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Perseid meteor shower: Watch now to beat supermoon's brightness

CBC | Posted 08.01.2014 | Canada
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Watch for shooting stars this weekend if you're vacationing away from the city lights — you may be able to catch some fireballs from the Perse...

'Mr. Big' ruling a 'game changer' for those convicted in sting operations

CBC | Posted 08.01.2014 | Canada
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A Supreme Court of Canada ruling calling into question the reliability of confessions obtained during so-called Mr. Big sting operations could prompt...

Why Republicans suing Obama is a good thing for Democrats

CBC | Posted 08.01.2014 | Canada
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The Republican-controlled House of Representatives voted Wednesday to take President Barack Obama to court. But the lawsuit could actually help, not h...

Pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine learning social media 'difficult to control'

CBC | Posted 08.01.2014 | Canada
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Since news broke two weeks ago that a Malaysian Airlines jet was likely brought down by a ground-to-air missile in eastern Ukraine, all eyes have been...

Why Canadian media embraced censorship during WWI: Ira Basen

CBC | Posted 08.01.2014 | Canada
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"The first casualty when war comes," U.S. Senator Hiram Johnson reportedly declared in 1918, “is truth.” Johnson was an isolationist wh...

Sanctions against Russia in phase 3, but is Vladimir Putin listening?

CBC | Posted 08.01.2014 | Canada
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The European Union has revealed the details of its broad economic sanctions against Russia, including blocking access to capital markets for five majo...

Vancouver Aquarium's whale program could be decided tonight

CBC | Posted 07.31.2014 | Canada
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The Vancouver Park Board is set to decide tonight at its third special meeting on whales and dolphins in captivity whether action is required. More ...

Jaime Palm death: 'We'll never forget her and how amazing she was'

CBC | Posted 07.31.2014 | Canada
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Jaime Palm's friends are still coming to grips with her tragic death on a soccer field. The talented athlete was on a community centre field in ...

Another High-Profile Candidate Joins Race To Replace Cotler

CBC | Posted 07.31.2014 | Canada Politics

Robert Libman believes he has the right stuff to end almost 75 years of federal Liberal rule in the Montreal riding of Mount Royal. Libman, an arch...

Cyclist Bruce Rickman's family pleads for hit-and-run driver to come forward

CBC | Posted 07.31.2014 | Canada
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Cyclist Bruce Rickman's family is pleading for the driver of the vehicle that hit the father-of-two as he was riding his bicycle home from work J...

Daniel Markel shooting: Investigators release 911 call

CBC | Posted 07.31.2014 | Canada
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Toronto-born law professor Daniel Markel was found shot in the driver’s side seat of his car in his garage by a neighbour, according to a 911 call...

B.C. chief Ron Giesbrecht's $1M pay 'very troubling,' minister says

CBC | Posted 07.31.2014 | Canada
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A chief from a small First Nation in B.C. was paid nearly $1 million last year, according to documents disclosed by the band. Ron Giesbrecht of the ...

Commonwealth Games: Best of Day 8

CBC | Posted 07.31.2014 | Canada Sports

Take a look at some of the finer moments from Day 8 of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland. Canada added to its gold medal total, winning ti...

SUED

CBC | Posted 07.31.2014 | Canada Business

A company that recruits temporary foreign workers on behalf of Canadian employers has filed a lawsuit against McDonald's Canada, alleging breach...

Jody Wilson-Raybould, B.C. aboriginal leader, to run for Liberals in Vancouver

CBC | Posted 07.31.2014 | Canada
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Assembly of First Nations British Columbia regional chief Jody Wilson-Raybould is about to become the latest addition to the 2015 federal Liberal camp...

'Dark tourism' in strife-torn areas on the rise

CBC | Posted 07.31.2014 | Canada
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The desire for self-expression and experience and the documentation of it through social media could be helping to spark a rise in so-called dark to...

Meaghan Benfeito wins 2nd diving gold at Commonwealth Games

CBC | Posted 07.31.2014 | Canada Sports

Montreal diver Meaghan Benfeito won her second gold medal of the Commonwealth Games on Thursday, winning the title in the women’s 10-metre platform ...

David Price traded to Tigers: reports

CBC | Posted 07.31.2014 | Canada Sports

The Detroit Tigers have reportedly acquired ace left-hander David Price from the Tampa Bay Rays as part of a three-team trade that also involves the S...

Toronto lanes on Skyway closed after truck hits scaffolding

CBC | Posted 07.31.2014 | Canada
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The Toronto-bound lanes of the Burlington Skyway are closed for several hours after a dump truck hit some scaffolding on the bridge. Police, fire and...

Toronto's iconic Inglis billboard is no more

CBC | Posted 07.31.2014 | Canada
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Since 1975, the Inglis billboard alongside the Gardiner Expressway entertained drivers with quirky messages. For many years, the billboard was all t...

Most Montreal cab drivers not subjected to background checks

CBC | Posted 07.31.2014 | Canada
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Sexual assault and harassment allegations by a number of women against Montreal taxi drivers are raising questions about the fact criminal background ...

Rogers wireless roaming rates discriminatory, CRTC says

CBC | Posted 07.31.2014 | Canada
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Canada's telecom regulator has banned exclusive wireless roaming deals in Canada after finding that Rogers included unfair clauses in some of the...

New Gain For Senate Transparency

CBC | Posted 07.31.2014 | Canada Politics

Liberal senators are including "designated travellers" for the first time in their expense disclosure statements. "It is our responsi...

B.C. teachers' strike: parents to get $40 a day if strike continues

CBC | Posted 07.31.2014 | Canada
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The B.C. government is offering the parents of each public school student under the age of 13 years $40 a day to help pay for child-care costs or tu...

Bass Coast festival headdress bans ruffles feathers and sparks debate

CBC | Posted 07.31.2014 | Canada
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What started as a policy decision by the Bass Coast Music and Arts Festival in Merritt, B.C., has exploded into an international discussion on cultur...