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'White flight' being reversed in Detroit, city that once epitomized the trend
Detroit is the latest major city to see an influx of whites who may not find the suburbs as alluring as their parents and grandparents did in the last half of the 20th century.
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Supreme Court rules conviction shouldn't be overturned over a lack of aboriginal jurors
By a 5-2 marginthe high court found that a northern Ontario community made reasonable efforts to ensure the jury in a manslaughter case had adequate aboriginal representation.
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CommentPolitical | 6:28 PM on Friday
Ottawa is considering retrofitting commercial ships to resupply the Royal Canadian Navy. The measure is considered a stopgap, as the navy no longer has ships capable of delivering food, water, ammunition, spare parts and other necessities to vessels at se
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CommentStrange | 6:24 PM on Friday
When six Vancouver Island paddlers head out from Port Townsend, Wash., on June 4 in a race to Alaska, they'll have a unique passenger on board — they call him Ash, and he's a message in a bottle.
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CommentStrange | 6:24 PM on Friday
When six Vancouver Island paddlers head out from Port Townsend, Wash., on June 4 in a race to Alaska, they'll have a unique passenger on board — they call him Ash, and he's a message in a bottle.
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CommentMisc World | 6:16 PM on Friday
According to the U.S. government's National Center for Education Statistics, 33 per cent of American eighth graders currently believe that Canada is a dictatorship.
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CommentLaw & Order | 5:52 PM on Friday
Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee comes to defence of family on Facebook and laments ‘insensitive bloodthirst’ of those reporting the story
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CommentProvincial Politics | 3:44 PM on Friday
TVOntario has scrapped plans to air a hard-hitting documentary on Premier Kathleen Wynne after the film’s director quit, citing journalistic concerns.
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CommentMisc World | 1:36 PM on Friday
Finland sends letters to nearly a million reservists to remind them of their duties in case of combat, officials tell the BBC.
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CommentMisc World | 1:25 PM on Friday
The Islamic State group says it was behind a deadly suicide bombing on a Shia mosque in Saudi Arabia, apparently its first attack in the kingdom.
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CommentSports | 11:07 AM on Friday
The Montreal Alouettes signed Michael Sam because they believe he can be a star rush end in the Canadian Football League. His sexuality is a non-issue, as far as general manager Jim Popp is concerned.
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CommentLaw & Order | 11:04 AM on Friday
The man accused of second-degree murder in the beating death of British Columbia hockey mom Julie Paskall has pleaded guilty to a lesser charge.
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CommentMilitary | 10:59 AM on Friday
The general in charge of Kingston's Royal Military College apologized to an expert on the prevention of sexual assault for the "unprofessional behaviour" of the school's cadets, including "several incidents that could constitute harassment," after she was
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CommentMisc CDN | 10:57 AM on Friday
A man accused of having enough castor beans to produce a 'substantial quantity' of the deadly toxin ricin signed a 12-month peace bond Friday in Charlottetown.
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CommentMilitary | 7:13 AM on Friday
Military analysts say the fall of the central Iraqi city of Ramadi earlier this week shows that U.S. airstrikes and a reliance on the Iraqi army are not enough to beat back ISIS militants.
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CommentMilitary | 4:58 PM on Thursday
New studies from the OECD and the United Way of Toronto are exposing how precarious work is hurting economies and blocking opportunity for an entire generation of young people.
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CommentMilitary | 4:56 PM on Thursday
The general in charge of Kingston's Royal Military College apologized to an expert on the prevention of sexual assault for the "unprofessional behaviour" of the school's cadets, including "several incidents that could constitute harassment," after she was
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CommentBusiness | 3:51 PM on Thursday
Saskatchewan government asking public for input on who should be allowed to own farmland in the province.
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CommentReligion | 12:23 PM on Thursday
Peel Regional Police say they are investigating a hate crime after a Mississauga church was vandalized earlier this week.
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CommentBusiness | 11:55 AM on Thursday
Alberta saw the biggest increase in people receiving employment insurance benefits in March, rising by 8.9 per cent, Statistics Canada says.
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CommentEnvironmental | 9:44 PM on Wednesday
California Governor Jerry Brown issued an emergency proclamation for Santa Barbara County where crews are working to clean up the largest oil spill to hit the local coastline in nearly two decades.
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CommentEnvironmental | 9:41 PM on Wednesday
The Western bluebird is making a comeback in British Columbia's Cowichan Valley, 20 years after being declared locally extinct.
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CommentHealth | 9:08 PM on Wednesday
Cold temperatures kill about 20 times as many people worldwide as hot temperatures do, say Canadian and international researchers who challenge conventional wisdom that heat causes the most deaths.
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CommentPolitical | 8:06 PM on Wednesday
With the government's controversial proposed anti-terror law set to be passed into law within weeks, some of Bill C-51's most outspoken critics are supporting a "pro-privacy action plan" that calls for an end to warrantless and mass surveillance and more
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CommentUncle Sam | 8:04 PM on Wednesday
The 2016 hopeful is speaking out against "a direct violation of the fourth amendment."
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CommentMisc CDN | 5:16 PM on Wednesday
The federal government announced plans Wednesday to spend $40 million on a new coast guard base in St. John's, N.L., amid concerns that ongoing marine service cuts will risk lives.
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CommentSports | 11:20 AM on Wednesday
Mike Babcock is being paid a record amount of money to coach the Toronto Maple Leafs in a shocking turn of events.
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CommentBusiness | 10:52 AM on Wednesday
A new report says the Canadian economy could lose as many as 185,000 direct and indirect jobs related to the oilpatch this year, with most of the jobs losses in Alberta.
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CommentEnvironmental | 8:31 AM on Wednesday
Canada is one of the countries that may benefit the most from global warming. But it must invest now to to avoid climate chaos and prepare for an era of what multi-millionaire scientist and philanthropist James Martin called "eco-affluence," Don Pittis wr
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CommentEnvironmental | 8:30 AM on Wednesday
Greenhouse gas emissions from increasing oilsands production will rise faster than Canada's ability to curb them, the federal government was warned before new emissions reductions targets were announced last week, according to documents obtained by CBC Ne
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CommentFunny | 8:04 AM on Wednesday
A married Michigan pastor who has spoken out against gays has resigned after he was caught posting photos on the gay dating app Grindr.
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CommentTech | 7:06 AM on Wednesday
For a full decade, Gudmundar Olaffson was unable to move his right ankle. That's because it wasn't there. Olafsson's amputated lower leg was the delayed casualty of an accident from his childhood in Iceland, when he was hit by an oil truck. “I lived in pa