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Unsolved homicides: 8 cold cases from Vancouver police

CBC | Posted 06.30.2014 | Canada
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The Vancouver Police Department has launched a new website to feature some of the city's most frustrating unsolved murder cases. "Despite ...

Jeremy Searle denies he was drunk at city council meeting

CBC | Posted 06.30.2014 | Canada
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City councillor Jeremy Searle is denying allegations that he was drunk at a Tuesday morning council meeting. Searle has been at the centre of a scuf...

1 In 5 Canadians Struggle With This

CBC | Posted 06.30.2014 | Canada Living

If you don’t already suffer from chronic pain, there's a high likelihood that some day you will or, at the very least, that you'll learn...

Canadian economy chugs to modest GDP gain in February

CBC | Posted 06.30.2014 | Canada
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Canada's economy expanded by 0.2 per cent in February, in line with what economists were expecting. Statistics Canada said Wednesday that goods...

Floodwaters arrive in Waywayseecappo First Nation

CBC | Posted 06.30.2014 | Canada
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Floodwaters washed into Waywayseecappo First Nation Wednesday morning after an ice-plugged culvert in western Manitoba gave way at about midnight. Ri...

Woman drives into Eglinton LRT construction pit

CBC | Posted 06.30.2014 | Canada
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A woman drove her SUV into the construction pit of the Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit project early Wednesday, according to police. At around ...

Parliament is back on Wednesdays with Kady!

CBC | Posted 06.30.2014 | Canada Politics

Parliament is back! And after weeks of heated debate, the fair elections act is about to head back to the House of Commons for a final vote. But firs...

Quebec police raid tobacco ring allegedly linked to Mafia

CBC | Posted 06.30.2014 | Canada
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Four-hundred police officers are working to dismantle a suspected contraband tobacco ring this morning in the Montreal region. "It's an ope...

Backyard chickens gain popularity in Notre-Dame-de-l'Île-Perrot

CBC | Posted 06.30.2014 | Canada
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Raising backyard chickens is catching on in the suburbs outside Montreal, and some residents who live in town may soon be able to hop on the bandwago...

Cameras to show Manitoba triple-murder appeal hearing today

CBC | Posted 06.30.2014 | Canada
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Manitobans can see the province's first live broadcast of a court appeal hearing today, as TV cameras will be allowed to show the appeal of Denis...

Closure on eastbound Hwy 401 following fuel spill

CBC | Posted 06.30.2014 | Canada
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Eastbound Highway 401's express lanes are closed and will remain so for a while this morning following a collision and fuel spill, according to ...

David Alward's Senate reform plans in legal limbo

CBC | Posted 06.29.2014 | Canada Politics

The Alward government’s plan to hold Senate elections in New Brunswick remains in legal limbo despite a Supreme Court of Canada ruling last week o...

Mennonites Team Up With Mexican Drug Cartels

CBC | Posted 06.29.2014 | Canada Alberta

Canadian and American authorities are concerned about local Mennonites bringing Mexican cartel drugs into Alberta. Cocaine worth millions of dollars...

Student tuition: Is there really a crisis?

CBC | Posted 06.29.2014 | Canada
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With news that some Canadian university students are turning to "sugar daddies and mommies" to help pay off their debts, and reports that so...

Marketers change pronunciation in ads to attract shoppers

CBC | Posted 06.29.2014 | Canada
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As Canadians, we link our identity to a handful of icons, including hockey, universal health care and the pronunciation of the letter "z."...

TV at 75: How HBO and Netflix are forcing networks to evolve

CBC | Posted 06.29.2014 | Canada
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With people increasingly turning to mobile devices and video-streaming services to catch up on their favourite shows, many have forecast a bleak futur...

Donald Sterling: Clippers owner's NBA ban among infamous sports punishments

CBC | Posted 06.29.2014 | Canada
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The L.A. Clippers’ billionaire owner Donald Sterling was slapped with a lifetime ban from the NBA and a $2.5 million US fine for his racist comments...

Milton fire injures 5, including Halton police officer

CBC | Posted 06.29.2014 | Canada
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Five people are in hospital with significant injuries after a fire broke out in a Milton, Ont., bed and breakfast late Tuesday night. A Halton, Ont.,...

Waterloo woman collects 2,500 Roll up the Rim wins for homeless

CBC | Posted 06.29.2014 | Canada
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When Cec Joyal noticed she had a winning cup in Tim Hortons' ‘Roll up the Rim’ contest seven years ago, she decided to give it to a homeless ...

Wayne Simmonds powers Flyers to decisive Game 6 victory

CBC | Posted 06.29.2014 | Canada Sports

Wayne Simmonds scored three times as the Philadelphia Flyers ran roughshod over the New York Rangers in a 5-2 home victory in Game 6 of their Metropol...

Canadiens, Bruins begin series Thursday in Boston

CBC | Posted 06.29.2014 | Canada Sports

The wait is over for the rested Montreal Canadiens and Boston, with the rivals starting their Atlantic Division series on Thursday. Coverage will be ...

Richmond RCMP warn after young woman sexually assaulted

CBC | Posted 06.29.2014 | Canada
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A woman in her 20s was sexually assaulted in Richmond, B.C., on Friday night as she walked away from Brighouse SkyTrain Station.  Richmond RCMP sai...

Police identify Edmonton man found floating in B.C. river

CBC | Posted 06.29.2014 | Canada
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Police are calling the death of a 24-year-old Edmonton man suspicious after his body was found floating in the Okanagan River near Penticton, B.C. An...

Man in life-threatening condition after stabbing

CBC | Posted 06.29.2014 | Canada
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A Toronto man in his 20s is in life-threatening condition after a stabbing Tuesday night. Shortly before 7:30 p.m., paramedics were called to 251 She...

Surveillance image of sexual assault suspect released

CBC | Posted 06.29.2014 | Canada
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Police in Vancouver are looking for a man who sexually assaulted an elderly woman as she was walking along Oak Street last week. The Vancouver Police...