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Tuesday | CBC News

No state funeral for 'great Canadian' Herb Gray

Herb Gray, one of Canada's longest-serving parliamentarians and the deputy prime minister for five years, will not be given a state funeral, the government said Tuesday.

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Tuesday | CBC News

Earth Day message from Governor General stresses sustainability

David Johnston is the first Canadian Governor General to issue a formal statement to mark Earth Day, a tradition that he began in 2013.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Earth Day, North America, Canada, World News

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Edmonton Journal

PMO paid more than $4.1 million to departing employees

The Prime Minister's Office coughed up $4.1 million in severance and separation pay over the first seven years of Stephen Harper's tenure for 196 departing PMO employees, according to government documents.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Indybay.org

Canada Targets Russia

Canada Targets Russia by Stephen Lendman Right-wing Prime Minister Stephen Harper marches in lockstep with Washington.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Stephen Harper, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

Thu Apr 17, 2014

National Post

Wynne's libel claims filled with political and legal risks, experts say

In the Yellow Pages of libel lawyers, you can do worse than Mark J. Freiman, former deputy Attorney General of Ontario.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Winnipeg Free Press

Ottawa and Sikorsky agree on new terms for Cyclone choppers: sources

The Harper government has reached a deal to amend its contract with the U.S. manufacturer of the long-delayed CH-148 Cyclone maritime helicopters, The Canadian Press has learned.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Sikorsky Aircraft, Aerospace-Defense, US Military, US Air Force

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Daily Advance

Challengers take on incumbents over tax hike

Currituck Republican at-large candidate Owen Etheridge makes a point during the Currituck Chamber of Commerce candidates forum as incumbent at-large Commissioner Paul Martin and at-large challenger Mike Hall listen, at Currituck County High School Thursday.

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Related Topix: Currituck, NC, Barco, NC

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Lebanon Daily News

Longtime Canadian finance minister dies

Former Canadian finance minister Jim Flaherty, a fixture on the world financial stage who stepped down last month, has died.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Rick Mercer to be the 2014 Recipient of the DAREarts Cultural Award

DAREarts announced today that Rick Mercer, host of the Rick Mercer Report, will be presented with the 2014 Cultural Award at the 12th annual DAREarts Leadership Awards.

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Related Topix: Rick Mercer Report, Entertainment, Television, This Hour Has 22 Minutes, North America, Canada, World News, Family, Kids, Journalism

Nunatsiaq News

Nunavut signs for its share of the federal gas tax fund

Leona Aglukkaq, the MP for Nunavut, and Tom Sammurtok, minister of Community and Government Services for the territory, shake hands at the territorial legislative assembly April 7 after signing a renewed gas tax agreement.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

The Windsor Star

City charges Ottawa steep new fee for Paul Martin Building hoarding

Fulvio Valentinis speaks during a regular city council meeting at city hall in Windsor on Monday, April 7, 2014.

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Free Republic

Myth-Making Aside, Eugenics Was a Mostly Progressive Enterprise

I have often stated that biologist/eugenicist Charles Davenport was one of the great villains of American history.

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Sat Apr 05, 2014

The Toronto Star

Liberal minority government in Quebec could be short and not sweet: Hebert

Based on the last four polls of the election campaign, Quebecers are poised to bring the Liberals back to power on Monday.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

The Toronto Star

Why Canada's pricey health-care accord was worth it: Walkom

The business press labelled the deal, under which Ottawa gave the provinces an extra $41 billion over the decade to transform their health-care systems, a colossal waste of money.

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

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Red Deer Advocate

Why CPP reform has stalled

After three years of saying the federal government would look favourably at a modest boost to Canada Pension Plan premiums and benefits - if the economy was stronger, and if the provinces would get on board - then-finance minister Jim Flaherty pulled the plug last December.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Pension, Opinion

CBC News

Stephen Harper portrait wins $25K political writing prize

Veteran political journalist Paul Wells is the 2014 winner of the $25,000 Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for his book The Longer I'm Prime Minister: Stephen Harper and Canada.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

CBC News

Stephen Harper portrait wins $25K political writing prize

Veteran political journalist Paul Wells is the 2014 winner of the $25,000 Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for his book The Longer I'm Prime Minister: Stephen Harper and Canada.

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Brandon Sun

Finance loses second-in-command two weeks after minister Flaherty's resignation

The Finance Department's second-in-command has announced he is retiring, just two weeks after minister Jim Flaherty left his post.

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Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance

Waterloo Chronicle

Words can hurt you

It was interesting to get that open letter from Premier Kathleen Wynne to opposition leader Tim Hudak Sunday, threatening legal action on comments he made last week regarding the gas plant scandal.

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Related Topix: Canada, Stephen Harper, Opinion

Globe and Mail

The health accord was a 'fix' we must not repeat

Puffs of wistfulness, interspersed with premonitions of doom for Canadian health care, surrounded this week's end of the 10-year health accord between Ottawa and the provinces.

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