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Fatal collision closes Niagara-bound QEW at Stoney Creek

CBC | Posted 10.21.2014 | Canada
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One person is dead after a collision in the Niagara-bound lanes the QEW at Stoney Creek. The collision has closed all Niagara-bound lanes as police in...

Soldier struck in Quebec hit and run dies

CBC | Posted 10.21.2014 | Canada
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One of two soldiers wounded in a hit-and-run involving a "radicalized" 25-year-old man in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Que., has died, Quebec p...

Money trail from Quebec chocolate sales company proceeds murky

CBC | Posted 10.21.2014 | Canada
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There are questions about how a charity that receives funding from controversial chocolate sales company Ado Boulot  spends some of the cash.    Th...

Comparing the candidate's transit plans

CBC | Posted 10.21.2014 | Canada
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Who has the best transit plan in the mayor's race? Well, it depends who you ask. If you ask three different experts, you might get three differe...

How libel chill is quashing negative online reviews

CBC | Posted 10.21.2014 | Canada
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The aggressive action taken by some businesses against those who post negative reviews online about their product or service is having a chilling ef...

Poles apart? Antarctic sea ice hits record high while the Arctic's keeps melting

CBC | Posted 10.21.2014 | Canada
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It's a real polar puzzle — why sea ice is on a general decline in the Arctic when it hit a record high in the Antarctic this year. In the face...

Revenue Canada's political activity audits biased, think-tank says

CBC | Posted 10.21.2014 | Canada
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The Broadbent Institute is calling for an independent probe of the Canada Revenue Agency, saying tax auditors are targeting critics of the Harper gove...

Ebola outbreak: What you need to know now

CBC | Posted 10.21.2014 | Canada
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CBC News is dedicating a special day of coverage to the Ebola crisis. On radio, television and online, we'll explore the facts behind Ebola and a...

Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 5 years in jail for girlfriend's death

CBC | Posted 10.21.2014 | Canada
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Oscar Pistorius was sentenced to a maximum of five years in jail on Tuesday in connection with the 2013 shooting death of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenk...

Jonathan Drouin shows well in NHL debut with Lightning

CBC | Posted 10.21.2014 | Canada Sports

Jonathan Drouin can’t look back at his NHL debut Monday night and point to a game-winning goal, beautiful pass that led to an assist or highlight-re...

NHL: 3 stories from Monday night

CBC | Posted 10.21.2014 | Canada Sports

With a nod to Yogi Berra with the World Series on tap for Tuesday, the New York Yankees great may have been foreshadowing the Edmonton Oilers' se...

Taylor Hall beats Ben Bishop on penalty shot

CBC | Posted 10.21.2014 | Canada Sports

Taylor Hall knows how to rev up a crowd and take care of business. After being hauled down by Tampa Bay defenceman Matt Carle on a breakaway and draw...

Ebola virus: Airport screenings should target Ebola-hit areas, Toronto researchers say

CBC | Posted 10.21.2014 | Canada
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CBC News is dedicating a special day of coverage to the Ebola crisis on Tuesday. On radio, television and online, we'll explore the facts behind ...

Justin Trudeau interview: Q&A transcript

CBC | Posted 10.20.2014 | Canada
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Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau was in Toronto on Monday to promote his newly published memoir Common Ground which he's released ahead of next year...

Food bank in Pointe-Saint-Charles may close its doors

CBC | Posted 10.20.2014 | Canada
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La MaisonduPartaged'Youville, a food bank that’s been operating in Pointe-Saint-Charles for the last 30 years, says it may have to shut down du...

Cancer-stricken boy, 6, gets World Series tickets

CBC | Posted 10.20.2014 | Canada Sports

How often have you said these words: You can’t pick your neighbours. If you could, you would want someone with the heart of Ryan Zimmerman, who liv...

B.C. grizzly snags and snacks on filmmaker's GoPro camera

CBC | Posted 10.20.2014 | Canada
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- On mobile? Click here to watch the YouTube video A U.K.-based filmmaker who has been collecting footage of grizzlies in Knight Inlet, on B.C.&apo...

Test your knowledge of the British North America Act

CBC | Posted 10.20.2014 | Canada
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It was 150 years ago this month, October 1864, that delegates from a handful of British North American colonies met in Quebec City to discuss the crea...

Harper Rejects Claim Gov't Targeting Birdwatchers

CBC | Posted 10.20.2014 | Canada Business

Prime Minister Stephen Harper rejected claims Monday that his government has targeted a small group of birdwatchers for their political activities, sa...

Sidney Crosby dresses up as Rocky Balboa for Halloween

CBC | Posted 10.20.2014 | Canada Sports

Sidney Crosby gave fans of the Philadelphia Flyers even more reason to loathe him. During the Pittsburgh Penguins’ Halloween party on the weekend, ...

World's scientists call on Stephen Harper to restore science funding, freedom

CBC | Posted 10.21.2014 | Canada
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Hundreds of scientists around the world are asking Prime Minister Stephen Harper to end "burdensome restrictions on scientific communication and ...

CBSA Audit Reveals 'Minimal Progress' After Damning Report

CBC | Posted 10.20.2014 | Canada Politics

Five years after a critical audit raised a red flag over the sloppy storage and disposal of goods seized at the border, a followup review found littl...

U.S. military urged to follow Canada on transgender recruits

CBC | Posted 10.20.2014 | Canada
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There are many things that make Canada distinct from the United States but aside from the usual clichés — passion for hockey, maple syrup, and Timb...

World Series: 10 players to watch

CBC | Posted 10.20.2014 | Canada Sports

In one of the most unlikely World Series matchups in recent memory, the San Francisco Giants kick off the Fall Classic as they visit the Kansas City R...

HMCS Niobe anchor damaged in Halifax Explosion found

CBC | Posted 10.20.2014 | Canada
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An anchor and chain believed to be from a Canadian naval ship damaged in the Halifax Explosion were recently discovered in Halifax. The roughly 900-k...