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Kate Upton, William H Macy cheer Canucks to victory

CBC | Posted 04.24.2015 | Home
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The Canucks had some star power cheering them on in Thursday's bout against the Calgary Flames. Swimsuit model and actress Kate Upton ("The...

Atom Egoyan calls Armenian genocide an 'open wound'

CBC | Posted 04.24.2015 | Canada
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Canadian-Armenian filmmaker Atom Egoyan spoke on the 100th anniversary of Ottoman Turks killing and deporting the Armenians who lived alongside them...

Mother of Wanting Qu, Gregor Robertson's girlfriend, reportedly arrested in China

CBC | Posted 04.24.2015 | Canada
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The mother of Vancouver-based pop star Wanting Qu has been arrested on corruption charges in China, according to media reports. Qu is the girlfriend ...

What's On: Community theatre, theatre for young people and more

CBC | Posted 04.24.2015 | Canada
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There are many stage productions taking place in venues across the city -- from community theatre in the church to a play about cyber-bullying at Youn...

IPC sledge hockey worlds: CBC's broadcast schedule

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Beginning on Sunday, cbcsports.ca will be home to live streaming coverage of every game from the 2015 IPC Ice Sledge Hockey World Championships i...

Oliver, CRA Clarify TFSA Change

CBC | Posted 04.24.2015 | Canada Business

Canadians don't need to wait for the budget to be passed before taking advantage of the TFSA changes announced in it, officials at the Canada Rev...

An encounter at the piano with Chilly Gonzales

CBC | Posted 04.24.2015 | Canada
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Chilly Gonzales takes to the stage in bathrobe and slippers — all the better to draw attention to his kind of pop-inspired classical music. Arts r...

Markham raids produce 7 arrests and 60 kilograms of ketamine

CBC | Posted 04.24.2015 | Canada
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Seven people have been arrested in a raid on what police call a ketamine production and distribution operation in Markham. Investigators with the Yor...

NHL playoffs: 3 things to know for Friday night

CBC | Posted 04.24.2015 | Home
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The Montreal Canadiens and the New York Rangers have their opponents on the ropes, while the Blues and the Wild hope to tip a deadlock in their favour...

Arctic Council meeting sees end of Canada's term as chair

CBC | Posted 04.24.2015 | Canada
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Canada is handing off its two-year chairmanship of the Arctic Council to the United States during today's meeting in Iqaluit.  Senior diplom...

Jets played through pain: Trouba with broken hand, Ladd with hernia

CBC | Posted 04.24.2015 | Home
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Had the Winnipeg Jets advanced into the second round of the playoffs, Jacob Trouba might not have been in the lineup. The team revealed on Frida...

Supreme Court Justice Marshall Rothstein to retire at end of summer

CBC | Posted 04.24.2015 | Canada
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Supreme Court Justice Marshall Rothstein will retire from Canada's highest court on Aug. 31, Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin announced today. R...

Earthquakes rattle West Coast and B.C. Interior

CBC | Posted 04.24.2015 | Canada
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Two earthquakes rattled British Columbia late Thursday and early Friday morning, but they didn't cause any damage. The first quake, which measur...

Wagstaffe's Weather Friday: stormy end to the week

CBC | Posted 04.24.2015 | Canada
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An unsettled air mass brought showers and cool temperatures to Metro Vancouver on Friday morning. Isolated showers are in the forecast all day, with ...

Vancouver Francophone parents win Supreme Court of Canada ruling

CBC | Posted 04.24.2015 | Canada
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A group of Francophone parents in Vancouver has won another legal victory in its five-year-old fight for equal access to school facilities in B.C. On...

CIBC shareholders vote against pay packets for outgoing execs

CBC | Posted 04.24.2015 | Canada
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CIBC investors voiced their displeasure loud and clear against a compensation scheme that will see two of the bank's most senior executives — w...

STM bus fire cause still unknown

CBC | Posted 04.24.2015 | Canada
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The public transit bus filled with commuters that caught fire had been subject to a recall last summer because of an alternator problem, but the STM s...

Quebec City public market may stay in Old Port following outcry

CBC | Posted 04.24.2015 | Canada
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After days of public outcry and even an online petition, Quebec City is now considering keeping the popular Old Port farmer's market open, at lea...

Alcohol a factor in West Vancouver rollover crash

CBC | Posted 04.24.2015 | Canada
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A couple in their mid-50s was lucky to escape after their Lexus SUV flipped Thursday night, according to West Vancouver Police. "It's very...

Don Valley Parkway to close for weekend maintenance

CBC | Posted 04.24.2015 | Canada
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The Don Valley Parkway is closed this weekend for annual spring maintenance. The roadway will close in both directions between Highway 401 and the Ga...

Lévis man tries to kill father in hospital palliative care

CBC | Posted 04.24.2015 | Canada
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A man in Lévis, Que., is expected to be arraigned on an attempted murder charge in court Friday after allegedly trying to kill his father at a hospit...

Health card expired, leukemia patient faces death

CBC | Posted 04.24.2015 | Canada
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A Montreal woman suffering from leukemia could soon be facing death because her public health care card has expired. With no medical coverage, Djamil...

Toronto Catholic school board wants teachers to pay for parking

CBC | Posted 04.24.2015 | Canada
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Teachers who work for Toronto's Catholic school board may soon have to pay up to $5 a day to park in their school's lots. The Toronto Cath...

Ontario Legal Aid toughens rules after lawyers failed Roma clients

CBC | Posted 04.24.2015 | Canada
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Legal Aid Ontario is tightening its rules for lawyers who take on refugee cases following a scathing report that showed thousands of Hungarian Roma we...

How the Hubble space telescope changed our view of the universe

CBC | Posted 04.24.2015 | Canada
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It's a mere instrument — mirrors, cameras and sensors in a contraption about the size of a bus — but it changed the way we understand the uni...