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9 min ago |

Canada-NATO search for spending compromise

A face-saving compromise may be on the way for reluctant allies, including Canada, who are unwilling to boost defence spending to meet the NATO standard.


Related Topix: World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), North America, Stephen Harper, Conservatives (UK), Asia, Afghanistan

3 hrs ago | New Westminster Newsleader

Teachers strike at 'impasse' after talks fail

Mediator Vince Ready arrives to meet with B.C. Teachers' Federation president Jim Iker and B.C. Public School Employers' Association negotiator Peter Cameron in Richmond, B.C., on Thursday August 28, 2014.


Related Topix: Canada, North America, World News, Education Etc.

7 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

New Democrats call on director of public prosecutions to review Duffy case

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

11 hrs ago | CBC News

The lost science of mercury poisoning at Grassy Narrows

Dr. Akitomo Shimoji, a Japanese doctor who specializes in neurology and psychiatry among victims of mercury poisoning, performs a skin sensitivity test on Grassy Narrows resident Bill Fobister.


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

15 hrs ago | 680News

Applications up, approvals slow for Health Canada medical marijuana licences

Julia Ratcliffe, a technical consultant with The Bug Factory, a company that supplies insects for natural pest control, examines marijuana plants for pests at the MediJean medical marijuana facility in Richmond, B.C., on Friday March 21, 2014.


Related Topix: Marijuana, North America, World News, Entomology, Science

18 hrs ago |

The head of a company trying to lay a broadband fibre optic cable along the Northwest Passage - a project that would connect Tokyo to London - says the project may not go ahead unless the Canadian government becomes a major customer.

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Related Topix: North America, World News, Stephen Harper

Mon Sep 01, 2014


Teen charged with arson in Prince Albert, Sask. apartment fire

A teen is facing an arson charge after an investigation into a suspicious fire at a Prince Albert, Sask.


Related Topix: Canada, North America, World News

The Winnipeg Free Press

What the US military wants for missile defence: multi-use sensors in the Arctic

Gen. Charles H. Jacoby, Jr., Commander, U.S. Northern Command and Commander, North American Aerospace Defense Command, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 19, 2013, before a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on U.S. European Command.

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Related Topix: Strategic Defense Initiative, North America, World News, US Military, Peterson Air Force Base, US Air Force, Paul Martin


Thousands turn out for Labour Day Parade

Thousands of people marched Monday in Toronto's annual Labour Day Parade to show their support for local unions, with more than 30 labour organizations taking part in the festivities.

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Related Topix: Stephen Harper, North America, World News


Rob Anders takes second crack at Conservative nomination

Controversial Conservative MP Rob Anders may not find the welcome mat out as he attempts to make the move from a big-city riding where he lost his nomination to a brand new rural one.

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Related Topix: Canada, North America, World News,

Prince George Citizen

New Brunswick Liberals try to keep momentum going in Eastern Canada

After majority victories in Nova Scotia, Quebec and Ontario, Brian Gallant is trying to keep the winning streak alive for the Liberals by taking New Brunswick in the Sept.


Related Topix: Canada, World News

CBC News

Sask contractor laid off Canadians, retained TFWs

A large electrical contractor in Saskatchewan is being investigated by the federal government over allegations it laid off dozens of Canadian electricians while keeping temporary foreign workers on the job.

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Related Topix: North America, World News, Canada,

CBC News

Canadians expose foreign worker 'mess' in oilsands

Kathy Tomlinson has worked as an investigative reporter for more than a decade. She is currently host of CBC Vancouver's news segment Go Public.


Related Topix: North America, World News, Canada,

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Arutz Sheva Israel News

Global Agenda, 3:44 AMCanada's PM to be Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

B'nai Brith Canada has announced that it will nominate Canada's Prime Minister, Stephen Harper, for the Nobel Peace prize.

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

The Globe and Mail

TransCanada's Energy East faces hurdle as U.S. oil boom swamps market

The Calgary-based company expects to file its Energy East application with the National Energy Board later this month to move some 1.1 million barrels per day of western Canadian crude to eastern refineries and export terminals near Quebec City and Saint John, N.B. Justin Trudeau is accusing Prime Minister Stephen Harper of botching both the ... (more)


Related Topix: Canada, North America, World News, Stephen Harper,

Edmonton Journal

Canadians are the second-biggest smugglers of cocaine into Australia

Champion innovators, inventors and entrepreneurs call the capital region home. Here is a selection of 40 businesses, inventions, technologies, and one dinosaur, that Edmonton can lay claim to.


Related Topix: Drugs, North America, World News, Inventions, Science / Technology

CBC News

ATV crash could lead to charges for 14-year-old boy

RCMP on Prince Edward Island say they're considering charging a 14-year-old boy after he crashed an all-terrain vehicle along Route 12 Friday afternoon.


Related Topix: World News


NATO pushes for bigger crisis response brigade as Canada mulls opportunity

Canada will send troops, jets and warships to participate in a massive NATO training exercise next year in a deployment that could be the first step towards deeper involvement in the alliance's long-term strategy to counter a resurgent Russia.


Related Topix: NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), North America

CBC News

Attempted murder charge pending after Wyse Road stabbing

A man faces a list of charges including attempted murder after a stabbing in Dartmouth Friday afternoon, say Halifax police.


Related Topix: World News, Canada

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Edmonton Journal

Canada looks to join NATO force of 10,000 troops meant to keep Russia in check

Edmonton's booming growth saw a population the size of St. Albert move in over the last two years.


Related Topix: World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), North America, Vladimir Putin