• Million dollar idea: The zipper
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    Million dollar idea: The zipper

    Zippers - 15 billion are churned out every year and there's probably at least one of them on you now. They're now the world's favourite way of fastening trouser flies and dresses. But the invention was virtually ignored until one company hit on the "zippy" name for it. Aaron Helsehurst

  • Disabled veterans shortchanged by the government
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    Disabled veterans shortchanged by the government

    133 disabled veterans have been shortchanged $600 a month by the government according to an investigation by Veteran Affairs Canada. The department became aware of what it says was a mistake after one veteran noticed something wasn't right with his disability payment

  • BlackBerry focuses on software for autonomous vehicles
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    BlackBerry focuses on software for autonomous vehicles

    Iconic Canadian company BlackBerry is shifting its focus to potentially life-saving software for the auto industry. Once a world leader in mobile phones, BlackBerry is now working on keeping high-tech cars secure and protecting autonomous vehicles from hacking with software that could save lives

  • Minimum wage: A life full of difficult choices
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    Minimum wage: A life full of difficult choices

    Despite Ontario's recent minimum wage increase, workers are still struggling to make ends meet. Even for those who have full-time jobs, earning minimum wage means they have to make a lot of difficult choices.

  • Child-care costs increase due to minimum wage change
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    Child-care costs increase due to minimum wage change

    Child-care costs have increased according to some Toronto-area parents, who say the hike is linked to Ontario's minimum wage change. Child-care costs in the province are already the highest in the country, with some parents saying their fees have jumped by as much as 24 per cent this month. This

  • Innocent bystander killed in shooting identified
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    Innocent bystander killed in shooting identified

    The innocent bystander killed in a recent shooting in Vancouver has been identified as 15-year-old Alfred Wong. Wong is being remembered as a strong, smart and loyal person by his friends. Police are now appealing to witnesses for any video of the shooting that also killed a 23-year-old man

  • Canadian says discrimination stops him from visiting dying father
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    Canadian says discrimination stops him from visiting dying father

    A Canadian Muslim man says discrimination is stopping him from visiting his father who is dying of cancer. The man, who lives in Mississauga, says he can’t cross the border into the U.S. — and he believes it’s because he's been interviewed multiple times by CSIS. At least one of those times was

  • U.S. government shutdown nears amid anger over Trump's comments
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    U.S. government shutdown nears amid anger over Trump's comments

    A U.S. government shutdown is near and finding a solution has been overshadowed due to anger over comments reportedly made by President Donald Trump last week, in which he is said to have referred to African countries as 'shitholes'

  • North Korea summit: International leaders discuss diplomacy
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    North Korea summit: International leaders discuss diplomacy

    A summit on North Korea co-hosted by Canada and the U.S. in Vancouver had international leaders from 20 countries discussing diplomacy. On their agenda: security and stability — and according to Canada's Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland, more sanctions should North Korea continue to invest

  • Parents charged with torturing their children
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    Parents charged with torturing their children

    Two parents in California have been charged with the torture and endangerment of their 13 children. David Allen Turpin and Louise Anna Turpin were arrested after their 17-year-old child managed to escape the home and call 911. Police say several of the children were shackled with chains and padlocks

  • Business outlook
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    Business outlook

    Pierre Cléroux, vice president of research and chief economist at BDC, on the group's latest forecast

  • Payday loan crackdown
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    Payday loan crackdown

    Tony Irwin and Courtney Mo discuss the effect of Alberta's tough stance on the industry

  • North Korea summit
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    North Korea summit

    Rodger Baker, vice president of strategic analysis at Stratfor, on whether harsher sanctions and tough rhetoric will follow the summit

  • Motor City goes driverless
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    Motor City goes driverless

    Detroit Motor Show: Car manufacturers are showing off their autonomous vehicles in the home of the US motor industry.

  • Officials release more details in California child hostage case
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    Officials release more details in California child hostage case

    'I would call that torture,' says City of Perris police chief

  • Martin King says well shut-ins are likely in 2018
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    Martin King says well shut-ins are likely in 2018

    The GMP FirstEnergy analyst says Canada's natural gas industry faces several challenges in the year ahead.

  • Floating adverts created by spinning tech
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    Floating adverts created by spinning tech

    A British start-up is promoting a futuristic advertising system that creates images that appear to float in mid-air.The effect is similar to the holograms that featured in the recent film Blade Runner 2049.Kino-mo invited BBC Click's Spencer Kelly to try out its tech at the recent CES trade fair

  • The house where 'children were chained to beds'
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    The house where 'children were chained to beds'

    Police arrest the parents of 13 children allegedly held captive in their California home.

  • Police describe abandoned baby found outdoors at Toronto mall
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    Police describe abandoned baby found outdoors at Toronto mall

    Infant said to be naked and crying when discovered and rushed to hospital

  • Rape survivors’ clothing on display
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    Rape survivors’ clothing on display

    The ‘Is it my fault?’ exhibition at the Centre Communautaire Maritime in the Molenbeek district of Brussels aims to promote awareness about sexual violence.

  • 'Nassar abused me hundreds of times'
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    'Nassar abused me hundreds of times'

    A court hears how former Team USA gymnastics sports doctor Larry Nassar used his position of trust to subject one of nearly 100 victims to a decade of abuse.

  • A million dangerous tumble dryers still in UK
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    A million dangerous tumble dryers still in UK

    Faulty tumble dryers that can catch fire are still widely used in the UK, a committee of MPs has warned. They want the government to create a product safety agency.

  • Neighbours shocked in California town after rescue of hostage children, arrest of parents
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    Neighbours shocked in California town after rescue of hostage children, arrest of parents

    None had any idea of horrors allegedly visited upon couple's young and adult children for years

  • How two friends built a global swimwear firm
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    How two friends built a global swimwear firm

    Fashion student friends Catalina Alvarez and Mariana Hinestroza set up their swimwear company when they were both 22.Their business, Agua Bendita, now exports to 60 countries around the world.BBC video journalist Greg Brosnan reports.

  • How two friends built a global swimwear firm
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    How two friends built a global swimwear firm

    Fashion student friends Catalina Alvarez and Mariana Hinestroza set up their swimwear company when they were both 22.Their business, Agua Bendita, now exports to 60 countries around the world.BBC video journalist Greg Brosnan reports.