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Next stop? Cambridge Bay: Crystal Serenity cruise to anchor in Nunavut

It's day 13 on the Crystal Serenity, the world's largest cruise ship to attempt to cross the Northwest Passage, and it's on to another remote northern community prepared for a flood of tourists.
Arctic rescue fears loom as massive cruise ship prepares to sail Northwest Passage
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32,000 blood donations needed before Labour Day

Canadian Blood Services said it needs 32,000 donations before Labour Day to keep its supply at a “comfortable” level.
The organization put out an urgent appeal on Friday for Canadians to roll up their sleeves after the national inventory dropped significantly over the summer.
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Postal workers union give details of job action if no deal is reached Sunday

OTTAWA — Contract talks continued between Canada Post and its largest union Sunday afternoon, with neither side hinting as to whether any progress had been made.
A federally appointed mediator began meeting with the two sides on Friday to try to reach a deal.
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'Don't Breathe' scares away the competition

LOS ANGELES — The horror movie Don’t Breathe has reason to let out a big sigh of relief. Audiences turned out in droves for the late summer thriller, which brought in US$26.1 million, according to studio estimates released Sunday.
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Turkish president vows to 'destroy terrorists'

ISTANBUL -- Turkey's president vowed on Sunday to "destroy terrorists" after months of deadly attacks throughout the country and reiterated his claim that a child suicide bomber was responsible for last weekend's explosion that claimed at least 54 lives in the southeast.
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Alberta PCs set rules for leadership race to replace former premier Jim Prentice

Alberta's Progressive Conservatives have laid out the rules for their leadership contest, including retroactive finance disclosure and a rule forbidding candidates from doing anything that could harm the PC brand.
The race does not officially begin until Oct.
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Turkey-backed rebels expel Kurdish forces from Syrian towns

BEIRUT -- Rebels backed by Turkey made major gains Sunday in northern Syria, expelling Kurdish-led forces from towns and villages as part of a determined campaign by Ankara to push the militants east of the Euphrates River.
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Warning: The following story contains some graphic language!
Comedian Mark Critch has removed a photo mocking former prime minister Stephen Harper from his Instagram account following a barrage of tweets from a Conservative MP that included obscenities.
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Friends, colleagues to remember slain Mississippi nuns

DURANT, Miss. -- Friends and colleagues who knew two nuns killed in their Mississippi home are gathering Sunday to remember them, as authorities continue to investigate the harrowing crime that shocked people in the small communities where the women committed their lives to helping the poor.
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WASHINGTON — Donald Trump isn’t making it easy for top supporters and advisers, from his running mate on down, to defend him or explain some campaign positions.
Across the Sunday news shows, a parade of Trump stand-ins, led by vice-presidential nominee Mike Pence, couldn’t say whether Trump was sticking with or changing a central promise to boot the roughly 11 million people living in the U.S.
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NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick was the centre of controversy earlier this week when he refused to stand during the Star-Spangled Banner before a pre-season game — saying the U.S. oppresses black Americans and other minorities — but the incident is just one in a long history of sports anthem gaffes.
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Scouting out a public washroom can be tough, especially when you need it most.
Last week, Jenneffer Albert witnessed an elderly man with a walker begging employees at a Saskatoon Co-op gas station to use the building's washroom.
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