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2017 word of the year: Feminism

Merriam-Webster’s word of the year for 2017: ‘Feminism’

Trudeau appoints Supreme Court chief justice

Prime Minister Trudeau appoints Richard Wagner as Supreme Court chief justice

Researchers claim the ‘man flu’ does exist

Review of scientific studies suggests ‘man flu’ may be more intense: researcher

Firefighters protect seaside California towns as blaze rages

A flare-up on the western edge of Southern California’s largest and most destructive wildfire sent residents fleeing Sunday

Putin declares victory on visit to air base in Syria

Declaring a victory in Syria, Putin on Monday visited a Russian military air base in the country and announced a partial pullout of Russian forces from the Mideast nation.

Pipe bomb explodes in NYC subway

Pipe bomb strapped to man explodes in NYC subway, injuring 4

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Whaling Station gives big to Surfrider
    Ucluelet Secondary students visit Tofino Recycling Depot
      Pets pose with the Grinch at Ucluelet's Black Rock Resort
        Ucluelet Aquarium conducts microplastics survey at Long Beach

          Toronto FC to hold victory parade following MLS Cup championship

          Toronto FC to hold downtown victory parade following MLS Cup championship

          Canada’s only commercial spaceport hopes to launch 12 rockets per year

          Nova Scotia’s rocket launch site hopes to eventually host 12 launches per year

          Australian Parliament allows same-sex marriages

          The Australian Bureau of Statistics said 62 per cent of registered voters favoured reform.

          Bank of Canada holds interest rate at 1%

          Bank of Canada holds rate but sends fresh signals that hikes are on the horizon

          Silence Breakers named Time magazine’s Person of the Year

          The two runners-up were Chinese President Xi Jinping and President Donald Trump

          Beyonce presents Kaepernick with award

          Beyonce presented Colin Kaepernick with the Muhammad Ali Legacy Award Tuesday night

          Winds churn explosive California wildfires

          Ferocious Santa Ana winds raking Southern California whipped explosive wildfires Tuesday, prompting evacuation orders for thousands of homes

          Catastrophic Halifax Explosion, 100 years later

          Nova Scotia capital commemorates catastrophic Halifax Explosion 100 years ago

          Warnings intensify as Trump readies Jerusalem declaration

          U.S. officials said late Tuesday that Trump will recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, despite intense opposition

          Alberta man convicted in Creep Catcher incident

          An Alberta man was convicted of criminal harassment for his involvement in a Creep Catchers sting

          Liberal MP accuses Tory MP of ‘humiliating’ comments, sexual in nature

          Sherry Romanado levelled the accusation against Manitoba MP James Bezan on Monday

          Billy Bush says Trump ‘Access Hollywood’ tape is real

          The recording of the lewd conversation between Bush and Trump emerged during the 2016 presidential campaign

          Trudeau says trade with China an answer to rising populism

          The prime minister remained hopeful that Canada and China could forge ahead with a full-fledged trade deal

          Lamborghini joins the boom in supercar SUVs

          Lamborghini is set showcase its new supercar SUV on Monday, the Urus