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Home sales continue to decline in many parts of the Okanagan
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For the fifth month in a row, home sales have declined throughout much of the Okanagan.

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Major police scene at Edmonton’s 75 Street after shots reportedly fired, high-speed pursuit ensues
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A significant police presence could be seen in the area of 75 Street and 101 Avenue in Edmonton on Wednesday evening after police said officers were involved in a high-speed pursuit resulting from a report of gunshots being fired.

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New evacuation alerts for residents north of Grand Forks
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A second wildfire burning north of Grand Forks is growing, prompting a new evacuation alert along the Granby River valley Wednesday night.

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Here’s why is B.C.’s 2018 wildfire season is so extreme, and why it’s not over yet
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The 2018 wildfire season in British Columbia has grown to be the worst on record in years, and it’s going to get worse before it gets better.

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Banff officials expect busy season to continue despite wildfire smoke
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Banff tourism officials say they haven’t seen a significant decrease in visitors when smoke blanketed the park in past years.

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Are increasingly problematic wildfire seasons in B.C. the new normal?
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For the second year in a row, the province of British Columbia is under a state of emergency due to wildfires, leaving many to wonder if this will be the new normal.

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Hamilton construction worker injured by falling quartz slab
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A Hamilton man was injured by falling slab of quartz while working on a home under construction.

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Health Canada recalls children’s jackets due to drawstring hazard
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Health Canada says the drawstrings at the bottom of the jackets could become entangled or caught on playground slides, handrails, school bus doors or other moving objects.

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Norfolk resident loses $20K to computer scam
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Norfolk County resident scammed out of $20,000.

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Mane Intent marks 5th Anniversary of utilizing a horse’s natural empathy for humans
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The Mane Intent uses horses’ natural intelligence and empathy for humans to help humans dealing with a range of emotional issues.

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Man running from Hamilton to Montreal for Alzheimer’s research
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A Cornwall man is running from Hamilton to Montreal for Alzheimer’s research.

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Australian politician calls for ‘final solution’ to ban Muslim migration
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Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and all major political parties on Wednesday condemned a speech by a minor senator who used the term “final solution” in calling for a revival of a “White Australia” restrictive immigration policy.

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New Zealand bans foreigners from buying homes
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New Zealand has banned most foreigners from buying homes in the country, in an effort to tackle runaway housing prices.

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Bill Kelly: The odds of a fall federal election are slim
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Recent polling shows the Liberals just a couple of percentage points ahead of the Conservatives, so there’s no great comfort level there, but more importantly, the government needs to stack up a few more political victories.

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More haze to arrive in Manitoba Wednesday afternoon, could last until Saturday
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Manitobans are in for more hazy conditions with the smoke expected to arrive in Western Manitoba Wednesday afternoon and in Winnipeg by Thursday morning.

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Blackfriars Bridge frame to be lifted into place Wednesday
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The bridge was lifted from its original place last fall and underwent nine months of rehabilitation.

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Power restored to all of Puerto Rico for first time in 11 months
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Power has been restored to all of Puerto Rico for the first time since Hurricane Maria struck nearly 11 months ago, officials said Tuesday.

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Métis Nation of Alberta votes to support Trans Mountain pipeline expansion
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An organization that represents Métis in Alberta says it supports the expansion of the Trans Mountain oil pipeline through B.C.

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Defence rests without calling Paul Manafort or any witnesses to the stand
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Attorneys for Paul Manafort rested their case on Tuesday without calling any witnesses, including the former Trump campaign chairman himself, who told the judge he did not want to testify in his own defense against bank and tax fraud charges.

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2 bison bulls wander out of Banff National Park a week after being released
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Officials say two male bison left the 1,200-square-kilometre reintroduction zone last week.

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Kingston General Hospital to pitch $2.5 million in massive 8-storey redevelopment
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An eight-storey tower will replace four aging hospital buildings.

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Ottawa reaffirms role of Halifax Shipyard in national shipbuilding strategy after company ‘concerned’ over remarks
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Irving said the comments signalled a possible redirection of shipbuilding work out of Atlantic Canada and sought public assurances from the federal government that wasn’t the case.  

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Lack of rural donation sites questioned after urgent call for blood donors
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Rural Manitobans say they would love to answer Canadian Blood Services’ urgent call for blood donations, but the only place to give is located in Winnipeg.

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2-vehicle crash north of Edmonton kills man and woman
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The RCMP are investigating a deadly crash involving an SUV and a car north of Edmonton on Monday night.

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Tourist shot in head on Alberta highway ‘not able to talk or move his right side’: spokesperson
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It’s been 11 days since a German tourist was shot in the head while driving on an Alberta highway with his family and as of Monday night, the man “shows symptoms of severe and life-changing injuries,” a family spokesperson said.

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Donald Trump boosted anti-Obama ‘birther’ movement because he’s black: Omarosa
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“Particularly with African-Americans, he thinks we’re all stupid,” she said.

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Fire triggers ongoing system outage at Alberta Forestry Building in Edmonton
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A fire at the Alberta Forestry Building in Edmonton this summer has resulted in a system outage that Alberta Environment and Parks said is affecting a “number of internal and shared systems” at the ministry.

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Child dies in Vernon area boating accident
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RCMP said a six-year-old North Vancouver child died Monday night in a boating accident on Kalamalka Lake. 

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Ex-Australian archbishop convicted of hiding child sex abuse ordered to 1 year on house arrest
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He’s to be detained at his sister’s house for at least six months before he is eligible for parole.

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Ex-Trump official admits he ‘possibly’ pocketed money from president’s inauguration committee
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He “possibly” wrongfully submitted personal expenses to an inaugural committee for reimbursement, he admitted in court.

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Accused of interning 1 million Uighurs in camps, China blames ‘ulterior motives’
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“People of all ethnic groups in Xinjiang cherish the current situation of living and working in peace and happiness,” said a foreign ministry spokesman.

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Vandalism at London Abused Women’s Centre will impact operations: executive director
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Staff showed up to work at the office at York and Rectory streets on Sunday to find one of their windows had been smashed.

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Police seek public’s help with suspected armed robbery in Kitchener
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Waterloo police are seeking the public’s assistance in tracking down two men who robbed a business on Ottawa Street near Alpine Road in Kitchener on Friday night.

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Driver airlifted following collision between car and dump truck in Lindsay
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The collision happened around noon along Highway 36.

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Police search for missing 7-year-old boy in Shawinigan
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Police say Zachary Bourgon was last seen at around 11:55 a.m. in the 201 Street area in Shawinigan.

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Senators sign forward Brady Tkachuk to three year, entry level contract
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The 18-year-old St. Louis native was selected fourth overall by Ottawa in the first round of last month’s NHL draft.

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Kinder Morgan demonstrators ignore deadline to take down Camp Cloud
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Anti-pipeline demonstrators camped out on Burnaby Mountain are staying put, despite a court order to take down ‘Camp Cloud’ by Sunday night.

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B.C. government requests help from federal government to fight fires
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With nearly 600 fires burning across the province, the B.C. government has asked the federal government to help with firefighting efforts.

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Lost boa constrictor in Westboro ‘no cause for concern’: Ottawa bylaw
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The snake, a grey and black boa named Murphy, reportedly slithered out of its owner’s home on Lanark Avenue in Westboro Beach around 1 a.m. on August 11.

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Death of Fredericton police officer Robb Costello felt in New Brunswick hometown
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Despite his death, people who knew him say Const. Robb Costello’s impact will continue to be felt for years to come.

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Toronto basketball program empowers youth both on and off the court for free
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Basketball made such a difference in Daviau’s life that he wanted to make sure the same opportunity was offered to all youth regardless of financial means, skills, gender or background.

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