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Syria could be next target of Canada's CF-18s

Sources tell CBC News that Canada is close to clearing away legal hurdles that stand in the way of a combat mission in Syria. Meanwhile, U.S. Senator John McCain calls the coalition strategy against ISIS 'delusional.'

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Should Mexico still be considered a 'safe country'?

Canada's official designation of Mexico as a 'safe country' when it comes to considering refugee claims has some shaking their heads, given the brutal violence and corruption that continue to plague parts of the country.

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Express entry immigration system starts Jan. 1, leaving employers uncertain

The federal government is preparing to launch a new immigration system that will give skilled workers "express entry" into Canada starting Jan. 1, but first it's consulting stakeholders.

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Taylor Swift, Sears Canada, & Rogers' hockey fight: Business Week Wrap

From a pop giant trying to shake up the industry, to a fallen retail giant trying to rebuild its tattered image, it was a busy week in the business world. Jacqueline Hansen gets you caught up in our weekly video recap.

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Ontario, Quebec sign deals on electricity, climate change

The premiers of Ontario and Quebec signed a joint agreement to work together to share electricity and to advance their climate change agendas after a combined meeting of their cabinets today.

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Canada's inflation rate heats up to 2.4% in October

It got a lot more expensive to keep a roof over your head and food on your table last month, according to the latest inflation numbers from Statistics Canada on Friday morning.

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Obama and his immigration overhaul targeted by Republicans

Republicans are vowing to act in response to President Barack Obama's use of his executive authority on immigration but are still mulling over what to do. Party leaders say they are looking at various options and will consult with members and Americans in the days ahead before choosing one.

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Sudbury Basin formed by comet, not asteroid, researcher says

It’s been long believed the Sudbury Basin was shaped by an asteroid that hit the region more than a billion years ago, but a Laurentian University researcher now says it was likely a comet.

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European Space Agency successes 'remarkable': Bob McDonald

The Europeans have been exploring space independently for decades, with remarkable accomplishments that go almost unrecognized in North America, writes Bob McDonald.

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Jelly-covered plankton multiplying in Canadian lakes

Jelly-covered creatures that look like tapioca are multiplying in many Canadian lakes, clogging up water pipes and potentially disrupting the food chain.

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Alberta researchers launch study into childhood intestinal infections

Doctors say more there are more than 30,000 children hospitalized for intestinal infections in the province each year but they don't always know much about the specific virus or bacteria causing the illness.

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Plague outbreak in Madagascar kills 40 people since late August, WHO reports

A plague outbreak in Madagascar has infected 119 people, including 40 deaths, the World Health Organization said Friday in warning about the risk of spread in the densely populated capital.

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Insulin pumps may risk tubing detachment, Health Canada alerts users

Some insulin pump users are warned there's a risk the tubing may detach in certain sets, Health Canada says.

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The Hockey Sweater by Roch Carrier celebrates 30 years

Author Roch Carrier first penned The Hockey Sweater in 1979, but it wasn't until 1984 that a translated version of the story featuring the illustrations of Sheldon Cohen stole the hearts of all Quebecers.

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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1: FILM REVIEW

Like one of Katniss Everdeen's arrows, the latest installment of The Hunger Games is aimed straight at the hearts of fans and, according to Eli Glasner, Part 1 hits the mark.

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Howard The Duck gets Marvel reboot with Toronto connection

Howard The Duck was a popular comic book in the 1970s and 80s until a disastrous 1986 film adaptation banished the character from the mainstream, seemingly for good.

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Leafs' post-game salute returns

After snubbing the fans at Air Canada Centre by not saluting following a win over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday, the Leafs decided to bring back the post-game ritual to cap off their 4-1 defeat of the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday night.

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Hockey Night in Canada: Blackhawks vs. Oilers

Watch live on television and online now as the Edmonton Oilers host the Chicago Blackhawks on Hockey Night in Canada.

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Leafs' Joffrey Lupul changes tire for 80-year-old man

Joffrey Lupul is putting his time off from a broken hand to good use. The Toronto Maple Leafs forward, who suffered the injury an October practice, changed a tire for an 80-year-old man on Saturday.

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