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Jian Ghomeshi charged in sexual assault investigation

cbc.ca — Former CBC Radio host Jian Ghomeshi has been charged in a sexual assault investigation, Toronto police say. Ghomeshi, 47, faces five charges under the Criminal Code: Four counts of sexual assault. One charge of "overcome resistance - choking." Police said in a news release that Ghomeshi surrendered on Wednesday.
Nov 26, 2014

Jian Ghomeshi charged in sexual assault investigation cbc.ca/1.2850661

Nov 26, 2014

Jian Ghomeshi arrested, charged w/four counts of sexual assault, one count related to choking, surrenders to police: cbc.ca/news/canada/ji…

Nov 26, 2014

.@JianGhotmesi has now been charged by Toronto police: 4 counts sexual assault, 1 count of choking someone cbc.ca/news/canada/ji…

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The Unmaking of Jian Ghomeshi

Nov 26, 2014

I wonder if the Fifth Estate will have some anonymous sources in its episode on Jian Ghomeshi: cbc.ca/fifth/episodes…

Nov 26, 2014

RT @boyreporter: This week's episode of the Fifth Estate is on Jian Ghomeshi cbc.ca/fifth/episodes… Wow.

Nov 26, 2014

Then again, maybe it’s their chance to take control of the narrative. cbc.ca/fifth/episodes…

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New Brunswick abortion restriction lifted by Premier Brian Gallant

cbc.ca — Premier Brian Gallant is removing a key regulation that has restricted access to abortion services in New Brunswick for two decades. Gallant is making the announcement this morning in Fredericton. The premier promised in the election campaign to review Regulation 84-20, which requires women seeking a hospital abortion to have two doctors certify it as medically necessary.The review identified barriers to abortion services, according to Gallant.
Nov 26, 2014

RT @RobSilver: New Brunswick abortion restriction lifted by Premier Brian Gallant cbc.ca/1.2850474

Nov 26, 2014

RT @judyrebick: HOORAY!!!! Bravo to the women of NB. New Brunswick abortion restriction lifted by Premier Brian Gallant cbc.ca/1.2850474 #canfem

Nov 26, 2014

RT @mchardie: Updated with video: New Brunswick abortion restriction lifted by Premier Brian Gallant cbc.ca/1.2850474 #nb pic.twitter.com/CiGCVh8GrM

Nov 26, 2014

RT @joshokane: In New Brunswick, women will no longer need referrals from two doctors to get an abortion as of Jan. 1: cbc.ca/news/canada/ne…

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Jian Ghomeshi to plead not guilty to sex assault, choking charges

cbc.ca — Former CBC Radio host Jian Ghomeshi was released on bail today following a court appearance in Toronto to face five criminal charges. He is accused of sexual assault and choking. A sombre looking Ghomeshi exited the downtown courthouse through a crush of media and police officers after his bail was set at $100,000.
Nov 26, 2014

UPDATED STORY: #Jian Ghomeshi to plead not guilty to sex assault, choking charges cbc.ca/1.2850661 #cbc pic.twitter.com/vNGYH6Mf3w

Nov 26, 2014

RT @thooper8: Curious to know what @kbolan thinks of the publication ban on the #Ghomeshi fiasco: cbc.ca/news/canada/ji…

Nov 26, 2014

I've been in some crazy scrums covering Mayor Ford, but it never reached this level: cbc.ca/news/canada/ji… #JianGhomeshi

Nov 26, 2014

RT @katiedrumm: For Thanksgiving I am thankful that the Toronto police actually did something. cbc.ca/news/canada/ji…

Nov 26, 2014

For Thanksgiving I am thankful that the Toronto police actually did something. cbc.ca/news/canada/ji…

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Peter Goldring retracts statement advising MPs to wear body cameras

cbc.ca — Edmonton East MP Peter Goldring now says he deeply regrets a statement he issued Wednesday that advised fellow members of Parliament to wear body cameras at all times for "risk protection" and to "prevent besmirchment." The statement drew immediate and widespread criticism from other parties and shocked political pundits.
Nov 27, 2014

RT @CBCPolitics: Peter Goldring retracts statement advising MPs to wear body cameras cbc.ca/1.2851472 #cdnpoli #hw

Nov 27, 2014

We all make mistakes RT @CBCPolitics: Peter Goldring retracts statement advising MPs to wear body cameras cbc.ca/1.2851472

Grocery stores caught cheating on packaging dates of meat and poultry

cbc.ca — If you trust the packaging date listed on the meat or poultry you buy at the grocery store, you could be fooled. Some retailers change the labels of meat and poultry packages in order to convince consumers their products are fresher than they actually are, a Radio-Canada hidden-camera investigation has found.
Nov 26, 2014

RT @CBCNews: Grocery stores caught cheating on packaging dates of meat and poultry cbc.ca/news/canada/mo… pic.twitter.com/5q6cZfCPzS

Nov 26, 2014

Yuck...Grocery stores caught cheating on packaging dates of meat and poultry cbc.ca/1.2851437

Jurassic World trailer sends dinosaur buffs into a tizzy over 'scientific inaccuracies'

cbc.ca — View the story "Jurassic World trailer sends dinosaur buffs into a tizzy over 'scientific inaccuracies'" on Storify] Storified by CBC News Community · Wed, Nov 26 2014 22:00:34 After more than a decade of waiting for a new Jurassic Park movie to drop, fans finally got their first glimpse of the fourth installment in Universal's iconic dino-centric film series.
Nov 26, 2014

@CBCCommunity "Into a tizzy"? One is so pleased that 19th century lexicon is back in fashion these days, I do say. cbc.ca/newsblogs/your…

Jian Ghomeshi faces five charges in sexual assault investigation

cbc.ca — Former CBC radio host Jian Ghomeshi faces five charges in a sexual assault investigation, Toronto police say.
Nov 26, 2014

RT @CBCNews: BREAKING NEWS: Jian Ghomeshi faces five charges in sexual assault investigation cbc.ca/1.2850661

Nov 26, 2014

RT @CBCNews: BREAKING NEWS: Jian Ghomeshi faces five charges in sexual assault investigation cbc.ca/1.2850661

Nov 26, 2014

RT @CBCNews: BREAKING NEWS: Jian Ghomeshi faces five charges in sexual assault investigation cbc.ca/1.2850661

Nov 26, 2014

RT @CBCNews: BREAKING NEWS: Jian Ghomeshi faces five charges in sexual assault investigation cbc.ca/1.2850661

Jian Ghomeshi in court to face charges of sexual assault, choking

cbc.ca — Former CBC Radio host Jian Ghomeshi is in a Toronto courthouse to face five criminal charges, including sexual assault and choking. Ghomeshi, 47, surrendered to police on Wednesday morning and was formally charged under the Criminal Code with four counts of sexual assault and one of overcome resistance - choking.
Nov 26, 2014

Canadian radio presenter Jian Ghomeshi charged in sexual assault case - bit.ly/1uI7SBW

Nov 26, 2014

RELEASED ON $100K BAIL:#JianGhomeshi in court to face charges of sexual assault, choking. Must live with his mother. cbc.ca/1.2850661

Broadway subway won't be cut-and-cover, mayor pledges

cbc.ca — Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson is promising that the construction of any new underground subway line along the Broadway corridor will not be "cut-and-cover." "I don't think it's possible to do cut-and-cover and, certainly, I won't be supportive of that as mayor. As long as I'm mayor with a council majority, we won't let that happen," Robertson told reporters Tuesday.

Canada Revenue Agency privacy breach leaks prominent Canadians' tax details

cbc.ca — Detailed tax information about the private lives of hundreds of Canadians - many of them rich and famous - has been obtained by CBC News through a major privacy breach by Canada's tax agency.
Nov 26, 2014

RT @CBCAlerts: Canada Revenue Agency says taxpayer info 'accidentally released' due to human error; calls it serious privacy breach: cbc.ca/1.2849336

Nov 26, 2014

Canada Revenue Agency says taxpayer info 'accidentally released' due to human error; calls it serious breach: cbc.ca/1.2849336

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Woolly mammoth autopsy provides flesh and blood samples

cbc.ca — A frozen woolly mammoth found with a pool of liquid blood last year in Siberia has undergone an autopsy, revealing new information and providing blood and tissue samples that may be used to clone the extinct ancient mammal. The well-preserved mammoth, nicknamed Buttercup, was discovered buried in the ice on Maily Lyakhovsky Island in May 2013.
Nov 26, 2014

What would you name your frozen mammoth? Buttercup, of course. MT: @CBCQuirks: mammoth autopsy & tissue samples cbc.ca/1.2849875

Nov 26, 2014

Love this. Woolly mammoth autopsy provides flesh and blood samples cbc.ca/1.2849875

Toronto vs Atlanta - Recap - NBA - Sports - CBC.ca

cbc.ca — DeMar DeRozan scored 27 points, Lou Williams added 22 and the Toronto Raptors beat the Atlanta Hawks 126-115 on Wednesday night for their sixth consecutive victory. The Eastern Conference-leading Raptors had their highest point total of the season. They have won 11 of 12 to match the best stretch in the franchise's 20-year history, also accomplished from March 22-April 14, 2002.

Impark waives unpaid parking tickets with toy donation

cbc.ca — Impark is offering to waive unpaid parking tickets for anyone in Vancouver who donates a toy to the Salvation Army - but only for four hours on Thursday morning. The toy drive will take place from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. PT at the Salvation Army Belkin House at 555 Homer Street in Vancouver.
Nov 26, 2014

RT @davecournoyer: PMO forces Edmonton MP Peter Goldring to retract statement that all MPs should wear body cameras: bit.ly/1zwY9CG #cdnpoli #yeg

Coca-Cola gets into milk business with Fairlife brand

cbc.ca — One of the most well-known junk food brands in the world is getting into the dairy business, rolling out a new brand of milk that the company says is much healthier than the stuff you grew up on.
Nov 26, 2014

Huh? RT @CBCNews Coca Cola plans to start making fancy milk — for twice the price cbc.ca/news/business/… pic.twitter.com/pczI31rykz

Nov 26, 2014

RTing b/c of great pic @CBCNews: Coke plans to start making fancy milk — for twice the price cbc.ca/1.2850550 pic.twitter.com/0ClQ6sE2Yb

ISS 3D printer makes first part in space

cbc.ca — A 3D printer aboard the International Space Station manufactured the first 3D-printed object in space this week, NASA says. The machine printed a replacement part for itself, in a "historical" step that can change the way exploration missions receive needed hardware.