• The Duchess of Cambridge wows in red gown at Government House gala

    The Duchess of Cambridge, née Kate Middleton, made a dazzling appearance at Government House on Monday evening (Sept. 26) in a beautiful red Preen dress. TAP FOR GALLERY Kate looked incredible in a red Preen gown. Kate accessorized with the Queen’s diamond maple leaf brooch, her red suede Miu Miu clutch and matching stilettos.

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  • Debate Takeaways: Clinton gets under Trump's skin in debate

    Donald Trump repeatedly clashed with Hillary Clinton during Monday's first presidential debate, interrupting her and appearing agitated at times as they tangled over the economy, her use of a private mail server and his unwillingness to release his income tax returns. Clinton maintained an even demeanour , smiling indulgently when Trump turned aggressive. Clinton and Trump engaged in a vigorous back-and-forth on the debate stage at Hofstra University as polls showed them locked in a tight race.

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  • Kevin Maryk, jailed for hiding his kids in Mexico, gets 4 years for sex assault

    A Winnipeg man who made national headlines for abducting his two children and hiding them in Mexico for four years was handed more jail time on Tuesday after pleading guilty to sexual assault. Kevin Maryk was sentenced to four years but he was given credit for the two years he has already spent behind bars. He was also given two years of unsupervised probation. Maryk pleaded guilty to one count of sexual assault in May 2016. The assault took place between Jan. 1, 2002, and May 30, 2006 — before he abducted his children.

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  • Naomi Watts and Liev Schreiber end their 11-year relationship 'with great love, respect and friendship'

    Naomi Watts and Liev Schreiber have ended their 11-year relationship. The actors confirmed in a joint statement to People that they made the decision for the good of their family.

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  • Man encased in hot tar in Toronto industrial accident in critical condition

    A man is in life-threatening condition after being encased in hot tar that solidified during an industrial accident in Toronto on Monday morning. Clint Stibbe said the truck that was carrying a vat of hot, liquid tar, came to a sudden stop in the city's east end after the driver noticed a boom attached to the vehicle fell to the road. There were three men in the back, Stibbe said, when the abrupt stop caused the tar, which was kept around 200 Celsius, to spill onto one of the men, trapping him inside.

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  • Teenager reunited with horse she rode to escape Fort McMurray wildfire

    There wasn’t much time to waste last May when 16-year-old Jada Polem and her family were told they’d have to evacuate their home in Fort McMurray, Alta., because of a raging wildfire. When the teenager’s family realized only two of their three horses could fit inside their trailer, Jada didn’t hesitate to saddle up her horse, Mya, and ride her to safety some 15 kilometres away. “People were surprised when I rode past them,” Jada said.

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  • Air Force colonel who faced rape charge found dead in home

    A high-ranking Air Force Space Command officer who was charged with rape and other crimes was found dead in his Colorado home after civilian police received a report of a suicide, officials said Monday. The body of Col. Eugene Caughey (KAW'-hee), 46, was found Sunday at his off-base home in Colorado Springs, city police said. Caughey was relieved of his duties in June 2015 after the rape investigation began, the Air Force has said.

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  • Problem with your hybrid? Burn more gas, Ford tells owner

    Ford Canada has told a Newfoundland and Labrador woman who has had ongoing issues with her hybrid vehicle that she hasn't been using the gas engine enough — which she says defeats the purpose of owning it. The automaker said the problem could be solved with changes to her driving habits, and is working with Lisa Sweeney to find a solution. Sweeney bought her brand new Ford Fusion Hybrid from Cabot Ford in St. John's in May 2014.

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  • Think you're eating real wasabi with your sushi? Chances are you're getting rolled

    Most sushi fans love wasabi with their rolls, but they may not realize they're probably not consuming real wasabi at all. On The Coast food columnist Gail Johnson says genuine wasabi is, in fact, a rarity. "I hate to say it, but chances are most people have never tasted real wasabi," she told On The Coast host Stephen Quinn.

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  • Organic pot grower living the dream in Whistler

    Bernard-Perron says the poinsettia job can be credited with getting him interested in plant sciences, but even as a student working on a masters degree in organic agriculture at McGill University, he wasn't especially interested in cannabis. "The only time that I've worked with cannabis sativa ... was while I was helping a friend doing her masters project on industrial hemp. The stuff Bernard-Perron now grows in Whistler is carefully raised for its therapeutic properties and shipped directly to registered medical marijuana patients across the country.

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  • Former South Dakota police chief found guilty of murder

    A jury on Monday found a former South Dakota police chief guilty of first degree murder in the death of his pregnant fiancee in 2009. Prosecutors accused Russell Bertram, 64, of killing 26-year-old Leonila Stickney in 2009 to collect more than $900,000 insurance money. A Gregory County jury returned the guilty verdict on Monday.

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  • B.C. skier killed in 'Death Trap' avalanche near Lake Louise

    An avid skier from Golden, B.C. died Sunday after an avalanche pushed him off a very large cliff near Lake Louise, CBC News has confirmed. Trevor Sexsmith, 27, was with a friend ascending Mount Victoria when the pair decided to turn back due to weather conditions. Trevor's older brother, Brian Sexsmith, says skiing was Trevor's passion.

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  • Grizzly bear rarely seen on Sunshine Coast not fazed by barking dog

    A grizzly bear was videoed last week on the lawn of a home in Sechelt, B.C., enjoying fruit from a tree it knocked down — and ignoring the consistent barking of a dog named Andy. "It's not all that surprising," said conservation officer Sgt. Dean Miller, who confirmed that it was a grizzly bear. Humorous as the encounter between the dog and bear seems, the grizzly's presence is concerning conservation officers.

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  • 4 Ontario cops injured, 4 cruisers rammed as officers try to stop stolen vehicles

    Ontario Provincial Police say a 26-year-old man and a 15-year-old boy are facing a total of 54 charges arising from an incident that sent four officers to hospital and left four cruisers wrecked. It's alleged the occupants broke into a home in Shedden, where they abandoned the first truck and stole another pickup. OPP say that truck collided with two police vehicles northeast of Shedden and two additional police vehicles a few kilometres later, injuring four officers, who were taken to hospital for treatment.

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  • Louisbourg carpenter hitchhikes to job site to care for her kids

    Rachel Wagner, a young single mother of two from Louisbourg, N.S., embodies toughness with a positive "get 'er done" attitude. 

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  • Married couple found dead inside their Wabasca home

    CBC News has confirmed the identities of the two people found dead inside a home Friday afternoon in the northern Alberta community of Wabasca-Desmarais.  

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  • Nunavut Grade 12 students passing courses, despite failing exams

    Grade 12 students in Nunavut are failing their diploma exams, but bringing home marks that barely reflect those numbers.  

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  • Father’s announcement to children about his cancer diagnosis goes viral on social media

    Mon, Sep 26: Mike Smith was diagnosed with stage four testicular cancer, and as Angie Seth reports a video announcement telling his kids he is cancer-free has become a message of hope for others around the world.

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  • Canadian mother accused of fleeing to U.K. with abducted daughter

    A dual Canadian/U.K. citizen is accused of abducting her two-year-old daughter from Vancouver Island and fleeing the country in May after allegedly lying to passport officials. A Canada-wide warrant has been issued for the arrest of Lauren Ann Etchells, 31, who is accused of defying a court order and boarding a May 8 WestJet flight from Vancouver to London's Gatwick airport with her daughter Kaydance, her new partner, and their newborn child. Kaydance Page Etchells, who turns two today, hasn't been seen since May 2016, according to the Saanich Police Department.

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  • Shelburne a 'living hell' for resident with dry well

    Raymond Green peered down into his well in his front yard near downtown Shelburne, N.S., Monday and there is still no sign of water. On Monday it was up to 1.67 metres. The worst, Shand said, may finally be over.

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  • Regina to start charging for snow storage

    Using the snow dump in Regina will cost you this winter.

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  • Exotic dancers: Breast and buttocks law denies their freedom

    Jane Does I, II and III say the state of Louisiana is robbing them of their ability to express themselves, and doing so in a way that discriminates against their gender. In a federal lawsuit, the dancers say the law violates the First Amendment by denying them freedom of expression, and violates the Constitution's equal protection clause by unfairly targeting women. State Sen. Ronnie Johns wrote the law and is confident the courts will uphold it.

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  • Labrador doctor who asked woman if she likes 'big ones or small ones' suspended

    ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A Labrador West physician who asked a woman during a Pap test if she "liked big ones or small ones" has lost his medical licence for six months and must be chaperoned when seeing female patients for two years once he goes back to work. A three-person tribunal established by the provincial College of Physicians and Surgeons found Dr. Adekunle Owolabi guilty Monday of four counts of professional misconduct after a six-day hearing earlier this year. In each of the four separate complaints, Owolabi was found to have shown a lack of respect for the dignity and privacy of his patients, constituting professional misconduct.

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  • Suspects, victims in California killings were 'furries'

    Two men arrested in the killings of a California couple were friends with the victims' teenage daughter and all attended "furry" events where some participants dress up in colorful animal costumes, according to friends and their social media pages. Jennifer Yost, 39, and her husband, Christopher Yost, 34, were found dead in their Fullerton home along with family friend Arthur "Billy" Boucher, 28.

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  • Regina makeup artist to represent Canada at global competition in Italy

    "I wasn't at all expecting it because it's such a big competition but I wanted to try it anyway," Lindsay said. While Lindsay hasn't entered a worldwide contest, she isn't new to competitions. "They are fun because I can be as creative as I want and myself and the photographer come up with a concept and that's where I get my creative outlet," Lindsay said.

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