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As cleanup continues, more messy weather in store for Newfoundland

Newfoundlanders will wake to a full day of shovelling this morning after Friday’s record-setting blizzard, but there may be even more nasty weather to come. Environment…

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Why the Ford government isn’t stopping teachers’ strikes with back-to-work legislation just yet

More than one million students across Ontario face a day of cancelled school in the coming week because of teachers’ strikes, but the government of…

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Trapper recounts ‘rough experience’ stranded in Yukon bush for a week at -45 C

Tyrell Ollie learned a hard lesson last week, after a trip to his remote trapping cabin in Yukon turned into a week-long struggle to survive…

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Canadian lugers slide to country's 1st medal at Youth Olympics

Two 16-year-old lugers from Whistler, B.C., captured Canada’s first medal at the Youth Olympics on Saturday. With snow falling on the iconic St Moritz-Celerina Olympia Bob…

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More residents eligible for compensation after Shannon water contamination

More residents of Shannon, Que., are eligible for compensation for a water contamination that some say gave them deadly cancer. The Quebec Court of Appeals…

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Auditor General reviewing federal government’s handling of student loans program

Canada’s auditor general is examining how the government manages billions of dollars in the Canada Student Loans program, and whether it’s helping students be smarter…

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Multi-purpose room turned ’50s diner a blast from the past for Regina seniors

Alvina Forsberg, 90, and Hank Reis, 93, chat about old times as they sit at the chrome and Formica table, glass pop bottles in hand. Records and…

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Canada will withdraw forces if Iraq formalizes request for foreign troops to leave: Sajjan

If the Iraqi Parliament formally asks foreign troops to leave the country, Canada will withdraw its forces, Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan said today.  “Ultimately, we are…

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B.C. woman left in a Calgary parking lot as a newborn 32 years ago finds her birth parents

More than three decades after Teanna Elliot was found abandoned in a Calgary parking lot as a newborn, she has found her birth parents.  Elliot,…

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Grumpy cat? Now you can know for sure, says study

Remember Grumpy Cat? For most cat owners and veterinarians, knowing a cat’s mood isn’t as easy as the popular meme. However, according to a new…

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