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Kate's five fun things to do this weekend — April 20 to 22

It's a sunny and warm weekend ahead, which means you'll probably want to escape the house. Here are some suggestions on how to spend this pleasantly spring weekend.
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The biggest '80s and '90s trends to go thrifting for right now

Our tips on how to find the best vintage pieces from decades past, that will look good in your wardrobe today.

Deadmau5, Calvin Harris, Charlie Puth, more react to death of Avicii

Musicians took to social media to pay respect to the EDM producer after his death at age 28
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Wasaya Airways partners with Winnipeg company for partial ownership

Officials from Wasaya Airways are celebrating a new partnership with Exchange Income Corporation (EIC) after the Winnipeg company bought out a portion of the northwestern Ontario airline.
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Young students help paint 400 buffalo on Indigenous artist's mural unveiled at Calgary school

Every elementary student at a northeast Calgary school painted a buffalo on a mural unveiled Wednesday — as well as learning more about the creature's powerful symbolism in Indigenous culture from the Blackfoot artist behind the project.

Book a stay at this space hotel in 2022 - if you have $9.5M to spare

For just under $10 M, you can be an astronaut-in-training. The company Orion Span has announced the first luxury space hotel expected to launch in 2022.
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Health Canada investigating use of unlicensed homeopathic remedy made from rabid dog saliva

The homeopathic remedy made from rabid dog saliva that a Victoria naturopath says she used to treat a small boy was not licensed for sale in Canada, and the federal government is opening an investigation.
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Justin Duhaime and band pay tribute to Django Reinhardt at Pressed on Sunday.

Book a stay at this space hotel in 2022 - if you have $9.5M to spare

For just under $10 M, you can be an astronaut-in-training. The company Orion Span has announced the first luxury space hotel expected to launch in 2022.

Syria government appears poised to gain more Damascus ground from rebels

Insurgents in the last area outside Syrian government control near Damascus agreed on Friday to withdraw, but the army's bombardment continued pending a full surrender deal, state media and a war monitor reported.

Trans Mountain spill 'could have significant impacts' says Canadian government scientist

What science has to say about the risks of a bitumen spill

'We need to rethink the entire plastics industry': Why banning plastic straws isn't enough

Disposable plastic straws are about to be banned throughout Britain. Here’s what’s happening with straws in Canada and a closer look at what impact such bans could really have.
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Crash kills 3 people, badly injures young child near Irricana

Three people were killed and a young child seriously injured in a two-vehicle collision near the town of Irricana on Friday morning, EMS officials say.
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Avicii, EDM producer and DJ, dead at 28

The Swedish-born producer and DJ known as Avicii has been found dead in Oman.
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Police investigating shots fired into Regina home

The Regina Police Service is looking into who fired shots at a Regina home this week, breaking a front window.
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'This season we've used 74,000 tonnes of salt'

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Kahnawake garden grows culture and community along with vegetables

When Kahnawake Mohawks Kanerahtiio Hemlock and Raven Swamp heard about a vast tract of disputed land earmarked for development, they seized the opportunity — spearheading a community garden project that's begun a conversation about food security and much more.
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Officer spots apartment fire on patrol, prompts investigation by Kenora OPP

Ontario Provincial Police officers in Kenora, Ont. are investigating after an officer on general patrol witnessed an apartment building on fire in the downtown core, early Friday morning.
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Calgary man charged in 3 shooting deaths that police blame on organized crime

A Calgarian has been charged in three killings that police believe are tied to organized crime — of a man and woman gunned down in a car in Calgary and a man shot in Edmonton.
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Michele Romanow said "Ask Me Anything," so we did

The Den's Tech Titan, Michele Romanow, took on burning questions asked by Den Heads during a Facebook Live AMA. Hear about her entrepreneurial journey, business tips and insider knowledge from behind-the-scenes of the set.
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P.E.I. Pulse: Liquid handcuffs, stoned dogs and swimming goats

CBC P.E.I. is launching a new podcast — P.E.I. Pulse — where you can listen to some of the best radio we've made this week.

Chemical weapon science, exploding ants and more

PLUS - Fish with switchblade faces and the unknowns of oil spills.
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Children's questions on gender diversity easily answered, says educator

Budd’s advice is for older adults to approach questions about gender diversity as they would any other topic.

Why doesn't life continue to spontaneously occur around hydrothermal vents in the ocean?

Life on Earth began as a series of unique processes that resulted in a constant evolution that continues today
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Walk on the wild side: Montrealers trade convenience for connecting with their food

At a time when dinner can be ordered and delivered at the touch of a button, a hunter, a fisherman, a forager and a chef explain how their pursuit of wild foods brings them closer to the land.