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North Korea says it is the 'biggest victim' in death of Otto Warmbier North Korea denies it cruelly treated or tortured an American student who was detained for more than year and died in the United States days after being released in a coma.
CBC.ca | Jun 23, 2017 09:25 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
See the 100-year-old wooden 'castle' hidden in Ontario wilderness As far as they know, the Friends of White Otter Castle say there's only one wooden castle in the world, and it needs a bit of work after turning 100 years old.
CBC.ca | Jun 23, 2017 09:11 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Too little, too late? Sears tries to rebrand by getting hip, hiding name In its battle for survival, Sears Canada is trying to shed its old-school image with a fresh look and hipper brands all displayed at a new pop-up shop in downtown Toronto. But experts say Sears' reinvention is 'too little too late.'
CBC.ca | Jun 23, 2017 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
3 years into the downturn, is Calgary better off? The glory days may be behind the city, but three years after oil prices started to fall, Calgary is starting to shrug off the downturn.
CBC.ca | Jun 23, 2017 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Opioids prescribed for pets might be going to humans, vet warns The association that represents veterinarians in Nova Scotia is trying to find a way to increase controls around opioids and crack down on owners using their pets' medication.
CBC.ca | Jun 23, 2017 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Amid cries over an active Senate, remember it could always be worse At this time two years ago, the Senate was the subject of much wailing and gnashing of teeth. Now, as the upper chamber exercises an increasingly active role, nothing has changed.
CBC.ca | Jun 23, 2017 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Don't change O Canada. Just replace it with the theme song from Cheers: Robyn Urback This is a plea, of sorts, to end the most insignificant and simultaneously overblown debate to occupy both houses of Canadas Parliament in recent memory: whether to change two words in O Canada.
CBC.ca | Jun 23, 2017 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Prince Charles and Camilla to visit North, Canadian Forces Base and capital region Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, have a busy schedule during their royal visit to Canada's north, eastern Ontario and the National Capital Region for Canada Day festivities.
CBC.ca | Jun 23, 2017 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Car bomb in southwest Pakistan leaves at least 11 dead A powerful car bombing near the office of the provincial police chief in southwestern Pakistan on Friday killed 11 people and wounded 20, officials said.
CBC.ca | Jun 23, 2017 06:47 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Qatar's neighbours demand changes, small country given 10 days to comply Saudi Arabia and other Arab countries that cut ties to Qatar have issued a steep list of demands to end the crisis, insisting that their Persian Gulf neighbour shutter Al-Jazeera, cut back diplomatic ties to Iran and close down a Turkish military base in
CBC.ca | Jun 23, 2017 03:26 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend