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Prosecutors reject son's plea in double-murder trial

Crown prosecutors have rejected a plea of manslaughter by an Ottawa man on trial for two counts of first-degree murder in the violent deaths of his parents.
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NDP leader reacts to Ontario economic update LIVE

Andrea Horwath is the Leader of the Official Opposition in Ontario and Leader of the Ontario New Democratic Party

There needs to be a global policy to govern gene editing, says molecular biologist

Gene drive technology, which can introduce and spread a specific genetic trait through an entire species, is near the point where it leaves the lab and enters the real world. Some experts are calling for a global agreement on how the technology should be deployed, which could make for a showdown between scientists and policy makers at a UN meeting on biodiversity later this week.

What's Daniel Caesar doing with John Mayer, Pharrell & Nicki Minaj?

Is Canada's Daniel Caesar about to strike out in bold new directions? Are there new collaborations in his future?

Jackie Mittoo and the golden age of Canadian Reggae

How one man helped carve a path for Reggae in Canada

There needs to be a global policy to govern gene editing, says molecular biologist

Gene drive technology, which can introduce and spread a specific genetic trait through an entire species, is near the point where it leaves the lab and enters the real world. Some experts are calling for a global agreement on how the technology should be deployed, which could make for a showdown between scientists and policy makers at a UN meeting on biodiversity later this week.

Firefighters make progress in California Camp Fire as search continues for missing

Cool weather helped fire crews gain ground Thursday against the deadliest wildfire in the U.S. in a century, as the search went on for more bodies in the ashes of Paradise and surrounding communities in Northern California.
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'They're all stories that have touched me:' Éric Dupont on Songs for the Cold of Heart

The writer shares what he hopes readers will take from his bestselling, translated novel.
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P.E.I. native inducted into N.S. Sports Hall of Fame

P.E.I. native Anna Pendergast-Stammberger was inducted into the Nova Scotia Sports Hall of Fame earlier this month during a ceremony at the Halifax Convention Centre.

Trade talks would have run smoother if the U.S. had been more organised, says former ambassador

Former U.S. Ambassador to Canada Bruce Heyman says the renegotiation of NAFTA could have gone a lot smoother, but there is plenty of hope for the future of Canada-U.S. relations.
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Ontario PCs slash spending, unveil tax cut and lengthen LCBO hours in 1st economic plan

Months after Ontario's finance minister said finding fiscal balance will "require everyone to make sacrifices without exception," the public got its first glance at how the government will try to do it.
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NDP vows to build safe injection site, slash cellphone costs in alternative throne speech

A Manitoba NDP government would build a safe consumption site in Winnipeg and a detox centre in Brandon to get a grip on the growing use of methamphetamine in the province, Wab Kinew says.
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Most intense storm on the planet pounding Newfoundland and Labrador, say officials

A stack at the Holyrood generating station has been swaying in the high winds.
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No injuries after shed fire spreads to home in Bonavista

The fire started in a shed and the high winds caused it to spread to a neighbouring home, RCMP say.

Theresa May faces chaos after Brexit secretary resigns

Brexit was always going to be a challenge, but it’s hard to imagine how Prime Minister Theresa May can recover now from the biggest blow so far: the resignation of Dominic Raab, her chief negotiator and the minister responsible for Brexit.

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What's Daniel Caesar doing with John Mayer, Pharrell and Nicki Minaj?

Some recent Instagram stories have got us wondering about his next projects.
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P.E.I. government to deliver capital budget Friday

The P.E.I. government will present its capital budget in the legislature on Friday.
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Theresa May defends draft Brexit agreement

"Difficult and sometimes uncomfortable decisions had to be made," U.K. prime minister says
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Winnipeg Jets' Josh Morrissey faces hearing for bodyslam on T.J. Oshie

Winnipeg Jets' defenceman Josh Morrissey is facing discipline after a hit that staggered Washington Capitals forward T.J. Oshie.

How Montreal teens created an arcade — and are helping to build a community

A youth-led co-operative called Press Start opened to the public in May in the Montreal neighbourhood of Pointe-Saint-Charles.
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'The back stories get me every time:' Patrick deWitt on writing difficult characters

The writer discusses his attempts to explore common ground with unpleasant characters.
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Couple, homeless man face charges in alleged GoFundMe scam that went viral

A New Jersey prosecutor says he will announce developments in a criminal investigation of a couple that raised $400,000 US for a homeless man they said helped them with a disabled car.

Trade talks would have run smoother if the U.S. had been more organised, says former ambassador

Former U.S. Ambassador to Canada Bruce Heyman says the renegotiation of NAFTA could have gone a lot smoother but there is plenty of hope for the future of Canada-U.S. relations.
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Alberta boy sings his way onto new Netflix series Motown Magic

Zacary James was born a few generations too late for Motown but that hasn’t stopped the 11-year-old singer from hitting the perfect notes on a classic from the catalog.