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Old Vancouver Jail Transformed Into Affordable Housing

CBC | Posted 08.05.2016 | Canada British Columbia

An old Vancouver remand centre has been turned into nearly 100 affordable housing units.

Parapan Am Games coverage begins Aug. 7 on CBC

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The Parapan Am Games will take place in Toronto from Aug. 7-15 and CBC will have daily coverage of the events. Coverage beings with the opening cere...

Police expand search for missing pregnant woman in Beloeil

CBC | Posted 08.05.2016 | Canada
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Police in Richelieu-Saint-Laurent are expanding their search for Cheryl Bau-Tremblay, a 28-year-old pregnant woman who disappeared from her home in Be...

B.C. drought: Okanagan region issued Level 4 rating

CBC | Posted 08.05.2016 | Canada
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The B.C. government just added the Okanagan to its list of extremely dry areas and increased its drought rating to its highest category of Level 4  ...

Body found off Highway 7 in Vaughan

CBC | Posted 08.05.2016 | Canada
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A man's body has been found off of Highway 7, west of Keele Street, York Regional Police said Wednesday. Police received a call around noon after th...

Saskatchewan's Brad Wall questions equalization formula

CBC | Posted 08.05.2016 | Canada
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Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall set off a debate about equalization — the revenue-sharing formula between Ottawa and the provinces — Wednesday. ...

Sidney Crosby Hockey School in Cole Harbour deemed success by NHL star

CBC | Posted 08.05.2016 | Home
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There's still a couple of days left in NHL star Sidney Crosby's inaugural week-long hockey school, but the Pittsburgh Penguins captain is already ca...

Google Science Fair finalists include 2 Canadians

CBC | Posted 08.05.2016 | Canada
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Two Ontario students are finalists for the Google Science Fair this year, with projects that involve drinking water for humans and less acidic water f...

"Milk" versus "melk": Have you noticed that the way we talk is changing? Linguists have.

CBC | Posted 08.05.2016 | Canada
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You may have noticed that the way Canadians speak is changing and the reason why words sound different these days is because linguists have confirme...

Sask. man, 24, dies after jumping off houseboat in B.C.

CBC | Posted 08.05.2016 | Canada
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An investigation is underway into the death of 24-year-old Saskatchewan man who jumped from a houseboat on Mara Lake, in B.C., and did not resurface. ...

AC682: Air Canada Toronto-Deer Lake flight lands safely in Halifax

CBC | Posted 08.05.2016 | Canada
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An Air Canada flight that left Toronto en route to Deer Lake, on Newfoundland's west coast, has landed safely in Halifax after declaring an emergency ...

Field of Play: A flag-bearer with staying power

CBC | Posted 08.05.2016 | Home
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The Parapan American Games about to unfold in Toronto and Southern Ontario will be the largest in history. Conservatively speaking, they will involve ...

WestJet pilots vote against forming union

CBC | Posted 08.05.2016 | Canada
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The majority of WestJet's nearly 1,300 pilots have voted against forming a union at the Calgary-based airline, according to the WestJet Professional...

Polar bear diving record linked to melting sea ice

CBC | Posted 08.05.2016 | Canada
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A hungry polar bear has been witnessed diving and swimming underwater for more than three minutes without coming up for air, smashing a previous recor...

Calgary hit by storms again as tornado warning issued

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Environment Canada says a storm spotter reported a tornado northeast of Langdon, Alta., just before 4 p.m. MT. Tornado warnings have been issued ...

Body found in Rivière des Prairies

CBC | Posted 08.05.2016 | Canada
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The body of a 23-year-old man believed to have drowned on the Rivière des Prairies has been found. Police have been scouring the water since the we...

Canada election 2015: Laureen Harper tours Conservative campaign offices

CBC | Posted 08.05.2016 | Canada Politics

Stephen Harper's wife Laureen is out campaigning today while the Conservative Party leader prepares for tomorrow's debates in Toronto. Laureen Harper...

Didier Drogba's inaugural Impact game littered with ghosts of team's past

CBC | Posted 08.05.2016 | Canada
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The long-awaited introduction of soccer legend Didier Drogba will take place tonight at Saputo Stadium during Montreal Impact's game versus the Ne...

Invermere cyclist with no ID in coma after being found at the side of the road

CBC | Posted 08.05.2016 | Canada
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Police in Invermere, B.C., are looking for the public's help to solve a mystery after a man in his 20s was found unconscious,seriously injured and ly...

Vancouver real estate a seller's market as fewer homes listed

CBC | Posted 08.05.2016 | Canada
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Bidding wars are pushing home prices up across Metro Vancouver as the number of homes listed continues to drop. According to the Real Estate Board of...

Quebec couple driving to wedding killed in Maine crash

CBC | Posted 08.05.2016 | Canada
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The family of a Quebec couple found in a crashed car in a heavily wooded area of Maine helped searchers locate the two while retracing their route to ...

Loblaw warehouse to become massive store, condo development

CBC | Posted 08.05.2016 | Canada
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An historic but crumbling warehouse at Bathurst Street and Lakeshore Boulevard that was once home to Loblaw Companies head office will be restored to ...

Montreal taxis to accept debit and credit this October

CBC | Posted 08.05.2016 | Canada
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The last-minute scramble to find cash for your cab will soon be a thing of the past — as of Oct 15, all taxis in Montreal will be required to acc...

Bail hearing begins for taxi driver accused of running down passengers

CBC | Posted 08.05.2016 | Canada
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A bail hearing began Wednesday for Nick Forlinano Gauthier, a 32 year-old taxi driver facing several charges including dangerous driving and assault w...

CBC Musical Nooners August 6: Qristina and Quinn Bachand

CBC | Posted 08.05.2016 | Canada
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With a musical connection that only siblings can share, B.C. brother-sister duo Qristina and Quinn Bachand bring their Celtic and roots sound to th...