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at 15:48 on September 30, 2016, EDT.

War canoe takes Prince William and Kate to Haida Gwaii as royal tour winds down

HAIDA GWAII, B.C. — Prince William and Kate made their arrival today at a small village on an island off the coast of British Columbia in a replica 15-metre Haida war canoe.

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at 16:03 on September 30, 2016, EDT.

Big city mayors ask federal Liberals for $12.6B for affordable housing

OTTAWA — The mayors of Canada's largest cities are calling on the federal Liberals to set aside $12.6 billion during the next decade to help build new affordable housing units and alleviate a growing need in places like Toronto and Vancouver.

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at 15:15 on September 30, 2016, EDT.

Leaders mourn Peres, who Chretien says had 'no regret, always looking forward'

JERUSALEM — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, his Liberal and Conservative predecessors and political luminaries from around the world gathered Friday to mourn Shimon Peres — the Israeli statesman hailed by many as a dreamer and visionary who personified the hope for peace in the Middle East.

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at 14:58 on September 30, 2016, EDT.

Economic development help for hard-hit northern Manitoba towns

CHURCHILL, Man. — The federal government is putting up $4.6 million for economic development in northern Manitoba — a region hard hit by the closure of the Port of Churchill.

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at 14:54 on September 30, 2016, EDT.

Liberals call Commons debate, vote on ratifying Paris climate commitments

OTTAWA — The Liberal government will hold a debate and a vote in the House of Commons next week on whether Canada should ratify the international Paris climate accord.

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at 14:37 on September 30, 2016, EDT.

'The truth will come out': Sister of Stampeder shooting suspect says he didn't do it

CALGARY — The sister of a man charged in the shooting death of a Canadian Football League player says she's praying "the truth will come out" to prove his innocence.

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at 14:17 on September 30, 2016, EDT.

Two people on a plane reported missing near Yellowknife found alive: military

YELLOWKNIFE — Two people who were on board a small plane that was reported missing in the Northwest Territories have been found alive.

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at 14:16 on September 30, 2016, EDT.

University of New Brunswick adjourns appeal in women's hockey case

FREDERICTON — The University of New Brunswick is pausing the court battle against a ruling that ordered it to reinstate its women's varsity hockey team.

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at 14:13 on September 30, 2016, EDT.

Shackles removed from hospitalized woman facing deportation: minister

HALIFAX — An ailing woman who is facing deportation to England has been freed from shackles that kept her restrained in her hospital bed following the intervention of two Nova Scotia cabinet ministers, one of whom said he was appalled by her treatment.

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at 14:04 on September 30, 2016, EDT.

Shackles removed from hospitalized woman facing deportation: minister

HALIFAX — An ailing woman who is facing deportation to England has been freed from shackles that kept her restrained in her hospital bed following the intervention of two Nova Scotia cabinet ministers, one of whom said he was appalled by her treatment.

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at 14:02 on September 30, 2016, EDT.

Defence minister slams cadet letter referring to breasts as 'developing bits'

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan says language used in an air cadet brochure that refers to girls' breasts as "developing bits" is "completely unacceptable" and offensive.

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at 14:01 on September 30, 2016, EDT.

Police identify Japanese ESL student as Vancouver homicide victim

VANCOUVER — The body of a missing 30-year-old Japanese woman has been found on the grounds of an empty heritage mansion in Vancouver's West End.

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