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Migrants coming through Central American corridor wonder what's next as they dream of Canada With European borders tightening and increased anti-immigration anxiety in the United States, a rising number of migrants from as far away as Africa and Asia are turning to the Central American migrant corridor in the hopes of reaching a new promised land
CBC.ca | Feb 22, 2017 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The world needs digital rules of war Like its namesake, this digital Geneva Convention would aim to protect civilians from being caught in the virtual crossfire of cyberwarfare.
CBC.ca | Feb 22, 2017 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Republican members of Congress hear from angry constituents at town halls Republican U.S. Rep. David Brat, who rode voter anger to a historic political upset nearly three years ago, was on the receiving end of constituent angst about the Trump administration as he held a town hall in Virginia.
CBC.ca | Feb 22, 2017 09:14 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
CRA's new fingerprinting policy could create travel problems for accused tax evaders The Canada Revenue Agency has begun fingerprinting every person charged with tax evasion, which ensures every accused will be registered in the Canadian Police Information Centre database. The move could create serious travel problems for some Canadians w
CBC.ca | Feb 22, 2017 02:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Ontario teacher faces discipline for allegedly telling students they 'could die' from vaccination A southern Ontario high school teacher allegedly tried to scare his students into not getting vaccinated for polio, diphtheria and other diseases, a discipline panel of the Ontario College of Teachers heard on Tuesday.
CBC.ca | Feb 21, 2017 9:11 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Liberals defeat Conservative counter-proposal to Islamophobia motion With a Liberal MP's call to study Islamophobia still on the table, Liberal MPs voted on Tuesday to defeat a Conservative motion that sought a general study of religious discrimination.
CBC.ca | Feb 21, 2017 8:45 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Milo Yiannopoulos resigns from Breitbart News, apologizes for child abuse comments Controversial alt-right personality Milo Yiannopoulos has resigned from Breitbart News following the release of videos in which he appears to endorse pedophilia.
CBC.ca | Feb 21, 2017 7:49 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Trump administration plans could lead to vast increase in deportations Millions of people living in the United States illegally could be targeted for deportation including people simply arrested for traffic violations under a sweeping rewrite of immigration enforcement policies announced Tuesday by President Trump's administ
CBC.ca | Feb 21, 2017 5:01 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Exercise, keeping weight down help prevent breast cancer recurrence, review finds Exercise and avoiding weight gain are the best lifestyle changes to avoid a recurrence of breast cancer, a new Canadian review suggests.
CBC.ca | Feb 21, 2017 5:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Tim Hortons owner buys fried chicken chain Popeyes for $1.8B US The owner of Tim Hortons and Burger King has reached a deal to add fried chicken chain Popeyes to its stable of quick-serve restaurants, in a deal worth $1.8 billion.
CBC.ca | Feb 21, 2017 2:21 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend