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German Olympic gymnastics team, tired of 'sexualization,' wears unitards

For decades, female gymnasts have worn bikini-cut leotards. In qualifying on Sunday, however, the German team instead wore unitards that stretched to their ankles, intending to push back against sexualization of women in gymnastics.

More than 250 wildfires continue to burn in B.C. as crews plan for challenging weather

The B.C. Wildfire Service says there are more than 250 wildfires currently burning across the province, with hundreds of firefighters continuing to work through challenging terrain in hot, dry conditions.

Belgians reeling after more heavy flooding rips apart streets, washes away cars

The town of Dinant, Belgium, was cleaning up on Sunday after its heaviest floods in decades the previous day turned streets into torrential streams that washed away cars and pavement but did not kill anyone.

Olympic recap: Canada earns its 1st medals in Tokyo

Canadian women are bringing home the hardware, winning two silver medals so far. Here's what you missed in Tokyo on Sunday.

Kylie Masse loses Olympic backstroke record minutes after winning heat

Kylie Masse of LaSalle, Ont., set an Olympic record in the women's 100-metre backstroke, winning in 58.17 seconds, only to see U.S. rival Regan Smith (57.96) and Australia's Kaylee McKeown (57.88) lower the mark in consecutive heat races on Sunday in Tokyo.

Culture camp on Sask. First Nation gives youth rare opportunity to learn land-based skills

Beardy's and Okemasis' Cree Nation in Saskatchewan held a week-long traditional culture camp on its reserve north of Saskatoon this week, a rare opportunity to learn traditional land-based skills.

Nova Scotia long-term care home recruiting refugees in Middle East, Africa to work in facility

The COVID-19 pandemic laid bare the need for increased staffing at long-term care facilities, and one home in New Glasgow, N.S., turned to a federal program that recruits refugees to ease its staffing shortage.

Why you still can't cross the U.S. land border; oil and gas transition plans: CBC's Marketplace cheat sheet

CBC's Marketplace rounds up the consumer and health news you need from the week.

Coronavirus: What's happening around the world on Sunday

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's chief of staff says restrictions for unvaccinated people may be necessary if case numbers reach new heights in the coming months.

Long waits for Toronto-area nursing homes geared to cultural groups reflect need for more of them, report says

Experts say there is great demand for culturally specific long-term care homes, yet there are not enough to serve the needs of Greater Toronto Area's diverse older adult population.

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