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1,098-carat diamond pulled from mine in Botswana A 1,098-carat diamond believed to be the third-largest gem-quality stone ever to be mined has been discovered in Botswana, according to a joint venture between Anglo American's De Beers and the government.
CBC.ca | Jun 17, 2021 11:40 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the world on Thursday Japan on Thursday announced the easing of a coronavirus state of emergency in Tokyo and six other areas from next week, with new daily cases falling just as the country begins final preparations for the Olympics starting in just over a month.
CBC.ca | Jun 17, 2021 11:36 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Nunavut MP Mumilaaq Qaqqaq says departure from Parliament not the end of her story Read full story for latest details.
CBC.ca | Jun 17, 2021 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Residential school survivor's planned memorial wall about 'humanizing' Mohawk Institute students For years, Geronimo Henry carried a folding"travelling wall" bearing some 1,500 names of children like himself who were forced to attend the Mohawk Institute Residential School in Brantford, Ont.Now, he's launched a fundraiser to make it a permanent monum
CBC.ca | Jun 17, 2021 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Putin's Russia and the U.S.: A toxic couple seeks to co-exist Never mind Hollywood-style happy endings. Ask Vladimir Putin about his first meeting with Joe Biden, and he makes a bleaker allusion to Russian literature. That's about as good as it gets for the U.S. and Russia, a toxic couple seeking to co-exist.
CBC.ca | Jun 17, 2021 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Central bankers play down soaring cost of living Officials insist inflation won't last, and on Wednesday the U.S. Federal Reserve Board's Jerome Powell hinted he'll join the Bank of Canada's Tiff Macklem in cutting back on stimulus. But unless wages catch up, rising prices continue to make most of us po
CBC.ca | Jun 17, 2021 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Canadiens' series-tying win over Golden Knights gives new life to Canada's Stanley Cup hopes Montreal Canadiens netminder Carey Price made 29 saves Wednesday in a 3-2 win over the Vegas Golden Knights that gave new life to Canada's Stanley Cup hopes.
CBC.ca | Jun 17, 2021 04:02 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Conservatives look to use rarely-invoked tactic to rebuke head of Canada's public healthy agency Conservatives want to invoke a rarely used procedure to publicly rebuke the head of the Public Health Agency of Canada over his refusal to produce unredacted documents related to the firing of two scientists from Canada's highest security laboratory.
CBC.ca | Jun 17, 2021 02:40 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The National On Demand: Political racism allegations, Inflation, COVID science vs. policy June 16, 2021 | Green Party Leader Annamie Paul and an outgoing MP allege racism within Canadas halls of power. Canadas inflation rate hit its highest level in 10 years last month, but is it here to stay? Plus, COVID-19 policy didnt catch up with the scie
CBC.ca | Jun 17, 2021 02:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Hong Kong police arrest 5 editors, executives at pro-democracy Apple Daily newspaper Five editors and executives at pro-democracy Apple Daily newspaper were arrested Thursday under Hong Kong's national security law, its stock was halted and police were searching its offices in moves raising concerns about the media's future in the city.
CBC.ca | Jun 17, 2021 01:26 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend