Justin Bieber publicly apologizes for past racist remarks

Justin Bieber publicly apologizes for past racist remarks

Justin Bieber has apologized in a post on Instagram for making racist remarks in the past. In a post on Dec. 3, Bieber addressed his “shortcomings,” saying his goal was to "take ownership." According to the 25-year-old singer, his mistakes were du...
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Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says next six months about getting party election-ready

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says next six months about getting party election-ready

Scheer resigned in December saying he longer had the heart for the job, but says questions that emerged at the time about his spending are an internal matter. He says too that a report he'd commissioned into what went wrong during the election is ...
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NHL shines light on women's game at all-star skills competition

NHL shines light on women's game at all-star skills competition

The NHL invited 20 female players to play a 3-on-3 game at Friday's NHL all-star skills competition. It marks the third year women have been involved in the event. The Canadian team beat the United States 2-1.
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Inuk elder recalls collecting bones for the war effort during the Second World War

Inuk elder recalls collecting bones for the war effort during the Second World War

Qapik Attagutsiak, who turns 100 in June, will be the guest of honour during a ceremony in Ottawa on Monday recognizing the role Inuit communities played collecting bones during the Second World War. Those bones were transported south and eventual...
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St. John's to lift state of emergency as blizzard cleanup continues

St. John's to lift state of emergency as blizzard cleanup continues

St. John's, N.L., will lift its eight-day state of emergency on Saturday at 6 a.m. The city has been focused on cleanup after last week's record-breaking blizzard dropped 76 centimetres of snow on the city. Mayor Danny Breen says there are still c...
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Trump joins anti-abortion protesters at March for Life rally in D.C.

Trump joins anti-abortion protesters at March for Life rally in D.C.

Donald Trump became the first U.S. president to address Washington, D.C.'s March for Life anti-abortion rally in person Friday, illustrating how important evangelical voters are to his re-election changes. Against the backdrop of Capitol Hill, whe...
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How researchers are tracking the coronavirus

How researchers are tracking the coronavirus

Canadian researchers are making advances in tracking the trajectory of viral illnesses, like the emergent coronavirus. From global flight patterns to learning the names of individual patients, scientists say they have more ways to monitor infectio...
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Trudeau taps Marc Gold as government representative in the Senate

Trudeau taps Marc Gold as government representative in the Senate

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is tapping Sen. Marc Gold, a constitutional law expert and former chair of the Jewish Federations of Canada, to serve as the Liberal government's representative in the upper chamber. Gold says senators may have to cur...
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Poilievre says decision to bow out of Conservative leadership weeks in the making

Poilievre says decision to bow out of Conservative leadership weeks in the making

Conservative MP Pierre Poilievre says weeks of uncertainty about whether he actually wanted to enter the party's leadership race came to a head as deadlines to sign contracts loomed. Considered among the front-runners in the race, Poilievre grew e...
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Mass quarantine not in Canada's coronavirus cards

Mass quarantine not in Canada's coronavirus cards

Public health authorities say Canadians have no need to worry about the prospect of mass quarantines, even in the likely event the coronavirus is discovered here. They said scary images coming from a now isolated Wuhan, a Chinese city with 11 mill...
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Ford says his patience with teacher unions won't last

Ford says his patience with teacher unions won't last

Ontario Premier Doug Ford says "there is only so long" his patience will last with the teachers' unions. All four major teachers' unions are engaged in some form of job action, including rotating strikes and work-to-rule campaigns, as contract tal...
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Andrew Scheer addresses his caucus

Andrew Scheer addresses his caucus

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer gathered his MPs and senators around him Friday to plot strategy for Parliament’s return on Monday. The caucus retreat comes at a time when many Tories are plotting their own strategies for how best to replace Sch...
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NDP to table national pharmacare bill

NDP to table national pharmacare bill

The New Democrats are planning to bring forward legislation to implement a national, universal pharmacare program. NDP House Leader Peter Julian is set to table a private member's bill at his first opportunity after Parliament resumes next week. N...
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New virus could disrupt global economy

New virus could disrupt global economy

A deadly new virus that emerged in China is raising concerns beyond the public health sphere as experts warn about the potential economic cost of a global outbreak. Stock markets around the world fell as health authorities rushed to monitor and co...
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Commemorative stamp pays tribute to all-black hockey league in the Maritimes

Commemorative stamp pays tribute to all-black hockey league in the Maritimes

Canada Post has unveiled a commemorative stamp that pays tribute to an all-black hockey league that once thrived in the Maritimes. The stamp tells the story of the Colored Hockey League, which saw teams competing for the Colored Hockey Championshi...
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Meng Wanzhou leaves Vancouver court after end of first part of extradition hearing

Meng Wanzhou leaves Vancouver court after end of first part of extradition hearing

Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou leaves British Columbia Supreme Court in Vancouver after the end of the first part of her extradition hearing on American fraud charges. If the judge rules against her, the second part will begin in June, but a ruling...
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Starbucks aims to become resource-positive

Starbucks aims to become resource-positive

Starbucks has an ambitious plan to reduce its environmental footprint, but one it acknowledges will require help from its customers. The Seattle-based coffee chain committed to three preliminary targets for 2030. The targets include cutting in hal...
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Trudeau addresses Liberal MPs

Trudeau addresses Liberal MPs

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is telling his caucus to play nice as it faces the return of a new minority House of Commons next week. Liberal MPs are meeting in Ottawa today ahead of next week’s return to Parliament. Trudeau says Canadians sent th...
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Canadian health agencies are preparing for coronavirus

Canadian health agencies are preparing for coronavirus

Canadian public health agencies are ramping up preparations in response to a new viral illness that has killed at least nine people in China and infected more than 450 people. The agencies say they are awaiting direction from the World Health Orga...
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Canadian health agencies preparing for coronavirus

Canadian health agencies preparing for coronavirus

Canadian public health agencies are ramping up preparations in response to a new viral illness that has killed at least nine people in China and infected more than 450 people. The agencies say they are awaiting direction from the World Health Orga...
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Building on a dream

Building on a dream

A team of Lego builders, including Ryan McNaught, one of only 14 certified Lego professionals in the world, has moved into Telus World of Science in Vancouver. The group used more than half a million Lego bricks and took over 2,400 hours to build ...
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Vending machine dispenses heroin substitute for at-risk drug users

Vending machine dispenses heroin substitute for at-risk drug users

MySafe is a vending machine that dispenses a heroin substitute called hydromorphone to patients whose biometrics have been programmed into it as part of a unique Vancouver program aimed at preventing overdoses.
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Funding deal reached on new Ontario French-language university

Funding deal reached on new Ontario French-language university

After Ontario's Progressive Conservative government initially cancelled plans for a dedicated French-language university, the federal government stepped in with a promise to cover some of the costs. Official Languages Minister Melanie Joly announc...
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Ottawa to match funds raised by campaign for crash victims' families

Ottawa to match funds raised by campaign for crash victims' families

The federal government says it will match the funds raised by a national campaign to help cover funeral costs for the families affected by a deadly plane crash in Iran earlier this month. Speaking at an event in Toronto on Wednesday, Liberal MP Om...
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NDP wants full study of new NAFTA, says Singh

NDP wants full study of new NAFTA, says Singh

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh is calling for an exhaustive review of Canada's new North American trade deal before deciding whether the NDP will support ratifying it — a move that could slow down the Liberals' plan to get it passed quickly. Singh was i...
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