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Door knock led to arrest of suspected drunk driver, police say

CBC | Posted 12.21.2014 | Canada
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A suspected drunk driver was arrested in Barrie on Sunday morning, after police say she and two other women were seen banging on the door of someone w...

Westjet pilots vote in favour of new contract

CBC | Posted 12.21.2014 | Canada
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Pilots at Westjet have voted in favour of a new four-year contract. The airline says the deal includes improved pay and scheduling, which places the ...

Youth organize vigil for man shot by Vancouver police

CBC | Posted 12.21.2014 | Canada
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A group of youth is organizing a vigil today for Phuong Na (Tony) Du, 51, who was shot and killed by police at the corner of Knight Street and East ...

Suspected drunk drivers keep police busy in Toronto, Peel

CBC | Posted 12.21.2014 | Canada
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Alcohol is believed to be a factor in a several overnight crashes in Toronto. Toronto police say that a car struck seven vehicles before stopping in ...

Vigil for Amaria Diljohn to take place today

CBC | Posted 12.21.2014 | Canada
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A candlelight vigil is planned for Sunday evening to remember Amaria Diljohn, the 14-year-old girl hit and killed by a Toronto bus on Friday. Toronto...

'Huff and puff' technology questioned after leak at CNRL Wolf Lake site

CBC | Posted 12.21.2014 | Canada
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Greenpeace is raising concerns about the technology an Alberta oilsands operation uses to extract crude, following a second leak at a Canadian Natura...

Kimberly Mountie frees elk stuck in fence

CBC | Posted 12.21.2014 | Canada
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A YouTube video of a Mountie freeing an elk in the Rocky Mountain Trench east of Kimberly, B.C. has garnered more than 24,000 hits. Kimberly Corpo...

Elderly man seriously hurt in crash near Markham/Eglinton

CBC | Posted 12.21.2014 | Canada
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An elderly man suffered serious injuries in a single-vehicle crash Sunday morning in the Markham Road and Eglinton Avenue East area. Paramedics were ...

SaskPower worker electrocuted on high-voltage line near Wakaw, Sask.

CBC | Posted 12.21.2014 | Canada
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A 45-year-old SaskPower worker is dead after he was electrocuted while working on a high-voltage power line. According to RCMP, a SaskPower crew was...

RCMP investigate after child found injured on Paul Band First Nation

CBC | Posted 12.21.2014 | Canada
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A six-year-old girl has been airlifted to hospital after being found with severe injuries on a northern Alberta reserve Saturday afternoon. The girl ...

P.K. Subban blackface in Théâtre du Rideau Vert play deemed offensive by some

CBC | Posted 12.21.2014 | Canada
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The use of blackface to portray P.K. Subban in a satirical play has left a bad taste in the mouths of members of Montreal's black artistic commun...

NHL: 3 things to know for Sunday night

CBC | Posted 12.21.2014 | Canada Sports

The Winnipeg Jets hope back-to-back road games can slow down the Philadelphia Flyers, while the Toronto Maple Leafs look to rebound from two straight ...

Suspect arrested after toddler left at Surrey bus stop

CBC | Posted 12.21.2014 | Canada
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One person has been arrested after a three-year-old boy was abandoned at a bus stop in Surrey, B.C., Saturday morning. Callers to police reported the...

Hamilton Mayor Fred Eisenberger treated for hand burns after home fire

CBC | Posted 12.21.2014 | Canada
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Hamilton Mayor Fred Eisenberger suffered burns to his right hand after a fire broke out at his east-end home on Saturday, the mayor's office said...

Nastaran Ghazanfari, 41, dies after being struck in Caledon

CBC | Posted 12.21.2014 | Canada
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A 41-year-old woman is dead after she was struck by a vehicle in Caledon, Ont., this weekend. The Ontario Provincial Police say the woman was hit jus...

Man charged with drug production after explosion in apartment

CBC | Posted 12.21.2014 | Canada
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A Brampton man has been charged after an explosion occurred inside his apartment on Saturday night. At 8:15 p.m. on Saturday, emergency responders we...

Charles Hamelin, short track speed skater, leads Canada to 2 medals

CBC | Posted 12.21.2014 | Canada
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Olympic champion Charles Hamelin led Canada to a pair of short track speed skating medals Sunday in Seoul, South Korea. Hamelin, a three-time Olympic...

Montreal do-gooders surprise homeless with Christmas gifts

CBC | Posted 12.21.2014 | Canada
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The Christmas spirit is strong with Fabienne Djandji and friends. Watch the video for more on Djandji's Christmas spirit The group, decked out ...

Mickey's Christmas Carol among 4 holiday movies on CBC TV tonight

CBC | Posted 12.21.2014 | Canada
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After a brief break on Saturday, CBC TV's holiday programming is coming back on Sunday with four times the joy. Four holiday movies will be air...

Elwin Hermanson says wheat quality not down since end of monopoly

CBC | Posted 12.21.2014 | Canada
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The chief commissioner of the Canadian Grain Commission says there's no evidence that the quality of Canadian wheat exports has decreased since t...

Holiday feasting: 7 ways to stay healthy in the face of temptation

CBC | Posted 12.21.2014 | Canada
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Tasty temptation lurks everywhere this time of year. And even those with the strongest willpower will find it tough to take a pass on cookies laden wi...

NHL: 4 stories from Saturday night

CBC | Posted 12.21.2014 | Canada Sports

The Montreal Canadiens cruised to victory over the Ottawa Senators and the Vancouver Canucks got the best of the Calgary Flames. In Toronto, the Lea...

Alex Ovechkin scores goal of the year candidate for Capitals

CBC | Posted 12.20.2014 | Canada Sports

This goal by Alex Ovechkin is worth a look. In the third period of an eventual 4-0 win over the New Jersey Devils on Saturday, the Washington Capita...

Willie Mitchell uses Kris Letang's helmet as weapon in fight

CBC | Posted 12.20.2014 | Canada Sports

A first period fight in a game between the Florida Panthers and the Pittsburgh Penguins culminated in an unusual battle tactic.  Panthers captain Wi...

SkyTrain electrical fire disrupts service in Richmond

CBC | Posted 12.20.2014 | Canada
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A large electrical discharge under a Canada Line SkyTrain car in Richmond shut down service between Aberdeen and Richmond-Brighouse stations shortly...