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41 min ago | Autobytel

Yukon Adventure: Driving the 2015 GMC Yukon Full-Size SUV Across Its Northern Namesake

The lure of the far north is inescapable for anyone who's ever dreamed of exploring the vast, empty reaches that serve as a prelude to the ice caps at the top of the world.

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11 hrs ago | MacLeans

The PM, Trudeau and the hidden agenda: Aiiiieeeeeee, right?

The threat is real, the Prime Minister was saying ominously. The plot is well under way.

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

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Nunatsiaq News

Scandinavian, Russian, Alaskan business reps to meet in Iqaluit next week

Anders Oskal of Norway, the executive director of the International Centre for Reindeer Husbandry, with Nunavut MP Leona Aglukkaq in Whitehorse, Yukon this past winter.

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Related Topix: Canada, North America, World News,

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Free Press

(VIDEO) Mulcair says NDP government would hold national missing women inquiry

Federal NDP leader Tom Mulcair said on Wednesday his government, if elected, would begin an inquiry into missing and murdered aboriginal women, starting on his first day as Prime Minister.

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

Sys-Con Media

A&W's 6th Annual Cruisin' to End MS Raises $1.45 Million

A&W Food Services of Canada Inc. is proud to announce its 6th annual Cruisin' to End MS day, on August 21, raised $1.45 million in support of the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada and its programs that benefit Canadians affected by the disease.

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Related Topix: The w's, Pop/Rock, North America, Canada, World News, Life, Food, Dining, Multiple Sclerosis, Health, Medicine,

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Nunatsiaq News

Ottawa confirms five-year broadband subsidy extension for Nunavut, Nunavik

Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced Aug. 25 that Ottawa will spend $50 million over five years to prop up satellite-based internet services in Nunavut and Nunavik.

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

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Western Copper and Gold Selects M3 as EPCM Contractor and Provides Update on Casino

Western Copper and Gold Corporation is pleased to announce that it has awarded the engineering, procurement and construction management contract for the Casino Project to M3 Engineering & Technology Corporation of Tucson, Arizona .

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Related Topix: Tucson, AZ, Canada

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Canada.com

Economic development key to Northern security

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper responds to questions after making an announcement at the Yukon college in Whitehorse, Thursday August 21, 2014.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Canada.com

Stephen Harper blasted for remarks on missing and murdered aboriginal women

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper and wife Laureen pose for a photograph with Canadian Rangers as they leave Whitehorse on Friday August 22, 2014.

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

CBC News

Stephen Harper bans Chinese media from Arctic trip

Prime Minister Stephen Harper and his wife Laureen tour Miles Canyon near Whitehorse, Yukon on Thursday, the first day of his annual tour of Northern Canada.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Stephen Harper, Canada, North America

Thu Aug 21, 2014

MacLeans

Stories we're watching: Term limits for Canadian politicians?

Alberta PC leadership candidate Jim Prentice suggests term limits for premier and MLAs.

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The London Free Press

National Research Council boss says data well guarded

John R. McDougall, President of the National Research Council of Canada speaks with Gary Goodyear, Minister of State during a press conference with Deputy Leader of the Government at the Senate, the Honorable Senator Claude Carignan speak to the media in Ottawa May 7, 2013 regarding the National Research Council of Canada.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Computer Security, Science / Technology, Stephen Harper

Brandon Sun

Harper draws parallels between Taliban and Islamist militants in Iraq, Syria

Stephen Harper is drawing parallels between the Islamist militants who have seized a swath of territory across Iraq and Syria and the Taliban insurgents who controlled much of Afghanistan before the U.S.-led invasion.

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Related Topix: Stephen Harper, World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Canada, Terrorism

The Chronicle Herald

Harper to tour Canada's North

Stephen Harper will tour a local college and make an announcement about northern research in Whitehorse on Thursday as he begins his annual trek to the North, his ninth time doing so since becoming prime minister.

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

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Harper attacks 'liberal elites'; touts Tory record on economy, crime in speech to B.C. supporters

Prime Minister Stephen Harper addresses supporters during a party gathering at Krause Berry Farms in Langley, B.C., on Wednesday August 20, 2014.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Toronto Star

Stephen Harper heads north on annual Arctic journey

Harper, who has made the trip to Canada's North each summer since taking power in 2006, begins a six-day tour of the Yukon, Northwest Territories and Nunavut on Wednesday.

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

Sat Aug 16, 2014

PR-inside.com

"Yukon Energy Corporation - Alternative Energy - Deals and Alliances Profile" Published

The company generates and transmits electrical energy through hydro power, and a small percentage of it from wind, solar and geo-thermal power.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, North America, Canada, World News,

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Business Wire

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According to a survey from the Delticom two-wheel division, Europe's bikers rode around the world a total of 85 times, with an average of almost 2,800 kilometres a year per head.

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Related Topix: KTM 990 Adventure, Dirt Bikes, KTM Dirt Bike, Canada

Wed Aug 13, 2014

CBC News

Male Chinook salmon outnumber female at Whitehorse fish ladder

For the first time in years the number of Chinook salmon returning to spawn in the Yukon River is above the minimum set out in a Canada-U.S. treaty, but there are still concerns about the health and future of the wild salmon population.

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Related Topix: Canada, Eagle, AK

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Pique News Magazine

Orienteers impressed with Canadian Championships held in Whistler

Whistler has put itself on the map for top-level orienteering competition after hosting Canadian Championship races that were lauded by athletes during the B.C. Day long weekend.

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