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Woman charged in Scarborough hit-and-run

CBC | Posted 01.30.2015 | Canada
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A Toronto woman is facing two charges after a pedestrian was struck and critically injured in Scarborough on Wednesday. Toronto police say a man was ...

No subway service between St. Andrew and Union this weekend

CBC | Posted 01.30.2015 | Canada
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As Union station platform upgrades continue, there will be no subway service between St. Andrew and Union stations this weekend, the TTC says. Transi...

Super Bowl to be watched by inmates as guards make OT

CBC | Posted 01.30.2015 | Canada
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Correctional officers at the Southwest Detention Centre in Windsor, Ont., will be paid overtime to supervise inmates who watch Super Bowl XLIX this S...

Anti-terrorism powers: What's in today's legislation?

CBC | Posted 01.30.2015 | Canada Politics

Canada's government today introduced its new anti-terror legislation, a sweeping range of measures inspired by an attack on two soldiers in Saint...

Superbowl: Damon Holowchak, Patriots superfan, denounces Seahawk bandwagon jumpers

CBC | Posted 01.30.2015 | Canada
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If you've just bought a brand new blue and green Seahawks jersey to cheer on Seattle in the Superbowl, you are being judged. "We all know a...

Surrogate mother Barb Nimchuk says Canadian laws too tough

CBC | Posted 01.30.2015 | Canada
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The story of a BC couple who used a surrogate mother in Mexico is calling attention to how difficult it is for would-be parents to find a surrogate mo...

Fire at Mars test habitat shows dangers of manned mission

CBC | Posted 01.30.2015 | Canada
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Members of the Mars Society are repairing damage from a recent fire in a greenhouse that destroyed part of a simulated Mars habitat located in the Ut...

NHL: 3 things to know for Friday

CBC | Posted 01.30.2015 | Canada Sports

Though they're still in playoff contention, the Pittsburgh Penguins have been struggling lately, the Anaheim Ducks look to shake off a poor outin...

Via Rail CEO says dedicated track would improve on-time performance

CBC | Posted 01.30.2015 | Canada
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The CEO of Via Rail said the passenger rail service is looking at building a dedicated passenger rail network in the Quebec City-Windsor corridor to i...

Ian Holloway appointed to Security Intelligence Review Committee

CBC | Posted 01.30.2015 | Canada Politics

On the day his government is proposing new powers for the Canadian Security Intelligence Service, Stephen Harper has also moved to fill one of two vac...

Tony Merchant's law firm faces $25M claim over residential school cases

CBC | Posted 01.30.2015 | Canada
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The federal government has filed a $25-million statement of claim accusing Tony Merchant's law firm of overbilling for legal services and falsify...

Police reveal footage from Garden Restaurant shooting

CBC | Posted 01.30.2015 | Canada
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Security camera footage from Chinatown's Garden Restaurant shows a dispute between two groups of men that ended up in the shooting death of Tar...

Gab Roy sentenced to 18 months for luring, sexual contact with teen

CBC | Posted 01.30.2015 | Canada
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Former Quebec comedian Gab Roy was sentenced to 18 months in jail after pleading guilty to several sexual offences including sexual touching of a mino...

Stephen Harper to make case for new powers to combat terror

CBC | Posted 01.30.2015 | Canada
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Prime Minister Stephen Harper will unveil the details of his government's latest bid to boost the anti-terror powers of Canada's law enforce...

Vancouver real estate: detached homes spark bidding wars

CBC | Posted 01.30.2015 | Canada
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Detached homes in Vancouver are being snapped up by local buyers, with some going for more than 20 percent over the asking price, according to local r...

Barclays downgrades 4 Canadian banks: BMO, Laurentian, RBC, TD

CBC | Posted 01.30.2015 | Canada
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Barclays has downgraded its outlook on four of Canada’s big banks, saying the country’s slowing economy leaves little upside potential for the ban...

Police ready Super Bowl drunk driving blitz

CBC | Posted 01.30.2015 | Canada
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Toronto-area police will not be watching Sunday's NFL match between the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks. Instead they will be patrollin...

Guelph City Hall puts kids' outdoor rink on ice

CBC | Posted 01.30.2015 | Canada
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Mary-Ann Moroz says she can hardly keep her 10-year-old daughter and 13-year-old son off the outdoor ice rink in Guelph, Ont.'s Pine Ridge subdiv...

Super Bowl XLIX: Seahawks or Patriots?

CBC | Posted 01.30.2015 | Canada Sports

A titanic matchup is on tap for Super Bowl XLIX this Sunday in Arizona, with the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks — the top seeds in their...

TTC bus hits pole on King Street

CBC | Posted 01.30.2015 | Canada
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A TTC bus crashed into a pole on Friday morning, shutting down King Street for a police investigation during the morning rush hour. The collision hap...

Prince Rupert Man Wants To Shoot Wolves With Bow And Arrow

CBC | Posted 01.30.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The deputy fire chief in Prince Rupert wants the city to change a bylaw that would allow him to shoot wolves with his bow and arrow. RCMP issued a w...

Water main break worries neighbours in High Park

CBC | Posted 01.30.2015 | Canada
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A water main break flooded basements and sent a stream of water down Garden Avenue in the High Park neighbourhood early Friday. The break, which happ...

Raif Badawi, jailed Saudi blogger, has flogging delayed again

CBC | Posted 01.30.2015 | Canada
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Saudi blogger RaifBadawi was spared his 50 weekly lashes once again, according to Amnesty International. Badawi, 31, was sentenced to 10 years in pri...

Abbotsford cyclist killed in hit-and-run

CBC | Posted 01.30.2015 | Canada
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Police in Abbotsford, B.C., are investigating a suspected hit-and-run after the body of a male cyclist was found on Mt Lehman Road late Thursday night...

Castlegar RCMP say man shot and killed at traffic stop

CBC | Posted 01.30.2015 | Canada
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A man was shot and killed after being pulled over by the RCMP during an attempted traffic stop on Thursday night in Castlegar, B.C. Police say the in...