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The Sir John Carling building, former headquarters of Agriculture Canada, came crashing down Sunday morning in a controlled explosion during which 362 kilograms of explosives were set off.

Watch a video of the demo here: http://cbc.sh/6pyyJSI
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Slash and destroy and the people built it were headed back to the stoneage
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There is no black and white truth in the novels of David Adams Richards. But there is a whole lot of grey. Grey in the sense of moral uncertainty.

His latest book, Crimes Against My Brother, is chockablock with gossip, betrayal, murder, adultery, corporate malfeasance and government corruption.

http://cbc.sh/qLz67Tg

(Doubleday Canada)
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The federal government is girding for yet more court battles, this time involving waterways used by boaters, cottagers and First Nations, according to a document obtained by CBC News.

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Great more of our money wasted to make it easier for big oil to sell its Tar sands poison to China.
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High demand!

Seattle's first and only recreational marijuana store had to close on Friday after running out of stock in just three days since Washington became the second U.S. state to allow pot sales to adults: http://cbc.sh/un2g7eS
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Come on Canada. Pull the rag. There are already shops in my city ready to go. Get on with it. 
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Photo: A man bathes in the waters of a tube well in the morning at Salamatpur village in the northern Indian state of Punjab on July 9. (Ajay Verma/Reuters)

Check out our gallery of this week's top news images from Brazil, France, Spain, Germany and elsewhere: http://cbc.sh/YwAbEiR
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The Calgary Pregnancy Care Centre has come to the defence of its Edmonton counterpart, saying the sex ed. workshop at the centre of a teenager's human rights complaint is based on science and research.

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The Edmonton Public School Board has said it will tell teachers not to use an anti-abortion centre to teach part of its sexual education curriculum, after a McNally high school student filed a human rights complaint over what she was taught.
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I am very curious to see what they teach because I have a feeling that it's more religiously based, than scientifically (biology) based. 
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A steer had to be euthanized after it was severely injured in a Saturday steer wrestling event.

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As long as the people buy a ticket and stuff themselves enjoying, those advertisers will enjoy handing out cash prizes.
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Soaked in Kickstarter money, the "world's fastest hot tub" built by two Canadians is at full steam to break a speed-racing record.

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No baffles? Watch out for those sudden stops. 
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Think you know who's going to win Saturday and Sunday's World Cup games?

Maybe check first with some of these critters....

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A look at animals choosing this year's World Cup winners.
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A Spryfield man has been reunited with his $13,000 in cash after a Good Samaritan found the money and turned it over to police on Thursday: http://cbc.sh/YmJDc8I

What would you do if you found a conspicuously copious pile of cash?
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It ALL Depends on the how / where I found the $$$!!!

I want to be a hero too but, life is tough and I have to answer this honestly… doh!

I think I would have kept the $$$
Dammm I'm sooooo bad!!! 
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A young woman from Calgary has invented a faster way to clean up toxic waste generated by oilsands extraction, using filters made from sand and bacteria: http://cbc.sh/qD3GdHg

The new technology has made Hayley Todesco, 18, the Google Science Fair's regional winner for Canada, Google announced in a news release this week.
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+Gloria C My Hudak guy did that on his own with bad math. I always thought Lime was good cleaning acid waste water back in the 70s.
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The Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant at Okuma town in Fukushima prefecture, northeastern Japan, iks checking for possible damage following an earthquake early Saturday about 10 kilometres below the sea surface off the coat of Fukushima.

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A strong earthquake hit Japan's northern coast near the nuclear power plant crippled in the 2011 earthquake and tsunami. The earthquake early Saturday triggered a small tsunami and injured at least one person.
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It does if your dyke only has 10cm of clearance 
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