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Life as 'the spare': What's in store for William and Kate's Royal Baby No. 2 As the No. 2 royal baby after big brother Prince George, the second child of Prince William and Kate can expect of life of perks. But being the spare to an heir to the throne can also mean a tougher time finding a role in life.
CBC.ca | Apr 25, 2015 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
VIDEO: Bangladesh garment disaster 2 years later It's been two years since the collapse of the Rana Plaza building that killed more than 1,000 Bangladeshi garment workers and injured more than 2,500 others. Changes were promised but conditions changed for the country's impoverished workers? The CBC's Su
CBC.ca | Apr 25, 2015 03:06 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Pakistani human rights activist shot dead in Karachi Gunmen shot dead a Pakistani human rights activist on Friday after she hosted a talk on the politics of Baluchistan province, where security forces are fighting a separatist insurgency, police and associates said.
CBC.ca | Apr 25, 2015 12:23 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
1 small step for federal legislation, 1 giant leap for Green Party The Green Party scored two major legislative points this week when it won the support of the Conservative-dominated House of Commons' natural resources committee to make amendments to Bill C-46, the Pipeline Safety Act.
CBC.ca | Apr 24, 2015 10:55 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
TFSA changes, loonie travel and KD's new colour: BUSINESS WEEK WRAP From one proposal to give Canadians a little more green in their retirement savings, to a major company's plan to ditch their signature orange, it was a busy week in business news. The CBC's Jacqueline Hansen gets you all caught up in our weekly video rec
CBC.ca | Apr 24, 2015 9:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Baltimore police say man fatally injured in custody should have received medical attention Baltimore police say Freddie Gray should have received medical care before he was put in a police van. The 25-year-old black man died of a spinal injury a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van.
CBC.ca | Apr 24, 2015 9:29 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Leo Housakos takes on Senate Speaker duties following Nolin's death Even in his dying days, Senate Speaker Pierre Claude Nolin continued to work discussing how to improve security on Parliament Hill and making sure the Senate, which has been marred by scandal, became more accountable and transparent.
CBC.ca | Apr 24, 2015 8:03 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
How death midwives are changing end-of-life care More and more Canadians are rethinking how they'd like to live their final days, and what kind of death they want to have. In this Day 6 documentary, hear how death midwives are bringing end-of-life care back into the home and into the arms of families.
CBC.ca | Apr 24, 2015 6:45 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
No need to wait for budget to pass before putting $10K into your TFSA Canadians don't need to wait for the budget to be passed before taking advantage of the TFSA changes announced in it, officials at the Canada Revenue Agency and Finance Department said Friday.
CBC.ca | Apr 24, 2015 6:07 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Bruce Jenner tells Diane Sawyer he's going to be 'OK' in promo for TV interview Bruce Jenner says he's going to be all right in the latest promo for Diane Sawyer's highly anticipated ABC interview with the former U.S. Olympic champion and estranged Kardashian patriarch.
CBC.ca | Apr 24, 2015 5:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend