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Alice Munro becomes 1st Canadian woman to win Nobel literature prize

CBC | Posted 12.10.2013 | Canada
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Alice Munro wins the 2013 Nobel Prize for Literature, becoming the first Canadian woman to take the award since its launch in 1901.   Munro, 82, onl...

Water main break in Côte-des-Neiges forces families from homes

CBC | Posted 12.10.2013 | Canada
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A major water main break in Montreal's Côte-des-Neiges neighbourhood has forced several families from their homes. The break is near the corne...

Obamacare insurance websites off to rocky start

CBC | Posted 12.10.2013 | Canada
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Many Americans eager to sign up for a new health insurance plan through the online exchanges that launched last week amid fanfare and controversy are ...

Some Evidence From Tory Lawyer Deemed 'Hearsay'

CBC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Politics

Elections Canada's robocalls investigator says some evidence provided through Conservative Party lawyer Arthur Hamilton is "hearsay" and has to be ba...

Politicians' expense claims: Lessons in reining them in

CBC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada
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Two high-level officials challenged politicians about the secrecy and excesses of their expenses: one failed, the other succeeded, offering valuable l...

Donnie Snook sentenced to 18 years for sex crimes

CBC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada
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Former Saint John councillor and youth ministry leader Donnie Snook was sentenced Thursday to 18 years in prison after pleading guilty to 46 sex crime...

1 in 6 new medical specialists say they're jobless

CBC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada
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About 16 per cent of newly graduated medical specialists in Canada say they can't find work, according to a new report suggesting that the econom...

Libyan PM Ali Zidan seized by gunmen

CBC | Posted 12.09.2013 | Canada
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Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan has been seized by gun-wielding men at the luxury Tripoli hotel where he lives, with accounts differing as to wheth...

Assisted-suicide appeal court ruling expected in B.C.

CBC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada
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The B.C. Court of Appeal will release its ruling Thursday in a controversial and historic case about the right to die. Last year, ALS patient Gloria ...

Is it time for the Redskins to change their name?

CBC | Posted 12.09.2013 | Canada Sports

Barack Obama may think it's worth considering, but the President of the United States of America's opinion might not be enough to sway Wash...

Trillo Talk: Jared Cowen overcomes 'bizarre year'

CBC | Posted 12.09.2013 | Canada Sports

Jared Cowen sat with Hockey Night in Canada's Andi Petrillo in the latest instalment of Trillo Talk. The Ottawa Senators defenceman chatted ...

Deer culling fought in B.C. Supreme Court

CBC | Posted 12.09.2013 | Canada
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Animal rights activists are battling a Kootenay community in B.C. Supreme Court over a decision to cull deer. The Invermere Deer Protection Society ...

Crowded race for Beaconsfield mayor's job

CBC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada
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Beaconsfield is among the most crowded mayoralty races on Montreal's West Island, with four people in the running to replace David Pollock, who ...

Kamal Al-Solaylee wins Toronto Book Award

CBC | Posted 12.09.2013 | Canada
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Kamal Al-Solaylee has won the 2013 Toronto Book Award for his memoir Intolerable: A Memoir of Extremes.  The book recounts Al-Solaylee’s journey f...

Electric car charging stations set up along Hwy. 401

CBC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada
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Getting from one end of Highway 401 to another is getting easier for owners of electric cars, which can now pull into any of 20 new charging stations ...

Girl Guide wants GMO-free cookies

CBC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada
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A nine-year-old Girl Guide in British Columbia and her mother have started an online petition to pressure Girl Guides Canada to use organic ingredie...

Greg Matters 'had no chance to speak to psychiatrist'

CBC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada
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A former peacekeeper, who was fatally shot in the back by the RCMP, was never given a chance to talk to his psychiatrist, a coroner's inquest in ...

Jacobson sets record straight on favourite Canadian food

CBC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Politics

After months of culinary reflection, David Jacobson, the former U.S. ambassador to Canada, has set the record straight on his favourite Canadian food...

90-year-old's Delta Hospital discharge details disputed

CBC | Posted 12.09.2013 | Canada
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B.C.'s health minister says Vivian Fitzpatrick was escorted to a taxi by a nurse and her caregiver was notified before being discharged from Delt...

Missing Quebec City man found dead behind restaurant

CBC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada
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Police in Quebec City have confirmed the body found behind le Snack Bar, a restaurant on St-Jean Street, earlier today is that of 21-year-old Jérém...

HNIC Radio: Tyler Kennedy getting fresh start in San Jose

CBC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Sports

Tyler Kennedy is starting fresh in his new home. The Sharks forward chatted with hosts Rob Pizzo and Kelly Hrudey on Hockey Night in Canada Radio on...

HNIC Radio: Jay Feaster talks Flames goaltending

CBC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Sports

Jay Feaster says his team's goaltending is still a work in progress. The Calgary Flames GM chatted with hosts Rob Pizzo and Kelly Hrudey o...

HNIC Radio: Ryan Nugent-Hopkins on limiting turnovers

CBC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Sports

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins says his team knows they have some work to do. The Edmonton Oilers centre chatted with hosts Rob Pizzo and Kelly Hrudey on Hocke...

How Jason Spezza is recovering from back surgery

CBC | Posted 12.09.2013 | Canada Sports

Jason Spezza hasn't had much luck when it comes to injuries over his career.  The 30-year-old Ottawa Senators captain played in just five games...

Rogers Wireless suffering widespread outages

CBC | Posted 12.09.2013 | Canada
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Customers of Rogers Wireless are reporting widespread outages of the company's cellphone service. The company confirmed on its Twitter feed that...