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Ottawa toddler fights for his life after TV falls on him

CBC | Posted 04.20.2014 | Canada
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A two-year-old boy is fighting for his life in an Ottawa hospital after a television fell on him during the morning of Easter Sunday. Ottawa paramedi...

Alistair MacLeod, acclaimed Canadian writer, dead at 77

CBC | Posted 04.20.2014 | Canada
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Alistair MacLeod, one of Canada’s great short story writers whose work detailed the people and culture of Cape Breton, has died. He was 77. His de...

Water levels worry Ste-Anne-de-Sabrevois residents

CBC | Posted 04.20.2014 | Canada
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The residents of Ste-Anne-de-Sabrevois, a small community on the Richelieu River, are watching and waiting for possible flooding. The Richelieu River...

Montreal SPCA urges fostering Easter bunnies before buying

CBC | Posted 04.20.2014 | Canada
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Celebrating Easter may be an enticing reason to get a pet rabbit for some families, but the folks at the Montreal SPCA are strongly advising against i...

Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dead at 76

CBC | Posted 04.20.2014 | Canada
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Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, the former professional boxer who became an advocate for the wrongly convicted after spending 19 years in prison f...

Saint John River ice mass moving, water levels could rise

CBC | Posted 04.20.2014 | Canada
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Emergency officials in New Brunswick are keeping a close eye on ice that is slowly moving down the Saint John River after a 35-kilometre ice jam b...

How one Colorado county is using its marijuana profits

CBC | Posted 04.20.2014 | Canada
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Once a month, Anita Garcia meets individually with the marijuana retailers of Colorado's Pueblo County to collect the local taxes from the boomin...

Kandahar to Carleton U.: Afghan woman's risky pursuit of education

CBC | Posted 04.20.2014 | Canada
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Her first classroom was a patch of dry land in the desert in Kandahar. An unlikely oasis, but to an eight-year-old MaryamSaharNaqibullah, that's ...

Sikh community gets gift-of-life plea at Vaisakhi Parade

CBC | Posted 04.19.2014 | Canada
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The streets of Surrey, B.C., were lined with tens of thousands of people for the city's Vaisakhi Parade Saturday, and amid the the day's fo...

Coach's Corner: 'Open season' on NHL stars

CBC | Posted 04.19.2014 | Canada Sports

Playoff time seems to mean it's open season on the NHL's star players, according to Don Cherry. The candid Coach’s Corner commentator us...

David Backes helped off after elbow by Brent Seabrook

CBC | Posted 04.19.2014 | Canada Sports

The St. Louis Blues tied Game 2 with just seconds remaining in the third period, but it may have cost them their captain in the process. Vladimir Tar...

Raccoon Attacks Puppy In Vancouver

CBC | Posted 04.19.2014 | Canada British Columbia

It was raccoon versus puppy in Vancouver's West End and it ended with a trip to the hospital for the dog's owner. Vancouver's FrançoisMorissette...

2 men charged after alleged road racing in Barrie, Ont.

CBC | Posted 04.19.2014 | Canada
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Two men are facing charges after an alleged road race in Barrie, Ont., Friday night, according to police. The police force says the officers were o...

Calgarians share 1st vinyl purchases on Record Store Day

CBC | Posted 04.19.2014 | Canada
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Record aficionados around the world are celebrating the unique appeal of vinyl today — and six Calgary stores are taking part as well. Saturday ma...

Dog thief caught on camera at Vancouver tattoo parlour

CBC | Posted 04.19.2014 | Canada
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In the end, it took just seconds to steal Chloe. A woman simply asked to pet the 10-month-old French bulldog, then picked it up and walked out when...

Firefighters battle 2-alarm blaze in Scarborough

CBC | Posted 04.19.2014 | Canada
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Firefighters are battling a two-alarm blaze at a Scarborough townhouse. The fire started in the garage of the home on Morrish Road at around 10:30 a....

2nd measles case confirmed in Edmonton area

CBC | Posted 04.19.2014 | Canada
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Alberta health officials have confirmed another case of measles in the Edmonton area and are advising the public of potential exposure. Passengers an...

Montreal does Record Store Day

CBC | Posted 04.19.2014 | Canada
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Shawn Ellingham opened his Plateau-Mont-Royal record store, Soundcentral, more than 30 minutes early today because the lineup outside his shop was get...

Calgary stabbings: victims' families come together to heal

CBC | Posted 04.19.2014 | Canada
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The families of the five young people killed this week in a stabbing in Calgary say they have come together in their healing. In a statement released...

Electric cars get a boost in Quebec

CBC | Posted 04.19.2014 | Canada
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Montreal’s Gilles Villeneuve Racetrack was the site of a Guinness World Record-breaking event on Friday: 431 electric cars in one place, at one time...

Woman dies after dad hits her trying to park near Ottawa hospital

CBC | Posted 04.19.2014 | Canada
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A 54-year-old woman has died after her father, trying to park the vehicle, struck her near The Ottawa Hospital’s Civic campus Saturday morning. Pa...

The House: What's next in the Duffy-Wright affair?

CBC | Posted 04.19.2014 | Canada Politics

The RCMP confirmed this week it will not pursue charges against Nigel Wright, the prime minister's former chief of staff, over a $90,000 payment ...

MERS virus outbreak raising SARS-like concern

CBC | Posted 04.19.2014 | Canada
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It's beginning to feel like SARS revisited. For some of the scientists and doctors who helped the world battle the 2003 SARS outbreak, the recen...

Racist, anti-Semitic graffiti found near Ottawa River

CBC | Posted 04.19.2014 | Canada
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Ottawa police and RCMP officers are on scene where racist and anti-Semitic messages were spray-painted under the Champlain Bridge at the Ottawa River ...

Ralph Nader slams GM's stance on 'hypothetical casualties'

CBC | Posted 04.19.2014 | Canada
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This is already shaping up to be a record-breaking year for automobile recalls. In the first third of 2014, car companies have admitted to serious saf...