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17 min ago | Brandon Sun

Robot to hitchhike Sunday from Halifax to Victoria in study of trust

Travellers in Canada may have some unusual company on the highway this summer as a Wellie-wearing, social media-savvy robot hits the road on a mission to hitchhike its way from Halifax to Victoria.

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1 hr ago | Brandon Sun

25 years later, Loblaw still pushes going green to the price-savvy shopper

When Loblaw decided to start selling environment-friendly products 25 years ago, the word green had barely evolved from being a colour description.

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4 hrs ago | CBC News

1st Canadian patient to receive new liver therapy doing well

Nazdana Jan, second from right, is doing well after receiving an experimental liver therapy in Alberta two years ago.

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8 hrs ago | Regina Leader Post

No 'rainbow families': Ethnic donor stipulation at fertility centre 'floors' Calgary woman

An embryologist at work in the Regional Fertility Program lab in Calgary. The clinic, which has operated since the 1980s, won't allow a woman to use a sperm donor "that would result in a future child appearing racially different than the recipient or the recipient's partner."

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Related Topix: Canada, Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural, North America, World News

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Brandon Sun

2 from Ontario on board private plane that crashed in northern Saskatchewan

Mounties say a 53-year-old male pilot and a 29-year-old male co-pilot, both from Thorndale, Ont., were on a private Seabee plane en route to Yellowknife when it crashed Friday into water near Points North Landing, a permanent camp near Wollaston Lake.

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Brandon Sun

Prominent international legal group raps Harper over Supreme Court feud

Prime Minister Stephen Harper's public criticism of Canada's top justice impugned her integrity and was tantamount to undue interference with the independence of the courts, according to an international group of eminent judges and lawyers.

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Canada.com

Ottawa sitting on $730 million stockpile of uncashed taxes, other benefits

Ottawa is sitting on a stockpile of more than $730 million in uncashed tax refunds and other government cheques, according to Public Works Canada.

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Globe and Mail

Canadian foreign minister gets warm welcome on U.S. conservative radio

Canada's foreign policy is getting noticed in the United States - and earning rave reviews from a popular voice of the Republican right.

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Brandon Sun

Quebec rejects bid by Newfoundland and Labrador to reopen Churchill Falls deal

The Churchill Falls power development in central Labrador, is pictured under construction which was completed ni late 1971.

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Ottawa Citizen

Slim majority in Canada backs MDs' right to restrict treatment based on beliefs

Various forms of the birth control pill are shown at Glebe Pharmasave Apothecary in Ottawa Friday August 27, 2010.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Brandon Sun

New website to list municipal elections results for Manitobans

The results of the summer elections taking place tomorrow in the Village of Dunnottar, the RM of Victoria Beach and the RM of Winnipeg Beach will be live on Manitobavotes.ca as a test run for the fall elections Oct. 22. AMM President Doug Dobrowolski said the site allows municipalities, including Winnipeg, to post the results from their local ... (more)

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680News

Eau Canada: Caravan brings 1,000 litres of Canadian water to bankrupt Detroit in protest

Rob McGuffin, of Windsor, Ontario, carries water jugs into St. Peter's Episcopal Church in Detroit, Thursday, July 24, 2014, for a water station being set up to help Detroit residents who need water.

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The Montreal Gazette

Canada imposes more sanctions against Ukrainian rebels

The Conservative government has announced further sanctions against Ukrainian rebels and an array of Russian arms, financial and energy companies thought to be assisting them.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, North America, Stephen Harper, Vladimir Putin

The Globe and Mail

Canadian 'poised to become terror tourist' given 10-year sentence

Brampton, Ont: March 30 2011 - Mohamed Hersi is seen in this artist's rendition during court proceedings in a Ontario Court of Justice courtroom in Brampton, Ont., Wednesday, March 30, 2011.

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CFRA

Rescued false killer whale calf passes first hurdle in long-odds battle

Members of the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Mammal Rescue Centre work together to rescue a young false killer whale from a beach near Tofino, B.C. on Thursday, July 10, 2014.

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Canada.com

Timeline: Canada's brushes with terror

A group dubbed both Direct Action and the Squamish Five detonated a bomb at a missile manufacturing plant in Toronto.

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Canada.com

Canada's ambassador to Israel draws fire over tweets

Local Input~ January 8, 2014 - Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today issued the following statement announcing the appointment of Vivian Bercovici as Canada's new ambassador to the State of Israel.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

CBC News

Crime rate in Canada falls 8% in 2013 but child sex offences rise dramatically: StatsCan

According to Statistics Canada, police reported just over 1.8 million criminal incidents last year - a decline of approximately 132,000 from 2012.

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Vancouver Sun

What are the cheapest days to fly in Canada? Kayak.com looks at data

The Vancouver Sun launches Wine Critic for your smartphone, tablet and desktop computer, featuring wine picks, tips, videos, advice on food pairings and more from our expert Anthony Gismondi.

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Brandon Sun

Charities may be asked for donor lists under CRA proposal floated by minister

Canadian charities would have to turn over lists of their donors' identities to the Canada Revenue Agency under a proposal being floated by the Conservative government.

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