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Infographic: Planet of the Apps, A Look at the Mobile App Ecosystem

Get your hands off me, you damn dirty app! Have you ever wondered just what the heck is up with all of these apps out there? Stores and even restaurants have their own apps that bombard us all of the time, beckoning us to take advantage of discounts and deals. With so many apps out…

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'I should see your face, and you should see mine,' Quebec premier says of new religious neutrality law


A new law that would effectively force Muslim women who wear a niqab or burka to uncover their faces to use public services is based on a principle "the vast majority of Canadians, and not just Quebecers" can agree on, Premier Philippe Couillard says.

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 11:02:18 EDT

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Saskatchewan wildfires leave 1 dead, 2 injured

Smoke in Burstall

RCMP and the Saskatchewan government say a man has died in connection with the wildfires that began in the province on Tuesday.

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 09:47:58 EDT

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Alleged Amanda Lindhout kidnapper tries to explain inconsistencies, despite taped evidence

Ali Omar Ader courtroom

In the last day of testimony in the Amanda Lindhout kidnapping trial, the Crown poked holes in the story of the alleged main negotiator who handled many of the details of the ransom payment that led to the Canadian journalist's release.

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 15:08:38 EDT

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Officials confirm that ammonia leak killed 3 at arena in Fernie, B.C.

Fernie arena Facebook post

Firefighters have confirmed that an ammonia leak was responsible for the deaths of three people at an arena in Fernie, B.C., on Tuesday.

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 14:03:31 EDT

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Standoff between Flames and Nenshi shows no signs of going away


The Calgary Flames and Mayor Naheed Nenshi are standing their ground in the ongoing debate over who will pay what for a new arena.

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 15:00:39 EDT

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Elizabeth Wettlaufer 'quite depressed,' faces threats in prison

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Corrections authorities have been forced to move killer nurse Elizabeth Wettlaufer for her own safety after she received threats from at least one other inmate at the Grand Valley Institution for Women in Kitchener, Ont., CBC News has learned.

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 05:00:00 EDT

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Mark Edward Grant, who was convicted of killing Candace Derksen, found not guilty at 2nd trial

Mark Grant

A man convicted in 2011 of second-degree murder in the death of a teen girl was found not guilty today following a retrial.

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 14:13:48 EDT

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'We are less as a country': Politicians pay tribute to Gord Downie

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Politicians are paying tribute to Canadian icon Gord Downie following his death, praising him as a musical legend, loving man and strong advocate for reconciliation with Indigenous people.

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 09:48:36 EDT

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Critics question settlement program for banks that overcharged fees


As investors await refunds from banks and other financial institutions for hundreds of millions of dollars in excess fees, critics are questioning the process used to determine those refunds.

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 05:00:00 EDT

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Trudeau calls Trump to sell Bombardier-Airbus deal as a win for Alabama workers

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Shortly after Bombardier announced its deal with Airbus that would give the European aerospace giant a majority stake in the CSeries jet program, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was on the phone to U.S. President Donald Trump.

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 19:56:14 EDT

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Gord Downie: 1964-2017


Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie has died at 53 after battling an aggressive, incurable form of brain cancer.

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 08:45:08 EDT

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N.S. community prepares for economic liftoff from proposed spaceport

Maritime Launch Cyclone 4

Some residents are already making plans to cash in on proposed $100-million satellite launch facility.

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 05:55:36 EDT

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Fire burns close to Manitoba town of Camperville, sheds destroyed

Belair forest fire

Strong winds are fanning the flames of a fire near a small Manitoba community.

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 08:25:47 EDT

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Breaking the cycle: How 2 Indigenous parents kept their kids out of foster care

Alice McKay Damian Abrahams

One was a child of a Sixties Scoop survivor who never had a stable home. One was the grandson of a residential school survivor who spent most of his childhood in care. Both were taken from their families at age two, and both were determined to not let it happen to their kids.

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 05:00:00 EDT

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Calgary Flames staffer calls Mayor Naheed Nenshi's re-election worse than Donald Trump


Not everyone was happy about Naheed Nenshi being re-elected to a third term as Calgary's mayor Monday night — including some members of the Calgary Flames organization, which recently broke off talks with the city regarding construction of a new arena for the NHL team.

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:10:21 EDT

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Deep Trouble: the North Atlantic right whale in peril

deep trouble podcast

Deep Trouble follows the journalist who interviewed scientists and others trying to solve the puzzle of a deadly summer for the endangered North Atlantic right whale.

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:22:40 EDT

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Wildfire forces evacuation of southwestern Saskatchewan communities

Town of Burstall wildfire

The town of Leader, roughly 85 kilometres southwest of Kindersley, Sask., is among the communities being evacuated from the southwestern area of the province due to a fire burning near the Alberta-Saskatchewan border.

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:19:51 EDT

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Conservatives name former Rebel Media director as 2019 campaign chair

Andrew Scheer and Hamish Marshall

The Conservatives have hired Hamish Marshall to run the party's 2019 election campaign, CBC News has learned. His role as a former director of Rebel News Media will likely provide fodder for opponents.

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 20:07:20 EDT

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Google sister company makes 'bold bet' with new tech-focused neighbourhood 'Sidewalk Toronto'

Sidewalk Labs Toronto

Waterfront Toronto has announced that Sidewalk Labs, Google’s city-building sister company, will be its partner in creating a new tech-focused neighbourhood on the eastern Toronto waterfront.

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 14:08:38 EDT

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Bill Morneau asks to meet with ethics watchdog as controversy swirls

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Finance Minister Bill Morneau has asked for a meeting with the conflict of interest commissioner in the wake of an escalating controversy about whether his personal wealth is being ethically managed given his cabinet role.

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 09:56:33 EDT

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