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Sci-fi thriller Slash/Back unlocks new generation of Indigenous acting talent

Slash/Back is one of a new wave of Indigenous-led projects on the big and small screen creating new opportunities for young creators and performers.
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Abortion rights protests fill streets across the U.S.

Protesters gathered across the United States today to stand up for abortion rights in the wake of the Supreme Court ruling on Roe v. Wade.
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A divided America reacts to Roe v. Wade reversal

The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade is a long-awaited win for some Americans, and a terrifying loss for others. The country will soon ban or prohibit abortion in 25 states.
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Anti-LGBTQ threats hang over Pride celebrations

Pride month is underway, but a recent string of violent threats and extremist confrontations are hanging over this year’s celebrations. CBC’s Jayme Poisson looks at what’s fuelling the anti-LGBTQ rhetoric and talks to drag performer Tynomi Banks.
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The National | Roe v. Wade overturned, Ukraine retreat, Pride security

June 24, 2022 | The U.S. Supreme Court dismantles a half-century of abortion rights law. Ukraine retreats from the besieged city of Severodonetsk. Plus, the impact of recent anti-LGBTQ threats on this year’s Pride celebrations.
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Concern Roe v. Wade decision could ripple around the world

In Canada and around the world abortion rights advocates are bracing for potential ripple effects after the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade.
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Prince Charles says it’s OK to cut ties with the monarchy

As leaders gather for the Commonwealth Summit in Rwanda, Prince Charles tells them it is OK to cut ties with the monarchy. Barbados removed the Queen as head of state last year and six other Caribbean nations have said they will do the same.
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Ukraine concedes the city of Severodonetsk to Russia

Ukrainian soldiers concede the city of Severodonetsk to Russia, and a former prisoner of war talks about his experience being captured during the siege of Mariupol.
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Abortion access in Canada remains unequal

While there are no laws restricting access to abortion in Canada, access remains a major issue in parts of the country, and not all women who want one can get one.
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Canada abortion clinics will be open for Americans

The Canadian government says it will support American women looking to Canada for a safe abortion, but some are concerned the system might not be able to keep up with a flood of new demand. [Note: At 00:09 we indicate that Karina Gould was in Brampton, Ont. In fact, she was in Burlington, Ont.]
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Uncertainty hits big tech with downturns and layoffs

After years of steady growth, global tech stocks and cryptocurrency prices are on a downturn, leading to layoffs and hiring freezes at notable companies.
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The Pope will visit Canada next month, Vatican confirms

The Vatican announced that Pope Francis will travel to Canada next month as planned, after concerns that he might delay his visit due to ongoing knee issues.
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U.S. swimmer rescued by coach after fainting at world championships

American artistic swimmer Anita Alvarez fainted and sank to the bottom of the pool before being rescued by her coach at the World Aquatics Championships.
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The National | Ukraine’s EU hopes, Big Tech troubles, Pool rescue

June 23, 2022 | The European Union sets Ukraine on the path to membership. Plunging stocks and more layoffs; how big are the tech industry’s troubles? Plus, a quick-acting coach rescues an artistic swimmer from the bottom of a pool at the world championships.
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Millions displaced as India, Bangladesh see worst flooding in decades

Historic flooding in Bangladesh and northeastern India has left millions displaced and without food for days.
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Trump pressed Justice Department to overturn election, hearing told

Three former senior Justice Department officials testified about the pressure U.S. President Donald Trump placed on them to overturn the 2020 election.
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U.S. Supreme Court overturns New York’s limits on concealed handguns

The U.S. Supreme Court dealt a major blow to gun reform advocates and struck down a law in New York that put limits on carrying handguns in public.
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Pakistan grants safe passage for Afghans fleeing Taliban

The Pakistani government has granted safe passage for Afghans fleeing the Taliban to a third country, including two Canadian interpreters stuck in Islamabad who have been in hiding for nearly a year. The move could speed up Ottawa’s promise to bring 40,000 Afghans to Canada.
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Trudeau blames Russia for global food crisis, urges isolation of Moscow

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau blamed Russia for the global food crisis and urged fellow Commonwealth leaders to turn away from Moscow. But his calls were met with resistance as several countries met with Russia, China and Brazil instead.
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Ukraine granted EU candidacy

In a political victory for Ukraine and a potential blow to Vladimir Putin, the European Union granted Ukraine candidate status, putting it on a path to join the EU in years to come.
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Trudeau's bumpy summer; MPs carrying panic buttons | At Issue

The At Issue panel discusses the multiple challenges facing the federal government heading into the summer break and how they might deal with it. Plus, the panelists unpack the heated discourse in Canada that has forced some MPs to carry their own panic buttons for safety.
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Government freezes Hockey Canada funding over sex assault allegation settlement

The federal government is freezing funding to Hockey Canada after Sports Minister Pascale St. Onge said she's concerned by how the organization handled an alleged sexual assault by eight junior hockey players.
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What Canadians can do to cope with rising inflation

Personal finance expert and Credit Canada CEO Bruce Sellery offers advice on coping with rising inflation, including accurately tracking household income.
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Deadly earthquake hits Afghanistan, Taliban asks for international aid

The Taliban is asking for urgent international aid after a magnitude 5.9 earthquake struck a remote part of southeastern Afghanistan, wiping out entire villages, killing at least 1,000 people and leaving many in need of medical care.
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Zelensky urges Canadian university students not to forget about Ukraine

Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky virtually addressed university students across Canada to bolster support and help avoid what some have called Ukraine fatigue.
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Government denies interfering in N.S. mass shooting investigation

The government continued to deny allegations of political interference in the Nova Scotia mass shooting investigation. A report alleged RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki asked officers for more information about guns used in the massacre to share with the public safety minister and the prime minister as they worked on new gun-control legislation.
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Families want investigation beyond suspect’s words about abuse at Sask. care home

After coming forward to police, Brent Gabona was charged for abusing a number of residents at Saskatchewan’s Shepherd’s Villa, a care home for people with severe cognitive and physical disabilities. But some families believe the police investigation wrapped too quickly and question if there are more potential victims.
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Math and literacy grades have taken a hit from pandemic learning

Students across the country are struggling with low math and literacy grades, testing results show, and parents are worried it’s a result of learning disruptions during the pandemic. Some experts say ‘intervention classes’ are needed to help students move through higher grades.

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