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3 hrs ago | The London Free Press

Cross-Canada relay salutes unit's history

Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry was the first Canadian combat unit to step foot onto the battlefields of the First World War a century ago.

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3 hrs ago | Vancouver Sun

Bus crash triggered cascading emergency response

Chinese Consulate in Vancouver confirms that many injured on the bus crash on Thursday Aug. 28th 2014 are from China.

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6 hrs ago | Saanich News

Spirit and grace

Bishop Gary Gordon, who was installed as the new head of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Victoria last night, didn't think he would ever become a priest, never mind a bishop.

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10 hrs ago | Northern Life

Emergency response teams attend the scene of the B.C. bus crash,...

Emergency response teams attend the scene of the B.C. bus crash, about 30 kilometres outside Merritt on the Coquihalla highway on Thursday Aug. 28, 2014.

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10 hrs ago | Canada.com

Vancouver Island the latest place buzzed by 'creepy' drones

Built circa 1892, 'Wintemute House' is a historical residence in Burnaby, offering a one-of-a-kind tranquil setting complete with magnificent grounds.

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10 hrs ago | Canada.com

Crowd-funding campaign has been set up for 9-11 heroes

Howard Blank, Canadian event chair for the 9-11 Memorial Ride, has helped organize a crowdfunding campaign to fly five first responders who were at Ground Zero in 2001 to Vancouver for the Sept.

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14 hrs ago | Where Toronto

Country Music Stars Mosey Into Edmonton

Edmonton country fans are polishing their boots and spurs in preparation for next week's big events: the Canadian Country Music Association Awards and Country Music Week are riding into town, and Edmonton fans have many reasons to hoot and holler in celebration.

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18 hrs ago | Canada.com

Fissure erupts near Icelandic volcano: No ash detected by radar

Built circa 1892, 'Wintemute House' is a historical residence in Burnaby, offering a one-of-a-kind tranquil setting complete with magnificent grounds.

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23 hrs ago | CBC News

Why passengers are unlikely to win damages due to unruly fliers

Passengers who may feel they deserve compensatory damages for having their vacation plans derailed because of unruly passengers are probably out of luck.

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Yesterday | Vancouver Courier

Updated: Vancouver Aquarium taking park board to court

The Vancouver Aquarium is taking the city's park board to court over new four bylaw resolutions that could put an end to whale and dolphin displays at the Stanley Park tourist attraction.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

AndPOP.com

15 Student Discounts Every Student Should Know About

To cheer you up, we've compiled a list of discounts you can enjoy now that you're back in school.

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CBC News

'Slut walk' co-founder out to dispel myths, misinformation

Heather Jarvis of Guelph, Ont., co-founded the so-called "Slut Walk" to draw attention to the issue of sexual violence against women.

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Ottawa Life

The Cosmopolitan Hotel Toronto: A Fantastic Escape in the Heart of Toronto

Toronto is a great city and there is no doubt that it has some fine hotels. The key to a stay in the Big Smoke is location and you definitely want to stay central for easy access to the subway to head to great areas like Bloor West, Danforth or Yorkville.

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The Georgia Straight

Portrait of an Artist: Miriam Aroeste

"My work is always based on emotion," she says, sitting amongst her many colourful abstract canvases at Parker Street Studios in East Vancouver.

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The London Free Press

Cold enough for ya? Actually, it was a 'delightfully boring' summer, say experts

A woman with an umbrella, pushing a cart, walks past James Ramsay Park in Riverbend during a rainstorm in Edmonton, Alta., on Monday June 30, 2014.

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Canada.com

Holt Renfrew closing stores in Quebec City and Ottawa to focus on flagship locations

The luxury retailer will give its flagship locations a $300-million facelift that will see overall square footage rise 40% in Western Canada, Toronto and Montreal.

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CBC News

3 Winnipeg scientists exposed to Ebola coming home

Dr. Joel Kettner, Manitoba's former chief medical officer of health, said three Canadian researchers exposed to the Ebola virus and recently evacuated from Sierra Leone likely won't spend any time in hospital when they get home.

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Torontoist

Urban Planner: August 28, 2014

Festivals: Since you're probably going to notice an increase in the number of interestingly dressed people downtown this week, we'll let you in on the secret: Fan Expo is back, bringing celebrities, exhibitors, and genre enthusiasts together at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre for four days of panels, celebrity appearances, demonstrations, ... (more)

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Canada NewsWire

Andrew Farrell Declared Master of the Mac & Cheese at the 2014 Grate Canadian Cheese Cook-Off

This year's four fierce competitors at the Grate Canadian Cheese Cook-Off included Bal Arneson from Vancouver; chef Andrew Farrell from Halifax; Kevin Durkee from Toronto; and chef David Bohati from Calgary with Wally Smith, president of Dairy Farmers of Canada [centre] ) This year's four fierce competitors at the Grate Canadian Cheese Cook-Off ... (more)

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Brandon Sun

Fortune teller finds her true calling

It's one thing that the former medical laboratory assistant turned card reader admits that she didn't see coming.

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