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Saskatchewan relents on cuts to funeral services for the poor

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The Saskatchewan government has relented on a plan that would have seen people on social assistance lose nearly half of the benefits provided to cover funeral costs at a savings to the province of about $1 million per year.

Canadian government waiting for more details on Trump travel ban decision

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The Trudeau government is waiting for more details after the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday partially reinstated President Donald Trump's ban on travellers from six mainly Muslim countries.

Canadian Capt. Megan Couto leads Queen's Guard

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A Canadian has marched into the history books as the first female infantry officer to command the Queen’s Guard at a ceremonial Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace.

Cheaper beer in N.B. spells trouble for N.S. border town: mayor

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As of Monday, 24-can packs of common beer brands like Budweiser and Coors will cost $36 in New Brunswick, down from $43. The mayor of a Nova Scotia border town says that could mean losing local shoppers.

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Classmates mourn teen killed in triple-fatal crash in Mississauga, Ont.

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Children who should be celebrating the last week of school are instead mourning a classmate killed in a two-vehicle crash that claimed three lives in Mississauga, Ont. Sunday night.

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Ontario to call for public inquiry into ex-nurse Wettlaufer's murders

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The case of a nurse who murdered eight seniors in long-term care homes in Ontario will be examined in a public inquiry.

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Class of one: Nova Scotia teen is the only graduate at his high school

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An 18-year-old boy from a rural community in Nova Scotia is preparing for a graduation ceremony that may be a little shorter than average. The reason? He’s the only Grade 12 student in his school. He’s also the class valedictorian.

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Trump travel ban partly reinstated; fall court arguments set

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The U.S. Supreme Court is allowing the Trump administration to go forward with a limited version of its ban on travel from six mostly Muslim countries, a victory for President Donald Trump in the biggest legal controversy of his young…

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Subway dig uncovers 'Pompeii-like scene' in Rome

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Digging for Rome's new subway has unearthed the charred ruins of a 3rd century building and the 1,800-year-old skeleton of a dog that apparently perished in a fire.

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'Horrific' collision leaves 2 kids, 1 adult dead in Ont.

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Head-on collision kills two children, one adult in Ontario

Canadian becomes first woman to lead Queen's Guard

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A Canadian has marched into the history books as the first woman to command the Queen’s Guard at a ceremonial Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace.

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Events leading to air bag maker Takata's bankruptcy filing

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Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. filed for bankruptcy protection in Tokyo and the U.S. on Monday. The company said the move was necessary to ensure it could carry on supplying replacements for faulty air bag inflators linked to the…

Air bag recalls, lawsuits lead Takata to file for bankruptcy

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Shattered by recall costs and lawsuits, Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. filed Monday for bankruptcy protection in Tokyo and the U.S., saying it was the only way it could keep on supplying replacements for faulty air bag inflators…

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Advice for retirees who must answer the question: Buy, sell or rent?

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On CTVNews.ca: CTV's chief financial commentator Pattie Lovett-Reid has advice for retirees who must answer the question: Buy, sell or rent?

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Elizabeth Wettlaufer sentenced to life in prison

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Former Ontario nurse Elizabeth Wettlaufer has been sentenced to life in prison without eligibility for parole for 25 years, in connection with the murder of eight seniors in her care.

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Pakistan raises death toll in deadly fuel truck fire

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Pakistan's prime minister cut short a trip abroad to rush to the side of victims of a massive fuel tanker fire as authorities on Monday raised the death toll from the blaze to 157.

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LCBO workers reach tentative deal with management

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A tentative contract agreement has been reached averting a strike by LCBO workers that was set to begin at midnight.

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Dozens missing after tourist boat sinks in Colombia

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A tourist boat packed with about 160 passengers for the holiday weekend capsized Sunday on a reservoir near the Colombian city of Medellin, leaving at least six people dead and 31 missing, officials said.

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Why this conservation group thinks soiled undies are a good thing

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The Soil Conservation Council of Canada is getting the first results from its 'Soil Your Undies' campaign, which uses underwear to measure the health of a plot of soil.

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Canadian lumber producers face average 27 per cent duties with second wave

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Canada's softwood lumber industry faces average duties of about 27 per cent after the U.S. Department of Commerce slapped it with an additional 6.87 per cent in preliminary average anti-dumping tariffs.

Monday, Jun 26

Black Lives Matter revives police debate at Pride marches

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In New York City, several protesters from the group Black Lives Matter brought the parade to a standstill when they staged a sit-in. Police officers were seen handcuffing the demonstrators and escorting them away.

9 dead, 28 missing after tourist boat sinks in Colombia

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A tourist boat packed with about 170 passengers for the holiday weekend capsized Sunday on a reservoir near the Colombian city of Medellin, leaving nine people dead and 28 missing, officials said.

Sunday, Jun 25

PM Trudeau attends Toronto Pride parade absent of police floats

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Toronto's Pride parade began Sunday under cloudy skies with sporadic rain amid continued debate over the exclusion of the city's police force from this year's event.

Talks continue between the province's liquor control board and its workers

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Talks are continuing today between the Liquor Control Board of Ontario and its workers, who have threatened to go on strike at one minute past midnight.

Overturned oil tanker explodes in Pakistan, killing 153

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An overturned oil tanker burst into flames in Pakistan on Sunday, killing 153 people who had rushed to the scene of the highway accident to gather leaking fuel, a hospital official said as the death toll continued to rise.

Caught on cam: Montreal bus driver texting and driving

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A Montreal teenager captured a bus driver texting while driving a bus full of passengers during the morning rush hour on Friday.

Saturday, Jun 24

Texas mom's kids died after she left them in hot car as punishment: authorities

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A Texas woman told investigators that she left her 2-year-old daughter and 16-month-old son in a hot car where they died last month to teach the girl a lesson and that they didn't lock themselves in, as she initially reported, according to…

Montreal police seek suspect scamming women on dating apps

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Montreal police are looking for a suspect whom they allege used mobile dating apps like Tinder to scam women out of money.

Landslide in China buries at least 120 people

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More than 120 people were buried by a landslide that caused huge rocks and a mass of earth to come crashing into their homes in the mountain village of Xinmo, China early Saturday, officials said.

Andrew Scheer distances himself from Kellie Leitch's Syrian refugee tweet

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Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says party members endorsed his positive message on immigration during the leadership campaign, suggesting former leadership rival Kellie Leitch is offside with a recent comment about Syrian refugees.

Friday, Jun 23

Mulcair questions mission after sniper's record kill

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NDP leader Tom Mulcair is forgoing the celebration and raising red flags after reports a Canadian sniper in Iraq broke the world record for the longest confirmed kill.

Mayor decries cost of living crisis after Churchill, Man. rail link severed

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The mayor of Churchill, Man., and the chief of a nearby First Nation are asking the provincial and federal governments to immediately fund repairs of a rail line that they say is “critical” to their community’s survival.

Supreme Court clears way to B.C. class-action against Facebook

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The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that Facebook’s terms of use is “unenforceable” in Canada, clearing the way for a Vancouver woman to sue the social media giant for what she claims was a breach of her privacy.

New marijuana guidelines stress abstinence

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As Canada gets set to legalize marijuana next July, a panel of medical experts is releasing a set of guidelines for safe use of the drug.

Thursday, Jun 22

No tapes after all: Trump says he didn't record Comey talks

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U.S. President Donald Trump declared Thursday he never made and doesn't have recordings of his private conversations with ousted former FBI Director James Comey, ending a month-long guessing game that he started with a cryptic tweet and…

Sears Canada closing 59 locations, cutting 2,900 jobs

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Sears Canada will close 59 stores and cut approximately 2,900 jobs under a court-supervised restructuring, the beleaguered retailer said Thursday following years of dwindling sales and a revolving door of top executives.

Senate stands down on budget change dispute

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Senators stood down Thursday from their attempt to amend the government's budget bill, voting instead to accept the will of the House of Commons while insisting on their right to amend any bill.

Canadian charged in Michigan airport stabbing

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The Canadian man charged with stabbing a police officer at the Flint airport in a possible act of terrorism was a part-time caretaker at the Montreal apartment building where he lived and had once studied to sell insurance, a landlord and…