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Dean Del Mastro found guilty in election spending case

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.

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Income splitting: What it is and who benefits

Prime Minister Stephen Harper has announced an income-splitting proposal, fulfilling a promise from the 2011 election campaign.

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Shawn Atleo defends his actions over the aboriginal education bill

Shawn Atleo is defending his actions in the lead-up to the federal government's tabling of the aboriginal education bill, nearly six months after quitting his job as national chief for the Assembly of First Nations.

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Federal deficit shrinks to $300 million in August

The Department of Finance said Friday that while government revenues — mainly from taxes — decreased during the month, that was more than offset by a $1.6 billion reduction in expenses.

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John Forzani, ex-Stampeder and business tycoon, dead at 67

Former football star and businessman John Forzani, who opened the Forzani Locker Room in 1974 and later acquired the Sport Chek chain, has died in a California hospital, his family confirms.

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Canadian GDP shrank by 0.1% in August

Canada's gross domestic product shrank for the first time in eight months in August, contracting 0.1 per cent as a small expansion in services wasn't enough to offset a drop-off in sectors that produce goods.

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Moto360 smartwatch is capable, but not always cool

CBC's Anand Ram test drove a Moto360 smartwatch for two weeks. He shares his thoughts about the device and what it's like to walk around wearing a watch you can talk into.

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Antares rocket explosion shows why it's hard to do science in space: Bob McDonald

Many scientists, engineers and students watched years of effort crash to the ground this week as the Antares Rocket plunged to the ground six seconds after launch. It shows that doing science in space is difficult, time-consuming and sometimes frustrating, writes Bob McDonald.

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Moto360 smartwatch is capable, but not always cool

CBC's Anand Ram test drove a Moto360 smartwatch for two weeks. He shares his thoughts about the device and what it's like to walk around wearing a watch you can talk into.

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New leopard frog species found in New York City

A brand new species of frog has been discovered in the middle of America's largest metropolis, New York City.

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Microbicides an 'empowering tool' to prevent HIV infection in women

Microbicides, products specifically aimed at protecting women from HIV without the need to negotiate condom use, are missing in the scientific response to the AIDS pandemic, say researchers working to bridge the gap.

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Rob Ford's tumour hasn't shrunk after chemotherapy

Two rounds of chemotherapy have failed to shrink the malignant tumour in Rob Ford's abdomen, his family has confirmed.

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Wheelchair-using students get level playing field in Grand-Digue, N.B.

Physical education teacher Rheal Hebert at École Grande-Digue has gone an extra step to see that all students get moving in his classes.

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Maps to the Stars and Nightcrawler: HALLOWEEN FILM REVIEWS

CBC's film critic Eli Glasner isn't much of a horror hound, but in honour of the witching season, he reviews two new seriously disturbing movies.

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

American comedian Stephen Colbert praised House of Commons Sergeant-at-Arms Kevin Vickers for his actions in taking down Parliament Hill shooter Michael Zehaf-Bibeau.

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Ghostbusters trailer remade by student filmmakers

There's something strange about this remake of the 1984 Ghostbusters trailer: it's made by kids who aren't even old enough to drive.

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Hockey Halloween in New Jersey

The New Jersey Devils managed to grab enough tricks from their arsenal and were rewarded with enough treats, namely goals, to beat Winnipeg 2-1 in a shootout Thursday night. Fans had fun cheering and wearing their favourite Halloween costume.

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Thomas Vanek linked to gambling, money laundering case: report

NHL star Thomas Vanek’s name has surfaced again in connection with a case involving an alleged illegal sports gambling ring and money laundering in Western New York.

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Skate Canada: 6 to watch

Figure skating analyst Pj Kwong gives her picks for the top athletes to keep an eye on, and who will win gold, at this weekend's Skate Canada International event in Kelowna, B.C.

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