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Damian Warner ties championship hurdles record

CBC | Posted 07.05.2015 | Home
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There's a good reason why decathletes and pentathletes are considered the best of the best in the track and field world. Damian Warner and Briann...

Aphid population booming in Vancouver heat wave

CBC | Posted 07.04.2015 | Canada
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Vancouverites who have linden or tulip trees on their streets are probably no stranger to the sap-like substance secreted by aphids and dripped onto c...

Surrey drag 'herstory' brings queer theatre to City Hall

CBC | Posted 07.04.2015 | Canada
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A form of royalty descended on Surrey City Hall Friday night in a one-night-only performance of "Tucked and Plucked," a new show that explor...

2 injured in crash of light plane at Duncan Airport

CBC | Posted 07.04.2015 | Canada
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A single engine plane crashed into a sloped area near the runway of the Duncan Airport around 1:30 p.m. PT Saturday. Vancouver Island District RCMP ...

Kitimat public facilities remain closed nearly 1 month after strike

CBC | Posted 07.04.2015 | Canada
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Summer is here and parents are scrambling to find ways to keep their kids busy, especially in Kitimat. Temperatures this weekend are expected to clim...

U.S. sends presidential delegation to FIFA final in Vancouver

CBC | Posted 07.04.2015 | Canada
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U.S. Vice President Joe Biden will be in Vancouver to cheer the Americans on against reigning champions, Japan, in the FIFA Women's World Cup...

Boucherville tragedy: Jérémie and Gabriel Dubuc remembered by loved ones

CBC | Posted 07.04.2015 | Canada
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The day after the bodies of Michel Dubuc and his two young sons Gabriel and Jérémie were discovered inside a Boucherville, Que., home, friends, fami...

Prosecco overtaking champagne as sparkling wine of choice

CBC | Posted 07.04.2015 | Canada
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On the Coast's resident wine columnist Barbara Philip brings us a little of the history behind the Italian sparkling wine prosecco, as well as ...

Benoît Côté and Marie-Josée Sills, Terrebonne shooting victims, die in hospital

CBC | Posted 07.04.2015 | Canada
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A lawyer and notary shot at a Terrebonne, Que., law office have died, according to provincial police. Lawyer Benoît Côté, 51, and notary Marie-J...

1 dead, 3 injured after car goes off bridge

CBC | Posted 07.04.2015 | Canada
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One person is dead and three have been rushed to hospital after a car went off a bridge and into the ravine near Black Creek Drive and Lawrence Avenu...

Vancouver pedestrian struck and killed by garbage truck

CBC | Posted 07.04.2015 | Canada
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A pedestrian is dead after being struck by a garbage truck near the intersection of Kingsway and Broadway around 9 a.m. PT. Saturday. Drivers are adv...

Men more likely to get skin cancer urged to use suncreen

CBC | Posted 07.04.2015 | Canada
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Discussions about sun damage and skin cancer often draw up images of young women and tanning beds, but it turns out men are actually more likely to ge...

Nelson SEEDS greenhouse crushed by tree

CBC | Posted 07.04.2015 | Canada
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A major contributor to local food security in Nelson, B.C. was destroyed when a massive storm sent a tree crashing into the greenhouse run by the S...

Sudden death in Beaches deemed suspicious

CBC | Posted 07.04.2015 | Canada
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The sudden death of a woman near Woodbine Avenue and Queen Street East has been deemed suspicious by police.  Officers were called to a home on Elme...

How to travel safely and smartly with your pets this summer

CBC | Posted 07.04.2015 | Canada
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Summer is in full swing and we've officially launched into the holiday season. For those who'd like to bring their four-legged family mem...

Wildfire near Port Hardy 300m from homes, evacuations ordered

CBC | Posted 07.04.2015 | Canada
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An evacuation order has been issued for about 60 homes in Port Hardy near an active six hectare wildfire that broke out Friday. The order affects hom...

Saskatchewan wildfires grow to 114 as homes, cabins, garages burn

CBC | Posted 07.04.2015 | Canada
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Nine new wildfires have flared up in northern Saskatchewan, bringing the number of active fires to 114.  Three structures burned down overnight in W...

Ambulance wait times a sign of staff shortage, union says

CBC | Posted 07.04.2015 | Canada
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The union representing Montreal-area paramedics says Urgences-Santé's staffing shortage has resulted in longer wait times. Documents obtained b...

David Wynn, Derek Bond honoured in Kentville softball tournament

CBC | Posted 07.04.2015 | Canada
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A softball tournament and silent auction in Kentville, N.S. is honouring fallen first responders, and particularly one family with a connection to th...

Greek referendum voters unclear on question, potential aftermath

CBC | Posted 07.04.2015 | Canada
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In Brussels, back in 1994, Greece was the country overseeing European Union enlargement talks with Finland, Sweden, Austria and Norway. Greece was an...

Spirit of the West's John Mann debuts special concert film

CBC | Posted 07.04.2015 | Canada
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CBC Television presents "John Mann Here and Now," a special concert featuring the iconic west coast performer and front man of Spirit of t...

Military pledges to finish home renovations for wounded Edmonton soldier

CBC | Posted 07.04.2015 | Canada
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The Canadian Forces has pledged to complete the renovations to the house of a wounded Edmonton soldier, who was in danger of losing his home after a f...

Toronto man turns himself in to police after condo double shooting

CBC | Posted 07.04.2015 | Canada
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A Toronto man has turned himself in to police following last week's double shooting in a condo unit near Queen West, according to police.  Kam...

Pearson flights returning to normal amid fuel company dispute

CBC | Posted 07.04.2015 | Canada
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Pearson International Airport's operations are slowly returning to normal after job action by workers who refuel aircraft forced hundreds of flig...

Gemma New of Hamilton Philharmonic is 1 of continent's few female conductors

CBC | Posted 07.04.2015 | Canada
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Picture the typical image of a conductor. He's poised. He's animated, leading rows of classical musicians with a sweep of his arms. And he...