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3 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Bank of Canada erases mountain ID from $10 bill after questions raised

The central bank had claimed that its new plastic $10 bank notes included an image of majestic Mount Edith Cavell, a prominent peak in the Canadian Rockies south of Jasper, Alta.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News, North America Travel, Travel, Canada Travel, Toronto, Canada Travel, Alberta, Canada Travel

3 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Patti-Kay Hamilton of N.W.T. wins $6,000 CBC Creative Nonfiction Prize

Patti-Kay Hamilton of Fort Smith, N.W.T., has won this year's English-language CBC Creative Nonfiction Prize.

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Related Topix: Canada, Journalism, World News

6 hrs ago | Prince George Citizen

Mall construction boom is fuelled by the tastes of Canada's wealthiest

While big box retailers like Target have struggled to get a foothold in Canadian markets, demand for luxury retailers is strong and fuelling massive expansion projects at shopping malls across the country.

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

9 hrs ago | Vancouver Sun

Obese women as likely to give birth following IVF as those of normal weight

Before it was the Commonwealth Games, it was the Empire Games, and Vancouver was the site 60 years ago this week.

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Related Topix: Computers, Canada, Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, World News

13 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

Hot weather, dry conditions mean B.C. fire activity is set to rise

A Natural Resources Canada study that looked at the impact of climate change on forests found that B.C.'s fire season will be 50 days longer by 2040.

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17 hrs ago | The Hill Times

Harper Conservatives hope to win 10 Quebec seats in next election

The road to a majority government in the next federal election for the Conservatives goes through Quebec, the only province where there's ample room to offset any potential losses in British Columbia and Atlantic Canada, say former senior Conservative Hill staffers and party strategists.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News, Stephen Harper

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Star Phoenix

Saskatoon man rescues couple from submerged car

A new research project aims to reduce the need for antibiotics in broiler chickens.

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Related Topix: Canada, Recipes, World News, Boat Disaster

Merced Sun-Star

Editorial: On Mexico trip, Gov Brown should recast ugly debate about immigration

Gov. Jerry Brown is heading to Mexico today, along with 112 California government and business leaders, for a three-day trade mission.

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Related Topix: World News, Mexico, North America Travel, Travel, Mexico Travel, Jerry Brown, US Governors, California, California Government, Immigration Reform, Opinion

680News

Feminist Therese Casgrain disappears from public history under Harper government

The Harper government has spent millions to commemorate the War of 1812 and other episodes from Canadian history, but has also erased at least one inspiring piece of the past.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News, Stephen Harper,

Vancouver Sun

Police warned B.C. Muslim group to watch Burnaby man facing terrorism charges

The Vancouver Sun launches Wine Critic for your smartphone, tablet and desktop computer, featuring wine picks, tips, videos, advice on food pairings and more from our expert Anthony Gismondi.

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Related Topix: Terrorism, Canada, World News

Mirror.co.uk

British drugs mule saved by cabin crew after A 40,000 of COCAINE burst in stomach mid-flight

A British drugs mule carrying half a pound of cocaine in his stomach almost died when one of the pellets he had swallowed burst in mid-flight, sparking a full-scale passenger jet emergency.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Bermuda, World News

The Windsor Star

'We kill and beg to be killed': Hunt on for local would-be jihadist

Ahmad Waseem, 26, of Windsor, is wanted by the RCMP after allegedly returning to Syria late last year.

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Related Topix: Social Software, Canada, World News,

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Brandon Sun

No date set for mail delivery changes in Brandon

Brandon residents will continue to receive door-to-door mail services for the foreseeable future, a Canada Post spokesperson said Friday.

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Castanet.net

Gov't insists EU talks on track

The Canadian government isn't commenting directly on a report Germany is poised to reject a proposed trade deal between Canada and the European Union, instead insisting that work to finalize the agreement remains on track.

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Brandon Sun

Province has $3.5M for flood-affected fishers

The Selinger government is creating an estimated $3.5-million assistance program for Interlake First Nations fishers who've lost their livelihoods because of summer flooding.

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Related Topix: Canada, Weather, World News

Canada.com

Harper pens editorial about Russia for Globe and Mail

The Vancouver Sun launches Wine Critic for your smartphone, tablet and desktop computer, featuring wine picks, tips, videos, advice on food pairings and more from our expert Anthony Gismondi.

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Related Topix: Computers, Stephen Harper, Canada, World News, Opinion

Brandon Sun

Robot to hitchhike Sunday from Halifax to Victoria in study of trust

Travellers in Canada may have some unusual company on the highway this summer as a Wellie-wearing, social media-savvy robot hits the road on a mission to hitchhike its way from Halifax to Victoria.

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Canada, World News

Brandon Sun

25 years later, Loblaw still pushes going green to the price-savvy shopper

When Loblaw decided to start selling environment-friendly products 25 years ago, the word green had barely evolved from being a colour description.

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Star Phoenix

Brothers killed in tractor accident

One of the more ludicrous remarks of late was the "shock" expressed by the City of Regina and its unions at the possible termination of their pension plan.

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Regina Leader Post

No 'rainbow families': Ethnic donor stipulation at fertility centre 'floors' Calgary woman

An embryologist at work in the Regional Fertility Program lab in Calgary. The clinic, which has operated since the 1980s, won't allow a woman to use a sperm donor "that would result in a future child appearing racially different than the recipient or the recipient's partner."

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Related Topix: Canada, Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural, World News

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