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The House: What's next in the Duffy-Wright affair?

CBC Radio's The House looks into the ramifications of the RCMP's decision to not pursue charges against Nigel Wright. What does that mean for the Prime Minister's former chief of staff, for Mike Duffy, and for Stephen Harper?

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Canada's criticism of Russia will 'make no difference'

The Conservative government's tough rhetoric over Russia’s actions in the Ukraine may play well to some voters domestically, but analysts doubt it will have any impact on curtailing Moscow's policies in the region.

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MPs switch suits to promote national fitness

It can be challenge enough to get politicians of different stripes to congregate happily in the same room. So how about the same pool, out of their usual element of suits and talking points, and in bathing suits and goggles instead? That's what a group of MPs do several times a week in the name of national fitness.

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How one Colorado county is using its marijuana profits

A county in Colorado has begun spending its tax windfall from the sale of legalized marijuana. A look at where the money's going and whether it's an example for other cash-strapped cities to follow.

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Ralph Nader slams GM's stance on 'hypothetical casualties'

Ralph Nader, the consumer advocate who sparked a revolution in the auto industry almost five decades ago, has lost none of his anger about companies that put “cost culture” ahead of “safety culture.”

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How dearth of Canadian teams in NHL hockey playoffs will hit local economies

Bars and restaurants in six of seven Canadian NHL cities are bracing for another spring without a hometown run at the Stanley Cup, but despite their dire financial predictions, some experts insist that local economies – including the service industry – will survive without playoff hockey.

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Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dead at 76

Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter, the former professional boxer who became an advocate for the wrongly convicted after spending 19 years in prison for a triple murder he didn't commit, died Sunday. He was 76.

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Kandahar to Carleton U.: Afghan woman's risky pursuit of education

Maryam Sahar Naqibullah, once the Canadian Forces' only female translator in Afghanistan, has followed a risky path that has taken her from a classroom held on patch of desert in Kandahar, to the halls of Ottawa's Carleton University.

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How one Colorado county is using its marijuana profits

A county in Colorado has begun spending its tax windfall from the sale of legalized marijuana. A look at where the money's going and whether it's an example for other cash-strapped cities to follow.

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Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 will be found, expert says

An expert on underwater searches says he is sure that search teams will succeed in finding a Malaysian jetliner that has been missing since March 8, and is believed to be at the bottom of the Indian Ocean.

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Share a juicer, your dog or a room in your home? How the sharing economy took off

The internet has helped fuel an economic phenomenon that has seen people share everything from empty rooms in their homes to overnight travellers to even their pets. But the growth of the sharing economy might soon be limited by the hand of regulation.

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Earth-sized planet found in star's habitable zone

An Earth-sized planet has been found at the right distance away from its star to host liquid water, the first discovery of its kind.

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Ebola aid for West Africa: Canada commits $1.3M

Canada's federal government has committed more than $1.2 million toward international efforts to halt a deadly Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

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Want your skin to look 20 to 30 years younger? Try this

This can reduce the effects of aging on the skin with just three months of treatment, making it appear 20-30 years younger, and won’t cost you a dime.

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Social media sites play role in rising syphilis rate in Saskatoon: doctor

Saskatoon public health officials are worried about the increasing number of syphilis cases in Saskatoon. The city's deputy medical health officer says social media sites are factors behind the increase.

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Alistair MacLeod, acclaimed Canadian writer, dead at 77

Alistair MacLeod, one of Canada’s greatest short story writers whose work detailed the people and culture of Cape Breton, has died. He was 77.

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Trailer Park Boys solidify pop culture empire

Back with a new film and Netflix deal, the Trailer Park Boys have undeniably become Canadian comedy legends. Nearly 20 years after debuting in a short film, the charmingly foul and bumbling Maritimes trio have gone from lark to pop culture empire.

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Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dead at 76

Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter, the former professional boxer who became an advocate for the wrongly convicted after spending 19 years in prison for a triple murder he didn't commit, died Sunday. He was 76.

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Brent Seabrook suspended 3 games by NHL

Brent Seabrook of the Chicago Blackhawks was suspended three games on Sunday by the NHL after a phone hearing related to his hit on David Backes of the St. Louis Blues.

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Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dead at 76

Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter, the former professional boxer who became an advocate for the wrongly convicted after spending 19 years in prison for a triple murder he didn't commit, died Sunday. He was 76.

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Vendor asking $11,000 for Habs playoff ticket

Some ticket scalpers and other Habs ticket-holders are looking to capitalize on the Montreal Canadiens' playoff series momentum by asking for outrageous ticket resale prices.

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