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Maritimers advised to prepare for Sunday's storm

An extreme cold warning continues today in New Brunswick as Atlantic Canada prepares for Sunday's severe winter storm.
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Busting myths and embracing newcomers: New project aims to make N.L. more welcoming

Welcome NL is designed to give communities throughout the province the tools necessary to not only attract immigrants, but also make them feel at home.

Raonic advances to round of 16 at Australian Open

Raonic stands as the lone Canadian singles player remaining at the Australian Open.
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The Ledge: We're back for 2019

In the first episode of The Ledge for 2019, Legislature reporters Kim Trynacity and Michelle Bellefontaine get you caught up with three things you need to know about Alberta politics from this week.
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Sask. RCMP rescue man in stuck vehicle on Frobisher Lake ice road

RCMP made a dramatic find after responding to a call about a person believed to be dead inside a vehicle in northern Saskatchewan.
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Pipeline explosion kills 21 in Mexico

At least 66 people were killed and dozens were injured on Friday when a pipeline ruptured by suspected fuel thieves exploded in central Mexico.
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Watch World Cup bobsleigh & skeleton in Austria

Watch the world's best bobsleigh and skeleton athletes in action at World Cup event in Innsbruck, Austria.

U.S. President plans 'major announcement' on border and shutdown

Donald Trump said he'll be making a "major announcement" on the government shutdown and the southern border on Saturday as the standstill over his border wall continues into its fifth week.

Arrests made in 4th straight robbery with heavy equipment

Thieves used a front-end loader early Saturday morning to rip away part of the wall of a St. John's bank.
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Milos Raonic wins in straight sets to reach Round of 16 at Australian Open

Milos Raonic stands as the lone Canadian singles player remaining at the Australian Open.

Brace for bitter cold plus some snow this weekend in Toronto

Brace for an extremely cold weekend with some snow, Toronto residents are being told. The high temperature for Saturday is forecast to be – 12 C, although it will feel like – 23 with the windchill. On Saturday night, the low is predicted to be – 18 C, with a windchill value of – 20 in the evening and – 31 overnight and into Sunday morning.

Moose Jaw is no longer home to the world's tallest moose statue. Residents appear ready to rise up

People in Saskatchewan are working to restore Mac the Moose to his former glory, after a moose statue constructed 240 kilometres north of Oslo, Norway, dethroned him as the tallest moose statue in the world.

After ambush, Ethiopia readies 'massive offensive' on al-Shabaab in Somalia

The Ethiopian National Defence Force on Saturday confirmed an ambush by al-Shabaab extremists on an Ethiopian peacekeeping convoy in neighbouring Somalia and said Ethiopian forces are preparing a "massive offensive" in response.

After 92 years, Alberta College of Arts and Design gets new name

As of Feb. 1, the school will be called the Alberta University of the Arts and will be the province's first university dedicated to arts and design.

Racism at lacrosse game an 'incredible learning opportunity,' says history professor

A lacrosse game in Philadelphia last week highlighted some troubling issues in the sport, says Allan Downey, a history professor at McMaster University.
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Massive Edmonton Opera Centre opens in an unlikely spot

We're taking you on a tour of the new 22,000-square-foot Edmonton Opera Centre. Yes we have one, and you won't believe what's inside.
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'Another cycle is born': New generation of Indigenous leaders step up in Old Crow

A new chief and council of the Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation were sworn in this month, all under the age of 40.
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Chill out: Wolves take snow days too, says study

Over two winters, researchers looked at the movements of grey wolves near Fort McMurray, Alta. in conjunction with data on snowfall in the area and found the animals changed slowed down during snowfalls.
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How Surrey's infrastructure gap is a product of political culture

"I think you need to slow it down and you need to make sure there's infrastructure to take care of the people that are there," says But Liz Walker, who chairs the Newton Community Association.

A life of firsts: Ernest Tucker, trailblazing Montreal journalist, dead at 87

Believed to be the first black reporter at the CBC, Ernest Tucker broke the news of John F. Kennedy's assassination to CBC Radio listeners, met Ringo Starr and Louis Armstrong, and mentored generations of journalists as a teacher at John Abbott College.

Kriechmayr edges Swiss favourite Feuz to win World Cup downhill

It takes a special run to beat Switzerland's best skier Beat Feuz on his home snow. Vincent Kriechmayr found it Saturday to win a World Cup downhill. Austria's Kriechmayr was 0.14 seconds faster than Feuz on the storied Lauberhorn hill, finishing the longest World Cup course in 2 minutes, 28.36 seconds.

Rural issues given spotlight with creation of new ministry

The newest member of Justin Trudeau's cabinet, Rural Economic Development Minister Bernadette Jordan, says rural connectivity will be her focus in this election year.

Mexico pipeline explosion death toll rises to 66

At least 66 people were killed and dozens were injured on Friday when a pipeline ruptured by suspected fuel thieves exploded in central Mexico as dozens of people tried to fill up containers, state and federal authorities said.