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  1. Academic Conference Taking Place at Concordia to Examine LGBT Rights in Canada and AbroadRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | The Link

    LGBT rights around the world; data from the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association. Countries in dark green are jurisdictions where same-sex marriage is legal.

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  2. Soldier launches class action against government over home sale lossesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | CBC News

    Master Warrant Officer Neil Dodsworth has helped launch a proposed class action lawsuit against the federal government over the Home Equity Assistance program. A Canadian soldier who lost more than $72,000 selling his home has launched a proposed class action lawsuit accusing the federal government of denying full compensation to dozens of military personnel who suffered large financial hits when ordered to move.

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  3. CRTC vows to ignore Netflix and GoogleRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | CJAD

    Canada's broadcast regulator is hitting the 'delete' button on Netflix and Google, telling the online video services their submissions at hearings into the future of television will be ignored. The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission wrote to the companies Monday, saying it will remove presentations made by the two companies from the public record.

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  4. Pleased to meet youRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Western Star

    Write a regular column about the Atlantic provinces, my bosses said. Write about the issues we all have in common.

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  5. Race gives electric car's abilities a chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Telegram

    A lot of people might not realize it but the race to establish the electric car has already been won, at least in terms of availability. The struggle for the companies offering them is convincing people they can travel long distances in them in all kinds of weather.

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  6. Fonsekart Heads to the Hong Kong Contemporary Art Fair with an Exciting Collection of Icons in TowRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | PRWeb

    Pedro Fonseca also known as Fonsekart is Can Cun's hottest artist. Fonsekart will be heading to Hong Kong for the Contemporary Art Fair to debut Icon Collection abroad.

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  7. Canada Regulator Bars Google, Netflix From TV ReviewRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    Canada's telecommunications regulator said it won't take comments from Netflix Inc. and Google Inc. into consideration when it decides on new rules for TV after the companies refused to provide information on how Canadians watch their content. The Canadian Radio-television Telecommunications Commission held hearings earlier this month on how it should adjust regulations that deal with cable TV and online streaming services.

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  8. Health Canada cracking down on flavoured smokesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | GlobalNews

    Ottawa is aiming to crack down on flavoured cigarettes that target young smokers, but anti-smoking advocates say the government's plan is too little, too late. Health Minister Rona Ambrose is proposing regulatory amendments that would further restrict access to the tobacco products and close what Health Canada calls a "loophole" in the current rules.

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  9. Jets-Oilers wrap-upRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

    Yakimov Edm 1:50, Frolik Wpg 1:57, Stuart Wpg 3:46, Cormier Wpg 9:13, Pinizzotto Edm 9:13, Peluso Wpg 13:48. Penalties -- Lowry Wpg 0:39, Albert Wpg 10:08, Nurse Edm 16:50, Cormier Wpg 19:40.

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  10. Uh-oh, more goalie worriesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

    Jason Franson / THE CANADIAN PRESS Winnipeg Jets forward Adam Lowry and the Edmonton Oilersi 1 2 Brad Hunt battle in the corner during first-period action in Edmonton Monday. EDMONTON -- If it's true NHL pre-season games mean both zero and diddly -- and, officially, they do -- then some advice for Winnipeg Jets fans: Put down the torches and pitchforks.

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  11. The Legend of OdaineRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | The Link

    ... have his certificate packed alongside a plane ticket to his next professional endeavor in either Europe or North America this time next year. "This is definitely my year to get back to the level I was at, say, two, three years ago maybe," said ...

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  12. Canada to funnel money into upgrades to keep CF-18 fighter jets flyingRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Globe and Mail

    A Canadian Forces CF-18 Hornet fighter jet taxis at the Birgi NATO Airbase in Trapani, Sicily, March 24, 2011. Ottawa is considering two main options for its plans to commit $45-billion to controversial new fighter jets - and both point back to Lockheed Martin F-35 as the clear front-runner.

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  13. Harper's election timing? Expect the unexpectedRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Globe and Mail

    A federal election this fall? Don't rule it out. Top Liberal Party strategist Gerald Butts says his party is preparing for that scenario, among others.

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  14. History abounds in HBC ArchiveRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... recorded detailed observations and measures of the land, sea and atmosphere as they approached and landed in North America. It is a unique record for one twelfth of the earth's land surface, prior to any significant human activities. The company ...

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  15. Shahina Siddiqui, President of the Islamic Social Services...Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

    Shahina Siddiqui, President of the Islamic Social Services Association holds the handbook, United Against Terrorism - A Collaborative Effort Towards A Secure, Inclusive and Just Canada, at a press conference in the Winnipeg Central Mosque in Winnipeg Monday. A national anti-terrorist handbook was launched today in Winnipeg as the first step to counter ISIS and El al-Qaida extremists on Canadian soil.

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  16. Head of aboriginal women's group stepping down to seek Liberal nominationRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

    Native Women's Association of Canada President Michele Audette speaks as Alex Neve, Secretary-General of Amnesty International Canada, looks on during a press conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Monday, September 29, 2014 calling for the ending of violence against Aboriginal women and girls to be a priority for Canadians in this election year. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick OTTAWA - The president of the Native Women's Association of Canada will relinquish her post later this year as she seeks to run for the federal Liberals in the next election.

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  17. Justin Long faked a Canadian accent as a kid; says 'Tusk' not meant to offendRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Lifestyles

    Actor Justin Long is pictured in a Toronto hotel as he promotes "Tusk" during the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival on Monday, Sept. 8, 2014. 1 comment

  18. Blue Dot Movement rolls across CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Red Deer Advocate

    As an elder, I've watched Canada and the world change in many ways, for better and worse. Thanks in part to cheap energy and technological growth, the human population has more than tripled, from 2.2 billion in 1936 when I was born to about seven billion today.

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  19. Mexico detains gang accused of $2.2 mln in monthly crude oil theftRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Reuters

    Mexico arrested five members of a gang suspected of stealing more than 4 million liters of crude oil per month, the government said on Monday, which amounts to at least $2.2 million at current Mexican crude prices. Tomas Zeron, head of the attorney general's criminal investigations unit, told reporters that among the detainees is the gang's leader, a businessman in the state of Guanajuato who held a 2011 gasoline distribution concession from state oil company Pemex.

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  20. Financial advice: The issue is transparency, not numbersRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

    It's always about dollars and cents when the investment industry tries to make the case for getting financial advice, not the professionalism of the people offering the guidance. The latest example is a new study showing that if more people used advisers, we could solve two challenges posed by our aging population.

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