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Cyclist, police share different versions of same story on Facebook

CBC | Posted 08.06.2016 | Canada
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A cyclist says she was pulled over and roughed up by police for no reason other than her race. The police say the woman went through an amber light, ...

Fentanyl overdoses: Accused traffickers appear in Vancouver court

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A North Vancouver couple have pleaded not guilty to multiple charges related to the distribution of fentanyl. Walter James McCormick and his common l...

Sidney Crosby, Nathan MacKinnon donate to Cole Harbour hockey

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Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby and Colorado Avalanche centre Nathan MacKinnon continue to give back to their hometown of Cole Harbour, N...

Cheryl Bau-Tremblay's boyfriend questioned by police

CBC | Posted 08.06.2016 | Canada
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The boyfriend of a pregnant Beloeil woman who hasn't been seen since Saturday is being questioned by police.  The Sûreté du Québec says he is ...

Christopher Hyndman's mother heart-broken after son's sudden death

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As cards and flowers for Christopher Hyndman were being left by visitors at the Canadian Broadcasting Centre, his mother boarded a flight to Toronto...

Drone narrowly misses midair collision with seaplane in Vancouver

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A drone and a seaplane nearly collided in midair near Vancouver International Airport on Monday, according to an incident report sent to Transport Ca...

Tom Mulcair paints NDP as only alternative to Conservatives ahead of leaders' debate

CBC | Posted 08.06.2016 | Canada Politics

NDP Leader Tom Mulcair says he's looking forward to debating his Conservative counterpart, Stephen Harper, tonight during the first leaders' debate...

English tutor arrested for sexual interference with student

CBC | Posted 08.06.2016 | Canada
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A seventy-year-old English tutor has been arrested in Vancouver and charged with sexual interference following allegations he inappropriately touched...

Toronto family honours late mother with round-the-world trip

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A Toronto teacher and his two sons are set to embark on a year-long trip around the world to honour the children's late mother who enjoyed a similar t...

Marc-André Gadoury, opposition member, leaves party to join Denis Coderre

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A member of Montreal's opposition party has crossed over to join Mayor Denis Coderre's team.  Marc-André Gadoury had been involved in Projet Mont...

RCMP identify mystery cyclist found unconscious in Invermere

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​RCMP have identified the man found unconscious and seriously injured in Invermere B.C. and now in Calgary's Foothills Hospital as Jacob Daniel McN...

Patrick Kane target of rape investigation: report

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Chicago Blackhawks star Patrick Kane is the target of a rape investigation by police in Hamburg, N.Y., where he has a home, the Buffalo News reported ...

Canada election 2015: Voter's Voice in Mount Royal

CBC | Posted 08.06.2016 | Canada
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Over the next 11 weeks, Daybreak's Mike Finnerty and Shari Okeke will be hitting the road to hear directly from voters as they decide who they want ...

Parapan Am Games: Lighting of the community cauldron

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Watch our live stream now of the lighting of the Parapan Am Games community cauldron from David Pecaut Square in Toronto. Click on the video above t...

Nick Forlinano Gauthier, taxi driver, denied bail

CBC | Posted 08.06.2016 | Canada
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A 32-year-old taxi driver accused of hitting two young men with his taxi has been denied bail. Nick Forlinano Gauthier, a 32 year-old taxi driver, ...

B.C. Health Minister announces $2-million to keep nurses safer

CBC | Posted 08.06.2016 | Canada
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B.C.'s Health Minister Terry Lake announced $2-million in funding to make workplaces safer at four hospital sites in the province. The money will go...

Taxi drivers look like 'thugs' in anti-Uber video, Ottawa mayor says

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Ottawa's mayor says the city's taxi drivers look like a gang of "thugs" in a YouTube video that shows them ordering and taking Uber rides in an effor...

UPAC operation underway at Montreal stock exchange tower

CBC | Posted 08.06.2016 | Canada
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A Quebec anti-corruption unit operation is underway in Montreal at the stock exchange tower. In recent weeks, various municipal offices, politicians...

Stephen Harper fired 1st shot, now comes Rachel Notley's turn

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Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says she rejects comments made this week by Conservative Leader Stephen Harper, who called her NDP government "a disas...

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

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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

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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

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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

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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...