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How are you coping with little or no sleep?

Researchers says that a 'sleep crisis' is heading our way. Two recent studies have found that lack of sleep can put you at risk for cardiovascular disease and increased anger.
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Weekend snowstorm, 'really cold' temperatures likely ahead for Hamilton

There could be five to 15 cm of snow in Hamilton starting Saturday, as a storm system approaches southern Ontario.

Thick

A nonfiction book by Tressie McMillan Cottom.
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N.S. tax credit to boost investment in startups, small businesses

Effective immediately, the innovation equity tax credit will apply to investments of up to $250,000 in eligible businesses — $200,000 more than the current equity tax credit.

How to Date Men When You Hate Men

A nonfiction book by Blythe Roberson.

Go Ahead in the Rain

A nonfiction book by Hanif Abdurraqib.
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If you love sunshine, you'll love the next few days, but if you dread the cold, not so much

John Sauder, CBC's meteorologist in Manitoba, keeps track of weather moving across the province.
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Ontario First Nations call for province to 'clean up' the 'mess' over East-West transmission line

Several First Nations in northern Ontario are demanding the provincial government step in and, in their words, "clean up" the process underway to determine who will build a high-capacity power transmission line in the northwest.
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Calgary Flames to retire Jarome Iginla's No. 12 jersey

The Calgary Flames will retire the jersey of legendary former captain Jarome Iginla on March 2 prior to the team's game against the Minnesota Wild.
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Virus affecting IT system at Health Sciences North impacting health care across the region

The head of Health Sciences North says various medical systems at the hospital in Sudbury and other hospitals throughout the region have been shut down to avoid damage from a computer virus.
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UN health chief orders probe into misconduct

The head of the World Health Organization has ordered an internal probe into allegations that the agency is rife with racism, sexism and corruption after a series of anonymous emails with the explosive charges were sent to top managers.
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Saskatoon police looking for man who bailed out of moving stolen truck, which then rolled into bus

The truck, which had been left running with its keys inside, was stolen on the 800 block of Hunter Road early Thursday morning, police said.
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NDP slams ministry response to jail deaths as 'unacceptable'

In the wake of a parade of drug deaths at the Barton Street jail, the provincial NDP is criticizing the ministry of corrections and the coroner's office for not doing anything about it.
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"Six of the Best" - Sneak Peek Clip

The investigation of a dead orphan leads Murdoch to a familiar face from his past.
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TMR stands its ground as opposition to Royalmount project grows

Opposition is mounting against a $1.7-billion shopping district proposed for the Town of Mount Royal, with critics saying it will bring a toxic cocktail of traffic, pollution and economic woes to the island of Montreal.
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With CAQ's plan to abolish school boards, stakes are high in EMSB probe

The Education Ministry's investigation into governance issues at Quebec's largest English-language school board couldn't come at a worse time, with legislation in the works to abolish all Quebec school boards.

Canada's Andreescu, Bouchard out, Raonic, Shapovalov move on at Australian Open

Canada's Bianca Andreescu was eliminated from the Australian Open on Thursday, dropping her second-round match 6-3, 3-6, 6-2 to Anastasija Sevastova of Latvia.

The benefits & risks of intermittent fasting

Experts weigh on whether giving your gut a break can really improve your health.

1 injured in shooting at Vanier restaurant

One person is in hospital and police are looking for three suspects in a shooting at a fast-food restaurant in Vanier Wednesday night.

Canadian snowboarder Max Parrot diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma

Canadian Olympic snowboarder Max Parrot announced Thursday he has been diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma. The 24-year-old from Bromont, Que., captured slopestyle silver at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, and was diagnosed with cancer last month after undergoing a biopsy.
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Facts, not fear, should guide social housing policy, UBC expert says

Carey Doberstein says local residents have the right to air their concerns, but council should look at the outcomes of similar housing developments when making its decision on a supportive housing facility in Kelowna.
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Pilot, 72, saved from frozen Manitoba lake 52 hours after making pit stop to pee

A bathroom break turned into a missing person report for a 72-year-old pilot, who became stranded on a remote, frozen northern Manitoba lake.
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'We had a blast': New axe-throwing trend targets P.E.I.

The thrill behind throwing an axe. We'll visit a P.E.I. bar to see why people are lining up to throw back beers and axes — but never at the same time.
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21% of Canadians won't go outdoors if there's no WiFi or internet

Because why sit by a stream if you can’t stream? Preview now. Watch at 8:30 p.m. on CBC.
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MPPs hike housing allowance by 20 per cent as Toronto rental rates jump

Ontario legislators have quietly increased their rental housing allowances by around 20 per cent arguing that they've been paying out of their own pockets to subsidize housing in Toronto's hot real estate market.