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RCMP Dziekanski perjury trial facing lengthy delays

CBC | Posted 11.20.2014 | Canada
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A Mountie on trial for allegedly lying at the public inquiry into the death of Robert Dziekanski, may have to wait until next year before his lawyer c...

Victoria adoption family alleges ministry hid extent of abuse

CBC | Posted 11.20.2014 | Canada
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A Victoria family says the Ministry of Children and Family Development failed to support them as adoptive parents, and did not disclose their adopted ...

CFL West Final: Esks' Reilly, Stamps' Cornish in crosshairs

CBC | Posted 11.20.2014 | Canada Sports

The host Calgary Stampeders (15-3) will defeat the Edmonton Eskimos (13-6) in the West final on Sunday at 4:30 p.m. ET. Pro sports is a nasty busines...

Highway of Tears documentary: Q&A with director Matthew Smiley

CBC | Posted 11.20.2014 | Canada
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It's a stretch of highway in Northern B.C. that's infamously dubbed the Highway of Tears. In the last four decades there have been 18 doc...

Gastown Steam Clock's cardboard replacement becomes photo star

CBC | Posted 11.20.2014 | Canada
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Tourists flocking to Gastown to take photos of an iconic landmark are settling for a cardboard version instead. Vancouver's Gastown Steam Clock...

Nicholas Layman fit to stand trial over Topsail soccer stabbing

CBC | Posted 11.20.2014 | Canada
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Nicholas Layman, who is accused of stabbing an 11-year-old boy on a soccer field near St. John's in September, has been found fit to stand trial ...

Legal aid awarded to woman fighting ex-husband's vacation plans

CBC | Posted 11.20.2014 | Canada
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In the wake of a B.C. Supreme Court challenge, the province's Legal Services Society has reversed a decision to deny legal aid to a Lower Mainla...

CFL East Final: Ticats' Banks could be difference vs. Als

CBC | Posted 11.20.2014 | Canada Sports

The host Hamilton Tiger-Cats (9-9) will defeat the Montreal Alouettes (10-9) in the East final on Sunday at 1 p.m. ET. A finals choice is always easi...

Beaconsfield's St. James Creek contaminated with high levels of fecal coliform

CBC | Posted 11.20.2014 | Canada
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A creek in Beaconsfield is contaminated with high levels of fecal coliform, but some residents and even the mayor had no idea it was polluted. The St...

The icy incline Toronto cars just wouldn't stop trying to climb

CBC | Posted 11.20.2014 | Canada
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Wednesday's commute was a headache for many Toronto-area drivers as a little snow caused big trouble during the outbound commute. But driving pr...

Environment minister sets conditions for TransCanada in Quebec

CBC | Posted 11.20.2014 | Canada
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Quebec Environment Minister David Heurtel has laid out a series of conditions TransCanada must meet before the provincial government accepts the Quebe...

Ex-McGill Redmen should have been charged: alleged sex assault victim

CBC | Posted 11.20.2014 | Canada
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While sexual assault charges against three former McGill  University students were dropped this week, the controversy surrounding their case remains...

Homeless find hope, refuge and community at public libraries

CBC | Posted 11.20.2014 | Canada
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As libraries evolve to reflect the digital age, many are finding their buildings increasingly filled with those from the fringes of society looking fo...

Rare white deer spotted in northwestern Ontario

CBC | Posted 11.20.2014 | Canada
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Jo Ann Brown had heard there was an all-white deer in the area around her husband's family farm near Stratton, about 400 kilometres west of Thun...

Icy conditions on QEW in Burlington, Oakville, Mississauga

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A day after a light snow caused a difficult afternoon commute for drivers Wednesday, the OPP is reporting multiple problems on the QEW this morning. ...

Laval condo fire seriously injures senior

CBC | Posted 11.20.2014 | Canada
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An 87-year-old woman was taken to hospital to be treated for serious burns after an overnight fire in a condo building in Laval. The woman has burns ...

'Avenue Q' adult puppet musical comes to Vancouver

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Avenue Q may look like Sesame Street, but theatregoers won't be bringing their kids to the Vancouver production of the Tony-award winning Broadwa...

Island airport expansion proposal stalling, senior city official says

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The proposed expansion of Toronto’s Billy Bishop island airport is facing significant delays moving forward, according to a senior city official.  ...

Manitoba university pens how-to guide for helping sexual assault victims

CBC | Posted 11.20.2014 | Canada
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Thousands of women have tweeted over the last few weeks about the worst moments of their lives – releasing into the public the often degrading, diff...

Is texting bad for your spine?

CBC | Posted 11.20.2014 | Canada
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You might not think of texting as back-breaking work, but according to new research, it may permanently damage your spine. This morning Metro Morning ...

Toronto look ahead: winter driving conditions continue

CBC | Posted 11.20.2014 | Canada
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Good morning, After yesterday's afternoon snowfall created a difficult commute for many motorists, expect the tricky driving to continue this mo...

How to navigate the risky world of travel insurance

CBC | Posted 11.20.2014 | Canada
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Taking a vacation always carries a certain risk, but some travellers find that buying health insurance is no safety net in the case of an emergency. ...

Band Aid 30 Backlash: Celeb Charity Called 'Cringe-y,' 'Ego-Polishing'

CBC | Posted 11.20.2014 | Canada Music

Even charities want to be cool. But in the age viral media and a more cynical and sophisticated public, fundraising strategists say philanthropy is t...

Fiery crash closes Highway 15 in Surrey

CBC | Posted 11.20.2014 | Canada
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Police in Surrey, B.C., are asking anyone who witnessed a crash on Highway 15 that sparked a massive trailer fire to come forward and speak with inve...

NHL: 4 stories from Wednesday night

CBC | Posted 11.20.2014 | Canada Sports

It was divisional rivalry night in the National Hockey League in a light Wednesday schedule of just two games. The Canucks took the measure of the Oi...