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External Link100 years on, 'forgotten' WWI Canadian victory at Hill 70 memorialized
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A memorial park commemorating Canadian soldiers who died in a "remarkable" but not well known First World War battle opens next week in France.


Mon, 21 Aug 2017 05:00:00 EDT CBC.ca

 
External LinkAmid Trans Mountain uncertainty, pro-pipeline Indigenous peoples make a pitch for development
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Indigenous peoples who are decidedly pro-development want to stake their claim in the fractious pipeline debate.


Mon, 21 Aug 2017 05:00:00 EDT CBC.ca

 
External LinkInternational adoptions decline dramatically in Canada
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The number of international adoptions has declined dramatically in Canada in the last five years due to tighter country controls, exorbitant costs and alternative routes to parenthood. Last year, there were only 793 international adoptions in Canada, according to data from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC.)


Sun, 20 Aug 2017 05:00:46 EDT CBC.ca

 
External LinkToronto man who disappeared 3 years ago surfaces on Interpol list of feared ISIS suicide bombers
Tabirul-Hasib

A Toronto man is named on an Interpol list of individuals suspected to belong to an ISIS suicide brigade, according to a Canadian expert on radicalization and foreign fighters.


Sun, 20 Aug 2017 09:53:42 EDT CBC.ca

 
External LinkFar-right group claims victory after emerging from Quebec City parking garage
La Meute

They were stuck in a Quebec City parking garage for four hours Sunday, but when they emerged, members of La Meute said they had succeeded in making their point.


Sun, 20 Aug 2017 11:56:02 EDT CBC.ca

 
External LinkTrudeau to asylum seekers: Crossing border illegally won't fast track immigration
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has a message for asylum seekers: crossing illegally into the country doesn't offer an advantage when it comes to obtaining refugee status in Canada.


Sun, 20 Aug 2017 13:00:09 EDT CBC.ca

 
External Link'Band-Aid on a tumour': Concerns raised about solitary confinement
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Close to a quarter of solitary confinements in Nova Scotia's jails are due to medical issues or protection from other inmates, according to recent figures offering a glimpse of why offenders in the province spend weeks buried in virtual isolation.


Sun, 20 Aug 2017 13:42:39 EDT CBC.ca

 
External LinkMan asked to stop flying Confederate flag at N.B. flea market
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A vendor at a New Brunswick flea market was asked by security to remove a Confederate flag from his stall after multiple complaints.


Sun, 20 Aug 2017 15:55:53 EDT CBC.ca

 
External LinkDND uncertain how best to defend satellites
Anti-satellite rockets

The Canadian military is grappling with how best to prevent its satellites from being shot down, documents obtained by CBC News show.


Sun, 20 Aug 2017 05:00:00 EDT CBC.ca

 
External LinkFrom oilsands mine to wetland: Is Syncrude's reclamation experiment working?
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Syncrude is one of the first oilsands companies trying to restore a wetland back to some semblance of what it was before it was mined. It's been five years since the company began the science experiment. This week, they invited reporters to have a look.


Sun, 20 Aug 2017 08:00:30 EDT CBC.ca

 
External LinkSection of Manitoba highway to be named after Tom Cochrane's 'Life is a Highway'
Tom Cochrane with Life is a Highway sign

A Canadian musician known worldwide for his song about life as a cruise on the open road returns home to northern Manitoba today to officially open a stretch of highway named in his honour.


Sun, 20 Aug 2017 07:06:13 EDT CBC.ca

 
External LinkHow a Toronto hospital uses virtual reality to grant dying patients a last wish
Virtual reality goggles

A Toronto IT consultant has dedicated himself to taking hospital patients outside of their rooms using custom-made movies and a set of virtual reality goggles.


Sat, 19 Aug 2017 05:00:00 EDT CBC.ca

 
External LinkB.C.'s wildfire efforts could lose up to 40% of crews as students return to school
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As the province extends a state of emergency regarding the wildfire crisis, up to 40 per cent of firefighting crews could soon be gone.


Sun, 20 Aug 2017 10:00:00 EDT CBC.ca

 
External LinkPride Parade brings rainbows to Montreal's streets
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The colourful large-scale Montreal Pride Parade took over the city's east end on Sunday, marking the final day of festivities celebrating the city's sexual diversity and plurality.


Sun, 20 Aug 2017 06:00:00 EDT CBC.ca

 
External LinkOnly Canadian Muslim soldier to die in WW1 honoured at ceremony in London, Ont.
Hasan Amat

The Royal Canadian Regiment celebrates a century old battle where one of Canada's few known Muslim soldiers was killed in the First World War.


Sun, 20 Aug 2017 05:01:00 EDT CBC.ca

 
External Link'It's so much more than the kill': hunters decry ban on grizzly trophy hunt
Grizzly Bear

A ban on hunting grizzlies for trophies was announced this week in B.C., but some experts say the move won’t protect the iconic bears.


Sat, 19 Aug 2017 11:00:00 EDT CBC.ca

 
External LinkProtest against far-right rally draws thousands in Vancouver
Vancouver far-right rally confrontation

A handful of attendees at a far-right rally were shouted down by thousands of those at a counter-protest.


Sat, 19 Aug 2017 08:00:00 EDT CBC.ca

 
External LinkMagician Penn Jillette apologizes for calling Newfoundlanders 'stupid'
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Celebrity magician Penn Jillette has apologized after Newfoundlanders took him to task for insulting their intelligence on a talk show.


Sat, 19 Aug 2017 17:46:02 EDT CBC.ca

 
External Link'It was a bad day': Canadian POWs recall disastrous Dieppe raid 75 years later
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To mark the 75th year since the disastrous raid on Dieppe, Paul Delorme, 97, and three other former soldiers have returned to the scene of their capture.


Sat, 19 Aug 2017 05:00:00 EDT CBC.ca

 
External LinkFacebook groups helps southern sponsors spread birthday cheer to northern families
Northern Birthday Box Project

The Facebook group is called the Northern Birthday Box Project. The groups goal is to connect a sponsor from southern Canada to a family in the North who's in need, and help a child have a birthday party.


Sat, 19 Aug 2017 11:08:00 EDT CBC.ca