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3 hrs ago | Advocate-News

Extra crispy: French fry truck burns in Maine

Bring on the ketchup: A tractor-trailer carrying 40,000 pounds of french fries caught fire in a Wal-Mart parking lot in the Maine city of Waterville.

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7 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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10 hrs ago | Canada.com

Temporary foreign workers program spurs higher unemployment, study claims

A new report by the C.D. Howe Institute is harshly critical of the federal government's controversial temporary foreign workers program, saying it has spurred a higher unemployment rate in western Canada.

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14 hrs ago | CBC News

'Sustainable' benefit pension plan proposed by Canada

Minister of State for Finance Kevin Sorenson announced Tuesday 'a new, innovative proposal that will help support affordable and sustainable pensions for Canadians.'

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Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, North America, World News

18 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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Related Topix: North America, Central African Republic, Africa, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Stephen Harper

19 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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20 hrs ago | CBC News

Oak Island protections sought by Nova Scotia NDP

There are many theories about what exactly is buried on Oak Island, including pirate treasure, gold buried by the Knights Templar and missing French jewels.

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Yesterday | SooToday

NDP, Libs want more info on CF-18 deployment

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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Wed Apr 23, 2014

Canada.com

Online petition on Fair Elections Act gets almost 50,000 signatures in 24 hours

Thousands of Canadians have signed an online petition urging Conservative senators to put the boots to the government's Fair Elections Act.

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Edmonton Journal

Calgary psychiatrist guilty of sex assault loses appeal, must turn himself in

Aubrey Levin, left, convicted of sexually assaulting three of his court-appointed male patients, leaves court in Calgary, Alta., Oct. 15, 2012.

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Canada.com

1 in 3 Canadians suffered some form of child abuse; linked to mental disorders

One in three adult Canadians suffered some form of child abuse in their past, experiences that put them at a higher risk of developing mental health disorders later in life, a new study reports.

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The Toronto Star

McDonald's Canada suspends use of temporary foreign workers

McDonald's Canada is putting its temporary foreign workers program on hold while a third party conducts an audit on its use of the plan.

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Reuters

UPDATE 3-Canada moves to phase out old rail cars; won't wait for U.S.

Canada will require that the use of older rail cars for carrying crude oil be phased out within three years, even though the United States has yet to make such a rule change, according to documents seen by Reuters on Wednesday.

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Canada.com

Flood watch in effect near Edmonton

Environment Canada has ended a special weather statement for Edmonton that called for heavy rain with amounts up to 70 mm by Wednesday night.

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CBC News

RCMP hope life-like bust will help solve P.E.I. cold case

On Monday, Island RCMP unveiled what they call a "facial approximation" based on the remains of an unidentified body.

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Canada.com

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

For years now he has been dodging persistent invitations hand-delivered by Prime Minister Stephen Harper and a parade of cabinet ministers and western premiers as well as plastered across the walls and floors of Washington subway stations in the form of ads promoting U.S.-Canada friendship and energy security.

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

Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

More information needed before cleanup plan for Nova Scotia harbour: premier

Premier Stephen McNeil says the Nova Scotia government is committed to the clean up of Pictou County's Boat Harbour but it needs more information on what's in the waterway.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Ottawa Citizen

How the Supreme Court could hamstring Harper over the Senate

If the Supreme Court of Canada rules against Stephen Harper on Friday over Senate reform, all eyes will turn to the prime minister.

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Canada.com

Former deputy prime minister Herbert Gray remembered

His lack of charisma was legendary, but what former deputy prime minister Herb Gray lacked in colour he made up in durability.

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Canada.com

Russia expels Canadian diplomat in delayed tit-for-tat retaliation

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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Related Topix: North America, World News, North America Travel, Travel, Canada Travel, Stephen Harper, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

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