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Dalhousie dentistry complaints date back to summer, student says

CBC | Posted 12.16.2014 | Canada
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The president of Dalhousie University knew about sexism complaints against the dentistry faculty in the summer, says the vice-president of the Dalhous...

Patients line hallways as Brampton hospital experiences 'surge'

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Raj Dabb understands his brother must wait to get test results at Brampton Civic Hospital. He just doesn't understand where his brother has to wa...

Buffalo Bills give Detroit Lions free pizza

CBC | Posted 12.16.2014 | Canada Sports

The Buffalo Bills are in a giving mood. They sent a truckload of free pizzas to the Detroit Lions as a thank you for opening up Ford Field during the...

Manny Pacquiao calls out Floyd Mayweather

CBC | Posted 12.16.2014 | Canada Sports

The world may be one step closer to a boxing match between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather. Pacquiao called out Mayweather on Twitter Tuesday a...

Watch Raptor Kyle Lowry surprise children with gifts

CBC | Posted 12.16.2014 | Canada
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Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry was only part of the surprise for 35 children at Our Lady of Victory Elementary school on Tuesday. Lowry, his wife A...

Bus strikes woman near Yonge and Eglinton

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A woman has been struck by a bus near the busy intersection of Yonge Street and Eglinton Avenue East. Toronto police say the incident occurred betwee...

NASA rover finds methane, organic chemicals on Mars

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Scientists using instruments aboard the Curiosity rover on Mars have found carbon-containing compounds in rock samples and methane in the planet&ap...

$28M autism centre supporting families breaks ground in Richmond, B.C.

CBC | Posted 12.16.2014 | Canada
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Ground is set to break on Tuesday on construction of a new facility in Richmond, B.C. that aims to provide a one-stop shop for autism support, after ...

Site C dam: How we got here and what you need to know

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The Site C hydroelectric dam is the third of four major dams initially proposed in the mid-1950s for the Peace River Valley in northeastern B.C. The...

Senate Clerk Gary O'Brien to step down in February

CBC | Posted 12.16.2014 | Canada Politics

Senate Clerk Gary O'Brien intends to retire early next year, according to a letter he sent to newly appointed Senator Pierre Claude Nolin on Tues...

TSX close: Stocks up 156 points as traders hunt for bargains

CBC | Posted 12.16.2014 | Canada
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The Toronto Stock Exchange closed ahead 156 points or 1.1 per cent on Tuesday, halting the rout that had taken it down 12 per cent since its high in S...

Sydney siege: Hostage's brother-in-law recounts fears

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The brother-in-law of a woman who was among 17 hostages held inside a Sydney, Australia café says tears streamed down his face when he saw her carr...

Toronto police cleared for shooting man carrying a pellet gun

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Ontario's police watchdog has cleared four Toronto police officers in the shooting of an 18-year-old man at a busy downtown subway station that s...

Sony hackers threaten 9/11-style attacks at screenings of The Interview

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The hackers behind the cyberattack on Sony Pictures Entertainment are pledging to target upcoming screenings of The Interview with Sept. 11-style att...

Heroin, meth found inside truck of alleged impaired driver

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The Ontario Provincial Police say they found heroin and methamphetamine inside a truck that was pulled over in the City of Kawartha Lakes, after repor...

12 memorable sports moments from 2014

CBC | Posted 12.16.2014 | Canada Sports

From Odell Beckham's mind-boggling catch and Eugenie Bouchard's breakthrough season, to Marie-Philip Poulin's Olympic heroics and Le...

Truck accident closes stretch of Keele Street near York U

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A tractor trailer accident and associated fuel spill are together expected to leave a stretch of Keele Street closed near York University for the rest...

Caroline Calve, Jasey Jay Anderson win snowboard medals in Italy

CBC | Posted 12.16.2014 | Canada Sports

Two veteran Canadian snowboarders captured two medals today at the opening World Cup for parallel giant slalom in Carezza, Italy.   Caroline Calve o...

NHL: 5 things to know for Tuesday

CBC | Posted 12.16.2014 | Canada Sports

The Toronto Maple Leafs look to extend their winning streak against the Anaheim Ducks, the Canadiens try to blow away the Hurricanes, the Flames tr...

Montreal Children's Hospital ER flooded with non-emergencies

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Doctors in Montreal emergency rooms are reminding parents not to take their sick children to the ER unless it's actually an emergency. The head ...

Arrest made in Kensington Market fire investigation

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A Toronto man faces multiple arson- and mischief-related counts following an investigation into a devastating fire in Kensington Market. A fire tore ...

Spotted: Gas under 90 cents a litre in Southwestern Ontario

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A gas station in London, Ont. was spotted offering gas at under 90 cents a litre.  An Esso station at the corner of Southdale Road and Wharnclif...

Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard says no to shale gas

CBC | Posted 12.16.2014 | Canada
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Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard says there will be no shale gas development in his province. Couillard made the pronouncement in an interview to...

Port Moody manhunt triggers lockdown at Aspenwood Elementary School

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At least one school in Port Moody remains on lockdown because of a police manhunt on Tuesday morning. Police in Port Moody are searching for a suspec...

Carlos Ruiz's wheelchair-enabled van stolen in NDG

CBC | Posted 12.16.2014 | Canada
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A NDG father got a terrible surprise on Monday morning when he discovered his van, outfitted to meet the needs of his eight-year-old son in a wheelch...