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  • Move to elected senate, says former Liberal leader - British Columbia - CBC News
    population B C and Alberta currently have six Senate seats a piece while significantly smaller provinces like Nova Scotia and New Brunswick have 10 Additionally Dion said rules would have to be in place to prevent an American style deadlock between the two chambers on Parliament Hill But for now Dion says it all comes down to the Senate expenses scandal that has entangled the government for the past few weeks Mr Harper appointed the wrong people at the Senate and at the end of the day we need to know the truth Harper was not in question period in the House of Commons on Friday to answer further questions from the opposition about the Senate scandal The Early Edition is on the air every weekday morning between 5 30 and 8 37 a m PT on CBC Radio One in Vancouver at 88 1 FM or 690 AM Share Tools Report Typo Send Feedback Stay Connected with CBC News Mobile Facebook Podcasts Twitter Alerts Newsletter Big Box Advertisement Latest British Columbia News Headlines Not all mayors swayed by 53B federal promise More than 1 800 municipal leaders from across Canada are calling for an overhaul of the way they get money from the federal government especially when it comes to transportation and infrastructure projects more Bocce player attacked by stranger with 2 knives A man playing a bocce ball game at Victoria Park in East Vancouver was attacked and slashed by a knife wielding attacker Saturday night more B C officially opposes Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline The B C government has officially expressed its opposition to a proposal for the Northern Gateway pipeline project saying it fails to address the province s environmental concerns more DNA lab s slow results impeding B C court cases A West Coast RCMP lab that analyzes crime related DNA samples is slow to deliver results sometimes impeding court cases says a new review more Sharks worth more in ocean than in soup B C study finds A study published Thursday in Oryx The International Journal of Conservation says shark fisheries are declining mostly due to overfishing but the industry around shark watchers is thriving more Must Watch Top News Headlines Violence flares on 4th day of Turkish protests Violence has flared in Istanbul between a group of demonstrators and police on the fourth day of protests set off by a brutal police crackdown of a peaceful environmental protest more Train derails in bridge collapse near Sudbury Ont Canadian Pacific says there is no indication that a freight train derailment east of Sudbury on Sunday poses a danger to the public or the environment more China poultry plant fire kills at least 112 A massive fire breaks out at a poultry plant in northeastern China trapping workers inside a cluttered slaughterhouse and killing at least 112 people more Pistorius family shaken by bloody bathroom images Oscar Pistorius family is shaken by the graphic leaked images broadcast by a British television station that purport to

    Original URL path: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/story/2013/05/31/bc-senate-scandal-stephane-dion.html (2013-06-03)
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  • Senate expenses scandal back on centre stage today - Politics - CBC News
    there are grounds to commence a criminal investigation A former RCMP superintendent said Sunday he s never seen the degree of political control over the Mounties that exists now adding that it does not bode well for an objective police investigation of the Senate scandal Gary Clement a 30 year veteran of the force who spent more than half those years working in the national capital region told CTV Sunday that the thrust of the RCMP investigation will likely centre around Section 122 of the Criminal Code and breach of trust From my read of the act and what s been alleged through the media I think they ve got pretty strong grounds Clement said Duffy used the fact that he had already repaid his questionable expenses as a reason to refuse to co operate with the Deloitte auditors His repayment not known at first to have been Wright s money not Duffy s was cited by top Conservative senators as the reason why a Senate committee report deleted language that was critical of Duffy s actions Second Duffy review ahead While Harper will have to face the opposition parties in the Commons this week Conservative Senator David Tkachuk will have to face the Liberals in the Senate Tkachuk who is the chair of the Senate s committee on internal economy raised several eyebrows in an interview he gave Maclean s last Thursday when he said he sought advice from all kinds of people including the PMO his colleagues fellow senators members of the media and others before submitting the final report on Duffy s expenses CBC News reported last Thursday the Duffy report was altered in the hours before it was tabled to remove the finding that Duffy s travel pattern does not support his declaration of a primary residence in P E I Cowan told CBC News the latest revelations by Tkachuk raise more questions about undue influence the prime minister s office may have had on the final Duffy report I m going to have a series of questions for Senator Tkachuk on Tuesday afternoon when the Senate meets Cowan said The Senate decided to send Duffy s audit report back to its internal economy committee for a second review and while Cowan would have preferred that the Senate refer the matter to the RCMP Cowan has asked that Tkachuk hold the meetings in public As of Sunday Cowan said he had not heard back from Tkachuk In an email to CBC News on Sunday Tkachuk confirmed he would be back in Parliament this week after being away due to recent surgery Other investigations continue The federal ethics commissioner Mary Dawson is examining whether Wright violated the Conflict of Interest Act when he gave Duffy more than 90 000 to repay his housing expenses The Senate Ethics Officer Lyse Ricard has also been asked to look into Wright s gift to Duffy Deloitte is also currently reviewing the expenses of Senator Pamela Wallin who has claimed approximately

    Original URL path: http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/story/2013/05/26/pol-senate-expenses-scandal-unanswered-questions-remain.html (2013-06-03)
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  • Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has no plans to step aside - Toronto - CBC News
    in Toronto on March 28 It appears Smith has his arm around Ford in a widely circulated photo provided to the U S gossip website Gawker and the Toronto Star by the same people who showed them the alleged video of Ford appearing to smoke crack cocaine A Thursday report in the Toronto Star alleges the mayor told staffers the location of the video right down to the addresses and unit numbers in a Dixon Road apartment complex in Toronto The Star is citing sources who claim to be privy to a meeting in Ford s office on May 17 where the mayor allegedly passed on the information While the mayor did not speak to the media his brother Coun Doug Ford told reporters that the most recent Star report was a false accusation which he said was simply the result of the newspaper trying to keep this story alive Asked how long he believed the mayor could survive the relentless scrutiny Ford said his brother would keep on all the way to the next election in October of next year Unanswered questions Some of the mayor s fellow members of council say the video allegations have been a distraction for both the mayor and the city On Thursday Coun John Parker said the mayor has to provide answers to the questions that people are asking The mayor would serve his own cause best if he came out and forthrightly addressed all the questions that are arising out of this matter Parker said Coun James Pasternak said the interactions between the mayor and the media over the alleged video and the questions about it are now a daily distraction It is a problem it is a distraction it s damaging to the city It is taking us off our message of city building The longer it lasts the more destructive it becomes and it s not healthy for the city he said Thursday just moments before the mayor walked into his office The alleged video has not been made public though Gawker raised 200 000 in funds that it hopes to use to obtain the recording from someone who had been shopping it Ford was elected as Toronto s mayor in 2010 Before that he served as a city councillor in Etobicoke the Toronto suburb where he lives with his family Since taking office Ford has made headlines for his work at city hall as well as his private life He turned 44 on Tuesday Share Tools Report Typo Send Feedback Stay Connected with CBC News Mobile Facebook Podcasts Twitter Alerts Newsletter Big Box Advertisement Latest Toronto News Headlines Ford brothers demand apology for gutter journalism The Ford brothers took aim again at the Toronto Star on Sunday demanding an apology for a story that claimed records belonging to former staffers in the mayor s office were slated to be destroyed more Not all mayors swayed by 53B federal promise More than 1 800 municipal leaders from across Canada are

    Original URL path: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/story/2013/05/30/toronto-rob-ford-crack-.html (2013-06-03)
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  • 9 things we know — and don't know — about the Rob Ford controversy - Toronto - CBC News
    allegations It is due to the review of his March 1 Sun News Network interview In the Sun interview John Yan said Ford painted the Don Bosco community negatively when he referred to it as crime ridden and the youth as gang bangers During his media statement on May 24 Ford commented on his long relationship with Don Bosco I will continue to support Don Bosco in spirit and I wish them great success for their upcoming season These kids are phenomenal kids who have bright futures and can do anything if they put their minds to it he said What questions remain Where is the video For all the controversy that has been swirling one crucial question remains Where is the video The Star and Gawker have stood by their reports about the video Ford has said it doesn t exist The Star s Doolittle has said she and Donovan were told there was more than one copy of the video Gawker has said it has raised the 200 000 asking price through crowd sourcing but has not been able to make contact with those who have the alleged video It said Tuesday that it will give the sellers about a month to respond before it decides what else to do with the money donating it to charities was the alternative According to published reports on May 28 someone on Ford s staff was told days ago about the potential location of the video and passed that information along to police Has Rob Ford ever smoked crack cocaine Ford said on May 17 that he does not use crack cocaine and that he is not a crack cocaine addict Questions remain as to whether he has used drugs in the past Ford has yet to provide additional clarification What is the connection to Anthony Smith The people shopping the alleged Ford video would not provide a screen grab of what they had But the alleged go between did give the Toronto Star and Gawker a photo of the mayor with his arm around someone said to be Anthony Smith a 21 year old who was shot and killed outside a downtown nightclub in March CBC News has spoken to people who know the men in the picture and confirmed they believe that the men in the photo are Smith and his friend who was injured in that same shooting and whose face was pixellated in the original photo The mayor who has a practice of coaching and working with young people has simply said he gets his picture taken with many people The Toronto Star is now suggesting the cellphone with the alleged video may have belonged to Smith Police haven t confirmed that is the case Just how are things going at city hall Ford has said it is business as usual at city hall and city council s executive committee said in a letter May 24 that city business is continuing without interruption Still the media presence

    Original URL path: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/story/2013/05/28/f-rob-ford.html (2013-06-03)
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  • Timeline: Rob Ford - CBCNews.ca
    to accessibility links Timeline Toronto Mayor Rob Ford CBC News May 26 2013 Story Social Media Share Tools Report Typo Send Feedback End of Story Social Media Mayor Rob Ford in the public eye Rob Ford scandal shakes Toronto CBC Global Footer CBC ca Aboriginal Books Contests Digital Archives Documentaries Kids Kids CBC Preschool Kids CBC Wonder World Music News Parents Program Guide Radio Sports Television CBC Member Centre CBC

    Original URL path: http://www.cbc.ca/news/interactives/rob-ford-timeline/ (2013-06-03)
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  • Parent fight involving 30 breaks out at soccer game - Kitchener-Waterloo - CBC News
    from the Barrie Soccer Club who were hosting the tournament for teams from across Ontario called police who arrived at the scene and broke up the fight No charges have been laid but the Barrie Soccer Club said they will be speaking with parents Share Tools Report Typo Send Feedback Stay Connected with CBC News Mobile Facebook Podcasts Twitter Alerts Newsletter Big Box Advertisement Latest Kitchener Waterloo News Headlines Possible tornado filmed during southwest Ontario storm A local storm chaser says he saw a tornado touch down just west of Kenilworth Ontario although Environment Canada says it cannot yet confirm that report more Parent fight involving 30 breaks out at soccer game Police were called to a fight between parents at a youth soccer tournament in Barrie Ont Saturday more Train derails in bridge collapse near Sudbury Ont Canadian Pacific says there is no indication that a freight train derailment east of Sudbury on Sunday poses a danger to the public or the environment more No sizzling Canadian summer in forecast like last year Last year many Canadians basked in the warmest summer in 65 years but overall it won t be quite as warm heading into the season this time according to Environment Canada more Not all mayors swayed by 53B federal promise More than 1 800 municipal leaders from across Canada are calling for an overhaul of the way they get money from the federal government especially when it comes to transportation and infrastructure projects more Must Watch Top News Headlines Violence flares on 4th day of Turkish protests Violence has flared in Istanbul between a group of demonstrators and police on the fourth day of protests set off by a brutal police crackdown of a peaceful environmental protest more Train derails in bridge collapse near Sudbury Ont

    Original URL path: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/kitchener-waterloo/story/2013/06/02/soccer-fight-parents-barrier-kitchener-waterloo.html (2013-06-03)
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  • Speeding SUV kills Saskatchewan officer at crash site - Saskatchewan - CBC News
    Demyen Knackstedt s former instructor in the Resource Environment Law Program at SIAST in Prince Albert told CBC News he was shocked to hear what happened He was a great kid said Demyen Really good character Nice likeable person Funny smart intelligent Came from a great family Knackstedt graduated from SIAST a few years ago and he and Demyen remained friends He said Knackstedt loved his job He would talk about it continuously said Demyen He loved all the different aspects of it the dealing with the people the dealing with the wildlife and fisheries aspects of it he was a great outdoorsmen It s too bad that it was cut short at such an early time because he would have been a fantastic career officer Demyen said it s no surprise that Knackstedt stopped to help at the crash scene Friday He almost felt obligated like it was his duty his civic duty to stop and help people out Initial Highway 11 crash The crash Knackstedt was helping out at happened at 5 30 p m CST Friday between a pickup truck pulling a trailer and a car One person from that crash was taken to hospital to be treated for their injuries Share Tools Report Typo Send Feedback Stay Connected with CBC News Mobile Facebook Podcasts Twitter Alerts Newsletter Big Box Advertisement Latest Saskatchewan News Headlines Speeding SUV kills Saskatchewan officer at crash site A 35 year old man is facing several charges in conncection with a fatal crash that killed a conservation officer trying to help out at the scene of previous collision Friday afternoon more Regina police charge 2nd man in New Year s Eve homicide Regina police have charged another man with second degree murder in the death of Delvin Charles Mike 26 who died in hospital after being found critically injured in North Central on New Year s Eve more Regina police probe death of woman found in downtown apartment Regina police are investigating the death of a woman after her body was found in a downtown apartment early Saturday morning more John Chick returns to Roughriders After four years in the NFL John Chick is coming back to the CFL to suit up once again for the Saskatchewan Roughriders more Man killed in Unity Sask rollover A man has died after being thrown out of a vehicle during a rollover in Unity Sask early Saturday morning more Must Watch Top News Headlines Violence flares on 4th day of Turkish protests Violence has flared in Istanbul between a group of demonstrators and police on the fourth day of protests set off by a brutal police crackdown of a peaceful environmental protest more Train derails in bridge collapse near Sudbury Ont Canadian Pacific says there is no indication that a freight train derailment east of Sudbury on Sunday poses a danger to the public or the environment more China poultry plant fire kills at least 112 A massive fire breaks out at a poultry plant

    Original URL path: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/story/2013/06/02/sk-fatal-crash-conservation-officer.html (2013-06-03)
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  • 4 Ornge helicopter crash victims ID'd as from Ontario, Quebec - Sudbury - CBC News
    Chris was the sort of person who always wanted to help those in need and said his son died doing the work he loved best Chris Snowball had been working as a paramedic in Nova Scotia and Ontario for the past 19 years he said The paramedic who is survived by his wife and three children had long aspired to work for Ornge and had worked a series of three month contracts He was a week away from starting a more stable assignment in Thunder Bay Ont his father said Ryan Gould said Dagenais his friend and co worker would go above and beyond to make anybody more comfortable or feel more at ease What made him good Just his whole way One of those guys that everybody wants to be around makes everybody feel good Gould said Dustin Dagenais had a wife and child His wife is a teacher in Moose Factory Facebook Dagenais was married with a 10 month old daughter Filliter was a married father with three children while Dupuy was married with two children McCallum said Filliter was a respected pilot with more than 20 years of flying experience and was also an aircraft maintenance engineer He had joined Ornge in March Dupuy had flown all over the world McCallum said including as a bush pilot in Quebec He had flown with Ornge since August 2012 Premier PM offer condolences Everybody at Ornge is deeply saddened by this tragic incident and our hearts go out to the families and friends of those who lost their lives McCallum said We will do whatever we can to support them at this difficult time Ornge said the crash site was spotted from the air by search and rescue workers who immediately started their trek to reach the aircraft Provincial police and the Joint Rescue Co ordination Centre were sent to locate the helicopter after the accident Premier Kathleen Wynne said she was devastated to learn of the fatal crash The pilots and paramedics of Ornge provide lifesaving services in every region of this province and my thoughts and prayers are with the friends and families of these brave individuals she said in a statement They lost their lives ensuring the people of this province receive the help they need Their service and sacrifice will be honoured and remembered Investigators were sent to the crash site in northern Ontario involving Ornge s Sikorsky S 76A helicopter Four people two pilots and two paramedics are confirmed dead Supplied Prime Minister Stephen Harper tweeted Condolences to the families of the four victims of the northern Ontario air ambulance crash last night You are in my thoughts and prayers Health Minister Deb Matthews issued the following statement I am heartbroken at the tragic news of the loss of two pilots and two paramedics in an Ornge air ambulance crash early this morning near Moosonee Greg Rickford Conservative MP for Kenora Ont made a tearful statement in the House of Commons Friday about the

    Original URL path: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/sudbury/story/2013/05/31/sby-sudbury-ornge-air-ambulance-accident-moosonee-attawapiskat-james-bay.html (2013-06-03)
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