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Blackhawks vs Ducks: Who ya got?

CBC | Posted 05.30.2015 | Home
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With the Western Conference Final wrapping up Saturday, we have analyzed the matchup and debated three reasons each on why the Blackhawks or Ducks wi...

Pam Am Games torch relay to get moving in Toronto

CBC | Posted 05.30.2015 | Canada
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The Pan Am Games torch will begin its epic relay on Saturday with a parade through downtown Toronto. The TO2015 torch relay, which will continue unti...

Canada 5 years behind Europe when it comes to banning neonic insecticides

CBC | Posted 05.30.2015 | Canada
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Canada's wait and see policy on neonicotinoids, the controversial insecticide often blamed for the widespread death of bees, is "where Franc...

'What's Actually In There Are Deep And Sincere Promises'

CBC | Posted 05.30.2015 | Canada
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More than 1,300 items were presented to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission into Indian Residential Schools (TRC) in the past six years.

How to make flying with your kids less turbulent

CBC | Posted 05.30.2015 | Canada
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Jetsetting is inherently exciting, but flying with small children can sometimes be a rather different kind of adventure. Cute though they may be, the...

NHL playoffs: 3 stories from Lightning-Rangers Game 7

CBC | Posted 05.30.2015 | Home
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The Tampa Bay Lightning defeated the New York Rangers 2-0 in Game 7 on Friday to distinguish themselves as Eastern Conference champions and earn a tri...

5 summer craft beer recommendations from our beer columnist

CBC | Posted 05.29.2015 | Canada
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It seems brewers are pushing out the summer crop of beers a little early this year.  On the Coast's beer columnist Rebecca Whyman gives her top...

Bigger breasts behind Brandie Bloor's defrauding of B.C. senior

CBC | Posted 05.29.2015 | Canada
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A B.C. woman who paid for breast implants, a tummy tuck and liposuction through a loan secured using an 83-year-old man's stolen ID has pleaded g...

House poor, fixing CPP & gaming Aeroplan: BUSINESS WEEK WRAP

CBC | Posted 05.30.2015 | Canada
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House prices keep rising, incomes are basically staying the same, yet home ownership rates continue to tick higher. Considering those three facts, it ...

'English police bobbies' take to Victoria streets as community ambassadors

CBC | Posted 05.29.2015 | Canada
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If you're out on the streets of Victoria or Esquimalt, B.C. this summer, you may see English police bobbies on the beat. The unusually-dressed...

Supportive Start lingerie show boosts bra donations for Vancouver women

CBC | Posted 05.29.2015 | Canada
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A lingerie fashion show in Langley, B.C. this Friday will be raising money for Supportive Start, a charitable initiative providing new and gently u...

Woman having panic attack praises strangers for helping during WestJet flight

CBC | Posted 05.29.2015 | Canada
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A Saskatchewan woman who suffered an anxiety attack on a West Jet flight wants to thank a Manitoba passenger and flight crew for helping her get throu...

Robot first responders could adapt to damage in hostile settings

CBC | Posted 05.30.2015 | Canada
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Scientists have created robots that can keep moving even after sustaining what would normally be debilitating damage, a resiliency that could help th...

Beluga whale sighting in Halifax Harbour sparks warning

CBC | Posted 05.29.2015 | Canada
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Fisheries and Oceans Canada is warning people about a beluga whale spotted in the waters of Halifax Harbour this week. Marine Animal Response Society...

Fort St. John choir to play Carnegie Hall in New York

CBC | Posted 05.29.2015 | Canada
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A choir from Fort St. John has lined up a pretty big gig later this year — Carnegie Hall in New York City. "I think the choir members nearly ...

Dead bear found dumped in downtown Kamloops alleyway

CBC | Posted 05.29.2015 | Canada
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The body of a black bear found dumped in an alleyway in downtown Kamloops, B.C., has sparked an investigation by conservation officers. The intact c...

Amazing anniversary blanket found in Deep Cove, B.C., by Reddit poster

CBC | Posted 05.29.2015 | Canada
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A Reddit poster is searching for a the owner of a unique blanket commemorating a couple's fifth anniversary that he found in Deep Cove, B.C. Use...

Formula 1 fans excited by prospective Montreal Formula E race

CBC | Posted 05.29.2015 | Canada
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They may be more zip than thunder, but at 225 km/h, adrenaline junkies won't be disappointed by Formula E.   The high-tech race cars could soon...

Peter MacKay just latest loss for federal Conservatives

CBC | Posted 05.29.2015 | Canada Politics

The news that Justice Minister Peter MacKay will not run in the upcoming federal election is just the latest in a long line of Conservative cabinet an...

Police forces investigating whether teen was behind 3 'swatting' incidents

CBC | Posted 05.29.2015 | Canada
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Three police forces are investigating whether an Ontario teen arrested Wednesday is behind "swatting" incidents dating back to February. On...

Quebec Abolishes School Board Elections

CBC | Posted 05.29.2015 | Canada Politics

The Quebec government has confirmed that it is abolishing school board elections, after months of talking about it. A month and a half ago, Educatio...

Andie's All-Stars: Kwawenná:wi Diabo-Alfred

CBC | Posted 05.29.2015 | Canada
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Kwawenná:wi Diabo-Alfred is the gym teacher at Karonhianonhnha Tsí Ionterihwaienstakhwa — a Mohawk immersion school in Kahnawake. But she is mu...

Erin Davis remembers daughter's 'large, short life' ahead of Toronto memorial

CBC | Posted 05.29.2015 | Canada
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Lauren Davis was just 24 years old when she died in her sleep after her first Mother's Day, but her young age didn't stop the popular Ot...

Lilac thieves: Calgarians confess to stealing the lavender blooms

CBC | Posted 05.29.2015 | Canada
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I have a confession to make. I'm a lilac thief. And I'm not alone. I picked up the habit from my mother a few years ago, when I was vi...

Man facing 56 charges for alleged apartment storage locker thefts

CBC | Posted 05.29.2015 | Canada
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Police have laid 56 charges against a man they say stole from storage room lockers in east end apartments. They say that during the past six months, ...