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External LinkJury finds Millard and Smich guilty of 1st-degree murder in death of Laura Babcock
Laura Babcock

A jury has found Dellen Millard and Mark Smich guilty of first-degree murder in the death of Toronto woman Laura Babcock.


Sat, 16 Dec 2017 11:53:10 EST CBC.ca

 
External Link'If this happened to my baby I would be very devastated,' says Sask. teen who killed 6-week-old infant
Nikosis

The teen who fatally beat and stabbed six-week-old Nikosis Cantre told a Saskatoon courtroom Friday she's 'truly sorry' and that 'if this happened to my baby, I would be very devastated.'


Fri, 15 Dec 2017 10:13:30 EST CBC.ca

 
External LinkAutopsies being performed after Apotex founder and wife found dead in mansion
Sherman deaths

Toronto police say autopsies are being performed on two bodies found dead in a North York home that belonged to billionaire Barry Sherman and his wife Honey.


Sat, 16 Dec 2017 14:24:18 EST CBC.ca

 
External LinkBell says CRTC promise of free phone unlocking doesn't apply to everyone
Amanda Barnhardt cell phone

Canadians were supposed to be freed from cellphone unlocking fees come Dec. 1, but some with a Bell-locked phone have found they've had to fight for their freedom.


Sat, 16 Dec 2017 05:00:00 EST CBC.ca

 
External LinkHigh winds and snow hit N.L. this weekend
Blizzard and winter storm warnings

Ryan Snoddon says 25 to 35 centimetres of snow is expected to fall by Sunday in eastern Newfoundland.


Sat, 16 Dec 2017 04:14:38 EST CBC.ca

 
External Link'I have no country': After more than 60 years in Canada, B.C. woman discovers she doesn't have citizenship
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Irene Gyselinck's discovery that she never became Canadian has sent her life into a tailspin, leaving her unable to acquire valid ID and at risk of losing her health insurance.


Sat, 16 Dec 2017 05:00:00 EST CBC.ca

 
External LinkHydro One names crew members killed in Ontario helicopter crash
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Hydro One has released the names of the four crew members who were killed Thursday when their helicopter crashed in eastern Ontario.


Sat, 16 Dec 2017 09:27:58 EST CBC.ca

 
External LinkProvinces have until the end of 2018 to submit carbon price plans: McKenna
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Environment Minister Catherine McKenna says a national price on carbon won't be imposed on any province for at least another year.


Fri, 15 Dec 2017 12:48:22 EST CBC.ca

 
External LinkCanadians take silver, bronze in World Cup luge
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Canadian sliders made several trips to the podium at the luge World Cup event in Lake Placid, N.Y., on Saturday as Alex Gough led the way with two silver medals.


Sat, 16 Dec 2017 11:45:32 EST CBC.ca

 
External LinkCanadians Kripps, Lumsden snag silver at bobsleigh World Cup
Austria Bob World Cup

Canada took a silver of medal at a bobsleigh World Cup stop at the Igls track in Innsbruck, Austria, on Saturday, with Justin Kripps and Jesse Lumsden staking claim to the second-place spot.


Sat, 16 Dec 2017 07:02:59 EST CBC.ca

 
External LinkCanada's Lewis Irving lands 1st podium finish at World Cup aerials
World Cup Freestyle Skiing

Lewis Irving now has a podium finish to add to his resume after scoring a bronze medal in aerials at the World Cup event in Secret Garden, China, on Saturday.


Sat, 16 Dec 2017 10:01:30 EST CBC.ca

 
External LinkBombardier, Boeing prepare to make final arguments in bitter trade dispute
BOMBARDIER-AIRBUS/CSERIES

The hearings mark the last chance for all sides to appear before the commission before it issues a final ruling, likely early in the new year, which will determine whether every C-Series jet entering the U.S. is hit with a hefty duty.


Sat, 16 Dec 2017 08:13:28 EST CBC.ca

 
External LinkCanadian players in Russia are looking to form nucleus of Team Canada
Derek Roy

Twenty-five Canadians chosen by Hockey Canada for this week's Channel One Cup tournament in Moscow are being sized up by general manager Sean Burke and head coach Willie Desjardins for the team that will go to the Winter Games in Pyeongchang.


Sat, 16 Dec 2017 05:00:00 EST CBC.ca

 
External LinkIt's the 30th anniversary of Canada's Miracle on Ice
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Thirty years after helping Canada topple the mighty Soviet Union on its own ice, Sean Burke and Dave King still have fond memories of their monumental — though largely overlooked — upset at the 1987 Izvestia tournament.


Wed, 13 Dec 2017 15:12:47 EST CBC.ca

 
External Link''It makes my heart smile': Calgary woman decks out school bus with holiday decorations
Gay Powlan bus

It looks a bit like a yellow Christmas tree cruising down the road, but it's really a Calgary school bus decked out in its holiday finest.


Fri, 15 Dec 2017 16:30:47 EST CBC.ca

 
External LinkWhat happens when the city, police 'clean up' a tent city
Excavator

Earlier this fall, police and city staff visited an encampment of people who didn’t have a place to sleep indoors – a “tent city” that attracted media attention when a suitcase of mysterious wrestling photos was found there.


Fri, 15 Dec 2017 12:06:27 EST CBC.ca

 
External Link1 death from E. coli after lettuce warning, health officials won't say where
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The Public Health Agency of Canada has confirmed that one person has died from E. coli infection but says privacy laws prevent it from saying where.


Fri, 15 Dec 2017 16:01:54 EST CBC.ca

 
External LinkMcLachlin defends judiciary in sexual assault cases as she retires as chief justice
McLachlin retires

Outgoing chief justice Beverley McLachlin says most judges handle sexual assault complainants with sensitivity, and said Canadians should not judge the system as a whole based on the inappropriate actions of a few.


Fri, 15 Dec 2017 09:34:10 EST CBC.ca

 
External LinkAlberta to expand airborne monitoring of oilsands greenhouse gas emissions
Fort McMurray oilsands

Alberta has begun monitoring oilsands emissions from the sky.


Fri, 15 Dec 2017 14:09:23 EST CBC.ca

 
External LinkQuebec TV network issues apology for now-debunked mosque report
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A French-language television network in Quebec has apologized for its now-debunked report that a Montreal mosque tried to have women banned from a nearby work site during Friday prayers.


Fri, 15 Dec 2017 07:20:55 EST CBC.ca