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RCMP help keep sacred fire burning on Burnaby Mountain
As tempers on Burnaby Mountain flare between protesters and duty-bound Mountiesthe mutual respect behind the scenes is evident between three First Nations RCMP officers and several elders who are helping maintain a sacred fire within the zone ruled off-
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Former NHL player and head coach Quinn passes away at 71
Pat Quinna veteran of over 600 games as an NHL player and 1,400 games as an NHL head coachhas passed away at the age of 71.
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CommentMisc World | 8:57 PM on Tuesday
Vladimir Putin has said he won't remain Russia's president for life and will step down in line with the constitution no later than 2024, according to an interview with a Russian news agency released Sunday.
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CommentScience | 8:54 PM on Tuesday
They snack on danger and dine on death, merrily munching on rotting flesh that would certainly sicken or kill any person and most other animals. But how do vultures do it?
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CommentBusiness | 8:52 PM on Tuesday
Two Canadian teams are among the NHL's three most valuable franchises, according to Forbes' 16th annual valuation of all 30 clubs.
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CommentMisc CDN | 8:48 PM on Tuesday
The Royal Canadian Mint will officially launch a new $5 silver coin Tuesday night featuring a design by Cree artist Tim Whiskeychan of Waskaganish in northern Quebec.
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CommentSports | 8:46 PM on Tuesday
'We want the Cup!' Ticats fans chanted, as the CFL Eastern Division Champions left their Hamilton headquarters en en route to the Grey Cup in Vancouver.
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CommentLaw & Order | 8:32 PM on Tuesday
The man who unleashed a 14-shot fusillade in a crowded food court testified on Tuesday that he believed he was about to die just before he opened fire in a landmark tourist and shopping centre.
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CommentPolitical | 5:26 PM on Tuesday
A suggestion that white and non-black protesters limit their visibility and "stand behind black folks" at protests Tuesday in Ottawa and Toronto against the fatal shooting of a black teen in Ferguson, Mo., has sparked a heated debate on social media.
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CommentSports | 2:55 PM on Tuesday
"This guy was born to coach," said Tom Larscheid about former Canucks coach Pat Quinn, who died Sunday at the age of 71. "He inspired. He motivated his team."
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CommentSports | 2:02 PM on Tuesday
One of Canada's leading weather watchers has bad news for anyone hoping to avoid the deep freeze of last winter you're probably out of luck.
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CommentPolitical | 1:06 PM on Tuesday
Three Western Treaty First Nations say they will "resist" the federal government's order to comply with the financial transparency act by tomorrow or risk losing federal funding.
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CommentTech | 11:37 AM on Tuesday
Detailed tax information about the private lives of hundreds of Canadians many of them rich and famous was sent to CBC News by Canada's tax agency in an apparent major privacy breach.
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CommentLaw & Order | 10:51 AM on Tuesday
The CBC says former radio host Jian Ghomeshi has withdrawn a $55-million lawsuit against the public broadcaster.
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CommentLaw & Order | 10:22 AM on Tuesday
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CommentHealth | 8:26 AM on Tuesday
A plague outbreak in Madagascar has infected 119 people, including 40 deaths, the World Health Organization said Friday in warning about the risk of spread in the densely populated capital.
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CommentMilitary | 7:56 AM on Tuesday
France suspends "until further notice" the delivery of a helicopter carrier to the Russian navy because of continuing violence in eastern Ukraine.
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CommentPolitical | 7:51 AM on Tuesday
The federal government has to assess whether its services are "truly meeting the needs of Canadians," the auditor general said today in releasing audits critical of how long it takes veterans to access services and how a northern food subsidy is provided.
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CommentBusiness | 7:40 AM on Tuesday
Upwards of 40,000 out-of-town visitors are expected to descend on the Vancouver area for the Grey Cup game and various related parties this weekend, and some of them will be paying seemingly inflated prices for the experience.
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CommentLifestyle | 7:39 AM on Tuesday
We all know about Michelin tires, and have likely heard of a restaurant with Michelin stars. But it might be surprising just how closely tied those two faces of Michelin are.
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CommentBusiness | 7:39 AM on Tuesday
BlackBerry is trying a new way to lure customers back - by paying them to switch from an iPhone to a BlackBerry Passport.
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CommentBusiness | 7:39 AM on Tuesday
A company that sells water heaters door to door has agreed to pay a $7-million fine for unfair and misleading sales tactics, including not letting homeowners know they are trying to sell them something.
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CommentPolitical | 6:53 AM on Tuesday
Give Ethics Commissioner Mary Dawson full points for sticking to her message, at least, even if she seems to have her work cut out for her when it comes to getting politicians to actually listen to what she has to say.
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CommentPolitical | 6:53 AM on Tuesday
The latest Conservative sting operation aimed at discrediting a prominent Liberal candidate has instead wound up embarrassing several Tory MPs, including senior cabinet minister Jason Kenney.
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CommentPolitical | 6:49 AM on Tuesday
Prime Minister Stephen Harper has downplayed concerns over the contents of today's auditor general report, which includes a chapter on whether Veterans Affairs Canada provided ex-soldiers with timely access to mental health services and benefits. CBCNews.
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CommentLaw & Order | 6:45 AM on Tuesday
CBC News has compiled a list of alleged extremists of interest to Canadian and international law enforcement authorities.
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CommentUncle Sam | 7:11 PM on Monday
A grand jury in Ferguson, Mo., has decided not to lay charges against a white police officer in the fatal shooting of unarmed black teen Michael Brown last August, as the entire St. Louis area braces for possible protests.
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CommentLaw & Order | 3:46 PM on Monday
A top-level federal memo warning of a potential "violent act of terrorism in Canada," distributed by the prime minister's staff five days before last month's attack on Parliament Hill, directed staff to ensure vigilence and strict compliance with security
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CommentLaw & Order | 3:46 PM on Monday
Announcement of a decision is expected Monday from the grand jury in Ferguson, Missouri, which is weighing evidence in the Michael Brown shooting.
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CommentProvincial Politics | 12:25 PM on Monday
Towle, MLA for Innisfail-Sylvan Lake, was a high-profile, outspoken Wildrose MLA who tackled key opposition issues including the closure of the Michener Centre in Red Deer a closure Prentice rescinded upon taking office last month. Donovan is MLA for L
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CommentLaw & Order | 5:50 AM on Monday
The father of a teenager accused of making fake calls to emergency services across North America says he has new evidence to prove his son�s innocence, thanks to someone purporting to be the vigilante hacker group Anonymous.
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CommentLifestyle | 4:11 PM on Sunday
Lululemon is just days away from opening its first ever standalone men's 'Athletica' store in New York City.