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Viral sensation Katelyn Ohashi ready for gymnastics pro debut

Former UCLA gymnast Katelyn Ohashi will perform in the inaugural Aurora Games, an all-women's sports and entertainment festival.

Monarch butterflies raised in captivity may not migrate to Mexico

If you're raising monarch caterpillars in the hope that when they become butterflies, they'll fly to Mexico and help replenish endangered populations, a new study offers some warnings and some advice.
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Montreal to build tramway to Lachine

Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante announced plans to build a tramway from downtown to Lachine, while also transferring funds Quebec City's tramway network.

Federer leapfrogs Nadal for No. 2 seed, Raonic top Canadian at 15

Eight-time champion Roger Federer has been seeded No. 2 for Wimbledon. The Swiss great is now one spot ahead of Rafael Nadal. Milos Raonic is the top Canadian at No. 15.

IOC to change Olympic bidding process as suitors list dwindles

Radical changes in how and when Olympic hosts are chosen are coming as the IOC looks to avoid negative headlines and angering local taxpayers - this after a series of referendum losses and excessive spending on white elephant venues.

How far has the global LGBT movement come since Stonewall?

Join host Justin Ling and a panel of special guests in front of a live audience at the Human Rights Conference as part of World Pride in New York City marking the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots. Panelists from around the world reflect on the movement since Stonewall and what's next for LGBT rights today.
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Canada launches probe into false documents as China halts imports of meat

International Trade Diversification Minister Jim Carr says Canada has launched an investigation into forged veterinary certificates as China has suspended all meat imports.
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U.S. seeks support for Mideast plan in face of Palestinian disdain

Palestinians pour scorn on a $50-billion US economic plan for Israeli-Palestinian peace launched by the Trump administration as the United States seeks to win support for the plan as a foundation to ending the decades-old conflict.

Super Queeroes: Celebrating Canada's LGBTQ pioneers

June of 1969 was a revolutionary moment for queer rights. 50 years later, we're celebrating Canadian artists who have shaped our country's rich LGBTQ history.
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China considers blocking Canadian Meat Imports

CBC News Network's Michael Serapio speaks with Sylvain Charlebois on Canada's meat production and exports. Charlebois is the senior director of the Agri-Food Analytics Lab and a professor in food distribution and policy at Dalhousie University.
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Calgary police officer shoots and critically injures person

Calgary police say an officer shot and critically injured a person in southeast Calgary on Wednesday morning. 
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Hong Kong activists call on G20 nations including Canada to help 'liberate' city

More than a thousand protesters in Hong Kong have marched to major foreign consulates including Canada's, urging leaders at the upcoming G20 summit to support the full scrapping of a controversial extradition bill.

⁠Super Queeroes — Lorraine Segato: she rose up to become the soundtrack of the queer movement

Segato first rose to fame with influential '80s new world music group The Parachute Club and their equality anthem "Rise Up."
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After 30 horses die, questions about racing's future

L.A. Times contributor John Cherwa explains what horse fatalities at the Santa Anita racetrack in California mean for the future of horse racing —and the Stronach family business.
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Photo of drowned migrants along U.S.-Mexico border underlines perils of crossing over

A searing photograph by journalist Julia Le Duc that was published in the Mexican newspaper La Jornada highlights the perils faced by mostly Central American migrants fleeing violence and poverty, and hoping for asylum in the United States.
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Vancouver council rejects townhouse development next door to hospice

After hours of impassioned debate, city councillors in Vancouver have rejected the rezoning application for a townhouse development next to a hospice on Granville Street in the Shaughnessy neighbourhood.
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New freedom of information website unlikely to be ready until next year

It won’t be until sometime in 2020 before the province’s freedom of information portal is fully functioning again.

Child on Vancouver Island dies after being struck by vehicle in driveway

A child on Vancouver Island has died after being struck by a vehicle on a residential driveway. Shawnigan Lake RCMP say they responded to a call at about 11:45 a.m. PT on Tuesday in Cobble Hill, B.C., 45 kilometres north of Victoria.

Where to find CBC Calgary at this year's Stampede breakfasts

This year CBC Calgary's Stampede Posse will be visiting six community pancake breakfasts. Our posse includes CBC Calgary hosts, staff and our mascot, Ceebee. Find out where we’ll be and how you can win some fun prizes.

We've bred dogs to have expressive eyebrows that manipulate our emotions

Dogs have muscles that control their eyebrows that don't exist in wolves
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'It's like a dream come true': Plante says of east-west tramway

Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante says a tramway connecting downtown to Lachine is the 'first segment of the Pink line.'
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Why Samra Habib wrote a memoir about growing up as a queer Muslim woman

The journalist and photographer opens up about reconciling her identity in her memoir We Have Always Been Here.

Feist launches new storytelling podcast called Pleasure Studies

'Hard times are made harder by hiding out in that feeling that we're alone. This podcast seeks to look at how we're not.'
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How to make halo-halo, a Filipino summer treat

In honour of Filipino Heritage Month, learn how to make halo-halo, a traditional shaved ice dessert, with CBC's Out in the Open host Piya Chattopadhyay and food writer Nastasha Alli.

Female pedestrian killed in downtown collision

A pedestrian was killed Wednesday morning in a collision in downtown Toronto, according to Toronto police.