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ISIS airstrikes by Canada to end by Feb. 22, training forces to triple

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada will pull its six fighter jets from the bombing coalition against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria while tripling the number of special forces training local ground troops in northern Iraq.

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Rona Ambrose brands Liberal changes to ISIS mission 'shameful'

Interim Conservative Leader Rona Ambrose said it's "shameful" that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is pulling back Canada's CF-18 fighter jets from the fight against ISIS, while the NDP sees the changes announced today as having the potential for mission creep.

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Most Canadians disagree with Trudeau's plan to withdraw CF-18s, poll suggests

While Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pledged to withdraw Canada’s CF-18 fighter jets from the U.S.-led bombing mission against ISIS by the end of March, a majority of Canadians disagree with the move, according to a new poll released Saturday by the Angus Reid Institute.

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Goodwill files for bankruptcy amid month of turmoil

Goodwill's Toronto-based operation has filed for bankruptcy following a month of turmoil at the corporation, which saw locked out workers and what corporation president earlier called a "cash flow crisis."

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North American markets tumble amid global slowdown fears

Stocks in Toronto and New York fell sharply as slumping oil prices flustered investors amid growing fears of a global economic slowdown.

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Chesapeake Energy shares plunge after natural gas firm reportedly mulls restructuring

Chesapeake Energy shares lost a third of their value following a report that the natural gas giant had hired lawyers with a specialization in restructuring.

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Cruise ship passengers document mess after hurricane winds and high waves

The Royal Caribbean's Anthem of the Seas cruise ship hit rough seas Sunday night, leaving passengers to document the hurricane force winds.

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Waris Ahluwalia, Sikh actor and designer, barred from flight over turban dispute

Waris Ahluwalia, a familiar face from Wes Anderson films and Deepa Mehta's Beeba Boys as well as for his style and fashionable endeavours, was barred from boarding a flight home to New York after he refused to remove his turban in public.

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Melting Greenland ice changing ocean circulation, Earth's gravitational field

The melting of the Greenland ice sheet due to climate change is having an impact on ocean circulation and rising sea levels, according to new studies from university researchers across North America.

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St. Lawrence beluga researchers point to 'worrisome' deaths of mothers, newborns

Marine mammal researchers are sounding the alarm about beluga deaths in the St. Lawrence Estuary, after a majority of the carcasses recovered last year were once again found to belong to pregnant females, new mothers and newborn calves.

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Digital divide: Is high-speed internet access a luxury or a right?

The CRTC will soon have to decide whether all Canadians have the right to access the Internet at home, regardless of income. And if so, who will pay for it?

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Motherisk scandal highlights risk of deferring to experts without questioning credentials

For the people whose lives were ruined by the flawed forensic work of pediatric pathologist Charles Smith nearly a decade ago, the recent Motherisk scandal at Toronto's SickKids Hospital is another painful reminder of the risks of deferring to "experts" without questioning their credentials.

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P.E.I. mother delivers baby 3 months early to prepare for stem cell transplant

Ben and Jenn McInnis's baby, Kane, was delivered three months early in Halifax because his mother has been receiving chemo treatments to manage an aggressive form of leukemia as she awaits a bone marrow transplant.

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Average Alberta dental rates jump 56% over 10-year period

If the cost of accessing dental care is causing pain comparable to a root canal, you likely live in Alberta, a new study by an insurance association reveals.

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Waris Ahluwalia, Sikh actor and designer, barred from flight over turban dispute

Waris Ahluwalia, a familiar face from Wes Anderson films and Deepa Mehta's Beeba Boys as well as for his style and fashionable endeavours, was barred from boarding a flight home to New York after he refused to remove his turban in public.

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Oscars 2016: Nominees' luncheon at the Beverly Hilton

Every year, the contenders for the Academy Awards are celebrated at a nominees' luncheon. Follow along at this year's event in Beverly Hills, Calif., with updates from CBC's Zulekha Nathoo.

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Jian Ghomeshi trial: Crown decides not to close case, but to call another witness

Prosecutors in Jian Ghomeshi's sexual assault trial decided not to close their case as planned Monday, after the third complainant testified, but announced another witness will be called.

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Dustin Byfuglien signs 5-year contract extension with Jets

The Winnipeg Jets and Dustin Byfuglien have signed a major five-year contract extension worth $38 million US.

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Cam Newton labelled 'sore loser' for prickly Super Bowl news conference

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton faced criticism from sports pundits on TV and Twitter last night for abruptly leaving a news conference following his team's Super Bowl loss to the Denver Broncos.

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NBA All-Star Weekend, Canadian edition: 4 things to watch

The NBA's mid-season showcase will be an entertaining few days for basketball fans - here's what to look out for when the three-day long event kicks off for the first time in Canada on Friday.

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