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Neil Young among artists, activists urging Trudeau government to reform electoral system A collection of activists, political players and artists including musician Neil Young is calling on Justin Trudeau's Liberal government to keep its promise to implement a new federal electoral system in time for the 2019 election.
CBC.ca | Jan 19, 2017 4:04 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Despite Trump's tweets, some Mexicans say 'give him a chance' Despite the chaos he's created for their country, some Mexicans cling to the hope that Donald Trump's presidency won't be as bad for their country as they fear.
CBC.ca | Jan 19, 2017 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Troops enter Gambia, strikes begin as defeated ruler clings to power West African troops have entered Gambia and begun strikes in a bid to depose the country's defeated ruler, who is still clinging to power after a newly elected president was sworn in Thursday.
CBC.ca | Jan 19, 2017 1:34 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'Sometimes they're poignant moments': inauguration day transfers between presidents Before he takes the oath of office Friday, Donald Trump will sit down with President Barack Obama for a traditional tea-or-coffee meeting and share a carpool ride to the Capitol quaint rituals for two men with such a long, public rivalry.
CBC.ca | Jan 19, 2017 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
World's free trading nations could rally against Trump protectionism: Don Pittis The world's free trading nations must be prepared to play hardball as the U.S. threatens to tax their exports. Our biggest trade partner may find protectionism is not the answer.
CBC.ca | Jan 19, 2017 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Dimming star power: Do celebrities' anti-Trump voices matter? As stars pour out in protests around the inauguration, research suggests celebrities rarely have the power to substantially change people's political opinions
CBC.ca | Jan 19, 2017 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Kevin O'Leary is way too boring to be called Canada's Donald Trump: Robyn Urback If Kevin OLeary wasnt famous, he would be among the most uninteresting candidates running for the Conservative leadership
CBC.ca | Jan 19, 2017 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Iran says 30 Tehran firefighters killed as burning highrise collapses Iran's state-run Press TV says 30 firefighters have been killed in the collapse of a burning highrise building in Tehran.
CBC.ca | Jan 19, 2017 09:58 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Italian hotel hit by avalanche, up to 30 missing An avalanche buried a mountain hotel in an earthquake-hit region of central Italy, leaving at least 30 people missing, authorities said Thursday.
CBC.ca | Jan 19, 2017 08:03 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
6-time Australian Open champ Novak Djokovic shocked in 2nd round Novak Djokovic, the champion five of the last six years, is out of the Australian Open after being beaten 7-6 (8), 5-7, 2-6, 7-6 (5), 6-4 by wild-card entry Denis Istomin in a second-round match on Thursday.
CBC.ca | Jan 19, 2017 06:03 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend