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Canada's Iraq mission gets another makeover as uncertainty lingers Canadian combat engineers will train the Iraqi army in bomb disposal over the next six months, the military has announced. It is the latest reconfiguration of Canada's mission in the war-torn country.
CBC.ca | Nov 17, 2017 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
How the provinces are planning for pot legalization When the federal government announced it would legalize marijuana, it left it up to the provinces to licence the product and oversee its distribution and sale. Here's a look at what the provinces and territories are planning.
CBC.ca | Nov 17, 2017 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
What are the best ways to shrink your carbon footprint? Want to reduce your carbon emissions? Curious about whether youre getting the most for your efforts? Heres how to figure out how to make the biggest difference.
CBC.ca | Nov 17, 2017 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'There's no going back,' Zimbabwe's ruling party tells Mugabe Leaders of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's party are making plans to force him from office if the 93-year-old leader resists pressure from the army to quit, a senior party source says.
CBC.ca | Nov 17, 2017 07:40 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Salvator Mundi: Who might have bought it, why it soared and other art auction details The eye-popping sale of the Salvator Mundi a work that's admittedly damaged, withstood extensive restorations and whose authenticity is still questioned by some has shone a brief light on the high-rolling, unregulated and secretive art auction market.
CBC.ca | Nov 16, 2017 9:44 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Trump reverses ban on importing remains of African elephants killed as trophies The Trump administration says it will allow the importation of body parts from African elephants shot for sport, contending that encouraging wealthy big-game hunters to kill them will aid the vulnerable species.
CBC.ca | Nov 16, 2017 9:14 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Zimbabwe: Key players as the country enters new chapter Zimbabwe has been thrown into uncertainly after 37 years of rule by Robert Mugabe, who reportedly has been confined to his home compound in Harare since Tuesday in the wake of the military takeover. Here's what you need to know about some of the key playe
CBC.ca | Nov 16, 2017 8:02 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The National Today: Russia may miss Olympics, Trump campaign dials for dollars A deeper dive into the day's most important stories with The National's Jonathon Gatehouse.
CBC.ca | Nov 16, 2017 6:03 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Conservative Sen. Tobias Enverga dies while in Colombia on parliamentary trip Conservative Sen. Tobias Enverga, 61, has died while on a Canadian parliamentary trip to Colombia, the Senate has confirmed.
CBC.ca | Nov 16, 2017 5:55 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Al Franken accused of groping, forcibly kissing radio news anchor U.S. Democratic Sen. Al Franken apologized Thursday after a Los Angeles radio anchor accused him of forcibly kissing her during a 2006 USO tour and of posing for a photo with his hands on her breasts as she slept.
CBC.ca | Nov 16, 2017 4:45 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend