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'Witness Canadian history': Raptors victory parade takes over Toronto

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Excitement is at a fever pitch in Toronto as Raptors fans celebrate the city's first NBA Finals victory during Monday's parade through downtown streets, with the rally at Nathan Phillips Square outside city hall.

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'It's a problem for society': Climate change is making some homes uninsurable

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Climate change has fundamentally changed the nature of the risk for homeowners and insurance companies alike, Peter Armstrong writes.

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Government lays out fine print of new CMHC program that could contribute 10% to price of first home

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The government has released details of a program it announced during the last federal budget, an initiative that could see Canada's housing agency contribute up to 10 per cent of the price of a buyer's first home if certain conditions are met.

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911 call from frantic asylum seeker details desperate bid to enter Canada on foot

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A 911 call made by a Somali refugee claimant who nearly froze to death in a brutal Manitoba winter provides rare insight into the extraordinary measures asylum seekers take to get into Canada.

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How can Quebec heal wounds caused by emotional debate over religious symbols?

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Michel Jacques had his view of Muslims changed when he arranged a meeting with some in his small Quebec town. Some say these kinds of exchanges will save the province after the tensions raised by a controversial bill banning religious symbols for public employees, which passed Sunday night.

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Why CBC News is doing a series on climate change

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Climate change is a critical issue for our readers, viewers and listeners, and recent polling suggests it is a leading concern in this election year. We want to make sure we reflect that at CBC News.

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No, Trudeau did not give $465M to Afghanistan, only to have it 'disappear'

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A right-wing fringe political party that penned a false blog post about government aid to Afghanistan is one of a handful of Canadian groups that peddle misleading information online in an effort to spread xenophobic ideas, according to the Canadian Anti-Hate Network.

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Quebec government adopts controversial religious symbols bill

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Quebec's majority government has pushed through a controversial piece of legislation that will bar public-school teachers, government lawyers, judges and police officers from wearing religious symbols while at work. 

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Government lays out fine print of new CMHC program that could contribute 10% to price of first home

housing realtor sale sign

The government has released details of a program it announced during the last federal budget, an initiative that could see Canada's housing agency contribute up to 10 per cent of the price of a buyer's first home if certain conditions are met.

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Sotheby's auction house to go private in $3.7B deal

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Billionaire entrepreneur and art collector Patrick Drahi is taking auction house Sotheby's private in a deal valued at $3.7 billion.

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'It's a problem for society': Climate change is making some homes uninsurable

Houses and cars underwater

Climate change has fundamentally changed the nature of the risk for homeowners and insurance companies alike, Peter Armstrong writes.

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Expect rate cuts to wait till Fed thinks they're essential: Don Pittis

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Canadian borrowers and market investors expecting a new round of rate cutting may be disappointed as central bankers batten down to fight the next recession.

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Huawei founder says revenue will be billions below forecast

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Huawei's founder said Monday that the Chinese telecom giant's revenue will be $30 billion US less than forecast over the next two years, as he compared the company to a "badly damaged plane" in the face of U.S. government actions against it.

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Alberta Energy Regulator paying a 3rd executive to commute from B.C.

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A member of the AER’s legal team lives in Victoria, B.C. and has been commuting to Edmonton and Calgary for at least two years. The AER has covered the cost of flights, hotels, and meals.

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