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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...

Jose Bautista joins Blue Jays' 200 home run club

CBC | Posted 11.08.2014 | Home
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That Jose Bautista hit a home run was nothing new. That he reached a franchise milestone was. Joey Bats became just the fifth slugger to hit 200 home...

Sarah Leung to be sentenced for killing her 2 babies

CBC | Posted 11.08.2014 | Canada
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Sarah Leung, the Vancouver woman convicted of two counts of infanticide in April, showed little emotion in court Monday as the Crown asked for a sente...

Police probe fatal shooting in Jane and Lawrence area

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A man has died after being shot in the Jane Street and Lawrence Avenue area on Monday evening. Toronto police say they were called to the scene at 6:...

CBC Radio One, Radio 2 experiencing technical difficulties

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CBC Radio One and CBC Radio 2 are experiencing technical difficulties that caused audio glitches during broadcasts in several parts of the country. T...

Syria failed 'on every front' by international community

CBC | Posted 11.08.2014 | Canada
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The war in Syria has created millions of refugees and killed more than 191,000 people in the last three years, yet the international response is faili...

Few along for the ride as Rob Ford seeks out subway riders

CBC | Posted 11.08.2014 | Canada
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Mayor Rob Ford took a ride on the TTC in hopes of talking to riders about subways, but found few people to talk to on board the train. Ford, who is s...

B.C. Liberal Insiders Charged In Ethnic Outreach Scandal

CBC | Posted 11.08.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Brian Bonney and Mark Robertson have each been charged with three offences under the Elections Act in relation to election contributions and expenses....

Franklin expedition ship pieces believed discovered in Arctic

CBC | Posted 11.08.2014 | Canada
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An archaeology team has discovered pieces from the long-lost 19th century Franklin expedition ships —"the first discovery" of its kind in modern ti...

Stabbing sends 2 people to trauma centre

CBC | Posted 11.08.2014 | Canada
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Two people have been taken to a trauma centre after an apparent stabbing near Danforth Avenue and Main Street on Monday. Paramedics say that one pati...

Russian military plane circles HMCS Toronto in Black Sea

CBC | Posted 11.08.2014 | Canada
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Russia's military acted in an "unnecessarily provocative" manner when its aircraft circled a Canadian ship in the Black Sea on Sunday, says Canada's...