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Giancarlo Stanton posts pictures of facial injuries

CBC | Posted 09.16.2014 | Canada Sports

It’s been only five days but the improvement is remarkable. Last Thursday, Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton was hit under the left eye by a ...

Crystal Ratvay missing, family pleads for help

CBC | Posted 09.16.2014 | Canada
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Friends and family of Crystal Ratvay have not seen or heard from her since she drove away from her parents' house Sept. 9. The 33 year old woman...

Denis Coderre gets heightened security

CBC | Posted 09.16.2014 | Canada
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Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre’s security has been heightened in light of the ongoing conflict over Bill 3’s proposed changes to municipal workers...

Columbia River Treaty turns 50, but will it reach 60?

CBC | Posted 09.16.2014 | Canada
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As of today, the clock starts ticking down on one of the most important documents signed since B.C. joined confederation. Fifty years ago, on Sept. 1...

Marriott hotels prompt guests to tip housekeepers with Envelope Please program

CBC | Posted 09.16.2014 | Canada
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Guests staying at Marriott hotels will now have an extra prompt in their rooms reminding them to tip their housekeeper. Marriott International is th...

Mirabel passenger terminal to be demolished

CBC | Posted 09.16.2014 | Canada
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AéroportsdeMontréal says it’s going ahead with the demolition of the old passenger terminal at Mirabel, despite the wishes of town officials to co...

Harper sidestepped MPs on Supreme Court pick due to Nadon 'leaks'

CBC | Posted 09.16.2014 | Canada Politics

Concerns over alleged leaks from the all-party panel of MPs that vetted the aborted appointment of Marc Nadon to the Supreme Court led the government ...

Olivia Chow, John Tory picking up endorsements

CBC | Posted 09.16.2014 | Canada
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A handful of Toronto councillors have endorsed their preferred candidate for mayor this fall, as two high-profile contenders try to stay squarely in t...

B.C. natural gas prices cut by FortisBC

CBC | Posted 09.16.2014 | Canada
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Natural gas prices are going down for most B.C. residential customers this fall. FortisBC says low demand over the summer and more gas production hav...

John Tory live on Metro Morning on Wednesday

CBC | Posted 09.16.2014 | Canada
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John Tory, a mayoral front-runner since he entered the race in February, will be on CBC Radio's Metro Morning at 7:15 a.m. on Wednesday. It will...

Ryerson University opens a social media lab

CBC | Posted 09.16.2014 | Canada
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The newly created Social Media Lab at Ryerson University is one of the many hubs sprouting up in Toronto investigating the problems that arise with ...

Acupuncturist Li Juan (Susan) Xue caught overbilling

CBC | Posted 09.16.2014 | Canada
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A woman who was once B.C.'s top-billing acupuncturist has been ordered to repay $450,000 to the Medical Services Plan after a Ministry of Health ...

Retired Cardinal Jean-Claude Turcotte hospitalized

CBC | Posted 09.16.2014 | Canada
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The Archdiocese of Montreal has confirmed that retired Cardinal Jean-Claude Turcotte is gravely ill and has been hospitalized. The 78-year-old archbi...

Stephen Harper confirms 69 advisers to Iraq as MPs set to debate mission

CBC | Posted 09.16.2014 | Canada
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MPs will get their first opportunity to put their thoughts on Canada's response to the conflict in Iraq on the official parliamentary record duri...

Basic Income Canada Network rejects charitable tax status

CBC | Posted 09.16.2014 | Canada Politics

A non-profit group advocating for Canadians in poverty says it has decided to forgo the tax benefits of being a charity so that they can continue to s...

Master Cpl. Denis Demers takes own life 2 weeks after standoff

CBC | Posted 09.16.2014 | Canada Politics

A Canadian soldier involved in a 40-hour standoff with police in late August committed suicide last week, CBC News has learned. Master Cpl. Denis Dem...

Montreal police ask potential sexual assault victims to come forward

CBC | Posted 09.16.2014 | Canada
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Montreal police are asking potential victims of sexual assault to come forward, after a man was recently arrested and faces sexual assault-related cha...

Temporary foreign worker applications drop 74% since new reforms

CBC | Posted 09.16.2014 | Canada
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Applications for temporary foreign workers have dropped by three-quarters following the new rules introduced by the federal government in June, says ...

Cody Legebokoff sentenced to life on 4 counts of 1st-degree murder

CBC | Posted 09.16.2014 | Canada
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A B.C. Supreme Court justice in Prince George, B.C., has sentenced Cody Alan Legebokoff to life in prison with no parole for 25 years on four counts ...

Hot Corner: Fun stories from the world of sports

CBC | Posted 09.16.2014 | Canada Sports

Hear about that guy on that team that did that crazy thing? Introducing Hot Corner — a regular feature you'll see on CBCSports.ca platforms ...

Home Depot credit card security breach could cost $3B

CBC | Posted 09.16.2014 | Canada
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The theft of credit card information from Home Depot by hackers earlier this year could affect up to 60 million customers and lead to as much as $3 bi...

6 Toronto teens charged in alleged street robbery

CBC | Posted 09.16.2014 | Canada
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Two men were allegedly beaten and robbed over the weekend, but police quickly made arrests after the victims made contact with police. Toronto police...

Tim Hortons deal came after 3rd offer by Burger King

CBC | Posted 09.16.2014 | Canada
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Tim Hortons executives spent nearly six months negotiating the $11-billion US takeover deal with Burger King, a process that saw the American company ...

Baird Announces New Sanctions Against Russia

CBC | Posted 09.16.2014 | Canada Politics

Canada is adding to the sanctions it has imposed against Russia in order to further condemn the actions of Vladimir Putin's regime, Foreign Affairs Mi...

Boeing, SpaceX to provide new ride to International Space Station

CBC | Posted 09.16.2014 | Canada
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NASA is a giant step closer to launching Americans again from U.S. soil, after selecting Boeing and SpaceX as private partners to ferry crew to the ...