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3 hrs ago | Star Phoenix
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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8 hrs ago | NBC Chicago
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.
12 hrs ago | Canada.com
Sen. Mike Duffy arrives to the Senate on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Monday, October 28, 2013.
15 hrs ago | Iol.co.za
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.
19 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press
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.
20 hrs ago | Canada.com
Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird in St. Petersburg, Russia, prior to the G20 Summit in 2013.
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.
In 2010 he returned to his homeland, and joined a vigilante battle against a ruthless cartel ruling the region.
The North Shore's underwater archaeological heritage includes more than ships, like this Second World War United States Air Force Catalina float plane that crashed off Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan.
Labelling regulations to take effect Aug. 21 are designed to protect consumers after the largest meat recall in the country's history two years ago.
At a time when other provinces are moving to encourage airline traffic by decreasing or eliminating aviation fuel taxes, Ontario's decision to hike them will likely boost air fares and put the province at a competitive disadvantage, airline and airport officials say.
Public-opinion research for the federal Finance Department suggests key government policies are out of step with Canadians' priorities, including the Northern Gateway project.
A 24-year-old Ontario medical student was among the 298 people killed when a Malaysia Airlines plane was downed over Ukraine, his family said Friday.
A family is building a so-called Earthship on the southern Alberta prairie - part of a homebuilding movement around the world.
The Pemberton Music Festival is on this weekend - and with a host of hot headliners including Deadmau5, Nine Inch Nails, Snoop Dogg and more - it's sure to be one of this summer's biggest events.
The top Palestinian diplomat in Canada urged Hamas on Friday to stop shooting rockets into Israel while calling on Canada to leverage its friendship with the Israelis to persuade them to halt their ground offensive into Gaza.
Those were two words that stuck out when a former resident of Stephenville, currently residing in Herzliya, Israel, talked about the risk of danger for her family right now.
Updated: Mon Jul 21, 2014 11:11 pm
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