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  1. Stakes raised for Briera s Battle of Alberta after slow starts by Morris, KoeRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Lethbridge Herald

    Eight curlers who have history with each other and two teams skipped by Calgarians at a Brier in their hometown had already set Tuesday evening up as the marquee draw of the round robin. The curling resumes of John Morris, Kevin Koe and their teammates put them among the pre-tournament favourites at the Canadian men's curling championship.

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  2. Former PMO insiders, Conservative MPs subpoenaed for Mike Duffy trialRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CBC News

    The trial for suspended senator Mike Duffy, centre, is scheduled to begin April 7. The trial will hear from current and former PMO staffers, including, clockwise from upper left, Nigel Wright, Benjamin Perrin, Ray Novak and David van Hemmen. Some of Prime Minister Stephen Harper's closest former advisers will appear as Crown witnesses in the trial of suspended senator Mike Duffy, CBC News has learned.

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  3. Face shots, IDs of soldiers headed for NATO training mission banned by defence departmentRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Globe and Mail

    The media was barred from photographing or interviewing Canadian soldiers as they left Monday for a training mission in eastern Europe, a broadening of a ban imposed last fall at the height of concern over Islamic State terrorists. Despite having been invited to a photo opportunity, the media was prohibited from taking pictures of the faces or name tags of the 125 troops who left Garrison Petawawa, Ont., for a three-month exercise involving NATO troops in Poland and Latvia.

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  4. Wheat Kings this Week: Ready to clinch Eastern ConferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | My Manitoba.com

    The Brandon Wheat Kings have clinched one banner and now have their sights set on a new one as the Western Hockey League club enters the final month or the 2014-15 regular season schedule. After clinching their first Eastern Division title in five years over the weekend, the Wheat Kings continue to inch closer to their first Eastern Conference title since 1996.

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  5. Pete McMartin: Why support for refugees and not for Canadians, readers askRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Vancouver Sun

    Description: A synthetic narcotic, fentanyl has been detected in an increasing number of illicit drug overdose deaths in Metro Vancouver. Many of the people who died were recreational and/or occasional users and don't appear to have known they were ingesting fentanyl, as it is easily hidden in other drugs.

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  6. Lack of diplomatic ties snarls search for Toronto pastor missing in North KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Globe and Mail

    Rev. Hyeon Soo Lim was expected to call home on Feb. 4. When he did not, the church initially did not panic: North Korea has in recent months quarantined visitors for up to 21 days to ensure they do not have the Ebola virus. But more than a month has passed with no word, and his church is worried Mr. Lim has been detained in a country that has jailed several foreign Christians in recent years.

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  7. Creating without boundariesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    On March 5 at 7:30 p.m. as part of the Thursday Artist Talk series at the Surrey Art Gallery, you'll hear how these "limitless boundaries" in many areas of her life are so important to her creative process. "Curiosity, experimentation, and engagement of all my senses are the guiding forces that assist me to create unique and original art," Goldberg says.

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  8. Gordon Smith to donate personal collection to West Vancouver MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Globe and Mail

    Gordon Smith, the legendary Canadian painter, has an extensive personal art collection and a dream: He wants it to stay in West Vancouver, where he has lived for more than 60 years. In his Arthur Erickson-designed house by the ocean, he explained his decision to donate the collection - which includes works by other renowned Canadian artists including Jeff Wall, Douglas Coupland and Bill Reid - to the West Vancouver Museum.

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  9. Canadian jailed for molestation in NepalRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Chilliwack Times

    Two men who testified against Ernest Fenwick MacIntosh say his conviction in Nepal for the sexual abuse of a nine-year-old boy is both a relief and a painful reminder of how the system failed to bring him to justice in time in Canada. MacIntosh, 71, was sentenced Sunday to seven years in prison in Nepal for sexually abusing a minor boy, the Associated Press reported Monday.

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  10. 'Spocking' Laurier on fiver not illegal: BoCRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Chilliwack Times

    It turns out there's not a lot of logic in the belief that it's against the law to Vulcanize Sir Wilfrid Laurier's likeness on the $5 bill. The death of Leonard Nimoy last week inspired people to post photos on social media of marked-up banknotes that show Canada's seventh prime minister transformed to resemble Spock, Nimoy's famous "Star Trek" character.

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  11. Meet Sven Baertschi: Vancouver's newest Canuck, an ex-WHL wizardRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    The Vancouver Canucks sped up their rebuild - is it a rebuild if you make the playoffs, by the way? - on Monday, taking the bet that Baertschi, teamed with scorer Ty Rattie, tore up the WHL during the 2011/12 WHL season, putting up 94 points in just 47 games with Portland. He has struggled to crack and stay with the Calgary Flames' roster, instead rotating between the NHL team and its affiliate clubs in Abbotsford and Adirondack since the 2012-13 lockout.

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  12. Players to watch in CSSHL playoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    The Canadian Sport School Hockey League has seen its share of high end player's lace up the skates over the years from Matt Dumba of the Minnesota Wild to Curtis Lazar of the Ottawa Senators and captain of the 2015 gold-medal winning Canadian World Junior team, however the crop of prospects currently playing in the Prep Division may be the best yet. The 2014-15 season has nine of the 21 players selected in the first round of the 2014 WHL Bantam Draft calling the division home, along with more than 20 players taken in later rounds.

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  13. Want the government to build a Death Star? Online petition may get an answerRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | GlobalNews

    A digital petition once famously forced the White House to provide official comment on an oddball suggestion for stimulating the U.S. economy: building a heavily armed intergalactic space station. And while it won't mean Canadians will be able to easily solicit the federal government's thoughts on a made-in-Canada Death Star, the House of Commons will also soon acknowledge grassroots entreaties in electronic form.

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  14. Offenders deemed not criminally responsible unlikely to reoffend: expertsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | CBC News

    Vince Li is pictured in a Portage La Prairie, August 5, 2008. Li, who was found not criminally responsible for beheading a fellow passenger on a Greyhound bus, has been granted unescorted trips from his mental hospital.THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods Late Friday the news broke that the Manitoba Criminal Code Review Board will allow more freedoms to a man who shocked the country in the summer of 2008 when he beheaded a fellow passenger on a cross-country bus trip.

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  15. Boldly go ahead, doodlers: bank says 'Spocking' Laurier on $5 not illegalRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Regina Leader Post

    A likeness of Leonard Nimoy is drawn on a $5 bill in a handout photo. It turns out there's not a lot of logic in the belief that it's against the law to Vulcanize Wilfrid Laurier's likeness on the $5 bill.The death of Leonard Nimoy last week inspired people to post photos on social media of marked-up banknotes that show the former prime minister transformed to resemble Spock, Nimoy's famous "Star Trek" character.

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  16. Canadian men pleased Ernest Fenwick MacIntosh jailed in Nepal for abuse of childRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

    Canadian national Ernest Fenwick MacIntosh, accused of sexually abusing a Nepalese child, is escorted by police for his appearance at the District Court in Lalitpur on February 5, 2015. Canadian national Ernest Fenwick MacIntosh, accused of sexually abusing a Nepalese child, is escorted by police for his appearance at the District Court in Lalitpur on February 5, 2015.

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  17. Nacogdoches celebrates Texas Independence DayRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Joel Harreld potrays William Barrett Travis as he reads Travis' letter pleading for help in the fight against Santa Anna. A member of the Texas Army fires a musket at a historical marker dedication at Nacogdoches City Hall.

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  18. Playing Footy in the Great White NorthRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Link

    ... and the men's Quebec Saints, both 18-a-side teams. They will travel and compete against other teams from North America in exhibition matches or at the U.S. Nationals. "To me, it's the most natural game," said Shaughnessy. "You want to get the ...

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  19. Jason Kenney's tweet confirming soldier's death sparked anger, frustrationRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Ottawa Citizen

    Internal emails show a minister's tweet sparked confusion, frustration and anger as Cpl. Nathan Cirillo's comrades learned about the Canadian soldier's death on Oct. 22 from news reports rather than through official military channels.

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  20. DIARY-Top Economic Events to March 15Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | Reuters

    Bank of England's Paul Fisher speaks at the Economist's Insurance Summit 2015 - 0910 GMT. LONDON - Bank of England's Anthony Habgood and Governor Mark Carney appears before Treasury Select Committee - Grabiner Report - 1000 GMT.

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