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Driver died after trying to pass semi at 'excessive speed' and slamming into other vehicles, police say

A driver who was speeding while trying to pass a semi-trailer hit another vehicle and spun across the median into oncoming traffic, killing himself and seriously hurting a young woman, police say.
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Province slashing Toronto Public Health funding by $1B over a decade, board of health says

Premier Doug Ford's government is clawing back public health funding as part of a plan to consolidate the number of province-wide units from 35 to 10, according to Toronto's board of health chair.
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North Korea says it tested new weapon, wants Pompeo out of talks

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un oversaw the testing of a new type of tactical guided weapon on Wednesday, according to state media Korean Central News Agency.
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Firefighters extinguish scrap metal fire at Hamilton recycling company

Black smoke filled the air Thursday afternoon, as Hamilton firefighters battled a burning nine-by-nine metre pile of scrap metal in the city's east end.
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The Regent Park Project

The 'Regent Park Project' is a two season - made for Youtube docu-series that follows the lives of students and youth living in the Regent Park neighborhood in Toronto. Mandeq Hassan and Amanda Pileggi are both actors in the series who joined us in studio to tell us about the project.
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Edmonton mother pleads for help in catching her son's killers

Police believe people in Edmonton have information about the death of Tanner Krupa, who was murdered in Surrey B.C. 20 months ago.
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CBC New Brunswick News April 18, 2019

News that focuses on telling the stories that happen throughout New Brunswick
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'By shopping pre-loved, it's a way to reduce that waste'

Thrift and consignment store shopping used to be something you'd never admit to in public, but sustainable shopping is becoming an antidote to 'fast-fashion' that's putting a toll on the planet.
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Windsor News Update

News Update from CBC Windsor
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CBC Here and Now April 18, 2019

Every day around the province the Here and Now team pull out all the stops to cover your news and weather

Is there life 'out there?' How we'll search for traces of life on nearby exoplanets

We know worlds are common. We need to know if they host life

Sask. Ombudman says 'brown envelopes' suggest public servants fear whistle-blowing reprisal

Whistleblower concerns and an attempt by a Saskatchewan Health Authority facility to make a blind resident pay for cable TV are among the issues outlined in this year’s annual report by the Ombudsman Saskatchewan.

Looking back at the extraordinary Simone de Beauvoir on the 70th anniversary of The Second Sex

Three Beauvoir enthusiasts joined Eleanor Wachtel in 2008 for a discussion about the lasting legacy of the late French intellectual, novelist and memoirist.

Sharks cope with levels of heavy metals in their blood that would kill other animals

Researchers studying Great White sharks have found lethal levels of mercury and arsenic
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At 41, Canada's Krista DuChene knows each marathon could be her last

Now, more than ever, she has to listen to what her body's trying to tell her. Watch now.
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CBC Igalaaq

Viewers from Nunavut and the Northwest Territories are kept up to date by daily current events and news from the Inuit world.
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CBC Ottawa News

Watch our local supper-hour newscast for a comprehensive look at the day's top stories in Ottawa.
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CBC Montreal News

The CBC Montreal News team brings you today's newsmakers and stories.
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CBC Toronto News

CBC Toronto News team delivers more breaking news, live reports and ground-breaking stories that reflect our vibrant city.
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CBC Windsor News

The stories you care about. The people in our community. The issues that affect our lives.
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Richmond councillors must fix 'culture of dysfunction,' says business group

The Strait Area Chamber of Commerce is calling for councillors to resign if they can't remedy their problems
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RCMP looking for missing woman in northern Manitoba

The RCMP are asking for help looking for a 23-year-old woman who they said may be in the Thompson, Nelson House or Flin Flon areas.

Why tiny Iceland is a global giant in the field of music

Kjartan Olafsson, professor of composition and theory at the Iceland Academy of the Arts, is our guide to who's who among Iceland's current generation of music prodigies, and how they are making their mark.
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Over the Years, from the docu-musical Towel of Song

Go behind the scenes with The Doc Project host Acey Rowe and Tom Howell while they record the song Over the Years from the new docu-musical Towel of Song.

Why your recycling may not actually get recycled

Most of us dutifully set out our blue boxes in the belief that some of the waste we generate will be put to good use. The truth is that most of it piles up in landfills, is incinerated or ends up in a floating mound of plastic in the ocean, says Diane Saxe, an environmental lawyer whose recent job as Ontario’s environmental commissioner was just eliminated.