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No drugs in Anthony Bourdain's body when he died: prosecutor

U.S. celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain, who killed himself in a French hotel room earlier this month, had no narcotics in his body when he died, a French prosecutor said on Friday.
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(Live at 6:00 am ET) 2018 ICF Canoe Slalom World Cup on CBC: Liptovsky - DAY 2

From the Canoe Slalom Venue in Liptovský Mikuláš, SLO
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Take a culinary world tour without leaving the ByWard Market

Looking for the perfect dinner spot after a summer stroll through the ByWard Market? Here are three restaurants offering affordable, traditional cuisine.

This Oakville woman is studying microplastics in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch

An Oakville, Ont., woman is sailing to the world’s largest floating garbage dump to study the impact of thousands of tonnes of plastic on a changing ocean environment and its marine life.

Lyme disease surges in Quebec: What you need to know to protect yourself

Quebec public health authorities report that Lyme disease cases nearly doubled in 2017. Last year there were 329 cases, up from 177 in 2016.
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Don Bossé gives up his classroom baton, but not his love for music

After decades of teaching and pushing for better arts programs in schools, Don Bossé is passing on the baton.

BP reports drilling mud spill off Nova Scotia

An estimated 136 cubic metres of drilling mud was discharged. The company believes mechanical failure is to blame.

Deadly blast at Ethiopia rally a 'well-orchestrated attack'

A deadly explosion struck a huge rally for Ethiopia's reformist new prime minister on Saturday shortly after he spoke and was waving to the crowd that had turned out in numbers unseen in recent years in the East African nation.
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Halifax man's posters damaged, ripped down — even though they're legal

Municipality's bylaws are 'a little confusing,' says city spokesperson, but posting on city poles has been legal since 2015
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N.L. finance minister frustrated — but not surprised — equalization formula remains status quo

"This province is expensive to maintain."

Surge in motorcycle accidents ignites debate about posting crash photos online

A barrage of motorcycle crashes across the province this past week ignited debate among riders about posting photos of accident scenes on social media.

JAZZ.FM91 listeners stunned at changes, allegations of misconduct at beloved radio station

Listeners to JAZZ.FM91 are dismayed by on-air changes at Canada’s only all-jazz radio station, as well as news of allegations of misconduct and mismanagement against former CEO and president Ross Porter and board members.

After 75 arrests and more than 1,000 charges, will Toronto street crime actually take a hit?

After carrying out one of the largest raids against a criminal organization in Toronto's history, police admit that many of the arrested suspects will eventually turn back to a life of crime.

Faith-based camps feel sting of Trudeau government's summer jobs abortion clause

Fifty applicants from various Nova Scotia organizations, including faith-based summer camps, have been turned down for grants to hire students because they refuse to attest support for "individual human rights in Canada" — including reproductive rights and equality of LGBTQ Canadians.
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(Live at 4:25 am ET) 2018 World Rowing World Cup on CBC: Finals - Linz

From The Regatta Course of Linz-Ottensheim in Linz-Ottensheim, AUS
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This Toronto cyclist looks for answers following collision caught on his helmet camera

A Toronto cyclist is looking for answers following a collision caught on video that left him careening over the hood of a passing car.
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New Canadian Embassy woos the French with Indigenous art

Canada's brand-new embassy in Paris is a showcase for Canadian culture — with an emphasis on Indigenous artists.

A viral photo of a crying Honduran girl didn't tell the whole story. Does it matter?

The picture of a crying young Honduran girl in a pink jacket and jeans became a powerful image to illustrate the controversial policy of separating children from parents arrested for crossing into the U.S. from Mexico. It has since been learned that this picture did not tell that story.

Should bosses let employers watch the World Cup at work?

Ottawa soccer fans are doing everything they can to take in World Cup Matches during the work day.

Cannabis and the border: what pot-smoking Canadians need to know

Each day, 400,000 Canadians cross the Canada-U.S. border. Beginning Oct. 17, 2018, more and more of those travellers could be forced to answer an uncomfortable question posed by wary American customs officers: Have you ever smoked pot?

How Canadian-made artificial intelligence is helping Hollywood write better scripts

The movie industry is a hit-or-miss, high-stakes business. But some Canadian tech entrepreneurs believe they have a way to improve the odds.
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Ottawa's environment committee changed its name. What else did it accomplish this term?

The city's environment and climate protection committee meeting this week was the second-last one before this fall's municipal election. So it's a good time to take stock of what the committee accomplished in this term of council. The short answer? Not a ton.

Singh admits holding NDP seats in Quebec won't be easy

Success in Quebec has proved elusive for the NDP, and that has the federal leader preparing to roll up his sleeves and get to work as a by-election approaches in the riding held by the party's former leader.