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Streaking fan who ran onto field, subsequently got rocked by B.C. Lions defender hires law firm

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Preszler Law Firm says the fan, who has been banned from BC Place for a year, 'suffered serious injuries, including a mild traumatic brain injury'

World Cup fans flock to popular pub in Sochi — in the very same building Russia carried out its notorious doping scheme

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The building is a symbol of the shadow from which Russian sports are still trying to emerge, a discomfiting monument to the dark art of doping

CFL Week 2: B.C. Lions QB Jonathon Jennings tries to find the right amount of swagger

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Meanwhile, Winnipeg's Adam Bighill talks about how he never quite fit in during his NFL adventure in New Orleans

Late header from Harry Kane gives England 2-1 win over Tunisia

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VOLGOGRAD, Russia — Twice wrestled to the ground during the match, England captain Harry Kane finally evaded the Tunisian defence just as time was running out. Kane found an open area of space at the far post and used his head to meet…

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‘A historic vote’: Senate passes marijuana bill, clearing way for legalization

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It’s now up to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his cabinet to choose the date the law will take effect. The legislation gives provinces eight to 12 weeks to prepare

Babies forcibly separated from migrant parents sent to ‘tender age’ shelters, AP discovers

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Those who have visited the three Texas shelters described to the Associated Press play rooms of crying preschool-age children in crisis

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John Ivison: Byelection result suggests Quebec is a two-horse race for the first time in nearly 20 years

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Liberal Denis Lemieux won the seat in 2015 with just 31% of the vote because it was a four-way fight. Those days are over — for now, at least

Christie Blatchford: ‘If I didn’t shoot, I felt I was going to be shot,’ homeowner tells murder trial

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An un-modern capacity for self-reliance, coupled with a soldier’s training, meant that Peter Khill’s first thought when he heard an intruder was not to call 911

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‘It’s a priority’: Singh to review NDP policies in the wake of ‘disappointing’ byelection in Quebec

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Monday's dismal result marked the second time since Singh became leader that the NDP has been reduced to the role of bystander in a Quebec byelection

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Connor McDavid’s ‘value’ took a hit when the Edmonton Oilers imploded this season

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The NHL's leading scorer isn't a nominee for the Hart Trophy, but the Oilers hope the dispiriting season will make him stronger in the long run

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Make online political advertising more transparent and beef up privacy commissioner powers, committee urges MPs

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The recommendations would push Canada to tougher data protection rules in the style of the EU, where companies have been scrambling to comply

University of Guelph giving raises to full-time female faculty after review

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All full-time female faculty members at the University of Guelph will be getting a raise after a salary review found they were being paid less than their male colleagues. Charlotte Yates, the provost at the Ontario university, said the…

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What does Trinity Western’s Supreme Court loss mean for Charter challenges of the summer jobs attestation?

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The case shows the court's narrowing view of what can be justified on grounds of religious freedom but the two cases have important distinctions

‘Reverse the trend of this crisis’: Nearly 4,000 Canadians died from opioid overdose — and 78 per cent were men

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The numbers for apparent opioid-related fatalities show a national death rate of 10.9 for every 100,000 people in the population in 2017, up from 8.2 in 2016

Canadian 12-year-old catches eye of NBA players by dunking on eight-foot nets without jumping

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Six-foot-10 Olivier Rioux became an unsuspecting star when a video of a game he'd played against fellow 12-year-olds in Spain went viral

Barbara Kay: The Yazidis are in danger of extinction and Ottawa’s stopped helping

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Nada survived sexual slavery at the hands of ISIL. Recently, in Ontario, she recognized the man who'd enslaved her in Iraq. What's he doing here?

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John Robson: The Supreme Court just enforced conformity … to protect diversity, of course

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It used to be that Canadians had the right to go their own way provided they didn’t hurt others. The Trinity Western ruling proves that's over

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Canada has warehouses of weaponry that Ukraine needs. Why aren’t we aiding our ally?

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Opinion: Instead of sitting in storage, these weapons could be used by Ukrainians to defend their country from Russia’s military aggression

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Brazil got stifled, Germany looked feeble: Why the favourites are floundering early at the World Cup

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Four powerhouses — Argentina, Brazil, France and Germany — mustered just one narrow win and two draws between them in their first matches

How a Mexican soccer star accused of laundering money for drug cartels became a pariah at the World Cup

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Corporate sponsors that pay to have their brands all over the tournament and on its stars are running as far away from Rafa Márquez as possible

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Conservatives steal riding from Trudeau Liberals in first byelection test of Scheer’s Quebec strategy

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Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer has endorsed a number of Quebec-focused policies designed to appeal to erstwhile separatists and soft nationalists

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Andrew Coyne: We know how much a carbon tax would cost. If only we could say the same about the Tories’ alternative

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Surely a party so devoted to full disclosure will not withhold this important information from voters? Or are the Conservatives engaged in an anti-carbon tax cover-up?

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Christie Blatchford: Indigenous man could have been on his knees when fatally shot, trial hears

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The Ontario judge and a jury have heard repeatedly, that Jon Styres was shot dead Feb. 4, 2016, as he attempted to steal Peter Khill’s aged pickup truck

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Departure of Barry Trotz begins the likely breakup of this Washington Capitals roster

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Four key free agents could be on the move on July 1 as everyone seeks raises after winning the Stanley Cup

John Ivison: The carbon tax could be the ballot question in the 2019 federal election

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Just as with the free trade election of 1988, we could be set up for a single-issue tilt that settles the question of the day once and for all

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Trump announces plan for ‘Space Force’ to become new branch of the U.S. armed forces

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'When it comes to defending America, it is not enough to merely have an American presence in space. We must have American dominance in space'

Barry Trotz resigns as Washington Capitals coach after leading team to Stanley Cup

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The Capitals went to the playoffs in all four of Trotz's years as coach, including Presidents' Trophy-winning seasons in 2015-16 and 2016-17

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Toronto man’s boast of being in notorious MS-13 gang leads to deportation order

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The MS-13 was started in the 1980s by Salvadoran immigrants in Los Angeles and has had a presence in Toronto for at least 10 years

Kelly McParland: The voters sent the Liberals a clear message. Why should Doug Ford water it down?

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Refusing the Liberals party status would be entirely in line with the aim of Ontarians

Somalian kidnapper of Canadian reporter Amanda Lindhout given 15 years in prison

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Lindhout and photographer Nigel Brennan of Australia were snatched by armed men while pursuing a story, the beginning of 15 months in captivity

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Who will acquire Erik Karlsson? Will the Canadiens get their No. 1 centre? Plenty of intrigue surrounds NHL draft

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A GM can theoretically turn a franchise around with one pick or trade. That will be the hope for most Canadian teams heading into this weekend

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Armed civilian kills gunman and stops shooting spree at Washington Walmart

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Two armed civilians in the parking lot confronted the suspect, one of whom shot the man dead

Caster Semenya launches legal challenge against ‘discriminatory’ rule that limits testosterone in certain races

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Semenya, the two-time Olympic champion in the 800 metres, said the rule stigmatizes women who do not conform to perceived notions of femininity

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Mexico’s surprise World Cup win leads to cheering, jumping and … seismic activity?

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The Mexican men's soccer team scored a goal against powerhouse Germany in a stunning upset that seismic graphs suggest may have been earth-shaking