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Jennifer Doucette, Prince George woman, crowdfunding for anorexia treatment

CBC | Posted 01.27.2015 | Canada
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Mother-of-two Jennifer Doucette of Prince George, B.C., is crowdfunding to get herself treated for anorexia at a private clinic in Manitoba. The 21-...

Alexei Emelin takes out Jason Spezza, gets tossed

CBC | Posted 01.27.2015 | Canada
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Montreal Canadiens defenceman Alexei Emelin was ejected from Tuesday night’s game against the Dallas Stars after drilling forward Jason Spezza into ...

Fatal shooting on Flemington Road

CBC | Posted 01.27.2015 | Canada
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A man has died after being shot on Flemington Road, near Dufferin Street and Lawrence Avenue West, according to Toronto paramedics.  The victim was ...

Jean Paul Manoux, star of Spun Out, charged with voyeurism

CBC | Posted 01.27.2015 | Canada
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A star of the CTV sitcom Spun Out has been charged by Toronto police with voyeurism.  Jean Paul Manoux was arrested on Tuesday after two women said ...

Emery Barnes Park land swap with developer, City of Vancouver thrown out by courts

CBC | Posted 01.27.2015 | Canada
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A Yaletown land swap involving the City of Vancouver and local developer, Brenhill Developments, has been rejected by the B.C. Supreme Court, halting...

Transit tax: Metro Vancouver Alliance plans forums to promote 'Yes' vote

CBC | Posted 01.27.2015 | Canada
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The Metro Vancouver Alliance of "nonpartisan, proactive, everyday citizens" will hold the first of a series of forums on Tuesday night, h...

ISIS fight: Canadian advisers guiding airstrikes but U.S. barred from doing same

CBC | Posted 01.27.2015 | Canada
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Canadian military advisers have been spotting targets and guiding airstrikes on ISIS positions in Iraq — a practice that U.S. soldiers participating...

Victoria Film Festival features new indigenous film program

CBC | Posted 01.27.2015 | Canada
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The Victoria Film Festival is introducing an indigenous film program for the first time, presenting five feature-length films and one short focusing...

Medical marijuana smell overwhelms other businesses

CBC | Posted 01.27.2015 | Canada
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The tenants of a Mississauga, Ont., commercial complex say the smell coming from neighbouring marijuana grow-ops is making it hard to do business.  ...

Sir Isaac Brock students make autism math app

CBC | Posted 01.27.2015 | Canada
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Students at a Brampton school are developing an app to help their classmates with autism learn math. The app, a project started by students at Sir Is...

Greg and Elaine Smith fight to bring surrogate-born twins home from Mexico

CBC | Posted 01.27.2015 | Canada
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A B.C. couple who welcomed premature twin babies by surrogacy in Mexico earlier this month is now fighting to bring them home to Canada for medical ca...

Martin Brodeur: 7 memorable moments of his stellar career

CBC | Posted 01.27.2015 | Canada
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Legendary. Iconic. Durable. Game changer. Those are just a few words to describe longtime NHL goaltender Martin Brodeur, who is set to retire Thursda...

Winnipeg-wide boil water advisory in place

CBC | Posted 01.27.2015 | Canada
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The city of Winnipeg is under a boil water advisory Tuesday night after tests confirmed the presence of E. Coli. The Winnipeg Regional Health Author...

PQ members want another referendum soon, internal document reveals

CBC | Posted 01.27.2015 | Canada
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If the PartiQuébécois is voted into power again, party members would like it to hold a sovereignty referendum shortly after the election. That&apos...

‎Dean Del Mastro's court proceedings drag on

CBC | Posted 01.27.2015 | Canada
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At the end of the day's proceedings, Del Mastro‎ told reporters he may consider another run for office. Leo Adler, Del Mastro's lawyer, a...

Goldie Hawn's Program Makes Kids Better At Maths: UBC

CBC | Posted 01.27.2015 | Canada British Columbia

A mindfulness program for children, co-developed by actor Goldie Hawn, resulted in less stress, more optimism, and improved math abilities for Grade...

Dillon Hillier, Canadian vet who fought ISIS, returns home safely, parents say

CBC | Posted 01.27.2015 | Canada
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A Canadian veteran has returned home safely after aiding the Kurdish fight against ISIS, according to a statement from his parents posted to social me...

City issues extreme cold weather alert

CBC | Posted 01.27.2015 | Canada
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An extreme cold weather alert is in effect for Toronto. The city's Medical Officer of Health, Dr. David McKeown, issued the latest alert early Tu...

Streptococcus: What it is and why chickenpox raises risk

CBC | Posted 01.27.2015 | Canada
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Toronto health officials blamed an infection from "a common bacteria" known as Group A streptococcus (GAS) this week in the death of a three...

Snowstorm forecasters under fire as 'historic' accumulation failed to materialize

CBC | Posted 01.27.2015 | Canada
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Although much of the East Coast of the U.S. was hammered by a massive winter storm, the dire predictions of "historic" snowfalls in some are...

Driver sought after elderly pedestrian struck in Brampton

CBC | Posted 01.27.2015 | Canada
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Peel regional police are looking for a driver who they say failed to remain at the scene after a collision with a pedestrian in Brampton on Tuesday. ...

Gang life in B.C.: 6 'myths' revealed in new police videos

CBC | Posted 01.27.2015 | Canada
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B.C.'s anti-gang agency has teamed up with parents of young people killed by gang involvement to create a series of videos they hope will help ke...

Porter sells Billy Bishop terminal to Nieuport Aviation

CBC | Posted 01.27.2015 | Canada
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Porter Aviation Holdings Inc., the owner of Porter Airlines, has sold its passenger terminal at Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport to a group of invest...

Quebec Teen Raped In Cop Car Sues For 'Gross Negligence'

CBC | Posted 01.27.2015 | Canada

A young woman from an Inuit village in northern Quebec is suing  for $400,000 after she was left handcuffed in a police vehicle with a repeat sexual ...

Taylor Swift threatened with nude photos after her Twitter, Instagram hacked

CBC | Posted 01.27.2015 | Canada
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Taylor Swift appears to be the victim of a double-hack attack Tuesday with breaches of the pop star's Twitter and Instagram accounts. Hackers f...