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Hamilton's first legal pot shop set for Saturday opening

Hamilton's first-ever legal pot shop is opening Saturday at The Centre on Barton and owner Steven Fry has adequately prepared for a busy debut weekend.
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Some GO fares are going down — but UP Express commuters won't reap the benefits

New GO fares will make it cheaper to ride short distances, but UP Express customers aren't being brought along for the ride.
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Mueller's report is worse for Trump than Barr let on — but likely not as ruinous as Trump feared

Special counsel Robert Mueller's report tells a more critical story of U.S. President Donald Trump’s behaviour before and after the 2016 presidential election than the summarized version that had been shared by Trump's hand-picked attorney general. But are Americans still paying attention?
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As the waters rise, here's where to get sandbags

The Ottawa River is set to rise considerably this weekend, potentially reaching levels last seen during the devastating 2017 floods. Here's where you can pick up some protection for your home.

'Very sweet': How donations are pouring in from around the world to fix Notre-Dame

Donations to the the French heritage foundation for the conservation — and eventual reconstruction — of Paris's fire-ravaged Notre-Dame Cathedral have been pouring in at an unprecedented rate. But no one knows how much restoration will cost, and some donors have been scammed by fraudsters.

Egg hunts, a gallery's final show and Nietzsche for the weekend

Here are CBC's picks of things to do this holiday weekend.

Brain-injury device licensed by Health Canada was rejected by the FDA

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's refusal to license a therapeutic device intended to help brain-injured people is raising questions about the rigour of Health Canada's approval process.
Weather

Expect consistent rain Friday as region braces for flooding

As much as 60 millimetres of rain could fall causing rivers to surge.
What on Earth?

Meat and the environment: Do Canadians know what's at stake?

In this week's issue of our environment newsletter, we look at the the impact of meat-eating on the environment and provide a primer on electronic waste.
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Flexible work — for everyone — is key to keeping women in the workforce, experts say

Difficulties managing family and work life continue to push disproportionate numbers of women out of the workforce compared to men. But labour market experts say more flexible workplace policies across the board — regardless of gender or family status — are key to stopping our economy from losing qualified female workers.
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Mont-Bleu move costing federal government $3.8M

Moving hundreds of students from the fire-damaged Mont-Bleu High School in Gatineau, Que., to the federal government's Asticou Centre will cost $3.8 million, according to documents obtained by Radio-Canada.
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5 tips to help keep your home high and dry

With days of rain in the forecast and warnings rivers could rise to levels last seen during severe flooding in 2017, residents of Ottawa and Gatineau will be nervously checking their basements for signs of moisture this long weekend.
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CBC Saskatchewan News April 18, 2019

Local and breaking news from the CBC Broadcast Centre in Regina at 11 pm
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The National for April 18, 2019

Welcome to The National, the flagship nightly newscast of CBC News

Alcohol on BC Ferries: dangerous or delicious? Critics and advocates weigh-in

The announcement that BC Ferries will serve beer and wine on certain sailings as part of a pilot project this June is causing concern that it creates the potential for increased impaired driving.
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CBC Vancouver News at 11 PM April 18, 2019

Breaking local news, the last look at top stories and a full weather forecast weeknights at 11 pm

NDP MP calls out feds for issuing 'unconscionable' tax form for seniors' bus pass

A Vancouver MP is criticizing the federal government for issuing a tax slip for the B.C. bus pass for seniors valued at $579.
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CBC Edmonton News April 18, 2019

The stories and news makers that matter most to you weeknights after The National
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CBC Calgary News at 11 April 18, 2019

CBC Calgary News at 11 host Shannon Scott brings you a roundup of the news and weather weeknights right after The National.

The royal romance: Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip

Queen Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh were married in 1947. Here's a look at love that's stood the test of time.

Hollywood directors, actors tackle diversity in film and onstage at 2019 TED Talks

A handful of filmmakers and actors at this year’s TED conference are speaking out about diversity and representation on screen and on stage.
GAME 5

Sharks jump on Golden Knights to stay alive in series

Tomas Hertl got San Jose off to the fast start that had been missing the past three games, Martin Jones came up with the big saves and the Sharks staved off elimination by beating the Vegas Golden Knights 5-2 in Game 5 of their first-round series Thursday night.
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Durant, Warriors dominate Clippers from opening tip

Kevin Durant scored 38 points, Stephen Curry added 21 playing with five fouls, and the Golden State Warriors dominated from the opening tip to beat the Los Angeles Clippers 132-105 Thursday night and take a 2-1 lead in their first-round playoff series.
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Game Wrap: Sharks win Game 5 to fight off elimination vs Vegas

Tomas Hertl scored twice in San Jose's 5-2 win over the Golden Knights. Vegas leads the series 3-2.
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How well do you know dolphins? Try to get 10/10

Here's your chance to see how much you know about this clever creature. Can you get 10 out of 10?