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Clean-up crews, seagulls, work overnight to restore Sunset Beach after 4/20 blow-out

Clean-up crews spent the night trying to clean up Sunset Beach in Vancouver after 4/20 celebrations left a 'muddy, soggy' mess, according to a park board official.
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Researchers team up with Northerners in hopes of creating more accurate forecasts for the North

University of Victoria researchers have been studying the weather in the Beaufort Delta for five years in the hopes of making more accurate predictions.
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Teen dies in Wallaceburg crash

Chatham-Kent police are investigating after an 18-year-old female died following a single-vehicle crash in Wallaceburg. The vehicle she was in left the roadway, flipped, upside down, and landed in a water-filled ditch. An 18-year-old male was also in the vehicle and is expected to survive.

Trudeau finds his business voice on foreign trip that leaves opposition with little to criticize

The Official Opposition barely mentioned Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's foreign travel this week. Instead, Conservatives mostly used their question period time to rehash the PM's excursion to India two months ago, and the unforced errors that plagued it.

Brian Boyle, Roberto Luongo, Jordan Staal nominated for Masterton Trophy

Forward Brian Boyle of the New Jersey Devils, goaltender Roberto Luongo of the Florida Panthers and forward Jordan Staal of the Carolina Hurricanes were named the finalists for the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy on Saturday.
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Warmer weather arrives in Toronto as city embraces spring

Warmer weather has arrived in Toronto with double digit temperatures in the forecast all week, Environment Canada says.
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Aga Khan to visit Canada in May

The Aga Khan, one of the central figures in an ethics scandal involving the prime minister, will visit Canada to celebrate his Diamond Jubilee.
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Obamas, Clintons attend Barbara Bush funeral

Several former U.S. presidents are among the 1,500 mourners who have gathered at a Houston church for the funeral of former first lady Barbara Bush, who died on Tuesday at the age of 92.
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Plane vs public art: Fort McMurray float plane pilot fights for safety

A pilot is worried an art monument being installed near the Snye River in downtown Fort McMurray will be a hazard for float planes. "[Many] aircraft accidents occur at or just after take-off," says Peter Hunt, who operates the Fort McMurray Water Aerodrome.

'Why did my mom and brother have to die?' 2 years, no answers in police-involved shooting

Two years after a 73-year-old woman and her 39-year-old son were killed during an RCMP standoff in northwestern B.C, there are few answers as to what led to them being shot outside their home in a small village of around 300 people.
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Seed library shares space with books in St. John's

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Hello sun, my old friend: Montreal basks in the glory of blue skies

Finally, after weeks of sporadic snow, grey, dreary skies and a general group longing for the warm rays of the sun, sunlight has come to southern Quebec.

'You can't say enough about Mark Cross as a person': Funeral Saturday for assistant Broncos coach

Mark Cross was a ferocious competitor when he played hockey, but those who knew him say the assistant coach for the Humboldt Broncos had a calming presence on his players, teammates and friends.
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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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Progressive justice, environmental, housing policies are priorities for grassroots Liberals

Liberal Party members have short-listed their policy priorities, with universal pharmacare, decriminalizing drugs and the sex trade and an underwater tunnel link to Newfoundland making the cut. Today is the final day of a three-day convention in Halifax.

2nd 'immediate' evacuation order North of Oliver, affects 33 properties

Flooding has forced Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen to order the evacuation of 33 properties Saturday, north of Oliver in the second evacuation order in 24 hours.
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North Korea suspends nuclear and missile tests, state media says

North Korea says it has suspended nuclear and long-range missile tests and plans to close its nuclear test site.
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Bringing back Stuart McLean's Arthur Awards: who would you nominate and why?

It has been more than a year since Stuart McLean died. In his honour, Checkup resurrects his beloved Arthur Awards where people across the country nominate someone unsung in their community who deserves to be recognized. Join Duncan McCue Sunday on CBC Radio One at 1 p.m. PT, 2 p.m. MT, 3 p.m. CT, 4 p.m. ET, 5 p.m. AT and 5:30 p.m. NT.
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BP granted approval to start drilling off Nova Scotia's coast

On Saturday, the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board (CNSOPB) gave the green light to the company to begin drilling one deepwater exploration well about 300 kilometres off the coast.
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The Oscars of the ordinary: Stuart McLean's Arthur Awards bring 'unsung heroes' into the spotlight

Checkup producer Anna-Liza Kozma talks about what Stuart McLean's Arthur Awards mean to her.

String of robberies, carjacking lead to arrests: Winnipeg police

Police tracked a stolen vehicle to a Winnipeg hotel and arrested two people, who now face multiple charges in connection with six robberies and a carjacking.
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Funeral service for former first lady Barbara Bush LIVE

Former first lady remembered at invitation-only service at St. Martin's Episcopal Church in Houston

Is it possible to have too much transparency in journalism?

It's not standard operating procedure for news organizations to release full transcripts of their interviews. But it could be a useful practice, particularly for contentious interviews, according to the Poynter Institute's Al Thompkins.
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Team Gushue Highway finally spans Topsail Road as overpass construction begins

It was several years in the making, but large spans of steel and concrete began to bridge the gap for Team Gushue Highway across Topsail Road on Saturday morning.
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Oil surges toward $70 and stirs dreams of $100

Three years after the devastating oil price crash, optimism is back in the industry as prices are surging toward $70 US per barrel, and thoughts of $100 return. The enthusiasm has even spread to Alberta, although it's tempered.