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Canadian diver Mia Vallée captures silver for 2nd medal at world championships | CBC Sports

Canadian diver Mia Vallée jumped back on the podium at the world aquatics championships in Budapest, Hungary. The Beaconsfield, Que., native earned her second medal of the competition with silver in the women’s three-metre springboard final on Saturday. Vallée, with a total of 329.00, overtook Chinese bronze medallist Chang Yani (325.85) in the final round and Japan’s Sayaka Mikami (294.20), […]

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Plastics ban could spur Canadian companies to tackle harder-to-replace packaging, say industry watchers | CBC News

Our planet is changing. So is our journalism. This weekly newsletter is part of a CBC News initiative entitled “Our Changing Planet” to show and explain the effects of climate change. Keep up with the latest news on our Climate and Environment page. Sign up here to get this newsletter in your inbox every Thursday. This week: Plastics […]

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WW I soldier finally at rest after Canadian team solved the century-old mystery of his death | CBC News

A young soldier from Newfoundland killed during the First World War has finally been laid to rest by the Canadian military after a century-long mystery into his death.  Archeologists unearthed the remains of Pte. John Lambert in a Belgian farmer’s wheat field in 2016, almost 100 years after he died. But it wasn’t until years later that Lambert, who […]

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Canadian fighting in Ukraine pleads for more equipment | Globalnews.ca

KHARKIV, Ukraine — Wearing a military uniform marked with with both the Ukrainian and Canadian flags, Matthew McGill pleaded for more support to fight Russia’s invasion. “We need equipment,” the Canadian Armed Forces veteran and member of Ukraine’s international legion said on Thursday. “The legion needs money to buy equipment.” “Any way you can help […]

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Prominent Canadian lawyer to lead review of Gymnastics Canada in wake of abuse allegations | CBC Sports

Richard McLaren, who led investigations into Russian doping and corruption in the International Weightlifting Federation, will create Gymnastics Canada’s culture review roadmap after athletes spoke out about abusive practices. McLaren Global Sport Solutions, headed by Canadian law professor McLaren, said Thursday it will work with Gymnastics Canada as the national governing body seeks changes that […]

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Canadian diver Mia Vallée bursts to bronze at world championships | CBC Sports

It was a winding route for Canada’s Mia Vallée to land on the podium. The Beaconsfield, Que., diver earned bronze in the women’s one-metre springboard final at the world aquatics championships on Wednesday in Budapest, Hungary. Vallée only snuck into medal round, placing ninth in the morning’s preliminary heat to qualify for the 12-woman final with […]

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Canadian politicians say they support U.S. women seeking abortions. Prove it, say advocates in Michigan | CBC News

A policy group in Detroit is asking Canadian politicians to back up words with actions when it comes to abortion access for U.S. citizens in this country.  Last week, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau weighed in on the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision overturning of the landmark Roe v. Wade decision, calling it a “horrific” development that threatens […]

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University student from India says Canadian passport with XXX as her 1st name has become a ‘pain’ | CBC News

Safa Khan didn’t think her Canadian passport would prove to be such a hassle when she first moved from Delhi to London, Ont., nearly 10 years ago. Khan received her Canadian passport earlier this year, with her full name — first, middle and last — shown as Safa Jamaluddin Khan printed in the surname field. Her first name on the official […]

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Missing baggage adds to chaos at Canadian airports | CBC News

Sara Formel’s family vacation last week to Scotland for a friend’s wedding was supposed to be one of those trips of a lifetime. But instead, she said, it turned into “a trip from hell.” That’s because the family’s luggage — including wedding attire and a car seat for Formel’s nine-month-old — didn’t make it on their June […]

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30,000-Year-Old Baby Mammoth Found Almost Perfectly Preserved in Canadian Gold Fields

A gold miner found a mummified baby woolly mammoth in the Trʼondëk Hwëchʼin Traditional Territory in Yukon, Canada.  According to a press release from the local government, the female baby mammoth has been named Nun cho ga by the First Nation Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in elders, which translates to “big baby animal” in the Hän language.    Nun cho […]