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2 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Defrocked Catholic Priest (In Canada) Found Guilty Of Raping Dozens Of Children And A Dog

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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6 hrs ago | Prince George Citizen

Tory ministers jockey for surplus bucks as Commons returns

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.

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6 hrs ago | Chilliwack Times

Open letter asks CRA to stop political audit

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.

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10 hrs ago | Prince George Citizen

Quebec sovereigntists learn from Scots, reflect on what could have been

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.

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14 hrs ago | Edmonton Journal

Simons: Sun Yat-sen and Canada: The historic ties between Alberta and China's revolution

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.

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18 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Prince Edward shakes hands with 87 Duke of Edinburgh award winners at B.C. ceremony

His Royal Highness Prince Edward Earl of Wessex told a ballroom full of young people on Saturday they earned the right to walk a little taller after successfully completing a journey that millions attempt but relatively few complete. He shook hands with 87 young high achievers as he handed out the Duke of Edinburgh's Gold Award during a ceremony at Government House.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

WVNY

Canada Man Convicted of Counterfeit Money

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.

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The Toronto Star

Franklin discovery is Canada's moon shot

Jim Balsillie had fallen in love with the Arctic. Deeply, deeply in love. And he was looking to do something about it.

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Brandon Sun

Newfoundland and Labrador Tories to vote for new leader, premier

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.

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CBC News

#AmINext aims to raise awareness about murdered aboriginal women

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.

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Canada.com

Royal Canadian Navy looks to chop more civilian staff

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.

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Nanaimo Daily News

Former Arctic priest guilty on several sex charges involving Inuit children

A sex abuse case that convulsed a remote northern hamlet for years has ended with a defrocked Roman Catholic priest being convicted on 24 of 80 sex-related charges he faced involving Inuit children more than 30 years ago. After pleading guilty to eight of the counts at the start of his trial, former Oblate Eric Dejaeger will be sentenced for 32 sex crimes that range from indecent assault to bestiality.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

The Atlantic

D'Oh, Canada! Apple's Latest Map Mixes Up Toronto and Ottawa

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.

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Brandon Sun

Canada ratifies investment deal with China despite opposition warnings

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.

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CFRA

Canada to hand off Arctic Council leadership next spring

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.

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The Guardian

A look at the long road to the opening of Winnipeg's human rights museum

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.

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Brandon Sun

Cancer that claimed Terry Fox now highly curable, other sarcomas still challenging

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.

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Brandon Sun

Yea or Nay: Canadians debate Scottish secession, parallels with Quebec

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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Chilliwack Times

Ukraine's president to visit Canada next week

Ukraine's new president, Petro Poroshenko, will visit Canada next week and address Parliament, Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced Thursday night. Addressing a gathering of Ukrainian Canadians in Toronto, Harper vowed to deal with the Ukraine crisis with "resolve, strength and an unblinking resistance to the enemies of freedom."

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

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Evening Sun

Canadian man convicted of 4 murders

A 24-year-old man was convicted Thursday of killing three women and a teenage girl in northern British Columbia, making him one of Canada's youngest serial killers. Cody Legebokoff was convicted on four counts of first-degree murder after a trial that heard gruesome details about the circumstances of the victims' deaths and testimony from Legebokoff himself.

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