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Watch the Canada Cup Women's International Softball Championships

CBC Sports is providing a free live stream of the Canada Cup Women's International Softball Championships from Surrey, B.C., beginning on July 14th through to the bronze and gold medal matches on July 22.

The last U.S. Blockbuster thrives on great customer service — and floppy disks

When the Anchorage and Fairbanks locations closed on Monday, a shop in Bend, Ore., became the last Blockbuster standing.
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Thunderstorm watch rolls in as Calgary cools off but heat warnings remain in Alberta

Heat warnings are still in effect for several parts of southeastern Alberta, but Calgarians and those in surrounding areas will be cooling off — possibly with nickel-sized hail — Environment Canada cautioned Wednesday afternoon.
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Exo says it can no longer guarantee Montreal's suburban trains will arrive on time

Exo, the transit authority serving greater Montreal's north and south rings, is warning commuters on the Deux-Montagnes and Mascouche rail lines to get used to delays caused by the light-rail construction project.
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DFO lays charges stemming from Halifax airport lobster seizure, Belliveaus Cove raid

The company, 9902848 Canada Inc.-Guang Da International, and its owner are accused of selling fish that was not authorized for sale.

St. Boniface air quality will be tested, province vows again

The provincial government is again promising to test for air quality in the city's French quarter — seven months after making the same commitment.
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Pair of 'angels' come to the rescue of drowning woman at Lake Winnipeg beach

A Beaconia man and his wife are being hailed as heroes this week after rescuing a couple who nearly drowned in Lake Winnipeg.
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Grand Falls man's 10-day hospital stay turned into a year-long bedsore nightmare

Another New Brunswick senior is sharing his story of suffering a severe bedsore while in hospital care, but this case led to a settlement out of court.
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CN seeks appeal of James Street bridge decision, city 'outraged'

Thunder Bay's mayor says he's "outraged" after learning CN Rail will attempt to appeal a June court decision ordering the company to reopen the James Street swing bridge to vehicular traffic.

Monobob, more Big Air among sports added for Beijing Winter Olympics

The International Olympic Committee has added seven events to the 2022 Beijing Winter Games, creating a program of 109 gold medals.
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Law expert weighs in on justice camp's legal action over arrests

The Justice For Our Stolen Children camp says it’s taking the province to court. CBC spoke to a law expert about what that constitutional challenge might look like.

"When I talk about slavery, people think we're talking about the States"

Camille Turner aims to make sure Canada reckons with our history of slavery and how oppression continues today
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White House denies that Trump said Russia no longer targeting U.S.

The White House denied that U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that Russia was no longer targeting the United States, saying his answer "no" was about taking further questions not about potential interference in U.S. elections.
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Sex assault allegation against Winnipeg officers was unfounded: police watchdog

Manitoba’s police watchdog has determined an accusation of sexual assault by Winnipeg officers was unfounded, after it says independent evidence refuted “virtually all” of the victim’s allegations.
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What can patients do to keep doctors and nurses in check?

Susan Hagar, founder of Nurse on Board, says dirty medical equipment likely went unnoticed for 15 years because of trust in the health care system.
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Massive Inglewood condo fire caused by careless smoker, confirms fire department

The Calgary Fire Department says a four-alarm fire at an Inglewood condo that forced more than 200 people from their homes in May was caused by a careless smoker.
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Watch the World U19 Football Championship

CBC Sports is providing live coverage of Team Canada at the IFAF World U19 Football Championship in Mexico City.

Winnipeg's mayor sees no harm in Portage and Main referendum question

While Winnipeg Mayor Brian Bowman says opening Portage and Main to pedestrians is in the public interest, he said Wednesday he will support adding a question to the next municipal election ballot on the issue.

U.S. judge orders accused Russian agent jailed

A U.S. judge orders accused Russian agent Maria Butina jailed pending trial after federal prosecutors warned that she has ties to Russian intelligence and was a flight risk.
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'No trespassing' signs along large stretch of Lake Winnipeg beach shocks cottager

A long-time Lake Winnipeg cottager says she was dismayed to see "no trespassing" signs go up at Albert Beach over the weekend.

The last U.S. Blockbuster thrives on great customer service — and floppy disks

When the Anchorage and Fairbanks locations closed on Monday, a shop in Bend, Ore., became the last Blockbuster standing.
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World Rugby 7s Tournament Preview LIVE

Let's talk rugby sevens. The World Cup is upon us and former national team members Andrea Burk and Phil Mackenzie let us in on who to watch, potential scenarios and who they think will come out on top.
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Ontario librarian creates online guide for teachers to find available Indigenous course content

Desmond Wong at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education has compiled a list for educators of Indigenous education content, in response to the recent cancellation of Truth and Reconciliation curriculum writing sessions.
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DeMar DeRozan embraced everything Toronto, and fans loved him for it

Raptors fans are sad to see one of the team's biggest stars leave after a blockbuster deal that sent him to the San Antonio Spurs in exchange for Kawhi Leonard.
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'Hate is alive here': Wife of beaten Mississauga man speaks out after attack

It was supposed to be a peaceful summer evening outdoors with friends, but things took a frightening turn when a Mississauga, Ont., father of two was severely beaten in what Peel Regional Police confirm they are investigating as a hate-motivated crime.