North America Newswire (Page 2)

North America Newswire (Page 2)

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

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  1. Canadian spending rises as savings slide further despite recessionRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Globe and Mail

    GDP figures shows Canada had the weakest six-month growth period since the Great Recession. GDP figures shows Canada had the weakest six-month growth period since the Great Recession.

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  2. Alberta deficit 'understandable;' but NDP plans to balance...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Vancouver Sun

    NDP Leader Tom Mulcair makes his way past a supporter holding a dog during a federal election campaign stop in Vernon, B.C. Tuesday, Sept, 1 2015. KELOWNA - Tom Mulcair refused to criticize Alberta's New Democrat premier on Tuesday for racking up a $5.9-billion deficit, even though he is promising to balance the books if he becomes prime minister and has criticized the Liberals for their spending plans.

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  3. Canada makes changes for Georgia matchRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Nanaimo Daily News

    Coach Kieran Crowley has made nine changes to his lineup for Canada's penultimate Rugby World Cup warmup against Georgia on Wednesday in the London suburb of Esher. The Canadian men are coming off a 19-12 win over the Glasgow Warriors in Halifax on Saturday, a day before they left for England.

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  4. Quebec MDs to get euthanasia guide to prepare for legalized assisted deathRead the original story

    1 hr ago | CFRA

    The college that regulates Quebec doctors will soon provide practitioners with detailed guidelines - including what drugs to use - for euthanizing terminally ill patients who seek help to end their lives. But it's unclear whether other provinces and territories will adopt a similar practice when doctor-assisted death becomes legal across the country early next year.

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  5. Nearly 200 First Nations haven't filed yet under Financial Transparency ActRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Toronto Star

    Nearly 200 First Nations face having their federal funding cut short because they have not yet disclosed financial information - including salaries and expenses of chiefs and band councillors - as required by controversial transparency legislation. The controversial First Nations Financial Transparency Act brought into force by the Conservative government requires 581 band administrations to submit audited financial statements for fiscal 2014-15 to be published on the Aboriginal and Northern Development Canada website .

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  6. Justin King signs pro dealRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Former VIU Mariners star Justin King battles for a rebound during a PacWest basketball game in the 2014-15 season. hen he first made his decision to play basketball in Canada, Justin King thought it was a pretty long trek from his home town of Las Vegas to Kamloops.

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  7. Construction starts at Halifax Shipyard on first Arctic patrol shipRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Medincine Hat News

    Irving Shipbuilding has started building Canada's first Arctic offshore patrol ship at the company's massive shipyard in Halifax. Hundreds of employees gathered Tuesday in the new assembly hall as a huge sheet of cut steel was hoisted into place and a special ceremony was held to mark the occasion.

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  8. A chronology in the long-running Maher Arar caseRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Medincine Hat News

    Sept. 26, 2002: Arar arrives at JFK Airport in New York City, on a flight from Zurich, headed for Montreal. Detained by U.S. authorities, questioned, told he is inadmissible to the United States and asked where he would like to go.

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  9. The close: Markets tumble as China data spark global growth fearsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shortly after the market opened in New York Sept. 1. A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shortly after the market opened in New York Sept.

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  10. Toby the dog's kindness tour stops in CalgaryRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | CBC News

    Toby the dog was on hand to supervise the cleanup of Shaganappi Park - the first Calgary engagement on his cross-country Million Acts of Kindness tour. Members of Calgary's Evolutionary Business Council donated their time to pick up dog waste and cleanup garbage from the park in southwest Calgary.

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  11. Thunder Bay-Rainy River candidates weigh in on escaping recessionRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Thunder Bay's Source

    Statistics Canada confirmed Canada's economy shrunk 0.5 per cent in the second quarter of 2015. Two straight quarters of contraction is a generally accepted economic standard for a recession.

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  12. SHORTS: Festival news from VLAFF, VIFF, and WFFRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2015 | Westender

    Goodbye summer, hello film festival season. This fall, Vancouver cinephiles will be spoiled for choice thanks to a trio of festivals bursting at the seams with local, national, and international film fare.

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  13. Quebec doctors to get euthanasia guideRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | InsideHalton.com

    The college that regulates Quebec doctors will soon provide practitioners with detailed guidelines - including what drugs to use - for euthanizing terminally ill patients who seek help to end their lives. But it's unclear whether other provinces and territories will adopt a similar practice when doctor-assisted death becomes legal across the country early next year.

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  14. Alberta deficit 'understandable': MulcairRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | InsideHalton.com

    Tom Mulcair refused to criticize Alberta's New Democrat premier on Tuesday for racking up a $5.9-billion deficit, even though he is promising to balance the books if he becomes prime minister and has criticized the Liberals for their spending plans. "It was very, very understandable in trying to clean up the mess left by Jim Prentice and all his predecessors in the Conservative party that the was going to be facing a lot of challenges," the federal NDP leader said at a campaign event in Vernon, B.C. Alberta's government announced Monday it was on track for a record $5.9 billion deficit.

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  15. Highlights from Sept. 1 on the campaign trailRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | MacLeans

    Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau pressed the flesh in Quebec, a province where polls suggest support for the New Democrats has been surging. NDP Leader Tom Mulcair was on the West Coast promoting his plans to boost tourism while Conservative Leader Stephen Harper pushed his fiscal and economic credentials in Ontario.

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  16. Stephen Harper finds silver lining in StatsCan data: 'It is good news'Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | MacLeans

    That summed up Stephen Harper's approach Tuesday to new Statistics Canada data showing the country fell into a technical recession in the first half of the year. Rather than focus on those numbers, Harper instead saw a silver lining, which was that GDP actually rose 0.5 per cent in June - proof, he said, of the renewed growth upon which a Conservative government is basing most of its own economic projections.

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  17. Your essential reads on Aboriginal issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | MacLeans

    Assembly of First Nations Chief Perry Bellegarde and Justice Murray Sinclair , TRC commissioner, march during the Walk for Reconciliation, part of the closing events of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission on Sunday, May 31, 2015 in Gatineau, Que. Indigenous people in Canada have election priorities, and at a press conference on Wednesday, Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde will tell federal party leaders how he thinks they should close the quality-of-life gap between Canada's Indigenous population and the rest of the country.

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  18. Canada in recession; PM Harper denies it as election loomsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | NewsOK.com

    The Canadian economy retreated at an annual pace of 0.5 percent from April through June after sliding 0.8 percent the first three months of the year, Statistics Canada reported Tuesday. Two consecutive negative quarters are the technical definition of a recession.

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  19. Recession-era politicsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | MacLeans

    Is it possible that Stephane Dion has been prime minister for the last seven years without any of us noticing? Conservative leader Stephen Harper speaks during a campaign stop at a steel manufacturer in Burlington, Ont., on Tuesday, September 1, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld Is it possible that Stephane Dion has been prime minister for the last seven years without any of us noticing? "The only way there is going to be a recession is if they're elected," a noted economist said at one point in September 2008 of Stephane Dion's Liberals, "and that's why they're not going to be elected."

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  20. Is Canadian federalism nearing a breaking point?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Hill Times

    Without leadership from the federal government, mayhem has ensued on issues ranging from pipeline construction to greenhouse gas reduction. The result has been the creation of an untenable situation in Canadian federalism, writes Zach Paikin.

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