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WestJet's discount airline Swoop makes maiden flight from Hamilton

WestJet's discount airline Swoop took to the air on its maiden flight from Hamilton Wednesday, arriving on time in Abbotsford, B.C., at 7:42 a.m. PT.
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Renata Ford, Rob Ford's widow, gets 3 years probation in impaired driving case

The widow of former Toronto mayor Rob Ford has been given a suspended sentence after pleading guilty to impaired driving on Wednesday.

Fire that engulfed 3 houses in Woodbine was an 'inferno,' neighbour says

As an "inferno" engulfed three houses in southwest Calgary Tuesday night, neighbours worked together despite mass confusion to ensure everyone was safe and accounted for, says one man who was on the scene.
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'The truth hurts': U of S prof says reconciliation will be uncomfortable

Academics say governments should prepare for more direct action by Indigenous people.

Singh calls U.S. treatment of refugee children 'heinous'

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh says the treatment of children torn from their parents is heinous, and that the safe third country agreement should be suspended.
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B.C. asks court to overturn acquittal of polygamous leader in child-bride case

A special prosecutor is set to ask B.C.'s Court of Appeal to overturn the acquittal of a former leader of a polygamous community who was found not guilty of taking a girl across the U.S. border for a sexual purpose.
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Twice the size of Hibernia? Oil companies being teased with 'Son of Cape Freels'

Christened 'Raleigh' by Nalcor, the prospect is one of several dozen "true monster-type prospects," says VP Jim Keating.
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Sprinter Christian Coleman slow to recover from hamstring injury

World 100-metre silver medallist Christian Coleman will delay his return to competition until mid-July as he recovers from a hamstring injury, his manager said. Coleman has not raced since late May.
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Follow question period in the House of Commons

Question period starts at 2:15 p.m. ET Monday through Thursday and 11:15 a.m. ET on Fridays. Follow along with live streaming video and our live blog from the CBC.ca Politics team.
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Canadian officials seize eel meat in 92-country wildlife sting

Canadian officials have seized 18 ton of suspected European eel meat as part of a 92-country sting involving the trade of illegal animal parts.
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Ronaldo does it again, scores record-setting goal in win over Morocco

Cristiano Ronaldo has made European football history by scoring in a 1-0 win for Portugal that also meant Morocco was the first team eliminated from the World Cup in Russia.

Doug Ford's vow to fight federal carbon tax part of concerted effort, prof says

Ontario premier-designate Doug Ford has vowed to scrap the cap-and-trade system. But critics warn the move against taxing greenhouse gas emissions will have a domino effect both politically and economically.
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Take a walk through the inside of a Swoop plane

CBC's Jacqueline Hansen chats legroom and comfort with Swoop Airlines president Steven Greenway

Predators' Austin Watson arrested on domestic assault charge

Police in Tennessee have arrested Nashville Predators forward Austin Watson on a charge of domestic assault.

There There

Tommy Orange's novel follows a number of different characters, all making their way to the same powwow.
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Bike lanes and BRT: Colliding interests converge at Saskatoon city hall today

Businesses and other groups each have their own ideas about where future bike lanes and the city's bus-rapid-transit system should go. But it's city councillors they have to convince.

The Senate passed the pot bill. What happens now?

Canada is on its way to being the first industrialized country in the world to legalize pot nationally. The contentious Bill C-45 to legalize recreational marijuana passed on Tuesday.
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Darrell Dennis: Tommy Orange's debut novel There There 'epitomizes the new voice of Indigenous writers'

Artists, community leaders and advocates are sharing their favourite books by Indigenous writers for Indigenous Book Club Month.
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Major U.S. airlines refuse to carry children seized by immigration agents

Major U.S. airlines are telling the White House that they don't want to participate in any transportation of migrant children who have been separated from their parents at border crossings.
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Canadians can't light up yet, justice minister warns after 'historic' bill to legalize pot passes

The Senate has passed the contentious bill to legalize cannabis, but Canadians cannot legally light up for several weeks to give provinces time to set up a retail regime, Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould warned today.

Calgary woman still searching for daughter six years after she disappeared

A Calgary mother is pleading for information about her missing daughter whose van was found near Morley, Alta in 2013.

From farm to factory, Canadian dairy industry has no time for Trump

A generation after Peter Strebel's father started a farm in 1976 with 50 Holsteins, Canada's dairy sector is at the heart of a mounting trade war, and Strebel fears the survival of farms like his is at stake.
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'Down syndrome has never held me back,' says John Cronin

John's Crazy Socks has raised $130,000 for charity, and their mission is "just spreading happiness."
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B.C. fish farms to require First Nations approval by 2022: reports

B.C. First Nations leaders are reacting to reports that all West Coast fish farms will require First Nations approval starting in 2022.
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Police laid nearly 700 charges against truckers after day-long Ontario safety blitz

The Ontario Provincial Police laid 697 charges against commercial drivers and took 63 transports trucks off the road during Operation Corridor, a 24-hour safety blitz conducted last week.