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Circumpolar Inuit gather as ICC assembly opens in Inuvik

ICC Canada president Duane Smith was acclaimed back into that position July 19 Inuvik at the organization's annual general meeting.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Toronto Star

Remains of Flight MH17 victims to be moved to Netherlands

Mourners comfort each other at a memorial in Rotterdam on Monday for Jenny Loh and Shun Po Fan, died aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. Dutch forensic investigators on Monday were given access to train cars containing the remains of 282 victims.

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Related Topix: Terrorism, World News, Russia, Malaysia, North America, Canada

Nor'Wester

Lose our reputation'

Andrew Abbass has filed a complaint with the Corner Brook RNC alleging that Prime Minister Stephen Harper is advocating for genocide in his support for Israel.

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CBC News

Mike Duffy charged Senate to attend personal funerals, RCMP say

The RCMP served Mike Duffy's lawyer with the official charge sheet early Monday, outlining the 31 criminal code violations the suspended former Conservative senator is accused of committing.

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The Baltimore Sun

Canada to impose sanctions on Russian sectors

Canada will impose sanctions on a broad range of entities related to various Russian industries in response to action in Ukraine and to the shooting down of a Malaysian airliner over eastern Ukraine, Prime Minister Stephen Harper said on Monday.

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Crikey

MH17: now not the time for diplomatic nuance - and G20 decisions can wait

The Abbott government's foreign policy so far has not been characterised by subtlety.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Globe and Mail

New Brunswick Liberals accused of stonewalling on abortion funding

Federal Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau's pro-choice stand is reverberating through New Brunswick, where abortion-rights activists are vowing to make the closing of the Fredericton Morgentaler clinic an election issue - and the provincial Liberal leader is offering little support.

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Canada.com

Den Tandt: Harper's - new' Canadian foreign policy will likely outlast him

Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird in St. Petersburg, Russia, prior to the G20 Summit in 2013.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Diplomatic drive intensifies as Gaza death toll soars

Fresh Israeli bombardments killed five people in Gaza on Sunday, hiking the death toll from the assault to over 350, as diplomatic efforts to end the conflict picked up with UN chief Ban Ki-moon due in the region.

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TheBlaze.com

How Differently the Obama Admin. and the Canadian Gov't Are Responding to Israel's Moves

We will be discussing this story and all the day's news on our live BlazeCast with Editor-in-Chief Scott Baker beginning at 3pm ET: While the Obama administration has urged Israel to limit the scope of its ground operation in Gaza to only striking tunnels used by terrorists, Canada's Conservative Party-led government has expressed unbridled support ... (more)

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Canada.com

Could Harper be forced to testify at Mike Duffy's trial?

Opposition parties said Thursday they believe Prime Minister Stephen Harper should testify once charges against suspended senator Mike Duffy come to a trial.

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CBC News

Mike Duffy and the bribery thing: why a one-way charge?

Of all the 31 charges announced against Mike Duffy by the RCMP Thursday, the one that whip lashed most observers and stirred up the bulk of media coverage was the lone charge of "bribery of a judicial officer."

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Canada.com

Andrei Anghel identified as Canadian on downed Malaysian plane

A 24-year-old Ontario medical student was among the 298 people killed when a Malaysia Airlines plane was downed over Ukraine, his family said Friday.

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The Globe and Mail

Supreme Court justices express skepticism about Harper's latest appointment

Justice Marc Nadon listens to opening remarks as he appears before a parliamentary committee following his nomination to the Supreme Court of Canada Wednesday October 2, 2013 on Parliament Hill in Ottawa.

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Globe and Mail

To Harper, a 'majority'

"I think that our consultations certainly indicate majority support for the actions we are taking," Prime Minister Stephen Harper said of the government's Protecting Communities and Exploited Persons Act - their anti-sex-work legislation.

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The Globe and Mail

Police must allow hospitalized drunk drivers the right to seek counsel: Supreme Court rules

In a firm support of the right to counsel, the Supreme Court has told police that they need to be prompt and pro-active in helping suspects find a telephone to call their lawyer.

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Vancouver Sun

Premier Brad Wall hits out at Senate | Video

Saskatchewan premier Brad Wall has again hit out at the Senate calling it a "complete anachronism" and that "is accountable to the party discipline of the government of the day and the Prime Minister that appoints them".

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The Globe and Mail

Australia's carbon reversal sets new tone for global climate talks

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott's move to repeal his country's carbon tax provides an international boost for the Harper government, which has regularly attacked opponents who propose putting a price on emissions in Canada.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

National Post

Mike Duffy's lawyer 'confident' suspended senator will be cleared of criminal charges

Suspended senator Mike Duffy will vigorously defend himself, his lawyer said Thursday after a staggering 31 criminal charges were laid against him for fraud, breach of trust and even bribery.

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The Globe and Mail

Harper blames Russia for driving conflict in region, in aftermath of MH17 disaster

Prime Minister Stephen Harper is pointing a finger at Russia in the aftermath of a Malaysia Airlines plane crash in Ukraine that killed nearly 300 people, saying the plane was "shot down" and that, while the cause is unclear, it is Russian aggression that is driving conflict in the region.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, North America, Canada, World News, Russia

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