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48 min ago | Calgary Herald

When Alberta politics turns into French farce

With the Alberta government, you can never quite be sure how the worm will turn.

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Jim Parsons takes the Ice Bucket Challenge (August 17, 2014)

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

3 hrs ago | Canada.com

American retailer Marshalls opening Calgary store on Thursday

Centrally-located off of Macleod Trail South and near Glenmore Trail and the ever-popular Chinook Centre, the new off-price retailer has found a home at the Kingsland Village mall and will open its doors to the public on Thursday.

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3 hrs ago | Edmonton Journal

Provincial grant to boost tourist charms of The Fringe

The Edmonton Fringe Festival may already be a tourist attraction, but organizers are using a newly announced provincial grant to make it even better.

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3 hrs ago | The Asian Pacific Post

City of Vancouver responds to debt question

The City of Vancouver has a dynamic, highly diversified urban economy that is thriving as a result of its global brand, its leading global clusters in the high tech and creative sector, and its role as a global gateway to the Asia Pacific.

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4 hrs ago | Vancouver Courier

Back to School: Getting a deal on clothes for kids

Preparation for the inevitable return of school can be expensive. There are the school supplies, haircuts and the biggest expenditure of all - back to school clothes.

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8 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

Exhibition on painter Alex Colville set to launch at Art Gallery of Ontario

Master painter Alex Colville is remembered for his ability to immortalize the seemingly mundane moments of everyday life, often with tense and haunting undertones.

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12 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

Ford softens tone on streetcars, but opposes all-door boarding

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has shifted his position on the city's transit options, calling the streetcars he once disdained "pretty efficient" and announcing plans to fund improving the existing system should he be re-elected.

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13 hrs ago | Star Phoenix

Politically charged issue dominates doc talks

A cynic might already have concluded that the Toronto Blue Jays played way over their heads in May. At the time, however, that 21-9 record was real.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Nanaimo Daily News

Porter Airlines orders to pay cash to passengers bumped from domestic flights

Porter Airlines has been ordered by regulators to pay cash compensation to passengers bumped from its domestic flights, joining the country's two latest airlines which already offer such compensation.

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SooToday

Racism common at WW1 recruiting stations

Linda Kawamoto Reid, chair of the Japanese Canadian War Memorial Committee, stands for a photograph at the memorial in Stanley Park in Vancouver, B.C., on Tuesday August 5, 2014.

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Newsday

Robot ends 6,000km Canada hitch-hike

A robot sent out to travel across Canada by hitch-hiking has completed its 6,000km trip - apparently in one piece.

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Canada.com

Guided Segway tours launched in Calgary

Susana Ranca leads friends visiting from her native Romania on a Segway tour on the Elbow River pathway.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

English Bay a beacon for runners, sunbathers and sightseers in Vancouver

English Bay offers a spectacular view, ships anchored in the water, an expansive number of beaches and a surprising amount of art.

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AkiPress

14:53 Filmmakers of Kurmanjan Datka arrive in Montreal to prepare for ...

The filmmakers of Kurmanjan Datka has arrived in Montreal to prepare for participation in the Film Festival, the Embassy of Kyrgyzstan to the United States and Canada said on August 18. Film's producer Jyldyzkan Joldosheva, film director Sadyk Sher-Niyaz, main actress Elina Abay kyzy, associate producer Brett Syson and assistant director ... (more)

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The Chronicle Herald

Cheticamp fit for survival

In 1785, an English governor offered wind-terrorized land no one else wanted on Cape Breton's west coast to a few displaced Acadian families.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Canada.com

Food bank demand soars amid southern Alberta housing crunch

In Cochrane alone, demand has jumped more than 26 per cent from July 2013 to June 2014 - and the number of children being fed by hampers is up almost 43 per cent.

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WKXW-FM Trenton

Craig Allen's father is resuming his bike tour across Canada

A few weeks back, we thought it was all overmy father's bike odyssey across Canada.

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Globe and Mail

TTC set to consider costly new service plan

Westbound King St.streetcars lined up in traffic near Spadina Ave. on May 13. Westbound King St.streetcars lined up in traffic near Spadina Ave. on May 13. The Toronto Transit Commission will consider a new service plan this week that would include changes such as all-door boarding on streetcars and buses, but would also come with a ... (more)

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Newsday

Executive Suite: John Costanzo, Jericho

Canadians are buying more products from the United States with their stronger dollar and their ability to make Internet purchases, which means double-digit growth for the Canadian shipping company Purolator International in Jericho, according to John Costanzo, president.

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The Toronto Star

Could time-based transfers and all-door boarding be coming to the TTC?

A two-hour fare and all-door boarding on buses and streetcars could be coming to the TTC as early as January, if a staff-recommended $69-million-a-year service expansion plan is approved.

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