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3 hrs ago | International Business Times

Canada's Anti-Prostitution Law Soon: Critics Call it Draconian

Canada's Foreign Minister John Baird speaks to the media before a working lunch with Japan's Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida at the Iikura Guest House in Tokyo July 28, 2014.


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4 hrs ago | Star Phoenix

Prime Minister Stephen Harper announces $2.5M to train miners in northern Saskatchewan

A combined investment of $1.1 million from the federal and provincial governments to the Prince Albert Model Forest Association will be used for skills training, seeking out new export markets ... Buying publicly listed real estate companies has been cheaper than purchasing real estate directly in the property market for several decades, but Vision ... (more)


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4 hrs ago | CBC News

PM's former counsel won't face probe over role in Mike Duffy payment

Benjamin Perrin, the former special adviser and legal counsel to Prime Minister Stephen Harper, will not face further investigation by the Law Society of British Columbia over his role in a $90,000 payment to cover Senator Mike Duffy's expenses.


4 hrs ago |

Justice minister to decide whether Supreme Court nominee Marc Nadon should repay his salary

The hot, dry weather has Vancouverites out catching some rays at beaches around the city.


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6 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Harper continues to blame Hamas after Israeli shells hit UN shelter in Gaza

Prime Minister Stephen Harper is reiterating his government's hard line against Hamas, saying it is solely responsible for the death and destruction in Gaza.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Terrorism, Palestinian Territories

6 hrs ago |

Prime Minister Stephen Harper continues to blame Hamas after Israeli shells hit UN shelter in Gaza

An Israeli Merkava tank rolls along the border between Israel and the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip, on July 30, 2014, as it returns from combat in the Palestinian enclave.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories

7 hrs ago | Prince George Citizen

Prime Minister Harper announces $2.5M to train miners in northern Saskatchewan

Prime Minister Stephen Harper looks at a core segment of granite as he talks with a member of the Northlands College staff during a media event at Northlands College in Air Ronge, Sask., Wednesday, July 30, 2014.


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8 hrs ago | St. Albert Gazette

Tweak program to work better

If the federal government's treatment of the temporary foreign worker program sets a precedent, then everyone in Canada should be forced to pay a tax evasion levy when filing their taxes, everyone in Canada should have their EI premiums cranked by 20 per cent to compensate for the deadbeats who have no business collecting it, and everyone in Canada ... (more)


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12 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

Chinese hacked government computers, Ottawa says

The Canadian government is publicly blaming China for a cyberattack on Ottawa's premier scientific research agency, a rare rebuke that could chill relations ahead of an expected visit by Stephen Harper to Beijing this fall.


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16 hrs ago | CBC News

U.S., EU, Canada announce new sanctions against Russia

President Barack Obama speaks on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, on Tuesday as he announced new economic sanctions against key sectors of the Russian economy in the latest move to force Russian President Vladimir Putin to end his support for Ukrainian rebels.


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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Ottawa Citizen

Political debate over marijuana legalization heats up

The political debate over marijuana legalization in Canada could soon intensify, following a New York Times editorial that calls for the U.S. federal government to repeal its 44-year ban on pot.


Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, North America, Canada, World News, Prison

The Daily Townsman

We're prepared to die to protect lands:chiefs

Five First Nations leaders in Ontario say their people are prepared to lay down their lives to protect their traditional lands.


DND considers anti-missile defence system

The Canadian military is looking for an air defence system to protect its VIP aircraft, including the one used by Prime Minister Stephen Harper, from surface-to-air missiles.


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The Globe and Mail

Australia's coal-fired energy slump could be a cautionary tale for Canada

Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper, right, and his Australian counterpart Tony Abbott shake hands at a joint news conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on June 9, 2014.


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Globe and Mail

Haunted by a crash but without any proof, war vet faces another battle

Leonard Wrightman, a 90-year-old veteran who was a pilot during World War Two, looks through old documents and photographs from the war, at his home in Keswick, Ontario, on Sunday, July 27, 2014.


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CBC News

Jason Kenney's Calgary Southeast riding no longer pulling in out-of-province cash

Jason Kenney Canada's Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism stands on stage with a Chinese opera performer during a Chinese New Year celebration on Sunday February 17, 2013.


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Globe and Mail

We'll pay for Harper's 'hit and run' diplomacy

If a different government emerges after next year's election, a long list of priorities await it.


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Vancouver Sun

Vaughn Palmer: Appointment of new treaty adviser was long overdue

There's no question that the hodgepodge of gardens along CP Rail's Arbutus corridor are charming and no doubt that homeowners prefer gardens and a leafy walkway to trains.


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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Eric Morse: How to help Ukraine

Before it was the Commonwealth Games, it was the Empire Games, and Vancouver was the site 60 years ago this week.


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Brandon Sun

Senate committee debates sanctions against Tory senator who hired girlfriend

A Senate committee is debating what - if any - sanction to level against a Quebec Conservative who was found to have breached parts of the upper chamber's conflict-of-interest code.