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17 min ago | CNews

Ontario students conduct mock Mars mission

The Canadian Space Agency's Mars Exploration and Science Rover is seen operating in the CSA's Mars yard in Saint-Hubert, Que.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Canada, Astronomy, Science

4 hrs ago | Regina Leader Post

Hundreds of minks set free overnight at farm accused of animal cruelty

Thousands of minks were set free on August 19 at a farm in MontA©rA©gie accused of mistreating its animals.

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Related Topix: Animal Rights, Canada,

8 hrs ago | Canada.com

Egan: Quebec author details Anglo crimes

Canada is two main language groups living in awesome balance: just enough love, hate and poutine to keep the teeter-totter humming.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News,

Wed Aug 20, 2014

WFAA-TV Dallas

Marijuana supplier named Pot Playboy gets 27 years

A Canadian drug kingpin who was one of New York's biggest marijuana suppliers and was dubbed the Pot Playboy was sentenced Wednesday to 27 years in prison for leading a $1 billion international drug trafficking enterprise, prosecutors said.

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WCAX-TV Burlington

Minks set free in Quebec

Someone broke into the St. Hyacinthe farm, opened the cages and let them go. The farm had been under scrutiny for allegations of animal abuse.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

New Democrat MP quits party, complains that Mulcair is too pro-Israel

NDP MP Sana Hassainia walks out of the House of Commons with her baby Skander-Jack as she makes her way to meet with reporters on Parliament Hill, in Ottawa on February 8, 2012.

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Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, World News, Canada

Globe and Mail

Canada's top-ranking civil servant announces retirement

Wayne Wouters, the Clerk of the Privy Council, is retiring after 37 years working for federal and provincial governments Wayne Wouters, the Clerk of the Privy Council, is retiring after 37 years working for federal and provincial governments Wayne Wouters, the Clerk of the Privy Council, made the announcement on Twitter Wednesday after 37 years ... (more)

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

CBC News

St-Bruno calls for speed reduction at Highway 116 intersection

A cross marks the spot where 13-year-old Julianne Riendeau died while trying to cross the intersection on her bike.

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KIDK CBS 3

Multiple errors in Quebec rail disaster

Eighteen errors lines up to cause last summer's catastrophic derailment of a runaway train in the Quebec town of Lac-Megantic, Canadian accident investigators said Tuesday, concluding an investigation that has revealed serious safety lapses in the transport of crude oil through Canada and the United States.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, Boat Disaster, Canada, North Dakota Government, North Dakota

BlogTO

The top 10 Canadian films to look out for at TIFF 2014

TIFF is renowned for its vast array of Hollywood and world cinema, it can be easy sometimes to forget the festival does an excellent job of making sure Canada is well represented.

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Related Topix: Canada, Cairo Time, Inescapable, Good Neighbours, Movies, Entertainment

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Click Orlando

Multiple errors in Quebec rail disaster

Eighteen errors lines up to cause last summer's catastrophic derailment of a runaway train in the Quebec town of Lac-Megantic, Canadian accident investigators said Tuesday, concluding an investigation that has revealed serious safety lapses in the transport of crude oil through Canada and the United States.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, Boat Disaster, Canada, North Dakota Government, North Dakota

Canada.com

Why a Couche-Tard deal to buy a US$16B stake in China's Sinopec Sales is unlikely

Laval, Que.-based Couche-Tard and China's Tencent Holdings Ltd. are among the suitors short-listed to buy a minority stake in Sinopec Sales, Reuters reported.

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Related Topix: Canada, Internet, Science / Technology

CTV

Murder in St. Leonard

Montreal homicide investigators have determined that a man in his twenties whose lifeless body was found in a car on Michelet south of Jean Talon at around 7:30 a.m. Tuesday was murdered.

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Brandon Sun

Federal government sued over funding for Nunavut land-use plan

An Arctic planning body has taken the federal government to court, claiming Ottawa is blocking efforts to create a land-use plan that would guide resource development in Nunavut.

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Related Topix: Stephen Harper, Canada

Vancouver Sun

Video: Police, Protesters Clash in Ferguson

After nightfall, police and protesters were again in a tense standoff Monday as crowds filled the streets.

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The Montreal Gazette

61-year-old man killed by crashing into a parked truck on Highway 20

A 61-year-old man from the Montreal region died early Tuesday morning after he plowed his car into the back of a semi-trailer legally parked on the side of Highway 20. The driver of the truck was sleeping in a rest area with his hazard light on when the collision occurred just minutes before 1 a.m. said SA retA© du QuA©bec Sgt.

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The Montreal Gazette

Sanctions had little impact on Quebec company that broke U.S. law

U.S. Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., speaks to workers at MD Helicopters, Friday, May 30, 2014, in Mesa, Ariz.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, John McCain, Republican, Canada,

Mon Aug 18, 2014

International Business Times

Canada Think Tank Seeks Fresh Enquiry Into Lac Megantic Train...

The demand for a fresh enquiry into Lac-Mgantic Train disaster in Canada is gaining momentum.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, Canada, Boat Disaster, World News, Russia, Religion, Orthodox Church

The Globe and Mail

TSB authorized Lac-Megantic locomotive's trip to U.S., where it was nearly sold

Jean Laporte, chief operating officer of the Transportation Safety Board, attends a news conference in Ottawa, Thursday, January 23, 2014.

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Related Topix: Prison, Canada, North America, World News, Train Disaster, Economics News, Bankruptcy

CTV

Projet Montreal attacks borough refinancing

Montreal opposition Projet Montreal is arguing that Mayor Denis Coderre's borough finance reform - announced in July - is designed to punish areas that didn't vote for his party.

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