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CBC | Posted 11.18.2013 | Canada Travel

Porter Airlines says its services are coming back online after a computer network outage caused dozens of flight delays and cancellations on Tuesday. ...

BlackBerry releases new Z30 smartphone

CBC | Posted 11.17.2013 | Canada
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Canadian tech company BlackBerry is introducing a new smartphone model to its lineup, the BlackBerry Z30, featuring the new device features a larger f...

Allyson McConnell reportedly found dead in Australia

CBC | Posted 11.17.2013 | Canada
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Allyson McConnell, the woman convicted of manslaughter in the bathtub drownings of her two young sons, has reportedly been found dead under a bridge i...

Disabled breakdancing champ teaches disabled kids to dance

CBC | Posted 11.17.2013 | Canada
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Luca Patuelli can't walk without crutches, but that didn't stop him from becoming a breakdancing champion. It's a passion he readily sh...

VIDEO: The goal that brought two fans to tears

CBC | Posted 11.17.2013 | Canada
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Rookie Hunter Shinkaruk has generated plenty of buzz, but it was his first NHL goal that brought two fans to tears. As the CBC's Karin Larsen fo...

Open concept offices may hinder productivity, study suggests

CBC | Posted 11.17.2013 | Canada
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Open concept workplaces may not be the bustling hubs of creativity and colleague collaboration that many employers wanted them to be, a new study sugg...

Playground equipment involved in rising number of injuries

CBC | Posted 11.17.2013 | Canada
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More than 28,000 children are injured every year on playgrounds across Canada, and the rate of hospitalizations has gone up by eight per cent between ...

Mountie fined for excessive speed

CBC | Posted 11.17.2013 | Canada
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A North Vancouver RCMP officer recognized for his work in cracking down on impaired drivers has been fined almost $800 for speeding. Cpl. Michael Arb...

Firefighters' dismissals spark debate on social media use

CBC | Posted 11.17.2013 | Canada
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The dismissals of two Toronto firefighters over offensive remarks they posted on Twitter has sparked debate over whether what you say on social media ...

Porter flights cancelled due to computer outages

CBC | Posted 11.17.2013 | Canada
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More than 40 flights have been cancelled at Toronto's Billy Bishop Airport because of widespread computer network outages affecting Porter Airlin...

Inmates file suit over transfer of mentally ill prisoners

CBC | Posted 11.17.2013 | Canada Politics

A group of inmates at Collins Bay Institution in Kingston, Ont., officially launched legal action against the federal government Tuesday over a tempor...

Overdose of a 15-year-old raises questions

CBC | Posted 11.17.2013 | Canada
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The overdose death of a 15-year-old has raised questions about where minors can safely inject drugs in Vancouver. Monday morning, Adriana Falcon&apos...

Dying with dignity act consultations begin

CBC | Posted 11.17.2013 | Canada
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Consultations on the dying with dignity act began this morning at Quebec's national assembly, with various health professionals and social groups...

Political Traction: Quebec charter overshadowed by Syria

CBC | Posted 11.17.2013 | Canada Politics

Quebec's proposed charter of values, which would ban public employees from wearing religious symbols, hasn't gained the attention of Canadia...

B.C. universities struggle to crack down on essay-buying

CBC | Posted 11.17.2013 | Canada
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Essay-buy is a growing problem on two of B.C.'s biggest campuses and the universities are struggling to crack down on the problem, CBC News has l...

Labour board rules on email spat in diplomats strike

CBC | Posted 11.17.2013 | Canada
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The Public Service Labour Relations Board has ruled that both Foreign Affairs and the union representing striking diplomats played a role during an em...

U.S. gun homicides, the gap between perception and reality

CBC | Posted 11.17.2013 | Canada
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When its recent history of brazen mass shootings, like Monday's attack at a U.S. Navy yard in Washington, the U.S. is commonly perceived as a cou...

Rehtaeh Parsons photo used in Facebook dating ad

CBC | Posted 11.17.2013 | Canada
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Facebook has banned a company from advertising on its website after an image of Rehtaeh Parsons was used to advertise a dating website. The ad was sp...

Last syrup heist suspect arrested

CBC | Posted 11.17.2013 | Canada
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The last member of a gang associated with a series of massive maple syrup heists was arrested Tuesday morning by Quebec provincial police. Jean-Fran...

Shunned Ex-MP: Trudeau On Right Track

CBC | Posted 11.18.2013 | Canada Politics

Michelle Simson, a former Liberal MP who was punished by her own party for posting her expenses online, thinks Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau's pu...

Toronto Zoo elephants to head south after Thanksgiving

CBC | Posted 11.17.2013 | Canada
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Three aging elephants at the Toronto Zoo will get one last Thanksgiving meal before making the trek to their new home at an animal sanctuary in Califo...

Toronto councillor proposes free citywide Wi-Fi

CBC | Posted 11.17.2013 | Canada
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A Toronto councillor wants to help make the city more connected — by providing free and reliable Wi-Fi coverage in parks and public spaces. Coun. J...

E. coli outbreak kills 1, hospitalizes 3 in B.C.

CBC | Posted 11.17.2013 | Canada
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One person has died and three people were hospitalized in B.C. after eating products from Gort’s Cheese of Salmon Arm that were tainted with E. coli...

CAQ proposes values charter compromise

CBC | Posted 11.17.2013 | Canada
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Coalition Avenir Québec leader François Legault has proposed a compromise on the Parti Québécois' proposed charter of values, which he said s...

GTA5: How Grand Theft Auto has changed the gaming world

CBC | Posted 11.17.2013 | Canada
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The demand for Grand Theft Auto 5, which launched on Tuesday, has been so high that one analyst has predicted the videogame will pull in $1 billion US...