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Maple Mayhem

CBC | Posted 07.25.2014 | Canada
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Exploring the sticky, golden universe of Canada’s quintessential national emblem, this documentary by Montreal filmmakers Lori Braun and Hugh John M...

Vegetarian or flexitarian: How much meat do you really want to give up?

CBC | Posted 07.25.2014 | Canada
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When the vegetarian "butcher shop" Yamchops started offering customers burgers made from black beans and lox crafted from carrots, the owne...

E-cigarette market on fire while scientists wage heated debate

CBC | Posted 07.25.2014 | Canada
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Electronic cigarette use is skyrocketing, revenue has reached the billions of dollars, legislators are talking about — and enacting — regulations,...

Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17: Australia readies 90 police to guard crash site

CBC | Posted 07.25.2014 | Canada
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Australia is close to finalizing a deal with Ukraine to send police and a small number of troops to secure the Malaysian plane crash site as part of a...

Hasibullah Yusufzai: Burnaby terror suspect didn't stand out

CBC | Posted 07.25.2014 | Canada
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Hasibullah Yusufzai, a British Columbia man, charged under a new anti-terrorism law for allegedly leaving Canada to join Islamist fighters in Syria,...

Open Streets TO closes some major roads for 2 Sundays in August

CBC | Posted 07.24.2014 | Canada
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For two Sunday mornings in August, pedestrians will rule some major roadways as the Open Streets pilot program promoting physical activity begins. On...

Priscilla Presley helps kick off Collingwood's Elvis Festival

CBC | Posted 07.24.2014 | Canada
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Priscilla Presley has made a trip to Ontario this week, to take part in the annual Collingwood Elvis Festival. This year marks the event’s 20th ann...

Projet Montreal proposes 'floating bath' in Old Port

CBC | Posted 07.24.2014 | Canada
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Projet Montreal says it wants to build a "floating bath" so people can go to the Old Port to swim in the Saint Lawrence River. Party lead...

Power of sports: Why the North American Indigenous Games matter

CBC | Posted 07.24.2014 | Canada
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Derek Fox, from the Bearskin Lake First Nation, is an Anishinaabe lawyer currently living in Thunder Bay, Ont. As a young boy, he found strength and ...

Woman plucks and eats raw bird on Montreal Metro

CBC | Posted 07.24.2014 | Canada
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Montreal police are investigating after a video surfaced on the internet of a woman plucking — and eating — a raw bird on the Metro. Police say...

Jim Weeds medical marijuana store raided by Vancouver police

CBC | Posted 07.24.2014 | Canada
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Vancouver police raided Jim Weeds Lounge, a medical marijuana store which, according to its website, sells mail order medical pot, after receiving re...

Deaths of Winnipeg mom, children prompt more parents to seek postpartum help

CBC | Posted 07.24.2014 | Canada
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The deaths one year ago of Lisa Gibson and her two young children have prompted a growing number of Winnipeg parents to seek help and resources on pos...

Air Algerie Flight AH5017: Gatineau resident believes family was on board

CBC | Posted 07.24.2014 | Canada
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A resident of Gatineau, Que., believes his wife and children were on Air Algerie Flight AH5017 that is presumed to have crashed over northern Mali. M...

Palestinian and Jewish Israeli youth become friends at Ontario camp

CBC | Posted 07.24.2014 | Canada
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Two young teenagers sit, arms around each other at an Ontario camp, talking about their lives and their new-found friendship. But these teenagers, and...

Commonwealth Games: How Canada did on Day 1

CBC | Posted 07.24.2014 | Canada Sports

A recap of the top moments for Canadian athletes on the opening day of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, including a pair of gold medals: ...

New rule lets Quebecers bring in booze from other provinces

CBC | Posted 07.24.2014 | Canada
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It is now legal to bring alcohol purchased in another province into Quebec for personal consumption. Quebec was the last province not to allow citiz...

Mystery trunk holds clues from stranger's last days

CBC | Posted 07.24.2014 | Canada
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An East Vancouver resident is searching for friends and relatives of a mystery woman, after discovering a trunk full of mementos in her attic. During...

Pipelines safer than trains for moving oil, Canadians believe

CBC | Posted 07.24.2014 | Canada Politics

Canadians think pipelines are safer than trains or ships for transporting oil and gas – but they have little confidence the government is prepared t...

Toronto Zoo welcomes two baby bison

CBC | Posted 07.24.2014 | Canada
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The Toronto Zoo is welcoming two baby bison this month. The wood bisoncalves — both females — were conceived using artificial insemination. They...

IMF downgrades Canada's 2014 growth to 2.2%, 2nd best in G7

CBC | Posted 07.24.2014 | Canada
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The International Monetary Fund has downgraded its economic outlook for Canada, saying the economy will grow just 2.2 per cent in 2014 and 2.4 per cen...

Jose Canseco apologizes repeatedly on Twitter to Mark McGwire

CBC | Posted 07.24.2014 | Canada Sports

Jose Canseco took to Twitter on Wednesday night to apologize to Mark McGwire, again, and beg for his forgiveness. Canseco also challenged his former ...

Irwin Richard Franz charged in Port Coquitlam hit and run

CBC | Posted 07.24.2014 | Canada
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A 73-year-old Port Coquitlam man has been charged in the 2013 hit-and-run death of 16-year-old Annie Leung, RCMP announced on Thursday. Irwin Richard...

'Bath salts' trafficker handed record 8 year sentence

CBC | Posted 07.24.2014 | Canada
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A man from the Quebec City region has been sentenced to a record eight years in prison for producing and trafficking a notorious drug called "bat...

World's biggest aquatic insect claimed by China

CBC | Posted 07.24.2014 | Canada
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An insect with huge horn-like jaws and a wingspan similar to a sparrow's has been reported by Chinese media as a record-breaking find. "Wi...

Chris Alexander to announce sanctions against Russian firms

CBC | Posted 07.24.2014 | Canada
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Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander will announce sectoral sanctions by the Canadian government against Russia in Toronto today. CBC...