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1 hr ago | Edmonton Journal

Rising energy royalties boost Alberta's surplus

Stantec's new $500-million skyscraper will be mighty tall when it's completed in 2018 - 62 storeys, dwarfing all other Edmonton towers, making it one of the highest skyscrapers in the country, behind five Toronto and two Calgary towers .

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5 hrs ago | Voice of America

Pakistan's PM Resolved to Ride Out Protests Crisis

Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif told parliament on Wednesday he would not be cowed by thousands of demonstrators camped outside the assembly demanding his resignation.

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6 hrs ago | Edmonton Journal

Premier cool to inquiry in murdered, missing aboriginal women

Stantec's new $500-million skyscraper will be mighty tall when it's completed in 2018 - 62 storeys, dwarfing all other Edmonton towers, making it one of the highest skyscrapers in the country, behind five Toronto and two Calgary towers .

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10 hrs ago | Suria

India court pressures Modi on 'criminal'...

India's top court said Monday lawmakers with criminal backgrounds should not serve in government, with 13 ministers facing charges for attempted murder, rioting and other offences.

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14 hrs ago | Yahoo!

Lib ICAC body count reaches double digits

The state's illegal donations scandal has claimed yet another NSW Liberal Party scalp, with Bart Bassett stepping aside from the party.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Public Transit: An Infrastructure Investment That Knows No Boundaries

The island becomes a busier place today as Representatives from the Canadian Urban Transit Association join Premiers and delegates at the Council of the Federation meeting starting today in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island.

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Yahoo!

Palmer apology too late to stop cattle trade backlash

China has gone cold on moves to open its shores to live cattle imports from Australia after businessman Clive Palmer's outburst against WA's most important trade partner.

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SooToday

Gravelle mum on Ring of Fire announcement

Northern Development and Mines Minister Michael Gravelle said the province is not yet ready to announce a development corporation to lead infrastructure decisions around the Ring of Fire, despite a nearing self-imposed deadline.

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CBC News

Momentum for national inqury builds on day of premiers' meeting

Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger added his voice Tuesday to the growing calls for a national inquiry into Canada's murdered and missing aboriginal women.

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Globe and Mail

Saskatchewan Premier Wall pushes for public inquiry, wants to examine 'systemic issues'

Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall during an interview at The Globe and Mail with the Editorial Board, Toronto October 28, 2013.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

680News

Pakistan cleric leading anti-government rally warns premier of 48-hour deadline to step down

A Pakistani cleric leading a mass anti-government rally in front of parliament issued a 48-hour deadline Monday for the country's prime minister to step down, saying he's prepared to die to see it happen.

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Lifestyles

Saskatchewan premier backs public inquiry on missing, murdered aboriginal women

Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall says he doesn't know how long any level of government can ignore something like the murder of a 15-year-old aboriginal girl before looking at ways to prevent such deaths.

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Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

New Brunswick political party leaders speak of need to boost employment

The need to boost employment was at the forefront of New Brunswick's election campaign Monday as the Liberals promised to improve roads and bridges while the governing Tories committed to a strategy for the shipping industry to create jobs.

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WAND-TV Decatur

Slovenia's parliament approves newcomer as premier

A child who authorities say was abducted from her kindergarten classroom and sexually assaulted during a 19-hour ordeal believes her attacker was a man, but prosecutors call the young woman who went on trial Monday... A child who authorities say was abducted from her kindergarten classroom and sexually assaulted during a 19-hour ordeal believes her ... (more)

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Related Topix: Canada, Rick Perry, US Governors, Texas Government, Texas

Canada.com

Prentice alters stance on controversial term limits proposal

Despite criticism from political foes and constitutional experts, PC Alberta leadership candidate Jim Prentice insists term limits can be achieved 'through the party and the party process."

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KMIR 6

Ireland unites for funeral of ex-premier Reynolds

The 81-year-old Reynolds died Thursday after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease.

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Globe and Mail

Premiers to press Ottawa on inquiry into missing, murdered aboriginal women

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.

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Suria

Thai king endorses coup leader as prime...

Thailand's coup leader was formally endorsed as prime minister by the nation's revered king on Monday, in a step towards forming a government to oversee sweeping reforms in the politically turbulent kingdom.

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The Washington Post

Whisky's worries mirror economic fears in Scotland

In this is Jan. 9, 2011, file photo China's Vice Premier Li Keqiang, left, laughs as he raises a glass of whisky to Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond before attending a state dinner at Edinburgh castle in Edinburgh, Scotland.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Vancouver Sun

Premiers face pressure to help aboriginal kids

Sunday was International Go-Topless Day, where people in cities around the world are invited to stand up for women's right to go topless in public.

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