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P.E.I. students cast ballots in province-wide student vote

Grade 9 students at Queen Charlotte Intermediate are gearing up to cast their ballots Tuesday in a student vote organized by a national non-partisan group called Civix.  

Down in front! Leafs fan says he didn't know his head blocked key moments for television viewers in Game 6

A Toronto Maple Leafs fan whose head obscured key moments Sunday's Game 6 against the Boston Bruins says he didn't know he was blocking the action for thousands of U.S. viewers. NBC blamed technical difficulties for what it called the 'different perspective'.
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The 2019 Governor General's Awards: Louise Bessette

The concert pianist is receiving an Artistic Achievement Award in classical music.
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The 2019 Governor General's Performing Arts Awards: Sandra Oh

The actor and producer is receiving a National Arts Centre Award.
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The 2019 Governor General's Performing Arts Awards: Mavis Staines

The artistic director and dance educator is receiving a Lifetime Artistic Achievement Award in dance
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The 2019 Governor General's Performing Arts Awards: Rick Mercer

The satirist, comedian, writer and actor is receiving a Lifetime Artistic Achievement Award in Broadcasting.
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The 2019 Governor General's Performing Arts Awards: Lorraine Pintal

The actress, director, writer and artistic director is receiving an Artistic Achievement Award in theatre.
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University students raise funds to plan fruit trees along Meewasin trail

Saskatoon's riverbank could be producing more berries and even some fruit in the coming years. A group of students at the University of Saskatchewan have launched an effort to purchase and plant fruit bearing trees on the riverbank. The project is called "Snackbelt for Sustainability." Jordan Shirley is with the group and he spoke with Saskatoon Morning's Leisha Grebinski.

Coming together: 1 year after Toronto van attack, victim's family and witnesses find new ways to help others

One year after the deadly van attack on Yonge Street in Toronto, the family of one of the victims and witnesses affected by it have found ways to move forward from the trauma while also helping others.

How & why do cats purr?

Purring is like a hug for cats — it can signal pleasure and sooth anxiety.
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Man dead after jet boat capsizes near Grande Prairie

One man is dead after a jet boat capsized Monday afternoon in Bear Creek south of Grande Prairie.

A guide to writing prizes for young Canadians

Creative writing opportunities for Canadians in primary, junior or secondary school.
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Enjoy the milder weather while you can — a change is on the way

John Sauder, CBC's meteorologist in Manitoba, keeps track of weather moving across the province.
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Rainbow Routes looking for participants for Sudbury Camino

A Sudbury event loosely based on the famous El Camino de Santiago in Europe will take place this summer.
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2 people in custody after fatal hit and run suspected as street racing

Police now have two people in custody after a pedestrian was killed in northeast Calgary in a hit and run that investigators think could be a case of street racing.
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'Swole', 'buzzy' added to Merriam-Webster dictionary

Merriam-Webster has added hundreds of new words to its dictionary, reflecting common use in popular culture.
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Toronto honours Yonge Street van attack victims, heroes with special vigil

One year after a man tore down a stretch of Yonge Street in a van, cutting short 10 lives and leaving a city forever changed, Torontonians gathered to remember those lost — and break bread with strangers who might ultimately become friends.
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Charter challenge of Canada's prostitution laws underway today

Closing arguments began in Kitchener, Ont., in the first test case of whether Canada's prostitution laws violate the Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
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'We are scared,' Grand Lake resident says as water rises

Facebook caption: This Mill Cove family might have to start dealing with the 2019 flood damage before they've even finished renovations after the 2018 flood.
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Neonic pesticide reduces bee cleanse of deadly mite, research shows

A new study from researchers at the University of Guelph has found when bees encounter both a common neonicotinoid pesticide and Varroa mites, it can lead to premature death.
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Man injured, vehicle damaged in Easter Sunday assault

When police entered the garage, an injured male and a male suspect were found. 
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Winter coats away — but spring jackets at the ready

There were 176 days in a row this winter when the temperature never reached 20 C.

New words added to Merriam-Webster dictionary include 'swole' and 'buzzy'

Trendy words like 'swole' and 'buzzy' have been officially added to the Merriam-Webster dictionary along with other words and phrases.

Flames, James Neal start relationship repair after playoff-game benching

Amid the fallout from the Calgary Flames' early playoff ejection is a frayed relationship with James Neal. The veteran winger was a healthy scratch for the first time in his 11-year career when the Colorado Avalanche eliminated the Flames in Game 5 of their first-round playoff series last Friday.
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Police arrest 22-year-old after demanding money from woman in Thunder Bay, Ont.

Police in Thunder Bay, Ont., say a 22-year-old man, who was wanted by the Thunder Bay Police Service on other related charges, was arrested after reports of a robbery on Monday night.