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N.L. MP Judy Foote stepping down from cabinet

Public Services Minister Judy Foote will announce her resignation on Thursday, CBC News has learned.

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He's considered Canada's founding father, but many Ontario teachers want his name stripped from public schools

As legislators south of the border mull the removal of statues seen by many as painful reminders of the darker moments in U.S. history, a similar debate is playing out in Ontario when it comes to public schools and this country's legacy around the treatment of Indigenous communities.

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Trudeau says steps to tackle spike in asylum-seekers yielding 'positive results'

Facing criticism from the Conservatives that he has created a crisis at the border, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his government has a firm grip on the spike in migrants crossing into Canada, insisting that additional staff and expedited processing are "yielding positive results."

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Walmart partners with Google on voice-activated shopping

The world's largest retailer said Wednesday it's working with Google to offer hundreds of thousands of items from laundry detergent to Lego for voice shopping through Google Assistant starting next month.

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Retail sales inch higher to $49B in June

Canadian retailers reported higher sales for the fourth straight month in June, as just about everything except cars, car parts and gasoline stations saw higher sales.

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BHP Billiton puts brakes on Jansen potash mine

BHP Billiton won't be asking its board to build the Jansen potash project any time soon.

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Walmart partners with Google on voice-activated shopping

The world's largest retailer said Wednesday it's working with Google to offer hundreds of thousands of items from laundry detergent to Lego for voice shopping through Google Assistant starting next month.

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'A real catastrophe': Russia's reverence for Stalin grows as memory of atrocities fades

A sculptor in Moscow hopes a memorial to Stalin's atrocities will reverse an ominous trend — a renewed reverence for the Soviet-era tyrant.

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Mo Farah eyes Diamond League title in his track farewell

Legendary distance runner Mo Farah of Great Britain will compete in the Diamond League final for the first time since 2010 in his final track race Thursday at the Weltklasse Zurich meet (CBCSports.ca, 2 p.m. ET), running the men's 5,000 metres.

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Scientists uncover what killed crew of Civil War sub H.L. Hunley

Scientists say they've solved a longstanding mystery about what killed the crew of the first combat submarine ever to take down an enemy ship.

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With eclipse 2017 complete, get ready for eclipse 2024

A solar eclipse will be viewable from North America on April 8, 2024. Here are some tips if you want to get ready now.

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Walmart partners with Google on voice-activated shopping

The world's largest retailer said Wednesday it's working with Google to offer hundreds of thousands of items from laundry detergent to Lego for voice shopping through Google Assistant starting next month.

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How doctors are sparing patients from heart tests they don't need

Doctors ordered fewer unnecessary heart tests after they watched an educational video and received monthly feedback reports, according to a new randomized study in Ontario and the U.S.

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Toronto harm reduction workers hope drug testing strips can help prevent fentanyl overdoses

At the overdose prevention site in Moss Park, harm reduction workers will soon have another tool to help drug users avoid fatal overdoses — test strips able to detect the presence of fentanyl.

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West Nile 'epidemic' in Ontario is imminent, says expert

A team from Brock University is predicting an outbreak of the West Nile virus that could hit more than 300 human cases in the next two weeks.

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Ticketmaster accused of misleading and overcharging fans with platinum seats

A Calgary mother says pricey platinum-level tickets she bought through Ticketmaster to see Bruno Mars turned out to be anything but 24-karat magic.

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Controversial Edmonton photographer Con Boland dead at 69

Controversial Edmonton photographer Con Boland, whose life at times unfolded in public during a series of high-profile scandals, has died at the age of 69.

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Taylor Swift returns to social media with cryptic video

Taylor Swift's social media accounts appeared with a single, cryptic post on Monday of what appears to be a snake's tail, three days after they appeared to be wiped clean.

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Canada hits speed bump at Little League World Series

Japan advanced to the Little League World Series international final after a 10-0 rout of Canada on Wednesday at Howard J. Lamade Stadium.

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Can Brooke Henderson seize the moment?

Brooke Henderson is being treated like royalty at this week's CP Women's Open in Ottawa, and a victory near her hometown would be a storybook ending, writes Peter Robinson.

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Oleksiak, Ruck lead Canada to record day at world junior swimming championships

Canada reset two world junior records in the opening day of the world junior swimming championships on Wednesday.

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