Susgrainable turns beer brewing waste into baked goods

Susgrainable turns beer brewing waste into baked goods

Food company Susgrainable is part of the growing industry that turns spent grain into consumables for people and animals. Susgrainable president and co-founder Marc Wandler explains how his baked goods are a good source of fibre with these sweet b...
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‘Party with the Dude’ celebrates statue’s return to Vancouver park

‘Party with the Dude’ celebrates statue’s return to Vancouver park

The reclining statue dubbed “The Dude” is back at Vancouver's Guelph Park after a two-year restoration process. The statue was removed from the park in 2017 after the original cedar structure started to decompose. Artist Micheal Dennis, who sculpt...
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Emotions flow during ceremony to honour Canadians killed in Afghanistan War

Emotions flow during ceremony to honour Canadians killed in Afghanistan War

The memories and sacrifices of the more than 150 Canadians killed during the war in Afghanistan were honoured during a special ceremony in Ottawa on Saturday. The ceremony was attended by hundreds of veterans and family members of the fallen, who ...
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85-year-old, lifting since 1950, on track to cinch weightlifting championship

85-year-old, lifting since 1950, on track to cinch weightlifting championship

Marcel Perron, who turns 86 next month, has been lifting weights since 1950. A competitor at this year’s World Masters Weightlifting championship in Montreal - where people 35-plus from 60 countries compete by age and weight class - the former fou...
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Fans call for boycott of ‘Mulan’ after lead actress supports Hong Kong police

Fans call for boycott of ‘Mulan’ after lead actress supports Hong Kong police

Fans of the upcoming live-action film"Mulan" are calling for the movie's boycott. The calls came after the film's lead actress, Liu Yifei, made several posts on social media in support of Hong Kong’s police force. The tweets are in reference to th...
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Agriculture Minister announces plan to provide $1.75 billion over eight years to dairy farmers acros

Agriculture Minister announces plan to provide $1.75 billion over eight years to dairy farmers acros

Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Marie-Claude Bibeau announced $1.75 billion in compensation for Canadian dairy farmers to offset a loss of market share resulting from free trade agreements with Europe and countries on the Pacific Rim. Canada...
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Jimmy Kimmel named honourary mayor of Dildo, N.L.

Jimmy Kimmel named honourary mayor of Dildo, N.L.

After weeks broadcasting his passion for Dildo, N.L., late night comedian Jimmy Kimmel was named "honourary mayor." A gaggle of residents and politicians appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live Thursday, offering the comedian a key to the community. Dildo h...
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Prime Minister announces advisory committee aimed at promoting skilled trades

Prime Minister announces advisory committee aimed at promoting skilled trades

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced the creation of a new advisory committee to help promote apprenticeships and skilled trades across Canada. Trudeau made the announcement today prior to a round table meeting focused on promoting trades f...
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Canada sending plane to Uganda to help with peacekeeping in Africa

Canada sending plane to Uganda to help with peacekeeping in Africa

A Canadian Forces Hercules plane will be sent to Uganda to take part in a United Nations peacekeeping mission over the next year. It will transport troops, equipment and supplies to Congo and South Sudan. Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan says the ai...
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Driver charged after vehicle crashes into London home, causing gas explosion

Driver charged after vehicle crashes into London home, causing gas explosion

Seven people were injured and about 100 homes had to be evacuated after a house explosion in a southwestern Ontario city caused a massive fire late Wednesday night. Police say the blast in London, Ont., was caused by a vehicle slamming into a home...
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Cinematographer Roger Deakins to get award at TIFF

Cinematographer Roger Deakins to get award at TIFF

Venerable cinematographer Roger Deakins will be honoured at next month's Toronto International Film Festival. The 14-time Oscar nominee, who won the golden statuette last year for "Blade Runner 2049," will get the Variety Artisan Award at the TIFF...
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Four advantages to being left-handed (International Left-handers Day, Aug. 13)

Four advantages to being left-handed (International Left-handers Day, Aug. 13)

Four advantages to being left-handed. With approximately 90% of the world’s population being right-handed, being a leftie is considered very rare. In honour of International Left-handers Day on August 13, here are four advantages left-handed peopl...
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Harry Styles turns down role of Prince Eric in ‘The Little Mermaid’

Harry Styles turns down role of Prince Eric in ‘The Little Mermaid’

There are reports that Harry Styles has passed on appearing in Disney’s upcoming live-action remake of “The Little Mermaid.” Rumors swirled that he would star asPrince Eric, the love interest of Ariel, who will be played by Halle Bailey. Both AMC ...
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Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world, week of Aug. 12th

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world, week of Aug. 12th

Cannabis company Tilray Inc. will hold a conference call to discuss its financial second-quarter results on Tuesday. Metro Inc. will release its third-quarter financial results and hold a conference call to discuss the results with analysts on Wed...
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Vehicle slams into house causing explosion: police

Vehicle slams into house causing explosion: police

Dozens of people in London, Ont., have been displaced after a vehicle crashed into a natural gas line that caused an explosion that destroyed one home and set others ablaze. A spokeswoman for the city says seven homes were "severely impacted" by t...
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Money Monitor: Dashcams praised as protection while driving

Money Monitor: Dashcams praised as protection while driving

Dashboard cameras are increasingly being bought and installed in personal vehicles by motorists who want to bring an impartial witness on road trips. AutoTemp manager, Tim Bruce, says camera sales and installations at his Calgary shop are equally ...
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Trudeau repeats non-apology for 'standing up for jobs' in SNC-Lavalin affair

Trudeau repeats non-apology for 'standing up for jobs' in SNC-Lavalin affair

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is repeating his message on the SNC-Lavalin affair: he’s not about to apologize for what he calls standing up for Canadian jobs, communities and citizens. During an event in Fredericton Thursday, Trudeau reiterated th...
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Judge finds Calgary man guilty in grandson's death

Judge finds Calgary man guilty in grandson's death

A judge has found a Calgary man guilty of killing his young grandson. Allan Perdomo Lopez was charged with manslaughter in the 2015 death of five-year-old Emilio Perdomo. The trial heard that Emilio died of a blunt-force brain injury five months a...
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau responds to ethics commissioner's report that he violated conflict of

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau responds to ethics commissioner's report that he violated conflict of

Justin Trudeau responds to the federal ethics commissioner's report that he violated the Conflict of Interest Act by improperly pressuring former attorney general Jody Wilson-Raybould to halt the criminal prosecution of SNC-Lavalin
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Scheer calls on RCMP to investigate after ethics commissioner ruling on SNC-Lavalin affair

Scheer calls on RCMP to investigate after ethics commissioner ruling on SNC-Lavalin affair

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says there’s enough evidence of misconduct by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in the SNC-Lavalin affair to warrant an investigation by the RCMP. Scheer was responding to a report by ethics commissioner Mario Dion, w...
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Toronto police chief discusses new plans to combat gun violence

Toronto police chief discusses new plans to combat gun violence

Toronto police chief Mark Saunders held a press conference to discuss the Toronto Police Service’s plan for new funding for gun and gang violence Wednesday at city police headquarters. Saunders says an influx of government money will be used to fu...
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Black Coalition of Quebec celebrates approval of racial profiling class action lawsuit against Montr

Black Coalition of Quebec celebrates approval of racial profiling class action lawsuit against Montr

The president of the Black Coalition of Quebec says the authorization of a class action lawsuit against the City of Montreal is a chance for the community to see justice. Dan Philip says Montreal police have long targeted minority community member...
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Tory and Trudeau on partnership to prevent gun violence

Tory and Trudeau on partnership to prevent gun violence

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau appeared alongside Toronto Mayor John Tory on Tuesday touting recent efforts to curb rising gun violence in the city. On Monday, Tory announced that the municipal, provincial and federal governments were each providin...
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Four advantages to being left-handed (International Left-handers Day, Aug. 13)

Four advantages to being left-handed (International Left-handers Day, Aug. 13)

Four advantages to being left-handed. With approximately 90% of the world’s population being right-handed, being a leftie is considered very rare. In honour of International Left-handers Day on August 13, here are four advantages left-handed peopl...
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Trade show showcases the latest in police tools

Trade show showcases the latest in police tools

Canada's police chiefs are getting a chance to kick a few tires and look at some of the latest crimefighting equipment at a trade show in Calgary. The policing trade show features over 150 exhibits promoting new tools of the trade including armour...
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Election campaign in Manitoba is officially underway

Election campaign in Manitoba is officially underway

Manitoba's provincial election campaign officially kicked off Monday. Progressive Conservative Leader Brian Pallister visited the lieutenant-governor to start a 29-day campaign ending with a vote on Sept. 10. Pallister's PCs will focus the campaig...
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Ottawa to fund Ontario refugee and immigration legal aid after provincial cuts

Ottawa to fund Ontario refugee and immigration legal aid after provincial cuts

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the federal government will spend $26 million this year on refugee and immigration legal aid services in Ontario after the province cut funding.
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Cyclist riding across Canada on wooden bike makes stop in Ottawa to promote green jobs

Cyclist riding across Canada on wooden bike makes stop in Ottawa to promote green jobs

Zac Wagman is cycling from coast to coast on a Canadian-made wooden bicycle, to celebrate youth working in green jobs across the country. Wagman's ride is part of Project Learning Tree Canada, which provides young Canadians with work experiences i...
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Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world, week of Aug. 12th

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world, week of Aug. 12th

Cannabis company Tilray Inc. will hold a conference call to discuss its financial second-quarter results on Tuesday. Metro Inc. will release its third-quarter financial results and hold a conference call to discuss the results with analysts on Wed...
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Bianca Andreescu becomes first Canadian to win the Rogers Cup in 50 years

Bianca Andreescu becomes first Canadian to win the Rogers Cup in 50 years

Bianca Andreescu is the first Canadian to win the Rogers Cup in 50 years. She was up 3-1 in the first set when American opponent Serena Williams called for a medical timeout. Less than a minute later, the chair umpire announced that Williams was r...
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Canadian 'so grateful' to be back in B.C. after eight-month detention in Syria

Canadian 'so grateful' to be back in B.C. after eight-month detention in Syria

Kristian Baxter, 45, was visiting Syria as a tourist when he was detained last year. He returns home today after eight months in prisons in the war ravaged country following Lebanese mediation.
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Foreign Affairs Minister comments on release of B.C. man held in prison in Syria

Foreign Affairs Minister comments on release of B.C. man held in prison in Syria

Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland says she is delighted and relieved that a British Columbia man is on his way home after spending eight months in prison in Syria. She commented at an event in Calgary Friday, but would not say what Canada...
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Ford calls mental health patient detained for killing roommate an 'animal'

Ford calls mental health patient detained for killing roommate an 'animal'

Ontario's premier said Friday that people with mental illness who commit crimes should be in jail, calling a patient who had been detained at a mental health hospital for killing his roommate an "animal." Doug Ford teed off for a second time on th...
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Environment minister agrees with calls for more plants, less meat in diet

Environment minister agrees with calls for more plants, less meat in diet

Environment Minister Catherine McKenna announced funding for four agricultural innovations in bioplastics and artificial intelligence. The investments come a day after a United Nations panel called for widespread changes in agricultural management...
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Joaquin Phoenix to receive TIFF acting award

Joaquin Phoenix to receive TIFF acting award

Joaquin Phoenix will add another prize to his growing chest of accolades at the Toronto International Film Festival's inaugural Tribute Gala. The edgy Hollywood star is set to receive the Tribute Actor Award. Phoenix is a three-time Oscar nominee ...
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Port Alberni mayor shares community impact from B.C. murder suspects

Port Alberni mayor shares community impact from B.C. murder suspects

Port Alberni Mayor Sharie Minions says that the B.C. murder suspects case has brought negative attention to the community. RCMP say they found important evidence relating to the case Friday and located bodies a kilometre away in dense brush on Wed...
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Chase Bank wipes Canadian credit card debt

Chase Bank wipes Canadian credit card debt

A U.S. bank says it is letting some Canadian consumers off the hook for credit card debt as it exits the market. New York-based Chase Bank says it is forgiving all outstanding debt owed by users of its two Canadian credit cards. As part of its exi...
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David MacNaughton, ambassador to U.S., to leave post at summer's end

David MacNaughton, ambassador to U.S., to leave post at summer's end

Canada's ambassador to the U.S. is leaving his post in Washington. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced in a statement that David MacNaughton will leave the job at the end of the summer. Trudeau says MacNaughton will return to the private secto...
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Canadian Tire buys 65-store Party City business

Canadian Tire buys 65-store Party City business

Canadian Tire Corp. is diversifying its store offerings with the purchase of 65 Party City stores across Canada for $174.4 million cash. A move the national retailer expects to strengthen its connection with millennial customers. The Toronto-based...
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Poll suggests Canadians ready for health tech

Poll suggests Canadians ready for health tech

A new poll suggests the majority of Canadians are ready to embrace more technology in health care. The poll also suggests that many would even trust a private company like Google or Apple with personal data if that meant 24-hour access to their do...
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Public Safety Minister commends RCMP in manhunt

Public Safety Minister commends RCMP in manhunt

Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Ralph Goodale applauds RCMP in Manitoba for finding the bodies believed to be those of the two B.C. fugitives on the run.
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Motive still under investigation in B.C. murders: RCMP

Motive still under investigation in B.C. murders: RCMP

Asst. Commissioner Kevin Hackett says it will be "extremely difficult" to determine a motive in the killings of three people in northern B.C. The bodies of two men were recovered today near Gillam, Man., and RCMP believe they are Bryer Schmegelsky...
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RCMP say bodies believed to be B.C. murder suspects found in northern Manitoba

RCMP say bodies believed to be B.C. murder suspects found in northern Manitoba

RCMP announced that two bodies located in northern Manitoba are believed to be British Columbia murder suspects. Kam McLeod and Bryer Schmegelsky, from Port Alberni, B.C., were facing a second-degree murder charge in the death of a Vancouver man. ...
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Disney CEO Bob Iger announces plan to reboot ‘Home Alone’

Disney CEO Bob Iger announces plan to reboot ‘Home Alone’

Disney CEO Bob Iger announced the plan to reboot "Home Alone" during a company call to discuss Disney’s third-quarter earnings. The "Home Alone" reboot will appear on their new streaming service, Disney+. The movie franchises "Night at the Museum,...
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Emmy Awards won't have a host this year

Emmy Awards won't have a host this year

The Oscars did it, and now the Emmys will too. There will be no host at the ceremony honouring TV's best next month. Fox Entertainment CEO Charlie Collier said that going hostless allows more time to salute departing shows, including "Game of Thro...
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Kenney marks 100 days in office, speaks on plan for economy

Kenney marks 100 days in office, speaks on plan for economy

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney marked 100 days in office Wednesday. He said a blue-ribbon panel report on the economy is coming in early September but stressed the state of finances could mandate financial restraint. Unions and the Opposition NDP sa...
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Trudeau at St. John’s Regatta, firefighter conference

Trudeau at St. John’s Regatta, firefighter conference

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited the Royal St. John’s regatta, an annual sporting event in the Newfoundland and Labrador capital, for selfies and handshakes on Wednesday. Trudeau did not take media questions during his two-day visit to the ci...
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From 'Succession' to 'Free Meek,' five titles to stream in August

From 'Succession' to 'Free Meek,' five titles to stream in August

Family power struggles are abundant on streaming services this month. Whether it's the sibling rivalry in televangelist comedy "The Righteous Gemstones" or the more dramatic war against dad in Emmy-nominated "Succession," there's plenty of houses...
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