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at 10:46 on June 27, 2016, EDT.

Former UFC fighter Ryan Jimmo killed in Edmonton hit and run

Edmonton police are investigating the hit and run death of former UFC fighter Ryan Jimmo.

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at 10:33 on June 27, 2016, EDT.

SCOC to release ruling on Oland's bid for bail while appealing murder conviction

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada is expected to release a decision Thursday whether to hear arguments that Dennis Oland should be released from prison while appealing his murder conviction.

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at 08:52 on June 27, 2016, EDT.

BASE jumper who died in B.C. identified as former marine from Seattle

SQUAMISH, B.C. — A Seattle man who died BASE jumping from the Stawamus Chief Mountain in British Columbia wouldn't want anyone to assume the worst about the extreme sport, says his girlfriend.

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at 07:00 on June 27, 2016, EDT.

B.C. parrot refuge set to close Aug. 1, hundreds of birds in need of homes

COOMBS, B.C. — Hundreds of parrots living at a Vancouver Island sanctuary need new homes as an Aug. 1 deadline approaches for the closure of the World Parrot Refuge.

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at 05:00 on June 27, 2016, EDT.

Four stories in the news today, June 27

Four stories in the news today from The Canadian Press:

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at 12:59 on June 26, 2016, EDT.

Researchers dig up fossils from the dawn of the dinosaurs along the Bay of Fundy

PARRSBORO, N.S. — Researchers are digging through the sandstone cliffs on the Nova Scotia shore of the Bay of Fundy in search of 200-million-year-old bone fragments that could reveal more about the diversity of life at the dawn of the dinosaurs.

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at 19:57 on June 26, 2016, EDT.

Canadian academic jailed in Iran for dabbling in feminism, security: family

MONTREAL — A Montreal-based university professor being held in an Iranian jail is being investigated for 'dabbling in feminism and security matters,' according to her family.

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at 20:22 on June 26, 2016, EDT.

Federal government invests $150 million for affordable housing in B.C.

VANCOUVER — The federal government has announced it will invest $150 million in affordable housing in British Columbia, as real estate prices in the province continue to skyrocket.

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at 18:24 on June 26, 2016, EDT.

Police say stabbed man was former racist, but aren't connecting it to his death

Winnipeg police confirm that the victim of a fatal stabbing was once at the centre of a high-profile case against the Ku Klux Klan, but investigators don't believe his death was connected to his racist past.

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at 14:37 on June 26, 2016, EDT.

Online harassment could be included in federal strategy on gender-based violence

OTTAWA — Status of Women Minister Patricia Hajdu says she's quick to press the mute button on social media whenever violent or abusive comments come her way.

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at 14:05 on June 26, 2016, EDT.

Three Amigos to preach North American co-operation against Brexit backdrop

North American leaders meeting in Ottawa this week are being confronted with the seismic economic ripples caused by Britain's decision to leave the European Union.

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at 10:00 on June 26, 2016, EDT.

Groups fear new paved trail along iconic mountain park land will damage habitat

Parks Canada is preparing to go to the public with plans for a $66-million, 107-kilometre bike trail adjacent to the Jasper-Banff highway — one of the country's most scenic drives.

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