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Ottawa makes deal to buy three icebreakers for coast guard

The Liberal government has concluded a deal with a Quebec shipyard to buy three medium icebreakers to relieve pressure on the Canadian Coast Guard’s aging fleet. It will give competitors 15 days to challenge the decision to award the contract to Chantier-Davie, of Levis, Que.

How Facebook became home to a thriving illegal wildlife marketplace

Animal rights groups are fighting to hold Facebook accountable for hosting pages that facilitate the sale of ivory and other illegal animal parts.

Chaeban Ice Cream whips up award winning exotic flavours

Chaeban Ice Cream opened at the old Banana Boat location on Osborne Street, and Winnipeggers can't get enough of the award winning exotic flavours.
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Nursing homes: Do you trust the level of care?

The Wettlaufer inquiry in Ontario is ringing alarm bells in nursing homes across Canada. Is there adequate oversight in elder homes? Who takes responsibility for quality of care?

Neymar hits back at critics says 'tears were of joy, success, heart, desire to win'

Neymar is hurting, probably physically and almost for sure emotionally.

Novak Djokovic advances to 1st ATP final in nearly a year

Novak Djokovic advanced to his first ATP tour final in almost a year by defeating Jeremy Chardy 7-6 (5), 6-4 at Queen's Club on Saturday in London.
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Why you can't find anti-tick clothing for sale in Canada, but can in the U.S.

In Canada, permethrin-treated clothing is only marketed to keep away mosquitoes, even though it's the same product approved and sold south of the border.

Alberta vet clinic issues warning after 2 dogs treated for 100 ticks

The Camrose Veterinary Hospital in central Alberta is warning pet owners after treating two dogs with 100 or more ticks.

2018 NHL free agency tracker

Get up to speed on the latest key signings as the NHL's free-agent market gets set to open on July 1.
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Police seeking 11-year-old girl missing from Saskatoon

The family of a missing girl is concerned she could be in a vulnerable state.
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Our Ottawa - June 23, 2018

The stories and people that our city is talking about - every week on CBC's Our Ottawa with Adrian Harewood.
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Our Toronto - June 23, 2018

The stories and people that our city is talking about - every week on CBC's Our Toronto with Marivel Taruc.
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'I feel so stupid': How one Vancouver man fell for the CRA scam

Kelly Loden is angry and embarrassed that he fell for the scheme, but says the scammers would have no power if Canadians all understood one thing.
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Saint-Laurent residents worry about identity theft after mailboxes broken into

Dozens of community mailboxes were forced open and emptied in Saint-Laurent Thursday, leaving residents worried about identity theft.

Ilya Kovalchuk returns to NHL on 3-year deal with Kings

Russian forward Ilya Kovalchuk has agreed to a three-year, $18.75 million US deal to return to the NHL with the Los Angeles Kings.
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Grave mistakes: Tax agency cuts number of cases in which Canadians are mistakenly declared dead

Figures recently tabled in Parliament show that 319 people were erroneously declared dead by the Canada Revenue Agency between Jan. 1, 2016 and Dec. 31, 2017, which actually marked a 39 per cent decline from the preceding two-year period.
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Manitoba's first-ever Indigenous Film Summit happening Saturday

Ten years and several films later, Roger Boyer is holding the first ever Indigenous Film Summit in Winnipeg, Saturday at Le Cercle Molière on Provencher Boulevard.
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OPP searching Ottawa River for missing swimmer

A search is underway for a 20-year-old swimmer after police say he was swept away by rapids in the Ottawa River.

Mosaïculture Gatineau 2018 opens its doors

Mosaïculture Gatineau 2018 opened for its second season Friday.

Tax tussle: Shaw loses bid to claim customers 'bought' paper invoices

An extensive court battle has seen Shaw Communications lose a bid to transfer the tax responsibility for the cost of its paper invoices on the shoulders of its customers.

Stop the noise bleed: Canadian invention limits spread of concert sound into neighbourhoods

Soft-spoken engineer Jeremy Bridge has invented speaker technology that delivers high-quality sound to festival-goers while limiting its bleed into surrounding areas.

Game of Thrones co-stars Kit Harington, Rose Leslie to wed

Former Game of Thrones co-stars Kit Harington and Rose Leslie are set to marry at the bride's family castle in Scotland.
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Musicians want museum to showcase N.L. talent

Musicians Erin Best and Sandy Morris are pushing for a space to archive the work of Newfoundland and Labrador's classic acts.

Masoli leads Tiger-Cats to romp of Eskimos 38-21

Hamilton Tiger-Cats quarterback Jeremiah Masoli showed he can be one of the league's best. The Hamilton pivot threw for 332 yards and three touchdowns helping the Tiger-Cats top the Edmonton Eskimos 38-21. Both clubs have 1-1 records to start the season.
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Driver ticketed for hitting man in a wheelchair in a crosswalk

A 56-year-old man in a wheelchair was struck by a vehicle in Bedford, N.S., and sent to hospital Friday.