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How are you impacted by unexpected weather?

A tornado ripped through Ottawa-Gatineau area on Friday, leaving thousands without power, and levelling many houses on its path. Are you prepared for any weather-related emergencies?

Christa Deguchi becomes 1st Canadian woman to medal at judo worlds

Christa Deguchi of Lethbridge, Alta., became the first-ever Canadian woman to reach the podium at the judo world championships, winning bronze in Baku, Azerbaijan on Saturday.

Women in B.C. to have access to breast density info when screened for cancer

Beginning in mid-October, women in B.C. will receive breast density information after having a mammogram.
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'Here today and gone tomorrow': Saskatchewan hit with early snow

Summer is leaving Saskatchewan with a rude, and powdery, awakening for residents.
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Where is Stitch? Cat lost, found, lost again on family move through B.C.

On a family move from Alaska to Illinois, through B.C., the Becks’ two rescue cats made a great escape out of a hotel room and — after an epic tale of being found, delayed and lost again — still face a long trip home.
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Christa Deguchi becomes 1st Canadian woman to reach podium at judo worlds

Christa Deguchi became the first-ever Canadian woman to win a judo world championship medal, earning bronze in Baku, Azerbaijan.

Christa Deguchi becomes 1st Canadian woman to reach podium at judo worlds

Christa Deguchi became the first-ever Canadian woman to win a judo world championship medal, earning bronze in Baku, Azerbaijan.
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When is the power coming on? Not for days

More than 135,000 homes are without power in the Ottawa area and it could be days before it's restored to all customers.

Tornado destroys homes, hydro poles in Hunt Club and Greenbank area

Craig Henry in Ottawa's west end is one of four neighbourhoods hit the hardest by a tornado that ripped through the city Friday.

Clean-up efforts underway in Gatineau after tornado

Crews in Gatineau are beginning to clean up after a tornado touched down in Ottawa-Gatineau, damaging dozens of buildings and knocking out power to tens of thousands.
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'We've pretty much lost everything': Homes destroyed as Ottawa-Gatineau tornado causes mass outages

About 150,000 Hydro Ottawa customers alone remain without power and residents are surveying the devastating damage after a twister ripped through the area and neighbouring Quebec on Friday — and the city's mayor warns it could take days to restore service.

Wolfpack moves into 3rd place after 20-12 win over Vikings

The Toronto Wolfpack moved into third place Saturday after a 20-12 win over the visiting Widnes Vikings in a Super 8s qualifier. The win marked Toronto's first win over a Super League side in five tries.
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Canada eliminates Iran at volleyball worlds, ending 3-game skid

Canada halted its three-game slide at FIVB men's volleyball World Championship by beating Iran 3-2 on Saturday in Sofia, Bulgaria. Nicholas Hoag led the Canadians with 29 points and Gord Perrin had 28.
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Ottawa-Gatineau tornado damage in video and photos

Hydro poles snapped into pieces, trees crushed homes and debris from flattened homes spread throughout neighbourhoods as part of the devastation from the Friday tornado in the Ottawa-Gatineau, Que., area. Photos by CBC journalists and residents capture the aftermath of the twister.
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Dozens of birds fall out of the sky in mysterious 'mortality event'

People were shocked to witness the birds, believed to be starlings, plunge to the ground near the BC Ferries terminal on Sept. 14.

Pirates kidnap 12 sailors from Swiss ship in Nigerian waters

Pirates kidnapped 12 crew members from a Swiss merchant vessel on Saturday in Nigerian waters, the ship's operator said in a statement. Kidnapping for ransom is a common problem in parts of Nigeria.
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Gaucher leads Canadian rout of Greece to open FIBA Women's World Cup

Kim Gaucher had a game-high 16 points as Canada opened the FIBA Women's World Cup with an 81-50 victory over Greece on Saturday in Tenerife, Spain.

Here's where power is out across the region

Damage from Friday night's tornado has left about 150,000 households across the region without power. Here are updates on the power outages in and around Ottawa.

Museum of Contemporary Art rises from old Toronto factory building

An art museum that opened at a new location on Saturday aims to put Toronto on the map of global contemporary art.

Ticketmaster secret scalper program targeted by class-action lawyers

A U.S. law firm is seeking to launch a class-action lawsuit on behalf of fans who purchased inflated resale tickets through Ticketmaster, on the heels of a CBC News/Toronto Star investigation.

Iowa State remembers former golf star Celia Barquin Arozamena

Former Iowa State golf star Celia Barquin Arozamena was honoured Saturday prior to the school's football game against Akron.
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Cosy colours and Nordic flair: Swiss woman banks on upcycling trend for St. John's store

A new player in the city's retail scene sells a mix of old and new.
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RCMP investigate after man seriously injured by nail gun shot at work

A man was seriously injured after being shot with a nail gun Wednesday at a construction site in Abercrombie, N.S., and RCMP are investigating whether it was an accidental or criminal act.

More than 5,900 customers without power across New Brunswick

Thousands of households in New Brunswick are still without electricity after strong winds pummelled parts of the province Saturday morning.
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Ottawa-Gatineau tornado damage in video and photos

Hydro poles snapped into pieces, trees crushed homes and debris from flattened homes was strewn throughout neighbourhoods after a tornado and high winds struck the Ottawa-Gatineau region Friday. Video and photos by CBC journalists and residents capture the aftermath of the storms.