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SIU investigating fatal police shooting of woman in Hamilton

Ontario's police watchdog says it is investigating the death of a woman shot by police in Hamilton early Saturday.
TIMELINE

Jamal Khashoggi disappearance: How the case has unfolded

Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi writer living in the U.S., disappeared in early October 2018. Here's a look back at the case, which began when the writer walked into the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul.​
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Icelandair plane makes emergency landing in Bagotville due to cracked window

Icelandair says one of its planes made an emergency landing in Quebec late Friday night because of a cracked cockpit window.
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Heavy rain could cause flooding in parts of eastern N.S.

Heavy downpour could cause flash floods and water pooling on roads as well as localized flooding in low-lying areas and possible washouts near rivers, creeks and culverts.
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Recycling program has kept 325 million containers out of landfills, says N.W.T. gov't

The Northwest Territories government is celebrating the success of their recycling programs during Waste Reduction Week, saying they've recycled over 325 million containers since 2005.
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New York City drag legend Lady Bunny performing in N.L. for the first time

A popular and longtime performer coming to St. John's is a sign of the growing local scene, says a local drag queen.
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This is your brain (and body) on weed: The science of getting high

This week's legalization of cannabis prompted an outpouring of questions. But a University of Alberta professor weighs in on a very different question: "What is weed doing to my brain?"
WATCH

Band Geeks: being in a marching band can be a life changer & a life-saver

‘I like being a band geek. This is my world.’ 200 Canadian kids prepare for the biggest parade of their lives. For them, it’s not just a marching band. It’s a family. Watch now.
ELECTION 2018

Don't panic! Tips to help you make the right choice on election day

The municipal election is Monday, and maybe you haven't paid attention quite as closely as you should have. Don't panic — we've got you covered.

Nathan Chen jumps out to big lead at Skate America

Nathan Chen is picking up right where he left off last year. The 19-year old American star topped the men's short program with room to spare on Friday night at the opening session of Skate America.

The secret resilience of Toronto's video stores

Intent on weathering the digital content storm, the city's remaining video stores say they're seeing customers come back as they tire of lacklustre online options.
Weather

Saturday will be gusty and cool

Expect some gusts up to 40 km/h, and some scattered showers in the morning.
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From Highway 1 to Madison Square Garden: Alberta trumpet soloist to play the Big Apple

Jens Lindemann will play both the Canadian and U.S. national anthems ahead of Sunday’s game between the New York Rangers and Calgary Flames.
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All the pot stories from CBC P.E.I. this historic week

Love it or hate it, cannabis legalization was the biggest story across Canada this week. Here's a roundup of CBC P.E.I.'s stories about the rollout of marijuana.

Lyme disease vastly under-detected in Canada, according to new study

Mount Allison University biologist Vett Lloyd has co-authored a study, published in the journal Healthcare, that suggests only three to four per cent of Lyme disease cases in Canada are diagnosed.

Saudis blame 'fistfight' for Jamal Khashoggi's death

Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi died in a "fistfight" in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, the kingdom claimed early Saturday, finally admitting that the writer had been slain at its diplomatic post. Authorities said 18 Saudi suspects were in custody and intelligence officials have been fired.
Coming Up

Watch the 2018 World Curling Tour: Men's Masters Champéry

Watch live coverage from the 2018 World Curling Tour: Men's Masters Champéry in Switzerland.
Analysis

As Crimea buries its dead, Russia and Ukraine trade blame for school massacre

As the Crimean city of Kerch buried many of the teenage victims of this week's deadly school shooting, Russians and Ukrainians were debating the motivations of the attacker, with each side accusing the other of contributing to the massacre.
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Why Jamal Khashoggi's death is as much about the message as the man

The former Saudi journalist, who was living in self-imposed exile in the United States, has become a household name — less for his work than for the gruesome way he is believed to have died at the hands of Saudi operatives.

How Iran is using 'ghost ships' to flout Donald Trump's oil sanctions

It sounds like something out of a pirate story, but the normally staid world of international trade has been beset by a flotilla of ghost ships in recent weeks, and they're weighed down by several million barrels of trouble for U.S. foreign policy.
SECOND OPINION

What exactly are you inhaling when you vape?

With the popularity of Juul and other trendy vaping products, researchers are becoming more interested in how long-term exposure to flavouring chemicals affects our lungs.

Alberta Party focuses on positive energy, policies heading into election

A cut to public funding for private schools, a new model taxation model and an income top-up for the working poor are among the policies under consideration as the Alberta Party looks towards the 2019 election at its annual general meeting in Edmonton Saturday.

Here are your Thunder Bay mayoral candidates

People in Thunder Bay, Ont., will mark their ballots on Monday, October 22 to decide who they want to see as the city's next mayor.
Opinion

I was addicted to pot — and I support legalization

I began to rely on weed as an herbal remedy for my mental health struggle, its warm glowing caress never failed to make me feel held, and less alone in the world.

How compassion club founder Hilary Black changed the course of cannabis law in Canada

Hilary Black started out distributing cannabis in Vancouver with a mountain bike and a backpack stuffed with joints. Since then, she's helped set the blueprint for medical cannabis distribution and advocated for legislation in front of a Senate committee.