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My family is fifth-generation Canadian and still get asked where they're from

The Lipscombes hail from Amber Valley, Alberta, a community formed by black settlers at the turn of the 20th century.
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How a visit to a Nova Scotia bakery connected two women with their long-lost sister

After living their lives without ever meeting their older half-sister, a visit to a neighbourhood bakery brought two N.S. women face to face with her for the first time.
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This Toronto man plays Dungeons & Dragons for a living

John Dempsey was in a career crisis until he turned his life's obsession in Dungeons & Dragons into a job.
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At the World Porridge Championships, quick-cooking oats need not apply

When Johnny Spence was given a "spurtle" - a wooden porridge-stirring tool - he ended up in a tiny Scottish village, populated with rabid oatmeal enthusiasts from around the world.

Camilla Gibb had heard from her father once in 30 years – and then the hospital called

Camilla Gibb had heard from her father once in 30 years – and then the hospital called
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Eaten alive by blackflies, stalked by hungry bears - a uniquely Canadian horror story

When a group of researchers were dropped into a remote area of central Labrador during blackfly and bear season, they thought bug jackets and rubber bullets had them covered.
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One day, she was a Grade 9 student. The next, she was a bride-to-be

Sadia Rafiquddin was a Grade 9 student in Mississauga when her mother said to her, "Your dad and I got a proposal from my sister. Would you agree to marrying her son?"
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I brought the party to my dying father's hospital room

Samira Mohyeddin was determined that her father's final days were going to be anything but drab.
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Was a freak spring windstorm behind Charity the chrome cow's demise?

It was a gesture to memorialize "the greatest cow of all time." Instead, it morphed into a year-long battle to remove Charity, a life-sized chrome cow, from a quiet Ontario suburb.
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You know those makeshift highway memorials? It's time I made one for my mom

At 38, the same age as his mom was on her last Harley-Davidson ride, Jesse Kinos-Goodin gets back on a motorcycle to pay tribute to her.
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My dad spent 30 years digging up a giant rock

Veronica Simmonds' dad has a strong attachment to a rock in the Canadian Shield. So strong, in fact, that there's only ever been one answer to the question "Where's Dad?" when the family's at the cottage: "Out digging."
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'What's on the Hit Parade?' Rare letters show Japanese-Canadian internment through teens' eyes

A trove of letters newly donated to the University of British Columbia gives voice to the teenage experience of Japanese Canadians.
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This pastor closed his church

With falling attendance and rising costs, St. James the Apostle Anglican Church in downtown Montreal was in need of salvation. And pastor Graham Singh started by first closing the doors, then opening them wider than ever.
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'Cheaper than Wal-Mart' - hundreds of boots at Yellowknife dump a hot commodity

As locals gleefully hunt down their size in a big pile of boots, one CBC reporter hunts down who dumped them — and why.
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Why my grandfather dissolved the Michel First Nation and renounced his Indian status

In 1958, Johnny Rodgers led 42 families to give up their Alberta reserve. Six decades later, Colleen Underwood examines what was gained, and lost, in her grandfather's controversial decision to "enfranchise."
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Her husband took his own life after he was bullied on the job

Robert Duhaime was a grader operator in the rural municipality of Parkdale, Saskatchewan. And according to the Workers’ Compensation Board, his death was the result of mental health issues attributable to his job - though his employer denies it.
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In a safe, subsidized apartment, this 21-year-old is beginning to imagine his future

Having his own place was all Brian Henderson needed to change direction. He's one of the tenants of Homeward Bound, a new community for the homeless in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan.
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19 years ago, these two friends made the weirdest swap ever

In 1999, Mark Trenwith and Pasha Malla traded stories about themselves. The deal was that from that point on, they could only tell each other's story, and not their own. They haven't spoken in 19 years. So how did the stories hold up?
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How a viral video brought two strangers together, just when they needed each other most

Beulah Chandler was on her favourite Cape Breton beach when she filmed the most beautiful thing: Duncan Gillis, a stranger, helping his ailing wife walk on the beach. Over 37,000 views later, their story is only beginning.
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CBC listeners help make these girls' hockey dreams come true

When the Rez Girls 64 encountered racism at a 2017 tournament, Canadians rallied to get them on the ice again.
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How intelligent a listener are you? Take the test!

How well we remember information can depend on whether we absorb it through our ears or eyes. Test your auditory acumen!
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'Like dorm life, but way better': These students are living with seniors and loving it

At Oakcrossing Retirement Home in London, Ont., three music students are sharing meals, stories and regular performances with residents - and living rent free, to boot.
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Camilla Gibb had heard from her father once in 30 years - and then the hospital called

"I believe I am taking care of your father." When award-winning author Camilla Gibb heard from a hospital across the country, it reawakened a fear she had been fighting for a lifetime.
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She's on a mission to save the train to Churchill

Cree nations in northern Manitoba have been lobbying to take over the ailing Hudson Bay Line themselves, and Chief Betsy Kennedy thinks they can make it more successful than any southern company has been able to.
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How a visit to a Nova Scotia bakery connected two women with their long-lost sister

After living their lives without ever meeting their older half-sister, a visit to a neighbourhood bakery brought two N.S. women face to face with her for the first time.
The Doc Project

My family is fifth-generation Canadian and still get asked where they're from

The Lipscombes hail from Amber Valley, Alberta, a community formed by black settlers at the turn of the 20th century.
The Doc Project

I brought the party to my dying father's hospital room

Samira Mohyeddin was determined that her father's final days were going to be anything but drab.
The Doc Project

At the World Porridge Championships, quick-cooking oats need not apply

When Johnny Spence was given a "spurtle" - a wooden porridge-stirring tool - he ended up in a tiny Scottish village, populated with rabid oatmeal enthusiasts from around the world.
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This Toronto man plays Dungeons & Dragons for a living

John Dempsey was in a career crisis until he turned his life's obsession in Dungeons & Dragons into a job.
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