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Friend of Jeanenne Fontaine sings mourning song in victim impact statement

The best friend of a woman who was killed during a botched robbery broke into a mourning song during her victim impact statement at a sentencing hearing today in a Winnipeg courtroom.
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Fundraiser for Bahamian caterer ruined by Fyre Festival tops $235,000

A new Netflix documentary about the disastrous luxury festival inspired viewers to step in and help
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I Become a Delight to My Enemies

I Become a Delight to My Enemies is an experimental novel by Sara Peters.
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City considers moving landmark East Van Cross after conditionally approving adjacent tower

The conditional approval of a new 10-storey tower right next to the beloved art piece means views of the cross will be lost.

Man who fled country after being charged with murder in teen's death won't testify

A man accused of murdering a Calgary teenager during a swarming attack will not testify in his own defence as the case is getting closer to a verdict.
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At $6.7M, UCP nearly doubles NDP in 2018 fundraising

The opposition United Conservative Party raised nearly $6.7 million in donations last year, almost double the amount raised by the governing New Democrats, according to records posted Wednesday by Elections Alberta.

Meteoroid seen slamming into the moon during total lunar eclipse

Several people around the world have captured a rarely witnessed event: a meteoroid slamming into the moon.
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N.S. Supreme Court blocks release of financial data for nursing homes

A Nova Scotia government department is on the losing end of a fight to release certain financial information to the public. This time, the department in question, Health and Wellness, was in favour of releasing information about money allocated to nursing homes in the province.
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SLĀV show returns to stage as Quebecers grapple with race and representation

Betty Bonifassi, star of SLĀV — a play that has forced a difficult conversation about race in Quebec — told a cheering crowd Tuesday night to sit back down because the show wasn't over yet.
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A Brightness Long Ago

A Brightness Long Ago is a novel by Guy Gavriel Kay.

Venezuela's opposition leader declares himself interim president, U.S., Canada recognizes opposition

Venezuela's opposition leader has declared himself interim president, in front of thousands of cheering supporters. And both Canada and the U-S say they will recognize Juan Guaido as the country's interim leader. People across Venezuela are protesting against President Nicolas Maduro. The country's opposition has called for a day of marches and demonstrations to coincide with the anniversary of a 1958 coup that ousted a dictator. Maduro started his second term as president earlier this month, following an election that's been condemned as illegitimate by much of the international community.
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'The kids aren't yours': Barwin sperm mix-up sheds light on 'broken' fertility industry

After a mix-up during their fertility treatment with disgraced Ottawa doctor Norman Barwin, a couple says Canada's fertility laws needs to change and give people born through donor eggs or sperm the right to know their origins.
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Full press conference: Edmonton Oilers fire Peter Chiarelli

Oilers Entertainment Group CEO and vice chair Bob Nicholson announces the firing of general manager Peter Chiarelli, and that Keith Gretzky will replace him on an interim basis.
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Iconic tornado lawn mowing photo from southern Alberta features in Academy Award nominee Vice

An iconic photograph of an Alberta man casually mowing his lawn while a tornado swirled behind him is now featured in a major motion picture that was just nominated for eight Academy Awards.
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Bina: A Novel in Warnings

Bina: A Novel in Warnings is a book by Anakana Schofield.
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South Okanagan-Similkameen Preservation Society on national park proposal.

Lionel Trudel, director of the South Okanagan-Similkameen Preservation Society, on the results of a public poll about the proposed national park in the South Okanagan-Similkameen region.
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Flashing street lights in Montreal

Montreal's new LED street lights are flashing in the city's west end, bothering some residents. The city says it is a bug in the system that will be fixed soon.
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Mark and Andy On... Improvisation

Mark and Andy share the greatest secrets of improv in this new tutorial. Bonus tip: Watch Cavendish on Tuesdays at 9:30/10NT on CBC Television!
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Gun-wielding carjacker offers Albertan her lunch and phone before apologizing, fleeing crash scene

Tuesday got off to a rough start for a Springbrook, Alta., woman on her way to work after her car was stolen at gunpoint in what RCMP say is a week-long crime saga.
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RV fire sends occupants to hospital with minor injuries

An RV caught fire in a Walmart parking lot in east Saint John on Tuesday night.

London doctor stripped of license after trying to have sex with 16-year-old

A London neurologist has been stripped of his license to practice medicine after being found guilty of professional conduct for trying to buy sexual services from a 16-year-old girl.
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Catwalk: Tales From the Cat Show Circuit

It's Best in Show with whiskers. Meet the felines and fans of the highly competitive cat show circuit in Catwalk.
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2 suspects in custody after man found with gunshot wound in Hillhurst alley dies

Police say the two were found in the Westhills area on Tuesday around 7 p.m. and that a number of search warrants have been executed.
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47 men arrested by Vancouver police in operation targeting alleged sexual predators

Deputy Chief Const. Laurence Rankin made the announcement from the department's headquarters at 10:30 a.m. PT.
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Children, ages 12 and 13, charged for allegedly threatening Winnipeg schools

The two youths arrested for allegedly threatening three Winnipeg schools last week on social media were boys aged 12 and 13, police say, who had no access to weapons and likely didn't think they'd get caught.