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Whiteout party full as Jets on cusp of playoff series win

For a franchise that only recently won its first-ever NHL playoff game, optimism is sky-high that the Jets are about to claim the series against Minnesota.
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Liberal official apologizes for crude remark about Doug Ford

A senior campaign official for the Ontario Liberals is apologizing for a crude comment he made on live television about Progressive Conservative Leader Doug Ford.
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CP Rail strike postponed as unions ordered to put offer to member vote

With a decision looming Friday night for rail workers about whether to go on strike, the two unions involved in the dispute have decided to postpone job action for now.
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Evolving 420

Chuck Rific of Cannabis Wheaton Income on how the pot sector thinks this day will evolve post legalization
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West Island students debate solutions to global refugee crisis at model UN

About 250 students at St. Thomas High School in Pointe-Claire held a model United Nations meeting Friday. They debated solutions to the refugee crisis, from how much countries would be willing to spend, to safe travel for asylum seekers.
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Watch Power & Politics for April 20, 2018

Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor on a resolution calling on the Liberal party to consider decriminalizing illicit drugs. David Axelrod, former chief political adviser to Barack Obama, discusses Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s handling of the U.S.-Canada relationship. Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Canada discusses ongoing talks with North Korea.
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Online vehicle sale ends in unexpected carjacking in Regina

The Regina Police Service is warning people to use caution when selling vehicles online after an incident in the city last week.
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Sound and fury: The Kinder Morgan pipeline debate as political theatre

This week's drama over the proposed Trans Mountain pipeline expansion didn't change much when it comes to getting Alberta oil to tide water, but it sure made for captivating theatrics.
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Whiteout street party organizers consider expansion if Jets playoff run continues

Organizers of the street parties outside Bell MTS Place plan to expand the event even further if the Winnipeg Jets continue their playoff run.

Warm-water bottlenose dolphins, false killer whales documented off B.C.'s Vancouver Island

The scientist behind the discovery of 200 bottlenose dolphins and 70 false killer whales says warmer waters and climate change likely led to their appearance.

Ottawa will listen, but won't act on party push to decriminalize all drugs: Wilson-Raybould

Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould says she's open to discussion on decriminalizing small quantities of drugs — but her government has no immediate plans to follow through.
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Spud Buds offer free baked potatoes to Islanders

A group of volunteers will be holding their second Spud Buds event offering free baked potatoes with fixings in Connaught Square in Charlottetown Saturday afternoon from noon to 2 p.m.

Smallville actress charged with sex trafficking offence relating to NXIVM group accused of branding women

Federal prosecutors say a television actress best known for playing a young Superman's close friend has been charged with sex trafficking for helping recruit women to be slaves of a man who sold himself as a self-improvement guru.
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Federal Liberals' national convention in Halifax LIVE

Energy independence policy among 30 resolutions up for debate at Halifax convention

Winnipeg 420 holds final protest before legalization

Change was in the air at this year's Winnipeg 420 event.

Eleanor Wachtel's notes from Stockholm

For a special series on the Nordic imagination, Eleanor Wachtel travelled to Stockholm, Sweden to learn more about the city that inspires such ominous fiction.

Jets' Tyler Myers returns to lineup for Game 5

Winnipeg Jets defenceman Tyler Myers was back in the lineup for Friday's Game 5 after missing the previous game with an injury.

Eleanor Wachtel's notes from Stockholm

CBC Radio host Eleanor Wachtel explores Sweden for the Writers & Company series Darkness and Light: The Nordic Imagination.

These are the 2 locations London's health unit wants for drug consumption sites

The Middlesex-London Health Unit has proposed two new locations it intends to develop into permanent supervised consumption sites: one is a public housing building on Simcoe Street, the other a retail space across from Mission Services on York Street.
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The haunting world of Nordic noir, with Hans Rosenfeldt

Eleanor talks to the Swedish screenwriter and creator of the hit show The Bridge, in part one of a new series, Darkness and Light: The Nordic Imagination.
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Parking lot collision leads to attempted murder charges in Bonavista

A 26-year-old man is facing two counts of attempted murder and a plethora of other charges, following a two-vehicle parking lot collision on Monday evening in Bonavista.

Prince Charles to become Commonwealth head after Queen's death

Prime Minister Trudeau and other world leaders approved Prince Charles as successor to Queen Elizabeth as head of the Commonwealth. There had been calls for the role to be rotated around the 53 member-states.
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'There have been more cases'

An Alberta Health Services medical officer of health gives an update on the E. coli outbreak in Edmonton.

Windsor health unit wants fluoride put back into the water

The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit is recommending Windsor put fluoride back in its water.

Stanley Cup notes: Hartnell to play 1st post-season game for Preds since 2007

Veteran NHL forward Scott Hartnell will make his 2018 Stanley Cup playoff debut Friday night for Nashville, 11 years to the day of his last post-season appearance for the Predators. The 17-year veteran draws into the lineup for the suspended Ryan Hartman.