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Dreams of a gender-neutral O Canada are over — for now

Canadians will not be singing a gender-neutral national anthem on Canada Day after a bill before Parliament to officially change the lyrics has stalled.

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Self-governing First Nations can keep all revenues, Ottawa says

The federal government has put a moratorium on a policy that see transfers offset by revenues raised by self-governing First Nations, for example, through taxes or business income.

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Canadian sniper's shot 'entirely consistent' with non-combat role, Trudeau says

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says a record-breaking shot by a Canadian special forces sniper is something that should be "celebrated" for demonstrating the training and professionalism of the Canadian Forces - and is well within the realm of the advise and assist role in Iraq.

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Canada's big banks admit they overcharged customers — what went wrong?

All of Canada's big banks have now been slapped with multi-million dollar penalties for overcharging investor clients. Critics say it's time for more oversight in the investment banking industry.

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Sugar Mobile not quite dead yet, as analysts dream of more wireless competition

Sugar Mobile lost 80 to 90 per cent of its subscribers when the CRTC sided with Rogers and ordered it off the big telco's network. But a call to review that decision has thrown Sugar a lifeline.

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Royal Bank to pay back $22M in investment fees it overcharged

The Royal Bank of Canada will pay almost $22 million in compensation to clients who were charged excess fees on some mutual funds and investments products.

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Is Prince Charles misunderstood?

Prince Charles, who arrives in Canada Thursday for a three-day visit, has been labelled an old fogey and mocked for talking to plants, but the heir to the throne has also become a keen environmentalist and social entrepreneur seen by some as well ahead his time.

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Montreal man denied bail in Michigan airport stabbing mutters 'Allahu akbar' in court

A Montreal man accused of stabbing an airport police officer at a Michigan airport was denied bail Wednesday and will remain in custody in Flint.

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U.S. travel ban 'grey areas' could cause problems for Canadian permanent residents

Canadian permanent residents who hail from one of the six countries included in the U.S. travel ban but are students, have work permits or who have familial ties should have no issue getting in to the U.S. But there's may be some grey area that could cause problems.

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Canada's top court backs order for Google to remove firm's website from global searches

The Supreme Court of Canada has upheld a B.C. court ruling that ordered Google to remove the website of a company from its global search results.

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Increasingly wild weather could lead to rising air travel costs

Be prepared to pay more for airfare if climate change continues to alter weather patterns, increasing the frequency and severity of storms, say climate change and airline industry experts.

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Rare 'bright nights' mystery solved by Canadian scientists

It's a phenomenon that's been noted throughout history: bright nights when you could read even though there was no illumination from the moon, candles or any other form of light. Now, Canadian scientists believe they've unravelled the mystery.

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A gay Toronto man remained celibate for 1 year to meet controversial blood donation rules

A 28-year-old Toronto man has gone more than a year without having sex — not for health or religious reasons, but because he wants to donate blood.

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Botched eyelash extensions leave Alberta teen's eyes swollen, burned

A Fort Saskatchewan, Alta., teenager suffered swelling and burn marks around her eyes after a painful allergic reaction to eyelash extensions.

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Salmonella outbreak linked to breaded chicken products

The Public Health Agency of Canada is investigating after seven confirmed cases of salmonella infections linked to breaded chicken products. No one has died but two were hospitalized. Most of the cases are in Alberta.

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A CBC send-off: Colleagues salute Peter Mansbridge ahead of final broadcast

Just ahead of Peter Mansbridge's final broadcast as anchor of The National this week, the chief correspondent of CBC News is being honoured by CBC staff at the public broadcaster's Toronto headquarter on Wednesday.

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Marilyn Monroe's $4.8M dress coming to small-town Sask.

Marilyn Monroe is still known for her blond hair, red lips and luxurious wardrobe and one of her iconic gowns is making a stop in Saskatchewan.

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There's a new generation of Indigenous filmmakers you need to watch — so here's your crash course

Canadian cinema would be nothing without its Indigenous contributions. Get to know the creatives making waves on our screens.

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Kyle Lowry, Raptors at crossroads in free agency

With Kyle Lowry set to hit free agency on July 1, both the all-star point guard and the Toronto Raptors face a fascinating decision on whether they're better off together or apart.

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NCAA champ Sage Watson eyes Canadian hurdles record

With her arms held up high and her competition nowhere in sight, Sage Watson crossed the finish line a winner at the 2017 NCAA outdoor track and field championships. But her shining moment may have never occurred if it wasn’t for one decision.

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NHL free agency tracker

With free agency set to open on July 1, get up to speed on the latest key signings from the NHL's 2017 off-season.

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