‘Real concerns’ over Saudi writer’s disappearance: Trudeau

‘Real concerns’ over Saudi writer’s disappearance: Trudeau

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada is concerned by the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. The Opposition questioned the government on Monday over its response to the journalist’s alleged slaying.
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Police will use ‘common sense’ on first day of legal pot: Chief

Police will use ‘common sense’ on first day of legal pot: Chief

The president of the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police says it is “highly unlikely” there will be big crackdowns on illegal cannabis stores on the first day of legal recreational marijuana.
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Conservatives call legal pot preparation a ‘failure’

Conservatives call legal pot preparation a ‘failure’

Conservative House leader Candice Bergen says municipalities aren't ready for marijuana legalization because the Liberal government “rushed” the process. NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh says Ottawa could have helped the provinces more.
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The Hip tribute band helps carry on Gord Downie’s legacy

The Hip tribute band helps carry on Gord Downie’s legacy

A year after the death of Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie, cover bands across Canada are performing to honour his legacy. The lead singer of Ontario band the Artificially Hip says he’s not aiming to do an “impression” of Downie.
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Take an up-close look at beluga whales in Hudson Bay

Take an up-close look at beluga whales in Hudson Bay

Every year, tens of thousands of beluga whales come to frolic and mate in Hudson Bay. Take an up-close look as some belugas greet whale watchers off the coast of Churchill, Manitoba.
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Subway car doors among items sold at Montreal transit garage sale

Subway car doors among items sold at Montreal transit garage sale

Hundreds of people lined up for the chance to buy a piece of Montreal’s public transit system Sunday. One person said his attachment to the Metro service explained his purchase of a subway car door.
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Chef serves dinner guests pot-laced dishes

Chef serves dinner guests pot-laced dishes

Vancouver chef Travis Petersen hosts dinners where he adds custom amounts of cannabis oil to his guests’ meals. The former “MasterChef Canada” contestant says he ensures everyone has safe transportation home after attending his events.
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Featherweights Ortega and Holloway on the UFC 229 brawl

Featherweights Ortega and Holloway on the UFC 229 brawl

UFC fighter Brian Ortega says Khabib Nurmagomedov “snapped” after Conor McGregor “jabbed” at him before their fight on Saturday. Nurmagomedov was involved in a post-fight brawl after defending his lightweight title.
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‘Empires disappear’: Jean Chretien on the U.S. under Trump

‘Empires disappear’: Jean Chretien on the U.S. under Trump

Jean Chretien says the United States has lost a lot of “clout” in the world under Donald Trump. The former prime minister’s new book of anecdotes, “My Stories, My Times,” paints an unflattering view of the American president.
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National carilloneur on playing the obscure bell instrument

National carilloneur on playing the obscure bell instrument

Canada’s dominion carilloneur says her students practise in the Peace Tower and their mistakes are broadcast to Parliament Hill. Andrea McCrady has been playing the bell instrument since 1971.
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Downie brothers hope ‘Secret Path’ doc inspires ‘Gord’s army’

Downie brothers hope ‘Secret Path’ doc inspires ‘Gord’s army’

“Finding the Secret Path” director Mike Downie says he wanted to show how important telling Chanie Wenjack’s story was for his brother, Gord Downie. The documentary chronicling the singer’s final year premieres Friday on CBC.
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Trudeau, world leaders pose for photo at Francophonie summit

Trudeau, world leaders pose for photo at Francophonie summit

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Quebec premier-designate Francois Legault took part in a family photo at the Francophonie summit in Yerevan, Armenia on Thursday.
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