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Public service integrity watchdog steps down

Hundreds of women, some camping out overnight, stormed into the Vancouver Trade and Convention Centre for the annual retail blowout August, 28, 2014.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Globe and Mail

CNOOC's operating costs jump 7 per cent since Nexen takeover

Chinese oil giant CNOOC Ltd. says it is working to better integrate the Calgary company it acquired more than a year ago for $15.1-billion.

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CBC News

Two Canadian Coast Guard icebreakers reach North Pole

The CCGS Terry Fox and the CCGS Louis S. St-Laurent manoeuvre through sea ice en route to the North Pole.

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Brandon Sun

Canada's jets, part of NATO mission, edge closer to Russian airspace

Canadian fighter jets will be patrolling the edge of Russian airspace next week as part of NATO's response to the unravelling situation in Ukraine.

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Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), North America, Canada, Lithuania, Vladimir Putin

The Guardian

Premiers call for roundtable on aboriginal women

Michele Audette of the Native Women's Association of Canada speaks to reporters in Charlottetown before a meeting with Canada's premiers on Aug. 27 The country's premiers are calling for a national roundtable to discuss the issue of murdered and missing aboriginal women as a compromise measure in the absence of a national public inquiry.

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Globe and Mail

Ukraine accuses Russia of launching invasion, seizing control of border towns

A family cooks lunch in the bomb shelter during shelling in Petrovskiy district in the town of Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014.

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Canada.com

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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