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Schoenberg's Love Letter to Brahms, Webern's romantic side

Hear Arnold Schoenberg's love letter to Johannes Brahms: his colourful orchestration of Brahms piano quartet. Plus the romantic sound of Anton Webern, before he developed his trademark atonal style.
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(Live at 3:00 am ET) 2019 Paracanoe World Cup on CBC

Watch the Paracanoe World Cup from the Malta Regatta Course in Poznan, Poland.
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The argument FOR a new Food Show and AGAINST visiting Afghanistan.

It's enough already with the meat tenderizing says Graham Chittenden and comedian Tim Nutt humbly requests a little more training before he is taken into a war zone.
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Researcher explores dads' experiences with partners diagnosed with postpartum

A UPEI researcher is looking to speak to fathers whose partners were diagnosed with postpartum depression.
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East-end power outage sparked by transformer fire still affecting thousands

East-end residents are having a challenging start to the day Thursday as they deal with a widespread power outage caused by a transformer fire.
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Stop-work order lifted at Donkin coal mine after methane fire

A stop-work order was lifted Thursday morning at the coal mine in Donkin, N.S., after a methane fire occurred underground on Tuesday.
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Meet Melissa Humana-Paredes, one of Canada's top beach volleyball stars

For Melissa Humana-Paredes, every match brings new pressure to make sure the hard work of her partner and the sacrifices of her parents are not wasted. Watch now.
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CBC Calgary to examine The Cost of Living

CBC Calgary is creating a new national radio program about business and economics that will air on Saturday mornings at 11:30 MT/12:00 NT. The Cost of Living will be hosted by Paul Haavardsrud and will launch on Sept. 7, 2019

Secretly filmed by boyfriend for years, Montreal-area woman says 'it felt like the end of the world'

For eight years, Melissa thought she had struck gold: she had a supportive and caring boyfriend who loved her kids, even if they weren't his own. Then she discovered the hidden cameras.

Rebecca Marino eliminated from French Open qualifying

Canada's Rebecca Marino fell just short in a second-round qualifying match on Thursday. The Vancouver native lost 5-7, 7-6 (4), 6-4 to No. 22 qualifying seed Elena Rybakina of Kazakhstan. Rybakina now needs one more win to advance to the main women's singles draw.
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Montreal News Update

News Update from CBC Montreal
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Ottawa Senators hire Maple Leafs' D.J. Smith as head coach

The Ottawa Senators have turned to the Toronto Maple Leafs for their new bench boss.

Here's what happened when we invited metal musician Devin Townsend to do an acoustic set

Watch the metal maestro perform from his extensive catalogue for a Vancouver hometown crowd.
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Boater reported missing south of Moosonee

Ontario Provincial Police say a search is underway for a missing boater.
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Sex doll is child porn, but judge finds Kenneth Harrisson not guilty

A St. John's man accused of possessing child pornography in an unusual case involving what has been described as a child sex doll has been found not guilty.
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'This is a moment in history:' Rihanna launches Fenty fashion label in Paris

Rihanna, the first black woman in history to head up a major Parisian luxury house, is unveiling her first fashion designs for Fenty at a pop-up store in Paris, with ready-to-wear, footwear, accessories, and eyewear available for sale.
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(Live at 10:00 am ET) 2019 Summer National Diving Championships: Men's 1m, Women's 3m Prelims and Men's 10m Synchro Final - Windsor

Watch Men's 1m & Women's 3m Prelims and Men's 10m Synchro Finals diving from the Windsor International Aquatic and Training Centre in Windsor, ON.

The Current for May 23, 2019

Today on The Current: We hear from people coping with wildfires in Alberta and examine a phenomenon you might not have heard of: the 'firenado'; plus, the new documentary that puts the death of Colten Boushie, and the impact on his family, into focus; and journalist Nathan Vanderklippe tells us what he’s learned about China's so-called "training camps" for the country's Uighur ethnic minority.
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As George Massey Tunnel turns 60, interest group calls for quick replacement

The Independent Contractors and Businesses Association is staging a 60th birthday party for the George Massey Tunnel, which opened to traffic on May 23, 1959.
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Environmental rollbacks and Jason Kenney's 'summer of repeal'

CBC Calgary’s Allison Dempster explains Premier Jason Kenney’s dismantling of climate initiatives in Alberta, and how this might set up a much greater confrontation between the province and the federal government.
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Why trees are being felled in Montreal's La Fontaine Park

People who live near the park have been subject to the sound of chainsaws in recent days as crews have begun felling trees weakened by the ice storm two decades ago.
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Brace yourself for road construction and Fredericton's new roundabout this summer

Drivers, be warned: construction season is just around the corner.

How to play the Because News quiz on Alexa

Just say: Alex, enable Because News quiz
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Right whales return early to Atlantic Canada — with 7 babies in tow

The critically endangered species has been spotted in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, as scientists prepare for summer studies to better understand what's happening to the population.
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Fire damages veterans' apartment block in southwest Calgary

A fire in an apartment building in southwest Calgary early Thursday morning has left several residents out of their homes.