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4 hrs ago | Canada.com

City's heritage building advocates face uphill battle

From the rundown Cecil Hotel to the classy Barron Building theatre, city council has been eyeing the fate of decades-old buildings as developers seek downtown space.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Edmonton Journal

Sobeys closure leaves hole in downtown core

Edmonton's downtown Sobeys Urban Fresh location closed its doors permanently Thursday, leaving urban dwellers wondering what will become of the empty storefront on Jasper Avenue and 104th Street.

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National Post

HitchBOT Update: Canada's hitchhiking robot makes it all the way...

It's a long road for hitchBOT, attempting to travel from Halifax, N.S., to Victoria, B.C., all in the name of a human kindness experiment.

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The Georgia Straight

Trans, Two-Spirit, and Genderqueer Liberation and Celebration March kicks off Pride weekend

This year's Trans, Two-Spirit, and Genderqueer Liberation and Celebration March will travel from Clark Park to Victoria Park on Friday evening .

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CBC News

Civic holiday 2014: What's open and closed in Ottawa

Museums and most stores and malls will be open on Aug 4, 2014, but banks and many city services will be closed.

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Edmonton Journal

Thursday's Editorial: Parks merit our protection

It's here: August. The pulsing epicentre of our city's annual entertainment scene, with - count them - 12 festivals in the Edmonton area, including our top bananas, the Folk Fest and the Fringe.

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Pique News Magazine

Silly season

Midsummer is already being steamrolled into late summer. Silly season is upon us - a.k.a. August - usually a time of fun for us in a newsroom while we wait for the "serious stuff" to restart in the fall.

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CBC News

Whales in captivity: What scientists say

Questions about whether the Vancouver Aquarium should be allowed to keep beluga whales and other cetaceans are being reviewed by the Vancouver Park Board.

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Edmonton Journal

Simons: Controversial new law shines harsh light on First Nations finances

Hundreds of supporters participated in a Tea Dance with the Dene Tha' Drummers during at an Idle No More rally held at Churchill Square in downtown Edmonton on Jan. 28, 2013.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Edmonton Journal

A is for August, the heart of our entertainment year

It's here: August. The pulsing epicentre of our city's annual entertainment scene, with - count them - 12 festivals in the Edmonton area, including our top bananas, the Folk Fest and the Fringe.

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PC Magazine

Introducing Fastest Mobile Networks Canada 2014

More cities, more carriers, and more countryside: our great Canadian network test is bigger than ever.

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Eastside Business

Travel: Weekend in Vancouver at the Westin Bayshore Vancouver

By Joe "Tesla Manifestor" Kennedy The future Mrs. Kennedy and I just spent an epic few days in Vancouver, BC and stayed at the luxurious Westin Bayshore Vancouver while in town.

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Ottawa Life

Profiles: Rob Smith

Rob Smith is a fourth-generation railroader. Hailing from Perth, Ontario, he started as a brakeman with CP Rail in nearby Smiths Falls, where he spent much of his career.

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Journal of Commerce

Luxury brands driving mall expansion

While big box retailers like Target have struggled to get a foothold in Canadian markets, demand for luxury retailers is strong and fuelling massive expansion projects at shopping malls across the country.

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The Globe and Mail

Probe reveals bogus bookings on Alison Redford flights: report

Controversy over Alison Redford's expenses continue to dog the former Alberta premier, with new claims that her staff filled government flights with bogus passenger reservations to ensure no one else would be able to board the plane with Ms.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Asian Pacific Post

Purchasing Power: Mynamar vs Vancouver

A fully furnished and operational boutique hotel has come on the market in Myanmar.

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The Columbian

Vancouver's Main Street Marijuana pot store reopens

Prices haven't dropped much since Main Street Marijuana shut its doors last week in protest of price gouging, but at least the quality is improving, said Ramsey Hamide, a manager.

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Entrepreneur Magazine

This Traveling Robot Isn't Just a Pile of Junk on the Side of the Road

If you see this pile of junk on the side of the road, think twice before speeding by.

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Luton Today

Travel: Canada's big skies, big fish and a wild west dream

Mention Canada and most people immediately think of a trip through the Rockies from Calgary to Vancouver - but In the first of two features about one of the Commonwealth country's lesser known provinces, travel writer Alan Wooding enjoys all that the prairie state of Saskatchewan has to offer.

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NY1

Experience Cape Breton Island in Small Batches

Cape Breton Island is home to a few single malt distilleries on this side of the pond.

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