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External LinkPride flag found burned in Taber, Alta.
Taber Pride flag burned

For the second time in as many weeks, a Pride flag flying in Taber, Alta., has been destroyed by vandals.

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 21:41:12 EDT

External Link'Your actual place in society': Minority Montrealers stung by racial divide at Fête nationale parade
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A viral video of Saturday's parade quickly sparked controversy with some saying organizers were advertising systemic racism by allowing floats to be pushed predominantly by minorities and ridden predominantly by white people.

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 20:27:46 EDT

External LinkMeet the man walking across Canada without leaving his town
Dave Durkee hits his stride on a Yarmouth coastline somewhere around Kamloops.

After Dave Durkee strolled through Kamloops, B.C., on his epic cross-Canada walk, he opened the front door to his home in Yarmouth, N.S., and started teaching a music class.

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 06:00:00 EDT

External LinkTentative contract agreement averts threatened strike by LCBO workers

A tentative contract agreement has been reached averting a strike by LCBO workers that was set to begin at midnight

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 00:21:35 EDT

External LinkHow Sears' troubles could hasten radical change in Canada's malls
The Well

Canadian mall owners and developers were already in the process of getting approval for major makeovers - now Sears gives them all the more reason to move fast.

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 05:00:00 EDT

External LinkCanadian softwood producers brace for 2nd wave of U.S. lumber duties
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Canada's softwood lumber industry is bracing for a second wave of U.S. duties expected to come Monday that could put further pressure on producers, particularly smaller ones, to cut jobs.

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 16:20:09 EDT

External LinkVia figuring out how to retrieve train from Churchill cut off by rail closure

There are no roads or other rail lines to Churchill and two locomotives and five passenger cars are sitting, silent, at the station.

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 12:03:55 EDT

External LinkCanadians not shy at wrapping themselves in the Canada 150 logo
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It's been said that Canadians are not brash about their patriotism, but you wouldn't know it from the variety of merchandise, big and small, being snapped up in advance of Canada's 150th birthday July 1.

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 14:00:26 EDT

External LinkPM Justin and wife Sophie Grégoire Trudeau march in Toronto Pride parade
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau marched in Canada's largest Pride parade today.

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 06:35:08 EDT

External LinkSikhs celebrate B.C. woman's 'inspiring' appointment as first turbaned judge in Canada
Palbinder Kaur Shergill

Justice Palbinder Kaur Shergill will be a judge at B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster.

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 22:52:02 EDT

External LinkRadio silence: B.C.'s Lower Mainland first responders move to encrypted communications

Media and the public in the region will have to wait for the 'official word' on emergencies, when first responders in the Lower Mainland move to a new digitally-encrypted radio system.

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 12:00:00 EDT

External Link'My boy is home now': Body of hunter missing since April recovered near Fort Chipewyan
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The body of one of four hunters who went missing while boating on northern Alberta's Rocher River in April was found Saturday, the man's family confirmed.

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 12:26:31 EDT

External LinkEmbodying Barbie: Cosmetic gynecology on the rise in Canada
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After six years of wishing she looked better below the belt, Alyssa recently shelled out $4,200 to have part of her labia removed. Labiaplasty is one of the fastest-growing cosmetic procedures in Canada and the U.S.

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 10:00:00 EDT

External LinkToronto police invite to NYC Pride parade 'a slap in the face' to those demanding change
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?Banned from marching in uniform in this year's Pride parade, a group of about 100 Toronto police and union representatives travelled to New York City this weekend to participate, in uniform, in that city's festivities.

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 17:20:57 EDT

External Link'Unprecedented event': 6 North Atlantic right whales found dead in June

Since June 7, six North Atlantic right whales have been found dead, floating in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, which is about one per cent of the population of the endangered species.

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 16:59:50 EDT

External LinkCanada's Lance Stroll makes history at Azerbaijan Grand Prix

Canadian driver Lance Stroll finished third on Sunday at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix, becoming the youngest rookie to race to a podium finish on the F1 circuit.

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 12:07:30 EDT

External LinkSaint John skateboarder turns broken boards into woodworking wonders
Steve Jones, skateboard art, Saint John

Where others may simply see a smashed skateboard, Steve Jones sees fuel for his workshop and the means to turn something old into a piece of art.

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 10:00:00 EDT

External LinkWhy this Métis man sees the birchbark canoe as a symbol for Canada's future
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Christian Pilon, a Métis man in Ottawa, shares his culture by teaching others how to build birchbark canoes.

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 21:35:16 EDT

External LinkNot-so-new Canadian: How welcoming is N.L. for immigrants?
Sean Charters at Signal Hill

Sean Charters has now spent a third of his life in Newfoundland and Labrador, and feels he's earned the right to express his mixed opinions of the place.

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 05:30:00 EDT

External Link'You're celebrating colonization': 4 Indigenous people share why they won't be singing O Canada on July 1
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Four Indigenous people share what they will be doing to mark Canada's 150th anniversary of Confederation.

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 07:00:00 EDT