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Crews plan controlled burns as Kimberley, B.C., remains under wildfire evacuation alert

Kimberley, B.C., remains under an evacuation alert for a second day as the Meachen Creek wildfire burns to the west.

Rugby League: Toronto Wolfpack vs. Hull KR

Watch the Toronto Wolfpack host Hull KR in Rugby League's Betfred Championship.

Heroes for a nation: 2 Fredericton police officers honoured at regimental funeral

Just over a week after they were killed in the line of duty along with two civilians, Fredericton police Constables Robb Costello and Sara Burns were honoured before more than 1,000 family members, friends and first responders from across Canada, in a regimental funeral filled with personal stories of love and dedication to their jobs.

Hull Kingston Rovers outlast Toronto Wolfpack 28-22

The Toronto Wolfpack could not capitalize on some early scoring chances and ultimately fell 28-22 to the Hull Kingston Rovers. The result left both teams with one win and one loss in rugby league's Super 8 Qualifiers.
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How a group of N.S. teens rebounded from heartbreak to become national champs

After the death of their coach last year, Nova Scotia's U-17 basketball team had one goal in mind for this year's national tournament — the gold medal.
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'They will live forever in your hearts and ours'

Fredericton police officers honoured at regimental funeral

Tribute planned for Aretha Franklin at MTV Video Music Awards

The MTV Video Music Awards are working on plans to honour the legacy of Aretha Franklin. No official announcement has been made.
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Heroes for a nation: 2 Fredericton police officers honoured at regimental funeral

Just over a week after they were killed in the line of duty along with two civilians, Fredericton police Constables Robb Costello and Sara Burns were honoured today before more than 1,000 family members, friends and first responders from across Canada, in a funeral filled with personal stories of love and dedication to their jobs.

Bollywood star Priyanka Chopra, Nick Jonas announce engagement

Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas announced their engagement on their respective Instagram accounts on Saturday. Chopra is one of Bollywood's biggest stars while Jonas rose to fame as a member of the musical group, The Jonas Brothers.

Wire malfunction in SaskPower meter box causes house fire in Regina

SaskPower says a faulty wire attached to a power meter box sparked a house fire in Regina on Friday.
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A comprehensive round-up of the day's news from throughout Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland and Labrador.
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Burnaby residents express relief, dismay after Camp Cloud dismantled

The day after city officials and police moved in to dismantle Camp cloud, the pipeline protest camp, residents of Burnaby ventured to the now empty-looking site, expressing relief and dismay that the area has been cleared.
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Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer cancelled due to poor air quality from smoke

Nearly 1,900 riders started the two-day event Saturday morning, however deteriorating air quality due to smoke from wildfires in B.C. forced organizers to call it off.

B.C. wildfires 2018: Smoke leaves majority of province under special weather statement

The wildfire situation across B.C. largely held overnight despite fears that strong winds would whip up the flames, but smoke from the sheer volume of fire has left virtually all of the province in a haze.

Pinata doppelgangers: This artist makes smashable versions of real people

'I make them to destroy them and there's something so delightful about that'
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Missed opportunities cost Wolfpack rugby league playoff win

Hull Kingston Rovers held on for a nail-biting 28-22 playoff win over the Wolfpack on Saturday in the first ever visit by a Super League side to Toronto.

Man charged with attempted murder after car crash outside U.K. Parliament

Sudanese-born British national Salih Khater was charged with two counts of attempted murder on Saturday and will appear in court on Monday after a car careered into people and a barrier at Britain's Parliament earlier this week, police said.
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Rare flora, fauna on Isle-aux-Grues get a helping hand with new protected territory

In the middle of the St. Lawrence River, just a ferry ride away from Montmagny, Que., lies a small island that’s teeming with flora and fauna — some of which can’t be found anywhere else in the world.

Toronto Argos celebrate diversity, inclusion on You Can Play Night

The Toronto Argonauts are celebrating diversity Saturday in a game against the BC Lions as part of their You Can Play Night.

12-year-old girl found dead in California was from Waterloo, reports say

Officials have identified a 12-year-old Canadian girl as the victim of a deadly boat accident in California.

Watch the Super 8s qualifier: Toronto Wolfpack vs. Hull Kingston Rovers

Watch live action from the Super 8s qualifier between the Toronto Wolfpack and Hull Kingston Rovers beginning on Saturday at 2:30 p.m. ET.
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'Giving our thanks': First responders in Nova Scotia honoured at event

Hundreds gathered in Lower Sackville, N.S., Saturday to give thanks to first responders across the province, coincidentally on the same day where a funeral was held in New Brunswick for two police officers killed in the line of duty.
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Dead whale washes up on Greenspond shore

Josephine Kelly-Janes, who has a summer home in Greenspond, estimates the whale to be 12 or 13 metres long.