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1 hr ago | Canada.com

Hospitals urged to prepare despite low risk of Ebola virus coming to Canada

Queen's University infectious-disease specialist Dr. Dick Zoutman, Chaired the SARS scientific advisory committee for Ontario and spent time in Kosovo after the 1998-99 war working with local doctors treating patients with a different kind of hemorrhagic fever, Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever.

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5 hrs ago | Hispanically Speaking

Peruvian Police Arrest Man Linked to Mexican Drug Cartel

A man was arrested for allegedly heading an international drug organization linked to Mexico's Tijuana cartel, the Peruvian Interior Ministry said.

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9 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Ottawa man faces 181 charges after police say 38 people were cyberbullied

An Ottawa man faces 181 charges after police say 38 people in Canada and other countries were subjected to cyberbullying and harassment over a 12-year period.

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10 hrs ago | CBC News

Former priest Eric Dejaeger to go to trial in Edmonton on sex charges

Former priest Eric Dejaeger will go to trial in Edmonton on charges of indecent assault and gross indecency after waiving his right to a preliminary inquiry on Thursday.

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14 hrs ago | Canada.com

Notable Mr. Big stings in Alberta

Jack Dennis Woods and Richard Duncan, both from Vancouver, were given life sentences in January 1996 for the 1993 killings of Harvey Bernard and David Rosamond.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Brandon Sun

B.C. chief's pay and expenses nears $1 million: online documents

Newly posted documents show a dramatic disparity in the salaries and travel expenses paid to a handful of Canada's First Nations chiefs, ranging from thousands of dollars to almost $1 million.

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NBC12

Kleenex alert: Canadian bank gives customers surprise gifts

You'll never expect this from a bank in the U.S. - TD Canada Trust surprised several longtime customers with touching and lovely gifts.

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The Montreal Gazette

No more exclusivity clauses in wireless roaming contracts: CRTC

Wireless carriers in Canada have been banned from imposing exclusivity conditions in contracts that forced smaller firms to use more expensive roaming networks.

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Brandon Sun

Nepinak re-elected leader of AMC

Derek Nepinak - the populist grand chief who backed Theresa Spence, rode a motorcycle across the Prairies and turned down a meeting with the prime minister in a crusade to win recognition for treaties - was re-elected Manitoba's First Nations leader Wednesday.

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Globe and Mail

Canada's claims of NRC hacking 'irresponsible,' Beijing says

China's foreign ministry accused Canada on Thursday of making irresponsible accusations lacking any credible evidence after Canada singled out Chinese hackers for attacking a key computer network and lodged a protest with Beijing.

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Kelowna Capital News

Schell: Summerdine in the Okanagan

Join the amazing experience, on Wednesday, Aug. 6, of dining at a local restaurant at the same time as other participating diners in more than 40 restaurants across British Columbia, for charity.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Canada.com

Ronald Crelinsten: Exporting extremism

Minister of Justice and Public Security, Anders Anundsen, left, the head of the Norwegian intelligence service , Benedicte Bjoernland and head of the police Vidar Refvik, right, during a press conference in Oslo, Thursday, July 24, 2014.

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InsideHalton.com

Harper: Hard line on Hamas, Russia and China

An unflinching Prime Minister Stephen Harper doubled down Wednesday with his government's hard line on Hamas, Russia and Chinese cyberattacks.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

Rob Ford nemesis, police Chief Bill Blair, losing job when contract expires

Toronto Police Chief Bill Blair listens as former Supreme Court of Canada justice Frank Iacobucci delivers his report on the use of lethal force by Toronto Police during a press conference in Toronto on Thursday, July 24, 2014.

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Brandon Sun

Terry Fox gets his day in Manitoba

The August civic holiday will be now known as Terry Fox Day, named after the Winnipeg-born athlete who was just 22 when he died in 1981 during his attempt to run across Canada on one leg in his Marathon of Hope.

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CBC News

'The neighbours always tell': How murder houses are sold by realtors

The property listing for 11 Butler Crescent N.W. shows a "gem" of a house bookended by old trees and boasting a detached garage and handsome stucco-and-wood finish.

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Vancouver Sun

Ontario First Nations prepared to lay down their lives to protect lands: chiefs

Aboriginal people in Ontario are prepared to lay down their lives to protect their traditional lands from any unwanted development, a group of First Nations chiefs said Tuesday.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

ABS-CBN News

In rare move, Canada accuses Chinese of trying to hack govt network

Canada on Tuesday took the unusual step of singling out Chinese hackers for attacking a key computer network and lodged a protest with Beijing, raising tensions at a time when Ottawa wants to boost oil sales to China.

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The Chilliwack Progress

Ottawa follows B.C.'s treaty 'stepping stones'

The federal government has responded to the strengthening of aboriginal title in B.C. by following the province's lead and focusing on resource use agreements rather than full-scale treaties that have been slow and expensive to negotiate.

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Brandon Sun

Canada plans new sanctions against Russia over aggression in Ukraine

The federal government says it will impose new sanctions against Russia in coming days over Moscow's support of rebel groups in Ukraine.

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