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- Police issue warning after 2 similar sexual assaults in Saanich, B.C.
Police in Saanich, B.C., have issued a warning after two women were sexually assaulted in similar incidents in the last two weeks.
- Young Vancouver guitar maker's niche work shines at international show
Before she was old enough to vote, Meredith Coloma had apprenticed under the likes of Rodger Sawdowsky who has built guitars for some of the world's biggest rock stars, including Brice Springsteen and Prince.
- B.C. brothers' glow-in-the-dark toonie enters circulation
The world’s first glow-in-the-dark coin is lighting up Canadians’ pocket change and making headlines internationally.
- Oklahoma family escapes 'buckle of the Bible Belt' politics to Vancouver
Katy Stubblefield, born and raised in Oklahoma, thinks of herself as a blue dot in a red state and is escaping up north to Canada with her husband, three boys and two cats.
- Making guitars an 'addiction' for Jean Larrivée after 50 years
When Jean Larrivée told his family he wanted to give up his career as an auto mechanic to make guitars, they were skeptical. It was 50 years ago, and it seemed like an absurd idea to pass up a steady pay cheque for something so unusual.
- Canada ties U.S. in 1st leg of Rugby World Cup qualifier
Canada squandered a first-half lead but reeled off 10 late points to tie the U.S. Eagles 28-28 on Saturday in the first leg of their Rugby World Cup qualifier.
- Royals continue hot streak with win over Jays
Jason Vargas earned his major league-leading 11th victory, pitching seven efficient innings to lead the surging Kansas City Royals over the Toronto Blue Jays 3-2 Saturday.
- Blue Jays pitcher Roberto Osuna feeling 'a little bit lost'
Toronto Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna says that ongoing issues with anxiety kept him out of Friday's 5-4 loss to the Kansas City Royals.
- NHL draft produces little fireworks beyond 1st pick
Most of the drama at the first ever draft in Chicago was gone after only one pick. After weeks of buzz around the Vegas Golden Knights, so-called protection lists, the expansion draft and a flurry of interesting trades, the draft at United Center came and went with only the occasional flurry.
- Canada rolls past China in field hockey World League semis
Captain Scott Tupper had a hat trick and Canada scored three goals in four minutes to start the second half and never looked back in a 7-3 win over China on Saturday at the 2017 field hockey world league semifinal.
- Trudeau to appear at Sunday's Pride parade in Toronto
Pride Toronto organizers say Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will be making an appearance at this Sunday's parade.
- Drone captures unique view of Ottawa's iconic landmarks
A CBC crew got special permission to use a drone to shoot footage of some of Ottawa's— and Canada's — most iconic landmarks. Here's a glimpse of what they captured.
- Free trade between provinces? That would be anarchy: Neil Macdonald
The Gerard Comeau case, which will be heard at the Supreme Court, could change everything. It depends on how willing the high justices are to upend our entrenched statism.
- RCMP's structure could change under new commissioner, says Ralph Goodale
Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale says the looming retirement of RCMP Commissioner Bob Paulson is as good a time as any to consider rejigging the governance of the force, including a recommendation to set up a civilian oversight body.
- The most popular political Facebook group in Ontario targets Kathleen Wynne
A new political force in Ontario is exploding on social media, with defeating Kathleen Wynne and the Liberals in the 2018 election as its key goal.
- Forget the poop scooping: who will pay the bills for your pet?
Pets are expensive, but few of us pay enough attention to the money we'll spend by adding a furry addition to the family. Here are 6 ways to cut down on pet costs.
- 'Eventually, many will run out': How an LCBO strike could impact restaurants and bars
A long drawn-out strike by liquor store workers could have a significant impact on Ontario's restaurants, wine importers, bars and consumers. But it could offer a boon to local wineries.
- CIBC looks to generate quarter of earnings from U.S.
CIBC closed its acquisition of Chicago-based PrivateBancorp on Friday, securing its foothold in the U.S. where CEO Victor Dodig said the bank hopes to one day generate a quarter of its earnings.
- Consumer demand for debt as high as it has ever been, Equifax says
Canadians' appetite for debt is as insatiable as it has ever been, a new report from credit monitoring firm Equifax says.
- Norsat International investors approve takeover bid from Chinese firm
Norsat International Inc. says its securityholders have voted to approve a controversial takeover of the company by Chinese company Hytera Communications Co. Ltd.
- Freezing frenzy: Cryotherapy makes big promises despite dearth of evidence
Three minutes in sub-zero temperatures will cost you $65. Cryotherapy is a controversial practice lacking scientific backing, say critics, but believers proclaim its advantages.
- SECOND OPINION | Scary cancer statistic is not personal
In this week's roundup of interesting and eclectic news in health and medical science, cancer statistics can be misleading, and science suggests forgetting can be good for you.
- Fentanyl spiral: How the guilt and shame of addiction stole a B.C. man's life
Murray Shaw, a competitive cyclist and respected faculty member at a Vancouver community college, recently died alone in a hotel room, a victim of the growing fentanyl epidemic.
- Federal government announces funding for midwifery services in Indigenous communities
This week Federal Health Minister Jane Philpott announced at the International Confederation of Midwives Congress that the federal government will launch new funding initiatives to improve access to midwifery services in First Nation and Inuit communities.
- Women losing out over hormone therapy fears, some experts say
The risk of heart attack, stroke or breast cancer due to hormone replacement therapy has been overstated, and that has scared away some women who could benefit from it, the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada said at its annual conference in Ottawa this week.
Arts & Entertainment
- Bradley Cooper makes surprise appearance on Glastonbury Festival stage
Actor Bradley Cooper surprised fans by taking the stage at the Glastonbury Festival Friday, since he wasn't exactly part of the lineup.
- Writer sues All Eyez on Me for copyright infringement, saying he recognizes parts he 'embellished'
Kevin Powell is suing the filmmakers behind All Eyez on Me, arguing the Tupac Shakur biopic pulls information from a series of articles he wrote about the late rapper in the 1990s.
- Schwarzenegger, Macron riff on Trump's campaign slogan in selfie video
Former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and recently elected French president Emmanuel Macron are showing their commitment to fighting climate change — and their condemnation of U.S. President Donald Trump —in a not-so-subtle selfie video.
- Boyhood actress gets deferred sentence for drug charge
Lorelei Grace Linklater, a 24-year-old actress from the Oscar-nominated movie Boyhood, has been given a three-year deferred sentence for a drug possession charge in Texas.
- 'It's about making people think': Trademark ruling on The Slants motivates Canadians
The U.S. Supreme Court's striking down a law banning offensive trademarks, a victory for Asian-American band The Slants, has inspired Canadian free-speech proponents and Canadian bands who've faced similar treatment north of the border.