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3 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

2 from Ontario on board private plane that crashed in northern Saskatchewan

Mounties say a 53-year-old male pilot and a 29-year-old male co-pilot, both from Thorndale, Ont., were on a private Seabee plane en route to Yellowknife when it crashed Friday into water near Points North Landing, a permanent camp near Wollaston Lake.

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7 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Prominent international legal group raps Harper over Supreme Court feud

Prime Minister Stephen Harper's public criticism of Canada's top justice impugned her integrity and was tantamount to undue interference with the independence of the courts, according to an international group of eminent judges and lawyers.

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10 hrs ago | Canada.com

Ottawa sitting on $730 million stockpile of uncashed taxes, other benefits

Ottawa is sitting on a stockpile of more than $730 million in uncashed tax refunds and other government cheques, according to Public Works Canada.

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12 hrs ago | Globe and Mail

Canadian foreign minister gets warm welcome on U.S. conservative radio

Canada's foreign policy is getting noticed in the United States - and earning rave reviews from a popular voice of the Republican right.

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14 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Quebec rejects bid by Newfoundland and Labrador to reopen Churchill Falls deal

The Churchill Falls power development in central Labrador, is pictured under construction which was completed ni late 1971.

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18 hrs ago | The Montreal Gazette

Nolin expected to inherit Senate Speaker's job

Senator Pierre Claude Nolin, chairman of the Senate committee on illegal drugs, answerss questions at a news conference after releasing a preliminary report on marijuana use and other illegal drugs on Thursday May 2, 2002, in Ottawa.

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22 hrs ago | Chilliwack Times

More sanctions against Ukrainian rebels

The Conservative government has announced further sanctions against Ukrainian rebels and an array of Russian arms, financial and energy companies thought to be assisting them.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, Stephen Harper, Vladimir Putin, Canada

Thu Jul 24, 2014

680News

Eau Canada: Caravan brings 1,000 litres of Canadian water to bankrupt Detroit in protest

Rob McGuffin, of Windsor, Ontario, carries water jugs into St. Peter's Episcopal Church in Detroit, Thursday, July 24, 2014, for a water station being set up to help Detroit residents who need water.

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The Globe and Mail

Canadian 'poised to become terror tourist' given 10-year sentence

Brampton, Ont: March 30 2011 - Mohamed Hersi is seen in this artist's rendition during court proceedings in a Ontario Court of Justice courtroom in Brampton, Ont., Wednesday, March 30, 2011.

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CFRA

Rescued false killer whale calf passes first hurdle in long-odds battle

Members of the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Mammal Rescue Centre work together to rescue a young false killer whale from a beach near Tofino, B.C. on Thursday, July 10, 2014.

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Canada.com

Canada's ambassador to Israel draws fire over tweets

Local Input~ January 8, 2014 - Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today issued the following statement announcing the appointment of Vivian Bercovici as Canada's new ambassador to the State of Israel.

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KOB-TV New Mexico

Man extradited in New Mexico road-rage killing

Authorities say a 23-year-old man sought in an Albuquerque road-rage killing, that occurred nearly six years ago is back in the United States after being extradited from Mexico.

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Albany Times Union

Honduran families deported back to a bleak future

In this Saturday, July 19, 2014 photo, Elsa Ramirez, 27, deported a day earlier from the United States, stands just inside the doorway of her mother's home, in Tocoa, Honduras.

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Related Topix: Honduras, World News, Central America, Drugs, Mexico

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Vancouver Sun

What are the cheapest days to fly in Canada? Kayak.com looks at data

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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Brandon Sun

Charities may be asked for donor lists under CRA proposal floated by minister

Canadian charities would have to turn over lists of their donors' identities to the Canada Revenue Agency under a proposal being floated by the Conservative government.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

Fossil footprints found in northern B.C. paint new picture of tyrannosaur

Well-preserved fossil footprints, shown in a handout photo provided by the Peace Region Palaeontology Research Centre, found in northeastern B.C. provide the first trackway evidence that Tyrannosaurs may have travelled in packs.

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Edmonton Journal

India wants 12th-century statue back

India is trying to repatriate a "voluptuous" 12th-century statue of a woman with a parrot on her bare shoulder that somehow ended up in the hands of the Department of Canadian Heritage.

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Brandon Sun

Death of a Quebec mayor from insect stings underscores need to be prepared

Lucie F. Roussel, mayor of La Prairie, Que., is shown in a handout photo. The death of a Quebec mayor who was stung multiple times after stepping on a wasps' nest while gardening is a tragic but cautionary tale for those who run afoul of bees, hornets or other stinging insects - especially if they have a severe allergy to their venom, experts say.

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Related Topix: Entomology, Science, Canada, Apiculture, World News, Medicine

Inside Bay Area

San Ramon: Remains of Mexico fishing trip organizer returned to family

More than three years ago, Lee organized a fishing trip to Mexico that ended with the 115-foot ship Erik sinking in the Sea of Cortez.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Brandon Sun

Ottawa urged to run tiny deficit to create 75,000 new jobs: C.D. Howe report

A new report issued by the C.D. Howe Institute says the federal government could create tens of thousands more jobs in the next three years if it stopped worrying so much about a tiny deficit and decided in favour of some stimulus spending.

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