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Man carried girl off into bushes, Abbotsford driver reports

CBC | Posted 10.01.2014 | Canada
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Police officers and search and rescue volunteers began scouring the fields and woods adjacent to an industrial area in Abbotsford, B.C., Tuesday ni...

Fatal stabbing near Eglinton and Vaughan

CBC | Posted 09.30.2014 | Canada
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One person is dead after a stabbing in the area of Eglinton Avenue West and Vaughan Road, according to Toronto EMS.  The victim was found on Eglint...

SkyTrain switch glitch hits Expo and Millennium line commuters

CBC | Posted 09.30.2014 | Canada
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Commuters using SkyTrain's Expo and Millennium lines are experiencing system-wide delays due to "a software that impacts switches" i...

International Emmy win for CBC's the fifth estate Made in Bangladesh documentary

CBC | Posted 09.30.2014 | Canada
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CBC News show the fifth estate has won a 2014 International Emmy Award for its documentary about the Rana Plaza garment factory collapse in Banglad...

RCMP pulls support from United Against Terrorism handbook

CBC | Posted 10.01.2014 | Canada
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The RCMP has pulled its support from a handbook aimed at stopping young Canadians from being recruited by extremist groups, saying parts of the book...

Children photographed without consent at West Vancouver park, police say

CBC | Posted 09.30.2014 | Canada
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West Vancouver police say they have been called on separate occasions to John Lawson Park after complaints that photographs were being taken of childr...

Harold Roderick MacIsaac: Linda Kayfish, sister of fired drug researcher demands apology

CBC | Posted 09.30.2014 | Canada
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The family of Harold Roderick MacIsaac, a drug researcher fired by the province and who later committed suicide, is demanding an apology from the B.C....

Pedestrian dies after being struck by vehicle in Brampton

CBC | Posted 09.30.2014 | Canada
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A pedestrian has died after being struck by a vehicle in Brampton on Tuesday evening. Peel Regional Police were called to the scene in the Steeles Av...

World Junior Girls Golf Championship: Canada 2nd after 3 rounds

CBC | Posted 09.30.2014 | Canada Sports

Canada failed to gain ground on the first-place Americans at the World Junior Girls Golf Championship despite having its most productive day of the to...

Taps on, then off in east-end Toronto neighbourhood

CBC | Posted 09.30.2014 | Canada
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The taps haven't been consistently working properly in some parts of Toronto's east end since the weekend, after a watermain broke and repai...

Mayoral candidates gather for 2nd Tuesday debate

CBC | Posted 09.30.2014 | Canada
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Toronto mayoral hopefuls John Tory, Doug Ford and Olivia Chow are set for their second debate of the day, and will be at St. Andrew's United Chur...

Phone companies called on to combat distracted driving

CBC | Posted 09.30.2014 | Canada
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Mobile phone companies are coming under pressure to do more to combat the dangers of texting and driving, which now kills more people on Ontario roads...

White House intruder case another Secret Service lapse

CBC | Posted 09.30.2014 | Canada
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"The United States Secret Service was always considered to be the elite law enforcement agency made up of men and women who were highly regarded,...

Ford, Tory clash over BMO field funding

CBC | Posted 09.30.2014 | Canada
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Toronto mayoral candidate Doug Ford used a debate Tuesday about sports funding to repeat his opposition to the city contributing a $10-million loan to...

P.E.I. Senator Libbe Hubley breaks arm in Norway accident

CBC | Posted 09.30.2014 | Canada Politics

Prince Edward Island Senator Libbe Hubley had a close call last week, while on a research mission in Norway. Hubley, along with senators Jim Munson ...

Jean-Philippe Auclair, Quebec extreme skier, killed in avalanche

CBC | Posted 09.30.2014 | Canada
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Extreme skier Jean-Philippe Auclair of Quebec was found dead after an avalanche on the San Lorenzo mountain, according to Chilean newspaper Publimetr...

1st Ebola case diagnosed in U.S. confirmed by CDC

CBC | Posted 09.30.2014 | Canada
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A patient at a Texas hospital has the Ebola virus, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control says. The patient is the first case diagnosed in the U.S.   ...

Air North flight attendants sent home for wearing T-shirts

CBC | Posted 10.01.2014 | Canada
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Flight attendants at Yukon's Air North were sent home by their employer Tuesday morning after they showed up for work wearing T-shirts instead o...

Rob Ford on scene at fatal streetcar collision

CBC | Posted 09.30.2014 | Canada
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Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is reportedly on the scene of a streetcar collision near St. Clair Avenue and Keele Street that has left one pedestrian dead....

Wild chimps learn from others to make new tools

CBC | Posted 09.30.2014 | Canada
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It's not just humans who want the latest gadget. Wild chimpanzees that see a friend making and using a nifty new kind of tool are likely to ma...

Chilly media relations are a fact of life in politics, but beware the ban

CBC | Posted 09.30.2014 | Canada Politics

It was apparently the word "slut" that broke the camel's back and triggered the Liberal ban of Sun News. Having been badgered for year...

Ford Launches Rhyming Attack Ads

CBC | Posted 09.30.2014 | Canada Politics

Doug Ford is calling out John Tory's political record and his proposed transit plan in a pair of new radio ads. Both ads begin with the words &...

NDP launches last-ditch effort to boost Speaker's powers

CBC | Posted 09.30.2014 | Canada Politics

New Democrat MP Peter Julian has launched a last-minute campaign to convince Conservative backbenchers to back his bid to give the Speaker the power t...

Entire Vancouver Block On Sale For $28 Million

CBC | Posted 09.30.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A Vancouver real estate company is advertising an entire city block for sale in a Kerrisdale for $28 million, after a developer bought up the separate...

Canadian dollar falls as U.S. greenback strengthens

CBC | Posted 09.30.2014 | Canada
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The Canadian dollar was lower Tuesday as economic growth figures for July came in weaker than expected. A U.S. dollar that is strengthening against m...