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Sacha Trudeau, left, Deborah Coyne, Justin Trudeau, Suzette Rouleau and ex-wife Margaret Trudeau-Kemper assemble behind the hearse that carrys the casket of Pierre Trudeau at the state funeral for the former Canadian Prime Minister October 3, 2000 in Montreal, Canada. The funeral was held at the Notre-Dame Basilica in Montreal. Trudeau died September 28, 2000 at the age of 80.

¨379591 01: Sacha Trudeau, left, Deborah Coyne, Justin Trudeau, Suzette Rouleau and ex-wife Margaret Trudeau-Kemper assemble behind the hearse that carrys the casket of Pierre Trudeau at the state funeral for the former Canadian Prime Minister October 3, 2000 in Montreal, Canada. The funeral was held at the Notre-Dame Basilica in Montreal. Trudeau died September 28, 2000 at the age of 80. (Photo by Pierre Roussel/Liaison)

Justin Trudeau through the years

Justin Trudeau has been named the new leader of the federal Liberal Party of Canada on Sunday, April 14.

  • Trump voices doubt about trophy hunting policy
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    The Canadian Press

    Trump voices doubt about trophy hunting policy

    President Donald Trump on Sunday expressed more doubts about a new policy allowing trophies of African elephants shot for sport to be imported, appearing to question whether "this horror show" would actually aid in the conservation of any animal. The trophy policy was among issues Trump cited in a series of tweets. The death of a Customs and Border Protection agent in Texas brought a message of condolence.

  • 20 years after 'date rape drug' first reported on, experts call for broader cultural change
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    CBC

    20 years after 'date rape drug' first reported on, experts call for broader cultural change

    "I grew up, around the time I was able to go to bars, being taught never, ever take drinks from strangers, never leave your drink alone and dump your drink if you do," Forrester said. Two decades later, experts say date rape drugs like Rohypnol and GHB are still a factor in many sexual assault cases — although they point out that alcohol is a far more common culprit.

  • Checking for ticks: Maps show pest's hotspots in the Maritimes
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    Checking for ticks: Maps show pest's hotspots in the Maritimes

    If you ever wanted to know where the creepy crawlies hide, a new digital map is helping shed light on hotspots for ticks and Lyme disease in the Maritimes. Researchers at Mount Allison University and the Geospatial Modelling Lab have been collecting ticks from the public and veterinarians from across the region since 2012 and compiled the data in virtual maps on their website. "We've had this information and we've talked about it being nice to be able to actually give this to the public," David Lieske, director of the lab and professor at Mount Allison, told Information Morning: Saint John.

  • One person was killed in an accident during training at CFB Shilo
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    The Canadian Press

    One person was killed in an accident during training at CFB Shilo

    The Canadian military has launched an investigation after a reservist died during a training accident in Manitoba on Saturday. Nolan Caribou, who was an infantryman with the Royal Winnipeg Rifles of the 38 Canadian Brigade Group, was found dead at Canadian Forces Base Shilo. The military said in a news release that Caribou's death took place during a training exercise that focused on basic defensive routines, patrolling, and raids.

  • 20 years after Reena Virk's murder, family reflects on anti-bullying legacy
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    20 years after Reena Virk's murder, family reflects on anti-bullying legacy

    Twenty years ago this week, 14-year-old Reena Virk was bullied, beaten and killed by a group of her peers near a bridge in Saanich, B.C. on Vancouver Island. Since Reena's death, her family have campaigned for anti-bullying programs and shared her story in schools across the country. "There's a new generation and if they are not taught now that bullying is not OK, they will grow up to be adults and carry on this practice," Virk said.

  • Ask an Expert: Winter back care
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    Ask an Expert: Winter back care

    With the ski and hockey season upon us -- Chiropractor Dr. Gohar Sheikh shares his tips and advice to help prevent and protect yourself from back and muscle injury this winter.

  • 'We're absolutely not ready': Quebec's pot bill concerns Indigenous communities
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    'We're absolutely not ready': Quebec's pot bill concerns Indigenous communities

    After the province unveiled its marijuana bill, Indigenous leaders in Quebec are calling for more frontline workers and strengthened police services as their communities brace for recreational marijuana use. Quebec and Labrador Assembly of First Nations Chief Ghislain Picard said there are concerns about dwindling resources in communities that are already stretched thin.

  • Marijuana entrepreneur enthused by province's pot plan, hoping to become legal dispensary
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    Marijuana entrepreneur enthused by province's pot plan, hoping to become legal dispensary

    Ross Barney and his business partners rolled the dice in opening a marijuana shop in downtown St. John's — and it appears they may have won. Just 48 hours prior to the official opening of the Greenery café and head shop, CBC broke news of the province's possible plan for legalizing marijuana. Sources say government is looking at private businesses, like the Greenery, to operate as marijuana dispensaries when the federal government brings in legalization July 1, 2018.

  • Birthplace of Dionne quintuplets moved after yearlong grassroots campaign
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    Birthplace of Dionne quintuplets moved after yearlong grassroots campaign

    The birthplace of the Dionne quintuplets weathered a treacherous trek down the dark, snow-blanketed streets of a northeastern Ontario city on Sunday as it was once again uprooted and hauled to a new location. A handful of supporters gathered before dawn to see the historic log cabin, now split in two and attached to trucks, gingerly wind its way to its new spot in downtown North Bay. Ed Valenti, president of the Dionne Quints Heritage Board, arrived at 6:30 a.m. to watch the home make the trip.

  • Abbotsford, B.C., officer didn't like guns, but didn't hesitate when call came
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    Abbotsford, B.C., officer didn't like guns, but didn't hesitate when call came

    An Abbotsford, B.C., police constable killed in the line of duty was remembered as dedicated and caring, a man who had a gut-busting sense of humour and a dislike for guns. Renae Williams, described Davidson as a man with a sense of humour who took far longer to get coffees because staff at the coffee shop couldn't understand his thick Scottish accent. Davidson got his start in policing in Northumbria in the United Kingdom in 1993, where few police officers carry guns.

  • Apology to Canadians persecuted for being gay coming Nov. 28: Trudeau
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    Apology to Canadians persecuted for being gay coming Nov. 28: Trudeau

    Martine Roy was just 20-years-old and less than a year into her chosen career as a medical assistant with the Canadian Armed Forces at CFB Borden when military police suddenly showed up at her workplace to arrest her. Thirty-three years later she cannot hold back the tears as she prepares to hear an apology from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in the House of Commons. "On November 28, the Government will offer a formal apology to LGBTQ2 Canadians in the House - for the persecution & injustices they have suffered, and to advance together on the path to equality & inclusion," Trudeau wrote on Twitter.

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    The worldbeat party jazz of Ouroboros

    Four saxophonists and a drummer are an unusual band lineup, and Ouroboros founder Greg Bruce says it's a combination that gets their audiences on their feet. "It [Ouroboros's music] is made for dancing, at some speed," says Bruce. Ouroboros's members have a lot of fun at their gigs, but they are also serious musicians.

  • Canoe builder named Creative Nova Scotia's Indigenous artist of the year
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    Canoe builder named Creative Nova Scotia's Indigenous artist of the year

    The recipient of Creative Nova Scotia's first Indigenous artist award hopes it's a sign the province is doing more to recognize Indigenous artists who are quietly creating work. Labrador said it's an honour he'll share with the many people who've helped him along the way. The 57 year old from the Wildcat community in southwestern Nova Scotia spent the summer teaching a group of apprentices how to build a birch bark canoe.

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    Vancouver stalled on demolition permit for historic home to avoid paying owners, judge says

    Vancouver city staff intentionally dragged their feet for years on an application to demolish a century-old Shaughnessy mansion, waiting for council to approve a heritage protection bylaw, a B.C. Supreme Court judge has found. The city acted in bad faith when it put off rejecting Zheqiang Wu and Binxia Cao's application to develop the property at 3990 Marguerite Street, Justice Catherine Murray wrote in a judgment Tuesday. "Given the clear evidence indicating the City never intended to grant the plaintiffs a development permit due to the heritage merit of the property … the only action open to the City at the time was to designate the property as heritage and provide compensation," Murray wrote.

  • Pension plan in the works for New Brunswick's self-employed
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    Pension plan in the works for New Brunswick's self-employed

    This month the New Brunswick government introduced Bill 22, legislation that would allow people who are self-employed to start a pension plan for themselves and their employees. The federal government has talked with the provinces about passing provincial legislation to kickstart the plan across the board, Debly said.

  • Who is No. 1? Book breaks down Manitoba's best hockey players
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    Who is No. 1? Book breaks down Manitoba's best hockey players

    Who is the number one Manitoba hockey player of all time? A Winnipeg author says it is goalie Terry Sawchuk.

  • Toronto book club helps teen girls find their voice
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    Toronto book club helps teen girls find their voice

    The one thing that I loved was reading," she told Here and Now's Colette Kennedy. Now as an adult, she is combining that love of reading and the empowerment it gave her into A Room of Your Own, a book club for girls 13-18 years of age from schools in under-serviced areas in Toronto. Lee, who runs the clubs with her friend Joan Hutton as volunteers, says she strives to give young girls a voice.

  • Britain to submit 'Brexit bill' proposal before December EU meeting
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    Britain to submit 'Brexit bill' proposal before December EU meeting

    By William James LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will submit proposals on how to settle its divorce bill with the European Union before an EU summit next month and is expected to negotiate hard, finance minister Philip Hammond said on Sunday. The EU told Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday that there was more work to be done to unlock the Brexit talks, repeating its early December deadline for her to flesh out Britain's opening offer on the financial settlement. "We will make our proposals to the European Union in time for the Council," Hammond told the BBC, referring to the Dec. 14-15 meeting of EU heads of government.

  • Maine's top court hears N.S. company's arguments in seaweed harvesting case
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    Maine's top court hears N.S. company's arguments in seaweed harvesting case

    Seven justices of Maine's top court are preparing to make a decision that could have serious implications for a Dartmouth, N.S., company and devastate a multimillion-dollar marine industry in that state. Rockweed, a common seaweed that lines the shores of the northeastern U.S. and Canada's Maritime provinces, is big business. After processing, the rockweed industry is estimated to be worth about $20 million in Maine alone. Dartmouth-based Acadian Seaplants Ltd. harvests rockweed and turns it into fertilizer and additives to animal feed.

  • Letters from strangers delight hospitalized P.E.I. man
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    Letters from strangers delight hospitalized P.E.I. man

    Garfield MacLean has been in the intensive care unit at Prince County Hospital since September, recovering from a serious lung infection. The couple also has ambitions to respond to the letters that have included return addresses and they're hoping for even more mail with the upcoming holiday season.

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    IBM could be set for gains after long slump: Barron's

    International Business Machines Corp could be the next blue-chip company with a rising valuation, according to a report in financial publication Barron's. Some analysts expect IBM to return to growth this quarter, Barron's said in its Nov. 20 edition. IBM reported higher quarterly revenue from social, mobile, analytics, cloud and security technology last month, and a long decline in gross profit has slowed already, Barron's said.

  • Model accuses Russell Simmons of sexual misconduct
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    The Canadian Press

    Model accuses Russell Simmons of sexual misconduct

    Model Keri Claussen Khalighi has come forward to accuse Def Jam Records mogul Russell Simmons of sexual misconduct in 1991 when she was 17 years old. In a report Sunday in the Los Angeles Times, Khalighi says that Simmons coerced her to perform a sex act and later penetrated her without her consent in his New York apartment. Khalighi said she asked Ratner, then a music video director and Simmons protege, for help.

  • Satellite calls yield no clues on missing Argentine submarine
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    Satellite calls yield no clues on missing Argentine submarine

    By Walter Bianchi MAR DEL PLATA, Argentina (Reuters) - A storm on Sunday complicated efforts to find an Argentine navy submarine missing in the South Atlantic with 44 crew members, while satellite calls thought to come from the vessel did not help searchers identify the vessel's location. The defense ministry has said the ARA San Juan appeared to try to make contact through seven failed satellite calls on Saturday between late morning and early afternoon. The vessel was 432 km (268 miles) off Argentina's coast when its location was last known early on Wednesday.

  • 'Critical shortage' of daycare workers forecast after immigration error
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    'Critical shortage' of daycare workers forecast after immigration error

    Anna-Kay Clarke is cleaning clothes out of her dresser, hoping someone will buy the furniture she has posted to Kijiji. 

  • Costs pile up from delayed Canadian Coast Guard vessel refit
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    Costs pile up from delayed Canadian Coast Guard vessel refit

    The Canadian Coast Guard has been forced to spend more than $2.5 million this fall to charter vessels to carry out at-sea science surveys because a much-delayed refit has left its own research ship unavailable. Canada's East Coast ocean monitoring program usually takes place on the CCGS Hudson, but the 54-year old vessel is still not ready after a $4-million refit ran six months behind schedule. In place of the Hudson, the coast guard has been forced to charter three private vessels at a cost of $2.58 million, excluding tax, CBC News has learned.