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Prior leaks of navy info were on RCMP's radar prior to vice-admiral's removal

RCMP officers looked into a pair of information leaks related to navy projects prior to this week's suspension of a top admiral, CBC News has learned. News of the separate investigations comes as the Liberal government reassures allies the controversy involving Vice-Admiral Mark Norman has not compromised their security.

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Canada cuts $48M in tariffs to boost food manufacturing

As the incoming Trump administration talks about piling on new tariffs to discourage imports and protect American jobs, the Canadian government is quietly moving in the opposite direction. About 200 tariffs have been eliminated to make Canadian food manufacturers more competitive.

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Canadian politicians, VIPs gather in Washington to mark Trump inauguration

Canadian politicians will be in Washington Friday for the inauguration of president-elect Donald Trump and hob nob at an exclusive bash to celebrate Canada-U.S relations.

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U.S. airlines offer low-cost fares banning carry-on bags. Will Canada follow?

Both American and United Airlines will soon be offering a bare bones "basic economy" fare that excludes access to the overhead bin for carry-on. The same deal will soon be offered by major Canadian airlines, predicts one expert.

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Royal LePage sees surge of interest in Canadian real estate from Americans

One of Canada's biggest sellers of real estate says it is witnessing a surge of interest from Americans who are considering moving north as a result the U.S. presidential election.

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Genworth matches CMHC's move to hike mortgage insurance premiums

Genworth, the largest private mortgage insurer in Canada, has matched the CMHC's move earlier this week to hike the premiums it charges homeowners to insure their mortgages.

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Donald Trump's inauguration: Everything you need to know, and when to watch

President-elect Donald Trump has promised his inauguration Friday will be an elegant spectacle. CBC News is covering the historic proceedings from start to finish. The events begin Thursday with a series of ceremonies.

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Beware friends, family, secretly snooping on your Facebook account

A new study on "social insider attacks" — where attackers personally know their victims — estimates that 24 per cent of survey participants had accessed someone's Facebook account without them knowing.

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Like humans, capuchin monkeys can determine probability, study finds

A study from the University of Toronto has found that capuchin monkeys are capable of statistical reasoning, which could suggest the ability evolved much earlier than once believed.

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New species of moth named after Donald Trump

Donald Trump's name won't just go down in history as the 45th president of the United States. He'll be forever remembered in taxonomy, as the name of a newly discovered species of moth.

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Wapekeka First Nation asked for suicide-prevention funds months before deaths of 2 girls

First Nations leaders in northern Ontario say the federal government ignored their pleas to help a group of children last summer and is only now stepping forward with funding, days after two pre-teens died by suicide.

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People with allergies outraged by McDonald's nut decision

People with allergies and those who care for them are outraged over a decision by McDonald's Canada to add nuts to some food items on its menu.

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Skin cancer survivor says getting a 'base tan' is a bad idea

A woman from Saskatchewan is speaking out about the dangers of tanning beds and the idea that getting a "base tan" is a good way to protect against future sunburns.

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Dimming star power: Do celebrities' anti-Trump voices matter?

As stars pour out in protests around the inauguration, research suggests celebrities rarely have the power to substantially change people's political opinions

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Neil Young among artists, activists urging Trudeau government to reform electoral system

A collection of activists, political players and artists — including musician Neil Young — is calling on Justin Trudeau's Liberal government to keep its promise to implement a new federal electoral system in time for the 2019 election.

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Western University student getting a PhD in Drake

Amara Pope, 22, is a long-time fan of Toronto rapper Drake, so it was a perfect for to analyze his music for her master's thesis. Her paper has been published in an academic journal, and now she's working on her PhD, which also focuses on Drake.

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Canadian figure skating championships: Who will step up?

Figure skating analyst Pj Kwong previews all four events at the Canadian championships, where one thing hasn't changed in more than a century: it's still about rising to the occasion on competition day.

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Jays believe Bautista 'more likely' to produce 40-homer season

An "extremely" encouraging visit to a Jose Bautista off-season workout has Toronto Blue Jays management believing the right-fielder is "more likely" to produce a 40-home run season like he did in 2015.

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