B.C. wildfires spread smoke, traffic chaos throughout Okanagan region

Smoke is blanketing B.C.'s Okanagan Valley as several fires continue to burn out of control in the region, jamming traffic on the main highway.

Mexican student string quartet serenade Windsor-Essex

A student string quartet from the Conservatorio de Musica y Artes de Celaya has been travelling across Windsor-Essex this week, performing one-hour concerts in indoor and outdoor venues.

The challenges of crossing Portage and Main

Winnipeggers won't just be voting for a mayor this fall, they will get a chance to have their say on reopening Portage and Main to pedestrian traffic.

Search underway for missing kayaker in Beaconsfield

The Montreal Fire Department is searching on Lac Saint-Louis for a missing kayaker, believed to be an 18-year-old man.

Truck that crashed into Sushi Café may have been stolen

RCMP say the white Ford F-150 that crashed into the popular Yellowknife restaurant Sunday morning may have been stolen, and that they don't believe the incident was intentional.

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Detroit Red Wings losing Chris Chelios to hometown Chicago

Detroit Red Wings is losing the former player and present adviser Chris Chelios, after he decided to move to Chicago to be closer to his mother.

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'It never ceases to amaze me how strong their sense of smell'

Edmonton Police Service welcomes the certification of its first Human Remains Detection Dog team

Dominic LeBlanc has 'fixer' role as Ottawa's relations with the provinces weaken

As intergovermental affairs minister, Dominic LeBlanc will be tasked with stickhandling several key issues, such as carbon tax and interprovincial trade disputes.

Por Mexico: How a Canadian coach helped an unlikely women's rugby 7s team

At first glance, Mexico's women's rugby sevens team and its Canadian coach have little in common, but Robin MacDowell and his charges have a shared trait that unites them — perseverance against daunting odds.

Wyatt absent as council considers forcing paid leave for members facing criminal charges

A Winnipeg city councillor charged with sexual assault did not attend city council Thursday. A colleague wants any councillors who face charges to take mandatory leave.

No ride-hailing services in B.C. until late 2019, province says

Taxi fleets across B.C. will soon be increased by 15 per cent, but ride-hailing services like Uber won't be be on the streets until late 2019, the province has announced.

First Nations power project congratulates seven graduates from 1st training program

As the Wataynikaneyap Transmission Project gets closer to its goal of connecting several remote communities to the provincial power grid by 2023, officials from the project gathered in Thunder Bay, Ont., on Thursday afternoon to celebrate the graduation of their first round of successful participants.

Watch the Canada Cup Women's International Softball Championships

CBC Sports is providing a free live stream of the Canada Cup Women's International Softball Championships from Surrey, B.C., beginning on July 14th through to the bronze and gold medal matches on July 22.

'I will not be pushed out': 40-year-old Parkdale dance school faces uncertain future

After 40 years in Toronto's Parkdale neighbourhood, a local dance school faces an uncertain future as development looms.

(Live at 6:30 pm ET) 2018 Canada Cup Women’s International Softball Championships

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Brittany Lincicome struggles in attempt to make cut on PGA Tour

Brittany Lincicome has shot a 6-over 78 in the first round of the Barbasol Championship, leaving the LPGA Tour pro's goal of making the cut likely out of reach.

Preview the 2018 Calgary Folk Music Festival

Every year, the Calgary Folk Music Festival brings artists from around the world to perform at Prince's Island Park in downtown Calgary. Artistic Director Kerry Clarke explains her process for choosing artists, and shares songs by some of the Alberta musicians who'll take the stage July 26-29.

New HIV cases could double this year in Nova Scotia, prompting advisory

The Nova Scotia Health Authority is looking into why the province has already seen 16 new cases of HIV infection this year.

'It never ceases to amaze me how strong their sense of smell'

Edmonton Police Service welcomes the certification of its first Human Remains Detection Dog team

Collisions involving transport trucks surging in Ontario

A five-vehicle crash that left metal and debris strewn over highway 401 early Thursday is just the latest in a surging number of wrecks in Ontario involving transport trucks.

Brittany Lincicome struggles in her first ever PGA Tour event

LPGA Tour pro is 6 over par after opening round of the Barbasol Championship.