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Orca calf born to endangered species was a research trip hit

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The discovery of an orca calf was one of the highlights of a research trip done for the Washington-based National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administrat...

Ernest Azoadam's party bus death still a mystery to heartbroken family

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A B.C. family is heartbroken after a year-long coroners investigation into Ernest Azoadam's death resulted in a page and a half long report that...

Canadian MLS teams using common sense for 2015 season

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Canada’s MLS triumvirate has done something never seen before. All three clubs enter the 2015 season with the same head coaches in place. An epidemi...

Port Metro Vancouver by the numbers

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The chemical fire at Port Metro Vancouver is now out but Wednesday's emergency raises questions about just how much traffic passes through the po...

Better Business Bureau warns scams are on the rise

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Canadians lost $70 million to scams last year, according to the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre. That's up from $53 million in 2013 and mainly due to...

Hansel & Gretel's big wooden 'Sleepy Bear' stolen from candy company

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RCMP officers on Vancouver Island are looking for anyone who may have recently acquired a big wooden bear, after a carved grizzly went missing from ...

Swastika graffiti suspect released by police

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Montreal police have released a young man who was questioned in connection with a potential hate crime in Notre-Dame-de-Grâce. A spokeman for the po...

Primitive ocean on Mars held more water than Earth's Arctic Ocean: NASA

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New research by NASA suggests that a vast ocean may have existed on Mars billions of years ago, containing more water than the Earth's Arctic Oc...

Wireless spectrum auction profit already counted toward deficit

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The final tally isn’t yet known, but Industry Minister James Moore on Friday is expected to announce the government has netted between $3 billion an...

Elton McDonald, Toronto tunneller, discussed selling story, boss says

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Elton McDonald, 22, has been identified by the Toronto Sun as the man behind the so-called mystery tunnel discovered near a Pan Am Games venue in the ...

Liberals look to hike charges on condo developers

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The Ontario Liberals are proposing reforms they say would give residents a greater say in how their communities grow, and give cities more money to pa...

Concordia Muslim Students' Association removes controversial books

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The Concordia University Muslim Students’ Association (MSA) has removed some controversial writings from its book collection after a meeting with th...

Corrections Canada pushing ahead with electronic monitoring of offenders

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Canada's prison service is pushing ahead with a plan to track high-risk offenders with electronic monitoring anklets, despite concerns that techn...

P.K. Subban surprises Truro teen with meet after Canadiens game

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A 14-year-old boy from Truro, N.S., got the surprise of a lifetime when he got to meet his hockey hero, NHL defenceman P.K. Subban, after a recent Mon...

Halifax man desperate for bone marrow transplant from brother in Gaza

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A Halifax man desperate for a life saving bone marrow transplant is pleading with the Canadian government to help his brother, who is a match, leave G...

Port Metro Vancouver chemical fire tested city's emergency reponse

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The emergency response to the shipping container fire that sent a massive plume of noxious chemical smoke into the Vancouver air was a "good, sol...

Quebec City firefighters ask Hydro-Québec to leave smart meters alone

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Quebec City’s fire department says Hydro-Québec has been too quick to remove smart meters from the scenes of fires where faulty wiring may be an is...

Speed a factor in Etobicoke woman's snowmobile death: police

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Ontario Provincial Police say speed was a factor in the death of 31-year-old Tara Henderson. The Etobiocke woman was involved in a snowmobile crash i...

Bubby Rose's coffee shop owner helps woman turn life around

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A former homeless woman in Victoria, B.C., says the compassion and support of a cafe owner helped lift her out of poverty and turn her life around. D...

St-Hubert Plaza store catches fire in Montreal

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More than 100 firefighters are battling a fire at the corner of St-Hubert Street and Beaubien Street in the Rosemont - La Petite-Patrie borough in Mon...

Barnston Island residents want to see ferry replaced with a bridge

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Many residents of Barnston Island want a bridge to connect their small community to the mainland — saying they need better access to emergency serv...

Superchill fish kill at Nova Scotia aquaculture sites raise questions

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Some Nova Scotia residents and environmental advocates are raising questions after decaying fish carcasses began washing up on a beach near an aquacul...

Saskatchewan slang video a big hit

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A video that purports to examine Saskatchewan slang is really ... givin'er snoose on the internet. The humorous production by the Insightrix ...

Closing arguments underway at trial of Sabastian Prosa

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A defence lawyer told a judge on Thursday that all 12 charges should be dropped against Sabastian Prosa, a young man who drove the wrong way on a high...

Victoria Beer Week events offer art as well as beer

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The second annual Victoria Beer Week starts on Saturday, and All Points West's arts columnist says the festival offers lots of events for those w...