North America Newswire (Page 2)

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Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for North America. (Page 2)

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  1. On waiting for representationRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The McGill Daily

    On an April evening in 2014, I opened an email and panicked. It was from a Model United Nations conference I was supposed to attend.

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  2. OBAMA visit next week -- FLANAGAN opening law practice -- WARREN, BAKER to EMK InstituteRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Politico

    HAPPY TUESDAY. President Barack Obama is reportedly heading to Boston next week.

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  3. Toronto Reference Library hosts public meeting on police street checksRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | GlobalNews

    Ontario's community safety minister will be hosting a public consultation Tuesday on police street checks - also known as carding. Yasir Naqvi will hold the meeting at the Toronto Reference Library and will be joined by local MPP and cabinet minister Glen Murray.

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  4. Tax factsRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Western Star

    Last week, B.C.'s Fraser Institute released a study showing that Canadian families, on average, are now paying more in income tax than they are spending on basic necessities. "In 2014, the average Canadian family earned $79,010 and paid $33,272 in total taxes compared to $28,887 on food, clothing and shelter combined,' the think-tank reported.

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  5. Where the leaders are: Questions on new StatsCan data from N.S. to B.C. on Sept. 1Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Chronicle Herald

    Conservative Leader Stephen Harper kicks off his campaign day at a steel processing plant in Burlington, Ont., part of the important "905 region" around Toronto, where he is expected to face questions about the economy. One of the ridings that takes in part of the municipality is Oakville North-Burlington, which former Conservative MP Eve Adams was hoping to represent in this election campaign.

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  6. Film festival guide: From Kendal and Cork to Sarajevo and SydneyRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Independent

    The Venice and Toronto film festivals take place this month, but there are plenty of lower-key celebrations of cinema away from the red-carpet frenzy, says Will Hide Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies Why go? It would be a clichA to say "go for the craic" but you know any festival in Ireland is going to be fun, and this one - 2015 will be its 60th year - attracts more than 20,000 people who would hope to agree.

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  7. Four stories in the news today, Sept. 1Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | SooToday

    Statistics Canada is releasing GDP data today that is expected to show that the country slipped into a technical recession in the second quarter.According to Thomson Reuters, economists anticipate Statistics Canada will report that the economy shrunk at an annualized rate of 1.0 per cent in the April-June period. Canadians on average are socking away more money than they used to for dealing with a potential financial emergencies, but a new survey has found that almost a quarter are still living paycheque to paycheque.

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  8. Tearing down the wild wall ideasRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Telegram

    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump started it - and now, he and his fellow candidates are taking turns battling for the peak of Mount Ridiculous. Trump came first, suggesting the solution to illegal immigration across the Mexican/American border was to heave out as many illegal immigrants as possible, and then build a massive wall.

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  9. New England governors looking to eastern Canada for clean energy solutionsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | CBC News

    New England's growing need for more affordable, cleaner electricity met competing Canadian solutions as eastern governors and premiers gathered Monday. Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard quoted one of his predecessors, Robert Bourassa, as he summed up the dilemma for the six governors attending the annual conference of regional leaders in St. John's, N.L. "The question for the northeast is whether it will continue its dependence on very expensive forms of energy, which may damage the environment and do little to help the economy, or look to its neighbour to the north for a viable alternative - a neighbour who is already its greatest trading partner and best friend in the world."

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  10. A matter of perspectiveRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Lethbridge Herald

    Ever written about overcoming adversity? I have. I write about it quite a bit, actually.

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  11. Voters want a leader with some answersRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Lethbridge Herald

    Canadians are being swept up in a federal election tidal wave the likes of which they have never seen. Who knows where they will land? For the first time in a national campaign, three parties are in a dead heat to gain power in Ottawa.

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  12. Remember the pastRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Lethbridge Herald

    A short-term memory is my problem: I reached the bottom of the stairs; I can't remember why I came into the basement. But I remember what happened 30 years ago very well.

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  13. Behind the scenes: StreetReach searches for missing kids in WinnipegRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | CBC News

    Born and raised in Toronto, Caroline has always had a love for news. She graduated from the Television and Radio program at Seneca College and began her career co-hosting an internet radio talk show.

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  14. Carmona hails Kal-ElRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Trinidad Guardian

    President Anthony Carmona, left, makes a toast during the Fire Services' Independence Day ceremony, Wrightson Road, Port-of-Spain, yesterday. Also in photo from right is Chief Justice Ivor Archie, Carmona's wife, Reema and acting Chief Fire Officer Kenny Gopaul.

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  15. Michelle Gagnon: NDP wave in Quebec still surgingRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | CBC News

    Jack Layton holds up a old-style Montreal Canadiens jersey given to him by then candidate Tom Mulcair in Montreal in April 2011. Michelle Gagnon is a Montreal-based producer for CBC News and its flagship program The National.

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  16. Food safety at risk, union warnsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

    Bob Kingston, national president of the union that represents Canadian Food Inspection Agency employees, said some slaughterhouses are operating nearly 60 per cent below minimum staffing levels. "Canadians do not trust the food industry to police its own safety practices, yet the government is relying more heavily on food-production companies to self-police," Kingston said recently at a Winnipeg news conference, one of several the union has held across the country.

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  17. Thunder rolls with Plainsmen alumni chipping in on dominant run gameRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

    Victor St. Pierre-Laviolette of Brandon has rushed for 295 yards to help the Regina Thunder junior football team race out to a 3-0 start this season. It's a new season and team for Victor St. Pierre-Laviolette, and the Brandon native looks like a brand new football player.

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  18. Terry Fox's Marathon of Hope Ends in OntarioRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Free Dictionary

    In 1980, with one leg having been amputated, he embarked on a cross-Canada run to raise money and awareness for cancer research. Although the spread of his cancer eventually forced him to end his quest after 143 days and 5,373 kilometres , and ultimately cost him his life, his efforts resulted in a lasting, worldwide legacy.

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  19. Nova Scotia's mysterious deepwater canyon yields another new speciesRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | CBC News

    ... in the Gully, which is proving a boon to scientists. The largest underwater canyon on the Atlantic coast of North America, the Gully lies 45 kilmetres east of Sable Island and is about 40 kilometres long and 13 kilometres wide. It's home to the rare ...

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    Friday Aug 28 | Weyburn Review

    Rugby Canada team member Jamie Cudmore carries the ball at the team's practice facility in Burnaby, B.C., on June, 3, 2014. The veteran forward will captain Canada against the Glasgow Warriors on Saturday in Halifax, the last game on home soil for the Canadian men before they leave for the Rugby World Cup in Britain.

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