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1 hr ago | Final Call

Crystal Power Related to the Human Body and the Radio in the Head

"And certainly We created man, and We know what his mind suggests to him-and We are nearer to him than his life-vein.

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5 hrs ago | 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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9 hrs ago | Edmonton Journal

Arrest made in Netherlands in Amanda Todd online extortion case: reports

In October 2012, the B.C. teen was found dead in a Port Coquitlam home, five weeks after she posted a heartbreaking video on YouTube detailing how she was harassed online and bullied Cyberbullied teen Amanda Todd, whose suicide made headlines around the world, led an active online life.

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13 hrs ago | Canada.com

Tories spurn NDP request to start over on elections bill

The Vancouver Canucks have the sixth overall pick in the June 27-28 NHL Entry Draft.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Winnipeg Free Press

This spring's flood situation is similar to 2009, when ice jams caused the flooding of Breezy Point.

This spring's flood situation is similar to 2009, when ice jams caused the flooding of Breezy Point.

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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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Canada.com

Canada's chicken farmers ban injections that trigger superbugs

Canadian chicken farmers are putting an end to controversial egg injections, which provided the world with a "textbook" example of the perils of mass medication.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News, Food Poisoning, Health

Edmonton Journal

Six CF-18s headed to Poland to bolster NATO forces response to Ukraine

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper looks over a map with the Chief of Defence Staff General Thomas Lawson before announcing Canada will send six CF-18 fighter jets to the eastern Europe as part of a NATO mission during a press conference in Ottawa on Thursday, April 17, 2014.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Stephen Harper

Vancouver Sun

Supreme Court to hear three people-smuggling cases, including Sun Sea appeals

The MV Sun Sea is escorted past Fisgard Lighthouse and into CFB Esquimalt in Colwood, B.C., on Aug. 13, 2010.

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CBC News

'We felt like slaves': Foreign recruits for McDonald's feel ripped off

Kathy Tomlinson has worked as an investigative reporter for more than a decade. She is currently host of CBC Vancouver's news segment Go Public.

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Red Deer Advocate

One of the dead in Calgary stabbing showed promise as funeral director

A snow-covered personal note left with flowers near the scene of the multiple fatal stabbings in northwest Calgary on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News, Death Care

Wed Apr 16, 2014

CNews

London, Ont., man, 19, charged in Canada Revenue Agency Heartbleed hack

A 19-year-old computer science student has been charged with using the destructive Heartbleed bug to swipe Canadian taxpayer data.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News, Computers

Regina Leader Post

Petawawa soldier accused of sex crimes faces a dozen new charges

An infantry soldier already accused of sexually assaulting and possibly drugging at least eight women will appear in court Thursday to face at least a dozen new charges.

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Canada.com

Parts of Eastern Canada cope as water levels rise, flooding homes and roads

Keegan Worden, left, and David Clement check on a flooded Tim Horton's location along Main Street in Sussex, N.B., on April 16, 2014.

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Brandon Sun

Ottawa lowballs lab payment

Winnipeg missed out on $1.5 million last year after Ottawa balked at a city bill for providing fire protection, policing and other services to the National Microbiology Laboratory.

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BBC News

Mexico 'cartel city' mayor arrested

The mayor of the Mexican city of Apatzingan, a stronghold of the Knights Templar drug cartel, has been arrested on suspicion of extorting money on behalf of the cartel.

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Canada.com

Canada to let private companies decide where search-and-rescue aircraft based

It will be up to aerospace firms vying to supply Canada with new search-and-rescue aircraft to decide where such planes are to be located - a process that raises questions about private companies deciding the country's defence policy and where military staff are located.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Truro Daily News

Canso officer crucial in seizing 132 kg of heroin

Lieutenant William Corbett, a MARS officer, supervises the launching of the ship's zodiac on board HMCS Regina during Operation Artemis counter-terrorism and maritime security operations off the coast of Africa on March 12. Cpl.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Canada, World News

Brandon Sun

Former Harper chief of staff Wright won't face criminal charges, RCMP says

Nigel Wright, chief of staff for Prime Minister Stephen Harper, is shown appearing as a witness at the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Nov. 2, 2010.

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Madison Publishing

Legal battle brewing in B.C. over temporary foreign worker program

Two unions are taking the latest battle over temporary foreign workers to Federal Court in Vancouver, but they hope two government ministers will step in to speed things up.

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