Society. “Residents are frightened,” said Kory Down. “Housing…

Friday, Jan 5

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Campaign seeks money to keep heat, lights on for ailing ‘living legend’ Inuit singer

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Charlie Panigoniak has been singing songs about Inuit life in the language of his people since the 1970s. Now he suffers from Parkinson's disease and dementia

Thursday, Jan 4

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Soulpepper co-founder Albert Schultz forced to step down following multiple sex-assault accusations

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Lawsuits naming Toronto-based Soulpepper Theatre Company and Schultz were filed this week by four women who have all agreed to be named publicly

Tuesday, Jan 2

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From Sgt. Stubby to G.I. Joe, the world’s most famous non-human war heroes

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Sgt Stubby: An American Hero, an animated movie about the most decorated dog of the First World War, will be released this year. But he's not the only animal hero

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Carrie Underwood warns fans she may not look the same after ‘freak random accident’

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In mid-November, the country star tripped and fell on the stairs outside her Nashville home. She's only now revealing how badly she was hurt

Saturday, Dec 30

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Barry Sherman, whose sudden death is under investigation, among newest Order of Canada inductees

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The Order of Canada cannot be awarded to someone after their death, but Sherman was nominated more than six months ago

Friday, Dec 29

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Surrey physio clinic hopes to raise $500,000 for robot

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Michael Coss survived a catastrophic accident on the Coquihalla Highway that put him in hospital and in the care of doctors who said he would never walk again. But 11 years later, the former all-around athlete, Molson’s sales rep and pilot…

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You can start your 2018 with a howl — the wolf moon arrives on New Year’s Day

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NASA is reporting that the celebrations to usher in 2018 will also be lit up by their own supermoon, with the so-called “wolf moon” set to arrive on New Year’s Day. The space agency says the wolf moon — one of three such supermoons since…

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‘Not even funny’: Editor’s markup of Milo Yiannopoulos’s manuscript draws ridicule

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Editors are the unseen warriors of the writing world. Their work — advising, shaping and cutting a piece of writing to make it more readable — is done in private. Their names are rarely widely known. But Mitchell Ivers of Threshold…

Boeing unveils drone capable of landing on aircraft carrier, as Navy competition heats up

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Boeing recently offered a first glimpse of its newest military aircraft, a large, stingray-shaped drone it hopes will win an intense Navy competition to build an uncrewed aircraft capable of landing on an aircraft carrier. Drones have been…

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Actress Rose Marie, best known as wisecracking Sally Rogers on Dick Van Dyke Show, dies at 94

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Marie's career spanned some 90 years, with her starting as a bobbed-hair child star in vaudeville and working for nearly a century in theatre, radio, TV and movies

Thursday, Dec 28

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A woman went into labour at a grocery store — and the butcher helped deliver it

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After 25 minutes of chaos, she did what many would do. 'I went live from Facebook,' she said

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Prosecutors looking into $285M loan given to Kushner’s real estate company one month before election

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Federal prosecutors have requested records related to a $285 million loan that Deutsche Bank gave Jared Kushner’s family real estate company one month before Election Day, the company confirmed this week. The records were sought by…