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3 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Charities may be asked for donor lists under CRA proposal floated by minister

Canadian charities would have to turn over lists of their donors' identities to the Canada Revenue Agency under a proposal being floated by the Conservative government.

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Related Topix: Life, Canada, Charity , World News, Tax

6 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

Fossil footprints found in northern B.C. paint new picture of tyrannosaur

Well-preserved fossil footprints, shown in a handout photo provided by the Peace Region Palaeontology Research Centre, found in northeastern B.C. provide the first trackway evidence that Tyrannosaurs may have travelled in packs.

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8 hrs ago | Edmonton Journal

India wants 12th-century statue back

India is trying to repatriate a "voluptuous" 12th-century statue of a woman with a parrot on her bare shoulder that somehow ended up in the hands of the Department of Canadian Heritage.

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Related Topix: World News, India, Asia, Canada

12 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Death of a Quebec mayor from insect stings underscores need to be prepared

Lucie F. Roussel, mayor of La Prairie, Que., is shown in a handout photo. The death of a Quebec mayor who was stung multiple times after stepping on a wasps' nest while gardening is a tragic but cautionary tale for those who run afoul of bees, hornets or other stinging insects - especially if they have a severe allergy to their venom, experts say.

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Related Topix: Entomology, Science, Canada, Apiculture, World News, Medicine

16 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

San Ramon: Remains of Mexico fishing trip organizer returned to family

More than three years ago, Lee organized a fishing trip to Mexico that ended with the 115-foot ship Erik sinking in the Sea of Cortez.

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Related Topix: World News, Mexico, San Ramon, CA

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Brandon Sun

Ottawa urged to run tiny deficit to create 75,000 new jobs: C.D. Howe report

A new report issued by the C.D. Howe Institute says the federal government could create tens of thousands more jobs in the next three years if it stopped worrying so much about a tiny deficit and decided in favour of some stimulus spending.

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Canada.com

Ontario plans better oversight of chemo drugs

Ontario plans to join Quebec in banning payments to people for their blood and blood plasma after a paid-plasma clinic in Toronto opened its doors to donors.

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Related Topix: Ontario (Ontario, CA), Hemophilia, Health, Canada, World News

The Fresno Bee

Senate, House on collision course on border money

In this July 12, 2014, photo, Central American migrants ride a freight train during their journey toward the U.S.-Mexico border in Ixtepec, Mexico.

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Related Topix: World News, Mexico, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, US Senate, John McCain, Republican

Brandon Sun

Protesters denounce Israeli offensive in Gaza, call on Harper to support peace

Tempers flared briefly as protesters marched through downtown Ottawa today, calling on Prime Minister Stephen Harper to denounce Israel's military actions in Gaza.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Stephen Harper, Canada,

The Fresno Bee

Despite crush of children, illegal immigration low

In this July 12, 2014, photo, Central American migrants ride a freight train during their journey toward the U.S.-Mexico border in Ixtepec, Mexico.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Illegal Immigration, World News, Mexico

Canada.com

Top court rules RCMP breached rights of accused impaired driver

Calgary lawyers Patrick Fagan and Kaysi Fagan successfully argues at the Supreme Court of Canada that client Jamie Kenneth Taylor had his Charter rights violated when he was not given access to call counsel after he was accused of impaired driving when he crashed his pickup truck on April 13, 2008.

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Canada.com

Florida moms, fearing racism, sending babies to Canada for adoption

SEPTEMBER 22: Frank Martin Gill holds hands with his foster son, known as N.R.G., six years old, after the Third District Court of Appeal in Miami ruled earlier today that Florida's ban on gays adopting is unconstitutional on September 22, 2010 in Miami, Florida.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News, Gay/Lesbian, African-American, Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Star Phoenix

Stories conflict in sex assault trial

Chantal Petitclerc has watched the Maple Leaf go up to the sounds of O Canada countless times over her illustrious 20-year career as a wheelchair racer.

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NBC Chicago

Wawa to Close Its 1st Location

It is the end of an era for the iconic convenience store chain. Media, Pennsylvania-based Wawa is closing its very first location after 50 years in business.

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Related Topix: Media, PA, Delaware County, PA, Canada, World News

Canada.com

Mike Duffy charged Senate for travel expenses to funerals: RCMP

Sen. Mike Duffy arrives to the Senate on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Monday, October 28, 2013.

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Related Topix: North America Travel, Travel, Canada Travel, Ottawa, Canada Travel, Canada, World News

Iol.co.za

Canada to impose sanctions on Russian

Canada will impose sanctions on a broad range of entities related to various Russian industries in response to action in Ukraine and to the shooting down of a Malaysian airliner over eastern Ukraine, Prime Minister Stephen Harper said on Monday.

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Related Topix: Russia, Asia, Canada, Stephen Harper

The Winnipeg Free Press

Freedom 58? Half of Canadians doing more to pay down their mortgages, says CIBC

A new survey says Canadians, on average, expect to be mortgage-free by age 58, one year later than in a similar poll a year ago.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Canada, World News

Canada.com

Den Tandt: Harper's - new' Canadian foreign policy will likely outlast him

Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird in St. Petersburg, Russia, prior to the G20 Summit in 2013.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News, Stephen Harper, Conservatives (UK), George Bush, Israel, Middle East, Vladimir Putin

CBC News

Solo rower missing north of Vancouver Island, B.C.

A 70-year-old man has gone missing roughly midway through a solo rowboat journey from Prince Rupert on B.C.'s north coast to Port Hardy on northern Vancouver Island.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Washington Post

Migration spotlights Mexican 'coyote' smugglers

In this July 12, 2014, photo, a young boy is helped down from a freight car, as Central American migrants board a northbound freight train in Ixtepec, Mexico.

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