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Sikh community gets gift-of-life plea at Vaisakhi Parade

CBC | Posted 04.19.2014 | Canada
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The streets of Surrey, B.C., were lined with tens of thousands of people for the city's Vaisakhi Parade Saturday, and amid the the day's fo...

Coach's Corner: 'Open season' on NHL stars

CBC | Posted 04.19.2014 | Canada Sports

Playoff time seems to mean it's open season on the NHL's star players, according to Don Cherry. The candid Coach’s Corner commentator us...

David Backes helped off after elbow by Brent Seabrook

CBC | Posted 04.19.2014 | Canada Sports

The St. Louis Blues tied Game 2 with just seconds remaining in the third period, but it may have cost them their captain in the process. Vladimir Tar...

Raccoon Attacks Puppy In Vancouver

CBC | Posted 04.19.2014 | Canada British Columbia

It was raccoon versus puppy in Vancouver's West End and it ended with a trip to the hospital for the dog's owner. Vancouver's FrançoisMorissette...

2 men charged after alleged road racing in Barrie, Ont.

CBC | Posted 04.19.2014 | Canada
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Two men are facing charges after an alleged road race in Barrie, Ont., Friday night, according to police. The police force says the officers were o...

Calgarians share 1st vinyl purchases on Record Store Day

CBC | Posted 04.19.2014 | Canada
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Record aficionados around the world are celebrating the unique appeal of vinyl today — and six Calgary stores are taking part as well. Saturday ma...

Dog thief caught on camera at Vancouver tattoo parlour

CBC | Posted 04.19.2014 | Canada
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In the end, it took just seconds to steal Chloe. A woman simply asked to pet the 10-month-old French bulldog, then picked it up and walked out when...

Firefighters battle 2-alarm blaze in Scarborough

CBC | Posted 04.19.2014 | Canada
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Firefighters are battling a two-alarm blaze at a Scarborough townhouse. The fire started in the garage of the home on Morrish Road at around 10:30 a....

2nd measles case confirmed in Edmonton area

CBC | Posted 04.19.2014 | Canada
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Alberta health officials have confirmed another case of measles in the Edmonton area and are advising the public of potential exposure. Passengers an...

Montreal does Record Store Day

CBC | Posted 04.19.2014 | Canada
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Shawn Ellingham opened his Plateau-Mont-Royal record store, Soundcentral, more than 30 minutes early today because the lineup outside his shop was get...

Calgary stabbings: victims' families come together to heal

CBC | Posted 04.19.2014 | Canada
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The families of the five young people killed this week in a stabbing in Calgary say they have come together in their healing. In a statement released...

Electric cars get a boost in Quebec

CBC | Posted 04.19.2014 | Canada
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Montreal’s Gilles Villeneuve Racetrack was the site of a Guinness World Record-breaking event on Friday: 431 electric cars in one place, at one time...

Woman dies after dad hits her trying to park near Ottawa hospital

CBC | Posted 04.19.2014 | Canada
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A 54-year-old woman has died after her father, trying to park the vehicle, struck her near The Ottawa Hospital’s Civic campus Saturday morning. Pa...

The House: What's next in the Duffy-Wright affair?

CBC | Posted 04.19.2014 | Canada Politics

The RCMP confirmed this week it will not pursue charges against Nigel Wright, the prime minister's former chief of staff, over a $90,000 payment ...

MERS virus outbreak raising SARS-like concern

CBC | Posted 04.19.2014 | Canada
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It's beginning to feel like SARS revisited. For some of the scientists and doctors who helped the world battle the 2003 SARS outbreak, the recen...

Racist, anti-Semitic graffiti found near Ottawa River

CBC | Posted 04.19.2014 | Canada
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Ottawa police and RCMP officers are on scene where racist and anti-Semitic messages were spray-painted under the Champlain Bridge at the Ottawa River ...

Ralph Nader slams GM's stance on 'hypothetical casualties'

CBC | Posted 04.19.2014 | Canada
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This is already shaping up to be a record-breaking year for automobile recalls. In the first third of 2014, car companies have admitted to serious saf...

Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 will be found, expert says

CBC | Posted 04.19.2014 | Canada
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An expert on underwater searches says he is sure that search teams will succeed in finding a Malaysian jetliner that has been missing since March 8, a...

How dearth of Canadian teams in NHL hockey playoffs will hit local economies

CBC | Posted 04.19.2014 | Canada
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Bars and restaurants in six of seven Canadian NHL cities are bracing for another spring without a hometown run at the Stanley Cup, but despite their d...

Looking for First Nations love: Indigenous dating life 'complex'

CBC | Posted 04.19.2014 | Canada
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For the last eight years, I’ve given a lot of careful thought to my dating life, and not just in just the typical way that you would expect of a mil...

B.C. climber remembers Everest Sherpa killed in avalanche

CBC | Posted 04.19.2014 | Canada
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The Sherpas killed in the deadliest avalanche to sweep through Everest were the most experienced climbers to work on the mountain, says a B.C. climber...

Pavel Datsyuk’s wizardry topples Bruins

CBC | Posted 04.19.2014 | Canada Sports

All-world Detroit Red Wings star Pavel Datsyuk is renowned for his puck-handling wizardry, a skill he showed again Friday night against the Boston Bru...

Golf returns to Toronto, despite chilly weather

CBC | Posted 04.18.2014 | Canada
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Toronto's five municipal golf courses open this weekend in the midst of an April cold spell.  The grey skies and single-digit temperatures are ...

Elk poaching in B.C. alarms conservation officers

CBC | Posted 04.18.2014 | Canada
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Poachers have killed at least seven elk in the Cowichan Valley raising concerns among conservation officers about public safety. The illegal hunting ...

Coach's Corner: No Canadian content?

CBC | Posted 04.18.2014 | Canada Sports

There may only be one Canadian-based franchise in the 2014 Stanley Cup playoffs, but according to Don Cherry, there is still plenty of Canadian conten...