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Breaking local news, the last look at top stories and a full weather forecast weeknights at 11 pm.

CBC Saskatchewan News June 26, 2019

Local and breaking news from the CBC Broadcast Centre in Regina at 11 pm

CBC Calgary News at 11 June 26, 2019

CBC Calgary News at 11 host Shannon Scott brings you a roundup of the news and weather weeknights right after The National.

Democrats work to differentiate themselves from a vast field of candidates in 1st of 2 back-to-back debates

Ten Democrats railed against a national economy and Republican administration they argued exist only for the rich as presidential candidates debated onstage for the first time in the young 2020 season, embracing inequality as a defining theme in their fight to deny U.S. President Donald Trump a second term in office.

Whitecaps earn draw with Dallas as Venuto scores in stoppage time

Lucas Venuto scored for Vancouver in second-half stoppage time and the Whitecaps tied FC Dallas 2-2 on Wednesday night to extend their undefeated streak to six games.

The birds and the beads: Creston, B.C., tweens get explicit, accidental sex education

An explicit sex guide describing fetishes and drug use was offered to preteens inside a B.C. classroom, prompting outrage from parents and an official apology from the school district.

Cavalry become 1st-ever CPL spring season champs

The Calgary Cavalry are the first-ever Canadian Premier League spring season champions after defeating York9 FC 2-0 on Wednesday.

Game Wrap: Whitecaps rally late to keep unbeaten streak intact

Vancouver came back from a two-goal deficit to draw FC Dallas 2-2 on Wednesday night in Texas.

Oumar Diouck leads Eddies past Forge as CPL's spring season winds down

The Belgian's goal in the 16th minute was the difference as FC Edmonton defeated Forge FC 1-0 on Wednesday at Clarke Field.

'Disappointing': B.C. meat producers react to Chinese ban on Canadian exports

Beef and pork producers in B.C. are worried about how a meat ban imposed by China could affect their business amid rising tensions between the Chinese and Canada.

Council deflates Portage's Whoop and Hollar Folk Festival by cutting days

A folk festival on the outskirts of Portage la Prairie, Man., known as the Whoop at the Hoop is being asked to tone it down. 

TFC's Alejandro Pozuelo strikes twice in wild win over Atlanta

Atlanta United forward Pity Martinez missed his penalty kick moments after a successful shot from the spot by Alejandro Pozuelo gave Toronto FC a dramatic 3-2 victory on Wednesday night.

CBC Winnipeg News June 26, 2019

Your daily round-up of the news of the day each weeknight

Fireworks erupt at public consultation on Marion Street changes

City residents were vocal with myriad concerns about the future of Marion Street, which they brought to a public consultation meeting Wednesday night.

Game Wrap: TFC survives stoppage time drama to snap losing spell

There were two penalties in added time of the second half, as Toronto FC hung on to beat Atlanta United 3-2 in a wild match at BMO Field on Wednesday.

Toronto News Update

News Update from CBC Toronto

New B.C. care plan for mental health and addictions aimed at young people

The B.C. government has released their 10-year plan to better address mental health and addictions care in the province including $10 million to fund low-cost counselling.

Hockey Night in Canada podcast: Gary Bettman on the "controversial" calls in the playoffs

This week's episode features the NHL commissioner talking about the top stories of the year.

Calls for deeper investigation into Jamal Khashoggi killing

A UN special rapporteur on extrajudicial executions says Saudi Arabia's investigation into the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi failed to examine who may have ordered the murder. And she went a step further, saying the Saudi Crown Prince and other senior officials should be investigated over the murder.

Photo of drowned migrants reignites raging U.S. political debate

A disturbing photograph is drawing renewed attention to the humanitarian crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border. It is a haunting image of a father and his daughter, drowned in the Rio Grande. It's a picture that's adding another dimension to the political debate that's already raging.

Why did China just ban Canadian meat?

Before acting against Canadian meat, China had already decided to stop importing other Canadian products like canola. So it's certainly fuelled speculation that Beijing is — again — retaliating against Canada for arresting a high-profile Chinese tech executive. But it's worth getting at the specifics behind this sudden suspension.

'Significant number' of Canadian children needed care after ingesting edible cannabis, pediatricians say

Between September and December 2018, 16 cases of harm involving recreational cannabis were reported among those under 18, according to preliminary findings by the Canadian Paediatric Surveillance Program.

Episode 5: The slave pact

May 30th, 1919, Winnipeg police officers were asked to sign a document. In it they pledge allegiance to the Police Commissioners and promise not to join 30,000 other workers in a city-wide strike. It was called "the slave pact" by many of the 252 members who refused to sign it, and it led to them being replaced by a group of citizen constables called the "Specials." Some remember them as a formidable force, others, a band of fools. Either way you look at it, it's law and disorder in Winnipeg as we head toward the end of the strike.

A conversation with the commissioner

He may not win a popularity contest, but NHL commissioner Gary Bettman's impact on the game cannot be questioned. He has taken a relatively small league and turned it into a $5 billion US industry. He has watched the footprint of the game grow in the United States and the league has added eight new teams under his tenure. But it hasn't been all roses. There have been three work stoppages — including the loss of an entire season. The stoppages haven't made him the most popular commissioner. On this season's final episode of the Hockey Night In Canada podcast, host Rob Pizzo chats with the commish about everything hockey. From the playoffs, to rule changes, to the Olympics

Okwonkwo's double lifts Impact past Timbers

Orji Okwonkwo scored twice in his first game back from injury, including a game-winning half-volley strike, to give the Montreal Impact a 2-1 victory over the Portland Timbers at Saputo Stadium Wednesday night.