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Computers in Ottawa searched in gas plant scandal

We're learning more about the investigation into the deleted gas plant emails and how far reaching the probe goes.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

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Rann praises 'seamless' UK relationship

Outgoing high commissioner in London, Mike Rann, says the relationship between Britain and Australia remains "seamless" regardless of party politics in either country.

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Canada.com

Corruption scandal allegations hang over swearing-in of Quebec Liberals

Reports that Quebec's anti-corruption police squad is investigating an elected Liberal member of the legislature cast a shadow over the swearing-in ceremony for the 70 party candidates who were successful in last week's election.

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Reuters

Kosovo PM urges vote on new war crimes court but calls it insult

Kosovo's premier has summoned parliament to vote on creating an EU-backed special court to try ethnic Albanian ex-guerrillas accused of harvesting organs from murdered Serbs during the Balkan state's 1990s war, but criticized the plan as an insult.

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And then there was one: Newfoundland Tory leadership candidate drops out

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - A contender in the race to become leader of Newfoundland and Labrador's Progressive Conservative party dropped out Thursday, likely clearing the way for a coronation of the one remaining candidate.

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Canada.com

'Political interference' in freedom of information requests, say Liberals

High-ranking Alberta officials who report directly to the premier are meddling with freedom of information requests and undermining a process that is supposed to be independent, Alberta Liberals said Wednesday.

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Island Prosperity Strategy fails to move wages

Innovation Minister Allen Roach introduced a new Innovation Act as the term for the Island Prosperity Strategy drew to a close.

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Baird replaces O'Farrell as NSW premier

The state treasurer replaces Barry O'Farrell who resigned after giving misleading evidence to the Independent Commission Against Corruption about a $3000 bottle of wine.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

CTV

Marois has no regrets as she says goodbye after election defeat

Pauline Marois bid a tearful goodbye to politics on Wednesday, saying she has no regrets and that Quebecers will always fight to get a country.

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Weyburn Review

Six unions band together to fight 'devastating cuts' demanded by Liberals

Premier Kathleen Wynne likes to paint the Progressive Conservatives as the instigators of labour unrest, but she's the one waging war, union leaders said Wednesday.

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Nanaimo Daily News

A brief look at the life of former finance minister Jim Flaherty

Educated: Bishop Whelan High School and Loyola High School in Montreal; BA from Princeton University; law degree from York University's Osgoode Hall Law School.

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Edmonton Journal

Former Edmonton mayor, Stephen Mandel, opts out of Tory leadership race

Thanks to the peculiar configuration of an otherwise unremarkable Beverly strip mall, the kitchen of Million Thai restaurant enjoys a full-length glass storefront looking onto the parking lot, from where, should you choose, you can watch every detail of your food, and everyone else's, being prepared.

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Parts of Eastern Canada cope with flooding

Keegan Worden, left, and David Clement check on a flooded Tim Horton's location along Main Street in Sussex, N.B., on April 16, 2014.

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Reuters

Algeria's bloody past, energy wealth keep status quo for now

Cramped with his young wife and three infants in a shack in Algiers' Citi Hofra slum, Amin Kerchach could be forgiven for being angry at missing out on Algeria's gas wealth.

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Related Topix: World News, Algeria, Africa, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries), Canada

Townhall

Russian Provocateurs Prepare The Ukrainian Battlefield

For the past month, the Russian government, with Vladimir Putin its spotlight propagandist, has repeatedly declared that brutal anti-Russian ethnic violence as a prelude to ethnic-based civil war is imminent in Eastern Ukraine.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, World News, Russia, Canada, Opinion

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DA guru caught in salary storm abroad

Nick Clegg faces the embarrassment of being hauled in front of a British House of Commons committee to explain why taxpayers are paying his election strategist - former DA spindoctor and chief adviser to Western Cape Premier Helen Zille - a six-figure salary.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Canberra Times

An anti-corruption body with real powers? That's so Sydney

Former Premier Bob Carr says ICAC has "confirmed its authority in New South Wales politics" after the resignation of Premier Barry O'Farrell.

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NEWS.com.au

Premier Barry O'Farrell has resigned

BREAKING: NSW premier Barry O'Farrell has resigned after what he described as "significant memory fail" over receiving a $3000 bottle of Grange.

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Squamish Chief

PQ member Gendron holds record for longest service in Quebec legislature

Parti Quebecois member Francois Gendron made Quebec political history on Tuesday, becoming the longest-serving member of the province's legislature.

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Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne, left, and her partner Jane...

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne, left, and her partner Jane Rounthwaite, right, greet supporters and her caucus at a rally during the party's annual general meeting in Toronto on Saturday, March 22, 2014.

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