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  1. MacKay says $20-million fund to help sex workers get out is 'over-subscribed'Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | CFRA

    There are more groups than money available for the government's proposed $20 million plan to get sex workers out of the industry, Justice Minister Peter MacKay said Friday. MacKay said the government will soon announce who receives funds to participate in the program that aims to help sex workers transition from the trade, but he didn't provide a time frame.

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  2. How, and why, the Tories have suddenly reshaped leaders' debatesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Globe and Mail

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper waves to members of the Jewish community prior to receiving the King David Award during a dinner gala in Montreal, Thursday, May 21, 2015. His party has dramatically reshaped the traditional model of leaders' debates.

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  3. Shipyards on track, Seaspan saysRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | North Shore News

    ... gathered on Wednesday, "We are standing in a world-class facility. It's currently the best facility in North America to build ships." Andrew Saxton, Conservative MP for North Vancouver, said he doesn't expect Seaspan to lose any part of its national ...

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  4. Canadian journalist and former Maclean's editor-in-chief Kevin Doyle dead at 72Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | Nanaimo Daily News

    Doyle began his career as a reporter with the Windsor Star, worked as a parliamentary and foreign correspondent with The Canadian Press, then as managing editor at Maclean's. After becoming the founding editor of the FP News Service in Ottawa, Doyle then spent two years as an editor with Newsweek before returning to Toronto as Maclean's editor-in-chief from 1982-93.

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  5. Real Estate magnate Joseph J. Barnicke loved family, work and the churchRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

    Saskatchewan-born entrepreneur Joseph J. Barnicke, who founded J.J. Barnicke Ltd. real estate brokerage, was made a member of the Order of Canada in 1989. Saskatchewan-born entrepreneur Joseph J. Barnicke, who founded J.J. Barnicke Ltd. real estate brokerage, was made a member of the Order of Canada in 1989.

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  6. Daughter's memory prompts parents to push for safer sportsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

    Rowan Stringer, seen carrying the ball, was suffering from a concussion when she was hit in the head in a rugby game and never regained consciousness. Rowan Stringer, seen carrying the ball, was suffering from a concussion when she was hit in the head in a rugby game and never regained consciousness.

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  7. Andrew Coyne: Bogus gaffe charge obscures legitimate debate over universal vs. targeted tax benefitsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Canada.com

    MLA Jenny Kwan says a number of her oldest constituents have seen their home care hours reduced by half, meaning the only help they get is a weekly bath. People love Vancouver.

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  8. Londoner youngest player on national para-soccer teamRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The London Free Press

    Canadian world championship soccer team member Nick Heffernan, 16, goes through ha set of drills with coach Bruce Page at Centrefield Sports in London, Ont. on Wednesday May 20, 2015.

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  9. Canadian singer Whitney Rose distills country into a classic,...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Canada.com

    But. It just wouldn't seem right not to tell Canadian country artist Whitney Rose that after listening to her latest album Heartbreaker of the Year one is left with the unshakable desire to spend a night of hard drinking with her. "That's the first time that I've gotten that from the record, but I appreciate it because I'm actually a pretty fun time."

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  10. Lamphier: No wonder Vancouverites hate oil pipelinesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Edmonton Journal

    National Geographic magazine has been kind to Edmonton in a way that few other outside publications have been in recent decades. National Geographic Traveller, the company's consumer travel magazine, has named Edmonton one of the Top Ten destinations in the world to visit this summer.

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  11. NorthwesTel joins CRTC internet speed testing projectRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | CBC News

    NorthwesTel is joining internet service providers across the country in a test project on internet speeds and is looking for volunteers to take part. Broadband internet customers who participate will receive one of 6,000 "white boxes," which connects to the customer's router and measures connection speed.

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  12. Maclean's on the Hill: Terror arrests, confusion after a shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | MacLeans

    Each week, the Maclean's Ottawa bureau sits down with Cormac MacSweeney to discuss the headlines of the week. This week, Cormac speaks with Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney about Canada's most recent terror-related arrests.

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  13. Government issues fire ban for northern SaskatchewanRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Prince Albert Daily Herald

    On Friday, the Ministry of Environment placed northern Saskatchewan under a fire ban. The grey on the map indicates, which areas are affected including Little Red River Park and the Prince Albert National Park.

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  14. Understanding Canada's thalidomide compensation dealRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Globe and Mail

    Thalidomide survivor Marie Harnois peels a cucumber in her home in Drummondville, Quebec, March 29, 2015. The government annnounced an annual pension payout for victims of the drug.

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  15. Health Canada approves use of colitis drug EntyvioRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The London Free Press

    Canadian with ulcerative colitis may soon gain access to promising medication that came about thanks to a London doctor's efforts. Health Canada has approved the use of Entyvio, which targets over-active immune cells in the gut without hampering the immune system elsewhere.

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  16. Canadian women qualify for Olympic rugby sevens competition at Rio 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Canada.com

    It was a day to remember for John Tait's women's rugby sevens side as it battered the opposition Friday en route to becoming the first Canadian team to qualify for the 2016 Olympics. Fresh from blanking Spain and dumping the host Dutch on Day 1 of the final event of the Women's Sevens Series season, World Rugby officials notified the Canadians that they had secured enough points to book their ticket to Rio de Janeiro.

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  17. Harper visits riding lost by a hair in 2011Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | InsideHalton.com

    Among the seats the NDP captured in Quebec during the last election was a riding won by only nine votes - and the Conservatives want it back. Prime Minister Stephen Harper headed to the community of Berthier-sur-Mer, Que., Friday, a small town of roughly 1,400 people best known for the nearby Grosse Ile National Historic Site.

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  18. Harper announces $30 million for tourism sectorRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Barriere Star Journal

    The federal government intends to invest $30 million over three years in the country's tourism sector in order to attract more Americans north of the border. Prime Minister Stephen Harper made the announcement on Friday in Grosse-Ile, an island on the St. Lawrence River about 80 kilometres east of Quebec City.

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  19. Bennett gung-ho on energyRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Castanet.net

    Canada's Minister of Energy and Mines, Bill Bennett, had only good things to say about some contentious energy projects in B.C. during his address to the Kelowna Chamber of Commerce. Bennett spoke to a receptive crowd of about 60 at the Coast Capri Hotel, Friday.

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  20. Stephen Maher: Will Harper's debate gamble pay off, or will it prove his downfall?Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | National Post

    Stephen Harper sure is hard to read, but in the game of high-stakes poker over the election debates, he seems to have misread the other players. On Thursday, representatives of the NDP, Liberals, Greens and Bloc agreed to do one English and one French debate to be broadcast by CTV, CBC, Global and Radio Canada, which would reach millions of Canadian TVs.

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