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at 03:00 on July 01, 2016, EDT.

Newfoundland marks 100 years since First World War carnage at Beaumont-Hamel

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Thousands of people are expected to gather in St. John's, N.L., today as the province marks 100 years since the disastrous start to the Somme campaign in the First World War.

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at 00:50 on July 01, 2016, EDT.

Alberta Conservative Party picks March 18 for their leadership vote

CALGARY — Alberta's Progressive Conservatives say they will pick a new leader next spring.

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at 23:18 on June 30, 2016, EDT.

Judge rules for Saskatchewan government over tribal council in care dispute

REGINA — A struggle for power between the Saskatchewan government and the Saskatoon Tribal Council over who has responsibility for children in care was at least temporarily settled Thursday with the government coming out the victor.

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at 18:33 on June 30, 2016, EDT.

PQ leadership hopeful Martine Ouellet committed to referendum in first mandate

QUEBEC — Parti Quebecois leadership hopeful Martine Ouellet said Thursday the turmoil resulting from Britain's ''Brexit'' vote won't make her rethink her referendum timeline.

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at 19:10 on June 30, 2016, EDT.

'Four more years': Canadian MP chanting for Obama draws White House reaction

WASHINGTON — It's not every day that the crowd's reaction to a speech becomes a story — yet Canadian politicians might have achieved just that with their rapturous response to U.S. President Barack Obama.

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at 17:39 on June 30, 2016, EDT.

Fruit flies' ability to change genes could help climate-change research: study

Fruit flies adjust to a sudden drop in temperature by drastically changing their genes and metabolism so they can keep on buzzing around a fruit bowl, says an international study led by a Canadian researcher.

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at 17:27 on June 30, 2016, EDT.

Just in time for Canada Day: Tobacco company offers special 'ehdition' cigarettes

TORONTO — It wouldn't be Canada Day without legions of red-and-white Maple Leaf flags being waved with patriotic gusto, fireworks displays lighting up the sky and musical celebrations across the country. But specially branded cigarettes?

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at 17:23 on June 30, 2016, EDT.

Jurors at PQ shooting trial hear of accused's political 'vision' for Montreal

MONTREAL — Jurors at the first-degree murder trial of Richard Henry Bain heard of his political "vision from God" on Thursday as the Crown ended its case against the man charged in Quebec's 2012 election shooting.

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at 17:19 on June 30, 2016, EDT.

The Wednesday news briefing: An at-a-glance survey of some top stories

Highlights from the news file for Thursday, June 30:

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at 16:57 on June 30, 2016, EDT.

Federal panel to visit 10 communities for Trans Mountain pipeline feedback

CALGARY — A new federal panel will be gathering more feedback about the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion at town hall meetings and discussions this summer in 10 communities in Alberta and British Columbia.

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at 15:56 on June 30, 2016, EDT.

Man's Signal Hill plunge raises alarms about late-night party bus runs

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A young man's 100-metre plunge off Signal Hill in St. John's is raising questions about late-night party bus tours to the national historic site.

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at 15:45 on June 30, 2016, EDT.

Some benefit cheques will be mailed during potential Canada Post labour disruption

TORONTO — Those depending on Old Age Security and Canada Pension Plan cheques can still expect to see them in the mail, even if a Canada Post strike or lockout happens this weekend.

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