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Tories steal Liberal-held Quebec riding in federal byelection
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The Conservatives have jumped to a early lead in a federal byelection being held in the Quebec riding of Chicoutimi-Le Fjord.

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B.C. man said, because of where he lives, he couldn’t get his recalled Samsung washer repaired
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He lives in Johnsons Landing, 250 miles away from the company that was contracted to fix his washer.

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Dave Tippett joins NHL Seattle expansion group as senior adviser
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Dave Tippett, from Saskatchewan, has signed on as senior adviser for the group looking to put an expansion team in Seattle.

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Mexico investigated after gay slur chanted during 2018 World Cup match against Germany
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FIFA is looking into whether a soccer chant from Mexican fans is homophobic after complaints after Mexico beat Germany 1-0 on Saturday.

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Assistant coach Ryan Marsh hired by Saskatoon Blades
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The Saskatoon Blades say Ryan Marsh brings Western Hockey League experience as both a player and an assistant coach.

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Donald Trump threatens new tariffs on $200B in Chinese imports
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President Donald Trump directed the U.S. Trade Representative to prepare new tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports Monday as the two nations moved closer to a potential trade war.

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9 more cases of salmonella reported in Canada after No Name chicken burgers recalled
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Following a widespread recall of No Name brand chicken burgers issued in early June due to a salmonella outbreak, Health Canada says it has received nine more reports of the illness. 

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5 families can’t bring adopted children from Japan home to B.C. due to red tape
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The Canadian government is temporarily suspending adoptions from Japan because of a change in how the U.S. government handles adoptions from that country.

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B.C. Lions fan fined $115 after being tackled by player on field
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The fan was not charged with a criminal offence but was issued a $115 ticket for trespassing.

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Video game addiction listed as a mental health problem by WHO
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Compulsive video-gaming is now listed as a mental health issue in the eyes of the World Health Organization.

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Early morning fire remains under investigation
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The blaze originated on the back deck but firefighters prevented it from spreading to the home.

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City of Kawartha Lake OPP probe death of teen hit by vehicle in Ramara Township
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Police say a teen was struck by a vehicle in the Ramara Township early Sunday and subsequently died of his injuries

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21-year-old man killed in drive-by shooting: Halifax RCMP
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The man was shot on Hornes Road in Eastern Passage,

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Teen charged with impaired driving following crash in City of Kawartha Lakes
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One person airlifted to a Toronto hospital; two others taken to hospital in Lindsay.

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Man, 53, hospitalized in serious condition after Montreal North fight
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Montreal police were able to identify two suspects with nearby security camera footage.

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Manitoba riding has highest child poverty rate in Canada: report
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The Churchill Keewatinook-Aski riding has a child poverty rate of 64.2 per cent, while the riding of Winnipeg Centre comes in at third in all of Canada with a 41.1 per cent rate.

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Sentencing arguments begin for Quebec City’s mosque shooter
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While Alexandre Bissonnette’s first-degree murder conviction carries an automatic life sentence with no chance of parole for 25 years, Bissonnette can also receive consecutive terms, which means he could be sentenced to up to 150 years.

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2 charged with pointing gun at woman on a Saskatchewan First Nation
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Battleford RCMP have two men in custody after a gun was allegedly pointed, but not fired, at woman on a Saskatchewan First Nation.

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World Cup: South Korean players swap training jerseys to confuse Swedish soccer spy
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A Swedish scout spied on World Cup opponent South Korea’s training camp with a telescope — but the South Koreans had a ruse up their sleeve.

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Calgary police investigating suspicious item at Whitehorn CTrain Station
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According to police, a train operator noticed the item on the train and alerted authorities.

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K+S Potash 10-year sponsorship brings Moose Jaw’s Short Line 101 ‘back on track’
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Chugging around the 1/4 mile loop, the Short Line 101 first opened in 1978 and in 2015, the decision was made to shut it down as, like any infrastructure, the track had a lifespan.

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Engines were revving at the Father’s Day Car Show in Kelowna
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The 20th annual Father’s Day Car Show took place at City Park in Kelowna. About 600 hot rods, trucks and motorcycles were on display. The event is raising funds for the Child Advocacy Centre.

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Rick Zamperin: Phil Mickelson gave USGA the middle finger with bogey putt
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Phil Mickelson’s bizarre series of events on Saturday should force the U.S. Golf Association to rethink the implementation of its rule book.

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Terrified dogs rescued from Korean dog meat farm recovering in Montreal shelter
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They were first flown to Toronto and then transported to Montreal, where they are being treated for a range of ailments, including skin infections, eye infections, matted fur and parasites.

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Crews battling 25 hectare wildfire near Mackenzie in B.C.’s northeast
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The fire, burning nine kilometers south of Mackenzie, briefly cut the town off Saturday night.

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Homeless advocates plead for help as heat wave hits Metro Vancouver
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Donations of reusable water bottles, sunscreen, hats and summer clothing are desperately needed.

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Fire at mosque in Edson Saturday night leaves community shaken: RCMP investigating
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The Muslim community in Edson is shaken after someone tried to set fire to a local mosque Saturday as dozens of people were leaving evening prayers.

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RCMP showcase diversity at Regina’s 29th annual Queen City Pride Parade
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For one member of the RCMP, Saturday’s pride was a chance to showcase diversity.

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Lynn Valley residents open hearts and wallets for fire victims at annual fair
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“It’s a wonderful problem to have, to have a community that’s this strong and this loving and caring about each other,” said the president of the Lynn Valley Lions Club.

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Edmonton Transit Service opens its doors to celebrate 40 years of light rail
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The LRT system now consists of 18 stations, counting over 112,000 rides each weekday.

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Man injured after shooting at Toronto’s Polson Pier
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Police say a man suffered gunshot wounds after shots were fired at the Polson Pier entertainment complex on Toronto’s waterfront. 

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California doctor suspended, under investigation after video shows incident with patient
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A California doctor is under investigation after a video shows her taunting and laughing at a patient.

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Calgary Stampeders win home opener over the Tiger-Cats
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The Calgary Stampeders started slow and finished strong in a 28-14 win over the Hamilton Tiger-Cats  in their season home opener on Saturday.

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Calgary has best airport Wi-Fi in Canada, Montreal the worst: report
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Calgary International Airport boasts the fastest free Wi-Fi among major Canadian airports, according to a report by internet metrics service Speedtest by Ookla. 

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Serious crash in northeast Calgary sends two people to hospital
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A man and a woman have been rushed to the Foothills hospital after a serious crash in northeast Calgary. 

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Alberta hockey players injured at bachelor party in Calgary
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Two WHL Lethbridge Hurricanes hockey players and one former player are in hospital after being injured in an incident at a Calgary bachelor party this weekend.

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Pope says abortion is ‘white glove’ equivalent to Nazi crimes
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Pope Francis denounced abortion as the “white glove” equivalent of the Nazi-era eugenics program.

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Former Blue Jay, Kelly Gruber, pulled from Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame weekend event
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Gruber was briefly on stage at the Homestand Sports event Thursday night with host Ashley Docking and Rogers Sportsnet broadcaster Kevin Barker in Toronto. In a joint statement Friday, the Hall of Fame and Pitch Talks said the proceedings were stopped 45 minutes early due to Gruber’s “unacceptable and inappropriate behaviour.”

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Asphalt truck gets stuck boarding B.C. ferry, leads to delays
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The Queen of Coquitlam has been dispatched for the passengers awaiting the Queen of Surrey’s arrival.

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Peter Watts: Post-traumatic stress bill is a milestone in treating the disorder
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BC MP, Todd Doherty, has sponsored C-211 a private member’s bill dealing with post traumatic stress disorder. The legislation has passed Parliament and will be signed into law on Wednesday.

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Video shows massive cooling towers imploding at power plant in Florida
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Two cooling towers – both well over the length of a football field – came tumbling down in seconds on Saturday.

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