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We're Drifting Further Apart: Poll

CBC | Posted 11.12.2013 | Canada Politics

Twelve years after the Sept. 11 attacks on the United States, fewer Canadians say the U.S. and Canada should move towards closer cooperation on nation...

Firms push back against new NEB security deposit rules

CBC | Posted 11.12.2013 | Canada Politics

Oil and gas exploration companies say new security deposit requirements are going to push them out of business. The issue came up yesterday at the Pr...

Suspected gunman in area locks down Halifax school

CBC | Posted 11.12.2013 | Canada
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A lockdown that began at a north-end Halifax school after a gunman was reported in the neighbourhood has been lifted. Halifax school board spokesman ...

Dan Cleary takes big pay cut to stay with Red Wings

CBC | Posted 11.12.2013 | Canada Sports

Being a Detroit Red Wing is more important to forward Dan Cleary than adding numbers to his paycheque. The 15-year National Hockey League veteran on ...

Transgender child, 11, goes public about his story

CBC | Posted 11.12.2013 | Canada
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Wren Kauffman, 11, and his family are embarking on a unique journey — he's living fully as a boy, and coming out in public, after being born as...

Man dies in Toronto after suffering apparent stab wounds

CBC | Posted 11.12.2013 | Canada
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A man has died after being rushed to a Toronto trauma centre with apparent stab wounds. Shortly before 9 a.m. on Thursday, Toronto police were called...

Rooftop solar panels pose dangers, Ontario firefighters say

CBC | Posted 11.12.2013 | Canada
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Firefighters across Ontario are raising concerns about alternative energy sources, particularly solar panels. Some say rooftop solar panels make it d...

2 Roughriders charged with aggravated assault

CBC | Posted 11.12.2013 | Canada Sports

Two Saskatchewan Roughriders have been charged with aggravated assault following an incident at a Regina nightclub that left a 20-year-old man injured...

Project Traveller warrants too sensitive for public, court hears

CBC | Posted 11.12.2013 | Canada
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A court fight by the CBC and seven media organizations to unseal search warrants tied to this spring’s police raids in Toronto has quickly become bo...

Jason MacDonald named PMO communications director

CBC | Posted 11.12.2013 | Canada
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Jason MacDonald, who has been spokesman for Aboriginal Affairs Minister Bernard Valcourt for the past year, has been named director of communications ...

Putin warns Americans of Syria strike risks in NYT op-ed

CBC | Posted 11.12.2013 | Canada Politics

Russian President Vladimir Putin warns in a New York Times op-ed Thursday that a U.S. military strike against Syria could "unleash a new wave of ...

Abbotsford city officials work to clear homeless camp

CBC | Posted 11.12.2013 | Canada
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Abbotsford city officials are gathering at a controversial homeless camp to enforce a city order to vacate the site this morning. Officials say there...

Bloc Québécois expels MP over secular charter comments

CBC | Posted 11.12.2013 | Canada
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The Bloc Québécois has expelled MP Maria Mourani from its caucus over critical comments she made about the proposed Quebec charter of values, CBC Ne...

Dead starfish in Vancouver waters puzzle scientists

CBC | Posted 11.12.2013 | Canada
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A B.C. marine scientist, who has found dozens of dead starfish in Vancouver waters, is hoping international experts can help figure out what's ki...

Toronto radiologist's 3,500 CT scans, mammograms reviewed

CBC | Posted 11.12.2013 | Canada
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The results of 3,500 CT scans and mammograms conducted in the Toronto area are being reviewed by Trillium Health Partners after a "performance is...

Cougar chopper came 'within seconds' of hitting water

CBC | Posted 11.12.2013 | Canada
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A helicopter carrying offshore oil workers dropped suddenly from the sky and came close to hitting the water in a July 2011 incident, the Transportati...

Stintz not sold on Murray's subway plan

CBC | Posted 11.12.2013 | Canada
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TTC Chair Karen Stintz is worried the province is on the wrong track with its proposal for the Scarborough subway extension. - Murray unveils Scarboro...

Ad aims to lure Quebec doctors to Ontario, targetting values

CBC | Posted 11.12.2013 | Canada
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An Ontario hospital is trying to lure Quebec-trained health care workers by tapping into the controversy surrounding Quebec’s values charter. Laker...

Canadian new home prices up 1.9% annually in July

CBC | Posted 11.12.2013 | Canada
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The cost of new housing rose 0.2 per cent across Canada in July, with house prices in Toronto, Oshawa, Ont. and Calgary boosting the increase, Statist...

Victim's friend testifies at Kelowna drug deal death trial

CBC | Posted 11.12.2013 | Canada
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A Kelowna court is hearing how a young woman killed in 2010 was heavily involved in the drug trade. Brittney Lee Irving, 24, was last seen leaving a ...

G20 officer guilty of assault with a weapon

CBC | Posted 11.12.2013 | Canada
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Toronto police Const. Babak Andalib-Goortani has been found guilty of assault with a weapon in the G20 arrest of protester Adam Nobody three years ago...

Injured university football player laments lost life dreams

CBC | Posted 11.12.2013 | Canada
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Kevin Kwasny, whose life was changed forever after suffering irreversible brain damage in a university football game, talks to CBC News about lost dre...

Quebec Premier Pauline Marois meets Nunavik Inuit leaders

CBC | Posted 11.12.2013 | Canada
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Quebec Premier Pauline Marois arrives in Kuujjuaq today for a meeting with Nunavik Inuit leaders. And she is likely to get an earful. Both the Makiv...

Warm weather spurs rat population boom

CBC | Posted 11.12.2013 | Canada
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Some pest controllers in the Lower Mainland say they're seeing more rats than usual this time of year. "We're getting a lot more phone...

Calgary roads reopen after train derailment

CBC | Posted 11.12.2013 | Canada
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Calgary's Blackfoot Trail has reopened after closing Wednesday after a train derailment at 15 Street S.E. Eight cars of the train, which was car...