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Rob Ford interview 'painful to watch', writer says

CBC | Posted 09.02.2014 | Canada
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A journalist who has struggled with and written about addiction said he found it "extremely painful" to watch Wednesday's one-on-one te...

Eugenie Bouchard playing for spot in Wimbledon final

CBC | Posted 09.02.2014 | Canada
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Eugenie Bouchard is trying to become the first Canadian singles tennis player to reach a Grand Slam final as she faces Romania's Simona Halep at ...

N.W.T. experiencing one of its worst forest fire seasons

CBC | Posted 09.02.2014 | Canada
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A major hydroelectric plant has been closed down and a small community evacuated in what officials are calling one of the worst fire seasons the North...

'HGTV effect' spurring home renovations across Canada

CBC | Posted 09.02.2014 | Canada
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Home improvement shows like those on HGTV have sparked an "explosion" in home renovation spending in Canada, says a report released by the A...

Fishing line strung across Langford roadways

CBC | Posted 09.02.2014 | Canada
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Police on Vancouver Island this weekend removed over 100 feet of fishing line that had been strung across roads in Langford, B.C., that posed a risk t...

U.S. unemployment drops to 6-year low with 288,000 new jobs

CBC | Posted 09.02.2014 | Canada
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The U.S. economy added 288,000 jobs in June, enough to push the unemployment rate down to its lowest level since September 2008. Economists were ex...

Motorcyclist flees on foot after high-speed police chase

CBC | Posted 09.02.2014 | Canada
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A crosstown, high-speed chase between one police car and three motorcycles ended in a quiet residential neighbourhood in the wee hours of the morning ...

Peter MacKay set to announce next step in shipbuilding project

CBC | Posted 09.02.2014 | Canada Politics

Nova Scotia's federal cabinet minister Peter MacKay is in Halifax for an announcement Thursday morning that is expected to set out the next steps...

Arctic outfitter draws ire for trash left at floe edge

CBC | Posted 09.02.2014 | Canada
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Some Inuit in Nunavut are not happy with outfitter Arctic Kingdom after hunters near Pond Inlet posted photos online of trash left behind on the flo...

Davis Cup tennis competition coming to Halifax

CBC | Posted 09.02.2014 | Canada
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Halifax will host a playoff round of the Davis Cup tennis competition in September, making the first time in 15 years the city will host a major ten...

Needle found in roast beef during dinner, family says

CBC | Posted 09.02.2014 | Canada
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A Manitoba woman says she may not eat beef again after her son bit down on a piece of steel, similar to an injection needle, from his roast bee...

Hurricane Arthur slams North Carolina, threatens Atlanic Canada

CBC | Posted 09.02.2014 | Canada
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Hurricane Arthur reached land in North Carolina as a Category 2 hurricane on Thursday night, bringing heavy wind and rain to the coast where America...

Moncton shooting suspect Justin Bourque due in court

CBC | Posted 09.01.2014 | Canada
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Justin Bourque, the man accused of fatally shooting three RCMP officers and wounding two others, is scheduled to appear in provincial court in Monct...

Referees chased away by verbal and physical abuse

CBC | Posted 09.01.2014 | Canada
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Amateur hockey referee Scott Miskiewicz says he considered giving up officiating after he was sucker-punched by a player during a game last March. ...

Manitoba, Saskatchewan flooding threatens farm harvests

CBC | Posted 09.01.2014 | Canada
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Farmers in Manitoba and Saskatchewan fear harvests may be lost this year now that overland flooding has made some fields look more like lakes. Doug C...

Cancer outcomes better for married, partnered patients

CBC | Posted 09.01.2014 | Canada
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More and more research studies are finding that factors like the extent of your social network or marital status versus living alone really matter wh...

Fiery double semi truck crash sparks wildfire in Okanagan

CBC | Posted 09.01.2014 | Canada
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Two semi-trailer trucks came together in a fiery crash on B.C. Highway 3 in the Okanagan Wednesday, injuring one driver and sparking a wildfire on ...

Fact-Checking Rob Ford

CBC | Posted 09.01.2014 | Canada Politics

In his first post-rehab interview, Toronto Mayor Rob Ford admits to "lying, conniving and hiding to cover up" his substance-abuse problems. ...

Roma family in Montreal granted a stay of deportation

CBC | Posted 09.01.2014 | Canada
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A Roma family from Hungary hoping to remain in Canada has been granted a stay of deportation. Renata and Tibor Buzas and their three children were su...

FIFA World Cup on CBC attracts record audiences

CBC | Posted 09.01.2014 | Home
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CBC is engaging record audiences with its comprehensive, multi-platform coverage of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.  Analytics compiled since Ju...

NDP Block B.C. Man's Candidacy

CBC | Posted 09.01.2014 | Canada Politics

Paul Manly, the son of former NDP MP Jim Manly, has taken to social media to complain that the federal New Democrats have denied him the chance of ca...

Vancouver Seawall clashes call for better etiquette, locals say

CBC | Posted 09.01.2014 | Canada
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When most people think of the Seawall, one of Vancouver’s most popular seaside destinations, rage is not the first thing that comes to mind. But af...

Serial bad tenants avoid jail time after paying out judgment

CBC | Posted 09.01.2014 | Canada
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The B.C. couple exposed as serial bad tenants by CBC in April have avoided jail time after paying $6,000 owed to a former landlord. Susan and Chris P...

REJECTED

CBC | Posted 09.01.2014 | Canada Business

Journalists and other unionized staff​ at the Globe and Mail rejected the latest contract offer by the newspaper's management Wednesday night, but r...

'Shirtless jogger' Joe Killoran calls Rob Ford's record 'disgraceful'

CBC | Posted 09.01.2014 | Canada
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The bare-chested jogger who confronted Mayor Rob Ford at a Canada Day parade may have sympathy for the man's personal demons, but says his term a...