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  1. Crowdfunding nets $20,000 for woman in hijab disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Barriere Star Journal

    Support has been pouring in for a Quebec woman who was refused her day in court because she was wearing a hijab, including a crowdfunding campaign that raised more than $20,000 in its first day. Rania El-Alloul expressed her gratitude Saturday for the campaign which was set up to raise money to help her buy a car after a judge refused to hear her case to retrieve her seized vehicle last Tuesday.


  2. Families mark 10th anniversary of Mayerthorpe Mountie shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | CNews

    The Fallen Four memorial is pictured on Wednesday February 18, 2015 in Mayerthorpe Alta. The memorial is located near the Mayerthorpe RCMP detachment, where three of the slain officers were based, it honours all four of those Mounties who were killed near Rochfort Bridge Alta.


  3. Cities' pipeline questions unanswered: mayorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Daily Townsman

    Kinder Morgan has come under fire from two Metro Vancouver mayors for failing to answer hundreds of questions about a proposed $5.4-billion pipeline expansion. The mayors of Vancouver and Burnaby issued a news release Friday criticizing the company for only answering half of their questions during the final round of National Energy Board consultations on the Trans Mountain project.


  4. New Mexico History: 8 Events That Shaped the StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | News Max

    New Mexico history involves the conflicts of the Wild West and frontier disputes. Despite its difficulties in the early years of U.S. westward expansion, the state played a pivotal role in the country''s development.


  5. Rockies horseback trek a uniquely Canadian experienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Canada Online Explorer

    Riders make their way into a meadow in the backcountry of Banff National Park. The Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies is a non-profit group thati 1 2s been operating luxury trail rides for 92 years.


  6. Online campaign nets $20,000 for Quebec woman told to remove hijab in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

    Wearing the Hijab when she went to court, Rania El-Alloul poses for a photograph at her home in Montreal, Saturday, February 28, 2015. A crowdfunding campaign in support of El-Alloul, who was refused her day in court because she was wearing a hijab, has raised more than $20,000 in its first day.


  7. Fighting the evil within: The case for and against the Anti-Terrorism ActRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

    Months earlier, a gunman killed Cpl. Nathan Cirillo on Parliament Hill in what police called a terrorist attack while a man with jihadist sympathies ran down Canadian soldier Patrice Vincent in Quebec.


  8. Vince Li could be facing threat of vigilante justice, says advocateRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | CBC News

    A Winnipeg law professor has come out in support of the decision handed down Friday to grant Vince Li unsupervised day visits to Winnipeg, but concerns are mounting over whether Li could become the target of those seeking vigilante justice. Li stabbed, beheaded and ate parts of fellow Greyhound bus passenger Tim McLean's body in Manitoba in 2008.


  9. 30 cadets compete in marksmanship competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | SooToday

    Borden Gray GC. ************************* 30 Sea, Army and Air Cadets competed from across the Algoma area and set their sights on hitting the bulls eye this past weekend at the Pine Street Armoury.


  10. The Brier: Adam Casey earns berth in main drawRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | CBC News

    Prince Edward Island skip Adam Casey makes a shot during curling action at the Brier in Calgary on Saturday. Prince Edward Island's Adam Casey booked his berth in the main draw of the Canadian men's curling championship with a 7-6 extra-end win over Yukon's Bob Smallwood.


  11. Cheerleaders set to compete at West Edmonton Mall undeterred by video threat: organizerRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | CTV

    An organizer of a major cheerleading competition that's set to take place at the West Edmonton Mall says that many parents and squads are expressing their support for the event despite threats made last week by the extremist group al-Shabab. Denise Fisher, executive director at the Alberta Cheerleading Association, says that a dozen teams have dropped out of the competition after the al Qaeda-linked rebel group released a video last Sunday, calling on Muslim fighters to launch attacks on targets in the West, including the Edmonton mall.


  12. Emily Nishikawa Caps off World Championships with 32nd Place FinishRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    Emily Nishikawa took another step forward in her continued development, finishing a respectable 32nd place in the women's 30-kilometre classic-ski mass start race. The 25-year-old Olympian held her own with the top-30 throughout the grueling distance race, clocking a time of one hour, 33 minutes, 28.2 seconds.


  13. Cape Breton athletes finish up at 2015 Canada GamesRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Cape Breton Post

    Cape Breton athletes got their final taste of Canada Games competition on Saturday the conclusion of all except for boy's hockey in Prince George, British Columbia. Mariah, 22, was part of the Nova Scotia women's cross-country skiing 4 X 3.75 km relay team that finished ninth on the last day of competition at this year's games.


  14. Two Corrections employees among 29 people arrested in drug bustRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Vancouver Sun

    Our panel of Postmedia hockey experts break down the teams that could be movers and shakers ahead of NHL Trade Deadline day. Some 350 snakes have been dropped off at the Wildlife Rescue Association of BC.


  15. Bombardier CS300 airliner makes first test flight over CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Big News

    MONTREAL, Canada - Bombardier's CSeries aircraft program reached a major milestone Saturday with the maiden flight of the CS300 airliner. The technologically advanced CSeries range is intended to provide operators with an all-new family of single-aisle mainline jets specifically designed for the 100- to 149-seat market segment.


  16. Mystery solved: Northern Ontario toddler didn...Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Northern Life

    It's so CSI. Laboratory testing has solved the mystery of how a little girl from Elliot Lake who had not travelled outside Northern Ontario contracted measles.


  17. How to minimize Islamic State lure for Canadian youth: SiddiquiRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Toronto Star

    Panicky headlines pronounce the lure of the Islamic State to disaffected Canadian Muslims, both converts and those born into the faith. Six Montreal teenagers, including two girls, are the latest to go over to the dark side.


  18. Mexico official: Police capture drug lord 'La Tuta' GomezRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Servando "La Tuta" Gomez, a former school teacher who became one of Mexico's most-wanted drug lords as head of the Knights Templar cartel, was captured early Friday by federal police, according to Mexican officials. Gomez was arrested in a house in Morelia, the capital of the western state of Michoacan, without a shot fired, according to a Mexican official who spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to discuss the case.


  19. B.C. four take cross-country silverRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Prince George Citizen

    Team B.C. had a great day Saturday on the slopes of Otway Nordic Centre, winning the silver medal in the Canada Winter Games women's cross country skiing 4 X 3.75-kilometre relay. From left are Katie Weaver, Molly Miller, Hannah Mehain, and Eliza-Jane Kitchen.


  20. A legacy of our ownRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Prince George Citizen

    It was our pleasure to host you in our city for two weeks and we hope we've left you with positive, lifelong memories of exciting competition, excellent facilities and fantastic people. For Prince George residents heading into the city's second century, the question Monday morning is about the legacy the Games have left Prince George.