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Tony Clement's committee no-show irks NDP's Pat Martin

CBC | Posted 11.28.2014 | Canada Politics

Leave it to New Democrat MP Pat Martin to turn the normally largely ignorable prelude to Friday question period into Must See Parliamentary TV. I...

Osprey nest moved by BC Hydro crews weighs 300 pounds

CBC | Posted 11.28.2014 | Canada
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BC Hydro crews who feared a massive osprey nest perched atop a power pole in Revelstoke, B.C. might trigger a power outage or fire, have moved the nes...

Montreal borough forced to return $25K to Suncor charity

CBC | Posted 11.28.2014 | Canada
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A Montreal borough that's home to a Suncor oil refinery will have to return a $25,000 donation to Suncor’s charitable foundation after the ...

Christy Clark slams Buy America policies at Prince Rupert ferry terminal

CBC | Posted 11.28.2014 | Canada
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B.C.'s premier is speaking out about a ferry terminal set to be built in Prince Rupert using American workers and American steel. The Alaska Dep...

Leona Aglukkaq considers legal action against Rankin Inlet deputy mayor

CBC | Posted 11.28.2014 | Canada Politics

Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq says she is considering all legal options after the deputy mayor of Rankin Inlet, Nunavut, said she demanded an ap...

Suspended running back Ray Rice has won his appeal: NFLPA

CBC | Posted 11.28.2014 | Canada Sports

Ray Rice has won the appeal of his indefinite suspension by the NFL, which has been "vacated immediately," the players' union said Frid...

NHL: 5 things to know for Friday night

CBC | Posted 11.28.2014 | Canada Sports

The Montreal Canadiens are looking to get back on track in Buffalo, while the Vancouver Canucks put their two-game winning streak on the line against ...

Kinder Morgan pulls equipment from Burnaby Mountain

CBC | Posted 11.28.2014 | Canada
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Kinder Morgan has begun dismantling its drilling site on Burnaby Mountain and will not complete the planned testing on a second bore hole, a company s...

Veterans funding not as advertised, opposition MPs say

CBC | Posted 11.28.2014 | Canada
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A $200-million fund to improve mental health care for veterans will actually be spread out over 50 years, and not the six years originally promised by...

2 charged in Vaughan wedding headbutt assault

CBC | Posted 11.28.2014 | Canada
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York police have arrested and charged two men in connection with a headbutting assault at a wedding in Vaughan.  Sameem Fatah, 22,  was charged wit...

Study Suggests Gov't Failing To Protect Endangered Species

CBC | Posted 11.28.2014 | Canada Politics

The Canadian government may be shirking its legal responsibility to protect endangered plants and wildlife, a new study suggests. Scientists found t...

Const. Taylor Robinson suspended for 6 days for shoving woman on Vancouver street

CBC | Posted 11.28.2014 | Canada
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A Vancouver police officer has been given a six-day suspension for pushing a woman in the city's Downtown Eastside to the ground in June of 2010....

Tory's plan to shuffle police board misguided, outgoing member says

CBC | Posted 11.28.2014 | Canada
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An outgoing Toronto city councillor and police board member is critical of mayor-elect John Tory’s reported plan to replace two members and sit on t...

Andie's All-Stars: Jeremy Rubin

CBC | Posted 11.28.2014 | Canada
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Two years ago, Stephani Novick, program manager at the Cummings Centre, approached strength and conditioning coach Jeremy Rubin to offer a boxing c...

Derrick O'Connor sentenced to 4 years in death of Travis Hurlbert

CBC | Posted 11.28.2014 | Canada
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An Edmonton man has been sentenced to four years in prison in the driving death of B.C. teen Travis Hurlbert. Police say Hurlbert, 18, was killed in ...

CFL still loved by Canadians, older people more than others: survey

CBC | Posted 11.28.2014 | Canada Sports

Canadians love the CFL and many are committed to watching this weekend's Grey Cup in Vancouver — but an aging fan base raises concerns, accordi...

Lawrence Hong, Calgary stabbing victim, receives posthumous leadership award

CBC | Posted 11.28.2014 | Canada
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One of the victims of a mass stabbing in northwest Calgary has been honoured with a posthumous leadership award. Lawrence Hong, 27, was one of five y...

In vitro fertilization dropped from RAMQ in new Quebec health bill

CBC | Posted 11.28.2014 | Canada
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In vitro fertilization will no longer be covered by the public health insurance plan, if a bill tabled by Quebec Health Minister Gaétan Barrette at t...

Mark Cohon's state of the league address

CBC | Posted 11.28.2014 | Canada
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Watch live now as CFL commissioner Mark Cohon holds his annual state of the league address from Vancouver, two days before the 102nd Grey Cup kicks of...

Preserving the memory of life in 'The Point'

CBC | Posted 11.28.2014 | Canada
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Clinton Glenn pulls out a gold pocket watch from a small clear plastic case.   He turns it over and reads the inscription on the back. "Presen...

Hockey Canada to unveil roster for world junior camp Monday

CBC | Posted 11.28.2014 | Canada Sports

Hockey Canada will reveal the players invited to the Canadian world junior selection camp on Monday, the organization announced. The camp takes place...

Black Friday in Vancouver generates few signs of panic

CBC | Posted 11.28.2014 | Canada
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There were no anxious line-ups, no rushing crowds and few signs of consumer panic for Black Friday sales in Metro Vancouver this morning. Instead mos...

Carolina Kostner faces proposed lengthy ban in doping case

CBC | Posted 11.28.2014 | Canada Sports

Former figure skating world champion Carolina Kostner faces a proposed lengthy ban in the doping case involving her former boyfriend and Olympic race ...

Leighton Hay, convicted of murder in 2002, sees charges withdrawn

CBC | Posted 11.28.2014 | Canada
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Leighton Hay, a Toronto man convicted of an execution-style murder in 2002, has had his charges withdrawn Friday morning. The Crown said it is no lon...

Sable Island horses may face extinction, Parks Canada report warns

CBC | Posted 11.28.2014 | Canada
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Excessive inbreeding, a tiny population and extreme weather linked to global warming all pose risks of extinction to the fabled horses of Sable Island...