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Trudeau talks trade with Trump at G7 summit


Both U.S. President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau sang the praises of their newly minted trade Sunday as the two sat down on the margins of this year's G7 summit in the French seaside resort of Biarritz.

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Forget Toronto. Buying in P.E.I. increasingly 'cutthroat' as home prices rise

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The cost of housing is climbing faster in Prince Edward Island than in much of Canada, with the average price of a home in Charlottetown jumping nearly 40 per cent in just three years.

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How a young Quebec soldier found confidential D-Day invasion plans — and kept it a secret

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Despite the top secret nature of the meetings during the Quebec Conference of 1943, Émile Couture, from Thetford-Mines, Que., walked out of the Château Frontenac with information that could have changed the outcome of the Second World War.

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Prince Andrew and Jeffrey Epstein: Why it's a 'troublesome time' for the royals

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Prince Andrew's friendship with convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein came under renewed scrutiny after the U.S. financier's jail cell suicide, and Prince Harry and Meghan were both criticized and supported for their decision to take private jet flights earlier this month.

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How voter turnout might affect who wins in October

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The Conservatives and Liberals are neck-and-neck in the polls, but could voter turnout benefit one party over the other?

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'Jihadi Jack' shouldn't be one country's problem. We need an international response


While the coalition assembled to defeat ISIS territorially has more of less succeeded in achieving that objective, it is apparent that they gave little to no thought about what to do with accused ISIS members once they were captured or gave up the fight.

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What Disney's growing footprint in Hollywood means for movie-goers


Disney's lucrative film acquisitions and upcoming streaming service mean more projects under one roof, but that can come at a price.

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Father of B.C. homicide suspect seeks access to video of son's 'last will and testament'

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Sarah Leamon says her client Al Schmegelsky, father of suspected killer Bryer Schmegelsky, wants to see the video to bring closure to his son's death. 

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Better Business Bureau posts consumer alert for FlightHub, JustFly due to pattern of complaints

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Online travel agencies FlightHub and JustFly are under scrutiny from the Better Business Bureau due to what the watchdog calls a pattern of complaints. Several customers interviewed by CBC News say they all had difficulty securing refunds for flights that didn't pan out.

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Alberta canola farmers replace China with drought-stricken European market


In the face of China restricting Canadian canola imports, Alberta canola producers are looking to fill the need for the golden crop in drought-stricken Europe.

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Trump retaliates against China with tariff hike; stocks sell off

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U.S. President Donald Trump retaliated against China on Friday with a series of tweets announcing a hike in tariffs on all Chinese goods. This comes after the stock markets sold off in reaction to Trump angrily ordering U.S. companies to stop doing business with China and accusing his own central banker of being an "enemy" to his economic plan.

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Ontario shipyard accuses federal government of unfairly stacking deck in Davie's favour

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An Ontario shipyard is accusing the federal government of trying to unfairly award Quebec's Chantier Davie shipyard potentially billions of dollars in work without a competition.

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Red Bull class action lawsuit settlement has Canadians eligible for up to $10 in damages


There is a class action settlement against Red Bull and Canadian residents may be eligible to seek damages if they purchased or consumed a Red Bull product between January 1, 2007 to  July 23, 2019. 

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Transat shareholders approve Air Canada takeover, deal now in regulators' hands

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Transat shareholders have approved Air Canada's $720-million acquisition offer, a milestone on a twisting road toward a takeover.

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