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Want to beat the heat in Metro Vancouver? The health authority has some tips
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Tip 1: drink lots of fluids.

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Peach City Beach Cruise draws tens of thousands
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More than 25,000 people are expected to attend the 17th annual Peach City Beach Cruise in Penticton this weekend.

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Competing protests over Israel-Palestine conflict fail to realize violence fears in Calgary
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“Everything went peaceful.”

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Four-year-old Edmonton boy dies after colliding with car while he was out playing
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Police said the boy’s injuries were not consistent with being run over by a vehicle.

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Chinese mountain village of Xinmo buried in landslide, and only 3 survivors: reports
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Fears grew for 141 people missing in China after a landslide buried their mountain village in southwestern Sichuan province on Saturday, with reports that only three survivors had been pulled out of the mud and rock hours after the calamity struck. The landslide swept over 46 homes as dawn broke at around 6 a.m. in…

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Cycling fundraiser to honour legacy of late Penticton radio host
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Cyclists are gearing up for the annual Ride Don’t Hide fundraiser on Sunday in support of the Canadian Mental Health Association, but this year’s event will be bittersweet for those in Penticton. Not only will many be riding to raise funds for mental health, but they’ll also be peddling to celebrate the legacy of Jeremy…

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Summer weather forecast 2017: What’s in store for Canadians
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Wondering what the summer weather is going to bring? We break down which regions are expected to feel the summer heat – and the rain.

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International Food Festival drawing local foodies to Victoria Park this weekend
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The smell of more than 200 food dishes will waft through Victoria Park this weekend, as vendors cook up cuisine from around the world during the International Food Festival.

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Family of missing Saint John woman say mental illness may play role in disappearance
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The family of Shannon Sullivan believes the 39-year-old Saint John native went missing from Toronto Feb. 13.

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Edmonton hires design engineer to increase use of High Level Bridge
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The transportation department hopes to have some answers from an engineering consultant this fall on what more can be done with the High Level Bridge.

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Montrealer Chris Boucher signs with Golden State Warriors
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Montrealer Chris Boucher signed a contract with the defending NBA champions Golden State Warriors.

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COMMENTARY: Clark pretends to listen to voters now, while staring defeat in the face
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So who is Christy Clark? Who are the BC Liberals? And what do they stand for? Your guess is as good as mine on that one.

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First Calgary cat café to open its doors June 24
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The cafe has 10 cats available for adoption from the Meow Foundation, ranging in age from two-and-a-half months to three years old.

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Edmonton vet’s licence suspended following animal abuse conviction
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An Edmonton vet found guilty of four charges related to animal abuse has had his licence temporarily suspended.

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Halifax clinic working to put the ‘care’ back in healthcare
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Halifax’s Living Well Integrative Health Center has been nationally recognized for their innovative approach to collaborative care, and yet they still struggle to receive funding and support from the Nova Scotia government.

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Nate Behar takes his first spin in Eskimos’ green and gold after contract dispute
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“…the fact I can forget about all that and catch footballs hopefully and block some people, that’s what makes me happy and I’m ready to go.”

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North Korea tests rocket engine that could help it produce a ballistic missile: officials
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One official said he believed the test had taken place within the past 24 hours.

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Donald Trump takes aim at ex-FBI boss’ relationship with man heading Russia probe
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“Look there has been no obstruction, there has been no collusion.”

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Kelowna woman rescued from icy rapids then burned on social media
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“It’s crazy!”, the 22-year-old said. “I didn’t realize how easy it is to drown.”

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Major fire in Vancouver’s Kerrisdale neighbourhood
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No one has been injured in a three-alarm fire in Kerrisdale Thursday night.

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Missing Yukon toe returned to hotel so it can help make ‘sourtoe cocktails’ again
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The RCMP say charges are not expected to be laid.

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Woman grabbed by man at Sackville bus stop: Nova Scotia RCMP
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The incident occurred as the woman was waiting for a bus on Sackville Drive.

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Flint airport attack suspect Amor Ftouhi was caretaker at Montreal apartment building
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Investigators are learning more about Amor Ftouhi, the suspect in a stabbing at an airport in Flint, Michigan.

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Should women drink alcohol when they’re breastfeeding?
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The question, experts say, is less about drinking and more about parenting.

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What Canadians can expect during the solar eclipse on August 21
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A full solar eclipse will cross the continental United States on Monday, Aug. 21. So what can Canadians expect to see in the sky?

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City of Winnipeg finishes annual spraying for forest tent caterpillars
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The annual forest tent caterpillar control program wrapped up Thursday. 

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Police searching for missing Vernon woman
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Vernon RCMP are searching for 38 year-old Crystal Cornish.

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Mother and daughter both undergo double mastectomy; fight cancer together
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A mother and daughter from Côte Saint-Luc fight were diagnosed with breast cancer within 6 months and fight it together.

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Man suffers serious stab wound following downtown Toronto incident
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Toronto paramedics said a man was found with life-threatening injuries and transported to a local trauma centre.

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Organization seeks to change the perception of manhood
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Heart of a Man is the monthly support group for a man from all walks of life can voice their feelings, cry without judgment, and build each other up.

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Plaza of Nations redevelopment plan includes 1,400 condos, Canucks practice rink
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A massive redevelopment is in the works for a key piece of the waterfront along Vancouver’s False Creek. The Singapore-based owner of the Plaza of Nations site located at 750 Pacific Boulevard is seeking approval to build approximately 1,400 condo units on the 10-acre site as well as restaurants, a seawall and community centre. “It’s…

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Cosby mistrial resulted from 2 holdouts who were ‘not moving, no matter what’, juror says
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Two holdout jurors prevented Bill Cosby from being found guilty in his sexual assault trial and deliberations were so tense that jurors burst into tears, a jury member said.

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Blue-green algae advisory issued for Lake Isle west of Edmonton
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Alberta Health Services issued the advisory for Lake Isle on Wednesday, after blooms of blue-green algae were discovered in the water.

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Woman dies after small bus collides with tanker truck east of Calgary
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A 50-year-old woman who was a passenger on a small, private bus has died of injuries she sustained in a collision with a tanker truck east of Calgary.

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Islamic State targets children to hold Mosul civilians hostage: UN
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Fighters for the Islamic State group are targeting children in Mosul to prevent civilians from fleeing the city as Iraqi forces push into the last stronghold held in Iraq by the militants there, the United Nations said Thursday.

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A real estate crash would slam Canadian corporations too, study suggests
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Canadian companies have also racked up debt to buy real estate

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77,000 Canadians hospitalized because of alcohol in 2016
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Tens of thousands of Canadians were hospitalized because of alcohol in 2016, according to a new report from the Canadian Institute of Health Information.

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Canadian breweries take on Alberta government’s beer tax
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Two Canadian brewing companies head to court in Calgary on Thursday, arguing that a mark-up on out-of-province beer is unconstitutional. Last summer a markup was introduced on all beer, but Alberta brewers were given access grants that offset the tax.

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Gender equality would boost Canadian GDP by $150B: report
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The country needs more women managers, scientists and entrepreneurs to boost growth

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Justin Trudeau to rename National Aboriginal Day
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Justin Trudeau plans to change the name of National Aboriginal Day to National Indigenous Peoples Day.

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Ontario privacy watchdog criticizes secrecy about facilities that provide assisted dying
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Privacy commissioner Brian Beamish is calling on the provincial government to make information identifying public facilities that provide medically assisted deaths available to those who request it.

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