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B.C. teachers' strike: Premier Christy Clark's popularity dips, says poll

CBC | Posted 11.08.2014 | Canada
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As the B.C. teachers's strike continues this week, Premier Christy Clark's approval rating continues to fall, but it is not clear how much C...

Rare respiratory illness sends hundreds of kids in U.S. to hospital

CBC | Posted 11.08.2014 | Canada
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Hundreds of children in the U.S. Midwest have been sent to hospital after falling sick with what’s thought be a rare respiratory virus. Symptoms re...

John Mann of Spirit of the West reveals Alzheimer’s diagnosis

CBC | Posted 11.08.2014 | Canada Music
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Spirit of the West front man John Mann revealed today he needs an iPad to remember lyrics after diagnosis for early onset Alzheimer’s disease. &qu...

Kit Currie search: Family posts condolence message

CBC | Posted 11.08.2014 | Canada
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The family of Catherine Currie, commonly known as Kit, has posted a condolence message on the Facebook page devoted to help find the Toronto woman who...

Rolex Grand Slam of Show Jumping, 3 p.m. ET

CBC | Posted 11.08.2014 | Home
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Click the video player above to watch the world's top equestrian riders compete at the Rolex Grand Slam of Show Jumping's CP International G...

'Significant' snowfall predicted for Calgary, western Alberta

CBC | Posted 11.08.2014 | Canada
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Calgary is likely to get its first significant snowfall of the season today, Environment Canada predicts. A cold front that is producing rain has e...

Fraser River crash kills driver in Richmond

CBC | Posted 11.08.2014 | Canada
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One man is dead is after a car flipped over and landed in the Fraser River in Richmond, B.C., on Sunday night. The incident happened around 9:30 p.m....

Bruce Moncur to run for NDP candidacy in Windsor-Tecumseh

CBC | Posted 11.08.2014 | Canada Politics

War veteran Bruce Moncur has announced he will running for the NDP Windsor-Tecumseh candidacy in next year's federal election. The seat currentl...

Carleton investigates students' mocking of 'safe space' policy

CBC | Posted 11.08.2014 | Canada
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Carleton University in Ottawa is investigating after images of students wearing shirts that ridicule the school's "safe space" policy w...

Residential school survivors vexed by 'blacked-out' documents

CBC | Posted 11.08.2014 | Canada Politics

After a long court fight with the federal government, residential school survivors on the James Bay Coast now have access to police and court records ...

Pipeline From Oilsands To Arctic Feasible: Study

CBC | Posted 11.08.2014 | Canada Alberta

Sending oilsands bitumen north through N.W.T. to a port in the Arctic is feasible, according to a study commissioned last year by Alberta. Dubbed th...

Companies urged to bridge jobs gap for at-risk youth

CBC | Posted 11.08.2014 | Canada
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When asked about why he has trouble getting a job, Jesse Brophy gives a blunt assessment. "If you put another person with much better circumstan...

Let's Cool It With Referendum Talk: PQ Member

CBC | Posted 11.08.2014 | Canada Politics

If the Parti Québécois wants to have a future, it will need to place hopes for another sovereignty referendum on hold for a while, says MNA Jean-Fra...

Police respond to string of suspicious vehicle fires overnight

CBC | Posted 11.08.2014 | Canada
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Toronto police are investigating a string of suspicious vehicle fires that damaged at least a half-dozen vehicles last night and may be connected. Fi...

Justin Bieber has Toronto court date today in limo assault case

CBC | Posted 11.08.2014 | Canada
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Canadian pop star Justin Bieber has a scheduled court appearance in Toronto today for what's expected to be a routine hearing into an assault cas...

Malaysian Airlines MH370: Families struggling 6 months after jet disappeared

CBC | Posted 11.08.2014 | Canada
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The lives of the families with loved ones on Malaysian Airlines flight MH730 have been in limbo since the fateful morning of March 8, when the plane ...

5 things you need to know about TIFF on Monday

CBC | Posted 11.07.2014 | Canada
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1. WEEKEND WRAP: Kevin Costner, Ben Stiller, Reese Witherspoon, Jason Bateman and Tina Fey are just some of the stars who walked the red carpet this w...

Farm Assists raid garners sympathy from marijuana activists

CBC | Posted 11.07.2014 | Canada
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Marijuana activists in other parts of the country are voicing their support for the owners of a Halifax medical marijuana lounge that police raided on...

Male Sex Worker To Testify On Prostitution Bill

CBC | Posted 11.07.2014 | Canada Politics

A Montreal escort who bills himself as a "quality companion for ladies" will be the first male sex worker to testify on the government&apos...

Dawson College to renew ties to controversial Chinese school

CBC | Posted 11.07.2014 | Canada
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Montreal's Dawson College is planning on renewing a deal to house a controversial language school funded by the Chinese government, as university...

CRTC begins hearing proposals for pick-and-pay, other cable TV changes

CBC | Posted 11.07.2014 | Canada
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Extended broadcast regulations into the online space would hinder innovative content streaming companies like YouTube, Netflix and others, Google Cana...

Suspect sought after teen girl stabbed in abdomen

CBC | Posted 11.07.2014 | Canada
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A teenage girl was stabbed in the abdomen on Sunday evening and police are searching for a suspect. Paramedics were called to the scene near Kingston...

Car reverses through front doors of Kitchener home

CBC | Posted 11.07.2014 | Canada
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Kitchener resident Laura Cox said she's still trying to process how a car ended up in her Marketa Crescent home on Sunday. Cox was in the baseme...

Male found with life-threatening injuries in Brampton

CBC | Posted 11.07.2014 | Canada
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A male has been found with life-threatening injuries in Brampton on Sunday evening. Peel Regional Police say they have responded to a dangerous weapo...

Olivia Chow radio ads focus on her desire to see change 'now'

CBC | Posted 11.07.2014 | Canada
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Olivia Chow is rolling out a pair of radio advertisements on Monday, both of which focus on her desire to see change in the city sooner rather than la...