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Want cheaper access to American e-commerce? Better tell it to the feds: Neil Macdonald

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 05:00:00 EDT


Canadian lawmakers could raise what's known as the de minimis level and make it dramatically cheaper for their constituents to buy goods online from the U.S. The trouble is, Neil Macdonald writes, the most obvious upside would be for Canadian consumers, and they don't lobby.

Waiting to become Canadian: Citizenship ceremonies delayed by judge shortage

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 05:00:00 EDT


The Trudeau government's failure to fill vacant citizenship judge positions is increasing delays for those seeking Canadian citizenship.

Bombardier to cut 2,000 Canadian jobs over next 2 years

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 06:05:55 EDT


Bombardier says it is cutting another 7,500 jobs around the world over the next two years, including about 2,000 across Canada.

How Netflix may be crushing border hoppers — and ways to get around it

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 05:00:00 EDT


Netflix may be winning the war on cross-border watchers, but some of its targets refuse to go down without a fight. A handful of unblocking companies are finding ways around the Netflix blocks, says the consumer tech security website Comparitech.

'There's a big problem': Two-thirds of Tragically Hip tickets weren't sold directly to fans

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 05:00:00 EDT


CBC’s Marketplace investigated why it’s so hard for fans to get good seats and found that only one-third of tickets for the Tragically Hip’s Man Machine Poem tour made it to fans at face value.

Jehovah's Witness who died giving birth understood risk of refusing blood, Quebec health minister says

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 16:00:06 EDT


Quebec's health minister says he has proof a 26-year-old Jehovah's Witness woman who died during childbirth at a hospital near Quebec City understood the risks of refusing a blood transfusion, but insisted one not be performed.

B.C. has already eclipsed last year's deadly drug overdose total

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 16:43:40 EDT


There have been more illicit drug deaths over the first nine months of this year in British Columbia than there were in all of 2015, according to statistics from the B.C. Coroners Service.

New trial ordered for B.C. fire chief convicted of sex assault

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 18:10:26 EDT


A former fire chief sentenced to nine months in prison for sexually assaulting three female volunteer firefighters will get a new trial. Here's why.

Reports find B.C. government failing to clamp down on suspect logging practices

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 22:44:22 EDT


Multiple reports released over the past two years have found provincial officers deciding against investigating clear logging violations.

Duo nabbed in diamond-swapping theft, as police consider wider spree

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 18:21:57 EDT


Jewellers across the country are being warned to check their stock for fake diamonds after a Toronto-area couple were charged in a daring diamond switch that could be connected to a string of similar heists nationwide.

'A feel-good moment': Charity worker reunites family with WWII heirlooms

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 22:55:56 EDT


After a homeless man found a bundle of World War II documents in the pocket of a donated jacket, Rob Nykoluk took it upon himself to find the living relatives of the veteran.

Andre De Grasse, the student, fulfilling promise he made to his mom

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 15:26:27 EDT


There are no track practices or lifting sessions for the 21-year-old, who hasn't run down the track since his stunning Olympic debut at the Rio Games. It's all about the books as he finishes his sociology degree -- fulfilling a promise he made to his mom Beverley.

Sask. First Nations facing 'state of crisis' after 4 youth suicides

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 07:30:28 EDT


North Saskatchewan communities learned Tuesday that a 10-year-old girl in Deschambault Lake had taken her own life. The news came as people were still reeling from the suicides of three girls, ages 12 to 14, who died in the span of four days.

Parents find son's body after fatal pharmacy error

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 05:00:00 EDT


An 8-year-old boy died after medication for a sleep disorder was switched for another drug by the pharmacy that filled the prescription. The boy's mother has filed a lawsuit against the pharmacy and its owner.

The devastating impact of serial child molester Shayne Lund's actions

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:02:44 EDT


A 25-year-old serial child molester will spend an indefinite amount of time in prison after he was declared a dangerous offender this week. To show why the judge made that decision, CBC Toronto is reporting some of the more disturbing facts from Shayne Lund's hearings.