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Adam Larsson signs 6-year contract with Devils

CBC | Posted 07.25.2015 | Home
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The New Jersey Devils announced on Saturday that they have re-signed defenceman Adam Larsson to six-year contract which is reportedly worth $25 milli...

Pan Am Games: Canada sets new national record with 197 medals

CBC | Posted 07.25.2015 | Home
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The Toronto Pan Am Games are the best showing for Canada in the history of the event. Cyclists Jasmin Glaesser and Allison Beveridge won a gold and...

Jasmin Glaesser, Allison Beveridge win gold, bronze in road race

CBC | Posted 07.25.2015 | Home
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Jasmine Glaesser and Allison Beveridge won the gold and bronze medal respectively, in the women's cycling road race Saturday afternoon at the Pa...

Champlain Bridge, Canada's busiest crossing, cracking and corroding

CBC | Posted 07.25.2015 | Canada
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Montreal's Champlain Bridge is in bad shape, says a new inspection report released this week. Cracks, splitting from support cables, corrosion ...

Maine diner owner's rebuke sparks debate on parenting in restaurants

CBC | Posted 07.25.2015 | Canada
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A Maine restaurant owner who admitted to yelling at a toddler for crying in her diner has ignited a debate on how both parents and restaurant staff sh...

Montreal weather: Mix of sun and cloud with overnight showers

CBC | Posted 07.25.2015 | Canada
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Today: Clearing this morning. Wind becoming southeast 20 km/h this afternoon. High 26 C. UV index 8 or very high. Tonight: Mainly cloudy. Showers b...

Cancer-fighting mushrooms sought in Northern B.C.

CBC | Posted 07.25.2015 | Canada
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Researches from UNBC are searching the forests of northern B.C. for undiscovered mushroom species that may help in the fight against cancer. Dr. Chow...

Dawson Lacroix, toddler reported missing in Waterloo, Que., dies

CBC | Posted 07.25.2015 | Canada
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A toddler who was reported missing in a small southern Quebec town on Friday evening died overnight. Police got a call around 6 p.m. on Friday tha...

SIU investigating downtown Toronto police shooting

CBC | Posted 07.25.2015 | Canada
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Ontario's Special Investigations Unit is investigating the shooting of a man early Saturday morning by Toronto Police on Peter Street. Toronto&...

Baffin Correctional Centre's conditions 'intolerable,' Nunavut judge writes

CBC | Posted 07.25.2015 | Canada
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A routine criminal sentencing in Nunavut turned into a commentary on the "deplorable" state of the territory's notorious Baffin Correct...

Canadian converts to Islam focus of study by Australian sociologist

CBC | Posted 07.25.2015 | Canada
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Public Safety Canada is funding a project by an Australian academic to study why Canadians convert to Islam. This is the first study on the subject ...

Toronto homeless shelters at max capacity despite mild summer

CBC | Posted 07.25.2015 | Canada
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Toronto's emergency shelters have been operating at near capacity this summer, according to the Daily Shelter Census. The statistics are troubli...

Mike Trout, Angels outfielder, gets life-sized bobblehead

CBC | Posted 07.25.2015 | Home
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Mike Trout has been considered baseball's next big thing for some time. So, instead of handing out a standard-sized doll of the Los Angeles Ange...

2-year-old boy missing in Waterloo, Que.

CBC | Posted 07.24.2015 | Canada
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Police officers and a canine unit are scouring an area near Place Lavigne in Waterloo, Que., this evening after a toddler was reported missing. Provi...

Arthur Biyarslanov breaks long Canadian boxing drought

CBC | Posted 07.24.2015 | Home
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Canada's Arthur Biyarslanov won boxing gold on Friday at the Pan American Games. Biyarslanov, from Toronto, won the men's light welterweigh...

Dasiqox Tribal Park draws opposition from Williams Lake mayor

CBC | Posted 07.24.2015 | Canada
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A massive swath of land southwest of Williams Lake is being informally dedicated this weekend as a tribal park by two communities in the Tsilhqot&apos...

TransLink CEO job posting lists massive salary, benefits

CBC | Posted 07.24.2015 | Canada
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The next CEO of TransLink will earn an annual salary of almost $320,000, plus a generous benefits and bonus package. A listing for the position says ...

Glenroy Gilbert: 'I'm not the saviour of men's relay'

CBC | Posted 07.24.2015 | Home
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Glenroy Gilbert believes anyone who thinks he's riding out of Ottawa on a white horse to save Canada's struggling men's sprint relay te...

Frozen's Kristen Bell makes young fan with brain tumour an honorary princess

CBC | Posted 07.24.2015 | Canada
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Actress Kristen Bell made a young fan's dream come true in a heartwarming voice message from "Princess Anna" to a young girl with can...

Cellphone thefts in LaSalle prompt police to call for vigilance

CBC | Posted 07.24.2015 | Canada
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Montreal police are urging people to be extra vigilant after dark following a string of cellphone muggings in the last month in the borough of LaSalle...

Vancouver rain brings out the love on Twitter

CBC | Posted 07.24.2015 | Canada
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Yes, it's raining cats and dogs out there, and Vancouverites have grabbed their umbrellas en masse. Singin' in the rain barely covers it. J...

Toronto weekend road closures include Pan Am Games-related events

CBC | Posted 07.24.2015 | Canada
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The Pan Am Games' final competitions and closing ceremony will cause some weekend road closures around High Park and the Rogers Centre, adding to...

Victoria's Topaz Park may become permanent homeless camp

CBC | Posted 07.24.2015 | Canada
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Homeless people in Victoria could have a more permanent place to set up camp starting this fall.  The City of Victoria is looking into setting up w...

Gen. Jonathan Vance says military 'blind to or tone-deaf to' sexual misconduct

CBC | Posted 07.24.2015 | Canada Politics

Canada's new chief of the defence staff says he's assuming full responsibility for the institutional failure of the Canadian Armed Forces...

Fire at Hartland landfill in Saanich under control

CBC | Posted 07.24.2015 | Canada
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The fire at the Hartland landfill in Saanich, a city north of Victoria, is now contained. The fire broke out Thursday night at around 6:30 p.m. PT...