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Most CRA convictions cited by government are not for offshore tax evasion

Few, if any, of the court cases that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government has cited in Parliament to defend its record on cracking down on offshore tax evasion have anything to do with millionaires hiding money in offshore tax havens, a review by CBC News has found.

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Bill Morneau is CP's business newsmaker of the year

Finance Minister Bill Morneau's challenges in the second half of 2017 kept him in the news for months, making him an easy choice for journalists who voted him Canada's 2017 Business Newsmaker of the Year in the annual poll of the country's newsrooms by The Canadian Press.

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Liberals' new pro-Canada procurement caveat still being figured out

The Liberal government has a new rule book for judging procurement competitions — it's just not sure how it will read yet.

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Bill Morneau is CP's business newsmaker of the year

Finance Minister Bill Morneau's challenges in the second half of 2017 kept him in the news for months, making him an easy choice for journalists who voted him Canada's 2017 Business Newsmaker of the Year in the annual poll of the country's newsrooms by The Canadian Press.

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WestJet once again gives passengers 'erroneous information' about why it cancelled flights

WestJet says it provided "erroneous information" to passengers by telling them it cancelled flights to Santa Clara, Cuba because the airport was closed until 2018. The airport actually reopened on Sept. 25.

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Scams and schemes: Telemarketers, fake reviewers, Q-ray bracelet: CBC's Marketplace consumer cheat sheet

If you've been too busy this week to keep up with health and consumer news, CBC's Marketplace is here to help.

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Prince Harry jokes with Barack Obama ahead of radio interview

Prince Harry has interviewed Barack Obama for a radio program in which the former U.S. president shared his memories of the day he left office and his hopes for the future.

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Houses built too close to bush spread huge California fires on 'front line of climate change'

California's fire season is 70 days longer than it was just 15 years ago. This year, unusually high winds and dry air were part of the problem. But it has taken more than just bad luck to create the size and severity of the megafires like the Tubbs in Northern California and the Thomas in Southern California.

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Actresses call out Matt Damon for sexual harassment comments

Actresses Alyssa Milano and Minnie Driver are among the women criticizing Matt Damon for comments about sexual misconduct that he made during an interview this week.

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Bears have had a sweet tooth for millions of years, Arctic fossils suggest

Two bears living in a boreal forest in Canada’s High Arctic millions of years ago munched on too many sweets and didn’t brush their teeth, fossil evidence suggests.

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Houses built too close to bush spread huge California fires on 'front line of climate change'

California's fire season is 70 days longer than it was just 15 years ago. This year, unusually high winds and dry air were part of the problem. But it has taken more than just bad luck to create the size and severity of the megafires like the Tubbs in Northern California and the Thomas in Southern California.

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Scientists use AI to discover an 8th planet orbiting a distant star

Our solar system may not be that unique after all. Researchers have discovered a star that lies 2,500 light years away with at least eight planets orbiting it, just like our sun.

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1 death from E. coli after lettuce warning, health officials won't say where

The Public Health Agency of Canada has confirmed that one person has died from E. coli infection but says privacy laws prevent it from saying where.

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Apotex founder Barry Sherman and wife, Honey Sherman, found dead in North York home

Canadian pharmaceutical giant Apotex confirms its founder Barry Sherman and his wife, Honey Sherman, are dead, amid reports that two bodies were found in their Toronto home.

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Federal government proposes new monitoring system for medical assistance in dying

The federal government has released proposed new rules for tracking those who request medical assistance in dying and those approved to receive it, in an effort to foster public trust in the new regime.

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Actresses call out Matt Damon for sexual harassment comments

Actresses Alyssa Milano and Minnie Driver are among the women criticizing Matt Damon for comments about sexual misconduct that he made during an interview this week.

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National Arts Centre cuts scenes from play after First Nations man alleges cultural appropriation

Ottawa's National Arts Centre has issued an apology and deleted scenes from a play following accusations of cultural appropriation by a Saskatchewan First Nations man.

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'Look how far we've come': Inuit artist collective to represent Canada at Venice Biennale

In 2019, Zacharias Kunuk and Norman Cohn, as part of the artist collective Isuma, will represent Canada at one of the most prestigious art exhibitions in the world, the Venice Biennale.

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Creating his own legend: Vince Carter's role continues to evolve

As the season progresses, Kings rookie Harry Giles says it's been eye-opening to see firsthand the impact Carter has had on people. He knows how lucky he and his young teammates are to have a resource like Carter and they are soaking in every moment alongside him.

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Canada's world junior hopes could rest on 'The Big Dog'

Taylor Raddysh still remembers the sting of losing last year's gold-medal game of the IIHF world junior hockey championships against the United States. Should a similar situation arise, Raddysh is confident that he and his teammates will be better prepared.

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Justin Kripps guides Canada to 4-man bobsleigh silver

Justin Kripps helped Canada glide onto the podium at the World Cup competition in Innsbruck, Austria, on Sunday.

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