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|Ex-CBC host Ghomeshi to plead not guilty to sex assault, choking - Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:41:32 EST|
Former CBC Radio host Jian Ghomeshi was released on bail today following a court appearance in Toronto to face five criminal charges. He is accused of sexual assault and choking.
|Question authority? Not if you are black in America: Neil Macdonald - Wed, 26 Nov 2014 05:00:00 EST|
The grand jury verdict in Ferguson, Mo., not only set off a night of rioting and protest across the U.S., but also showed the extent to which society has granted police effective immunity for their actions. Is that really a good thing, Neil Macdonald asks.
|L'Isle-Verte rescue effort was 'free for all,' witness says - Wed, 26 Nov 2014 14:01:29 EST|
Pascal Paquin described how he tried twice to rescue residents from their balconies, both times in vain.
|Half-million cancers worldwide linked to obesity - Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:48:22 EST|
Excess body weight caused about 481,000 new cancer cases in 2012, according to a new study by the International Agency for Research on Cancer, an arm of the World Health Organization.
|Atlantic Canada expects strong winds as nor'easter threatens U.S. Thanksgiving - Wed, 26 Nov 2014 06:59:32 EST|
Atlantic Canada will feel strong winds later today, as a nor'easter bears down on the U.S. northeast, threatening people travelling to see friends and relatives for the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday tomorrow.
|Hazel McCallion honoured at emotional final Mississauga council meeting - Wed, 26 Nov 2014 09:14:27 EST|
Mississauga's longest-serving mayor presided Wednesday over her last city council meeting, and was honoured with emotional tributes from city staff and community leaders.
|Jurassic World trailer offers surprise preview for fans - Wed, 26 Nov 2014 15:46:09 EST|
Universal Pictures released the first trailer for the fourth instalment of the Jurassic Park franchise on Tuesday.
|What is the 'overcome resistance' charge related to the Ghomeshi case? - Wed, 26 Nov 2014 14:01:00 EST|
Former CBC Radio host Jian Ghomeshi has been charged with an alleged offence that has been part of the Criminal Code for decades, but that may not be immediately recognizable to members of the public.
|NDP MP who accuses colleague of sex without consent 'open' to resolution - Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:56:31 EST|
A New Democrat MP who told CBC News Tuesday she had "sex without consent" with ex-Liberal MP Massimo Pacetti has also told Radio-Canada she'd be willing to participate in some kind of process to deal with her allegations.
|'It's huge, it's historic': Premier lifts 2-decade-old N.B. abortion restriction - Wed, 26 Nov 2014 08:37:15 EST|
Premier Brian Gallant is removing a key regulation that has been a barrier to access to abortion services in New Brunswick, a move met by both relief and disappointment - depending on each side in the abortion issue. Follow CBC's live blog to learn more.
|3D printer aboard ISS makes first object in 'historical moment' - Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:49:32 EST|
A 3D printer aboard the International Space Station manufactured the first 3D-printed object in space this week, NASA announced. The machine printed a replacement part for itself, in a 'historical' step that can change the way exploration missions receive needed hardware.
|Cleveland to release video of boy fatally shot by police officer - Wed, 26 Nov 2014 07:19:07 EST|
Cleveland police plan to release the names of the two officers involved in the shooting death of a 12-year-old boy, along with dispatch calls and a surveillance video that authorities say clearly shows what happened on Saturday.
|Vancouver clinic begins dispensing prescription heroin outside of clinical trial today - Wed, 26 Nov 2014 08:00:00 EST|
Vancouver has become the first city in North America where prescription heroin is offered to addicts outside of a clinical trial.
|Woolly mammoth's flesh and blood could allow cloning - Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:00:00 EST|
A frozen woolly mammoth found with a pool of liquid blood last year in Siberia has been given an autopsy, providing blood and tissue samples that may be used to clone the extinct ancient animal.
|Coke plans to start making fancy milk — for twice the price - Wed, 26 Nov 2014 09:09:23 EST|
One of the most well-known junk food brands in the world is getting into the dairy business, rolling out a new brand of milk that the company says is much healthier than the stuff you grew up on.
|Police investigating death of missing Halifax woman find human remains - Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:42:00 -0500|
Police investigating the death of a missing Halifax woman say they have located human remains. But police said Wednesday they have not determined whether the remains are those of Catherine (Catie) Miller.
|Crown psychiatrist suggests it's possible Magnotta was sane during slaying - Wed, 26 Nov 2014 15:07:00 -0500|
A psychiatrist hired by the Crown says it is possible Luka Rocco Magnotta was sane and aware of his actions the night he killed Jun Lin.
|More than 300 snakes collected from Saskatchewan home - Wed, 26 Nov 2014 13:37:26 -0500|
A Saskatchewan family has captured more than 300 slithering snakes in their home in recent months.
|New Brunswick to ease access to abortion in January - Wed, 26 Nov 2014 09:18:00 -0500|
The New Brunswick government is scrapping a section of a contentious regulation that restricted access to abortion for decades and set the province apart for its unique policies on the procedure.
|'Winter Storm Cato' means snow, ice and rain for Eastern Canada - Wed, 26 Nov 2014 13:12:00 -0500|
Environment Canada issued weather warnings in all four Atlantic provinces Wednesday as the region braces for winter weather.
|Clayoquot Sound activists head to B.C. pipeline protest site to be arrested - Wed, 26 Nov 2014 13:49:54 -0500|
Activists who were part of the Clayoquot Sound anti-logging protests in British Columbia in the early 1990s say they plan to be arrested at an anti-pipeline protest near Vancouver.
|Man arrested for impersonating a soldier at 3 Remembrance Day events - Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:43:31 -0500|
An Ontario man has been arrested after wearing military uniform items and marching with veterans at three separate Remembrance Day events northeast of Toronto.
|Court rejects Donnie Snook's sentencing appeal in sex abuse case - Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:19:41 -0500|
A New Brunswick court has rejected sentencing appeals from the Crown and Donnie Snook, a former city councillor in Saint John convicted of sexually abusing and making pornographic images of boys.
|Canada Post on track for 2014 profit, earned $22M in Q3 - Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:08:00 -0500|
Despite more people still choosing email over snail mail, the Canada Post Group of Companies says it's on track to earn a profit this year despite an earlier forecast for a multimillion-dollar loss.
|Municipal workers stage rolling protests across Quebec - Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:54:00 -0500|
Noisy and disruptive demonstrations are rolling across the province today as municipal workers hold a 24-hour protest against proposed pension reforms.