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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...

Mother of fallen Canadian jihadi launches de-radicalization effort

CBC | Posted 11.08.2014 | Canada
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The mother of Damian Clairmont, a Calgary man who in January died fighting with ISIS in Syria, says she's tired of waiting for Canada to take action o...

Peter MacKay to testify as Senate begins prostitution bill review

CBC | Posted 11.08.2014 | Canada
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Justice Minister Peter MacKay is the first witness Tuesday morning as the Senate legal and constitutional affairs committee kicks off a three-day "pr...

Tom Mulcair to venture out of the House in a bid to raise profile

CBC | Posted 11.08.2014 | Canada
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There is a quiet frustration inside the NDP. Many in the party would say their leader has political experience, proven parliamentary performance and ...

Scotland's referendum: How the next royal baby could sway it

CBC | Posted 11.08.2014 | Canada
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Prince George has already earned the nickname "Republican slayer," so perhaps it comes as little surprise that the second child of the Duke and Duches...

Apple iWatch and iPhone? New devices unveiled today

CBC | Posted 11.08.2014 | Canada
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Is the iWatch finally coming? Are new, bigger iPhones really on the way? All eyes are on Apple today as it unveils its latest technology at an event t...

5 things you need to know about TIFF on Tuesday

CBC | Posted 11.08.2014 | Canada
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1. DOC TOWN: TIFF's documentary conference kicks off with a keynote address by Michael Moore, who celebrates 25 years since the premiere of Roger & Me...

Rick Cross, missing Kananaskis hunter, killed by bear: RCMP

CBC | Posted 11.08.2014 | Canada
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RCMP say a hunter who went missing in Kananaskis on Saturday was killed when he accidentally got between a mother bear and her cub.  Rick Cross d...