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  1. Accused B.C. terrorist says killing women, children sometimes OK, court hearsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Lethbridge Herald

    John Nuttall is shown in a still image taken from RCMP undercover video. Nuttall, a man on trial for plotting to blow up the B.C. legislature on Canada Day, says killing women and children is OK as long as it isn't done on purpose.

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  2. Will tax measures benefiting all families benefit federal political leaders?Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Nanaimo Daily News

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper and his wife Laureen take a "selfie" while their son Ben looks on during Canada Day celebrations on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Tuesday, July 1, 2014. When the prime minister says the government's new tax package will benefit all Canadian families with children under 18, will that include his own? Stephen Harper isn't saying.

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  3. Happy 125, Town of Gore BayRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Manitoulin Expositor

    ... on hand. A special 125th anniversary dinner and dance will take place on Saturday, May 30, followed by July 1 Canada Day activities taking place. As well, the Gore Bay/Western Manitoulin Car Rally will take place this fall, and a New Year's Eve ...

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  4. Celebrating 20 yearsRead the original story

    Monday Mar 30 | Journal-Pioneer

    ... the social, economic or cultural life of the city. Laughlin said the C. Ross MacKenzie Award, for contribution to Canada Day, will still be handed on July 1 during the city's celebrations. She couldn't confirm how much separate awards ceremony cost ...

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  5. Time for Pacific CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | Prince George Citizen

    ... renowned. We have the historic Barkerville, the town that celebrated the first Dominion Day. It is now called Canada Day but it was established on July 1 as a reply to the ruckus raised by the American miners on July 4. It's a Pacific Canadian ...

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  6. Let's celebrate Canada DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Airdrie City View

    Family Fun events are being held in the City Hall parking lot from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on July 1 followed by the Canada Day Parade, starting at 10 a.m. Fireworks and family events will follow in the evening at Ed Eggerer Athletic Park beginning at 7 p.m. with the fireworks following at dusk. The theme for the parade this year is 'The Year of the Flag.'

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  7. Low-income families get new tax credit next yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Edmonton Journal

    ... This tax credit has gone up annually at the same rate as inflation, but will see a more lucrative change as of Canada Day next year. The enhancement in this case will see the rate at which benefits are phased in increased from eight per cent to 11 ...

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  8. How B.C.'s Carly Rae Jepsen beat the one-hit wonder labelRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Vancouver Sun

    Canadian singer Carly Rae Jepsen performs at the Canada Day celebrations on Parliament Hill, in Ottawa Monday, July, 1, 2013. It's been almost exactly three years since you first heard those hypnotic strings that kicked off Carly Rae Jepsen's incredible earworm hit Call Me Maybe, the dance tune that took over music and YouTube videos for months.

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  9. Undercover sting into alleged legislature bomb plot ends in Abbotsford motelRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    On July 1, 2013, the man co-accused of allegedly plotting to detonate pressure-cooker bombs at the B.C. legislature on Canada Day nervously paced inside an Abbotsford motel room wondering why the devices didn't explode. "Those... timers worked until I gave them to hima I tested them over and over," John Nuttall says to his wife Amanda Korody in an undercover police video shown to a jury Monday at B.C. Supreme Court in Vancouver.

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  10. Undercover sting into alleged legislature bomb plot ends in Abbotsford motelRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Surrey Leader

    On July 1, 2013, the man co-accused of allegedly plotting to detonate pressure-cooker bombs at the B.C. legislature on Canada Day nervously paced inside an Abbotsford motel room wondering why the devices didn't explode. "Those... timers worked until I gave them to hima I tested them over and over," John Nuttall says to his wife Amanda Korody in an undercover police video shown to a jury Monday at B.C. Supreme Court in Vancouver.

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  11. Accused terrorist fears Muslim retaliationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | GlobalNews

    ... Earlier, Nuttall said he expected the death toll to reach as high as 200 and that he harboured no regrets for the Canada Day attack.

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  12. 'I'm sorry Allah, we tried': Accused Victoria bomb plotter in video after thwarted attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Globe and Mail

    Hundreds of people take part in a Canada Day "living flag" photo on the B.C. Legislature lawn on July 1 ,2013. Hundreds of people take part in a Canada Day "living flag" photo on the B.C. Legislature lawn on July 1 ,2013.

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  13. B.C. terror suspect anxious awaiting Canada Day attack that never cameRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | GlobalNews

    He and his wife, Amanda Korody , had planted their homemade pressure-cooker bombs at the British Columbia legislature in the early morning of July 1, 2013, a jury has heard, and the time of the planned detonation had come and gone. Nuttall and Korody sat in a motel room in Abbotsford, southeast of Vancouver, waiting for the news to break into TV coverage of Canada Day festivities.

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  14. Ian Mulgrew: Bomb plot couple expected to fly to freedomRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Vancouver Sun

    In wire taps released Monday by B.C. Supreme Court, terror suspect John Nuttall tells an undercover officer "we wanna get the softest target with the, with the least amount of risk." VANCOUVER - The 2013 Canada Day plot ended for the Surrey couple accused of terrorism not with a bang but with a phone call from their undercover RCMP handler promising escape.

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  15. Ottawa's share of immigrants drops; newcomers look to Montreal and the WestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Canada.com

    TORONTO, ON: JULY 1, 2010 -- A group of new Canadians waves flags after taking the oath of citizenship and receiving their citizenship certificates during the Canadian citizenship ceremony on Canada Day, July 1, 2010 at Queen's Park in Toronto. The ceremony welcomed thirty candidates from eighteen different countries.

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  16. Ottawa's share of immigrants in decline as newcomers look to Montreal and the WestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Canada.com

    ... the oath of citizenship and receiving their citizenship certificates during the Canadian citizenship ceremony on Canada Day, July 1, 2010 at Queen's Park in Toronto. The ceremony welcomed thirty candidates from eighteen different countries. (Aaron ...

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  17. Canada Day crowd at B.C. legislature was target in thwarted bomb plot, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2013 | Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

    The devices seized by police in a terrorist plot in Victoria at the Legislature on Canada Day. Photograph By RCMP Hundreds of people gather on the legislature lawn, dressed in red and white, to form the Canada Day living flag.

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  18. Langley's Bard in the Valley looking for actorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Langley Advance

    ... will begin on July 1, at 3 p.m. on the lawn in front of Fort Langley's historic community hall during Canada Day celebrations and Thursday July 2 at 7 p.m. at the same location with a possible performance there on July 3. The Township 7 Winery in ...

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  19. Gov. Gen. David Johnston gets two-year job extensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Canada.com

    ... former prime minister Brian Mulroney. Governor General David Johnston inspects the Guard of Honour during Canada Day celebrations on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Tuesday July 1, 2014. In a 2013 interview with Postmedia News, Johnston was asked what he ...

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  20. White Rock searching for Canada Day entertainmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Peace Arch News

    The City of White Rock is seeking entertainers to participate in the annual Canada Day by the Bay celebration July 1. According to a news release, the goal is to "feature local talent that covers a variety of different genres of music." The venue will be the same as 2014's celebration, with an outdoor stage in Memorial Park beside the White Rock Museum & Archives.

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