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Quebec City mosque shooter's lawyers make plea for clemency

Alexandre Bissonnette — who killed six men in a Quebec City mosque last year — should be eligible for parole in 25 years, his lawyers said today, in the final week of sentencing arguments for the 28-year-old.
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Ontario school board hires first superintendent of Indigenous education, reconciliation

A public school board in northwestern Ontario is hiring a superintendent of Indigenous education and reconciliation, a position believed to be the first of its kind in Canada.

CBC Montreal to receive outstanding contribution award

On Wed., June 20, CBC Montreal will receive an award from the NDG Food Depot for outstanding contribution to building a healthier, more resilient community.
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Republicans on defensive, but Trump digs in on separating parents and children at border

Facing a rising tide of outrage from Democrats and some Republicans over the forced separation of migrant children and parents at the U.S.-Mexico border, President Donald Trump dug in Monday, while his top law enforcement officials also forcefully defended the practice.
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Research shows diet shift of beluga whales in Alaska inlet

Beluga whales in Alaska's Cook Inlet may have changed their diet over five decades from saltwater prey to fish and crustaceans influenced by freshwater, according to a study by University of Alaska Fairbanks researchers.

Trump doubles down on separating parents and children at border

Facing more outrage from Democrats and some Republicans over the forced separation of migrant children and parents at the U.S.-Mexico border, Donald Trump dug in today while some of his top officials defended the practice.
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Belgium spoils Panama's World Cup debut with shutout victory

Romelu Lukaku scored two goals in a six-minute span and Dries Mertens put in another Monday to give Belgium a 3-0 win over Panama at the World Cup.
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Severe thunderstorm warning issued for London area

Severe thunderstorm watches and warnings are in effect for a swath of southern and southwestern Ontario, including London.

Largest supervised injection site on Vancouver Island opens in Victoria

A newly renovated space on Pandora Avenue opens today as a supervised injection site in Victoria. It will include 10 consumption booths, reception and post-use areas along with rooms for counselling and medical help.

Here's how to get your Indigenous language and music heard on CBC's Reclaimed

We love hearing Indigenous languages being spoken and we want to hear more of them on CBC.

Vancouver schools losing teachers due to 'impossible' housing market, low wages

Vancouver schools are losing teachers due to an 'impossible' housing market and low wages, according to teachers.
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Bike to work week

Cyclists streamed through downtown Winnipeg as the 5th annual Bike Week Winnipeg got underway.
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Customized wheelchair and modified car stolen from southeast Calgary parkade

Calgary police are asking for help from the public in tracking down a car stolen last week in Inglewood that had been modified for a driver who uses a wheelchair.
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How to answer a call from an unknown number so you don't have to talk

How to answer a call from an unknown number so you don’t have to talk

Teen phenom R.J. Barrett added to senior Canadian men's basketball roster

Teenager R.J. Barrett has been added to Canada's men's basketball roster for this week's training camp and exhibition series ahead of FIBA World Cup qualifying.

Opera's massive queer fanbase rarely sees itself reflected on stage – this series is changing that

Opera’s massive queer fanbase rarely sees itself reflected on stage – this series is changing that

A personalized 'Thank you for being my teacher' printable

A personalized ‘Thank you for being my teacher’ printable
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Watch Robert Plant's reaction to 8-year-old girl playing Led Zeppelin on drums

The jaw-dropping video of the young girl went viral — then we showed it to the legendary Zep frontman.
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Baytex Energy and Raging River Exploration sign $2.8B merger deal

Baytex Energy Corp. and Raging River Exploration Inc. have signed a deal to merge operations.

8 chilling thrillers to read from The Next Chapter's mystery book panel

8 chilling thrillers to read from The Next Chapter’s mystery book panel

Monday, June 18, 2018: Sarah McLachlan, Sloan and more

Today on q: Canadian singer-songwriter Sarah McLachlan, q screen panel with Tina Hassannia and Charles Officer, HQ Trivia host Scott Rogowsky, Toronto-based rock band Sloan.
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How the overnight popularity of HQ Trivia changed Scott Rogowsky's life

How the overnight popularity of HQ Trivia changed Scott Rogowsky’s life
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Man wrestled bear to protect his dog in Jasper National Park attack

When a black bear lunged at his dog in Jasper National Park last month, the owner jumped on the wild animal to protect his pet.
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Whale freed but won't leave Harbour Grace

A whale stuck in shallow water was freed Monday morning, but keeps swimming back into the harbour.
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U.S. immigration detention policy comes under renewed fire

Government criticized for separating children from parents and placing minors in cage-like conditions