Date archive forDecember 29th, 2017
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William Shatner, Jann Arden, among 125 appointments to Order of Canada

Canada’s newly minted Governor General, Julie Payette, has announced 125 appointments to the Order of Canada, with a list that includes famous faces such as William Shatner and Jann Arden as well as two former More...

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Mystery writer Sue Grafton dead at 77

Mystery writer Sue Grafton has died in Santa Barbara, Calif. She was 77. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

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Kaetlyn Osmond-Gabrielle Daleman historic finish voted top sports moment of 2017

CBC’s Anson Henry and Rob Pizzo highlight the top Canadian athlete moments of the year and tally fan votes to determine a winner. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

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CBC president Hubert Lacroix to stay in job as search for successor continues

Hubert Lacroix, the outgoing president of CBC/Radio-Canada, is sticking with the public broadcaster as the selection of his successor drags past its deadline. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

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Not dead yet: Record executives fight for compact disc's future

Despite becoming what some dubbed “the year of streaming,” 2017 proved CDs still have some life left in them, because the music industry is trying to stave off the demise of its golden goose any way More...

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Meet Hellvetika, the New York City drag queen from Conception Bay South, Newfoundland

Serving up Vixen-inspired metal realness, Hellvetika, the New York City drag queen superstar from Conception Bay South, makes her Newfoundland debut this weekend. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

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To round out a year of rollbacks, the Trump administration just repealed key regulations on fracking

On the last business day of the year, the Interior Department rescinded a 2015 Obama administration rule that would have set new environmental limitations on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, on public lands. More...

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Canada juniors keep it simple to deal with cold during Friday's outdoor clash with U.S.

Team Canada had a practice at the home of the NFL’s Buffalo Bills to try and get used to the conditions a day before Friday’s big game against the rival United States in the preliminary round of the More...

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Who is voting in 2018? The year in elections around the world

While the names may not land with the impact of recent winners Donald Trump and Emmanuel Macron, there will be several new heads of state on the world scene as a result of 2018 elections. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

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Weinstein abuse allegations prompt U.S. lawmakers to try to ban non-disclosure deals

Sexual harassment and assault allegations against high-profile public figures have raised questions about the ethical implications of non-disclosure agreements and prompted some U.S. lawmakers to attempt to limit More...