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Northern Roots, Global Reach focus of Research Week at Laurentian University

A week for students and faculty to showcase innovative work being done at Laurentian University is underway.

Calgary man killed in avalanche near Egypt Lake in Banff National Park

A 36-year-old Calgary man was killed in an avalanche near Egypt Lake in Banff National Park on the weekend, according to police, while a second skier survived.
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Police pull curtain on 401 motorist's 'movie night'

A Quebec man has been charged with distracted driving after Ontario Provincial Police caught him trying to watch a movie while driving on Highway 401.

John Cleese on Monty Python, Life of Brian and why he's now taking aim at the failings of world leaders

The British comedy legend reflects on his career and discusses his latest stage show, Why There Is No Hope, in which he examines what he sees as the failings of the world's leaders.

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Tuesday, March 19, 2019: John Cleese, Amanda Brugel and more

Today on q: actor and comedian John Cleese, q screen panel with John Semley and Tina Hassannia, actor Amanda Brugel

How Drake's obsession with New Orleans finally paid off

Drake may be known for creating the Toronto Sound, but he owes his current success to his uncanny ability to emulate and adapt to regional sounds around the world. New Orleans is just one of those scenes.

Do fan campaigns to save TV shows actually work?

When it comes to the practicality of fan campaigns, do they actually work? Or is there more at play behind the scenes?
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Rachel Notley calls Alberta election

One day after the Alberta government delivered its throne speech, focused on what it has achieved over the past four years, NDP Leader Rachel Notley said it's time to go to the polls.
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People told Mahdi his dreams impossible — but he made magic happen

"One of my teachers told me I shouldn't use my body because my body 'isn't any good,'" the Canadian magician, who was born without hands or feet, tells filmmaker Jason D'Souza. "[They said] that I should use my mind because my mind is still good."
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Husky retrieves connector blamed for N.L.'s largest oil spill

The company says it's completed a delicate recovery mission in the White Rose oil field.

James Corden returning to host Tony Awards

The American Theatre Wing on Tuesday announced that the host of CBS' The Late Late Show will preside over Broadway's biggest night.

Star UCP candidate resigns in wake of leaked messages about white supremacists

Caylan Ford, the United Conservative Party candidate for Calgary-Mountain View riding, has resigned following the release of private messages from two years ago when she talked about a double standard for white supremacist terrorists.
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Terese Marie Mailhot honours her mother's story in her memoir Heart Berries

Terese Marie Mailhot discusses how she wrote her powerful memoir Heart Berries, which is on the Canada Reads 2019 longlist.
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'They don't have to be scared': Talking to kids about the New Zealand attacks

In the days after a mass shooting in New Zealand, Calgary Muslims who work closely with children are left thinking about how to talk to kids about violence.

'He's killin' it!': Watch Nile Rodgers listen to Daniel Caesar for the first time

The famous musician and producer has some nice words for one of Canada's newest R&B stars.
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National Enquirer paid $200K to brother of Jeff Bezos's girlfriend for intimate texts

The Wall Street Journal reports that the National Enquirer's publisher paid $200,000 US to obtain intimate texts between Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and his mistress Lauren Sanchez. American Media Inc., the supermarket tabloid's publisher, reportedly paid that sum to Michael Sanchez, Lauren's brother.
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'Sexual nature' allegations result in St. John's-based Armed Forces member charged

The alleged incidents happened in 2018.

Angels' Mike Trout finalizing record-breaking $430M US extension: report

Two-time American League MVP Mike Trout is on the verge of signing a 12-year, $430-million US contract extension with the Los Angeles Angels, ESPN reported Tuesday.
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Air Canada grounds Boeing Max 8s until at least July 1

The airline is suspending some routes out of St. John's, Halifax, Calgary and Vancouver until further notice.

Right-wing extremist groups & hate crimes are growing in Canada

Experts say Canadians should also be concerned about the rise of hate groups in this country. There are at minimum 130 active right-wing extremist groups across Canada according to Dr. Barbara Perry, an expert on hate crime — a 30 per cent increase from 2015.

Drugs, guns and gangs at root of violence in Pleasant Hill neighbourhood

Experts on the street in the Pleasant Hill neighbourhood say a mix of drugs, guns and gangs are behind the recent spike in violence.
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Cooper on the end of the SNC-Lavalin study

Alberta Conservative MP Michael Cooper explains why the Liberal majority on the Justice Committee ended the study of the SNC-Lavalin affair.
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Duped women go after charming alleged con man: 'Everything he said was a lie'

A Halifax firefighter's romance ended in an elaborate scheme by an alleged serial con man to whom she lost thousands of dollars.

5 fun facts about butterflies

Time to brush up on your butterfly knowledge.