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Montreal Alouettes hold on for 23-20 victory over Edmonton Elks

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The Montreal Alouettes have picked up where they left off last season. Walter Fletcher scored a pair of long touchdowns and the Alouettes continued to look solid to start their Grey Cup title defence, emerging with a 23-20 victory over the…

Quebec restaurant halts free-meal program after warning over English-only text

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A Montreal restauranteur said he's halted a "pay it forward" free meal program after a complaint from Quebec's language law enforcement office.

Ontario road trips: Check out Paris, the ‘prettiest little town in Canada’

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The man who named Paris, Ont., envisioned his town being as beautiful as the original. Does it live up? Take a visit and decide for yourself.

Apple Watch warns of irregular heart rate. N.S. man was having heart attack

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A 44-year-old Nova Scotia man is crediting his Apple Watch with possibly saving his life after being notified of an irregular heart rate, which turned out to be a heart attack.

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With more sunny days ahead, experts say be aware of melanoma risk

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With summer soon to be in full swing and many hot and sunny days expected, experts are emphasizing the need to protect yourself from the rays, which could lead to melanoma.

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Sex worker assault: Vancouver police ID suspect in attack that prompted public warning

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The update came one day after police issued a warning to women in the Downtown Eastside over the attack.

Rural Okanagan-Similkameen garbage costs to more than double

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The Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen voted on Thursday to move ahead with a 2.3-million-dollar garbage contract with Waste Connections Canada.

Brennan helps Guardians past Blue Jays 3-1

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Toronto's struggling offence is beginning to weigh on Kevin Gausman and the Blue Jays' other starting pitchers.

With election season coming, B.C.’s airwaves already awash in attack ads

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While no election is formally underway in B.C., political attack ads are already flying fast and furiously, aiming at both the federal and provincial levels.

2 killed in Alberta highway crash near Okotoks

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EMS responded to a fatal crash between High River and Okotoks on Friday afternoon. Two people were killed in the crash and a third was seriously injured.

‘Poop all over the place’: Free-roaming peacocks anger Vancouver Island neighbourhood

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Residents of a North Cowichan neighbourhood say they've had enough of the peacocks that have made a home of their community.

‘Unwanted onlookers’: Wreck Beach petition aims to have large logs returned

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Wreck Beach has long been a popular spot for beachgoers, where clothing and bathing suits are optional.

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After 70 years, DNA test reunites 3 long-lost siblings across the pond

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Lorraine Williams, from Chilliwack, and Josephine Morey from the United Kingdom, both submitted their DNA to MyHeritage and got a match.

Langford, B.C. thieves make off with pricy portable cold plunge pools

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The thieves stole multiple items, including a pair of 'Kustom Kool' brand cold plunge ice baths, worth about $5,800 each.

Alberta LGBTQ2 advocates raise concerns after trans youths denied gender-affirming care

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Advocates are raising concerns after trans youth are being denied gender-affirming care due to fears of repercussions from the Alberta government's proposed parental rights policy.

Feel-good Friday: Global BC’s highlights of the week

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Pioneers in electric aviation, falling Vancouver rents and recognition for a legendary B.C. street ball crew are among the positive stories we're highlighting this week.

Saskatchewan Rattlers mid-season addition Williams seizing open forward position

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Playing under Saskatchewan Rattlers head coach Larry Abney in the NBA G League, Bryson Williams is settling into his new role as starting forward following his CEBL debut.

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Edmonton Elks try to recover low attendance and attract new fans for 2024 season

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As Edmonton Oilers games sell out and demand for watch part space grows, the Elks have the opposite problem. Despite reducing seat capacity, fans still aren’t filling them.

Man who randomly stabbed Mexican tourist at Tim Hortons back living in Vancouver

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David Morin, 30, pleaded guilty to aggravated assault and was sentenced to three years in prison in June 2022.

Provincial park in northern B.C. to expand nearly 100 times in size

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The Ministry of Environment says Klinse-za Park in northern British Columbia will expand from 2,689 hectares to nearly 200,000 hectares.

Canada’s first-ever commercial electric flight takes off in B.C.

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Sealand Flight, based in Campbell River B.C. conducted Canada's first-ever commercial flight in an electric aircraft on June 14. A student got to be part of the experience.

B.C. sheriff shortage leads to court delays and calls for action from trial lawyers

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Five courtrooms were closed at the Vancouver Provincial Courthouse on Thursday. Three additional courtrooms were closed in Port Coquitlam.

Autonomy on the horizon for First Nations University of Canada with new partnership

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A new partnership sets the First Nations University of Canada on the path to becoming fully autonomous, which has been its vision since it was established in 1976.

Fort Saskatchewan tornado warning lifts as storm moves away from region

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Meteorologists from Environment Canada first issued the tornado warning at 4:52 p.m. MDT as a severe thunderstorm tracked through the area.

Victoria puts up $1.8M in funding for new ‘hub’ to help homeless

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The City of Victoria is providing $1.8 million in operating funding for a new facility opening in the coming months aimed at addressing the risks and impacts of homelessness.

Miscommunication causing rift between Edmonton council, police commission

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The head of the Edmonton Police Commission doesn’t know exactly how or when the relationship with city council began to erode, but believes it’s time to get back on track.

Saskatchewan Speaker calls meeting to get to bottom of Jeremy Harrison gun allegations

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Saskatchewan's legislature Speaker says a meeting he called for next week is the only avenue to get to the bottom of gun allegations surrounding a cabinet minister.

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Grass fire on Mount Boucherie quickly knocked down by firefighters

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‘Fast work by firefighters caught the fire and prevented it from growing further,’ said the fire department.

Alex Jones’ assets to be liquidated to pay Sandy Hook lawsuits, judge rules

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The U.S. judge also tossed out a separate bankruptcy case for Jones' company that owns his Infowars platform, leaving the future of his business uncertain.

Strict new rules coming for Canadian dogs crossing border into U.S.

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Starting on Aug. 1, the American Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will have new strict rules for any dog crossing from Canada into the United States.