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The resurgence of poetry through a modern medium

Poetry is having a huge surge, largely through the growing popularity of so-called "Insta-poets." These young writers built their audience using Instagram, and have now drifted into the world of celebrity, gracing the front rows of fashion shows and getting celebrity endorsements.

Gushue, Howard win tiebreakers to move on at the National

Hometown skip Brad Gushue has made it into the playoffs the hard way at the National.
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CBC Atlantic Tonight December 14, 2018

A comprehensive round-up of the day's news from throughout Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland and Labrador.
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Tierney scores 2 as Senators double up Red Wings

Mark Stone scored midway through the third period and Chris Tierney's second goal went into an empty net, lifting the Ottawa Senators to a 4-2 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Friday night.

Homeless camp fire disrupts SkyTrain, sends black smoke through downtown

An out-of-control fire in an underground homeless camp sent smoke billowing through the West Hastings and Burrard area of downtown Vancouver, temporarily halting Expo Line SkyTrain traffic between Waterfront and Stadium stations.

Prince Rupert under boil water notice; city says it could last over a week

The City of Prince Rupert issued a boil water notice Friday afternoon due to unacceptably high levels of parasites in the drinking water. It said in a statement that water supply for the city of over 12,000 people has unacceptably high levels of cryptosporidium and giardia.
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Death of migrant girl in custody highlights chaos at U.S. border

The Trump administration is facing new questions about its border security measures, after a 7-year-old migrant from Guatemala died while in U.S. custody. The girl was part of a large group of migrants who approached border agents last week in a remote area of New Mexico.
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'Significant and complicated challenges' in northern Manitoba courts laid bare in internal government document

Systemic issues impeding the administration of justice in northern Manitoba have been described in unusually frank and unfiltered terms in documents obtained by CBC News.
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Before they were icons: See Bryan Adams, Shania Twain, Anne Murray & Leonard Cohen's debuts

Bryan Adams wanted to be a rock 'n' roll hero. And some people said, ‘Well, that's not very Canadian. That's a little pushy.’ Watch now.
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3 pedestrians in hospital after being hit by vehicle in southwest Calgary

The trio were on the curb at Spruce Drive and Eighth Avenue S.W. when they were hit, said Insp. Curtis Olson.
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Before they were icons: See Bryan Adams, Shania Twain, Anne Murray & Leonard Cohen's debuts

Bryan Adams wanted to be a rock 'n' roll hero. And some people said, ‘Well, that's not very Canadian. That's a little pushy.’ Watch now.
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Toddler survives 'drastic' skull reconstruction surgery

A little girl is recovering in Montreal from what doctors are calling a 'drastic and risky procedure. She spent 12 hours under the knife as surgeons took apart her skull and put it back together again.
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Backup at U.S. border has migrants searching for other options

Thousands of people from Central America have headed to the Mexico-U.S. border. Many of them participated in migrant caravans that made headlines this fall. Most are now still waiting to realize their dream of getting into the U.S., but some are now looking for other options.
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Cohen says Trump knew about, and directed hush payments

In an interview with ABC television, Michael Cohen said despite denials, Donald Trump most certainly knew about, and directed, payoffs made to two women during the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign.
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Could tourism be the next victim in the Canada-China tensions?

Canada's tourism minister Mélanie Joly was supposed to visit Beijing next week to promote travel between Canada and China, but her trip has been put on hold, and she may not be the only Canadian delaying a visit overseas in the foreseeable future.
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Canada and U.S. meet amid dramatic escalation of tensions with China

Two weeks after the arrest of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou, Canadian officials have travelled to Washington to meet their U.S. counterparts to discuss the growing tensions with China and the case of the two Canadians currently being held there.

Canada makes more cuts as world junior roster is whittled down

Hockey Canada has made six more cuts to Canada's world junior team roster after completing a three-game pre-tournament series against a team of Canadian university hockey players on Friday.
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19-year-old dies from injuries in Nov. 19 collision

The teen driver from a single-vehicle collision last month at an on-ramp to the Yellowhead Trail has died.

Shortlist announced for 2018 Edmonton Music Prize

Trombone player Audrey Ochoa, indigenous singer-songwriter Celeigh Cardinal and Ukrainian-Canadian folk group Zaitsa are some of the acts on the shortlist for this year's Edmonton Music Prize.
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Winter National Diving Championships: 3M Synchro Final

Winter National Diving Championships from Victoria, B.C.
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Winter National Diving Championships: 10M Synchro Final

Winter National Diving Championships from Victoria, B.C.

Abel, Citrini-Beaulieu take top spot in 3-metre synchro at winter nationals

Abel and Citrini-Beaulieu took top spot in women's three-metre synchro with 301.89 points on Friday at the Canadian diving winter senior nationals.
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CBC Vancouver News at 6

CBC Vancouver News team gets the story beyond the headlines

Seniors reunited thanks to opening of Wing Kei long-term care facility

For the past six years, Kok Tsang and her husband have lived apart at different Calgary retirement homes. Originally from China, the pair were reunited last month at the Wing Kei Greenview Phase 2 long-term care centre, which celebrated its official opening Friday in northeast Calgary.
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School breakfast drive to get kids fed on weekends raises $66,492 so far today

Hunger doesn't take a break on the weekend so Winnipeg Harvest is testing something new this year in a school, called Breakfast2Go.