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Luka Magnotta trial: Still no verdict

CBC | Posted 12.19.2014 | Canada
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The jury in the Luka Magnotta murder trial has still not reached a verdict after a fourth day of deliberations. The eight women and four men will now...

Police seek 4 men in Etobicoke sex assault

CBC | Posted 12.19.2014 | Canada
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Police are searching for four men accused of sexually assaulting a 27-year-old woman and are also trying to determine which west-end building the assa...

Baby sloth born at Montreal Biodome

CBC | Posted 12.19.2014 | Canada
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A baby sloth has become the newest resident at Montreal’s Biodome. The sloth was born December 17, which staff know because they have set up a...

Dog dies in illegal trap on Green Mountains nature reserve

CBC | Posted 12.19.2014 | Canada
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A Quebec woman is warning nature lovers to be careful in the woods after her dog became ensnared in an illegal trap and died. Gwynne Basen, a reside...

Shaw Feels Backlash To Price Hike

CBC | Posted 12.19.2014 | Canada Business

Shaw customers who did not read the small print on their December bill may be surprised to find a 10 per cent hike on their Internet service from Jan....

Adult film theatre Cinema L'Amour celebrates 100th anniversary

CBC | Posted 12.19.2014 | Canada
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Robert Casini wants Montrealers to know Cinema L'Amour is not a peep show. The manager of the cinema says the St-Laurent Boulevard theatre is ...

Cuba, U.S. trade negotiations 'fantastic', says Vancouver cigar seller

CBC | Posted 12.19.2014 | Canada
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For decades, American cigar lovers have relied on Canadian stores for their supply, but business is about to change. U.S. President Obama has announc...

Peel police's 'Project Trident' nets 11 drug arrests in Mississauga, Brampton

CBC | Posted 12.19.2014 | Canada
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Peel police have arrested 11 suspects in a drug trafficking bust that focused on two areas in Mississauga and Brampton. Police say the three-month-lo...

What's On: Marking the winter solstice and more

CBC | Posted 12.19.2014 | Canada
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The Shortest Day This three celebrations brings some of the best Canadian shorts to a venue near you -- cinema theatres, cultural centres and librari...

Bob Dechert's income-splitting comments spark Twitter backlash

CBC | Posted 12.19.2014 | Canada Politics

Mobile users: Read the Storify here. ...

Fort McMurray Airport evacuation over, passengers returning

CBC | Posted 12.19.2014 | Canada
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The evacuation of the airport in Fort McMurray, Alta., following a security threat is over.  RCMP finished clearing the terminal and began allowing...

Sir John A. Macdonald toonie to celebrate 1st PM's 200th birthday

CBC | Posted 12.19.2014 | Canada
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It's hard enough to know what to buy your own father for his birthday. So what do you do to celebrate the 200th birthday of a Father of Confedera...

Instagram photo briefly locks down school

CBC | Posted 12.19.2014 | Canada
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Police say a student's online post sparked a brief security alert at a school east of Toronto. The school in Whitby, which was not identified, w...

Raptors release possible new logo

CBC | Posted 12.19.2014 | Canada Sports

The Toronto Raptors posted a possible new team logo Friday on their Facebook page. The post links to a new video that includes the potential logo. ...

Indonesian human rights advocate: Neil Bantleman should be freed

CBC | Posted 12.19.2014 | Canada
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A human rights advocate in Indonesia says the courts should free Canadian teacher Neil Bantleman and Indonesian teacher's aide Ferdinand Tijong....

B.C. wine sales extended to grocery store shelves

CBC | Posted 12.19.2014 | Canada
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Some grocery stores will be able to stock wine on their shelves next year, but only if it's 100 per cent B.C. product, under new rules announced ...

Amber Alert issued after 3 Edmonton boys taken

CBC | Posted 12.19.2014 | Canada
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Edmonton police have issued an Amber Alert after three young boys were reportedly abducted from a north Edmonton home Friday morning. Police say the ...

Dead infants case: Remains could be 10 years old, lawyer says

CBC | Posted 12.19.2014 | Canada
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The defence lawyer for Andrea Giesbrecht, the woman accused of concealing the remains of six infants in a Winnipeg storage locker, says the remains c...

John Baird to discuss Ukraine, ISIS at year-end briefing

CBC | Posted 12.19.2014 | Canada
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John Baird is expected to respond to Vladimir Putin's accusation Thursday that Western sanctions are to blame for Russia's current economic ...

Meet François Barbeau, the man behind the Nutcracker costumes

CBC | Posted 12.19.2014 | Canada
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Midway through the Grands Ballets Canadiens run of the Nutcracker at Place des Arts, 79-year old costume designer FrançoisBarbeau is already mulling...

I Thought I Could Escape to a Tropical Island. I Was Wrong.

Brianna Goldberg | Posted 12.19.2014 | Canada Travel
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The tropical temporary home where I'd been living for six months was just a few minutes' cab ride down the white beach. Its balcony faced a shore lined with blooming hibiscus, our life there set to the push and pull of the waves. It felt so, so far away. Sweat trickled on my tailbone. I bit my lip and completed transformation into an Eisenhower-era desperate housewife: I cried for the immigration officer. So not behavior of a confident global journalist. How had I let this happen?

Oscar dreams dashed for Quebec director Xavier Dolan

CBC | Posted 12.19.2014 | Canada
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Xavier Dolan's Mommy, Canada's contender for Oscar glory in the best foreign language film category, has been knocked out of the competition...

The Interview fallout: Toronto man campaigns for local screening

CBC | Posted 12.19.2014 | Canada
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As billboards and posters for the The Interview are being taken down all over the city, one man is mounting a publicity campaign to screen the movie ...

Super-Earth confirmed by UBC astronomer using MOST space telescope

CBC | Posted 12.19.2014 | Canada
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A UBC astronomer and a Canadian space telescope played pivotal roles in the discovery of a new planet — a so-called Super-Earth — found orbiting ...

Stephen Harper's comments on missing, murdered aboriginal women show 'lack of respect'

CBC | Posted 12.19.2014 | Canada
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In a span of a week, the Conservative government confirmed their feelings of indifference, disregard and utter lack of respect for indigenous people. ...