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Photo showing children sitting on bow of speed boat in Trois-Rivières makes waves

CBC | Posted 08.04.2015 | Canada
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A photo showing a group of children in a potentially dangerous situation near the Trois-Rivières marina has prompted police and experts to urge boate...

Montreal weather: Mix of sun and cloud

CBC | Posted 08.04.2015 | Canada
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Today: A mix of sun and cloud. 60 per cent chance of showers this afternoon with risk of a thunderstorm. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h gusting to 4...

Muzik nightclub shooting: 2 dead, 3 in hospital

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Two people are dead and three others are in hospital after a shooting at the Muzik nightclub on Toronto's Exhibition grounds early Tuesday. The ...

Canada election 2015: Where the leaders are Tuesday

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Canada's federal political leaders are starting to converge in the Greater Toronto Area ahead of the first leaders' debate of the campaign i...

Low interest rates prompt interest in borrowing to invest

CBC | Posted 08.04.2015 | Canada
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Kevin Stone is 28 years old and already has over half a million dollars of debt, including a mortgage and a loan to purchase farmland. But he&apos...

Tornadoes: El Nino may give Canada's twister season a boost

CBC | Posted 08.04.2015 | Canada
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An above-average number of tornadoes may be ripping through — and ripping up — Canada this summer, scientists say. Just this past Sunday, a torna...

Raptors' new uniforms revealed by Drake at OVO Fest

CBC | Posted 08.04.2015 | Home
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Drake unveiled one of the Toronto Raptors' new uniform designs on stage at his OVO Fest in Toronto on Monday night. The team enlisted the help ...

Jack Bodie identified as teen who died from suspected fentanyl overdose in Vancouver

CBC | Posted 08.03.2015 | Canada
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A teenager who died following a suspected fentanyl overdose in Vancouver over the B.C. Day weekend has been identified by family members as Jack Bod...

Cyclist hit by train in Brossard

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A cyclist was rushed to hospital after he was hit by a train in Brossard on Montreal's South Shore. The exact nature of his injuries are not kno...

HitchBOT's 'murder' thought to be captured in surveillance footage

CBC | Posted 08.03.2015 | Canada
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A video purporting to show the grizzly death of a hitchhiking Canadian robot is bringing many online users to new levels of shock, anger and sadnes...

Big, red terrasse installation on St-Denis St. underway

CBC | Posted 08.03.2015 | Canada
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A part of St-Denis Street is now bright red. On Monday, crews began installing La Grande Terrasse Rouge — a long, continuous red terrasse that wil...

Verdun to get new skatepark by the fall

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Borough officials in Verdun say the new skatepark they are building for $700,000 will be safer and more fun for skateboarders and BMX riders than the ...

Man stabbed to death in Oshawa, male in custody: police

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A 76-year-old man has died after being stabbed by a male who was taken into custody this afternoon in Oshawa. Durham police say they received a call ...

Canada election 2015: B.C. representatives weigh climate change versus the economy

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Environmental issues — from liquefied natural gas development to climate change — are important to many British Columbians and should be a ...

Toronto councillor confronts UberX driver over bylaws

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A Toronto city councillor confronted an UberX driver on the weekend and said he would do it again in an ongoing quest to get the ride-sharing service ...

Toronto man found dead in pond near Peterborough

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A Toronto man was found unresponsive in a rural pond by his wife Saturday and was later pronounced dead at the scene roughly 22 kilometres southwest o...

Laval to get $40M aquatic complex by 2018

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The City of Laval has taken its first steps towards building a new aquatic complex that could allow the city to host international swimming events as ...

National War Memorial: Man charged after 'fornicating the statue,' police say

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A 22-year-old man has been charged after police say he climbed the National War Memorial in Ottawa and began "fornicating the statue." Otta...

Was Ontario storm a tornado?

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An investigator has been sent to the Teviotdale, near the area north and west of Kitchener, to determine if a tornado touched down there in Sunday eve...

How artists are using aboriginal beadwork to tell contemporary stories

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A new beadwork exhibit at the Ashukan cultural centre in Montreal's Old Port is lending a contemporary voice to the aboriginal story-telling met...

University of Victoria osprey cam offers bird's-eye view of campus raptors

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They moved in one summer about 10 years ago, and they've been back every season. Each summer a family of osprey makes its home on top of a 24-m...

Man slashed, beaten in Vaughan nightclub incident

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A man was injured after he was attacked by three people at a nightclub in Vaughan early Monday.  Police say the attack happened at 2:30 a.m. on the ...

HitchBOT creators offered help to rebuild hitchhiking robot

CBC | Posted 08.03.2015 | Canada
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Offers are pouring in to help rebuild hitchBOT, a Canadian hitchhiking robot dismembered during a journey across the U.S. Vandals damaged HitchBot be...

B.C. hiking trails: 3 tips and suggestions from Sam Waddington

CBC | Posted 08.03.2015 | Canada
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Over 94 per cent of British Columbia is provincial Crown land, meaning that vast expanses of forests, lakes, mountains and coastline have remained wil...

B.C. fires: Harrison Lake wildfire prompts evacuation of campers

CBC | Posted 08.03.2015 | Canada
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A wildfire near Harrison Hot Springs, B.C. has grown to 45 hectares and has prompted the evacuation of two nearby campgrounds.  The fire on the wes...