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Political advocacy group North99 uses misleading petitions to gather voter data

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North99, a political advocacy group founded by former Liberal Party staffers, has been using online petitions, some of them misleadingly labelled, to collect supporters' contact information ahead of the 2019 election.

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As Democrats prepare to breathe life into Mueller report, Republicans vow to expose bias

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Neither Republicans nor Democrats are expecting bombshell revelations when they square off with Robert Mueller on Wednesday for five hours of congressional hearings on the Russia investigation, but both hope to extract enough from the tight-lipped former special counsel to advance their respective agendas.

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Women are making inroads in the trades but still have a way to go

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Although women are making some inroads into skilled trades, just 1 in 10 apprentices are women and most of those are concentrated in female-dominated trades such as hairstylist or esthetician. Experts say that needs to change in order to meet demand for skilled workers.

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3 dead, 2 missing: What we know about the Northern B.C. cases

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The deaths of three people and the disappearances of two young men within a week amid the wild expanses of northern British Columbia have set residents on edge. Here's what we know.

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Probe report on Hassan Diab's extradition to France to be released this week

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The Department of Justice will this week release the findings of an external probe into Hassan Diab's extradition to France over allegations of his involvement in a 1980 bombing outside a Paris synagogue, sources familiar with the department’s plans tell CBC News.

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U.K. Conservatives to reveal new prime minister

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Britain's governing Conservative Party is set to reveal Tuesday the identity of the country's next prime minister, with Brexit champion Boris Johnson the strong favourite to get the job.

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AFN annual assembly kicks off in Fredericton

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The Assembly of First Nations will open its 40th annual general assembly in the Fredericton region on Tuesday.

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'It's hard to take': Women's baseball players on the outside looking in at Pan Am Games

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Four years ago today, the 18 women on Canada's national baseball team were in a quest for gold at the XVII Pan American Games. This year's edition of the team won't get that chance: their sport has been dropped from the 2019 games, which start Friday in Lima, Peru.

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Women are making inroads in the trades but still have a way to go

Natasha Lalonde - electrician

Although women are making some inroads into skilled trades, just 1 in 10 apprentices are women and most of those are concentrated in female-dominated trades such as hairstylist or esthetician. Experts say that needs to change in order to meet demand for skilled workers.

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Equifax to pay up to $700M in U.S. to settle data breach, but Canada is not included

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Credit monitoring firm Equifax has agreed to pay up to $700 million in fines and penalties to settle with various U.S. regulatory bodies over the massive data breach that saw the personal information of almost 150 million people stolen in 2017.

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Pipeline spill in northwest Alberta releases 100,000 litres of contaminated water

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A pipeline spill in northwest Alberta last week that released 100,000 litres of water laden with salt and hydrocarbons is being cleaned up.

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Huawei hit with security questions as it unveils high-speed rural internet project

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Huawei Canada was hounded by questions about national security concerns and its ties to the Chinese government today as it announced that it will bring high-speed internet to a number of northern and rural communities.

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SNC-Lavalin shares fall to lowest since 2005 as company announces plans to exit many lines of work

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Canadian engineering giant SNC-Lavalin announced a major organizational change on Monday, one that will see the company possibly get out of the oil and gas business, and stop pursuing a different type of contracting work entirely.

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Calgary-based AltaGas selling U.S. solar, fuel cell power plants for $940M

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AltaGas Ltd. says it is selling its portfolio of U.S. distributed electricity assets held by subsidiaries WGL Energy Systems and WGSW Inc. to TerraForm Power, an affiliate of Brookfield Asset Management, for $940 million.

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