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Prince William, Kate Middleton attend centenary of the Battle of the Somme

Battle of Somme commemoration

Members of the Royal Family travelled to France for ceremonies to mark the centenary of the Battle of the Somme. Approximately 150,000 Allied troops, including thousands of Canadians and Newfoundlanders fought to open the western front; more than 24,000 Canadians died in the battle.

Malaysian woman dies after airbag in Honda ruptures in accident


A Malaysian woman has died after the airbag in her Honda City vehicle ruptured in a minor collision, a safety official said Monday.

Both bodies in Mississauga home explosion ID'd as missing owners

Mississauga explosion

The owners of the Mississauga, Ont., home flattened by an explosion earlier this week have both been accounted for, as Peel Regional Police revealed Friday evening that the second body pulled from the rubble is that of Robert Nadler. The cause of the blast, however, remains a mystery.

Docs 'The Pearl' and 'The Pearl of Africa' chronicle lives of transgender women

Cleopatra Kambugu is photographed in Toronto on Wednesday May 4 , 2016, as she promotes the documentary film "The Pearl of Africa" which is showing as part of this year's Hot Docs festival. The film focuses . Cleopatra, the first out trans woman in Africa and her life as a young transwoman in Uganda, who after being outed on the front page of the biggest tabloid in Kampala is forced to move to Kenya and re-establish her relationship her relationship with long-term boyfriend Nelson. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris YoungAs a young transgender woman in Uganda, Cleopatra Kambugu found herself at risk simply for seeking to live life as her authentic self. After leaving Uganda for Kenya with her partner, Nelson, the LGBTQ activist found new freedom through film. "It was also safer because I wasn't in Uganda anymore.


Indians outlast Blue Jays in 19-inning Canada Day marathon

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Carlos Santana hit a solo homer in the 19th inning as the Cleveland Indians defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 2-1 in a marathon Friday to extend their winning streak to a franchise-record 14 games.

U.S. Air and Space Museum launches 40th anniversary bash

The Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum late on Friday kicks off its 40th anniversary festivities with a first-ever overnight celebration, long enough for the International Space Station to orbit the Earth nearly eight times. It houses the Apollo 11 command module Columbia, which achieved President John F. Kennedy's goal of delivering a crew to the moon. The Bell X-1 that Chuck Yeager flew faster than the speed of sound and the Mercury capsule Friendship 7 flown by John Glenn, the first American to orbit Earth, are also on view.

High-profile Liberal party organizer Mike Robinson dies at age 65

**CORRECTS AGE TO 65** Liberal Leader Paul Martin (right) holds a meeting with head of his transition team, Mike Robinson (left), in Ottawa on Friday November 21, 2003. A high-profile organizer and supporter of former prime minister Paul Martin has died.The Liberal Party of Canada confirmed Friday that Mike Robinson died in Normandy, France. He was 65. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Fred ChartrandA high-profile organizer and supporter of former prime minister Paul Martin has died. The Liberal Party of Canada confirmed Friday that Mike Robinson died in Normandy, France. Robinson, who was born in England and grew up in Calgary, spent the last 30 years as one of Canada's top public affairs consultants.


U.S. government urges owners of old Hondas to get Takata airbags fixed


Takata airbag inflators can explode in a crash, injuring people by sending metal shrapnel into the passenger compartments, says the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Microbeads labelled as ‘toxic substance’ in step towards ban


This move allows the government to control the use of microbeads, commonly found in facial and body scrubs.

Some benefit cheques will be mailed despite looming Canada Post strike


OAS and CPP cheques, along with those for the Working Income Tax Benefit and the Canada Child Benefit, are deemed “essential” and will be delivered even during a labour disruption.

Hotter the woman, less likely men will wear condoms, they say


Hotter the woman, less likely men will wear condoms, they say

I kept my diamond ring after my breakup and I don't regret it


I kept my diamond ring after my breakup and I don't regret it

High-profile Liberal party organizer Mike Robinson dies at age 67

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A high-profile organizer and supporter of former prime minister Paul Martin has died. The Liberal Party of Canada confirmed Friday that Mike Robinson died in Normandy, France at the age of 67.

'Thank you for much:' Syrian family celebrates 1st Canada Day

Aziza Toubeh

Among the thousands of people gathered on Parliament Hill to celebrate Canada Day, some were there for the very first time — and celebrating the start of a new life in Canada.

Celebration of country's diversity during Canada Day bash in Ottawa

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Canadians marked their country's 149th birthday Friday with coast-to-coast celebrations headlined by a big party in Ottawa — where thousands turned Parliament Hill's lawn into a vast expanse of red and white.

Canada Day 2016: Celebrations on Parliament Hill

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CBC's coverage of Canada Day celebrations today.

German tourist falls to death posing for photo at Machu Picchu


Authorities in Peru say a German tourist plunged to his death in a deep Andean ravine while posing for a photo in an area above the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu that is closed to visitors.

Islamic State posts photos it says are of foreigners killed in Dhaka attack

Islamic State posted photos on Saturday it claimed to be of foreigners killed in an attack on a cafe in Dhaka, Bangladesh, where gunmen were holding hostages as police laid siege to the building, news agency Amaq said. Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the attack and said 24 people were killed. Bangladesh police have said two police officers were killed and at least 20 people wounded.

Murders in El Salvador drop by half in June

Murders in El Salvador plunged 51 percent in June compared with the same month last year, police said on Friday, attributing the drop to new government security measures even as gangs pointed to a recent truce to explain the decline. The country registered 331 homicides last month, around 11 per day compared with 677 in June 2015, Police Director Howard Cotto said on Friday. El Salvador's homicide rate last year was 103 per 100,000 inhabitants, one of the highest in the world.

Bangladesh police say plan to move soon to end hostage crisis

Bangladesh Border Guards are seen near Gulshan restaurant following a gunmen attack in DhakaBy Serajul Quadir and Sanjeev Miglani DHAKA/NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Bangladesh security forces were preparing to try to free around 20 hostages, including several foreigners, from a restaurant in an upmarket area of the capital Dhaka early on Saturday, after gunmen stormed the building killing at least two policemen. Gowher Rizvi, an adviser to Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, told Reuters that security forces were trying to negotiate a way out of the crisis, failing which they would launch an offensive to end the siege. Police said eight to nine gunmen attacked the Holey Artisan restaurant in the Gulshan district of Dhaka that is popular with expatriates.


Rodger Cuzner will visit Vancouver as part of the ongoing Employment Insurance (EI) Service Quality Review

Rodger Cuzner, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour will visit Vancouver as part of the ongoing Employment Insurance (EI) Service Quality Review, which will help define ways to improve services to EI claimants.

OECD Ministerial Meeting on the Digital Economy: Panel on Stimulating Digital Innovation Across the Economy

Good afternoon. It's an honour to be here at the OECD Ministerial Meeting on the Digital Economy. I would first of all like to congratulate Mexico on hosting this valuable ministerial meeting in beautiful Cancún.

Indians outlast Blue Jays in 19-inning Canada Day marathon

Russell-Martin-Ejection

Carlos Santana hit a solo homer in the 19th inning as the Cleveland Indians defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 2-1 in a marathon Friday to extend their winning streak to a franchise-record 14 games.

Canadiens hope Radulov pays dividends in NHL return

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In a day filled with big free-agent buys, the Montreal Canadiens took a risk in signing the KHL's Alexander Radulov, but the team is hoping the move proves rewarding.



Sunshine Girl

Julianne

SSG0116 Julianne SUNshine Girl Julianne has dabbled in fitness competitions, but the 32-year-old, 5-foot-9 Gemini feels more at home on the farm, either roping, riding or barrel racing on her horse, Raven.
 

Driver flips, totals car after slipping on snail slime


BERLIN -- Is this the definition of a slow-moving hazard?

Newspaper ad: Will you marry my kid?


Newspaper ad: Will you marry my kid?

Man sneaks into closed restaurant to douse himself in powdered sugar


Nobody is quite sure what was going through this man's head when he was caught on video breaking into a closed Sacramento restaurant then liberally sprinkling his head and body with powdered sugar.

Edmonton VW-school bus hybrid hits the road


If you see an old yellow school bus with a 1973 Bay Window Volkswagen welded to its roof at Astral Harvest next weekend, pop over and say hello to Paul Caspers. He's the mad scientist behind the hybrid vehicle called the Bustache because of the small mustache painted on the front of the VW.

Stop booty-tanning out your window: Neighbours


People in a Novosibirsk, Russia, neighbourhood say police have done nothing about a woman who sunbathes by hanging her legs and exposed bum out of a second-story window every day, for hours at a time.

Canada a place where dreams come true


There's nowhere better than Canada.

Becoming Canadian on Canada Day


Four years ago, Dasarathy Mutharasan was a 10-year-old Indian boy living in Dubai, unable to travel to many places because he didn't have an Arab passport.

Thousands brave rain to celebrate Canada Day in the capital


Tens of thousands of Canada Day partiers weren't about to let a little rain — OK, a lot of rain — ruin the festivities Friday as they gathered in groups large and small across the capital to celebrate the country's 149th birthday.

2 dead in plane crash outside Winnipeg


The Transportation Safety Board of Canada confirmed a small passenger plane crashed Friday morning just east of the city.

Rothmans Benson & Hedges slammed for 'ehdition' cigarettes


It wouldn't be Canada Day without legions of red-and-white Maple Leaf flags being waved with patriotic gusto, fireworks displays lighting up the sky and musical celebrations across the country. But specially branded cigarettes?
 
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