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Wildcat strike by crane operators across Quebec illegal, says CCQ

Close to 2,000 crane operators abandoned major work sites right across Quebec Monday, virtually paralyzing major construction sites in a protest against a reduction in the number of hours required to pilot a crane.

Marilyn Dumont, Emily Nilsen among winners of 2018 The League of Canadian Poets prizes

The five poetry prizes recognize established and rising poets for their work and their contribution to the poetry community in Canada.
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Trump announces new U.S. military branch: 'Space Force'

President Donald Trump announced that he is directing the Pentagon to create the "Space Force" as an independent service branch.

Mo Salah still appears in discomfort ahead of Russia game

Mohamed Salah showed signs of discomfort with his injured left shoulder while taking part in Egypt's final training session before the team's World Cup match against Russia on Tuesday.

Police investigating float plane crash on Lake Nipissing Saturday

Provincial police are investigating a float plane crash Saturday at 1:30 p.m. on Lake Nipissing.
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Spruce Grove man 'badly assaulted' by 4 attackers, RCMP say

Police are investigating a vicious assault that happened at 4 a.m. Sunday in a residential Spruce Grove neighbourhood.

Your Edmonton Folk Music Festival preview

Edmonton Folk Music Festival producer Terry Wickham joins host Katherine Duncan with a preview of what's in store Aug. 9-12 at Gallagher Park.
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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.

Muggy weather grips Toronto as heat warning, severe thunderstorm watch continues for city

Muggy weather has settled over Toronto as a heat warning remains in place and a severe thunderstorm warning for the city has ended.

Man charged with murder in Scarborough double stabbing, police ID man killed

Toronto police have identified a 29-year-old man who died after a double stabbing outside a Scarborough bar early Saturday.
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Bacterial infection detected in Truro cat not a risk to general public

Nova Scotia's public health office advises people to practise good hygiene around animals after Q fever was detected in a cat in Truro.
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Defence pushes for key evidence at Millard murder trial to be tossed

Legal battles that have been brewing throughout Dellen Millard's first-degree murder trial in the death of his father are taking place in a Toronto courtroom Monday.
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Reports suggest fire that engulfed downtown Brandon buildings was caused by people: police

A massive fire that destroyed multiple buildings in downtown Brandon last month may have been caused by people, city police say.

Proud To Shine Features

In honour of Pride Month, CBC Toronto highlights five individuals from the LGBTQ2+ community doing great things.
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Nurses union didn't disclose key Wettlaufer documents, public inquiry

The third week of the inquiry into the long-term care system is expected to hear from former colleagues at nursing homes in Woodstock and London as well as representatives from the Ontario Nurses Association.

Bruce Hills promoted to new president of Just For Laughs

Just For Laughs COO Bruce Hills has been promoted to president of the Montreal comedy festival, effective immediately. The announcement comes a week after Bell Media joined the investor group buying the company.
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Pedestrian killed after being struck by vehicle at Steeles and McCowan

A pedestrian has died after being hit by a vehicle in the intersection of Steeles Avenue East and McCowan Road.
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Quebec City mosque shooter's lawyers make plea for clemency

Alexandre Bissonnette — who killed six men in a Quebec City mosque last year — should be eligible for parole in 25 years, his lawyers said today, in the final week of sentencing arguments for the 28-year-old.

Ontario school board hires first superintendent of Indigenous education, reconciliation

A public school board in northwestern Ontario is hiring a superintendent of Indigenous education and reconciliation, a position believed to be the first of its kind in Canada.

CBC Montreal to receive outstanding contribution award

On Wed., June 20, CBC Montreal will receive an award from the NDG Food Depot for outstanding contribution to building a healthier, more resilient community.
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Republicans on defensive, but Trump digs in on separating parents and children at border

Facing a rising tide of outrage from Democrats and some Republicans over the forced separation of migrant children and parents at the U.S.-Mexico border, President Donald Trump dug in Monday, while his top law enforcement officials also forcefully defended the practice.

Research shows diet shift of beluga whales in Alaska inlet

Beluga whales in Alaska's Cook Inlet may have changed their diet over five decades from saltwater prey to fish and crustaceans influenced by freshwater, according to a study by University of Alaska Fairbanks researchers.

Trump doubles down on separating parents and children at border

Facing more outrage from Democrats and some Republicans over the forced separation of migrant children and parents at the U.S.-Mexico border, Donald Trump dug in today while some of his top officials defended the practice.
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Belgium spoils Panama's World Cup debut with shutout victory

Romelu Lukaku scored two goals in a six-minute span and Dries Mertens put in another Monday to give Belgium a 3-0 win over Panama at the World Cup.