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  1. Postal strike needs 'cooling'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Castanet.net

    Idle Canada Post trucks sit in the parking lot of the Saint-Laurent sorting facility in Montreal as rotating strikes hit the area on Thursday November 15, 2018. Canada Post proposed a "cooling off" period with its striking postal workers Monday as pressure mounts to resolve the ongoing labour dispute ahead of the busy Christmas delivery season.

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  2. Government to act quickly if Saturday midnight deal deadline breached: sourceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 16 | Brandon Sun

    ... it said both sides remained at the bargaining table. Idle Canada Post trucks sit in the parking lot of the Saint-Laurent sorting facility in Montreal as rotating strikes hit the area on Thursday November 15, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz ...

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  3. Government to act quickly if Canada Post Saturday midnight deal deadline breached: sourceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 16 | 680News

    Idle Canada Post trucks sit in the parking lot of the Saint-Laurent sorting facility in Montreal as rotating strikes hit the area on Thursday November 15, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz The Trudeau government gave one final push Friday to bring the Canada Post labour dispute to a close, suggesting it will act quickly if rotating strikes continue beyond a Saturday midnight deadline for the latest contract offers from the Crown corporation.

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  4. Ottawa Dispatch: Justin Trudeau's Official Home: Unfit for a Leader or Anyone ElseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | The New York Times

    At Canada's official residence for its prime minister, security cameras keep silent watch over the fences, visitors pass through gates that can block truck bombs and a detail of uniformed Royal Canadian Mounted Police officers patrol day and night. When Justin Trudeau became prime minister two years ago, he took a pass on moving his family into the official residence at 24 Sussex Drive, built in 1868 by an American-born lumber baron .

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  5. Harmonica Master Carlos Del Junco & His Band The Blues Mongrels Return To The River RunRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 3 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Saturday Nov 17 at 8pm, marks the much-anticipated return of world-renowned Cuban-Canadian harmonica master Carlos del Junco to the River Run Centre's intimate Co-operator's Hall stage where he celebrates the release of his new CD "Hang On". Del Junco fashions sound the way Michelangelo sculpted his David: with daring and sensuality ! Considered one of the world's greatest harmonica players, he is a pioneer of the "overblow" technique, allowing him to play a diatonic harmonica chromatically.

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  6. Coast Guard planning to use sole-sourced 'interim' icebreakers for decadesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 23 | CBC News

    The Canadian Coast guard's medium icebreaker Henry Larsen is seen in Allen Bay during Operation Nanook in 2010. The Canadian Coast Guard says three "interim" icebreakers that were recently purchased without a competition will be used for the next 15 to 20 years.

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  7. Coast Guard planning to use 'interim' icebreakers from Davie for decadesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 23 | Coast Reporter

    The Canadian Coast Guard icebreaker Louis S. St-Laurent makes its way through the ice in Baffin Bay on July 10, 2008. The Canadian Coast Guard says it is planning to use three "interim" icebreakers for the next 15 to 20 years as it contends with an aging fleet of vessels.

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  8. Canadian cannabis users may be banned at US borderRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2018 | Stuff.co.nz

    Next year Kiwis will most likely get a chance to vote on whether we should follow Canada and decriminalise cannabis. The US Border Patrol may be asking Canadians another question as they pass through ports of entry to the country: Do you smoke cannabis? Large yellow signs have already been installed on Hill Island where travellers from Canada pass through to the United States warning that cannabis, legal in Canada as of this week, remains off limits in the US.

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  9. Canadian cannabis users may be banned at U.S. borderRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2018 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    The U.S. Border Patrol may be asking Canadian citizens another question as they pass through ports of entry to this country: Do you smoke cannabis? Large yellow signs have already been installed on Hill Island where travelers from Canada pass through to the United States warning that cannabis, legal in Canada as of today, remains off limits in this country.

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  10. When Lester Pearson became the 1st Canadian Nobel Peace Prize laureateRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2018 | CBC News

    Lester Pearson speaks to Canadians about the honour that has been bestowed upon him by the Nobel committee for his work as "the representative of Canada"." It was reported by the Toronto Star the next day, that the cable had been sent to an incorrect address.

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  11. Behind the Scenes of MURAL's Street Art: Spade & Palacio Tours Showcase Montreal's CharmRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2018 | The Link

    Festival and what inspired its artists, Spade & Palacio Tours has them covered. For the past two years, this company has worked to showcase Founded in 2014, Montreal-based walking food tours and bike tour company Spade & Palacio provides a number of tours which they claim on their website to be "non touristy."

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  12. Landmark 2017 sales attract investors to Ottawa real estate in first half of 2018: Avison YoungRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2018 | Ottawa Business Journal

    Ottawa's real estate market had a banner first six months of 2018, according to a report released Wednesday that said two landmark office building sales in 2017 have piqued investors' interest in the National Capital Region. With Ottawa offering a better perceived value than many other metropolitan centres in Canada, commercial real estate firm Avison Young said in its semi-annual investment report that outside investors were coveting local properties in the first half of fiscal 2018.

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  13. What's open and closed Thanksgiving 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2018 | CBC News

    The Metro grocery store on Rideau Street is open 24 hours, while the store in the Glebe is open regular hours on Monday. All other Metros and Food Basics are closed.

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  14. NFB gives reporters a sneak peek at its production facilities before landmark moveRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2018 | GlobalNews

    WATCH: For the first time in 30 years, the public will get the chance on Sunday to tour the National Film Board's headquarters in Saint-Laurent. As Global's Billy Shields reports, the board is moving out of the area to new digs in 2019.

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  15. No way out: Recent gas leak highlights Cote Saint-Luc's need for Cavendish ExtensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2018 | CBC News

    ... train companies. The best solution, most say, would be a third exit to the north, heading to Montreal's Saint-Laurent borough and the Town of Mount Royal, but the so-called Cavendish Extension has been firmly anchored in the discussion phase ...

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  16. Montreal looking for answers after string of accidents involving pedestriansRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2018 | 680News

    A string of serious accidents involving pedestrians in Montreal has public officials and residents rethinking how to keep citizens safe in Canada's biggest cities. At least two people were killed and two others injured in separate road accidents over a three day period last week, including an 87-year-old woman struck and killed while crossing a street in the St-Laurent borough.

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  17. Immigrants plead with Quebec politicians to calm their heated rhetoric over languageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2018 | 680News

    Along Montreal's Saint-Laurent Boulevard are rows of greystone and red-bricked buildings dating from the early 20th century, many of which used to house businesses owned by first-generation Jewish immigrants who didn't speak French very well. Steve Schreter's clothing store - opened by a relative in 1928 - is one of the few from that time period remaining on the city's famous strip.

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  18. Breaking the IceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2018 | Ctl.ca

    Whatever the reasons for global warming, the reality is that the mountains of ice and snow that once made travel into and across Northern Canada the stuff of lore are fast receding. But does the advent of ice-free waterways and a few new transportation infrastructure projects in the region mean Canada is on the cusp of a golden age of shipping into and around the Great White North? Not unless and until there is a sea change in Canadian attitudes and investments toward the North, say experts in the field, including top executives with two Canadian shipping companies that predominate the movement of people and goods in the region.

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  19. COMMENTARY: Canada's Arctic response needs improvementRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2018 | The Chronicle Herald

    Russian icebreaker Akademik Ioffe, which ran aground in the Arctic, provides a good case study for the problems with Canada's response capabilities in the region. The Russian icebreaker Akademik Ioffe ran aground Aug. 24 in the Gulf of Boothia, west of the northernmost portion of Baffin Island.

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  20. Injured Inuit hunters huddled for 3 days after polar bear killed friendRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2018 | CISN Country 103.9 FM

    Two injured Inuit hunters huddled for three days with the body of their friend who was killed by a polar bear, four other bears circling their camp. "They had to sit tight," said Rob Hedley, administrator for the hamlet of Naujaat, Nunavut, where the hunters were from.

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