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Annual Closing of Canadian Coast Guard Seasonal Search and Rescue Stations in Ontario
 November 26, 2014 - Sarnia, Ontario The Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) advises the public that our seasonally operated Search and Rescue stations located on the Great Lakes, Georgian Bay and St. Lawrence River in Ontario are winding down their annual operations. On November 24, 2014 the Search and Rescue Station in Thunder Bay Ontario closed for the season. Other stations at Tobermory, Goderich, Kingston, Cobourg, Port Weller, Port Dover, Amherstburg, and Meaford will close over the next two weeks depending on weather conditions. full story
TSB's 2014 Watchlist highlights eight significant transportation safety issues
 TSB releases 2014 Safety Watchlist. full story
Minister Nicholson announces Canada's donation of non-lethal equipment to Ukraine
 Today, the Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C, M.P. for Niagara Falls and Minister of National Defence, announced that in response to a request from Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, Canada will provide further non-lethal military equipment to the Ukrainian Armed Forces. full story
 CFIA Alerts
Updated Food Recall Warning (Listeria) - Nha Trang Deli Inc. brand Beef Balls
 Distribution - British Columbia. Recalling firm - Nha Trang Deli Inc. full story
Food recall warning - allergy (Peanut) - Macau Honghong brand Crisp Cakes Walnut Cracker
 Distribution - Ontario and Quebec. Recalling firm - Loc-Sky Trading Co. Ltd. full story
Food Recall Warning - Allergen (milk) - Dimpflmeier brand Pumpernickel Roggenbrot
 Distribution - Ontario. Recalling firm - Dimpflmeier Bakery Ltd. full story
 CBC Top Stories
Ex-CBC host Ghomeshi to plead not guilty to sex assault, choking
  Ghomeshi Charged 20141126

Former CBC Radio host Jian Ghomeshi was released on bail today following a court appearance in Toronto to face five criminal charges. He is accused of sexual assault and choking.

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Question authority? Not if you are black in America: Neil Macdonald
  USA-MISSOURI/SHOOTING

The grand jury verdict in Ferguson, Mo., not only set off a night of rioting and protest across the U.S., but also showed the extent to which society has granted police effective immunity for their actions. Is that really a good thing, Neil Macdonald asks.

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Half-million cancers worldwide linked to obesity
  USA-HEALTH/OBESITY

Excess body weight caused about 481,000 new cancer cases in 2012, according to a new study by the International Agency for Research on Cancer, an arm of the World Health Organization.

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Atlantic Canada expects strong winds as nor'easter threatens U.S. Thanksgiving
  Wintry Weather Pennsylvania

Atlantic Canada will feel strong winds later today, as a nor'easter bears down on the U.S. northeast, threatening people travelling to see friends and relatives for the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday tomorrow.

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Hazel McCallion honoured at emotional final Mississauga council meeting
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Mississauga's longest serving mayor presided over her last city council meeting Wednesday, and was honoured with emotional tributes from city staff and community leaders.

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What is the 'overcome resistance' charge related to the Ghomeshi case?
  Ghomeshi Charged 20141126

Former CBC Radio host Jian Ghomeshi has been charged with an alleged offence that has been part of the Criminal Code for decades, but that may not be immediately recognizable to members of the public.

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NDP MP who accuses colleague of sex without consent 'open' to resolution
  Parliamentary Prep 20141031

A New Democrat MP who told CBC News Tuesday she had "sex without consent" with ex-Liberal MP Massimo Pacetti has also told Radio-Canada she'd be willing to participate in some kind of process to deal with her allegations.

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3D printer aboard ISS makes first object in 'historical moment'
  NASA 3D printer

A 3D printer aboard the International Space Station manufactured the first 3D-printed object in space this week, NASA announced. The machine printed a replacement part for itself, in a 'historical' step that can change the way exploration missions receive needed hardware.

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 CBC Business
IMF sees 'soft landing' for Canada's housing market
  Cda Home Sales 20141015

Despite some signs of overvaluation, Canada's housing market is likely in for a "soft landing," the International Monetary Fund said Wednesday.

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It's getting more affordable to buy a house despite higher prices, Royal Bank says
  CMHC Housing Starts 20140909

Even though real estate prices have been rising faster than inflation and are going through the roof in some parts of Canada, home ownership actually became more affordable in the third quarter, according to a quarterly survey by RBC Economics.

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Coke plans to start making fancy milk — for twice the price
  Food and Farm Organic Milk

One of the most well-known junk food brands in the world is getting into the dairy business, rolling out a new brand of milk that the company says is much healthier than the stuff you grew up on.

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OPEC leader Saudi Arabia sees market stabilizing
  OPEC-MEETING/SAUDI

OPEC leader Saudi Arabia is signalling it is unlikely to push for a major change in oil output at the producer group's meeting this week, a day after Russia refused to co-operate in any production cut and threatened to unleash an oil price war.

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Danger of runaway inflation means rates could rise sooner: Don Pittis
  JANET YELLEN

As inflation creeps higher, central banks would like to delay interest rate rises until the economy takes off, but waiting too long risks closing the barn door after the horse has bolted, Don Pittis writes.

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Rent-to-own practices in Canada would be illegal in parts of U.S.
  Nic Hotte

Canadians shell out $260 million every year for rent-to-own products, often paying exorbitant prices that would not be allowed in some U.S. states.

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