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2 bowling alley staff 'taken hostage' in central England

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Police in central England warned the public to stay away Sunday from a shopping centre where a gunman reportedly took two employees at a bowling alley hostage.

Remai Modern Art Gallery opens doors to Saskatoon art lovers

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Years (and tens of millions of dollars) in the making, the Remai Modern Art Gallery of Saskatchewan opened its doors to Saskatoon’s art lovers on Saturday.

Anti-Trudeau, anti-racism demonstrators clash in Toronto; four arrested

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A group of anti-Trudeau protesters and anti-racism counter-demonstrators clashed in Toronto on Saturday.

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Canada 'extremely worried' about NAFTA: Ambrose

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Behind the scenes Canadian officials are 'extremely worried' about where the North American Free Trade Agreement negotiations are headed, and it’s time to be worried, says Rona Ambrose, a member of Canada’s NAFTA Advisory Council.

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'Trifecta of rain storms' triggers flooding fears in B.C.

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Rainfall warnings have ended for parts of B.C.'s Lower Mainland, but wet weather continues on Sunday for the already-saturated region.

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WHO rescinds Mugabe appointment amid backlash

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The World Health Organization has rescinded the appointment of Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe as a goodwill ambassador.

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Lost hikers found in embrace after 'sympathetic murder-suicide'

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Friends and relatives of a couple whose bodies were found in Joshua Tree National Park say they believe the two got lost while hiking in the sprawling desert park and struggled in the searing heat with little food or water before they died…

Trudeau meets 'exemplary' Edmonton police officer who was injured in attack

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau praised an Edmonton police officer for his 'exemplary' actions during an attack in which he was run down and then stabbed.

Climate change making wildfires more 'extreme': professor

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Climate change didn't directly cause major wildfires in Alberta and British Columbia this year but it did contribute to their extreme nature, says a University of Alberta researcher.

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Pair of Hip-loving teachers urge colleagues to 'teach like Gord'

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Following Gord Downie’s passing, a pair of teachers in Clinton, Ont. are urging their colleagues to use The Tragically Hip frontman’s words to inspire a new generation through a social media campaign they’ve dubbed ‘Teach Like Gord.’

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Trudeau thanks Edmonton police officer in person who was injured in attack

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau praised an Edmonton police officer for his 'exemplary' actions during an attack in which he was run down and then stabbed.

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Pair of plush children's toys recalled due to choking hazard

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Two children’s wind-up musical plush toys are being recalled in Canada due to a choking hazard.

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Skating champion Karen Magnussen warns about ammonia gas leaks

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The Langley resident was injured in 2011 in an ammonia leak like the one that killed three in Fernie this week.

Trudeau condemns Mugabe appointment as WHO good will ambassador

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called the appointment of Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe as a goodwill ambassador for the World Health Organization "unacceptable," joining a chorus of widespread condemnation.

Winnipeg police searching for missing 13-year-old girl

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Winnipeg police are searching for a 13-year-old girl that has been missing since Wednesday evening

Saturday, Oct 21

Halifax man strips down and dives into harbour to rescue seagull

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A Halifax man is being credited with saving a seagull's life after he stripped down to his underwear and jumped in the harbour to rescue the distressed bird.

Friday, Oct 20

4 ways you're carving your jack o' lantern all wrong

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Every October, hospitals treat four to five times more hand injuries than usual as a result of jack o’ lantern carving. Before you make your first puncture, CTVNews.ca has compiled some tips to help you avoid any carving mishaps this…

N.S. psychiatric hospital criticized over unescorted patients going missing

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After a patient from the East Coast Forensic Psychiatric Hospital in Dartmouth, N. S. was accused of an indecent act while out on a day pass, questions are being raised about how often the hospital’s patients are going missing without…

'Healthy grandparenthood' changing the face of the Canadian family: study

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There are an astounding 7.1 million grandparents in Canada -- more than we've ever had. And researchers say all those seniors living longer lives are changing the face of the modern Canadian family.

Trudeau Liberals hit two-year mark. How have they done?

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Exactly two years ago Thursday, the federal Liberals won a sweeping, and not totally expected majority government. From the floor of the Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel in Montreal where he made his election night victory speech, Justin…

Thursday, Oct 19

'Diwali Mubarak'?: Trudeau's use of Arabic raises eyebrows

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Twitter feed is lighting up with comments from irritated members of Canada’s Indian community, after he used an Arabic word to wish them a happy Diwali.

Dentist fixes domestic abuse survivor's tooth for free

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A survivor of domestic violence is learning to smile again thanks to the kindness of a dentist who fixed her broken tooth for free and captured her emotional reaction on video.

Winter forecast: More snow in Ontario and Quebec, 'dangerous' cold in Prairies

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AccuWeather is predicting more snowstorms in central Canada and 'dangerously' cold temperatures for the Prairies this winter.

71 puppies up for adoption after rescue from suspected Quebec puppy mill

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More than 70 dogs rescued from decrepit living conditions in a suspected Quebec puppy mill are now looking for new homes.

Wednesday, Oct 18

Janes brand chicken products recalled over salmonella concerns

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Breaded chicken products sold under the Janes brand name are being recalled due to possible contamination from salmonella. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says the uncooked products include Pub Style Chicken Burgers and Breaded Chicken…

Gord Downie's brothers vow to continue singer's legacy

Gord Downie, the legendary front man of the Canadian rock band the Tragically Hip, has died at the age of 53.

Gord Downie pulled Canada closer together

The death of the Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie has prompted an outpouring of condolences and celebration of his musical legacy from fellow artists, politicians, and luminaries in Canada and around the world.

3 dead in ammonia leak at B.C. hockey arena

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Three people have been confirmed dead in Fernie, B.C., in connection with an ammonia leak at a hockey arena.

Tuesday, Oct 17

NAFTA tensions erupt, deadline pushed into 2018

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U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer says NAFTA talks are being extended into 2018 -- a tacit admission that negotiators aren't going to meet their original deadline for a deal by year-end.

Ontario MPP wants to stomp out mandatory high heels at work

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The decision to wear high heels at work will be fully in the hands of employees, not employers, under an Ontario Liberal MPP’s proposed changes to the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

Exclusive: Leanne Nicolle goes public with Marcel Aubut harassment allegations

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A woman who accused former Canadian Olympic Committee president Marcel Aubut of harassment has revealed her identity in an exclusive interview with CTV News Chief Anchor Lisa LaFlamme.

North Korea says 'a nuclear war may break out any moment'

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North Korea's deputy UN ambassador warned Monday that the situation on the Korean peninsula "has reached the touch-and-go point and a nuclear war may break out any moment."