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Australian Open: Eugenie Bouchard ousted by Maria Sharapova

CBC | Posted 01.26.2015 | Canada
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Eugenie Bouchard simply couldn’t overcome a nervous start. The Canadian tennis star failed to find her groove Tuesday at the Australian Open, drop...

Julie Abrahamsen, missing snowboarder, says she'd go out-of-bounds again

CBC | Posted 01.26.2015 | Canada
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Julie Abrahamsen, who spent three nights alone on Blackcomb Mountain near Whistler B.C., says she'd snowboard out-of-bounds again, but not by her...

Prince George missing man investigation becomes homicide case

CBC | Posted 01.26.2015 | Canada
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A Prince George man who has been missing for 10 days is now believed to be the victim of foul play, RCMP said Monday, after linking the victim to guns...

Man stabbed in Keele and Sheppard area

CBC | Posted 01.26.2015 | Canada
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A man has been rushed to a trauma centre after paramedics say he was stabbed multiple times on Monday evening. Toronto police and paramedics say they...

War veteran William Stephenson still waiting for 2013 tax refund

CBC | Posted 01.26.2015 | Canada
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A Second World War veteran is getting worried about filing his upcoming tax returns, as he is still waiting for last year's refund to arrive. Wi...

Aniol Serrasolses, extreme kayaker, describes 'amazing' 115 ft. plunge down B.C.'s Keyhole Falls

CBC | Posted 01.26.2015 | Canada
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Extreme kayaker ​Aniol Serrasolses says his 10-storey plunge down Keyhole Falls in B.C.'s the Lillooet River was the "biggest project&...

Northern Quebec Justice System Called Out For 'Third World' Conditions

CBC | Posted 01.26.2015 | Canada Politics

The Quebec Bar Association says the justice system in northern Quebec is failing in almost every way. In a new report, the association says governme...

Zac Rinaldo suspended 8 games for charging, boarding

CBC | Posted 01.26.2015 | Canada Sports

Philadelphia Flyers forward Zac Rinaldo has been suspended for eight games Monday for charging and boarding Pittsburgh Penguins defenceman Kris Letang...

Woman assaulted in Surrey, one man in custody

CBC | Posted 01.26.2015 | Canada
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Police have arrested one man after a woman was assaulted and threatened with a gun inside a Surrey home.  The incident happened around 1:30 p.m. Mo...

Meet Taylor Heinrich: Canada's newest ski jumping star

CBC | Posted 01.26.2015 | Canada Sports

Taylor Heinrich's introduction to ski jumping is a classic Calgary story.   "My mom enrolled me in a summer camp at Canada Olympic Park,...

Toll on Serge-Marcil Bridge jumps 60% since opening 2 years ago

CBC | Posted 01.26.2015 | Canada
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On Feb. 1, the toll on the bridge that links Les Cèdres and Salaberry-de-Valleyfield  will go up to almost $13 for heavy trucks, sparking outrage am...

Toronto Toddler Dies After Contracting 'Common Bacteria'

CBC | Posted 01.26.2015 | Canada Living

Health officials are advising parents that a child who attended an east-end daycare centre has died of a bacteria-related infection. Dr. Irene Armst...

Micro-condos promoted as 'affordable' real estate in Surrey

CBC | Posted 01.26.2015 | Canada
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A 35-storey concrete tower in Surrey is the latest to jump into the small home trend, with suites as small as 316 sq. ft. offered to buyers for $93,90...

Grant Faulkner's death 'ought not to have happened'

CBC | Posted 01.26.2015 | Canada
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The tragic death of a homeless man who died when his makeshift shelter caught fire on a cold winter night is one that was preventable, says a local ch...

Planetary Society to launch solar sail test flight in May

CBC | Posted 01.26.2015 | Canada
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A tiny spacecraft designed to be pushed through space by ultra-thin "solar sails" will be launched in May by a U.S.-based non-profit group...

Dion Phaneuf out week-to-week with upper-body injury

CBC | Posted 01.26.2015 | Canada Sports

Maple Leafs defenceman Dion Phaneuf isn’t headed to Los Angeles, Dallas, Edmonton or any other rumoured NHL city, for now. Rather than an impending ...

Iqaluit Temperatures Hit -62 °C

CBC | Posted 01.26.2015 | Canada

Environment Canada issued extreme cold weather warnings for Iqaluit, Clyde River and Pond Inlet today, warning that temperatures around the -40 C ma...

Man accused of random stabbings broke into former premier Bill Davis's house in 1987

CBC | Posted 01.26.2015 | Canada
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The man accused of stabbing four people around Church and Carlton streets is the same man who broke into former premier Bill Davis's home in 1987...

Turkey hoping for better relations with Greece after Syriza victory

CBC | Posted 01.26.2015 | Canada
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If political victories were cups of sugar, there are those in Turkey who might love to borrow some from its neighbour Greece. On social media and in ...

Nor'easters: What they are and how they form

CBC | Posted 01.26.2015 | Canada
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The storm expected to bring up to 90 centimetres of snow from northern New Jersey to southern Maine is a nor'easter, a weather system commonly se...

ICBC Blocking Thousands Of Drivers For Unpaid Port Mann Tolls

CBC | Posted 01.26.2015 | Canada British Columbia

A record 25,000 drivers have unpaid tolls on the Port Mann bridge.

Dolly Parton to feature Jordan Straker's coat of many colours

CBC | Posted 01.26.2015 | Canada
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A special wooden coat of many colours made by an acclaimed Penticton carver for country singer Dolly Parton will be featured at the annual opening of...

Mining and mineral exploration permits to get $6M boost from B.C. Premier Christy Clark

CBC | Posted 01.26.2015 | Canada
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The B.C. government plans to open a Major Mines Permitting Office to handle an estimated 10 new large mines expected to enter production in the next f...

NBA postpones Knicks, Nets games due to snowstorm

CBC | Posted 01.26.2015 | Canada Sports

New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets players won’t be shooting hoops Monday night but probably shovelling snow instead after the NBA cancelled a pair o...

Angela Orosz, Auschwitz-born Montrealer, returns to Poland for liberation anniversary

CBC | Posted 01.26.2015 | Canada
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Angela Orosz came into this world in one of the most horrific places imaginable.  As thousands of Jews around her were sent to the gas chambers, Oro...