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A Canadian rite of passage: Building the perfect campfire

"I think the fire's going great now. We gonna work on pitching the tent?"

USA Gymnastics interim CEO resigns 4 days into the job amid criticism

Former U.S. congresswoman Mary Bono resigned from USA Gymnastics on Tuesday, four days after she was named interim chief executive officer of the sport's U.S. governing body as it tried to recover from a sexual abuse scandal.
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Forbidden Dimension releases fresh album to celebrate 30 years of horror rock

They’ve been around for three decades and are considered pioneers of the horror-rock genre by many. Forbidden Dimension is celebrating 30 years with an album release at a downtown Calgary pub this Saturday.
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A Canadian rite of passage: Building the perfect campfire

"I think the fire's going great now. We gonna work on pitching the tent?"
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CBC Igalaaq October 16, 2018

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Kativik school board in northern Quebec calls emergency meeting in wake of youth suicides

CBC News has learned that there have been 13 deaths by suicide in Quebec's Inuit territory of Nunavik since the beginning of the year — 11 in the village of Puvirnituq alone, and one involving a child still in elementary school.
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Thinking of trying cannabis for the first time? This expert has some tips

Thinking of trying cannabis now that it's legal in Canada? This professor says there are some things you should know first.
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Flying through YYC with weed? Here's what you need to know

As of Oct. 17, if you are flying through the Calgary airport with weed, here’s what you need to know.
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Junior hockey league can't boot Surrey Knights over owner's role in fight, judge says

A B.C. junior hockey league's attempt to expel an entire team because of its owner's actions during an on-ice brawl has been halted by a judge, who called the move "unfairly prejudicial and oppressive."
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Expert offers tips for first-time cannabis users

Thinking of trying cannabis now that it's legal in Canada? This professor says there are some things you should know first.

Kenyan hockey stars say viral video, featuring Crosby, MacKinnon, transforming sport at home

Benard Azegere and his teammates on the Ice Lions, Kenya's only hockey team, were featured in a video released on Monday in which Tim Hortons brought them to Canada to play in their first game.
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Legalizing pot in Canada won't change rules for pro leagues — for now

Beginning Wednesday, athletes living in Canada will be able to legally purchase and use cannabis. So could an athlete hypothetically celebrate a victory by sparking up a giant joint? While it might seem unlikely now, some pro leagues could one day evolve to that point.
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Strong winds uproot trees, cause thousands of power outages

Strong winds ripped trees from the ground and knocked out power to thousands of NB Power customers on Tuesday, forcing the closure of some schools, businesses and government buildings.
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How will legal pot affect pro sports?

CBC Sports' Jamie Strashin discusses how the major sports leagues will handle legalized cannabis in Canada.

Liberals move to end solitary confinement of federal prisoners

The Liberal government is moving to end the use of solitary confinement in federal prisons. Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale tabled legislation to create new penitentiary units to house inmates separately while still offering them access to rehabilitation and other programs.
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Alberta's Sudanese community urged to support fragile peace agreement

Stephen Kuol is travelling the world urging people to support a peace agreement signed last month to end the five-year-old civil war in South Sudan, recently engaging with audiences in Alberta.

U.S. border patrol warns 'amnesty' for pot convictions doesn't guarantee entry

A senior U.S. border patrol official is warning travellers that cannabis remains an illegal narcotic in the U.S. — and even if you've been granted amnesty for a previous pot-related criminal conviction, you could still be denied entry to the United States.

Federal ministers to announce plan to expedite pardons for minor pot convictions

People convicted of pot possession could soon be asked to fill out a simple form to speed up the process of obtaining a criminal pardon as part of the government's plan to address past cannabis crimes, federal officials say.

Ottawa to announce plan to expedite pot pardons for simple possession, Wednesday

Senior government sources tell CBC News that, Wednesday Morning, the federal government will announce an amnesty plan to proceed with pardons for Canadians convicted of simple possession of marijuana.
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