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Vehicle flees from Saskatoon police after alleged drug deal
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Two men are in custody after a vehicle attempted to evade Saskatoon police overnight.

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Montreal marks 75th anniversary of Dieppe Raid with commemorative ceremony
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Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre, along with senior politicians from the defence ministry were at Dieppe Park, formerly called Cité-du-Havre, Saturday afternoon, to mark 75th anniversary of the Dieppe raid — a crucial event in Canada’s involvement in the Second World War.

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6 die in Vietnam, including 4 children, while sawing mortar shell for scrap metal
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The victims died on the spot following the explosion in south-central province of Khanh Hoa.

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Man found in downtown Calgary after being stabbed fights for his life in hospital
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Police are investigating after a man who had been seriously hurt in a stabbing was found in downtown Calgary Friday night.

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The misery continues for the Ticats, and their fans
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Hamilton’s miserable 2017 season continues after the Tiger-Cats were blown away 37-18 by the Ottawa Redblacks on Friday night.

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Family of fighter who died after Edmonton boxing match frustrated review still not underway
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Exactly two months after 34-year-old boxer Tim Hague died in hospital after being injured in a fight at Edmonton’s Shaw Conference Centre, his sister says her family is frustrated the city has yet to launch a probe into his death.

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Charlottesville rally organizer brands victim Heather Heyer a ‘fat, disgusting communist’
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Kessler was promptly disavowed by white nationalist Richard Spencer, an outspoken supporter of the “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville.

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Stampeders grind out 21-17 victory over Lions
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The Calgary Stampeders defeated the BC Lions 21-17 at BC Place on Friday night.

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Fox CEO slams Trump’s Charlottesville response: ‘I can’t even believe I have to write this’
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James Murdoch said he will donate $1 million to the Anti-Defamation League.

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Edmonton election 2017: Tell us which issues matter to you
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Fill in our form to share your top concerns and burning questions.

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Woman who survived month naked in the woods says family was motivation to live
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“I kept thinking I would find a person or a house, even if it was empty, but there was nothing. Nothing but nature.”

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Edmonton police close investigation into assault accusation against city councillor
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Edmonton police have ended an investigation into an altercation between City Coun. Dave Loken and a candidate looking to replace him on council.

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2 charged in death of child, 3, on Six Nations of the Grand River
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A man and a woman are charged with manslaughter, along with a number of firearm and drug offences.

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Saskatoon weather outlook: cold front dunks daytime highs back down
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Daytime highs get dunked back down by a cold front in Saskatoon’s weather forecast to kick off the weekend.

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NAFTA negotiations: Canada told to explain its oilsands tailings leaks
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The request comes in a decision by the Commission for Environmental Co-operation.

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New Brunswick provides update on Parlee, Murray beaches projects, upgrades to wastewater
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A number of projects announced earlier this year to address water quality issues at Parlee and Murray beaches are underway or have been completed, the provincial government announced Friday.

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Second assault in 6 months reported at Henderson Lake
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Police couldn’t find the suspect after a search of the area.

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Statistics Canada releases revised numbers on Quebec anglophones
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Statistics Canada published revised Census numbers after a computer glitch caused roughly 61,000 Canadians who listed their mother tongue as French to be counted as English speakers.

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Edmonton Prospects lose 4-0 to Swift Current in WMBL championship game
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For the second straight season, the Edmonton Prospects finished runner-up in their bid to become Western Major Baseball League champions and once again, it was Swift Current who walked away with the league crown.

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Eskimos lose first game of 2017 regular season as Bombers beat Edmonton 33-26
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The injury plagued Edmonton Eskimos saw their undefeated streak end as the Winnipeg Blue Bombers handed them their first loss of the season by a score of 33-26 Thursday night at Investors Group Field

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Canadian woman killed in Burkina Faso terror attack remembered for big heart and sense of adventure
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“Very few people in their lifetime go out of their comfort zone to take action and change lives the way my sister has,” says Tammy Chen’s younger sister, Tiffany.

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2 dead after motorcycle crashes south of Black Diamond
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Two people are dead after their motorcycle crashed south of Black Diamond on Thursday night, according to Alberta Health EMS.

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Quebec floods: Pierrefonds hair salon back in business three months later
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After being out of commission for over three months following the floods, T&M Coiffeurs is finally back in business.

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Cardston goes green with installation of 500 solar panels at civic centre and arena
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The town, along with ENMAX Energy Corp., has installed 546 solar modules, which cover nearly 13,000 square feet, onto the rooftops of the civic centre and arena.

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Winnipeg Blue Bombers upend first place Edmonton Eskimos
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The Winnipeg Blue Bombers handed the CFL-leading Edmonton Eskimos their first loss of the season on Thursday by beating them 33-26 at Investors Group Field.

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Motorcyclist hospitalized following crash east of Cobourg
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A motorcyclist was taken to hospital following an early morning crash in Hamilton Township, north of Cobourg.

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Ontario to review outdoor education policies after Toronto student drowns on field trip
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Ontario is launching a review of outdoor education policies for every school board in the province after the death of a Toronto teen on a school-run canoe trip this summer.

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Mitch Hillis wants to go out a winner with the Saskatchewan Huskies
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A healthy Mitch Hillis wants to make a statement in his final season with the Saskatchewan Huskies.

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London police investigating death of inmate at EMDC
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The cause remains unknown after an inmate was pronounced dead early Thursday morning.

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Winnipeg police search for man wanted on charges including sex assault, arson
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Winnipeg police are once again asking for help finding 42-year-old Leslie Reid Contois who is wanted on a long list of offences.

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Local transit union sends message to Hamilton council
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The Amalgamated Transit Union Local 107 is calling on the City of Hamilton, and ultimately Metrolinx, to allow HSR drivers to operate and maintain Hamilton’s LRT.

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Manitoba Premier grows inner circle in cabinet shuffle
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Premier Brian Pallister has added a new face to his cabinet. The previously amalgamated portfolios of Indigenous and Northern Relations and Municipal Relations, held by Eileen Clark, has been split into two. 

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Toronto Island’s 110-year old Centreville carousel to be removed after final season
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Centreville’s antique carousel will be spinning for its last season on the Toronto Island after it was sold earlier this summer to recoup costs following flooding on the islands.

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Solar eclipse confusion could make animals do some strange things
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Several zoos along the solar eclipse’s path are keeping an eye out for unusual behaviour from animals.

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Tasha Kheiriddin Wednesday August 16th 2017
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In case you missed it: Here’s your one-stop look at all the highlights of the Tasha Kheiriddin Show on August 16th:   A LACK OF CONFIDENCE IN OTTAWA’S CONTROL OVER THE BORDER: PART 1 Veronique Malka is a Canadian lawyer and partner at CKR Law in New York City. She applauds Canada’s system for handling refugee claims, but says that…

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Prince George man in custody following alleged child abduction attempts
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Kenneth Jim John, 35, has been charged with two counts of kidnapping, and one count each of assault and obstructing a peace officer.

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At least 13 North Atlantic right whales now dead: NOAA
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Another North Atlantic right whale has been confirmed to have died, bringing the total number of deaths of the endangered species to at least 13 over the past few months.

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The sound of music graces Edmonton’s Alberta Avenue once again
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The sound of music is gracing Edmonton’s Alberta Avenue once again, with donated pianos set up beside various businesses.

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Unusual marine animals wash ashore at popular Nova Scotia beach
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Ocean scientists suspect warm Gulf waters are attracting unusual marine animals to Nova Scotia waters.

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Brampton man’s fairy tale tree brings joy to community
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“It’s a great addition to the neighbourhood, it’s just wonderful,” said neighbour Judy Kovacs. “Used to be just a great big tree and he’s worked really hard to make it come to life, to a little special village.”

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Section of Hamilton’s Waterfront Trail closed since spring set to re-open
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The trail has been closed to the public since April 30, after major rainfall and high water levels caused significant damage.

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