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 2018-01-22 11:12 

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With a deep tech talent pool, Toronto could hit Amazon's 'sweet spot' with bid for new HQ...

Toronto faces stiff competition in its bid to court Amazon, but some Canadian tech watchers agree that among the 20 cities short-listed as potential locations for the company's second headquarters, Toronto might just hit...

 2018-01-22 11:12 

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Nearly 100 people submit statements in Winnipeg case under new Canadian victims rights bill...

An "unprecedented" number of victim impact statements has delayed the sentencing hearing for the killer of a Winnipeg high school student — and legal experts says the relatively new Canadian Victims Bill of Rights is to blame....

 2018-01-22 10:13 

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Lower U.S. business taxes, uncertainty over NAFTA complicate Trudeau's investment pitch in Davos...

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Finance Minister Bill Morneau, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland and Status of Women Minister Maryam Monsef set off today for the annual gathering in Switzerland with goals that include attracting investment, promot...

 2018-01-22 10:00 

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Why Trump's desire for a protectionist wall threatens more than NAFTA: Don Pittis...

U.S. President Donald Trump continues to threaten to scrap NAFTA. But Canadian trade experts say as long as the sides are still talking, there's still hope to avoid the worst of Trump's protectionist impulses....

 2018-01-22 10:00 

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Family of Ontario crash victim denied chance to face accused...

After Kristine Cadieux died in a collision last June on Highway 401, her husband expected a chance to face the driver who caused it and deliver a victim impact statement in court. But Cadieux says he wasn't told about any court proceedings until three...

 2018-01-22 02:11 

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Edmonton girl, 3, suffers serious injury to her hand due to botched IV line, mother says...

An Edmonton mother is worried her three-year-old daughter, who is recovering from open-heart surgery, sustained lifelong damage to her hand after a misplaced IV line caused the tissue to blister and decay....

 2018-01-22 02:11 

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'Some people just shouldn't have handguns': Mentally ill allowed to own, buy guns...

The country's gun control system is specifically designed to keep Canadians safe, yet it's allowing mentally ill people to get their hands on guns — and they are being used in suicides...

 2018-01-22 02:00 

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Pence visit to Middle East stirs anger over Jerusalem declaration...

U.S. Vice-President Mike Pence is in the Middle East explaining the decision made by President Trump in December to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel — a decision that has led Palestinian leaders to boycott the visit....

 2018-01-22 00:00 

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Quebec City Muslims alarmed by increasingly public displays of racism one year after mosque shooting...

Muslims from three generations reflect on the year that has passed since the deadly shooting at a Quebec City mosque on Jan. 29, 2017, which left six dead....

 2018-01-21 22:23 

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Traces of blood found by police in Bruce McArthur's vehicle, auto shop owner says...

The owner of an auto parts shop says police had been investigating Bruce McArthur, who has been charged in the murder of two men, since early October, when they first came looking for a vehicle he sold....

 2018-01-21 21:09 

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Farmers Dairy milk pulled from shelves for 'off-taste flavour'...

If you recently bought Farmers Dairy milk that tastes off, the company says you can return it for a full refund....

 2018-01-21 21:09 

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Insurers say Canadian weather getting weirder...

An index compiled by the insurance industry indicates extreme weather in Canada is falling outside the range of normal variability more frequently....

 2018-01-21 21:07 

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Mexico had over 29,000 murders in 2017, but homicide rate still lower than some Latin American nations...

Mexico posted its highest homicide rate in decades, with the government reporting Sunday there were 29,168 murders in 2017....

 2018-01-21 20:08 

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Filmmaker aboard icebreaker documents aborted mission to study Arctic climate change...

When Manitoba filmmaker Christopher Paetkau embarked on a research journey to study the effects of climate change in the high Arctic, he never expected those same effects to thwart the very mission he was there to document....

 2018-01-21 20:08 

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Wind wreaks havoc, leaves thousands without power in B.C....

Environment Canada has issued wind warnings for Metro Vancouver, the Sunshine Coast and Vancouver Island. BC Hydro crews are working to restore electricity for thousands of customers on the Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island....

 2018-01-21 18:08 

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New tactics, old scam: CRA fraud scheme still making the rounds...

Police in Newfoundland and Labrador have had so many calls about a CRA scam already this year that they're asking people to call only if they've lost money. Meanwhile, one N.L. woman duped by a text version of the scam is worried about identity th...

 2018-01-21 17:08 

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Amazon would have been welcome, say Canadian tech sector CEOs whose cities were snubbed...

Tech sector entrepreneurs whose Canadian cities were snubbed by Amazon in its search for a second corporate campus say they are disappointed, despite fears they would have seen increased competition for scarce skilled talent....

 2018-01-21 17:08 

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Canada Post scraps 'northern flat rate box' after charities decry unfair treatment for the North...

Canada Post's 'if it fits, it ships' pilot program became an issue for charities and not-for-profits sending goods to the North....

 2018-01-21 17:08 

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Hudson Bay Quest sled dog race cancelled for 2nd year in a row...

Hudson Bay Quest has cancelled this year's edition of their annual race, say organizers, because Churchill's current lack of a rail line means logistics proved too challenging....

 2018-01-21 17:06 

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U.S. House could accept bill extending government funding for 3 weeks...

U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan says the House of Representatives would accept a bill funding the government through Feb. 8 and ending the current shutdown of federal agencies, if the Senate can pass the measure....

 2018-01-21 16:17 

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Man wanted for human trafficking in Ontario arrested in Nova Scotia...

A man wanted on a Canada-wide warrant for human trafficking in the Toronto area has been arrested in Nova Scotia and charged with several offences, police say....

 2018-01-21 16:08 

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Trouble ahead in Canada's beer economy as 'escalator' tax takes hold...

A yearly increase to the federal tax on beer that's set to start in April has brewers in Canada warning of climbing prices as...

 2018-01-21 15:08 

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This Nova Scotian marked her 50th birthday with 50 firsts...

Donna Hatt didn't want to celebrate her 50th birthday with a one-day celebration. She decided to celebrate the occasion by trying out 50 new things in 2017....

 2018-01-21 13:13 

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Iraqi court sentences to death German woman who joined ISIS...

An Iraqi court on Sunday sentenced to death a German woman of Moroccan origin for membership in ISIS, a spokesperson said....

 2018-01-21 13:12 

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Head of popular girl band leads N. Korean team to S. Korea...

North Korean pop star Hyon Song-wol has arrived in South Korea to prepare for a performance at next month's Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang....

 2018-01-21 11:25 

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Jordan's king tells Mike Pence U.S. must 'rebuild trust'...

Jordan's King Abdullah II is appealing to U.S. Vice-President Mike Pence to...

 2018-01-21 10:32 

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Turkish troops attack Kurdish enclave in northern Syria...

Turkish troops and Syrian opposition forces attacked a Kurdish enclave in northern Syria on Sunday in their bid to drive a U.S.-allied Kurdish militia from the region....

 2018-01-21 10:10 

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Taliban attack on Afghan hotel ends after 13 hours, 6 dead...

A Taliban assault on the Intercontinental Hotel in Afghanistan's capital killed at least six people, including a foreigner, and pinned security forces down for more than 13 hours before the last attacker was killed on Sunday, with the casualty toll ex...

 2018-01-21 10:00 

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Less than half the people deported from Canada in 2017 paid their own way home...

Less than half the foreign nationals forced to leave Canada last year did so voluntarily and paid their own way home, according to data from the border services agency. Some advocates say the government should provide financial assistance to help migrants...

 2018-01-21 10:00 

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Rogers sales tactics and the 'Tide pod challenge': CBC's Marketplace consumer cheat sheet...

Miss something this week? Don't panic. CBC's Marketplace rounds up the consumer and health news you need....

 2018-01-21 01:19 

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Speed Skating Canada investigating 'substantive' complaints against head coach...

The head of Speed Skating Canada tells CBC News the organization is investigating "substantive"; complaints against its head coach, Michael Crowe....

 2018-01-21 00:37 

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Haz-mat investigators descend on 3rd Toronto property tied to accused killer Bruce McArthur...

A haz-mat team descended on a third Toronto property associated with Bruce McArthur on Saturday, the accused killer of two men who vanished from the Gay Village in downtown last spring....

 2018-01-20 22:51 

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'Jury made the right decision,' says former MMA chairman of Lac-Mgantic verdict...

The former railway executive in charge of Montreal, Maine and Atlantic (MMA) is speaking out after the acquittal of three of his former employees charged with criminal negligence causing death in the 2013 Lac-Mgantic rail disaster....

 2018-01-20 22:03 

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Junior hockey star charged in violent break-in at Calgary professor's home...

A Mount Royal University student and the former captain of its hockey team has been charged in a brutal attack on an MRU professor after a break-in at her Calgary home last weekend, CBC News has learned....

 2018-01-20 19:15 

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Several dead after gunmen attack Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel...

Gunmen attacked Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel on Saturday, seizing hostages and exchanging gunfire with security forces as the building in the Afghan capital caught fire and residents and staff fled....

 2018-01-20 19:03 

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$262 a day for B.C. woman's cancer drug, while friend with U.S. coverage gets it free...

The friends say their cases highlight the disparity in treatment options for women with metastatic breast cancer in the U.S. and Canada....

 2018-01-20 19:03 

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Beer. in this place: new road signs point to nearest brews...

Big beers ahead. The latest New Brunswick tourism signs are of roadside brews built to entice travellers to taverns....

 2018-01-20 17:38 

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U.S. government shutdown underway amid blame game...

Republicans and Democrats are blaming each other for the congressional failure to pass a bill to continue funding for U.S. federal agencies and prevent some of them from shutting down....

 2018-01-20 17:37 

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Turkish jets bombard Kurdish-run city of Afrin in Syria...

Turkish jets bombed the Kurdish-controlled city of Afrin in northern Syria on Saturday, as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan promised to expand Turkey's military border operations against a Kurdish group that has been a key U.S. ally in the war on ISIS....

 2018-01-20 15:25 

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Young Russians risk futures to support Alexei Navalny, Vladimir Putin's nemesis...

He can't get air time on state TV and is banned from Russia's March election. But opposition politician Alexei Navalny, an anti-corruption crusader and lawyer, is still attracting attention from young Russians through social media....

 2018-01-20 15:00 

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Barry and Honey Sherman were murdered by multiple killers, private investigators believe: source...

Private investigators believe that the billionaire Toronto couple found dead in December were murdered by multiple killers, a source with direct knowledge of the parallel probe into their mysterious deaths told CBC Toronto....

 2018-01-20 14:00 

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Why 'predatory marriage' caught our attention...

Moira Welsh, who often writes about issues affecting Canada's growing population of seniors, talks to The Investigators about her Jan. 6 story which used a recent Ontario court ruling to explore the phenomenon of predatory marriage....

 2018-01-20 12:12 

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2 Canadians, 2 Americans freed after kidnapping in Nigeria, police say...

Two Americans and two Canadians have been freed after being kidnapped in the northern Nigerian state of Kaduna, a police spokesman said on Saturday....

 2018-01-20 11:51 

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Turkish ski bus accident kills 11, injures 44...

Turkish officials say a bus carrying mostly holiday-makers on a ski trip has crashed into trees on the side of a road, killing 11 passengers and injuring 44 others....

 2018-01-20 11:01 

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Retrofitting suburbia: Old shopping malls can be saved by their parking lots...

Aging shopping centres are gradually becoming relics on a sea of inner-city asphalt. But some retailers are seizing on the opportunity to do something dramatic with their biggest asset: land....

 2018-01-20 10:00 

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Montreal talks could signal beginning of the end for NAFTA...

Montreal's NAFTA talks could signal the end of a golden age of free trade between Canada, Mexico and the United States, according to members of Canada's advisory panel on the trade meetings....

 2018-01-20 10:00 

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Why Trudeau is going back to the U.S. to talk trade — and who he wants to reach...

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will return to the United States next month to pitch the benefits of free trade with Canada to audiences that will include U.S. Democrats, a group that could be much more powerful by year's end....

 2018-01-20 10:00 

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Looking for Trump's greatest 'triumph' 1 year on? Check out how he's reshaping the federal courts...

What could be U.S. President Donald Trump's most transformative feat in his first year is happening quickly and uncharacteristically quietly, a historic reshaping of an entire branch of the U.S. government: The federal judiciary....

 2018-01-20 10:00 

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1 year after Women's March, Canadians rally with a new focus on women in politics...

Thousands of Canadians marched in solidarity with Americans on Jan. 21, 2017 to protest the inauguration of U.S. President Donald Trump. This year the focus is on local and Canadian issues....

 2018-01-20 04:59 

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Could you receive a missile text alert on your phone? In B.C., not yet...

In Canada, provinces are responsible for emergency management, and they determine who is authorized to use the system to send out alerts....

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