• See the 3 star hotel where Prince William and Kate will spend a romantic night in Canada

    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are set to enjoy one romantic night alone during their royal tour of Canada, away from their two children, Prince George and Princess Charlotte – and have chosen to stay in a modest, three-star hotel. The pair are planning to spend the night stay in the Coast High Country Inn in the town of Whitehorse, which usually costs around $180 a night for a stay. Meanwhile, three-year-old Prince George and one-year-old Princess Charlotte will be cared for by their nanny, Maria Teresa Turrion Borrallo, who will accompanying the family on their trip as part of their 12-person entourage.

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  • Canada Border Services Agency officer found dead at Pearson Airport

    A Canada Border Services Agency officer was found dead in Terminal 3 of Toronto's Pearson International Airport on Friday night, the agency confirmed on Saturday. Peel Regional Police said they received a call for medical assistance at about 8:20 p.m. Mark Fischer, spokesperson for Peel Regional Police, said Friday night that a man shot himself inside the airport but not in a public area.

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  • Sophie Grégoire Trudeau greets Kate for Canadian tour in a chic homegrown ensemble

    Sophie Grégoire Trudeau and the Duchess of Cambridge were perfectly paired as the royal arrived for her tour of Canada with her husband Prince William and their children, Prince George and Princess Charlotte. Both Sophie and Kate were clad in knee-length, long-sleeved dresses in dark hues - and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's wife was completely clad in Canadian designs. Sophie opted for a purplish-blue Edition de Robe dress with bow accents on the shoulders, which she paired with a wine-hued hat by Saucy Milliner jauntily tilted to the side.

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  • Found dead in Stroumboulopoulos's L.A. home, actor Richard Hong remembered by classmates, family

    Montrealers who grew up with Richard Hong remember him as a "rambunctious" student who loved music, basketball and hanging out at Dunkin' Donuts. The actor was found dead Friday morning in the Los Angeles home of his friend, Canadian broadcaster George Stroumboulopoulos.

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  • Candlelight vigil held for 15-year-old Kareem Deerr, fatally stabbed at Scarborough Centre bus bay

    Kareem was stabbed in the upper torso at the Scarborough Centre station and died in hospital, according to Toronto paramedics. Caroline de Kloet, spokeswoman for Toronto police, said officers were called to the Scarborough RT station near McCowan and Ellesmere roads at about 9:20 p.m. They found a 15-year-old suffering from a stab wound. "We don't even know what to do, we can't even step into his room," relative Tatiana Kitson said. "He's the baby of the family.

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  • Friends remember Norman Wells man whose remains were found 29 years after accident

    Friends of the Norman Wells man whose remains were found last August — 29 years after he disappeared — remember a remarkably successful young man with a big heart. On Friday, RCMP confirmed that Raymond Persson's remains were found on an island in Great Bear Lake. Persson was originally from Red Deer, Alberta, and moved to Norman Wells in the 1970s.

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  • Tulsa officer late to career, had de-escalation training

    The Tulsa police officer accused of manslaughter in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man took a roundabout path toward her dream job of joining law enforcement, with stops as a convenience store clerk, an Air National Guard member and a teaching assistant. Family members and colleagues say Betty Jo Shelby, 42, was an engaged community member, a churchgoer and cool-headed enough to be tapped as a field-training officer even though she didn't join the Tulsa County Sheriff's Office until 2007 and the city's force until 2011. Despite completing de-escalation training, Shelby "reacted unreasonably" when she fatally shot 40-year-old Terence Crutcher on Sept. 16, according to an affidavit prosecutors filed with the first-degree manslaughter charge.

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  • At 21, she had to put life on hold to care for her mom with Alzheimer's

    When Kathryn Fudurich was only 21 years old her mom was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's and her world turned upside down. "It affects everything," she told CBC's Metro Morning.on Wednesday, which was World Alzheimer's Day. Fudurich is also the co-founder of Memory Ball, a fundraiser that raises money for Alzheimer's research, and encourages awareness and support for young caregivers.

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  • Ted Cruz calls his decision to back Trump 'agonizing'

    Ted Cruz appears uncomfortable defending the man he says he'll vote for in November, Donald Trump. Addressing a policy forum organized by The Texas Tribune, the Texas senator said Saturday it was "agonizing" making the decision to back Trump, whom he once called a "pathological liar" and "serial philanderer." He denied he caved in to pressure from top Republicans nationally and in his home state, saying he would have faced an outcry no matter what. "Any path we took, if I supported Donald, if I didn't support Donald, the criticism was going to be there," Cruz told a packed auditorium.

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  • New Mississauga waterfront will be 'much better' than Toronto's, says finance minister

    Construction is kicking off in Mississauga to transform the city's waterfront into a 300-acre development and "green oasis" that will be in sharp contrast to Toronto's. "We are intending to do something much better than Toronto," said Finance Minister Charles Sousa, who's also the local MPP. While Toronto has several buildings and roads blocking the waterfront, Sousa said that won't be the case in Mississauga.

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  • Province-wide gun amnesty will run through October

    Police from across B.C. are offering a door-to-door collection service during a month long gun amnesty that will run through October. Anyone with a gun, replica firearm or ammunition will be able to hand it over to police without fear of prosecution as long as the weapon has not been used in a criminal offence. "The fact is, in Canada, 60 percent of weapons used in a crime are sourced domestically," said B.C. RCMP Commanding Officer Craig Callens.

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  • Here are 5 things a Canadian food safety expert would never eat

    Raw oysters, steak tartare and runny eggs — those are just some of the foods Dr. Rick Holley, a veteran food safety expert, won’t touch.

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  • Defenceman Jacob Trouba to sit out Jets training camp, agent working on trade

    Defenceman Jacob Trouba has requested a trade from Winnipeg and doesn't plan on attending Jets training camp. Trouba's agent Kurt Overhardt said in a press release on Saturday that the 22-year-old blue-liner wants an opportunity to play somewhere else, citing Winnipeg's logjam of defenceman. "Our client, Jacob Trouba, will not be attending the Winnipeg Jets NHL training camp," said Overhardt.

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  • Slain woman's friend, husky find comfort in each other's company after Wilno-area tragedy

    It's been that way for a year, ever since the 15-year-old dog's previous owner, Way's friend Anastasia Kuzyk, was gunned down. Kuzyk's former partner, Basil Borutski, has been charged in her death, and in the deaths of two other women, Nathalie Warmerdam, 48, and Carol Culleton, 66. At the time of the killings, Way's own dog had just died, so Kuzyk's sister asked her to care for Sheba.

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  • 'Targeted' shooting under investigation in Maple Ridge, IHIT says

    The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) is calling  the shooting of a a 32-year-old man targeted.

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  • Police: Lone gunman kills 4 females at Washington state mall

    Police searched Saturday for a gunman who opened fire in the makeup department of a Macy's store at a mall north of Seattle, killing four females, authorities said. Washington State Patrol spokesman Sgt. Mark Francis said police were seeking a Hispanic man wearing black and armed with a rifle last seen walking toward Interstate 5. Authorities say the motive for Friday night's shooting which also left a male critically wounded was unknown.

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  • Apple 'nachos' and other ways to use B.C.'s bumper apple harvest

    It's been a fantastic year for B.C. apples — arriving three weeks early due to a strong growing season.

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  • Your turn: how would you choose to discipline these misbehaving civil servants?

    Imagine being part of a federal disciplinary panel charged with deciding how to handle a misbehaving civil servant. Marie is already in the civil service, but applied for a new job in a new department. John was taking a written exam for a job in the civil service when he noticed he was running out of time.

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  • Think you paid fees over the advertised price for your car?

    In Saskatchewan, consumer protection legislation forces car dealers to keep copies of their ads for five years. In Manitoba, there's no such requirement in the Consumer Protection Act, though there is a law that says the advertised price of a vehicle is the price the consumer should pay.

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  • Facebook connects stolen car with Calgary owner in less than 2 hours

    A Calgary woman is singing the praises of social media after her Facebook post helped catch a couple that stole her car. Jennifer Allen noticed her car was missing from outside her home early Wednesday morning in the southeast community of Mahogany. "I called my husband downstairs, that's when he noticed there were multiple other things missing, which was a bit of a shock," Allen told the Calgary Eyeopener Friday.

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  • More Alberta post-secondary students applying for loans

    More Alberta students are looking for loans to attend post-secondary school, but the province's economic downturn might not be the only reason why applications are up. According to Student Aid Alberta, an estimated 77,000 students will be looking for loans to help with tuition and living expenses this year, which marks a 10 per cent increase from last year. The provincial economy made it tough for students to earn tuition money over the summer, said Tristan Bray with the University of Calgary's Students' Union.

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  • Corner Brook coffee shop establishes first franchise in Burgeo

    When Wayne and Mamie Keeping moved back to Burgeo from Western Canada 12 years ago, they had an idea to perk up the place by opening a proper coffee shop — so that's what they brought to the small town of 1,400 people, on Newfoundland's south coast. The Keepings own a store in Burgeo that used to be the Variety Quik Shoppe, now called Huntsview Market. Earlier this summer, they opened up the very first franchise location of Corner Brook-based coffee shop, Brewed Awakening.

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  • Hudson Bay to today: NorthMart employee marks 45 years with company

    Don Baryluk wasn't expecting well-wishers when he arrived at work on Wednesday morning. For him, it was just another day managing the deli, the bakery — all the fresh foods at Inuvik's NorthMart.

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  • Italian navy ship docks in Iran

    The Italian navy said the frigate Euro -- named for a wind that blows across the Mediterranean from North Africa -- was part of an EU anti-piracy mission and would remain docked in Iran for three days before returning to Italy. The Italian navy said the visit comes as part of the resumption of "historic and excellent relations" between the two navies. It posted a picture on its Twitter account showing an Iranian girl handing flowers to an Italian officer in Bandar Abbas.

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  • What's killing the fish?: Rotarian looking for answers and clean-up of Waterford River

    The Waterford River is seeing dead fish and lots of trash in its waters. Wednesday brought the second occurrence of dead fish this month. The first incident was due to a water main break in Mount Pearl, but the second cause has not yet been identified.

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