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Fire at Tim Hortons Field causes $25k in damage

CBC | Posted 08.30.2014 | Canada
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A fire broke out in a mechanical room at Hamilton's Tim Hortons Field early Saturday morning as crews scurry to ready the new stadium for its ...

Eastern Ontario golfer John Williams still swinging at age 94

CBC | Posted 08.30.2014 | Canada Sports

John Williams fell in love with golf near the start of the Great Depression and hasn’t let up since. The Brockville native makes time to practise d...

Ukraine crisis: Why the U.S. avoids calling Russia's actions an 'invasion'

CBC | Posted 08.30.2014 | Canada
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U.S. President Barack Obama chose his words carefully when asked whether Russia’s recent actions in Ukraine should be considered an invasion, an i...

Andrew Chang, CBC Vancouver's new host, reveals new TV news format

CBC | Posted 08.30.2014 | Canada
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The two questions I get most from people: how is the newscast going to be any different than what we're used to seeing on TV and why the heck wou...

Lifetime Water Systems sales pitch after free test frustrates residents

CBC | Posted 08.30.2014 | Canada
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The City of Toronto is warning residents to be cautious about private companies offering door-to-door free water testing. Some GTA residents are com...

Sunwing Flight 656: 2nd woman charged, Melana Muzikante, released on bail

CBC | Posted 08.29.2014 | Canada
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The second Ontario woman charged with multiple offences after a Cuba-bound flight she was on turned back to Toronto's Pearson International Air...

Labour day long weekend events from CBC Radio One's 'On the Coast'

CBC | Posted 08.29.2014 | Canada
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It's the last weekend of summer and we've got you covered on how to enjoy it, rain or shine. Here are five things to check out this long we...

Kevin Pillar saves run against Yankees

CBC | Posted 08.29.2014 | Canada Sports

Kevin Pillar did his best Friday night to steal the spotlight from Derek Jeter as the retiring New York Yankees shortstop began his final series in To...

Pipeline threatens beluga whales, activists say

CBC | Posted 08.29.2014 | Canada
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Four environmental groups are fighting to get a temporary injunction to stop oil exploration in the Saint Lawrence River. They say the TransCanada pi...

Rice vs. noodles: The battle is on at TaiwanFest

CBC | Posted 08.29.2014 | Canada
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Two beloved Asian staple foods will face off this weekend during Vancouver's TaiwanFest in a fun battle for culinary supremacy: rice versus noodl...

Bus driver barriers to be tested in Metro Vancouver pilot project

CBC | Posted 08.29.2014 | Canada
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Metro Vancouver Transit Police say they're pleased the Coast Mountain Bus Company has agreed to install Plexiglas barriers for drivers on a numb...

5 tips for the first time you attend a Powwow

CBC | Posted 08.30.2014 | Canada
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Powwow season is in full swing across the country, and if you have never attended one, we’ve got some handy tips for your first time. Powwows are o...

English school boards push to get voters to register

CBC | Posted 08.29.2014 | Canada
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The province’s English school boards are urging people to register so that they can vote in the upcoming school board elections in November. Offic...

Japanese artist projects visual effects onto human faces

CBC | Posted 08.29.2014 | Canada
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Imagine the marvels of movie make-up transforming a face in real-time. That's what Japanese artist Nobumichi Asai has accomplished with Omote, ...

Lynden Dorval, fired for giving zeros, 'treated unfairly,' appeal board rules

CBC | Posted 08.29.2014 | Canada
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A provincial appeal board that looks into the firing of teachers has found the Edmonton Public School Board "did not act fairly" when they s...

Project Yellowbird: Police show off stolen high-end goods worth millions

CBC | Posted 08.29.2014 | Canada
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Toronto police showed off some of the millions of dollars worth of luxury goods on Friday that were recovered in Thursday's raids in the GTA and...

Anti-radicalization program being developed by RCMP

CBC | Posted 08.29.2014 | Canada
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The RCMP is developing a program to stop Canadians from becoming radicalized by violent ideologies, a new report reveals. As of early 2014, about 130...

OPP In Standoff With Armed Man

CBC | Posted 08.29.2014 | Canada

Ontario Provincial Police have cordoned off a residential neighbourhood in Petawawa and deployed the force's tactical response unit as part of a...

Test your knowledge of Fan Expo characters

CBC | Posted 08.29.2014 | Canada
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How well do you know comic book, video game and movie characters? How recognizable are these Fan Expo costumes? Take this quiz to test your ability t...

Ebola test underway for Gatineau, Que., child in isolation

CBC | Posted 08.29.2014 | Canada
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A young child from Gatineau, Que., is in isolation after feeling sick upon returning from visiting family in Sierra Leone, one of the west African cou...

Olympic sprinter Jared Connaughton announces retirement

CBC | Posted 08.29.2014 | Canada Sports

P.E.I.’s noted sprinter Jared Connaughton, the Maritime record holder for the 100 and 200-metre event and a two-time Olympian, has announced his ret...

Canada Urged To Boost Defence Spending By NATO Chief

CBC | Posted 08.29.2014 | Canada Politics

NATO's outgoing secretary general is repeating his call for member countries like Canada to boost their defence spending in response to the &...

Premiers take the ice bucket challenge in Charlottetown

CBC | Posted 08.29.2014 | Canada
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Premiers Darrell Pasloski of Yukon, Christy Clark of British Columbia and Nunavut's Peter Taptuna wrapped up Council of the Federation meetings i...

Street racing alleged in cyclist death

CBC | Posted 08.29.2014 | Canada
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A 22-year-old man and 16-year-old boy have been charged street racing after striking and killing a cyclist at Sheppard Avenue near Neilson Road. On A...

Sky-high copper prices fuel surging theft problem

CBC | Posted 08.29.2014 | Canada
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This week Toronto police arrested a man they allege broke into seven Hydro One power stations, risking his life to steal cables and cash in on the sky...