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Alberta government cancels partnership with teachers’ association
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The Alberta government has cancelled a partnership with the Alberta Teachers’ Association (ATA) on provincial curriculum development.

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RCMP identify new suspect, lay additional charges in Williams Lake attempted murder
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A warrant has been issued for 23-year-old Michael Drynock of Deep Creek, who has been charged with two counts each of attempted murder and kidnapping.

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Police investigate suspicious piles of food being left out in northwest Calgary
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Police are investigating after several suspicious piles of food were found near a park in northwest Calgary.

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RCMP believe man last seen in Grande Prairie 3 months ago may be ‘victim of foul play’
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Nearly three months after a 33-year-old man was last seen in Grande Prairie, Alta., the RCMP are renewing a plea for help finding him and say his disappearance is now being treated as suspicious.

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Kelowna firefighters camp out for charity
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Dare to Dream is a charity created by the Kelowna Fire Department.

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Coquitlam RCMP seeking missing woman
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Coquitlam RCMP are asking for the public’s help in locating 47-year-old Roxanne McGrath, who is reported missing.

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Serious two vehicle collision in Surrey halts traffic
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Surrey RCMP say a serious two vehicle collision in the Cloverdale Area of Surrey early Saturday morning involves serious and potentially life-threatening injuries.

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Eagle Bluff wildfire ‘being held’: BC Wildfire Service
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All planned ignitions to slow the spread of the fire have been completed, according to the BC Wildfire Service.

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Province puts up $12M to build new school on old Greensville elementary site
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Ontario funds will go towards the construction of the 46,000-square-foot school, which will accommodate about 380 students and include two childcare rooms.

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Ontario government’s ‘News Now’ videos to remain, but ‘reconfiguration’ may occur
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The controversial video content, used to promote government policies and decisions, is delivered on a number of platforms including YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter.

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Top 3 things to do around Winnipeg the weekend of August 17
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With her weekly pick of fun things to do on the weekend, here is the rundown from Global News Morning’s Kahla Evans.

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Wellington County OPP seeing spike in 911 misdials
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The Wellington County OPP call centre has seen a 163 per cent increase in misdials then what they saw in 2018.

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3 people face robbery, firearm charges in connection with Fredericton weapons call
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The Fredericton Police Force searched a residence on Hawkins Street in relation to a weapons call on August 14. 

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Bath Road pothole wreaks havoc on Kingston drivers
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A pothole that appeared in the westbound lanes along Bath Road last week left one driver with frustration and a repair bill.

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Mohawk pot shop owner speaks out against legal First Nation licences
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The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario held its first come, first served application process to allocate the eight retail store authorizations.

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Liberal justice minister ‘committed’ to criminalizing conversion therapy, says Edmonton MP
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Attendees at a government roundtable in Edmonton on Thursday were assured that Ottawa is still exploring the possibility of making conversion therapy a Criminal Code offence.

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Telus email is down for certain customers — it may be back in the morning
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Telus said technicians are “working extremely hard to resolve the issue as quickly as possible.”

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Youth charged with arson after Airdrie playground fire
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A youth has been charged with arson after a playground fire in Airdrie on Thursday.

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Calgary’s GlobalFest Fireworks Festival a multi-cultural explosion
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Though the fireworks show creates the biggest (and loudest) boom at GlobalFest, it’s really just one smaller part of the two-week festival.

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Trump: ‘whether you love me or hate me, you’ve got to vote for me’
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Donald Trump said people need to vote for him because of the stock market. Reports suggest that’s not necessarily true.

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WATCH: 2019 Edmonton International Fringe Festival reviews
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As he does every summer, Todd James will be reviewing a number of shows at the Fringe. His video reviews – and ratings – will be added here.

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Australian tourist shot dead in camper while travelling with Canadian fiancée in New Zealand
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Police said the couple was parked at a scenic spot near the coastal town of Raglan when a suspect approached their van just after 3 a.m. on Friday

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Canada still ‘deserves an apology’ from Trudeau on ethics breach, Philpott says
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Philpott said Trudeau needs to apologize not for how he treated the two women, but for violating the Conflict of Interest Act.

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Ontario government to make product producers responsible for Blue Box program
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Environment Minister Jeff Yurek says the move will encourage the industry to change how it packages products to cut down on waste that is sent to landfills.

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Ontario high school teachers will be in class for first day of school, union leader says
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The head of Ontario’s high school teachers’ union says his members will be in the classroom on the first day of school, despite not having a new contract by then.

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DNA evidence links suspect to 3 sex assaults over 4 years, Toronto police say
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Police say DNA evidence has so far linked the suspect to three reported sex assaults against women, with the first dating back to 2015.

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Barrie police warning residents of distraction theft scam
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Officers are warning Barrie residents about a local scam after two victims had their bank and credit cards stolen on Saturday morning.

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Harvest operations get underway in Saskatchewan
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Southern regions are furthest along, with one per cent of the crop combined as harvest operations are underway in Saskatchewan.

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Ice in Canadian arctic contaminated with microplastics, scientists find
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The scientists drew 18 ice cores of up to 2 metres long from four locations and saw visible plastic beads and filaments of various shapes and sizes.

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Business organizations back out of WorkSafeBC review after ‘losing confidence’
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B.C.’s largest business organizations are backing out of government’s latest review of WorkSafeBC because they have ‘lost confidence.’

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Trump implies trade deal with China can wait for Hong Kong resolution
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Trump has previously said little about the protests in the semi-autonomous Chinese city, except to make it clear he believes that Hong Kong and China need to “deal with that themselves.”

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Thousands attend memorial for El Paso shooting victims
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Thousands of people streamed into the baseball stadium in downtown El Paso with a capacity of 10,000. With some sections blocked off it could hold 8,000 people Wednesday.

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Man in serious condition after hit-and-run in Toronto’s west end, police say
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Emergency crews were called to the Indian Road Crescent and Dundas Street West area, near Keele Street, just after 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday.

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Former Edmonton soccer coach convicted of sex offences
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A former Edmonton youth soccer coach was convicted of several sex offences on Tuesday.

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Longtime Lethbridge College Kodiaks assistant promoted as soccer pre-season begins
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Players on the Lethbridge College Kodiaks men’s and women’s soccer teams arrived for pre-season training camp this week, and they were met with the news that longtime assistant coach Mark Pries had been promoted. 

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Canadian Paediatric Society says climate change could expose children to more health risks
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An Edmonton pediatrician is the lead author of a new Canadian Paediatric Society paper that says children’s health is vulnerable to climate change.

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13 U.S. states sue over Trump administration’s rule to limit legal immigration
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The rule, unveiled on Monday and to take effect Oct. 15, expands the definition of a public charge, allowing denials to visa applicants who fail to meet income requirements or who receive public assistance.

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World leaders call for calm, talks as Hong Kong braces for more protests
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Police and protesters faced off again on the streets of the financial hub overnight, with riot officers quickly firing tear gas as their response to demonstrators hardens.

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