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3 hrs ago | Edmonton Journal
Canada is in the process of evacuating its three-member mobile laboratory team from Sierra Leone over concerns for the safety of the scientists.
8 hrs ago | Cloverdale Reporter
Two Canadian Tire executives - president Michael Medline and senior vice-president Duncan Fulton - completed the Ice Bucket Challenge on Monday, answering the challenge sent to them by Scotiabank.
8 hrs ago | SooToday
An emboldened Russia is a threat to it neighbours in the Arctic and Canada must be ready to respond to any Russian incursions in the region, Prime Minister Stephen Harper said Tuesday as he ended his yearly tour of Canada's North.
8 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service
Two lost Maya cities recently uncovered by an international team of scientists in Mexico could help decipher the story of the empire's early capitals to the south that were eventually abandoned for large cities on the Yucatan peninsula.
12 hrs ago | Brandon Sun
When the time came for the outstanding miniseries award to be announced at the Emmy Awards on Monday night, Canadian producer Chad Oakes was starting to get nervous.
15 hrs ago | Brandon Sun
A U.S. researcher with the Cornell University Co-operative Extension is suggesting Canadians use the name Juneberries when selling Saskatoons south of the border.
18 hrs ago | Canada.com
Local Input~ John "Yahya" Maguire, a Muslim convert and former University of Ottawa business student, is under RCMP investigation after he disappeared in January 2013 and turned up in Syria.
20 hrs ago | Canada.com
Some of television's biggest celebrities arrive at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles for the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards on August 25, 2014 in Los Angeles.
Yesterday | Brandon Sun
The Royal Canadian Mint will unveil a new $100 gold coin in Charlottetown today that celebrates two key moments in Canada's development.
Vancouver Police Chief and president of the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police Jim Chu is seen at a news conference in Vancouver, B.C., on Tuesday December 18, 2012.
The outgoing president of the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police told reporters Monday that the so-called Mr. Big technique has been a "very effective tool" to catch killers and that most agencies have policies in place to prevent abuse.
The final resting place of the lost ships of the Franklin expedition may remain a mystery for at least another summer.
You won't see it on the itinerary for Stephen Harper's annual northern tour, and it's somewhere the prime minister would probably rather not be seen, anyway.
Canada's premiers are expected to renew their call for a public inquiry into murdered and missing aboriginal women when they gather this week in Charlottetown as the Council of the Federation.
Retired staff Sgt. William John Roderick Macdonald, right, holds up a flag he received from P.E.I. premier Robert Ghiz and Saskatchewan premier Brad Wall, left, during a sunset ceremony recognizing the RCMP at the 2014 Celebration Zone in Charlottetown Sunday.
Of all the sovereignty-boosting, patriotism-inducing, national myth-building projects this prime minister has taken on over the past eight years - and there have been a few of them now - Stephen Harper's quixotic quest to find the lost ships of the doomed 19th Century English explorer John Franklin may appear the most vainglorious.
Photo will be running huge on Sunday double-truck. Need some options; and also some closeups of statue s face.
Updated: Tue Aug 26, 2014 10:59 pm
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