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Weekend roadwork blitz closes many Quebec roads

CBC | Posted 07.25.2014 | Canada
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A major roadwork blitz this weekend is expected to turn Highway 40 and other Quebec roadways into a nightmare for drivers. The westbound highway will...

Beverley McLaughlin, chief justice, deserves apology from PM, international jurists say

CBC | Posted 07.25.2014 | Canada
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A major international legal organization says Prime Minister Stephen Harper owes Canada’s Chief Justice Beverley McLaughlin an apology. An unpreced...

Car crashes into London, Ont., Costco sending 6 to hospital

CBC | Posted 07.25.2014 | Canada
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Six people have been rushed to hospital after a vehicle crashed through the front doors of a Costco store in London, Ont.  One child is reported to...

Toronto police Chief Bill Blair: Will he stay or go?

CBC | Posted 07.25.2014 | Canada
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Bill Blair must indicate today whether he will seek a third five-year term as Toronto's chief of police. Blair has been Toronto's top cop...

1st Canadian patient to receive new liver therapy doing well

CBC | Posted 07.25.2014 | Canada
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The first Canadian patient to receive an experimental transplant of liver cells in Alberta two years ago is now a healthy toddler, her doctors say. N...

Crazy Winds Cause Flight Cancellations

CBC | Posted 07.25.2014 | Canada Alberta

High winds and heavy rainfall Friday have forced flights to be cancelled at Edmonton International Airport. WestJet spokesperson Robert Palmer said...

Kamloops flood damage to cost millions of dollars

CBC | Posted 07.25.2014 | Canada
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The bill to clean up the damage from Wednesday's storm in Kamloops, B.C., is expected to hit several million dollars, with many homeowners left t...

CN Rail train crashes into logging truck near Burns Lake, B.C.

CBC | Posted 07.25.2014 | Canada
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The driver of a logging truck and a CN Rail worker are in hospital after a train hit a truck about 20 kilometres west of Burns Lake, B.C. on Friday mo...

Filmmaking hopefuls pitch to Fantasia's Frontières

CBC | Posted 07.25.2014 | Canada
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The Fantasia International Film Festival is one of the biggest genre film festivals in the world — and now it’s the host of one of the only genre...

Sherbrooke couple accused of child abuse back in court

CBC | Posted 07.25.2014 | Canada
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Prosecutors say the investigation into a Sherbrooke couple accused of abusing at least one of their children is continuing. The couple, a 34-year-old...

What's On: Taste of Toronto and more

CBC | Posted 07.25.2014 | Canada
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Many events worth checking out this weekend: Taste of Toronto July 24 - July 27 Fort York Fort York will be transformed into a foodie wonderland fo...

Air Algerie Flight AH5017: Quebec's Burkina Faso community mourns

CBC | Posted 07.25.2014 | Canada
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Quebec’s Burkinabé community is coming together to support the families of Burkina Faso immigrants who were aboard Air Algerie Flight AH5017 when i...

Broken elevator in retirement home traps residents

CBC | Posted 07.25.2014 | Canada
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Residents of a private Laval seniors’ home have been unable to get off their respective floors for at least three weeks because the sole elevator in...

Sunwing flight escorted by F-16 jets back to Toronto for emergency landing

CBC | Posted 07.25.2014 | Canada
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Sunwing Flight 772 took off for Panama City on Friday morning, but was only in the air for about 45 minutes before having to turn around and make an e...

Ministry charges U.S. Steel after worker crushed on the job

CBC | Posted 07.25.2014 | Canada
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The provincial Ministry of Labour has charged U.S. Steel with three health and safety violations after a worker was crushed on the job last summer. T...

Feathered plant-eating dinosaur found

CBC | Posted 07.25.2014 | Canada
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Fossil feathers have been found on an early plant-eating dinosaur for the first time, raising the possibility that all dinosaurs were downy, not scaly...

Taylor Townsend plays solo in doubles tennis

CBC | Posted 07.25.2014 | Canada Sports

It was a case of being a stickler for the rules. What resulted was a bizarre scene at a Mylan World Team Tennis match in Washington on Thursday.  ...

Vancouver street youth face 'alarmingly' high risk of hepatitis C

CBC | Posted 07.25.2014 | Canada
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Vancouver street youth face an alarmingly high risk of hepatitis C infection because of a high incidence of injection drug use, according to a new stu...

Okanagan cherry crop threatened by recent heavy rain

CBC | Posted 07.25.2014 | Canada
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The heavy rain that hit southern B.C. earlier this week has sent cherry producers in the Okanagan scrambling to save their crops. - Read more about th...

Commonwealth Games: Canada's medallists

CBC | Posted 07.25.2014 | Canada Sports

The full list of medals won by Canadians at the XX Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland: Gold - Ryan Cochrane (swimming): Men's 400m freestyl...

SNC-Lavalin's Candu partners to build Romanian nuclear reactors

CBC | Posted 07.25.2014 | Canada
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Canadian nuclear firm Candu has signed a deal with a Chinese company to build two nuclear reactors in Romania. Candu, now owned by Montreal engineeri...

Montreal workers dress down to protest pension bill

CBC | Posted 07.25.2014 | Canada
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Municipal workers in Montreal and across the province are adding some extra flare to their normal work cloths to show their opposition to the provinc...

Bear shot after charging conservation officer in Port Coquitlam

CBC | Posted 07.25.2014 | Canada
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Conservation officers are searching for a bear in Port Coquitlam, B.C., on Friday morning, after it was shot and wounded by an officer it charged on T...

$75 vomit fee approved for B.C. taxicabs

CBC | Posted 07.25.2014 | Canada
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Anyone who vomits in a taxicab in B.C. could now be charged a $75 clean up fee, along with the cost of the trip.   The province's Passenger Tr...

Police handling of Holly Bartlett's death criticized in review

CBC | Posted 07.25.2014 | Canada
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The operational review of the police investigation into the death of a blind Halifax woman who became disoriented and fell off a bridge has reaffirmed...