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Benjamin Netanyahu cautious about interpreting Syrian fighter jet shooting

CBC | Posted 09.23.2014 | Canada
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Shooting down a Syrian fighter jet doesn't mean the war in Syria has widened to include Israel, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told CB...

Highway 19 expansion plan called costly 'mistake'

CBC | Posted 09.23.2014 | Canada
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Critics are calling the Quebec government’s plan to expand Highway 19 a 'big mistake.' The proposed $600-million project would see Highwa...

How Alexander Sodiqov was freed following espionage charges

CBC | Posted 09.23.2014 | Canada
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Many graduate students will tell you your relationship with your PhD supervisor can make or break your career. In Alexander Sodiqov's case, his s...

Buildup along Line 9 in Toronto without emergency plans being set

CBC | Posted 09.23.2014 | Canada
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Development continues along the controversial Line 9 pipeline pathway in Toronto even as emergency officials work on response plans in case of a leak...

Faulty STM bus ramps anger wheelchair-user

CBC | Posted 09.23.2014 | Canada
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Michel Nadeau says he is so fed up with STM buses having faulty wheelchair ramps that he may bring his complaint as far as the Human Rights Commission...

Back to school: How parents can fight the fear of math

CBC | Posted 09.23.2014 | Canada
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When Jody MacArthur was in Grade 9, she had a fantastic math teacher who took a lot of time to explain the concepts. Beyond that, however, math was a...

UN Climate Summit: 4 things to know about the talks

CBC | Posted 09.23.2014 | Canada
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New York City might as well be the place for a "bold, new course of action" on climate change, as the conveners of the 2014 Climate Summit h...

Brian Gallant's Liberals prepare for transition after win

CBC | Posted 09.23.2014 | Canada
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Liberal Leader Brian Gallant won a tight election campaign that was beset by a vote-counting fiasco that still may take more time to settle. The unof...

CBC Sports Plays of the Week: Devin Hester makes history

CBC | Posted 09.23.2014 | Canada Sports

A look at some of the best plays in the world of sports, including sensational catches by outfielders Yasiel Puig of the Los Angeles Dodgers and Wil M...

Pavel Datsyuk injures shoulder in Red Wings' pre-season opener: report

CBC | Posted 09.23.2014 | Canada Sports

Pavel Datsyuk, who missed 37 games last season, couldn’t make it out of the Detroit Red Wings’ pre-season opener unscathed. The 36-year-old centr...

Arbutus Corridor worth $400M: CP Rail CEO E. Hunter Harrison

CBC | Posted 09.23.2014 | Canada
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CP Rail has fired another shot in the public relations battle against the City of Vancouver over the future of the Arbutus Corridor — arguing the l...

New Brunswick Tories demand hand count of election ballots

CBC | Posted 09.22.2014 | Canada
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New Brunswick's Progressive Conservatives say they won't accept Monday's election result until all ballots are counted by hand. Vote-t...

Lions LB Steve Tulloch out for season

CBC | Posted 09.22.2014 | Canada Sports

Sometimes it’s best to simply pump your fist, high-five your teammates or yell in excitement after making a touchdown catch or, in Steve Tulloch’s...

Woman, 35, struck by vehicle on King Street West

CBC | Posted 09.22.2014 | Canada
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A 35-year-old woman has been taken to a trauma centre with a head injury after she was struck by a vehicle in downtown Toronto, paramedics say. Param...

Where to watch the Fraser River sockeye salmon return

CBC | Posted 09.22.2014 | Canada
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If you're hoping to watch the sockeye salmon jumping as they swim up the Fraser River, you'll want to make some time to head to the water&...

Royal Alex Ebola scare response troubling, Edmonton woman says

CBC | Posted 09.22.2014 | Canada
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An Edmonton woman says she is deeply concerned with how the Royal Alexandra Hospital dealt with what was originally suspected to be an Ebola case. Sh...

Vancouver Aquariuam uses hexacopter drone to monitor whale pods

CBC | Posted 09.22.2014 | Canada
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Vancouver Aquarium killer whale experts have teamed up with American researchers to video tape and monitor Northern Resident killer whales using a dro...

Vancouver building permit backlog hurts homebuilders

CBC | Posted 09.22.2014 | Canada
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Vancouver homebuilders say a backlog of permit approvals first identified in January is still resulting in delays at city hall that are costing jobs, ...

Vancouver phoney cops tourist scam results in 3 arrests

CBC | Posted 09.22.2014 | Canada
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The Vancouver Police Department says it is recommending charges of theft and impersonating a police officer against three men who allegedly conned tou...

Fake OxyContin may have led to OD deaths of 2 in Saskatoon

CBC | Posted 09.22.2014 | Canada
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It is possible that two men who died of drug overdoses may have ingested counterfeit OxyContin that contained deadly ingredients, police in Saskatoon ...

Legally blind Stevie Wonder fan seeks accessible seat for Toronto show

CBC | Posted 09.22.2014 | Canada
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A legally blind Toronto resident has been trying for days to get a seat for an upcoming Stevie Wonder show that will allow her to see her favourite si...

Canada's lack of leadership on climate issues alarming

CBC | Posted 09.22.2014 | Canada
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We are in New York City to unite with indigenous people across North America and the world, to join our allies fighting oilsands expansion and remi...

New Brunswick election: Polls close soon across the province

CBC | Posted 09.22.2014 | Canada
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The polls will be closing in one hour across New Brunswick in the race to form the province's next government. Elections polls will close at 8 ...

Revoking ISIS passports: Government refuses to disclose numbers

CBC | Posted 09.22.2014 | Canada
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Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander may be keen to trumpet his government's move to revoke passports from ISIS recruits and othe...

Canadian wireless costs among highest in world, PC Mag finds

CBC | Posted 09.23.2014 | Canada Business

Six years after the federal government began attempting to create a fourth national wireless carrier in Canada, the big three telcos are still almost ...