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To sit or not sit? What's better in the workplace?

CBC | Posted 01.30.2015 | Canada
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You can sit, you can stand — maybe even use the treadmill while typing on a keyboard.  Shane Foxman reports on this latest trend that promises hea...

New Nexus card processing facility opens in Blaine, Washington

CBC | Posted 01.29.2015 | Canada
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A new Nexus card facility opening just south of the U.S. border crossing from B.C. is expected to drastically speed up the process of getting that cov...

Senators downed by Stars

CBC | Posted 01.29.2015 | Canada Sports

John Klingberg scored the winner as the Dallas Stars defeated the Ottawa Senators 6-3 Thursday night. Jamie Benn struck twice for the Stars (22-19-7)...

Drew Love, McGill University Athletics Director, to step down

CBC | Posted 01.29.2015 | Canada
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Starting next fall there will be a new person in charge of athletics at McGill University. CBC News Montreal has learned that Drew Love​, McGill U...

CIBC confirms job cuts

CBC | Posted 01.29.2015 | Canada
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CIBC has decided to "selectively reduce a number of positions," the bank confirmed in an email to CBC News Thursday evening. Spokesman Kev...

Black community members testify they feel like 2nd class citizens

CBC | Posted 01.29.2015 | Canada
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Members of Montreal's black community had strong words for politicians today on the second day of hearings into the province's new policy on...

Urban planning innovation puts Colombia ahead of Canada

CBC | Posted 01.29.2015 | Canada
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The effectiveness of a city's transit system does not have to be connected to the dollars spent — at least not in the example set by Medellin, ...

CSIS To Gain New 'Power To Disrupt'

CBC | Posted 01.29.2015 | Canada Politics

Canada's spy agency is expected to be given new powers to stop would-be Canadian jihadists before they leave the country as part of sweeping new ...

Graham DeLaet in 9th place after 1st round of Phoenix Open

CBC | Posted 01.29.2015 | Canada Sports

Saskatchewan's Graham DeLaet shot a 4-under 67 and is tied for ninth after the first round of play at the Waste Management Phoenix Open. "...

Health-care quality satisfies Canada's seniors, study finds

CBC | Posted 01.29.2015 | Canada
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Canadian seniors wait longer to see a doctor or nurse but are generally pleased with the quality of care when they do, compared with their counterpart...

Seahawks' Marshawn Lynch finally speaks

CBC | Posted 01.29.2015 | Canada Sports

A man of few words, Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch broke his silence Thursday during his last mandatory media appearance before the Sup...

Ravinder (Ravi) Singh Atwal named as truck driver killed in crash near Massey Tunnel

CBC | Posted 01.29.2015 | Canada
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An Abbotsford, B.C. father —​ Ravinder (Ravi) Singh Atwal — has been identified as the driver who died in a fiery truck collision on Highwa...

Couple searching for owner of century-old notebook

CBC | Posted 01.29.2015 | Canada
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"Many a home has been saddened By the sound of many a gun.  But many a home will be brightened when we have Hitler on the run." A Toronto ...

Hamza Chaoui's Islamic teachings draws attention to proposed community centre

CBC | Posted 01.29.2015 | Canada
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The borough mayor of Hochelaga-Maisonneuve will decide Monday what to do about a proposed Islamic community centre drawing criticism because of its ...

Premier Jim Prentice, cabinet, taking 5% wage cut

CBC | Posted 01.29.2015 | Canada
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Alberta Premier Jim Prentice and members of his cabinet will take a five-per-cent cut in pay effective Feb. 1 as a way to deal with a $7-billion shor...

Allan Schoenborn: home where B.C. man killed his 3 children to be demolished

CBC | Posted 01.29.2015 | Canada
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The Merritt, B.C., home where Allan Schoenborn stabbed and smothered his three children to death is to be demolished. In 2010, Schoenborn was found ...

Violent robberies on the rise in Scarborough

CBC | Posted 01.29.2015 | Canada
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Police are reminding Scarborough residents to be on guard amid a rash of violent street robberies.  Robberies in north Scarborough — most notably ...

Champlain Bridge LRT projections may overstate future ridership

CBC | Posted 01.29.2015 | Canada
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Montreal's commuter train agency may have overestimated potential ridership in its vision for the light rail system planned for the new Champlain...

Justin Bieber's childhood possessions to be auctioned on eBay

CBC | Posted 01.29.2015 | Canada
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Justin Bieber fans will have the opportunity to bid on some of the pop star's childhood possessions during an online auction that begins on Satur...

Montreal taxi drivers call for UberX crack-down

CBC | Posted 01.29.2015 | Canada
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Montreal taxi drivers say they will consider going on strike if the city doesn’t do more to crack down on illegal carriers. Members of the Montreal...

McGill Redmen football player acquitted of assault, uttering threats charges

CBC | Posted 01.29.2015 | Canada
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A McGillRedmen university football player charged with assault and uttering threats in Montreal last fall has been acquitted. Luis-Andres Guimont-Mo...

Serial bank robber linked to 9th heist in Dawson Creek, B.C.

CBC | Posted 01.29.2015 | Canada
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The suspect in a series of bank robberies stretching from B.C. through Alberta to Saskatchewan and back again, has been linked to another heist in Nor...

Russian power struggle: Could Putin lose his leverage over Moscow elite?

CBC | Posted 01.29.2015 | Canada
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What crisis? When the going gets tough in Russia, the superwealthy go shopping.  Moscow’s Rolls Royce dealership had its best year ever in 2014, ...

'Blizzard leftovers' could help food banks, New Yorker says

CBC | Posted 01.29.2015 | Canada
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After buying five loaves of bread and enough tuna to feed 10, Brooklyn resident Kristine Michelsen-Corrrea emerged from this week's non-blizzard ...

Justine Dufour-Lapointe, Mikael Kingbury win moguls gold

CBC | Posted 01.29.2015 | Canada Sports

They did it again! Canada's Justine Dufour-Lapointe and Mikael Kingsbury who each won two medals at the freestyle and snowboard world championshi...