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Lead Bruce McArthur investigator to give 1st update since discovery of more human remains

The lead homicide detective in the case of alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur is expected to provide an update at a news conference in Toronto this morning, after more human remains were found earlier this month.

Waterloo region votes 2018: Who's running in October's municipal election so far

The municipal election is Oct. 22. This is a list of who is running in Waterloo region.

Polaris Music Prize 2018: Who made the shortlist and who might win

Our music panel examines the 2018 Polaris Music Prize shortlist, celebrating Canadian music.

Comedian Gina Yashere on finding her place on the American comedy scene

Gina Yashere drops by the q studio to talk about why she's at her best when she's out of her comfort zone.

Have we hit peak Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson?

He's the highest-paid actor in Hollywood, but weak opening weekends are leading some to wonder if audiences are getting tired of The Rock. Amy Nicholson joins us to break down this hard-hitting topic.

Friday, July 20, 2018: Gina Yashere, Amy Nicholson and more

Today on q: filmmaker Kim O'Bomsawin and arts critic T'Cha Dunlevy, q music panel with Angeline Tetteh-Wayoe and Lisa Christiansen, comedian Gina Yashere, film critic and author Amy Nicholson, Barenaked Ladies share a wild road story.
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It's exactly 3 months to the municipal elections. Does anyone care?

Want to know what really matters for the municipal elections in Metro Vancouver? This is your newsletter. Reading this online? Sign up to get it delivered to your inbox every Thursday.
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Despite hurdles and cost, Indigenous golfer Skyesong Alexis shoots for the stars

One of Alberta's top women golfers rarely gets out for a round and even then, it's usually just nine holes. But the 29-year-old's strong showing in her amateur debut has earned her a spot at the national championships.
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Provinces agree to raise personal exemption for interprovincial booze sales

The amount of liquor individuals can bring across a provincial boundary for personal use is set to double, following a deal struck at the Council of the Federation meetings late Thursday in Saint Andrews, N.B.
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Inflation rate rises to highest level in six years at 2.5%

The cost of living in Canada is going up at its fastest pace since 2012, new numbers from Statistics Canada show, as gas prices have risen by almost 25 per cent since last summer.
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Sinkhole prompts city to shut 2 southbound lanes of Crowchild Trail past 26th Avenue S.W.

Two of the southbound lanes of Crowchild Trail south of 26th Avenue S.W. are closed Friday morning because of a sinkhole that’s forming in the road, city officials say.
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Arlington closed at Ellice as crews fight house fire

A fire scorched the front of an Arlington Street home on Friday morning.
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Alberta Premier Rachel Notley speaks at premiers' meeting

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley is expected to address Greyhound's withdrawal of bus service from Western Canada during a Friday morning media scrum from the Maritimes.
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13 dead after Missouri tourist boat accident, sheriff says

Authorities said divers have found two more bodies after a boat carrying tourists capsized and sank on a Missouri lake, bringing the death toll to 13.
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Radiohead frontman says people 'not being held accountable' after stage collapse 6 years ago

"The people who should be held accountable are still not being held accountable — in your city," said Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke during a show at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto.
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Iowa cities assess damage after tornadoes injure 17

A flurry of tornadoes that formed unexpectedly swept through central Iowa Thursday, injuring at least 17 people, flattening buildings in three cities and forcing the evacuation of a hospital.
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Indigenous 'man of the hole' has lived alone in Amazon rainforest 22 years

A Brazilian government agency has released footage of an Indigenous man who is believed to have lived in isolation, uncontacted, in the rainforest for 22 years.
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'I would give up sleep, anything for this game'

Skyesong Alexis spent most of her childhood on a golf course, but gave it up to have a family. Now 29, she's ready to get back in the game.
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Convicted killer Nicholas Butcher hears how murder affected victim's family, friends

The murder conviction carries an automatic life sentence, but a hearing today will determine when Nicholas Butcher will be able to apply for parole.
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Brazilian officials keep watch over uncontacted Indigenous man

Said to have lived alone for 22 years after his family was massacred

How a carbon tax will affect Canadians is difficult to predict

Every jurisdiction in Canada could have some kind of carbon pricing scheme implemented soon. But how that will affect average Canadians, particularly in the pocketbook, can be difficult to forecast.

Doctor recruitment agency to merge with Sask. health authority

The Saskatchewan Health Authority will be absorbing the Physician Recruitment Agency of Saskatchewan.
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Hope Brook mining road meets roadblock from area residents

The First Mining Gold Corporation wants to build a 58-kilometre resource access road to connect the Hope Brook mineral exploration.
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N.B. Premier Brian Gallant speaks at premiers' meeting LIVE

Gallant makes an announcement from the Council of the Federation talks in New Brunswick
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Friday will be sunny and hot

Temperatures will quickly climb into the low 30's with a southerly breeze of 15-20 km/h.