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How mechanical failures and alarms set off the TTC's worst morning commute in years

New data obtained by CBC Toronto reveals the inner workings of the TTC's slowest morning in more than a year. This is how the commute on Jan. 24 played out.

Exploring hockey's roots in Indigenous communities

This week on Unreserved, we explore what hockey means to Indigenous people and how the connection to hockey is about more than just sports.

Ottawa plans to make Trans Mountain decision by June 18

The federal government will make a final decision on the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project by June 18 — missing the original 90-day deadline set by the National Energy Board.
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Mueller report did not find that Trump team conspired with Russia: U.S. attorney general

U.S. Attorney General William Barr said on Thursday that Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation did not find that President Donald Trump or members of his campaign worked with Russia during the 2016 presidential election.

Calgary groups come together after Syrian girl, 9, dies by suicide

The suicide of a nine-year-old Syrian girl last month has organizations in Calgary scrutinizing their many services for newcomers, in hopes of preventing future tragedies.
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Drunk driver who caused violent crash in Whitehorse sentenced to 5 months

Mark McCluskey, 48, has been sentenced to five and a half months in jail. The 2017 crash injured two people.

Blueberry the cat, whose owner died in a tragic fire, found by Esquimalt volunteers

A cat that escaped a deadly apartment fire in Esquimalt earlier this month has been found in rough shape but alive. Judith Burke was killed April 7 when a fire ripped through the fourth floor of an apartment building in the Victoria suburb. Her cat, Blueberry, was seen leaping out the fourth-floor balcony and then went missing.
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With rain on the horizon, Rigaud braces for severe flooding

Rigaud residents and officials, armed with lessons learned after severe flooding overtook homes and streets two years ago, are once again preparing to deal with rising waters.

Vaisakhi a significant boon to local economy

The value of Vaisakhi extends past its community and religious aspects. The huge number of people who celebrate also provide an economic boost to local businesses and merchants.
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Check records to make sure you're fully vaccinated, health unit says

A nurse with the Public Health Sudbury and Districts is advising people to check their vaccination records for measles.
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City administration seeks approval for latest transit plan from council

The City's administration has some final suggestions to council for dedicated bus lanes and protected cycling lanes. It's recommending bus only lanes for First Avenue instead of Third and...protected cycling lanes on Third Avenue instead of Fourth. Jay Magus is the city's Director of Transportion.
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An examination of how First Nations in Saskatchewan have been investing millions into the cannabis industry

Saskatoon's two newest weed shops are opening this weekend. One of the stores will be in Stonebridge, and the other on Broadway. Beyond the novelty of the opening dates being 4-20, there's a big Saskatchewan connection behind the company that owns them. A deeper story about WHO from this province is investing in the weed industry. CBC's Chelsea Laskowski has been looking into this for us, and she spoke with Jennifer Quesnel.
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Fearsome ancient hyena-wolf was bigger than a polar bear

Paleontologists have stumbled upon the fossils of one of the largest meat-eating mammals ever to walk the Earth — a new species.
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Fossil of ancient hyena-wolf, bigger than a polar bear, 'rediscovered' in Kenya

Paleontologists have rediscovered - in a drawer in Kenya - the fossils of one of the largest meat-eating mammals ever to walk the Earth. It's a new species of a hyena-wolf bigger than a polar bear.
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Man charged with murder in Dartmouth woman's 2018 death

Karen Lee MacKenzie disappeared in February 2018. Halifax Regional Police have now charged Owen Patrick Nelson with second-degree murder.

Louise Penny nominated for Arthur Ellis Award for Canadian crime writing

The Arthur Ellis Awards annually celebrate the best crime writing in Canada.
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St. John's Edge step into second round of the playoffs

After a brutal series against the Sudbury Five, the Edge start the second round of the NLB Canada playoffs Saturday at Mile One Centre.

Maybe Leafs should've taken 'Drake curse' advice from Italian soccer club

The "Drake curse" reared it's ugly head yet again, only this time Italy's A.S. Roma decided to take matters in their own hands. The soccer club has banned all players from taking photos with the Canadian and Grammy award-winning artist following the worst defeat in recent history by a team in the French league.

No decision today at sentencing hearing for Const. Joe Smyth

Smyth was found guilty of obstructing justice back in February.
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Attempted murder charge laid in shooting near Billings Bridge

A 27-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder in connection to a November 2018 shooting near the Billings Bridge Shopping Centre.

Mountain pine beetle isn't in Saskatchewan yet, but could be on its way: report

A newly released report from Saskatchewan's Ministry of Environment warns of the possible spread of the devastating mountain pine beetle into northwestern Saskatchewan.
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Public service union upset over cost of Asticou Centre move

Greg McGillis, regional vice-president with the Public Service Alliance of Canada, said the $3.8-million cost of the move is surprising and disappointing.

Ticket sales: The least understood side of the Olympics

It's Olympic ticket sales time again, perhaps the least understood side of the games. "Time flies," said Kosuke Kitajima, a four-time Olympic swimming gold medalist from Japan. "It's as if the Rio de Janeiro Olympics were just yesterday."
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From Ralph Lauren, a Polo shirt made entirely of recycled plastic

Polo Ralph Lauren on Thursday launched a version of its iconic polo shirt made entirely of recycled plastic bottles and dyed through a process that uses zero water.