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2 hrs ago | CNN

World's most liveable city 2014 is ...

Auckland's laid-back culture lands the city at number 10 on the Economic Intelligence Unit's 2014 list of the world's most liveable cities.


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Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

6 hrs ago | 680News

Supertankers plying B.C.a s North Coast would be a pure madnessa : Mulcair

Touring the Douglas Channel on British Columbia's North Coast has convinced federal Opposition Leader Thomas Mulcair it would be "pure madness" to allow supertankers carrying raw bitumen to ply the narrow passage.


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6 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Calgary radio station hits stop button on format featuring shorter songs

A radio station in Alberta has given up a format featuring shorter versions of songs which it said gave listeners "twice the music."


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9 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Former 'Canadian Idol' contestant found not guilty in terrorism case

A former "Canadian Idol" contestant was acquitted on Tuesday of conspiring to facilitate terrorism, with the judge finding insufficient evidence that he intended to join a plot.


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11 hrs ago |

Vancouver is the third most livable city in the world: The Economist

Users of the social media site Pinterest share photos of tattoos that just may cross the boundaries of good taste.


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15 hrs ago | 680News

Not all Canadians were equal at First World War recruiting stations

Linda Kawamoto Reid, chair of the Japanese Canadian War Memorial Committee, stands for a photograph at the memorial in Stanley Park in Vancouver, B.C., on Tuesday August 5, 2014.


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19 hrs ago | Regina Leader Post

Federal government puts polar briefings on ice

Ice floes float in Baffin Bay above the Arctic circle as seen from the Canadian Coast Guard icebreaker Louis S. St-Laurent on July 10, 2008.


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Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Winnipeg Free Press

Canadian casting director Jackie Lind celebrates Emmy win for 'Fargo'

Canadian casting director Jackie Lind felt a rush of nerves as she waited for her name to be called at the Creative Arts Emmys on Saturday, even though she'd won once before.


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Edmonton Journal

Majority of Canadians over 45 anxious about future health expenses, study finds

Dr. Louis Hugo Francescutti, outgoing head of the Canadian Medical Association, seen here in Montreal last November, says "we need to move from the status quo that the hospital is the end-all and be-all of health."

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Related Topix: North America, World News, Drugs, Long Term Care, Health, Medicine, Nursing

Regina Leader Post

Health Canada toughening prescription-narcotic warning labels to combat abuse

Health Canada is toughening warning labels for controlled-released prescription narcotics as part of efforts to curb rampant prescription drug abuse, federal health minister Rona Ambrose announced Monday at the opening session of the 147th annual gathering of the nation's largest doctors' lobby.

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Related Topix: North America, World News, Drugs, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health, Medicine, Pain, Canada, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic)

36 per cent of Canadian businesses know they've been hit by cyber attack: Study

More than one-third of Canada's IT professionals know - for sure - that they'd had a significant data breach over the previous 12 months that could put their clients or their organizations at risk, a cybersecurity study suggests.


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Brandon Sun

Seamus O'Regan seeks federal Liberal nomination in St. John's South-Mount Pearl

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Broadcast journalist Seamus O'Regan is seeking the federal Liberal nomination in the Newfoundland riding of St. John's South-Mount Pearl.


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Intruder leaves a threatening note on a line of butcher knives in Trudeau home

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau, second left, holds his 5-month-old son Hadrien as his wife Sophie Gregoire, right, talks with their children Xavier and Ella-Grace while attending the B.C. Day Liberal barbeque in Vancouver, B.C., on Monday August 4, 2014.


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Brandon Sun

Wolf Parade's Dan Boeckner starts again again with new band Operators

Should Dan Boeckner ever want to place himself at a particular point in his life, he needs only to pluck one of his records off the shelf.


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Vancouver Sun

Alleged Metro Vancouver gang hit man arrested after four years on the lam

Cory Vallee, who had been sought for four years on two counts of murder, one count of attempted murder and three counts of conspiracy to commit murder at the height of the gang war between the UN gang and the Red Scorpions, was arrested in Mexico on Aug. 13 and returned to Metro Vancouver to face trial.


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Sun Aug 17, 2014

CBC News

hitchBOT completes 6,000 km cross-Canada trip

It has been an incredible adventure for the small robot hitchBot, which has met hundreds of people, visited a powwow at Wikwemikong, met Wiarton Willie, grooved to the Harlem Shake in Saskatchewan and partied all night at a wedding in Golden, B.C. Canada's most famous - and only - beer cooler-turned-hitchhiking robot has finally completed its 6,000 ... (more)

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WKXW-FM Trenton

Craig Allen's father is resuming his bike tour across Canada

A few weeks back, we thought it was all overmy father's bike odyssey across Canada.

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Liberals, NDP plot to storm Tories' Fortress Alberta in next federal election

Invading hordes of Liberal and New Democrat MPs will be doing some reconnaissance in Alberta over the next few weeks as their parties prepare plans to storm the Conservative bastion in the next federal election.


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Weyburn This Week

Drone delay debate revolves around whether Canada needs different fleets

The Canadian military's almost decade-long quest to buy unmanned aerial vehicles has been partly hung up by an internal debate about whether the air forces needs one - or two - different fleets of drones.

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UFOs Caught By Canadian News Crew During Forest Fire Coverage

This is a close-up of an unusual aerial object that was captured on video by a Canadian news crew during their coverage of a forest fire outside of Vancouver on July 17, 2014.


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