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- Highway 1 closed in both directions due to crash west of Revelstoke
DriveBC says no detours are currently available and to expect heavy delays and congestion.
- Kamloops man says powwow dancing saved his life
Battling alcoholism and a traumatic past, Denny Thomas from Kamloops Indian Band says powwow dancing helped him turn his life around.
- Flights cancelled as B.C. wildfire smoke chokes airports
Flights at several airports in B.C.'s Interior and West Kootenay regions have been cancelled or delayed Sunday as wildfire smoke continues hang over the province.
- Only '90s kids remember: voice actors from Sailor Moon, X-Men offer classes in Victoria
Wolverine teaming up with Sailor Moon sounds like a bad piece of internet fan fiction but that’s exactly what’s going down in Victoria starting Sunday.
- New Zealand economist says foreign buyer ban unlikely to curb housing prices
While New Zealand’s just-passed foreign buyer ban is getting a positive reception from some in B.C., an economist in the southern hemisphere is calling it misguided.
- Yankees' J.A. Happ grinds out victory over Blue Jays
J.A. Happ stayed unbeaten with the New York Yankees by topping his former Toronto teammates, and Greg Bird hit a grand slam during a six-run first inning Sunday in a 10-2 win over the Blue Jays.
- Bertens stuns world No.1 Halep in Western & Southern Open final
Top-ranked Simona Halep let a match point slip away in the second-set tiebreaker, and Kiki Bertens rallied for a 2-6, 7-6 (6), 6-2 victory and the Western & Southern Open title on Sunday in Cincinnati.
- Canadian Robert Wickens involved in terrifying crash at Pocono Raceway
Guelph, Ontario's Robert Wickens was taken to hospital after a violent crash at the IndyCar ABC Supply 500. Teammate and fellow Canadian James Hinchcliffe was also involved in the crash.
- Robert Wickens involved in scary crash at IndyCar Pocono
Canada's Robert Wickens went soaring into the fence at Pocono Raceway in a scary wreck that brought Sunday's IndyCar race to a halt.
- Oilers sign veteran forward Scottie Upshall to PTO
The Edmonton Oilers signed free-agent forward Scottie Upshall to a professional tryout on Sunday.
- All eyes on Andrew Scheer as Conservative convention set for Halifax
After a week of internal caucus squabbles, Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer will try to refocus the spotlight on trying to convince Canadians his party is a government-in-waiting.
- Online sale of pot after legalization raises privacy concerns, experts say
Buyers who have to provide personal information to purchase recreational pot online after legalization this fall should be able to rely on existing laws to protect their privacy but the issue needs to be watched closely to ensure regulations are obeyed and mistakes are avoided, experts say.
- Canada can learn from Colorado's experience with driving while high, expert says
Colorado had a four-year head start when it comes to enforcing driving under the influence laws in a legalized cannabis state. The state's highway safety manager talks about ways Canada can learn from that.
- Despite 'Good Samaritan' law, many drug users too scared of arrest to report overdoses
The government introduced the Good Samaritan Drug Overdose Act in May 2017 to provide some amnesty for drug users - but a year after the legislation was passed, many people are still too scared to call for help because they fear arrest.
- RCMP commissioner 'not sure' handgun ban is the answer to gun violence
There are growing calls across the country for a handgun ban after a recent spate of shootings, but the new head of the RCMP isn't convinced.
- Google's following you and Greyhound bus deserts: CBC's Marketplace consumer cheat sheet
CBC's Marketplace rounds up the consumer news you need from the week, including how Google apps track you, what alternatives Western communities will be left with once Greyhound leaves and Airbnb's willingness to be regulated.
- How hydrogen could shake up Canada's energy sector
The use of hydrogen is still in its infancy, but the potential is significant for how one of the most abundant elements in the world could change the country's transportation, electricity and energy sectors.
- Alberta's new normal could be a 'constant state' of drought: expert
Farmers and ranchers across the prairies have been facing off against hot and dry weather conditions for the past year, and a drought researcher says simulations show it's time to start treating these conditions as the "new normal."
- CRTC's unlocked phone rule has sparked a crime spree, Bell and Rogers say
Bell and Rogers say new rules mandating that Canadian carriers sell unlocked phones have triggered a rise in phone thefts. But their submission to the CRTC is short on numbers and details.
- Canada's purchase of Trans Mountain clears major U.S. hurdle
A U.S. national security review has given Canada's purchase of Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain pipeline the thumbs-up. The federal government says all necessary regulatory approvals have been received to close the sale.
- Low-carb diets associated with lower life expectancy, study suggests
Many people have embraced low carbohydrate diets to lose weight, but they may be putting their long-term health at risk by eating too much animal protein and fat.
- Hundreds of patients may have received less than full dose of chemo, Cancer Care Ontario finds
Hundreds of cancer patients in dozens of hospitals may not have received the full amount of chemotherapy drug prescribed to them, a review commissioned by Cancer Care Ontario has found.
- Trump calls for lawsuit against some opioid companies
Trump administration also wants to cut production quotas of most-abused opioids, including oxycodone and fentanyl.
- 'Not good for anybody': Southern Alberta air quality remains 'very high risk' to health
Smoke pouring in from nearby British Columbia continues to deteriorate the air quality in Alberta.
- Having to pay for your own shingles vaccine isn't ageism, tribunal rules
When Thomas Hasek decided to get immunized against shingles a few years back, he had to pay $200 for the shot. That struck him as unfair — after all, the childhood chickenpox vaccine addresses the same virus, and it's publicly funded.
Arts & Entertainment
- Crazy Rich Asians shines bright at the box office
Glitz has won out over guns at the North American box office this weekend as the gilded romance Crazy Rich Asians took No. 1 over Mark Wahlberg's action-packed Mile 22.
- Pieces of 19th-century Winnipeg Theatre dug up last year now for sale on Kijiji
Two pieces of a 135-year-old Winnipeg theatre are for sale on Kijiji, decades after the theatre was destroyed in a deadly fire a local historian says shocked the city.
- Fans injured in storm at Backstreet Boys Oklahoma concert
An outdoor concert in Oklahoma featuring the Backstreet Boys and 98 Degrees was cancelled after a storm with high winds and rain hit, injuring at least 14 people.
- Priyanka Chopra, Nick Jonas make their engagement official
Actress Priyanka Chopra and musician Nick Jonas on Saturday announced on their respective Instagram accounts they are engaged.
- MTV Video Music Awards working to craft tribute for Aretha Franklin
The MTV Video Music Awards plans on honouring the legacy of Aretha Franklin — but plans are still up in the air.