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Guelph hospital police shooting details begin to emerge from witnesses

CBC | Posted 05.21.2015 | Canada
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Details on what led Guelph police to open fire in the waiting room of the Guelph General Hospital's emergency department are still sparse, but a ...

'Elphie' selfie snapped by elephant with Christian LeBlanc's GoPro

CBC | Posted 05.21.2015 | Canada
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A Vancouver man is making international headlines with an extraordinary 'elphie' selfie photo taken by an elephant in Thailand that grabbed ...

Future Shop closure has cost Best Buy $191M so far, and more to come

CBC | Posted 05.21.2015 | Canada
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Electronics retailer Best Buy said closing half of its Future Shop stores in Canada and converting the rest into Best Buys has cost $191 million so fa...

Message in a bottle discovered by Victoria paddlers has unique request

CBC | Posted 05.21.2015 | Canada
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When six Vancouver Island paddlers head out from Port Townsend, Washington, on June 4 in a race to Alaska, they'll have a unique passenger on boa...

Coin-Toss Election Win May Be Headed To Court

CBC | Posted 05.21.2015 | Canada Politics

P.E.I. provincial election candidate Mary Ellen McInnis still has one avenue of appeal left to her after losing a recount on a coin toss Tuesday. Mc...

Mike Babcock wants to put Leafs 'back on the map'

CBC | Posted 05.21.2015 | Canada
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Mike Babcock said "it's time to put Canada's team back on the map" Thursday during a packed news conference introducing him as...

Bertrand Charest, former Alpine Canada coach, faces new charges

CBC | Posted 05.21.2015 | Canada
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Former Alpine Canada ski coach Bertrand Charest is set to appear in court again on Friday to face additional charges. Charest, 49, is already facing...

Pro-sealing group protests in France as EU trade discussions begin

CBC | Posted 05.21.2015 | Canada
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Denmark-based Inuit Sila is protesting at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, this week, stressing that time is running out to overturn a ...

Montreal tent city planned by affordable-housing group FRAPRU

CBC | Posted 05.21.2015 | Canada
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A planned tent city in downtown Montreal is not the best way to bring attention to the need for more affordable housing, says Mayor Denis Coderre. Fr...

Montreal weather: Mostly sunny with high of 20 C

CBC | Posted 05.21.2015 | Canada
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Here is today's weather outlook: Today: A cloudy morning, but becoming mainly sunny later on. High near 20 C. Tonight: A few clouds tonight a...

Teens charged in alleged failed suicide pact that killed Jacques Beauchemin

CBC | Posted 05.21.2015 | Canada
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Two women are facing criminal charges after what police say appears to be a failed attempt at carrying out an alleged suicide pact. The crash happen...

Toronto Daystarter: Thursday, May 21, 2015

CBC | Posted 05.21.2015 | Canada
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Here's what you need to know on Thursday, May 21.  Weather Its been a chilly week in the GTA, with temperatures below seasonal average. Some r...

Pre-election travels of main party leaders reveal hopes and fears

CBC | Posted 05.21.2015 | Canada Politics

The federal election campaign may be months away officially, but Canada's main party leaders are already criss-crossing the country in dress reh...

NHL playoffs: 3 stories from Rangers, Lightning Game 3

CBC | Posted 05.21.2015 | Home
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In one of the more entertaining games of the playoffs, the Tampa Bay Lightning defeated the New York Rangers 6-5 in overtime Wednesday night to grab ...

Family canoes through Saskatchewan en route to Montreal

CBC | Posted 05.21.2015 | Canada
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A family paddling from Edmonton to Montreal in a canoe is finding new friendships along the way. The 5,000-kilometre trip was originally going to be ...

Debate launched over who can own Saskatchewan farmland

CBC | Posted 05.21.2015 | Canada
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Noting that some Saskatchewan farmland may already be in the hands of foreign investors, Saskatchewan's Minister of Agriculture Lyle Stewart anno...

Twitter fight partly to blame for Etobicoke students shooting deaths: Report

CBC | Posted 05.20.2015 | Canada
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A report into the deadly shooting last fall outside Don Bosco Catholic Secondary School blames a Twitter fight among students and a Toronto Community ...

Moncton RCMP memorial proposals unveiled

CBC | Posted 05.21.2015 | Canada
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The wives of the three New Brunswick RCMP officers murdered in Moncton last June attended a public presentation showing the five short-listed con...

Don Cherry says Mike Babcock will be 'terrific' as Leafs coach

CBC | Posted 05.20.2015 | Home
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During his Coach's Corner segment on Hockey Night in Canada Wednesday night, Don Cherry said he thinks Mike Babcock will be "terrific"...

2 men charged in guns seizure may be linked to Surrey shootings, say police

CBC | Posted 05.20.2015 | Canada
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Police have seized firearms and drugs from two young men — Chandanjot Singh Gill, 18, and Munroop Singh Hayer, 21 — believed to be associat...

Gang Yuan, dismembered millionaire, allegedly killed for his money

CBC | Posted 05.20.2015 | Canada
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A court battle has erupted over the estate of wealthy businessman Gang Yuan, whose dismembered body was found last month at an exclusive West Vancouv...

Prince announces last-minute show in Montreal

CBC | Posted 05.20.2015 | Canada
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Prince fans don't have much time to prepare for their next chance to see him perform in Montreal. The iconic entertainer has just announced a l...

Canadian band Nickelback 'wanted' for 'crimes against music' in Australia

CBC | Posted 05.20.2015 | Canada
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Nickelback is one divisive Canadian band, playing to fans around the world while also seeming to draw the ire of people everywhere they go. For e...

40 Seasons in the Sun: Terry Jacks releases new album, Starfish on the Beach

CBC | Posted 05.20.2015 | Canada
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As B.C. singer Terry Jacks releases a new album, Starfish on the Beach, to commemorate the success of his 1970s hit Seasons in the Sun, we look bac...

The Montreal Children's moves to MUHC: What to know

CBC | Posted 05.20.2015 | Canada
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The second big move to the new superhospital will take place this weekend when the Montreal Children's Hospital, now located at 2300 Tupper Stre...