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Brian Gallant gets permission from lieutenant-governor to continue governing N.B.

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New Brunswick's lieutenant-governor has given Brian Gallant permission to continue governing the province while the Liberals try to win the confidence of the legislature with fewer seats than his main opponent.

Trump tells UN General Assembly U.S. rejects 'global governance'

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U.S. President Donald Trump used his second address to the UN General Assembly on Tuesday to tell world leaders that his administration rejects "global governance, control and domination."

Spain built fences 20 years ago to keep migrants away. Here's how that worked out

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Long before wall-building became a showpiece election promise in the U.S., fences went up on Europe’s southern border to keep migrants out.

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Volunteers turned away in Dunrobin


After a few hours of confusion, the City of Ottawa is confirming it is indeed looking for volunteers to help clean up after Friday's tornado in Dunrobin.


Kingston, Ont., official dies in Friday's storm


A senior City of Kingston employee has died after a tree fell on him during the severe storms that swept through eastern Ontario last Friday.


Hydro Ottawa aims to restore all power by 5 p.m.


Life is slowly returning to normal for most residents of Ottawa-Gatineau after Friday's destructive tornadoes.


Ticketmaster, Live Nation face questions from U.S. senators

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Ticketmaster — and its parent company, Live Nation — are being called on the carpet by two U.S. senators who are demanding explanations about the company’s secret scalper program, exposed last week in a report by CBC News and the Toronto…

Canada will meet with Saudis to discuss diplomatic rift: Freeland

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Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland says she'll meet with her counterpart from Saudi Arabia on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.

Luck is nearly impossible to beat, and Justin Trudeau's has no end: Neil Macdonald

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My guess is that Trudeau spent his summer vacation up on the roof of Rideau Cottage with his wife, staring at the night sky, watching the stars align perfectly.


Osuna earns save in return to Rogers Centre as Astros edge Jays

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Roberto Osuna pitched the ninth inning to earn the save in his return to Rogers Centre, and the Houston Astros inched closer to securing the American League West by beating the Blue Jays 5-3 on Monday in the first game of Toronto's final…


Volunteers share skills, supplies with Ottawa-area storm victims

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Talented carpenters, arborists, cooks, drivers, therapists and babysitters are offering their supplies and services to those affected by the tornadoes that struck the Ottawa-Gatineau region on Sept. 21.

How BBC Africa uncovered the story behind an execution video of women and children

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When the grisly video first emerged of two women and two children being executed at point-blank range by what appeared to be Cameroonian soldiers, the Cameroon government called it "fake news."


Farmer injured in tornado out of danger, family says


One of four people who remain in hospital after an EF-3 tornado carved a path of destruction through the rural west Ottawa community of Dunrobin on Friday is out of danger, his relieved family says.

Recovery slow for Ottawa's 'other' tornado victims


Residents of Ottawa's Greenboro neighbourhood are preparing to rebuild after what Environment Canada has confirmed was a tornado touched down Friday, damaging roofs, vehicles and backyards.

Radio ad claiming to debunk 'myths' of residential schools draws criticism

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The producers of a radio ad that aired in Saskatchewan talking about the "myths" of residential school trauma were "knowingly turning their backs on the facts," according to a University of Regina professor.


Praise for hydro workers as power returns


As the lights flickered on in neighbourhoods across Ottawa over the weekend, praise flooded in for the hydro crews who have worked tirelessly since Friday's devastating storm to restore power.


Canada has removed only 6 of 900 asylum seekers facing U.S. deportation

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Newly released figures show Canadian officials have removed only a handful of the hundreds of irregular migrants who arrived in Canada while they were already facing deportation orders from the United States.


Monday, Sep 24

U.S. interest rates are rising and indebted Canadians won't escape the effect: Don Pittis

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The world will feel the effect as U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell is expected to raise rates this week — and then keep raising them.

Dellen Millard found guilty of killing his father


Dellen Millard will learn his final fate in court Monday, as a judge renders her decision in his trial for first-degree murder in the death of his father, Wayne.

'I'm not going anywhere,' Kavanaugh says as new sex assault allegation surfaces

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Republicans are mounting a combative, co-ordinated drive to salvage Brett Kavanaugh's U.S. Supreme Court nomination as they fight to keep a second woman's allegation of long-ago sexual misconduct from derailing his confirmation.

Tiger Woods claims Tour Championship for 1st win in over 5 years

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Tiger Woods is a winner again, capping off one of the most remarkable comebacks in golf history.

Sunday, Sep 23

'It's not real': Some left homeless by Ottawa-area tornadoes ponder next steps

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All levels of government are joining forces to help with restoration efforts today, two days after a pair of tornadoes ravaged Ottawa and the Gatineau, Que., area, leaving tens of thousands without power.

Missing another NAFTA deadline would be risky — but not fatal

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Washington's warning to Canada to not miss the next deadline in the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement is starting to sound like a boy crying wolf. Several deadlines have been blown already, yet the talks continue.…

Saturday, Sep 22

Christine Blasey Ford, who says Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her, agrees to testify

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Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who has accused U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault when they were both in high school, has agreed to testify before a Senate panel next week. Details of her appearance have not…

Ticketmaster secret scalper program targeted by class-action lawyers

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A U.S. law firm is seeking to launch a class-action lawsuit on behalf of fans who purchased inflated resale tickets through Ticketmaster, on the heels of a CBC News/Toronto Star investigation.

'We've pretty much lost everything': Homes destroyed as Ottawa-Gatineau tornadoes cause mass outages

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About 100,000 Hydro Ottawa customers alone remain without power and residents in Dunrobin, Ont., and Gatineau, Que., are surveying the damage to homes, trees and hydro lines after twisters ripped through the area on Friday.

What gun owners need to know about Ottawa's new firearms bill

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The Liberal government is poised to pass new firearms legislation — changes to the country's firearms regime that Ottawa says are "modest" but necessary reforms to help tamp down on the frequency of violent gun crime. Here's what is in…

Friday, Sep 21

'Looks as if there was never a house there': Ottawa-Gatineau tornado causes mass power outages, 6 in hospital

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Two people remained in critical condition in hospital and tens of thousands were still without power Saturday, a day after a tornado ripped through parts of the Ottawa and Gatineau, Que., area.

The Sahara's wind and sun could power the world — and turn the desert green


Where on Earth could you fit three million wind turbines? What about the Sahara Desert? A computer model in a recent large-scale climate modelling experiment simulated a Sahara with an astounding three million wind turbines and solar…

'They're nothing but financial terrorists': 60,000 Canadians have complained about the CRA phone scam

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You've probably got the call: An automated message threatens you with arrest over unpaid taxes owed to Canada Revenue Agency. They may demand as little as $700 — though some have handed over more than $100,000.

Toronto Danforth shooter stood over woman and shot her 4 times, unsealed warrants show

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Nearly two months after the Danforth shooting, unsealed search warrants show that Faisal Hussain stood over a woman and shot her four times during a rampage that ended with the 29-year-old shooting himself in the head.

Thursday, Sep 20

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen ordered to undergo psychiatric evaluation

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A closer look at the day's most notable stories with The National's Jonathon Gatehouse: French court orders far-right leader Marine Le Pen to undergo a psychiatric assessment; peace is proving very prosperous for Colombia's drug barons

Military to reopen 23 'unfounded' sexual assault cases

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Canada’s military is reopening investigations into nearly two dozen cases of sexual assault after reviewing 179 old cases that previously had been deemed unfounded.

What happens when your neighbours smoke up, and it could kill you?

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A woman who has a life-threatening allergy to cannabis lives in a condo where owners voted down a proposal to ban weed smoking in the units.