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Human rights groups want Canada to respond to alleged mistreatment of drug smugglers at sea


Two human rights organizations are calling on the Canadian government for answers amid "troubling revelations" of the U.S. Coast Guard's alleged mistreatment of suspected drug smugglers at sea and Can...

Where will the 2019 election be decided? Trudeau's cabinet shuffle offers his bets

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Justin Trudeau prepares for the next vote with three new ministers in the electorally decisive Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area.

'We have to start getting used to it': Record-breaking temperatures heating up the globe

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No better time than during a global heat wave to take a closer look at the world's changing climate, for which record-breaking temperatures and extreme weather are the "new normal," experts say.

U.S. carmakers could be next victims of Trump's 'easy to win' trade war: Don Pittis

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Expect Canadian and Mexican voices at the Washington hearings to be drowned out by U.S. industry groups terrified of going the same way as Harley-Davidson and American soy farmers.

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Orioles trade Manny Machado to Dodgers


The Los Angeles Dodgers have won the Manny Machado sweepstakes, getting the prized All-Star shortstop from the Baltimore Orioles in a trade Wednesday night.


Make no mistake — Trudeau's cabinet shuffle is his re-election kickoff: Chris Hall

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Justin Trudeau unofficially launched his 2019 re-election campaign Wednesday with a cabinet shuffle that puts management of three of the most vexing challenges his government faces into new hands.


Why 'treason' doesn't quite describe Trump's actions in Helsinki


Treason might feel like the right word to describe the behaviour of U.S. President Donald Trump, but it may not be the right charge, according to a professor of constitutional law. There is a "lack of ...


White House denies that Trump said Russia no longer targeting U.S.

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The White House denied that U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that Russia was no longer targeting the United States, saying his answer "no" was about taking further questions not about potential interference in U.S. elections.

Parc Oméga to add accommodations, night tour


The Quebec government announced new funding Tuesday for Parc Oméga in Montebello, Que., to build overnight accommodations and launch a nighttime walking tour.

Raptors, Ujiri betting on themselves with acquisition of Kawhi Leonard

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Even after a franchise-best, 59-win regular season and an off-season that already saw their longtime nemesis LeBron James leave for the Western Conference, the Toronto Raptors weren’t convinced they could remain with the status quo and…

Rare baby snake fossil found in amber from Age of Dinosaurs

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Scientists have found the first ever fossilized baby snake, beautifully preserved in amber 100 million years ago. A Canadian biologist involved in the study calls that 'beyond exciting.'


Question medical care, advocate urges patients


Most of us place too much trust in the health-care system, a patient advocate is warning after thousands of patients discovered they may have been exposed to dirty medical equipment at an Ottawa clinic.

'It's unfortunate': Premiers reconsider format for future Indigenous talks

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Wednesday's Council of the Federation talks may be the last time premiers invite Indigenous leaders to their annual summer gathering, after the Assembly of First Nations, Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami and the Metis National Council declined…


Ottawa Redblacks cut player facing sexual assault charges


The Ottawa Redblacks have released defensive back Teague Sherman after he was charged with two counts of sexual assault.


Long-lost 1956 Stanley Kubrick script uncovered


A new Stanley Kubrick movie script has been unearthed, almost two decades after the iconic film director's death. Nathan Abrams, a film professor at Bangor University in Wales, had just completed a bo...

U.S. looks at imposing tariffs on uranium. Canada is the world's second-largest producer

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The United States Department of Commerce will launch an investigation into imports of uranium, citing the same concerns about national security that it did before implementing tariffs on steel and aluminum.


Iceberg looming over Greenland village spotted from space

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An iceberg that drifted perilously close to a remote Greenland village is so big that it can be seen from space.


Raptors, Spurs complete blockbuster swap of all-stars DeRozan, Leonard

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The Toronto Raptors shipped DeMar DeRozan to San Antonio on Wednesday in a blockbuster deal that sees star forward Kawhi Leonard come north of the border. Toronto also gets three-point threat Danny Green in the deal with backup centre…

Wednesday, Jul 18

These Trump voters support the U.S. president's comments on Russia — and his walkback, too

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In a conservative pocket of Maryland on Tuesday, loyalists of U.S. President Trump shrugged off his remarks favouring Russian leader Vladimir Putin over American intelligence findings, lauding Trump for correcting a "mistake" and…

Winnipeg MP Jim Carr to tackle international trade in new cabinet position

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has added five new faces to his cabinet and created new ministries in a significant midsummer shakeup.

Tuesday, Jul 17

Obama throws shade on Trump while exalting Mandela

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A closer look at the day's most notable stories with The National's Jonathon Gatehouse.

Trudeau has harsh words for Putin after Helsinki summit, in contrast to Trump

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau avoided calling out U.S. President Donald Trump by name over his behaviour during Monday's controversial news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin. But, unlike Trump, he had harsh words for the…

Here's what 50 years of food supply data says about Canada's eating habits

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Canadians are eating less beef, drinking less milk and soda, and eating more flour-based carbs than they did 50 years ago, food data analyzed by CBC shows.

Monday, Jul 16

'This is shameful': Trump's news conference with Putin stuns fellow Republicans

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On a trip in which Donald Trump dumbfounded allies and his usual critics, the U.S. president ended with a news conference performance at his first head-to-head summit with Vladimir Putin that had even some Republicans shaking their heads.

Royal family releases new photos to mark Prince Louis's christening

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Kensington Palace has released family photos of Prince Louis in the arms of his mother, the Duchess of Cambridge, to mark the baby boy's christening July 9.

Trump says he doesn't see why Russia would have meddled in election

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U.S. President Donald Trump said after meeting Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday in Helsinki that he didn't see "any reason why" Russia would have interfered in the 2016 U.S. federal election, despite the findings of his own…

Sunday, Jul 15

Ex-NHL goalie Ray Emery drowns in Hamilton harbour

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Hamilton police say they are investigating a potential drowning of a man who was swimming near Leander Boat Club.

Doug Ford tilts the table away from Trudeau's agenda

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When Canada's premiers gather in New Brunswick for their annual summer meetings this week, the main event will undoubtedly be the debut of Ontario Premier Doug Ford. But Ford is just the latest change at the provincial level that creates…

Saturday, Jul 14

Belgium blanks England to finish 3rd at World Cup

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Belgium earned its highest World Cup finish on Saturday by beating England 2-0 in the third-place match at St. Petersburg, Russia

Former Montreal resident murdered in the Philippines, wife injured in attack

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A Canadian living in the Philippines has been shot and killed on the eve of his planned move to B.C., over what police say appears to have been a property dispute. CBC News has confirmed that Barry Gammon, 66, formerly of Montreal, was…

'Stars are aligning' for Putin before Trump summit — indictments notwithstanding

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The indictments of 12 Russians for meddling in the 2016 U.S. election won’t derail President Donald Trump’s Monday summit with Russian leader Vladimir Putin, Russia scholars and former diplomats say.

Former Guelph professor killed by B.C. rogue wave remembered by students


A friend and former colleague of Denis Lynn says the biology professor died after he was hit by a rogue wave while he was out collecting samples in British Columbia.