• Women bare breasts for gender equality on GoTopless Day

    GoTopless Day is celebrated annually on the Sunday closest to Women's Equality Day, marking the day American women earned the right to vote. A few dozen women, and some men, went topless Sunday afternoon as they walked down Broadway in New York City. The event in New York City was one of several planned for cities across the globe.

    The Canadian Press
  • Elderly man denied access to Saskatoon washroom brings to light public access problem

    Scouting out a public washroom can be tough, especially when you need it most. Last week, Jenneffer Albert witnessed an elderly man with a walker begging employees at a Saskatoon Co-op gas station to use the building's washroom. A few weeks earlier, Jessica Green was also told she was unable to use the washroom at the same gas station.

    CBC
  • Clinton invokes father's memory to hit Trump on business

    Hillary Clinton has landed on a very personal counterpunch to what she says is Donald Trump's checkered business past: her dad. As the Democratic presidential nominee works to undercut Trump's economic record and promote her plans for small businesses, she is invoking memories of her late father's Chicago drapery business. Recalling Hugh Rodham hard at work making and printing curtains for hotels and office buildings, Clinton argues that he would have been "stiffed" in a deal with the celebrity businessman.

    The Canadian Press
  • Police investigating 2 sudden deaths in Delisle, Sask.

    RCMP are investigating the sudden deaths of a man and a woman, both aged 26, who police say were found dead inside a home in Delisle, Sask., on Saturday. 

    CBC
  • Edmonton man builds escape room ... in his garage

    In Edmonton, you can discover Mars, but there's a little bit of a hitch — it's in a garage. The garage-based red planet simulator was the brainchild of Tom Robinson, Paul Goebel and Chris Procter. "I tell them I created an art exhibit in my garage based on escape rooms and they should come give it a try.

    CBC
  • Don't paint fire hydrants, fire officials warn

    You may notice fire hydrants are painted different colours. The color codes are standards set by the National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) and each municipality is required to maintain hydrants according to those standards.

    CBC
  • Calgary police investigate death of woman whose body was found on a driveway in Cranston

    Calgary police are investigating after a woman was found lying dead on a driveway in the southeast community of Cranston on Saturday morning. Emergency crews arrived at the scene in the 100 block of Cranston Green S.E. around 7:15 a.m. after a resident reported a person in medical distress, said EMS spokesman Stuart Brideaux. A police spokesman said the medical examiner did not indicate a cause of death, so the case is being treated as suspicious until a post mortem can be conducted next week.

    CBC
  • Boy, 6, dies after being hit by vehicle while riding bike near Taber

    A six-year-old boy who was hit by a vehicle while riding his bike near Taber yesterday has died. 

    CBC
  • Toronto mother sells house to support son with developmental disabilities

    Vicki McCallum is the mother of 27-year-old Julian McCallum. He is deaf, has an intellectual disability and suffers from a genetic syndrome — a combination that means Julian lives at home and depends on his parents. 

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  • Peel officer struck by police cruiser was on duty at the time, SIU says

    A Peel Regional Police officer who was seriously injured after being struck by a police cruiser Sunday morning was on pay duty at the time of the collision, according to the province's police watchdog. The Special Investigations Unit says just before 10 a.m. the officer was on assignment at the intersection of Mississauga Road and Barbertown Road near Eglinton Avenue West. Around the same time, police received a report about a break-and-enter and cruisers set out northbound on Mississauga Road to respond to the call.

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  • Millions of trees on the way for ravaged B.C. forests, according to new climate plan

    The B.C. Climate Leadership Plan was met with lukewarm reviews last week, but the province's reforestation industry sees the potential for a major surge in tree planting operations. To meet carbon reduction goals, the province has called for 300,000 hectares of forests damaged by wildfire and pine beetle be rehabilitated over the next five years in order to turn the forests back into a carbon sink. While the overall Climate Leadership Plan was panned by environmentalists who don't believe it will lead to any meaningful reduction in GHGs, for many members of the province's forestry sector, the commitment stands out.

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  • 'The Thingery' aims to bring new kind of library to Vancouver neighbourhoods

    The Thingery is a new sharing project that set up shop in East Vancouver Saturday for one day to gauge the public's interest in a permanent library that would offer books, tools, sports equipment and more. Founder Chris Diplock hopes it's here to stay. "We've got some types of lending libraries currently in Vancouver," Diplock told The Early Edition guest host Stephen Quinn.

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  • Jiffy Cabs owner dead in Burin Peninsula motorcycle crash

    A notable business owner is dead and a woman is in hospital following a motorcycle crash Saturday in the community of Harbour Mille on the Burin Peninsula. Tom Hollett was the owner of Jiffy Cabs in St. John's but lived in Burin and is well known in the area for his efforts to boost tourism. Marystown RCMP say crews arrived on the scene of the crash shortly after noon where it was confirmed the male driver of the motorcycle had died.

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  • Pattullo Bridge reopens Monday after 4 months of work on busy crossing

    The Pattullo Bridge, the busiest crossing in B.C.'s Lower Mainland, is scheduled to reopen Monday after four months of deck work and other repairs. Work on the bridge began on Apr. 29, focussing on deck repairs and and repaving. Some further deck repairs will continue into the fall, but will not require closures.

    CBC
  • Canada Post union to start overtime ban for workers in N.W.T., Alberta

    The Canadian Union of Postal Workers says it will ban overtime for its workers in the Northwest Territories and Alberta starting Monday morning if the union and Canada Post can't come to an agreement. The union issued a 72-hour strike action notice Thursday, but the action announced Sunday will be limited to an overtime ban. The union said it wants to assure Canadians the overtime ban won't affect mail delivery.

    CBC
  • Ottawa police search for missing boater Stephen Cozzette

    Ottawa police are searching for a boater who went missing Saturday afternoon. Stephen Cozzette, 57, was last seen around 1 p.m. in the area of Constance Bay on the Ottawa River. Cozzette is a member of the Nepean Sailing Club and friends describe him as an experienced sailor.

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  • Tsiigehtchic sign returns to Mackenzie Delta's 'Little Hollywood'

    The Mackenzie Delta's "Little Hollywood" has its namesake sign back up and overlooking the community, after one resident took the project into his own hands. Tsiigehtchic, N.W.T., has had a sign overlooking the community for years, in the style of the famous "Hollywood" sign.

    CBC
  • Cars stranded in flooded underpass

    Dozens of motorists are stranded when heavy rain flooded an underpass in the Turkish capital of Ankara.

    BBC News
  • Turning ancient rocks into art at Meyer's Minerals in Pasadena

    Some of the oldest rocks in the world can be found in Newfoundland and Labrador. "Certainly, having cut a lot of rocks over the last 20 or 30 years, you do have an idea of what it's going to look like on the inside," says geologist and shop owner Jamie Meyer.

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  • Surrey residents get rid of junk in their trunks at Pop-Up Junk Day

    Pop-Up Junk Day happens six times a year and is an opportunity for residents to save on disposal fees and for the City to cut down on illegal dumping. Costanzo says illegal dumping in Surrey is especially prevalent in the northwestern part of the city. Saturday's was the fourth Pop-Up Junk Day Surrey held in 2016, the first year the City has tried out the idea.

    CBC
  • 'Dream big' says solo world pilot, 18

    Australian teenager Lachlan Smart has become the youngest person to fly solo around the world in a single-engine aircraft.

    BBC News
  • Leaside community rallies to remember, celebrate 7 year old killed by careless driver

    On Saturday her family held the second annual Georgia Walsh memorial baseball game: a charity event combining Georgia's favourite sport and raising awareness for safer community streets. "It's both overwhelming and touching," Georgia's mother, Jillian Walsh, told CBC News. The volunteer-run event included a bouncy castle, face painting and a host of other activities, and was centred around an all-star baseball game featuring young players from around the GTA.

    CBC
  • Nova Scotia sexual assault victims get service dogs to help with PTSD

    Canine companions are helping to relieve symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder in sexual assault survivors.

    CBC
  • Actress Emma Thompson backs Nunavut community in fight against seismic testing

    British actress Emma Thompson called her visit to the small hamlet a "remarkable journey" as she looked to raise awareness about the community's Supreme Court battle over seismic testing in Baffin Bay and Davis Strait. Thompson has been doing interviews, as well as spreading word on social media. Her celebrity friends are also picking up on the cause. While visiting Clyde River, Thompson said she was "enraged" with prices in the grocery store where she was surprised to be recognized for her role in Nanny McPhee, which she says became her Inuktitut name.

    CBC
  • More than 100 gather for Reid's Fight for Life rally in Winnipeg

    The steps of the Manitoba Legislative Building were full of people supporting mental wellness in Manitoba on Sunday. More than 100 people gathered for Reid's Fight for Life rally and to talk about improvements to mental health treatment in the province. "[People] can't be complacent, they can't hide behind their doors, they have to get involved," Bonnie Bricker said.

    CBC