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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

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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

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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

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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

CBC | Posted 11.08.2014 | Canada
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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

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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...

Home Depot says Canadians could be affected by security breach

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Home Depot has confirmed its payment data systems, including those at its Canadian stores, have been breached. In a statement late Monday, the do-it-...

Apple has much at stake in Tuesday product launch

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The iPhone is Apple’s major source of revenue, a trendsetter since it was released seven years ago and a prestige object on every continent. But un...

Ray Rice, Roger Goodell grilled on Twitter

CBC | Posted 11.08.2014 | Home
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It didn’t take long for people – including celebrities and journalists - to react to the most talked about sports story of the day: Ray Rice. The...

TIFF 2014: Michael Moore for mayor of Toronto?

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Michael Moore announced his desire to run Canada's biggest city Monday during a visit to the Toronto International Film Festival. "I could run for ma...

Man dies days after falling from bumper of TTC bus

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A 32-year-old man died in hospital days after falling from the back of a TTC bus bumper that he was standing on. Toronto police say that a man was fo...

Cody Legebokoff's 2nd-degree murder guilty pleas rejected by Crown

CBC | Posted 11.08.2014 | Canada
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Prosecutors have rejected last-minute guilty pleas by Cody Legebokoff to four second-degree murder charges, at the first-degree murder trial of the al...

Bombardier resumes CSeries test flights

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Bombardier says it has resumed test flights for its CSeries jets, a key next-generation aircraft that has been in a holding pattern since one of the...

84-year-old Toronto man charged with stunt driving

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An octogenarian Toronto resident has been charged with stunt driving, after he was allegedly caught driving more than 50 km/h over the posted speed li...

Woman chased down, sexually assaulted in park, police say

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A woman was chased down in a city park, tackled and then sexually assaulted on Sunday afternoon, police say. Toronto police say the attack happened i...