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TDSB approves controversial Central Tech dome

CBC | Posted 11.26.2014 | Canada
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The Toronto District School Board voted in favour on Wednesday of building a controversial dome at Central Technical School.  The measure passed by ...

Dr. Julio Montaner honoured for a lifetime of work in HIV/AIDS

CBC | Posted 11.26.2014 | Canada
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Nobody in Canada has made a bigger contribution to the field of HIV/AIDS research and treatment than Dr. Julio "Montaner," said Health Minis...

Kinder Morgan's survey shows Burnaby mountain stable enough for pipeline

CBC | Posted 11.26.2014 | Canada
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Preliminary work shows Burnaby Mountain is stable enough to support a tunnel for the proposed Trans Mountain pipeline, according to engineers hired by...

'Brutal' wedding ceremony ruined by United National Church minister

CBC | Posted 11.26.2014 | Canada
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That's what happened to Casey and Jessica O'Donnell. And now, just three months after their wedding, they're wondering if it was all a ...

Martin St. Louis makes emotional return to Tampa

CBC | Posted 11.26.2014 | Canada Sports

The Tampa Bay Lightning paid tribute to Martin St. Louis on Wednesday night with a short video presentation. The 39-year-old forward was making his r...

Luka Magnotta may have known killing was wrong, psychiatrist says

CBC | Posted 11.26.2014 | Canada
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The psychiatrist hired by the Crown believes it’s “highly possible” that LukaMagnotta was sane and aware that what he was doing was wrong when h...

Watch Canucks' Bo Horvat find out he's staying in the NHL

CBC | Posted 11.26.2014 | Canada Sports

Making the NHL is a moment so many Canadian kids dream about, but so few get to live. For some of the lucky ones, not only do they get to play at t...

Abduction attempt investigated by Vancouver police

CBC | Posted 11.26.2014 | Canada
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Vancouver police are issuing a public alert after a stranger tried to pull a 22-year-old woman off the street and into his van in East Vancouver Tues...

Quebec helicopter jailbreak surveillance video released by court

CBC | Posted 11.26.2014 | Canada
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The surveillance video that captured the brazen helicopter escape from a detention centre near Quebec City​ last June by inmates Serge Pomerleau, ...

Indigenous video game designer takes stand against Custer's Revenge

CBC | Posted 11.26.2014 | Canada
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When the video game Custer’s Revenge first came out more than 30 years ago, a successful boycott eventually pulled the game from store shelves. The...

Revenue Canada privacy breach concerns artists, writers

CBC | Posted 11.26.2014 | Canada
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Some of the writers, artists and broadcasters whose private tax information was improperly made public this week by the Canada Revenue Agency have cri...

Peter Goldring says he wears video camera to avoid 'besmirchment'

CBC | Posted 11.26.2014 | Canada Politics

Edmonton East MP Peter Goldring has advised his fellow members of Parliament to wear cameras at all times for "risk protection" and to "...

Ex-pastor's murder trial hears from late wife's friend

CBC | Posted 11.26.2014 | Canada
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The first-degree murder trial of a former pastor accused of drugging and drowning his pregnant wife continued in a Toronto court today with testimony ...

Doug Ford to say if he'll pursue Ontario PC leadership bid

CBC | Posted 11.26.2014 | Canada
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The public will find out Thursday if Doug Ford will try to become the next leader of the Ontario Progressive Conservatives. Ford recently ran for may...

Grocery stores caught cheating on packaging dates of meat and poultry

CBC | Posted 11.26.2014 | Canada
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If you trust the packaging date listed on the meat or poultry you buy at the grocery store, you could be fooled. Some retailers change the labels o...

Snowy weather in B.C. Interior: 'You're going to have to dig yourself out'

CBC | Posted 11.26.2014 | Canada
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A night of heavy snowfall meant an early morning wake-up on Wednesday for Dawn Hill, who lives in the Joe Rich area just outside of Kelowna, B.C.. &...

Yvonne Leroux killing still unsolved, 42 years later

CBC | Posted 11.26.2014 | Canada
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More than four decades after Yvonne Leroux was found dead in York Region, police have not given up their attempts to find out who killed her. The Nor...

Compact fluorescent bulb recycling won't be mandatory, Ottawa says

CBC | Posted 11.26.2014 | Canada
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The federal government has quietly backed away from a plan for mandatory recycling of compact fluorescent light bulbs, which contain the toxic element...

Experimental Ebola vaccine passes 1st hurdle in U.S.

CBC | Posted 11.26.2014 | Canada
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An experimental Ebola vaccine developed in the U.S. appears to be safe and promising in an early clinical trial, according to new findings. The vacci...

PTSD and danger among deterrents to visible minorities joining military

CBC | Posted 11.26.2014 | Canada
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The Canadian Armed Forces remains far short of its goals for recruiting more women, aboriginals and visible minorities and concerns about sexual assau...

Onion Lake Cree Nation takes Ottawa to court over transparency law

CBC | Posted 11.26.2014 | Canada
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First Nations in Alberta and Saskatchewan are taking the federal government to court over a new law that requires First Nations bands to post their...

Wedding guest assaulted 14-year-old banquet hall employee, police say

CBC | Posted 11.26.2014 | Canada
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A 14-year-old employee of a banquet hall requested that a group of men not drink outside the hall when he was violently head-butted by one of the men,...

STM set to increase monthly and single fares, says city councillor

CBC | Posted 11.26.2014 | Canada
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It appears public transit fares in Montreal are going up in the new year. Projet Montréal councillor Laurence Lavigne says she received documents ...

Kinder Morgan protests could hurt economy: Michael Burt

CBC | Posted 11.26.2014 | Canada
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Protests on Burnaby Mountain could have an impact on Canada's economy if they continue, according to an economist who has studied the potential i...

Jurassic World trailer offers surprise preview for fans

CBC | Posted 11.26.2014 | Canada
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Action and adventure movie fans are gorging on the first Jurassic World trailer, which Universal Pictures released on Tuesday — two days ahead of ...