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Sable Island horses may face extinction, Parks Canada report warns

Scientists are warning that the "iconic" horses of remote Sable Island face tough challenges that could wipe them out. The report, obtained by CBC News under the Access to Information Act, says more research is needed.

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$500M immunization fund pledged by Canada for developing nations

Canada will provide $500 million to help immunize children in developing countries, Prime Minister Stephen Harper said today in Senegal.

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Black Friday 2014: Surprising fees Canadians pay for shopping online

While American shoppers celebrate Black Friday and Cyber Monday — the biggest sales of the year in the U.S. — Canadians looking to save by shopping online could face some hidden costs.

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Patent applications declining for a decade, C.D. Howe study suggests

A new study from the C.D. Howe Institute suggests Canadians are filing fewer bright ideas these days through patent applications.

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Netflix CEO Reed Hastings says broadcast TV will be dead by 2030

The current model of TV programming distribution will be broken and non-existent within the next decade and a half, the CEO of streaming media company Netflix says.

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Oil price collapse means lower gas prices for motorists

A collapse in world oil prices will mean good news for Canadian motorists heading into the Christmas season, with one petroleum analyst saying already dropping gas prices will plummet this weekend.

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Black Friday 2014: Chaotic shopping scenes spread to U.K.

The chaotic U.S., post-Thanksgiving scenes of Black Friday shoppers struggling through store entrances for deals on flat-screen TVs and other consumer electronics spread to the United Kingdom today.

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Ferguson residents pause on Thanksgiving to reflect on Michael Brown legacy

On Thanksgiving weekend in Ferguson, protests eased and residents reflected on a highly charged week that saw the worst rioting since the killing of an unarmed black teenager Michael Brown.

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Ebola outbreak: Male survivors told to abstain from sex for 3 months

The Ebola virus has been found in semen up to 82 days after the onset of symptoms, the World Health Organization says in advising men who have recovered from the virus to abstain from sex for three months.

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Canada's laws to protect endangered species are failing, study finds

The Canadian government may be shirking its legal responsibility to protect endangered plants and wildlife, a new study suggests.

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Netflix CEO Reed Hastings says broadcast TV will be dead by 2030

The current model of TV programming distribution will be broken and non-existent within the next decade and a half, the CEO of streaming media company Netflix says.

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Up, up and away: Camera captures Newfoundland from stratosphere

John Hennessey and Erica Styles sent a hydrogen-filled weather balloon equipped with a camera soaring above the west coast of Newfoundland and Labrador earlier this month, and what it captured is quite remarkable.

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Ebola outbreak: Male survivors told to abstain from sex for 3 months

The Ebola virus has been found in semen up to 82 days after the onset of symptoms, the World Health Organization says in advising men who have recovered from the virus to abstain from sex for three months.

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Vaccine alternatives offered by homeopaths 'irresponsible’

A hidden camera investigation by CBC Marketplace reveals that some homeopathic practitioners offer parents inaccurate advice about vaccine risks and unproven alternatives that are not approved by Health Canada as alternatives to vaccines.

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In vitro fertilization dropped from RAMQ in new Quebec health bill

In vitro fertilization will no longer be covered by the public health insurance plan, if a bill tabled by Quebec Health Minister Gaétan Barrette at the National Assembly on Friday passes.

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer out today

Lucasfilm releases the first trailer for the highly anticipated seventh film in the Star Wars saga on iTunes sparking a fan frenzy.

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Penguins of Madagascar vs. Horrible Bosses 2

The new animated spinoff and revenge comedy reboot share 'similar flavours of stupid' says CBC's film critic.

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Ghostbusters 3 (fake) script written by Halifax filmmaker

A script written by a young Halifax man for a third Ghostbusters film has gone viral. The problem is - it isn’t an official script.

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Grey Cup: Stampeders heavy favourites to beat Ticats

The Calgary Stampeders head into the 102nd Grey Cup game on Sunday as the overwhelming favourites, but the surging Hamilton Tiger-Cats won’t be intimidated by the West’s No. 1 team.

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Grey Cup panel: Predictions, analysis, some home town loyalty

What will happen in Sunday's 102nd Grey Cup in Vancouver? Watch a replay of our live video web chat from noon ET/ 9 a.m. PT with a panel of CBC CFL experts and find out what you need to know before the big game.

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CFL still loved by Canadians, older people more than others: survey

Canadians love the CFL and many are committed to watching this weekend's Grey Cup in Vancouver — but an aging fan base raises concerns, according to a new survey.

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