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2 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

Ex-MP Stockwell Day joins company planning to build B.C. bitumen refinery

Former federal cabinet minister Stockwell Day is shown in the House of Commons on March 24, 2011.

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6 hrs ago | CFRA

Madely's Morning Minute - Aug. 21

One of the CFL's longest serving commissioners is leaving his post. Mark Cohon will not return for a third term when his contract expires in April.

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10 hrs ago | MacLeans

Stories we're watching: Obama firm on ISIS after Foley murder

Obama calls for global response against ISIS after James Foley murder. President Barack Obama said the U.S. wouldn't back down from it's fight against ISIS militants in Syria and Iraq, one day after the militants released a gruesome video of the beheading of American journalist James Foley.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Liberia, World News, Africa, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, North America, Canada,

Wed Aug 20, 2014

CBC News

Religious freedom 'violated' in China: Andrew Bennett

The Canadian government intends to raise the issue of religious intolerance with the Chinese, says Canada's ambassador for the Office of Religious Freedom .

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The Globe and Mail

Teacher guilty of sodomizing 12-year-old 50 times has conviction thrown out

A teacher convicted of sodomizing a 12-year-old boy 50 times over three years has had his conviction thrown out because the case took three years from the time the man was charged until his trial.

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Brandon Sun

American journalist's death in Iraq part of 'disgusting' terror campaign: Harper

Prime Minister Stephen Harper says the murder of American journalist James Foley by Islamic State militants in Iraq is part of a "disgusting" terror campaign being carried out across the entire region.

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Ottawa Citizen

Man pleads guilty to peeing on PM's office

A 53-year-old alcoholic was sentenced to 12 months probation Wednesday for urinating on Prime Minister Stephen Harper's office and yelling rude comments at soldiers on Canada's National Day of Honour for the war in Afghanistan.

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Weyburn This Week

American journalist's death in Iraq part of 'disgusting' terror campaign: Harper

Prime Minister Stephen Harper says the murder of American journalist James Foley by Islamic State militants in Iraq is part of a "degrading and disgusting terror" campaign being carried out across the entire region.

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

Canada.com

Teen's body found in Winnipeg river fuels new push for national...

The death of a 15-year-old aboriginal girl found wrapped in a bag and dumped in the Red River is prompting renewed calls for a national inquiry into missing and murdered aboriginal women.

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Canada.com

Janice Charette named new Clerk of Privy Council, replaces Wayne Wouters

Royal Ottawa board member Janice Charette and Royal Ottawa president and CEO George Weber on Wednesday, May 30, 2012, at an appreciation reception hosted by Luke and Stephanie Richardson at their Ottawa home for sponsors, donors and friends of DIFD.

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680News

Prime Minister Stephen Harper embarks on annual tour of the North

Stephen Harper is set to embark on his annual trek to the North, his ninth time doing so since becoming prime minister.

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The Toronto Star

Conservatives reject call for probe of charities audits

Conservatives on the Commons finance committee rejected a call for a probe of the wave of tax audits of charities by the federal government, Members of Parliament indicated.

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Globe and Mail

The North Pole is a distraction

From 34,000 feet, I scan an iceberg-strewn ocean for two red and white specks of Canada, sailing up the east coast of Greenland.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Brandon Sun

Timeline: Lac-Megantic rail disaster occurred July 6, 2013

July 6, 2013: An unattended train with 72 tankers containing volatile crude oil came loose and rolled about 10 kilometres down a slope before jumping off the tracks in Lac-Megantic at 1:15 a.m. The derailment caused a series of explosions that launched towering fireballs into the air.

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Related Topix: Canada, Train Disaster,

Globe and Mail

Half of badly wounded veterans not getting disability cheque: watchdog

A new report by Canada's veterans watchdog says nearly half of the country's most severely disabled ex-soldiers are not receiving a government allowance intended to compensate them for their physical and mental wounds.

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Canada.com

Liberals prepare for early election, promise detailed platform

Justin Trudeau's Liberals are gearing up for a federal election as early as next spring and will eventually release a detailed, fully costed policy platform that focuses on economic insecurities facing Canadian middle-class families.

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CBC News

Tina Fontaine death renews calls for inquiry into missing women

Tina Fontaine, 15, is shown in this Facebook profile picture from January. Her body was discovered in a bag in the Red River in Winnipeg on Sunday.

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Canada.com

Den Tandt: Stephen Harper's annual trek north fraught with opportunity and peril

Users of the social media site Pinterest share photos of tattoos that just may cross the boundaries of good taste.

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Canada.com

Den Tandt: Stephen Harper's annual trek north fraught with opportunity and peril

Prime Minister Stephen Harper wears the Canadian Ranger sweater after he was bestowed honorary Canadian Ranger status in Gjoa Haven, Nunavut on Wednesday, August 21, 2013.

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Brandon Sun

Federal government sued over funding for Nunavut land-use plan

An Arctic planning body is taking the federal government to court, claiming Ottawa is blocking efforts to create a land-use plan that would guide resource development in Nunavut.

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