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Because language, amirite?: Merriam-Webster dictionary adds 455 new words and definitions

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Word nerds FTW! Merriam-Webster has added 455 new words and phrases to the dictionary that reflect our ever-evolving language, including nods to online culture, food favourites and the pandemic.

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Blue Jays’ Marcus Semien voted man of the year by fellow players

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Toronto infielder Marcus Semien was selected Marvin Miller man of the year, given to a player whose leadership inspires others, by fellow major leaguers in the annual Players Choice Awards from the Major League Baseball Players Association.

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Jets GM Cheveldayoff to discuss Chicago sexual assault allegations with NHL on Friday

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Winnipeg Jets general manager Kevin Cheveldayoff is to meet Friday with NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman to discuss his role in the organizational mishandling of allegations that a Chicago assistant coach sexually assaulted a player during the team’s Stanley Cup run in 2010.

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Peter Nygard transferred to Toronto to face sexual assault charges

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Disgraced former fashion mogul Peter Nygard has been transferred to Toronto from Winnipeg to face multiple charges of sexual assault, CBC News has learned.

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Minister of Transport to make an important announcement on vaccine requirements

The Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, will make an important announcement on vaccine requirements.

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Tk’emlúps te Secwe̓pemc Nation invites Pope to visit, deliver long-awaited apology during Canada trip

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The Tk’emlúps te Secwe̓pemc Nation on Thursday invited Pope Francis to visit their community to meet with survivors of the Kamloops Indian Residential School during his upcoming trip to Canada.

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Former Whitecaps women’s coach accused of attempting to solicit sex from player

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A former head coach of the Vancouver Whitecaps women’s team is facing allegations of attempting to solicit sex from a player.

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Auger-Aliassime outlasts Norrie to reach quarter-finals at Vienna Open

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Felix Auger-Aliassime advanced to the quarter-finals at the Vienna Open after battling through three sets to defeat Great Britain’s Cameron Norrie on Thursday. 

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CFL, CFL Players’ Association brace for yet another round of collective bargaining

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Seven teams continue to battle for the five remaining CFL playoff spots, but looming just off in the distance is yet another round of intense negotiating between the league and its players.

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People in Faro, Yukon, gather to honour shooting victims

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People in Faro, Yukon, are still coming to grips with Tuesday’s violence that left two people dead, another critically injured, and another local resident in jail and facing murder charges.

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Senate to impose mandatory vaccination policy for in-person attendance

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Senators returning to Canada’s upper house for in-person sittings will have to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, Speaker George Furey announced today.

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The Beijing Winter Olympics are 99 days away — here’s an early primer

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CBC Sports’ daily newsletter looks at some big-picture things to know about the fast-approaching Beijing Winter Olympic Games.

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Canada is underestimating carbon emissions from forestry sector, environmental groups allege

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The forestry sector is a significant source of Canada’s carbon emissions, but that’s not always apparent because of the way the industry counts those emissions, four environmental organizations argue in a new report.

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Afghanistan’s ambassador urges Canada to send more help to fleeing refugees

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Afghanistan’s ambassador is urging the Canadian government to send officials to bordering countries such as Pakistan to help refugees fleeing the Taliban get to Canada.

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Sheldon Kennedy calls for systemic change amid Chicago NHL sexual assault investigation

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Former NHL player Sheldon Kennedy says he thinks the Chicago NHL team’s response to allegations of sexual assault is an example of how an organization’s “systemic response” needs to change.

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Facebook is now Meta, but critics say same old problems remain

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Facebook officially launched its rebrand under the name Meta Thursday, unveiling a reorganized corporate structure it hopes will focus attention on where it sees its future while drawing attention away from its contentious present and past.

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B.C. Premier John Horgan to have surgery after discovering growth in throat

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B.C. Premier John Horgan has announced he will receive surgery on Friday after discovering a “lump” in his throat.

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Canada leads G20 in financing fossil fuels, lags in renewables funding, report says

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Canadian fossil fuel producers receive more public financial support than any others in the developed world, according to a new analysis.

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Green Party members are voting on Annamie Paul’s leadership — weeks after she said she would quit

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Green Party of Canada members have started voting on whether to remove Annamie Paul as party leader — roughly a month after Paul herself announced her resignation.

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Minister Guilbeault to hold a media availability ahead of COP26

Media representatives are advised that the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, will hold a media availability to discuss the upcoming UN Climate Change Conference (COP26), which he will be attending in Glasgow from November 1 to November 12, 2021.

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Canada clinches playoff spot at wheelchair curling worlds

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Canada kept the momentum going and earned two more victories on Thursday, booking its ticket to the playoffs at the wheelchair curling worlds. 

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Deputy Prime Minister to attend G20 in Italy and COP26 in the United Kingdom

In the coming days, the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, will travel to Rome to attend the G20 Joint Finance and Health Ministers’ Meeting and support the Prime Minister at the G20 Leaders Summit. The Deputy Prime Minister will then travel to the 26th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP26) in Glasgow, United Kingdom.

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Death of an inmate from the Regional Psychiatric Centre

On October 27, 2021, Oliver Rundle, an inmate from the Regional Psychiatric Centre died while in our custody of apparent natural causes.

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CIPO launches its new National Entry Request (NER) online solution

The Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) has launched its new interactive National Entry Request (NER) online solution for submitting Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) national entry requests. This solution is available to patent applicants who enter the Canadian national phase of their PCT application.

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Man arrested in stabbing at Winnipeg’s Seven Oaks hospital also believed to be linked to 2 homicides: police

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A man arrested in connection with a stabbing at Winnipeg’s Seven Oaks General Hospital on Wednesday is also believed to be linked to two homicides discovered on Wednesday, Winnipeg police said in a news release.

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WHO, partners seek more than $23B US for new COVID-19 war chest

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The World Health Organization and other aid groups on Thursday appealed to leaders of the world’s 20 biggest economies to fund a $23.4 billion US plan to bring COVID-19 vaccines, tests and drugs to poorer countries in the next year.

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New COVID-19 modelling projects continued downward trend for Alberta

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New modelling projects COVID-19 in Alberta will continue to decline if the province stays the course.

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New COVID-19 modelling projects continued downward trend for Alberta

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New modelling projects COVID-19 in Alberta will continue to decline if the province stays the course.

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New COVID-19 modelling projects continued downward trend for Alberta

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New modelling projects COVID-19 in Alberta will continue to decline if the province stays the course.

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Seizure of unauthorized items at Dorchester Penitentiary

On October 15, 2021, staff members intercepted a package containing unauthorized items in the medium security unit at Dorchester Penitentiary.

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Canada urged Biden to drop a ‘Buy American’ idea. Seems he’s sticking to it

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Investigators to release findings into 2017 West Wind Aviation crash in northern Sask.

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The Transportation Safety Board of Canada will release its findings Thursday into the crash of a passenger plane in northern Saskatchewan that occurred almost four years ago.

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Summer surge in delta cases, inventory crunch slow U.S. GDP growth

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A surge in COVID-19 cases and supply-chain woes hurt the U.S. economy in Q3, but economists forecast growth ahead.

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Investigators to release findings into 2017 West Wind Aviation crash in northern Sask.

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The Transportation Safety Board of Canada will release its findings Thursday into the crash of a passenger plane in northern Saskatchewan that occurred almost four years ago.

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Residential school survivor hopes Pope Francis brings more than an apology to Canada

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Residential school survivors like Peter Gardippi say they have mixed feelings about Pope Francis’s impending visit to Canada.

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Seizure of contraband and unauthorized items at Drumheller Institution 

On October 21, 2021, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, contraband and unauthorized items were seized on the grounds of Drumheller Institution.

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Renewed funding announced to build public trust in agriculture in Saskatchewan

Today, the governments of Canada and Saskatchewan announced applications are now being accepted for the 2022 Saskatchewan Agriculture Student Scholarship Program.

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Canada’s Ashley Lawrence named finalist for BBC Women’s Footballer of the Year

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Canadian Ashley Lawrence is one of five finalists for BBC Women’s Footballer of the Year 2021.

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Impatience growing as Liberal MPs wait for 1st post-election caucus meeting

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Radio-Canada spoke to several Liberal MPs, on the record and on background, who said they are eager to make their voices heard on issues at an official gathering, the first since the September election.

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Gang competition is ‘killing people’ in Thunder Bay, Ont., says officer on rise in violent street crime

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Thunder Bay police are concerned over the safety of the public and its own officers amid a rise in incidents involving gangs and guns. One crime expert links more violent street incidents to the fact the northwestern Ontario city borders the U.S., and attracts organized crime groups. 

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Canada’s next figure skating generation ramps up for Olympics under watchful eye of old guard

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As Canada’s next wave of figure skating talent hits home ice, its golden generation will be nearby. Tessa Virtue, Meagan Duhamel and Patrick Chan will join CBC Sports as special analysts for Skate Canada International, the Grand Prix event that begins on Friday in Vancouver.

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Include Workplace Safety on Take Our Kids to Work Day

On November 3, 2021, grade nine students across Canada will have the opportunity to job shadow their parent or another adult for the day, to get an up-close glimpse of work life on Take Our Kids to Work day. The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) reminds workplaces that health and safety can still be included in their programs whether they’re hosting the event virtually or in person.

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Media advisory: Judith Robertson, Commissioner of the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada, to launch Financial Literacy Month 2021

Judith Robertson, Commissioner of the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC), will launch the 11th annual Financial Literacy Month at a virtual event on Monday, November 1 at 1:00 p.m ET.

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Taiwan defence minister says island must defend itself

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Taiwan’s defence minister said Thursday that the island must defend itself and not depend entirely on others for help if China were to launch an attack, even as Taiwan’s president said she had faith the U.S. would come to its aid.

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New British polar research ship ready for maiden voyage

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The CBC’s Tesa Arcilla in London reports on Britain’s new state-of-the-art polar research ship, RRS Sir David Attenborough, docking briefly in the city before COP26 and its first ocean voyage to Antarctica. (Alberto Pezzali/The Associated Press)

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Onions recalled over salmonella

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Goodfood brand onions have been recalled due to concerns they could be contaminated with salmonella.

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Contracting COVID-19 may provide some immunity. But still get vaccinated, scientists say

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Some new studies that look at natural immunity — a degree of protection against COVID-19 that a person develops after being infected — have triggered discussion within the scientific community about the strength of such immunity. However, scientists tell CBC News it is no substitute for vaccination.

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

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The Russian capital brought in its strictest COVID-19-related lockdown measures in more than a year on Thursday as nationwide one-day pandemic deaths and infections hit new highs amid slow vaccination uptake.

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Bells damaged in the Halifax Explosion a century ago to be installed at city hall

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The 2 bells will replace a speaker system that has been in place since the 1990s.

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Contracting COVID-19 may provide some immunity. But still get vaccinated, scientists say

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Some new studies that look at natural immunity — a degree of protection against COVID-19 that a person develops after being infected — have triggered discussion within the scientific community about the strength of such immunity. However, scientists tell CBC News it is no substitute for vaccination.