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$350 in poppy donations swiped from Jewish General Hospital volunteer

CBC | Posted 10.31.2014 | Canada
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An 88-year-old woman is angry after someone stole her poppy donation can. Sandy Bernstein has volunteered at a used-book stand at the Jewish General ...

Live-in caregiver reforms announced by Chris Alexander

CBC | Posted 10.31.2014 | Canada
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Immigration Minister Chris Alexander has announced much-anticipated reforms to the live-in caregiver program, creating new pathways for caregivers to ...

Police respond to Brampton school stabbing

CBC | Posted 10.31.2014 | Canada
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Police in Brampton are responding to a stabbing at St. Edmund Campion Catholic Secondary School. The school is in lockdown and the neighbouring schoo...

Titan the husky reunited with owners after surviving 100 pellet shots

CBC | Posted 10.31.2014 | Canada
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Titan, the husky found riddled with buckshot last month, has been reunited with his rightful owners. Titan was first found wandering around St-Bruno ...

Stanley Kubrick exhibition makes Canadian debut

CBC | Posted 10.31.2014 | Canada
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Stanley Kubrick: The Exhibition makes its Canadian premiere in Toronto Friday—pulling back the curtains on the legendary American auteur's ...

Andrew Wiggins quiet in first 2 NBA games

CBC | Posted 10.31.2014 | Canada Sports

Canadian basketball phenom Andrew Wiggins has had a quiet start to his NBA career, averaging seven points in his first two games. Wiggins, the Toront...

Iwan Edwards: A life in choral music

CBC | Posted 10.31.2014 | Canada
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Beloved Montreal choral master Iwan Edwards conducts the CBC/McGill Youth Choir Gala this Sunday at Pollack Hall.  It will be one of the last concer...

John Forzani, ex-Stampeder and business tycoon, dead at 67

CBC | Posted 10.31.2014 | Canada
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Former Calgary football star and businessman John Forzani has died in a California hospital, his family confirms. Forzani, 67, was an offensive linem...

Trinity Western law school: B.C. Law Society ratifies rejection

CBC | Posted 10.31.2014 | Canada
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The board members of the B.C. Law Society have ratified the results of a referendum announced yesterday rejecting the accreditation of a Trinity Weste...

Thomas Vanek linked to gambling, money laundering case: report

CBC | Posted 10.31.2014 | Canada
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NHL star Thomas Vanek’s name has surfaced again in connection with a case involving an alleged illegal sports gambling ring and money laundering in ...

B.C.'s transgender surgery program gets reassessment

CBC | Posted 10.31.2014 | Canada
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B.C.'s Minister of Health Terry Lake says medical assessments for transgender people will be fully funded until the end of this fiscal year, and ...

Montreal austerity march draws thousands of ghoulish protesters

CBC | Posted 10.31.2014 | Canada
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Thousands of people are expected to take to Montreal’s streets Friday to protest austerity measures undertaken by Philippe Couillard’s Liberal gov...

Cezanne’s famous apples line Art Gallery of Hamilton walls

CBC | Posted 10.31.2014 | Canada
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It’s not every day a curator calls a painter a "crazy mofo." And it’s also not every day that 18 paintings by French master Paul Cezanne...

Alaska among states voting on pot in marijuana midterms

CBC | Posted 10.31.2014 | Canada
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The landscape of marijuana laws in the U.S. is poised to shift on Nov. 4, mid-term election day, depending on how voters in three states and the Dist...

Dogs on buses considered in Victoria transit survey

CBC | Posted 10.31.2014 | Canada
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Victoria Transit buses could be going to the dogs, if some pet owners have their way. The Victoria Regional Transit System is asking riders if they&a...

Etobicoke assaults: police arrest 'serial sexual predator'

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Toronto police say a 32-year-old man who they describe as a "serial sexual predator" now faces 95 charges in connection with a string of 59 ...

Batman mask-wearing man attempts Lower Sackville robbery

CBC | Posted 10.31.2014 | Canada
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Nova Scotia RCMP are investigating after they say a man in a Batman mask attempted to rob an armoured vehicle with a firearm on Thursday night. At ar...

Kelowna man stabbed to death in random bus attack

CBC | Posted 10.31.2014 | Canada
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A Kelowna, B.C., man bled to death after he was stabbed in the neck in an apparent random attack on a busy bus yesterday evening. RCMP say the incide...

Brockville murder-suicide suspected after woman, child found dead

CBC | Posted 10.31.2014 | Canada
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A murder-suicide is suspected after a mother and daughter were found dead inside their Brockville, Ont., apartment on Thursday. Brockville Police Ch...

3 Sherbrooke, Que., Muslim men missing in Middle East

CBC | Posted 10.31.2014 | Canada
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Three Sherbrooke, Que., men are believed to be fighting in Syria and haven't been heard from in several months, leaving their families increasing...

East Vancouver mental health home for youth raising neighbourhood concerns

CBC | Posted 10.31.2014 | Canada
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Residents in Vancouver's Renfrew Heights are raising concerns about the unexpected opening of a new mental health facility for youth in their nei...

Hockey Night in Canada: Canucks vs. Oilers

CBC | Posted 10.31.2014 | Canada Sports

Watch the Vancouver Canucks take on the Edmonton Oilers on Hockey Night in Canada on CBC Television and CBCSports.ca this Saturday at 10 p.m. ET. ...

Hockey Night in Canada: Blackhawks vs. Maple Leafs

CBC | Posted 10.31.2014 | Canada Sports

Watch the Toronto Maple Leafs host the Chicago Blackhawks on Hockey Night in Canada on CBC Television and CBCSports.ca this Saturday at 7 p.m. ET....

Denis Coderre marks 1 year as Montreal mayor

CBC | Posted 10.31.2014 | Canada
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It's been nearly a year since Denis Coderre took over Montreal City Hall, and he visited CBC Daybreak's studio to talk about what he's ...

Stephen Colbert praises Kevin Vickers: 'To hell with Bruce Willis'

CBC | Posted 10.31.2014 | Canada
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House of Commons Sergeant-at-Arms Kevin Vickers has earned praise from across Canada for his dramatic takedown of the Parliament Hill shooter Michael...