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47 min ago | The Toronto Star

'Not criminally responsible' law misses point: Critics

Darcie Clark's cousin Stacy Galt, left, sits with Prime Minister Stephen Harper before he announced a plan to give courts new powers to lock up people found not criminally responsible for crimes due to mental problems, in Burnaby, B.C., in February 2013.

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Related Topix: Canada

3 hrs ago | Free Republic

Harper: Russia Is A Grave Threat To World

Russian actions against Ukraine are 'aggressive, militaristic and imperialistic' and pose a grave threat to world peace, Prime Minister Stephen Harper said today.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), World News

7 hrs ago | CNews

Analysis: Winds of political change begin to stir across Canada

The results of the two most recent provincial elections - in Nova Scotia and in Quebec - may be the start of a trend that incumbents like Stephen Harper, Kathleen Wynne, and Rob Ford ought to be worried about.

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10 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

Mr. No comes to Canada and delivers a pro-green message

Tom Steyer is America's largest single political donor and a determined opponent of Alberta's oil sands and the Keystone XL pipeline project.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Alternative Energy

14 hrs ago | The Toronto Star

Edward Snowden's vindication: Burman

It has been nearly a year since a thin, pale computer whiz kid named Edward Snowden dramatically burst into our consciousness and became the most important whistleblower of modern times.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News

16 hrs ago | Al Jazeera

US delays Keystone XL pipeline decision

The US has delayed its decision on the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada by extending its review of the controversial project indefinitely, a move considered disappointing by the Canadian Prime Minister.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News

17 hrs ago | CFRA

Madely's Morning Minute - April 18

Ottawa Police shot and killed a pitbull yesterday. Shortly before 4 pm, the police responded to a call to the area of Ogilvie and Montreal roads.

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Related Topix: Canada, North America, World News,

Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Toronto Star

Laureen Harper interrupted by protester at Internet cat video festival

Prime Minister Stephen Harper's wife Laureen dismissed an activist's concerns about missing and murdered aboriginal women, telling the student "that's a great cause, perhaps another night."

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Related Topix: Activism

Vancouver Sun

Fisheries department response to salmon decline report remains secret

The frequently maligned federal Fisheries Department reacted with speed and apparent sensitivity as it raced to come up with a response to the critical 2012 report from Justice Bruce Cohen on its management of Fraser River sockeye, according to just-released internal documents.

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Switched

Obama Administration Again Delays Keystone XL Decision

The Obama administration is delaying a decision on the Keystone XL pipeline to gain clarity on the pipeline's proposed route through Nebraska and allow more time for comment from other government agencies.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US News, US Senate, Democrat, North America, Canada, World News

MacLeans

Come try your hand at Prorogue-A-Mole

As Canada's 150th birthday approaches, Canadians are invited to join Prime Minister Stephen Harper in celebrating one of the key historic milestones that has defined our country: the election of Stephen Harper's government.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News

CBC News

Canada's criticism of Russia 'makes no difference'

The Conservative government's tough rhetoric over Russia's actions in Ukraine may play well to some voters domestically, but will have no impact on curtailing Moscow's policies in the region, experts say.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News

MacLeans

Report on F-35 fighter jet rivals complete

The ball is now firmly in the Harper government's court when it comes to deciding whether to stick with the oft-maligned F-35 fighter jet program.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Aircraft, Eurofighter Aircraft, Eurofighter Typhoon, Military Aircraft

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Ottawa Citizen

What the Supreme Court could do to the Senate next week

On Thursday, the Supreme Court of Canada said it will deliver its opinion on the Harper government's plans for the Senate April 25, earlier than many had anticipated - and just before parliamentarians return to Ottawa following a two-week break.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News

Seaway News

Harper's senators reach him witha

It's unusual for Conservative senators to tell Stephen Harper what to do. Even more unusual for Harper to listen to the "unelected senators" he is always putting down.

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Canada.com

Tories spurn NDP request to start over on elections bill

The Vancouver Canucks have the sixth overall pick in the June 27-28 NHL Entry Draft.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., North America, Canada, World News

MacLeans

Lessons on energy for Harper in 2014 from Jimmy Carter in 1979

Today, former US President Jimmy Carter signed his name to a letter opposing the Keystone XL pipeline .

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Related Topix: World News, OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries)

CBC News

Canada sending 6 CF-18s for NATO operation in Eastern Europe

Prime Minister Stephen Harper, right, met with Vadym Prystaiko, the Ukrainian ambassador to Canada, on Monday to discuss the worsening situation in Ukraine.

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

Arbitrage Magazine

Canadian Beacon Blog: Federal Conservatives Hate Superheroes

It's official, Conservatives hate superheroes. Ok not really, but Stephen Harper and his jolly band of merry-men really dislike protests.

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

Northern Life

Political powers gather for Flaherty farewell

Jim Flaherty was remembered Wednesday with equal measures of laughter and tears as Canada's political elite gathered to set aside their partisan differences and pay their final respects to the former finance minister.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News,

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