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Russia escapes punishment from WADA for missed deadline to release lab data

The World Anti-Doping Agency says lab data handed over by Russian authorities is enough to avoid a new ban for the country's anti-doping agency. WADA is still working to analyze whether the data is genuine.
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Roma, The Favourite lead Oscar nominations with 10 each

The Favourite and Roma lead nominations announced today for the 91st Academy Awards with 10 each, including for best picture along with Black Panther, A Star is Born, Bohemian Rhapsody, Vice, BlacKkKlansman and Green Book.
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Patient who died in group home among 7 deaths in Manitoba critical incidents report

A Manitoba mental health patient who died after being improperly monitored while living in a community group home was among seven deaths detailed in a new report on health-care incidents in the province.
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Rape survivor 'floored' by her attacker's Jordan appeal

A rapist twice convicted of sexual assault will appear in a Brockville, Ont., courtroom Thursday and attempt to use a Charter challenge to have the case against him stayed.
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New food guide unveiled without food groups or recommended servings

Instead of eating food from four groups, Canadians are now encouraged to follow three guidelines on: what to eat regularly, what to avoid, and the importance of cooking and preparing meals at home.
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Power outage affecting 900 in Coniston, including 2 elementary schools

A Hydro One equipment failure has caused a blackout in the community of Coniston.
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Canada's wholesale and manufacturing sales fell slightly in November: StatsCan

Statistics Canada said Tuesday wholesale trade fell 1 per cent in November to $63.0 billion, more than offsetting the 0.7 per cent increase in October, but economists say the dip is a 'temporary shock' in response to Alberta oil production cuts.
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Why is Brexit so complicated?

British Prime Minister Theresa May is still trying to find a way for her country to leave the European Union with a divorce deal. But why is breaking up so hard to do?

'It's so old': Moncton choir learns new lessons from Joni Mitchell classic

When you think of Joni Mitchell's classic song, Big Yellow Taxi, you probably don't picture a choir of fresh faced kids belting out the chorus of "Ooh — bop bop bop bop," but that is exactly what students at Northrop Frye School in Moncton did last month.
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Waterloo woman receives leadership award for work to eliminate racial discrimination

Fiqir Worku has recieved the Lincoln M. Alexander Award for her work to eliminate racial discrimination. Worku served as vice president for the the University of Waterloo Black Association for Student Expression and helped develop UW RAISE.

A brief history of Canadian actors at the Oscars

From Mary Pickford to Ryan Gosling, we break down 91 years of thespian Canucks going for Oscar gold.
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Jagmeet Singh's full interview with The National's Rosemary Barton

Despite missteps and criticism, NDP leader says he's ready to lead the country.
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Canada & its allies ramp up pressure on China to release two Canadians

The efforts to get China to release two Canadians is ramping up exactly five weeks after they were detained, in what has become a heated diplomatic showdown with no clear resolution. Now, a group of 140 academics, former diplomats and other officials from around the world are urging China to immediately release the two, warning the situation is causing a chill on China's relations around the world.
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Russian police detain drunken man who attempted to hijack plane

Russian police detained a drunken man who threatened the crew of an passenger plane flying Tuesday from a Siberian city to Moscow, forcing it to land shortly after takeoff.
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Canada's new food guide is served

New eat well, live well guide shifts focus off portion
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St. John's trash

Many listeners made their thoughts loud and clear Monday after hearing the interview with Laura Casey about the litter and litterers in St. John's. Several referenced the organization Clean St. John's as having the responsibility, so we reached executive director Karen Hickman to discuss the trash littering the city.. and who's in charge of cleaning it up.
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Safe Beds Kenora

There will be a new "safe beds" facility in Kenora, offering temporary shelter and support to people experiencing a mental health crisis. Sara Dias of the CMHA hopes it will take some of the strain off law enforcement and hospitals.
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'Changing lives through law' goal of new outreach program for Indigenous youth in Thunder Bay

A Canadian charity, Level, is launching an education and mentorship program at a Thunder Bay elementary school to help children, between the ages of 11 and 14, learn more about the justice system, and maybe even consider a career in law.
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U.S. Supreme Court lets Trump restrictions on transgender troops take effect for now

The U.S. Supreme Court voted 5-4 on Tuesday to let President Donald Trump enforce his policy barring certain transgender people from joining or staying in the military, as the justices put on hold lower court rulings blocking the plan on constitutional grounds.
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Sneak peek: 'House of Wax'

A wax statue of Canadian icon Fred Penner brings trouble to the museum and nearly drives Andy insane.
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Casablanca turns 75: an oral history of Hollywood's most beloved film

Noah Isenberg, author of We'll Always Have Casablanca: The Life, Legend and Afterlife of Hollywood's Most Beloved Movie, gives us an oral history of the film to mark its 75th anniversary.

Hotel developer wants $250K back from Fredericton

Hotel developer calls Fredericton decision to withhold a $250,000 performance bond a "slap in the face."

Man found shot in northwest Calgary dies in hospital

Calgary police are investigating after a man was found with a gunshot wound and later died. The man was found in the alley behind the 100-block of 15 St. N.W around 12:10 a.m., according to police.
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Level - Kingsway Park Public School

Level, a national charity is starting an Indigenous Youth OutreachProgram at a Thunder Bay elementary school. The goal is to teach young people about their rights, and to build relationships between lawyers and young people..

Oscar nominations 2019: the surprises, snubs and shoo-ins

Our screen panel convenes to discuss this year's Oscar nominations and a few big questions hanging over the glitziest night in the movie business.