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Ontario announces $85M to clean up mercury near Grassy Narrows, Wabaseemoong First Nations

27 Jun 2017 22:56

Glen Murray

A 'historic' $85-million contribution from the Ontario government will fund the clean-up of mercury contamination near Grassy Narrows and Wabaseemoong First Nations in northern Ontario.

'It scares me': Banff tourists seek up-close bear photos despite warnings

27 Jun 2017 22:36

Bear photo tourists Banff

Banff-area residents say far too many tourists are approaching bears and other wildlife in order to get photos and they worry someone is going to get hurt — or killed — during the peak tourist season this summer.

Dragon Tattoo star Michael Nyqvist dies at 56

27 Jun 2017 22:29

Sweden Peterson

Swedish actor Michael Nyqvist, who starred in the original The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo films and often played villains in Hollywood movies like John Wick has died.

Botched eyelash extensions leave Alberta teen's eyes swollen, burned

27 Jun 2017 19:56

Eyelash extensions

A Fort Saskatchewan, Alta., teenager suffered swelling and burn marks around her eyes after a painful allergic reaction to eyelash extensions.

Israeli decision to shelve mixed-prayer space draws Canadian anger

27 Jun 2017 18:55


A decision by Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his cabinet to scrap plans for mixed-prayer at the revered Western Wall in Jerusalem exposes a rift between Israel and Jews living in the diaspora, CBC Middle East correspondent Derek Stoffel writes.

Royal Bank to reimburse $22M in investment fees it shouldn't have charged some clients

27 Jun 2017 18:23


The Royal Bank of Canada will pay almost $22 million in compensation to clients who were charged excess fees on some mutual funds and investments products.

Canadian sniper's shot 'entirely consistent' with non-combat role, Trudeau says

27 Jun 2017 17:57

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says a record-breaking shot by a Canadian special forces sniper is something that should be "celebrated" for demonstrating the training and professionalism of the Canadian Forces - and is well within the realm of the advise and assist role in Iraq.

Don't eat raw cookie dough, Health Canada warns

27 Jun 2017 17:50


Amidst a massive recall of flour due to possible E. coli contamination, Health Canada is reminding Canadians that it’s not safe to eat raw dough, batter or any other product containing uncooked flour.

Ransomware infects computers around the world in another major attack

27 Jun 2017 16:50

CYBER-ATTACK/UKRAINE ransomware malware petya

A major ransomware attack on Tuesday hit computers at hospitals in the U.S., at Russia's biggest oil company, the country's banks, Ukraine's international airport as well as global shipping firm A.P. Moller-Maersk and global pharmaceutical company Merck.

Republicans postpone vote on their health-care bill until after July 4

27 Jun 2017 16:34

Congress Health Overhaul

U.S. Senate leaders postponed debate on their health-care bill, in deepening jeopardy as opposition from rebellious Republicans intensifies. The defections increased after Congress's nonpartisan budget referee said the measure would leave 22 million more people uninsured by 2026 than former president Barack Obama's law.

B.C. leading rise in private school enrolment across Canada

27 Jun 2017 16:02

School uniform

More parents across Canada are choosing to send their children to private or independent schools, according to a new study from the Fraser Institute.

'Trump' dumped: Toronto condo and hotel tower to ditch Trump name

27 Jun 2017 14:28

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The new owners of the Trump International Hotel and Tower Toronto have reached a deal that will see the Trump name removed from the property.

Trudeau touts open Canadian immigration system in face of Trump travel ban

27 Jun 2017 12:51

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he will continue to promote Canada's open immigration policy on the world stage as controversy rages over U.S. President Donald Trump's travel ban.

Indigenous women nearly 10 times more likely to be street checked by Edmonton police, new data shows

27 Jun 2017 11:00

Three-shot street checks

Critics are calling for an Alberta-wide ban on street checks, also known as carding, as a CBC News investigation reveals Edmonton police have been disproportionately stopping, questioning and documenting Aboriginal (the word used by police and Statistics Canada) and black people in non-criminal encounters.

Trump's Supreme Court legacy might be closer than you think: Keith Boag

27 Jun 2017 09:00


Washington is aswirl with speculation that Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy is about to step down after nearly 30 years on the bench. Saying goodbye to the top court's only true moderate would see the court swing to the right, giving President Donald Trump a chance to secure his conservative legacy.

'He would drive out in the middle of the night. Whatever it took for me to sign these papers'

27 Jun 2017 09:00

Debbie Chessall

After a CBC iTeam investigation revealed that a Saskatchewan business owner was offered cash in exchange for a job offer to a Chinese national, three other people have come forward to report similar experiences.

'Quite remarkable': Roberto Osuna's anxiety disclosure could encourage others who are struggling

27 Jun 2017 09:00

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Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Roberto Osuna's disclosure that he suffers from anxiety is a positive signal that athletes feel comfortable to publicly discuss such issues. But it may still be considered a "bold" acknowledgement to make in the sports world, where the topic is still not widely discussed.

Rare 'bright nights' mystery solved by Canadian scientists

27 Jun 2017 09:00

Perseid meteor shower

It's a phenomenon that's been noted throughout history: bright nights when you could read even though there was no illumination from the moon, candles or any other form of light. Now, Canadian scientists believe they've unravelled the mystery.

Foonie? As loonie turns 30, it's time to think of a name for a $5 coin: Don Pittis

27 Jun 2017 09:00

Canadian five from Bank of Canada website

This week, the loonie turns 30. Don Pittis explores why it may be time to start saying a long goodbye to the blue $5 bill.

Canada Post suspends mail delivery after crow attacks

27 Jun 2017 02:25

Canada Post

Canada Post says it will only resume mail delivery to three addresses in East Vancouver when it's safe, after a mail carrier was attacked by a well-known neighbourhood crow.

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