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Lightning strike reportedly leads to signal issues, cancellations on Lakeshore GO lines

A lightning strike appears be to blame for slowing down an already soggy commute for some GO Transit riders Monday evening.

'Eternal happiness' as France celebrates World Cup victory

The welcome was grand, the emotion visceral as France's victorious World Cup team rolled down Paris' Champs-Elysees Avenue in an open-top bus Monday while tens of thousands of people cheered with unrestrained pride and jets streamed the national colours — blue, white, red — overhead.

Former British politician Nigel Farage called out for sharing 'fake news' photo of Saskatoon refugee rally

A photo from a Saskatoon rally welcoming Syrian refugees is getting huge shares on social media, but for all the wrong reasons. A modified version of a welcome message, altered to completely change its intent, was shared by former British politician and former head of the UK Independence Party (UKIP) Nigel Farage to his 1.2M Twitter followers.
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3 dead in head-on two-vehicle Lakeshore collision

Three people have died in two-vehicle collision that happened in Lakeshore Sunday night.
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Severe thunderstorm warning ends for London and area

A severe thunderstorm warning has ended for London and the surrounding area.
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The ups and downs of maintenance costs and stalled elevators at the CMHR

It's arguably the most spectacular architectural structure in Winnipeg, honoured with many awards for its design. But the Canadian Museum for Human Rights is like any other building when it comes to its elevators: sometimes they malfunction. With people inside.

More heat warnings issued for southern B.C.

Temperatures are forecast to hit the high 20s on the coast and high 30s inland, prompting warnings and help to cool down for people who are homeless or vulnerable.
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'Trade is beneficial' message comes from U.S., Canadian politicians at Winnipeg conference

Politicians from the U.S. Midwest and central and western Canada gathered in Winnipeg Monday to try to find regional trade solutions to counteract the negative impact of an ongoing trade dispute between the two countries.
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The unsolved murder of Jackie Crazybull

Jackie Crazybull was stabbed by a group of men in an attack that seemed to be random. Four other people were stabbed by the same group that same night. They recovered from their injuries. Jackie did not. Watch now.

Windsor mayor frustrated with 'lack of communication' from U.S. about tunnel

The ceiling construction work on the Windsor-Detroit Tunnel is still not completed and mayor Drew Dilkens is frustrated with the lack of information from the U.S. side.

Kingsville Folk Music Festival trying to minimize environmental footprint

Kingsville Folk Music Festival is using compostable plastic cups and does not allow any vendor to sell plastic water bottles in a bid to minimise its environmental footprint.
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Feds 'there for photo-op' not 'to follow up' when it comes to refugees: Sask. MLA

Saskatchewan’s immigration minister says the Government of Canada has not done enough to help the province resettle refugees. The comments come only days after Saskatchewan joined Ontario in choosing not to sign the official communique at the meeting of immigration ministers.
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Outside investigation finds sexual harassment and bullying at MUN medical school

An outside investigation ordered by the Dean of Medicine at Memorial University has found signs of intimidation and harassment in some parts of the Faculty of Medicine.
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Cellphone use by parents determines children's behaviour, study suggests

A Calgary parenting group is calling on parents to put down their phones a little more often.

Low funding means uncertain future for Kitchener pilot program helping refugee parents, kids cope with trauma

The future looks uncertain for a pilot program in Kitchener that has helped refugee parents cope with their own traumatic experiences and those of their children because there's a lack of funding.

It took a 'small lake' of water to put out the Whitehorse dump fire

Firefighters worked feverishly for several days and nights last month to get the fire under control. The deputy fire chief guessed that it took 500,000 gallons of water to put out the fire.
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Tesla shares fall after Musk's spat with British diver

Shares of Tesla Inc fell 2.75 per cent after CEO Elon Musk directed abuse on Twitter at one of the British cave divers involved in the rescue of 12 Thai children last week.
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Bill Browder on Putin's tactics

Browder, an outspoken critic of the Russian president, says 'Vladimir Putin is a global menace' and the summit should never have happened.

Veteran dies after alleged altercation with Saint John man facing assault charge

Nineteen-year-old William Ronald Jordan appeared in Saint John court Monday to face a charge of assault causing bodily harm to navy veteran Anthony Dwyer. Dwyer was taken off life support later that night, according to his family.

People who found help from United Way will have their stories told in song

The United Way and Music P.E.I. are joining together to tell the stories of some of the people who found much-needed help through the charitable organisation.

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CP Rail wants to put digital signs on its bridges in downtown Calgary

Canadian Pacific Railway is asking the city to allow it to put digital signs on several of its overpasses in downtown Calgary.

Women’s International Softball Championships: New Zealand vs Triple Crown Colorado

Complete coverage of Colorado's 3-0 win over New Zealand at the 2018 Canada Cup Women’s International Softball Championships from Surrey, B.C.