Day: March 25, 2022

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The Rolling Stones’ legendary secret shows at El Mocambo come out 45 years later

A piece of rock and roll history finally sees the light of day, 45 years later – The Rolling Stones are set to release complete recordings of the band’s secret gigs at Toronto’s legendary El Mocambo in 1977. Long in music history in the city, the new four-LP double-CD captures the Stones’ full set from […]

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Experts call for better IT security after MP admits hacking into Alberta immunization records website

An Edmonton MP’s intentional breach of Alberta’s COVID-19 vaccination records website should motivate the province to better protect its computer systems from hackers, cybersecurity experts say. Thomas Dang described his hack last September in a report he posted on his website on Tuesday. He said he used Prime Minister Jason Kenney’s date of birth and […]

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At 95, Nestor Kozey is still moving entire houses – roof, walls and everything

Nestor Kozey may be 95, but he’s far from fragile. In a pair of bulky safety boots, Kozey moves with as much grace as a man half his age, trudging through mud, up and down diggers and up and down basement steps to examine personally the cradles, wedges and steel beams that he and his […]

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WHO rejects Quebec’s Medicago COVID-19 vaccine due to company’s ties to tobacco

The World Health Organization has decided not to approve Quebec’s Medicago COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use, citing the company’s ties to big tobacco. The decision was anticipated, as the WHO suspended the prequalification process for the company’s new Covifenz vaccine last week. The Marlboro cigarette manufacturer, Philip Morris International, is a shareholder in the Quebec […]

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Reported hate crimes jumped across Nova Scotia in 2020, most involving race

Reported hate crimes in Nova Scotia saw a major spike in 2020, primarily due to race-related incidents, showing that many people of color reported being a long-standing reality in the province. Statistics Canada released new data last week on police-reported hate crimes across the country for 2020. Rates of hate crimes per 100,000 population increased […]

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Do you have a car with push-to-start ignition? Here’s how it could end up robbed and abroad

According to a Marlet investigation, which also revealed that the thieves were targeting vehicles equipped with push-button ignitions. Stolen vehicles are shipped overseas by thieves so audacious they leave behind take-out containers, identifiable bumper stickers and even license plates. Watch the full investigation Friday at 8 p.m. on CBC-TV or stream it anytime on CBC […]

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Why Canada’s Oil Sector Can’t Solve the Energy Crisis

After meeting with international counterparts in Paris this week, Canada’s natural resources minister pledged to pump in more oil and gas to ease Europe’s energy crisis. Oil and natural gas are scarce in some parts of the world after many countries sanctioned Russia following its invasion of Ukraine. Canadian industry wants to increase production, but […]

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‘They’re bombing us because they can’t beat us’: Civilians in Kharkiv suffer as Russia runs out of options

The city of Kharkiv, Ukraine’s second largest, was a bustling metropolis just a month ago. Chic restaurants and elegant shopping malls stood alongside elegant neo-baroque architecture in what had been a rapidly developing urban center. Today, large areas of the city look more like Stalingrad than Stuttgart, as Kharkiv falls victim to what residents and […]

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Why I Reclaim My Mother’s Tongue Before It’s Too Late

This first-person article is the experience of Rochelle Bragg who is of mixed Oji-Cree and Swiss-German descent. For more information on CBC’s First Person Stories, please see frequently asked questions. Read the chronicle in Oji-Cree here. ᐊᔭᒥᐦᑐᐣ ᐃᐍ ᑎᐸᒋᒧᐘᓯᓇᐦᐃᑫᐏᐣ ᐊᓂᔑᓂᓂᒧᐏᓂᐠ ᐅᒪ᙮ A few years ago I noticed a little manual in my mom’s living room […]

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5 days after the fatal crash of an airliner, the 2nd black box escapes Chinese researchers

Five days after an airliner crashed in the mountains of southern China, the cause of the disaster remains a mystery as the search for the plane’s second ‘black box’ continued on Friday. Hundreds of people, many wearing white hazmat suits, combed through the impact zone and a much larger debris field along steep slopes. They […]

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