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Police chiefs take closer look at spike in gun violence

A spike in gun violence, including recent shootings in Fredericton and Toronto, has prompted police chiefs to take a closer look at gun violence trends and police tactics across the country.
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Prescott explosion injures 1

One man is under arrest and another in hospital following an explosion at a commercial building in Prescott, Ont., Monday afternoon, police say.
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Planet Grief

In this YA novel, Monique Polak explores dealing with loss as a child.

Toronto man charged with assault in alleged attack on newspaper photographer

Toronto police have made an arrest in an alleged assault on a newspaper photographer in the city's downtown.
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Trump plan rolls back Obama-era regulations on power plants

The Trump administration moved to dismantle another major piece of former president Barack Obama's environmental legacy on Tuesday, proposing to dramatically scale back restrictions on climate-changing emissions from coal-fired power plants even as it acknowledged that could lead to more premature deaths and serious illnesses.
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Premier John Horgan tours wildfire-stricken northern B.C. as smoke blankets region

Fire officials painted an alarming picture Monday night of three huge, raging wildfires racing through an area of central B.C. near Prince George — one group among many fires spreading smoke and flames across the province.
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Hamilton under severe thunderstorm watch

Environment Canada is warning of the possibility of dangerous thunderstorms in the Hamilton area Tuesday afternoon.

Men's 2018 Wheelchair Basketball World Championships -Canada vs Poland

The IWBF 2018 Wheelchair Basketball World Championships from Hamburg, Germany
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Sugary high-alcohol drink played role in Drummondville man's death: coroner

In wake of a 30-year-old man's death, Quebec's coroner is recommending that public health officials raise public awareness about the dangers of combining alcohol, caffeine and certain medications.

Liberal government turns projected deficit into $67M surplus heading into election

The New Brunswick Liberal governments released their audited statements by Auditor-General Kim MacPherson and it showed a budget surplus of $67 million.
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The varied resume of actor/rocker/publisher Keanu Reeves

Throughout his career, Keanu Reeves has sought out many kinds of artistic challenges on and off the big screen.
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Anti-poverty strategy will aim for 50 per cent cut in low-income rates: source

A new plan to help low-income Canadians will set a lofty goal of lifting more than two million people past the poverty line over the next 12 years, says a source familiar with the federal government's long-awaited strategy.
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Pharmacist sees increase in inhaler visits due to record-setting smoke

Mark Percy says, on average, each location of Mint Health and Drug has seen three or four people each day over the past two weeks who have had flare-ups.
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Asia Argento denies sexual relationship with accuser

Italian actress and filmmaker Asia Argento says she never had a sexual relationship with the young actor to whom she agreed to pay $380,000 after he accused her of sexual assault.
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Outdated books, broken equipment: resources still lacking for schools, BCTF says

BCTF president Glen Hansman is travelling the province this month and visiting B.C.'s 60 school districts to gauge how ready they are for the upcoming school year.

All place names should be Indigenous names

Howie Miller and Mayce Galoni map out their arguments when they discuss if when it comes to geography, all place names should be changed to Indigenous names.

Bees are superior to butterflies

Jacob Samuel and Sophie Buddle float like a butterfly and sting like a bee when they debate who the superior insect is.

Aug 22, 2018: Indigenous Place Names & Bees vs Butterflies

Howie Miller and Mayce Galoni have landmark opposing views when they discuss if all place names should be Indigenous. Then, Jacob Samuel and Sophie Buddle create quite the buzz when they debate bees vs. butterflies.

Eid al-Adha: the Muslim festival being celebrated around the world

Eid al-Adha is a Muslim festival, which lasts for several days (it varies based on where you live).
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S&P 500 hits record high, equals longest bull-run

The benchmark S&P 500 hit an all-time intraday high on Tuesday, the same day it equaled its longest-ever bull-market run, as U.S. stocks rose on encouraging earnings reports and hopes that the United States and China could resolve their tariff dispute.
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Your name is "Denver" now (according to the barista)

Coffee shop ever get your name wrong? A better question might be has a coffee shop ever gotten your name right?
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Man who went missing after biking near Lac du Bonnet found dead: RCMP

The body of Dylan McIvor, 31, was found in the area where searchers had been looking for him, Manitoba RCMP said.

August 20, 2018 episode transcript

Full text transcript for August 20th episode transcript

Canadian IndyCar driver Robert Wickens stable after rods, screws placed in spine

Canadian IndyCar driver Robert Wickens has undergone surgery to have titanium rods and screws placed in his spine to stabilize a fracture after suffering a spinal cord injury in a crash at Pocono Raceway in Pennsylvania.