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Jury finds Raymond Cormier not guilty in death of Tina Fontaine

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A jury has found Raymond Cormier not guilty of second-degree murder in the death of Tina Fontaine, a 15-year-old girl from Sagkeeng First Nation north of Winnipeg.

Hunters fined for shooting couple's pet pigs

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Two men who shot and killed a Navan couple's cherished pet pot-bellied pigs last November have been fined after pleading guilty Thursday.

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Federal budget to spend up to $1 billion on cybersecurity

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Next week’s federal budget is expected to make a significant investment in building up Canada's cyber defences and encouraging tech firms and talented programmers to work with the federal government, CBC News has learned.


Langevin Avenue could be in for name change

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Langevin Avenue in Ottawa's east end could soon be in for a name change because of the role its eponymous historical figure played in one of Canada's darkest chapters.



Patrick Brown slams integrity complaint as 'entirely fictional'

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Former PC leader Patrick Brown is lashing out at claims he breached the legislature's ethics rules, calling the complaint against him "imaginary" and "make-believe."


RCMP believes officer paid for underage sex workers overseas

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An unidentified RCMP officer believed to have paid for underage sex workers in another country in 2007 resigned and didn't face criminal charges, according to documents obtained by Radio-Canada.


Highrise residents temporarily homeless after fire


Dozens of residents of an apartment highrise on Riverside Drive are temporarily homeless following an electrical fire Wednesday.


OPP find clothing believed to belong to 3-year-old swept into Grand River

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Ontario Provincial Police say they have found a T-shirt they believe belongs to the three-year-old boy who was swept from his mother's arms as their van sank in the flooded Grand River near Orangeville, Ont. early Wednesday morning.


Trudeau's India visit marred by invite of B.C. man convicted of attempted murder

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's visit to India has been overshadowed by the presence of a B.C. man convicted of attempted murder of an Indian politician in the 1980s.

America's most wanted deadbeat dad arrested in Calgary area

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After being on the run for nearly 20 years, a man considered America's most wanted deadbeat dad is behind bars thanks to a cherry pit and the investigative efforts of a Bearspaw, Alta., restaurateur.


'I'm not a saint': What Raymond Cormier revealed to CBC about the case against him in Tina Fontaine's death

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It wasn't a totally unexpected call. What was unexpected was how quickly Raymond Cormier got in touch with CBC. A jury in Winnipeg is now deliberating the fate of Cormier, who has pleaded not guilty in the death of 15-year-old Tina…


Ottawa doctor facing sexual assault charges allowed to practise

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A family doctor charged with sexual assault is still permitted to practise in Nepean, sparking questions about whether Ontario's medical regulatory body is doing enough when it comes to serious allegations against physicians.

Oxfam shelved #IBelieveHer campaign after assault allegations surfaced

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Oxfam has confirmed to CBC News it had to drop a planned campaign to raise sexual assault awareness, providing a glimpse into the extent to which emerging misconduct allegations impacted the work of many in the charitable organization who…

Bullying scandal on speed-skating team unsettles South Korean fans

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Half a million South Koreans have signed a petition demanding two members of the speed-skating team lose their positions on the national squad for bullying a teammate, Matt Kwong writes.

'Perfect conditions' for potholes in Ottawa, city says


The city says Ottawa is going through another freeze-thaw cycle and that means a rough ride for anyone travelling on wheels — and their hubcaps.


Thursday, Feb 22

Man convicted of attempted murder in B.C. invited to reception with Trudeau in India

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Jaspal Atwal, a convicted former member of an illegal Sikh separatist group, was invited to dine with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at a formal event hosted by the Canadian High Commissioner Thursday in Delhi.

Wednesday, Feb 21

Mother lost grip on toddler as she tried to escape van caught in Ontario flooding

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Heavy rains and a deep thaw have caused flooding and high water along rivers and streams across southern Ontario, prompting a state of emergency in Brantford, Ont., and a search for a missing child after a van was swept into a river in…

As federal Phoenix payroll fiasco hits 2-year mark, families continue to bear brunt of it

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Two years after the federal government launched Phoenix, public servants and their families across the country continue to suffer under the problem-plagued pay system, with no fix in sight.

Tuesday, Feb 20

Canadian Trail: How Canada did today at the Olympics

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Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir put a bow on their illustrious 20-year ice dancing career Tuesday, scoring 122.40 points for a world-best combined score of 206.07 and their fifth career Olympic medal. Cassie Sharpe also won gold for Canada in…

Boushie verdict fallout sparks allegations of threats, harassment

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An online fundraiser for the man acquitted of second-degree murder in the death of Colten Boushie has stirred up a war of words between supporters of the campaign and a woman who has singled them out online.

Virtue, Moir claim ice dance gold in thrilling finale

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Canadian ice dancers Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir have won gold after an overall record-breaking performance at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Monday, Feb 19

Sunday, Feb 18

Leafs coach Mike Babcock phone call boosts resurgent Homan team

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A call from Toronto Maple Leafs head coach Mike Babcock gave Rachel Homan's team some extra motivation before earning its second straight victory following an 0-3 start at the Olympics.

Sport court confirms Russian medallist under investigation for doping

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Russian bronze medallist Alexander Krushelnitsky has surrendered his accreditation and departed the Olympic Village amid a doping probe, according to Reuters.

Canada's Homan continues climb with narrow win over Switzerland

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Rachel Homan and her Canadian rink used a triple in the ninth end to complete the 10-8 comeback win against Switzerland in Pyeongchang, South Korea on Sunday.