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8 min ago | Hilobrow

Robert Tressell

If you needed some brick-laying or sign-painting done in the final decade of the 19th century, the Irish-born workman ROBERT TRESSELL might have been your man.

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Related Topix: Canada, Central County, Scotland, Strathclyde County, Scotland, World News, United Kingdom

1 hr ago | CBC News

Sherbrooke flood victims expected to be able to return home

Sherbrooke authorities say they will begin the cleanup operation on many of the roads and bridges that were shut when rivers overflowed their banks.

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Related Topix: Canada

2 hrs ago | Nanaimo Daily News

Economy creates 42,900 new jobs as jobless rate dips to 6.9 per cent

Canada's economy showed signs of thawing out from a long, bitter winter last month, churning out an unexpectedly high 42,900 net new jobs that helped shave the unemployment rate to 6.9 per cent - matching a post-recession low.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News,

6 hrs ago | The London Free Press

Canada says farewell to Jim Flaherty

Nearly 2,000 people packed St. James Cathedral and overflow areas Wednesday to say goodbye to Flaherty - the man they knew as a family man, a public servant and politician who strived to stabilize Canada's economy.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Stephen Harper, Princeton University

Wed Apr 16, 2014

National Post

Montreal gazebo 'honouring' writer Mordecai Richler neglected and ...

On a grassy slope at the foot of Mount Royal, the Mordecai Richler Pavilion would be a perfect spot for a writer seeking inspiration above the din of the city.

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I-Newswire.com

Convergia Offers Avaya IP Office Phone System with 7 Phones Installed for Just $99 a Month

Montreal, Canada, US and International telephone service provider, Convergia, is offering businesses an Avaya Office Phone System with 7 phones installed for only $99 per month, with zero down.

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Related Topix: Canada, Science / Technology, VoIP

Montreal Gazette

Court approves transfer of Bixi Montreal to city

McGill student Angie Ning rents a Bixi bike at the corner of Mont Royal and Parc Aves.

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CBC News

UPAC sets sights on ex-Liberal MNA Nathalie Normandeau

Documents unsealed in court today suggest that Jean Charest's ex-deputy premier Nathalie Normandeau intervened against the advice of bureaucrats to help engineering form Roche obtain an $11-million contract.

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CBC News

Marois and Couillard to discuss transfer of powers

The public appearance between Pauline Marios and Philippe Couillard will take place before the PQ government's last cabinet meeting this afternoon.

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CBC News

Sherbrooke, Que., flooding forces more than 600 from homes

Flooding in Sherbrooke, Que., has closed 24 streets to traffic and forced more than 600 people into emergency shelters.

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Sys-Con Media

BMO and CFEE Expand Financial Literacy Program in Canada

The program, developed by the Canadian Foundation for Economic Education in partnership with BMO Financial Group, offers a simple way to help young Canadians learn more about money and personal finances.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Canada,

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Market Wire

New Investment to Enhance On-Line Security and Accelerate the Use of Regenerative Cell Therapies

Two new networks based in Montreal, Quebec, have been awarded federal funding to take the latest research findings related to cybersecurity and regenerative cell therapies and turn them into better policies and practices.

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Related Topix: Canada, Science / Technology, Stem Cell Research

Montreal Gazette

Brownstein: Richler Pavilion a tribute to poor planning

It's our own version of Groundhog Day. But unlike the Bill Murray comedy - wherein a weatherman lives the same day over and over again - the Montreal version has many of us beginning our day wandering by and wondering about the forlorn state of the Mordecai Richler Pavilion, the gazebo on the side of Mount Royal, and getting the same response from ... (more)

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Bill Murray, Canada,

CBC News

Three aboriginal artists on Sobey Art Award longlist

Connie Walker is the lead reporter at CBC Aboriginal and was previously a producer on the "8th Fire" series.

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CJAD

Expenses of ex-FTQ construction boss under microscope

The trial of the former head of the construction arm of the province's largest labour union began today with an inside look at certain questionable expenses he submitted between 2007 and 2008.

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CBC News

Montrealers remember Boston Marathon bombing

Nelson Fernandes and Joyce Bridgman both ran in last year's Boston Marathon that saw three killed and hundreds injured by two bombs left near the finish line.

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Related Topix: Outdoor Recreation, Marathon, Canada

Canada NewsWire

Media Advisory - CIBC to hold Annual Meeting on April 24

The business of the meeting will include the election of directors; appointment of auditors; consideration and voting on an advisory resolution on executive compensation and shareholder proposals.

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CBC News

Prisoners given powerful drugs off-label, allegedly to 'control behaviour'

A powerful mood-altering medication with potentially life-threatening side effects was for years being prescribed in Canadian prisons for unapproved purposes, raising concerns the drug was being used to "subdue" or "sedate" inmates, a joint CBC News/Canadian Press investigation has revealed.

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Related Topix: Seroquel, Quetiapine (generic), Medicine, Canada

Mon Apr 14, 2014

BeatCrave

Lana Del Rey Releases New Single And Video For 'West Coast'

For those of you who couldn't make it out to Coachella last weekend, and are planning making the trek to the festival's upcoming second weekend, one thing you missed was Lana Del Rey performing a new, typically vacuous bubblegum groove-pop track, "West Coast."

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Related Topix: Lana Del Rey, Pop/Rock, Grand Prairie, TX, Canada

Canada Online Explorer

Top Easter weekend travel deals

Are you and your significant other, friends or family planning a long weekend escape this Easter weekend? If you'll be celebrating Easter with a vacation, find trip ideas with our 10 favourite Easter travel deals and packages.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Easter, Weather, Canada, Travel

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