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Beaver blamed when tree strikes car on highway

cbc.ca — A family of four visiting P.E.I. from Quebec was lucky to escape injury when a tree fell on their car as they were driving down the highway, say RCMP. The family was driving along Route 16 in the eastern end of the province, near Priest Pond.
Jul 29, 2014

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Jul 29, 2014

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Jul 29, 2014

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Jul 29, 2014

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Ira glass tweets that 'Shakespeare sucks,' the internet promptly explodes

cbc.ca — View the story "Ira glass tweets that 'Shakespeare sucks,' the internet promptly explodes" on Storify ] Ira glass tweets that 'Shakespeare sucks,' the internet promptly explodes Storified by CBC News Community · Tue, Jul 29 2014 21:45:31 Cbc Doth the internet protest too much?

35% of Americans owe money to collections agencies, survey suggests

cbc.ca — More than 35 per cent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute. These consumers fall behind on credit cards or hospital bills. Their mortgages, auto loans or student debt pile up, unpaid.
Jul 29, 2014

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Brentwood stabbing memorial organizers decline U of C venue offer

cbc.ca — A group of young Calgarians trying to organize a memorial fundraiser for the Brentwood stabbing victims have declined an offer from the University of Calgary of a venue. The fundraiser organizers met with representatives of the university's student union, which had denied their venue request yesterday, and had what they call an "amicable" meeting.
Jul 29, 2014

RT @CBCMeg: “@CBCCalgary: The organizers of a memorial fundraiser for Brentwood stabbing victims have declined UofC venue offer cbc.ca/news/canada/ca…

Chinese hackers and cyberattacks

cbc.ca — Former FBI deputy Steve Chabinksy talks about China's state-sponsored hackers

Social media 'meet ups' linked to spike of syphilis, health official says

cbc.ca — Saskatoon's deputy medical health officer believes an increase in reports of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) may be linked to more people getting together through the use of social media. STIs like chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis are on the rise in Saskatoon, according to a recent report from the Saskatoon Health Region.
Jul 29, 2014

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Lakeland Mills explosion: WorkSafeBC fines company $724k

cbc.ca — WorkSafeBC has imposed fines totalling $724,163.28 on Lakeland Mills Ltd., owners of the Prince George sawmill that exploded in 2012 killing two workers and injuring many more. In a news release Tuesday, WorkSafeBC said Lakeland Mills Ltd. was in violation of the Workers Compensation Act, as well as health and safety regulations.
Jul 29, 2014

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Offers to help pour in for Edmonton triplets with eye cancer

cbc.ca — The Edmonton parents of seven-month-old triplets with eye cancer say they are overwhelmed by the kindness of strangers. Last week, Richard and Leslie Low learned one of their sons has cancer outside his eye, meaning he will have to be treated at Sick Kids Hospital in Toronto.

Montreal metro stations getting name makeover

cbc.ca — Montreal is changing the names of 19 of its metro stations, but if you blink, you might miss it. The Société de transport de Montréal (STM) wants to standardize the station names to be in line with the city's toponymy guidelines.
Jul 29, 2014

The STM is fiddling with Metro names to Superfrench them -- as in "Du Mont Royal" and "De Snowdon" cbc.ca/news/canada/mo…

Paramount under fire for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles poster set for 9/11 release

cbc.ca — lt;a href="//storify.com/cbccommunity/paramount-teenage-mutant-ninja-turtles-poster" target="_blank">View the story "Paramount Pictures under fire for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 9/11 poster gaffe" on Storify</a>]<h1>Paramount Pictures under fire for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 9/11 poster gaffe</h1><h2>Paramount Pictures in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle 9/11 marketing gaffe</h2><p>Storified by <a href="https://storify.com/cbccommunity">CBC News Community</a>&middot; Tue, Jul 29 2014 17:18:59 </p><div>The international poster for the new #TMNT movie makes me nauseous.
Jul 29, 2014

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