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Obama gives optimistic speech at Democratic National Convention

CBC.ca - ‎4 hours ago‎
President Barack Obama painted an optimistic picture of America's future in a rousing speech on Wednesday that offered full-hearted support to Hillary Clinton in her campaign to defeat Republican Donald Trump and become the first woman elected U.S.
An angry Obama makes it clear: This election is about good vs. evil
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Second attacker in France hostage-taking identified

CBC.ca - ‎1 hour ago‎
The second man who attacked a Normandy church during a morning Mass this week, slitting the throat of the elderly priest, is a 19-year-old Frenchman from eastern France, the prosecutor's office said Thursday.
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Hunter Tootoo resumes MP duties after finishing treatment for alcohol addiction

Toronto Star - ‎16 hours ago‎
The Liberal MP abruptly resigned as fisheries minister and from the party caucus at the end of May. Liberal MP Hunter Tootoo met with constituents in Iqaluit Wednesday, resuming his political career after a two-month leave of absence.
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Royal couple to visit B.C., no word on Prince George

Prince George Citizen - ‎4 hours ago‎
City of Prince George councillors Lyn Hall, Cameron Stolz, Mayor Shari Green and Coun. Murry Krause sent best wishes to the new royal infant Prince George of Cambridge in July 2013.
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Raonic relies on service to advance to third round of Rogers Cup

CTV News - ‎4 hours ago‎
TORONTO - Canadian Milos Raonic downed Yen-Hsun Lu of Chinese Taipei 6-3, 6-3 on Wednesday evening in the second round of the Rogers Cup.
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Pope Francis' Auschwitz visit will be significant event for Kraków Jews

The Guardian - ‎51 minutes ago‎
Pope Francis waves to crowds during a visit to a monastery in Częstochowa, Poland. Photograph: Czarek Sokołowski/AP. Harriet Sherwood in Kraków.
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German police confirm detonation of suitcase near migrants centre but say 'no explosion and no danger'

Irish Independent - ‎8 hours ago‎
Bavarian police on Wednesday confirmed that there had been a detonation incident involving a suitcase near a migrant centre in Zirndorf, Germany, but said there had been no explosion and there was no danger to the surrounding area.
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Canadian Armed Forces warn Pokemon Go users after 'occurrences' on three bases

CTV News - ‎8 hours ago‎
HALIFAX -- The Canadian Armed Forces are warning Pokemon Go players -- both in and out of uniform -- not to search for Pokemon on military property.
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Man gets 13.5 years for campaign of arsons, shootings at BC homes

Toronto Sun - ‎5 hours ago‎
VANCOUVER -- Delusions drove a man to target 15 homes in British Columbia with arsons and gunfire, but Vincent Cheung was aware of his drug addiction and his behaviour requires strong denunciation, a judge says.
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North Sask. RCMP searching for missing 78-year-old man

CBC.ca - ‎8 hours ago‎
RCMP in northern Saskatchewan are searching for a 78-year-old man who went mushroom picking and never returned. Tony Olekas left Nipawin, Sask.
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WestJet finds pet gecko lost for 3 days in cargo

CBC.ca - ‎8 hours ago‎
A pet gecko that went missing three days ago on a WestJet flight from Ottawa to Vancouver has been found and reunited with its owner.
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High house prices spreading to more markets, CMHC warns

The Globe and Mail - ‎8 hours ago‎
Canada's federal housing agency has raised new alarms about Canada's housing market, warning that euphoria over real estate is spreading beyond detached homes in Toronto and Vancouver to townhouses and condos, and to other cities.

Potash Corp cuts full-year profit forecast again

The Globe and Mail - ‎9 minutes ago‎
Canada's Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan Inc., the world's biggest fertilizer company by capacity, cut its full-year profit forecast for the second time as potash prices remained weak.
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Suncor posts loss as Alberta fires hit results

The Globe and Mail - ‎6 hours ago‎
Alberta's wildfires took their toll on Suncor Energy Inc. in the second quarter, squelching production and resulting in a major net loss as the company was forced to shut down much of its oil sands operation.
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Frustration grows after Saskatchewan oil spill shuts down running water

The Globe and Mail - ‎10 hours ago‎
Philip Gauthier sticks his head down a water well he has not used in about a dozen years. The hole is dark, but he can see water about six metres down.
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Police issue safety warning to Pokémon Go players after motorist ticketed for playing while driving

CTV News - ‎10 hours ago‎
There are new warnings from police about Pokémon Go and public safety, after the Halifax Regional Police ticketed a motorist caught attempting to play the game while driving.
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Cyclists, motorists find each other annoying: survey

CTV News - ‎14 hours ago‎
How do drivers feel about cyclists? Well, it's about the same as it is the other way around. According to a new survey from insurance provider State Farm Canada, 55 per cent of drivers find cyclists “annoying”, while 54 per cent of cyclists use the ...

18 Photos from Ironman Canada that will make you want to race in Whistler next yearJuly 27, 2016

Triathlon Magazine Canada (blog) - ‎12 hours ago‎
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Authorities reject gun case against Dr. Dre

Toronto Sun - ‎6 hours ago‎
Lawmakers in Los Angeles have opted not to prosecute Dr. Dre following a bizarre road rage incident on Monday. The hip hop mogul found himself in a peculiar showdown with an irate man who blocked the star's driveway with his car.
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Big-top comeback? Cirque du Soleil brings Luzia to Toronto amid global expansion plans

CBC.ca - ‎12 hours ago‎
It's back to the basics for Cirque du Soleil. Unveiling Luzia, its latest eye-popping artistic confection, Cirque du Soleil says it is refocusing on live shows - its "bread and butter" - while also moving forward on its ambitious menu of expansion ...
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Gilmore Girls return date announced

BBC News - ‎48 minutes ago‎
The revival of popular US TV series Gilmore Girls will premiere globally on 25 November, Netflix has announced. The series, which originally ran from 2000-07, sees cast members Lauren Graham and Alexis Bledel reunited in the mother-daughter comedy ...
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Saint John's Imperial Theatre to screen Tragically Hip concert

CBC.ca - ‎26 minutes ago‎
Unfortunately for many fans, the Tragically Hip didn't schedule any Maritime dates on their high-profile summer tour, but the Imperial Theatre in Saint John is offering the next best thing.
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'For me, it's safe enough': Novak Djokovic not letting Zika keep him from Rio Games

National Post - ‎11 hours ago‎
TORONTO - It turns out the early days of the Rogers Cup are no joke to Novak Djokovic. Vasek Pospisil off to second round after France's Jeremy Chardy retires due to injury at Rogers Cup.
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Teen phenom Shapovalov eliminated by Dimitrov in second round of Rogers Cup

The Globe and Mail - ‎7 hours ago‎
A magical couple of weeks in the spotlight have ended for 17-year-old rising Canadian tennis star Denis Shapovalov. Now the next chapter in his promising career begins.
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Argos QB Kilgore has plenty of experience around him

Toronto Sun - ‎10 hours ago‎
Logan Kilgore's contact list would be valuable to any aspiring quarterback. Now that he's about to make his first professional start as an Argonaut, the young Californian sure is glad to have a bunch of experts to lean on.
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How to prevent birds from flying into your windows

Globalnews.ca - ‎20 hours ago‎
WATCH ABOVE: A University of Alberta researcher has published a new study about how to reduce residential bird window collision deaths.
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CBC programming terrifies British badgers, study suggests

CBC.ca - ‎13 hours ago‎
A new study from researchers at Western University in London, Ont. suggests there is nothing that terrifies British badgers more than the sounds of CBC News programming.
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Slimy Green Beaches a Normal Sight in Florida, Toxic Algae Bloom to Stay

Nature World News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Awful smelling algae is seen along the St. Lucie River on July 11, 2016 in Stuart, Florida. The algae which is thought to be coming from Lake Okeechobee as water is released has fouled coastal waterways, created angry communities, closed beaches and ...
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'Graham' on crash course to Mildura

Sunraysia Daily - ‎19 minutes ago‎
Graham, an interactive sculpture depicting what humans might look like if they had evolved to survive a crash, will be in Mildura later this year.
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Christy Clark aims to tighten border security, halt opioid traffic

The Globe and Mail - ‎8 hours ago‎
British Columbia Premier Christy Clark is calling on the federal government to restrict access to pill presses, screen “all small packages” for fentanyl and pursue stiffer penalties for those caught importing or trafficking the synthetic opioid.
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Trudeau government lends hand to Inuit suicide prevention

The Globe and Mail - ‎12 hours ago‎
Ottawa is committing $9-million to support the implementation of Canada's first national Inuit suicide-prevention strategy - a plan that seeks to stem deaths among a population whose suicide rate is as much as 25 times higher than the country's as a whole.
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Saskatoon Health Region implements hiring freeze as part of cost-cutting measures

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - ‎9 hours ago‎
Saskatoon Health Region CEO Dan Florizone, right, and vice-president of finance Nilesh Kavia speak on July 27, 2016, about cost-saving measures at the health region.
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