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27 min ago | 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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Related Topix: North America, Canada, Stephen Harper,

4 hrs ago | 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

8 hrs ago | 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

19 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Stephen Harper, North America, Canada, World News,

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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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News,

Fri Aug 01, 2014

CBC News

Whitehorse man charged after Hamilton Blvd rollover

A 22 year old Whitehorse man faces dangerous driving and drunk driving charges after a single vehicle roll-over in Whitehorse overnight.

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Related Topix: Canada,

EurekAlert!

Cordilleran terrane collage

Boulder, Colo., USA - In the August 2014 issue of LITHOSPHERE , Steve Israel of the Yukon Geological Survey and colleagues provide conclusions regarding the North American Cordillera that they say "are provocative in that they blur the definition of tectonic terranes, showing that many observations of early geologists can be attributed to evolving ... (more)

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Related Topix: Boulder, CO, Geology, Science, Canada, Arizona State University

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Real Change

Movement of the people

Climate change will result in mass migrations in North America, similar to those caused by the Dust Bowl in the 1930s.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought,

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Busy family of beavers popular with golfers and kids in Yukon may lose out

A beaver is displayed as curator Viviane Gosselin speaks during a media preview of the "Rewilding" exhibition at the Museum of Vancouver in Vancouver, B.C., on Tuesday February 25, 2014.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Canada,

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The First Perspective-Aboriginal

Canadian documentary series features SFU professor

An SFU professor recently returned from Whitehorse, Yukon, where he was on set for the new documentary series, Wild Archaeology, which explores the history of First Nations across Canada.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Archaeology, Anthropology, Science,

Sun Jul 27, 2014

AlertNet

FEATURE-Young Canadian reunites Haitian 'orphans' with parents

Morgan Wienberg, a slight 22-year-old from Canada, was only 18 when she joined the wave of volunteers who flew to Haiti to help out after the catastrophic earthquake in 2010.

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Related Topix: Haiti, World News, Central America, North America, Canada, Life, Charity

Wed Jul 23, 2014

CBC News

Yukon skiers dream of 5km paved roller-ski track

Cross-country skiers on roller-skis on Hamilton Boulevard. Roller-skis allow cross-country skiers to train in the off-season, but they don't come with brakes.

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Related Topix: Canada,

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