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On Friday, a former Catholic Priest was found guilty of raping dozens of children and a sled dog in the Canadian Arctic. Apparently, the same priest also has a former conviction of child molestation in 1990.
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Like a fresh-baked pie on the window sill, the sweet smell of a surplus has mouths watering - but which ministers will get a piece in this critical pre-election period, and how will it trickle down to Canadians? Prime Minister Stephen Harper must decide how best to spend the excess dollars in the next couple of months and there's active lobbying for the bucks, government insiders say. All the decisions will be evaluated through the lens of the 2015 election, which looms large over what is likely the last fall sitting before the writ is dropped.
6 hrs ago | Chilliwack Times
Revenue Minister Kerry-Lynne Findlay responds to a question during question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday April 9, 2014. More than 400 academics are demanding the Canada Revenue Agency halt its audit of the political activities of a think-tank, saying the Conservative government is trying to intimidate, muzzle and silence its critics.
10 hrs ago | Prince George Citizen
Jean-Francois Lisee talks to media, Thursday, September 26, 2013 at the legislature in Quebec City. Quebece sovereigntists like Lisee say they've been impressed by London's "fair play" during the Scottish referendum campaign when compared to Ottawa in the 1990s.
14 hrs ago | Edmonton Journal
Sun Yat-sen, centre, with members of the Tong Meng Hui Nationalist Movement in Vancouver, February, 1911. It's one of the archival photos in the touring exhibit Sun Yat-sen and Canada, which opens in Edmonton Sunda Sept.
Rejean Brousseau of Alberta Canada faces up to 15 years in prison for using counterfeit money at a Mobil in Champlain New York. CHAMPLAIN, NY- Rejean Brousseau of Alberta Canada faces up to 15 years in prison for using counterfeit money at a Mobil in Champlain New York.
Jim Balsillie had fallen in love with the Arctic. Deeply, deeply in love. And he was looking to do something about it.
ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Newfoundland and Labrador's governing Progressive Conservative party is poised to pick a new leader Saturday. The winner will soon be sworn in as the province's 12th premier and must call an election within 12 months of taking office.
The campaign, in which people are asked to take a photo of themselves holding a sign that reads, "#AmINext,"seeks to open up a national discussion on the issue of aboriginal women who have disappeared or been murdered. A woman spearheading a social media campaign about missing and murdered aboriginal women says she isn't worried about the initiative fading from the public consciousness like other online campaigns have done in the past.
AUGUST 27: Canadian royal navy arrives at Yangzi wharf with a frigate on August 27, 2014 in Shanghai, China. Canadian royal navy started its 5-day friendly visit to Shanghai on Wednesday.
Americans probably have a lot to apologize to Canadians for, but one of them is this: Most of us have very little idea about Canada's most basic geography. Ottawa? Vancouver? Ontario? Those places, for many of us, could be anywhere.
Canada has finally ratified the contentious Foreign Investment Protection Agreement with China amid a series of recent tensions between the two countries that had placed Prime Minister Stephen Harper's scheduled Chinese visit this fall on tenterhooks. International Trade Minister Ed Fast announced Friday that the pact, known as FIPA, had been signed by Canada two years after its terms were first negotiated by the two countries.
Arctic Council ministers Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, Finland's Foreign Minister Erkki Tuomioja, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, Canada's Minister for the Arctic Council Leona Aglukkaq, Sweden's Foreign Minister Carl Bildt, Denmark's Foreign Minister Villy Sovndal, Norway's Foreign Minister Espen Barth Eide, and Iceland's Ministry of Foreign Affairs Director General Hermann Ingolfsson, are pictured in Kiruna, Sweden, on May 15, 2013. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Charles Dharapak" Canada is to host its final meeting as head of the circumpolar world next spring after a term in which some say this country's greatest achievement has been simply holding the Arctic Council together.
July 2000 - Winnipeg media magnate and philanthropist Izzy Asper pitches to the federal government the idea of a "tolerance" museum in Winnipeg. The idea is based partly on a similar museum in Los Angeles that examines racism and atrocities such as the Holocaust.
At the time Terry Fox was treated for the bone cancer that claimed his leg and eventually led to his death in 1981, few patients survived that kind of malignancy, known as an osteosarcoma. But advances in treatment over the last few decades have dramatically altered that grim prognosis, with the majority of patients today not only keeping their limbs, but many also surviving the cancer.
From Simon Fraser University in Burnaby, B.C., to Cape Breton, N.S., two words - Quebec sovereignty - hover like a spectre over the debate on Scottish independence. As the historic Sept.
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