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3 hrs ago | CTV

Quebec's Philippe Couillard promises to work with Ottawa

Quebec's new Liberal premier promised Thursday to work closely with other provinces and the federal government while at the same time defending his own province's interests.

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4 hrs ago | YourErie

Secretary Hagel Looks to Strengthen Ties With Canada, Mexico

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel met here last night with Canadian Defense Minister Rob Nicholson, ahead of today's North American Defense Ministerial conference, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel met here last night with Canadian Defense Minister Rob Nicholson, ahead of today's North American Defense Ministerial conference, which brings together the ... (more)

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8 hrs ago | The Toronto Star

Implementing Canada-EU free-trade deal could take another two years

Six months after Prime Minister Stephen Harper travelled to Brussels to announce Canada's largest-ever free-trade pact with Europe, Canada and the European Union are still negotiating key aspects of the deal, with implementation possibly as much as two years away.

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12 hrs ago | Canada.com

Canada's response in Ukraine and Africa is a lesson in foreign policy priorities

A baby sleeps on a makeshift bed at a camp set up for Muslims waiting to be evacuated near the mosque of the PK 12 district of Bangui on April 22, 2014.

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14 hrs ago | Canada.com

Baloney Meter: Are Canada's job numbers really the best in the G7?

Federal Finance Minister Joe Oliver speaks at a luncheon of the Halifax Chamber of Commerce in Halifax on Tuesday, April 22, 2014.

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14 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Opposition parties demand more details on CF-18 deployment to eastern Europe

Federal opposition parties are demanding to know where the country's CF-18s are headed in eastern Europe and what they'll be doing as tension rises throughout the region.

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19 hrs ago | Canada.com

Nexen chief Kevin Reinhart to be replaced by CNOOC executive Fang Zhi

Barely a year after completing its takeover of Nexen Inc., China's state-controlled CNOOC Ltd. is putting its stamp on the Canadian oil and gas company by appointing Fang Zhi as CEO, replacing Kevin Reinhart, who has left the company.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

Calgary Herald

Will he or won't he? Push for Prentice to enter race ramps up

Speculation is mounting that former federal cabinet minister Jim Prentice will soon reveal whether he will enter the race for Progressive Conservative leader - and become the favourite to become Alberta's next premier.

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The Toronto Star

Landmark ruling on Senate reform looms large for Stephen Harper

The country's top court hands down a historic opinion Friday that could set Stephen Harper's plans for an elected, fixed-term Senate in motion at long last.

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Reuters

Paramedics called to Canada PM Harper's home on Sunday

Paramedics were called to the residence of Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper on the weekend, police and municipal officials said on Wednesday, but circumstances of the emergency, which did not involve Harper or his family, were unclear.

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Vernon Morning Star

Feds buoy wine research with $2 million in the Okanagan

It takes two hands to count all the research projects the BC Wine and Grape Council will support thanks to an influx of funding from the Canadian government announced on Earth Day.

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Ottawa Citizen

Herb Gray remembered as 'a great Canadian'

Former deputy prime minister Herb Gray is being remembered as a "great Canadian" who brought civility and honour to Parliament.

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Red Deer Advocate

Hancock to meet with PM Harper next week to discuss Keystone pipeline

Alberta Premier Dave Hancock will meet with Prime Minister Stephen Harper in Ottawa next week to talk about the Keystone XL pipeline.

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Edmonton Journal

Prime Minister's Office tweets still blurring party lines

The Prime Minister's Office has toned down - but not halted altogether - its use of Stephen Harper's PMO-operated Twitter account to direct people to Conservative party websites, despite questions about whether the practice violates the government's ethics guidelines.

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The Montreal Gazette

Russia expels Canadian diplomat

The diplomatic chess game between Canada and Russia over the Ukraine crisis continued Tuesday, with the Kremlin ordering the expulsion of a senior Canadian diplomat stationed in Moscow.

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CBC News

Russian envoy calls Canadian diplomat a 'spy' amid expulsions

Georgiy Mamedov, Russian ambassador to Canada, downplayed the latest expulsion of a Canadian diplomat from Moscow, calling the attachA© a 'military spy' following a speech on the Ukraine crisis Tuesday in Toronto.

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Ottawa Citizen

Some emails in Duffy spending affair reportedly deleted despite orders to retain

Information technology workers in the Privy Council Office appear to have deleted an email account from a key player in the Mike Duffy Senate affair days after being ordered to save every email and file from the prime minister's departing staff.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Canada.com

Afghan commemoration cloaked in secrecy with two weeks left to go

A Royal Proclamation, a moment of silence in schools, and the heavy beating of helicopter rotors over Parliament Hill are slated for May 9, but the Harper's government attempt to turn commemoration of the Afghan mission into a national event is facing delays, confusion and the sting of politics.

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Canada.com

How the Supreme Court could hamstring Harper over the Senate

The city's overheated real estate market has seen many older homes and buildings plowed down by bulldozers.

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Canada.com

Obama's delay portends a 'No' on Keystone XL

The city's overheated real estate market has seen many older homes and buildings plowed down by bulldozers.

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