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Canadians earn 2 World cup speed skating medals

CBC | Posted 11.23.2014 | Canada Sports

Two Canadian long track speed skaters collected a pair of medals Sunday at the World Cup event in Seoul, South Korea. Laurent Dubreuil, of Lévis, Q...

Oshawa skateboarder seriously injured after collision with car

CBC | Posted 11.23.2014 | Canada
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A skateboarder suffered serious injuries after a collision with a car in Oshawa Saturday night.  Durham Regional Police were called to the scene aro...

Kyle Sinclair's commanding officer to speak on his death today

CBC | Posted 11.23.2014 | Canada
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Craftsman Kyle Sinclair's commanding officer will speak on his death later today at Canadian Forces Base Petawawa. Sinclair, 27, died late Frida...

Driver in fatal Montreal East car crash will be charged

CBC | Posted 11.23.2014 | Canada
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The 19-year-old man who was behind the wheel of a car that crashed into a tree and house, killing two passengers and seriously injuring himself and tw...

Mental health in the Canadian military: $200M announcement expected

CBC | Posted 11.23.2014 | Canada
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Mental health issues in the military will be the focus of a government announcement today in Halifax. Defence Minister Rob Nicholson and Veteran Affa...

Ice climbing in B.C.

CBC | Posted 11.23.2014 | Canada
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If you can't beat winter — join it, says outdoor enthusiast Sam Waddington, who claims anyone can ice climb with the right equipment and a prop...

Rewilding projects aim to turn back clock on environment

CBC | Posted 11.23.2014 | Canada
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(Listen to Anik See's audio documentary about rewilding on CBC Radio's Ideas, starting at 9 p.m. on Monday Nov. 24.) The human impact of c...

Inheritance 'tension': Why more families may be headed for court

CBC | Posted 11.23.2014 | Canada
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It’s no secret that family fights over wills can be vicious. Someone dies and an unholy war erupts over who gets how much of the estate. It might b...

NHL: 5 stories from Saturday night

CBC | Posted 11.23.2014 | Canada Sports

It was a busy Saturday night in the NHL, which included two thrilling Original Six matchups. The Canadiens continued to be perfect against their bigge...

Leafs' post-game salute returns

CBC | Posted 11.23.2014 | Canada Sports

After snubbing fans at Air Canada Centre by not saluting following a win over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday, the Leafs decided to bring back the...

Government, military send mixed messages on Canadians joining Kurds in ISIS fight

CBC | Posted 11.22.2014 | Canada
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There are mixed messages coming from the federal government and military regarding Canadian military vets enlisting with Kurdish forces to fight again...

Canadiens remain perfect against Bruins

CBC | Posted 11.22.2014 | Canada
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Carey Price made 33 saves, Tomas Plekanec had a goal and an assist, and the Montreal Canadiens beat the Boston Bruins 2-0 on Saturday night. Andrei M...

Vancouver police-involved shooting shuts down major intersection

CBC | Posted 11.22.2014 | Canada
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Vancouver police are confirming their involvement in a shooting in East Vancouver. Police say it happened around 5 p.m. PT at East 41 Avenue and Kni...

Grand Prix France Fashion Faux Pas

CBC | Posted 11.22.2014 | Canada Sports

The French are known for fashion, so it's no surprise that the Twitterverse was abuzz with would-be fashion bloggers concerned with the costumes ...

Fresh out of a coma, teen eager to play hockey again

CBC | Posted 11.22.2014 | Canada
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Last weekend 13-year-old Ali Khaleghi was in a medically induced coma, having nearly died on the ice at a Toronto-area hockey rink. But today he was ...

B.C. pedestrian caught on camera being struck by car raises safety concerns

CBC | Posted 11.22.2014 | Canada
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A dashboard camera showing a pedestrian being struck by a vehicle in Victoria Wednesday is a stark reminder that while fatal auto accident rates are g...

Charity box stolen from Mississauga grocery store

CBC | Posted 11.22.2014 | Canada
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Peel Regional Police are investigating after a thief walked out of a Mississauga, Ont., grocery store with a charity box and what is thought to be tho...

Lougheed Highway in Mission closed for police incident

CBC | Posted 11.22.2014 | Canada
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A two kilometre section of the Lougheed Highway in Mission is closed to traffic in both directions while police conduct an investigation. DriveBC ...

Why I Left The CBC And Its Toxic Atmosphere

Linden MacIntyre | Posted 11.22.2014 | Canada
Linden MacIntyre

The CBC I'm leaving is a shadow of the CBC I joined. In 1976, I joined an institution which was a place for young Canadians to grow and, eventually, contribute to the country in diverse ways. I'm leaving a place where people struggle to survive professionally and, sad to say in many cases -- psychologically and emotionally. The difference can be explained to a very great extent by funding cutbacks driven largely by political hostility which has resulted in a hemorrhage of brains and talent from the corporation.

Kyle Sinclair, Canadian soldier, dies in Petawawa incident

CBC | Posted 11.22.2014 | Canada
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A Canadian soldier died after an incident at Canadian Forces Base Petawawa, the prime minister confirmed. In a statement Prime Minister Stephen Harp...

Car stuck for hours at Queens Quay streetcar station

CBC | Posted 11.22.2014 | Canada
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TTC service was disrupted along Queens Quay on Saturday morning after a car made a very wrong turn and got stuck in a streetcar tunnel.  The inciden...

Has the CBC Violated the Broadcasting Act?

Barry Kiefl | Posted 11.22.2014 | Canada TV
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We only learned post facto that CBC planned on achieving its objectives for TV by stripping more than a quarter of the funding from its radio services. How? Fortuitously, another law came into effect in 2008 that required CBC and other broadcasters to provide financial data to the CRTC on their major radio and TV operations.

Brampton police seek missing grandmother

CBC | Posted 11.22.2014 | Canada
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Peel Regional Police are asking for the public's help locating a missing Brampton, Ont. woman.  Diana Lindsay, 78, was last seen at about 8:50 ...

Kinder Morgan test drilling underway on Burnaby Mountain despite protests

CBC | Posted 11.22.2014 | Canada
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It's what the protesters have been trying to stop since Thursday, but despite the arrest of nearly 40 people, Kinder Morgan set up shop Friday ni...

Leafs' Joffrey Lupul changes tire for 80-year-old man

CBC | Posted 11.22.2014 | Canada Sports

Joffrey Lupul is putting his time off from a broken hand to good use. The Toronto Maple Leafs forward, who suffered a broken bone in his right hand ...