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First Nation seeks own hearing on New Prosperity mine

CBC | Posted 10.06.2013 | Canada
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Members of a First Nation band in B.C.'s Chilcotin have requested a private hearing as a federal review panel examines a proposed open pit mine n...

Lac-Mégantic marks one month since deadly train explosion

CBC | Posted 10.06.2013 | Canada
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One month after a train derailed and exploded, killing 47 people in Lac-Mégantic, Que. provincial police are turning over control of the disaster zon...

Death in Gatineau arson confirmed as homicide

CBC | Posted 10.06.2013 | Canada
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An autopsy conducted on a body found in a suspected arson in Gatineau has confirmed the death was a homicide. The victim has been identified as Diane...

Quebec dad fined after young girls seen 'car surfing'

CBC | Posted 10.06.2013 | Canada
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A 29-year-old father was fined after he allowed two young girls to ride on the hood of a vehicle while he was driving. The man from La Pêche, Que., ...

Bank robbery suspect arrested at SkyTrain station

CBC | Posted 10.06.2013 | Canada
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Transit Police have arrested a suspected bank robber, caught leaving a SkyTrain station with a sack of cash. The man was arrested at Olympic Village ...

Linda McQuaig vies for NDP nomination in Toronto Centre

CBC | Posted 10.06.2013 | Canada Politics

Author and journalist Linda McQuaig has jumped into the race for the NDP's nomination for Toronto Centre, in a contest dominated by media persona...

Toronto police identify man shot dead on long weekend

CBC | Posted 10.06.2013 | Canada
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Toronto police have identified the man shot dead near High Park at the end of the long weekend. Just before 6 p.m. on Monday, police were called to a...

Triple-Digit TSX Drop

CBC | Posted 10.06.2013 | Canada Business

Energy and mining stocks — especially the gold miners — led a substantial pull-back for the TSX on Tuesday as a broad-based sell-off hit most sect...

Postpartum depression more common in urban areas

CBC | Posted 10.06.2013 | Canada
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Women living in urban centres in Canada with more than 500,000 inhabitants are at higher risk of postpartum depression than women in other areas, sugg...

Apple replacing fake iPhone chargers after electrocution death

CBC | Posted 10.06.2013 | Canada
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Following the electrocution death of a woman in China that has been blamed on a knockoff iPhone charger, Apple is offering to take back and recycle co...

Blue Jays' J.A. Happ returns to mound Wednesday

CBC | Posted 10.06.2013 | Canada Sports

J.A. Happ will start the final game of the Toronto Blue Jays’ 10-game road trip on Wednesday in Seattle, a feel-good story in a season of disappoint...

Montreal sinkhole repair in busy thoroughfare could be tricky

CBC | Posted 10.06.2013 | Canada
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Crews were still trying to figure out the best way to remove a precariously perched backhoe stuck in the middle of a giant sinkhole that emerged in th...

CMHC cools mortgage market with new cap for banks

CBC | Posted 10.06.2013 | Canada
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Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. is putting a cap on the amount of mortgage-backed securities sold by banks that it is willing to guarantee. A spoke...

Python killing of 2 boys comes after pet-store petition filed

CBC | Posted 10.06.2013 | Canada
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The City of Campbellton in New Brunswick will look into previous complaints about a local reptile store after two young brothers were killed in what R...

B.C. Wildfires Top Last Year's Total

CBC | Posted 10.06.2013 | Canada British Columbia

The number of wildfires sparked this weekend has pushed this year's total past that of 2012, with firefighters having responded to close to 1,000 blaz...

Toronto city councillor attacks unapproved condo ads

CBC | Posted 10.06.2013 | Canada
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A Toronto city councillor started removing ads for condominiums that have yet to be approved in his neighbourhood, saying the advertisements are "...

2-week King and Spadina intersection closure begins today

CBC | Posted 10.06.2013 | Canada
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TTC track replacement is closing the busy, downtown intersection of King Street and Spadina Avenue starting Tuesday morning at 10 a.m., adding to the ...

Inquest begins into waiting room death of Brian Sinclair

CBC | Posted 10.06.2013 | Canada
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A search for answers begins today into how a homeless man could die in his wheelchair after waiting 34 hours for care in a Winnipeg hospital waiting r...

Kitchen fire sparks evacuation of Anjou seniors' residence

CBC | Posted 10.06.2013 | Canada
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More than 100 people were forced from their apartments overnight in Anjou after a fire broke out in one of the building's units. The fire starte...

Soldier charged with murdering wife to appear in court

CBC | Posted 10.06.2013 | Canada
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A 50-year-old warrant officer with the Canadian Forces who was charged with first-degree murder after his wife's body was found in a ditch is exp...

Syrian-Canadians cope with 'constant stress' of war back home

CBC | Posted 10.06.2013 | Canada
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It’s been over a week since Mississauga, Ont. resident Marwa Tayara has spoken with family in Homs, Syria, one of the cities hardest hit by the two-...

McGuinty aide denies Liberals tried to influence speaker

CBC | Posted 10.06.2013 | Canada
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One of Dalton McGuinty's former aides testified Tuesday that Liberal officials did not try to pressure the Speaker of the Ontario legislature to ...

Surveillance questions snowball: 5 stories you may have missed

CBC | Posted 10.05.2013 | Canada
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As former U.S. security contractor Edward Snowden settles into a new, albeit temporary, home in Russia, he's left a storm of questions about mass...

CBC's Musical Nooners | Who's performing this week

CBC | Posted 10.05.2013 | Canada
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The CBC Musical Nooners are back on Tuesday, with amazing free music all week. Catch a free show from noon to 1 p.m. PT on the outdoor CBC stage at 7...

B.C. Fuel Spill Victims Get New Help

CBC | Posted 10.05.2013 | Canada British Columbia

A centre for support services has been established for residents affected by a jet fuel spill in Lemon Creek in B.C.'s Slocan Valley, says the co...