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Drag queen Foxy De-Rossi's last Canada Day performance due to illness

CBC | Posted 07.01.2015 | Canada
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It's not the path you might expect for the adopted son of a mill worker growing up in northern British Columbia, but for the last decade and a ha...

Phil Kessel traded to Penguins by Leafs: reports

CBC | Posted 07.01.2015 | Canada
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The Toronto Maple Leafs have traded Phil Kessel to the Pittsburgh Penguins, according to multiple reports. Toronto's return in the trade, which...

Who or what is burning black churches in the U.S.? Arsonists or accidents?

CBC | Posted 07.01.2015 | Canada
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Another community of black churchgoers in South Carolina is pulling together and vowing resilience this morning, after their place of worship was set...

Nicholas Winton, Kindertransport organizer, dies at 106

CBC | Posted 07.01.2015 | Canada
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Nicholas Winton, a humanitarian who almost single-handedly saved more than 650 Jewish children from the Holocaust, earning himself the label "Bri...

Surrey extends community safety patrol program

CBC | Posted 07.01.2015 | Canada
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Surrey is extending its contract with 20 commissionaires, even though the city's top cop has found them to be expensive and ineffective. The com...

Where to buy beer in Toronto on Canada Day

CBC | Posted 07.01.2015 | Canada
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Beer is the most consumed alcoholic beverage in Canada, and Canadians have been consuming the sudsy beverage since the 1600s. However in Toronto and ...

Greenfield Park resident Allison Snelgrove's phone number used in scam calls

CBC | Posted 07.01.2015 | Canada
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A Greenfield Park resident is warning others after she discovered scam calls were being made from what appeared to be her phone number. Allison Snel...

Rose Prince pilgrimage to draw hundreds to Lejac, B.C.

CBC | Posted 07.01.2015 | Canada
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Hundreds of pilgrims across Canada are expected to gather in the B.C. community of Lejac this weekend for the annual Rose Prince pilgrimage. Rose Pri...

Arthur Porter, ex-McGill hospital CEO accused in $22.5M kickback scheme, dies in Panama

CBC | Posted 07.01.2015 | Canada
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Arthur Porter, the former hospital administrator at Montreal's McGill University who was accused in a $22.5-million kickback scheme, has died in...

NHL free agent tracker

CBC | Posted 07.01.2015 | Home
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Get up to speed with our team-by-team list of the important free-agent signings in the 2015 NHL off-season. For a full list of moves — including c...

DND advises Montrealers that fighter jets, helicopters will be overhead

CBC | Posted 07.01.2015 | Canada
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The Department of National Defence has issued an advisory for people in the Montreal area about some military aircraft which will be flying at low al...

SIU called in after man collapses during Oakwood Avenue arrest

CBC | Posted 07.01.2015 | Canada
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The SIU has been called in after a man was rushed to hospital after being chased by police. The incident took place around 2 a.m., when police say a ...

Chez Rowny destroyed by fire, police investigating

CBC | Posted 07.01.2015 | Canada
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A fire destroyed a bar in the town of Saint-Calixte in the Laurentians early Wednesday morning. Chez Rowny was located on Highway 335, about an hour...

Bear spray released in Etobicoke highrise

CBC | Posted 07.01.2015 | Canada
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Several residents of an Etobicoke highrise had a rough night after someone discharged bear spray in the building. Police, paramedics and the fire dep...

Montreal police investigating Hochelaga-Maisonneuve fire

CBC | Posted 07.01.2015 | Canada
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The Montreal police arson squad is investigating a fire in the Hochelaga-Maisonneuve borough that seriously injured a man in his 50s. The fire start...

How The World Sees Canada - 'Canadianists' Weigh In

CBC | Posted 07.01.2015 | Canada Politics

"Americans can learn so much from Canada, especially in terms of public schools, health care, federalism, livable cities, relatively low violent crime, and other important areas."

Pan Am karate competitor Sarmen Sinani shows his skills

CBC | Posted 07.01.2015 | Canada
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CBC's David Common tried a number of Pan Am sports in the run-up to the Games to see how challenging it really is to be among the best. Sarmen S...

Chris Christie's 'high-stakes' bid for the Republican nomination

CBC | Posted 07.01.2015 | Canada
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Even to his former New Jersey classmates, who waited hours outside Livingston High School unable watch him declare his presidential candidacy in the f...

Canada Day: What's open and what's closed in Montreal

CBC | Posted 07.01.2015 | Canada
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Here's what's open and closed for Canada Day: - Most retail shops are closed today in accordance with the law, including shopping malls lik...

Canada Day: What's on, open and closed on July 1

CBC | Posted 07.01.2015 | Canada
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The sun is forecast to be shining for Canada Day on Wednesday, and there are plenty of chances to take advantage of the nice weather if you want to ge...

Pan Am Games' Pachi mascot dominates merchandise sales

CBC | Posted 07.01.2015 | Canada
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He's always smiling, wears a yellow hat and has 41 multi-coloured quills. And Pachi, TO2015's mascot, is also the top seller when it comes t...

Who is your Canadian idol?

CBC | Posted 07.01.2015 | Canada
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We asked Canadian musicians: who's your Canadian inspiration, and why? Joni NehRita "When I was starting out as a musician/singer-songwrit...

Migrant workers get little protection from workplace abuse

CBC | Posted 07.01.2015 | Canada
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Across most of Canada, temporary foreign workers fall through the cracks in monitoring and enforcing of employment standards. They're admitted u...

Mike Richards: From NHL star to unwanted veteran

CBC | Posted 07.01.2015 | Home
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It was a fun time to be Mike Richards. Fresh off an illustrious junior career with the Ontario Hockey League's Kitchener Rangers, he headed to P...

American tourists steadily rising at Peace Arch border crossing

CBC | Posted 07.01.2015 | Canada
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The number of Americans crossing into Canada continues to steadily rise at Peace Arch.  Last May, U.S. visitors into B.C. climbed close to 222,000 ...