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Montreal teacher, 73, loses job over film nudity more than 40 years ago
Montreal’s elite Brébeuf College sacks Jacqueline Laurent-Auger’s after male students find her erotic scenes online
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Arctic warship order to be trimmed in shipbuilding plan
The federal government is trimming its expected order of Arctic patrol ships and evaluating a set of unsolicited proposals to convert civilian cargo ships for use by the Royal Canadian NavyThe Canadian Press has learned.
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CommentLaw & Order | 10:55 AM on Wednesday
The RCMP say there was little they could have done to prevent Martin Couture-Rouleau from targeting two soldiers in Quebec, despite their monitoring of his activities, his recent arrest, and subsequent attempts to de-radicalize him.
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CommentMisc CDN | 10:52 AM on Wednesday
After a soldier in Ottawa was shot and Parliament Hill was attacked by at least one gunman, members of the military and their families are reacting to the news.
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CommentHistory | 10:53 AM on Wednesday
The remains of the two-story temple also contain fragments of humanlike figurines and animal bones.
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CommentHistory | 10:52 AM on Wednesday
Metro Vancouver's first big windstorm of the fall knocked down trees and power lines throughout the region on Tuesday night, cutting power to 80,000 BC Hydro customers.
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CommentTech | 8:08 AM on Wednesday
Companies will soon have to get consent before installing a program on a person's computer if the software has the ability to covertly send electronic messages or has other functionality outlined in the legislation.
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CommentTech | 7:59 AM on Wednesday
Thousands of remote starters in Canadian vehicles have been recalled because they could cause the vehicle to shut down suddenly without notice, but there is no way of notifying consumers who may be affected.
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CommentMisc CDN | 7:18 AM on Wednesday
Multiple shots have been fired at the National War Memorial in Ottawa, just steps from the nation's parliament.
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CommentMisc World | 6:54 AM on Wednesday
New Jersey school officials on Tuesday were set to address the suspension of five high school coaches in a locker room hazing scandal that has led to criminal sex abuse charges, according to local media.
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CommentHistory | 6:14 AM on Wednesday
The Ben Bradlee of legend was born in 1976 on the big screen, in the Watergate movie All the President's Men. It told the story of how two investigative reporters, working for Bradlee at The Washington Post, brought down the president of the United States
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CommentHealth | 5:32 AM on Wednesday
A paralysed man becomes the first in the world to walk again following a pioneering therapy which involved transplanting cells from his nose into his severed spinal cord.
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CommentHealth | 1:32 AM on Wednesday
Environment Canada has issued a warning that strong, potentially damaging winds could develop later this evening.
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CommentEnvironmental | 1:28 AM on Wednesday
Whale researchers believe the first baby Southern resident orca born in the Salish Sea in two years has died.
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CommentShowbiz | 1:10 AM on Wednesday
She's well known for transforming her appearance for movie roles. But off-screen Renee Zellweger displayed an astonishingly different look on Monday.
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CommentHealth | 1:03 AM on Wednesday
Like a lot of great discoveries, Varsha Jayasankar's foray into how to kill superbugs with an extract from Indian food started completely by chance.
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CommentMisc World | 1:01 AM on Wednesday
Two elephants, including a female, were electrocuted in West Bengal's Darjeeling district Saturday, an official said.
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CommentBusiness | 1:00 AM on Wednesday
Rochdale minicab firm Car 2000 is offering the choice after two taxi drivers of Pakistani origin were jailed for their part in the sex trafficking and rape of young white girls in the town.
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CommentMisc CDN | 12:58 AM on Wednesday
DeHart is an American who believes the U.S. is pursuing sham child-porn charges against him as cover for a national security investigation
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CommentSports | 9:35 PM on Tuesday
The San Francisco Giants dominated James Shields and the Kansas City Royals Tuesday, takeing Game 1 of the World Series 7-1.
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CommentSports | 9:34 PM on Tuesday
Canada's Sports Hall of Fame will officially induct the Class of 2014 on Wednesday in Toronto. They include Olympic figure-skating sweetheart Elizabeth Manley, and ski pioneer Sarah Burke, among others.
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CommentMisc World | 9:30 PM on Tuesday
On Thursday, most of North America will have prime viewing of a partial solar eclipse. The new moon will hide part of the sun from view. The eclipse will unfold slowly following its start near the Kamchatka Peninsula in far eastern Russia.
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CommentMisc World | 9:28 PM on Tuesday
The remnants of Hurricane Gonzalo pounded the U.K. today with winds over 100 km/h, leaving one London woman dead after she was hit by a falling tree.
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CommentMisc World | 9:24 PM on Tuesday
The search for a foreign underwater craft in waters off Stockholm has brought back memories of Sweden's submarine hunts during the Cold War and exposed a key difference.
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CommentSports | 9:24 PM on Tuesday
The Vancouver Canucks starterd their three-game roadtrip on a losing note in Dallas Tuesday. The Stars scored five straight goals to down the Canucks 6-3.
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CommentMisc World | 9:22 PM on Tuesday
It's a real polar puzzle — why sea ice is on a general decline in the Arctic when it hit a record high in the Antarctic this year. Scientists say it is all part of climate change.
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CommentMisc CDN | 9:16 PM on Tuesday
Martin (Ahmad) Couture-Rouleau's passport was seized by authorities who feared he wanted to go overseas to take part in terrorism - but that didn't prevent him from carrying out Monday's deadly attack, highlighting a dilemma facing security officials deal
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CommentMilitary | 8:55 PM on Tuesday
NATO scrambles Canadian fighter jets twice in two days to intercept Russian military aircraft over the Baltic Sea.
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CommentMisc World | 9:54 AM on Tuesday
The vaguely worded measure could be used to stop all kinds of undesirables entering the country, from those with criminal records to communities considered unable to integrate.
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CommentBusiness | 10:30 AM on Tuesday
There’s a fun observation in the Moody’s annual report on Canada: It might be difficult to tell the difference between a Conservative and a Liberal where economic and fiscal policies are concerned.
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CommentEnvironmental | 10:22 AM on Tuesday
The USDA is spending $20 million to solve a pig problem that has spread to 39 states and counting
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CommentMilitary | 8:30 AM on Tuesday
Six Canadian fighter jets are flying out of CFB Cold Lake, Alta., today to join the fight against against ISIS in the Middle East. CBC will livestream the departure of the CF-18s and a news conference by Defence Minister Rob Nicholson from Cold Lake, Alta