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Province announces $2.5M to buy equipment to help prevent, manage bedsores

Nova Scotia will spend $2.5 million on special air mattresses and pressure redistribution cushions along with ceiling lifts to help staff move residents more safely. But none of that support will include additional staff.

Our 10 favourite Canadian classical albums of 2017

From solo piano to brass orchestra, these are the classical albums we just couldn't stop playing this year.

Curbside compost pickup could be delayed to 2023

Both garbage and organics pickup would be paid for via property taxes, after the city's original plan for user fees collapsed at city hall.

As It Happens: Thursday Edition

March 21, 2019

Shepherds or Scapegoats: Gay priests in limbo

Gay priests are often rolled into the blame game in the Catholic Church's sex abuse crisis. There's a Vatican prohibition on gay men entering seminaries, even as the stories swirl about how many high-level clerics are sexually active. Producer Sean Foley explores the psychological, historical, and pastoral paradoxes of clerical sexual identity at a pivotal time for the Church and the world.
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Ethiopian Airlines crash captain untrained on 737 Max simulator, pilot colleague says

The captain of a doomed Ethiopian Airlines flight did not practise on a new simulator for the Boeing 737 Max 8 before he died in a crash with 156 others, a pilot colleague said.

What we know about how safe cannabis is for pregnant women and breastfeeding moms

While we know a lot about the dangers of drinking alcohol or smoking cigarettes while pregnant, now that it's legal, what about using cannabis? What do we know about what happens to babies when their moms use pot while pregnant or breastfeeding?
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Criminals hiding billions of dollars in GTA real estate, watchdog claims

Transparency International Canada report called "Opacity: Why Criminals Love Canadian Real Estate" analysed 1.4 million home purchases since 2008 and found the true owners can be hidden behind corporations or through the use of unregulated lenders.

Performer R. Kelly seeking permission to visit Dubai

R. Kelly has asked judge for permission to visit Dubai to perform shows and "meet with the royal family." In a court filing Wednesday, Kelly's lawyer Steven A. Greenberg said the singer "has struggled of late to pay his child support and other child related expenses" and needed to raise money.
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Immigrant mother will share story of raising tolerant children at Michelle Obama's Vancouver talk

Nesreen Nassleh, an immigrant mother who moved to Vancouver from Syria, used to watch Michelle Obama’s speeches and admire the former U.S. first lady for her empowering messages to women.

ISU finds 'no evidence' that American skater deliberately injured Korean rival

The International Skating Union says its investigation has found "no evidence" that American skater Mariah Bell tried to deliberately injure Korea's Eunsoo Lim during warmups at the world figure skating championships on Wednesday.
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Turtle power! How baby sea turtles help each other out before they've even left the nest

Working together in the first moments of life makes it easier for olive ridley sea turtles to emerge from the nest

Air Canada says their 737 Max jets have all safety features Boeing sells as extras

Air Canada says it has additional safety systems installed on all of their Boeing 737 Max jets after media reports suggest that Lion Air and Ethiopian Airlines jets that recently crashed didn't have the most upgraded safety features.
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Swelling hockey fandom leads to parking crackdown in O'Leary

A small town in western P.E.I. has asked RCMP to step up parking enforcement as local hockey playoffs have been packing the town's rink.
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(Live at 3:00 pm ET) 2019 Canadian Mixed Doubles Curling Championships on CBC - Match 2

Match 2 of Mixed Doubles Curling from Willie O'Ree Place in Fredericton, NB.
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Quebec's CAQ government unveils first budget LIVE

Quebec Finance Eric Girard delivers his first budget at the National Assembly after the CAQ's election last fall.
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Fake turtle eggs could protect vulnerable sea turtles by tracking illegal poaching

Sea turtle conservation efforts have evolved over the decades, and increasingly technology is playing a key role.
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David Sobey and grocery chain donate $18M to Saint Mary's University

Saint Mary's University in Halifax has received an $18-million gift from David Sobey, the Sobey Foundation and Sobeys Inc., the largest donation in the institution's 217-year history.
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Turtle Beach: Every year, hundreds of thousands of sea turtles come to lay eggs on this single beach

Watch this rare, amazing footage from inside their nests
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Alberta beef? Legislature's 50-year-old hamburger to be feted at party in Edmonton

On Thursday evening, the Legislative Assembly of Alberta will host a party to commemorate the 50th anniversary of a cafeteria hamburger tabled by an MLA who knew how to settle a beef.

Empire creator Lee Daniels says Jussie Smollett case has been 'A freakin' rollercoaster.'

Lee Daniels, Empire co-creator and executive producer, said that it's been "a freakin' rollercoaster" since cast member Jussie Smollett was arrested and charged with fabricating a racist and homophobic.
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Nicola Kuhn retires after collapsing face first on court

Spain's Nicola Kuhn collapsed due to cramp mid-point in his Miami Open match against Germany's Mischa Zverev on Wednesday.
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Two arrested at homeless camp in Maple Ridge

Two people were arrested at the Anita Place homeless camp in Maple Ridge, B.C., on Tuesday.
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Nova Scotia shifts from its hard-no stance on open adoption records

Community Services Minister Kelly Regan says the province will begin consultations about how the province handles adoption records.
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As we froze this winter, women & queers took TV to the next level

From Sex Education to Shrill to Schitt's Creek, it was a very special season for storytelling.