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2 hrs ago | 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

7 hrs ago | 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

8 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Canada, World News, Prison

12 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Canada, World News

16 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Mexico, World News

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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Related Topix: Stephen Harper, Canada, World News

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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Related Topix: Springfield, OR, Canada, World News

CBC News

Visitation for former finance minister Jim Flaherty begins

The visitation Tuesday in Whitby, Ont., for former finance minister Jim Flaherty, who died last Thursday at age 64, comes a day before a state funeral in Toronto.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News, Stephen Harper

CBC News

Journalist Paul Wells wins Dafoe prize for Stephen Harper book

Paul Wells's The Longer I'm Prime Minister: Stephen Harper and Canada was also the 2014 winner of the $25,000 Shaughnessy Cohen Prize.

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Related Topix: Stephen Harper, Canada, World News, Journalism

ABC News

Sri Lanka Says Canada Holds Commonwealth to Ransom

Sri Lanka has accused Canada of using its funding of the Commonwealth as a political tool by suspending its $10 million annual contribution while Sri Lanka chairs the group's secretariat.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News, Stephen Harper

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Canada says Russia's actions "imperialistic"

Canada's prime minister says Russia's actions against Ukraine are "aggressive, militaristic and imperialistic" and it's time everyone recognizes the depth and seriousness of that threat.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News, Stephen Harper, Albuquerque, NM, Opinion

CFRA

EXCLUSIVE: Over 60% of female inmates on psychiatric meds; probe launched

Dr. David Juurlink, head of the division of clinical pharmacology and toxicology at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, speaks during an interview in Toronto on Friday, April 4, 2014.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News, Prison, Seroquel, Quetiapine (generic), Medicine

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Canada.com

CBSA raids Lev Tahor community in Ontario, makes several arrests

The Canadian Border Services Agency has made a series of arrests at the Jewish, ultraorthodox Lev Tahor community compound near Chatham.

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