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NHL game wish fulfilled for P.E.I. family

CBC | Posted 03.30.2015 | Canada
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A Thursday night game between the New York Islanders and the Boston Bruins: On the surface it’s just another matchup in the long NHL season. But f...

BC Ferry passenger pulled from water after man overboard alert

CBC | Posted 03.30.2015 | Canada
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A BC Ferry passenger who went overboard was pulled from the water after a rescue effort Monday afternoon.   The Victoria Joint Rescue Co-ordination...

John Furlong lawsuit dropped after complainant fails to appear in court

CBC | Posted 03.30.2015 | Canada
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A B.C. Supreme Court judge has dismissed sexual assault allegations against John Furlong after the complainant Daniel Morice failed to appear in cour...

Court challenge fails to stop Alberta snap election

CBC | Posted 03.30.2015 | Canada
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A judge Monday dismissed a court challenge that attempted to limit Premier Jim Prentice's right to call a snap election this spring. Edmonton l...

Toronto teacher charged with child porn offences

CBC | Posted 03.30.2015 | Canada
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Toronto police have charged a part-time teacher and tutor who taught at several Toronto schools with possessing child pornography. Police said since...

Cataract surgery waits too long, says Prince George woman

CBC | Posted 03.30.2015 | Canada
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A Prince George woman wants the government to reduce wait times for cataract surgery in northern B.C., saying it is forcing elderly residents to trav...

Canada lags on greenhouse gas targets, critics charge

CBC | Posted 03.30.2015 | Canada
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The federal government is being accused of dragging its heels on a key component of an international climate agreement. The United Nations has asked ...

Amazon tests delivery drones at a secret site in Canada — here's why

CBC | Posted 03.30.2015 | Canada
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If your Amazon order gets delivered by a drone sometime in the near future, you'll know Canada helped make that happen. Seattle-based Amazon wan...

AC 624 crash: MacGillivray Law to file class action lawsuit

CBC | Posted 03.30.2015 | Canada
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A Nova Scotia law firm says it will be filing a class action lawsuit representing passengers on board Air Canada Flight 624 that crash-landed Sunday m...

Sooke skate park seeking skateboarding host to ensure organized chaos

CBC | Posted 03.30.2015 | Canada
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The District of Sooke, B.C., is creating a new position of Skate Park Host as its skateboarding park ramps up for the surge of bikers and boarders se...

Kevin Hagerty's memorial draws attention to PTSD risk among firefighters

CBC | Posted 03.30.2015 | Canada
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A memorial service for Kevin Hagerty, the Surrey, B.C. firefighter who took his own life on March 1 after a battle with post-traumatic stress disorder...

Lester B. Pearson School Board faces tough decisions

CBC | Posted 03.30.2015 | Canada
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The Lester B. Pearson School Board, one of Quebec's largest, which oversees English schools from Verdun to the West Island and further west off-...

Ottawa man meets online classifieds buyers at police station

CBC | Posted 03.30.2015 | Canada
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An Ottawa man is asking potential buyers to meet him at the police station when selling high-priced items to strangers on classified websites, such as...

Longueuil police searching for suspect in armed robbery

CBC | Posted 03.30.2015 | Canada
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Longueuil police are asking the public for help in finding a suspect they believe was involved in an armed robbery. On March 29, police say the suspe...

B.C.'s anti gang task force to reveal bloody trail of crime across 2 provinces

CBC | Posted 03.30.2015 | Canada
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A combined B.C. CFSEU [Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit] and Edmonton police investigation has uncovered a trail of violent crimes including...

Vanessa Richards rediscovers music with Woodward’s community choir

CBC | Posted 03.30.2015 | Canada
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Vancouver-based singer Vanessa Richards conducts free drop-in choir sessions in Vancouver’s Woodward’s complex, years after she turned her back on...

Hamza Chaoui sends Denis Coderre legal notice over radicalization comments

CBC | Posted 03.30.2015 | Canada
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Controversial imam Hamza Chaoui has had his lawyer send a letter to Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre asking him to retract statements he made in public ...

3 changes to BC Liquor Stores you will start to notice on April 1

CBC | Posted 03.30.2015 | Canada
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B.C.'s liquor review has been a long process with a number of incremental changes, but there are a number of changes coming into effect on April ...

Andre Deveaux, former NHL player, fired after brutal on-ice attack

CBC | Posted 03.30.2015 | Canada Sports

Former NHL enforcer Andre Deveaux had his contract terminated by Swedish league club Rogle BK following a brutal slash to an opponent prior to a pla...

Trevor Seraphine homicide: Police to provide update

CBC | Posted 03.30.2015 | Canada
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Toronto police will provide an update on the death of a Toronto teen Monday afternoon. Seventeen-year-old Trevor Seraphine was shot in the early ho...

Fiery Scarborough crash critically injures 1

CBC | Posted 03.30.2015 | Canada
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A van crashed into a tree and burst into flames Monday morning, sending one person to hospital with life-threatening injuries. Paramedics responded t...

Heiltsuk First Nation occupies federal office over herring fishery

CBC | Posted 03.30.2015 | Canada
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The Heiltsuk Nation is occupying the Department of Fisheries and Oceans' office near Bella Bella in its latest action against the opening of the ...

Richard Atwell's spyware allegations vindicated by privacy commissioner

CBC | Posted 03.30.2015 | Canada
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A report from B.C.'s information and privacy commissioner finds that Saanich Mayor Richard Atwell had legitimate concerns about the extent of th...

Montreal-area English CEGEPs to vote on student strike

CBC | Posted 03.30.2015 | Canada
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English-language CEGEPs in the Montreal area are scheduled to vote this week on whether to join protests against the Quebec government's budget c...

NHL: 3 things to know for Monday night

CBC | Posted 03.30.2015 | Canada Sports

Montreal looks to keep an advantage in the Atlantic division, Calgary is trying to remain in the hunt and Vancouver hopes to fend off a few teams. ...