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1 hr ago | 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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1 hr ago | 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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3 hrs ago | 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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6 hrs ago | 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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10 hrs ago | 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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11 hrs ago | 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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Red Deer Advocate

Canada's fixed election date stays unfixed

Opposition parties are preparing for a federal election to be held not on Oct. 19, 2015, the fixed date for the next vote, but next spring, about a year from now.

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Brandon Sun

Canadian sailor dies under mysterious circumstances in Tanzanian hospital

The crewman belonged to HMCS Regina, currently patrolling the Indian Ocean as part of a multinational task force combating terrorism and pirates in the region.

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CFRA

Huge pile of records to land on Truth and Reconciliation Commission's doorstep

After wrapping up nearly four years of public hearings, and with the clock ticking on a final report into the legacy of physical and sexual abuse at Indian residential schools, a pile of new documents is about to land on the doorstep of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.

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CFRA

Union warns budget cuts means fewer meat inspections, more food fraud

The union representing federal food inspectors says budget cuts have chopped a team upholding food safety standards and that's left consumers in the Vancouver area vulnerable.

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The Globe and Mail

Canada's Oliver says common securities regulator a priority

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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The Montreal Gazette

Ottawa must cap 'reckless' spending over next year: finance minister

Finance Minister Joe Oliver says he plans to resist pressures to stimulate the economy with federal money as Ottawa remains focused on bringing in a balanced budget next year.

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Journal-Pioneer

Famous Island boxer passes away in Summerside

Born in Miscouche in 1935, Arsenault began boxing in 1945, boxing continuously for 27 years, "and, remarkably for his sport, without the benefit of a manager," said his citation for the P.E.I. Sports Hall of Fame.

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Canada.com

MasterChef Canada makes the cut to the final two home cooks

It's a topsy-turvy episode of MasterChef Canada this week as a cook who battled back from the bottom comes out on top while one of the frontrunners is sent home as the field is fileted to the final two contestants.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Coast Reporter

Saskatchewan restaurant under investigation after dismissing Canadian servers

The federal government said Monday it is investigating a Saskatchewan restaurant where two long-serving waitresses say they and two others recently lost their jobs to temporary foreign workers.

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Globe and Mail

Why is Canada botching the Great War centenary?

The centenary of the outbreak of the First World War will be marked all across the world in August.

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Brandon Sun

Brookfield Office reports lower Q1 net income; revenue down slightly at $125.6M

Commercial property owner and manager Brookfield Canada Office Properties has reported lower first-quarter net income and a small drop in revenue compared with the same year-earlier period.

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