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Calgary stabbing victim Lawrence Hong to be remembered

CBC | Posted 04.23.2014 | Canada
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The final funeral for the five young adults stabbed to death last week in northwest Calgary takes place this afternoon. A service for Lawrence Hong...

Canadiens in the playoffs: Habs sweep Lightning

CBC | Posted 04.23.2014 | Canada
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The Montreal Canadiens did it. They are moving on to round two of the NHL playoffs after beating the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-3 Tuesday. Max Paciorett...

Funeral home wake disrupted by brazen purse theft

CBC | Posted 04.23.2014 | Canada
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The solemn mood of a wake was broken Saturday when a man, posing as a mourner, snatched someone's purse and ran. The shocking scene played out a...

Lisa Raitt to enhance rail safety measures in wake of Lac-Mégantic

CBC | Posted 04.23.2014 | Canada
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The federal government will require a three-year phase-out or retrofit of older tank cars that are used to transport crude oil by rail. That's o...

Maritime flooding fears grow as rainfall warnings issued

CBC | Posted 04.23.2014 | Canada
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Rainfall warnings are blanketing the Maritimes today as a low-pressure system moves northward, prompting fears that flooding could worsen. Prince Co...

Ron MacLean Won't Be Punished For Comment On Quebec Refs

CBC | Posted 04.23.2014 | Canada

CBC hockey commentator Ron MacLean has apologized for his comment about French-Canadian referees during Tuesday night’s Stanley Cup playoff game bet...

B.C.’s youngest chief balances major development with tradition

CBC | Posted 04.23.2014 | Canada
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Bryce Williams glances down at the boy drawing a Coast Salish eagle design next to him. “That’s awesome,” he tells Damien Hearl, a 7th-grade me...

Richelieu man shot, police looking for suspect

CBC | Posted 04.23.2014 | Canada
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Police are investigating the shooting of a 44-year-old man on Tuesday night in the town of Richelieu. The man was found outside his house on Lionel-D...

'Fairies' billboard backfires for St. John's opera company

CBC | Posted 04.23.2014 | Canada
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The St. John's-based production company Opera on the Avalon is apologizing for an outdoor billboard that struck some people as homophobic.  The...

A Cautionary Tale For Anyone Travelling Without Insurance

CBC | Posted 04.24.2014 | Canada Travel

High-risk holiday activities can end up being the furthest thing from a cheap thrill, especially when insurers dismiss a claim following a costly in...

Bad News For Future Everest Climbers

CBC | Posted 04.24.2014 | Canada Travel

A walkout by Sherpa mountain climbers following the tragic deaths of 16 guides on Mount Everest will certainly have an impact on the Nepalese econom...

Aboriginal people in Toronto may face premature death: study

CBC | Posted 04.23.2014 | Canada
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Chrissy Smith loves being a part of the aboriginal community in Toronto but she admits, it can be a hard place to live.  Originally from the Peguis ...

Happy 450th Birthday, Shakespeare!

CBC | Dan Falk | Posted 04.23.2014 | Canada Living

We don’t usually talk about Shakespeare and science in the same breath: For one thing, science, as we think of it today, didn’t really exist i...

The Koch brothers: Who are they and why do Democrats hate them?

CBC | Posted 04.23.2014 | Canada
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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is on a mission to convince Americans that David and Charles Koch are “shadowy billionaires” who are rigging the...

Small fire on Grouse Mountain near Capilano Lake

CBC | Posted 04.22.2014 | Canada
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A plume of smoke has been spotted rising from trees on Grouse Mountain near the west side of Capilano Lake. West Vancouver Fire Chief Martin Ernst sa...

Police investigate sex assault on Mississauga campus

CBC | Posted 04.22.2014 | Canada
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Peel Regional Police are warning anyone living in the University of Toronto’s student housing in Mississauga to be on alert after a sexual assault o...

New York Times says Canada's middle class richer than U.S.

CBC | Posted 04.22.2014 | Canada
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The New York Times made headlines across Canada, as well as the U.S., when it produced a study Tuesday showing the Canadian middle class had surpassed...

Angila Wilson killed in Clearwater, B.C., community in mourning

CBC | Posted 04.22.2014 | Canada
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The community of Clearwater, B.C., is in shock and mourning after Angila Wilson, a nurse at Dr Helmcken Memorial Hospital was found dead around 10 a.m...

Therapy snakes help special needs kids

CBC | Posted 04.22.2014 | Canada
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A pair of Burmese pythons have found a new home — and new, unlikely jobs — as therapy animals on a farm outside Whitby.  Nova’s Ark in Brookli...

OPP catch girls trying to sell live, stolen Easter bunnies

CBC | Posted 04.22.2014 | Canada
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Ontario Provincial Police officers in Oxford County had an Easter Sunday investigation to solve after two rabbits were stolen from a barn near Ingerso...

Kenzie Markey, injured skydiving in Arizona, returning home to B.C.

CBC | Posted 04.22.2014 | Canada
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Kenzie Markey's family has managed to secure an air ambulance to bring her home from Arizona, where her medical bills have climbed to more than $...

Coach's Corner: No excuses for Matt Cooke

CBC | Posted 04.22.2014 | Canada Sports

During Tuesday night's Coach's Corner segment, Don Cherry talked about the knee-on-knee hit delivered by the Wild's Matt Cooke to Color...

CFB Esquimalt sailor found dead in Tanzanian hotel

CBC | Posted 04.22.2014 | Canada
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A Canadian sailor based at CFB Esquimalt in B.C. has died in hospital in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, while on leave from HMCS Regina, which is currently...

Massive Alberta bighorn might be biggest ever

CBC | Posted 04.22.2014 | Canada
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An Alberta bighorn sheep that lived near Hinton has lived up to its name: it might turn out to be biggest bighorn ever.  A wildlife officer found t...

B.C. car dealers may be violating drivers' privacy, claims whistleblower

CBC | Posted 04.22.2014 | Canada
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A whistleblower in the auto sales industry says car dealers may be violating customers' privacy rights when they take a test drive. Kurtis Lemon...