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Even in an 'affordable' Canadian city, cost-of-living squeeze has people putting pressure on politicians

Cost of living is a major federal election issue, even in communities like Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu where people are still feeling the financial pinch despite daily expenses that are notably lower than the Canadian average.
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What drives Bianca Andreescu to be a champion? | In-Depth

After Bianca Andreescu’s victory at the U.S. Open, we have an in-depth look into the mentality and the drive that lifted her over tennis legend Serena Williams.
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Will a public transit tax credit actually get people to drive less? | Fact Check

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer wants to bring back a Harper-era transit tax credit that he says will increase ridership and help the environment, but will it actually help encourage people to drive less, or just help people already using transit? Evan Dyer checks the facts.
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Kaillie Humphries alleges abuse by Bobsleigh Canada head coach Todd Hays

Three-time Olympic medallist Kaillie Humphries says Bobsleigh Canada head coach Todd Hays verbally and mentally abused her during the 2017-18 season. CBC’s Devin Heroux has the latest on the allegations, and the man they’re directed at.
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As Leafs lock in Mitch Marner, other Canadian teams struggle to sign stars before camp

As Mitch Marner signs a massive extension with the Toronto Maple Leafs, several other Canadian NHL teams are working against the clock to sign their stars before the start of training camp.
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Women’s hockey suffocating in Canada after league’s collapse

The Canadian Women’s Hockey League gave elite female players a chance to earn a paycheque, and hone their skills throughout the season. As CBC’s Elizabeth McMillan learned, without it, the sport is sputtering.
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Brothers rising in Hollywood want to spotlight Canadian filmmakers of colour

Shamier Anderson and Stefan James are rising stars in the Hollywood film industry, who want to use their platform to give a boost to Canadian filmmakers of colour. Tashauna Reid has details.
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The National for September 13, 2019

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Actress Felicity Huffman sentenced to 14 days in prison in U.S. college scandal

Desperate Housewives star Felicity Huffman was sentenced to 14 days in prison for paying $15,000 US to rig her daughter's SAT scores in the college admissions scandal that ensnared dozens of wealthy and well-connected parents. CBC’s Ellen Mauro has the latest.
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Andrew Scheer defends his candidates after homophobic, Islamophobic posts surface

Andrew Scheer is defending Conservative party candidates Arpan Khanna and Ghada Melek today, after past social media posts landed them in hot water. Katie Simpson has more on the reaction.
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RCMP intelligence director accused of violating secrets act

A senior member working with an RCMP intelligence team has been charged under the Security of Information Act — an event that is expected to have a ripple effect across Canada's intelligence sector for years.

Millennial voters could decide this election — here's what some say would sway their vote

Millennials will make up the largest group of eligible voters in Canada's upcoming federal election. Here's what a diverse and as-yet undecided group wants to see from their next government, and what they say will sway their vote.
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Liberal strategy on the 1st federal election debate | At Issue

At Issue talk through the first full day of the 2019 federal election campaign. The panel discusses the rewards and risks of Trudeau's absence in the first federal election debate.
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Kaillie Humphries sues Bobsleigh Canada, prepares to compete for U.S.

One of Canada's most decorated Olympians is in the final stages of leaving Team Canada to compete for the United States.
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Party leaders square off at 1st federal election debate, without Trudeau

At this first debate, much of the focus is on who didn't show up. Justin Trudeau opted to stay out on the trail tonight.
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Is CBD a miracle drug or just another fad?

Cannabidiol, or CBD, is a chemical compound in cannabis but unlike THC it doesn’t get you high. It’s been touted as a treatment for cancer, anxiety and chronic pain — but doctors say there’s little evidence behind the supposed benefits, at least for now.
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Why are doctors concerned about vaping?

Health officials in the U.S. have flagged hundreds of serious respiratory illnesses among people who use e-cigarettes, including six deaths. CBC News looks at the repercussions in Canada.
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The National for September 12, 2019

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Russian police raid homes, offices of opposition activists

Police raided homes and offices of supporters of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny in 43 Russian cities, his close allies said Thursday.
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U.S. House panel votes to ramp up Trump impeachment probe

The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives judiciary committee voted Thursday to intensify its investigation of Republican President Donald Trump.
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Will a 1%% tax on foreign buyers help control housing prices | Fact Check

Liberal leader Justin Trudeau promised to bring in a national one per cent tax on properties owned by people who are not Canadian and do not live in Canada, saying it would help control housing affordability — but would it? Evan Dyer checks the facts.
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Setting the tone of the 2019 federal election campaign | At Issue

Canada's political leaders have hit the campaign trail and big issues have made their way to the top of the agenda.
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Quebec judge overturns parts of federal, provincial laws on medically assisted dying

A Quebec Superior Court justice has declared parts of both the federal and provincial laws on medically assisted dying unconstitutional because they're too restrictive.
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Party leaders hit campaign trail across Canada on Day 1 of the 2019 campaign

Party leaders fanned out across the country to try to get their messages through to voters.
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Bianca Andreescu basking in the celebration at home

Teen tennis star Bianca Andreescu arrived at the Aviva Centre in Toronto on Wednesday morning to meet the Canadian media four days after her historic Grand Slam win over Serena Williams on Saturday.
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The National for September 11, 2019

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Ontario's students face overcrowding concerns, threat of strike

Ontario's students are settling into the new school year feeling the squeeze from a tightened education budget and the threat of labour disruption hanging in the air.
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Trudeau kicks off 2019 federal election campaign

The Liberal leader has triggered the official launch of the federal election campaign. The vote is to be held on Oct. 21.