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PMO Explains Basis For Harper's 'Lone Wolf' Remarks

CBC | Posted 12.18.2014 | Canada Politics

Prime Minister Stephen Harper's suggestion that the attacks in St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Que., and Ottawa may not have been the work of so-called &...

Riverview Hospital: Dr. Gulzar Cheema applauds new program

CBC | Posted 12.18.2014 | Canada
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A former Minister of State for Mental Health in B.C. says a new rehabilitation and recovery program at Riverview Hospital is a step in the right dire...

Ford Motor Co. to recall 27,500 cars in Canada to replace Takata airbags

CBC | Posted 12.18.2014 | Canada
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Ford Motor Co. will recall 27,516 vehicles in Canada to replace airbags make by Takata Corp. that can malfunction. Ford agreed Thursday to a demand b...

Revenge porn: one woman's story

CBC | Posted 12.18.2014 | Canada
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A Central Okanagan woman is sharing her story about being the victim of revenge porn, alleging her ex-fiance posted sexual photos of her online withou...

James Moore to announce rules for next wireless spectrum auction today

CBC | Posted 12.18.2014 | Canada
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Canadian Industry Minister James Moore is expected to announce today new rules for the next wireless spectrum auction that will favour smaller players...

Brooke Henderson joining pro golf tour

CBC | Posted 12.18.2014 | Canada Sports

Canadian teen golfer Brooke Henderson, the No. 1 ranked female amateur golfer in the world, is turning pro, her family confirmed Thursday. Henderson ...

L'Isle-Verte coroner says witness testimony 'improbable'

CBC | Posted 12.18.2014 | Canada
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The coroner presiding over the L’Isle-Verte verte has asked one of the main witnesses to consult a lawyer to see if he wants to change his testimo...

Désiré Munyaneza's Rwandan genocide appeal won't be heard by Supreme Court

CBC | Posted 12.18.2014 | Canada
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The Supreme Court of Canada has refused to hear the appeal of Désiré Munyaneza, who was found guilty of genocide, war crimes and crimes against hum...

Steve Carell's North Korea movie from Guy Delisle novel scrapped after Sony hack

CBC | Posted 12.18.2014 | Canada
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New Regency has reportedly pulled the plug on a Steve Carell movie set in North Korea after the unprecedented hack of Sony Pictures that a U.S. offic...

Teagan Batstone remembered at memorial

CBC | Posted 12.18.2014 | Canada
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Hundreds of people turned out at a memorial in White Rock Wednesday evening for Teagan Batstone, the eight-year-old girl found dead in the trunk of a ...

John Tory 'hurries up' the Gardiner Expressway construction

CBC | Posted 12.18.2014 | Canada
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Mayor John Tory announced that construction on a section of the Gardiner Expressway will finish two months early, with added costs of up to $2 million...

Energy firms shedding jobs as oil prices keep sliding, recruiter says

CBC | Posted 12.18.2014 | Canada
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A Calgary recruiter in the energy sector says hiring has started to slow down and big companies are starting to let go of staff as oil prices drop. J...

Turcot Interchange contract awarded to Kiewit and Parsons

CBC | Posted 12.18.2014 | Canada
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Quebec's transportation ministry has awarded the contract for the new Turcot Interchange to KPH Turcot, a consortium led by two U.S.-based cons...

Emma Czornobaj awaits sentencing in 2 deaths after highway stop for ducks

CBC | Posted 12.18.2014 | Canada
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A Quebec Superior Court judge is expected to hand down Emma Czornobaj's sentence today following her July conviction for causing two deaths after...

Franklin Expedition announcement from environment minister

CBC | Posted 12.18.2014 | Canada
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Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq is set to make what the government is calling "an important announcement about the lost Franklin Expedition&q...

Lisa Batstone due in court on charge of 2nd-degree murder of daughter Teghan

CBC | Posted 12.18.2014 | Canada
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Lisa Batsone, the woman charged with second-degree murder of her daughter Teghan, is due in court Thursday morning.  She was arrested in Surrey, B.C...

Toronto Police Hope Serial's Popularity Will Help Solve 2011 Homicide

CBC | Posted 12.18.2014 | Canada Music

Toronto police are trying to capitalize on the meteoric popularity of the world's most downloaded podcast, Serial. Published by National Public Rad...

Hamilton residents evicted due to faulty software: Whitehead

CBC | Posted 12.18.2014 | Canada
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Hamiltonians have been evicted and their hydro cut off as a result of a controversial new computer system to manage local social assistance cases, say...

Suzanne Côté tried to claim $200K in clothing, personal expenses

CBC | Posted 12.18.2014 | Canada
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The latest Quebec appointee to the Supreme Court of Canada battled the Quebec tax agency for years for the right to deduct more than $200,000 worth o...

Singing tacos and the secrets of the greeting card industry

CBC | Posted 12.18.2014 | Canada
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Intrigued by a "singing taco" birthday card, reporter Jason Proctor set out to find the secrets of greeting card design.  It was a crownin...

Yves Plamondon sues Quebec for $35M after spending 28 years in jail

CBC | Posted 12.18.2014 | Canada
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Yves "Colossus" Plamondon is seeking a sizable sum from Quebec provincial police and the Crown prosecutor's office after spending 28 y...

Côte-des-Neiges fire leaves 2 families homeless

CBC | Posted 12.18.2014 | Canada
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Two families are now homeless after a fire destroyed a three-storey commercial and residential property in Côte-des-Neiges. The fire began around 11...

Neighbouring Pot Grow-Op Making Workers Sick: Business Owner

CBC | Posted 12.18.2014 | Canada Business

A Vaughan man says that the overwhelming smell of marijuana wafting from an allegedly legal grow-op next door to his restoration business is causing s...

Woman in hospital after collision with TTC streetcar

CBC | Posted 12.18.2014 | Canada
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A woman is in hospital after her vehicle collided with a TTC streetcar early Thursday. The woman apparently lost control of her car and smashed into ...

Shooting at McKibbins Irish Pub in Pointe-Claire injures 2

CBC | Posted 12.18.2014 | Canada
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Two people were injured early Thursday morning when a brawl outside McKibbins Irish Pub turned into a shooting. One person was shot in the arm and th...