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Injured Bruchet, Esselink to miss upcoming IAAF world cross-country championships

Canada will be without three-time national men's champion Luc Bruchet and teammate Evan Esselink at the IAAF World Cross-Country Championships on March 30 in Aarhus, Denmark. They are nursing left foot and right ankle injuries, respectively.

B.C. municipalities can learn from reconciliation on Haida Gwaii

On Haida Gwaii, signs of reconciliation can be as small as the Indigenous artwork seen on Kris Olsen's eyepatch. And the lessons learned from reconciliation can be applied around the province.
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Budget calls for new bridges, but contains few details

The federal budget unveiled Tuesday calls for two new bridges spanning the Ottawa River, but observers say the devil's in the details.
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Sunny skies, warmer temperatures accompany first spring day in Montreal

The first day of spring will see temperatures rise to a balmy 5 C above average. But winter might not be gone for good — we could see rain or even snow on Friday, according to Environment Canada
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Coast guard hauling freight to Labrador a 1st, says owner of truck company

"This is the short-term solution to the problem … whatever it takes."
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Crucifix in Montreal's city council chambers will be removed, executive committee says

Major renovations are about to get underway at City Hall. The crucifix is being removed for the work, but will not be put back up when it is complete.

A young Muslim's perspective: Education needed to repel ignorance after New Zealand attacks

Adnan Akiel, 26, is speaking out about what it’s like being a young Muslim in Canada at this time and what he’d like to see to help counteract Islamophobia. It starts with education in order to combat ignorance.

Rachel Notley and Jason Kenney go head to head as Alberta election called for April 16

Opposition Leader Jason Kenney and NDP Leader Rachel Notley hammer home different visions for Alberta, after the latter announces the province will go to the polls on April 16.
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Cockpit recording of doomed Lion Air jet depicts pilots' frantic search for fix: sources

The pilots of a doomed Lion Air Boeing 737 Max 8 scoured a handbook as they struggled to understand why the jet was lurching downwards, but ran out of time before it hit the water, three people with knowledge of the cockpit voice recorder contents said.

The bestselling Canadian books for the week of March 10 to 16, 2019

Bestseller lists are compiled by Bookmanager using weekly sales stats from over 260 Canadian independent stores.

Rufus Wainwright's new song takes aim at Donald Trump

"Cut the thread, why don't you, please?" he sings in "Sword of Damocles."

Washington state police officer killed in shootout

A county deputy in central Washington state was killed in a shootout with a suspect Tuesday night. In a statement, the Kittitas County sheriff's department said the incident started when they tried to stop a vehicle related to a driving complaint.
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Thunder Bay Fire Rescue investigates fire at Walsh St. 4-plex

Thunder Bay Fire Rescue are investigating a structural fire at a four-plex on the city's south side on Tuesday afternoon.

Calgary woman convicted in death of son seeking parole

Tamara Lovett, convicted in her son's death after she failed to take him to the doctor for a strep infection, will appear before a hearing in Calgary today seeking full parole.
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Bosnian Serb leader Karadzic resentenced to life in prison for Srebrenica massacre

UN appeals judges sentence former Bosnian Serb political leader Radovan Karadzic to life in prison for genocide.
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Starbucks pilots greener coffee cup that's recyclable and compostable 

Starbucks announced today it will pilot new greener to-go cups this year in Vancouver that will be both recyclable and compostable. 

Can YouTuber Lilly Singh succeed as a late-night talk show host?

Canadian YouTuber Lilly Singh announced last week on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon that she'll be hosting a new late-night talk show on NBC.
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Stream these new episodes of Schitt's Creek and Kim's Convenience

Here’s what you missed on #ComedyTuesdays for March 19, 2019.

Free vaccines offered in Chesterfield Inlet as hep A outbreak continues

A free public hepatitis A vaccination clinic is being offered in Chesterfield Inlet, Nunavut, as the virus continues circulating in the community. Health officials first warned about the virus at the end of January. At least 11 cases had been confirmed as of Feb. 21, when the last update on the situation was released.
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Jann Arden on her mother, self-care and playing a TV sitcom version of herself

In a new CTV sitcom called Jann, Arden plays an egotistical, drama-queen version of herself who's desperate to get back in the spotlight, while also trying to be there for her family.

'Guitars are back in force' on new Metric album; watch 'Dark Saturday' video now

Watch Metric's new music video for 'Dark Saturday.'

The 10 best covers of '(You Make me Feel Like) a Natural Woman'

The hit single from Aretha Franklin's "Lady Soul" has been covered by Céline Dion, Kelly Clarkson and many others.

Mozambique mourns, Zimbabwe buries dead from Cyclone Idai

Zimbabwe is retrieving and burying bodies Wednesday as Mozambique begins three days of national mourning for victims of Cyclone Idai, one of the most destructive storms southern Africa has experienced in decades.
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'Them's fighting words': The Alberta election campaign begins

"Kenney’s challenge is to keep his candidates in line, on message and under control." CBC political columnist Graham Thomson on what we can expect on the campaign trail and what messaging we’re likely to hear.