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Matthew Schreindorfer receiving T-cell treatment after crowdfunding $637K

CBC | Posted 03.02.2015 | Canada
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After successfully raising more than $637,000 to participate a last-ditch, potentially life-saving clinical trial, Matthew Schreindorfer is now at New...

How His Flight Suit Accidentally Wound Up In A Thrift Store

CBC | Posted 03.02.2015 | Canada

Ever lost anything during a move? Chris Hadfield has.

Bell to appeal CRTC ruling that allows U.S. Super Bowl ads

CBC | Posted 03.02.2015 | Canada
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Bell will appeal a CRTC ruling that would force Canadian television networks to stop switching out American ads during the Super Bowl in favour of Can...

Kathleen Winter, author of Boundless, on walking and writing

CBC | Posted 03.02.2015 | Canada
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When Montreal writer Kathleen Winter finished her award-winning novel, Annabel, she says her legs felt like "planks of rotten wood." She&a...

Stop calling 911 just to make sure it works: Vince MacKenzie

CBC | Posted 03.02.2015 | Canada
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The new province-wide 911 emergency call system came into effect over the weekend, and Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Fire Services is askin...

Forbes billionaires list swells to 1,826 people

CBC | Posted 03.02.2015 | Canada
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The ranks of the world’s wealthiest defied falling oil prices and a global slowdown to expand to 1,826 people, including 290 new billionaires, accor...

Police ID 2 victims in Danforth McDonalds shooting

CBC | Posted 03.02.2015 | Canada
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Police on Monday identified Donny Ouimette and Ryan Hind as the two men who were shot and killed at a Danforth Avenue McDonalds. The two men were sho...

Westmount aims to address superhospital parking crunch

CBC | Posted 03.02.2015 | Canada
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The City of Westmount has a new plan to deal with the parking crunch anticipated to arrive along with the new MUHC superhospital. The city is plann...

Alcohol-abuse risks need more attention in Canada, U.S. researchers say

CBC | Posted 03.02.2015 | Canada
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Do you drink beer, wine, coolers or other alcoholic beverages? That's a question Canadians could hear more often as doctors try to get us to th...

'Meet a Muslim Family' aims to dispel fears of the religion

CBC | Posted 03.02.2015 | Canada
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A Muslim organization has launched a cross-Canada outreach campaign called Meet a Muslim Family, in order to help dispel myths about the religion. Th...

Atira shipping container housing criticised for lack of retail

CBC | Posted 03.02.2015 | Canada
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The Strathcona Residents Association is wary of Atira Women's Resource Society's plans to build a new seven-storey social housing complex ou...

Tickets to Grateful Dead's Fare Thee Well shows top $116K in resale market

CBC | Posted 03.02.2015 | Canada
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Forget flower power: fans who want tickets to the Grateful Dead's final shows ever will need to come up with some serious money. Tickets to see...

John Baird says he's skeptical about nuclear talks with Iran

CBC | Posted 03.02.2015 | Canada Politics

John Baird is expressing skepticism about Iran even as nuclear talks with that country reach a sensitive stage. Canada's former foreign affairs ...

John Carlos, athlete behind iconic Olympic protest, wants more activism in sport

CBC | Posted 03.02.2015 | Canada
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American sprinter John Carlos shocked the world at the 1968 Olympics when he and countryman Tommie Smith stood on the podium and raised their black-gl...

Nenshi granted jury trial in Cal Wenzel's $6M 'Godfather' lawsuit

CBC | Posted 03.02.2015 | Canada
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A judge granted Naheed Nenshi's request to allow a jury to hear a defamation lawsuit launched by a home builder against the mayor in a Calgary co...

Little Burgundy condo residents get water back after 12 days

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The residents of three buildings in the Southwest borough finally got their water back after 12 days.  City crews managed to restore running water o...

Ontario traffic ticket dodgers may not get drivers license renewed

CBC | Posted 03.02.2015 | Canada
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This spring, the Liberal government plans to make it harder for people to renew their licences and plate stickers if they have outstanding traffic ti...

Jeff Petry traded from Oilers to Canadiens for picks

CBC | Posted 03.02.2015 | Canada
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The Edmonton Oilers are giving Jeff Petry a chance to compete in his first Stanley Cup playoffs. The NHL club on Monday traded the pending unrestric...

North Shore Rescue looking for 2 climbers on Crown Mountain

CBC | Posted 03.02.2015 | Canada
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North Shore Rescue is hoping to locate two climbers who got into trouble on Sunday while trying to climb Crown Mountain, north of Grouse Mountain. Th...

SkyTrain elevator shutdown leaves some fuming

CBC | Posted 03.02.2015 | Canada
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People with mobility needs are being left behind as TransLink upgrades its station at Metrotown, according to a Burnaby woman outraged there will be n...

Alyx Delaloye, cancer-fighting girl, thanks Jets fans, meets team

CBC | Posted 03.02.2015 | Canada Sports

Alyx Delaloye came back to say "Thank you." The seven-year-old girl who is fighting cancer was back at MTS Centre last night, holding up a...

Toronto tunnel dug by 2 men for 'personal reasons': police

CBC | Posted 03.02.2015 | Canada
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Two men built a mysterious tunnel in north Toronto for "personal reasons," and it posed no threat to the public, Toronto police said today. ...

Daylight saving time starts this weekend

CBC | Posted 03.02.2015 | Canada
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Daylight saving time kicks in this weekend, costing Canadians an hour of sleep but giving many a daily dose of waking sunshine. Most clocks in Canada...

Saudi Blogger May Face Death Penalty: Wife

CBC | Posted 03.02.2015 | Canada Politics

The wife of Saudi blogger Raif Badawi is worried he may now face the death penalty for renouncing his faith. Ensaf Haidar, who lives in Sherbrooke,...

Lakeland Mills inquest begins into explosion that killed 2

CBC | Posted 03.02.2015 | Canada
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A BC Coroners inquest — beginning today — is expected to reveal more detail about what happened when the Lakeland Mills sawmill in Prince Georg...