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N.L. needs a permanent inquiry department to catch cock-ups in real time

The Muskrat Falls inquiry is going better than expected, writes Ed Riche. So why not keep the process going forever?
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(Live at 5:00 am ET) 2019 Alpine World Ski Championships - Men's Slalom 1st Run

Alpine Skiing World Championships, Men's Giant Slalom 1st run from the Swedish Alpine National Arena in Åre, Sweden.
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He feared a blocked shot would end his hockey career, now he's back and thriving

In his second game as a Halifax Moosehead, Samuel Dubé suffered an unusual injury when after blocking a shot, he developed a blood clot in one of his legs.
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Illegal road salt operation keeps Halifax neighbourhood up at night

The illegal depot, including noisy Bobcats moving about in the middle of the night, has left residents feeling, well, salty.
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Clearwater pulls plug on storing lobster traps at sea

North America's largest shellfish producer, Halifax-based Clearwater Seafoods, says it has stopped storing lobster traps at sea.

Ban gummy bears and other kid-friendly cannabis edibles, says Toronto medical officer of health

In a new report, Dr. Eileen de Villa also recommends the city's board of health urge the federal government to adopt a variety of other strategies to keep youth safe.
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Is St. John's broken? Nope, but it has big fixes that need to be tackled

Keeping downtown vibrant, getting density right and improving transit are all worthy ideas, and they all need work, writes John Gushue.

Prince Edward County's boom puts squeeze on housing

Prince Edward County's booming tourist economy is putting a serious squeeze on affordable housing in the area, and no one seems quite sure what to do about it.

How California is building its own wall of resistance against Trump

Through policy and politics, California has building a wall of resistance against U.S. President Donald Trump. But now some are warning that the state's progressive movement may be going too far left for its own good.

Local Muslim teens to tackle mental health, addiction at youth conference

Local Muslim teens are tackling stigmatized topics including mental health and addiction at a youth conference this weekend.

RCMP not meeting bilingual obligations on the Hill: languages commissioner

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police are still not fulfilling their obligations to offer services in both official languages on Parliament Hill, according to follow-up report on a four-year old complaint.
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Long weekend forecast promises no snow

There's no snow in the forecast for the long weekend.

Get hooked on ice fishing this weekend — for free

Anglers don't need a licence to try ice fishing this weekend in Ontario.
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As Trump declares emergency over border wall, he undermines his own case

With a self-defeating sound bite on Friday, U.S. President Donald Trump embarked on a legally dubious "emergency" course to build his border wall, setting up a constitutional clash and sparking anxieties among Republicans about how a future Democratic president might someday return the favour.

A life of wandering the world: The best of Joe Schlesinger's writing for CBC

Joe Schlesinger, one of Canada's most respected and beloved journalists, died this week at the age of 90. He led what he called "a little boy's dream" of a life, "wandering around the world, watching the universe unfold and actually getting paid for it." He left behind a rich legacy, which included several years' worth of columns for CBCNews.ca

Liberals risk 'brand damage' over Wilson-Raybould controversy, says former Martin government official

The shifting nature of the prime minister's comments on Jody Wilson-Raybould and SNC-Lavalin show he knows the government's messaging has gotten out of hand, says one member of former prime minister Paul Martin's inner circle.

2 Innu communities are looking to culture, tradition and language for students' success

Community leaders and a determined team of educators at the school board are trying to help students strengthen their Innu identity through classroom lessons and time spent on the land.

Sanctions against misbehaving bureaucrats rarely disclosed

The federal government's system for exposing public servants who behave badly seldom reveals the punishment they receive, a practice that's beginning to draw fire from some access to information proponents.
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The National for February 15, 2019

Welcome to The National, the flagship nightly newscast of CBC News
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CBC Vancouver News at 11 PM February 15, 2019

Breaking local news, the last look at top stories and a full weather forecast weeknights at 11 pm
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CBC Edmonton News February 15, 2019

The stories and news makers that matter most to you weeknights after The National
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CBC Calgary News at 11 February 15, 2019

CBC Calgary News at 11 host Shannon Scott brings you a roundup of the news and weather weeknights right after The National.
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Zan Kosir victorious in men's snowboard parallel giant slalom

The Slovak edged Lukas Mathies of Austria in the men's final to claim the top spot in the snowboard parallel giant slalom World Cup event in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
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Ester Ledecka grabs gold in women's snowboard parallel giant slalom

The Czech snowboarder cruised to victory in the women's parallel giant slalom World Cup event in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
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FIS Snowboarding World Cup: Calgary - Snowboard Halfpipe

FIS Snowboarding World Cup from Calgary, Alberta.