UFC champ Max Holloway could be ‘greatest ever:’ Dana White

UFC champ Max Holloway could be ‘greatest ever:’ Dana White

Featherweight champion Max Holloway retained his title against challenger Brian Ortega at UFC 231, Saturday. UFC president Dana White says it was “one of the sickest fights" he has ever seen.
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Craft growers will add to recreational market: Cannabis producer

Craft growers will add to recreational market: Cannabis producer

James Gallagher and Yan Boissonneault say they want to bring their expertise running small legal medical grow-ops to the recreational market. Gallagher says “craft” producers have a lot of knowledge to add to the growing industry.
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Cellist Yo-Yo Ma performs 'Hallelujah,' crowd sings along

Cellist Yo-Yo Ma performs 'Hallelujah,' crowd sings along

Cellist Yo-Yo Ma gave a free performance in Montreal’s subway system Saturday. Ma ended the 20-minute show by inviting the crowd to sing along with his interpretation of Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah."
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Luger Alex Gough is ‘proud’ she’s inspired girl athletes

Luger Alex Gough is ‘proud’ she’s inspired girl athletes

The most decorated luger in Canadian history and first to win an Olympic medal Alex Gough retired from the sport Saturday. Gough says she’s proud of the fact young Canadian girls have taken up luge because of her.
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Trudeau suggests Ford is trying to ‘play games’ on climate numbers

Trudeau suggests Ford is trying to ‘play games’ on climate numbers

After Doug Ford claimed the prime minister shifted the goalposts on Canada’s climate-change plans, Justin Trudeau responded by suggesting it is the Ontario premier who is “moving the goalposts.”
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Ottawa says coerced sterilization already covered by criminal code

Ottawa says coerced sterilization already covered by criminal code

The federal government is agreeing with the UN’s statement that the coerced sterilization of Indigenous women and girls in Canada is a violation of human rights. The Liberals say the criminal code already covers this practice.
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Rights group demands end to sterilization of Indigenous women

Rights group demands end to sterilization of Indigenous women

The UN Committee Against Torture says Canada must investigate the forced sterilization of Indigenous women and girls. Jackie Hansen of Amnesty International says the practice violates a “long list of human rights.”
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Drake and Shawn Mendes among Canadian Grammy nominations

Drake and Shawn Mendes among Canadian Grammy nominations

Chart-toppers Drake and Shawn Mendes led the Canadians picking up Grammy Award nominations. The Toronto rapper pulled in seven nominations. Drake is up for album, record and song of the year for work from his 2018 double-album "Scorpion." Mendes s...
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Christmas present from 1971 finally opened

Christmas present from 1971 finally opened

Adrian Pearce left a gift from his high school girlfriend Vicki Allen unopened for 47 years after she broke up with him. Allen says she didn’t realize Pearce’s feelings were so intense.
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Kevin Hart steps down as Oscars host after outcry over old tweets

Kevin Hart steps down as Oscars host after outcry over old tweets

Just two days after being named host of the Academy Awards, Kevin Hart stepped down following an outcry over past homophobic tweets by the comedian. Hart wrote on Twitter that he was withdrawing as Oscars host because he didn't want to be a distr...
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Beams of light honour victims on Polytechnique anniversary

Beams of light honour victims on Polytechnique anniversary

Attending a vigil to honour the victims of the Ecole Polytechnique shooting in Montreal 29 years ago, Sophie Gregoire Trudeau says more can be done to fight gender-based violence.
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Ford plans to discuss ‘job-killing carbon tax’ with Trudeau

Ford plans to discuss ‘job-killing carbon tax’ with Trudeau

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met with Ontario Premier Doug Ford in Montreal on Thursday ahead of the first ministers conference. Ford said he is eager to discuss the federal carbon tax and irregular border crossers with Trudeau.
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UFC boss Dana White ‘excited’ for UFC 231 in Toronto

UFC boss Dana White ‘excited’ for UFC 231 in Toronto

UFC President Dana White says he’s looking forward to the featherweight title bout at UFC 231 in Toronto. Featherweight champion Max (Blessed) Holloway takes on Brian (T-City) Ortega on Saturday.
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Trudeau says no political involvement in Huawei CFO arrest

Trudeau says no political involvement in Huawei CFO arrest

Justin Trudeau says his office got “a few days’ notice” before the arrest of the chief financial officer of Chinese company Huawei Technologies. The prime minister says there was no political involvement in Meng Wanzhou's arrest.
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Sandra Oh and Jim Carrey are some of the Canadians nominated for Golden Globes

Sandra Oh and Jim Carrey are some of the Canadians nominated for Golden Globes

Ottawa’s Sandra Oh and Toronto's Jim Carrey are up for Golden Globes.
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Dennis Oland police interview shown at murder trial

Dennis Oland police interview shown at murder trial

Video of a Saint John police interview with Dennis Oland conducted in 2011 has been shown to his murder trial. Oland, who has pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder, denies killing his father in an excerpt from the interview.
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Tories call for Trudeau to apologize to construction workers

Tories call for Trudeau to apologize to construction workers

Conservative MP Candice Bergen says recent comments the prime minister made at a panel in Argentina are an “insult” to Canada’s construction workers. Justin Trudeau says he will continue to help ensure safe workplaces for all Canadians.
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Boxer Adonis Stevenson in a stable but critical condition: Doctor

Boxer Adonis Stevenson in a stable but critical condition: Doctor

An intensive care specialist says Quebec boxer Adonis Stevenson is receiving treatment for a severe traumatic brain injury after a knockout loss Saturday night. Dr. Alexis Turgeon says Stevenson is in a stable but critical condition.
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SaskPower says isolated outages could continue

SaskPower says isolated outages could continue

A spokesman for Saskatchewan’s power utility says electricity was restored late Tuesday night after frost buildup caused outages for 200,000 customers. SaskPower says isolated outages may continue in areas where frost is still present.
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Mulroney fights tears in tribute to Bush

Mulroney fights tears in tribute to Bush

Former prime minister Brian Mulroney paid tribute to his close friend, former U.S. president George H.W. Bush. Mulroney delivered one of four eulogies during the state funeral at Washington's National Cathedral.
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Kevin Hart to host 2019 Oscars

Kevin Hart to host 2019 Oscars

Comedian Kevin Hart is set to host the 91st Academy Awards ceremony for the first time.
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Ford says he wasn’t involved in OPP hiring of family friend

Ford says he wasn’t involved in OPP hiring of family friend

Ontario Premier Doug Ford says he had “zero influence” in the hiring of his family friend, Ronald Taverner, as the Ontario Provincial Police commissioner. Opposition parties are calling for an independent investigation into the appointment.
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NHL approves Seattle expansion

NHL approves Seattle expansion

The CEO of Seattle’s new NHL franchise says he “can’t wait” for the inevitable rivalry with the Vancouver Canucks. The league’s newly approved 32nd team will begin play in the 2021-22 season.
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NHL expansion team history

NHL expansion team history

Seattle is getting a new NHL expansion team in 2021
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Why radio stations are banning Christmas song "Baby it's cold outside"

Why radio stations are banning Christmas song "Baby it's cold outside"

Rogers and Bell radio stations are pulling song "Baby, It's Cold Outside" from Christmas rotation.
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Groceries will cost Canadian families $400 more on average in 2019: report

Groceries will cost Canadian families $400 more on average in 2019: report

The average Canadian family could spend $400 more on groceries in 2019, according to a new report.
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Holloway on fighting Ortega: ‘A hungry lion vs. a hungry shark’

Holloway on fighting Ortega: ‘A hungry lion vs. a hungry shark’

UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway faces Brian Ortega at UFC 231 in Toronto on Saturday. Holloway says they’re both fighters “on the rise.”
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Leafs center William Nylander is ‘happy to be back’

Leafs center William Nylander is ‘happy to be back’

Center William Nylander says he’s looking forward to getting back on the ice with the Maple Leafs. Nylander and the team agreed to a US$6.9 million six-year deal less than an hour before Saturday's deadline.
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Saskatchewan introduces mandatory semi-truck training

Saskatchewan introduces mandatory semi-truck training

Saskatchewan semi-truck drivers seeking a Class 1 commercial licence will soon be required to undergo at least 121.5 hours of training. The government says the Humboldt Broncos crash highlighted the need for improved standards.
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Folk-rock band Whitehorse makes Irish cream for the holidays

Folk-rock band Whitehorse makes Irish cream for the holidays

Luke Doucet and Melissa McClelland of Canadian folk-rock duo Whitehorse demonstrate how to make homemade Irish cream. Doucet says his mom doesn’t often drink but will make this beverage over the holidays.
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The advice Robert Thirsk gave astronaut David Saint-Jacques

The advice Robert Thirsk gave astronaut David Saint-Jacques

A Russian Soyuz rocket carrying astronaut David Saint-Jacques blasted off from Kazakhstan Monday and is headed for the International Space Station. Former astronaut Robert Thirsk shares the advice he gave Saint-Jacques.
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Canadian boxer Adonis Stevenson in coma after fight

Canadian boxer Adonis Stevenson in coma after fight

Canadian boxer Adonis Stevenson is in a coma after being knocked out during a title fight
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Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world, week of Dec. 3rd

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world, week of Dec. 3rd

BMO Financial Group releases its fourth-quarter and year-end results on Tuesday. National Bank of Canada reports its results on Wednesday. Hudson's Bay Co. will announce its third-quarter results on Wednesday. The Bank of Canada will make its an...
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Canadian space legends on David Saint-Jacques’ launch

Canadian space legends on David Saint-Jacques’ launch

Canada’s first woman in space Roberta Bondar says it is very exciting to see David Saint-Jacques going to space on a six-month mission. The Canadian astronaut launches to the International Space Station Monday.
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Moir says he can’t believe he and Virtue have Walk of Fame star

Moir says he can’t believe he and Virtue have Walk of Fame star

Olympic medallist Scott Moir says he can’t believe he and figure skating partner Tessa Virtue have a Walk of Fame star, and is “pretty excited about it.” The duo were among inductees whose star was unveiled in Toronto Saturday.
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PM says he only recently learned of MP Grewal’s gambling issue

PM says he only recently learned of MP Grewal’s gambling issue

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Saturday in Buenos Aires he learned of Liberal MP Raj Grewal's gambling problem just over a week ago, but his office had no information that an RCMP investigation was connected to the issue.
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Death of George H.W. Bush is ‘an enormous loss:’ Brian Mulroney

Death of George H.W. Bush is ‘an enormous loss:’ Brian Mulroney

Former prime minister Brian Mulroney said Saturday that former U.S. president George H.W. Bush made “very important things possible for Canadian history.” Bush died Friday at the age of 94.
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New app marketed as ‘Uber for snow removal’

New app marketed as ‘Uber for snow removal’

A new app developed by university students in Winnipeg connects homeowners with snow shovellers. The founder of OnTheStep says partnering the app with the Hire-A-Refugee organization reflects the team’s belief in equal opportunity.
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The Marriott breach and other security breakdowns

The Marriott breach and other security breakdowns

Marriott's data breach at Starwood hotels ranks among the largest hacks ever. The company says as many as 500 million guests may have been affected. Here are some of the worst data breaches in history.
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Tories demand answers over Grewal gambling debt investigation

Tories demand answers over Grewal gambling debt investigation

The Conservatives pressed the government Thursday on when it knew of an investigation that brought to light the gambling debts of a Liberal MP, who has stepped down. The Liberals say they learned of Raj Grewal’s “challenges” last week.
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Trump references ‘barbs’ and ‘abuse’ at USMCA trade deal signing

Trump references ‘barbs’ and ‘abuse’ at USMCA trade deal signing

Canada, Mexico and the U.S. signed the USMCA on Friday, a new trade deal which still needs to be ratified by all three countries. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told Donald Trump more work needs to be done to remove existing tariffs.
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Vancouver garden aims to replace koi after otter ate fish

Vancouver garden aims to replace koi after otter ate fish

A Chinese garden in Vancouver is taking steps to keep out an otter that dined on 11 of its koi fish. The garden’s executive director says the goal is to eventually replenish the pond with more koi.
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Canada imposes sanctions on Saudis linked to Khashoggi killing

Canada imposes sanctions on Saudis linked to Khashoggi killing

The foreign affairs minister has announced sanctions on 17 Saudi Arabian nationals linked to the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Chrystia Freeland says Canada’s actions carry “real weight” in the world.
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Canada ‘on track’ to sign USMCA trade deal: Freeland

Canada ‘on track’ to sign USMCA trade deal: Freeland

Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland says USMCA, Canada’s new trade deal with the U.S. and Mexico, is being finalized and will be signed on Nov. 30.
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Netflix Canada’s next price hike is its biggest ever

Netflix Canada’s next price hike is its biggest ever

Netflix Canada has announced its biggest price increase ever for both new and current subscribers.
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Justin Trudeau arrives in Buenos Aires ahead of G20 summit

Justin Trudeau arrives in Buenos Aires ahead of G20 summit

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Sophie Gregoire Trudeau landed in Buenos Aires Thursday, ahead of the start of the G20 summit in Argentina on Friday.
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Notley says Alberta plans new rail cars to get oil to market

Notley says Alberta plans new rail cars to get oil to market

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says the province will buy new rail cars to transport its oil to market while new pipeline plans remain stalled. Notley says the economy “cannot sustain” oil prices that are near record lows.
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Scheer, Trudeau spar over carbon tax and GM plant closure

Scheer, Trudeau spar over carbon tax and GM plant closure

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer questioned Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in the House of Commons Wednesday, over whether there's a link between carbon tax plans and the announced closure of the GM plant in Oshawa, Ontario.
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