• What questions should parents ask about their child's coach?
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    What questions should parents ask about their child's coach?

    Lorraine Lafrenière, CEO of the Coaching Association of Canada, discusses three questions that parents should ask about their children's coaches to ensure their safety. Lafrenière's comments come as the women's national team director of Gymnastics Canada faces multiple sex-assault charges

  • World's steepest funicular opens in Switzerland
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    World's steepest funicular opens in Switzerland

    The world's steepest funicular railway has opened in Switzerland.Rotating carriages mean people stay upright while ascending the mountainside.

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    Does the US need more minority gun clubs?

    Meet the US woman who is backing African American gun clubs.

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    School in the shadow of Grenfell

    On the morning of the tragedy, Oxford Gardens Primary School, just half a mile from Grenfell Tower, opened its gates, not knowing what to expect. It later emerged that a third of the children at the school had witnessed the fire or been evacuated - some had lost friends or relatives or knew people in

  • Laura Babcock's family reacts to guilty verdict
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    Laura Babcock's family reacts to guilty verdict

    Clayton Babcock read a statement on behalf of his daughter's family following the guilty verdict in Laura Babcock's murder trial, which he described as a "six-week funeral." Dellen Millard and Mark Smich were automatically sentenced to life imprisonment without a chance of parole for

  • Long-lost TV programmes uncovered
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    Long-lost TV programmes uncovered

    The discoveries on display in 2017 include a musical duet, an acting legends first outing and some 1960s horror.

  • Millard, Smich guilty of 1st-degree murder in Laura Babcock death
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    Millard, Smich guilty of 1st-degree murder in Laura Babcock death

    A jury has found Dellen Millard and Mark Smich guilty of first-degree murder in the death of Toronto woman Laura Babcock. Both men are already convicted killers, serving life sentences for killing and burning the body of Tim Bosma, but this was not mentioned in front of the Babcock jury

  • No NHL at Olympics a rare opportunity for other Canadians
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    No NHL at Olympics a rare opportunity for other Canadians

    With no NHL players participating at the upcoming Olympic games in South Korea, there's a rare opportunity for Canadians playing abroad to represent their country. New rules mean Canada's marquee players can't compete at the 2018 Winter Games; CBC spoke to some of the athletes that will take

  • Lobster exporters diversify amid NAFTA uncertainty
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    Lobster exporters diversify amid NAFTA uncertainty

    Canadian lobster exporters are diversifying with NAFTA negotiations looking uncertain. They say negotiations are hurting their operations and are now looking at markets overseas, and it's working to their advantage

  • RCMP to re-open 25,000 sexual assault cases
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    RCMP to re-open 25,000 sexual assault cases

    The RCMP is re-opening 25,000 sexual assault cases. The large-scale review will re-examine every case since 2015 in which no charges were laid, regardless of the reason. The RCMP's reason for doing so? The police force found gaps in how previous allegations were handled

  • Trump to the FBI: I have your back
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    Trump to the FBI: I have your back

    U.S. President Donald Trump told an FBI graduating academy class he has their back '100 per cent'. The comments come after weeks of trashing the organization, as it its former director Robert Mueller investigates Russian meddling into the 2016 U.S. election

  • False report, real consequences in Quebec
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    False report, real consequences in Quebec

    A false report from TVA had real consequences in Quebec. The network reported two Montreal mosques asked a construction company to exclude female workers from a nearby work site. That report provoked death threats and outrage online despite officials with the mosque repeating that the report is false

  • Is California's 2017 wildfire season the 'new normal'?
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    Is California's 2017 wildfire season the 'new normal'?

    California's 2017 wildfire season has been one of its worst ever. Perhaps more troublesome: It's part of a concerning trend of wildfires getting bigger and more devastating, and the state's governor says what we're seeing is the 'new normal'

  • Plane crash survivors fearful to fly again
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    Plane crash survivors fearful to fly again

    Survivors of the plane crash near Fond-du-Lac, Sask., are fearful to fly again. The experience will have a lasting impact — both mentally and physically. However, for such a remote community, the survivors may not have a choice about whether to step foot on a plane again

  • Apotex founder and wife found dead
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    Apotex founder and wife found dead

    The founder of Apotex, Barry Sherman, and his wife, Honey Sherman, have been found dead in their Toronto home. Police say the deaths are "suspicious" but are not yet being treated as a homicide. Apotex produces and exports generic drugs to more than 115 countries worldwide, according to its

  • Barry Sherman's business impact
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    Barry Sherman's business impact

    The founder of Apotex, who was found dead in his Toronto home on Friday, had a major impact on Canadian life both through the pharmaceutical giant he created and for his philanthropic activities.

  • Trump nominee for judge fluffs law test
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    Trump nominee for judge fluffs law test

    Matthew Petersen may have trained as a lawyer, but judging by his confirmation hearing he's clearly out of practice.President Trump's nominee for federal judge in the District of Columbia was asked a series of basic legal questions by a Republican senator. It did not go well.

  • Salford fire family 'nightmare' after four killed
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    Salford fire family 'nightmare' after four killed

    The relatives of four children who died in a house fire in Salford say their mother still doesn't know that they're dead.Demi Pearson, 15, and siblings Brandon, eight, and Lacie, seven, died in the blaze in Walkden on Monday. Lia, three, died in hospital on Wednesday.Their mother, Michelle, 35

  • SpaceX launches and retrieves 1st-ever recycled rocket
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    SpaceX launches and retrieves 1st-ever recycled rocket

    Payload bound for space station; main rocket safely lands on NASA launch pad

  • Trump calls out FBI on latest controversy
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    Trump calls out FBI on latest controversy

    'How they've done that is really, really disgraceful'

  • 'Why don't you know about jollof rice?'
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    'Why don't you know about jollof rice?'

    Food experts and chefs are predicting West African food to be a big cuisine in 2018. Global food trend consultancy firm, The Food People, estimate dishes from countries like Senegal and Nigeria could be the next big food trend - and the ‘last great untapped cuisine.’ Nigerian chef Tokunbo Koiki has been

  • Hugh Jackman's novelty top hat trick
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    Hugh Jackman's novelty top hat trick

    The Australian actor performed the trick for the "6,000th" time and described how he'd be spending Christmas.Hugh Jackman stars in upcoming movie The Greatest Showman.

  • Cactus jam anyone?
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    Cactus jam anyone?

    Food technologist and entrepreneur Dr Evelyn Okoth has taken the humble cactus and positioned it as an up-and-coming cash crop. From the fruit, she makes a host of products such as yogurts, jams and wine. The BBC's Africa Business Report went along to her workplace in Nairobi, Kenya, to find out

  • Digitally preserving Africa's artefacts
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    Digitally preserving Africa's artefacts

    Preserving history and sharing cultural heritage has been the main objective for museums across the globe for years. And in an attempt to bridge the gap between history and the age of high technology, the National Museum of Kenya has started a new programme to digitally preserve African artefacts. The