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Michael Enright: The Ghomeshi revelations and the CBC workplace

cbc.ca — They buried Ben Bradlee this week in a mighty Washington sendoff with a thousand or more of the great and the good filling the grand cathedral and remembering when his style of journalism got your heart pounding. I was going to write about this warrior editor who exposed Watergate, brought
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RT @CBCLorenda: Michael Enright on the #JianGhomeshi scandal and what it's like for #CBC staff. bit.ly/1udHrKw. From @CBCSunday

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Michael Enright: The Ghomeshi revelations and the CBC workplace #Ghomeshi cbc.ca/thesundayediti…

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RT @SeanFitz_Gerald: Michael Enright: The Ghomeshi revelations and the CBC workplace cbc.ca/thesundayediti…

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RT @CBCSunday: Michael Enright, on how the on-going revelations about Jian Ghomeshi are affecting the CBC workplace. bit.ly/1udHrKw

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Ebola: Canada suspending visas for residents of outbreak countries

cbc.ca — Canada is following in Australia's footsteps and is suspending visa applications for residents and nationals of the West African countries battling Ebola. The federal government signalled it would stop issuing visas in the worker, student or visitor class and won't issue any pending permanent residency visas for people from those countries either.
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RT @epaultaylor: Updated story: Canada won't issue visas to residents of #Ebola outbreak countries. By @HelenBranswell #cdnhealth cbc.ca/news/politics/…

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Tu quoque Canada? RT @epaultaylor: Canada won't issue visas to residents of #Ebola outbreak countries. cbc.ca/news/politics/…

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Canada suspending visas for residents of Ebola outbreak countries cbc.ca/1.2820090

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Ebola: Canada suspending visas for residents of outbreak countries cbc.ca/1.2820090

CBC memo provides details on Jian Ghomeshi firing timeline

cbc.ca — A top CBC executive has sent a memo to staff sharing some details of what senior staff knew about the conduct of former radio host Jian Ghomeshi, who is facing multiple allegations that he committed non-consensual violent acts against various women.

#BeenRapedNeverReported sheds light on survivor stories

cbc.ca — Mary-Ann Davis was a child when the sexual abuse started. For decades, she told no one - tangled up in manipulation so powerful that, decades later, she still couldn't find the words to describe the pain she suffered.
Oct 31, 2014

RT @CBCMontreal: Sexual abuse survivors' revelations on Twitter met with surge of support cbc.ca/news/canada/mo…

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RT @MontgomerySue: No more shame, no more guilt. Just power! #BeenRapedNeverReported sheds light on survivor stories cbc.ca/1.2820328

Dean Del Mastro found guilty in election spending case

cbc.ca — A judge has found Peterborough, Ont., MP Dean Del Mastro guilty of spending too much in the 2008 federal election and falsifying a document to cover it up. Del Mastro now faces the prospect of losing his seat in the House of Commons.

Stephen Colbert praises Kevin Vickers: 'To hell with Bruce Willis'

cbc.ca — House of Commons Sergeant-at-Arms Kevin Vickers has earned praise from across Canada for his dramatic takedown of the Parliament Hill shooter Michael Zehaf-Bibeau. Now he's caught the attention of American comedian Stephen Colbert. Colbert hosts a satirical news program on Comedy Central and used a four-minute and 32-second segment to praise Vickers - well, in the comedian's own style.

Canada accused of 'boasting' with doctored photos of Canadarm2

cbc.ca — The Canadian government is being criticized for digitally pasting its "Canada" logo onto a photo of the Canadarm2 robotic arm that appears on federal government websites. The Canadian Space Agency says the use of the photo was a mistake that the government is taking steps to correct.

Edmonton's homeless piano man reveals rough life behind his music

cbc.ca — Ryan Arcand has the look of a man many people would avoid on the street. Homeless for the past three decades, his worn jacket and laceless sneakers telegraph to those he encounters that he has lived a hard life.
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RT @CBCEdmonton: Fixed the link: homeless #yeg piano player tells #CBC about rough life behind beautiful music. cbc.ca/news/canada/ed… pic.twitter.com/D7XKR0AjvZ

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Homeless FN foster-care survivor becomes magically visible when he plays the piano cbc.ca/news/canada/ed…

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Touching story about Ryan, the homeless piano man, who has become a Youtube sensation. cbc.ca/1.2819057

Justin Bourque gets 75 years with no chance of parole for Mountie murders

cbc.ca — Justin Bourque has been sentenced to 75 years in prison with no chance of parole for killing three RCMP officers and wounding two others, a New Brunswick judge has ruled. Bourque, 24, has pleaded guilty to three counts of first-degree murder and two counts of attempted murder of RCMP officers.
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RT @JohnW_MP: We understood: Bourque gets 75 years in jail & his lawyer says no one understood the consequences of our crime bill: http://t…

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Emotional speeches as widows of the slain Mounties hold news conference. #MonctonShooting Watch LIVE: bit.ly/1s0Vvki

Moncton shooting: Justin Bourque's sentencing underway

cbc.ca — Justin Bourque will soon find out how long he will spend in prison for killing three RCMP officers and wounding two others, as his sentencing has begun in a Moncton, N.B., courtroom. Bourque, 24, has pleaded guilty to three counts of first-degree murder and two counts of attempted murder of RCMP officers.
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Just IN: Moncton judge sentences Justin Bourque to 5 concurrent life sentences. More details here: bit.ly/10anWVj #MonctonShooting

Oct 31, 2014

RT @BJMCBC: Sentencing of Monton Mountie killer Justin Bourque about to get underway. Follow CBC's live blog here: cbc.ca/news/1.2818516

Senior AHS official spent thousands on high-end restaurants

cbc.ca — A senior executive was fired from Alberta Health Services, just hours before CBC was to air a story about how he spent tens of thousands of dollars on lavish meals at high-end restaurants, bottles of wine, even a phone for his Mercedes Benz car.
Oct 31, 2014

RT @charlesrusnell: We thought exposing Allaudin Merali's expenses would save taxpayers' money. Nope. Our original story. ow.ly/DEwMk #cbc #ableg

Is 'terror' the right word to describe attacks in Ottawa and Quebec?

cbc.ca — Prime Minister Stephen Harper has been clear from the start that he believes the recent attacks in Ottawa and Quebec were not isolated acts of violence. But now Opposition leader Tom Mulcair says he believes terror is the wrong word to describe the attacks. "I don't think we have enough evidence to use that word.

Dean Del Mastro's parliamentary future to be decided by MPs

cbc.ca — The final decision on whether Dean Del Mastro will be permitted to return to the House of Commons following his conviction on multiple counts of violating federal election laws will be made by his parliamentary colleagues - an unprecedented process that could get underway as early as next week.

Kelowna man stabbed to death in random bus attack

cbc.ca — A Kelowna man bled to death after he was stabbed in the neck in a apparent random attack on a busy bus yesterday eveining. RCMP say the incident happened around 6:30 pm PT when the bus with about 20 people onboard stopped at a bus stop on Baron Road behind the Dilworth shopping centre.
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Man stabbed to death in random attack on Kelowna bus - cbc.ca/1.2819496

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RT @CBCKelowna: RT @CBCAlerts: Suspect at large after man stabbed to death in random attack on city bus in #Kelowna bit.ly/1tHUcel

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#Kelowna man stabbed to death in random attack on city bus. cbc.ca/1.2819496

Snow blankets Sudbury, Ont.

cbc.ca — A thick layer of wet snow covers the Greater Sudbury region on Oct. 31, 2014, making for Halloween hijinx in a wintery wonderland.

Onigaming First Nation suicides prompt state of emergency

cbc.ca — Onigaming First Nation in northwestern Ontario has declared a state of emergency following the community's fourth suicide in a year. Treaty #3 Grand Chief Warren White said the community is in crisis and has reached a breaking point. About 450 people live in Onigaming, located approximately 400 kilometres northwest of Thunder Bay.
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Heartbreaking: Onigaming First Nation suicides prompt state of emergency cbc.ca/1.2820071

Trick or Treat! Halloween Across the Years

cbc.ca — Masked, bewigged and in disguise, the voices demand: "Trick or treat!" "Halloween apples!" "Shell out, shell out, the witches are out!" It's Oct. 31, a night when Canadian kids don costumes, hold parties and knock on doors in search of candy.

5 things to do in Saskatoon this weekend

cbc.ca — The popular cult movie returns for Halloween. The Rocky Horror Picture Show will be screened at the Broadway Theatre at 8 p.m. CST. Tickets are available at broadwaytheatre.ca. Former Kids in the Hall star Bruce McCulloch will be combine stand-up comedy, live music and assorted autobiographical insights into his show.