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James Michael Tyler, actor best known as Gunther on Friends, dead at 59

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Actor James Michael Tyler, who played Gunther on Friends, died Sunday at home in Los Angeles from prostate cancer, said his manager. Tyler was first diagnosed with advanced prostate cancer in 2018.

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1st player to speak out reacts to Canada Soccer’s review of coach investigation

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The soccer player who first publicly accused a women’s national team coach of inappropriate behaviour says Canada Soccer’s weekend response to her complaints is better late than never.

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Canada’s Maggie Mac Neil named Best Female Athlete at Tokyo 2020

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Maggie Mac Neil’s year just got even more special. The London, Ont., native was named Best Female Athlete of Tokyo 2020 Sunday by the Association of National Olympic Committees in Greece on Sunday.

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Atlético Ottawa wraps up home schedule with draw against York United

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Atlético Ottawa wrapped up the home schedule of its Canadian Premier League season Sunday afternoon by playing York United to a 1-1 draw at TD Place.

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Demonstrators support Kyrie Irving, protest New York’s vaccine mandate before Nets’ home opener

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Demonstrators supporting Nets guard Kyrie Irving and protesting New York’s vaccine mandate gathered outside Barclays Center on Sunday before Brooklyn’s home opener. A few dozen people were in the plaza outside the arena, some chanting “Let Kyrie play.”

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Fournier Beaudry, Sorensen earn bronze medal for Canada in Skate America ice dance

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Madison Hubbell and Zachary Donohue won the final Skate America of their careers on Sunday by a tiny margin while Canadian ice dancers Laurence Fournier Beaudry and Nikolaj Sorensen claimed bronze, as they had at both their Grand Prix assignments two seasons ago.

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Husband of U.K. charity worker jailed in Iran begins 2nd hunger strike

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The husband of U.K. charity worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who has been detained for more than five years in Iran, has gone on a hunger strike again after a court decided she has to spend another year in prison.

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Titans start fast to claim dominant win over Kansas City

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Ryan Tannehill threw for 270 yards and a touchdown, and he also ran for a score and the Tennessee Titans routed Kansas City 27-3 Sunday for their fifth win in six games.

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MLB’s 1st work stoppage in 26 years nearly certain in early December

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Baseball’s ninth work stoppage and first in 26 years appears almost certain to start Dec. 2, freezing the free-agent market and threatening the start of spring training in February.

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Fleury successfully defends Masters women’s title with extra-end win over Jones

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Tracy Fleury scored a deuce in an extra end for a 9-7 victory over Jennifer Jones in the women’s final at the Masters on Sunday afternoon.

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Team Fleury defends Grand Slam of Curling Master’s title

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Team Tracy Fleury successfully defended their Grand Slam of Curling Master’s title Sunday with a 9-7 win over Team Jennifer Jones in the extra end.

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Picasso artworks sell for combined $135M at Las Vegas auction

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Eleven Pablo Picasso artworks have been sold for a combined $109 million US ($135 million Cdn) in a Las Vegas auction coinciding with the artist’s 140th birthday.

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Refugee PSW wants to help but is shut out of essential workers’ residency program

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After filling in the gaps for personal support worker agencies in Hamilton during the worst of the pandemic, Jane, a failed refugee claimant from Uganda, was eager to learn about the federal government’s pathway to permanent residence for healthcare workers.

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Refugee PSW wants to help but is shut out of essential workers’ residency program

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After filling in the gaps for personal support worker agencies in Hamilton during the worst of the pandemic, Jane, a failed refugee claimant from Uganda, was eager to learn about the federal government’s pathway to permanent residence for healthcare workers.

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Atlanta vs Houston: A World Series 6 decades in the making

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This year’s World Series pairs former NL rivals Atlanta and the Astros, who’ve played more than 700 times, including five post-season series. They take the field Tuesday night in Houston in their first meeting since 2017 due to scheduling and COVID.

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Odermatt overtakes hometown favourite Leitinger to win season-opening giant slalom

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Swiss skier Marco Odermatt edged surprise first-run leader Roland Leitinger of Austria by 7-100ths of a second Sunday to win the season-opening men’s World Cup giant slalom.

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Canada shakes off rust at wheelchair curling worlds with pair of wins

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Canada bounced back from an opening loss by winning a pair of round-robin games Sunday at the world wheelchair curling championship. Mark Ideson’s team beat Switzerland 6-3 in the afternoon before topping host China 4-2 in the evening.

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Quebec to replace ethics and religious culture class with program emphasizing Quebec values, critical thinking

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The new program, called Quebec Citizenship and Culture, represents a “major transformation” and will include a focus on critical thinking, the minister said.

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British envoy seeks Canada’s climate change help at UN talks in Glasgow

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British high commissioner Susannah Goshko is hoping to enlist Canada’s aid at the upcoming COP26 conference, countering criticism that this country’s international reputation in the area has weakened.

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Odermatt overtakes hometown favourite Leitinger to win season-opening giant slalom

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Swiss skier Marco Odermatt edged surprise first-run leader Roland Leitinger of Austria by 7-100ths of a second Sunday to win the season-opening men’s World Cup giant slalom.

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Part of Main Street closed as Winnipeg firefighters battle building fire

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Winnipeg police closed part of Main Street on Sunday morning because of a large fire that’s consumed a building.

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Statement on United Nations Day

“76 years ago, from the ashes of World War II, our parents and grandparents responded to the unprecedented social and economic collapse of their time by building a new international order based on rules and strong international institutions with the United Nations at its core.”

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Hu Xuwei beats Olympic champ for horizontal bar gold at gymnastics worlds

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China’s Hu Xuwei upstaged Tokyo Olympic champion Daiki Hashimoto of Japan to win the horizontal bar gold medal on the final day of the 50th artistic gymnastics world championships on Sunday.

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Canadian government should have moved more quickly on release of two Michaels, Chrétien says

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Hazardous materials burned aboard container ship anchored off southern B.C.

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Two of the burning containers on the ship’s deck held hazardous material identified as potassium amylxanthate, listed as a “reactive flammable material.”

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Colombia’s most wanted drug lord captured in jungle raid

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Colombian security forces have captured the country’s most wanted drug trafficker, a rural warlord who stayed on the run for more than a decade by corrupting state officials and aligning himself with combatants on the left and right.

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Odermatt overtakes hometown favourite Leitinger to win season-opening giant slalom

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Swiss skier Marco Odermatt edged surprise first-run leader Roland Leitinger of Austria by 7-100ths of a second Sunday to win the season-opening men’s World Cup giant slalom.

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Canada Concludes a Successful Two Years as Guest of Honour Country at the Frankfurt Book Fair

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Odermatt overtakes hometown favourite Leitinger to win season-opening giant slalom

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Swiss skier Marco Odermatt edged surprise first-run leader Roland Leitinger of Austria by 7-100ths of a second Sunday to win the season-opening men’s World Cup giant slalom.

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Mark Messier on Gretzky, hockey fights, the NHL’s new stars, and stickhandling success

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Hockey superstar Mark Messier discusses moments from his incredible career, and what makes a Hall of Famer.

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The truth about CBD; Instacart workers speak out: CBC’s Marketplace Cheat Sheet

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CBC’s Marketplace rounds up the consumer and health news you need from the week.

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The truth about CBD; Instacart workers speak out: CBC’s Marketplace Cheat Sheet

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CBC’s Marketplace rounds up the consumer and health news you need from the week.

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Coronavirus: What’s happening in Canada and around the world on Sunday

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Melbourne, one of the world’s most locked-down cities that emerged from its latest spate of COVID-19 restrictions heading into the weekend, will see more curbs eased later this week when the state of Victoria reaches an 80 per cent full vaccination rate, officials said on Sunday.

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Jill Brothers returns to hometown for Olympic curling trials qualifier

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One of the formative victories of Jill Brothers’ curling career came at the Liverpool Curling Club almost 15 years ago. She’s hoping a return to hometown ice at the upcoming qualifier for the Olympic trials yields a similar result.

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Political opponents call Erodgan’s threat to expel ambassadors a distraction from economic woes

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s political opponents said his call to expel the ambassadors of 10 Western countries was an attempt to distract attention from Turkey’s economic difficulties, while diplomats hoped the expulsions might yet be averted.

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Canada’s Dion skates to World Cup short track bronze in Beijing

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Canada’s Pascal Dion will bring home a bronze medal from the 1,000-metre final at the season opening World Cup short track speed skating event in Beijing on Sunday.

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Trudeau names his new cabinet Tuesday. Here are some of the perks and quirks of being a minister

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will unveil a cabinet Tuesday that he promises will have gender parity and “proper regional distribution.” Like all prime ministers, he is expected to make appointments that reflect the diversity of the country.

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Trudeau names his new cabinet Tuesday. Here are some of the perks and quirks of being a minister

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will unveil a cabinet Tuesday that he promises will have gender parity and “proper regional distribution.” Like all prime ministers, he is expected to make appointments that reflect the diversity of the country.

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Is it too late to correct the pronunciation of my name?

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I’ve never been comfortable with the westernized pronunciation of my name, but I was afraid to stand up or feel like an inconvenience, writes Sabra Ismath.

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Facebook to rebrand as a metaverse company. What is that?

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With news that Facebook Inc. is expected to rebrand as a metaverse company, the not-so-novel term has made its way into headlines around the world. Here’s what it means, and how companies are hoping it will hook users.

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Facebook to rebrand as a metaverse company. What is that?

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With news that Facebook Inc. is expected to rebrand as a metaverse company, the not-so-novel term has made its way into headlines around the world. Here’s what it means, and how companies are hoping it will hook users.

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Facebook to rebrand as a metaverse company. What is that?

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With news that Facebook Inc. is expected to rebrand as a metaverse company, the not-so-novel term has made its way into headlines around the world. Here’s what it means, and how companies are hoping it will hook users.

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Facebook to rebrand as a metaverse company. What is that?

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With news that Facebook Inc. is expected to rebrand as a metaverse company, the not-so-novel term has made its way into headlines around the world. Here’s what it means, and how companies are hoping it will hook users.

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High schoolers, educators decry split focus of hybrid learning model

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Ontario school districts using the hybrid model of simultaneous instruction say it’s a flexible method that keeps students connected to their school communities and better able to adapt to sudden shifts between in-person and virtual learning. But the model continues to draw fierce criticism from students, parents and educators.

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Horvat, Garland score in 3rd period as Canucks spoil expansion Kraken home debut

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Bo Horvat scored his second goal of the game on a power play with 7:08 remaining, and Conor Garland scored on a breakaway three minutes later as the Vancouver Canucks spoiled the home debut of the Seattle Kraken with a 4-2 win on Saturday night.

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Roughriders avoid season sweep in downing Stampeders

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The Saskatchewan Roughriders avoided a third consecutive loss to the Stampeders with a 20-17 win Saturday in Calgary. By a quirk of the CFL schedule, Calgary is the only opponent the Roughriders have played so far in October interrupted only by a bye week.

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CBC Sports Late Night: Road to the Olympic Games – Snowboard World Cup – Chur

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Watch the very finest of the snowboard world take to the skies to compete in Chur, Switzerland in the FIS Snowboard World Cup.

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Brave new world: Atlanta beats LA Dodgers to punch ticket to World Series

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Eddie Rosario capped a remarkable NL Championship Series with a three-run homer, sending Atlanta to the World Series for the first time since 1999 with a 4-2 victory over the defending champion Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday night.

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Mathieu Perreault hat trick leads Canadiens over Detroit for 1st win of season

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After starting the season with an 0-5 record, the Montreal Canadiens found their first win Saturday night. Mathieu Perreault scored a hat trick and the Habs earned a 6-1 win over the Detroit Red Wings.

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Vanessa Bryant said LA sheriff promised to secure crash site

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Kobe Bryant’s widow said she pleaded with the Los Angeles County sheriff to make sure no one takes photographs from the site of the 2020 helicopter crash that killed the basketball star, and he reassured that the area had been secured, court documents say.