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HBC unveils Team Canada uniforms for Pan Am/Parapan AM Games Special

Toronto - A few of Team Canada's athletes got to walk on the fashion runway, as the Hudson's Bay unveiled the official uniform collection for the 2015 Pan Am/ParaPan Am Games.

Review: Strindberg’s marital drama comes alive in new Toronto revival Special

Toronto - How often does independent theatre get as good as this? Coal Mine Theatre’s new production of “Creditors,” one of August Strindberg’s lesser-performed plays, is so alive with tension and piercing wit that it rarely feels like an antique.

B.C. scientists find 100mn-year-old tracks on dinosaur highway

Tumbler Ridge - A dinosaur highway studded with hundreds of tracks from extinct herbivores and the carnivores that followed them has been unearthed in northeastern British Columbia. The dinosaurs tromped their way across the squelchy mud around 115 million years ago.

Op-Ed: A word about war and 'heinous' crimes, a letter to Roxanne James

Dear Canadian MP Roxanne James, I have something to say about your comments about former Guantanamo Bay inmate Omar Khadr.

Review: Comedy legends Kids in the Hall bring the funny in reunion tour Special

Toronto - When comedians embark on a reunion tour, nostalgia mainly fuels audience intrigue and ticket sales. But Canadian sketch legends The Kids in the Hall not only brought back beloved characters but also proved their comedy writing is as sharp as ever.

Problem solved -- Starbucks stores reopen in U.S. and Canada

Seattle - More than 8,000 Starbucks cafes in the U.S. and Canada reopened Saturday after being shut down the day before because of a computer failure.

Guantanamo ex-inmate granted bail in Canada, May release likely

Ottawa - A Canadian court on Friday granted bail to former Guantanamo detainee Omar Khadr, who was 15 when he was captured on an Afghan battlefield in 2002 and sent to the US jail in Cuba.The Canadian government, however, said it would appeal the bail decision....

Protesters continue to oppose Bill C-51 Special

Edmonton - A second National Day of Action on April 18 saw protesters come out in droves in Edmonton again to protest the federal Bill C-51.

Woman defects from anti-vaxxers — Her seven kids get Pertussis

A Canadian mother has defected from the anti-vaxxer camp after all seven of her children came down with whooping cough. After one week of enforced isolation in their Ottawa home, Tara Hill spoke out.

Calgary imams fight back against Islamic State recruitment

Calgary - A group of Calgary imams is marking the first line of defense at the foot of the Rocky Mountains against the Islamic State group's recruitment of Canadians as fighters.

Canadian journalists win top architecture awards Special

Montreal - The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada had announced this year’s awards for media in architecture and the winner is the Montreal daily newspaper La Presse and two of its journalists.

Quebec student protest boils over

Montr - An ongoing student protest in Quebec is boiling over following clashes with riot police, arrests and significant damage to a university campus, reminiscent of 2012 demonstrations that gripped the Canadian province.

Review: The world’s greatest horse/acrobat show blesses T.O. once again Special

Toronto - How often can you say that a live theatrical show has utterly convinced you that you’ve travelled through time and space? Cavalia’s extravaganza “Odysseo” really is that kind of show. It’s almost like a dream, or an out-of-body experience.

Claire Martin, Green Party candidate for the elections Special

North Vancouver - Claire Martin, a CBC popular weather forecaster, announced on Wednesday April 8th that she will be starting a campaign to win British Columbia spot for the Green Party of Canada to represent the region of North Vancouver in federal elections.

CFIA recalls Kirkland Brand and Sobeys chicken salads

Recall notices have been issued by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) for Kirkland's Signature roasted chicken salad and Sobeys in-store prepared chicken salad due to possible contamination of the product with Listeria monocytogenes.

Iconic singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell hospitalized

Los Angeles - Singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell was taken by ambulance from her home Tuesday and hospitalized, her official website confirmed.

Review: When I'm 64 triumphant for rookie Canadian playwright Special

Courtenay - Motivated to create more roles for elderly women, rookie Canadian playwright Steve Hill has crafted a winner populated by six believable characters.

Air Canada plane crash lands at Halifax airport, 23 injured

Montr - Twenty-three people were injured when an Air Canada jet struck an antenna and crash landed as it attempted to touch down in heavy snow at Halifax airport early Sunday.

European anti-Islam group's Canadian protest fizzles

Montr - A planned protest by the new Canadian branch of anti-Islam group PEGIDA failed to materialize in Montreal as around 500 opponents gathered to rally against the demonstration.

Airlines scramble for new cockpit rules after crash

Paris - Airlines and policy makers rushed to mandate two crew members be in the cockpit at all times following revelations that the co-pilot of the doomed Germanwings flight deliberately crashed the plane when left alone at the controls.

Canada: Protesters rally against anti-terrorism Bill C-51 Special

Edmonton - Hundreds of people gathered in downtown Edmonton, Alberta to protest against Bill C-51 on Saturday, March 14 at Canada Place.

Canada reaches final by defeating Chile in women’s field hockey

Dublin - In a tough game defined in a shootout, the Canadian women's field hockey team defeated the hard-fighting Chilean squad. With this victory Canada advances to the final of the Second Round of the Women's FIH Field Hockey World League tournament in Ireland.

Chile, Canada clash in women’s field hockey qualifier in Dublin

Dublin - The Chilean women’s national field hockey team continued its remarkable participation in the second round of the Women's FIH World Hockey League tournament in Ireland. The South Americans will face the Canadian team seeking to advance to the semifinals.

Canada wedding next for Italy's groundbreaking gay politician

Rome - Italy's most prominent gay politician has announced he wants to marry his Canadian partner: a step the couple will have to take in Canada as Italy does not allow same-sex marriages.

Canadians borrowing much more than their disposable income

Ottawa - Canadians' disposable income is not growing as fast as their borrowing. Canadian personal debt grew to 163.3 percent of disposable income in the fourth quarter of 2014.

Writer/Director Emily Schooley talks about her new film, Reset Special

An interview with Writer/Director Emily Schooley on her latest project Reset. Reset follows the lives of three women, and how they each approach difficult choices in their lives.

Canadian soldier killed in Iraq friendly fire

Ottawa - A Canadian special forces soldier was killed and three more injured in Iraq when their Kurdish allies accidentally opened fire on them, the military said Saturday.

Op-Ed: The end of freedom and individualism

We are increasingly being told by our governments that the best way to stop those who would take our freedom away is to eliminate our freedom. The protection of life being the main concern, the ideals of liberty are left tarnished and forgotten.

Canadian paleontologist helps crack turtle smuggling case

Vancouver - When wildlife officials needed help identifying several species of turtles and tortoises whose shells and shell fragments were sent unlawfully to an Ontario herbal supply company, they knew paleontologist Don Brinkman was their man.

Review: ʻFawlty Towers’ tribute debuts in Toronto; don’t mention the food Special

Toronto - Nearly forty years after the show’s debut, it’s unlikely we’ll ever get a third series of “Fawlty Towers”. But if you’re desperate for a substitute, along with a meal, you could do worse than “Faulty Towers: The Dining Experience”.
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The incapacitated 135-metre Russian cargo ship Simushir is under tow off Haida Gwaii  of British Col...
The incapacitated 135-metre Russian cargo ship Simushir is under tow off Haida Gwaii, of British Columbia, Canada
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Buddha s face  the International Buddhist Temple  Richmond  BC.
Buddha's face, the International Buddhist Temple, Richmond, BC.
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Canada's Conservative Finance Minister Jim Flaherty prepares to testify before the Senate finance committee on Parliament Hill in Ottawa November 25, 2013
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A Red Lobster restaurant in Gaithersburg, Md., is shown in a photo from last year. The 700-store restaurant chain was purchased by California-based Golden Gate Capital in May.
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Downtown Edmonton, Alberta.
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Canadian striker Olivier Occean lunges forward to knock the ball just out of Byron s reach for the f...
Canadian striker Olivier Occean lunges forward to knock the ball just out of Byron's reach for the first goal of the game
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March against Monsanto in Toronto, Canada - May 25, 2013
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Partial view of Colony Farm Enhancement Project with new Port Man Bridge and its older version (in the middle) in far background.
Natural colours of the Matier Glacier ice field  Joffre Lake  near Pemberton  BC  Canada.
Natural colours of the Matier Glacier ice field, Joffre Lake, near Pemberton, BC, Canada.
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F-35 Joint Strike Fighter - Next Generation Fighter Capability
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Sardis Secondary Drumline from Chilliwack performance at Vancouver Art Gallery  Vancouver  Canada.
Sardis Secondary Drumline from Chilliwack performance at Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada.
Canadian Member of Parliament and former Ambassador to Afghanistan  Chris Alexander
Canadian Member of Parliament and former Ambassador to Afghanistan, Chris Alexander
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Toronto Ontario, Canada - June 5, 2012. Located in a former Canadian Pacific Rail steam locomotive roundhouse, Steam Whistle brewery produces an average of 120,000 bottles of their Pilsner beer every day. During June and July their production will double to keep pace with demand. The company is in production 363 days of the year, only closed on Christmas and New Years day. The company produces one beer only - Pilsner - which was selected to fill a gap in the craft beer market that was identified
Raise Your Banner for Peace demonstration.
Raise Your Banner for Peace demonstration.
Shooting range on eastern part of Stave Lake  BC  Canada.
Shooting range on eastern part of Stave Lake, BC, Canada.
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Ottawa: Parliament Hill.
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Hoola-hop night light effects by a solo performer, Lantern Festival, Vancouver.