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More trouble for Trudeau India trip over invitation error, reports of Modi snub

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The stunning oversight that allowed a man convicted of attempted murder to be invited to a party in New Delhi with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is rocking Canada's ties with India just as the government is trying to boost trade in Asia.

Brantford, Ont., remains under state of emergency due to flooding


A southwestern Ontario community remains under a state of emergency after flooding from a swollen river forced thousands of residents from their homes.

Moir gets vocal and goes viral at women's hockey final

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Canadian ice dancing star Scott Moir was celebrated once again on Twitter on Thursday night -- this time as a spectator instead of an athlete.

'Finally upon us:' Mayor says apprehension on eve of school shooter sentencing

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An imminent sentencing decision for a young man who pleaded guilty to fatal shootings at a school and a home is stirring anxiety in the remote northern Saskatchewan community where they occurred.

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Owner of pit bull-type dog found guilty


A Quebec judge has found a man guilty of criminal negligence after his pit bull-type dog mauled a young girl.


Trump endorses raising minimum age to 21 for more weapons

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U.S. President Donald Trump endorsed stricter gun-control measures Thursday, including raising the minimum age to 21 for possessing a broader range of weapons than at present. He



Police say boy swept away in flood unlikely to have survived


Police say they will continue looking for a missing toddler who was swept into floodwaters in southwestern Ontario yesterday, but say it is unlikely the boy has survived.


Edmonton mother 'not criminally responsible' for daughter’s stabbing death, defence argues


An Edmonton mother has pleaded not guilty of killing her daughter in December 2016, with her defence team alleging she suffers from mental illness and should not be held criminally responsible.


Trudeau: Invitation should not have gone to extremist

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A man who was convicted of trying to assassinate an Indian cabinet minister in 1986 should not have been invited to receptions held in Delhi, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Thursday.


U.S. edges Canada to win gold in women's hockey

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Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson scored in a shootout to lift the United States to a 3-2 win over Canada in the championship game at the Pyeongchang Winter Games on Thursday.


Superagers' brains offer clues for sharp memory in old age

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Scientists are peering into the brains of 'superagers' - people in their 80s and 90s who have retained unusually sharp memory - to learn the secrets to cognitive health.


Convicted Sikh extremist photographed beside Sophie Gregoire Trudeau in India

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A Canadian Sikh convicted in 1986 of trying to assassinate an Indian cabinet minister has been photographed this week attending an event with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s wife in India.

Feds use taxpayer money to fly celebrity chef to India

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Vancouver-based celebrity chef Vikram Vij, a vocal Liberal supporter, was flown to India on the government’s dime to cook for a group of top diplomats, CTV News has learned.


Family upset after mother's cat seized by B.C. senior's home

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A woman in a Duncan senior's home is fighting for the return of her cat after staff seized the pet and replaced it with a stuffed animal.

Roasting for a cause: Alberta coffee startup aims to help first responders


A southern Alberta woman is using her startup coffee business to cope with personal tragedy while also helping out the first responders in her area.


Thousands ordered to evacuate after flooding in Brantford, Ont.


The City of Brantford issued a state of emergency and called for an immediate evacuation Wednesday, after heavy rain and ice jams in the Grand River caused widespread flooding.

'Do the right thing': Trump pressed by students on gun control

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Spilling out wrenching tales of lost lives and stolen security, students and parents appealed to President Donald Trump on Wednesday to set politics aside and protect America's school children from the scourge of gun violence. Trump…


Footwear collector, philanthropist Sonja Bata remembered for passion, generosity

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Collector and philanthropist Sonja Bata, whose collection of global footwear treasures formed the basis of the Bata Shoe Museum in Toronto, has died.

Police search for Vancouver mom who didn't pick up kids from school

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Vancouver police are focusing on a park as they investigate the case of a missing woman who failed to pick up her children from school.

Wednesday, Feb 21

3-year-old boy missing after van swept into Grand River

Rescue crews in southern Ontario are searching for a three-year-old boy who police say was ripped from his mother’s arms after a van was swept into a swollen river. The incident occurred just before 1 a.m. near the town of Grand Valley.

What will Prince William and Kate Middleton name their third baby?

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As the due date for Prince William and Kate Middleton’s third child looms, the public is placing bets on what the next royal name will be. According to Ladbrokes, a British-based betting and gambling company, the odds are even when it…

Vancouver cop baffled by driver's excuse for not clearing snow from windshield

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Vancouver police are reminding drivers that windshields need to be cleared of snow and ice before setting out on the road after receiving an odd justification for not doing so.

Alberta woman tracks down late mother's cherished Mustang convertible

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An Alberta woman will soon be reunited with the Ford Mustang that she inherited after her mother died from cancer, but was later forced to sell.

Tuesday, Feb 20

Fisticuffs over flatulence: Passenger's wind forces plane to make emergency landing

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A flight from Dubai to Amsterdam was forced to make an emergency landing after a passenger who allegedly refused to stop passing gas led to a fight on board.

'Worst. Olympian. Ever': Average skier sneaks into Olympics on technicality

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A U.S.-born skier is shocking the world with her breathtakingly pedestrian halfpipe skills in Pyeongchang, where she secured a spot on Hungary’s Olympic team through a participation loophole.

PM announces two-way investment deal with India

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Some of India's biggest companies say they will invest more than $250 million in Canada, in everything from pulp mills to pharmaceuticals and the IT sector. Canadian companies, meanwhile, plan to invest $750 million in India.

Virtue, Moir claim gold in ice dancing at Pyeongchang

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Canadian ice dance darlings Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir are going out on top, ending their illustrious career as the most decorated figure skaters in Olympic history.

Monday, Feb 19

Duchess of Cambridge breaks all-black #MeToo dress code at BAFTAs

Though she’s often known for setting fashion trends, the Duchess of Cambridge is drawing criticism for bucking one at the British Film and Television Awards, where she was among the few who did not wear black in support of the #MeToo and…

Virtue and Moir claim gold and the attention of a nation

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Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir are a step closer to ending their Olympic careers with gold medals around their necks.

Vacationing Calgary man dies in Mexico following sudden illness


A Calgary man who suddenly became ill while on vacation in Mexico has died. Jonathan Denis says his friend Troy Black began vomiting in Puerto Vallarta on Thursday and doctors found a tear in his esophagus.

Sunday, Feb 18

Florida shooting survivors lash out at Trump

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Students who escaped the deadly school shooting in Florida focused their anger Sunday at U.S. President Donald Trump, contending that his response to the attack has been needlessly divisive.

Hundreds pay tribute to the legacy of Becca Schofield

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A New Brunswick teenager who turned a terminal prognosis into an online movement that has inspired acts of kindness across the globe has died of brain cancer.

Calgary man donates kidney to grade school friend in Ontario

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When a Burlington, Ont. man needed a life-saving kidney transplant, an elementary school friend who now lives halfway across the country leapt at the chance to donate his, when he turned out to be the perfect match.

Ont. pharmacy gave fentanyl to customer seeking its antidote, naloxone


A Shoppers Drug Mart location in southwestern Ontario put fentanyl inside a kit that was supposed to contain the powerful opioid’s antidote, naloxone.

Saturday, Feb 17

Vancouver artist's cartoon of Florida school shooting resonates

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A Vancouver illustrator says she's overwhelmed by the social media response to her cartoon depicting the victim of the recent school shooting in Florida.

Manitoba mother speaks out after she was sent video of daughter’s beating


Police are investigating an assault on a 10-year-old girl on a Manitoba First Nation after video of the attack was sent to her mother.

'I want them away': Calgary neighbourhood concerned about mating coyotes


Coyotes are getting too close for comfort for some residents of a northwest Calgary neighbourhood. An uptick in sightings has prompted calls for action by local officials amid rising fears of an attack.

Blank Roll up the Rim cups circulating in Canada, Tim Hortons confirms


Tim Hortons has confirmed a 'small batch' of misprinted extra large-size Roll up the Rim cups were distributed in Atlantic Canada and Alberta for the annual contest.