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Feds invest $94M to make it safer, faster to send goods to the North

The government of Canada is making a $94.3 million investment under the Oceans Protection Plan to help make transporting supplies to the North more efficient.
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Westjet to accelerate engine inspections following fatal Southwest Airlines incident

WestJet Airlines Ltd. says it's immediately accelerating inspections of some fan blades following an engine failure on a Southwest Airlines flight Tuesday that left one passenger dead.
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UBC pushes for Millennium Line extension to campus; opens door to providing funding

The University of British Columbia has opened the door to providing funding for an extension of the Millennium Line all the way to its Point Grey campus.
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Dispute over Conrods Beach brings community association to court

A group of residents on the Eastern Shore are concerned that an application by a private landowner in the area to review the boundary of their property could affect public access to Conrods Beach.
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Eyewear consumers blast effort to cease online sales

A court battle between online contact lens and glasses retailers and the province's optometrists and opticians is spilling into the public's field of view.
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Restaurateurs, winemakers disappointed with Supreme Court ruling

Brewers, winemakers and restaurateurs all say they're left with a bitter taste in their mouths after the country's top court upheld rules allowing for the restricted movement of alcohol across provincial borders.
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'No dignity for anybody': More calls for improved palliative care at Strait Richmond

A family from the Strait area are highlighting the case of their mother in hopes it brings increased palliative care services to their local hospital.
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Playoff eats for Winnipeg Jets fans: Get creative with lumpia

As the Winnipeg Jets get farther and farther in their playoff run, Winnipeggers will need to get creative in the kitchen to come up with different party snacks to go along with each game
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Mayor to confront Eugene Melnyk over LeBreton comments

Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson says he plans to confront Eugene Melnyk to find out whether the Ottawa Senators owner is serious about redeveloping LeBreton Flats.
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Cleaning up the creek

CAA Manitoba organized a neighbourhood cleaning crew of school patrols and nearby businesses to clean up Omand's Creek in advance of Earth Day.
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Minivan drives through Dalhousie Tim Hortons front window

A Tim Hortons restaurant in Dalhousie was open for business Thursday, a day after a van crashed through the front window.

Beer not freed: Supreme Court upholds law in cross-border alcohol case

The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled unanimously that provinces and territories have the constitutional right to restrict the importation of goods from each other, as long as the primary aim of the restriction isn't to impede trade.
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Montreal bails on ArtsGames, another event vaunted by former mayor Denis Coderre

The City of Montreal is pulling all funding from the ambitious, made-in-Montreal international competition set for this fall, after investing $3.7 million in the inaugural event.
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Islander's book wins national award from museum association

Jim Macnutt's book Historic Furniture of Prince Edward Island recently received the Canadian Museums Association 2018 Award of Outstanding Achievement.

Origin stories: Podcasts about how it all began

Ever wonder how we got here? These podcasts uncover the past to understand the present.
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Taken meets Mr. Dressup

Tristar Pictures is working on a Mr. Rogers biopic starring Tom Hanks. Not to be outdone, CBC has announced a new film about the life of Mr. Dressup starring a Hollywood icon...
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Alexandre Bissonnette terrorized an entire nation, Quebec City mosque leaders tell court

Two of the men who were at the centre of the chaos which followed the shooting at a Quebec City mosque say Alexandre Bissonnette left fear in the hearts of all Muslims, by targeting their place of worship.
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Can a big city lawyer handle a small town case?

When it's suspected that her big-pharma client's vaccine has caused a mysterious illness affecting teenaged girls, high-powered attorney Joanna Hanley (Kristin Kreuk) returns to her hometown to quickly and quietly settle the case.

Wynne defends comparing Ford to Trump, says it's not a campaign strategy

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne is defending her comparison of Ontario Progressive Conservative Leader Doug Ford to U.S. President Donald Trump this week, saying she doesn't think her remarks will undermine the province's trade relationship with the U.S. in any way.

Canadian weightlifter gets 2012 Olympic gold after top 2 stripped of medals

Canadian weightlifter Christine Girard can finally call herself an Olympic champion. The International Olympic Committee made it official Thursday, declaring that Girard will be awarded the gold medal in the 63-kilogram weight class from the 2012 Summer Games.
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Straw poll: should plastic straws be banned?

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Regina sex offender back in custody, charged with new sex offences

A repeat sex offender was back in court on Thursday facing new charges after a complaint that he was in the company of a minor.
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MP Rempel wants entire Canadian border designated official port of entry

Conservative immigration critic Michelle Rempel wants to see the entire Canada-U.S. border designated as an official port of entry to help stop the flow of illegal migrants.
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'Makes no sense': New Brunswick man loses his 'free-the-beer' fight

After a five-year legal battle, a New Brunswick man has lost his bid to be able to stock up on cheap beer in neighbouring Quebec.

B.C. First Nation says passage of Trans Mountain project through reserve not a done deal

One of the B.C. First Nations identified by Kinder Morgan as having granted consent for the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion to cross through three of its reserve lands says it hasn’t made a final decision on whether it will let the project through.