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Hudson takes out $750K loan to repair Pine Lake dam

CBC | Posted 10.06.2014 | Canada
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The town of Hudson has taken out a $750,000 loan to repair the cracked dam in its beloved Pine Lake, but some residents say the size of the loan is ov...

Olivia Wilde photo shoot puts breastfeeding in spotlight

CBC | Posted 10.06.2014 | Canada
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Olivia Wilde has added another famous face to the breastfeeding movement — the American actor and model is featured in a photo shoot in the Sep...

Valour Road Victoria Crosses united in Winnipeg for 1st time

CBC | Posted 10.06.2014 | Canada
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Three First World War medals with a special Winnipeg connection are in the city and on display together for the first time ever. The Victoria Cross,...

Fur hats, black coat stolen from Hasidic Jewish family home

CBC | Posted 10.06.2014 | Canada
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Members of Montreal’s Hasidic Jewish community are upset — and perplexed — after a thief broke into a family’s home and stole some items of...

Susan Fennell, Brampton mayor, broke spending rules, audit says

CBC | Posted 10.06.2014 | Canada
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Mayor Susan Fennell of Brampton, Ont., breached spending rules 265 times, a forensic audit has found. The audit by Deloitte was released late Tuesday...

Alison Redford, former Alberta premier, resigns as MLA

CBC | Posted 10.06.2014 | Canada
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Former Alberta premier Alison Redford is resigning as MLA for Calgary-Elbow "to start the next chapter of my life." Redford made the announ...

Acadian congress celebrates history across 3 borders

CBC | Posted 10.06.2014 | Canada
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In 2004, the people running the Fort Ingall Historic Site in Cabano, Qué., had a seemingly simple idea. They would co-publish a pamphlet for touris...

Ebola death toll surpasses 930 as WHO emergency meeting convenes

CBC | Posted 10.06.2014 | Canada
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Deaths from Ebola stand at 932 in four West African countries, the World Health Organization says Wednesday as it holds an emergency meeting to decide...

Enola Gay, plane that dropped 1st atomic bomb, displayed on anniversary

CBC | Posted 10.05.2014 | Canada
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On August 6, 1945 the U.S. bomber Enola Gay dropped the first ever Atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima. Today, the re-assembled Boeing B-29 ...

How Canada's Ebola Outbreak Prep Has 'Led The World'

CBC | Posted 10.05.2014 | Canada Living

The deadly Ebola virus continues to claim lives in West Africa, but the risk of it spreading to the Canada public remains low, health experts say ...

Anti-immigration signs and stickers plastered around Saguenay

CBC | Posted 10.05.2014 | Canada
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Signs and stickers with strong messages against immigration have been appearing in the town of Saguenay recently, leaving some residents to worry they...

2 passenger jets diverted to Halifax airport after emergencies on board

CBC | Posted 10.05.2014 | Canada
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Two passenger airliners en route to destinations in Europe were forced to divert and land at Halifax Stanfield International Airport in Halifax, N.S.,...

Mount Polley mine tailings pond breach followed years of government warnings

CBC | Posted 10.05.2014 | Canada
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The B.C. Ministry of Environment says it warned Imperial Metals about the Mount Polley mine tailings pond levels repeatedly before this week's de...

What happened to Eugenie Bouchard in loss to qualifier?

CBC | Posted 10.05.2014 | Home
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Who saw this coming? In an absolute stunner, Eugenie Bouchard was ousted from the Rogers Cup in Montreal on Tuesday to American qualifier Shelby Roge...

Research breaks new ground on adult caregiver support for each other

CBC | Posted 10.05.2014 | Canada
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A doctoral researcher in Toronto is hoping to increase understanding and enhance healthcare guidelines when it comes to the role of adult caregivers i...

FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup: New Zealand at Paraguay

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Click the video player above for live online coverage of the FIFA Under-20 Women's World Cup as New Zealand and Paraguay meet at Olympic Stadium ...

FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup: Mexico vs Nigeria

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Click the video player above for live online coverage of the FIFA Under-20 Women's World Cup as Mexico and Nigeria meet at National Soccer Stadi...

FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup: France vs Costa Rica

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Click the video player above for live online coverage of the FIFA Under-20 Women's World Cup as France and Costa Rica meet at Olympic Stadium in ...

FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup: England vs Korea

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Click the video player above for live online coverage of the FIFA Under-20 Women's World Cup as England and Korea Republic meet at National Socc...

SickKids doctors remove teen's tumour without radiation or surgery

CBC | Posted 10.05.2014 | Canada
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A Brampton, Ont., teenager has become the first person in North America to have a benign tumour near his hip removed without radiation or surgery. Do...

Brett Lawrie leaves game with back tightness

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Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Brett Lawrie played only three innings on Tuesday in his first game back from the disabled list. Lawrie was removed f...

Date rape drug detector seen as way to promote safety, catch culprits

CBC | Posted 10.05.2014 | Canada
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An Oakville, Ont., man has made it his mission to combat the issue of date rape by creating a device that can detect the presence in drinks of common ...

Fewer Young People Getting Behind The Wheel

CBC | Posted 10.05.2014 | Canada Alberta

Experts say some young people are waiting longer to get their driver's licences — or just not bothering at all. Ron Wilson, a driver&apos...

Cafe on the Square's $400K debt gets blunt city hall response

CBC | Posted 10.05.2014 | Canada
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Toronto City Hall was buzzing on Tuesday with fresh talk about money losses with news the building's main eatery, Café on the Square, is deeply ...

Top 10 drugs seized at Montreal’s Trudeau airport

CBC | Posted 10.05.2014 | Canada
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Most suitcases are filled with the usual suspects — toothbrushes, sunscreen and souvenirs  — but sometimes border agents get a surprise. ...