Concussion guidelines launched for Canada's Olympians, Paralympians

Concussion guidelines launched for Canada's Olympians, Paralympians

Canadian Olympic Committee, Canadian Paralympic Committee and Own The Podium announce concussion guidelines for high-performance athletes.
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Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland speaks up for Ukraine

Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland speaks up for Ukraine

Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland explains why it's important for Canada to extend its military mission in Ukraine and help monitor its upcoming presidential election.
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After top bureaucrat quits, opposition says Wilson-Raybould must testify again

After top bureaucrat quits, opposition says Wilson-Raybould must testify again

Conservative MPs Candice Bergen and Pierre Poilievre and NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh say Privy Council clerk Michael Wernick's resignation Monday only raises new questions about the SNC-Lavalin affair.
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NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh’s first day in the House of Commons

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh’s first day in the House of Commons

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh takes his seat in the House of Commons, the first visible minority leader in the Commons in Canadian history, and rises to ask his first question of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
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Trudeau names Anne McLellan adviser on SNC-Lavalin affair

Trudeau names Anne McLellan adviser on SNC-Lavalin affair

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Anne McLellan, a former Liberal attorney general, will look into how the SNC-Lavalin affair was handled, as he faces questions from Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer and NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh about the allegat...
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Ice dancer Tessa Virtue on Barbie doll made in her likeness

Ice dancer Tessa Virtue on Barbie doll made in her likeness

Speaking backstage at the Juno Awards Sunday night in London, Ont., Canadian figure skating star Tessa Virtue says a new Barbie doll inspired by her Olympic win is part of an effort to tackle self-doubt among young girls.
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Trudeau fills void in cabinet with B.C. MP Joyce Murray

Trudeau fills void in cabinet with B.C. MP Joyce Murray

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is filling a cabinet vacancy with British Columbia MP Joyce Murray, who is becoming president of the Treasury Board. The move to promote Murray comes after Ontario MP Jane Philpott quit the cabinet over the SNC-Lavali...
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Backstage at the Juno Awards

Backstage at the Juno Awards

Backstage at the Juno Awards, held Sunday night in London, Ont., several artists talked about winning, Sarah McLachlan said she loved hosting, and Corey Hart got emotional about getting inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame.
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Canada's Andreescu rockets to No. 24 in world rankings

Canada's Andreescu rockets to No. 24 in world rankings

Canada's Bianca Andreescu has rocketed to No. 24 in the WTA Tour world rankings after her stunning victory at Indian Wells. The 18-year-old from Mississauga, Ont., rose 36 positions on this week's list. Andreescu upset eighth-seeded German Angeliq...
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Canadian musicians at the Juno Awards talk about the legacy of Corey Hart

Canadian musicians at the Juno Awards talk about the legacy of Corey Hart

Canadian performer and songwriter Corey Hart was inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame at the Juno Awards in London, Ontario on Sunday night. From the red carpet, Canadian musicians reflect on Hart’s legacy and what his music meant to them.
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Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says latest allegations against UCP Leader Jason Kenney demonstrate "a

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says latest allegations against UCP Leader Jason Kenney demonstrate "a

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley speaks about the new allegations about UCP Leader Jason Kenney's leadership campaign while she speaks at her constituency association's nomination meeting.
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Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world, week of Mar. 18th

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world, week of Mar. 18th

Tilray Inc. will hold a conference call to discuss its financial fourth-quarter and full year 2018 results on Monday. Finance Minister Bill Morneau tables the 2019 federal budget and delivers his budget speech on Tuesday. Alimentation Couche-Tard ...
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David Foster, Loud Luxury and Jeremy Dutcher among winners on first night of 2019 Juno Awards

David Foster, Loud Luxury and Jeremy Dutcher among winners on first night of 2019 Juno Awards

David Foster, Loud Luxury and Jeremy Dutcher were among the winners on the first night of the 2019 Juno Awards. Foster won a humanitarian prize, while Loud Luxury took best dance recording and Dutcher got best Indigenous music album.
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Fix-up looming for historic Manitoba Legislative Building

Fix-up looming for historic Manitoba Legislative Building

The Manitoba government says repairs are looming for the historic Legislative Building. The province is preparing to spend $150 million to repair the century-old landmark. Finance Minister Scott Fielding says some maintenance and repairs have been...
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Ottawa-B.C. partner on $142 million salmon restoration fund

Ottawa-B.C. partner on $142 million salmon restoration fund

The federal and B.C. government announced a five-year $142 million innovation fund to rebuild and strengthen B.C.’s wild salmon stocks. Federal Fisheries Minister Jonathan Wilkinson and B.C. Premier John Horgan were at Victoria’s Fishermen’s Wharf...
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Quebec cultural centre president reflects on Christchurch mass shooting

Quebec cultural centre president reflects on Christchurch mass shooting

Quebec City Islamic Cultural Centre president Boufeldja Benabdallah and prayer attendee Ezzat Regab reflect on the mass shooting at a New Zealand mosque that left 49 dead. The cultural centre was the scene of a similar shooting two years ago, and ...
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Social media sites fail to contain spread of New Zealand shooting footage

Social media sites fail to contain spread of New Zealand shooting footage

Social media sites are facing backlash after failing to contain the spread of a video of an attack on two New Zealand mosques. The shootings at the two Christchurch mosques left 49 people dead and injured dozens more. The man who allegedly carried...
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Gord Downie tribute sculpture unveiled at Halifax City Hall's reconciliation space

Gord Downie tribute sculpture unveiled at Halifax City Hall's reconciliation space

A Gord Downie tribute sculpture has been unveiled at Halifax City Hall, in a room that aims to foster conversations about Indigenous history and reconciliation. The sculpture was created by artist Al Hattie and is situated in city hall's Legacy Sp...
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Kevin Vickers announces he'll seek New Brunswick Liberal leadership

Kevin Vickers announces he'll seek New Brunswick Liberal leadership

Kevin Vickers, hailed as a hero for helping to end the 2014 attack on Parliament Hill, is making a leap to politics. The former House of Commons sergeant-at-arms announced Friday in Newcastle, N.B., that he is seeking the Liberal leadership in New...
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Ontario is raising some class sizes and introducing a new sex-ed curriculum

Ontario is raising some class sizes and introducing a new sex-ed curriculum

Ontario Education Minister Lisa Thompson announced in Toronto on Friday that the provincial government will increase some elementary and high school class sizes and introduce a new sex-ed curriculum as part of education sector reform.
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QuickFacts: Boeing 737 Max 8 ban in Canada

QuickFacts: Boeing 737 Max 8 ban in Canada

The ban on Boeing's 737 Max 8 planes stem from safety concerns over possible parallels between two deadly jetliner crashes involving the same type of aircraft. Here are facts and figures about the Max 8 ban and how it affects Canadian passengers a...
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B.C. man believed to be first Canadian to receive intravenous gene therapy

B.C. man believed to be first Canadian to receive intravenous gene therapy

A British Columbia man with a rare genetic disorder says he can eat his favourite foods and travel abroad without worry thanks to a clinical trial.Josh McQuillin has received experimental gene replacement therapy in the intensive care unit at Calg...
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Netflix to remove Lac-Megantic footage from 'Bird Box'

Netflix to remove Lac-Megantic footage from 'Bird Box'

Netflix has agreed to remove images of the 2013 Lac-Megantic disaster that killed 47 people from its blockbuster film, "Bird Box." People in the Quebec town and across the province were shocked after learning in January that footage from the derai...
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Retirees explore new passions, stretch fixed incomes with part-time jobs

Retirees explore new passions, stretch fixed incomes with part-time jobs

Monty Noyes, 66, says his part-time job delivering takeout orders for SkipTheDishes is a source of joy for him that makes it worthwhile even when snowstorms strike in Winnipeg. Noyes is part of a growing trend in Canada of people who retire from t...
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Garneau comments on Canada's decision to ground Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft

Garneau comments on Canada's decision to ground Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft

Transport Minister Marc Garneau explains the government's decision to ban the Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft from Canadian skies, effective immediately and until further notice. An Ethiopian Airlines 737 Max 8 aircraft crashed Sunday minutes after take...
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Premier Ford confirms health executive job losses are coming

Premier Ford confirms health executive job losses are coming

Premier Doug Ford says there will be management-level job losses as a result of the planned merger of 20 provincial health agencies into one, but front-line jobs will be protected. When Health Minister Christine Elliott announced the health transf...
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Raptor centre Serge Ibaka declines speaking after three-game suspension

Raptor centre Serge Ibaka declines speaking after three-game suspension

Toronto Raptors centre Serge Ibaka declined speaking to the media in the wake of his three-game suspension. Ibaka was suspended by the NBA after a fight with Marquese Chriss of the Cleveland Cavaliers in Monday's 126-101 loss in Cleveland. It's t...
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Raptor centre Serge Ibaka declines speaking after three-game suspension

Raptor centre Serge Ibaka declines speaking after three-game suspension

Toronto Raptors centre Serge Ibaka declined speaking to the media in the wake of his three-game suspension. Ibaka was suspended by the NBA after a fight with Marquese Chriss of the Cleveland Cavaliers in Monday's 126-101 loss in Cleveland. It's t...
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NDP delivers budget wish list

NDP delivers budget wish list

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh is calling for the federal government to invest in pharmacare, housing and tackling tax havens. Singh’s comments ahead of the federal budget’s release on Tuesday. Singh says the fiscal blueprint a chance for the Liberal go...
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A year after Ariel Jeffrey Kouakou disappeared, father still hopes for boy's return

A year after Ariel Jeffrey Kouakou disappeared, father still hopes for boy's return

One year ago, 10-year-old Ariel Jeffrey Kouakou disappeared from a Montreal park. While police suspect he fell into the water and died, his father Frederic Kouakou believes Ariel may have been kidnapped and is still alive. Pina Arcamone, director ...
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Passengers react to flying on Boeing 737 Max 8 amid fallout from Ethiopian Airlines crash

Passengers react to flying on Boeing 737 Max 8 amid fallout from Ethiopian Airlines crash

At Halifax Stanfield International Airport on Tuesday, passengers arriving on an Air Canada flight from London — which took off before the airspace ban in the United Kingdom — gave mixed reactions about flying on the Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft. Sun...
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NHL: Leafs' Rielly didn't utter homophobic slur

NHL: Leafs' Rielly didn't utter homophobic slur

Toronto Maple Leafs defenceman Morgan Rielly and general manager Kyle Dubas react to the NHL investigation that found that Rielly did not make a slur directed towards an on-ice official in Monday's game between Toronto and the Tampa Bay Lightning.
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Social services failed Indigenous girl before her death, report says

Social services failed Indigenous girl before her death, report says

Manitoba's children's advocate, Daphne Penrose, says social workers and others failed to protect Tina Fontaine - an Indigenous teenager who became sexually exploited and whose body was found in the Red River in 2014.
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'All options on the table', but no plans to ground 737 Max 8 in Canada for now: Garneau

'All options on the table', but no plans to ground 737 Max 8 in Canada for now: Garneau

While the U.K., Germany, France and Ireland announced they were grounding or closing airspace to the new Boeing plane involved in the Ethiopian Airlines disaster, Transport Minister Marc Garneau says Canada is still studying the situation.
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NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh is naming Montreal MP Alexandre Boulerice deputy leader in hopes of boostin

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh is naming Montreal MP Alexandre Boulerice deputy leader in hopes of boostin

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh is naming Montreal MP Alexandre Boulerice deputy leader in hopes of boosting the party's fortunes in Quebec. Boulerice, a former union adviser first elected to Parliament in 2011, is known for his confrontational political...
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Calgary man convicted of murdering player with the Calgary Stampeders

Calgary man convicted of murdering player with the Calgary Stampeders

A judge has found a man guilty of second-degree murder in the slaying of a Calgary Stampeders football player. Nelson Lugela was charged after Mylan Hicks was killed outside the Marquee Beer Market in Calgary in September 2016. The victim's mother...
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Air Canada and WestJet express confidence in safety of Boeing 737 aircraft following deadly crash in

Air Canada and WestJet express confidence in safety of Boeing 737 aircraft following deadly crash in

Canada's major airlines are being inundated on social media with questions about the safety of their fleet. The calls follow in the wake of the fatal Ethiopian Airlines crash on Sunday which killed all 157 people on board. The accident involving a...
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Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world, week of Mar. 11th

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world, week of Mar. 11th

Quebecor and Quebecor Media will release fourth-quarter earnings and host a conference call on Wednesday. Statistics Canada is expected to release the national balance sheet and financial flow accounts data for the fourth quarter 2018 on Thursday....
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Koe back in the winner's circle at the Brier

Koe back in the winner's circle at the Brier

Brier, curling, Brandon, Manitoba, Alberta, Kevin Koe, Ben Hebert, Brendan Bottcher, final
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Calgary play tells a story about new Canadians attempting to fit in through curling

Calgary play tells a story about new Canadians attempting to fit in through curling

A Calgary play uses one of the most Canadian of sports - curling - to send a message about diversity and efforts new Canadians make to fit in. The New Canadian Curling Club follows four new Canadians, from China, Jamaica, South Asia and Syria, who...
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PM takes questions about SNC-Lavalin as court loss shifts spotlight to Trudeau's new attorney genera

PM takes questions about SNC-Lavalin as court loss shifts spotlight to Trudeau's new attorney genera

The spotlight in the SNC-Lavalin affair has shifted to rookie Justice Minister David Lametti now that a court has rejected the company's bid to force the public prosecutor to pursue an alternative to criminal proceedings. In Iqaluit on Friday, Pri...
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'The Simpsons' producers pull iconic Michael Jackson episode

'The Simpsons' producers pull iconic Michael Jackson episode

The producers of "The Simpsons" are removing a classic episode that featured the voice of Michael Jackson. The action follows HBO's broadcast of the documentary "Leaving Neverland," in which two men allege Jackson sexually abused them as children....
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Federal Conservatives not introducing non-confidence motion against Trudeau

Federal Conservatives not introducing non-confidence motion against Trudeau

Conservative party leader Andrew Scheer stops in Manitoba and talks about the fallout of the SNC-Lavalin affair.
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PM apologizes for mistreatment of Inuit with TB in 1940s through 1960s

PM apologizes for mistreatment of Inuit with TB in 1940s through 1960s

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologizes in Iqualuit, Nunavut, for the federal government’s mistreatment of Inuit with tuberculosis from the 1940s to the 1960s, and the effects it had on Inuit families and communities.
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Budget day brings tax cut in Manitoba

Budget day brings tax cut in Manitoba

Manitoba's Progressive Conservative government included a long-promised provincial sales tax cut in its annual budget Thursday — a move that could pave the way for a possible early election. The government said it plans to cut the tax to seven per...
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Queen Elizabeth makes first Instagram post

Queen Elizabeth makes first Instagram post

Queen Elizabeth II has posted her first Instagram image. The media-savvy queen posted on the official royal family Instagram account from the Science Museum to help promote the museum's summer exhibition. Using an iPad, she shared an image of a l...
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Andrew Scheer repeats call for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to resign

Andrew Scheer repeats call for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to resign

Andrew Scheer says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is not being honest with Canadians about the SNC-Lavalin scandal and should resign.
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'Jeopardy!' contestants are reacting to host Alex Trebek's cancer announcement

'Jeopardy!' contestants are reacting to host Alex Trebek's cancer announcement

"Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek can take much solace in the well wishes he's getting over social media for a successful fight of his advanced cancer. The 78-year-old Canadian native announced in a video posted on YouTube that he has stage 4 pancreati...
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