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4 hrs ago | Lifestyles

Author Alistair MacLeod dies at 77, remembered as 'great writer and a great man'

Alistair MacLeod, the Prairie-born author who won one of the world's most lucrative literary prizes with his only novel, has died.

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8 hrs ago | CJAD

News. Talk. Radio. :: Legalities of Amanda Todd's extradition case keep law experts in a muddle :

Authorities in British Columbia are anxious to bring a Netherlands resident to a Canadian courtroom on cyberbullying charges in a teen suicide case, but legal experts say it's unclear when or even if they might get the chance.

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8 hrs ago | CBC News

Water levels in N.B. rising after 35-km-long ice mass breaks in half

Emergency officials in New Brunswick are keeping a close eye on ice that is slowly moving down the St. John River after a 35-kilometre ice jam broke in two overnight.

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12 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

Newborn screening: a resounding failure in Canada

Hearing loss is more common than most people realize, affecting about five in every 1,000 newborns in wealthy countries such as Canada.

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16 hrs ago | CFRA

Only the elite allowed to shop at government of Canada's official gift store

Canada's official gift shop is tucked into the fourth floor of a government building in nearby Gatineau, Que., but you won't see any tourists lining up at the cash register to buy coffee mugs adorned with Mounties.

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18 hrs ago | SooToday

U.S. expert: Canada should boost apprenticeships

A respected American labour specialist says governments, educators and employers should work together to boost the number of apprenticeships for young Canadians in a collaborative approach that would yield "significant payoffs."

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21 hrs ago | Madison Publishing

RTown Communications bankrupt

Whistler-based RTown Communications, a leading Canadian digital-advertising company and winner of the 2012 Whistler Excellence Awards for Innovative Business of the Year, has filed for bankruptcy.

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Yesterday | Watertown Daily Times

Canada Border Services Agency launches border wait times tool

The Canada Border Services Agency has launched a new feature on its website to help travelers plan the best times to cross into and out of the country.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

CBC News

Grass fire concerns prompt warnings from fire chiefs

Firefighters in the Sydney area are already getting calls about grass fires as temperatures warm up and the snow melts.

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Canada.com

Passengers on Vancouver-to-Edmonton flight warned to watch out for measles

Health officials in Edmonton are warning passengers who arrived in the city on a flight from Vancouver this month that they may have been exposed to measles.

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The Toronto Star

Air Canada vows to fire baggage tosser caught on video

Air Canada is spending most of the weekend apologizing for what appeared to be a baggage-handling incident from a YouTube video that is circulating on social media.

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CBC News

DUI charges laid after collision in Mount Pearl

Police have charged a 51-year-old man with impaired driving following a collision late Friday night in Mount Pearl.

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Times Observer

Joseph Goodine

Born in Medford, New Brunswick, Canada in 1934, Joe was the son of the late Lawrence and Mary Madeline Goodine.

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Canada.com

Scott Reid: - Sunny ways' and the shadow of political risk

A smiling Justin Trudeau at a Sikh holiday celebration in Vancouver: The Liberal leader is convinced he can win over Canadians with kindness and optimism.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Canada signs deal with U.A.E. to fight poverty, grow economy

Minister of International Development Christian Paradis responds during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on April 3, 2014.

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The Toronto Star

Conservatives' election bill wrong but not fatal: Walkom

Yes, the Conservative government's proposed election reform bill is wrong-headed.

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CFRA

Laureen Harper interrupted by protester at Internet cat video festival

Laureen Harper holds Gramps, a three-legged cat up for adoption at the B.C. SPCA Vancouver branch on April 26, 2013.

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Canada.com

Academics without Borders Canada: Supporting Higher Education in Rwanda

Good universities are crucial to a nation's advancement, and this is especially true in the world's least developed countries.

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GlobeSt.com

Grosvenor: Canada's Resilience Ranks High

A recent report from Grosvenor's research team suggests that Canadian cities could be the best bet for long-term real estate investment, with Toronto, Vancouver and Calgary taking the first, second and third spots respectively.

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Edmonton Journal

Supreme Court to rule next week on Senate reform

The future of Senate reform will be made clear in one week. The Supreme Court of Canada announced Thursday that it will give its opinion on the Harper government's plans for the Senate on April 25. The decision comes earlier than many had expected, and will land just before MPs and senators return to Parliament Hill from a two-week break.

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