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President Donald Trump shakes hands with White House physician Dr. Ronny Jackson as he boards Marine One as he leaves Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., Friday after his first medical check-up as president. (Carolyn Kaster/AP Photo)

Trump gets ‘excellent health’ report from White House doctor

Recent book and detractors have suggested president is mentally unfit

President Donald Trump shakes hands with White House physician Dr. Ronny Jackson as he boards Marine One as he leaves Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., Friday after his first medical check-up as president. (Carolyn Kaster/AP Photo)
Vancouver Canucks players celebrate their goal against Columbus Blue Jackets’ Sergei Bobrovsky, of Russia, during the second period of an NHL hockey game Friday in Columbus. (Jay LaPrete/AP)

Canucks rally in second period to beat Blue Jackets 5-2

Sven Baertschi sparked a four-goal second period for Vancouver, Jacob Markstrom had 27 saves

Vancouver Canucks players celebrate their goal against Columbus Blue Jackets’ Sergei Bobrovsky, of Russia, during the second period of an NHL hockey game Friday in Columbus. (Jay LaPrete/AP)
The official emblem of the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympic Winter Games is seen in downtown Seoul, South Korea, on January 4, 2018. (Lee Jin-man/The Canadian Press via AP)

Winter Olympics options limited by warming planet: research

Research from University of Waterloo says fewer places are going to be cold enough to host events

The official emblem of the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympic Winter Games is seen in downtown Seoul, South Korea, on January 4, 2018. (Lee Jin-man/The Canadian Press via AP)
A jogger passes a man walking along a foggy pathway Friday in Ottawa. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press)

If 2017 weather was a downer, you ain’t seen nothing yet: Environmental Defence

‘We will have more wacky weather in 2018 … as the world continues to warm’

A jogger passes a man walking along a foggy pathway Friday in Ottawa. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press)
Facebook edits feeds to bring less news, more sharing

Facebook edits feeds to bring less news, more sharing

Facebook shares dropped more than 5 per cent to $177.31 in premarket trading after change unveiled

Facebook edits feeds to bring less news, more sharing
The B.C. Real Estate Association says home prices were up and sales remained above 100,000 for the third straight year in 2017. (Google Streetview image)

2017 home sales below 2016 record, but far above average: B.C. real estate association

About 5,700 sales were recorded in December, up 21.5 per cent over same period last year

The B.C. Real Estate Association says home prices were up and sales remained above 100,000 for the third straight year in 2017. (Google Streetview image)
Canadian Kennel Club seeking to add 12 more dogs to its pack

Canadian Kennel Club seeking to add 12 more dogs to its pack

2018’s incoming class could include the Portuguese sheepdog, Tibetan mastiff, rat terrier and Spanish water dog

Canadian Kennel Club seeking to add 12 more dogs to its pack
University of Calgary won’t expel sex offender

University of Calgary won’t expel sex offender

The University of Calgary says it has no grounds to expel student, Connor Neurauter, convicted of sex crime

University of Calgary won’t expel sex offender
Terry Lake poses for a photo after leaving the Legislative Assembly one last time before retirement at legislature in Victoria on March 16, 2017. Lake, the former British Columbia health minister who oversaw the declaration of a public health emergency amid the deadly fentanyl crisis, is urging more research on the effects of cannabis on opioid addictions. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

Ex-B.C. health minister says pot promising substitute for opioid addiction

Terry Lake oversaw the declaration of a public health emergency amid the deadly fentanyl crisis

Terry Lake poses for a photo after leaving the Legislative Assembly one last time before retirement at legislature in Victoria on March 16, 2017. Lake, the former British Columbia health minister who oversaw the declaration of a public health emergency amid the deadly fentanyl crisis, is urging more research on the effects of cannabis on opioid addictions. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
Toronto man accused of imprisoning homeless couple and taking baby to learn his fate

Toronto man accused of imprisoning homeless couple and taking baby to learn his fate

Gary Willett has pleaded not guilty to assault, abduction, forcible confinement and failing to provide the necessaries of life

Toronto man accused of imprisoning homeless couple and taking baby to learn his fate
Torrential California mudslide takes lives of elderly, young

Torrential California mudslide takes lives of elderly, young

“The likelihood is increasing that we’ll be finding bodies, not survivors. You have to start accepting the reality of that.”

Torrential California mudslide takes lives of elderly, young
Africa startled by Trump’s sudden and vulgar attention

Africa startled by Trump’s sudden and vulgar attention

Trump questioned why the U.S. would accept more immigrants from Haiti and “shithole countries” in Africa rather than places like Norway

Africa startled by Trump’s sudden and vulgar attention
Trump denies he used vulgarity to describe Haiti, African countries

Trump denies he used vulgarity to describe Haiti, African countries

Trump specifically questioned why the U.S. would want to admit more people from Haiti.

Trump denies he used vulgarity to describe Haiti, African countries
Edmonton Eskimos’ general manager Ed Hervey stands on the sidelines before a CFL football game against the B.C. Lions in Vancouver on June 28, 2014. (The Canadian Press)

After 18 seasons in Edmonton, Hervey settling in as B.C. Lions general manager

Former Eskimos player, scout and GM replaces Wally Buono

Edmonton Eskimos’ general manager Ed Hervey stands on the sidelines before a CFL football game against the B.C. Lions in Vancouver on June 28, 2014. (The Canadian Press)
B.C. Mounties warn of fake gold after two Chinese nationals face fraud charges

B.C. Mounties warn of fake gold after two Chinese nationals face fraud charges

The buyer thought he had purchased priceless artifacts

B.C. Mounties warn of fake gold after two Chinese nationals face fraud charges
Team Canada draws on talent from seven different leagues for Pyeongchang

Team Canada draws on talent from seven different leagues for Pyeongchang

Hockey Canada has unveiled the team that will go for a third straight Olympic men’s hockey gold medal

Team Canada draws on talent from seven different leagues for Pyeongchang
‘Hold the sugar, hold the cream, Tim Hortons don’t be mean,’ protesters chant

‘Hold the sugar, hold the cream, Tim Hortons don’t be mean,’ protesters chant

Protesters angry after some workers asked to take unpaid breaks to offset minimum wage raise

‘Hold the sugar, hold the cream, Tim Hortons don’t be mean,’ protesters chant
Royal B.C. Museum nominates Indigenous music collection for UNESCO program

Royal B.C. Museum nominates Indigenous music collection for UNESCO program

Ida Halpern was passionate about the songs of British Columbia’s Indigenous people

Royal B.C. Museum nominates Indigenous music collection for UNESCO program
Rosa Ambrose. (Canadian Press photo)

Male MPs, staff are bystanders to sexual misconduct, former staffer says

A staffer recalls when an NDP MP kissed her on the job

Rosa Ambrose. (Canadian Press photo)
Tailored response in Alberta, B.C. for South Asians addicted to opioids

Tailored response in Alberta, B.C. for South Asians addicted to opioids

CEO of Punjabi community health group: ‘The silence is deafening in our community around it’

Tailored response in Alberta, B.C. for South Asians addicted to opioids