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1 hr ago | Canada.com

20 years on, Canadians warming to NAFTA, poll shows

Proponents of the North American Free Trade Agreement argued it would bring unequalled benefits to Canada, the United States and Mexico and serve as a model for future interlocking global economic ties.

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2 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

Address by MP Nina Grewal: Announcement of Funding to UNICEF for Humanitarian Assistance in Somalia

It is a pleasure for me to be able to talk to the people of Surrey about the wonderful work that Canada is doing to help the people of developing countries affected by humanitarian crises.

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6 hrs ago | Triple Pundit

Poll: Carbon Tax Reused for Renewables Could Work for U.S. Voters

The concept of a national carbon tax is a hard sell for most people these days. According to a recent poll , only 34 percent of U.S. respondents said they would support taxing fossil fuels like oil, gas or natural gas.

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9 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

Ukraine has not received Canadian aid promised months ago, ambassador says

Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird meets with Vadym Prystaiko, Ukrainian Ambassador to Canada, on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Tuesday, March 4 2014.

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

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Bloomberg

Calgary Tops Ottawa With Highest Income Canada Families

Calgary, Canada 's oil capital, has surpassed Ottawa as the city with the nation's highest family incomes, new data show.

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Canada.com

Senate spending down $1 million over same period a year ago

Ethics Commissioner Mary Dawson waits to appear at the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics about the statutory review of Canada's Conflict of Interest Act Monday February 11, 2013 in Ottawa.

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Western Star

Trout River man missing since Sunday

Albert Brake, 47, was last seen swimming near the beach at Trout River on the evening of July 20, but has not been seen or accounted for since that time.

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Globe and Mail

Little daylight between Harper and Trudeau's foreign policy

Though Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau has called for a ratcheting-down of hardline Conservative rhetoric and a return to Canada's role as an honest broker in the world, when push comes to shove, Liberals and Conservatives are shoving together.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, Israel, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Reuters

Press Digest- Canada - July 23

The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

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The Chronicle Herald

Ottawa protesters vilify Israeli attacks

Tempers flared briefly as protesters marched through downtown Ottawa today, calling on Prime Minister Stephen Harper to denounce Israel's military actions in Gaza.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, North America, Canada,

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Vancouver Sun

Ian Mulgrew: Legal playboy in jailhouse limbo

Once dubbed the Lex Luthor of crime, disgraced but not disbarred, former Vancouver lawyer Martin Chambers is squaring off against Ottawa in B.C.'s highest court.

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Related Topix: Prison, Canada, North America, World News, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Opinion

Canada.com

Prime Minister Stephen Harper says he doesn't have useful...

Prime Minister Stephen Harper does not intend to testify in the trial of suspended senator Mike Duffy because he doesn't have any useful information to offer, his office said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Canada.com

Suspended senator Mike Duffy

Prime Minister Stephen Harper does not intend to testify in the trial of suspended senator Mike Duffy because he doesn't have any useful information to offer, his office said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

MacLeans

Stories we're watching: Leafs hire 28-year-old as assistant GM

Leafs hire 28-year-old Kyle Dubas as assistant general manager. The Leafs are serious about shaking up their management and signified as much Tuesday by hiring Dubas, who spent the last three seasons as an OHL general manager for the Sault Ste.

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Saanich News

Saanich event remembers the Komagata Maru, fight for equality

A devoted group of Saanich residents are celebrating a century of progress in the fight against racism by recognizing a dark day in Canada's history.

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The Guardian

Ongoing Mary MacKay's Viking Voyage

TC Media reporter Mary MacKay, of the Charlottetown Guardian, is in Newfoundland to report on sailor Geoff Ralling's Viking voyage retracing the seaward steps the Norsemen took 1,000 years ago.

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The Toronto Star

Khadr access blocked, prompting media court challenge

Canadian prison officials are refusing to let the public hear from former Guantanamo detainee Omar Khadr , repeatedly denying interview requests despite the fact that Khadr is willing to talk after 12 years of custody and may soon be released.

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Related Topix: Prison, North America, Canada, World News, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp

Nunatsiaq News

Circumpolar Inuit gather as ICC assembly opens in Inuvik

ICC Canada president Duane Smith was acclaimed back into that position July 19 Inuvik at the organization's annual general meeting.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Toronto Star

Remains of Flight MH17 victims to be moved to Netherlands

Mourners comfort each other at a memorial in Rotterdam on Monday for Jenny Loh and Shun Po Fan, died aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. Dutch forensic investigators on Monday were given access to train cars containing the remains of 282 victims.

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Related Topix: Terrorism, World News, Russia, Malaysia, North America, Canada

Nor'Wester

Lose our reputation'

Andrew Abbass has filed a complaint with the Corner Brook RNC alleging that Prime Minister Stephen Harper is advocating for genocide in his support for Israel.

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Related Topix: Canada, Israel, World News, Middle East, Terrorism, North America

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