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Yukon now taking applications for marijuana retail licences

'I would probably surmise that our application is over 300 pages. It's pretty comprehensive, what they're looking for,' said Jordi Mikeli-Jones, who was first to submit her application on Wednesday.
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SNC-Lavalin lawyers rushed to prosecutors before MPs knew of proposed law change

Representatives for SNC-Lavalin hustled to connect with federal prosecutors after the Liberal government quietly introduced a proposal last year to allow corporations to strike settlement deals and avoid criminal prosecution, court documents show.
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Off-duty police officer, woman in 'serious to critical' condition following stabbing outside Delta school

A woman and an off-duty police officer have been taken to hospital in "serious to "critical" condition after they were stabbed in front of an elementary school in Delta, B.C. Wednesday afternoon.
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U.S. says Alabama woman who joined ISIS can't return, despite pushing other nations to repatriate

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says an Alabama woman who left home to join ISIS in Syria is not a U.S. citizen and will not be allowed to return to the United States.
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Dozens of crashes shut down Trans-Canada Highway near Canmore

A multi-vehicle pileup has closed Highway 1 in both directions near Canmore, Alta.
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Krever's report on Canada's tainted blood scandal names many for wrongdoing

The supreme court rules in favour of Krever and his report finally comes out. It names many for wrongdoing and aims to rebuild the flawed blood system in Canada. Watch now.

Edmonton Stingers name Barnaby Craddock as first head coach

It took time and some finesse but Edmonton's newest pro basketball team finally got its man. University of Alberta Golden Bears coach Barnaby Craddock is the Edmonton's Stingers first ever head coach, the Canadian Elite Basketball League announced Wednesday morning.

Family of man who shot and killed police officer loses bid for compensation

The family of Basil Parasiris, a Laval man acquitted of first-degree murder after he shot and killed a police officer in 2007, has failed in its bid to get compensation from police.
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Vigil held for Barho family in downtown Halifax

Hundreds of people, including Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, attended a vigil in downtown Halifax on Wednesday night to mourn seven children killed in a house fire in the neighbourhood of Spryfield.

Grandmas team up with high school students for charity Scrabble tournament

Students at W.P Wagner School hosted a group of grandmothers Wednesday for an annual Scrabble Tournament for charity in Africa. Each group of high school students had at least one grandmother on their team to compete for the best total score in the classic board game. The women are a part of Grandmothers of Alberta for a New Generation (GANG), a group that raises funds for the Stephen Lewis Foundation. The foundation supports African grandmothers who care for orphaned children impacted by HIV and AIDS.
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Police arrest Ibrahim Khiar, 33, in connection with 2 separate homicides

Toronto police say they have arrested 33-year-old Ibrahim Khiar in connection with two separate homicides in the city within the past year.
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CBC Winnipeg News February 20, 2019

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Alberta grocery store says recalled salad kit was not sold there

A ready-to-eat salad kit recalled in Newfoundland and Labrador, New Brunswick and Ontario due to possible Listeria contamination has also been spotted in an Alberta grocery store.

The most interesting adman in the world: The story of Albert Lasker

From cereal to orange juice, this man is responsible for persuading North Americans toward our everyday breakfast choices.

Jail time for North Battleford man who sparked Amber Alert after stealing SUV with 6-year-old girl inside

A Saskatchewan man who triggered an Amber Alert last September when he stole a running SUV with a disabled girl in the back seat has been given a 31-month sentence. Johnathan Gunville had pleaded guilty to several charges, including theft of a vehicle and abandoning a child.

From pubs to pro leagues: Canada's axe throwing craze has spawned a competitive sport

As North America's top competitors descend on Toronto for the National Axe Throwing Federation championships, journalist Kate Knibbs tells us how a recreational activity for wannabe lumberjacks has spawned a competitive league sport.
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Grandmas team up with high school students for charity Scrabble tournament

Students at W.P. Wagner School and a group of grandmothers teamed up to play a charity Scrabble tournament.

Everything you need to know about bakuchiol, the ingredient that's being compared to retinol

Everything you need to know about bakuchiol, the ingredient that's being compared to retinol

Talk AI to me: Virtual partners are now only an app away

Talk AI to me: Virtual partners are now only an app away
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Google says it forgot to mention there's a mic in its home alarm system Nest

Google said Wednesday it forgot to mention that it included a microphone in its Nest Secure home alarm system, the latest privacy flub by one of the tech industry's leading collectors of personal information.

A pilgrim's journey: This woman hiked hundreds of kilometres to find peace

Like the hundreds of thousands of others who have walked the Camino de Santiago in Spain, Margaret Lynch saw herself in a new light. She tells the story of this personal journey of discovery in her essay.
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Wait times 'unbelievable' at Winnipeg ERs as swamped hospitals open over-capacity beds

Winnipeg hospital emergency rooms have been so busy this week that patients have been diverted away from the Health Sciences Centre, while others continue to face steep wait times.

Swallowing needles packed in a turtle shell to treat diabetes

The device aligns itself with the stomach lining and injects drugs from the inside.
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What Karl Lagerfeld taught Canadian fashion designers

Karl Lagerfeld's five-decade-long career influenced many in the fashion industry, including some of Canada's top designers, who praise his work ethic and flair for reinvention.
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'Hey Google, can I trust my home's smart speaker?'

"I have a love-hate relationship with it." CBC senior technology reporter, Matthew Braga, explains how smart speakers work, why companies like Google and Amazon want you to have one in your home, and what privacy issues you should consider.