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Hundreds of U.S. newspapers run editorials rebuking Trump for attacks on the media

Newspapers across the United States are devoting print space to a co-ordinated defence of media freedom and a rebuke of President Donald Trump for saying some media organizations are enemies of the American people.

By the numbers: The Humboldt Broncos GoFundMe

The GoFundMe campaign for the victims of the Humboldt Broncos bus crash was the second-biggest in the fundraising company's history. CBC News takes a look at how the numbers break down.
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Province appoints new lead negotiator in contract talks with doctors

The Ontario government has appointed a new lead negotiator to head up contract talks with province's doctors.
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Second Cup shares rise on news it may convert some Ont. outlets to cannabis shops

Shares of Second Cup gained almost eight per cent on Thursday, a day after the coffee chain said it was eyeing converting some of its Ontario outlets to cannabis shops.
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ASIRT investigating death of 16-year-old boy in Sherwood Park Freeway rollover

A 16-year-old boy died Tuesday in a single-vehicle rollover following an “encounter” with Strathcona County RCMP, the Alberta Serious Incident Response Team said Thursday.
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Trudeau accuses Maxime Bernier of stoking 'politics of division'

In his first public remarks on the increasingly fractious debate over diversity in this country, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Maxime Bernier's tweets on "extreme multiculturalism" are just the latest display of the Conservative Party's penchant for the "politics of division."
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Smokepocalypse: Hazy Calgary in pictures

It's been a dark and dreary day in our normally scenic city. Here are some Calgary views you may have missed.

Behind the scenes with the fireworks experts at 5-day, 5-country GlobalFest celebration

The annual festival of light and culture starts Thursday, this year featuring the talents of pyrotechnics teams from Ukraine, Spain, Philippines, China and Canada.

Calgary air quality rated high risk as wildfire smoke prompts Alberta-wide warning

People woke up to a hazy, dark southern Alberta Wednesday morning, as smoke from hundreds of wildfires in British Columbia wafted over to blanket the region.
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B.C. forest fires could impact Manitoba's air quality for rest of August

Manitoba could be at risk of compromised air quality for the rest of August as wildfires continue to burn in British Columbia, says a meteorologist with Environment Canada.
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Andrew Scheer expected to address Maxime Bernier's tweets on multiculturalism LIVE

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer speaks in Regina, Sask., where he is expected to discuss Conservative MP's recent tweets attacking the Liberal government's 'extreme multiculturalism.'
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Moose Jaw police ask for public help after 3 similar sexual assaults reported

Moose Jaw police are looking for suspects after three reports of sexual assaults with similar details.
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Aretha Franklin, Queen of Soul, dead at 76

Aretha Franklin, the Memphis-born singer known as the Queen of Soul, died Thursday of advanced pancreatic cancer at age 76.
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New Westminster Mayor Jonathan Coté currently campaigning against no one

The only party that has formed to oppose the government is the New West Progressives, and they're deciding Thursday whether to run someone against Coté or focus solely on council and school board battles.

Man found after missing for a month, police say

Winnipeg Police say a 25-year-old man missing since July 13 has been safely located.
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'Not good for anybody': Southern Alberta air quality remains 'very high risk' to health

Smoke pouring in from nearby British Columbia continues to deteriorate the air quality in Alberta.
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Watch Canada compete at the wheelchair basketball world championships

The Canadian men's and women's wheelchair basketball teams are at the 2018 IWBF Wheelchair Basketball World Championships and CBC Sports will be streaming every one of their matches. Action begins on Friday at 5:45 a.m. ET as the men take on Morocco.

Inspector recommends sweeping reforms at Whitehorse jail

Yukon's justice minister called for the inspection last year. It was to review the controversial case of Michael Nehass, a mentally-ill inmate who spent years at the Whitehorse Correctional Centre, sometimes in segregation, which experts said worsened his condition.
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County residents 'insulted' by city debate over mega-hospital

Some Windsorites were not pleased about the rezoning of farmland for the new mega-hospital pass on Monday, but people living in the county are cheering for a closer hospital.
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DeBeers CEO calls for 'next evolution' in relations between industry, Indigenous peoples

Ontario's first diamond mine is celebrating its 10th anniversary, just months before it shuts down. But not everyone agrees on its legacy or that this is truly the end for DeBeers on the James Bay Coast.
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Suspected opioid overdoses contributing to backlog at coroner's office

After at least seven people died of suspected opioid overdoses in downtown Toronto in recent weeks, Ontario's chief coroner says the surge deaths is putting a strain on medical examiners.
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Senior, 65, given 10-year manslaughter sentence for Feb. 2016 slaying

A 65-year-old man will serve the next six years in prison for manslaughter after he shot his cousin while he was in a 'severely drunken state' in February 2016.
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DeBeers Victor diamond mine marks 10 years, under shadow of plans to close next year

Take a tour of Ontario's first diamond mine and one of the province's most remote workplaces.

A look around Ontario's first diamond mine

The DeBeers Victor Mine on the James Bay Coast was Ontario's first diamond mine when it opened in 2008. It celebrated its 10th birthday in August 2018 under the shadow of plans to close the mine in early 2019.