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2 hrs ago | Journal-Pioneer

Deputy minister dresses down Russian ambassador over Ukraine: source

A government source tells The Canadian Press that Russian Ambassador Georgiy Mamedov was called in for some stern words late today.

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6 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Former Harper chief of staff Wright won't face criminal charges, RCMP says

Nigel Wright, chief of staff for Prime Minister Stephen Harper, is shown appearing as a witness at the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Nov. 2, 2010.

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9 hrs ago | Madison Publishing

Legal battle brewing in B.C. over temporary foreign worker program

Two unions are taking the latest battle over temporary foreign workers to Federal Court in Vancouver, but they hope two government ministers will step in to speed things up.

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13 hrs ago | CBC News

28 people out of homes after Amherst apartment fire

This apartment building was still cordoned off the morning after the fire. Still smells of smoke, reports the CBC's Stephanie VanKampen.

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14 hrs ago | CBC News

Journalist Paul Wells wins Dafoe prize for Stephen Harper book

Paul Wells's The Longer I'm Prime Minister: Stephen Harper and Canada was also the 2014 winner of the $25,000 Shaughnessy Cohen Prize.

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16 hrs ago | ABC News

Sri Lanka Says Canada Holds Commonwealth to Ransom

Sri Lanka has accused Canada of using its funding of the Commonwealth as a political tool by suspending its $10 million annual contribution while Sri Lanka chairs the group's secretariat.

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18 hrs ago | The Montreal Gazette

Flaherty visitation today in Whitby

The former federal finance minister and his wife, provincial Tory legislature member Christine Elliot, were supporters of the centre, located in his riding.

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23 hrs ago | CFRA

EXCLUSIVE: Over 60% of female inmates on psychiatric meds; probe launched

Dr. David Juurlink, head of the division of clinical pharmacology and toxicology at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, speaks during an interview in Toronto on Friday, April 4, 2014.

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Related Topix: North America, World News, Prison, Canada, Seroquel, Quetiapine (generic), Medicine

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Ottawa Citizen

Robocalls registry may not be in place for next federal election

Reforms to the federal election law intended to crack down on illegal robocalls may not be put in place by the time Canadians next go to the polls.

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Reuters

Emboldened Canada pipeline opponents push for referendum

Opponents of Canada's Northern Gateway pipeline, bolstered by a coastal town's vote against the project, said on Monday they will now push harder for a provincial referendum they hope would kill Enbridge Inc's plan to move oil sands crude to Asian markets.

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Amherst Daily News

Bank study says economic cost of weather catastrophes is under-appreciated

A report from a major Canadian bank says the way we measure economic growth masks the cost of severe weather events and the need for major new infrastructure spending.

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Chambersburg Public Opinion

Canada says Russia's actions "imperialistic"

Canada's prime minister says Russia's actions against Ukraine are "aggressive, militaristic and imperialistic" and it's time everyone recognizes the depth and seriousness of that threat.

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Nor'Wester

Man arrested after robbery with violence in Mount Pearl

A 24-year-old man will be appearing in court today in connection with what police describe as a robbery with violence in Mount Pearl.

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CBC News

More McDonald's outlets under fire over foreign workers

Several temporary foreign workers were brought in to work at this McDonald's franchise in Parksville, B.C. three years ago.

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CBC News

Private sector a key partner in Harper maternal health initiative: Paradis

Development Minister Christian Paradis is advocating partnering with the health sector to help Canada make progress on its "flagship" development priority of improving maternal, newborn and child health.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Winnipeg Free Press

Flaherty's state funeral to be held at Toronto's St. James cathedral

Canadian Heritage is inviting Canadians to pay their respects to the former finance minister who died suddenly in his Ottawa condo last week.

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680News

Annual East Coast seal hunt starts amid ongoing court case and trade challenge

A seal hunter drags a harp seal back to his snowmobile during the annual seal hunt on a ice floe in the Gulf of St. Lawrence on April 2, 2005.

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Edmonton Journal

Tories secretly gave Canadian military OK to share info despite torture risk

The Conservative government has secretly ordered the Canadian military to share information with allies even when there's a serious risk it could lead to torture.

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CBC News

Benefit planned for Charlottetown fire victims' families

The fire broke out on an early Saturday morning in March at an empty building at 207 Mount Edward Road behind the Charlottetown Mall.

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CTV

No injuries after HMCS Kingston crew extinguishes engine room fire

A release from the Royal Canadian Navy says the crew of HMCS Kingston doused a "minor" engine room fire late Saturday morning while the ship was sailing for Halifax after a six week mission in the Caribbean.

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