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Abu Bakr al Rabeeah, teenage refugee from Syria, tells his story with help from his teacher Winnie Yeung

Abu Bakr al Rabeeah's memoir Homes, co-authored by Winnie Yeung, is a finalist for the Governor General's Literary Award for nonfiction.
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How to house the homeless: Molly – when things go right

Molly Boyce spent more than 15 years on the streets and lived in Shelter House's managed alcohol program. Now she works for Shelter House and plans to study nursing. What went right for her? One factor, she said, was a brush with the law that connected her to the John Howard Society.
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Horwath endorses Fred Eisenberger in Hamilton's mayoral race

Ontario's NDP leader has taken the unusual step of endorsing a candidate in Hamilton's mayoral race — in favour of incumbent Fred Eisenberger.
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Watch the 2018 World Curling Tour: Men's Masters Champéry

Watch live coverage from the 2018 World Curling Tour: Men's Masters Champéry in Switzerland.

Water will be released over Churchill Falls for 4th time in about 30 years

A controlled release of water should bring the falls up to about 10 per cent of what they were in the 1960s, a Nalcor employee says.
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Woman finds unmarked white pill in chips

An unmarked pill found by a New Westminster woman in a bag of chips turned out to be ibuprofen.

Paranormal phenomena or false memories?

“During my career, I worked on many missing persons [cases],” says Detective Mike Richard, now retired. “You do get a sense of which ones don’t feel right. And this one didn’t feel right for me personally.”
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Turkey hasn't shared Khashoggi audio with U.S., minister says

Turkey's foreign minister says his country has not shared any audio recordings from Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance with U.S. officials, while the state-run Anadolu news agency said Turkish prosecutors are questioning Saudi Consulate employees over the missing Saudi journalist.
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This glam clown makeup tutorial by onlinekyne is seriously stunning

While the competition for cool clown looks is actually pretty stiff this year, this flirty look also takes the prize for being easy to achieve with your own makeup supplies.
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Meet Vancouver's 21 mayoral candidates: What they think is wrong with the city and what they'd do to change it

The list of candidates running for mayor of Vancouver is lengthy with 21 people vying for the position.
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Wharf worries: Northern Alberta community worries about the privatization of their port

A fly-in northern Alberta hamlet is concerned about the privatization of the community’s port, one of the few points of escape if there’s a wildfire.

Montreal hospitals practise Code Orange, simulating catastrophe

CBC News got a rare behind-the-scenes look at hospital workers' readiness to respond to a mass casualty situation Thursday. "We learn not just about the things that we're missing, but how we can operate better with what we have," said co-ordinating physician Dr. Brett Burstein.
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'It's a really cool day for us': Corner Brook's Main Street bridge moving in

The process of moving the newly constructed bridge to its final location doesn't look very exciting, a city official says, but it's technologically impressive.
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Seal Cove man sounds alarm over rusted, leaking barrels in rotting trailer

It's time to clean the trailer up and figure out who to send the bill to later, says a Conception Bay South councillor.
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From 1988: 'Debit card' could change the way we spend money

A 1988 experiment with debit cards by one big bank in one small city could be a sign of things to come.

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Toronto police create first-ever missing persons unit in wake of McArthur investigation

Toronto police have created the service’s first-ever dedicated missing persons unit in the wake of the Bruce McArthur investigation and public scrutiny around how the cases of his alleged victims were handled.

Canada's inflation rate slowed down to 2.2% last month

The annual pace of inflation slowed more than expected in September as increases in the price of gasoline eased compared with August.

'It's a matter of survival': Arkells on why even in the face of cynicism, they remain optimistic

Canadian band Arkells perform and talk about their new album Rally Cry.
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Ancient hunting camp found on proposed Fundy Trail Parkway

It appears the site, to the east of St. Martins, was used continuously for 3,000 years or more.
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Anatomy of a killing: The death of Steven Miller

Following a court hearing this morning, CBC can finally bring you the details of a grisly killing.

Jennifer Keesmaat says she would be mayor for 'every corner of this city'

Downplaying her lack of political experience, Jennifer Keesmaat on Friday said she decided to run for mayor of Toronto after witnessing "so many missed opportunities" to better the city during the tenure of John Tory.

Halton elementary teacher and hockey coach accused of child luring: police

The teacher from Joshua Creek Public School in Oakville was previously a hockey coach with the Burlington City Rep Hockey Club (2005-2006), Burlington Girls Hockey Club (2010-2015) and, most recently, the Flamborough Girls Hockey Club (2016-2017).

Sidney Crosby is still the best, says Leafs coach Babcock

With debate ramping up about this week about which player currently stands atop hockey's thrown as "best in the world" after some incredible early-season performances, Maple Leafs head coach Mike Babcock's went with a tried and tested third option for his pick — Sidney Crosby.

The Current for October 19, 2018

From the community of Nunavik, Quebec reeling after a recent spike in suicides, pleading for support from the government; to why it's taken six years for the Ecuadorian embassy in London to tell its house guest, Julian Assange to clean his dirty dishes ... This is The Current with guest host, Piya Chattopadhyay.