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4 hrs ago | 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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8 hrs ago | 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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12 hrs ago | 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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14 hrs ago | 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)

16 hrs ago | 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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16 hrs ago | 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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17 hrs ago | 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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20 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

It's hard to tell wrong from Wright in the Senate scandal

Nigel Wright, chief of staff for Prime Minister Stephen Harper, is shown appearing as a witness at the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Nov. 2, 2010.

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Yesterday | Reuters

Canada Stocks-TSX may open higher as China data reassures investors

Canadian stocks were set for a higher open on Wednesday as better-than-expected economic growth in China reassured investors.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

MacLeans

5 at 5: More details about the Calgary stabbing victims

Police remove a body from the scene of a multiple fatal stabbing in northwest Calgary, Alberta on Tuesday, April 15, 2014.

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Globe and Mail

On pipelines, is Harper about to pull an 'Obama'?

Politics Insider is available exclusively to Globe Unlimited subscribers. It gives you a daily dose of political journalism you won't find anywhere else.

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The Globe and Mail

Israeli police disperse Palestinian protesters at Jerusalem holy site

Israeli policemen prevent Palestinian women from entering the compound which houses al-Aqsa mosque and is known to Muslims as Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as Temple Mount, in Jerusalem's Old City April 16, 2014.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Religion, Judaism, North America, Canada

MacLeans

Paul Wells wins Dafoe Prize for The Longer I'm Prime Minister

Maclean's political editor Paul Wells has been awarded the Dafoe Prize for his book The Longer I'm Prime Minister: Stephen Harper and Canada, 2006-.

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The Toronto Star

Political elite set to gather for Jim Flaherty funeral this afternoon

Canada's political elite gather today to pay their final respects to Jim Flaherty, the former finance minister whose sudden death last week spurred an outpouring of grief that has stretched across the country and across party lines.

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Real Clear Politics

Has the West Enabled the World's Rogues?

How will we respond to Russian actions that Prime Minister Harper describes as "aggressive, militaristic and imperialistic"? Is the NATO Alliance prepared to draw red lines? Will we defend the system that President Obama said we have worked "for generations to build"? Collective diplomacy gets its shot at the Ukrainian crisis when ministers from ... (more)

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Canadian Police Won't Charge Former Harper Aide in Expense Scandal

Canadian police say they won't charge a former top aide to Prime Minister Stephen Harper in a Senate expense-claim scandal that has proved to be one of the government's biggest controversies since taking power in 2006.

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Star Phoenix

Identical triplets home from hospital

RCMP officials say Nigel Wright, former chief of staff to Prime Minister Stephen Harper, won't face criminal charges in connection with the ongoing Senate expenses scandal.

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Star Phoenix

Escapee detained after five-hour standoff

RCMP officials say Nigel Wright, former chief of staff to Prime Minister Stephen Harper, won't face criminal charges in connection with the ongoing Senate expenses scandal.

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Canada.com

Canada, NATO allies to consider military deployment over Ukraine

A lunar eclipse took place Tuesday. The entire event was to be visible from North and South America, but sky watchers in northern and eastern Europe, eastern Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia were out of luck, according to US space agency NASA.

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CNews

Canada to focus on payloads, not rockets, says space boss

The Canadian Space Agency will stick to its bread and butter of robots and satellites while leaving rocket-launching to others, Canada's space boss says.

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