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Real estate woes: The secret lives of house poor Canadians

CBC | Posted 05.26.2015 | Canada
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They look like the family that has it all. Louise Edgerton, her partner, John Camus, and her 10-year-old daughter, Fianna, joke around while making br...

Non-human persons? Animal rights get legal leg up

CBC | Posted 05.26.2015 | Canada
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Like humans, chimpanzees possess reason, language and emotions. They feel despair, joy and fear. Our DNA differs from theirs by just over one per cen...

Richmond won't pursue bylaw on English-only signs

CBC | Posted 05.26.2015 | Canada
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The City of Richmond has decided to steer clear of the controversial debate on Chinese-only signs and won't be pursing a bylaw requiring English-...

NHL playoffs: 3 stories from Blackhawks-Ducks Game 5

CBC | Posted 05.26.2015 | Home
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The Anaheim Ducks escaped Monday night with a stunning 5-4 overtime victory as well as a 3-2 series lead over the Chicago Blackhawks in the Western Co...

Air Canada plane forced to make landing after reports of smoke in cockpit

CBC | Posted 05.26.2015 | Canada
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An Air Canada Express flight carrying 48 passengers has landed safely in Vancouver, despite reports of smoke in the cockpit. The incident happened l...

Joseph White, Vancouver Island man, guilty of beating dog with baseball bat

CBC | Posted 05.26.2015 | Canada
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A Vancouver Island man has been found guilty of severely beating his dog with a baseball bat. Joseph White was convicted of causing unnecessary pain...

Nicola Valley chiefs protest biosolid shipment

CBC | Posted 05.25.2015 | Canada
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The five First Nations chiefs of the Nicola Valley took their fight against biosolids on their land to the B.C. legislature on Monday.  The group i...

'Mindy Project' staying on Canadian TV despite being dropped in U.S.

CBC | Posted 05.25.2015 | Canada
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Canadian fans of "The Mindy Project" wondering where they will be able to watch next season's episodes don't have to look far a...

How Franklin expedition mystery could be solved by high school students

CBC | Posted 05.25.2015 | Canada
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The Canadian school year may be almost over, but a new website is inviting students to solve one of oldest cold cases so far — Sir John Franklin&...

'Swatting' 911 call released by York police

CBC | Posted 05.25.2015 | Canada
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Investigators have released the phoney 911 call that lured police to a Toronto-area home over the weekend.  During the call, which came in just bef...

Governor General's flight to pay respects to Saudi king cost $175K

CBC | Posted 05.25.2015 | Canada
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The January flight to send Gov. Gen. David Johnston to Saudi Arabia to offer Canada's condolences for the death of King Abdullah cost taxpayers...

Julie Lalonde sees backlash after complaint about Royal Military College cadets

CBC | Posted 05.25.2015 | Canada
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A sex-assault prevention educator says she's receiving a backlash of nasty and abusive emails and tweets after publicly complaining that she ...

Sikh Good Samaritan who removed turban to help injured child gets surprise reward

CBC | Posted 05.25.2015 | Canada
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A Sikh man in New Zealand who removed his turban to aid a boy struck by a car received worldwide praise — and then an unexpected bonus.  The Goo...

Kitsilano gas leak forces evacuation near 5th Avenue & Collingwood

CBC | Posted 05.25.2015 | Canada
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A gas leak in Kitsilano forced an evacuation of primarily homes in a one-block radius near Bayview Community Elementary school on Monday afternoon....

Twice the fun on one Saskatchewan First Nation

CBC | Posted 05.25.2015 | Canada
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You could say life is two-riffic on the Big Island Lake Cree Nation near North Battleford, Sask. In the past century, there have been an inordinate nu...

Canada Post and Hamilton square off in landmark mail delivery case

CBC | Posted 05.25.2015 | Canada
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It'll be a historic day in Hamilton courts on Tuesday as Canada Post faces off against the city over where it can put super mailboxes. Canada Po...

Why Burma's Rohingya Muslims are among the world's most persecuted people

CBC | Posted 05.25.2015 | Canada
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They're denied citizenship, forced into manual labour on government projects and forbidden to marry without official permission. Burma's R...

Pan Am Games torch en route to Toronto

CBC | Posted 05.25.2015 | Canada
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The Pan Am Games torch is ready to come to Toronto. The flame was lit on Monday at the Pyramid of the Sun in Teotihuacan, Mexico by the Aztec peop...

Fake answers make online security questions less secure

CBC | Posted 05.25.2015 | Canada
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Did you lie about your father's middle name to make it harder for cybercriminals to get into your email account? Chances are that you actually ma...

Ocean Tracking Network warns sea goers of rogue robot

CBC | Posted 05.25.2015 | Canada
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There's something unusual in the waters of Halifax harbour.  An autonomous marine-research glider is adrift at sea near Eastern Passage and ope...

Pan Am Games: 4 Canadians named to canoe/kayak team

CBC | Posted 05.25.2015 | Home
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Four Canadian canoe/kayak slalom athletes have been named to the team competing at the upcoming Pan Am Games in Toronto, the Canadian Olympic Commit...

Jose Reyes returns to Blue Jays lineup following rib injury

CBC | Posted 05.25.2015 | Home
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The Toronto Blue Jays offence might be turning things around as its regular leadoff man returns to the lineup. Shortstop Jose Reyes was activated fro...

Teen arrested after 13-year-old boy accidentally shoots himself

CBC | Posted 05.25.2015 | Canada
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A 17-year-old boy has been arrested after a 13-year-old boy allegedly shot himself in the leg in the city's north-end over the weekend. Accordi...

Wagstaffe's Weather Monday: clearing later today

CBC | Posted 05.25.2015 | Canada
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After a hit and miss weather weekend, we start the work week off with morning drizzle across the south coast. The unstable air mass responsible for t...

Dolphin Hana dies despite surgical treatment at Vancouver Aquarium

CBC | Posted 05.25.2015 | Canada
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Hana, a Pacific white-sided dolphin at the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre has died, despite attempts to save the animal's life with gro...