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Gillian Bennett, suffering with dementia, dies leaving right-to-die plea

CBC | Posted 08.21.2014 | Canada
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A B.C. woman who was diagnosed with dementia three years ago has killed herself, after posting an open letter online, hoping to reopen the debate abou...

Religious Freedom Czar Calls Out China

CBC | By Susan Mas, CBC News | Posted 08.21.2014 | Canada Politics

The Canadian government intends to raise the issue of religious intolerance with the Chinese, says Canada's ambassador for the Office of Religious Fre...

Donations help woman with terminal cancer wed in Edmonton

CBC | Posted 08.20.2014 | Canada
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A Saskatchewan woman with terminal stomach cancer was married in Edmonton Wednesday in a wedding funded by donations from friends and local business...

Littlefoot grizzly bear cub released back into wild

CBC | Posted 08.20.2014 | Canada
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Littlefoot, a grizzly cub who lost his mother last fall, has been released back into the wild near Cranbrook, B.C.. The orphaned cub was found thi...

New Aga Khan Museum will showcase Islamic art

CBC | Posted 08.20.2014 | Canada
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The first museum in North America that will display only Islamic art will open to the public next month in Toronto. The Aga Khan Museum's perma...

Youth Olympic Games: Day 4 Highlights

CBC | Posted 08.20.2014 | Canada Sports

Click the video player above to watch our hour-long highlight wrap on demand as Canada takes on the world in 28 disciplines on Day 4 of the 2014 Summ...

Durham's oldest cold case: Victim's family reacts to acquittal

CBC | Posted 08.20.2014 | Canada
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The family of a murder victim in Durham Region's oldest cold case supports a controversial Mr. Big tactic used to extract a suspect's confe...

Portrait series fights stereotypes about aboriginal people

CBC | Posted 08.20.2014 | Canada
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A Winnipeg visual artist wants to change how aboriginal people are viewed with Perception, a photo series that shows portraits of Winnipeggers with an...

RCMP look into Calgary link with possible Islamic militants

CBC | Posted 08.20.2014 | Canada
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RCMP investigators have travelled to Calgary to look into a possible link between two Ontario men — one of whom has been fighting in Syria with Is...

Pedestrian dies after collision in east Toronto

CBC | Posted 08.20.2014 | Canada
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A woman is dead after a collision in east Toronto that sent two people to hospital.  Two pedestrians were sent to hospital, one in life-threatening ...

CSEC kept 66 'unintentionally' obtained private communications

CBC | Posted 08.20.2014 | Canada
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The man charged with keeping a watchful eye on the conduct of Canada's electronic spy agency says CSEC acquired and retained 66 private communica...

Emergency repairs cause complete overnight ramp closure on 720W

CBC | Posted 08.20.2014 | Canada
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Transports Québec is warning drivers in the Montreal area to avoid the Ville-Marie Expressway in the westbound direction. The right lane of the 720 ...

Justin Trudeau says he wants 170 Liberal MPs in the House

CBC | Posted 08.20.2014 | Canada
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Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau says he wants to win 170 seats in the House of Commons – a majority of the 338 seats that will make up the House aft...

Opposition parties call for government action on child deaths

CBC | Posted 08.20.2014 | Canada
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Both the NDP and Liberals in Newfoundland and Labrador are calling on the provincial government to act in response to the number of deaths of children...

Halifax Man Accuses Air Canada Of Faith-Based Discrimination

CBC | Posted 08.20.2014 | Canada Business

A Halifax man has filed a human rights complaint against Air Canada, saying he’s endured repeated interrogation by frontline staff because he is Mu...

Driveway sinkhole nearly swallows BMW

CBC | Posted 08.20.2014 | Canada
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A crane retrieved a BMW from a sinkhole that formed in a Toronto driveway after a water main break. The sinkhole started forming in a driveway outsid...

Would you take a plane to work? The rise of the super-commuter

CBC | Posted 08.20.2014 | Canada
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There are commuters, and then there are super-commuters A study by the Rudin Centre for Transporation  has documented an increase in the number of s...

Two men injured in separate north Toronto stabbings

CBC | Posted 08.20.2014 | Canada
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Police responded to two separate stabbing incidents in north Toronto neighbourhoods early on Wednesday morning.  The first was reported around 1:30 ...

Jim Henderson, Brewers RP, out for season after shoulder surgery

CBC | Posted 08.20.2014 | Canada Sports

The division-leading Milwaukee Brewers have their sights set on playing in the post-season, just not Jim Henderson. The relief pitcher from Calgary h...

Albert Michelin, former Mountie, sentenced to 4 years for cocaine-related charge

CBC | Posted 08.20.2014 | Canada
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A former New Brunswick Mountie has been sentenced to four years in prison for possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking. Albert Michelin...

Killer whale flips sea lion into air in YouTube video

CBC | Posted 08.20.2014 | Canada
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Tourists on an Alaskan fishing boat caught a rare glimpse of how a killer whale stalks and kills its prey after witnessing an orca tossing a sea lion ...

Steve Moore, Todd Bertuzzi settlement reached, Canucks say

CBC | Posted 08.20.2014 | Canada Sports

The Vancouver Canucks confirmed Wednesday that a settlement has been reached in the court case involving NHL player Todd Bertuzzi and former NHLer St...

Cubs' grounds crew booed after tarp fiasco

CBC | Posted 08.20.2014 | Canada Sports

In the game between the San Francisco Giants and Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on Tuesday, it took what seemed like an overwhelmed grounds crew severa...

TSX hits new all-time high

CBC | Posted 08.20.2014 | Canada
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Canada's benchmark stock index hit a new all-time high of 15,534 on Wednesday, buoyed by higher commodity prices and despite some shaky corporate...

Mudslides close Highway 99 north of Lillooet

CBC | Posted 08.20.2014 | Canada
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A series of mudslides caused by an intense storm forced the closure of a 35-kilometre stretch of B.C.'s Highway 99 in both directions north of Li...