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Franklin expedition's HMS Erebus to be examined by dive teams in April

CBC | Posted 03.04.2015 | Canada Politics

Prime Minister Stephen Harper says the next step in the expedition to examine and document HMS Erebus will begin in April, when teams of navy divers ...

Marcoux brothers win Canada's 1st gold at IPC worlds

CBC | Posted 03.04.2015 | Canada Sports

Brothers Mac and BJ Marcoux have been building towards this occasion for the past three years. Competing in the visually impaired downhill race at th...

Sask. baby hit in head by puck at hockey game recovering well

CBC | Posted 03.04.2015 | Canada
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A six-months-old baby is home and recovering well after suffering a blow to the head from a puck at a Swift Current Broncos game Saturday. Stetson Za...

Jessie Fleming: Is she the next Christine Sinclair?

CBC | Posted 03.04.2015 | Canada Sports

The goal was fitting. The combination of star Christine Sinclair and rookie Jessie Fleming represented the present and future of Canadian soccer on W...

Montreal's economy could be fixed, say experts

CBC | Posted 03.04.2015 | Canada
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CBC News Montreal took a two-part look at Montreal's economy this week.  Here are four suggestions from experts we consulted about how to help ...

Port Metro Vancouver fire: What you need to know

CBC | Posted 03.04.2015 | Canada
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If you're in the downtown core, here's what you need to know about the chemical fire at Port Metro Vancouver.  Vancouver Fire has lifted a...

Montreal's economy: what's wrong, and what can we do about it?

CBC | Posted 03.04.2015 | Canada
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Montreal has been hit by some bad economic news in recent months. Several chains, including Bikini Village and Mexx Canada, are shutting their doors...

Uproar Over Proposed Women-Only Hours At McGill Gym

CBC | Posted 03.04.2015 | Canada Living

A proposal by two McGill law faculty students to have women-only hours at the downtown campus gym is causing an uproar at the Montreal university. W...

Trichloroisocyanuric acid burning at Port Metro Vancouver

CBC | Posted 03.04.2015 | Canada
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The substance burning at Port Metro Vancouver is a highly reactive chemical called trichloroisocyanuric acid, confirms Vancouver Coastal Health. It i...

Blueberry River First Nations lawsuit threatens Site C, fracking in B.C.

CBC | Posted 03.04.2015 | Canada
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The Blueberry River First Nations have launched a legal battle that could affect B.C.'s planned Site C hydroelectric dam, as well as oil and gas...

North Vancouver recovery centre needs to be better understood: health officer

CBC | Posted 03.04.2015 | Canada
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A medical health officer for the North Shore is encouraging opponents of a proposed drug and alcohol recovery centre to better understand what happen...

Michael Zehaf-Bibeau cellphone video cites Canadian foreign policy

CBC | Posted 03.04.2015 | Canada
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CBC News has details about the cellphone video made by Michael Zehaf-Bibeau before he shot a soldier and stormed Parliament Hill on Oct. 22. The vide...

Migratory birds dumped in garbage bags in ditch in Delta, B.C.

CBC | Posted 03.04.2015 | Canada
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Five garbage bags filled with dead birds have been dumped in a ditch in Delta, B.C., and conservation officers from the B.C. government and Tsawwassen...

David Clarkson out 4-6 weeks with oblique injury

CBC | Posted 03.04.2015 | Canada Sports

Well that didn't last long! David Clarkson and his hefty contract, obtained from the Toronto Maple Leafs in the run-up to the NHL Trade deadline...

Port Metro Vancouver chemical fire involves multiple containers

CBC | Posted 03.04.2015 | Canada
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A three-alarm chemical fire has broken out at multiple containers at Port Metro Vancouver, firefighters say.  Authorities are working to determin...

SPCA looking for answers after dog found with cracked skull

CBC | Posted 03.04.2015 | Canada
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The Montreal SPCA is asking the public for information after a dog, approximately nine years old, was found in a cardboard box with a cracked skull. ...

Muslim Canadians worry about effects of anti-terror talk

CBC | Posted 03.04.2015 | Canada
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"I'm a Muslim. I'm labelled a terrorist. I trust you, do you you trust me? Give me a hug." That’s what Mustafa Mawla’s handwr...

Gerry Byrne: no link between Sport NL criticisms and son's rejected appeal

CBC | Posted 03.04.2015 | Canada Politics

Humber-St. Barbe-Baie Verte MP Gerry Byrne is denying that he targeted Sport Newfoundland and Labrador with critical comments because the organization...

4 people, including firefighter, injured in St-Leonard duplex fire

CBC | Posted 03.04.2015 | Canada
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Four people are injured following a duplex fire in the St-Leonard borough of Montreal. The victims are two adult men and a 15-year-old girl. All thre...

Drew Butler, arrested in Mic Mac Mall 'threat,' questions police response

CBC | Posted 03.04.2015 | Canada
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Drew Butler, one of three people arrested after a tip to Crime Stoppers prompted the closure of a Nova Scotia mall on Tuesday, says police didn't...

Tinder users over 30 to pay twice as much for U.S. premium service

CBC | Posted 03.04.2015 | Canada
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Tinder has finally launched its much-hyped premium app, Tinder Plus. Equipped with everything from unlimited liking to international search capabilit...

U.S. Senate fails to override Obama's Keystone XL veto

CBC | Posted 03.04.2015 | Canada
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Republicans have failed to muster enough votes to overrule U.S. President Barack Obama's recent veto of a bill that would have approved the Keyst...

Building steampunk clocks from Soviet-era Nixie cold cathode tubes

CBC | Posted 03.04.2015 | Canada
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Vancouver Island artist Kyle Miller has found a new use for an old technology, using Soviet-era​, cold cathode Nixie tubes to build displays for ha...

Chinatown development key to revitalization: Kevin McHaney

CBC | Posted 03.04.2015 | Canada
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The City of Vancouver's is responding to a 1,200 signature-strong petition opposing new market development in Chinatown — saying new buildings ...

Qatar Airways tired of waiting for Bombardier's CSeries jet to be ready

CBC | Posted 03.04.2015 | Canada
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The head of one of the largest airlines in the Middle East says his company is no longer interested in ordering any CSeries jets from Bombardier becau...