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Wednesday Aug 20 | Marine News

Green Marine, ACPA Partner to Reduce Environmental Footprint

Green Marine and the Association of Canadian Port Authorities have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with the goal of jointly expanding efforts to reduce the marine industry's environmental footprint and encourage the industry to continuously improve its environmental performance.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News, Lebanon

Wednesday Aug 20 | Globe and Mail

The North Pole is a distraction

From 34,000 feet, I scan an iceberg-strewn ocean for two red and white specks of Canada, sailing up the east coast of Greenland.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777, Stephen Harper

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Travel World News

Luxury River Cruise Operator Haimark Enters Ocean Cruise Market with MS Saint Laurent

Haimark, the luxury river expedition company based in Denver, Colorado, is expanding into new waters.

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Related Topix: Canada, Portland, ME, World News,

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Montreal Gazette

Public Pianos to be played as one on Wednesday

At noon on Wednesday, piano players of both genders and several musical styles will pull up a bench or stool and start playing the same song at the same time in 25 different locations all over the city.

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Related Topix: Canada

Canada.com

Federal government puts polar briefings on ice

Ice floes float in Baffin Bay above the Arctic circle as seen from the Canadian Coast Guard icebreaker Louis S. St-Laurent on July 10, 2008.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News,

Brandon Sun

Canadian casting director Jackie Lind celebrates Emmy win for 'Fargo'

Billy Bob Thornton appears as Lorne Malvo in the television show "Fargo" in this undated handout photo.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Billy Bob Thornton,

Bangor Daily News

Faces of the World Acadian Congress: Family, friends and fun

Sonia: Partly! My grandmother is a Dugas from up Caraquet way. Natalie is a Poitras.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News, Madawaska, ME, Fort Kent, ME

The Globe and Mail

Canada's ports must prepare for 21st-century trade deals

Wendy Zatylny is president of the Association of Canadian Port Authorities, representing 18 port authorities and related marine interests which handle more than $162-billion worth of cargo annually.

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Related Topix: Canada

Fri Aug 15, 2014

CBC News

NB Liquor reverses new microbrewery rules

NB Liquor has reversed a controversial new policy requiring small craft breweries to sell 10,000 litres of product through its stores before opening an on-site store.

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Related Topix: Canada,

Petroleum News

Canada's Arctic mapping

Canada has two icebreakers in the High Arctic collecting scientific data that is designed to bolster its case for control of the seafloor on the Continental Shelf, including the North Pole.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Geology, Science, Stephen Harper

Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Yves Saint Laurent: Biopic comes apart at the seams

Not counting documentaries, the number of really good movies made about the fashion world can be counted on one, maybe two hands.

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Related Topix: Canada, Yves Saint Laurent, Funny Face, Short, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies, World News, India, Mandela, Drama Movies, Movies, Entertainment

Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Toronto Star

Canada scrambled for data to back North Pole claims, documents show

Federal bureaucrats were left scrambling to find more data to support the Conservative government's controversial claim to the North Pole last December, according to internal documents.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News,

International Business Times

Cold War Looms Between Canada and Russia Over Arctic Borders

The B-31 Iceberg is seen before, on October 28, 2013 and after separating on November 13, 2013, from a rift in Antarctica's Pine Island Glacier in this NASA Earth Observatory handout image.

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Related Topix: Canada, Geology, Science

Tue Aug 12, 2014

CBC News

Old Carignan flea market destroyed by suspicious fire

A suspicious fire has destroyed the building that used to house the Carignan flea market, south of Montreal, forcing road closures because of billowing smoke.

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Related Topix: Canada,

Resource Investing News

Puma Increases Land Holdings in Northern New Brunswick

Puma Exploration Inc. announced that it has acquired 5,552 hectares of prospective porphyry system targets in NorthernNew Brunswick.

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Related Topix: Canada

Nunatsiaq News

Inuit want a say in Canadian offshore seabed claim

An aerial view of the Canadian Coast Guard icebreaker Louis St-Laurent, which has been called the queen of Canada's icebreaking fleet.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Geology, Science, Stephen Harper

Newswise

Majority of Quebec Children Placed in Out-of-Home Care Are Quickly...

The results are from a longitudinal study that was conducted from 2002 to 2011, using clinical-administrative data from 16 youth centres that was merged with Canadian Census data for the province of Quebec.

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Related Topix: Canada,

Mon Aug 11, 2014

CBC News

Saint-Laurent borough pushing for green roof guidelines

Alan De Sousa, mayor of Montreal's Saint-Laurent borough, says Quebec's housing authority has to get moving on its promise to publish construction guidelines for green roofs.

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Related Topix: Canada,

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Marine News

Canada Launches Surveys Prior to Arctic Shelf Claims

The Canadian Government informs that David Wells, Senator for Newfoundland and Labrador witnessed the departure of the 'CCGS Terry Fox' from St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, as it headed out on a six-week scientific survey to collect data needed for Canada's Arctic continental shelf submission.

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Related Topix: Canada, Geology, Science, Prison

Sat Aug 09, 2014

Truthdig

The Insider's Economic Dictionary: S Is for Saint-Simon

This piece first appeared at economist Michael Hudson's website . See the rest of the Insider's Economic Dictionary here .

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Related Topix: Canada, US News, Liberal Political News

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