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Mike DeGagné: Thomas King's The Truth About Stories supplies the 'truth' part of 'truth and reconciliation'

Artists, community leaders and advocates are sharing their favourite books by Indigenous writers for Indigenous Book Club Month.

Rhetoric around migrants in U.S. has parallels to slavery, says historian

Both Canada and the U.S. have a long history of removing children from the care of their parents, and one historian says the rhetoric in use today is the same as during the time of slavery.
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The great North America blackout of 2003

More than 50 million people go without electricity as a massive power outage cripples grids in Ontario and the eastern United States.
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'Our kids have their dad back': Woman donates kidney to save her friend's life

About four years ago Darcy Barry was told by doctors that he had "excess protein" in his kidney. Not much later, he started kidney dialysis.

Paper Year director Rebecca Addelman shows what comes after happily ever after

Rebecca Addelman is the director of a new film called Paper Year, which follows a young couple while they navigate a tricky first year of marriage.
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Alain Lamontagne, 35, of Timmins killed in Highway 69 crash

Ontario Provincial Police say a 35-year-old Timmins man is dead following a crash on Highway 69.

Trump's immigration backtrack sparks confusion & concern

Donald Trump's reversal of the policy that separates migrant families at the Mexico-U.S. is being applauded by some but others are confused about how the new guidelines will play out and are concerned that the changes don't go far enough.
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Fire destroys vacant house in northeast Edmonton

Firefighters were working to put out a house fire Thursday morning in the Belvedere neighbourhood in northeast Edmonton.
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How Canadian women became persons in 1929

Prime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie King unveils a tablet commemorating the 1929 decision that declared Canadian women "persons" under the law.
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Yukon beer prices to stay the same; premier says planned hikes weren't approved

Yukon Premier Sandy Silver says draught beer prices in the territory will not go up on July 1. He says the increase was never approved.
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Canada aims to curb number of migrant children held in detention

While Canada's handling of asylum seekers is "obviously already better than the American system," there's room for improvement, Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale says.
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NL woman describes being tied up, bullied at work for years

Ordeal occurred while working in Scotland; incidents surfaced after alleged victimization photo sent to media
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Sara Netanyahu, Israeli PM's wife, charged with fraud over lavish meals

Israeli prosecutors on Thursday charged Sara Netanyahu, the wife of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, with misusing over $100,000 US in public funds to order lavish meals from some of the country's most famous chefs.
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At least 152 Nova Scotians in long-term care suffer from severe bedsores

A week after the Department of Health ordered all long-term care homes to report incidents of pressure ulcers, the province revealed Thursday dozens of people are currently suffering with the most severe form.
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Canadian talk radio is very different from American talk radio

"There's no such thing as a fascinating lineup story!" Gavin Crawford shares his love/hate relationship with CBC Radio (yes, he also hosts 'Because News' on CBC Radio).
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Police arrest nearly 70 people in overnight raids targeting Five Point Generalz street gang

Some 70 people allegedly affiliated with a violent Toronto street gang were arrested in raids overnight Thursday, Toronto police said.
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Fire at Whitehorse waste facility under control, says city

Crews are expecting to manage spot fires at the waste management facility throughout the day, after a fire started there at 10:22 p.m. on Wednesday night, according to the city.

AHI shares sneak preview of new album In Our Time live on q

Canadian singer-songwriter Ahkinoah Habah Izarh, who goes by the name AHI (pronounced "eye"), performs live in the q studio.

'We're still compelled by the power of his conviction': Ravi Coltrane on finding his father's lost album

A lost album by John Coltrane has just been unearthed. His son, Ravi Coltrane, opens up about why it's such a meaningful discovery for him personally.
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Portage la Prairie man, 56, dies in hospital weeks after attack in his home

A 56-year-old man who was rushed to hospital in May after being seriously assaulted in his home has died, RCMP say.
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Unstoppable: The Fentanyl Epidemic

It’s more powerful than heroin. For anyone who takes it, it’s like playing Russian roulette. It’s cheap, deadly & turning up almost everywhere. So, how do we stop it? Watch now.
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Jedinak's penalty kick helps Australia draw with Denmark in crucial Group C game

Australia captain Mile Jedinak slotted his second penalty at the World Cup to help Australia draw 1-1 with Denmark on Thursday and keep their hopes of reaching the knockout rounds alive.

Suspect arrested in rapper XXXTentacion's shooting death

Dedrick Devonshay Williams, 22, of Pompano Beach, Fla., was arrested shortly before 7 p.m. Wednesday in the death of rapper XXXTentacion.
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Trump's War on the Border: 'Build That Wall'

We 'will not be a migrant camp... not on my watch,' Donald Trump said this week. And he still wants to build a wall between the U.S. & Mexico. Meet ordinary Americans & border patrol agents who try to keep illegal migrants & drugs out. Watch now.

Intel CEO resigns after probe into relationship with employee

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich is resigning after the company learned of what it's calling a consensual relationship with an employee.