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Quebec taxi drivers stage protests across province over proposed changes to industry

Taxi drivers upset with the Quebec government's proposed law aimed at deregulating the industry are staging protests across the province this morning, slowing traffic and forcing riders to find other means of transportation.

What can be done about violence against elementary school teachers?

Our recent documentary, "Hard Lessons," told the shocking story of elementary school teachers who are regularly physically attacked by their young students. Why is this happening? What can be done to prevent it? And why do principals and school boards want to keep this issue from the public?
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All-women night headlines P.E.I. Jazz and Blues Festival

P.E.I.'s Catherine MacLellan, Halifax's Reeny Smith and Toronto's The Beaches will take charge of the stage for an all-women Saturday night show at this year's TD P.E.I. Jazz and Blues Festival.

Rocket from Gaza hits house in central Israel, wounding 7

A rocket fired from the Gaza Strip struck a house in central Israel, wounding seven people and prompting PM Benjamin Netanyahu to cut short a trip to Washington. The concern now is the strike could prompt a larger confrontation between Israel and Hamas just before Israel's upcoming elections. The rocket attack destroyed a residential home in the community of Mishmeret, north of the city of Kfar Saba, wounding six members of the family

Man dies in Fogo Island house fire

A 53-year-old man died in a house fire on Fogo Island over the weekend. The fire happened in Tilting, on the northeastern part of the island, Sunday afternoon. Crews were able to get the fire under control but the house was extensively damaged. Two other people escaped the burning home.
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Sunscreen and a scarf? Might not be a bad combo

There's actually a moderate UV index today in Ottawa. But don't expect summer temperatures.

Waterloo region's Special Olympic athletes bring home gold

Athletes from Waterloo region represented Canada at the 2019 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Abu Dhabi — and came home with medals in hand.
DIVERSIFICATION

CBC Windsor panel discussion on diversification

CBC Windsor is hosting a panel this Thursday to talk about how the city can diversify its economy.

Duran Redwood to be sentenced for beating Celeste Yawney to death

The sentencing hearing for Duran Redwood, who has been convicted of killing Celeste Yawney in 2015, is scheduled to take place Monday. Redwood was found guilty of second-degree murder in February, almost four years after the murder.

Thunder Bay, Sudbury labour force to shrink by 2036, StatsCan projects

Statistics Canada's new report predicts that 55.5 per cent of residents of the two northern Ontario cities will be working or looking for work in 2036 if current birth and death rates and current trends in immigration and job participation stay constant. That's down from 60.4 per cent currently.

'We have a very diverse group': Catholic Central's robotics team takes second in competition

The rookie robotics team from Catholic Central High School achieved second place in the First Robotics competition at The University of Waterloo on Saturday. 
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Vancouver casino dealers fired for cheating, collusion

Records obtained by CBC reveal three dealers at Vancouver's recently opened Parq Casino were fired last year for "collusion" with players — giving them thousands of dollars worth of chips.
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Benefit of switching power distributors hazier as Hay River case drags on

A case that has implications for the cost and distribution of electricity in eight Northwest Territories communities, including Yellowknife, is now in the hands of a judge.

Most styrofoam isn't recycled. Here's how 3 startups aim to fix that

Styrofoam has been nicknamed “public enemy No. 6” because it's more likely to be landfilled or washed into the ocean than recycled. But three Canadian startups are launching technology that aims to make discarded styrofoam a resource that everyone wants to recycle.

Webcam: Check out the view of downtown St. John's

Our view of St. John's harbour, Signal Hill and the Narrows comes from a camera atop The Rooms, on Bonaventure Avenue.
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Is Windsor ready for what lies ahead?

Send us your questions for this week's diversification panel, happening Thursday in downtown Windsor.

Mixed doubles curling has come a long way, says Brett Gallant

Canada's first repeat champion at mixed doubles curling says the sport is attracting a lot more attention now than it did when he first won it in 2016.

Recent seizure sign of 'scary' demand for fentanyl in city

A recent fentanyl seizure in Thunder Bay, Ont. is just one indication of the challenge facing police as they try to curb the illicit drug trade in the city.
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Corner Brook Minor Hockey investigating financial irregularities, says mayor

The Corner Brook Minor Hockey Association is tens of thousands of dollars behind in payments for ice time.
TRAFFIC BLOG

Debate between bridges or tunnels continues

At least some commuters agree new crossings between Ottawa and Gatineau are long overdue.

Charges of cheating amid confusion over Thailand's election result

Two major political parties raised doubts on Monday about the accuracy of Thailand's election results after a party linked to the military took a surprise lead in the popular vote count that suggested the country's junta chief could remain in power.

Apple extravaganza could reveal details on new streaming service

Apple remains tight-lipped about its anticipated streaming service, but a major announcement Monday is expected to include details on the company's new platform.

Inquest into fatal Radiohead stage collapse starts today

Seven years after drum technician Scott Johnson was killed, an inquest will examine the circumstances around his death.

Montreal bus service still facing delays due to Nova Bus steering glitch

After Montreal's public agency parked 282 buses on Friday due to a safety glitch, most have been inspected and are back on the road Monday. However, some remain out of service and delays continue to plague the network.

Kasabonika Lake man charged with murder in death of six-year-old

A 21-year-old Kasabonika Lake First Nation man has been charged with murder over the death of a six-year-old in the community.