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5 weekend events in and around Vancouver May 29-31

CBC | Posted 05.28.2015 | Canada
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Whether you're looking to take a leisurely stroll on the North Shore, sip on an award winning craft beer or learn a new dance style, there&apos...

Emmanuel Owusu-Ansah guilty of second-degree murder in Bridget Takyi's death

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Emmanuel Owusu-Ansah was found guilty of second-degree murder in the brutal 2013 killing of a woman who was stabbed to death then set on fire. The ju...

FIFA Women's World Cup trophy arrives in Vancouver amid controversy

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Young female soccer players crowded around the FIFA Women's World Cup trophy as the coveted golden statue was unveiled at a small ceremony at a d...

Loblaws recalling several President's Choice hummus products

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Loblaw Companies Ltd. is expanding a recall earlier this week pertaining to President's Choice hummus. The products may contain the toxin produ...

Prince George blood clinic closes, leaving donors mourning loss

CBC | Posted 05.28.2015 | Canada
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Canadian Blood Services shut down its clinic in Prince George, B.C. Thursday, along with several others across Canada, as cutbacks left local blood do...

VIDEO: Texas family horrified as flood waters engulf their home

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The home video only lasts for 2 minutes and 35 seconds, but captures in graphic detail the fear felt by a Texas couple as the Blanco River swept thro...

Foreign worker in sex harassment case tells others to 'speak up'

CBC | Posted 05.28.2015 | Canada
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One of two temporary foreign workers who were abused by the former owner of Presteve Foods, a fish processing company in Wheatley, Ont., says that go...

House financial officer won't say how sanctions will bite NDP MPs

CBC | Posted 05.28.2015 | Canada Politics

The non-partisan official charged with keeping the House of Commons' books balanced is staying mum on what, if any, action will be taken to recou...

Kellie Leitch lends healing hand to Nepal earthquake victims

CBC | Posted 05.28.2015 | Canada Politics

She waited weeks to find the time to go and to get permission from her boss, who just happens to be the prime minister. But when Kellie Leitch, Cana...

Queen bees found dead in warehouse after Canada Post loses shipment

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When beekeeper Alexandre Mclean ordered a shipment of bees from the Eastern Townships he did not expect to find them five days later, in a warehouse a...

Prescription drug spending growth fuelled by costly new drugs

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Prescription drug spending in Canada reached an estimated $28.8 billion last year, driven by new biologics that can cost hundreds of thousands of dol...

Back-To-Work Legislation Passed For Ontario Teachers

CBC | Posted 05.28.2015 | Canada Politics

Both the governing Liberals and Progressive Conservatives supported the legislation, while the NDP opposed it.

Alberta creationist discovers rare fish fossils in basement dig

CBC | Posted 05.28.2015 | Canada
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An Alberta man who discovered a school of rare fossilized fish while digging up a Calgary basement believes the world was created by God a few thous...

René-Cassin CLSC health care workers protest cuts

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Despite reassurances that the closure of the René-Cassin CLSC seniors' day centre would be reconsidered, health care workers say they've be...

13 Canadian women chosen for Pan Am water polo team

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The Canadian women's water polo team will send 13 athletes to the Pan Am Games in Toronto. The team was announced jointly on Thursday by Water ...

NDP wants Ontario PC Leader Patrick Brown's use of House funds reviewed

CBC | Posted 05.28.2015 | Canada
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Did former Conservative MP Patrick Brown make improper use of House funds running — successfully — for the Ontario Progressive Conservative leader...

Police arrest 2 teens in connection with street robberies

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Police have slapped 15 charges on two teens who they say stalked and robbed victims in the city's east end. Toronto police said the robberies t...

'Tampon tax' will end July 1

CBC | Posted 05.28.2015 | Canada
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The federal government is nixing the GST on feminine hygiene products, including tampons, starting July 1. The government tabled the change in a way ...

Batman appears on Suicide Squad film set in Toronto

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Looks as if Batman will be in Suicide Squad after all. Ever since Warner Bros. announced David Ayer's upcoming DC Comics supervillain flic...

Toronto Police Chief Reacts To MPP's Call To End Carding

CBC | Posted 05.28.2015 | Canada

Jagmeet Singh is a member of provincial parliament, deputy leader of the Ontario NDP and a member of Toronto's Sikh community.  It's that...

Laval cat killer sought by SPCA after dead kitten found

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The Montreal SPCA is looking for the public's help to catch a cat killer in Laval after the discovery of the body of a mutilated kitten on Belcou...

Granville Island thefts raise market vendors' concerns

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Granville Island vendors are calling for action from their management company after five break-ins on consecutive nights at the market's offices....

A man and his truck: The tale of Stanley Boyle and Ol' Jimmy

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When 70-year-old Stanley Boyle pulls into the parking lot after his lunch break at a lobster plant on the Gaspé coast, it's nearly impossible n...

Nanaimo principal David Street accused of stealing from Woodlands Secondary School

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The principal of Woodlands Secondary School in Nanaimo, B.C., has been replaced after he was accused of stealing an undisclosed amount of cash from th...

Walk Off the Earth singer Sarah Blackwood kicked off U.S. flight over crying son

CBC | Posted 05.28.2015 | Canada
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Pregnant singer-songwriter Sarah Blackwood from Walk Off the Earth says she was kicked off a United Airlines flight in San Francisco because her toddl...