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B.C. challenges Alberta wine ban under free trade rules

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The B.C. government is challenging Alberta’s ban on B.C. wines through the Canadian Free Trade Agreement's dispute settlement process. But Alberta says its decision is "a reasonable response to an unreasonable attack on the Canadian economy."

  •  Mon, 19 Feb 2018 13:48:50 EST

Hedley withdraws from Juno award consideration

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The members of the embattled rock band Hedley say they have withdrawn from consideration for three awards at this year's Junos and plan to "talk about how we have let some people down, and what we intend to do about it."

  •  Mon, 19 Feb 2018 12:44:05 EST

What happened to Tina Fontaine? The case against Raymond Cormier

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What happened to Tina Fontaine after she left a hotel in downtown Winnipeg on Aug. 8, 2014, remains a mystery, but after 12 days of testimony at Raymond Cormier’s trial, we know why the Crown believes he is responsible for the 15-year-old's death, and why his lawyers don't buy their arguments.

  •  Sat, 17 Feb 2018 06:00:00 EST

Trudeau government moves to mend fences with India over Sikh tensions

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Sikhs make up less than two per cent of India's population, but among Indo-Canadians, have considerable political clout. Justin Trudeau's India trip, which includes a visit to the temple at the epicentre of Hindu-Sikh tensions, has presented a diplomatic challenge.

  •  Mon, 19 Feb 2018 05:00:00 EST

New acne diagnoses linked to increased depression risk

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In the first year after being told by a doctor that they have acne, patients' risk for a diagnosis of major depressive disorder spikes by more than 60 per cent compared to the general population, according to a new study.

  •  Mon, 19 Feb 2018 11:32:35 EST

Students of Parkland, Fla., step up and speak out in wake of school shooting

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There’s a familiar pattern that follows mass shootings in the U.S., but the students in Parkland, Fla., are determined to break it. Not content to simply accept the country’s thoughts and prayers, they’re speaking out and holding lawmakers’ feet to the fire on gun control.

  •  Mon, 19 Feb 2018 04:00:00 EST

Advertisers warn social media to step up, or they're out

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Trust in what we read online is eroding quickly, and social media and 'Big Tech' are facing blame. It's even reaching a tipping point for advertisers, who are threatening to pull their ad dollars from the digital domain unless things change — fast.

  •  Mon, 19 Feb 2018 04:00:00 EST

Kremlin says U.S. indictment on election tampering proves nothing

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The Kremlin says U.S. charges against 13 Russians and three Russian companies accused of meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election campaign did not contain any proof that the Russian state had been involved in such activity.

  •  Mon, 19 Feb 2018 07:55:10 EST
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Sports

  • Kaillie Humphries was bullied, left out — now she's on the verge of Olympic bobsleigh history

      Mon, 19 Feb 2018 11:14:39 EST
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    Kaillie Humphries once dreamed of representing Canada in alpine ski racing, but life on the mountain was tough for someone who never fit in. So she reached the pinnacle of a different sport, and now she has a chance to make history at the Olympics.

  • Canada's Virtue and Moir skate for another gold tonight

      Mon, 19 Feb 2018 15:39:41 EST
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    The stage is set for Canada's Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir's Olympic finale. The duo set a new world record in the short dance with a score of 83.67 placing them 1.74 points clear of their French rivals, Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron, ahead of Monday evening's free dance.