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Surrey RCMP investigating 2 separate stabbings

CBC | Posted 07.31.2015 | Canada
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Police in Surrey, B.C., are investigating two separate late Thursday night stabbings. One incident took place in the 10000 block of Semiahmoo Roa...

Canada's economy shrank by 0.2% in May

CBC | Posted 07.31.2015 | Canada
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The total value of Canada's economy declined by 0.2 per cent in May, the fifth consecutive monthly slide, according to Statistics Canada. The se...

OPP focus on 'move over' law this August long weekend

CBC | Posted 07.31.2015 | Canada
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For the family of OPP Sgt. Margaret Eve, Ontario's "move over" law is more than just another traffic regulation. In June of 2000, Sgt....

Operation Dry Water in effect on Ontario waterways this long weekend

CBC | Posted 07.31.2015 | Canada
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Ontario Provincial Police are warning boaters to not drink and boat this long weekend. The OPP is taking part in a national program called Operation ...

Caribbean Carnival parade: road closure information

CBC | Posted 07.31.2015 | Canada
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It's the August long weekend, which means Lake Shore Boulevard will again ring with the sights and sounds of the Caribbean Carnival.  The para...

Neo-Nazi group loses appeal to inherit $250K coin collection

CBC | Posted 07.31.2015 | Canada
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The New Brunswick Court of Appeal is upholding a decision to keep a valuable coin collection out of the hands of a Neo-Nazi group. Robert McCorkill h...

Montreal police investigate suspicious death in Ville-Marie

CBC | Posted 07.31.2015 | Canada
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Police are investigating a suspicious death in Montreal's Ville-Marie borough. Emergency responders were called to an apartment in the Gay Vil...

Montreal weather: High of 27

CBC | Posted 07.31.2015 | Canada
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Today: A mix of sun and cloud. Wind southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40. High 27. UV index 7 or high. Tonight: Mainly cloudy. 60 percent chance of show...

Toronto Daystarter: Friday, July 31, 2015

CBC | Posted 07.31.2015 | Canada
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Good morning. Here's what you need to know as you get started this Friday, July 31, 2015. Weather We will hit a high of 30 C today with a chan...

Fake war veteran at citizenship ceremonies prompts new safeguards from Ottawa

CBC | Posted 07.31.2015 | Canada Politics

The federal government has implemented new rules covering how veterans are invited to citizenship ceremonies, after a fake war veteran participated i...

RU-486's approval comes at bad time for Conservatives

CBC | Posted 07.31.2015 | Canada
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Health Canada's approval of Mifegymiso, a drug used to end pregnancies, may come at a tricky time for the Conservatives — just days ahead of t...

Critics Say UCCB Ads Are 'Misleading'

CBC | Posted 07.31.2015 | Canada Politics

"There are going to be a lot of very angry parents when they go to file their 2015 tax returns."

Widow of Pierre Lemaitre, RCMP's Robert Dziekanski spokesperson, sues Mounties

CBC | Posted 07.31.2015 | Canada
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The widow of the late Mountie who became the face of the Robert Dziekanski case has launched a lawsuit against the RCMP, saying the force made him a s...

Pedestrian struck and killed by transport truck near Pearson airport

CBC | Posted 07.30.2015 | Canada
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A pedestrian is dead after being hit by a transport truck near Pearson International airport on Thursday night. Peel Regional Police said the victim&...

Price, Tulowitzki have Toronto Blue Jays fans eyeing playoffs

CBC | Posted 07.30.2015 | Canada
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Toronto Blue Jays fans are setting their sights firmly on the playoffs after the team acquired two superstars in Troy Tulowitzki and David Price just ...

Kraft Dinner officially changes its name to 'KD'

CBC | Posted 07.30.2015 | Canada
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Brace yourselves, Kraft Dinner purists — big changes are on the way for Canada's most iconic boxed macaroni and cheese brand. Again. Kraft ...

Cecil the lion: Can any good come from his death?

CBC | Posted 07.30.2015 | Canada
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A Bowen Island safari operator, who had numerous firsthand encounters with Cecil the lion, says she is devastated by the news of his killing, but hope...

Province, Feds to pledge millions to Toyota at pre-election event

CBC | Posted 07.30.2015 | Canada
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The federal government requested that an announcement about a cash injection for Toyota be moved up to Friday to get ahead of the federal election cal...

UBC video game class teaches storylines, dialogue

CBC | Posted 07.30.2015 | Canada
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A new program at the University of British Columbia is taking video game writing to the next  level. Players have come to expect deeper storylines ...

Toronto man with Tourette's says he was kicked out of club over tic

CBC | Posted 07.30.2015 | Canada
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A Toronto man with Tourette syndrome says he was kicked out of a downtown nightclub after a bouncer mistook his tic for a sign that he was using drugs...

Whale entanglements increasing off B.C. coast

CBC | Posted 07.30.2015 | Canada
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Fisheries and Oceans Canada says four whales entangled in fishing gear have been rescued off the B.C. coast in the past five weeks. Entanglement can...

Jakub Voracek, Flyers agree to multi-year extension

CBC | Posted 07.30.2015 | Home
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The Philadelphia Flyers and forward Jakub Voracek have agreed to a multi-year contract extension, the team announced Thursday. Voracek's deal wi...

Federal government announces $64M for long-awaited Iqaluit port

CBC | Posted 07.30.2015 | Canada
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Federal environment minister Leona Aglukkaq has promised $64 million for a long-awaited harbour in Iqaluit — with one caveat. Aglukkaq was in th...

Fentanyl overdoses: Alleged trafficking kingpin to appear in Vancouver court

CBC | Posted 07.30.2015 | Canada
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Amidst growing alarm about a spike in fentanyl-related deaths, Walter James McCormick, a man accused of being a kingpin in the Lower Mainland distrib...

Bullies have higher self-esteem, social success study finds

CBC | Posted 07.30.2015 | Canada
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Conventional wisdom has long suggested that bullies come from rough families, have low self-esteem, or harass others because they were once victims th...