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Low loonie, low oil prices good for southwestern Ontario, expert says

CBC | Posted 08.06.2016 | Canada
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The economy in southwestern Ontario could benefit if both the loonie and the price of oil stay low in the long term. The dollar has been hovering aro...

Toronto home sales on pace for record year

CBC | Posted 08.06.2016 | Canada
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Toronto's real estate board has reported a record number of house and condo sales in July and says the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) is on pace to set a ...

Dead body found on highway ruled a homicide

CBC | Posted 08.06.2016 | Canada
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The investigation of a man's body found in a ditch off Highway 7 in York Region is now considered to be connected to a homicide, according to police....

Santo Condorelli set for 100m final at swimming world championships

CBC | Posted 08.06.2016 | Home
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Santo Condorelli will race for a medal at the swimming world championships on Thursday, while two other Canadians will compete in semifinals. Condore...

Hot weather creates bumper crop for B.C.'s winemakers

CBC | Posted 08.06.2016 | Canada
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The hot and dry conditions across B.C. have sped up the growing season and resulted in a bumper crop on Vancouver Island and the Okanagan region. B...

Campaign spending limits lower in the North than many southern cities

CBC | Posted 08.06.2016 | Canada Politics

Elections Canada released spending limits for each federal riding Tuesday. That's the amount each candidate's campaign can spend between now and elec...

Live with Kelly and Michael to feature Halifax man

CBC | Posted 08.06.2016 | Canada
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A Halifax man says he's crossed an item off his bucket list after a one-time stint as a dancer on the Live with Kelly and Michael show last week.  ...

Walking Dead spinoff shot exclusively in Vancouver

CBC | Posted 08.05.2016 | Canada
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Can you spot Vancouver in the trailer of Fear the Walking Dead? The spinoff of AMC's popular zombie apocalypse Walking Dead show was shot exclu...

B.C. campfire ban violators intimidating conservation officers who try to stop them

CBC | Posted 08.05.2016 | Canada
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Conservation officers are facing confrontation and intimidation from campers in B.C. who are determined to have a campfire despite a province-wide ban...

Vancouver Police Chief Defends Cop Convicted Of Punching Cyclist

CBC | Posted 08.05.2016 | Canada British Columbia

"This is a one-off thing and I look at the totality of the circumstances and I support this officer," said Chief Adam Palmer.

West Kelowna kitten rescued after getting stuck on rat trap

CBC | Posted 08.05.2016 | Canada
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Lola was a kitten in a sticky position. The feral white and tabby cat in West Kelowna was rushed to the Rose Valley Veterinary Hospital last week...

Christopher Hyndman remembered for his wit and warmth

CBC | Posted 08.05.2016 | Canada
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Known for his sharp wit, warmth and humour, beloved CBC television personality Christopher Hyndman had a profound effect on his fans and those lucky e...

Reservist Kirby Tott's military funeral held in Prince George, B.C.

CBC | Posted 08.05.2016 | Canada
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More than 800 mourners gathered under grey skies in Prince George, B.C. on Wednesday for the funeral of Canadian soldier Kirby Tott.  Tott, a 25...

Old Vancouver Jail Transformed Into Affordable Housing

CBC | Posted 08.05.2016 | Canada British Columbia

An old Vancouver remand centre has been turned into nearly 100 affordable housing units.

Parapan Am Games coverage begins Aug. 7 on CBC

CBC | Posted 08.05.2016 | Home
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The Parapan Am Games will take place in Toronto from Aug. 7-15 and CBC will have daily coverage of the events. Coverage beings with the opening cere...

Police expand search for missing pregnant woman in Beloeil

CBC | Posted 08.05.2016 | Canada
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Police in Richelieu-Saint-Laurent are expanding their search for Cheryl Bau-Tremblay, a 28-year-old pregnant woman who disappeared from her home in Be...

B.C. drought: Okanagan region issued Level 4 rating

CBC | Posted 08.05.2016 | Canada
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The B.C. government just added the Okanagan to its list of extremely dry areas and increased its drought rating to its highest category of Level 4  ...

Body found off Highway 7 in Vaughan

CBC | Posted 08.05.2016 | Canada
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A man's body has been found off of Highway 7, west of Keele Street, York Regional Police said Wednesday. Police received a call around noon after th...

Saskatchewan's Brad Wall questions equalization formula

CBC | Posted 08.05.2016 | Canada
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Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall set off a debate about equalization — the revenue-sharing formula between Ottawa and the provinces — Wednesday. ...

Sidney Crosby Hockey School in Cole Harbour deemed success by NHL star

CBC | Posted 08.05.2016 | Home
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There's still a couple of days left in NHL star Sidney Crosby's inaugural week-long hockey school, but the Pittsburgh Penguins captain is already ca...

Google Science Fair finalists include 2 Canadians

CBC | Posted 08.05.2016 | Canada
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Two Ontario students are finalists for the Google Science Fair this year, with projects that involve drinking water for humans and less acidic water f...

"Milk" versus "melk": Have you noticed that the way we talk is changing? Linguists have.

CBC | Posted 08.05.2016 | Canada
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You may have noticed that the way Canadians speak is changing and the reason why words sound different these days is because linguists have confirme...

Sask. man, 24, dies after jumping off houseboat in B.C.

CBC | Posted 08.05.2016 | Canada
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An investigation is underway into the death of 24-year-old Saskatchewan man who jumped from a houseboat on Mara Lake, in B.C., and did not resurface. ...

AC682: Air Canada Toronto-Deer Lake flight lands safely in Halifax

CBC | Posted 08.05.2016 | Canada
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An Air Canada flight that left Toronto en route to Deer Lake, on Newfoundland's west coast, has landed safely in Halifax after declaring an emergency ...

Field of Play: A flag-bearer with staying power

CBC | Posted 08.05.2016 | Home
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The Parapan American Games about to unfold in Toronto and Southern Ontario will be the largest in history. Conservatively speaking, they will involve ...