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When you can’t escape the heat, you’re in a ‘heat dome’

During a heat wave, it can feel like being trapped by rising temperatures on all sides — and that’s basically what’s happening to the air in an event that…

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Ottawa stands by U.S. as safe third country, despite new border policy

The federal government says it stands by its designation of the U.S. as a safe third country despite domestic and international calls to suspend a…

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Conservatives ‘declaring war on Canada Food Guide’ like they did on long-form census, Trudeau says

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is defending his government’s update to the Canada Food Guide in the wake of attacks by Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer who…

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Ottawa to pay nearly $1B to settle sexual misconduct lawsuits against Canadian Armed Forces

The Canadian government has agreed to pay nearly a $1 billion to settle class-action lawsuits from Canadian Armed Forces members who allege rampant sexual misconduct in the…

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EU president takes shot at Trump’s ‘unacceptable’ tweets after Trudeau meeting

The president of the European Council said Thursday he was happy to be in Canada where citizens don’t say things like “Send him back” —…

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Cautious optimism from doctors about Sask. toddler’s recovery after swallowing teddy bear eye

Hailey Wudwud was only a year old when she fell ill, sent to the intensive care unit because of one of her favourite toys. The Regina…

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Too ugly to survive: Signal Hill fence demolition underway

Workers are on Signal Hill in St. John’s to tear down a wooden fence that sparked public outrage.  Parks Canada built a three-metre high fence near…

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National rules needed for emotional-service animals: Rempel

A Conservative MP says she would like to see national standards on the right to have emotional-service animals in public spaces after watching her husband…

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‘Problem’ bear terrorizes couple at remote N.W.T. lake

A grizzly bear that terrorized a couple for roughly 12 hours on a remote lake in the Northwest Territories was known to be a problem, according…

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Winnipeg police confirm officer took photo of intoxicated man, apologize after online backlash

Winnipeg police are apologizing after one of their officers took a photo of an intoxicated man while a first responder crew was helping him last Friday. …

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