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Fire hits church near Dufferin and Armstrong

CBC | Posted 04.02.2014 | Canada
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Fire crews are battling a two-alarm blaze near Dufferin Street and Armstrong Avenue. Around 50 personnel are working to contain the fire at a former ...

Pierre's Picks: 5 don't miss events in Montreal this weekend

CBC | Posted 04.02.2014 | Canada
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Every Friday, CBC Montreal’s Homerun arts reporter Pierre Landry brings you the top five things to see and do in Montreal over the weekend. Here ar...

Seth Rogen: Vancouver's film industry helped him dream big

CBC | Posted 04.02.2014 | Canada
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Childhood friends Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg have worked together on some major Hollywood hits, from Knocked Up and Superbad to Pineapple Express an...

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford arrives in Vancouver

CBC | Posted 04.02.2014 | Canada
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Toronto Mayor Rob Ford arrived at the Vancouver International Airport this morning. He and his family are here for a funeral over the weekend and will...

Beer garden rules to be loosened in B.C.

CBC | Posted 04.02.2014 | Canada
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The B.C. government says it will implement all 73 recommendations from its Liquor Policy Review, including relaxing the laws around beer gardens, wedd...

Bombardier, Quebec to invest $1B in Gaspé cement plant

CBC | Posted 04.02.2014 | Canada
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Bombardier's founding family is partnering with Quebec's government and two provincial agencies to invest $1 billion in a new cement plant ...

Moncton SPCA dog walker pleads guilty to bestiality

CBC | Posted 04.02.2014 | Canada
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Anthony Volgmann, a Moncton, N.B., SPCA volunteer, has pleaded guilty to bestiality and corrupting morals. Volgmann, 30, who served as a dog walker,...

Radio wars: B.C. stations vie for coveted licenses

CBC | Posted 04.02.2014 | Canada
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Hundreds of people packed a CRTC panel hearing Thursday night in Richmond as broadcasters jockeyed for new FM and AM frequencies for the Vancouver-Sur...

Eldest survivor of residential school marks 110th birthday

CBC | Posted 04.02.2014 | Canada
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About 200 people spanning five generations of the Wabano family gathered at the Moosonee arena on Tuesday to sing a Cree version of Happy Birthday to ...

Former Vancouverite surfs throughout pregnancy

CBC | Posted 04.02.2014 | Canada
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A former Vancouver resident who surfed an average of four days a week throughout the entire nine months of her pregnancy says she did it to share her ...

Rob Ford beating claims merit police probe, lawyer says

CBC | Posted 04.02.2014 | Canada
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The lawyer for the man who filed a lawsuit against Rob Ford alleging that Toronto's mayor conspired to have him severely beaten in jail is callin...

Corporate tax evasion 'crackdown' more bark than bite

CBC | Posted 04.02.2014 | Canada
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"I am proud to be paying taxes in the United States," radio DJ Arthur Godfrey once said. "The only thing is, I could be just as proud f...

Bombers trade Poblah to Lions for Banks

CBC | Posted 04.02.2014 | Canada Sports

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers have traded  non-import wide receiver Kito Poblah to the B.C. Lions for import defensive back Korey Banks. Banks is a 1...

Hockey Night Online: Olympic security in Sochi

CBC | Posted 04.02.2014 | Canada Sports

Click the video above and watch on demand as host Monika Platek and CBC Sports hockey writer Mike Brophy address the issue of security for Olympic hoc...

Vets Hold 'Memorial Services' As Offices Close

CBC | Posted 04.02.2014 | Canada Politics

Veterans are holding "memorial services" over the loss of eight more Veterans Affairs offices across Canada today, just as the Conservative...

No Sign Spy Agency Targets Canadians, Tory Minister Says

CBC | Laura Payton, CBC News | Posted 04.02.2014 | Canada Politics

Nothing in a document obtained by CBC News suggests Canada's communications spy agency used airport Wi-Fi to track Canadians, Defence Minister Rob Nic...

Chinese New Year celebrations create bridge between cultures

CBC | Posted 04.02.2014 | Canada
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These days in Vancouver, Chinese New Year celebrations include people of all ethnicities. But according to historian Larry Wong, when he was growing u...

Solar panel on residental building collapse

CBC | Posted 04.02.2014 | Canada
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Engineers have been called to inspect some solar panels that collapsed on the roof of a residential building in the city’s east end. The structure,...

Mark Fraser traded from Maple Leafs to Oilers for prospects

CBC | Posted 04.02.2014 | Canada Sports

Mark Fraser will have another chance to play on a National Hockey League blue-line, just not in Toronto. The Maple Leafs on Friday traded rugged defe...

App game sales beat hand-held gaming revenues for 1st time

CBC | Posted 04.02.2014 | Canada
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Gaming heavyweights like Nintendo and Sony have let their dominance in the hand-held video games market slip from their fingers, a new market analysis...

MP John McKay resigned to 'glorious death' of mining transparency bill

CBC | Posted 04.02.2014 | Canada
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Liberal MP John McKay will finally get his chance to stand in the House of Commons Friday to debate his private member’s bill calling for Canadian m...

Recovery centre loses lease on Abbotsford farm

CBC | Posted 04.02.2014 | Canada
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A charity that offers alcohol and drug recovery programs for men in Abbotsford, B.C., has been told it must vacate the land that was to be the site of...

EXORBITANT INTEREST

CBC | Posted 04.02.2014 | Canada British Columbia

The Cash Store, which also operates as Instaloans, has been ordered to repay more than $1 million to B.C. customers who were charged exorbitant inter...

Masai Ujiri's major moves

CBC | Posted 04.02.2014 | Canada Sports

Toronto Raptors general manager Masai Ujiri has made a steady ascension to the upper echelon of pro basketball executives. In 2010, the NBA's De...

Toronto police appeal for tips in death of Kasandra Bolduc

CBC | Posted 04.02.2014 | Canada
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Toronto Police are once again asking the public for information of the death of 22-year-old KasandraBolduc, pulled from Lake Ontario more than a year ...