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Star UCP candidate who resigned over white supremacist comments also questioned value of Pride parades

A star UCP candidate — who resigned abruptly after the revelation she once lamented there was a double standard for white supremacist terrorists — also questioned whether there were any "redeeming values" in LGBTQ Pride parades, CBC News has learned.
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Vancouver woman spends spare time picking up others' litter

A Vancouver woman says she was able to fill nearly 30 shopping bags full of other people's litter in two afternoons of litter-picking along the Arbutus Greenway.

Tanya Tagaq releases chilling track and announces new EP, Toothsayer

"Teeth represent protection and hunting in nature. We are going to have to get our fists up and our teeth out to carve our way to survival in this world."
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Full episode: Kim's Convenience - Appanticitis

Stream full new episodes of Kim’s Convenience on CBC Gem.
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Crucifix in Montreal's city council chambers will be removed, executive committee says

Major renovations are about to get underway at City Hall. The crucifix is being removed for the work, but will not be put back up when it is complete.
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Full episode: Schitt's Creek - Meet the Parents

Stream new full episodes of Schitt's Creek on CBC Gem.

CUPE rallies for workers at University of Saskatchewan

A crowd of more than 200 people waved flags, blew whistles and cheered during a noon hour rally at the University of Saskatchewan.
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Cop charged with discreditable conduct over journalist arrests

A Hamilton police officer is facing multiple Police Act charges for arresting two photojournalists at the scene of a fatal accident in 2017.
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Calgary police HR boss hampered by lack of support from top brass, external report finds

A new report by an external consultant points out the mistakes made and recommendations to ensure the next chief human resources officer hired by Calgary police will be more successful in implementing HR reforms. Former CHRO Sheila Ball quit over a lack of support, direction, and buy in by the senior leadership.
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Joe Zee on why reading a good book never goes out of style

The fashion expert will defend Lindsay Wong's memoir The Woo-Woo on Canada Reads 2019.

Quick-thinking students save school bus after driver collapses

A group of students from St. Mary Catholic Secondary School are being heralded as heroes for safely bringing their school bus to a stop and offering first aid after their driver collapsed from a medical emergency.

Jann Arden on her mother, self-care and playing a TV sitcom version of herself

In a new CTV sitcom called Jann, Arden plays an egotistical, drama-queen version of herself who's desperate to get back in the spotlight, while also trying to be there for her family.

Watch newly released footage of Prince rehearsing in 'Nothing Compares 2 U' video

The track, which Sinead O'Connor popularized in 1990, is now being released in its original form written, arranged, performed and produced by Prince himself.

Meet D.W. Waterson, the Canadian DJ tapped by Idris Elba to work on his new show

DJ, writer and director D.W. Waterson talks about her experience as a DJ consultant and second unit director on Idris Elba's new Netflix comedy, Turn Up Charlie.
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Calgary woman convicted in son's strep death seeking full parole

A woman convicted in her son's death after she failed to take him to the doctor for a strep infection is to appear before a hearing in Calgary today to seek full parole.
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Strathmore men charged with 1st-degree murder in shooting death of Siksika man

Two men from Strathmore have been charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of a Siksika man whose body was found in a vehicle on the side of a rural highway.

EU fines Google $1.7B for abusing online ad market

EU regulators have given Google a $1.68B fine for abusing its online ad market by restricting rival marketers from using it's site. It's the third time the commission has slapped Google with an antitrust penalty.

The Reform Party was getting used to the spotlight 25 years ago

Five months after an election that boosted their numbers and status, the Reform Party was still not entirely comfortable in the House of Commons.
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Alexis drags Moira to a soap opera fan convention

And, Patrick's parents are in town for his surprise birthday party — but they end up learning an even bigger surprise. Watch now.

Here are 5 Canadian R&B songs you should be listening to right now

FYI: Canadian R&B is doing big things, and this week on Marvin's Room we're making sure you're hearing some of the best new voices.
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Can YouTuber Lilly Singh succeed as a late-night talk show host?

Canadian YouTuber Lilly Singh announced last week on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon that she'll be hosting a new late-night talk show on NBC.
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Injured Bruchet, Esselink to miss upcoming IAAF world cross-country championships

Canada will be without three-time national men's champion Luc Bruchet and teammate Evan Esselink at the IAAF World Cross-Country Championships on March 30 in Aarhus, Denmark. They are nursing left foot and right ankle injuries, respectively.
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Starbucks unveils greener coffee cup that's recyclable and compostable 

Starbucks announced today it will pilot new greener to-go cups this year in Vancouver that will be both recyclable and compostable. 

15 things you might not know about the Ghostbusters theme song

In anticipation of the new Ghostbusters film, we take a look back at the original hit song.
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10 ridings to watch in Alberta's election campaign

Here are the 10 ridings that caught the attention of our legislative reporter Kim Trynacity and election night host Rob Brown.