Minnesota Vikings rookie Jaylen Twyman recovering from gunshot wounds

Minnesota Vikings rookie defensive tackle Jaylen Twyman is recovering from four gunshot wounds that caused scary but superficial injuries after bullets hit a vehicle he was riding in, his agent Drew Rosenhaus said Monday night.

Summer McIntosh, 14, could follow Penny Oleksiak as Canada's next Olympic breakout

Fourteen-year-old Summer McIntosh beat Penny Oleksiak, 21, to win the 200-metre freestyle final on Sunday in Toronto at the national Olympic swim trials, booking her spot at the Tokyo Games. McIntosh, a rising star, may now be staring at...

Manitoba homicide suspect now also faces attempted murder investigation in Ontario

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A Manitoba homicide suspect who led police on a days-long hunt that ended in Ontario a few days ago is now facing attempted murder charges due to allegedly firing at Ontario Provincial Police officers ahead of his arrest.

Researchers investigate the possible environmental cost of sunscreen

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Researchers scattered around the world are trying to piece together how some components of sunscreen could be harming coral reefs and fish.

Biologist estimates helium balloons are ending up in Great Lakes by the hundreds of thousands

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An Ontario biologist estimates as many as 960,000 plastic helium balloons may end up in Lake Erie every year, based on a nearly two-week cleanup effort across seven kilometres of beach. She hopes sharing her work will help people underst...

Man dead after tornado touches down near Montreal

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Environment Canada issued a series of alerts Monday afternoon, warning Quebec residents of certain sectors that there was a risk of severe thunderstorms strong enough to produce hail, blustery wind, lightning and tornadoes.

Former CEO of Aga Khan Museum to lead Canadian Museum of History

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Henry Kim, the former director of the Aga Khan Museum in Toronto, has been chosen to be the new chief executive officer for the Canadian Museum of History in Gatineau, Que., Radio-Canada has learned.

Transgender weightlifter Laurel Hubbard set to break new ground at Olympics

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In a groundbreaking moment for transgender athletes fighting for the right to compete, New Zealand weightlifter Laurel Hubbard has become the first transgender athlete in history to be named to an Olympic team.

Children by the thousands forced to act as soldiers, victimized by war in 2020

More than 8,500 children were used as soldiers last year in various conflicts across the world and nearly 2,700 others were killed, the United Nations said on Monday.

Liberal MPs issue their own report on military sexual misconduct — without opposition input

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After weeks of filibustering, Liberal MPs on the House of Commons defence committee have done an end-run around the opposition by issuing their own report on the sexual misconduct crisis in the Canadian military.

2021 World Para Ice Hockey Championships on CBC: Canada vs Czech Republic

2021 World Para Ice Hockey Championships on CBC: Canada vs Czech Republic
Canada Takes on Czech Republic in the World Para Ice Hockey Championships

The Brawl in Montreal is forever tied to my coming of age — and my first encounter with racial hatred

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I cried because my hero lost his belt. I cried because they called Sugar Ray names. I cried because I felt real racial hatred and discrimination for the first time.

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