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Ontario hopes for record low number of road deaths from not wearing seatbelts

CBC | Posted 09.23.2014 | Canada
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Ontario Provincial Police say they are "cautiously optimistic" that this year will set a 10-year record for fewest road deaths due to failur...

Lieutenant-governor swearing-in ceremony today

CBC | Posted 09.23.2014 | Canada
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The ceremony to officially install Elizabeth Dowdeswell as Ontario's 29th lieutenant-governor will create road closures around Queen's Park ...

Surrey home invasion leaves one man with gunshot wounds

CBC | Posted 09.23.2014 | Canada
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Police in Surrey, B.C., are investigating a home invasion and shooting overnight that left one man in the hospital with gunshot wounds. RCMP say the ...

Serena Vermeersch homicide: Raymond Caissie's 2013 release outrages mayor

CBC | Posted 09.23.2014 | Canada
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Mayor Dianne Watts of Surrey, B.C., says she is outraged a convicted high-risk sex offender who was released into her community last year has now been...

Parents of child with ADHD told to deal with 'Incessant screaming'

CBC | Posted 09.23.2014 | Canada
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The parents of three Salaberry-de-Valleyfield children say they are “really troubled” by an anonymous letter criticizing their kids’ behaviour t...

Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships on CBC

CBC | Posted 09.23.2014 | Canada Sports

Click the video player above to watch our live stream as Patricia Bezzoubenko and Team Canada compete in the 33rd Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championsh...

Doug Ford faces 1st debate in Toronto mayor's race tonight

CBC | Posted 09.23.2014 | Canada
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Toronto voters will get their first real look at Doug Ford, the mayoralty candidate, tonight as the councillor takes part in his first debate since st...

BlackBerry Passport priced to take on Apple & Samsung

CBC | Posted 09.23.2014 | Canada
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BlackBerry's latest smartphone, the Passport, is set to be unveiled Wednesday, and it's priced to give it a leg up on the most recent offeri...

Mould closes Canada Science and Technology Museum until 2015

CBC | Posted 09.23.2014 | Canada
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The Canada Science and Technology Museum in Ottawa will remain closed for the rest of the year as it deals with the discovery of mould in the buildin...

Enterovirus D68: 7 confirmed cases in B.C.

CBC | Posted 09.23.2014 | Canada
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The virus causing respiratory illnesses that has sickened hundreds of children across Canada and the U.S.​ has now been detected in seven patients ...

Mike Duffy Senate expenses case in court to set trial date

CBC | Posted 09.23.2014 | Canada Politics

Suspended Senator Mike Duffy's fraud, bribery and breach of trust case is back in court this morning, as lawyers are expected to set a date for w...

Benjamin Netanyahu cautious about interpreting Syrian fighter jet shooting

CBC | Posted 09.23.2014 | Canada
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Shooting down a Syrian fighter jet doesn't mean the war in Syria has widened to include Israel, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told CB...

Attawapiskat Chief Theresa Spence may face motion of non-confidence

CBC | Posted 09.23.2014 | Canada
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[MEDIA] A member of the Attawapiskat First Nation hopes a motion of non-confidence  that she will put forward today  will be put to a vote during a...

Highway 19 expansion plan called costly 'mistake'

CBC | Posted 09.23.2014 | Canada
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Critics are calling the Quebec government’s plan to expand Highway 19 a 'big mistake.' The proposed $600-million project would see Highwa...

Seamus O'Regan takes Liberal nomination in St. John's South-Mount Pearl

CBC | Posted 09.23.2014 | Canada Politics

Former television host SeamusO'Regan has officially stepped into the political ring, winning the right to run in the federal election that's...

How Alexander Sodiqov was freed following espionage charges

CBC | Posted 09.23.2014 | Canada
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Many graduate students will tell you your relationship with your PhD supervisor can make or break your career. In Alexander Sodiqov's case, his s...

Buildup along Line 9 in Toronto without emergency plans being set

CBC | Posted 09.23.2014 | Canada
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Development continues along the controversial Line 9 pipeline pathway in Toronto even as emergency officials work on response plans in case of a leak...

Back to school: How parents can fight the fear of math

CBC | Posted 09.23.2014 | Canada
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When Jody MacArthur was in Grade 9, she had a fantastic math teacher who took a lot of time to explain the concepts. Beyond that, however, math was a...

Faulty STM bus ramps anger wheelchair-user

CBC | Posted 09.23.2014 | Canada
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Michel Nadeau says he is so fed up with STM buses having faulty wheelchair ramps that he may bring his complaint as far as the Human Rights Commission...

Brian Gallant's Liberals prepare for transition after win

CBC | Posted 09.23.2014 | Canada
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Liberal Leader Brian Gallant won a tight election campaign that was beset by a vote-counting fiasco that still may take more time to settle. The unof...

CBC Sports Plays of the Week: Devin Hester makes history

CBC | Posted 09.23.2014 | Canada Sports

A look at some of the best plays in the world of sports, including sensational catches by outfielders Yasiel Puig of the Los Angeles Dodgers and Wil M...

Pavel Datsyuk injures shoulder in Red Wings' pre-season opener: report

CBC | Posted 09.23.2014 | Canada Sports

Pavel Datsyuk, who missed 37 games last season, couldn’t make it out of the Detroit Red Wings’ pre-season opener unscathed. The 36-year-old centr...

Arbutus Corridor worth $400M: CP Rail CEO E. Hunter Harrison

CBC | Posted 09.23.2014 | Canada
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CP Rail has fired another shot in the public relations battle against the City of Vancouver over the future of the Arbutus Corridor — arguing the l...

Will Jose Bautista win a 3rd home run title?

CBC | Posted 09.23.2014 | Canada Sports

There’s plenty to cheer about this week at Rogers Centre, even though the Toronto Blue Jays could be officially eliminated from playoff contention a...

Lions LB Steve Tulloch out for season

CBC | Posted 09.22.2014 | Canada Sports

Sometimes it’s best to simply pump your fist, high-five your teammates or yell in excitement after making a touchdown catch or, in Steve Tulloch’s...