New four-volume atlas highlights Canada’s rich Indigenous heritage

Canada’s vibrant Indigenous heritage is highlighted in a new book collection – made in collaboration with communities across the country.
Canadian Geographic’s Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada is a four-volume set which guides readers through land, languages, people and culture.
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Walk into my parlour: Greek spiders spin giant web over shore

ATHENS, Greece - It's not quite the World Wide Web -- but the spiders of Aitoliko in Greece have made a good start.
Spurred into overdrive by an explosion in the populations of insects they eat, thousands of little spiders in the western Greek town have shrouded coastal trees, bushes and low vegetation in thick webs.
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Turkey says it will patrol a former ISIS-held Syrian town with U.S. forces

ISTANBUL -- Turkey will soon conduct joint patrols with U.S. forces in the strategic northern Syrian town of Manbij, once a stronghold of the Islamic State group, a top Turkish official said on Friday
The announcement came as Turkey's Defence Ministry said in a Friday statement that the borders of Idlib's demilitarized zone were determined in a meeting with their Russian counterparts during a three-day meeting.
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Quebec Liberal leader doubles down on notion that $75 weekly grocery bill is possible

MONTREAL -- One day after being ridiculed for saying it was possible to feed a family of three on $75 a week, Liberal Leader Philippe Couillard is maintaining his stance.
Asked again today about the grocery tab, Couillard said it could be done with some creative coupon usage.
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Alberta assignment asks students to identify 'positive effect' of residential schools

Alberta education officials are apologizing after students were asked to identify the positive effects of the residential school system.
An assignment given out at St. Paul Alternative Education Centre, taken from an Alberta Grade 11 social studies correspondence course, asked what a positive effect of residential schools was.
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Trump calls out Kavanaugh's accuser by name amid Supreme Court controversy

U.S. President Donald Trump challenged the woman accusing his Supreme Court nominee of sexual assault on Friday, saying that if the alleged attack was that "bad" then she would have filed charges.
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Black Eyed Peas new single 'Big Love' shows students fleeing a school shooter

NEW YORK -- The Black Eyed Peas tackle gun violence at schools and immigration in two new music videos for their song, "Big Love."
The trio -- it's unclear if Fergie is still part of the group -- released the videos Friday.
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Jury to resume deliberating in case of Calgary man accused of murdering woman

CALGARY -- Jurors are to continue deliberating Friday whether a man accused of raping and killing a Calgary mother of four is guilty of first-degree murder or a lesser charge.
The jury was given instructions by Queen's Bench Justice Charlene Anderson on Thursday and they deliberated until 9 p.m.
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Passenger rights advocate launches complaint, calls Swoop's baggage fees 'deceptive'

An air passenger rights advocate has filed a regulatory complaint against Swoop Inc. claiming the new low-cost airline is unlawfully charging baggage fees.
In a complaint to the Canadian Transportation Agency, Gabor Lukacs says the commercial carrier is flouting Canadian law by failing to offer passengers a basic fare that includes a carry-on and a checked bag.
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How hordes of Game of Thrones fans are causing chaos in Dubrovnik

Marc van Bloemen has lived in the old town of Dubrovnik, a Croatian citadel widely praised as the jewel of the Adriatic, for decades, since he was a child. He says it used to be a privilege.
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Mass tourism threatens Croatia's Game of Thrones town

Marc van Bloemen has lived in the old town of Dubrovnik, a Croatian citadel widely praised as the jewel of the Adriatic, for decades, since he was a child. He says it used to be a privilege.
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Hunt on for person or persons responsible for killing two Alberta grizzly bears

GRANDE PRAIRIE, Alta. -- Investigators are looking into the deaths of two grizzly bears that were found shot in northwestern Alberta.
Alberta Fish and Wildlife says in a Facebook posting that an adult male grizzly weighing about 227 kilograms was discovered Wednesday afternoon, about 145 kilometres south of Grande Prairie.
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