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Centre Ice Conservatives are warming the bench for now

Speaking to a gathering of self-described “Centre Ice Conservatives” in Edmonton on Thursday, former British Columbia premier Christy Clark offered a tidy explanation for why the people in the room had come together. “When you look across the country, what we see are political leaders rushing to the fringes. Political …

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Convicted B.C. sex criminal arrested in Cambodia for allegations of child rape

WARNING: This story contains disturbing details about alleged sex crimes against children. Investigators in Canada and Cambodia are looking into the activities of a Vancouver man arrested for a number of sex crimes against Cambodian children. The Child Protection Unit, an investigative group affiliated with Cambodia’s Ministry of Interior and funded …

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Gus the tortoise observes his 100th birthday in characteristic strong, silent style

Nova Scotia’s most beloved reptile is now 100 — or close enough for a party.  Gus the gopher tortoise has been in residence at the Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History in Halifax since 1942. While his actual hatching day is lost to history, August seems like the right time to …

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This father and son both needed 4-organ transplants. They want more people to give the gift of life

Nearly 16 years after Darryl Wallis had a rare, life-changing transplant operation for four organs, his five-year-old son had to undergo the same procedure just two weeks ago. Now, he’s calling on more Ontarians to consider registering to become organ donors. At the age of one, Wallis was diagnosed with hollow visceral …

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Calgary Stampede Showband crowned international class champions in Indiana

Last week, the Calgary Stampede Showband drove down to Indiana to compete in the Drum Corps International (DCI) Championships for the first time — the world stage for marching ensembles. On Tuesday night, they were named international class champions in Marion, Indiana, launching them to the world championship in Indianapolis on …

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B.C. couple questions why they were escorted by police off Swoop flight after seat change

A B.C. couple is questioning why a minor dispute on a plane escalated to them being escorted off by police. Other passengers on the flight are defending the couple, who are Black, accusing staff of racism. Jhody Batiste was flying from Toronto to Kelowna on Wednesday when she asked another passenger to switch seats so she …

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Air passengers losing patience with enforcement agency as backlog of complaints balloons

Canadians whose travel plans have been derailed by flight delays or cancellations say they’re losing patience with the agency responsible for enforcing compensation rules. The Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA) — a quasi-judicial tribunal and regulator tasked with settling disputes between airlines and customers — has been dealing with a backlog …

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These Canadian startups are taking quantum computing mainstream

It’s not what you’d expect to find on the 29th floor of a Toronto office building. Instead of cubicles, a complex arrangement of lasers, mirrors and optical fibres run from floor to ceiling, making up the quantum computer called Borealis.  And Borealis recently hit a milestone by solving a colossal …

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ਸੀਯੂਈਟੀ-ਯੂਜੀ ਦੇ ਚੌਥੇ ਗੇੜ ਦੀ ਪ੍ਰੀਖਿਆ 30 ਤੱਕ ਮੁਲਤਵੀ

ਨਵੀਂ ਦਿੱਲੀ, 13 ਅਗਸਤ ਕੇਂਦਰੀ ਯੂਨੀਵਰਸਿਟੀ ਪ੍ਰਵੇਸ਼ ਪ੍ਰੀਖਿਆ-ਗ੍ਰੈਜੂਏਟ (ਸੀਯੂਈਟੀ-ਯੂਜੀ) ਪ੍ਰੀਖਿਆ ਦੇ ਚੌਥੇ ਗੇੜ ਵਿਚ ਬੈਠਣ ਵਾਲੇ 11,000 ਉਮੀਦਵਾਰਾਂ ਦੀ ਪ੍ਰੀਖਿਆ ਨੂੰ 30 ਅਗਸਤ ਤੱਕ ਮੁਲਤਵੀ ਕਰ ਦਿੱਤਾ ਗਿਆ ਹੈ ਤਾਂ ਜੋ ਪ੍ਰੀਖਿਆ ਕੇਂਦਰ ਉਨ੍ਹਾਂ ਦੀ ਪਸੰਦ ਦੇ ਸ਼ਹਿਰ ਮੁਤਾਬਕ ਬਣਾਏ ਜਾ ਸਕਣ। ਚੌਥੇ ਗੇੜ ਦੀ ਪ੍ਰੀਖਿਆ 17 ਤੋਂ 20 ਅਗਸਤ …

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