'They wanted it to be real': Main character in new Netflix animated series brought to life by B.C. girl

Pavan Bharaj is making her voice acting debut as the lead in a new Netflix animated series "Deepa and Anoop" which premiers on Aug. 15, 2022. (Photo submitted by the Bharaj family.) Pavan Bharaj is making her voice acting debut as the lead in a new Netflix animated series "Deepa and Anoop" which premiers on Aug. 15, 2022. (Photo submitted by the Bharaj family.)

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Canada headed for 'severe' and 'inevitable' recession in 2023: economist

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Canadians reflect about residential schools on Truth and Reconciliation Day

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ANALYSIS | Russia's war in Ukraine reaches a critical moment

As Russia's war in Ukraine enters a flammable, even more dangerous phase, analysis from the Associated Press on CTVNews.ca looks at whether a wider war is looming with devastating results for the world, perhaps not seen since 1939-1945.