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Plans to replace Big O roof expected by end of 2013

CBC | Posted 06.13.2013 | Canada
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As Montreal's Olympic Stadium roof continues to deteriorate, Quebec’s tourism minister says he hopes to present a plan for its replacement in the ne...

Suspected meth lab busted in Etobicoke

CBC | Posted 06.13.2013 | Canada
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The RCMP organized crime unit busted a suspected methamphetamine lab in a residential area of Etobicoke, early Saturday morning. Four peop...

Overnight workers rally for 'Grant's Law'

CBC | Posted 06.13.2013 | Canada
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Demonstrators staged overnight protests on Friday, calling the province to reverse changes to safety regulations meant to protect overnight staff work...

Dog park designation for schoolyard upsets parents

CBC | Posted 06.13.2013 | Canada
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Some parents in Vancouver's West End are outraged an elementary school's yard has been designated an on-leash dog park. A new sign outside...

Police investigators close intersection where child was killed

CBC | Posted 06.13.2013 | Canada
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An intersection in Scarborough was closed off on Saturday, as Toronto police tried to re-create the circumstances surrounding the tragic death of a fi...

U.S., China to push for easing of Korean nuclear tensions

CBC | Posted 06.13.2013 | Canada
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The United States and China agreed on Saturday to push for the peaceful denuclearization of the Korean peninsula, following weeks of threatening rheto...

Tiny socialist caucus raises ruckus at NDP convention

CBC | Posted 06.13.2013 | Canada Politics

A small group of socialist delegates continued to cause a ruckus at the NDP convention in Montreal Saturday, drawing the ire of mainstream delegates. ...

Missing 26-year-old sought by police in Sainte-Thérèse

CBC | Posted 06.13.2013 | Canada
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Police in Thérèse-De Blainville are asking for the public’s help as they search for a missing 26-year-old woman. Police said Sara Okaf...

Single mom pleads for help to pay for son's cancer meds

CBC | Posted 06.13.2013 | Canada
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An uninsured single mother from Dartmouth is appealing to the public to help pay for her toddler’s post-cancer treatment medications. De...

Aurora man charged with attempted murder of woman

CBC | Posted 06.13.2013 | Canada
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A 46-year-old Aurora man has been charged with attempted murder following what police describe as a "domestic-related incident." York Regi...

Pedestrian killed crossing Jane Street

CBC | Posted 06.13.2013 | Canada
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A 49-year-old woman was struck and killed by a vehicle as she crossed Jane Street on Friday night. Police say the woman was hit by a north...

Man wounded in Mississauga shooting

CBC | Posted 06.13.2013 | Canada
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Police in Mississauga are looking for witnesses after a man was shot on Friday evening near Finch Avenue West and Goreway Drive. The 18-ye...

Record-breaking $55M prize in Lotto 6/49

CBC | Posted 06.13.2013 | Canada
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Lottery kiosks across the country are expected to be overheating as Canadians get ready for Saturday's Lotto 6/49 draw. Ontario Lottery an...

Montreal fundraiser raises money for the hungry

CBC | Posted 06.13.2013 | Canada
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The charity fundraiser Empty Bowls is on this weekend in Montreal and organizer Sue Montgomery spoke with CBC’s All in a Weekend about the annual ev...

Friends, family, dignitaries attend Rehtaeh Parsons funeral

CBC | Posted 06.13.2013 | Canada
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Rehtaeh Parsons' family and friends gathered today in Halfax for her funeral. The 17-year-old took her own life after months of bullying. ...

McGill may close 2 libraries in face of budget cuts

CBC | Posted 06.13.2013 | Canada
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McGill University is considering shutting down the libraries at two of its faculties, in the face of a $1.8 million budget cut. The Facult...

'We're Just Waiting For Justin'

CBC | Posted 06.13.2013 | Canada Politics

Despite being the first-born of a famous and charismatic prime minister, Justin Trudeau, for most of his 20s, seemed a highly unlikely candidate to fo...

'We Will Do Better'

CBC | Posted 06.13.2013 | Canada Politics

NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair rallied party delegates Saturday with a message designed to resonate with middle-class Canadians, full of references to inco...

Liberals' 'supporter' experiment put to the test

CBC | Posted 06.13.2013 | Canada
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Even though only half of the federal Liberal Party’s new special "supporter class" of voters got around to registering to cast a ballot in its ongoi...

When Offshore Outsourcing Is Key To Survival

CBC | Posted 06.13.2013 | Canada Business

As the Royal Bank of Canada faces stinging controversy over outsourcing jobs, some small business owners say that the strategy is key to their surviva...

Odds for lotto win independent of location, BCLC says

CBC | Posted 06.12.2013 | Canada
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Millions of people are planning on quitting their jobs; however, that's only if they win the largest jackpot in Canadian history. The Lott...

Just The Beginning

CBC | Posted 06.12.2013 | Canada Business

The Royal Bank of Canada has issued a printed apology to workers affected by their outsourcing arrangements, but the bank's public relations problems ...

DISTURBING Post Brags About Apparent Sexual Assault

CBC | Posted 06.12.2013 | Canada

An anonymous online post on a Facebook page called Humber Epic Hookup Fails bragging about an apparent sexual assault has outraged Humber College, its...

Olympic Stadium's roof ripped 1240 times last year

CBC | Posted 06.12.2013 | Canada
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The fabric roof on Montreal's Olympic Stadium continues to deteriorate, according to the 2012 annual report of the Olympic Installations Board (RIO.) ...

B.C. Vet Seeks Roadkill Donations

CBC | Posted 06.12.2013 | Canada British Columbia

A veterinary hospital in B.C. Kootenay region is putting out a public plea for donations of road kill and rodents. The Invermere Veterina...