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3 hrs ago | The Labradorian

Viking Voyage: Clayton Colbourne is on his home turf

Born and raised in L'Anse aux Meadows, N.L., Clayton Colbourne is now an interpreter for the site with Parks Canada.


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7 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Death of a Quebec mayor from insect stings underscores need to be prepared

Lucie F. Roussel, mayor of La Prairie, Que., is shown in a handout photo. The death of a Quebec mayor who was stung multiple times after stepping on a wasps' nest while gardening is a tragic but cautionary tale for those who run afoul of bees, hornets or other stinging insects - especially if they have a severe allergy to their venom, experts say.


Related Topix: Entomology, Science, Canada, Apiculture, North America, World News, Medicine

11 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Ottawa urged to run tiny deficit to create 75,000 new jobs: C.D. Howe report

A new report issued by the C.D. Howe Institute says the federal government could create tens of thousands more jobs in the next three years if it stopped worrying so much about a tiny deficit and decided in favour of some stimulus spending.


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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Ontario plans better oversight of chemo drugs

Ontario plans to join Quebec in banning payments to people for their blood and blood plasma after a paid-plasma clinic in Toronto opened its doors to donors.

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Related Topix: Ontario (Ontario, CA), Hemophilia, Health, North America, World News

Canada balks at returning statue believed stolen from world heritage site in India

The Devi Jagadambi Temple in Khajuraho, a world heritage site, is pictured. A sculpture that fits in with the other sculptures of Khajuraho, apparently was stolen and has ended up in Canada.

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Related Topix: World News, India, Asia, North America

Brandon Sun

Protesters denounce Israeli offensive in Gaza, call on Harper to support peace

Tempers flared briefly as protesters marched through downtown Ottawa today, calling on Prime Minister Stephen Harper to denounce Israel's military actions in Gaza.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Stephen Harper, North America, Canada,

Mid Devon Star

GALLERY: Sun shines on sell-out Somersault Festival

BATHED in glorious July sunshine, the inaugural Somersault Festival saw nearly 15,000 people flock to Castle Hill in North Devon for the most chilled out event in the festival calendar.

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Related Topix: Devon County, England, World News, United Kingdom

Star Phoenix

Stories conflict in sex assault trial

Chantal Petitclerc has watched the Maple Leaf go up to the sounds of O Canada countless times over her illustrious 20-year career as a wheelchair racer.


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The Globe and Mail

Canadian charged in U.S. for directing Chinese spy ring

A Chinese man accused of being the "directing mind" behind a corporate-espionage conspiracy to steal jet-fighter secrets from Pentagon contractors is a Canadian immigrant who is being stripped of his residency status.


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Mon Jul 21, 2014

NBC Chicago

Wawa to Close Its 1st Location

It is the end of an era for the iconic convenience store chain. Media, Pennsylvania-based Wawa is closing its very first location after 50 years in business.


Related Topix: Media, PA, Delaware County, PA, North America, World News

Florida moms, fearing racism, sending babies to Canada for adoption

SEPTEMBER 22: Frank Martin Gill holds hands with his foster son, known as N.R.G., six years old, after the Third District Court of Appeal in Miami ruled earlier today that Florida's ban on gays adopting is unconstitutional on September 22, 2010 in Miami, Florida.

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Related Topix: North America, World News, Gay/Lesbian, African-American, Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural

Mike Duffy charged Senate for travel expenses to funerals: RCMP

Sen. Mike Duffy arrives to the Senate on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Monday, October 28, 2013.

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Related Topix: North America Travel, Travel, Canada Travel, Ottawa, Canada Travel, North America, World News

Canada to impose sanctions on Russian

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.


Related Topix: Russia, Asia, North America, Stephen Harper

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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Related Topix: North America, World News, Stephen Harper, Conservatives (UK), George Bush, Israel, Middle East, Vladimir Putin

Brandon Sun

Freedom 58? Half of Canadians doing more to pay down their mortgages, says CIBC

A new survey says Canadians, on average, expect to be mortgage-free by age 58, one year later than in a similar poll a year ago.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, North America, World News

Sun Jul 20, 2014

CBC News

70-year-old man on solo rowing trip missing off B.C. coast

A 70-year-old man has gone missing roughly midway through a solo rowboat journey from Prince Rupert on B.C.'s north coast to Port Hardy on northern Vancouver Island.


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CBC News

2 arrested after Glace Bay shed set on fire

Cape Breton police arrested two people after a storage shed was lit on fire in Glace Bay early Sunday morning.

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The Windsor Star

Air Canada flight from Edmonton lands safely in Toronto after declaring emergency

Lively discourse is the lifeblood of any healthy democracy and The Star encourages readers to engage in robust debates about our stories.

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Ontario aviation fuel tax hike will likely mean higher fares: industry

At a time when other provinces are moving to encourage airline traffic by decreasing or eliminating aviation fuel taxes, Ontario's decision to hike them will likely boost air fares and put the province at a competitive disadvantage, airline and airport officials say.


Related Topix: Canada, North America, World News, Niagara Falls, NY

Brandon Sun

Label rules take effect next month for mechanically tenderized beef

Labelling regulations to take effect Aug. 21 are designed to protect consumers after the largest meat recall in the country's history two years ago.


Related Topix: Life, Beef, Food, Meat, North America, World News, E. Coli, Health