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Quebec's economy minister denies any wrongdoing as ethics probe launched

Quebec Economy Minister Pierre Fitzgibbon says he did nothing wrong and has no intention of resigning, despite the ethic commissioner's probe into assets he allegedly holds in private companies.
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Oil and gas company confirms employee killed in Yoho avalanche

An oil and gas company has identified one of its employees as a man who died after an avalanche in Yoho National Park in eastern B.C.

Montreal police cleared of wrongdoing after young man dies in custody

An autopsy determined 23-year-old David Tshiteya Kalubi died due to a heart problem — specifically, a cardiac arrhythmia due to a cardiomegaly, or abnormally enlarged heart.
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Train carrying hazardous materials derails in L'Assomption, Que.

A cargo train has derailed near L'Assomption, Que., just east of Montreal, but officials say people living in the area are not in danger.
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An early peak in temperature today, definitely cooler toward the weekend

John Sauder, CBC's meteorologist in Manitoba, keeps track of weather moving across the province.

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Day-old kittens die after being stuffed inside plastic bag, thrown into dumpster

The tiny kittens, which were suffering from hypothermia, dehydration and weakness, were taken to an emergency clinic for treatment but both have since died.
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As tensions rise in the Asia-Pacific, Japan's PM is calling on Canada for help

As geopolitical tensions rise on the high seas in the Asia-Pacific region, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is in Ottawa to ask Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for a deeper degree of engagement by Canada.
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Top health officer calls on B.C. to 'urgently' decriminalize possession of illicit drugs

Provincial Health Officer Bonnie Henry is recommending that B.C. immediately decriminalize possession of controlled substances for personal use.
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Lululemon plans to double sales from mens' products, sets sights on footwear market

The traditionally women's athleisure retailer Lululemon Athletica Inc. announced ambitious plans to double revenues from men's products and digital sales, and quadruple international earnings by 2023.
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From drag kids to Chelsea Manning, a complete guide to queer films at Hot Docs 2019

There are nine films centred around extraordinary LGBTQ stories screening during the festival's 26th edition.
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How Are The Floods Affecting You?

We ask callers how the recent floods across Quebec are affecting them
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Hundreds forced from homes, part of Trans-Canada closed as river rises below Fredericton

The New Brunswick government will close the Trans-Canada Highway between Oromocto and Moncton on Wednesday night to deal with flooding, forcing drivers to take a detour that will add 90 kilometres to their travels.

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You'll go nuts over these photos of squirrels doing human things

Debbie Vokey sets up intricate dioramas, waits for squirrels to arrive, and takes pictures out of her kitchen window.
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How rising risks of air pollution are affecting health, life expectancy

A closer look at the day's most notable stories with The National's Jonathon Gatehouse: Air pollution, already one of the world's biggest killers, is getting worse; Boeing faces a major image problem with its 737 Max; changing work culture to prevent burnout.
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Métis group sickened over theft of trailer full of traditional encampment supplies

Inside the trailer were supplies that volunteers use to set up traditional Métis encampments at schools and historical sites.
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Moose Jaw dance studio owner who feuded with Burton Cummings pleads guilty to 1 noise charge

The owner of Dance Fitness with Kyra in Moose Jaw has been ordered to pay a fine after pleading guilty to one noise violation.
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Former Exit Realty on the Rock owner Anne Squires pleads guilty to bilking firms

The Crown and defence are still working out issues related to the case and sentencing could drag into the fall.
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Hate-crime attack on River Heights restaurant was staged, Winnipeg police say; 3 charged with mischief

The Winnipeg Police Service has charged three people with public mischief, accusing them of staging a phony hate-crime attack on a River Heights restaurant.
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Flooding, heavy rains prompt Bracebridge, Ont., to declare state of emergency

The small Muskoka community of Bracebridge, Ont., has declared a state of emergency following days of heavy rain and swelling rivers and lakes. 

Drawing out the pain: Artist uses cartoons to fight depression

Winnipeg artist Asia Mills's rabbits may be depressed — but they're actually a way of helping her manage her own struggles with mental illness and make a connection with thousands of others.
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Photographer goes nuts with pictures of squirrels doing human things

Winnipeg's Debbie Vokey sets up intricate dioramas, waits for squirrels to arrive, and takes pictures out of her kitchen window. (Video by Jim Agapito, Matt Purchase, and Paul Stabell)
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'Pom poms for the world': Regina artist spreads joy, one fuzzy creation at a time

Lorena Leal’s pom pom making pop-up punctuates a month of free art workshops by Eden Care Communities.
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Midweek podcast for April 24, 2019: History made on Prince Edward Island

A bit of history was made this week on Prince Edward Island. The province elected its first minority government ever and made the Greens the official opposition for the first time anywhere in Canada. In this week's edition of the podcast Chris Hall talks to University of P.E.I. political science professor Don Desserud about the election results and what they might mean for the upcoming federal election.