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CFL names Solomon Elimimian most outstanding player

CBC | Posted 11.28.2014 | Canada Sports

History was made at the CFL awards banquet Thursday when B.C. Lions linebacker Solomon Elimimian was named the league's most outstanding player....

Lui Passaglia celebrates 20th anniversary of Grey Cup winning field goal

CBC | Posted 11.28.2014 | Canada
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One of the most recognized and most loved players in Canadian Football history will celebrate this weekend the 20th anniversary of his iconic game wi...

Westoverhill Road walloped by traffic amid LRT construction

CBC | Posted 11.27.2014 | Canada
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Traffic restrictions caused by construction of the EglintonLRT have turned a residential street in central Toronto into an on-ramp for the Allen Expre...

B.C.'s Eddie Tang, 84, nominated for Citizen of The Year

CBC | Posted 11.27.2014 | Canada
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From organizing mah jong games, to raising money for park shelters, 84-year-old Eddie Tang has been actively volunteering in Vancouver's Renfrew ...

Female pedestrian killed after being hit by school bus

CBC | Posted 11.27.2014 | Canada
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A woman has died after being hit by a school bus at Oak Street and Park Avenue late this afternoon. Vancouver police say emergency crews were called...

Snow removal crews battle blizzard to keep YEG runways open

CBC | Posted 11.27.2014 | Canada
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A Pacific weather system brought 20 to 30 centimetres of snow to the Edmonton region Thursday, but if you were landing at the Edmonton International...

B.C. condo flood leaves owner in insurance nightmare

CBC | Posted 11.27.2014 | Canada
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Carmen Cheung thought her condo renovations were almost done – then a contractor punctured a pipe, sending an hour-long cascade of water through the...

Smartphone plans: are contract or monthly payments better?

CBC | Posted 11.27.2014 | Canada
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Choosing a smartphone can be a complicated process and committing to a cellphone provider even more so. The key question being: Am I better off recei...

Bid to boost spy agency's powers raises privacy concerns: watchdog

CBC | Posted 11.27.2014 | Canada Politics

The Conservative government's bid to boost the power of Canada's spy service to work with agencies that operate outside the existing overs...

Parliament Hill harassment by '80s PM aide Michel Gratton recounted by ex-reporters

CBC | Posted 11.27.2014 | Canada
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Well before the current tumult over sexual misconduct on Parliament Hill, a scandal involving a prime minister's aide made headlines three decad...

Kenneth Bryson Williams charged in fatal stabbing of taxi cab passenger

CBC | Posted 11.27.2014 | Canada
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A 23-year-old Burnaby man has been charged in the stabbing death of a tax cab passenger on February 9, in what was Vancouver's first homicide of ...

Limping cat leads SPCA in Montreal to seek cruelty suspect

CBC | Posted 11.27.2014 | Canada
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The Montreal SPCA is trying to discover who is responsible for shooting a cat with a BB gun. The animal welfare agency received the adult cat on Nov....

Three holiday beers to celebrate the season

CBC | Posted 11.27.2014 | Canada
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Winter beer is usually all about vanilla, but for On the Coast beer columnist Rebecca Whyman, this year the holidays are about Christmas ales from Bel...

Toronto man received 2 years' worth of electricity bills at once

CBC | Posted 11.27.2014 | Canada
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A Scarborough man says he received two years' worth of hydro bills at the same time, after the company had previously told him his building cover...

Ex-pastor's wife might have killed herself, lawyer says

CBC | Posted 11.27.2014 | Canada
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The lawyer for the former pastor accused of drugging and drowning his pregnant wife tried to poke holes in the Crown's case on Thursday — sugge...

Bell says positive employee-planted reviews will stop, but critics unsure

CBC | Posted 11.27.2014 | Canada
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Bell Canada says it has warned employees to stop planting glowing, five-star reviews about a Bell app on Apple’s iTunes. But some critics aren’t c...

Avalanche warning issued for B.C. interior

CBC | Posted 11.27.2014 | Canada
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A combination of heavy snow, strong winds and warm weather has Avalanche Canada urging backcountry users in the B.C. Interior to use caution this wee...

Montreal firefighters paint trucks black in protest against Bill 3

CBC | Posted 11.27.2014 | Canada
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Montreal’s fire trucks have a new look. Firefighters upset about Bill 3 — Quebec's proposed municipal pension reform plan — have painted ...

Jian Ghomeshi charges put spotlight on challenges for complainants

CBC | Posted 11.27.2014 | Canada
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A former B.C. Crown prosecutor is calling for changes in how sexual assault trials are carried out, saying the system makes it difficult for complaina...

Ebola outbreak: volunteers vaccinated in Halifax experiment

CBC | Posted 11.27.2014 | Canada
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The first doses of an experimental Ebola vaccine developed partly in Canada were injected into the first volunteers in Halifax today. The small clini...

Thalidomide victims invited to Ottawa to talk compensation

CBC | Posted 11.27.2014 | Canada
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Health Minister Rona Ambrose says she will meet as soon as next week with thalidomide survivors, Canadians who were born with severe birth defects aft...

NDG Food Depot and ​​​​CBC Do Crew need you to help feed the community

CBC | Posted 11.27.2014 | Canada
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Around the holidays, there is always a big push to help those in need.  Thankfully, there are also groups who work to help those same people all ye...

Delhi 2 Dublin Indiegogo campaign replaces stolen gear in time for Grey Cup gig

CBC | Posted 11.27.2014 | Canada
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After a thief made off with $15,000 worth of their equipment, B.C. band Delhi 2 Dublin's current tour — including a performance tonight at the ...

What is white privilege?

CBC | Posted 11.27.2014 | Canada
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In mid-October, Ontario elementary school teachers were offered a workshop on rethinking white privilege — a subject considered controversial by som...

Mucho Burrito pulls controversial 'Mexican brownie' ad

CBC | Posted 11.27.2014 | Canada
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A Canadian burrito chain is pulling its latest advertisement that references "a Mexican brownie that's actually legal," after a flood ...