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Real number of sex assault complaints in military higher than official figures, watchdog says

The country's military ombudsman says Canadians are getting an incomplete picture of the problem of sexual assault and harassment in the Forces.

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Crown won't appeal Mike Duffy acquittal, spokesman says

Senator Mike Duffy's legal saga is officially over. A spokesman for the Ontario Ministry of the Attorney General says Crown prosecutors have decided not to appeal Duffy's acquittal one month ago. Today was the deadline to file an appeal.

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Military sex assault and misconduct investigations increase in 2015

Military police in Canada dealt with a one-third increase in the number of sexual assault investigations in 2015. The new figures, released by National Defence, draw into question whether the military is winning the war against abuse and harassment.

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37% of homeowners caught short of funds at least once in past year, Manulife survey says

More than a third of Canadian homeowners polled in recent a survey say they were caught short at least once in the past year without enough money to cover their expenses.

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TSX hits 2016 high

The Toronto Stock Exchange rose to its highest close of 2016 on Tuesday, as it finished with a gain of 33.27 points to hit 13,952.85.

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CRTC calls TV companies in for public hearings on $25 basic packages

Canada's broadcast regulator said Tuesday it is calling four television providers to hearings on the recent launch of the so-callled "skinny basic" cable packages.

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Washington police find remains of former B.C. resident and her husband

Detectives in Washington state say they have found the bodies of a missing couple they believe were victims of homicide, one of them a former B.C. resident.

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U.S. labs probe Zika, but the going is tough

The rapidly spreading Zika virus can be devastating to a human fetus. But one of the problems researchers face is that, in their experiments with mice, it becomes wimpy.

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World Humanitarian Summit criticized for lack of action, accountability

Canada attended the United Nations World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul — an event criticized for its lack of concrete action and accountability.

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Amazing fossils found by ordinary people thrill scientists

Amazing fossils of a new horned dinosaur, a flightless bird, a giant trilobite and an ancient reptile that lived long before the dinosaurs were all recent discoveries by ordinary people out for a walk – not paleontologists. Here's why they're a big deal for science.

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New Twitter rules to loosen 140-character limit, add visibility

Twitter is changing the rules around how people are allowed to tweet on the social messaging platform, and some of the changes will lead to permitting longer tweets.

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Calgary 1st city in Canada and U.S. to exhibit Body Worlds 'coupling' specimen

The Telus Spark Science Centre is using plasticized human cadavers to teach its visitors about the birds and the bees.

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U.S. labs probe Zika, but the going is tough

The rapidly spreading Zika virus can be devastating to a human fetus. But one of the problems researchers face is that, in their experiments with mice, it becomes wimpy.

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Gord Downie's glioblastoma: What you need to know

What is glioblastoma, how common is it and how is it treated?

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Letting babies cry themselves to sleep not damaging, study finds

A controversial method of "sleep training" in which babies cry themselves to sleep does help babies fall asleep sooner and doesn't appear to have harmful effects. But an alternative technique works almost as well, a new study has found.

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Read Gord Downie's lyrics about dealing with cancer before his diagnosis

Gord Downie, The Tragically Hip lead singer who found out in recent months that he has terminal brain cancer, penned an album about dealing with the disease long before his own diagnosis: 2012's Now For Plan A.

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Gord Downie's 'incurable' brain cancer won't keep him from singing, his doctor says

Gord Downie suffers from an aggressive form of brain cancer known as glioblastoma that's incurable, but should not rob the Tragically Hip frontman of his ability to sing, his doctor said today in Toronto.

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CRTC calls TV companies in for public hearings on $25 basic packages

Canada's broadcast regulator said Tuesday it is calling four television providers to hearings on the recent launch of the so-callled "skinny basic" cable packages.

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John Brophy and the tale of 'the tape'

If you want to honour the life and times of the late John Brophy — maybe the most barbarous minor-league hockey player ever and later a hard-boiled, browbeating coach — a good place to start is "the tape."

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Gord Downie's songs rich with Canadian sports history

The sad news that Gord Downie has been diagnosed with terminal brain cancer reverberated across the music community on Tuesday, and sports fans also have reason to cherish the man whose lyrics were frequently peppered with references to Canadian sports history.

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Year of the 'no goal' continues in Tampa-Pittsburgh series

The dreaded "offside, no goal" reared its head again in the NHL playoffs, nullifying an early Tampa lead in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference final against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday.

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