Meat industry concerned over China export ban

Meat industry concerned over China export ban

Pork and beef industry associations say they're working with the Canadian government to regain access to China after it temporarily banned Canadian beef and pork imports. The Chinese Embassy said Tuesday it asked Canada to suspend all meat exports...
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Chris Brown and Justin Bieber share new collab 'Don't Check on Me'

Chris Brown and Justin Bieber share new collab 'Don't Check on Me'

Chris Brown and Justin Bieber have released their new collaboration track on Tuesday. The collab titled "Don't Check on Me" is a mellow, stripped-down song that features a back-and-forth of smooth vocal stylings between both artists. Bieber has be...
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International Trade Minister Jim Carr talks about China's import ban on Canadian meat

International Trade Minister Jim Carr talks about China's import ban on Canadian meat

Jim Carr, minister of international trade, calls China's ban on Canadian meat imports a "technical matter." Carr says someone is falsifying certificates in an effort to trade on Canada's good name.
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Prince Harry, Meghan's home renovations cost taxpayers £2.4M

Prince Harry, Meghan's home renovations cost taxpayers £2.4M

Royal accounts revealed the renovation costs to Prince Harry and his wife Meghan's Sussex home cost British taxpayers' £2.4 million ($4 million). The couple's residence underwent major work to turn five properties back into a single home for the ...
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Canadian animator recreates Kawhi Leonard shot in Lego

Canadian animator recreates Kawhi Leonard shot in Lego

Stop-motion animator Jared Jacobs is a big Toronto Raptors fan and wants star player Kawhi Leonard to stay with the team. So to help convince the NBA star to stay, the Calgary-raised animator turned to his own area of expertise: Lego. In a stop-mo...
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David Stephan testifies at trial for failing to provide the necessaries of life to son Ezekiel

David Stephan testifies at trial for failing to provide the necessaries of life to son Ezekiel

The father of a toddler who died of bacterial meningitis says he and his wife didn't realize their son had contracted the potentially deadly disease. David Stephan told a court in Lethbridge, Alta., Tuesday that the couple did not think Ezekiel ha...
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Hayley Wickenheiser one of six going into Hockey Hall of Fame

Hayley Wickenheiser one of six going into Hockey Hall of Fame

Longtime Canadian women's team star Hayley Wickenheiser is one of six new members of the Hockey Hall of Fame. Wickenheiser joins fellow Canadian Guy Carbonneau in the player category, along with Russians Vaclav Nedomansky and Sergei Zubov. Pittsbu...
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$60 million from federal carbon tax promised for green projects in schools

$60 million from federal carbon tax promised for green projects in schools

Environment Minister Catherine McKenna announced Tuesday $60 million from the federal carbon tax would go to schools for green projects. But the program relies on the buy-in of conservative premiers in four provinces receiving the money.
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Raptors president weighs in on championship season

Raptors president weighs in on championship season

Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri discussed a wide variety of topics at a season-ending media availability Tuesday at the team's practice facility. Ujiri's long-term future, Kawhi Leonard's plans, the championship parade and the Raptors' run t...
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Plus-sized male fashion is taking off, say experts

Plus-sized male fashion is taking off, say experts

Experts say plus-sized male fashion is taking off. Hamilton-based model Kyle Andrew, who is with Toronto-based B&M Models' XXL division, says the men's fashion space is still behind the curvy movement women have had but it's growing.
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The courting of Kawhi: Toronto, LA go to great lengths to entice NBA star

The courting of Kawhi: Toronto, LA go to great lengths to entice NBA star

A pair of billboards in the Los Angeles area are attempting to lure Kawhi Leonard back to his southern California roots. Specifically to join the Los Angeles Clippers. It's the latest move in the war to lure the NBA free agent's signature. Earlier...
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Plus-sized male fashion is taking off, say experts

Plus-sized male fashion is taking off, say experts

The plus-size models story will be moving today. Video looks good. Here's a slightly-tweaked caption: Caption: Experts say plus-sized male fashion is taking off. Hamilton-based model Kyle Andrew, who is with Toronto-based B&M Models' XXL division,...
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David Saint-Jacques returns to Earth after space mission

David Saint-Jacques returns to Earth after space mission

Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques has returned to Earth after more than six months aboard the International Space Station. In video provided by the Canadian Space Agency, Saint-Jacques was joined by NASA astronaut Anne McClain and Russian cos...
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau attends Fete Nationale events in Montreal

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau attends Fete Nationale events in Montreal

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau attends Fete Nationale events in the Montreal neighbourhoods of Pointe-aux-Trembles and Villeray. Fete Nationale, also known as St-Jean-Baptiste Day, is celebrated every June 24.
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'Toy Story 4' opens big but below expectations

'Toy Story 4' opens big but below expectations

"Toy Story 4" topped this weekend's box office earning US$118 million. But the animated film did not surpass Disney's high expectations. Disney predicted that the latest Pixar film could earn up to $140 million domestically in its debut weekend. "...
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Tom Hardy is officially returning for 'Venom' sequel

Tom Hardy is officially returning for 'Venom' sequel

English actor Tom Hardy has been confirmed to return as "Venom" in an upcoming sequel. The producer of the original film, Amy Pascal, revealed that the 41-year-old actor will be reprising his role. Hardy will again play the titular Symbiote a.k.a....
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Canada Day event with declining attendance cancelled at Ontario legislature

Canada Day event with declining attendance cancelled at Ontario legislature

Ontario's legislature will no longer host a Canada Day celebration. Government officials say the decades-old tradition has seen a huge decline in attendance over the years. It's estimated that 5,000 people attended last year's event, down from 25...
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Via Ferrata route takes novice climbers to an all-time high

Via Ferrata route takes novice climbers to an all-time high

Metal cables, rungs, pegs, carved steps, ladders and bridges, all secured deep into the mountain rock, help novice climbers conquer their fears at Mount Norquay's via ferrata in Banff National Park. Italian for "iron road," Via Ferrata is an assis...
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Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world, week of June 24th

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world, week of June 24th

BlackBerry Ltd. will report its first-quarter results on Wednesday. Empire Company Ltd. will release its fourth-quarter and year-end results on Thursday. Shaw Communications Inc. holds a conference call to discuss third-quarter results on Thursday...
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Rattlesnake wrangler on the job in Lethbridge, Alta.

Rattlesnake wrangler on the job in Lethbridge, Alta.

Ryan Heavy Head's lifelong love of snakes has prepared him to be a rattlesnake wrangler working primarily along the deep ravines and coulees of the Oldman River in Lethbridge, Alta. Heavy Head, originally from Oregon, took over Lethbridge's rattle...
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Canada's largest Pride parade takes over downtown Toronto

Canada's largest Pride parade takes over downtown Toronto

Toronto was abuzz on Sunday as the country's largest Pride parade took over the downtown core. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was among the many politicians who took part in the annual march.
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Premier Doug Ford touts accomplishments at Ford Fest amid dismal poll numbers

Premier Doug Ford touts accomplishments at Ford Fest amid dismal poll numbers

Ontario Premier Doug Ford touted his government's accomplishments and slammed his Liberal predecessors in a campaign-style speech at Ford Fest on Saturday.
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Canada expects a tight struggle with Sweden on Monday at Women's World Cup

Canada expects a tight struggle with Sweden on Monday at Women's World Cup

Fifth-ranked Canada is preparing for a round-of-16 match Monday in Paris with ninth-ranked Sweden at the Women's World Cup. The two teams went to a penalty shootout last time they met - in March at the Algarve Cup - with Canada prevailing 6-5. Can...
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Anti-pipeline protesters embark on 22-kilometre march

Anti-pipeline protesters embark on 22-kilometre march

Protesters in Victoria say they can still stop the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project even though it was approved this week by the federal government. About 300 protesters started a 22-kilometre march through the city to a beach south of Vi...
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NHL draft a dream come true for prospects

NHL draft a dream come true for prospects

NHL prospects speak with reporters after being drafted on Friday. American centre Jack Hughes went first overall to the New Jersey Devils while Finnish forward Kappo Kakko was selected second by the New York Rangers.
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Jody Wilson-Raybould attends reconciliation pole unveiling in B.C.

Jody Wilson-Raybould attends reconciliation pole unveiling in B.C.

Vancouver Granville MP Jody Wilson-Raybould attended an unveiling of a reconciliation pole and two welcome figures outside the Vancouver School District's Education Centre to mark National Indigenous Peoples Day. The school district says the poles...
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Danforth shooter had long history of violent thoughts: police

Danforth shooter had long history of violent thoughts: police

Toronto police say a man who went on a shooting rampage in the city's Greektown last year had a lengthy history of violent thoughts and violence against himself. But they say investigators still don't know just why Faisal Hussain, who killed himse...
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Montreal street to be renamed Atateken after Amherst's fall from grace

Montreal street to be renamed Atateken after Amherst's fall from grace

Montreal street named after the British general Jeffery Amherst is being renamed Atateken Street in honour of the local Indigenous population. The mayor and local Indigenous leaders were on hand for the name change. Atateken is a Mohawk word that ...
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Grocery store creates embarrassing plastic bags to prevent customer use

Grocery store creates embarrassing plastic bags to prevent customer use

A Vancouver grocery store that specializes in natural products has taken a creative route to encourage customers to bring reusable shopping bags. East West Market, has decided to only offer plastic bags that are emblazoned with embarrassing, fake ...
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Trudeau touts talk of trade on Washington trip

Trudeau touts talk of trade on Washington trip

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he and his government are ready to allay concerns from U.S. lawmakers who are leery about ratifying the new North American free trade deal. Speaking to reporters at the Canadian embassy near Capitol Hill, Trudeau...
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Trudeau pushes back against Quebec's religious-symbol law

Trudeau pushes back against Quebec's religious-symbol law

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau commented for the first time on Quebec's new law prohibiting public servants from wearing religious symbols while in Washington. He said it isn't a government's responsibility to legislate what people wear.
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Top NHL prospects talk draft dreams

Top NHL prospects talk draft dreams

Top NHL prospects Jack Hughes, Kappo Kakko, Kirby Dach and Bowen Byram speak to media ahead of Friday's draft. All of the teens are expected to be early picks, with Hughes and Kakko projected to go first and second overall.
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Raptors championship bounces way into Trudeau trip to Washington

Raptors championship bounces way into Trudeau trip to Washington

The Toronto Raptors NBA title made its way into political talk during Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's visit to Washington. U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi paid up on the bet the two made late in the series by handing over California wine, chocolat...
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Pelosi, Trudeau meet to talk free trade

Pelosi, Trudeau meet to talk free trade

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi talked about the agenda for their one-on-one meeting on Capitol Hill. The two leaders said they planned to talk about the economic relationship between Canada and the United States,...
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Trump signals willingness to help Trudeau on China detainees, discusses Iran tensions

Trump signals willingness to help Trudeau on China detainees, discusses Iran tensions

U.S. President Donald Trump says he will do whatever he can to help Canada get two Canadians, Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig, out of detention in China. China was just one of the international issues Trump and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau plan...
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Ontario police detail years-long investigation into 'big box' child porn retailer

Ontario police detail years-long investigation into 'big box' child porn retailer

Police have laid multiple charges after a years-long investigation into what they describe as a "big box store" of child pornography that supplied customers around the world.Provincial police announced the results of the investigation this morning...
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Tampa Bay Rays exploring splitting home games with Montreal

Tampa Bay Rays exploring splitting home games with Montreal

The Tampa Bay Rays have been given the go-ahead by Major League Baseball to look into playing a split season in Montreal. There is no timetable for the possible plan. An idea under consideration is for the Rays to play early in the season in Tampa...
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Trudeau, Trump meet in White House to discuss trade

Trudeau, Trump meet in White House to discuss trade

U.S. President Donald Trump welcomed Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to the White House. The two leaders laid out the details of their planned meetings, with a focus on getting the new North American free trade deal ratified in each of their countries.
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Shark finning becomes illegal in Canada

Shark finning becomes illegal in Canada

Carving fins off live sharks and leaving them in the ocean to drown will be illegal in Canada as early as Friday. Importing shark fins that are no longer attached to a shark will also be illicit as part of efforts to prevent Canada from being comp...
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Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello tease steamy new duet

Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello tease steamy new duet

Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello are hinting at a steamy new duet. The Canadian singer shared a 21-second teaser on Instagram. It shows the two as they are just about to share a kiss. In the clip, the two meet at a diner where Camila is seen in a p...
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Legal system making slow but sure steps to more timely justice, top judge says

Legal system making slow but sure steps to more timely justice, top judge says

Canada's top judge says there is slow but sure progress toward more timely justice in Canadian courts after years of backlogs and delays. Supreme Court Chief Justice Richard Wagner says things are on the right path almost three years after the hig...
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Fedeli, Thompson, MacLeod demoted in Doug Ford's cabinet shuffle

Fedeli, Thompson, MacLeod demoted in Doug Ford's cabinet shuffle

Ontario Finance Minister Vic Fedeli is one of several high-profile ministers demoted in a major cabinet shuffle announced today by Premier Doug Ford. Environment Minister Rod Phillips, who played a major role in the cancellation of the province’s ...
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Raptors' Marc Gasol felt 'like a rockstar' after parade in Toronto

Raptors' Marc Gasol felt 'like a rockstar' after parade in Toronto

Toronto Raptors' Marc Gasol took to social media to thank fans for coming out and celebrating the team's first NBA championship title on Monday. More than a million fans came from all over the country to attend the Raptors victory parade that las...
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Drake reveals he's in 'album mode'

Drake reveals he's in 'album mode'

Drake says he is in "album mode." On June 19, the "Hotline Bling" singer posted a series of photos to Instagram and declared he was working on his latest album. The photos, shot by photographer Jamil GS, show the Toronto-born singer posing in vari...
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Marvel boss confirms regular talks with Keanu Reeves

Marvel boss confirms regular talks with Keanu Reeves

The president of Marvel studios has confirmed that he has been in regular talks with Keanu Reeves. According Kevin Feige, the studio is looking for the right role to cast the "John Wick" star in. But while talking with Comicbook.com, he adds that ...
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Scheer unveils climate action plan

Scheer unveils climate action plan

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says his climate plan will be "Canada's best chance" to hit its targets under the Paris climate-change agreement and that it can happen without a carbon tax.
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Environment Minister Catherine McKenna pans Scheer's fake climate change plan

Environment Minister Catherine McKenna pans Scheer's fake climate change plan

Environment Minister Catherine McKenna calls Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer's plan to tackle climate change a 'fake plan.' The Liberal minister says it would do nothing to help Canada meet the carbon emission reduction targets in the Paris accord.
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Trudeau faces off with Scheer, Singh over Trans Mountain

Trudeau faces off with Scheer, Singh over Trans Mountain

One day after the Liberals gave a green-light to the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, the partisan rhetoric in the House of Commons gets ratcheted up over Canada’s energy sector and the environment.
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