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Maple Ridge motel shooting probed by RCMP

Test - CBC News - Sun, 08/16/2009 - 13:54
The RCMP are asking for the public's help as they investigate a shooting in Metro Vancouver.

Wuskwatim dam protesters end blockade

Test - CBC News - Sun, 08/16/2009 - 13:37
Native protesters have ended a blockade at the Wuskwatim dam project in northern Manitoba.

Canada adds to medal count on final day of canoe worlds

Test - CBC News - Sun, 08/16/2009 - 13:35
Canada's Andrew Willows and Richard Dober Jr. won themselves a bronze in the men's K2 200-metre final at the world canoe championships on Lake Banook in Dartmouth, N.S. on Sunday.

NDP gets tips from Obama team

Test - CBC News - Sat, 08/15/2009 - 23:08
After hearing some strategic advice from proven winners within their own ranks, federal New Democrats got some pointers on Saturday from political pros who helped make history south of the border.

Woman's Kenya 'nightmare' ends with Toronto reunion

Test - CBC News - Sat, 08/15/2009 - 21:59
A Canadian woman stranded in Kenya on charges of identity fraud was reunited with her 12-year-old son in Toronto on Saturday, ending a three-month ordeal she described as a "nightmare."

Gaza Islamist leader killed

Test - CBC News - Sat, 08/15/2009 - 21:06
The leader of a radical al-Qaeda-inspired Islamist group in the Gaza Strip was killed Saturday in an explosion after a standoff with security forces of the Palestinian territory's Hamas rulers, according to a Hamas spokesman.

Ottawa memorial marks soldiers' Hong Kong sacrifice

Test - CBC News - Sat, 08/15/2009 - 19:48
A monument honouring Canada's veterans of the Battle of Hong Kong was formally unveiled in Ottawa on Saturday.

Canadian among injured in Kabul car bombing

Test - CBC News - Sat, 08/15/2009 - 19:40
Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai vowed Saturday that elections will proceed next week after a suicide car bomber killed seven people and injured 91 others near NATO headquarters in Kabul.

Athletes cheer Canada Summer Games start in P.E.I.

Test - CBC News - Sat, 08/15/2009 - 19:21
Athletes from across the country were joined in Summerside, P.E.I., on Saturday by the Governor General and the prime minister for the official opening of the 2009 Canada Summer Games.

Hog farmers offered $75M federal buyout

Test - CBC News - Sat, 08/15/2009 - 18:42
The federal government is offering a $75-million buyout fund to help farmers get out of the struggling pork industry, federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz said Saturday.

Britain's Afghanistan toll rises to 200

Test - CBC News - Sat, 08/15/2009 - 18:27
A British soldier died Saturday from wounds sustained in Afghanistan, bringing the number of British troops killed since operations began in 2001 to 200.

Search for downed helicopter pilot continues

Test - CBC News - Sat, 08/15/2009 - 15:01
Rescue crews battled difficult terrain as they continued their search for the pilot of a crashed helicopter in the B.C. Interior Saturday morning.

Calgary 911 operators reach tentative deal

Test - CBC News - Sat, 08/15/2009 - 14:49
A strike by Calgary's emergency service dispatchers could be averted after the union and the city came to a tentative agreement Friday evening.

Canadian girls golden at canoe worlds

Test - CBC News - Sat, 08/15/2009 - 14:46
Canada showed its moxy at the 2009 Canoe Sprint World Championships in Dartmouth, N.S., notching three gold medals and one bronze Saturday on Lake Banook.

Citizen nabs bank robbery suspect

Test - CBC News - Sat, 08/15/2009 - 14:20
Edmonton police say a citizen played a key role in apprehending a suspect wanted in connection with a south side bank robbery Friday afternoon.

Yale press refused to re-publish Danish Muhammad cartoons

Test - CBC News - Sat, 08/15/2009 - 12:10
The author of a new book about the 2005 uproar over the Danish cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad says she's upset Yale University Press won't reprint the caricatures

Car bomb rocks NATO's Afghan headquarters

Test - CBC News - Sat, 08/15/2009 - 02:01
A suicide car bomb exploded near the main gate of NATO headquarters in Afghanistan's capital Kabul on Saturday, killing at least three civilians and wounding 70 others, according to media reports quoting an Afghan security official.

B.C. dive crews seek downed helicopter pilot

Test - CBC News - Sat, 08/15/2009 - 01:06
An RCMP dive team was on the scene of a helicopter crash in the B.C. Interior on Friday night, hoping to rescue the pilot, the only person aboard the aircraft that had become submerged in a river.

Laser treatment caused 'beard,' B.C. woman claims

Test - CBC News - Fri, 08/14/2009 - 23:43
A Surrey, B.C., woman says she now has a "beard" after undergoing a series of laser hair-removal procedures, and is seeking damages from the companies that treated her.

Boys hit by lightning improve

Test - CBC News - Fri, 08/14/2009 - 22:32
Two young boys struck by lightning this week in Brampton, Ont., are improving, according to a Toronto hospital spokesperson and the father of one of the boys.
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