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Brett Ryan

The victims of last week's so-called crossbow killings in the Toronto suburb of Scarborough were the mother and two brothers of the man now charged with three counts of first-degree murder.

Wally Oppal

This Thursday the national Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women’s inquiry will begin. While this is the first inquiry of its type done at a national level, a similar one was conducted in British Columbia in 2010, led by commissioner Wally Oppal.

Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan

Saskatoon-based Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan and Agrium Inc. of Calgary have confirmed they are in merger talks, a combination could produce a fertilizer giant worth more than $30 billion.

Switched At Birth 20160826

Health Canada offers free DNA tests to people born at Norway House Indian Hospital in northern Manitoba following recent revelations that a second pair of men had been switched at birth at the government-run facility 41 years ago.

DogDays

Scientists have found evidence to support what many dog owners have long believed: man's best friend really does understand some of what we're saying.

Jonathan Bettez

Police have charged Jonathan Bettez with five counts including accessing child pornography, possessing child pornography, and distributing child pornography.

OKA Crisis Anniversary 20150707

The grand chiefs from Kanesatake and Kahnawake haven't decided whether to participate in the National Energy Board hearings when they eventually resume in Montreal, with both men saying they already had misgivings about the process.

China Apple Sued

The European Union says Ireland has given illegal tax benefits worth up to 13 billion euros ($14.5 billion US) to Apple Inc. and must now recover the unpaid back taxes from the U.S. technology company, plus interest.

APTOPIX Drone Revolution

Things are looking up for U.S. drone advocates. New Federal Aviation Administration rules allowing companies to fly small unmanned aerial vehicles for commercial purposes came into effect this week.

Canadian Screen Award host Norm MacDonald

A look at some of the stories in the comedian's strange new memoir, some of which may be true.

Irrelevant Show - Taxes

Former Conservative senator Hugh Segal delivers a key report this week on a plan by Ontario to launch a pilot project to guarantee a minimum income for participants in a community still to be selected. In an interview, Segal gives some hints about the report's contents — and rebuts critics who say such programs foster laziness.

McDonald's McNuggets commercial ad

McDonald's is promoting its new preservative-free Chicken McNuggets with a commercial that says, "We all want what's best for our kids." Some health advocates claim the ad is misleading because it implies processed McNuggets are good for children.

FedElxn Harper 20150810

The Liberals have already launched an appeal for donations to mount a campaign in Stephen Harper's old riding. Considering their slim chances there and in byelections to be held in two other Alberta seats, are the Liberals serious?

Homa Hoodfar

A professor from Montreal who has been imprisoned in Iran was recently hospitalized, is barely conscious and can hardly walk or talk, according to family.

Justin Trudeau post on Weibo

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is well-known for his use of social media in Canada, but what will he do in China, where social media services are heavily monitored and censored?

BC News

CBC | British Columbia News

Wolfram and Anita Gottschalk

The family of an elderly husband and wife in British Columbia who were forced to live in separate care homes say the health authority overseeing the couples' care is moving forward with plans to reunite them.

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Police have released more details about the crash yesterday in downtown Vancouver that left two people dead and three others injured.

Luna Mammon

It's not unusual to rent out your home as a vacation property, but when that home is a camper van parked on the streets of Vancouver, it becomes a little more interesting. A Vancouver van dweller is renting out her four-wheeled home on Airbnb.

Texting while driving

ICBC has blamed the rising cost of insurance rates on a 'perfect storm' of factors from distracted driving to increasing numbers of motorists. But does that explanation avoid scrutiny of the political decisions to ignore the advice of health and safety experts?

Tony Manuge

A Prince George man says his loyal golden labrador, Charlie, saved him after he crossed paths with a black bear in the woods outside Prince George on Saturday afternoon.

Canada Post 20160708

Canada Post and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers have again agreed to extend mediation aimed at resolving their labour dispute by another 24 hours.

Redbull ad

An adventure filmed in Tofino B.C. has locals furious at a group of American surfers who show off by surfing a flaming log on a pristine B.C. lake in a Red Bull TV segment.

One Hundred Year Old Runner 20160829

It took 100-year-old Indian runner Man Kaur almost a minute and a half to complete the 100-metre race, but she never broke her stride.

single vehicle crash

Two people have been killed and three pedestrians injured following a serious vehicle collision in downtown Vancouver.

Colby James Messer

A Victoria, B.C., man will face trial on two of six counts related to the sexual assault of a 27-year-old woman in a Denver hotel room.

Police lights

All incidents come from the Office of the Police Complaint Commissioner's annual report, which details all substantiated allegations against officers that require further investigation

SailBot at sea

A self-sailing boat from British Columbia has encountered a mechanical failure in the Atlantic Ocean, and it appears there is nothing the team who built her can do about it.

Michael Wayne Carpenter

Vancouver police are warning the public about a high-risk sexual offender they say poses a risk of "significant harm" to the safety of vulnerable female children, youths and adults.

Separated seniors Sagerts

Another B.C. family has come forward with a story about their elderly parents being separated after more six decades of marriage.

Khalsa Diwan Temple Fire

Last week's fire at the Ross Street Temple in Vancouver appears to be accidental, according to investigators.

Sports News

CBC | Sports News

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Former Canadian international Jason deVos has been named Canada Soccer's director of development.

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​The Carolina Hurricanes have signed general manager Ron Francis to a contract extension through the 2018-19 season, but financial terms were not disclosed.

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Ryan Lochte isn't saying whether he'll return to Brazil to face a charge of filing a false police report over a gas station encounter during the Olympics.

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In spite of the negative pre-Games narrative, the Rio Olympics were a successful sports spectacle. The athletes – as always – made the Games a success. Even those who came in last place.

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Lee Westwood, Martin Kaymer and Thomas Pieters will fill out the European team as Darren Clarke's captain's picks for the Ryder Cup at Hazeltine next month.

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England captain Wayne Rooney says he will retire from international soccer after the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

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The Rio 2016 Paralympic Games are just over a week away and CBC/Radio-Canada is ready to bring Canadians up close to all of the thrills and emotion of the athletic competition with more than 1,000 hours of available coverage.

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With a disciplined win over Hamilton that pushed their record to 7-1-1, the Calgary Stampeders remain on top of our CFL power rankings.

One Hundred Year Old Runner 20160829

It took 100-year-old Indian runner Man Kaur almost a minute and a half to complete the 100-metre race, but she never broke her stride.

Packers 49ers Football

From the White House to San Francisco police union headquarters and the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Colin Kaepernick's name came up Monday as his decision to sit down during the national anthem reached far beyond football.

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Canada's Sidney Crosby and Patrick Kane of the United States undoubtedly will stand out at next month's World Cup of Hockey. But there are several talented players fans aren't as familiar with that could make an immediate impact.

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