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Police investigate after swastika spray-painted on bus shelter

CBC | Posted 07.23.2014 | Canada
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Someone spray-painted a swastika on a bus shelter in Thornhill overnight, along with an anti-Israel message. York Regional Police say the graffiti, w...

Talisman shares halted after reports of Repsol takeover bid

CBC | Posted 07.23.2014 | Canada
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Shares in Talisman energy were halted on the Toronto Stock Exchange Wednesday after reports that Spanish oil conglomerate Repsol SA is considering buy...

Water fountain-fire hydrants removed from Plateau

CBC | Posted 07.23.2014 | Canada
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Large circular water fountains attached to two fire hydrants in the Plateau-Mont-Royal borough have been removed just a week after their installation....

Commonwealth Games opening ceremony

CBC | Posted 07.23.2014 | Canada Sports

The XX Commonwealth Games begin today in Glasgow, Scotland. Watch live as headliners Rod Stewart and Susan Boyle perform and Team Canada marches into...

Fox takes a nap on Ottawa city bus

CBC | Posted 07.23.2014 | Canada
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A fox was found sleeping on the back seats of an Ottawa city bus on Wednesday morning, and a photograph of the napping animal is making a big splash o...

Mike Duffy scandal: MP Geoff Regan to give Liberals' view on developments

CBC | Posted 07.23.2014 | Canada
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The federal Liberals are keen to draw the Mike Duffy Senate scandal back into the Prime Minister’s Office. Liberal MP Geoff Regan is holding a pres...

Su Bin, accused by FBI of hacking, to appear at bail hearing in Vancouver

CBC | Posted 07.23.2014 | Canada
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The Chinese businessman accused of being the "directing mind" behind a corporate-espionage conspiracy to steal jet-fighter secrets from Pent...

Toronto taste for new condos grows 94% in June

CBC | Posted 07.23.2014 | Canada
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Toronto’s condo market is showing no signs of slowing down, with new condo sales at 2,588 units in June, up 94 per cent from a year earlier. Condo ...

Canada's crime rate continued downward trend in 2013

CBC | Posted 07.23.2014 | Canada
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Canada's crime rate fell by eight per cent over the previous year in 2013, according to police-reported crime numbers released today by Statisti...

Retail sales rise to record $42B in May, boosted by autos

CBC | Posted 07.23.2014 | Canada
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Retail sales rose 0.7 per cent in May, Statistics Canada said, as new-car buyers pushed the monthly figure to a record $42 billion overall for the mon...

Delta's Sunshine Hills school damaged in suspicious fire

CBC | Posted 07.23.2014 | Canada
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An early morning that appears to have been deliberately set has caused extensive damage to Sunshine Hills Elementary in Delta, B.C.  Delta Fire and...

Police seek public's help in search for missing girl

CBC | Posted 07.23.2014 | Canada
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Toronto police are asking for the public’s help in the search for a missing girl.  Raquel Moncrieffe, 12, was last seen on Tuesday afternoon, in ...

Rod Stewart to open Commonwealth Games with Canadian-written song

CBC | Posted 07.23.2014 | Canada
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A catchy tune with Canadian roots will help open today's 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.  Most people probably think the song Rhythm of my ...

Tel Aviv flight cancellations ground Montrealers

CBC | Posted 07.23.2014 | Canada
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A Montreal doctor who splits his time between Israel and Canada told CBC Daybreak on Wednesday that cancelling flights to Tel Aviv is "rewarding ...

Robert Cassidy, 78, convicted of bigamy, given conditional sentence

CBC | Posted 07.23.2014 | Canada
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A 78-year-old Titusville man has been convicted of bigamy and has been handed an 18-month conditional sentence for being married to two women at the s...

Bell Aliant: BCE to privatize Atlantic Canada telecom affiliate

CBC | Posted 07.23.2014 | Canada
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A telecommunications analyst suspects there will be job losses at Bell Aliant after it was announced today that Canadian telecom giant BCE Inc. will...

Toronto man dies after car rolls over Highway 401 off-ramp

CBC | Posted 07.23.2014 | Canada
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A 28-year-old Toronto man is dead after a car rolled over the off-ramp from the westbound Highway 401 at Keele Street on Wednesday morning.  The sin...

Olympic hopeful Connor Taras talks about coming out as gay

CBC | Posted 07.23.2014 | Canada
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As Pride week celebrations continue in Halifax, a prominent Nova Scotia paddler has found himself in the spotlight after publicly talking about his se...

Loretta Saunders murder suspects back in court for 3rd day

CBC | Posted 07.23.2014 | Canada
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The preliminary inquiry in the case of two accused of murdering Loretta Saunders continues for a third day today in Halifax. Victoria Henneberry, 28,...

Vancouver's Oppenheimer Park protest raises question of aboriginal title to urban centres

CBC | Posted 07.23.2014 | Canada
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When Vancouver police served an eviction notice to a small group of homeless people camping in a downtown park recently, the protesters responded with...

Temporary Foreign Workers: Businesses needing high-skilled workers sideswiped by changes

CBC | Posted 07.23.2014 | Canada
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Canadian employers who use the Temporary Foreign Worker Program to hire high-skilled workers say they have been sideswiped by changes intended to cur...

These Canadian Retailers Are Fighting For Survival

CBC | Posted 07.23.2014 | Canada Business

Foreign retailers have flooded the Canadian market in recent years opening hundreds of new stores and the pressure may be too much for some long-esta...

Marketers package female empowerment to sell products

CBC | Posted 07.23.2014 | Canada
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More women are noticing the hypocrisy and manipulation behind Dove's Campaign for Real Beauty, but that hasn't stopped other marketers fro...

Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17: Victims’ bodies set to arrive in Netherlands

CBC | Posted 07.23.2014 | Canada
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A moment of silence is planned as the first 40 bodies from the Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 tragedy returned to the Netherlands. Two military aircr...

Gaza conflict: FAA lifts ban of flights to Tel Aviv

CBC | Posted 07.24.2014 | Canada
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The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration lifted its ban on all flight to Israel's Ben Gurion International Airport late Wednesday night. The can...