• Icy dip to mark winter solstice in Antartica
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    Icy dip to mark winter solstice in Antartica

    Australian scientists take the plunge in a traditional celebration to welcome the return of brighter days after weeks of darkness.

  • Iran World Cup match a first for women
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    Iran World Cup match a first for women

    For nearly 40 years, women in Iran have been banned from going to stadiums to watch men’s sporting events. But thousands of Iranian women were in Russia at the Kazan stadium, supporting their national team take on Spain in the World Cup.

  • Trudeau government faces many questions over pot legalization
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    Trudeau government faces many questions over pot legalization

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his government have specified Oct. 17, 2018, as the day marijuana will be legal, but they still face many questions over pot legalization in Canada. Key among them: home cultivation, impaired driving, pardons, and the Canada-U.S. border.

  • New budget airline offers big savings, few frills
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    New budget airline offers big savings, few frills

    New budget airline Swoop is offering big savings on tickets, but expect few frills with your airfare. The airline is backed by WestJet, and had its maiden flight from Hamilton to Abbotsford, B.C.

  • France failed to disclose evidence exonerating Canadian of terrorist attack
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    France failed to disclose evidence exonerating Canadian of terrorist attack

    France failed to disclose key evident exonerating a Canadian of a terrorist attack. CBC News has learned French officials did not share fingerprint comparison evidence in their possession with their Canadian counterparts, that ultimately helped to clear Hassan Diab of committing a terrorist attack.

  • Trump flips on family separation policy
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    Trump flips on family separation policy

    U.S. President Donald Trump flipped on his family separation policy, signing an executive order that requires immigrant families be detained together when they are caught entering the country illegally.

  • Marijuana and your health — is pot harmless?
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    Marijuana and your health — is pot harmless?

    The National takes a look at marijuana and how it can affect your health, with a focus on the notion pot is harmless.

  • Marijuana legalization: What are Canadians' concerns about cannabis? | The Red Chair
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    Marijuana legalization: What are Canadians' concerns about cannabis? | The Red Chair

    With recreational marijuana nearing legalization, CBC News wants to know: What are Canadians' concerns about cannabis? To find out, The National brought out the Red Chair to get some perspectives on pot.

  • 'How is my future is affected by Brexit'
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    'How is my future is affected by Brexit'

    As the UK prepares to leave the EU, what about those who were too young to vote on Brexit?We asked students in Coventry for their thoughts.

  • Vanessa Markov's lost decade
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    Vanessa Markov's lost decade

    Full of ambition with dreams to travel, Markov says she had zero motivation while smoking pot

  • Discount airlines
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    Discount airlines

    Jacqueline Hansen reports on the launch of Swoop's, the newest low cost carrier

  • Tariff threat
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    Tariff threat

    Darren Kirk of Exco Technologies about the growing fears of global trade disputes

  • Pot legislation
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    Pot legislation

    Bruce Linton, CEO, Canopy Growth, on the rise in pot stocks

  • Are Canadians smuggling shoes?
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    Are Canadians smuggling shoes?

    President Trump claimed on Tuesday that Canadian are sneaking goods across the border. We asked Canadians if they had anything to confess...

  • Take a walk through the inside of a Swoop plane
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    Take a walk through the inside of a Swoop plane

    CBC's Jacqueline Hansen chats legroom and comfort with Swoop Airlines president Steven Greenway

  • Are we in for a beer shortage this summer?
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    Are we in for a beer shortage this summer?

    Are we set for a British summer without beer or barbecues? Due to a shortage of Carbon Dioxide (CO2) in Europe, beer, fizzy drinks and meat could be in short supply this summer.

  • The US state about to finally elect a woman
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    The US state about to finally elect a woman

    Two women competing for a congressional seat in Pennsylvania say they are motivated by the #MeToo movement. They tell Rajini Vaidyanathan what it's like running in a state that has no women in Congress.Produced by Silvia Costelloe, edited by Olivia Lace-Evans

  • UN disappointed with U.S. leaving Human Rights Council
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    UN disappointed with U.S. leaving Human Rights Council

    'Bad news for everybody who takes care about human rights,' says Slovenian President Borut Pahor

  • 'Of course Senegal will win the World Cup'
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    'Of course Senegal will win the World Cup'

    Senegal beat Poland 2-1 in their opening game of the World Cup, prompting celebrations in Moscow and Dakar.Many fans have travelled to Russia, and they saw the Lions of Teranga win their first game at a World Cup since 2002.

  • 'I doubt Kazakh president will run again'
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    'I doubt Kazakh president will run again'

    The BBC's Stephen Sackur asked Chairman of the Senate of Kazakhstan, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, if he knew what would happen when the time comes for their long-standing president Nursultan Nazarbayev, to leave office.

  • Is political reform in Kazakhstan overdue?
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    Is political reform in Kazakhstan overdue?

    Oil-rich Kazakhstan - for years a remote outpost of the Soviet empire - has become a crossroad linking China, Russia and Europe. But while its economy is gearing for change, many people who demand political freedoms and human rights are systematically silenced. The BBC's Stephen Sackur asks if political

  • Inside the world's largest cannabis farm
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    Inside the world's largest cannabis farm

    Canadian MPs have legalised marijuana for recreational use. BBC World Service visited a huge cannabis farm in British Columbia, which the operators say is the largest facility of its kind in the world.[This video has been updated to reflect the latest developments] (Photo: Cannabis farm. Credit BBC)

  • Detention facilities for children draw angry onlookers
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    Detention facilities for children draw angry onlookers

    There are about a hundred of these facilities across 17 states. CBC News travelled to El Cajon, Calif., for a look at one of the camps.

  • Fight over fish farms nears pivotal deadline
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    Fight over fish farms nears pivotal deadline

    The industry generates more than $1 billion a year and supports thousands of jobs , but opponents say it's not worth the risk to wild salmon.

  • The defining photo of family separation in the U.S.
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    The defining photo of family separation in the U.S.

    The National spoke to Moore about his experience covering the separations, and capturing the moment.