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Secret security panel said to vet foreign investment in Canada

The Canadian government has established a secret committee of senior officials that reviews foreign investment for national-security risks, according to three people familiar with the matter.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Canada.com

Editorial: An alternative to an inquiry

Tina Fontaine is seen in this undated handout photo. Officers are investigating the slaying of a 15-year-old aboriginal girl from rural Manitoba whose body was found wrapped in a bag and dumped in the Red River after she ran away from her foster home.

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The Hill Times

Crown corporation salary increases 'not out of line' with other sectors: documents

Newly released documents cast doubt on the reasons behind a government move last year giving Prime Minister Stephen Harper and his Cabinet controversial new powers over collective bargaining between Crown corporations, most prominently the CBC, and the unions representing their employees.

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Globe and Mail

Harper's remarks on aboriginal women 'callous' and 'cold,' Mulcair says

NDP leader Thomas Mulcair speaks a press conference at the National Press Theatre on Wednesday, Aug 27, 2014, to discuss the need for an inquiry on missing and murdered indigenous women.

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The First Perspective-Aboriginal

The ideological roots of Stephen Harper's vendetta against sociology

Stephen Harper really seems to have it out for sociology. In 2013, in response to an alleged plot against a VIA train, Harper remarked that we should not "commit sociology," but pursue an anti-crime approach.

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Canada.com

Israel's ambassador calls ceasefire a 'message of peace'

"Tonight is a message of peace," Rafael Barak said at a Calgary synagogue on his first official visit to Alberta, in which he focused on the deepening trade links.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Weyburn Review

Harper raises Russian threat in speech to troops

Stephen Harper watched a series of military manoeuvres off the coast of Baffin Island, Nunavut, on Tuesday.

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Canada.com

Den Tandt: Harper cements northern legacy despite glaring policy omissions

As Prime Minister Stephen Harper heads back to the office, concluding his ninth Arctic summer tour, his strategists and senior staff will be congratulating themselves on a job well done.

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Red Deer Advocate

Growing support for inquiry, premiers, native leaders say ahead of meeting

The federal government is rejecting renewed calls for a public inquiry into missing and murdered aboriginal women in advance of a meeting Wednesday between premiers and native leaders, one of whom says the prime minister is isolated in his position.

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Canada.com

The Gargoyle: Conservative party's latest fundraising appeal attacks Ottawa media

Some of television's biggest celebrities arrive at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles for the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards on August 25, 2014 in Los Angeles.

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Nunatsiaq News

Ottawa confirms five-year broadband subsidy extension for Nunavut, Nunavik

Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced Aug. 25 that Ottawa will spend $50 million over five years to prop up satellite-based internet services in Nunavut and Nunavik.

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Regina Leader Post

Burger King-Tim Hortons merger? Why Canadians should celebrate

The global burger giant is looking to join forces with the Canadian icon, reportedly because Burger King wants to be headquartered in Canada .

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CBC News

Harper's Iqaluit visit prompts protests over food costs, dump fire

Members of the federal public service used their lunch hour Monday to protest federal cuts at the Four Corners in downtown Iqaluit.

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International Business Times

Canada Concerned About Russia's Military Expansion in Arctic

The reaction of Canada came out, after Prime Minister Stephen Harper recently conducted his annual northern tour in the Northwest Territories with initiatives to promote fresh food production.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Brandon Sun

Leonardo DiCaprio nominates Prime Minister Stephen Harper to do ice bucket

The Oscar-nominated star of "The Wolf of Wall Street'' posted a video on his Facebook page of him doing the ice bucket challenge with two First Nations chiefs.

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GlobalNews

Leonardo DiCaprio challenges Stephen Harper to the ice bucket challenge

On Monday, along with Chief Adam of the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation, Chief Courtoreille of the Mikisew Cree First Nation and Michael Brune, president of The Sierra Club, DiCaprio took part in the ice bucket challenge .

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CBC News

Winnipeg protesters camp out for murdered, missing inquiry

"We are getting angry, and we are sick of people hurting our children, our women and our men," said Sandy Banman, who was one of the first protesters to arrive late last week.

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The Georgia Straight

Andrew Lodge: Tina Fontaine and how Stephen Harper got it wrong

The 15-year-old aboriginal girl from a reserve north of Winnipeg was found a in a bag in Winnipeg's Red River recently.

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CBC News

Justin Trudeau continues east coast tour in Nova Scotia

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau speaks to media during a break at the federal Liberal summer caucus meeting in Edmonton on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014.

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The Toronto Star

'We're going to find' Franklin expedition, Stephen Harper vows

The push to find the remains of the Franklin expedition is not simply a matter of historical interest, Prime Minister Stephen Harper said Sunday - it's about the pre-Canadian claim to sovereignty in the Arctic.

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