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Microsoft's cloud growth pleases Wall Street

Microsoft's ongoing push to get automakers, retailers and other businesses onto its cloud computing platform helped power the company's third-quarter earnings ahead of Wall Street expectations Wednesday.
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'Torontonians will die': City calls on province to end public health cuts amid debate over financial impact

Dr. Eileen de Villa says changes to the cost-sharing between the city and province have left her at a loss for words.

Doors Open: Take CBC Hamilton's History Quiz

CBC Hamilton will be open on Sunday May 5 as part of Doors Open Hamilton. Answer all questions correctly and you'll be entered to win a CBC Music Prize Pack.

Whooping cough outbreak declared in Fredericton

A whooping cough outbreak has been declared in Fredericton, where 10 children from "several" schools and two adults have been diagnosed since January, the regional medical officer of health announced Wednesday.
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Flooding along the St. John River on Wednesday

This is how the 2019 New Brunswick flood looks on Wednesday along the St. John River basin.

5 tips to writing solid stand-up from a Winnipeg comedy pro

Lara Rae, the Winnipeg Comedy Festival’s retiring artistic director, gives tips every aspiring comedian or moonlighting funny-person should know. CBC Manitoba is a proud sponsor of the Winnipeg Comedy Festival that runs April 28 to May 4, 2019.
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Nova Scotia gets $4.7M to target gun violence, human trafficking

Nova Scotia is getting $4.7 million over five years in federal funding to help address crime, including gun and gang violence and a growing human trafficking problem.
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Scientists turn brain signals into speech

Technology that harnesses brain activity to produce synthesized speech might one day give voice to people who have none due to stroke or ALS, researchers say.
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Family sues Marriott chain after father, toddler drowned at Montreal hotel in 2016

The $3.9-million lawsuit alleges the hotel is responsible for the pair's deaths because its pool area was unsafe, improperly supervised and lacked video surveillance or an emergency alarm.
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Longest, fastest, highest roller-coaster of its type to terrify riders at Canada's Wonderland next month

You dangle staring straight down, then plunge straight at the ground going 130 km/h. And yes, you'll probably scream.
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What you need to know when collection agencies come calling

Al Antle of Credit Counselling Services of Newfoundland and Labrador said the province has rules about how a collection agency can get in touch with you.
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Shapovalov eliminated in 2nd round of Barcelona Open

Canada's Denis Shapovalov falls to Cristian Garin 7-5, 6-2.
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Hamilton-area libraries scrambling after PC cuts kill 'backbone' interlibrary loan service

Libraries in the rural communities that surround Hamilton are scrambling to figure out how to keep serving the public without a service that helped them offer readers thousands of books the libraries otherwise wouldn't be able to keep on their shelves.
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Falling wrench sparks concerns about safety of condo construction next to school

A group of midtown parents are concerned after a wrench from a condo construction site next to their children’s school fell 23 storeys and landed in the school yard.
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Will Duperow, Sask., survive without the community general store?

For 75 years, the Duperow Co-op has been a staple in its community and a hub for all in the area. But what happens when the store is no more?
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Breathe much? Here's how rising air pollution is likely affecting your health

A closer look at the day's most notable stories with The National's Jonathon Gatehouse: Air pollution, already one of the world's biggest killers, is getting worse; Boeing faces a major image problem with its 737 Max; changing work culture to prevent burnout.
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Auger-Aliassime advances to 3rd round of Barcelona Open

Canada's Felix Auger-Aliassime beats Malek Jaziri 6-3, 7-6 (7).
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Facebook anticipates an FTC privacy fine of up to $5B US

With earnings weighed down by hefty legal bills, the social media giant reported first quarter net income of 85 cents US. The results missed Wall Street expectations of $1.66 per share.
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Liberal campaign promises beer and wine in Ontario corner stores

Alcohol purchase options will extend beyond Brewers Retail and the LCBO under a pledge in the Liberals' 1985 platform.

Scotiabank CONTACT Festival Returns with Carrie Mae Weems

CBC Toronto is a proud sponsor of the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography festival, the largest photography event in the world.

Poke fun at Winnipeg with CBC's party game for Winnipeg Comedy Festival

Play CBC Manitoba’s Name Game where you can pick the nouns, adjectives, verbs and adverbs to make a little fun of beloved ol’ Winnipeg. CBC Manitoba is a proud sponsor of the Winnipeg Comedy Festival that runs April 28 to May 4, 2019.
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2 local teens compete in national poetry recitation competition

It started with more than ten thousand students from across the country. Now a poetry recitation contest is down to a dozen, and two of those are local.

Flooding, heavy rains prompt Bracebridge, Ont., to declare state of emergency

The small Muskoka community of Bracebridge, Ont., has declared a state of emergency following days of heavy rain and swelling rivers and lakes.
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Mark Critch of 22 Minutes helps us kick off this year's Hal!fax Comedy Fest

Mark Critch drops into the Mainstreet studio to talk with guest host Carolyn Ray. We'll hear some of his stand-up comedy, too.
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What's next for the referendum question on P.E.I.?

Islanders voted to keep the current electoral system of first past the post, but only by a slim margin, begging the question of what's next for the question of electoral reform on P.E.I.