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Jack Bodie identified as teen who died from suspected fentanyl overdose in Vancouver

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A teenager who died following a suspected fentanyl overdose in Vancouver over the B.C. Day weekend has been identified by family members as Jack Bod...

Cyclist hit by train in Brossard

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A cyclist was rushed to hospital after he was hit by a train in Brossard on Montreal's South Shore. The exact nature of his injuries are not kno...

HitchBOT's 'murder' thought to be captured in surveillance footage

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A video purporting to show the grizzly death of a hitchhiking Canadian robot is bringing many online users to new levels of shock, anger and sadnes...

Big, red terrasse installation on St-Denis St. underway

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A part of St-Denis Street is now bright red. On Monday, crews began installing La Grande Terrasse Rouge — a long, continuous red terrasse that wil...

Verdun to get new skatepark by the fall

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Borough officials in Verdun say the new skatepark they are building for $700,000 will be safer and more fun for skateboarders and BMX riders than the ...

Man stabbed to death in Oshawa, male in custody: police

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A 76-year-old man has died after being stabbed by a male who was taken into custody this afternoon in Oshawa. Durham police say they received a call ...

Canada election 2015: B.C. representatives weigh climate change versus the economy

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Environmental issues — from liquefied natural gas development to climate change — are important to many British Columbians and should be a ...

Toronto councillor confronts UberX driver over bylaws

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A Toronto city councillor confronted an UberX driver on the weekend and said he would do it again in an ongoing quest to get the ride-sharing service ...

Toronto man found dead in pond near Peterborough

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A Toronto man was found unresponsive in a rural pond by his wife Saturday and was later pronounced dead at the scene roughly 22 kilometres southwest o...

Laval to get $40M aquatic complex by 2018

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The City of Laval has taken its first steps towards building a new aquatic complex that could allow the city to host international swimming events as ...

National War Memorial: Man charged after 'fornicating the statue,' police say

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A 22-year-old man has been charged after police say he climbed the National War Memorial in Ottawa and began "fornicating the statue." Otta...

Was Ontario storm a tornado?

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An investigator has been sent to the Teviotdale, near the area north and west of Kitchener, to determine if a tornado touched down there in Sunday eve...

How artists are using aboriginal beadwork to tell contemporary stories

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A new beadwork exhibit at the Ashukan cultural centre in Montreal's Old Port is lending a contemporary voice to the aboriginal story-telling met...

University of Victoria osprey cam offers bird's-eye view of campus raptors

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They moved in one summer about 10 years ago, and they've been back every season. Each summer a family of osprey makes its home on top of a 24-m...

Man slashed, beaten in Vaughan nightclub incident

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A man was injured after he was attacked by three people at a nightclub in Vaughan early Monday.  Police say the attack happened at 2:30 a.m. on the ...

HitchBOT creators offered help to rebuild hitchhiking robot

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Offers are pouring in to help rebuild hitchBOT, a Canadian hitchhiking robot dismembered during a journey across the U.S. Vandals damaged HitchBot be...

B.C. hiking trails: 3 tips and suggestions from Sam Waddington

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Over 94 per cent of British Columbia is provincial Crown land, meaning that vast expanses of forests, lakes, mountains and coastline have remained wil...

B.C. fires: Harrison Lake wildfire prompts evacuation of campers

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A wildfire near Harrison Hot Springs, B.C. has grown to 45 hectares and has prompted the evacuation of two nearby campgrounds.  The fire on the wes...

Canada election 2015: Apprentice tax credit would increase, Harper vows

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Conservative Leader Stephen Harper vowed to increase and extend a tax credit for businesses that hire apprentices, in his first platform announcemen...

Storm cleanup begins for southern Ontario

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Toronto and other areas of southern Ontario are cleaning up after a pair of Sunday evening thunderstorms knocked out power for thousands of customers...

Montreal weather: Cloudy with rain in the afternoon

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Today: Mainly cloudy. Showers beginning near noon. Risk of thunderstorms this afternoon. Wind southwest 30 km/h gusting to 50. High 25. UV index 6 or...

2 dead after St-Laurent Boulevard brawl

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The two men who were stabbed outside a bar in Montreal early Sunday morning have died, police have confirmed. Two other men who were injured by gu...

Stephen Harper greeted by protesters at Mount Royal election kick-off

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Montreal police arrested one among the dozens of demonstrators who showed up at Conservative Leader Stephen Harper's rally in the Mount Royal ri...

Rose Avenue stabbing kills man, sends another to hospital

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One man is dead and another was sent to hospital after an early morning stabbing Monday in the area of Bloor Street East and Parliament Street.  The...

Toronto Daystarter: Monday, Aug 3, 2015

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Here's what you need to know as you plan your day this Monday, Aug. 3, 2015.  Civic holiday Today is a civic holiday, with most banks, governm...