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Plane crashes northwest of Vernon, B.C.

CBC | Posted 07.28.2014 | Canada
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Two local fire departments have confirmed that they received reports of an aircraft going down in a heavily-wooded area in B.C.'s North Okanagan ...

Calgary stabbings: Brentwood house now up for sale

CBC | Posted 07.28.2014 | Canada
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The home that police said was the scene of Calgary's worst mass killing three months ago is now up for sale. The MLS listing, which makes no me...

Cow attack at B.C. farm kills N.W.T. man

CBC | Posted 07.28.2014 | Canada
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The man killed in a cow attack on a B.C. farm on Canada Day has been identified by the B.C. Coroners Service as 49-year-old Allen Donald Powder. Powd...

Man falls to his death from Stanley Park's Prospect Point

CBC | Posted 07.28.2014 | Canada
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A young Abbotsford man who was out with a group of friends appears to have fallen to his death from one of Stanley Park's most popular viewpoin...

Prescription rewards points ban struck down by B.C. Supreme Court

CBC | Posted 07.28.2014 | Canada
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The Supreme Court of B.C. has ruled in favour of a legal challenge by grocery chain Sobeys, striking down a ban on British Columbians earning loyalty ...

Stoney Nakoda First Nation signs 'huge' oil deal with Chinese firm

CBC | Posted 07.28.2014 | Canada
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Alberta's Stoney Nakoda First Nation says it has signed a "huge" deal with a Chinese petrochemical company to develop oil and gas on ...

Pendant containing child's ashes returned to family

CBC | Posted 07.28.2014 | Canada
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A stolen pendant containing the ashes of Dawson Pentecost, a young boy killed in a plane crash, has been returned to the family, say Edmonton police....

Variable speed limits in Quebec expected this fall

CBC | Posted 07.28.2014 | Canada
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Quebec's transport minister plans to launch a pilot project this fall on two of Quebec's highways to test out variable speed limits. The sp...

SkyTrain sexual assault ads pulled by Vancouver Transit Police

CBC | Posted 07.28.2014 | Canada
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A sexual assault poster campaign across the SkyTrain system is being hastily removed after TransLink received complaints that the wording of the ads s...

Commonwealth Games: Best of Day 5

CBC | Posted 07.28.2014 | Canada Sports

Take a look at some of the finer moments from Day 5 of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland. The highlights for Canada included gold medals b...

Hugh Charles resurfaces with Stampeders

CBC | Posted 07.28.2014 | Canada Sports

The Calgary Stampeders signed running back Hugh Charles to their practice roster Monday. Charles, in his seventh CFL season, was released by the Edmo...

B.C. kayaker found dead in Yukon lake ID'd as Erich Korinth

CBC | Posted 07.28.2014 | Canada
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Yukon's Chief Coroner has identified a man found dead in Lake Laberge last week as Erich Korinth of New Westminster, B.C. Korinth, 72, was foun...

Alan Dale Smith acquitted in 1974 homicide

CBC | Posted 07.28.2014 | Canada
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A man arrested twice for the 1974 killing of Beverly Smith was acquitted on Monday, meaning Durham Region's oldest cold case will remain unsolved...

Peel region police officer 'in crisis' stopped in Hamilton

CBC | Posted 07.28.2014 | Canada
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Peel Regional Police have tracked an off-duty member of their service who they said was "in crisis" to Hamilton. With the assistance of Ha...

Remembering El Presidente: Dennis Martinez's 'El Perfecto'

CBC | Posted 07.28.2014 | Canada Sports

Bud Selig stirred the emotions of longtime Expos fans at the recent MLB All-Star Game when he said Montreal would be an “excellent candidate” for ...

Mayoral debate open only to East York residents

CBC | Posted 07.28.2014 | Canada
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There will be more than 40 chances to see the top five mayoral candidates debate in person before the October 27 municipal election. But Monday night&...

Ryerson University mourns passing of G. Raymond Chang

CBC | Posted 07.28.2014 | Canada
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Ryerson University is mourning the passing of G. Raymond Chang, a philanthropist and businessman who donated millions of dollars to the school and pre...

Nanoleaf Bloom light bulb dims without dimmer switch

CBC | Posted 07.28.2014 | Canada
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An ultra-efficient light bulb that you can dim with a regular light switch has been invented by a trio of engineers from Toronto. Gimmy Chu, Tom Rodi...

Rattlesnake warning: Kamloops north shore trails seeing high numbers

CBC | Posted 07.28.2014 | Canada
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A higher volume than usual of rattlesnakes in certain parts of Kamloops, B.C., has prompted a warning for dog owners to be extra vigilant while walkin...

EU trade deal troubles denied by Canadian officials

CBC | Posted 07.28.2014 | Canada
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Canadian officials are quietly preparing a ceremony to formally mark the successful conclusion of EU trade deal negotiations, but Germany could scuttl...

Lise Thibault, ex-Quebec lieutenant-governor, testifies at her fraud trial

CBC | Posted 07.28.2014 | Canada
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Quebec’s former lieutenant-governor, charged with spending $700,000 in public money on personal expenses like birthday parties and fishing trips, sa...

Mount Edith Cavell removed from new $10 bill description

CBC | Posted 07.28.2014 | Canada
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The Bank of Canada is making a molehill out of a mountain. The central bank had claimed that its new plastic $10 bank notes included an image of maje...

Vacationing soldiers rescue woman from burning truck near Badger

CBC | Posted 07.28.2014 | Canada
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A group of vacationing military and ex-military members put their life-saving skills to good use on Sunday when they saved a woman from a burning vehi...

Sultana Frizell repeats as Commonwealth hammer throw champ

CBC | Posted 07.28.2014 | Canada Sports

Canada's Sultana Frizell won her second straight Commonwealth Games title in the women's hammer throw Monday in Glasgow. The 29-year-old fr...

Audrey Lacroix swims to Commonwealth gold

CBC | Posted 07.28.2014 | Canada Sports

Canadian swimmer Audrey Lacroix won the gold medal in the women's 200-metre butterfly event Monday at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. The 30...