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  1. Top court rules feds can destroy gun dataRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | DurhamRegion.com

    A divided Supreme Court of Canada says the federal government has the right to order the destruction of Quebec's federal gun registry data - but all three Quebec judges on the court disagreed. By a 5-4 margin, the Supreme Court upheld an earlier Quebec Court of Appeal ruling that sided with the government on its controversial decision to abolish the federal registry for long guns in 2011.

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  2. Iqaluit meeting: NNC board says sales receipts must show subsidyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Nunatsiaq News

    Nellie Cournoyea, vice chair of the Nutrition North Canada Advisory Board, and Stephen Van Dine, assistant deputy minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada, hosted the advisory board's public meeting on Nutrition North in Iqaluit, March 26. The Nutrition North Canada Advisory Board wants northern consumers to see all savings they gain from the Nutrition North Canada food freight subsidy program itemized on their grocery bills at the point of sale.

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  3. North Pole DiaryRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Outlook

    I write this just 12 kms from the North Pole. Vertically, that is--from a flight taking what's fondly called Santa's short-cut.

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  4. Ed Broadbent: 'C-51 is flawed. C-51 is dangerous. C-51 must be defeated'Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | MacLeans

    For the record, a transcript of Ed Broadbent's prepared remarks for the opening of the NDP's Progress Summit For the record, prepared remarks for Ed Broadbent's opening address to Progress Summit 2015 on March 27 in Ottawa: In a country as vast and complicated as ours, any movement in order to be successful needs diversity. It needs to reflect the priorities of communities right across Canada.

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  5. The Conservative crackdown on statutory releaseRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | MacLeans

    The government's next expected move: limiting the practice of releasing criminals two thirds of the way into their sentences The rhyming slogan on the Conservative Party of Canada web page is a hardy perennial: "Do the crime -do the time." The message beneath it declares, quite accurately, that "violent criminals are being released when they've only served two-thirds of their sentences," but promises that Prime Minister Stephen Harper is "putting an end to that."

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  6. Quebec vows to create its own long gun registry after top court rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | CBC News

    The Harper government passed legislation to end the federal long gun registry and destroyed most of its data in 2012. But the Quebec government argued it had a constitutional right to its records, so that province's data was protected until the issue was resolved in the courts.

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  7. Ontario's 'sunshine list' tops 100,000 members for first timeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Toronto Star

    The annual “ sunshine list ” of six-figures-and-up earners on the provincial public payroll released Friday included 111,438 people in 2014 - 13,642 more than the 97,796 the year before or a 13.9 per cent increase. That means the equivalent of the population of cities the size of Burlington or Thunder Bay made this year's tally.

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  8. RCMP, Canadian Rangers search for missing Taloyoak manRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | CBC News

    Search teams are looking for a 24-year-old Taloyoak man who appears to have been missing from the community since Wednesday night. Sgt. Yvonne Niego, with the Nunavut RCMP, says a search and rescue team has found tracks 20 km southeast of the Nunavut community and Canadian Rangers have been called in to help with the search.

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  9. Missing Taloyoak man found safe last nightRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | CBC News

    Sgt. Yvonne Niego, with the Nunavut RCMP, said a search and rescue team had found tracks 20 km southeast of the Nunavut community and Canadian Rangers had been called in to help look for the man. Yesterday, the temperature was dropping and flurries were developing in the area, reducing visibility.

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  10. Long live the (future) queens! Royal baby law comes into effect across CommonwealthRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | CBC News

    News that Prince William and Kate were expecting their first royal baby sparked the move to change the rules of succession to enshrine equal rights for female heirs. Those changes came into effect across the Commonwealth this week.

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  11. Court rules today on Quebec gun registry dataRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | DurhamRegion.com

    The Supreme Court of Canada is set to rule today on whether Quebec can maintain data on gun owners that was part of the now defunct federal gun registry. The federal government ordered the provinces to destroy all the data they collected for the registry, something the Quebec government challenged in the courts.

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  12. With Expertise and a Little Luck, East West Petroleum Reels in Profits Despite Oil Price PlungeRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | InvestorIdeas.com

    March 27, 2015 Many oil companies have been devastated by the oil price debacle. East West Petroleum, on the other hand, is making money, pumping more oil and strengthening its cash balance.

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  13. Top 10 Cdn destinationsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Castanet.net

    TripAdvisor has released the list of the top 10 places in Canada to visit, and the Okanagan did not make the cut. The Travellers' Choice Destination Awards honour top travel spots worldwide based on millions of reviews and opinions from TripAdvisor travellers.

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  14. Buckingham Palace comes calling for origins of Canada's WindsorsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | CBC News

    ... which was an important strategic point for both the French and British during their wars for control of North America in the 1700s. "There's no specific pinpoint of why the town is named Windsor," he said. "We think it relates to the British fort, ...

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  15. blackberryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2014 | IT Business

    The BlackBerry Playbook didn't last very long in the market, but the Canadian vendor is hoping a laser focus and some big partners will make its latest foray into the tablet market a success. Secusmart is a BlackBerry subsidiary based in Germany that develops technology solutions for protecting businesses and governments from electronic eavesdropping, and it has teamed with Samsung and IBM on its latest product: the SecuTablet.

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  16. Helping LGBT seniors make end-of-life preparationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Xtra!

    ... death. We live in this culture of death-denial," he says. "We have such ambivalence with death, especially in North America. On one hand, we're fascinated with it through television and movies, and on another, we're deathly afraid of it." The aim of ...

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  17. What to do in Ottawa March 27 to April 4Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Canada.com

    The Golden Egg hunt is back at the Canadian Museum of History, with 12 hidden around the Children's Museum with lucky finders receiving chocolate as reward, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., included with admission all weekend. historymuseum.ca The Home and Garden show offers one-on-one time with leading experts, many local exhibitors, hot design ideas and more, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., EY Centre.

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  18. Building a better apartment: How Canadian rental living comparesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | GlobalNews

    At least that's the conclusion reached by two Canadian architects who have recently travelled the world, looking at how rental and social housing is built in other countries. It's an issue that matters to many Canadians who live in the country's biggest cities.

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  19. Report: Canada's Government Is Allowing Its Oil Industry To Pollute Rivers And LakesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

    ... Liberal Party, approves of the Keystone pipeline project but not of the Northern Gateway Pipeline. Beyond North America, the election could have implications globally, as well. To date, Canada, under Harper, is the only country to have ratified and ...

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  20. Mental health issues rampant among Saami reindeer herders: CMWS presenterRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | CBC News

    Inuvialuit Circumpolar Council President Duane Smith opens the Circumpolar Mental Wellness Symposium in Iqaluit Wednesday. The Symposium ends on Friday.

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