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"20.02.2017 14:30:00" cbc.ca Quebec increases maple syrup production amid internal revolt, foreign competition Despite a 30 per cent increase in production over the last decade, Quebec's share of global output has fallen. The problem, some say, is a bureaucratic one. Most of world's maple syrup comes from Quebec, but competitors are catching up.
"20.02.2017 14:00:00" cbc.ca 'Feeling squeezed out': Will a move to save Vancouver's housing past compromise its future? In a city where "bulldozer-bait" homes can fetch close to $3 million, Vancouver's chief planner is faced with a choice that could shape the city for decades to come. Out with the new, in with the old?
"20.02.2017 13:30:00" cbc.ca Trump and the Crown: Brits unsettled over U.S. president getting royal treatment President Trump's upcoming state visit to the United Kingdom has inspired much more than raised eyebrows: protests, petitions and a move to sack the speaker of the House. Trump's upcoming state visit to meet the Queen will be debated in the British House of Commons today.
"20.02.2017 10:00:01" cbc.ca Outwitting government and tech company surveillance through "crypto parties" Not your average cocktail party, this one teaches people to avoid online surveillance. At a typical crypto party, people learn to use what are known as circumvention technologies.
"20.02.2017 09:00:00" cbc.ca Toxic Jewelry and holiday scams: CBC Marketplace's consumer cheat sheet Have you been too busy this week to keep up with health and consumer news? CBC's Marketplace is here to help. CBC Marketplace's investigation into cadmium levels in low-cost jewelry has led to tougher federal government regulations.
"20.02.2017 08:00:00" cbc.ca Taking on vitamin D headlines, and health professionals weigh in on Donald Trump: CBC's health newsletter Second Opinion is a vital dose of the week's news in health and medicine from reporter Kelly Crowe and CBC Health. What's with this week's vitamin D hype?
"20.02.2017 07:00:01" cbc.ca Revenge of the comment section: Will CETA really benefit ordinary Canadians?: Opinion Some commenters are doubtful that the average person will reap the rewards Canada is finally getting its deal with the European Union but some CBC commenters aren't sold on its merits.
"20.02.2017 06:00:01" cbc.ca Hatching, Matching and Dispatching movie happening The cast reuniting for the movie that's an extension of the TV series Hatching, Matching and Dispatching is making good use of this week's heavy snowfall in St. John's. Filming underway as cast that includes Shaun Majumder, Mary Walsh reprise their TV roles.
"20.02.2017 05:00:01" cbc.ca Kenney works to consolidate lead as Alberta PC leader race enters homestretch The Alberta Progressive Conservative leadership race is the homestretch and front-runner Jason Kenney says he's still running like he's 10 votes behind, but he's also looking past voting day. Widely considered the front-runner, the former Harper cabinet minister has vowed to unite the right in Alberta.
"20.02.2017 04:30:00" cbc.ca Moncton teen learns to live life with selective mutism When Lauren Whiteway entered high school five years ago, she dealt with an anxiety disorder that caused paralysis of her vocal cords. Lauren Whiteway had to regain her voice after going mute for 12 days.
"20.02.2017 04:00:00" cbc.ca 'Harsh conditions' help force shutdown of Sable Island wind project The harsh conditions and extreme isolation of Sable Island has forced Ottawa to abandon a wind project on the iconic crescent-shaped sandbar — more than 15 years after it launched the initiative. The island is famous for the wild horses that have roamed there since the 18th century.
"20.02.2017 03:30:00" cbc.ca Don't go changing? Alberta MLA wants to drop daylight saving time Does it continue to make sense for Albertans to change their clocks twice a year? An Alberta MLA is asking that question. NDP MLA Thomas Dang says some of the reasons to continue with daylight savings time appear to be more myth than fact.
"20.02.2017 03:00:00" cbc.ca James Brown's 'Funky Drummer' Clyde Stubblefield dead at 73 Clyde Stubblefield, a drummer for James Brown who created one of the most widely sampled drum breaks ever, died Saturday. He was 73. He was best known for a short solo on Brown's 1970 single, Funky Drummer.
"20.02.2017 02:30:00" cbc.ca They got visas, but will Syria's White Helmets members make the Oscars? Two members of Syria's White Helmets humanitarian organization, the subject of an Academy Award-nominated film, will be attending the Oscars Feb. 26 in Los Angeles. The leader of the humanitarian group and the cinematographer have acquired visas following the U.S. travel ban halt.
"20.02.2017 02:00:19" The National for Sun., Feb. 19, 2017 LIVE: This is The National for Sunday, February 19, 2017
"20.02.2017 02:00:00" cbc.ca 'More of the same or change': Ecuador voters head to polls in presidential election Ecuadoreans are choosing Sunday between a candidate who vows to continue President Rafael Correa's populist platform or one of several more conservative contenders who pledge to attack corruption and cut taxes to stimulate the Andean nation's flagging Polls suggest it will be a tight election, with no candidate likely to garner enough votes to win the first round.
"20.02.2017 01:30:00" cbc.ca Langley couple 'rescue' massive pipe organ, install it in their house Installing a gigantic pipe organ inside a modest home could reasonably be called impossible. But for Langley's Sipke and Lois Pyle, it's been a lifelong dream. "It's the end of a life dream — or the beginning of a life dream, I should say."
"20.02.2017 01:00:00" cbc.ca More than 400 boxes of limited-edition Kraft Dinner arrive for B.C. boy with autism A six-year-old boy with autism spectrum disorder in Nanaimo, B.C., has more macaroni and cheese than he could ever have imagined. Kraft Dinner Star Wars Mac and Cheese is his preferred meal.
"20.02.2017 00:30:00" cbc.ca Police now say no formal investigation into anti-Muslim rally outside Toronto mosque Toronto police say they are not formally investigating an anti-Muslim rally held outside a downtown mosque on Friday. On Saturday police said the incident was being probed as a possible hate crime. Previously police said the incident was being probed as a possible hate crime.
"20.02.2017 00:00:01" cbc.ca Minneapolis woman shocked friend walked to Canada A Minneapolis woman says she was shocked to learn a close friend, who feared deportation after Trump's presidency, walked into Canada during the middle of winter. "He told me that he thought he was going to die."
"19.02.2017 23:30:00" cbc.ca Trump holding interviews for national security adviser as he tries to refocus Finding a replacement for ousted Michael Flynn as national security adviser is high on U.S. President Donald Trump's to-do list. High on Trump's to-do list is finding a replacement for ousted Michael Flynn as national security adviser.
"19.02.2017 23:00:00" cbc.ca Remembering Stuart: What everyday act of an ordinary person in your community do you think should be honoured? The death of Stuart McLean brought forth an outpouring of love for the man, his stories, and his approach to life. In his spirit tell us your stories of something he gave out the Arthur awards for: small acts of kindness by individuals in your community. Do you have a story of an act of kindness in your community?
"19.02.2017 22:30:00" cbc.ca 'What has he been smoking?': Swedes scratch heads at Trump's suggestion of major incident Former Swedish foreign minister Carl Bildt mocked U.S. President Donald Trump after he suggested a major incident had happened in the Scandinavian country. Trump mentioned "last night in Sweden" as he alluded to terror attacks, but no incidents were reported.
"19.02.2017 22:00:00" cbc.ca Here's how Yukon reacted when most of the territory went without power Most of Yukon went without power for a few hours Saturday after a hydro unit in Whitehorse went offline. But Yukoners took it in stride, with many sharing their experiences on social media. Here's what they had to say. The outages hit Whitehorse, Dawson City, Mayo, Keno City, Haines Junction and Carmacks.
"19.02.2017 21:46:37" Conservative leadership debate in Vancouver LIVE: Conservative leadership candidates are squaring off in a debate in Vancouver: http://www.cbc.ca/1.3990403
"19.02.2017 21:30:00" cbc.ca 'I was in shock': Why Canadians are still struggling with runaway cellphone charges Canada's Wireless Code was created in 2013 to help protect cellphone customers from runaway charges. But critics say it needs fine-tuning to help Canadians manage their growing thirst for data in our wireless world. Critics say it's time the CRTC put some tougher measures in place to ensure Canadians don't get stung by excessive wireless fees.
"19.02.2017 21:02:35" Cross Country Checkup: Remembering Stuart McLean This week's CBC Cross Country Checkup is dedicated to Stuart McLean. In his spirit, tell us your stories of small acts of kindness by individuals in your community.
"19.02.2017 21:00:01" cbc.ca 'Broken promise that will cost lives': Government has yet to resettle any Yazidi victims of ISIS The Liberal government is set to unveil its resettlement plan for Yazidi victims of ISIS, but as a one-week deadline looms, the federal program has not yet brought in a single survivor. Critics worry the Canadian government is not moving with the same urgency as it did with re-settling Syrian refugees.
"19.02.2017 20:30:00" cbc.ca Trump must punish Russia for election interference, Republican senator says A senior U.S. Republican senator on Sunday urged President Donald Trump to take action against Russia over allegations that Moscow interfered in the election that brought him to power. South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham says there needs to be "consequences" for the alleged U.S. election hack.
"19.02.2017 20:00:02" cbc.ca Canada lags in online piracy fight: U.S. copyright group Ineffective laws that lag behind international standards have made Canada a hot spot for online piracy and copyright infringement, according to a group of rights holders that has again placed this country on a global watch list. Canada has become known for being a safe haven for illegal file sharing and hosting.
"19.02.2017 19:30:00" cbc.ca Peak oil demand and why it's basically impossible to predict Forecasting oil demand used to be relatively simple business. But factors like ride-sharing programs, electric cars, and autonomous-driving systems are forcing experts to completely rethink their expectations for the future. It's really hard to know how much oil we'll consume in the future.
"19.02.2017 19:00:02" cbc.ca Brian Mulroney sings When Irish Eyes Are Smiling for Donald Trump Former Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney, attending a fundraising gala with Donald Trump, was called to the stage Saturday night to sing a tune he performed alongside another U.S. president more than 30 ago. Former Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney performed the song at a fundraising gala.
"19.02.2017 18:30:00" cbc.ca Iraq launches operation to 'liberate' western Mosul from ISIS Iraqi forces have launched an operation to retake the western half of Mosul from ISIS. The goal is to capture the western side of the city that remains under control of Islamic State.
"19.02.2017 18:00:02" 'Memories' by Liam Beck 11 year-old Liam Beck wrote this poem as a tribute to Stuart McLean. See how others are remembering the host of Vinyl Cafe: http://www.cbc.ca/1.3984928
"19.02.2017 17:30:00" cbc.ca Trump again takes aim at 'dishonest media' at Florida rally U.S. President Donald Trump again took aim at what he called the "dishonest media" at a rally in Melbourne, Fla. A recap of Trump's return to the campaign-style rally.
"19.02.2017 17:00:09" cbc.ca Dozens of asylum seekers, baby, cross into Manitoba Sunday Dozens more asylum seekers, including at least one baby, who fled the United States for Canada made their way into Manitoba early Sunday morning, CBC News has learned. The asylum seekers, including a baby, are at the Emerson, Man., border right now and are waiting to be processed by border agents.
"19.02.2017 16:30:00" cbc.ca Anti-Islamophobia motion offers a chance to take a stand against hatred: Opinion Creating political hay over the wording of this motion undermines the marginalization and hate experienced on a regular basis by Canadian Muslims. Why quibble over semantics? OPINION
"19.02.2017 16:00:00" cbc.ca SpaceX launches rocket with supplies to International Space Station A SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft was blasted into space Sunday aboard a Falcon 9 rocket, on a mission to deliver supplies to the International Space Station. After being postponed yesterday, SpaceX has officially launched
"19.02.2017 15:30:00" cbc.ca 'It's about to blow': Influx of asylum seekers puts strain on small Manitoba community As asylum seekers continue to trickle in to Emerson, Man., it's beginning to put a strain on local resources and raise some security concerns over potential risks to the residents. The influx of asylum seekers is putting a strain on local resources and raising security concerns, according to an official.
"19.02.2017 15:00:01" Fredericton men brave blizzard for Tims coffee Would you brave a blizzard for a double-double?
"19.02.2017 14:00:01" cbc.ca Eagle vs. drone and Trudeau meets Trump: The week in pictures Here's the week in pictures for Feb. 11-17. From Trudeau's meeting with Trump to the 2017 Grammys, check out the top images from the week that was.
"19.02.2017 13:00:06" cbc.ca B.C. transplant specialist says drug overdose organ donors on the rise There has been a spike in the proportion of organs coming from donors who have died of drug overdoses in British Columbia, says a leading transplant specialists. The Canadian Transplant Society says recipients don't mind if organ comes from someone killed by a drug overdose.
"19.02.2017 12:00:03" cbc.ca An ugly cat and 2 Fort McMurray guys raise money for Syria Two Fort McMurray men hope to use their cats “celebrity” and hard-to-look-at and hard-to-look-away face to raise money for a campaign called Be Kind. The two hope to use the cat's "celebrity" and hard-to-look-at-but-hard-to-look-away face to raise money for a campaign called Be Kind.
"19.02.2017 11:00:05" cbc.ca Shields on the bus: Fatal Winnipeg attack has transit drivers calling for barriers Could a clear piece of plastic prevent future attacks on transit drivers? After a Winnipeg driver was killed by a passenger this week, it's a question on the minds of many who make a living behind the wheel, both in Manitoba and elsewhere. Shields are being floated as a possible solution, but not everyone is on board.
"19.02.2017 10:00:00" cbc.ca Texas judge allows lawsuit against Selena widower to proceed A Texas judge says a lawsuit against the widower of slain Tejano star Selena can proceed as her father seeks to block a TV series about her. Selena's father is trying to block a TV series based on a book written by her widower Chris Perez.
"19.02.2017 09:00:08" cbc.ca This collapsible porta-potty was invented in southern Ontario The P-Pod folds down and becomes one-third the height of a traditional porta-potty, allowing people to transport three times as many units at considerable savings. Meet the P-Pod.
"19.02.2017 08:00:03" cbc.ca MPP wants Ontario legislature to hold its own debate on Islamophobia The furor in the House of Commons over a motion condemning Islamophobia is prompting a similar debate in the Ontario legislature next week. A Liberal MPP sent a letter to other members asking that they support a motion that calls for the House to condemn all forms of Islamophobia.
"19.02.2017 07:00:04" cbc.ca How table salt developed at U of T is saving millions of lives in India When Levente Diosady was tasked two decades ago with finding a way to add iron into the diets of people in developing countries and save millions of lives, he took it with a grain of salt — literally. This sat is helping more than 24 million people in India's state of Uttar Pradesh, where anemia is particularly rampant.
"19.02.2017 06:00:01" cbc.ca Angelina Jolie in Cambodia for premiere of her new Khmer Rouge film Angelina Jolie said Saturday that she hopes her new film about Cambodia under the Khmer Rouge will help educate the world about the brutality of the 1970s regime and shed light on the plight of young people in war zones today. Jolie said she hopes the film will educate people about the brutality of the Khmer Rouge and shed light on young people in war zones today.
"19.02.2017 05:00:00" cbc.ca Suspending Vice-Admiral Mark Norman 'one hardest days of my career,' says Vance The country's chief of defence staff briefly broke his silence Friday over the suspension of his deputy. Gen. Jonathan Vance made a heartfelt appeal to let the system do its work but steadfastly refused to say why Vice-Admiral Mark Norman was asked to The country's top military commander delivered a heartfelt appeal for privacy and an end to the speculation surrounding the fate of his deputy.
"19.02.2017 04:30:00" cbc.ca Jays' Donaldson diagnosed with calf strain, expected to start season Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson was diagnosed with a right calf strain, but is expected to be ready for the start of the season according to a report from Sportsnet's Shi Davidi. Donaldson missed the first full-squad spring training workout on Saturday after tweaking his right calf.
"19.02.2017 04:00:00" cbc.ca Former NDP, Bloc MP takes leadership role in far right Quebec group La Meute Former MP Claude Patry is leading a local chapter of Quebec's secretive far right group, La Meute, a spokesman for the group says. La Meute — or Wolf Pack is a secretive far right group that was created in 2015 as the first wave of Syrian refugees arrived in Canada.
"19.02.2017 03:30:01" cbc.ca Stuart McLean's death could help boost melanoma awareness, experts say Two skin cancer experts say Stuart McLean's death, while tragic, could give a boost to awareness about the disease. Melanoma is one of the most common forms of cancer in Canada.
"19.02.2017 03:00:00" cbc.ca There's going to be a Lion King remake and part of the cast sounds familiar James Earl Jones and Donald Glover are lending their voices to Disney's upcoming remake of The Lion King. Another Disney film to add to the list of remakes.
"19.02.2017 02:30:00" cbc.ca U2's Bono meets with Mike Pence, calls him 'the 2nd-busiest man on earth' While in Europe for his first major foreign policy address representing the Trump administration, Mike Pence had an impromptu meeting with U2 frontman Bono. Bono offered his appreciation to the vice president for meeting and noted that Pence had supported bills to provide AIDS medication to African nations.
"19.02.2017 02:00:01" cbc.ca 'This is Canada's moment:' what investing in agri-food could mean for for the farm A Canadian agri-food expert says Canada has an opportunity to be a key player in the coming agriculture industrial-revolution - but the sector needs investment to take advantage. Canada could become a global leader in the agri-food industry, but it needs investments from the upcoming federal budget, says one expert.
"19.02.2017 01:30:00" cbc.ca White House shift on a two-state solution could be enormously damaging to Israel: Opinion If statehood if off the table, and if Palestinians are told they will never have the same rights as Israelis with whom they share territory, what is left to negotiate for? OPINION: "Israelis celebrating this apparent shift in American policy should think twice. It's enormously damaging to Israel."
"19.02.2017 01:00:00" cbc.ca Bag missing a month, Brazilian student losing hope Air Canada will ever find it A visiting student from Brazil is rapidly losing hope that he will ever see his luggage again before he returns home in the spring. The missing bag contained almost all his clothes and shoes and a laptop with much of his research on it.
"19.02.2017 00:00:00" cbc.ca A final story exchange: Fans honour Stuart McLean Pulling off to the side of the road or lingering in a car due to uproarious laughter, listening solo or alongside a crowd of friends and family, people across Canada and the world were united by Stuart McLean's stories. Here are just a selection of some What's your "Stuart story?"
"18.02.2017 23:30:00" cbc.ca Police investigate anti-Muslim rally outside Toronto mosque as possible hate crime Police are investigating if an anti-Islam rally held on the doorstep of a mosque in the heart of downtown Toronto on Friday had any criminal element and whether it could be considered a hate crime. Toronto police say they have received multiple complaints about the demonstration.
"18.02.2017 23:00:01" cbc.ca Norma McCorvey, who was at centre of Roe v. Wade, dead at 69 McCorvey later became an outspoken opponent of abortion, even attempting to challenge the 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling. Norma McCorvey's legal challenge under the pseudonym Jane Roe led to the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark decision that legalized abortion.
"18.02.2017 22:45:15" U.S. president holds rally in Florida airport hangar Donald Trump visits Melbourne, Fla. for a rally aimed at reaching his supporters directly.
"18.02.2017 22:30:00" cbc.ca Anti-Islamophobia debate might define both Liberals and Conservatives In the wake of the Quebec City mosque massacre, the Liberals see their anti-Islamophobia motion as a defining matter of leadership. Conservatives, meanwhile, have drawn a line under Islamophobia and want to see the word defined. The motion drew loud voices of opposition in the House of Commons claiming that an attack on free speech is at hand: ANALYSIS
"18.02.2017 22:00:00" cbc.ca Trudeau's Europe trip dominated by trade and Trump Justin Trudeau ended his European visit with a key note speech at a black tie dinner during which he warned an audience of Germany's business and political elite that corporate practices had to change if future trade deals were going to be possible. The prime minister pitched progressive trade deals as the solution to middle class economic anxiety, rather than the cause.
"18.02.2017 21:30:00" cbc.ca Garth Brooks adds extra shows to help beat the ticket scalpers Country singers Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood are playing nine shows over eight days in Edmonton to accommodate demand so fans don't have to pay inflated prices for tickets. "I don't know what your rules are here, but I'm pushing for capital punishment in the States for scalping," Brooks joked.
"18.02.2017 21:00:00" cbc.ca Conservative leadership hopefuls in B.C. for back-to-back debates The travelling Conservative leadership contest heads west this weekend and is expected to draw some big crowds at a pair of back-to-back debates in B.C.'s Lower Mainland. Candidates are debating in Langley today, and go for round two in downtown Vancouver tomorrow.
"18.02.2017 20:30:00" cbc.ca 'Bomb to Toronto': Bathroom note sparks evacuation of Canada-bound Turkish Airlines flight A Turkish Airlines plane in Istanbul was evacuated Saturday after a suspicious note was discovered in one of its bathrooms. The cabin crew found the words "BOMB TO TORONTO" on the bathroom wall on Flight TK-17.
"18.02.2017 20:00:02" cbc.ca Ukraine ceasefire to begin Monday, says Russia's Lavrov Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Saturday after meeting with his Ukrainian, German and French counterparts in Munich that a ceasefire between Ukraine and Russian-backed separatists will start on Monday. Meanwhile, Ukraine's foreign minister told reporters he was "not at all" happy with the results of Saturday's meeting.
"18.02.2017 19:30:00" cbc.ca Hundreds attend funeral for Toronto filmmaker Rob Stewart The conservationist and documentary filmmaker died during a dive in the Florida Keys in late January. Funeral-goers are wearing blue to honour the oceans that the late conservationist fought to protect.
"18.02.2017 19:07:22" cbc.ca Douglas Garland in hospital after prison assault Triple-murderer Douglas Garland was rushed to hospital Friday night after being attacked in prison. He was sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole for 75 years earlier in the day. BREAKING:
"18.02.2017 19:00:02" cbc.ca Asylum-seekers flee U.S. border patrol by scrambling over snowbank into Quebec Eight asylum-seekers, including four children, barely made it across the Canadian border on Friday as a U.S. border patrol officer tried to stop them. RCMP officers helped them up, lifting the younger children and asking a woman if she needed medical care.
"18.02.2017 18:30:00" cbc.ca Trump slips back into campaign mode with Florida rally U.S. President Donald Trump is set to hold a campaign-style rally at an airport hangar in Florida today, after four tumultuous weeks of governing. Trump wants to "speak directly to people across this county in an unfiltered way, in a way that doesn't have any bias."
"18.02.2017 18:00:01" cbc.ca RCMP bracing for more border crossers amid community concerns Manitoba RCMP's commanding officer, Assistant Commissioner Scott Kolody, says his force is doing its due diligence on the border and has added more resources to this area. The RCMP says it is adding more resources in the area, but warmer weather could complicate matters.
"18.02.2017 17:30:00" cbc.ca With Trump taking aim at a leaky White House, what will D.C. reporters do? U.S. President Donald Trump has been unflinchingly clear on one point this week: he views leaks from his White House as illegal, even treasonous, and means to hunt down those behind them. So how then will reporters handle leaks when they get them? "It's quite scary for us as journalists to be in the middle of it."
"18.02.2017 17:00:02" cbc.ca When fake news and marketing don't mix: 20th Century Fox gets lesson in modern media The backlash to a movie ad campaign by 20th Century Fox offers an important lesson in modern marketing: advertising and fake news don't mix in today's media environment. The marketing campaign for 'A Cure For Wellness' created a small constellation of fake local news websites.
"18.02.2017 16:30:00" cbc.ca U.S. will hold Russia accountable on Ukraine, Pence tells security conference U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Saturday sought to assure allies that the Trump administration will back NATO and stand with Europe even as it looks for new ways to co-operate with Russia. "Know this: the United States will continue to hold Russia accountable, even as we search for new common ground."
"18.02.2017 16:00:02" Crystal meth homework This Toronto-area mother says her son's homework assignment included instuctions on how to inject meth: http://www.cbc.ca/1.3986359
"18.02.2017 15:30:00" cbc.ca #baycott: Why won't Hudson's Bay drop Ivanka Trump's line? Following a grassroots boycott of Trump products, some retailers have stopped carrying the brand. But other stores continue to sell Ivanka Trump's fashions, and their reasons may be a mix of many factors, including politics. Continuing to sell maligned products could be expensive, but could could dumping them cost even more?
"18.02.2017 15:00:02" cbc.ca Vance asked if the military is considering equipment specifically fitted for women Canada's diminutive top soldier told a compact female cadet that he can relate to women's complaints about oversized body armour and other kit designed for larger men. Canada's top general was asked about getting equipment fitted especially for women.
"18.02.2017 14:00:02" cbc.ca 'Punch a Zionist' McGill student politician rebuffs calls to resign The Students' Society of McGill University has asked for the resignation of student politician Igor Sadikov following a tweet he sent out stating “punch a [Z]ionist today.” The student sent out a tweet stating "punch a [Z]ionist today" from his personal Twitter account and deleted it three days later.
"18.02.2017 13:00:04" cbc.ca Kinder Morgan reported in talks on $6.8B Trans Mountain pipeline financing Kinder Morgan Inc. has begun talks with institutional investors including major Canadian pension funds and private equity firms to raise capital for the $6.8 billion expansion of its Trans Mountain pipeline project, according to people familiar with the Kinder Morgan has held discussions with Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board.
"18.02.2017 12:00:02" cbc.ca SpaceX ready for Saturday launch to International Space Station The Florida launch pad from which astronauts once blasted off for the moon comes back to life this weekend thanks to the commercial space venture founded by tech entrepreneur Elon Musk. SpaceX is preparing for liftoff at 10:01 a.m. ET.
"18.02.2017 11:00:02" cbc.ca BlackBerry responds to $20M employee lawsuit: 'The case lacks merit' BlackBerry has told CBC News it will defend itself "vigorously" against an employee lawsuit that claims the company denied employees termination entitlements when it transferred them to the Ford Motor Company of Canada. The lawsuit that claims the company denied employees termination entitlements when it transferred them to the Ford Motor Company of Canada.
"18.02.2017 10:00:01" cbc.ca What's new, exotic and classic at Canada's biggest car show The Canadian International Auto Show runs Feb. 17-26 at the Toronto Metro Convention Centre and features vehicles ranging from the sublime to the ridiculous. The car show features more than 1,000 vehicles.
"18.02.2017 09:00:03" cbc.ca David and Victoria Beckham in 'beautiful' Whistler for family ski trip The soccer star was recently the focus of much scrutiny in Britain after alleged image-tarnishing emails were leaked to the media. The soccer celebrity's visit is coming hot off the heels of much criticism in Britain after image-tarnishing emails of his were leaked.
"18.02.2017 08:00:03" cbc.ca Prevalent workplace rudeness takes toll on health, Calgary researcher finds Rudeness in the workplace happens a lot and can have serious effects — including health-related — on the victims, a new report says. "People have reported rates of up to 99 per cent of people having experienced workplace incivility or also witnessing it."
"18.02.2017 07:00:02" cbc.ca Explosion kills 3-year-old in southeastern Turkish town A car bomb attack targeting government lodgings in southeastern Turkey has killed a three-year-old child and wounded 15 people, an official said. The bomb exploded near the homes of judges and prosecutors in the mainly Kurdish town.
"18.02.2017 06:00:00" cbc.ca 'A mirror of society:' Designers, models and more get political at Fashion Week While some fashion designers have always been overtly political, the recently wrapped New York Fashion Week just a month after U.S. President Donald Trump's inauguration included a broader range of brands addressing these tumultuous times. Fashion insiders declare "I am an immigrant" in the new video.
"18.02.2017 05:00:00" cbc.ca Trustee resigns from school board after racial slur used against parent York Region District School Board trustee Nancy Elgie has resigned in a YouTube video posted Friday afternoon. She came under fire last year when she referred to a parent using "the N-word."
"18.02.2017 04:30:00" cbc.ca 'No words, no language': Douglas Garland victim impact statements Douglas Garland was sentenced Friday in a Calgary courtroom to life in prison with no chance of parole for 75 years in the deaths of Alvin and Kathy Liknes and their five-year-old grandson Nathan O'Brien. The judge called the murders "brutal and senseless The judge called the murders "brutal and senseless and planned." Relatives went further.
"18.02.2017 04:00:00" cbc.ca Protesters outside Toronto mosque call for ban on Islam as Muslims pray inside More than a dozen people gathered outside a mosque in the heart of downtown Toronto with loudspeakers and banners in hand, shouting slogans about banning Islam as Muslims gathered to pray inside. The protestors were shouting slogans about banning Islam as Muslims gathered to pray inside.
"18.02.2017 03:30:00" cbc.ca Police offer extra protection to Toronto-area MP behind Islamophobia motion Police say they are investigating messages sent to Liberal MP Iqra Khalid and increasing patrols around her constituency office and home. Khalid has received thousands of angry emails since tabling a motion to condemn Islamophobia. MP Iqra Khalid Khalid told the House of Commons her office received roughly 50,000 messages, many of them hateful and threatening.
"18.02.2017 03:00:00" cbc.ca 'It's exploiting culture': Australia mulls bill to ban sale of fake Indigenous art An Australian MP plans to introduce a private member's bill to ban the sale of fake Aboriginal art in the country — and he has the backing Indigenous, arts and copyright advocates. "It's exploiting culture, because it's not real and it's a misrepresentation."
"18.02.2017 02:30:00" cbc.ca Canada's NATO deployment to Latvia begins in June The first Canadian troops assigned to NATO's deterrence force in Latvia will arrive in the Baltic country by June, the country's chief of defence staff said Friday. The deployment of 450 troops to check a resurgent Russia was agreed to by the Trudeau It kicks off a much-anticipated NATO deployment to restrain potential Russian ambitions in eastern Europe.
"18.02.2017 02:07:03" The National for Fri., Feb. 17, 2017 LIVE: This is The National for Friday, February 17, 2017
"18.02.2017 02:00:01" cbc.ca Feds investigating as B.C. oyster norovirus outbreak spreads The Public Health Agency of Canada says its taken on a leadership role in the investigation into norovirus-contaminated oysters from B.C., now that cases have been reported in Alberta and Ontario as well. There have been 221 reported case in B.C., Alberta, Ontario.
"18.02.2017 01:30:00" cbc.ca RCMP identify man found walking along southern Alberta highway RCMP in Redcliff have now identified a man who was found walking along the side of a southern Alberta highway on Tuesday and in need of medical help. Do you know this man?
"18.02.2017 01:00:00" cbc.ca RCMP commissioner signs off on $1.7M in bonuses for senior officers RCMP Commissioner Bob Paulson signed off on more than $1.7 million worth of what is called "at risk" performance pay last year for 90 senior officers, not including himself - at a time when rank and file Mounties have gone nearly three years without a Rank-and-file members of the RCMP have not received a raise since January 2014.
"18.02.2017 00:30:01" cbc.ca Kevin O'Leary sells wine on U.S. home shopping channel amid leadership campaign Conservative leadership candidate Kevin O'Leary took a break from the campaign trail Wednesday to pitch his wines on an American home shopping channel. Lisa Raitt, who is also running for the Conservative leadership, suggested it shows O'Leary isn't a serious contender.
"18.02.2017 00:00:02" cbc.ca Refugee claims at Canada-U.S. border have doubled over past 2 years The number of refugee claims made at Canadian land border crossings has more than doubled over the past two years, surging to 7,023 in 2016. But the spike isn't unusual and represents a return to the volume of refugees Canada has previously received, The numbers may appear high, but the Canadian Council of Refugees says the spike isn't unusual.
"17.02.2017 23:30:01" cbc.ca Commons anti-Islamophobia motion: 5 things to know MPs debated a Liberal-sponsored anti-Islamophobia motion and a Conservative counter-motion this week amid much public confusion and misinformation. Here are five things to know about the debate. Are you confused by the he anti-Islamophobia motion?
"17.02.2017 23:00:00" cbc.ca North Korea to reject results of Malaysian autopsy for Kim Jong-un's half brother North Korea said Friday it will reject the results of an autopsy on leader Kim Jong-un's estranged half brother, the victim of an apparent assassination this week at an airport in Malaysia. Pyongyang's ambassador said Malaysian officials may be "trying to A North Korean ambassador said Malaysian officials may be "trying to conceal something" related to the autopsy.
"17.02.2017 22:30:39" cbc.ca Rally for slain bus driver demands protection from 'heinous attacks' Emotional pleas to protect bus drivers from "heinous attacks" echoed through Winnipeg's City Hall courtyard on Friday as hundreds of transit workers rallied in the wake of this week's fatal stabbing of Irvine Jubal Fraser, 58. Workers and union representatives want governments to immediately begin making buses safer for drivers and the public.
"17.02.2017 22:00:00" cbc.ca Trump's travel ban is a gift to jihadi recruiters: Opinion Whether Trump succeeds in enacting his travel ban is, in a sense, already besides the point: on the ground in the Middle East, the damage is already done. Many in the jihadi community are actually celebrating the signing of Trump's executive order, writes Mohamed Fahmy.
"17.02.2017 21:30:00" cbc.ca How to make D.C. feel a 'Day Without Immigrants'? Take away sandwiches, child care and fitness classes A national grassroots protest organized entirely through social media called for immigrant staff at to go on strike Thursday by staying at home for the day as a response to U.S. President Donald Trump's immigration policies. The grassroots protest called on immigrant staff to go on strike in response to U.S. President Donald Trump's immigration policies,.
"17.02.2017 21:21:10" cbc.ca Triple murderer Douglas Garland gets record-tying 75-year sentence Douglas Garland has been sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole for 75 years after a jury found him guilty on Thursday of three counts of first-degree murder. BREAKING:
"17.02.2017 21:00:30" cbc.ca Drone used to drop contraband into Regina jail An investigation is being done after a drone was used to drop a package into the Regina Correctional Centre. The government didn't say what was dropped, only that it was "enough to be concerned" about.
"17.02.2017 20:30:41" cbc.ca Are face transplants still research? surgeons ask Is replacing a severely disfigured person's face with one from a dead donor ready to be called regular care, a U.S. clinic asks by doing the first U.S. face transplant that's not part of research. Faces, hands, wombs and even a penis have been transplanted, not to save lives, but to enhance them.
"17.02.2017 20:01:02" cbc.ca ISIS raid in Afghanistan kills 17 soldiers ISIS launches an attack on Afghan security posts killing 17 soldiers, according to an Afghan official, while a separate attack by the Taliban kills five police officers. The ISIS raid in Nangarhar sparked heavy fighting for several hours, according to one official.
"17.02.2017 19:30:00" cbc.ca 'Canada saved my life': Surge of LGBTQ refugees seek asylum in Edmonton For Adebayo Katiiti, returning to Uganda would be a death sentence. Adabeyo Katiiti arrived in Canada six months ago, after being imprisoned in Uganda for "promoting homosexuality."
"17.02.2017 19:11:05" cbc.ca Building blocks of life found on dwarf planet Ceres A NASA spacecraft has detected carbon-based materials, similar to what may have been the building blocks for life on Earth, on the Texas-sized dwarf planet Ceres that orbits between Mars and Jupiter in the main asteroid belt, scientists said on Thursday. Carbon-based molecules have been found on the largest celestial body in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter.
"17.02.2017 18:30:01" cbc.ca How to improve the 'health literacy' of parents caring for kids with chronic kidney disease A study out of Sick Kids underscores the value of reinforcing training to parents after their child is diagnosed with chronic kidney illness. Parents' poor comprehension of managing medications and tests is tied to more relapses in children with chronic illness.
"17.02.2017 18:00:50" cbc.ca B.C. signing health-care deal with federal government, including money for opioid crisis British Columbia is signing on to the health-care deal with the federal government, CBC News has learned. The deal to be announced today will give B.C. its share of new funding for home care and mental health, as well as money to deal with the opioid The agreement with B.C. leaves four provinces outside of the deal offered by federal government: Ontario, Quebec, Manitoba, Alberta.
"17.02.2017 17:30:00" cbc.ca Teacher suspended after 'shocked' mom says son was given instructions on injecting crystal meth 'I popped a blood vessel,' the mother of a Grade 8 student in Mississauga, Ont., said after her son brought home a school assignment that included instructions on how to make and inject crystal meth. An Ontario teacher has been suspended with pay after giving students instructions on cooking and injecting crystal meth.
"17.02.2017 17:00:00" cbc.ca Trudeau says Canada, Germany strong NATO 'actors' but won't commit to more spending Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke about Canada's diverse contributions to the NATO partnership without committing to up its defence spending when he addressed a news conference in Berlin. Angela Merkel committed to more military funding to meet NATO commitments. Trudeau didn't.
"17.02.2017 16:32:38" cbc.ca Auction for flood-damaged High River, Alta., homes gives new meaning to big move As the clock winds down on a provincial auction in High River, Alta., homes once worth hundreds of thousands of dollars are going for much, much less. Flooded homes in High River, Alta., are up for auction, but there's a catch.
"17.02.2017 15:59:21" cbc.ca White House denies report that Trump weighing mobilizing National Guard for immigration roundups The Trump administration is considering a proposal to mobilize as many as 100,000 National Guard troops to round up unauthorized immigrants, including millions living nowhere near the Mexico border, according to a draft memo obtained by The Associated BREAKING: White House calls AP report, "Not true. 100% false."
"17.02.2017 15:37:30" cbc.ca Among 'last defenders' of liberal world order, Merkel does heavier lifting Notwithstanding Canada's proximity to the U.S., it is Angela Merkel and Germany who stand at the front line in the battle to defend the familiar world order. German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her country sit at the front line in the battle for the status quo, writes Nahlah Ayed.
"17.02.2017 15:02:13" cbc.ca Former Bank of Canada governor says we should prepare to pay more tolls A former Bank of Canada governor says Canadians, especially those living in Ontario, need to get used to paying more to prop up needed infrastructure spending, and the Liberal government needs to do a better job of getting that message out there. David Dodge says Canadians should expect to pay more tolls and higher property taxes to fund infrastructure.
"17.02.2017 14:30:00" cbc.ca Douglas Garland sentencing to hear from victims' family members Douglas Garland's sentencing hearing is likely to be an emotional one as five of his victims' family members are set to read statements detailing their grief. Douglas Garland was convicted of three counts of first-degree murder and faces life in prison with no chance of parole for 25 to 75 years.
"17.02.2017 14:01:13" cbc.ca Trump's battle with U.S. intelligence community could slow the flow of key security info to Canada Canadian intelligence agencies could end up feeling the pain of the bruising political fight unfolding in Washington over leaks and the alleged ties of some in the Trump administration to Russia, experts warned on Thursday. Canada has no foreign intelligence service and relies on U.S. agencies to warn of threats.
"17.02.2017 13:32:51" cbc.ca Canadian inventor of selfie stick battles knock-offs and weak patents The Canadian inventor of the wildly popular selfie stick patented his innovation, but had to defend his exclusive right to the gadget in court, after knock-off artists ripped off his designs. Now he's set to launch a new selfie device, and this time he The Canadian inventor of the selfie stick has a new gadget coming, with a fresh strategy to fight copycats
"17.02.2017 13:00:08" cbc.ca Ardene removes toxic jewelry from stores, vows change One year after Marketplace tests on low-cost jewelry from popular fashion chains showed high levels of cadmium in some items, one retailer says it has adopted a new testing regime in an effort to reduce levels of the toxic metal in its products. An investigation by CBC Marketplace last year found high levels of cadmium in the jewelry.
"17.02.2017 12:30:10" Trudeau and Merkel take questions Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and German Chancellor Angela Merkel take questions in Berlin. http://www.cbc.ca/1.3987562
"17.02.2017 12:00:01" cbc.ca 'How would you know what your rights are?': Secret policies govern cellphone searches at border The U.S. government made its digital-search policies public in 2009, but Canada's remain a mystery — something legal experts say is to the detriment of travellers. Customs agents can search your smartphone and laptop at the border, but the guidelines involved aren't public.
"17.02.2017 11:28:01" cbc.ca First Nation chief calls for charges against lawyer who overcharged residential school survivors The chief of a Manitoba First Nation says the lawyer who misappropriated nearly a million dollars from some of the community's most vulnerable and traumatized people should face criminal prosecution. A Manitoba lawyer was disbarred after he took nearly $1 million from 55 survivors, but hasn't been criminally charged.
"17.02.2017 10:01:10" cbc.ca 'I felt alone': Saskatoon woman shares story of miscarriages online Saskatoon's Kelsey Connell is opening up online about her struggles with infertility and pregnancy to let women know that they are not alone. "I think I probably heard 'everything happens for a reason' 50 times."
"17.02.2017 09:00:06" cbc.ca World's oceans losing oxygen, threatening marine life, study finds The oxygen content in the world's oceans has decreased by more than two per cent in the last 50 years and could decrease by seven per cent by 2100, a new study shows. The main cause for the drop in oceanic oxygen is climate change, researchers say.
"17.02.2017 08:00:01" cbc.ca Colorado newspaper to sue Senator over 'fake news' allegation A local newspaper in Colorado is taking matters into it's own hands after being accused of publishing "fake news." The paper is launching a lawsuit to defend its reputation and its work — as another politician cries fake news. "The greatest asset of any newspaper or any news source is its credibility," says Jay Seaton, publisher of the Grand Junction Daily Sentinel.
"17.02.2017 07:00:00" cbc.ca UBC testing Viagra as therapy for rare condition in pregnancy Early intrauterine growth restriction prevents a baby from developing properly in the womb, but experts say Viagra might help. Researchers believe the medication might help pregnant women fight a condition that could lead to premature delivery or stillbirth.
"17.02.2017 06:01:57" cbc.ca Cheaper cars, more cheese: What CETA means for the Canadian consumer Cheaper cars and more cheese — these are among the options Canadians consumers are poised to face now that EU lawmakers have approved the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement. Here are some highlights from the historic Canada-EU treaty. New drugs may cost more under the new trade deal.
"17.02.2017 05:00:00" cbc.ca Billionaire Samsung heir faces arrest in corruption scandal A South Korean court approved on Friday the arrest of a billionaire heir to Samsung accused of bribery and other charges in connection to a massive corruption scandal. The arrest of Lee would make him the first leader in Samsung's history to be arrested on criminal charges.
"17.02.2017 04:30:00" cbc.ca Stuart McLean helped us understand Canada and ourselves: Shelagh Rogers Shelagh Rogers, host of CBC Radio's The Next Chapter, reflects on her colleague and friend, Stuart McLean. CBC Radio's Shelagh Rogers recalls how Stuart McLean loved words, word play and even the awkward situations he put at the heart of The Vinyl Café.
"17.02.2017 04:00:01" cbc.ca Mentally ill or ill-equipped? Anxiety top issue in schools, says guidance counsellor Children are being treated with anti-anxiety medication to avoid healthy stresses early in life, says a guidance counsellor. "I don't feel all these children are disordered. They're not mentally ill. They're ill-equipped."
"17.02.2017 03:30:00" cbc.ca Trump's defiant podium battle was exactly what his supporters want to see: Opinion Thursday's epic news conference no doubt left many White House reporters stunned. After all, aside from showing up late, Donald Trump broke every single rule. "Donald Trump's Thursday afternoon press conference was brilliant," Robyn Urback says.
"17.02.2017 03:00:00" cbc.ca Conviction in Trudeau online threat case a rarity, says law prof. Earlier this week, 41-year-old Christopher Hayes of Grayson, Sask., was found guilty of uttering threats due to two posts from last year that were filled with profanity and vitriol. "What we say and what we post on social media platforms like Facebook has real world implications."
"17.02.2017 02:30:01" Trump presser highlights Trump blasts the media during today's free-wheeling White House news conference http://www.cbc.ca/1.3985815
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"17.02.2017 02:00:00" cbc.ca Is this the man who could replace Tom Mulcair as federal NDP leader? Jagmeet Singh's accomplishments include Sikh of the Year, jiu-jitsu champion and Toronto Life magazine's Best Dressed award. Jagmeet SIngh is deputy leader of the Ontario NDP and is being wooed to seek the federal party leadership.
"17.02.2017 01:30:00" cbc.ca Love birds? Genie Bouchard grants 2nd date with Twitter guy Twitter bet turned ultimate love story? Not quite, but Genie Bouchard doesn't seem totally against the idea. After losing a Super Bowl bet over social media, the tennis star and her date, John Goehrke, watched the Nets take on the Bucks courtside. Things The tennis star and her date, John Goehrke, had courtside seats to a Nets-Bucks game on their first date.
"17.02.2017 01:00:03" cbc.ca Anything good on? Recycling plant employees find $100K inside old TV Police in Barrie, Ont., are commending employees at a recycling centre after more than $100,000 was found inside an old television. Employees at an Ontario recycling depot learned the true meaning of "one man's trash is another man's treasure."
"17.02.2017 00:30:00" cbc.ca Stroller-car seat travel system recalled Britax B-Agile and BOB Motion strollers, which include a car seat that can be taken on and off the stroller, have been recalled due to a potential problem with the connection between the two. Health Canada says a damaged Click & Go receiver mount may cause a car seat to fall out of the stroller unexpectedly.
"17.02.2017 00:01:59" cbc.ca Trump-Russia scandal 'has shades of Watergate,' says former diplomat Richard Haass The head of the Council on Foreign Relations Richard Haass joins The Current to explain how the end of order and rise of chaos have created a world in disarray. "Chaos in the White House ... really needs to be fixed, and fixed fast, or a real crisis will come along."
"16.02.2017 23:30:00" cbc.ca Shrine attack in Pakistan leaves at least 75 dead The death toll from an Islamic State suicide bombing at a famous shrine in Pakistan has climbed to 75, with another 200 people wounded. The dead included 20 women and nine children, security officials say.
"16.02.2017 23:00:02" cbc.ca Ford Canada CEO says company not wavering from $700M investment in Ontario Mark Buzzell, who took over the position in January, says Ford remains committed to the $700 million funding injection it promised last fall as part of a labour deal reached with Unifor. Some of the money will go towards Ford's assembly plant in Oakville, Some of the cash will go towards two engine plants in Windsor.
"16.02.2017 22:30:00" cbc.ca Stop saying Trump has narcissistic personality disorder, says psychiatrist who defined it The man who wrote the clinical definition of narcissistic personality disorder says U.S. President Donald Trump doesn't have it, and to suggest otherwise is "insulting." Allen Frances was responding to a letter signed by 35 psychiatrists, psychologists and social workers declaring Trump mentally unfit.
"16.02.2017 22:00:00" cbc.ca Henry, Edward or Louis? Penguin baby gets royal name at Calgary Zoo The Calgary Zoo's newest king penguin has been given a suitably royal name after zoo volunteers voted on the three possible choices. The Calgary Zoo has a tradition of giving its king penguins royal names.
"16.02.2017 21:30:00" cbc.ca Trump names R. Alexander Acosta as new pick for labour secretary U.S. President Donald Trump announces his new pick for labour secretary is R. Alexander Acosta, a Florida law school dean and former Justice Department lawyer. Trump's first choice for labour, Andrew Puzder, withdrew from consideration on Wednesday.
"16.02.2017 21:18:14" cbc.ca Jury finds Douglas Garland guilty of murdering Calgary boy and grandparents BREAKING: A Calgary jury has found Garland guilty of three counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of a five-year-old boy and his grandparents.
"16.02.2017 21:01:40" cbc.ca France recruits eagles to take down drones The French air force has some new feathered recruits. Eagles are being trained to bring down remote-controlled drones that enter urban airspace where they aren't permitted to fly. In France, these eagles are trained from birth to treat drones as prey.
"16.02.2017 20:30:00" cbc.ca Israel gets friend in White House, but beware Donald Trump's unpredictability Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu finally has the U.S. president he's always wanted. But Donald Trump's famous unpredictability may prove him to be not the leader that Israel's right wing has been longing for, writes the CBC's Derek Stoffel. Donald Trump backed away on U.S. insistence on a two-state solution with Palestinians, but discouraged more West Bank settlements.
"16.02.2017 20:00:08" cbc.ca CBC Investigates: Lawyers misappropriated millions from clients' funds but few faced criminal charges More than 200 Canadian lawyers who were disciplined between 2010 and 2015 misappropriated about $160 million of their clients' funds, a CBC News investigation has found. Public records over law societies in Canada sanctioned 220 members. Just 19 faced criminal charges.
"16.02.2017 19:30:18" cbc.ca Off the board: Thimble axed from Monopoly Voters have rejected the thimble, an integral part of the Monopoly board game since being added in 1935. The move is part of a campaign to select the next generation of game pieces. Do not pass Go. Do not collect $200.
"16.02.2017 19:05:37" cbc.ca Fossils show life rebounded quickly after ancient mass extinction Fossils including sharks, sea reptiles and squid-like creatures dug up in Idaho reveal a marine ecosystem thriving relatively soon after Earth's worst mass extinction, contradicting the long-held notion life was slow to recover from the calamity. About 252 million years ago, 90 per cent of Earth's species went extinct. But we got better.
"16.02.2017 19:00:01" cbc.ca It takes longer for Canadians to get health care, but is it worth the wait? An international survey suggests Canadians wait longer to see a doctor than their counterparts in other countries, but their happiness quotient with their regular care provider is higher. Canadians wait longer to see a doctor than the international average.
"16.02.2017 18:00:06" cbc.ca 'Let's drop the pretence': Toronto area housing market in a bubble, economist says House prices shot up by more than 22 per cent year over year in January, the highest rate since the late 1980s, with one economist saying the market is in a bubble. Douglas Porter of BMO Capital Markets says housing prices in the GTA have become "become dangerously detached from economic fundamentals."
"16.02.2017 17:31:04" cbc.ca Stuart McLean remembered CBC radio host and writer Stuart McLean remembered on social media. "Stuart McLean had the rarest of gifts."
Fans remember the writer and host on social media.
"16.02.2017 17:02:50" cbc.ca Just give Donald Trump a chance, they said: Opinion It was to be expected that filling the White House with political novices and their favourite anarchist bloggers could produce this sort of calamity. The mistake was thinking — or hoping — that Team Trump would transform when it entered the Oval Office. There has been no pivot. It turns out President Donald Trump is the same as candidate Donald Trump, writes columnist Robyn Urback.
"16.02.2017 16:30:00" cbc.ca 'We need to make it work': Trudeau hails CETA as blueprint for future trade deals Prime Minister Justin Trudeau marked the European Parliament's passing of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) early today, hailing it as a potential model for future trade deals while stressing the need to make it work. "The anxiety people have towards the economy and trade… can be addressed only if we ensure that trade is inclusive, so that everyone benefits." – Justin Trudeau.
"16.02.2017 16:00:06" cbc.ca Children with ADHD have different brain structures, study finds People with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have distinct differences in their brain structure, a new study finds, suggesting the disorder should be considered a neurological condition and not simply a behavioural problem. Researchers suggest ADHD should be considered a neurological condition and not simply a behavioural one.
"16.02.2017 15:30:00" cbc.ca Bombardier sees drop in revenue but trims losses Bombardier Inc. says it had a $981 million US net loss last year, but that was an improvement over 2015, when the Montreal-based company's full-year loss was more than five times bigger at $5.34 billion US. Bombardier posted a net loss of nearly $1 billion US for last year, which was an improvement over 2015.
"16.02.2017 15:00:07" cbc.ca You want it darker? Here's how things could go bad for Canada on trade Justin Trudeau's White House visit has calmed fears about a trade war, but that doesn't mean Canada is out of the woods. If the U.S. sets its sights on China, all bets are off for the global economy. NAFTA "tweaks"?
"16.02.2017 14:29:45" cbc.ca Maritimes hit by snow, gusty winds in 2nd storm in a week Another powerful low-pressure system bringing heavy snow and winds has made its way to Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, less than two days after Monday's record-setting nor'easter. The snow just isn't letting up in Atlantic Canada.
"16.02.2017 13:30:36" cbc.ca Poor record keeping hinders RCMP watchdog's investigation into northern B.C. policing Nearly half of the missing persons reports in northern British Columbia fail to show that the Mounties investigated cases quickly or thoroughly, the RCMP's federal watchdog has found. Civilian Review and Complaints Commission for the RCMP looked at reports of public intoxication, missing persons, domestic violence and strip searches.
"16.02.2017 13:00:05" cbc.ca Flat home prices mean the 'greater fool' theory is losing ground: Don Pittis If you are certain house prices will keep rising, paying more than you can afford seems completely justified. But the strategy changes when house prices turn flat. Relying on rising home prices could be a fool's strategy, says the CBC's Don Pittis.
"16.02.2017 12:30:01" cbc.ca Why Trump's leaky White House could sink trust of Russia-wary allies Reports about the Trump administration's Russian links are accumulating, and spilling out of the White House at a pace that should concern the U.S.'s spying partners abroad, security experts say. White House leaks may push "Five Eyes" partners to share less intelligence with the U.S., experts say.
"16.02.2017 11:56:12" cbc.ca Trudeau home to get $2 million in security upgrades while repairs for 24 Sussex remained stalled The government is planning on spending $2 million to increase security at Rideau Cottage, where Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his family have been living, but won't say what the money will be spent or when the PM might move into his official residence The federal government is planning to spend $2 million to beef up security at Rideau Cottage.
"16.02.2017 11:04:17" LIVE: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and European Parliament president Antonio Tajani take questions from the press in Strasbourg, France, a day after trade deal passes key vote http://www.cbc.ca/1.3985007
"16.02.2017 10:10:15" Prime Minister Justin Trudeau addresses European Parliament http://www.cbc.ca/1.3985007
"16.02.2017 10:00:00" cbc.ca What Erik Guay got right — and wrong — about the Olympics Canadian skier Erik Guay made headlines last week when he said that World Cup wins are more meaningful to him than the Olympics. Canadian Olympic medallist Deidra Dionne weighs in on Guay's recent comments about the importance of the Games.
"16.02.2017 09:00:00" cbc.ca Canada's ambassador to Washington says he's remaining hopeful after positive talks Canada's ambassador to Washington says he's now cautiously optimistic about any forthcoming changes to NAFTA after Trudeau and Trump's meeting. "I mean, you never know in these things, but I'm quite optimistic that it's going to be good for us."
"16.02.2017 08:00:00" cbc.ca U.S. defence secretary tells NATO countries to increase military spending U.S. Defence Secretary Jim Mattis told fellow NATO members Wednesday to increase military spending by year's end or risk seeing the U.S. curtail its defence support. The ultimatum echoes Trump's demands for NATO countries to assume greater self-defence responsibility
"16.02.2017 07:00:00" cbc.ca Conservative senators accused of stalling transgender rights bill According to one Independent senator, the deliberate delay is putting transgender people at risk of further abuse and discrimination. Senator Grant Mitchell said these tactics could cause the bill to fail to pass in the Senate.
"16.02.2017 06:00:00" cbc.ca Sask. government considers mandatory unpaid leave for pubic sector as deficit-fighting measure The Saskatchewan government is considering imposing mandatory unpaid leave on public sector workers as a way of fighting the province's $1.2-billion deficit. "Their disrespect for the collective bargaining process and their employees is just profound," one union president said.
"16.02.2017 05:00:00" cbc.ca Scientists propose refreezing Arctic in battle against climate change A group of researchers has proposed using wind power to refreeze the Arctic. The project would involve 10 million devices and cost $500 billion US.
"16.02.2017 04:30:42" cbc.ca End of the run? Average house price up just 0.2% across Canada in January The average price of a Canadian home sold in January went for $470,253, a figure that has increased just 0.2 per cent compared with the same month a year earlier. The new government rules designed to crack down on speculation in the mortgage market appear to be working.
"16.02.2017 04:00:00" cbc.ca Stuart McLean remembered CBC radio host and writer Stuart McLean remembered on social media. "A great story teller & a fine man." Here's how people are paying tribute to Stuart McLean
"16.02.2017 03:30:00" cbc.ca Fossil gives 1st evidence of live birth in ancient reptile thought to lay only eggs The new dinocephalosaurus discovery "pushes back evidence for reproductive biology by about 50 million years," Jun Liu from the University of Technology in China said. Life, uh, finds a way.
"16.02.2017 03:00:00" cbc.ca Trump slams intelligence officials and media over treatment of Flynn U.S. President Donald Trump slammed intelligence officials and the media Wednesday over what he called "very, very unfair" treatment of his ousted national security adviser. "The real scandal here is that classified information is illegally given out by 'intelligence' like candy. Very un-American!"
"16.02.2017 02:30:00" cbc.ca Trump's labour secretary candidate withdraws from consideration Andrew Puzder withdrew his name from consideration to be U.S. Secretary of Labour amid mounting concerns he could not win enough Republican support to get confirmed. Andrew Puzder's confirmation hearing was scheduled for Thursday.
"16.02.2017 02:00:10" LIVE NOW: The National for Wed., Feb. 15, 2017
"16.02.2017 02:00:00" cbc.ca Alberta shuts down Lexin Resources, leaving a big mess to clean up Lexin Resources had more than 1,600 sites, including 1,380 wells and a sour gas plant. The province now has to deal with cleaning up the largest-ever shutdown in Alberta. "This is a very severe condemnation of the company."
"16.02.2017 01:30:01" cbc.ca Canada's Storyteller: A Tribute to Stuart McLean Stuart McLean, a longtime CBC producer and host of The Vinyl Cafe, was one of our country's great storytellers.
That voice is silent now, the man himself is gone. This special one-hour CBC Radio tribute includes selections from Stuart McLean's 40-year broadcasting career.
"16.02.2017 01:00:00" cbc.ca Key players in the Michael Flynn affair Michael Flynn's sudden downfall and resignation from his post as national security adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump has spurred calls for an investigation into the new administration's ties with Russia. The list includes the Russian ambassador, the former acting attorney general, and President Trump himself.
"16.02.2017 00:30:00" cbc.ca 71 Indigenous communities have long-term drinking water warnings New numbers show that 71 First Nations communities have not been able to drink their water for more than a year despite 18 such water advisories having been lifted. "We need to fix this," Indigenous Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett said.
"16.02.2017 00:00:00" cbc.ca Majority of Canadians back the CETA deal A new poll suggests that a majority of Canadians are onboard with the CETA trade deal ratified in Strasbourg on Wednesday, though the share who aren't sure about it has increased significantly. While just 10% of Canadians oppose CETA, the number who have no opinion increased to 35%.
"15.02.2017 23:30:00" cbc.ca Blizzard warning ends as eastern Newfoundland cleans up from 2nd storm Schools, courts and stores closed en masse Wednesday as the second storm in as many days brought daily life to a standstill. Like Tuesday, Wednesday's storm brought heavy snowfalls and high winds that created white-out conditions on highways.
"15.02.2017 23:00:00" cbc.ca $1.2 million of medical equipment stolen from Toronto Western Hospital Three men forced their way into a surgical area at downtown hospital on Saturday, police said. The men removed a "large quantity" of medical equipment, according to police.
"15.02.2017 22:17:37" Stuart McLean dead at 68 BREAKING NEWS: CBC radio host Stuart McLean has died: http://www.cbc.ca/1.3984826
"15.02.2017 22:00:00" cbc.ca Pope says 'informed consent' of Indigenous people should prevail before land activity Indigenous people must give prior consent for any economic activity on their ancestral lands, Pope Francis insisted as construction on the Dakota Access pipeline nears. "For governments, this means recognizing that Indigenous communities are a part of the population to be appreciated and consulted."
"15.02.2017 21:30:00" cbc.ca Trump asks Netanyahu to 'hold back' on settlements U.S. President Donald Trump urged Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to curb settlement activity but avoided any explicit endorsement of a two-state solution. The Israeli leader later insisted that settlements were "not the core of the conflict" and made no commitment to reduce settlement building.
"15.02.2017 21:00:00" cbc.ca Government throws 'strong and clear' support behind anti-Islamophobia motion Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly said there is a need to counter all forms of systemic racism and religious discrimination in Canada. The motion has drawn criticism from Conservative caucus members who fear it will impede free speech.
"15.02.2017 20:30:01" cbc.ca Trump won't change, so the media must instead: Opinion The media would do well to re-commit to the basic tenets of journalism. Is the reporting in the public's interest? Or is it another inside baseball nugget? OPINION: For Andrew MacDougall, the problem isn't so much fake news, it's the lack of anyone with the credibility to set the record straight.
"15.02.2017 20:00:41" cbc.ca B.C. family asks for help finding special KD for their autistic son, and Internet responds Packing a lunch for six-year-old Everett Botwright isn't easy. Much to his parent's surprise, the grade one student recently discovered a food he actually enjoys. "He hasn't found this much joy in food in a while."
"15.02.2017 19:30:11" cbc.ca ANALYSIS | Julien may need time to turn Habs around It's not often an elite head coach becomes available, so it's easy to understand why the Canadiens jumped on Claude Julien. But the Habs' new (old) bench boss may take a while to figure out how to right the ship. It won't be a quick fix in Montreal according to Tim Wharnsby.
"15.02.2017 19:00:32" cbc.ca 'I wish I could have gotten more people,' says teen who rescued girl in deadly Brampton fire Sheldon Teague saved a young girl's life during an overnight fire when he ran into the burning building and carried her out. Sheldon Teague says he fought through smoke and heat to get to trapped 9-year-old.
"15.02.2017 18:30:01" cbc.ca Suspect charged with 2nd degree murder in fatal attack on Winnipeg city bus driver A second-degree murder charge has been laid against Brian Kyle Thomas, 22, in the knife attack that left a Winnipeg bus driver dead. Winnipeg bus driver Irvine Fraser was stabbed to death after waking a sleeping passenger.
"15.02.2017 17:54:27" LIVE Q&A: CBC's Chief Correspondent Peter Mansbridge and former White House insider David Frum are taking your questions.
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"15.02.2017 17:16:49" LIVE: U.S. President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu are speaking from the White House
"15.02.2017 17:00:04" Crossing into Canada This man had been wandering in the frigid darkness for 21 hours before crossing the U.S.-Canadian border into Manitoba.
When we found him Mohamed wasn't even sure he'd made it into Canada https://youtu.be/PDZxezdKX6Y
"15.02.2017 16:30:02" cbc.ca Vancouver Burger King cook, fired for taking food after 24 years service, is awarded $46K A B.C. Supreme Court Justice has awarded $46,000 to a longtime Burger King employee who was fired for taking home a fish sandwich, fries and drink without paying. Usha Ram told the judge she had her manager's permission to take home a fish sandwich, fries and a drink.
"15.02.2017 16:00:48" cbc.ca Bernier's broad donor base tops in Conservative race — but there's no accounting for O'Leary factor The Conservative leadership race will be decided riding by riding and, according to an analysis of fundraising data, Maxime Bernier could have the broad national support to win the vote. That's assuming the candidacy of late-entrant Kevin O'Leary hasn't The Conservative Party fundraising data is from the fourth quarter of 2016, before Kevin O'Leary entered the race.
"15.02.2017 15:30:00" cbc.ca Could a VR walk in the woods relieve chronic pain? Virtual reality has been used to treat acute pain for more than 15 years, but researchers are now exploring the potential for using immersive technology to relieve chronic pain. Pain researchers see potential in immersive virtual reality meditation.
"15.02.2017 15:00:11" cbc.ca Justin Trudeau brings pro-trade pitch to a fragmenting Europe Two days after showing the world he could find common ground with U.S. President Donald Trump, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will take a pro-trade message to Europe at a time when right-wing populism and anti-European parties are gaining popularity. Trudeau will be the first Canadian prime minister to address the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, tomorrow.
"15.02.2017 14:30:10" cbc.ca L'affaire Théo: Riots against French police look familiar — so does the proposed cure The police beating of a young black man in France has set off violent clashes between protesters and police almost every night since — with cars burnt, stores smashed by balaclava-wearing anarchists and dozens arrested. Plus ça change …. The alleged beating and rape of young black bystander by police again divides France.
"15.02.2017 14:00:48" cbc.ca Partners in parenting, not love: Singles pair up to raise a child A couple arrange to meet after connecting on Modamily, a social network for single people who want to have a child and share the responsibilities of raising it with a partner. A romantic relationship is not necessary. Tatijana Busic is a single heterosexual woman and Brendan Schulz is a gay man. They are co-parents, but not romantic partners.
"15.02.2017 13:30:00" cbc.ca Rumor the German shepherd is best in show at Westminster dog show Rumor, a German shepherd, was named best in show at the 141st Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on Tuesday, besting more than 2,800 other dogs that competed in New York this week. She's a good dog. The best, even.
"15.02.2017 13:00:00" cbc.ca Yellen fights rearguard action as conspiracy theories go mainstream: Don Pittis Railing against supposedly nefarious aspects of the Federal Reserve used to be limited to a wacky fringe. But now Fed chair Janet Yellen must fight back as the Trump administration gives conspiracy theories a mainstream voice. Trump says "friends of mine" can't borrow money. Yellen says commercial and industrial lending "exceeds its 2008 peak."
"15.02.2017 12:30:07" cbc.ca 'Heaven help us': Flynn departure the tip of Trump's mounting national security woes U.S. President Donald Trump, who campaigned on a promise to 'make America safe again,' has found himself in a national security quagmire just 26 days into his presidency as he grapples with the exit of Michael Flynn, furor over dealing with an As Trump's security fiascos mount, the resignation of Michael Flynn fails to bolster the campaign's pledge to "make America safe again."
"15.02.2017 12:01:00" cbc.ca 'Unfairly treated': Telus customer beats $2,800 cellphone bill - after CBC News investigates Kenneth Hart was surprised to get a $2,800 bill from Telus for data roaming charges he didn't approve. The man from Windsor, Ont., brought his case to CBC News and eventually got almost the entire charge dropped. Telus cancelled this customer's huge cellphone bill, but not without a fight.
"15.02.2017 11:37:07" cbc.ca Europe-Canada trade deal passes in EU Parliament The European Union Parliament approves the EU-Canada trade deal, allowing most of the pact to come into force provisionally. EU Parliament approves trade deal with Canada 408-254, with 33 abstentions.
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"15.02.2017 11:00:00" cbc.ca 'Don't put your life at risk,' U.S. Somali leaders warn asylum seekers Somali leaders in Minneapolis are warning asylum seekers not to attempt to cross the international border by foot because it's too cold and dangerous. "It's too cold, freezing. Don't try it."
"15.02.2017 10:00:01" cbc.ca 'Face of hatred' picked as World Press Photo Contest winner World Photo Contest jurors selected a snapshot of Mevlut Mert Altintas captured after he shot the Russian ambassador to Turkey as the photo of the year. WARNING: This article contains graphic images.
"15.02.2017 09:00:02" cbc.ca FAA investigating airplane incident reportedly involving Harrison Ford The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said on Tuesday it is investigating an incident involving a single-engine private plane that flew over an American Airlines Boeing 737. "Was that airliner meant to be underneath me?"
"15.02.2017 08:00:04" cbc.ca Top diplomat in U.K. says old allies relying on Canada in new ways in age of Brexit and Trump Janice Charette, Canada's former top civil servant in Ottawa and now high commissioner to the U.K., sits down with Nahlah Ayed to talk about her new role. "My counterparts here are interested in: 'So what is Canada thinking about what's happening in the United States?'"
"15.02.2017 07:00:00" cbc.ca 'This feels very familiar': Canadian scientists rally to support American counterparts fearing Trump clampdown Under former PM Stephen Harper, the federal government made it progressively more difficult for Canadian government scientists to communicate their findings. U.S. scientists are facing similar communication restrictions and funding cuts to those imposed by the Harper government.
"15.02.2017 06:00:00" cbc.ca U.S. ethics watchdog urges probe into Kellyanne Conway's promotion of Ivanka Trump's fashion line The U.S. government's ethics watchdog urged the White House to investigate and possibly discipline President Donald Trump's counsellor Kellyanne Conway. "Go buy Ivanka's stuff," Conway said during an interview with Fox News on February 9.
"15.02.2017 05:00:00" cbc.ca Claude Julien returns to Montreal as Habs dump Michel Therrien The Montreal Canadiens have fired head coach Michel Therrien and replaced him with Claude Julien, the team announced Tuesday. The Canadiens hope a familiar face will put some life back into the slumping squad.
"15.02.2017 04:30:00" cbc.ca Meet the people who dodged a deluge at California dam Here are the faces and stories of Californians forced into emergency housing — or living in their cars — during emergency repairs to the Oroville Dam. Residents were allowed to return home Tuesday, but were warned to be vigilant.
"15.02.2017 04:00:04" cbc.ca Trudeau government to spend millions more on border security As U.S. President Donald Trump eyes border security, the Trudeau government is investing millions to offset growing pressures along the Canada-U.S. border. The CBSA's funding is earmarked for the "integrity of Canada's border operations."
"15.02.2017 03:30:01" cbc.ca Liberals move to write off $178 million in unpaid federal student loans For the second year in a row the federal government is writing off millions in student loans it will never collect, this time to the tune of $178.4 million. The previous Conservative government ordered officials to ramp up collection efforts in order to bring the write-offs under control.
"15.02.2017 03:00:00" cbc.ca Tight vote possible tomorrow as European Parliament votes on Canada's trade deal Canada's trade deal with the European Union was signed last October, but its ratification is neither sealed nor delivered. Members of the European Parliament vote Wednesday. With the fate of CETA hanging in the balance, it might be a close one in Strasbourg.
"15.02.2017 02:30:00" cbc.ca Air India bomb-maker released from halfway house by parole board The only person convicted in the 1985 Air India bombing has been released from a halfway house and is now free to live where he chooses. Inderjit Singh Reyat is currently serving a seven-year sentence after being convicted of perjury in 2010 for lying during his testimony.
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"15.02.2017 02:00:06" cbc.ca Maxime Bernier reverses support for gender identity bill Conservative Party leadership candidate Maxime Bernier has denounced a transgender rights bill he previously supported, saying C-16 poses a threat to free speech in Canada. The Quebec MP now "regrets" supporting Bill C-16.
"15.02.2017 01:30:00" cbc.ca Toronto building being demolished as firefighters work overnight to control blaze Toronto fire officials say a massive fire that has shut down a major intersection in midtown Toronto is now contained, but not yet under control. The building is being demolished as firefighters work their way through the flames. Two firefighters received minor injuries while battling the fire at the Badminton and Racquet Club.
"15.02.2017 01:00:00" cbc.ca Trump's 'eroding' trust prompted national security adviser's exit President Trump asked for the resignation of his national security adviser, Michael Flynn, after his level of trust in Flynn eroded to the point that he needed a change. "The erosion of that trust, frankly, was the issue," White House spokesman Sean Spicer said.
"15.02.2017 00:30:00" cbc.ca Tougher trade rules would be bad for both Canada, U.S., new reports suggest Both Canada and the United States will suffer economic harm if trade between the two countries becomes more expensive, suggests a pair of new reports released Tuesday. Thickening the Canada-U.S. border would benefit Asia and Europe, not North America.
"15.02.2017 00:00:00" cbc.ca Want to save when you trade in your car? Pick one of these Japanese manufacturers dominate the latest list of vehicles that retain their value best. Canadian Black Book recommends investing in a Toyota or Honda.
"14.02.2017 23:30:15" cbc.ca Want your partner to 'melt'? Offer simple support rather than solitude Offering simple support to a depressed or stressed partner, rather than backing away to provide some space to sort out feelings, can go a long way. The support doesn't have to be "grand gestures," but day-to-day help according to an assistant professor of family science.
"14.02.2017 23:00:00" cbc.ca Canine obsession at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show Dogs from 49 states and 16 foreign countries are judged on characteristics specific to their breeds, with the winners of each moving on to group competitions. The winners of seven groups then compete for the final best in show award on Tuesday. Like Charles Schulz said, happiness is a warm puppy.
"14.02.2017 22:30:38" Special valentines left at Edmonton mosque Lisa Slywka wanted to spread the love in Edmonton after hearing about the attack at a Quebec City mosque.
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"14.02.2017 22:00:01" cbc.ca Almost half of Canadians near retirement age say they're behind on their savings plans Almost half of Canadians 55 years and older say they are not on track with their retirement planning, a new poll commissioned by the Royal Bank of Canada suggests. 1 in 6 Canadians aged 55 or older hasn't started retirement saving yet
"14.02.2017 21:30:00" cbc.ca 'More work to be done': Sixties Scoop survivor says ruling should be just the beginning An Ontario judge rules in favour of survivors of the Sixties Scoop, but a First Nations man in Thunder Bay says that should be just the beginning of righting the wrongs done to thousands of on-reserve children who were placed with non-Indigenous families. "I don't want it to end at, 'OK, here's your money, see you later.' It can't be that." – William Campbell.
"14.02.2017 21:00:07" cbc.ca Times Square sculpture mixes Valentine with protest Created by a Canadian-led design team, the winning sculpture in this year's annual Valentine-themed competition in Times Square is both a tribute to the millions of immigrants who make up the city and a message of protest in turbulent times. The sculpture was created by a Canadian-led design team is an ode to New York City's immigrants.
"14.02.2017 20:58:23" LIVE: Oroville Dam project update LIVE: Oroville Dam project update from California
"14.02.2017 20:30:01" cbc.ca Getting married in Toronto? It'll cost you Across Ontario, happy couples are paying more than they would in other parts of Canada, thanks to a system that allows the province, municipalities and authorized officiants to profit from people saying "I do." Torontonians pay three times what New Yorkers do for a city hall wedding.
"14.02.2017 19:59:56" Teaching your kids about money LIVE Q&A: Host Peter Armstrong and Squawkfox financial writer Kerry Taylor take your questions about teaching your kids about money.
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"14.02.2017 19:30:01" cbc.ca Toxins found in marine life in deepest part of Pacific Ocean Shrimp-like creatures living in the deepest parts of the oceans contain high levels of man-made toxins, scientists said on Monday. Tiny shrimp-like creatures 10,000 metres below the surface have been found to contain high levels of PCBs.
"14.02.2017 19:00:00" cbc.ca Winnipeg city bus driver dies after stabbing at University of Manitoba A Winnipeg Transit driver is dead after being stabbed at the University of Manitoba Tuesday. Police arrested a 22-year-old man in connection with the fatal stabbing.
"14.02.2017 18:31:10" cbc.ca 'Admiration not hostility': Justin Trudeau follows Ronald Reagan's script on Trump visit With Ronald Reagan's words setting the tone, Justin Trudeau meets U.S. President Donald Trump. Canada's prime minister would be respectful - but distinguishing characteristics would be hard to miss. Justin Trudeau's visit was a moment of calm in the tumultuous Trump White House.
"14.02.2017 18:07:37" Chief Marcia Brown Martel responds to Sixties Scoop court ruling Chief Marcia Brown Martel speaks after a judge found the government is liable for harm endured by Sixties Scoop survivors http://www.cbc.ca/1.3981771
"14.02.2017 17:30:00" cbc.ca Quebec sees biggest increase in illegal crossings from U.S., RCMP says Quebec is dealing with Canada's largest increase in the number of asylum seekers crossing illegally into the country from the U.S., law enforcement officials say. We've featured many stories about illegal crossings at the Manitoba border, but the RCMP says the largest increase is in Quebec.
"14.02.2017 17:00:00" cbc.ca Virtual reality is still too isolating to be 'the next big thing' in tech: Opinion The most popular tech of the last decade has been social. Studies show that when we check email and social media, we actually get a hit of oxytocin. That's what makes it all so addictive, and why we keep coming back. Yet VR is the opposite: it excels at VR excels at novelty, but falls short on human connection, write Ramona Pringle.
"14.02.2017 16:30:00" cbc.ca Air pollution in China, India accounted for 2.2 million deaths in 2015: study China and India accounted for more than half of the total number of global deaths attributable to air pollution in 2015, researchers said in a study published on Tuesday. More than 4.2 million early deaths were attributable to air pollution around the world in 2015.
"14.02.2017 16:01:49" cbc.ca 'This feels very familiar': Canadian scientists rally to support American counterparts fearing Trump clampdown Under former prime minister Stephen Harper, the federal government made it progressively more difficult for Canadian government scientists to communicate their findings to the public. Now, American scientists are facing similar restrictions, and Canadians American scientists are facing similar communication restrictions and funding cuts as the Harper government imposed in Canada.
"14.02.2017 15:30:37" cbc.ca Judge sides with Sixties Scoop survivors An Ontario judge has decided the Sixties Scoop class-action lawsuit in favour of the plaintiffs. During the Sixties Scoop, thousands of Indigenous children were taken from their families on reserves and put in non-Indigenous homes.
"14.02.2017 15:00:55" cbc.ca 'Citizens should take action': U.S. Border Angel urges supply drops in Canada for asylum seekers A member of the U.S. Border Angels, a group that provides life-saving supplies for people crossing the Mexican-American border unlawfully, says Canadians have a duty to help would-be refugee claimants who sneak into Canada. U.S. Border Angels provides water, blankets and food for those crossing U.S.-Mexico border. They're now turning their attention north.
"14.02.2017 14:31:45" cbc.ca How internet-connected devices can track your data for sale to others A new generation of smart, always-on, internet-connected devices is redefining how companies collect and share user data — both the types of data collected, and who that data is shared with. It's not just your smart TV that can track your habits without consent.
"14.02.2017 14:00:42" cbc.ca Evacuees await repairs on crumbling California dam Tens of thousands of Californians face an indefinite stay in shelters as engineers work for a second day to fix the United States' tallest dam before more storms sweep the region. More wet weather is expected in California as authorities work to repair crumbling Oroville dam and spillway.
"14.02.2017 13:31:59" cbc.ca Trump national security adviser quits after lying about Russian contact U.S. President Donald Trump's embattled national security adviser Michael Flynn resigns, following reports that he had misled Vice-President Mike Pence and other officials about his contacts with Russia. In his resignation letter, Michael Flynn said he held numerous calls with the Russian ambassador to the U.S. during the Trump transition.
"14.02.2017 13:00:01" cbc.ca Re-nude push for readers: Playboy turns page on 1-year experiment Naked women are back in Playboy magazine, ending a year-old ban on the nudity that made the magazine famous. After going a year without featuring naked women, Playboy is "reclaiming" nudity in a bid to attract readers.
"14.02.2017 12:30:30" cbc.ca 'Let's keep them safe and warm here': Minnesota churches offer sanctuary to asylum seekers A multi-faith group in Minnesota is offering up their buildings as sanctuary for people whose asylum claims have been rejected in the United States — and who may be fearing immigration raids or considering crossing the international border on foot to Minnesota churches are offering sanctuary to asylum seekers as an alternative to crossing the Canadian border on foot.
"14.02.2017 11:43:24" cbc.ca Trump talks of 'tweaking' NAFTA, not tearing it up, in meeting with Trudeau The much-anticipated meeting between Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday did much to assuage fears of Canadian businesses wary of the prospect of a trade war. The meeting between Trump and Trudeau hit all the right notes for Canadians wary of any threat of a trade war.
"14.02.2017 11:30:00" cbc.ca Banksy artwork adds some cool to Toronto's PATH system Artwork by the British street artist Banksy, which once graced the facade of a Toronto building, is now a public art installation in the PATH, Toronto's Downtown Pedestrian Walkway. The artwork, called Guard with Balloon Dog, was salvaged by a Toronto developer.
"14.02.2017 11:00:36" cbc.ca What happens to asylum seekers after they cross illegally into Quebec from the U.S.? The Syrian family seen crossing the snowy border into Quebec from the United States Saturday morning may soon join hundreds of other asylum claimants at the YMCA Residence in Montreal as they wait for their tribunal date with the Immigration and Refugee "I've even seen cases of border agents in the United States showing the way to claimants."
"14.02.2017 10:00:07" cbc.ca Disney drops YouTube star PewDiePie over anti-Semitic videos A Disney-owned studio has cancelled its contract with a popular YouTube star after anti-Semitic videos surfaced last week, multiple U.S. news outlets are reporting. PewDiePie has more than 53 million subscribers on his YouTube channel.
"14.02.2017 09:00:07" cbc.ca Error-ridden Phoenix payroll system leaves hundreds of Sask. civil servants unpaid One correctional officer at Saskatchewan's maximum security prison has not been paid since December and is begging politicians to intervene. "To go in these walls and know no pay is coming my way, and that starting in March I won't be able to pay my bills any longer, horrifies me."
"14.02.2017 08:00:03" cbc.ca Hairless pooch who feels like 'a warm piece of baloney' competes at Westminster dog show Walker, the American hairless terrier, has been described as "feeling like a warm piece of baloney ... except not so slimy." The smooth-skinned pooch is taking on top dogs from around the world at the Westminster dog show in New York City. There's no a single hair on his dog's body.
"14.02.2017 07:00:07" cbc.ca WestJet takes on Air Canada on its home turf by adding service in Quebec WestJet is taking on Air Canada on its home turf in Quebec by pursuing one of the largest expansions in the airline's history after beefing up its service in French. WestJet has announced 105 more flights per week in Quebec on top of the 140 it has now.
"14.02.2017 06:00:06" cbc.ca Tour bus flips on Taiwan highway, killing 28 people A tour bus has flips over on a highway near Taiwan's capital, killing 28 people and trapping many others. The bus was carrying 44 people when it crashed.
"14.02.2017 05:00:05" cbc.ca Health Canada warns of burn risk with menthol pain creams There's a serious risk of skin burns associated with using some topical pain relievers containing menthol that are sold over the counter, Health Canada warns. The pain relievers containing menthol are sold as creams, gels, liquids and patches.
"14.02.2017 04:30:00" cbc.ca Ethics watchdog investigates PM's trip to spiritual leader's private island Ethics Commissioner Mary Dawson has opened an investigation related to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's vacation on the Aga Khan's private Caribbean island. The ethics commissioner has opened a second investigation related to the prime minister's vacation on the Aga Khan's private island.
"14.02.2017 04:00:00" cbc.ca 'This was a big job': Thieves nab $3M worth of rare books in Mission Impossible-style heist A group of seemingly well-organized thieves has stolen $3.27 million worth of antique books from a warehouse in London, in a complex heist straight out of a Hollywood movie. Among the books were works by Galileo, Isaac Newton and Leonardo da Vinci.
"14.02.2017 03:30:00" cbc.ca Finding love on a Toronto bus — the modern day love story of Peter and Alex Don't you hate it when a bus driver blazes right by your stop? Don't get too mad; that driver might end up being your future spouse. Their love story started on the bus.
"14.02.2017 03:00:06" cbc.ca Trump and Trudeau change the channel from existential threats to women in the workplace: Opinion Everybody won: Trudeau got to be the feminist again, and Trump, with the history of bullying and bad-mouthing female employees got to sit with a photogenic foreign leader and a bunch of women executives and look concerned. "Everybody won," writes Neil Macdonald: OPINION
"14.02.2017 02:30:00" 90 seconds: Trudeau meets Trump Trudeau, meet Trump.
"14.02.2017 02:00:27" cbc.ca On changing social values, Kevin O'Leary tells Tories at debate: 'Get used to it' In a bilingual debate featuring sharp exchanges between 11 of the 14 contestants in the running for the Conservative leadership, Kevin O'Leary was the focus of attacks from his rivals over his style and dedication to the party. Questions were raised about whether O'Leary is a Conservative.
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"14.02.2017 01:30:01" cbc.ca What to know about California's failing Oroville Dam Almost overnight, the Oroville Dam gained worldwide attention when authorities announced that it was in danger of spilling over. You may be wondering how this is happening in a state that has endured more than five years of drought conditions.
"14.02.2017 01:00:06" cbc.ca Judge denies request to halt Dakota Access pipeline work A U.S. federal judge on Monday rejected a request by two Native American tribes for an emergency order halting construction of the remaining section of the Dakota Access oil pipeline. Construction is moving faster than expected and it could be operational in as little as 30 days.
"14.02.2017 00:30:00" Syrian refugees name newborn after Trudeau A baby born to Syrian refugees was named after Justin Trudeau.
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"14.02.2017 00:00:06" cbc.ca Gender-based analysis of 2017 budget eagerly awaited When Finance Minister Bill Morneau delivered his fall economic statement, much of the fanfare focused on the deficit, the infrastructure bank and efforts to attract foreign investment. Think about how a certain policy might affect men and women, or boys and girls, in different ways.
"13.02.2017 23:30:00" cbc.ca Leduc No. 1: Seven decades ago, a single oil well changed Alberta history Seventy years ago today, on a sleepy farm near Devon, Leduc No. 1 struck a rich deposit of oil and changed the course of Alberta history. Seventy years ago, the Leduc oilfield struck a gusher for the first time, sending a fireball of flames 15 metres into the air.
"13.02.2017 23:00:01" cbc.ca 'Who wants pizza?': WestJet pilot buys food for stranded Air Canada passengers A WestJet pilot is earning high praise after paying for pizza for passengers that got re-routed while travelling to St. John's — on an Air Canada flight. WestJet pilot saves the day.
"13.02.2017 22:30:00" cbc.ca Vince Li is not evil; he's sick. But justice system is treating him like he's cured: Opinion Vince Li was undiagnosed before he beheaded Tim McLean on a Greyhound bus eight and a half years ago, meaning he has never had to stick to a treatment plan without being forced to do so by the justice system. Now that he has received an absolute OPINION: "After someone has committed such a violent, traumatic act, he or she shouldn't ever be completely 'free,' writes Robyn Urback.
"13.02.2017 22:00:01" cbc.ca Ontario Liberals look to cut hydro bills by tackling 'global adjustment' Premier Kathleen Wynne and her cabinet are considering two key changes that could see hydro bills drop another eight per cent or more, multiple sources tell CBC News. Ontario Liberals are considering a hydro rate cut in the range of 8 per cent, multiple sources tell CBC News.
"13.02.2017 21:30:00" cbc.ca Trudeau's trip to China cost taxpayers $1.8M Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's trip to China last year was the most expensive trip by a Canadian prime minister in a decade. According to figures obtained by CBC News, Trudeau's 10-day trip to Beijing, Shanghai, Hangzhou and Hong Kong cost Canadian Trudeau's trip to China last year was the most expensive by a prime minister in the past decade.
"13.02.2017 21:00:02" cbc.ca A Princely trove: early songs streamed, remastered Purple Rain, new Prince music set for release Prince's early music catalog appeared on streaming services Sunday, almost a year after his death, and record label Warner Bros. said it planned to release two albums of new music from the pop funk musician in June. Prince's early music catalogue appeared on streaming services Sunday. Even the Batman soundtrack.
"13.02.2017 20:56:44" LIVE Q&A: Manitoba asylum seekers LIVE Q&A: CBC's Cameron MacIntosh and Rita Chahal, executive director of Manitoba Interfaith Immigration Council, take your questions on the increasing number of refuge seekers trekking overland into Canada.
"13.02.2017 20:30:00" cbc.ca IBM's famed Watson computer 'gets a job' fighting cybercrime threat A year after IBM began teaching its Watson computer system to fight cybercrime, the company is making the platform available for use. A career update from a famous Jeopardy contestant.
"13.02.2017 20:01:02" cbc.ca Cost of becoming Canadian: Tripled processing fees a barrier to some citizenship applicants A sharp fee increase has helped fuel a dramatic drop in the number of immigrants applying to become Canadian citizens, according to immigration advocates. Canadian citizenship applications declined after processing fees tripled in 2014-2015.
"13.02.2017 20:00:22" LIVE Q&A: Trudeau meets Trump LIVE Q&A: CBC's Washington correspondent Keith Boag is taking your questions on Monday's historic first meeting first between Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Donald Trump.
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"13.02.2017 19:57:44" Winnipeg organizations respond to influx of refuge seekers Winnipeg organizations respond to the influx of refuge seekers from the U.S. into Manitoba.
"13.02.2017 19:30:00" cbc.ca Ontario commits to 'full and rigorous mercury contamination assessment' at Dryden paper mill The Ontario government is promising to find and remediate all the mercury contamination that continues to poison people at Grassy Narrows and Wabaseemoong First Nations in the northwestern corner of the province. More than 90 per cent of the population at Grassy Narrows First Nation is experiencing symptoms of mercury poisoning.
"13.02.2017 19:15:59" Trudeau and Trump address the media after 1st meeting Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Donald Trump address the media from the East Room of the White House.
"13.02.2017 18:31:06" cbc.ca Why heavy snowfall raises heart health warnings A Quebec study adds more support to the idea that heavy snowfalls are associated with heart attacks, especially in men. Don't put off shovelling. Fresh snow is lighter.
"13.02.2017 18:00:35" cbc.ca 'All I want to know is why,' says Edmonton woman shot by stray bullet while sleeping More than a year after waking to a bullet in her back, Edmonton resident Brenda Hill says she's still asking the same questions — ones police may never be able to answer. An Edmonton woman was shot in the back a year ago while sleeping. The case is unsolved and police say their investigation is over.
"13.02.2017 17:30:37" cbc.ca 'I felt sick to my stomach,' woman says after seeing 'no means yes' bar sign A Toronto bar owner has apologized and says a staff member will be fired following internet backlash over a bar sign that angered people who said it was joking about sexual assault. The owners of the Toronto bar say the staff member responsible will be fired.
"13.02.2017 17:00:05" cbc.ca Agriculture sector fears disruption as Trump threatens NAFTA: Don Pittis Farmers across North America fear their industry will be used as a bargaining chip in a renegotiated trade deal. U.S. agriculture fears losing Mexican markets and Canadian producers fear importing U.S. problems. As Trudeau and Trump meet, farmers fear becoming a bargaining chip in NAFTA renegotiations, says the CBC's Don Pittis.
"13.02.2017 16:31:40" cbc.ca Fewer working-age Canadians are putting less money into their RRSPs than they used to Fewer people in their prime-aged working years contribute to registered retirement savings plans (RRSPs) now than they used to, according to new data analysis by Statistics Canada. RRSPs are less popular since the creation of the TFSA, StatsCan data finds.
"13.02.2017 16:00:26" Post-Grammys Q&A LIVE Q&A: CBC's Deana Sumanac-Johnson, CBC Radio host Nana Aba Duncan and senior editor of Exclaim! Stephen Carlick dissect the 2017 Grammy Awards.
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"13.02.2017 15:30:02" cbc.ca Profit at Tim Hortons and Burger King parent company tripled last year The owner of Tim Hortons and Burger King has served up a big jump in profit to $345 million last year The Ontario-based Restaurant Brands International saw its profits increase 233% last year.
"13.02.2017 15:25:41" LIVE Q&A: CBC's Heather Hiscox is in Washington with Canada-U.S. relations specialist Maryscott Greenwood.
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"13.02.2017 15:00:08" Valentines for Vets "it just lets the veterans know that we're thinking about them."
In other parts of Canada, the valentines are put in the mail. But on Prince Edward Island, they are being delivered by members of HMCS Queen Charlotte's naval reserve division
"13.02.2017 14:30:35" cbc.ca Tens of thousands flee as California dam threatens to unleash floodwaters Nearly 200,000 people remain under evacuation orders as California authorities try to fix erosion of the emergency spillway at the nation's tallest dam that could unleash uncontrolled flood waters if it fails. Crews are trying to fix the crumbling spillway of the Oroville Dam, the tallest in the U.S.
"13.02.2017 14:00:02" cbc.ca 'Dangerous' blizzard moves across Atlantic Canada, prompts travel warnings A "dangerous and potentially life–threatening blizzard" blizzard pounding much of Atlantic Canada is causing widespread closures, and people in New Brunswick are among those being urged to stay off the roads. CBC meteorologist Brennan Allen calls the blizzard hitting Atlantic Canada "potentially life–threatening."
"13.02.2017 13:30:00" cbc.ca Rotting rats, flies: Insurance repair disaster causes 'mega destruction' of dream home A routine insurance claim to fix the damage caused when a tree crashed through their roof ballooned into a repair disaster, making a family's dream home unlivable due to a rat infestation and forcing them to move into a trailer. When a pest control company poisoned rodents that had infested their damaged attic, the corpses were left in the walls to rot.
"13.02.2017 12:57:53" newsinteractives.cbc.ca Trudeau meets with U.S. President Donald Trump in Washington Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump in Washington today. The pair are expected to discuss issues including trade and jobs. Follow along in our liveblog for up-to-the-minute updates. Follow our LIVE BLOG as Justin Trudeau heads to Washington to meet with Donald Trump.
The prime minister is about an hour behind schedule because of the weather.
"13.02.2017 12:30:00" cbc.ca Adele, Beyoncé and the few other highlights from the Grammy Awards The 59th annual Grammy Awards can be summed up in two words, Adele and Beyoncé. The rest of the show is what happened in between the two powerhouse women. "My queen and my idol is Queen B. I adore you." – Adele.
"13.02.2017 12:00:02" cbc.ca New rules will require more transparency on data breaches Over the next few months, more Canadian companies will have to start speaking up, whether they like it or not — especially if the theft of personal information is involved. Here's why reports of data breaches will skyrocket this year.
"13.02.2017 11:33:24" CBC's Hannah Thibedeau took your questions as Justin Trudeau prepared to leave for Washington to meet Donald Trump.
"13.02.2017 11:30:51" cbc.ca Trudeau walking a line in placing his 'competing voice' before Trump On one level, Trudeau and Trump are just the leaders of two neighbouring countries whose economies are deeply intertwined. That simple reality might prevail on Monday, but everything else will weigh heavily on the moment. Aaron Wherry on why today's Trudeau-Trump meeting feels like more than a simple chat about the economy.
"13.02.2017 11:00:00" cbc.ca Ottawa Airbnb rentals set to rise during Canada's 150th birthday, says company The number of people using Airbnb to find short-term accommodations in the National Capital Region is expected to soar during Canada's 150th birthday year, the company says — all while local hoteliers voice concerns about Airbnb's rapid growth. Hotel owners are concerned about Airbnb's rapid growth in the capital.
"13.02.2017 10:00:06" cbc.ca Grad trips gone wild: CBC's Marketplace consumer cheat sheet Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you might miss some consumer news. We're here to help. Are high-school holidays arranged by a company called S-Trip really as safe and supervised as advertised?
"13.02.2017 09:00:04" cbc.ca How chocolate can put you in the mood for love If you're hoping to use chocolate to get your sweetie in the mood for love on Valentine's Day, science suggests dark chocolate is your best bet. Dark chocolate contains a chemical that can stimulate the release of mood enhancers in your body, says Michael Edwards of Science East.
"13.02.2017 08:00:00" cbc.ca Why do we sleep? What happens when we don't? Sleep isn't just down time for the brain. New research suggests that we sleep in order to clear our neural networks of the unimportant events of the day.
"13.02.2017 07:00:00" cbc.ca How to be an Orthodox rabbi's wife and a feminist writer at the same time Avital Chizhik-Goldschmidt is a journalist and an Orthodox Jew. The serious journalism was all well and good — until Avital married a rabbi and met a new wave of expectations and responsibilities. "I stand out as a strange, misfit creature in a world of rules," Avital Chizhik-Goldschmidt says.
"13.02.2017 06:30:00" cbc.ca Bondage, gifts and cannibalism: A spider's Valentine's Day With Valentine's Day approaching, a bit of bondage could be in the cards, perhaps some dancing or a gift before things get spicy. Oh, there's also the possibility of some cannibalism after a bit of passionate procreation. Spiders aren't just freaky to look at, they're also freaky when it comes to mating.
"13.02.2017 06:00:06" cbc.ca Military's top chaplain hires Indigenous adviser The military's Chaplain General has added an Indigenous Adviser to his team in an effort to ensure Indigenous soldiers have the same kind of spiritual support as other Canadian Forces members. The new adviser write a policy for chaplains that reflects the needs of Indigenous soldiers.
"13.02.2017 05:30:00" Timeline Photos Adele made sure to recognize her main competition.
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"13.02.2017 05:00:00" cbc.ca B.C. MP Peter Julian 1st to enter race for NDP leadership B.C. MP Peter Julian is expected to announce his intention to run for leadership of the NDP today. He'd be the first to come forward since the party voted to dump Thomas Mulcair and seek a new leader last spring.
"13.02.2017 04:00:02" cbc.ca Residents near tallest dam in U.S. told to flee as 'hazardous situation' develops Officials have ordered residents near the Oroville Dam in Northern California to flee the area, saying a "hazardous situation is developing" after an emergency spillway severely eroded. Thousands in downstream areas have been told to leave the area immediately.
"13.02.2017 03:30:01" cbc.ca Glitter and glam on the Grammys red carpet The Grammys red carpet is often a place where the stars take a few fashion risks and this year was no exception. One of music's biggest nights brought out some big celebs and some colourful looks.
"13.02.2017 03:00:05" cbc.ca 'We want bridges not walls': Thousands in Mexico protest Trump, their own president Thousands of protesters in more than a dozen Mexican cities took to the streets on Sunday to express their fierce opposition to U.S. President Donald Trump. Mexico fears the U.S. president's policies could send Latin America's second-biggest economy into crisis.
"13.02.2017 02:30:30" cbc.ca US Tennis apologizes to German players for playing Nazi-era anthem at tournament After an outdated stanza of the German national anthem that later became associated with the Nazi regime was sung during the opening ceremonies, the U.S. took a 1-0 lead and was ahead in the other opening match in its best-of-5 Fed Cup quarterfinal The stanza of the anthem that was sung became identified with Adolf Hitler's Third Reich.
"13.02.2017 02:00:12" The National for Sun., Feb. 12, 2017 LIVE: This is The National for Sunday, February 12, 2017
"13.02.2017 02:00:01" cbc.ca Newcomer centre has no more room for border-crossing refugees A Winnipeg centre that welcomes and houses newcomers is putting out a public call for help after getting another surge of asylum seekers in its door over the weekend. "The numbers, if they keep growing, I don't have the financial resources to hire more staff."
"13.02.2017 01:30:00" cbc.ca Fadwa Alaoui, Canadian turned away at U.S. border, gets visit from Vermont family Last week, Fadwa Alaoui was headed to Vermont for some shopping and to buy a toy for son who had recently completed chemotherapy. She was turned away at the U.S. border. This weekend, one Vermont physician decided to pay her a visit, toys in hand. "I was very happy.. it touched my heart."
"13.02.2017 01:03:00" cbc.ca La La Land takes 5 prizes at British Academy Film Awards Frothy musical La La Land took five prizes including best picture, but major awards also went to tough welfare-state drama I, Daniel Blake and fractured-family stories Lion and Manchester by the Sea. The U.K. awards are often seen as an indicator of who will win at Hollywood's Academy Awards.
"13.02.2017 00:30:01" cbc.ca Blizzard warnings through the Maritimes, with 60 cm possible in N.S. Snow is expected to begin early Monday morning in southwest Nova Scotia, with winds gusting up to 110 km/h as the system moves through the Maritimes. The snow begins late Sunday night in the southwest of Nova Scotia.
"13.02.2017 00:00:00" cbc.ca Trudeau walking a line in placing his 'competing voice' before Trump On one level, Trudeau and Trump are just the leaders of two neighbouring countries whose economies are deeply intertwined. That simple reality might prevail on Monday, but everything else will weigh heavily on the moment. The Trudeau-Trump meeting feels like more than a simple chat about the economy, writes Aaron Wherry. ANALYSIS
"12.02.2017 23:30:00" cbc.ca Victim's family disappointed about release of man who killed Greyhound bus passenger Tim McLean's family is disappointed that Vince Li, the man who was found not criminally responsible for beheading McLean, 22, on a Greyhound bus in 2008, was granted an absolute discharge. "It's like if you had a little kid with a scraped arm and he kept picking at it. It's picked open again; the sore is exposed again."
"12.02.2017 23:00:00" cbc.ca Hello: Adele takes Grammy song of the year, while Bowie's last album wins big Adele was a big winner heading into the last stretch of the 59th Grammys on Sunday, with three honours, including song of the year for Hello, best pop vocal album and pop solo performance, and she and could win even more awards later in the show. Drake scored 2 Grammy wins, but didn't attend the awards show.
"12.02.2017 22:30:00" cbc.ca Hundreds of whales in 2nd New Zealand stranding able to swim free New Zealand conservation authorities said 240 pilot whales that were stranded overnight at a remote bay which only days earlier had a larger beaching refloated themselves on Sunday and were swimming offshore. "The tide came in and they were able to float off and swim out to sea," a New Zealand conservation spokesman said.
"12.02.2017 22:00:00" cbc.ca B.C. doctor fighting to open health care to private billing An epic legal battle is raging in British Columbia over Canada's public healthcare system, with one side arguing allowing private health care could solve chronic wait times while the other argues it could dismantle a national economic jewel. The case revolves around a surgery centre which charges patients for services.
"12.02.2017 21:30:01" cbc.ca Vancouver police officer jumps into frozen Lost Lagoon to save dog People on social media are reacting to photos being circulated online that show a Vancouver police officer mostly submerged in Lost Lagoon, holding onto a rope and pulling a dog ashore after it had fallen into the water chasing a ball onto the ice. Police were called by a resident who saw a dog chase a ball onto the thin ice and subsequently fall through.
"12.02.2017 21:00:38" cbc.ca Snowfall warning issued for Toronto, over 150 flights cancelled, driving hazardous Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for Toronto, saying the amount will be "significant" and could total 15 centimetres by the end of Sunday. Toronto police are warning drivers that conditions are treacherous in parts of the city.
"12.02.2017 20:30:35" cbc.ca Jazz musician Al Jarreau dead at 76 Legendary musician Al Jarreau, who won seven Grammys over his 50-year career. has died in Los Angeles at age 76. Jarreau's biggest single was 1981's We're in This Love Together. He passed early Sunday morning.
"12.02.2017 20:00:02" cbc.ca Millions worth of Canadian military equipment stolen in past decade More than $10 million worth of equipment — including combat gear, computers and even weapons — has been stolen from National Defence over the past decade. The majority of nearly 77,000 items declared stolen from the inventory of the CAF since 2005 is military equipment.
"12.02.2017 19:30:00" cbc.ca VW car is registered in Canada, but has U.S. VIN: Owner says she's left out of settlement Jacqueline Charlesworth wants to get rid of her Volkswagen, after the company was exposed for doctoring its emissions testing in 2015. A legal loophole means this VW owner is left out of two massive class action lawsuits against the car manufacturer.
"12.02.2017 19:00:05" cbc.ca White House official calls court's travel ban ruling a 'judicial usurpation of power' A U.S. White House official on Sunday launched a blistering attack on the federal appeals court that blocked President Donald Trump's executive order on immigration. White House adviser Stephen Miller criticized judges for taking "power for themselves that belong squarely in the hands" of the president on Fox News Sunday.
"12.02.2017 18:30:00" cbc.ca There are many reasons to criticize Bombardier's loan — but alienation of Alberta isn't one The federal government's decision this week to give Bombardier $372.5 million in interest-free loans elicited criticism over concerns that the company was being unfairly subsidized. Much of that criticism was sharpest in the West. For some, the deal summoned feelings that Ottawa is once again turning its back on Canada's western provinces.
"12.02.2017 18:00:05" cbc.ca In the era of Trump, here's a look at 10 powerful political statements made at the Grammys The controversial policies of U.S. President Donald Trump prompted several celebrities to speak out at last month's Golden Globes and SAG Awards. The Grammys have a long history of mixing music with politics, leading many to wonder what we can expect at From Kendrick Lamar to the Dixie Chicks, check out these artists who took a stand.
"12.02.2017 17:30:00" cbc.ca North Korean missile launch is Trump's latest test Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe condemned North Korea's latest missile launch as "absolutely intolerable." Trump says he stands behind Japan "100 per cent."
"12.02.2017 17:00:03" cbc.ca 'Unstoppable?' New device claims it can break Netflix border blocks A Canadian-founded company claims it has found a way to bust through Netflix's border blocks. Its secret weapon — an electronic device called TurboBeacon. TurboBeacon uses a "fundamentally different" way to geo-locate users to the U.S.
"12.02.2017 16:30:01" cbc.ca U.S. needs to be 'much more vigilant' to stem flow of asylum seekers Canadian and U.S. officials need to co-ordinate their efforts to help stem the flow of would-be refugee claimants sneaking into Canada. The RCMP is working with its U.S. counterparts to control refugee claimants attempting to sneak across the border, a security expert says.
"12.02.2017 16:00:06" cbc.ca Lessons for Trudeau from Theresa May and Shinzo Abe meetings with Trump Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will be the third leader of a G7 country to meet U.S. President Donald Trump at the White House since his presidency began. The British and Japanese prime ministers visited White House with varying results.
"12.02.2017 15:30:00" cbc.ca Pre-clearance bill would give U.S. border agents power to search and detain Canadians on Canadian soil The Liberal government is pushing forward with a bill drafted prior to the election of Donald Trump that would give U.S. border officers in Canada new powers. A bill to expand border co-operation could also see permanent residents denied re-entry to Canada.
"12.02.2017 15:01:17" cbc.ca Trudeau's electoral reform about-face slammed at Parliament Hill rally About 300 people gathered on the front steps of Parliament Hill to voice their support for electoral reform. Many voiced their disappointment in Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's decision to abandon his election promise.
"12.02.2017 14:00:51" cbc.ca How getting a stunning photo turned into a rescue operation A Saturday morning trek to get some sunrise photos in Duncans Cove, N.S., turned into more than what the two photographers were expecting. Photographer Allan Zilkowsky slipped on ice after taking his pictures, and required a rescue boat.
"12.02.2017 14:00:06" cbc.ca Alec Baldwin reprises Trump role as SNL host, but Melissa McCarthy steals the show again Alec Baldwin returned to portray Trump and host Saturday Night Live for the 17th time, but it was Melissa McCarthy who sparkled in the cold opening, reprising her role as White House press secretary Sean Spicer. McCarthy, as Sean Spicer, called Nordstrom dropping Ivanka Trump's clothing line 'light terrorism'.
"12.02.2017 13:00:53" cbc.ca Friends, community mourn 2 men killed in plane crash south of Winnipeg Friends and family say they are shocked and mourning the deaths of two men who died after a small plane crashed in southern Manitoba Thursday night. People in the city of Winkler described the men as "outstanding" community members, whose loss has left those who knew them shocked.
"12.02.2017 12:00:53" cbc.ca Your rights at the U.S. border: Three perspectives Wondering about what rights Canadians have at the border? Here's a collection of answers over the past week from a civil liberties advocate, an immigration and refugee lawyer, and a spokesman from the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency. "Visitors have the burden of establishing that they are admissible to the U.S., or are entitled to the immigration status they seek."
"12.02.2017 11:00:06" cbc.ca Piers Morgan and J.K. Rowling are sparring on Twitter and getting a major audience British TV personality Piers Morgan and British author J.K. Rowling are in a Twitter war over American politics. He called her work "drivel" and she called him "amoral" after Morgan defended the U.S. government's travel ban.
"12.02.2017 09:00:05" cbc.ca This Ottawa-area woman collects and recycles roadkill Manitok Thompson was appalled to learn that fur from road-killed animals was going to waste. Now, 'instead of throwing away the whole carcass, they tell me, and I go pick it up.' Yes, you read that correctly.
"12.02.2017 08:00:06" cbc.ca Jamie Lynn Spears' daughter released from hospital The 8-year-old daughter of actress and singer Jamie Lynn Spears is back at her home in Kentwood, Louisiana after a vehicle accident last week. Maddie Spears-Aldridge was submerged in a pond last week inside an all-terrain vehicle and family members couldn't free her.
"12.02.2017 07:00:07" cbc.ca Porn-o-nomics: Why a multi-Billion-dollar industry is having so much trouble actually making money In Episode 2 of this Day 6 series, we look at who's making money, who's not and how that's changing the balance of power in the industry. Pornography producer Mike South offers his take on a changing industry and Gender and Sexuality Studies professor Adult entertainment isn't the money-maker it once was.
"12.02.2017 06:00:05" cbc.ca Drake tries to set record straight on remark about woman in scarf at London concert Hip-hop superstar Drake wants to set the record straight on remarks he made to a woman wearing a scarf, prompting a furor on social media. Drake's Instagram post called it a "fake media story."
"12.02.2017 05:00:00" cbc.ca Hay River, N.W.T. hockey returns to its roots outdoors From old-school outdoor rinks to indoor "floorball," the second largest hockey scene in the NWT is making the best of a year with no arena. No arena? No problem.
"12.02.2017 04:30:01" cbc.ca Hairstyling with fire and an epic Super Bowl halftime show: The week in pictures From brawling politicians to winter scenery to the Super Bowl, here's the week in pictures for Feb. 4-10. A lot happened this week.
"12.02.2017 04:00:05" cbc.ca In hot Toronto-area market, home got 82 offers and sold for $200K over asking The intense competition in the Greater Toronto Area's record-setting real estate market is starting to baffle even veteran realtors, who are seeing a startling amount of interest in certain properties. This house wound up selling for $756,000.
"12.02.2017 03:30:00" cbc.ca Poachers are hacking scientific data to hunt the animals being studied Like many scientists, Carleton University professor Steven Cooke tracks the animals he studies — in his case, fish. But his latest study is about the ways poachers, hunters and wild-life photographers are hacking the kind of scientific data he collects In Canada the issue is more about the animals being disturbed rather than poached.
"12.02.2017 03:00:00" cbc.ca Criminal courts scramble to meet Supreme Court's new trial timelines Ditching some mandatory minimum penalties and cutting back on preliminary inquiries are just two of the measures lawmakers, lawyers and judges are considering as they try to speed up the criminal court system to meet new time limits set by the Supreme The federal justice minister says there's enough evidence to show mandatory minimums have contributed to serious backlogs in Canada's courts.
"12.02.2017 02:30:00" cbc.ca CWHL hopes new deal with NHLPA can grow women's hockey The Canadian Women's Hockey League is hoping a partnership with the NHL Players' Association will help continue to grow the women's game. The deal has been in the works for several years.
"12.02.2017 02:00:04" cbc.ca Federal Tory leader concerned about release of Vince Li The federal Opposition's interim leader is criticizing a decision giving complete freedom to a man who beheaded and cannibalized a Greyhound bus passenger in Manitoba. Ambrose says Vince Li's release doesn't seem right and that Justin Trudeau must put the rights of victims first.
"12.02.2017 01:30:01" cbc.ca Many prescription opioid addicts engage in 'doctor shopping' before overdose deaths Prescription drugs are more involved in overdose deaths than widely believed. New Alberta figures show nearly 40 per cent of those dying from an overdose had been prescribed opioids by at least three different doctors in the year before they died. Western provinces are developing strategies aimed at controlling how opioids are prescribed.
"12.02.2017 01:00:06" cbc.ca Disappointed electoral reformers can learn from firearms activists how to advance their agenda: Opinion "Don't let Liberals who say they support your cause off the hook. Play tough. Play the long game," says Ian Brodie, former chief of staff to prime minister Harper, on how those who still want electoral reform can learn from history, and work the system. OPINION: "Don't lose hope, there is a path forward," writes Ian Brodie.
"12.02.2017 00:30:00" cbc.ca Canadian Census 2016 One in how many million? Find the latest population facts and figures, province by province, in our census map. #census2016 Did the population shrink in your hometown?
"12.02.2017 00:00:00" cbc.ca Grammy Awards: Is 'music's biggest night' irrelevant and out-of-touch? The Grammys are promoted as music's biggest night. But it looks like the gold gramophone trophy has lost its glimmer in the eyes of some of music's most influential stars. Drake, Kanye West and Justin Bieber are apparently not going.
"11.02.2017 23:30:00" cbc.ca Canadian Grammy nominees Boi-1da, Kai are behind the songs you've been hearing everywhere Drake might be on tour in Europe during the Grammys and it's uncertain if Justin Bieber will attend Sunday's ceremony, but Canadian nominees Boi-1da and Kai are among those getting ready for the big night. Boi-1da is nominated for record of the year for Rihanna's track Work and album of the year for Drake's Views.
"11.02.2017 23:00:00" cbc.ca Big in Britain: Canadian comedian aims to make a name back home She's built a career on being Canadian but Canada's never heard of her. Now, U.K.-based comedian Katherine Ryan is hoping to make her mark in her native country — and around the world — with her new Netflix special, In Trouble. She's performed alongside stars Amy Schumer and Aziz Ansari, but Ryan remains largely unknown to Canadian audiences.
"11.02.2017 22:30:00" cbc.ca 27 asylum seekers crossed into Manitoba Saturday: reeve Emerson, Man., emergency workers helped 21 refugees who crossed the border Saturday morning. They're walking through open farmer's fields to pass through the border into Manitoba near the town.
"11.02.2017 22:00:00" cbc.ca Trump's Florida estate stirs ethics debate as he hosts Japanese leader U.S. President Donald Trump has described the Mar-a-Lago property in Florida as the Winter White House and is hosting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe there over the weekend. Demonstrators plan to assemble tomorrow near the estate to protest Trump's decision on the Dakota Access oil pipeline
"11.02.2017 21:30:00" cbc.ca When it comes to innovation in the budget, Bains and Morneau 'definitely' on same page Innovation, Science and Economic Development Minister Navdeep Bains won't spill what line items are in the upcoming federal budget, but says his department's investment priorities are in line with those holding the government's purse strings. "We're going to invest in people, we're going to invest in emerging technologies and we're going to help companies scale up."
"11.02.2017 21:00:00" cbc.ca Liberals looking to eliminate many mandatory minimum sentences, justice minister says The federal justice minister says the work has already begun to eliminate many of the Criminal Code's mandatory minimum sentences. The justice minister says judges should determine the appropriate sentence for the individual before them.
"11.02.2017 20:30:00" cbc.ca Powerful nighttime earthquake in Philippines kills at least 6 A powerful nighttime earthquake in the southern Philippines killed at least six people and injured more than 120, with officials combing through cracked buildings and nearby towns Saturday to check on the damage and other possible casualties. The magnitude 6.7 quake forced hundreds of people to flee their homes.
"11.02.2017 20:00:31" cbc.ca One person killed in accident at Canada 150 event in Singapore One person was killed at an event organized by the High Commission of Canada in Singapore after a tree fell on Saturday, according to news and social media reports. Five people had reportedly been taken to hospital with injuries.
"11.02.2017 19:30:09" cbc.ca Crossing to Canada through the woods: Syrian family takes risk in -15C weather A Syrian family of three was stopped at Hemmingford, Que., by the RCMP Saturday morning as they illegally crossed the border from the U.S. to apply for refugee status in Canada, part of a surge of such asylum seekers. The young Syrian family dragged luggage and pushed their daughter in a stroller through the snow.
"11.02.2017 19:00:08" cbc.ca Trudeau to focus on mutual interests with Trump on Monday, says cabinet minister Transportation Minister Marc Garneau, chair of the cabinet committee on Canada-U.S. relations, says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is willing to talk about the differences between his government and President Donald Trump's, but the topic is unlikely to "As time goes on, we'll get down into more specific areas in the different files that are important to the two countries."
"11.02.2017 18:30:37" cbc.ca PayPal freezes Canadian media company's account over story about Syrian family A community newspaper's payment to enter a feel-good story about a family of Syrian refugees in an awards competition prompted PayPal to freeze the account of a national media organization after flagging the suspicious transaction, The Canadian Press has PayPal flagged the payment as possibly not in compliance with its "acceptable use policy," according to the publisher.
"11.02.2017 18:00:02" cbc.ca Law enforcement 'had no idea,' says journalist of alleged terror threats from Canada she uncovered The Trump White House should be less concerned with the threats at the U.S. border with Mexico and focus on Canada instead, an investigative report in the U.S. online news site The Daily Beast suggested this week. The journalist behind the investigation The report says far more "suspected terrorists" are being encountered at the U.S.-Canada border.
"11.02.2017 17:31:07" cbc.ca Southbound lanes on Coquihalla now open between Hope and Merritt According to DriveBC, southbound traffic on the Coquihalla highway between Hope and Merritt is now open. Northbound traffic is estimated to open in one hour. People spent hours stuck on the highway.
"11.02.2017 17:00:44" cbc.ca Canada's job market appears to be on fire — but here's 4 reasons to worry With Canada putting in its best six-month jobs performance in 15 years and on track for its best year on record, there's a lot to be optimistic about in Canada's economy. But that doesn't mean there's no reason for concern. Here's 4 of the main ones that The economy may have added 48,000 jobs last month, but it's not all good news.
"11.02.2017 16:30:00" cbc.ca Sean Spicer is off to a rocky start in speaking for Trump Sean Spicer has been White House press secretary for less than a month, but his aggressive style and rocky start have provoked journalists and inspired comedians. Less than a month in and SNL had plenty of material.
"11.02.2017 16:00:00" cbc.ca How the word 'terrorism' lost its meaning: Opinion Terrorism is political invective, nothing more. It's a great favourite of demagogues, widely accepted by audiences, and is almost always applied exclusively to the other, never to ourselves. OPINION: "Terrorism is almost always applied exclusively to the other, never to ourselves," writes Neil Macdonald.
"11.02.2017 15:30:07" cbc.ca Somali asylum seekers en route to Canada caught, turned back by U.S. border officials Three asylum seekers tried to enter Canada by foot Tuesday morning but lost their bid for freedom after getting caught by U.S. authorities. Two men and one woman are the latest asylum seekers to try to enter Canada at the Manitoba border.
"11.02.2017 15:00:41" cbc.ca Unusually warm ocean temperatures linked to massive Pacific seabird die-off A year after tens of thousands of common murres, an abundant North Pacific seabird, starved and washed ashore on beaches from California to Alaska, researchers have pinned the cause to unusually warm ocean temperatures that affected the tiny fish they "If tens of thousands of them are dying, it's because there's no fish out there, anywhere, over a very large area."
"11.02.2017 14:00:12" cbc.ca Michael Flynn talked to Russia about sanctions back in December, report says U.S. President Donald Trump's national security adviser addressed U.S. sanctions against Russia in his conversations with the country's ambassador while President Barack Obama was still in office, a new report said, contradicting previous claims that the A Trump administration official reportedly said Michael Flynn "can't be certain" that sanctions did not come up in his discussions with the Russian ambassador.
"11.02.2017 13:00:01" cbc.ca Meet the man behind the challenge to Trump's travel ban Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson says taking on U.S. President Donald Trump in court is a lot like playing chess. The 51-year-old Democrat is heading up the landmark legal challenge that brought Trump's controversial travel ban to a grinding halt last week.
"11.02.2017 12:00:30" cbc.ca Windsor public schools cancel upcoming field trips to U.S. The Greater Essex County District School Board has cancelled student trips to the U.S. for the rest of February, citing uncertainty over whether all students would be allowed to cross the border given questions over Trump's executive order. Windsor's public school board has cancelled all field trips to the United States, citing Trump's travel ban.
"11.02.2017 11:00:00" cbc.ca 'Punch a Zionist' tweet by McGill student politician prompts concern for campus safety A McGill student politician's tweet saying "punch a Zionist today" has sparked calls for safer campuses, along with his resignation from student politics at the Montreal university. The student later apologized on social media for his original tweet, explaining it was not an attack on Jewish students.
"11.02.2017 10:00:06" cbc.ca 'Safety concerns' shutter Shia LaBeouf's He Will Not Divide Us participatory art project New York City's Museum of the Moving Image has closed a performance art project involving Shia LaBeouf, citing 'serious public safety hazards.' LaBeouf and two collaborators had said they intended to do it around the clock for four years.
"11.02.2017 09:00:03" cbc.ca Dutch police seize chemicals for making one billion ecstasy pills Police in the Netherlands say they found raw material that could be used to make one billion ecstasy pills in a truck parked in a village close to the Belgian border. The haul was worth several hundred thousand euros on its own
"11.02.2017 08:00:00" cbc.ca Scientists create beating 3D heart cells Scientists at York University have created 3D heart cells that are able to beat in synchronization with existing heart cells. Researchers at York University successfully created 3D heart tissue that will beat in synch with natural heart cells.
"11.02.2017 07:00:05" cbc.ca French police find explosives, thwart 'imminent attack' and arrest 4, including teen A raid on a home in southern France that uncovered a makeshift laboratory with the explosive TATP and other bomb-making ingredients, and led to the arrest of four people including a teenage girl, thwarted an "imminent attack," says the country's top The interior minister said the arrests "thwarted an imminent attack on French soil."
"11.02.2017 06:00:06" cbc.ca South African politicians brawl during protest against president South Africa's parliament descends into chaos, with opposition legislators denouncing President Jacob Zuma as a "scoundrel" and "rotten to the core" because of corruption allegations and then brawling with guards. Chaos ensued in South Africa's parliament.
"11.02.2017 05:00:05" cbc.ca TSX, Dow, Nasdaq and S&P 500 all hit new closing highs North American equity markets enjoyed a solid end of the week, with the benchmark indexes in Canada and the United States closing at record highs. It was a solid end of the week for the markets.
"11.02.2017 04:30:00" cbc.ca Toronto police won't participate in Pride parade, chief says The Toronto Police Service will not be participating in this year's Pride parade, says police Chief Mark Saunders. The move comes a month after Pride Toronto voted to ban uniformed officers from the event.
"11.02.2017 04:00:06" cbc.ca Mike Ilitch, owner of Red Wings, Tigers, dead at 87 Mike Ilitch, the Detroit kid who became owner of the city's National Hockey League and Major League Baseball franchises, has died. He was 87. Ilitch was praised for keeping his professional hockey and baseball teams in Detroit as other urban sports franchises relocated to new suburban stadiums.
"11.02.2017 03:30:00" cbc.ca 'Balloonatic' who flew over Calgary in lawn chair gets more time to pay fine A Calgary man who strapped 120 helium balloons to a lawn chair and soared high into the air above the Stampede grounds in 2015 has been given another month to raise money for a required donation prior to his sentencing. Boria has raised just half of the $20,000 he agreed to donate to a veterans food bank, since business has been a "little rough," his lawyer said.
"11.02.2017 03:00:04" cbc.ca Trump predicts level playing field on trade with China soon President Donald Trump, noting that he had long complained that China's currency was undervalued, on Friday predicted that "a level playing field" in terms of trade would be reached between the two countries sooner than many people think. Donald Trump's thoughts on trade with China.
"11.02.2017 02:30:01" cbc.ca Many Somalis in Minnesota 'willing to take the risk' to sneak into Canada Somalis whose U.S. asylum claims have been rejected often end up in Minneapolis, where they strategize ways to get to Canada. "They left their country and they're still on the run."
"11.02.2017 02:00:14" The National for Fri., Feb. 10, 2017 LIVE: This is The National for Friday, February 10, 2017
"11.02.2017 02:00:05" cbc.ca Trump pledges 'even closer' ties with Japan in meeting with PM Abe U.S. President Donald Trump, fresh off patching up ties with China, reassured Japan's leader Friday that the U.S. will defend its close ally. Together, the pronouncements illustrated a shift toward a more mainstream Trump stance on U.S. policy toward Trump and Abe are scheduled to play golf tomorrow.
"11.02.2017 01:30:01" cbc.ca Sugary drink consumption by youth equivalent to 13 sugar cubes a day Sugary drink consumption projected to result in more than 63,000 deaths over the next 25 years, Canadian researchers estimate. Diabetes, heart disease and cancer are some of the health effects researchers predict.
"11.02.2017 01:00:03" cbc.ca Trudeau defends Arctic drilling ban, talks economic development at Yellowknife town hall A packed gymnasium in Yellowknife lobbed questions at Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Friday morning, who addressed Northern economic development and a controversial Arctic drilling ban during his first town hall event in the territories. Indigenous leaders were invited to be part of the audience, but they said they want more than that.
"11.02.2017 00:30:00" cbc.ca After court defeat, Trump mulls a 'brand new order' on immigration Seeking to regroup after a stinging legal defeat, U.S. President Donald Trump said Friday he is considering signing a "brand new order" after his refugee and immigration travel ban was halted in court. Trump said the White House is considering making changes to the order, though it would likely change "very little" from the first.
"11.02.2017 00:00:00" Athlete with Moroccan roots denied entry into US Yassine Aber was on his way to an athletic competition in Boston. He was refused entry to the U.S. after five hours of questioning about his Moroccan roots and Muslim faith.
"10.02.2017 23:30:00" cbc.ca 'It was my choice to make:' Trudeau says electoral reform scuttled for national unity Prime Minister Justin Trudeau explained his decision to abandon his promise on electoral reform when asked about voter cynicism at a town hall in Yellowknife. "It does really matter to me that we improve our democracy," prime minister said. Someone yelled "then do it" from the crowd.
"10.02.2017 23:00:00" cbc.ca 'He's taken the country hostage, in a way:' late-night comedy feasts on Trump Between John Oliver's return from a three-month hiatus and Donald Trump impersonator Alec Baldwin's stint hosting Saturday Night Live, this is shaping up to be a big weekend in what has already been a promising start to the Trump era in late-night comedy. Everywhere you look it's Trump.
"10.02.2017 22:50:32" cbc.ca Vince Li, man who beheaded passenger on greyhound bus, given absolute discharge Li was found not criminally responsible in the killing of Tim McLean on a Greyhound bus in 2008. BREAKING:
"10.02.2017 22:30:00" cbc.ca Rosie O'Donnell channels Trump advisor Steve Bannon in new Twitter pic After saying she'd like to play U.S. President Donald Trump's controversial adviser Steve Bannon on Saturday Night Live, comedienne Rosie O'Donnell has apparently changed her Twitter profile picture to make herself look like him. Rosie has a new look.
"10.02.2017 22:00:06" cbc.ca Michael Flynn talked to Russia about sanctions back in December, report says U.S. President Donald Trump's national security adviser addressed U.S. sanctions against Russia in his conversations with the country's ambassador while President Barack Obama was still in office, a new report said, contradicting previous claims that the A Trump administration official says Michael Flynn "can't be certain" that sanctions did not come up in his discussions with Russian ambassador.
"10.02.2017 21:30:01" cbc.ca Mysterious geoglyphs discovered in Amazon rainforest Hundreds of circles in the ground of the Amazon rainforest that date back thousands of years have been discovered, but scientists don't know what purpose they served. Researchers found geoglyphs dating back thousands of years in recently deforested sections of the Amazon rainforest.
"10.02.2017 21:00:00" cbc.ca Lawsuit seeks $10M damages for Walmart consumers after Fort McMurray wildfire A class-action lawsuit filed against Walmart Canada Corp. is seeking $10 million in damages on behalf of customers who purchased contaminated food at a Fort McMurray Walmart after last year's wildfire. Walmart accused of selling contaminated food in Fort McMurray after last year's wildfire.
"10.02.2017 20:30:00" cbc.ca Phoenix implementation a 'big steaming pile' left for us, Trudeau says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his Liberal government was left a "big steaming pile" by the Conservatives after an Iqaluit scientist confronted him about problems with parental leave benefits in the Phoenix pay system. "We're trying to be as open as we can while not doing too much blaming of the previous guys." – Justin Trudeau.
"10.02.2017 20:00:05" cbc.ca In a bad mood and on the internet? You could become a troll The picture you have of an internet troll may not be as accurate as you think. In fact, new research finds that a troll could be anyone if the circumstances are right. How you become an internet troll.
"10.02.2017 19:30:02" cbc.ca Trudeau should spend his diplomatic capital on Syria: Opinion When Trudeau meets with President Donald Trump next week, a top priority should be persuading the American leader that Assad is not a viable partner in the fight against ISIS. Columnist Michael Petrou says Justin Trudeau must address Syria with Donald Trump.
"10.02.2017 19:00:00" cbc.ca 2 dead in small plane crash near Brunkild southwest of Winnipeg Two men from Winkler, Man., are dead after a plane crash in southern Manitoba, RCMP say. Two men died in a plane crash in southern Manitoba late Thursday.
"10.02.2017 18:27:58" cbc.ca #baycott: Hudson's Bay under pressure to drop Ivanka Trump products Just days after U.S.-based luxury goods chain Nordstrom dropped the Ivanka Trump brand, consumers are pushing Toronto-based Hudson's Bay to make a similar move. The Grab Your Wallet campaign is urging consumers to boycott Hudson's Bay.
"10.02.2017 17:30:12" cbc.ca 'Hunting is not about killing for me': Trophy hunter sees shooting big game as form of conservation A British Columbia woman well-known for her trophy hunts of lions, bears and giraffes says she sees the killing as an ethical form of wildlife conservation. From the fifth estate: Trophy hunting attracts widespread criticism but also limited support from some nature groups.
"10.02.2017 17:02:01" cbc.ca Census results have good news for the Conservatives The 2016 census results released this week by Statistics Canada show the country's population growing in the West and nearly stagnant in the East. That's good news for the Conservatives. The 2016 census shows Conservatives still hold sway in Canada's fastest growing regions, says Éric Grenier.
"10.02.2017 16:57:27" Trudeau in Yellowknife LIVE: Justin Trudeau holds a town hall gathering in Yellowknife, N.W.T.
"10.02.2017 16:56:56" LIVE Q&A: Saving Manno LIVE Q&A: CBC's Briar Stewart sits down with Spencer Sekyer, an Edmonton-area high school teacher, who helped save a baby chimpanzee named Manno from Iraq.
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"10.02.2017 16:00:06" newsinteractives.cbc.ca Desperate journey In the dead of winter, a Muslim man with a backpack and a bike snuck across the U.S. border into Canada. This is his story. Fearing deportation, this Afghan journalist crossed the U.S. border into Canada in the dead of winter. On a bicycle.
"10.02.2017 15:30:15" Meet Cupid, two-legged puppy with prosthetic legs. Someone left Cupid to die. But he'll be back on his feet thanks to these puppy prosthetics. http://www.cbc.ca/1.3974332
"10.02.2017 15:03:02" cbc.ca Job seekers still reluctant to adjust expectations after Alberta's boom years For years, Calgary was a great place to go if you needed a job. It had the highest wages in the country, especially for oilpatch jobs, but that has turned out to be both a blessing and a curse for the city more than two years into a weak job market. "Put your ego in check. That's what I'm saying to everybody." – Sharlene Massie, About Staffing.
"10.02.2017 14:30:07" cbc.ca Trump changes tack and backs 'one China' policy U.S. President Donald Trump changed tack and agreed to honour the longstanding 'one China' policy during a phone call with China's leader, a major diplomatic boost for Beijing which brooks no criticism of its claim to neighbouring Taiwan. Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping talked by phone last night.
"10.02.2017 14:00:00" cbc.ca A full moon, an eclipse and a comet — all in one night Friday night there will be a rare occurrence of three astronomical treats. Comet 45P/Honda-Mrkos-Pajdusakova is also known as the New Year's Comet. And it's green.
"10.02.2017 13:05:59" cbc.ca Hundreds of whales dead after beaching in New Zealand New Zealanders are racing to save the lives of a group of whales that swam aground along a remote southern beach. More than half were dead when they were found, and the race is on to save the rest. New Zealanders race to save more than 400 beached whales on the South Island.
"10.02.2017 12:00:47" cbc.ca Every single highway linking the Lower Mainland to the rest of B.C. is closed A 24-hour period of freezing rain across the South Coast has culminated with every single highway leading into the Lower Mainland being closed. A full day of freezing rain has closed B.C. highways leading into the Lower Mainland.
"10.02.2017 11:33:26" cbc.ca Grad trips gone wild: 'It's absolutely deplorable what they allow on these trips' To parents, S-Trip's spring break and grad trips offer the chance for their teens to have fun, explore local culture and volunteer in countries like Mexico, the Dominican Republic and Cuba. But a CBC Marketplace investigation reveals the reality is very S-Trip promises parents its grad trips will be safe and supervised. Videos posted to YouTube tell a different story.
"10.02.2017 11:00:02" cbc.ca What you need to know about botulism Botulism cases are rare in Canada but potentially serious. The culprit? A potent neurotoxin produced by Clostridium botulinum bacteria under certain conditions. A recall of PC Organics baby food pouches was expanded because they could permit growth of a botulism-causing bacteria.
"10.02.2017 10:00:00" cbc.ca Can sharks be fished sustainably? New research is looking at whether sharks can be fished sustainably or if their catch should be banned altogether. Sustainable shark fishing is possible if fisheries are carefully managed, researchers say.
"10.02.2017 09:00:01" cbc.ca Visiting conductor performs music once considered a crime in China Maestro Muhai Tang is leading the Beijing Symphony Orchestra in a program of Chinese and western orchestral music at Toronto's Sony Centre for the Performing Arts - the first time the BSO has performed in Canada, followed by a concert in Washington. Maestro Muhai Tang says Chinese people no longer feel that the music of giants like Beethoven, Mozart and Bach belongs to the West.
"10.02.2017 08:00:01" cbc.ca Big Tobacco's Philip Morris says it's quitting cigarettes. Critics doubt it One of the world's biggest tobacco companies, Philip Morris has invested heavily in new e-cigarettes — promising a much safer product. Some critics believe Philip Morris will never stop selling cigarettes and is only looking to generate media coverage with this claim.
"10.02.2017 07:00:01" cbc.ca Study seeks to shed light on sex work as an occupational choice A recent study out of the University of Victoria is contradicting public perceptions of why sex workers end up in the industry. More than 200 sex workers in six communities across Canada were surveyed.
"10.02.2017 06:00:00" cbc.ca 10 Canadian Olympians to watch in Pyeongchang With the 2018 Olympics exactly one year away, here's a look at the Canadian athletes to watch on the road to Pyeongchang. Canada's top athletes are gearing up for the 2018 Winter Games.
"10.02.2017 05:00:00" cbc.ca Is your Uber driver getting shortchanged on some trips? It's no secret that only a portion of what you pay for an Uber ride makes it to your driver. But Uber drivers are complaining that, even after deductions are accounted for, they're still being shortchanged on certain fares. Uber pockets 25 per cent of each fare, as well as the flat $2.50 "booking fee" it charges each rider.
"10.02.2017 04:30:00" cbc.ca Valentine's Day dance cancelled because venue is too close to a church Organizers of a Valentine's dance had to cancel their event after social media users pointed out a city ordinance that prohibits dancing within 152 metres of a church. A 38-year-old law prohibits any dancing within 152 metres of churches.
"10.02.2017 04:00:00" cbc.ca Flu vaccine effectiveness 'decent' at 42 per cent this season in Canada: researchers A group of infectious disease experts estimates that this season's influenza vaccine has been more than 40 per cent effective in preventing the respiratory illness in Canadians who got the shot. The 42 per cent effectiveness rate isn't as high as physicians would like, a researcher says.
"10.02.2017 03:30:00" Timeline Photos In the dead of winter, a Muslim man with a backpack and a bike snuck across the U.S. border into Canada. This is his story. http://newsinteractives.cbc.ca/index.php/longform/desperate-journey-refugee-crossing-canada-us
"10.02.2017 03:00:00" cbc.ca 'Your rights are significantly narrower': Canadian lawyer's advice to visitors to U.S. U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said that visitors to the U.S. could be asked to hand over their social media passwords. Tougher security checks may be coming for those wanting to visit the U.S.
"10.02.2017 02:30:00" cbc.ca RCMP will assess sexual assault cases deemed 'unfounded' The RCMP says it plans to review sexual assault cases that were labelled unfounded in 2016 to see if they comply with police policy and appropriate decision-making based on evidence. The RCMP says it would also look at a sample of historical cases.
"10.02.2017 02:00:08" LIVE NOW: The National for Thurs., Feb. 9, 2017
"10.02.2017 02:00:00" cbc.ca No landline, no text 911 service left deaf man without help for 24 hours, says sister A woman says her brother, who is deaf, was stranded in his home after he slipped and fell, and was unable to contact 911 because he didn't have a landline phone. Text with 9-1-1 has been rolling across parts of Canada in recent years, but some areas are still not covered.
"10.02.2017 01:30:00" Spider vs Centipede Watch what happens when a spider faces off with a centipede.
CBC's The Nature of Things reveals there are more bugs in our homes than we realize: http://www.cbc.ca/1.3971033
"10.02.2017 01:00:00" cbc.ca 'A Canadian story worth remembering': Surviving Dionne quintuplets want to conserve home The two surviving Dionne quintuplets are urging officials in northeastern Ontario to preserve the home where they were born, suggesting there is a "moral obligation" to safeguard a part of Canadian history. The Dionne sisters were the first quintuplets to survive more than a few days.
"10.02.2017 00:30:00" cbc.ca TPP post-Trump: Canada joins trade talks with Pacific Rim partners in Chile next month Donald Trump may have packed up his tent, but Canada will join other signatories to the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement when they meet next month in Chile to figure out how to proceed without the United States. Trump signed an executive order in January withdrawing the U.S. from the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
"10.02.2017 00:00:00" cbc.ca Amal and George Clooney expecting twins: report Amal Clooney, international human rights lawyer and wife of actor George Clooney, is pregnant with twins, according to CBS's The Talk. The 39-year-old Amal Clooney is reportedly due this June.
"09.02.2017 23:27:55" cbc.ca Trump travel ban suspension upheld by U.S. appeals court Judges considered claims that ban was motivated by terrorism fears, targeted Muslims BREAKING: A federal appeals court in San Francisco has ruled to uphold the suspension of U.S. President Donald Trump's travel ban
"09.02.2017 23:00:00" cbc.ca Trump 'sympathetic' but publicly silent on Quebec City mosque attack President Donald Trump focuses on potential terror attacks, but he hasn't publicly said or tweeted anything about the Quebec City mosque shooting. "He doesn't tweet about everything," Trump's adviser says, but adds Trump is "sympathetic to any loss of life."
"09.02.2017 22:30:00" cbc.ca Palestinian teen accused of wounding at least 6 in Israel shooting, stabbing attack A man opened fire and stabbed shoppers with a screwdriver near a busy open air market in central Israel on Thursday, wounding at least six people, police said. Shoppers at the market overwhelmed the attacker with their bare hands, local media reports.
"09.02.2017 22:00:00" cbc.ca Coquitlam WWII veteran receives France's highest honour At 92 years-old, Second World War veteran and long-time Coquitlam resident William Leland Berrow has been awarded the French Legion of Honour. Over 1,000 Canadian veterans have applied for the award that honours those who helped liberate France during the war.
"09.02.2017 21:39:02" Officials in Emerson hold media briefing on border security LIVE: Emerson holds emergency meeting on influx of asylum seekers http://www.cbc.ca/1.3973507
"09.02.2017 21:30:00" cbc.ca Shopify CEO issues response to Breitbart backlash The CEO of Ottawa-based e-commerce company Shopify is defending its decision to continue hosting an online store for right-wing U.S. media organisation Breitbart News. "To kick off a merchant is to censor ideas and interfere with the free exchange of products at the core of commerce," Tobi Lütke says.
"09.02.2017 21:00:00" cbc.ca Air Canada shows off new colour scheme for planes and staff uniforms Air Canada has unveiled a new twist on an old look for its planes and uniforms for staff, adding black to its iconic red-and-white colour scheme. The first three planes sporting the new colour scheme will enter service immediately.
"09.02.2017 20:30:00" cbc.ca Jeff Sessions confirmed as U.S. attorney general, Tom Price on deck Senator Jeff Sessions was confirmed as U.S. attorney general on Wednesday evening, following a particularly contentious vote. Here's a look at all of U.S. President Donald Trump's nominees, their qualifications and the opposition they face proceeding We're tracking President Donald Trump's cabinet nominees.
"09.02.2017 20:00:02" cbc.ca PC Plus member? Then change your password, Loblaws warns after points stolen Loblaw is warning PC Plus rewards collectors to beef up their passwords after points were stolen from some members' accounts. Some PC Plus rewards accounts here hacked and their points stolen.
"09.02.2017 19:30:00" cbc.ca Report calls for Alberta to put a time limit on inactive oil and gas wells There are more than 80,000 inactive oil wells in Alberta that have not been plugged or reclaimed. Regulations set no time limit on how long a well can remain inactive, but a new report shows that even if oil prices skyrocket, these wells aren't coming Old oil and gas wells in Alberta can sit inactive forever.
"09.02.2017 19:00:00" cbc.ca Happy retirement: Toronto Zoo's former elephants find new lease on life in California Three years after they were sent halfway across the continent, aging elephants from the Toronto Zoo are enjoying spending time with new friends and roaming the hills of a northern California sanctuary. Toronto Zoo's former elephants, Toka and Thika, now roam the savannah-like landscape of the PAWS sanctuary in California.
"09.02.2017 18:30:00" cbc.ca Former soldier, single mother evicted in wait for military pension A 27-year veteran of the Canadian air force waited more than five months for National Defence to pay her pension and severance. Because of the delay, the former sergeant and her children were evicted from their rental home near Ottawa. A retired RCAF sergeant – a single mother and cancer survivor – was evicted during her wait for her military pension and severance.
"09.02.2017 18:01:56" cbc.ca 'Go buy Ivanka's stuff': Kellyanne Conway touts Trump daughter's fashion line A top aide to U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday promoted the clothing and jewelry line named after his daughter Ivanka, one day after the president's tweet criticizing a retailer for dropping her product line drew criticism over using public office "I'm just going to give a free commercial here. Go buy it today." – Kellyanne Conway, in an interview from the White House.
"09.02.2017 17:30:01" cbc.ca Trump era provides a payoff for the satirical comedy industry: Don Pittis Every president has had his impersonators. But industry insiders say U.S. President Donald Trump has reinvigorated the global satire business on TV, online and social media. When Trump said he would create jobs, who expected they'd be in comedy?
"09.02.2017 16:53:26" cbc.ca Trudeau and Trump to meet Monday in Washington Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Donald Trump will meet in person for the first time on Monday in Washington, D.C., the Prime Minister's Office has confirmed. BREAKING: Justin Trudeau is going to Washington next week.
"09.02.2017 16:30:38" cbc.ca Republicans flexed a rare muscle to silence Elizabeth Warren A rare move by U.S. Senate Republicans to silence Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren may have been just a preview of the parliamentary lengths that a newly empowered but frustrated Republican Senate might go to in order to bust through the Democratic Republicans used an arcane rule to silence Elizabeth Warren.
"09.02.2017 16:13:58" Morneau at Georgetown University LIVE: Finance Minister Bill Morneau speaks at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. http://www.cbc.ca/1.3973040
"09.02.2017 15:30:32" cbc.ca Millennials finally fall out of love with Justin Trudeau after he abandons electoral reform: Opinion It appears the millennial fantasy of Liberal exceptionalism when it comes to "the same old politics" in Ottawa is, at last, starting to fade. Thanks, electoral reform. Sorry, kids, you've been had, Robyn Urback says.
"09.02.2017 15:01:38" policyoptions.irpp.org The public broadcaster's role in the fake news era: Policy Options CBC general manager and editor-in-chief Jennifer McGuire and Radio-Canada's director of news and current affairs make their case for strong public broadcasters in this fake news era.
"09.02.2017 14:30:02" cbc.ca 'I can relate to the suffering': Former political prisoner launches foundation to help refugees Khaled Al-Qazzaz, a Canadian who languished for about a year in solitary confinement in a notorious Egyptian prison, has launched a foundation to help refugees and other vulnerable people in Canada. "I can relate to the suffering. I can relate to people who have missed out on family, on real opportunities."
"09.02.2017 14:00:38" cbc.ca Our homes are ecosystems for bugs—and we don't even know it Does the thought of a spider or centipede in your home horrify you? A new episode of CBC's The Nature of Things reveals there are more bugs in our homes than we realize — and we just need to accept it. A new documentary on The Nature of Things reveals the insects, spiders and centipedes that live among us.
"09.02.2017 13:30:00" cbc.ca Catastrophic fire 'will likely occur' at Halifax explosives depot, military report says Death, property destruction and severe environmental damage could result from a fire that "will likely occur sometime" at an ammunition depot in the Halifax area, according to an internal military report. Ammunition depot in Bedford, N.S., faces 'high' fire risk.
"09.02.2017 13:00:01" cbc.ca Health Canada having trouble finding First Nations kids to help because of 'broken' system Senior bureaucrats tasked with providing health care to Canada's First Nations children say they have had trouble spending new money aimed at closing care gaps because the system is partially "broken" and there is a lack of capacity on the ground in Ottawa spent just a quarter of its promised money on First Nations health.
"09.02.2017 12:30:00" cbc.ca 'Informal' network helping refuge seekers get to Manitoba, U.S. officials say U.S. officials say an underground railroad between Minneapolis and the Canadian border is enabling an increasing number of refuge seekers to get into this country. "What we've seen hasn't fit the profile of hardened criminals." – U.S. border patrol officer.
"09.02.2017 11:59:12" cbc.ca 'Jobs, jobs, jobs': Ministers set scene in D.C. for Trudeau's elusive meeting with Trump Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has yet to schedule his sit-down meeting with new U.S. President Donald Trump, but his key ministers have been busy flying to D.C. this week to lay the groundwork for the government's new U.S. strategy, Chris Hall writes. Finance Minister Bill Morneau is in Washington today, following Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland and Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan.
"09.02.2017 11:35:57" cbc.ca PC Organics baby food pouches recalled across Canada Loblaw Companies Ltd. is recalling PC Organics baby food pouches due to a possible deadly bacteria that could form in the food. Our story has a complete list of the recalled products and the stores where they were sold.
"09.02.2017 11:00:07" cbc.ca 'Running out of options' to stop Dakota Access pipeline, says Standing Rock Sioux leader The leader of a Native American tribe attempting to block the Dakota Access oil pipeline said on Wednesday the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe may have exhausted legal options. The U.S. army said Tuesday it would grant the final permit for the pipeline.
"09.02.2017 10:00:03" cbc.ca 2018 Winter Games a tough sell in host country South Korea South Korea is preparing for its 2018 Olympic Games, and that includes building a hockey team to take on Canada — and a strategy for dealing with military threats from the North. There are still major issues looming one year out from the start of the Winter Olympics.
"09.02.2017 09:00:00" cbc.ca Hold off on homegrown pot, police chiefs urge government Allowing Canadians to grow their own pot will create too many problems for police, some law enforcement representatives say. "Unlike tomatoes, it is a substance that poses certain significant...social and health harms, and risks to Canadians."
"09.02.2017 08:00:04" cbc.ca Russell Martin, Michael Saunders left off Canada's World Baseball Classic roster Toronto Blue Jays catcher Russell Martin and former teammate Michael Saunders will not represent Canada at the 2017 edition of the World Baseball Classic. "Who's on first?" is now a serious question for Canadian baseball fans.
"09.02.2017 07:00:03" cbc.ca Somalia's new president is also a U.S. citizen A former prime minister who holds dual Somali-U.S. citizenship was elected Somalia's president on Wednesday, taking on the daunting task of bringing the country its first fully functioning central government in 25 years. Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo declared an "era of unity" for the infamously chaotic country.
"09.02.2017 06:00:00" cbc.ca Donald Trump says court deciding on travel ban is 'so political' However, Trump's Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch disagrees, calling the president's comments "demoralizing" Trump said his immigration order was "beautifully written" and "a bad high school student would understand this."
"09.02.2017 05:00:00" cbc.ca Deadly airstrikes continue in Syria as date for UN-sponsored talks set A series of airstrikes on an opposition-held district in the Syrian city of Homs, presumably carried out by Russia or Syria, killed at least nine civilians on Wednesday. UN-sponsored talks on Syria will start in Geneva on Feb. 20.
"09.02.2017 04:30:00" cbc.ca Canada prepares for tough NAFTA bargaining Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland says that if negotiations restart on NAFTA, Trump's administration won't be the only player at the table looking for a better deal. "Canada definitely will be and is good at taking strong offensive positions."
"09.02.2017 04:00:01" cbc.ca Vulture Culture: Meet the B.C. students dining on others' cafeteria leftovers A group of students at the University of Victoria has found a different way of eating on a student budget — but it's perhaps not for the faint of heart. Turns out grabbing some of your friends' fries is a gateway to tray-raiding.
"09.02.2017 03:30:00" cbc.ca The female has spoken: queen takes baboon throne at Toronto Zoo The fighting became so vicious that staff intervened with hormone treatments to take "a little bit of an edge off" the warring females. Didn't anyone tell them about the peaceful transition of power?
"09.02.2017 03:00:02" Timeline Photos New Brunswick is Canada's only province with a shrinking population.
Find out what the census revealed here: http://www.cbc.ca/1.3971816
"09.02.2017 02:30:00" cbc.ca Justin Trudeau travels to Europe next week to mark EU's ratification of CETA deal The PM will address the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France one day after the legislature votes to ratify the Canada-EU trade deal. It will be the first time a sitting Canadian prime minister addresses the full European Parliament.
"09.02.2017 02:00:03" cbc.ca Manila shantytown fire leaves thousands homeless Authorities say 15,000 residents of a shantytown beside Manila's port have lost their homes in a fire that raged overnight before being put out Wednesday morning. About 1,000 homes were gutted in the Philippines' capital.
"09.02.2017 01:30:00" cbc.ca A Canadian artist is part of MoMA's quiet travel ban art protest — and he didn't even know it The Museum of Modern Art is taking a political stand on its walls and Iranian-Canadian artist Parviz Tanavoli is at the centre of it. The museum's protest is in response to President Trump's executive order curbing travel to the U.S.
"09.02.2017 01:00:01" cbc.ca Iconic Honest Ed's sign will live on...at Ed Mirvish Theatre Toronto residents who worried that the iconic Honest Ed's sign will be lost to the city's landscape forever can take heart. A portion of the sign will be saved and added to the exterior of the Ed Mirvish Theatre. The plan must first be approved by the city before Mirvish Productions can move forward.
"09.02.2017 00:30:01" cbc.ca B.C. man steps in to pay $700 fines for 2 peewee N.B. girls hockey teams Hockey NB confirmed Michael Blanchard's payment after a CBC News report about members of the two teams being suspended from playing until the fines were paid. "I did it because those kids deserve to enjoy and have a great experience."
"09.02.2017 00:00:03" Timeline Photos Do you live in one of Canada's "Big 3" cities?
According to the census, more than one-third of the country does.
"08.02.2017 23:30:00" cbc.ca Trump targets 'terrible' Nordstrom in Twitter tirade — but investors don't seem to care The president appeared to be reacting to the retailer's recent decision to stop selling Ivanka Trump's products, which it said was due to poor sales. The department store is the latest business to incur Trump's Twitter wrath.
"08.02.2017 23:14:07" cbc.ca New species of gecko sheds scales, skin to avoid predators Scientists have found a new species of gecko that sheds its large, fish-like scales — and part of its skin — in order to avoid being eaten by predators. It's simultaneously gross and awesome.
"08.02.2017 23:00:00" The National for Wed., Feb. 8, 2017
"08.02.2017 22:30:00" cbc.ca Canada's Erik Guay wins super-G world title, Osborne-Paradis takes bronze Erik Guay won the men's super-G race at the alpine skiing world championships on Wednesday and Manuel Osborne-Paradis captured bronze as the veteran Canadians upset the favoured Norwegians. Two Canadian veterans bumped the favoured Norwegians off the podium.
"08.02.2017 22:14:10" cbc.ca Asylum seeker who walked across border denied refugee status A 29-year-old Ghanaian man was denied refugee status on Tuesday after the refugee board adjudicator questioned the legitimacy of his legal identification documents. "Is it really fair to make him go through all this when he really is at risk?"
"08.02.2017 21:30:08" cbc.ca Canadian ministers in Washington to forge relations with Trump administration Canadian cabinet ministers are fanning throughout the U.S. capital this week to meet members of the new administration ahead of the first Trudeau-Trump meeting. Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland was the second of three Canadian ministers to visit D.C. this week.
"08.02.2017 21:00:38" cbc.ca Canadian woman denied entry into U.S. after questions about religion, Trump Fadwa Alaoui, a woman from Brossard, Que., who's entered the U.S. several times without incident, says she was turned away at the border Saturday after being questioned in detail about her religion and her views on Donald Trump. Fadwa Alaoui said she has never had trouble entering U.S. before.
"08.02.2017 20:31:27" cbc.ca NDP wants government to apologize for breaking electoral-reform promise The NDP will ask on Thursday that the House of Commons call on the government to apologize for breaking its promise to implement electoral reform. "The government misled Canadians on its platform and Throne Speech commitment ."
"08.02.2017 20:00:07" cbc.ca Average Canadian withdrew $17,213 early from RRSPs last year, BMO poll suggests Almost four out of every 10 Canadians polled in a recent BMO survey admit they've withdrawn money out of their RRSP early, and almost a fifth of them don't ever expect to replenish what they've taken out. A survey conducted by BMO suggests 38% of Canadians dip into their RRSPs early.
"08.02.2017 19:30:00" cbc.ca Fertility rate continues to put onus on immigration: StatsCan A growing proportion of Canadian women choosing to have only one child or none at all. Canadians having fewer children than they used to because of financial circumstances and biology.
"08.02.2017 19:00:06" cbc.ca New species of gecko sheds scales, skin to avoid predators Scientists have found a new species of gecko that sheds its large, fish-like scales — and part of its skin — in order to avoid being eaten by predators. This gecko will shed its scales at the slightest touch, leaving it looking like a raw chicken breast.
"08.02.2017 18:30:01" cbc.ca Health Canada to spot check medical marijuana after tainted pot recall Health Canada says it will begin random testing of medical marijuana products to check for the presence of banned pesticides after contaminated products led to reports of illnesses and the possibility of a class action lawsuit. Late last year, two licensed medical marijuana producers voluntarily recalled products because of low levels of banned pesticides.
"08.02.2017 18:00:05" cbc.ca Brazil complains to WTO over Ottawa's aid to Bombardier The government of Brazil on Wednesday launched a formal complaint against Canada over aerospace sector subsides, just a day after the Canadian government said it would make interest-free loans of $372.5 million to Bombardier. Bombardier is getting $372.5 million in interest-free loans from the Canadian government.
"08.02.2017 17:30:00" cbc.ca Mother of Edmonton man killed fighting ISIS questions delay in returning son's body The mother of a Canadian man killed fighting Islamic State militants in northern Syria is questioning why her son's body still hasn't been recovered when the remains of a British fighter who died on the same day were on the way to the United Kingdom. "I just want him home. I need him home … I just sit here, day after day, waiting for the phone to ring."
"08.02.2017 17:00:00" 'What can we do to say thanks?' Members of Moncton's Muslim community prepared meals for ice storm victims in New Brunswick: www.cbc.ca/1.3968152