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Bear paw found at Toronto waste station

CBC | November 21, 2012 | Canada
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A discovery at a Toronto waste transfer station first thought to be human remains has turned out to be a bear paw. At about 11 a.m. on Friday, a worker at the Dufferin Transfer Station near Dufferin and Finch Avenue West spotted what at first appeared to be a human...

PQ government helps rally shooting survivor

CBC | November 21, 2012 | Canada
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Dave Courage, the man who survived the Sept. 4 shooting at Montreal's Metropolis theatre during the Parti Québécois' victory rally, will be getting some extra help from the new provincial government. Courage has been struggling to pay his bills since the shooting, which has left him primarily bed bound due...

Calgary Zoo Penguin Asa Lays Egg, First For The Zoo

Seema Dhawan | November 21, 2012 | Canada Alberta
CALGARY - Officials at the Calgary Zoo are beaming like expectant parents after their King penguin laid an egg this week.Since Asa pushed out the egg Thursday morning, officials say she's doing what penguin mommas do, such as holding the egg on her feet under her brooding path and periodically...

Benghazi Anti-Militia Protest: Libyan Protesters Drive Islamist Militia From Country's 2nd-Largest City

Peter Finocchiaro | November 21, 2012 | World
By Peter Graff and Suleiman Al-Khalidi BENGHAZI, Libya, Sept 22 - An Islamist militia was driven out of the city of Benghazi early on Saturday in a surge of protest against the armed groups that control large parts of Libya more than a year after the overthrow of Muammar Gaddafi....

2 University of Ottawa students die in crash

CBC | November 21, 2012 | Canada
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Two University of Ottawa students were killed Thursday night in a highway crash about 45 kilometres west of Montreal. Quebec provincial police said 23-year-old Ted Shen was driving in a construction zone on the TransCanada Highway last night in Vaudreuil-Dorion, just east of the Ontario border, when his car collided...

Lower Mainland highway fix means slow going

CBC | November 21, 2012 | Canada
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Drivers are being warned to avoid the Port Mann Bridge area if they can this weekend as construction crews replace the Cape Horn interchange. Highway 1 westbound will be reduced to just one lane at the Cape Horn from Saturday night to Sunday afternoon. Also, access to Highway 1 eastbound...

Ontario Food Terminal Holds Open House

Arti Patel | November 21, 2012 | Canada Living
Every day thousands of commuters pass by the Ontario Food Terminal as they speed along the Gardiner Expressway. And each day, thousands more eat fruit and vegetables that have passed through its gates. The OFT has stood at the corner of the Queensway and Park Lawn Road in...

New Amanda Bynes Charges: Driving With A Suspended License

Peter Finocchiaro | November 21, 2012 | Celebrity
BURBANK, Calif. -- Prosecutors have charged Amanda Bynes with knowingly driving on a suspended license. It's the third court case the actress has racked up in recent months. Bynes was charged Friday in Burbank, Calif., with two counts of driving on a suspended license. The charges stem from an incident...

Concerts on Plains of Abraham should be limited, group says

CBC | November 21, 2012 | Canada
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A quarrel over the number of concerts held on Quebec City's Plains of Abraham is brewing between the city's mayor and the commission in charge of the historic site. Every year, thousands of people spend evenings on the Plains of Abraham attending the city's annual 10-day music festival. This year,...

Retired Canadian general on consulate attack in Libya

CBC | November 21, 2012 | Canada
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The retired Canadian Forces general who commanded the NATO mission in Libya says the deadly attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi was both an act of terrorism — and a sign of a struggling new democracy. In an exclusive interview with Power & Politics guest host Hannah Thibedeau, retired...

Lincoln Kennedy Williams Sentenced For Hockey Riot

Andree Lau | September 22, 2012 | Canada British Columbia
A hockey rioter described by the Crown as a “significant instigator” in last June’s Stanley Cup melee was given a 90-day sentence to be served on weekends. Lincoln Kennedy Williams, 22, was given the jail term as well as 15 months’ probation and ordered to do 100 hours...

Suspect in 2010 Old Port shooting arrested

CBC | November 21, 2012 | Canada
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Ontario police have arrested a suspect in connection with a shooting that took place in a high-end boutique two years ago in Old Montreal. Police had issued a Canada-wide warrant for 28-year-old Kyle Gabriel in early August. He was wanted for two first-degree murder charges in connection with the shooting...

CSIS Warns Business Leaders Of Chinese Cyber-Spies

Jacqueline Delange | November 21, 2012 | Canada Business
Canada's intelligence service is warning Canadian businesses about the growing threat of Chinese cyber-spies. Sources have told CBC News that the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) is alerting some of the country's top corporate executives that their companies may be the target of Chinese computer hackers. In an e-mail, a...

Sarah Polley Awarded For An Outstanding Year

Chris Jancelewicz | September 21, 2012 | Moviefone Canada
Fresh off film festival premieres of her new buzzed-about documentary "Stories We Tell," which earned a great response at the Toronto International Film Festival (along with a US distribution deal), Sarah Polley continues to feel the love this month. On Friday evening, the actor/writer/director was lauded...

Parents of starved Alberta girl can attend funeral

CBC | November 21, 2012 | Canada
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The parents accused of beating and starving their two-year-old girl will be allowed to attend her funeral Saturday, an Edmonton judge has ruled. Arrangements are being made for the girl who died Thursday night after her ventilator was removed. The girl, who can only be identified as "M", died hours...

Former McGill superhospital director investigated for fraud

CBC | November 21, 2012 | Canada
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A former director at McGill University Health Centre is being investigated for allegedly defrauding the facility out of $1.6 million. A report by Radio-Canada's investigative team Enquête uncovered search warrants surrounding the activities of the MUHC's former director of human resources, Stella Lopreste, after the province's anti-corruption squad raided MUHC...

Man mauled by B.C. grizzly bear

CBC | November 21, 2012 | Canada
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An Alaskan fisherman is in a Vancouver hospital with serious injuries after being mauled by a grizzly bear in northwestern B.C. The 65-year-old man was fishing on the Morice River near Houston on Tuesday when he startled a female grizzly that had at least one cub with it, said...

Montreal bicycle sharing company hitting financial deficit

CBC | November 21, 2012 | Canada
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Montreal Bixi bicycles are not bringing in profits and the company that is organizing the bike share network is in financial deficit. Bixi's are bicycles made available to the public at low cost by the Société de vélos en libre-service (SVLS) – or self-serve bicycle society. SVLS is counting on...

Montreal man charged with child pornography

CBC | November 21, 2012 | Canada
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The estranged husband of a West Island daycare operator charged with child pornography will remain behind bars for five more months. Kimberly Moskalewski was sentenced to 19 months in jail on child pornography charges. The man has already served 14 months behind bars and will have to spend the remaining...

Dixon Smith, Stage 4 Cancer Patient, Thwarts Robbery With Shotgun

David Moye | September 22, 2012 | Crime
LAKETON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A 63-year-old man with stage 4 lymphoma, steady nerves and a double-barreled shotgun thwarted a break-in at his western Michigan home and convinced two suspects to surrender, police said. Dixon Smith said he confronted the two young men just before noon Thursday after they climbed...
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