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2 dead after shooting inside McDonald's on Danforth

CBC | Posted 02.28.2015 | Canada
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Two men are dead and one in hospital after a shooting inside a McDonald's on Danforth near Coxwell. Paramedics were called to the restaurant jus...

2022 World Cup in Qatar faces heat over ... everything

CBC | Posted 02.28.2015 | Canada
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The already controversial 2022 World Cup in Qatar is facing its fiercest criticism to date after it was announced the tournament would be moved from t...

10 things you don't know about Tantoo Cardinal

CBC | Posted 02.28.2015 | Canada
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Tantoo Cardinal has over 100 film and television credits to her name. She is without a doubt one of the most prolific actors in Canada. She's ap...

Surrey neighbourhood ruined by abandoned homes, residents say

CBC | Posted 02.28.2015 | Canada
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A group of Surrey, B.C. residents say their family neighbourhood is being ruined by an increasing number of abandoned homes that is attracting squat...

NHL: 5 stories from Friday night

CBC | Posted 02.28.2015 | Canada Sports

There were six games in the NHL Friday with the Calgary Flames the lone Canadian team in action. Here are five stories you need to know. Halak sets ...

Leonard Nimoy inspired H.R. MacMillan Space Centre astonomer to study space

CBC | Posted 02.27.2015 | Canada
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An astronomer at Vancouver's H.R. MacMillan Space Centre said Leonard Nimoy, the actor who played the character Spock in the Star Trek film and ...

Domino's Canada ends contract with North Vancouver pizza franchise

CBC | Posted 02.27.2015 | Canada
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Domino's Canada has terminated its contract with a North Vancouver, B.C. franchise after two of its fired employees claim they were exploited b...

Al-Shabaab threats cause cheerleading teams to pull out of West Edmonton Mall event

CBC | Posted 02.27.2015 | Canada
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Several cheerleading teams have pulled out of a competition at West Edmonton Mall after an online video from an al-Qaeda-linked group named the build...

Rania El-Alloul not allowed to wear hijab in court: your reaction

CBC | Posted 02.27.2015 | Canada
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CBC News broke the story of a Quebec woman being asked to take off her hijab during court proceedings, and since then, it's garnered a ton of r...

Canadian submarine 'milestone' disparaged by critic

CBC | Posted 02.27.2015 | Canada
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A longtime critic of Canada's submarine program is raising questions about a development the navy considers to be a "milestone." For ...

Mary Spencer, pioneering photographer, showcased at Kamloops Museum

CBC | Posted 02.27.2015 | Canada
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The work of pioneering photographer Mary Spencer is on display in a new exhibit at the Kamloops Museum, from Friday. Spencer came to Kamloops, B.C. f...

Distracted driving crackdown starts in B.C.

CBC | Posted 02.27.2015 | Canada
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A month-long campaign to raise awareness and crack down on distracted driving in B.C. was launched Friday. The joint campaign from police, ICBC and t...

Weekend events in Metro Vancouver, Feb. 27 to Mar. 1

CBC | Posted 02.27.2015 | Canada
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Whether you're into music festivals, cinema, or pets, don't miss out on these fun events this weekend in Metro Vancouver. 1. Festival du Bo...

Suspicious death under investigation in Surrey, B.C.

CBC | Posted 02.27.2015 | Canada
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The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team is investigating a suspicious death in Surrey, after police found a man's body in a vehicle on Friday...

Chris Hadfield's flight suit found in Toronto thrift store

CBC | Posted 02.27.2015 | Canada
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A flight suit once worn by astronaut Chris Hadfield is apparently now the property of a Toronto doctor who found it — of all places — in a local t...

Vancouver International Wine Festival offers unique Australian wines

CBC | Posted 02.27.2015 | Canada
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Australia is the theme at this year's Vancouver International Wine Festival, and those in the wine trade are hoping it will inspire the next era...

Widow recounts savage beating to Barrie court

CBC | Posted 02.27.2015 | Canada
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The savage beating that led to the death of an aboriginal man was described in a Barrie, Ont. court on Friday as his widow took the stand against his ...

Pointe-Claire criticized for frozen pipes by homeowner

CBC | Posted 02.27.2015 | Canada
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The owner of a house that straddles the border of Beaconsfield and Pointe-Claire is criticizing the latter’s administration after two incidents invo...

Justin Brack, Owen Sound forward, suspended 10 games by OHL

CBC | Posted 02.27.2015 | Canada Sports

The Ontario Hockey League announced on Friday that Owen Sound Attack forward Justin Brack will serve a 10-game suspension for a check to the head of a...

Vancity Credit Union coming to remote Alert Bay community off B.C. coast

CBC | Posted 02.27.2015 | Canada
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The remote B.C. coastal community of Alert Bay will be getting a new credit union, after nearly a year without local banking services. Vancity Credi...

More measles cases in Lanaudière region of Quebec

CBC | Posted 02.27.2015 | Canada
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There are now 32 cases of measles in the Lanaudière region of Quebec, which is an increase of 13 cases since last week. So far, all of the cases are...

Eetooloo Ejetsiak: Video shows Nunavut RCMP hitting naked prisoner

CBC | Posted 02.27.2015 | Canada
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CBC News has obtained a video shown in a Nunavut courtroom earlier this month that appears to show a police officer hitting a naked prisoner in the ...

NDP wants Supreme Court to weigh in on satellite office dispute

CBC | Posted 02.27.2015 | Canada Politics

The New Democrats are calling on the government to refer the party's ongoing dispute with the House of Commons' Board of Internal Economy to...

Which animal story from this week was the most Canadian?

CBC | Posted 02.28.2015 | Canada
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There were some very, very Canadian animal stories this week from Elsa the rink-shovelling dog, to a horse that happily participates in a new winte...

Jas Singh's God's Little Acre farm dropped by Food Banks B.C.

CBC | Posted 02.27.2015 | Canada
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Food Banks B.C. has severed ties with Surrey farmer Jas Singh, who has built his reputation largely on donating produce to food banks, because of unr...