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39 min ago | 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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4 hrs ago | 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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7 hrs ago | 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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12 hrs ago | 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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16 hrs ago | 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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20 hrs ago | 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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Brandon Sun

Canadian, U.S. governments to announce plans for Detroit-Windsor bridge

Lisa Raitt speaks as Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, left, listens during the announcement the United States State Department issued a key permit to build a second bridge linking the United States and Canada from Detroit to Windsor, Ontario during a news conference in Detroit.

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Biggleswade Today

Travel: Canada's big skies, big fish and a wild west dream

Mention Canada and most people immediately think of a trip through the Rockies from Calgary to Vancouver - but In the first of two features about one of the Commonwealth country's lesser known provinces, travel writer Alan Wooding enjoys all that the prairie state of Saskatchewan has to offer.

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Regina Leader Post

Red Scorpion gangster faces 14 charges after arrest in Alberta

A photo of Red Scorpion member Cory James Lesperance, 29, left. Lesperance tweets on MMA and it is believed he is posing here as a fan with an MMA fighter at an MMA event.

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The Montreal Gazette

No more mouth-to-mouth: CPR recommendations should be tweaked, expert suggests

Dr. Anthony Ho says that when CPR guidelines were updated in 2010 a step that is probably needed was taken out.

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Barriere Star Journal

B.C. premier offers support to Israel

Premier Christy Clark has aligned herself and British Columbia with Israel in a letter to a Jewish-Canadian advocacy group in which she says the province can be "counted as a friend."

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