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3 dead after plane crash near Fort Simpson, N.W.T., 2 survivors treated

Three people died and two people — including the pilot — were treated after a Simpson Air flight went down Thursday night in the Northwest Territories.

This 8-year-old from Toronto is headed to one of the world's top kung fu competitions

The Shaolin Temple Quanfa Institute has brought together 14 athletes into Shaolin Team Canada, to compete in the international Shaolin kung fu competition in China in October.
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Calgary Drop-In Centre names Sandra Clarkson as executive director

Former executive director Debbie Newman stepped down from the position in March amid allegations of workplace bullying, harassment and abuse involving a former senior manager.
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Sickboy — Jeremie's dying, and having a good laugh about it with his friends

Jeremie Saunders is a terminally ill 29-year old yoga instructor teams up with his two best friends to create a podcast that openly laughs in the face of serious illness. What started as a joke, quickly turns into an obsession.

'This just adds to the stress': Respiratory therapy students out $900 fee after licensing test cancelled

More than 380 respiratory therapy students paid almost $1,000 to take an online licensing exam July 9 that had to be cancelled because of a critical computer failure. The company had promised a full refund, but now says that won't be possible.
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This man knows more about numbers than you could ever imagine

David Teitel wows customers with facts, statistics & math as he rings up groceries at a Toronto health food store. But numbers are just the start of his story. Watch now.

As it Happened: The Archive Edition - The Fake News Episode

In terms of common usage, "fake news" may be a relatively new term — propelled in large part by the current U.S. president. But it's hardly a new idea, as the stories featured in this episode illustrate.

As It Happens: Friday Edition

Friday, Aug. 17, 2018

Regina mother continues human rights battle for son denied detox

Jenny Churchill is filing a human rights complaint started by her son Jordan Wakelam, who died earlier this year, about his alleged treatment at a detox facility.
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Sedra is 'the most remarkable 17-year-old I know'

The story of a Syrian teenager trying to make sense of loss and build a new life in New Brunswick changed my mind and helped me understand my own family’s past.

Tesla shares stumble as Musk tells newspaper he's cracking under stress

Tesla shares are falling Friday after CEO Elon Musk admitted in an interview with the New York Times that stress is taking a heavy toll on him.

4 things you didn't know about peaches

August is National Peach month

Earth Day 'drop, swap and shop' draws hundreds who hope to make the old new again

The Earth Day event drew some 800 people to Evergreen Brick Works to check out the 12,000 or so "gently used, clean and functional" items shoppers could chose from.
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Quebec to study possible seal hunt on nature reserve near Magdalen Islands

The Quebec government will launch an environmental study to determine whether it should allow seal hunting on Brion Island, a nature reserve that is currently overrun with grey seals in the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

Vivica A. Fox shares the behind-the-scene stories that made her a Hollywood success

From blockbusters like Independence Day to bloody revenge thrillers like Kill Bill, Fox has done it all. She talks to Tom Power about her new memoir in which she reveals the secrets to her success.

Aquaculture industry not delivering for workers, says FFAW

The FFAW is calling for government regulation that will ensure farmed fish grown in Newfoundland and Labrador are processed at local plants.
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Salman Rushdie book predicted the U.S. election better than he did

Salman Rushdie talks to Tom Power about his new novel The Golden House.

Easy-to-make chocolate-covered frozen bananas

A sweet treat with just three ingredients
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Mussel boat capsizes near Malpeque Harbour

A mussel boat capsized near Malpeque Harbour on Friday morning.

Listen to a Marvin's Room tribute to Aretha Franklin

Marvin's Room is the home of R&B on CBC
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Montebello taps province to end water problems

Montebello, Que., a town beset by a series of boil-water advisories in recent years, has finally replaced its aging water treatment plant thanks to a cash infusion from the province.
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Judge lifts publication ban on details of deadly Fredericton shooting

A New Brunswick judge has lifted a publication ban on previously reported details about the Fredericton shooting a week ago that claimed the lives of two city police officers and two civilians.
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Cattle cops are on the trail of a stolen herd

A ranch hand rustles 50 head of cattle from his employer, and the RCMP's specials livestock section is called in to track down the thief and recover the herd. This true-crime show investigates unconventional crimes against largely rural victims.
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Is you car dealership ripping you off? How they upsell you on maintenance

When you bring your car to the dealer for service, how do you know what they recommend is what’s really needed? Marketplace rigs up 'bait cars' and exposes aggressive upselling and careless inspections.
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Canada's inflation rate rises to 3%, highest level since 2011

Canada's inflation rate rose to its highest level since 2011 last month, as high energy prices along with higher prices for airline tickets and other forms of tourism pushed the rate to three per cent.