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Cessna plane crash east of Nelson, B.C., kills passenger

CBC | Posted 09.01.2014 | Canada
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The female passenger in a Cessna 172 died when the small plane crashed in Crawford Bay, B.C., east of Nelson. The pilot was airlifted to hospital wit...

TIFF tickets oversold to 2 premieres

CBC | Posted 09.01.2014 | Canada
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Lights, camera, action ... almost. Although the Toronto international Film Festival doesn't officially open until Thursday, some are already mis...

Jennifer Lawrence among celebrity victims in leak of nude photos

CBC | Posted 09.01.2014 | Canada
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Intimate images of dozens of celebrities, including Academy Award winner and Hunger Games star Jennifer Lawrence, have been leaked online by an anonym...

B.C. woman dies in crash on Sydney highway

CBC | Posted 09.01.2014 | Canada
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A British Columbia woman died in a car crash on Highway 125 in Sydney, N.S., early Monday.  Cape Breton RCMP said the crash occurred at about 5 a.m....

Annaleise Carr hopes to complete Lake Erie swim today

CBC | Posted 09.01.2014 | Canada
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Sixteen-year-old Annaleise Carr today expects to complete the final leg of the marathon swim across Lake Erie that she was not able to finish earlier ...

Foreign Worker 'Mess' In Oilsands: Canadian Tradesmen

CBC | Posted 09.01.2014 | Canada Business

Canadian tradesmen from a huge oilsands construction project are waving a red flag about safety hazards and near misses, which they blame on the use o...

New techniques helping curb advanced melanoma

CBC | Posted 09.01.2014 | Canada
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Melanoma, a preventable skin cancer, is one of the most deadly forms of the disease if it is not found early.  But doctors say there are now new tre...

Back-to-school: 7 million students, 440,000 educators, other stats

CBC | Posted 09.01.2014 | Canada
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From tots to teenagers, students head back to school this week, waving goodbye to parents as they board bright yellow buses or say a teary bon voyage...

Zaccheus Jackson, 'firecracker' East Van poet, dead at 36

CBC | Posted 09.01.2014 | Canada
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A void has been ripped into the lives of family, friends and Canada's spoken word community with the death of 36-year-old Zaccheus Jackson this ...

Vancouver's Dude Chilling Park sign goes missing, again

CBC | Posted 08.31.2014 | Canada
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Dust off your mystery-solving licence: the 'Dude Chilling Park' sign has gone missing from Guelph Park in East Vancouver, and this time the ...

Should TFC let Jermain Defoe go?

CBC | Posted 08.31.2014 | Canada Sports

It’s been a crazy and wild 48 hours for Toronto FC, two days that few saw coming. First, Reds GM Tim Bezbatchenko called out his team on Friday, sa...

LOOK: Toronto's New Streetcars Hit The Streets

CBC | Posted 09.01.2014 | Canada

They're here. Some of the shiny new streetcars that will be taking TTC passengers across the city for years to come have finally hit the street...

Serena Williams wants Milos Raonic's stylish arm sleeve

CBC | Posted 08.31.2014 | Canada Sports

Serena Williams is a fan of Milos Raonic. Specifically, she loves the protective sleeve the hard-serving Canadian wears on his right arm. The America...

VIA Train Strikes, Kills Trespasser

CBC | Posted 09.01.2014 | Canada

A trespasser was struck and killed by a VIA train east of Ottawa on Sunday night. The collision occurred on a stretch of tracks in the Carlsbad Spri...

William Shatner sees 'mythological' appeal in science fiction

CBC | Posted 08.31.2014 | Canada
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William Shatner says the people taking part in Fan Expo this weekend are looking for much more than a chance to see the stars of science fiction up cl...

Off-duty soldiers help chase down assault suspect in Barrie

CBC | Posted 08.31.2014 | Canada
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A Barrie, Ont., man is accused of punching a woman, spitting on another woman and assaulting three other people in a series of events that unfolded in...

CN train cars carrying grain derail northwest of Edmonton

CBC | Posted 08.31.2014 | Canada
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The Transportation Safety Board of Canada crews are investigating after a CN train derailed northwest of Edmonton Sunday. Twenty-five grain cars had ...

Manitoba woman killed in B.C. highway crash

CBC | Posted 08.31.2014 | Canada
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A Manitoba woman in her 60s died in a head-on collision between a car and a pickup truck on a British Columbia highway over the weekend. The woman wa...

Double stabbing on Oak Street sends 2 to trauma centre

CBC | Posted 08.31.2014 | Canada
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Two males were rushed to a trauma centre on Saturday afternoon following an apparent double stabbing. Paramedics say they were called to 220 Oak St. ...

Woman seriously hurt in 9-metre fall near parking garage

CBC | Posted 08.31.2014 | Canada
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A 50-year-old woman was seriously hurt after falling from a ledge near a parking garage, and police want to speak to anyone who may have witnessed the...

B.C. teacher's strike: $40-a-day parent pay registration opens

CBC | Posted 08.31.2014 | Canada
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With the start of the school year delayed past Sept. 2, the B.C. government has opened registration for parents of public school children under the ag...

Labour Day: What's open and closed in Montreal area

CBC | Posted 08.31.2014 | Canada
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City and government services - Garbage, green waste, recycling and large-item collection will happen as per regular schedule, except in Rosemont-La-Pe...

B.C. teachers' strike: No school year start Tuesday

CBC | Posted 08.31.2014 | Canada
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When veteran mediator Vince Ready declared an impasse and walked away from talks between British Columbia teachers and their employer Saturday, paren...

Girl, 7, dies after falling off farming tractor in Tweed, Ont.

CBC | Posted 08.31.2014 | Canada
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A seven-year-old girl is dead after she fell off a tractor and was struck by it, Ontario Provincial Police say. It happened on Bethel Road in Tweed, ...

Anita Wlodarczyk sets world record in hammer throw

CBC | Posted 08.31.2014 | Canada Sports

Up for little long toss? Don't miss Anita Wlodarczyk of Poland setting a world record of 79.58 metres in women's hammer throw at ISTAF Berl...