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The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society follows in The Notebook's charming period-romance footsteps

The q screen panel take you through Netflix's new, much buzzed-about romantic historical drama. They also look at the decline of TV pilots and a new show from Matt Groening.

From resistance to resignation in Hong Kong

Hong Kong’s resistance movement is quieter than it was four years ago, but CBC’s Saša Petricic spoke to some of the people taking the risk to fight for democracy.

Mercier Bridge fully reopens after 2 months of repairs, congestion

The opening of the busy bridge, which connects Montreal's west end to the South Shore, likely comes with a sigh of relief for thousands of daily commuters as the partial closure caused severe congestion for two months.

Monday, August 20, 2018: Salman Rushdie, Vivica A. Fox and more

Today on q: author Salman Rushdie, q screen panel with Amanda Parris and Adam Nayman, David Laderman's gateway to road movies, actor Vivica A. Fox.

Cannabis, Highway 401 collisions on agenda as Ontario cities meet

Municipal leaders from across Ontario are descending on Ottawa today, hoping to kick-start important conversations with the new Progressive Conservative government on everything from retail cannabis stores to Highway 401 safety.

Vote Compass: A political guide to the 2018 provincial election

A new online tool is being introduced in New Brunswick for the first time to help voters determine what political parties their views align with.
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'End of an era': First Dieppe remembrance service in Hamilton without a Dieppe veteran

Sunday marked the 76th anniversary of the Dieppe raid in France during the Second World War. It also marked the first time there wasn't a Dieppe veteran present in Hamilton.
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Indian Relay keeping youth on track

Indian Relay is extreme horse racing without saddles or safety equipment. The sport is growing in Canada and steering some young riders onto the track and away from trouble.

Wilfrid Laurier urging students to live more sustainably on campus

Staff at Wilfrid Laurier University are trying to get students to think differently about sustainability practices on campus.

Absolutely Newfoundland and Labrador doc series now airing

Locally-produced films that explore Newfoundland and Labrador's unique culture, history and talent.
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Elections NB launches ad campaign warning voters of fake election news

Elections New Brunswick has launched a new ad campaign warning voters of false information that can be spread on social media sites.
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'We showed no care for the little ones': Pope's letter vows to end sex abuse, coverups

Pope Francis has issued a letter to Catholics around the world condemning the "crime" of priestly sexual abuse and coverup and demanding accountability, in response to new revelations in the United States of decades of misconduct by the Catholic Church.

A Peasant vs The Inquisition: Cheese, worms and the birth of micro-history

Celebrated historian Carlo Ginzburg uncovers the past by telling the stories of the marginalized, the forgotten, and the suppressed. His most famous work, "The Cheese and the Worms", recounts the story of a 16th century miller who was tried twice by the Inquisition and eventually put to death. The trial records reveal a fascinating worldview that might have been lost forever -- and given the Fascist persecution of Ginzburg's family, he's got a stake in revealing histories that would otherwise be lost.
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Communities on edge from B.C. wildfires

Communities on edge from B.C. wildfires Many communities are on edge as wildfires in B.C. continue to grow. Some residents are preparing to leave at a moment’s notice, and many communities are choking on smoke.

Quebec Poll Tracker: CAQ holds lead over Liberals

The latest numbers in Quebec show François Legault's CAQ ahead of Philippe Couillard's Liberals.

Absolutely Maritimes documentary series now airing

Locally-produced films that explore the Maritimes unique culture, history and talent.
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Elderly South Koreans meet with their North Korean relatives

Most of these relatives have not seen each other since the end of the Korean War
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Crews clean up decades-old shipwreck

Crews are cleaning up from the 1985 shipwreck Manolis L off the Newfoundland coast, which only started leaking fuel five years ago. https://www.cbc.ca/1.4777749
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Afghan forces free 149 people taken by Taliban, 21 still held

Afghan forces have rescued 149 people, including women and children, who were abducted by the Taliban just hours earlier in northern Kunduz province, officials say.
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Watch Canada compete at the wheelchair basketball world championships

The Canadian men's and women's wheelchair basketball teams are at the 2018 IWBF Wheelchair Basketball World Championships and CBC Sports will be streaming every one of their matches.

How a search for the world's best coffee led to Yemen in the midst of civil war

What lengths would you go to for the perfect cup of coffee? For Mokhtar Alkhanshali his quest took him to Yemen where the daunting hikes up the highland mountains were the least of his challenges during the civil war.

Do your kids play Fortnite? Here's how it could win them a college scholarship

As esports grow exponentially in popularity, young players are starting to take advantage of the financial opportunities that lie in becoming a professional gamer. And some universities are starting to offer scholarships to attract them.
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Trump fires back after report of lawyer participating in Russia probe

U.S. President Donald Trump fired back at a report that a White House lawyer was co-operating with the ongoing Russia investigation. Trump says he “allowed” Don McGahn to speak with special counsel Robert Mueller because he has nothing to hide.

WWII bomber plane Fifi stops in Windsor, rides available for hefty price

If you want a peek at history, Fifi the B-29 Superfortress WWII aircraft is stopping in town this week.