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Man suffers head injury in motorcycle crash on Highway 401

CBC | Posted 09.01.2014 | Canada
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A man has suffered a head injury and has been rushed to a trauma centre after a motorcycle crash on Highway 401. Paramedics say the man is in his mid...

Ricky Ray youngest CFLer to pass for 50,000 yards

CBC | Posted 09.01.2014 | Canada Sports

Toronto Argonauts fans, looking for something to cheer, waited for most of Monday’s 13-12 Labour Day Classic loss at Hamilton for Ricky Ray to put h...

Demand for French immersion spots rising in Toronto

CBC | Posted 09.01.2014 | Canada
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There's a growing demand in Toronto for French immersion programs, which is leaving the local school board scrambling to cope. While the Toronto...

Man hurt trying to ride on TTC bus bumper, police say

CBC | Posted 09.01.2014 | Canada
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A man was seriously hurt falling from the back of a TTC bus after standing on the back bumper without the driver's knowledge. At 1:47 a.m., a 32...

New video game Kôna puts northern Quebec in spotlight

CBC | Posted 09.01.2014 | Canada
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Kôna is unlike most other video games on the market. Set in the barren, frozen landscape of northern Quebec in the 1970s, the survival-adventure gam...

'Strict is fair' approach keeps OPP busy in Wasaga Beach

CBC | Posted 09.01.2014 | Canada
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It looks like the warning didn't work. Ahead of the holiday weekend, the Ontario Provincial Police said its officers would be employing a "...

'Zero tolerance' for bad driving in school zones, police say

CBC | Posted 09.01.2014 | Canada
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Peel students are heading back to school and police say they will be schooling drivers who don't follow the rules of the road. Peel Regional Pol...

U.S. Open: Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic into quarters

CBC | Posted 09.01.2014 | Canada Sports

Top seeds Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic both advanced to the quarter-finals of the U.S. Open with straight-sets wins in their fourth-round match...

Is B.C. Place's multi-million dollar new roof leaking again?

CBC | Posted 09.01.2014 | Canada
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Questions are again being raised about B.C. Place's new $563 million roof after buckets were deployed Saturday during the Vancouver Whitecaps gam...

Sorel-Tracy school commissioners take pay cut to fund services

CBC | Posted 09.01.2014 | Canada
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School commissioners in Sorel-Tracy, Que., have unanimously agreed to take a 10 per cent salary cut in order to give students at its schools better se...

Rusty's Towing: multiple dump trucks destroyed by fire

CBC | Posted 09.01.2014 | Canada
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The Richmond Fire Department is investigating a suspicious fire at Rusty's Auto Towing on River Road in Richmond that broke out around 11:30 p.m....

Christy Clark Slams Teachers On Twitter

CBC | Posted 09.01.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Not only are the two sides in the B.C. teachers' strike too far apart to even begin mediation, on Sunday - in what is arguably a new low for rela...

Dodgers' infield shift goes extreme

CBC | Posted 09.01.2014 | Canada Sports

Defensive shifts — stacking one side of the diamond with fielders in order to take advantage of a batter's tendency to hit the ball in that di...

What's open and closed on Labour Day in Toronto

CBC | Posted 09.01.2014 | Canada
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What's open and closed on Labour Day in Toronto: City City-run libraries and recreation centres are closed. Government offices are closed. T...

Munyaradzi Sithole's family seeks funds to send body to Zimbabwe

CBC | Posted 09.01.2014 | Canada
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Friends and family of a University of Waterloo student from Zimbabwe who died in a weekend hit-and-run in Toronto are trying to raise money to send hi...

Argonauts-Ticats game underway at new Tim Hortons Field

CBC | Posted 09.01.2014 | Canada
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The hometown Tiger-Cats are set to christen their new home, Tim Hortons Field, Monday in an annual matchup against the Toronto Argonauts. Among the ...

Jermain Defoe staying with Toronto FC: reports

CBC | Posted 09.01.2014 | Canada Sports

Though English Premier League clubs Arsenal and Queens Park Rangers were among those rumoured to be interested in acquiring Jermain Defoe, Toronto FC ...

Apology demanded after Saint-Sulpice bar expels 2 men for kissing

CBC | Posted 09.01.2014 | Canada
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A university student union is demanding answers from the Saint-Sulpice bar on St-Denis after two male students were apparently kicked out for kissing....

Cessna plane crash east of Nelson, B.C., kills passenger

CBC | Posted 09.01.2014 | Canada
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The female passenger in a Cessna 172 died when the small plane crashed in Crawford Bay, B.C., east of Nelson. The pilot was airlifted to hospital wit...

TIFF tickets oversold to 2 premieres

CBC | Posted 09.01.2014 | Canada
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Lights, camera, action ... almost. Although the Toronto international Film Festival doesn't officially open until Thursday, some are already mis...

Jennifer Lawrence among celebrity victims in leak of nude photos

CBC | Posted 09.01.2014 | Canada
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Intimate images of dozens of celebrities, including Academy Award winner and Hunger Games star Jennifer Lawrence, have been leaked online by an anonym...

B.C. woman dies in crash on Sydney highway

CBC | Posted 09.01.2014 | Canada
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A British Columbia woman died in a car crash on Highway 125 in Sydney, N.S., early Monday.  Cape Breton RCMP said the crash occurred at about 5 a.m....

Annaleise Carr hopes to complete Lake Erie swim today

CBC | Posted 09.01.2014 | Canada
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Sixteen-year-old Annaleise Carr today expects to complete the final leg of the marathon swim across Lake Erie that she was not able to finish earlier ...

Devin Scullion defies odds at 18 with aging disease progeria

CBC | Posted 09.01.2014 | Canada
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In many ways, Devin Scullion is no different from any other teenager who just celebrated an 18th birthday. But the Hamilton teen has already surviv...

Foreign Worker 'Mess' In Oilsands: Canadian Tradesmen

CBC | Posted 09.01.2014 | Canada Business

Canadian tradesmen from a huge oilsands construction project are waving a red flag about safety hazards and near misses, which they blame on the use o...