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Term limit promise a desperate mistake

Jim Prentice says he will introduce term limits for future Alberta premiers if he wins the provincial Tory leadership race next month.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Globe and Mail

The best images from the past 24 hours

Laureen Harper stands in patriotic shoes next to Canadian Rangers as she and her husband Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper arrive in Fort Smith, Northwest Territories.

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Brandon Sun

Russia's growing military presence in the Arctic a concern to Harper

Russia's growing military presence in the Arctic is a concern and Canada should not get complacent about it, Prime Minister Stephen Harper said Friday during the second leg of his annual northern tour.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Russia, Asia, Vladimir Putin

Canada.com

Prime Minister Stephen Harper appears newly energized in this year's Arctic tour

Indeed, Prime Minister Stephen Harper is using this year's Arctic summer tour - his ninth consecutive such trip - to do something novel, given how these northern sojourns have evolved into extended photo opportunities; he's test-driving next year's federal campaign, and the stump speech in particular.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

Selinger blasts Harper for saying Fontaine murder not indicative of larger issue

Winnipeg homicide investigators are 'pulling out all of the stops' to solve the mystery surrounding the tragic death of 15-year-old Tina Fontaine.

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Globe and Mail

How to stop an epidemic of native deaths

Tina Fontaine is seen in this undated handout photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ HO, Winnipeg Police Service Tina Fontaine is seen in this undated handout photo.

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, North America, Canada, World News, Opinion

Montreal Gazette

Quebec, Ontario plan to flex their collective muscle

But whereas Premier Philippe Couillard campaigned saying he eventually wants Quebec's constitutional demands addressed, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne - while saying it's always possible - said Canadians are focused on other issues for now.

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The Washington Post

Canadian PM bans Chinese media from Arctic trip

Canada says "past incidents and behaviors" are to blame for China's official news agency and the Communist Party newspaper being banned from an Arctic trip with Prime Minister Stephen Harper.

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Langley Advance

Langley people take dousings for charity

Facing a challenge from representatives of the Langley Lodge, Ryan McAdams undergoes his own icy splash as part of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.

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CBC News

Canada calls on Muslim countries to condemn ISIS's brutality

Canada's ambassador for religious freedom is urging predominantly Muslim countries like Saudi Arabia, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates to strongly condemn the "grotesque" violations of human indignity committed by ISIS.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Surrey Leader

Surrey singer wins grand prize at PNE

Alyssa Gutierrez of Surrey, singing her winning song at the 2014 PNE Star Showdown.

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Canada.com

West Berliners crowd in front of the Berlin Wall early 11 November 1989 as they watch East German border guards demolishing a section of the wall in order to open a new crossing point between East and West Berlin near Potsdamer Square.

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Related Topix: West Berlin, NJ, World News, Germany, North America, Canada

Brandon Sun

'They are terrorists and must be punished:' Calgary imam speaks out against ISIL

A prominent imam intends to draw attention to what he calls the "un-Islamic" beliefs and actions of militants claiming responsibility for the murder of a U.S. journalist.

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Brandon Sun

Senators, not PM, should choose Senate Speaker, Liberal senator says

Canada's Senate may never become an elected parliamentary chamber, but a move is afoot to bring at least a measure of democracy to the appointed upper house.

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Globe and Mail

Harper draws parallels between Taliban and Islamist militants in Iraq, Syria

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper reacts to the temperature of a permafrost ice core during an event at the Yukon college in Whitehorse on Aug. 21. Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper reacts to the temperature of a permafrost ice core during an event at the Yukon college in Whitehorse on Aug. 21. Stephen Harper is drawing parallels between ... (more)

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Terrorism

680News

What did you just call me? Harper tags Trudeau as an elite in run-up to election

In the communications arsenal the Conservatives are building against Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau, the word "elite" is proving to be one of the most popular put-downs.

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The Globe and Mail

Ex-MP Stockwell Day joins company planning to build B.C. bitumen refinery

Former federal cabinet minister Stockwell Day is shown in the House of Commons on March 24, 2011.

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CFRA

Madely's Morning Minute - Aug. 21

One of the CFL's longest serving commissioners is leaving his post. Mark Cohon will not return for a third term when his contract expires in April.

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MacLeans

Stories we're watching: Obama firm on ISIS after Foley murder

Obama calls for global response against ISIS after James Foley murder. President Barack Obama said the U.S. wouldn't back down from it's fight against ISIS militants in Syria and Iraq, one day after the militants released a gruesome video of the beheading of American journalist James Foley.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

CBC News

Religious freedom 'violated' in China: Andrew Bennett

The Canadian government intends to raise the issue of religious intolerance with the Chinese, says Canada's ambassador for the Office of Religious Freedom .

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, North America, Canada, Power and Politics, Entertainment, Television, Life, Holidays, Ramadan

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