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A pioneering Canadian scientist who faced discrimination because of her gender is the subject of a new documentary about her conservation work with giraffes.
In 1956, then 23-year-old Anne Innis Dagg became one of the first foreigners to study animal behaviour in the wild in Africa, when she made a solo journey to learn more about giraffes.
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U.S. company gives employees guns for Christmas

HORTONVILLE, Wis. -- A Wisconsin company is giving employees revolvers for Christmas in what it says is an effort to promote personal safety and team building.
Ben Wolfgram is co-owner of Hortonville-based BenShot. The company makes novelty glassware embedded with a bullet to make it look like it's been shot.
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Canada Post strike having 'critical' impact on retailers, eBay tells PM

OTTAWA -- EBay is calling on the federal government to legislate an end to the Canada Post contract dispute, warning that quick action is needed to ensure retailers don't lose out on Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales.
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Mortgage risks fading thanks to higher rates, tougher rules: Bank of Canada

OTTAWA -- The Bank of Canada is releasing data today that provides a closer look at just how much stricter mortgage rules and higher interest rates have helped slow the growth of new highly indebted households.
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Crews intensify search for victims of California's deadliest wildfire

The search for remains of victims in the charred ruins of the northern California town of Paradise was set to intensify on Wednesday, while firefighters stepped up their nearly week-long efforts to contain the state's deadliest-ever wildfire.
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Celine Dion plans to disrupt the gender binary with baby clothes and glitter

Now that Celine Dion has announced she’ll be wrapping up her Las Vegas residency next summer, the famed Canadian songstress has set her sights on a new occupation – freeing newborns from the gender binary.
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Ocean warming study contained mathematical errors: author

Scientists are warning that bad math may have compromised a recent study looking at the effect global warming is having on the world’s oceans.
The study, which was published earlier this month, found that the amount of heat energy absorbed by the oceans in each of the past 25 years was equivalent to 150 times the amount of electricity produced each year on a worldwide basis.
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BTS's agency apologizes for band members' atomic bomb shirt and hat with Nazi emblem

The agency for K-pop superstars BTS apologized Wednesday for members wearing a T-shirt depicting the explosion of an atomic bomb and a hat with a Nazi emblem.
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U.S. Senate leaders unchanged after election, more jockeying in House

Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday challenged the Democrats who are fighting to stop her from becoming House Speaker to put forward an alternative.
Asked about the opposition, Pelosi noted the lack of a challenger. The California Democrat said, "Come on in.
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When Spider-Man was Canadian: Paul Soles on starring in 1960s cartoon

TORONTO -- When Toronto actor Paul Soles snagged the lead role in Stan Lee's original "Spider-Man" animated series in the 1960s, he was caught in a web of worry.
No one had ever portrayed the teenage Peter Parker and his arachnid-powered alter-ego onscreen before, and Soles certainly never felt like a superhero growing up.
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Canopy Growth shares stumble 8% after company posts quarterly loss

Shares of Canopy Growth Corp., slipped as the cannabis producer reported a wider loss of $330.6 million in its latest quarter, missing analyst estimates, as operating costs surged ahead of the legalization of recreational marijuana in Canada.
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Canopy Growth shares stumble 8% after cannabis producer posts quarterly loss

Shares of Canopy Growth Corp., slipped as the cannabis producer reported a wider loss of $330.6 million in its latest quarter, missing analyst estimates, as operating costs surged ahead of the legalization of recreational marijuana in Canada.
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