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Dean Del Mastro's political fate hangs on verdict - Fri, 31 Oct 2014 05:00:00 EDT
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A judge will rule today whether Peterborough, Ont., MP Dean Del Mastro is guilty of spending too much in the 2008 federal election and falsifying a document to cover it up. If convicted, Del Mastro could lose the right to sit in the House of Commons.

Jian Ghomeshi allegedly choked, beat N.B. woman with belt - Thu, 30 Oct 2014 21:49:44 EDT

A woman from New Brunswick alleges former CBC host Jian Ghomeshi choked and beat her during a weekend at his home in Toronto in 2012, causing bruises and mental anguish.

2 rounds of chemo fail to shrink Rob Ford's tumour - Fri, 31 Oct 2014 08:16:28 EDT
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Two rounds of chemotherapy have failed to shrink the malignant tumour in Rob Ford's abdomen, his family has confirmed.

Some Air Canada staff hate the new carry-on bag policy as much as you do - Fri, 31 Oct 2014 05:00:00 EDT
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A number of Air Canada ground staff find the airline's new crackdown on oversized carry-on bags so unpleasant that they don't want to do it, a representative from the airline's union told CBC News.

Income splitting: What it is and who benefits - Fri, 31 Oct 2014 05:00:00 EDT
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Prime Minister Stephen Harper has announced an income-splitting proposal, fulfilling a promise from the 2011 election campaign.

3 Quebec Muslim men believed to be fighting in Syria - Fri, 31 Oct 2014 09:28:12 EDT
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Samir Halilovic, Youssef Sakhir and Zakria Habibi, three Sherbrooke, Que., men who haven't been heard from by their families for several months, are believed by some to be fighting in Syria.

Was Ottawa attacker Michael Zehaf-Bibeau a terrorist? - Thu, 30 Oct 2014 18:30:31 EDT
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NDP Leader Tom Mulcair's comments that the deadly actions taken by Michael Zehaf-Bibeau should not be characterized as terrorism has sparked a debate among his political rivals and highlighted a controversy often ignited when using such terms.

Banks, credit card firms agree to cut fees charged to retailers - Fri, 31 Oct 2014 08:57:09 EDT

Canada's major banks and credit card companies have reached a deal with the federal government to cut the fees charged to merchants for credit transactions, sources familiar with the negotiations say.

'To hell with Bruce Willis,' Stephen Colbert says, praising Kevin Vickers - Fri, 31 Oct 2014 08:28:53 EDT
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American comedian Stephen Colbert praised House of Commons Sergeant-at-Arms Kevin Vickers for his actions in taking down Parliament Hill shooter Michael Zehaf-Bibeau.

Canadian CF-18s complete operational flights in Iraq - Fri, 31 Oct 2014 02:09:31 EDT
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Canadian warplanes have flown their first operational flights as part of the anti-ISIS coalition, but have yet to carry out strike missions

Outgoing TD boss says he's paid too much - Thu, 30 Oct 2014 19:30:00 EDT
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When asked if bank CEOs are paid too much, Ed Clark, the outgoing CEO of TD Canada Trust answers with an unhesitating ‘Yes.’

J.K. Rowling releases new Harry Potter short for Halloween - Fri, 31 Oct 2014 07:39:07 EDT
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Author J.K. Rowling gives fans a glimpse of what makes wicked witch, Dolores Umbridge, tick in new Harry Potter-related short story.

Remedy or ripoff? 5 things to watch out for - Fri, 31 Oct 2014 05:00:00 EDT

Hundreds of natural treatments on store shelves bring in billions of dollars in sales every year in Canada. CBC's Marketplace looks at how can you tell what's a cure-all and what's a cash grab.

Tired? Daylight saving time brings an extra hour of sleep this weekend - Wed, 29 Oct 2014 09:58:35 EDT

Most Canadians will get a longer snooze when the vast majority of the country reverts to standard time this weekend, as clocks move back an hour on Sunday morning.

Justin Bourque to be sentenced today for killing 3 RCMP officers - Fri, 31 Oct 2014 05:00:00 EDT
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Justin Bourque will find out today how long he will spend in prison when his sentence for killing three RCMP officers and wounding two others is handed down in a Moncton, N.B., courtroom.

Quebec soldier Vincent remembered as happy, helpful man - Fri, 31 Oct 2014 06:45:00 -0400
Warrant officer Patrice Vincent, who died after being hit by a car driven by an attacker with known jihadist sympathies, was a man who could easily command attention, says one of his colleagues.
Justin Bourque faces precedent-setting sentence for RCMP shootings - Thu, 30 Oct 2014 15:10:10 -0400
Justin Bourque's killing of three Mounties has been described in court as one of the worst crimes in Canadian history, prompting recommendations from Crown and defence lawyers for the harshest sentence in more than 50 years.
Why do victims of sexual assault stay silent? No easy answer, say experts - Fri, 31 Oct 2014 06:29:27 -0400
Experts agree that the reasons why sexual assault victims are often reluctant to step forward are myriad.
Magnotta trial to resume with defence case - Fri, 31 Oct 2014 06:49:11 -0400
Luka Rocco Magnotta's lawyer is expected to begin presenting his case at the accused's first-degree murder trial today.
Suspect in canoe getaway is son of Nova Scotia MLA - Fri, 31 Oct 2014 08:19:00 -0400
The Nova Scotia man arrested after trying to flee the crime scene in a canoe earlier this week is the son of a provincial politician.
Caregiver leave promises job security for Ontario residents - Fri, 31 Oct 2014 10:43:00 -0400
Ontarians have three new ways to take time off work in order to look after loved ones.
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford says he needs more chemo, tumour not shrinking - Fri, 31 Oct 2014 08:56:00 -0400
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford says a cancerous tumour in his abdomen is not shrinking after two rounds of chemotherapy, and he will need another round.
Phantom phone call mystery from apartment without a land line - Fri, 31 Oct 2014 08:22:00 -0400
A Vancouver woman went looking for answers after a 911 call was made from her apartment when she wasn't there – despite the fact that she doesn't even have a land line.
Ex-archbishop convicted of sexual assault appealing his case in Manitoba - Fri, 31 Oct 2014 07:38:56 -0400
A former archbishop convicted of sexually assaulting an altar boy in the 1980s is appealing his case to Manitoba's highest court today.
N.L. soccer field stabbing case adjourned for three weeks - Fri, 31 Oct 2014 07:11:00 -0400
A 19-year-old man charged in connection with the stabbing of a boy on a Newfoundland soccer field is due back in court Nov. 20.

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