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In a wake of CBC’s investigation into the conduct of a former NDP cabinet minister, Manitoba’s premier will announce new policy on dealing with sexual harassment, according to a senior government source.

Posted: February 22, 2018, 5:00 am
Sheila North

The leader of a group representing Manitoba First Nations says while she can't predict the verdict the jury will reach in the second-degree murder trial of Raymond Cormier, she knows the outcome will be hard on the family of victim Tina Fontaine.

Posted: February 22, 2018, 5:00 am
Raymond Cormier

It wasn't a totally unexpected call. What was unexpected was how quickly Raymond Cormier got in touch.

Posted: February 22, 2018, 5:00 am

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National News Headlines

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Former customers of two colon cleansing services in Thunder Bay, Ont. are getting tested for HIV and Hepatitis B and C after complaints of poor hygiene practices at the businesses. Health experts says there is no scientific evidence to support such practices, and that they can be risky.

Posted: February 22, 2018, 3:00 am
Tina Liu

Hundreds of thousands of international students are here from around the world and largely fending for themselves in a new country without adequate support from school boards, provincial governments and the federal government, industry experts say.

Posted: February 22, 2018, 3:00 am
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Economics likes to claim free trade is bias-free and rational. But a growing wave of global protectionism reveals trade arguments are always political.

Posted: February 22, 2018, 3:00 am

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World News Headlines

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Corruption continues to be a global problem and the majority of countries are moving too slowly in their efforts to combat it, a watchdog group said Wednesday.

Posted: February 22, 2018, 3:34 am
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Oxfam has confirmed to CBC News it had to drop a planned campaign to raise sexual assault awareness, providing a glimpse into the extent to which emerging misconduct allegations impacted the work of many in the charitable organization who were just trying to do their jobs.

Posted: February 22, 2018, 3:00 am
South Korean women speed skaters

Half a million South Koreans have signed a petition demanding two members of the speed-skating team lose their positions on the national squad for bullying a teammate, Matt Kwong writes.

Posted: February 22, 2018, 3:00 am

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Entertainment and Arts Headlines

Britain Royal Engagement

Canadian fashion designers are benefiting from the so-called Markle effect, the term used to describe an instant spike in demand for clothing, jewelry and other items Meghan Markle wears since she and Prince Harry announced their engagement last November.

Posted: February 22, 2018, 3:00 am
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Arthur Black has died after a battle with pancreatic cancer.

Posted: February 22, 2018, 1:04 am
Sonja Bata

Collector and philanthropist Sonja Bata, whose collection of global footwear treasures formed the basis of the Bata Shoe Museum in Toronto, has died.

Posted: February 21, 2018, 3:47 pm

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Sports Headlines

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The Olympic gold-medal game between Canada and the United States was a thrilling 3-2 shootout affair won by the Americans on Thursday in Pyeongchang. But make no mistake, the best team won the game according to CBC Sports hockey writer Mike Brophy.

Posted: February 22, 2018, 3:51 am
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Switzerland's Michelle Gisin won gold in the Olympic women's alpine combined Thursday in South Korea.

Posted: February 22, 2018, 3:49 am
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Here's a quick recap of all the important Olympic news you might have missed overnight, and a look at what's still to come later today.

Posted: February 22, 2018, 3:40 am

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