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Canadian borrowers mustn't count on trade war to stop rising mortgage costs: Don Pittis

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A trade war might be bad for the economy, but not bad enough to stop short-term hikes in U.S. and Canadian borrowing costs.



Mon, 16 Jul 2018 04:00:00 EDT

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Questions for coroner, provincial officials as Wettlaufer inquiry resumes

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After shocking revelations in the first part of the Wettlaufer inquiry, a lawyer for the serial killer's victims is expecting to grill Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care officials as testimony resumes today.



Mon, 16 Jul 2018 05:00:00 EDT

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From casinos to cannabis: how a tiny First Nation forged a big business empire

Patricia Bernard

How a small Edmundston-area band with an all-women leadership became one of the most prosperous First Nations in the New Brunswick.



Mon, 16 Jul 2018 06:00:00 EDT

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Void left by Greyhound unlikely to be filled by smaller bus companies

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While Canadian bus companies have said they could fill some of the transportation gaps that will be left when Greyhound ends its service in Western Canada, it will not be enough to meet the needs of commuters who had relied on the national carrier.



Mon, 16 Jul 2018 04:00:00 EDT

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Number of government employees fired for misconduct, incompetence sees sharp increase

Long night ahead

The number of federal government public servants fired for misconduct or incompetence has risen sharply in recent years, according to figures obtained by CBC News.



Mon, 16 Jul 2018 04:00:00 EDT

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Father, son charged with killing 13 horses have history of theft, fraud, starving animals

David and Jason Small

Members of a family accused of letting 13 horses die while starving 15 others in Whitchurch-Stouffville, Ont., have a history of fraud, theft and starving animals, a CBC Toronto investigation has found.



Mon, 16 Jul 2018 04:00:00 EDT

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Thousands of France fans pour onto Montreal streets after 4-2 World Cup victory

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It may not be the Champs Elysées, but Parc Jean-Drapeau in Montreal was swarming with red, white and blue Sunday afternoon as France poured in the goals and, finally, won the World Cup 4-2.



Sun, 15 Jul 2018 17:15:01 EDT

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Ex-NHL goaltender Ray Emery drowns in Hamilton harbour

Ray Emery

Hamilton police have confirmed that the man who drowned in Hamilton harbour was former Ottawa Senators goalie Ray Emery.



Sun, 15 Jul 2018 12:12:30 EDT

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Canada's diversity not reflected on the silver screen, say actors, screenwriters of colour

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A McGill University study found nonwhite actors are disproportionately underrepresented in Hollywood films — a phenomenon also seen in Canada, according to industry professionals.



Sun, 15 Jul 2018 17:00:00 EDT

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Rescue team frees 1st entangled whale since 2017 death of volunteer Joe Howlett

Whale caught

Campobello Whale Rescue Team freed a young entangled whale Saturday off Brier Island, N.S., its first emergency response on the water since fellow rescuer Joe Howlett's death last year.



Sun, 15 Jul 2018 15:15:43 EDT

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Parties on Canadian streets after French World Cup win

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Elated French fans burst out of bars and into the streets of Montreal on Sunday, dancing and singing as they celebrated their soccer team's victory over Croatia in the World Cup final. In Toronto, ecstatic fans paraded downtown, cheering and waving French flags.



Sun, 15 Jul 2018 11:55:37 EDT

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Ray Emery remembered by hockey community

Ray Emery Ottawa Senators

Former teammates, coaches and executives who played and worked with former NHL goaltender Ray Emery have been expressing condolences online following the 35-year-old's death on Sunday.



Sun, 15 Jul 2018 17:14:46 EDT

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Almost every part of Canada's largest national park deteriorating: federal study

Wood Buffalo beaver dam

An exhaustive federal study of Canada's largest national park concludes almost every aspect of its environment is deteriorating.



Sun, 15 Jul 2018 11:35:49 EDT

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'Abandoned by my country': Former hostage in Syria says Canada let him down

Carl Campeau

In 2013, Syrian rebels abducted Canadian lawyer Carl Campeau while he was working for the UN, and kept him hostage for eight months. Neither the UN nor the Canadian government would pay ransom for his release. Although he managed to escape, he continues to live in fear and feels abandoned both by his country and his employer.



Sun, 15 Jul 2018 09:00:00 EDT

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Man denied exemption to union dues on religious grounds, after board rules his objections are political

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Robert Alan Bogunovic told the B.C. Labour Relations Board his religious and political views had become irreconcilable with his membership in the B.C. Teachers Federation. The board says it was more of a political disagreement.



Sun, 15 Jul 2018 11:00:00 EDT

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3 family members charged after alleged kidnapping, assault in Kingston, Ont.

Kingston Police cruiser, Aug. 18, 2017

Investigators say three family members have been charged after a woman was allegedly kidnapped and abused for nearly a year.



Sat, 14 Jul 2018 22:56:05 EDT

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Compass Minerals and Unifor reach tentative deal in Goderich salt mine strike

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Compass Minerals and the union representing striking Goderich salt mine workers have reached a tentative deal, days after both sides returned to the bargaining table.



Sun, 15 Jul 2018 10:15:40 EDT

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Wait-list for Peace Tower flag now exceeds average Canadian lifespan

Mitchell Mader

All Mitchell Mader wanted was a meaningful piece of Canadiana when he signed up to receive one of the 250 Canadian flags flown throughout the year atop Parliament Hill's Peace Tower, but it's unlikely he'll live to see the day it arrives.



Sun, 15 Jul 2018 06:00:00 EDT

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Woman dead, man injured after driver hits pedestrians in Burlington, Ont.

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A woman was killed and part of a man's leg was amputated after a driver slammed into pedestrians and crashed into a former restaurant patio in Burlington, Ont., on Saturday morning, Halton police said.



Sat, 14 Jul 2018 11:16:25 EDT

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Indigenous pipeline protester arrested near Kamloops, B.C., released by RCMP

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A woman who was arrested after a Trans Mountain pipeline protest in British Columbia's North Thompson Provincial Park Saturday morning has been released from custody.



Sat, 14 Jul 2018 17:20:55 EDT

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