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U.S., EU, Canada announce new sanctions against Russia

President Barack Obama speaks on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, on Tuesday as he announced new economic sanctions against key sectors of the Russian economy in the latest move to force Russian President Vladimir Putin to end his support for Ukrainian rebels.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Vladimir Putin

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Ottawa Citizen

Political debate over marijuana legalization heats up

The political debate over marijuana legalization in Canada could soon intensify, following a New York Times editorial that calls for the U.S. federal government to repeal its 44-year ban on pot.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, North America, Canada, World News, Prison

The Daily Townsman

We're prepared to die to protect lands:chiefs

Five First Nations leaders in Ontario say their people are prepared to lay down their lives to protect their traditional lands.

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InsideHalton.com

DND considers anti-missile defence system

The Canadian military is looking for an air defence system to protect its VIP aircraft, including the one used by Prime Minister Stephen Harper, from surface-to-air missiles.

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Related Topix: Strategic Defense Initiative, North America, Canada, World News, Manufacturing, Elbit Systems, Aerospace-Defense, US Military, US Air Force

The Globe and Mail

Australia's coal-fired energy slump could be a cautionary tale for Canada

Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper, right, and his Australian counterpart Tony Abbott shake hands at a joint news conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on June 9, 2014.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Financial Markets

Globe and Mail

Haunted by a crash but without any proof, war vet faces another battle

Leonard Wrightman, a 90-year-old veteran who was a pilot during World War Two, looks through old documents and photographs from the war, at his home in Keswick, Ontario, on Sunday, July 27, 2014.

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Related Topix: Canada, North America, World News, Air Accidents, Life, Veteran Affairs

CBC News

Jason Kenney's Calgary Southeast riding no longer pulling in out-of-province cash

Jason Kenney Canada's Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism stands on stage with a Chinese opera performer during a Chinese New Year celebration on Sunday February 17, 2013.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Alberta, VA

Globe and Mail

We'll pay for Harper's 'hit and run' diplomacy

If a different government emerges after next year's election, a long list of priorities await it.

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Related Topix: Travel, Iran, Azerbaijan Travel, Asia Travel, Iran Travel, Azerbaijan Travel, Pakistan Travel, Europe Travel, Iran, Pakistan Travel, Middle East Travel, Israel, World News, Middle East

Vancouver Sun

Vaughn Palmer: Appointment of new treaty adviser was long overdue

There's no question that the hodgepodge of gardens along CP Rail's Arbutus corridor are charming and no doubt that homeowners prefer gardens and a leafy walkway to trains.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Opinion

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Canada.com

Eric Morse: How to help Ukraine

Before it was the Commonwealth Games, it was the Empire Games, and Vancouver was the site 60 years ago this week.

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Related Topix: Baked Goods, Life, Food, Bread, North America, Canada, World News, Belarus,

Brandon Sun

Senate committee debates sanctions against Tory senator who hired girlfriend

A Senate committee is debating what - if any - sanction to level against a Quebec Conservative who was found to have breached parts of the upper chamber's conflict-of-interest code.

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Brandon Sun

PMO defends Harper government's recognition of feminist icon Casgrain

A spokesman for Prime Minister Stephen Harper dismisses accusations from the opposition parties and others that the government is erasing the late feminist icon Therese Casgrain from Canada's public history.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News

CBC News

Canada denies report that EU trade deal in trouble

Prime Minister Stephen Harper and European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso met at the EU Commission headquarters in Brussels to sign an 'agreement in principle' last October.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News

CJAD

Controversial Jewish Defence League coming to Montreal

A Jewish activist group described by some critics as ultra-nationalist and radical is setting up a branch in Montreal.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Digital Journal

Bloomberg

Former Harper Top Aide Nigel Wright Returns to Onex

Nigel Wright, former chief of staff to Prime Minister Stephen Harper , has returned to Onex Corp. , Canada's largest private-equity firm.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Onex, Investment Services, North America, Canada, World News

Arab Times

Berlin objects clauses outlining legal protection offered to firms

BERLIN, July 27, : Germany is to reject a multi-billion free trade deal between the European Union and Canada which is widely seen as a template for a bigger agreement with the United States, a leading German paper reported on Saturday.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Hill Times

Harper Conservatives hope to win 10 Quebec seats in next election

The road to a majority government in the next federal election for the Conservatives goes through Quebec, the only province where there's ample room to offset any potential losses in British Columbia and Atlantic Canada, say former senior Conservative Hill staffers and party strategists.

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Related Topix: Canada, North America, World News

The Hill Times

Harper's stance on Israel is good politics

Editor's Note: Comments that appear on the site are not the opinion of The Hill Times .

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The London Free Press

Canadian Taxpayers Federation attacks pay of 'unelected federal spin doctors'

OTTAWA Government spin doctors appear to have been spared from the feds' campaign to make major cuts from a bloated federal public service.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Information Services

CJAD

Prime minister Harper's wife shrugs off bee sting, is used to bees

Prime Minister Stephen Harper's wife probably would have preferred a taste of honey but ended up on the business end of a bee sting.

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Related Topix: Apiculture, Science

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