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Supporting the International Softball Federation Junior Men's World Championship

Ryan Leef, Member of Parliament , on behalf of the Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State , today announced $150,000 in funding for Softball Canada.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

New rest rules means major shakeup for Yukon Quest

The 1,000-mile dog sled race announced Tuesday it was shortening its mandatory 36-hour layover in Dawson City to 24 hours, changing for the first time in history one of the race's most defining characteristics.

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Related Topix: Fairbanks, AK, Canada, Circle, AK, Two Rivers, AK

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Commissionaires buy local security companies

The Commissionaires is a private, not-for-profit company registered under the BC Societies Act, with a mandate to create employment for veterans of the Canadian Armed Forces, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and other public safety organizations.

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CBC News

Cold War-era telephone lines snag N.W.T. moose, caribou

A set of moose antlers tangled in telephone wires found at Mile 170 on the Canol Trail.

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Related Topix: Cold War, Entertainment, Television, North America, Canada, World News,

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Canada.com

Paralyzed cyclist getting back on bike for epic fundraising ride from Yukon to Vancouver

David Parke straps on his bike helmet and prepares to ride near his home in North Vancouver on Wednesday.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

CBC News

Happy 147th: Canada Day celebrations kick off on Parliament Hill

Serena Ryder and the Sam Roberts Band are among the homegrown performers marking Canada Day, as flag-waving celebrants don red and white to mark the country's 147th birthday today.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

Cape Cod Times

Day 15: Whitehorse, Yukon, to Tok, Alaska

First let me admit that the previous night Katie kicked my butt in canasta. She finished with 5,015 points; I had 670.

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Related Topix: Tok, AK, Canada,

Whitehorse Star

Commission pleased with decision allowing appeal

A contentious, culturally sensitive legal battle over French-language education in the Yukon is headed to Canada's highest court.

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

Cape Cod Times

Day 14: Watson Lake, Yukon, to Whitehorse, Yukon

Well, we're officially in Jack London territory, if we weren't before. Katie and I were walking down Main Street in Whitehorse, the capital of the Yukon, and saw a bronze bust of the "Call of the Wild" author.

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Related Topix: Canada, Vineyard Haven, MA, Edgartown, MA

Mon Jun 23, 2014

KHOU-TV Houston

Search suspended for French adventurer in Alaska

The search for a missing French adventurer was suspended along the eastern coast of Katmai National Park and Preserve after aerial searches didn't reveal any signs of his whereabouts, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Alaska, US National Parks, Katmai National Park And Preserve, Canada

Sat Jun 21, 2014

National Post

Bones in Yukon's Kluane National Park confirmed to be those of missing German hiker

After two years of searching, Yukon authorities confirmed this week that scattered bones discovered in Kluane National Park are those of a German hiker who vanished into the territory's wilderness in 2011.

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Related Topix: World News, Germany, Canada

Thu Jun 19, 2014

BayStreet.ca

Northern Freegold Announces 2014 Exploration at Freegold Mountain Project, Yukon

The Freegold project is 100% owned by Northern Freegold and is road accessible, located 70 km west of Carmacks, Yukon, in the Dawson Range.

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Wed Jun 18, 2014

CBC News

Bear spotted on Whitehorse's Hamilton Boulevard

Yukon conservation officers are again reminding people to clear their properties of attractants after a black bear and her cubs were spotted eating dandelions beside Whitehorse's Hamilton Boulevard in the Lobird neighbourhood Wednesday morning.

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Whitehorse Star

Fracking not part of Northern Cross' drilling horizon

Northern Cross Yukon's winter operations at Eagle Plain are seen in the photo above .

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Related Topix: Canada, North America, World News

Mon Jun 16, 2014

CBC News

Yukon Catholic bishop moving on to Vancouver Island

Gary Gordon, the Roman Catholic Bishop of Whitehorse, is moving on to take over the Diocese of Victoria, which comprises Vancouver Island and more, in mid-August.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Canada,

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