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Dawson Creek cookbook helps seniors stay at home longer

CBC | Posted 04.19.2015 | Canada
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Organizers of a program in Northeastern B.C. that helps seniors live independently at home are banking on a new cookbook to fund its services.  ...

Tax time 2015: Does free tax software come with a catch? No, say developers

CBC | Posted 04.19.2015 | Canada
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Filing your taxes can be a chore. You have to keep up with Canada's tax rules changing year to year. There are piles of forms to fill and questio...

NHL playoffs: 4 stories from Saturday night

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It was get-even day for three teams that trailed in their playoff series on Saturday as the Penguins, Blues and Lightning all posted victories to dra...

Vancouver Sun Run: thousands of runners to zip through downtown Vancouver

CBC | Posted 04.18.2015 | Canada
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Up to 50,000 runners will pound the pavement through downtown Vancouver today in the 31st annual Vancouver Sun Run. The 10 kilometre route begins a...

Major Vancouver beaches reopen following oil spill

CBC | Posted 04.18.2015 | Canada
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Vancouver Coastal Health and the City of Vancouver have lifted health advisories in effect since the April 8 oil spill for most Vancouver beaches in...

Walter Ramsey charged with 1st degree murder in alleged arson death of Mission woman

CBC | Posted 04.18.2015 | Canada
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Walter Ramsey, 42, has been charged with first-degree murder after 33-year-old Eleanor Anthonysz died in a suspicious fire in her mobile home in...

NHL draft lottery: Edmonton Oilers win 1st-overall pick

CBC | Posted 04.18.2015 | Canada
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The Edmonton Oilers have won the 2015 National Hockey League draft lottery. Connor McDavid is expected to be taken with the first pick and is regard...

Vancouver oil spill: Squamish Nation demands 'priority' role in future response

CBC | Posted 04.18.2015 | Canada
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The Squamish Nation says it should have be notified much earlier after the bunker fuel spill in English Bay on April 8 and is now demanding that the ...

Bob Hartley, Calgary coach, fined $50,000 by NHL

CBC | Posted 04.18.2015 | Home
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The National Hockey League announced Saturday that Calgary Flames head coach Bob Hartley has been fined $50,000 for his responsibility for the incid...

4 British sailors charged in gang rape of woman were typical tourists on social media

CBC | Posted 04.18.2015 | Canada
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CBC News has uncovered more details about four British Navy sailors accused of sexually assaulting a woman while visiting Halifax. The four men range...

B.C. craft distillery festival brings out the best

CBC | Posted 04.18.2015 | Canada
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B.C. has become known world-wide as a growing hub for craft beer and distillers. The art of creating one's own spirits has led to an increase in ...

Ottawa Senators fan Katie Kerrick harassed at Habs game

CBC | Posted 04.18.2015 | Canada
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Katie Kerrick was excited to head to the Bell Centre to catch the Montreal Canadiens versus the Ottawa Senators in the second game of the 2015 NHL pla...

'I am in the depths of despair': Green Gables fans mourn Jonathan Crombie

CBC | Posted 04.18.2015 | Canada
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Anne of Green Gables fans mourned the death of actor Jonathan Crombie, who played Gilbert Blythe in the CBC TV Green Gables movies. Condolences and tr...

Edith Macefield's Seattle house goes 'Up' for auction

CBC | Posted 04.18.2015 | Canada
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Although she didn't realize it at the time, Seattle, Washington resident Edith Macefield's decision not to sell her house to desperate deve...

Maine ice jams catch attention of New Brunswick river watchers

CBC | Posted 04.19.2015 | Canada
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Some residents along the Saint John River are spending the weekend keeping an eye on ice jams in Maine that could cause problems in New Brunswick. On...

Toronto Raptors fans ready for NBA playoffs

CBC | Posted 04.18.2015 | Canada
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Thousands of Toronto Raptors fans packed Maple Leaf Square, or Jurassic Park as it will be known throughout the NBA playoffs, ahead of Saturday'...

Eugenie Bouchard loses after refusing to shake opponent's hand

CBC | Posted 04.19.2015 | Home
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Canadian tennis star Eugenie Bouchard received some payback after she wasn't willing to accept a handshake from her opponent at a Fed Cup World ...

Canucks President Trevor Linden's Stanley Cup doubts put to rest

CBC | Posted 04.18.2015 | Canada
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Trevor Linden had doubts the Vancouver Canucks would make the 2015 Stanley Cup playoffs when he first took over as the team's president, but say...

BRCA testing needed for all women with ovarian cancer, McGill study says

CBC | Posted 04.18.2015 | Canada
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Every woman who contracts ovarian cancer should be tested for the genes that cause it, regardless of family history, says the head of a cancer study f...

Montebello Rockfest outraged after porn movie filmed on site

CBC | Posted 04.18.2015 | Canada
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The organizers of a western Quebec music festival say they're outraged to learn a pornographic movie was filmed, unbeknownst to them, on its grou...

Man stabbed at New Westminster SkyTrain Station

CBC | Posted 04.18.2015 | Canada
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The New Westminster Police Department (NWPD) is investigating after a man was stabbed multiple times at New Westminster Station. It happened just af...

Stave Lake Quarries charged with criminal negligence in death of Kelsey Anne Kristian

CBC | Posted 04.18.2015 | Canada
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B.C. firm Stave Lake Quarries and two individuals are facing a rare charge of criminal negligence in the 2007 death of Kelsey Anne Kristian, who wa...

NHL playoffs: 4 stories from Friday night

CBC | Posted 04.18.2015 | Home
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The Montreal Canadiens grabbed a commanding lead over the Senators, while the Vancouver Canucks, Washington Capitals, and Nashville predators all ear...

NHL Playoffs: Do the Habs have the most Canadian fans?

CBC | Posted 04.18.2015 | Home
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For the two Canadian team matchups on Friday night we asked the question: "Who has more fans?" Based on the latest in scientific technolo...

Kings' Jarret Stoll arrested for cocaine possession

CBC | Posted 04.18.2015 | Home
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Los Angeles Kings' forward Jarret Stoll was arrested in Las Vegas on drug possession charges. The soon-to-be unrestricted free agent was taken ...