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Baird replaces O'Farrell as NSW premier

The state treasurer replaces Barry O'Farrell who resigned after giving misleading evidence to the Independent Commission Against Corruption about a $3000 bottle of wine.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

CTV

Marois has no regrets as she says goodbye after election defeat

Pauline Marois bid a tearful goodbye to politics on Wednesday, saying she has no regrets and that Quebecers will always fight to get a country.

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Weyburn Review

Six unions band together to fight 'devastating cuts' demanded by Liberals

Premier Kathleen Wynne likes to paint the Progressive Conservatives as the instigators of labour unrest, but she's the one waging war, union leaders said Wednesday.

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Nanaimo Daily News

A brief look at the life of former finance minister Jim Flaherty

Educated: Bishop Whelan High School and Loyola High School in Montreal; BA from Princeton University; law degree from York University's Osgoode Hall Law School.

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Edmonton Journal

Former Edmonton mayor, Stephen Mandel, opts out of Tory leadership race

Thanks to the peculiar configuration of an otherwise unremarkable Beverly strip mall, the kitchen of Million Thai restaurant enjoys a full-length glass storefront looking onto the parking lot, from where, should you choose, you can watch every detail of your food, and everyone else's, being prepared.

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SooToday

Parts of Eastern Canada cope with flooding

Keegan Worden, left, and David Clement check on a flooded Tim Horton's location along Main Street in Sussex, N.B., on April 16, 2014.

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Reuters

Algeria's bloody past, energy wealth keep status quo for now

Cramped with his young wife and three infants in a shack in Algiers' Citi Hofra slum, Amin Kerchach could be forgiven for being angry at missing out on Algeria's gas wealth.

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Related Topix: World News, Algeria, Africa, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries), Canada

Townhall

Russian Provocateurs Prepare The Ukrainian Battlefield

For the past month, the Russian government, with Vladimir Putin its spotlight propagandist, has repeatedly declared that brutal anti-Russian ethnic violence as a prelude to ethnic-based civil war is imminent in Eastern Ukraine.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, World News, Russia, Canada, Opinion

Iol.co.za

DA guru caught in salary storm abroad

Nick Clegg faces the embarrassment of being hauled in front of a British House of Commons committee to explain why taxpayers are paying his election strategist - former DA spindoctor and chief adviser to Western Cape Premier Helen Zille - a six-figure salary.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Canberra Times

An anti-corruption body with real powers? That's so Sydney

Former Premier Bob Carr says ICAC has "confirmed its authority in New South Wales politics" after the resignation of Premier Barry O'Farrell.

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NEWS.com.au

Premier Barry O'Farrell has resigned

BREAKING: NSW premier Barry O'Farrell has resigned after what he described as "significant memory fail" over receiving a $3000 bottle of Grange.

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Squamish Chief

PQ member Gendron holds record for longest service in Quebec legislature

Parti Quebecois member Francois Gendron made Quebec political history on Tuesday, becoming the longest-serving member of the province's legislature.

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Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne, left, and her partner Jane...

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne, left, and her partner Jane Rounthwaite, right, greet supporters and her caucus at a rally during the party's annual general meeting in Toronto on Saturday, March 22, 2014.

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CBC News

Youth feminists fighting to improve abortion access

A Fredericton teenager is one of the people leading the charge to improve access to abortions now that the Morgentaler clinic in Fredericton plans to close in July over a lack of government funding.

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Coast Reporter

Libyan gunmen abduct Jordanian ambassador in Tripoli, officials say

This image Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013 file photo made from AP video shows Seif al-Islam Gadhafi, son of Libya's former dictator Moammar Gadhafi, inside a cage in a courtroom in Zintan, Libya.

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Nor'Wester

Province backs shrimp harvesters

While the provincial government is backing shrimp fishermen, the federal government remains firm on its latest quota decisions.

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The Toronto Star

Liberals detour from transit vision to stay alive: Cohn

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne is flanked by Toronto Transit Commission chair Maria Augimeri and Minister of Infrastructure Glen Murray Monday as they ride the subway while en route to Wynne's speech at the Toronto Region Board of Trade in Toronto.

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The Toronto Star

Use of antipsychotics soaring at Ontario nursing homes

Ontario nursing homes are drugging helpless seniors at an alarming rate with powerful antipsychotic drugs, despite warnings that the medications can kill elderly patients suffering from dementia.

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Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Long Term Care, Medicine, Zyprexa, Zydis, Olanzapine (generic), Canada,

Mon Apr 14, 2014

South China Morning Post

Blow for Taiwan's KMT as just one runner remains in opposition leadership race

Dr Tsai Ing-wen became the only candidate for the top post in Taiwan's main opposition DPP after the other two dropped out.

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Ottawa Citizen

Former premier Redford brought daughter on dozens of government flights

The Alberta government's fleet of aircraft came under renewed scrutiny Monday after new revelations showed former premier Alison Redford took her young daughter on dozens of flights during her time in office, including a long weekend in Jasper during the height of flood recovery last year in southern Alberta.

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