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A fire, an SOS, a rescue: Man spends weeks in remote Alaska

1/13/2020
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Tyson Steele watched his remote cabin go up in flames, mourned the death of his dog and then spent weeks in the Alaska wilderness, bundling up in an makeshift shelter against the subzero temperatures and eating canned food — unable to reach the outside world.

NEWS 1130’s Top 10 stories of 2019

12/23/2019
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From the suspected overdose death of a Langley teen to the re-election of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, 2019 has seen its fair share of important stories.

Duration:00:01:35

‘Repugnant and unacceptable’: NHL and former Flame respond to accusations of racism against head coach

11/26/2019
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CALGARY (660 NEWS) – Reaction to racist allegations against the Calgary Flames head coach continues to come in. On Monday, former Flame Akim Aliu took to Twitter accusing Bill Peters of using the N-word towards him during his rookie year. READ MORE: Former Flames player accuses Bill Peters of racist comments Flames GM Brad Treliving […]

Duration:00:00:44

With our usual movie critic off, we get a kid’s-eye view of holiday classics

11/15/2019
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So, rather than Thor's Hammers, we found a fill-in to rank some holiday film classics from a kid's-eye point of view.

Duration:00:00:40

There’s a new alphabet song and many aren’t happy about it

10/29/2019
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CALGARY (660 NEWS) – Someone has changed a classic children’s tune and the internet is freaking out. In 2012, the organization Dream English created a version of the alphabet song it claims was more effective, especially for those learning English as a second language. The song was rediscovered and has gone viral on social media […]

Duration:00:00:45

Ousted Burnaby Tory insists she’s Conservative, Elections Canada agrees but party doesn’t

10/18/2019
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Heather Leung has been removed as a candidate for the Conservatives Party, but votes for her will still go toward the in Burnaby North–Seymour

Duration:00:01:10

Former Attorney General calls for a greater diversity of voices in Parliament

9/29/2019
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In her new book, From Where I Stand: Rebuilding Indigenous Nations for a Stronger Canada, the former Attorney General and Justice Minister calls for a greater diversity of voices in Parliament.

Duration:00:12:35

Celebrating a century of BC sports memories

9/22/2019
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Magic Moments in BC Sports: A Century in Photos is the third book from Kate Bird, who feels sports have a way of bringing us together like nothing else can, not just as fans but as B.C..

Duration:00:12:54

Federal leaders make ambitious promises on day six of election campaign

9/16/2019
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Day six of the federal election campaign is seeing a big promise on child care and one party releasing its full list of promises to voters.

Duration:00:10:43

NEWS 1130 named finalist for 2019 Jack Webster Award for Best Breaking News

9/9/2019
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NEWS 1130 is a finalist for the 2019 Jack Webster Award for Best Breaking News for its coverage of a crash at the Peace Arch in May.

Duration:00:04:35

Don’t overdo it when switching to a plant-based diet, says dietitian

9/1/2019
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One of the biggest pitfalls of switching to a plant-based diet is not substituting the meat you're no longer eating. That advice comes from registered dietitian Desiree Nielsen.

Duration:00:07:17

How Carson Crimeni died while his “friends” watched

8/23/2019
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In today’s Big Story Podcast: Carson was 14. He was hanging out with older teens and they gave him a fatal dose of MDMA. He was found later that night. By that point, videos of him in the throes of an overdose had been circulated on social media. We know that at least a dozen […]

Duration:00:21:00

HIV in 2019: Who we’ve left behind

8/22/2019
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In today’s Big Story podcast, HIV may not be as prominent in North American media as it was 30 years ago, but people still live with it. It still has no cure, and still plenty of stigma. While it is true that the advancements in HIV treatments help make the infection easier to live with, […]

Duration:00:21:35

Infiltrating The Base: Inside a terror network right here in Canada

8/21/2019
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In today’s Big Story podcast, they call themselves The Base. They are white supremacists who don’t think the alt-right goes far enough. And they recently began looking for new members in Winnipeg. This isn’t a group planning protests and marches. They are actively planning to start a violent race war. So when posters went up […]

Duration:00:23:50

Citytv and Maclean’s to host first National Leaders’ debate

8/20/2019
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Citytv and Maclean’s are hosting the first National Leaders Debate of the 2019 election calendar on Thursday, September 12 starting at 8 p.m. EDT (5 p.m. PDT). The two-hour debate in English will centre on four major themes: the economy, foreign policy, Indigenous issues and energy and the environment. After the main segment of exchanges, […]

Duration:00:00:45

Is Abdilahi Elmi’s deportation a failure by the Canadian government?

8/20/2019
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In today’s Big Story podcast, unless something happens, 34-year-old Abdilahi Elmi will be deported next week. He’ll be sent to Somalia, where he hasn’t lived since he was 10 years old, and where he doesn’t know the language or culture. He’s being sent to a town that suffered a devastating terror attack just last month. […]

Duration:00:17:23

Manitoba is voting in an election. And then in another one.

8/19/2019
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In today’s Big Story podcast, on the second-to-last day possible, Manitoba’s government called an election one year early. So in September, the provincial Progressive Conservatives will try to secure another mandate—and then six weeks later their federal counterparts will try to turn the province all blue. Today’s episode is part one of our Lay of […]

Duration:00:16:09

Microplastics are everywhere. Even in the air you breathe.

8/16/2019
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In today’s Big Story podcast, you know all those cool tiny parts that make up the universe? The invisible particles and micro-organisms and molecules that we can’t see, but play that their own crucial parts in keeping the world in harmony? Well, microplastics are just like them. Except they’re plastic, we made them and they […]

Duration:00:19:22

After a month of bullets, the Prime Minister came to town…

8/15/2019
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In today’s Big Story podcast: stop us if you’ve heard this one before: The gun violence epidemic in Toronto is out of control. Yes, it seems like we do this every year, and perhaps that’s because the underlying issues are never given the deep attention and support from government that they deserve. But this week, […]

Duration:00:19:59

What’s it like to grow up in a town with only seven kids?

8/14/2019
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In today’s Big Story podcast, this is a story about the students who attend Basque Memorial, a kindergarten to grade 12 school in a tiny little place called Red Bay, Labrador. All seven of them. They are the only kids in town. There’s not enough of them to field a baseball team. But there’s a […]

Duration:00:21:01