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CFL, U.S.-based XFL in discussions about potential partnership

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Commissioner Randy Ambrosie revealed the CFL has entered into serious discussions with the American-based XFL about the possibility of forming a partnership.

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1 year after shutdown, sports industry continues risky push to return to old normal

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In February in New Zealand, a heavyweight boxing match drew a sold-out, filled-to-normal capacity crowd. It’s a look at what might have been if North America had taken the pandemic more seriously instead of politicizing everything, writes CBC Sports senior contributor Morgan Campbell.

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Bank of Canada holds interest rate steady, keeps other stimulus taps fully open for now

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The Bank of Canada kept its trend-setting interest rate at the record low of 0.25 per cent on Wednesday, and signalled it plans to continue to do everything it can to stimulate the economy even as there are signs the recovery from COVID-19 is going better than expected.

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Amber Alert issued for 7-year-old girl, woman, last seen in Bayfield, Ont.

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Ontario police have issued an Amber Alert for a seven-year-old girl and a 30-year-old woman last seen driving a black Mercedes SUV in Bayfield, Ont., on Wednesday morning.

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Ottawa to announce new strategy for lifting long-term drinking water advisories on reserves

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As part of a new strategy, the federal government is launching a new website to track progress on lifting long-term drinking water advisories on reserves, according to a senior government source. 

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Thomas Bach re-elected as IOC president until 2025

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Thomas Bach was re-elected as president of the International Olympic Committee on Wednesday for a final four-year term with his immediate focus on this year’s delayed Tokyo Games.

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Tennis could be set for a radical overhaul of men’s, women’s tours

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The game’s main stakeholders are coming together in an unprecedented effort to chart a roadmap for streamlining the governance of the sport, ATP chief Andrea Gaudenzi has told Reuters.

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Shapovalov beats Pospisil in all-Canadian match at Qatar Open

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Denis Shapovalov beat Vasek Pospisil 7-5, 6-4 in an all-Canadian second-round match at the Qatar Open today.

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Ottawa to announce new strategy for lifting long-term drinking water advisories on reserves

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As part of a new strategy, the federal government is launching a new website to track progress on lifting long-term drinking water advisories on reserves, according to a senior government source. 

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Torch relay among final hurdles for postponed Tokyo Olympics

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The Olympic torch relay is another hurdle for the postponed Tokyo Games. It kicks off in two weeks from northeastern Japan, and as organizers hope to create enthusiasm through all the doubt that exists in Japan.