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Tim Hortons looks to tackle leaky lids

CBC - Latest News - 4 hours 58 min ago

Tim Hortons admits it's fallen behind the competition with its packaging, but change is coming to your coffee cup and it will start with the lid.

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Scheer says he won't discuss 'caucus dynamics' as calls grow for Bernier to be booted

CBC - Latest News - 5 hours 37 min ago

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer refused to say Thursday whether there is any talk of removing his former leadership foe, Maxime Bernier, from the party's caucus after the Quebec MP sent out a series of controversial tweets, only saying Bernier does not speak for the party writ large.

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B.C. wildfire evacuees frustrated by rules preventing return to rescue pets, valuables

CBC - Latest News - 6 hours 30 min ago

Some B.C. fire evacuees are frustrated they aren’t being allowed to return to their homes to rescue personal belongings, while others are defying the leave order and staying put as wildfires grow.

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Class-action lawsuit alleging RCMP workplace abuse in Quebec given court OK to proceed

CBC - Latest News - 7 hours 3 min ago

Quebec Superior Court Justice Pierre C. Gagnon has approved a lawsuit filed on behalf of all RCMP officers and civilian staff that alleges they were bullied or harassed while serving in the province.

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'The gift of her music remains to inspire us all': Tributes abound for Aretha Franklin, Queen of Soul

CBC - Latest News - 7 hours 22 min ago

Aretha Franklin, the Memphis-born singer known as the Queen of Soul, died Thursday of advanced pancreatic cancer at age 76.

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Further delay expected to Keystone XL after judge orders review of new pipeline route

CBC - Latest News - 7 hours 30 min ago

A federal judge in Montana on Wednesday ordered the U.S. State Department to do a full environmental review of a revised route for the Keystone XL crude oil pipeline, a move that could delay the project and prove a setback for the Trump administration.

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Vice Media finds replacement for Rogers, signing content pact with Bell

CBC - Latest News - 7 hours 39 min ago

Bell Media has signed a new long-term agreement that will see it become the exclusive Canadian broadcaster for new programming from Vice Media network Viceland.

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says America 'was never that great,' angering Trump and Republicans

CBC - Latest News - 8 hours 42 min ago

America "was never that great" and won't be great until all Americans share true equality, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday in a speech blasting Republican President Donald Trump and his slogan "Make America Great Again."

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Up to 20 people still missing in Genoa bridge collapse, chief prosecutor says

CBC - Latest News - 9 hours 29 min ago

There could still be as many as 20 people under the rubble of the collapsed highway bridge in Genoa, in addition to the 38 already confirmed dead, the chief prosecutor of the northern Italian city says.

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Hundreds of U.S. newspapers run editorials rebuking Trump for attacks on media

CBC - Latest News - 9 hours 35 min ago

Newspapers across the United States are devoting print space to a co-ordinated defence of media freedom and a rebuke of President Donald Trump for saying some media organizations are enemies of the American people.

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Toronto firefighters rescue woman trapped on downtown crane

CBC - Latest News - 9 hours 44 min ago

Fire department workers have rescued and apprehended a woman who was inside the operator's compartment of a crane in downtown Toronto.

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Mass overdose near Yale has officials in Connecticut running toxicology tests

CBC - Latest News - 10 hours 29 min ago

The number of overdose victims linked to a suspected bad batch of synthetic marijuana has risen to 76 in New Haven, Conn., as officials try to determine exactly what sickened people.

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Winnipeggers slam Bernier for tweet about city park named for Pakistani leader

CBC - Latest News - 11 hours 27 min ago

Winnipeggers are condemning Conservative MP Maxime Bernier for using the naming of a community park in South Pointe as a way to blast "extreme multiculturalism."

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N.L. woman bound, gagged in Scottish office feels 'betrayed' she lost harassment claim

CBC - Latest News - 12 hours 5 min ago

A Newfoundland woman who was photographed tied to a chair and gagged in her workplace in Scotland is disappointed that an employment tribunal has ruled against her harassment claim.

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Troubled Parliamentary Protective Service in financial dispute with Mounties

CBC - Latest News - 13 hours 27 min ago

Canada's Parliament Hill police service is barely three years old - and continues to be a troubled workplace. CBC News has obtained internal documents describing a $1.18 million billing dispute between the RCMP and the Parliamentary Protective Service that has lingered for more than a year.

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Fate of ex-Trump aide Manafort in jury's hands — and same could be said of Mueller's Russia probe

CBC - Latest News - 13 hours 27 min ago

The trial of former Trump campaign boss Paul Manafort may have been a dry-as-dust bank fraud and tax-evasion case, but former federal prosecutors say the jury's impending verdict could have major implications for Robert Mueller's probe of Russian interference in the 2016 election.

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If you thought this year was hot, wait until you hear about the global warming 'hiatus' that's about to end

CBC - Latest News - 13 hours 27 min ago

The past four years have been the hottest on record, but new research shows the Earth was actually in a global warming "hiatus" that is about to end — and make the Earth even hotter.

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Sex-ed curricula can't satisfy everyone, and they shouldn't try, say some experts

CBC - Latest News - 13 hours 27 min ago

As Ontario grapples with its sex education curriculum, any effort to come up with a consensus on what should be taught in schools may very well be a 'fool's errand,' says a noted researcher on the controversial issue.

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If the world ate the USDA-recommended diet, there wouldn't be enough land to grow it

CBC - Latest News - 13 hours 27 min ago

A new Canadian study suggests that if the world's population adopted a diet recommended by the U.S. Department of Agriculture there wouldn't be enough agricultural land to grow the food.

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B.C. urged to follow New Zealand in banning foreign homebuyers

CBC - Latest News - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 20:41

The B.C. Green Party leader says restricting foreign buyers is a widely used approach globally and could make home ownership more attainable for priced-out residents.

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