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Bill 3 pension reform talks between minister and unions 'constructive'

CBC | Posted 11.09.2014 | Canada
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Municipal Affairs Minister Pierre Moreau on Tuesday said he won't be watering down Quebec's controversial pension reform bill after his conversatio...

Mike Tyson to visit Rob Ford at city hall today

CBC | Posted 11.09.2014 | Home
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Toronto Mayor Rob Ford will welcome former boxer and current performer Mike Tyson to city hall today. Tyson is in town for his one-man show Mike Tys...

Crossborder radio stations anger South Asian broadcaster

CBC | Posted 11.09.2014 | Canada
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A woman who runs two radio stations that target the South Asian community believes three crossborder stations should be shut down. The Canadian Radio...

Home Depot braces for fallout from security breach

CBC | Posted 11.09.2014 | Canada
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Shares of home-improvement retailer Home Depot sank on stock markets Tuesday after it confirmed its payment systems could have been hacked as early as...

Woman hit by transit bus in York Region

CBC | Posted 11.09.2014 | Canada
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A woman was hit by a transit bus in York Region this morning and has been rushed to hospital with life-threatening injuries. York Regional Police say...

Sugar intake should be slashed, says Heart and Stroke

CBC | Posted 11.09.2014 | Canada
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Canadians should curb their sugar consumption to no more than 10 per cent of overall calories or about 12 teaspoons a day, the Heart and Stroke Founda...

The Franklin search: Peter Mansbridge on why we should care

CBC | Posted 11.09.2014 | Canada
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First of all, I'm biased.  I love the mystery of the Franklin story and always have, ever since I was a kid. Then at 20, when I started with the CBC...

Heavy, wet snow in Calgary topples tree branches, knocks out power

CBC | Posted 11.09.2014 | Canada
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The heavy wet snow that brought Calgary’s summer to an abrupt and earlyend on Monday also toppled hundreds of tree branches onto power lines and roa...

Booze border limit challenge could be 'revolutionary,' judge says

CBC | Posted 11.09.2014 | Canada
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The trial of a New Brunswick man charged with exceeding his cross-border alcohol limit has been adjourned until December. But if his lawyer succeeds...

Luka Magnotta jury selection enters 2nd day at Montreal court

CBC | Posted 11.09.2014 | Canada
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There has been a change of procedure in the jury selection process in the first-degree murder case of Luka Magnotta. The judge addressed close to 400...

Okra slime tested to keep ice cream creamy

CBC | Posted 11.09.2014 | Canada
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It may be one of the more polarizing vegetables, thanks to its slimy texture. But okra, the pod-like green vegetable popular in the Southern U.S. and...

Xavier Dolan brings Mommy back home to Montreal

CBC | Posted 11.09.2014 | Canada
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Montreal director Xavier Dolan’s highly anticipated new film Mommy got the red carpet treatment Monday night at Place des Arts.  The acclaimed fi...

Whitecaps FC takeover of Queen's Park fought by New Westminster baseball players

CBC | Posted 11.09.2014 | Canada
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New Westminster baseball supporters are hoping a late-inning rally will save their ballpark from being turned into a soccer stadium. Last night more ...

Canadian Tire money updated to include digital loyalty rewards

CBC | Posted 11.09.2014 | Canada
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Canadian Tire is updating its loyalty program by adding digital rewards that will work alongside the iconic chain's paper notes. The retailer says t...

Thomson Drops Out

CBC | Posted 11.09.2014 | Canada Politics

Sarah Thomson has dropped out of the race to become Toronto's next mayor, and has opted instead to seek a council seat in Ward 20. In explaining he...

Should There Have Been An Amber Alert?

CBC | Posted 11.09.2014 | Canada Alberta

A review has been launched to determine if an Amber Alert should have been called in the case of Amber Lucius, the nine-year-old found dead in a vehic...

Toronto's Queen West rated No. 2 on Vogue list of hip districts

CBC | Posted 11.09.2014 | Canada
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Where is the world's second coolest neighbourhood? Toronto Queen Street West —  according to Vogue.  The magazine posted its list of the world's...

Ray Rice's wife defends suspended NFL running back

CBC | Posted 11.09.2014 | Home
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Janay Rice, the wife of former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice, has broken her silence after her husband was cut by the team and suspended ind...

Q&A with Brian Mulroney: Montreal, Nordiques, Stephen Harper and more

CBC | Posted 11.09.2014 | Canada
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Thirty years ago this month, Brian Mulroney won the biggest majority of any Canadian prime minister in history.  On Tuesday morning the Baie-Comeau...

Franklin expedition announcement expected in Ottawa

CBC | Posted 11.09.2014 | Canada Politics

An announcement is expected in Ottawa this morning after the disclosure that two artifacts from the 19th-century Franklin expedition were found on an ...

Alcohol-related disabilities 'invisible' in Canada, advocates say

CBC | Posted 11.09.2014 | Canada
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FASDay, a global awareness day for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD), is held on the ninth day of the ninth month for a reason. That's to drive ...

New Brunswick election: Campaign focus turns to leaders' debates

CBC | Posted 11.09.2014 | Canada
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The leaders of New Brunswick's political parties step off the campaign trail and into a television studio on Tuesday to take part in leaders' debates ...

Veteran diagnosed with PTSD feels compensation falls short

CBC | Posted 11.09.2014 | Canada
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A veteran who fought in Afghanistan says he's not getting compensation he's entitled to from Veterans Affairs Canada. Steven Ruttan says he's being s...

Marilyn Bell commends Annaleise Carr on swim across Lake Erie

CBC | Posted 11.09.2014 | Canada
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Today marks 60 years since Marilyn Bell became the first person to swim across Lake Ontario.   Since Sept. 9, 1954, 56 swimmers have matched her fea...

John Baird, Rob Nicholson to discuss 30-day mission in Iraq

CBC | Posted 11.08.2014 | Canada
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Canadians could learn more details Tuesday about the role the country's military advisers will play in the battle against ISIS in Iraq. Foreign Affai...