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'Riley was a good kid' who was against violence, says uncle of slain teen

An uncle of a 14-year-old boy whose body was found in a Mississauga park last Friday has described the teen as someone who would give the shirt off his back to a person in need.

Montreal draws up 'hazing' campaign to make coyotes fear humans again

Montreal is hiring a team of specialists to roam around the city and scare coyotes in an effort to train the wild animals to fear humans.

Rain and wind warnings make for 'gross' weather in Metro Van, but snow's headed for the slopes

The North Shore ski hills could accumulate more than a metre of snow by Friday, according to CBC meteorologist Johanna Wagstaffe.

Seamus O'Regan draws scorn for comparing his career arc to veterans' struggles

When Veterans Affairs Minister Seamus O’Regan left journalism, he said it was “a shock to his system,” a painful time in his life that gave him insight into how members of the Canadian military feel as they take off their uniforms for the last time.

Property taxes to stay the same in Conception Bay South

Conception Bay South politicians announced Monday that the town's budget has no increase in taxes to residents or businesses and includes no increase in rates or fees.

Telegraph Creek re-construction on schedule, gets fundraising boost

Local mining companies have raised more than $40,000 for the reconstruction of Telegraph Creek, B.C. 'Building anything in a remote community is extremely expensive and we're certainly thankful,' said Tahltan Chief Rick McLean.

Annual Krampus run takes place at Munich's Christmas market

Spooky creatures are celebrating the holidays by paying tribute to Krampus. Young men paraded down the streets of Munich dressed as the half-goat, half-demon. Unlike Santa Claus, Krampus doesn't leave naughty children with a lump of coal. Instead, the creature chases those who misbehave out in the streets. Luckily the parade is all in good cheer.

Laval woman missing in Mexico, travel companion found dead

Quebec provincial police are asking for help finding a woman who went missing in Mexico and whose travel companion was found dead after he returned to Canada.

Brexit turmoil affecting global markets as pound drops to 18-month low before settling at $1.26 US

Prime Minister Theresa May called off a key Brexit vote in parliament sending shockwaves through financial markets. The pound sterling tumbled to an 18-month low against the U.S. dollar before settling at $1.26 US.

Christmas for Cortney Lake: Family holds tree lighting for lost loved one

Despite the sad reason behind the gathering, Cortney Lake's family wanted everybody's help to celebrate the season.

RCMP seek help finding missing man who may be outside the N.W.T.

RCMP are asking for the publi'c help locating 45-year-old Colin Ford, who was last seen on Dec. 3.

Bail hearing for embattled Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou will go to a third day

In Monday's bail hearing for embattled chief financial officer of Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei, her lawyer argued that nothing less than the dignity of her home country will be on the line if she makes bail.

CBC Winnipeg News December 10, 2018

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Former meth users say government funding for detox treatment not enough

In the throes of a meth addiction for around 18 years, Michael Adrian says more treatment beds to help others dependant on the drug isn't enough.

B.C. forest industry reps still headed for China, without government officials

Susan Yurkovich, the president of the Council of Forest Industries, says long-standing business relations with China are separate from what's unfolding in a Vancouver courtroom where Meng Wanzhou has applied for bail.

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Traditional Acadian Christmas cookie will be in the spotlight at celebration Sunday

On Sunday afternoon, people will gather at the Acadian Museum in Miscouche, P.E.I. for an annual Christmas celebration. And this year, attendees will look back on an old Acadian Christmas tradition.

As It Happens: Monday Edition

Dec. 10, 2018

Winter storm kills 3 and snarls travel in U.S. southeast

An intense snow storm is heading out to sea after dumping up to 60 centimetres of snow on parts of the southeastern United States, leaving three people dead in North Carolina and cutting off power for more than 200,000 people.
Point of View

The kindness of strangers: courage, cancer and a chance encounter at the gas station

I met you at a gas station in September 2015. A few months earlier, in June, I had been diagnosed with breast cancer and was going through the typical course of treatment: surgery, then chemotherapy and then radiation.

Accused sex offender discussed suicide before 2016 in-custody death, coroner's inquest hears

David Tucker was being held at the Surrey Pretrial Centre, facing multiple charges related to violent sexual attacks at the University of British Columbia, a few months before his death.

Veterans minister recalls struggle after leaving journalism

Veterans Affairs Minister Seamus O’Regan recalls his tough transition from journalism into politics calling it "a shock to his system" during the Canadian Armed Forces Transition Group ceremony Monday.

Watch construction workers rescue man from smoke-filled apartment near Church, Wellesley

A group of construction workers were caught on video jumping into action Monday to rescue a man trapped in a smoke-filled apartment building.

As Blues tumble, tempers flare between teammates Bortuzzo, Sanford during practice

After a disappointing 10-14-4 start to the season, the St. Louis Blues are now taking their frustration out on each other as tensions spilled over in Monday's practice.