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3 hrs ago | Canada.com

No more census questions? StatsCan considers a revolutionary idea

OTTAWA, ONT.: JUNE 01, 2012 -- The crowd on Parliament Hill takes in the evening shopw, during Canada Day celebrations held downtown, on July 01, 2012, in Ottawa, Ont.

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Related Topix: Canada, North America, World News, Mathematics, Science,

3 hrs ago | Ottawa Citizen

StatsCan considering 'virtual census' to replace head count

Canada is considering scrapping the census for a "virtual population register" - similar to ones used in Finland, Holland, Sweden, Denmark and Germany.

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Related Topix: Mathematics, Science, Canada,

Thu Aug 28, 2014

SeacoastOnline

AWS announces retirement of executive director

The board of directors of the Animal Welfare Society has announced the retirement of Steve Jacobsen, who served as the organization's executive director since 1995.

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Related Topix: Maine, Canada

Wed Aug 27, 2014

International Business Times

Your Hairdryer Could Make You Deaf, New Survey

A new survey has revealed that exposure to everyday noises can cause loss of hearing.

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Related Topix: Prince William, World News, Canada, Audiology, Medicine

Star Phoenix

New light on cystic fibrosis

Louis van Gaal has always said it could get worse before it gets better at Manchester United.

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Related Topix: Canada, North America, World News, Recipes, Medicine,

CBC News

Court dismisses case claiming royal law discriminates against Catholics

Legal battle erupted last year as Prince William's wife, Kate, gave birth to a boy, George, who is now third in line to the British throne.

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Related Topix: Prince William, World News, Canada

Mon Aug 25, 2014

CTV

'Maternity tourism': Report recommends limiting citizenship by birth

The federal government should restrict granting citizenship by birth on Canadian soil to children with at least one parent who is a citizen or permanent resident, according to a recently released policy reform proposal.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Canada,

Thu Aug 21, 2014

CBC News

5 don't-miss Buskerfest acts

Australian Reuben Kuan, who performs under the stage name Reuben DotDotDot, is performing at the Scotiabank Buskerfest in downtown Toronto this week.

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Related Topix: Canada,

Wed Aug 20, 2014

CTV

Spy agency mishandled information about Canadians: watchdog

Canada's electronic spy agency intercepted -- and kept -- several private communications of Canadians last year in violation of internal policies on personal information.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Prison,

The Winnipeg Free Press

Spy agency improperly handled some information about Canadians: watchdog

The new Communications Security Establishment Canada complex is pictured in Ottawa on October 15, 2013.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Prison,

Prince George Citizen

A QuickSketch profile of New Brunswick's Progressive Conservative party leader

Early years: Alward was born in Massachusetts but was raised in New Brunswick, going to high school in Nackawic, west of Fredericton.

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Related Topix: Canada, Agriculture, Science

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Kincardineshire Today

Same name but different country

I love how a street sign, picture or simple comment can then lead to a lot of research into a subject or trivial matter.

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Related Topix: Canada, Grampian County, Scotland, United Kingdom,

Mon Aug 18, 2014

CBC News

Judge reserves decision on forestry plan challenge by First Nations chiefs

The new forestry strategy would give Crown licence holders the right to cut 20 per cent more softwood on public land.

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Related Topix: North Brunswick, NJ, Canada

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Maple Ridge News

Maple Ridge cadet best in platoon

Cadet Sarah Donaldson of Maple Ridge was named top cadet in her platoon at the Vernon Army Cadet Summer Training Centre.

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Related Topix: Canada, North America, World News

Fri Aug 08, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Unemployment rate falls to 7 per cent despite minor jobs gain

Engine Specialist Jennifer Souch assembles a Camaro engine at the GM factory in Oshawa, Ont., in 2011.

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Related Topix: Canada,

Vernon Morning Star

Federal rules put pinch on Silver Star

The federal government is tightening up the rules regarding bringing in workers from outside of Canada and the processing fee is jumping from $275 to $1,000 per application.

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Related Topix: Canada,

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Daily Mail

Man, 23, arrested after he 'tried to strangle his roommate, 49, in...

The hipster jihadi: How a curly-haired kid from wealthy Egyptian family has become a sword-wielding ISIS poster boy Homeland Security inspector is arrested after Craigslist sting operation caught him 'trying to have sex with mother and her underage daughter' 'Fuelling Lolita fantasies and rampant sexism': American Apparel accused of 'resorting to ... (more)

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration, Prince William, World News, Canada

The News Tribune

New job for Prince William: air ambulance pilot

In this Monday, July 4, 2011 file photo, Britain's Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, is seen at the controls of a helicopter in Dalvay-by-the-Sea on Prince Edward Island during the Royal Tour of Canada.

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The Chronicle Herald

Halifax considers extending vote to permanent residents

BRETT BUNDALE CITY HALL REPORTER HALIFAX CITY HALL Published August 7, 2014 - 7:29am Last Updated August 7, 2014 - 7:32am Three months ago, Nahed Mutlaq packed her bags and moved more than 10,000 kilometres from Yemen to Nova Scotia.

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Related Topix: Canada,

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Brandon Sun

Canadian label Smythe revisits signature styles for 10th anniversary collection

Smythe co-founders Andrea Lenczner and Christie Smythe have celebrated many notable milestones after a decade together in business, but having one of their famed blazers worn by royalty is a clear contender for the crown.

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Related Topix: Canada, North America, World News, Prince William, Prince Harry

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