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Kirk Woodman, Canadian kidnapped in Burkina Faso, found dead

A Canadian kidnapped in Burkina Faso has been found dead, says his family, two days after he was abducted by gunmen.
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A Brexit lesson in economics for Canadians hoping to profit from anger: Don Pittis

Brexit offers an economic warning to Canadians trying to benefit by stoking anger and division.
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Rescuers parachute onto frozen Manitoba lake after finding missing pilot

A missing 71-year-old pilot was rescued after being found stranded and dehydrated on a frozen Manitoba lake.
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Royal Bank cuts 5-year fixed mortgage rate, others likely to follow suit

Canada's biggest bank has cut its five-year fixed-term mortgage rate, a move other banks are likely to try to match in short order.
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Watch Canadian snowboarder Max Parrot make important health announcement

Watch live today starting at 1:30 p.m. ET as Canadian snowboarder Max Parrot makes an important announcement regarding his health.

Sackville woman donates kidney to give father 2nd chance at life

Lindsay Murray, of Sackville, donated her kidney to her father Jon White.
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A Pony Day!

Children at Kingsclear First Nation School received copies of Helene deVarennes's latest book written in French, English and Maliseet. We spoke with the author.

Mystery company at heart of $53M potash mine lawsuit

Alberta-registered company got package deal on land, vehicles and equipment when Comstock Canada failed. Included at no charge, was the lawsuit against PotashCorp and AMEC.
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School cancelled at Tuxedo Park as power goes out in Charleswood, St. James

School is cancelled Thursday at Ecole Tuxedo Park on Thursday because of a power outage.
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WW II veteran Leo Knox dies days before 94th birthday

He was one of the last surviving members of the 166th (Newfoundland) Field Regiment, which was part of the British Royal Artillery.
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News Update from CBC Montreal
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Large Hadron Collider's proposed replacement at CERN is really huge

A proposed 100-kilometre particle accelerator under Geneva has joined an international quest to develop the successor to the Large Hadron Collider to help unlock humankind's knowledge of matter.
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Ontario Green Party Leader questions response to jet fuel spill now contaminating creeks

The jet fuel spill on highway 401 happened on Sunday morning, but clean up efforts didn't start till Monday noon, Schreiner said.
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Road to the Olympic Games: Parallel giant slalom snowboarding

Watch Road to the Olympic Games, our weekly program spotlighting the best high-performance athletes from Canada and around the world. On this week's edition of the program, watch World Cup parallel giant slalom snowboarding from Slovenia.
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Regina mayor boosts NHL game, council members recommend $150K subsidy

Regina Mayor Michael Fougere has high expectations for the NHL's regular season game at Mosaic Stadium in October.

CBC Music Top 20, Jan. 17: Arkells, Wintersleep, the Decemberists debut, Mark Ronson, Miley Cyrus climb to No. 1

Counting down the most popular tracks of the week on CBC Music.
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Reaction to the provincial government taking aim at health care

CBC has learned Doug Ford's government is looking at getting rid of LHINs, the bodies that mange the health care system in 14 regions of the province. Dr. Nadia Alam the president of the Ontario Medical Association shares her thoughts on what this means for health care in Ontario.
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Rothesay councillor equally frustrated by rink plan delay, 'the albatross of Rothesay'

Peter Lewis was one of three councillors who walked out of a council meeting earlier this week where a resident requested an update open meeting about the rink plans. Council has been talking about what to do with the rink for 15 years.
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Coyotes 'tussling' on Edmonton street likely scrapping over tasty garbage

A pack of coyotes spotted playfully scrapping in the street in a west-Edmonton neighbourhood may have been fighting over some discarded fast food, says a conservation biologist.
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Watch World Cup bobsleigh & skeleton in Austria

Watch the world's best bobsleigh and skeleton athletes in action at World Cup event in Innsbruck, Austria

Thursday, January 17, 2019: Mike Schur, Weyni Mengesha and more

Today on q: TV producer, writer and showrunner Mike Schur, singer-songwriter Maggie Rogers, special effects artist Chris Lyons, Soulpepper artistic director Weyni Mengesha.

Essex County sets budget with a 1.43% increase

Essex County council budget deliberations results in a slight tax hike.

'That little, tiny bit of brightness': Mike Schur on the power of feel-good TV

If shows like The Office, Parks and Recreation, Brooklyn Nine-Nine or The Good Place have ever put a smile on your face, then you have Mike Schur to thank. He's written for, produced and created some of the best TV comedies of the last few years.
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Lacrosse league president vows to tackle racism in the sport

A racist incident at a National Lacrosse League game in Philadephia last weekend continues to garner attention. The public address announcer for the Philadelphia Wings has been fired. During the game against the Georgia Swarm, Shawny Hill said "let's snip the ponytail" of Swarm player, Lyle Thompson, who is Indigenous. That led some people in the crowd to yell "scalp" him. Nick Saskiewicz is the N-L-L Commissioner. He says the league will continue to tackle racism.
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Road to the Olympic Games: World Cup bobsleigh & skeleton

Watch Road to the Olympic Games, our weekly program spotlighting the best high-performance athletes from Canada and around the world. On this week's edition of the program, watch the world's best bobsleigh and skeleton athletes in action at a World Cup stop in Austria.