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Debt retirement charge disappearing from home Hydro bills

CBC | Posted 04.23.2014 | Canada
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The Ontario Liberals unveiled a plan Wednesday to remove the monthly debt retirement charge from household hydro bills — though that doesn'...

Searching for answers while covering the Calgary stabbings

CBC | Posted 04.23.2014 | Canada
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You can say it's what I do. Cover the news. It's all about the facts, I tell myself time after time.  But what happened in our city last we...

RCMP's Italian-made executive plane up for auction online

CBC | Posted 04.23.2014 | Canada Politics

A controversial Italian-made plane ordered by former RCMP commissioner Giuliano Zaccardelli a decade ago is on the auction block. Bids start at $2.5 ...

Air ambulance sent to crash west of Toronto

CBC | Posted 04.23.2014 | Canada
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An Ornge air ambulance has been sent to the scene of a crash involving a school bus and another vehicle in Milton, Ont. The collision occurred at Gue...

Raptors' new attitude a hit with fans

CBC | Posted 04.23.2014 | Canada
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The Raptors are hot right now. With the NBA team returning to the playoffs after a long absence, and a slick new ad touting its outsider status, Toro...

Elk herd filmed swimming in Canmore's Bow River

CBC | Posted 04.23.2014 | Canada
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Some Canmore, Alta., residents caught a rare glimpse of a herd of elk swimming in the Bow River on Tuesday.  "We were just down going for a wal...

SkyTrain door opens early during morning commute

CBC | Posted 04.23.2014 | Canada
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SkyTrain commuters got a bit of a scare when a door slid open while the train was still approaching Edmonds Station in Burnaby, B.C. on Wednesday morn...

Convenience stores fight back against Beer Store ads

CBC | Posted 04.23.2014 | Canada
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The battle between the Beer Store and Ontario's convenience stores over selling alcohol rages on this week, with the Ontario Convenience Store...

B.C. health worker fired for not getting flu vaccine

CBC | Posted 04.23.2014 | Canada
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A B.C. care aid was fired for refusing to get vaccinated against influenza or wear a mask this past winter, B.C.'s Health Minister Terry Lake has...

NDP push 'modest' corporate tax hike to help fund transit

CBC | Posted 04.23.2014 | Canada
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Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath says her party would like to see a "modest" increase to corporate income taxes, so that revenue can be gen...

Should Chinese-only Crest toothpaste ad concern Richmond residents?

CBC | Posted 04.23.2014 | Canada
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A Richmond woman has renewed her call for a ban on Chinese-only signage after ads for Crest toothpaste appeared in several city bus shelters. Kelly S...

Mulcair: Wright-Duffy Emails 'Illegally Erased'

CBC | Laura Payton, CBC News | Posted 04.23.2014 | Canada Politics

NDP Leader Tom Mulcair says Prime Minister Stephen Harper needs to "come clean" over the deletion of an email account belonging to a former PMO staffe...

Letter From 1969 Finally Arrives

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 04.23.2014 | Canada Alberta

It took 45 years, but a letter between two sisters finally made its way to the intended Calgary mailbox. "Dear customer, we sincerely regret that y...

Executive committee rejects pay hike for Toronto councillors

CBC | Posted 04.23.2014 | Canada
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Toronto city councillors are unlikely to be getting a pay raise beyond the rate of inflation in the years ahead. On Wednesday, the city’s executive...

El Nino forecast suggests next winter will be warm

CBC | Posted 04.23.2014 | Canada
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If the snow-shovelling marathons and constant cold weather alerts wore you down this winter, you'll be happy to hear this: Climatologists are p...

3 Toronto teens had knife, chased people in Ajax, police say

CBC | Posted 04.23.2014 | Canada
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Three Toronto teens face charges after they allegedly wore disguises, brandished a knife and chased a man and two women in an Ajax subdivision over th...

Calder Trophy finalists: MacKinnon, Johnson, Palat

CBC | Posted 04.23.2014 | Canada Sports

Nathan MacKinnon, the NHL’s top-scoring freshman this season, has some competition in the form of Tampa Bay duo Tyler Johnson and Ondrej Palat for r...

Abused dogs and cat investigated by B.C. SPCA

CBC | Posted 04.23.2014 | Canada
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The B.C. SPCA is investigating three cases of animal cruelty in the southern interior, as the province observes Animal Cruelty Prevention Day. In one...

This City Pays The Most For Gas

CBC | Posted 04.23.2014 | Canada Business

Drivers looking for a good reason why gasoline prices made major jumps across Canada overnight will be left lacking, as the usual seasonal influences ...

Canadian robbed in Guatemala

CBC | Posted 04.23.2014 | Canada
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A Canadian man and his British girlfriend have posted video of themselves being robbed at gunpoint in Guatemala as a warning to others touring the are...

Canada's Sports Hall of Fame to unveil inductees

CBC | Posted 04.23.2014 | Canada Sports

Watch live coverage here beginning at 2 p.m. ET as Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame reveals its 2014 list of inductees. The honourees will include six ...

Goldcorp drops hostile bid for Quebec's Osisko

CBC | Posted 04.23.2014 | Canada
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Vancouver-based Goldcorp Inc. has allowed its bid for Quebec gold miner Osisko Mining Corp. to expire after failing to garner support from shareholder...

Toronto police appeal for information in attempted kidnapping

CBC | Posted 04.23.2014 | Canada
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Toronto police are appealing to the public for information regarding an attempted kidnapping that occurred on Tuesday afternoon in the city’s east e...

Leitao, Moreau and Hamad among new Liberal cabinet members

CBC | Posted 04.23.2014 | Canada
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West Island Liberal MNA Carlos Leitao will be Quebec's new finance minister, Radio-Canada is reporting as premier-designate Philippe Couillard p...

Bobcat attacks hiker's dogs near Squamish

CBC | Posted 04.23.2014 | Canada
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Hikers in Squamish are reporting unusual and violent confrontations with bobcats around Alice Lake Provincial Park, according to WildSafeBC a program ...