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2 hrs ago | InsideHalton.com

Do more to fight homegrown terror: imam

The federal government must step up its efforts to counter the radicalization and recruitment of young Canadians by extremist Islamic groups, a Calgary imam said Friday.

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2 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Calgary imam urges feds to do more to fight terrorist recruiters in Canada

The federal government must step up its efforts to counter the radicalization and recruitment of young Canadians by extremist Islamic groups, a Calgary imam said Friday.

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6 hrs ago | Northern Life

Premiers conclude annual meeting, agree to mo...

Canada's premiers agreed to move forward on a national energy strategy Friday after years of trying to reach a consensus on the plan.

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10 hrs ago | Canada.com

Canadian relief supplies going to Iraq, RCAF flies in donated weaponry

International Development Minister Christian Paradis says the Dubai stockpile includes including tents, blankets, kitchen sets, hygiene kits, and jerry cans.

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15 hrs ago | Castanet.net

Remains matched to Ontario man

Human remains found in the mountains near North Vancouver have been identified as those of a 20-year-old Ontario man who went missing more than a decade ago while visiting his grandmother in British Columbia.

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19 hrs ago | Telegram

Water bomber that crashed on lake during forest fire was overloaded, TSB report

A water bomber owned by the Newfoundland and Labrador government that crashed on Moosehead Lake last year took on too much water, which was a central cause in the plane failing to get airborne, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada said Thursday.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

CJAD

Telecom companies reach paper bill fee exemption plan

Canada's big telecom companies have agreed to exempt some, but not all, of their customers from fees they charge for producing and mailing invoices.

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CTV

Luxury retailer Holt Renfrew to close Ottawa, Quebec City stores

Luxury retailer Holt Renfrew says it will close its stores in Ottawa and Quebec City at the end of January next year.

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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, Lithuania, Vladimir Putin, Stephen Harper

DurhamRegion.com

Canada's jets 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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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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The Guardian

Canada tops in key measures of scientific literacy

Canada ranks higher than 10 other developed nations in scientific literacy, or the ability of citizens to read and fully comprehend a lengthy article about science in a newspaper, according to a report released Thursday by the Council of Canadian Academies.

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Nanaimo Daily News

Canada tops in key measures of scientific literacy

This photo shows the Earth's shadow cast over the surface of the moon as a total lunar eclipse over the Chabot Space and Science Center observatory in Oakland, Calif., Tuesday, April 15, 2014.

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CBC News

Car share program may be coming soon to Edmonton

A car share service like Zipcar or Car2Go could soon be operating in Edmonton. The city is set to announce a pilot project with a company that hasn't yet been publicly revealed.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Brandon Sun

Most claimants lose EI appeals; dismissal rate remains high in new system

The plight of jobless Canadians denied employment insurance benefits hasn't improved under the federal government's new social-security tribunal during the first year of its existence, documents show.

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Langley Times

(VIDEO) Mulcair says NDP government would hold national missing women inquiry

Federal NDP leader Tom Mulcair said on Wednesday his government, if elected, would begin an inquiry into missing and murdered aboriginal women, starting on his first day as Prime Minister.

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Brandon Sun

Poor food slowing growth in Inuit kids; almost half shorter than average: study

Hunger among Inuit families is so prevalent in Arctic Quebec that it could be why almost half their children are shorter than average, new research suggests.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, North America, World News, Life, Food, Nutrition

Science Daily

Animals first flex their muscles: Earliest fossil evidence for animals with muscles

A new fossil discovery identifies the earliest evidence for animals with muscles.

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CTV

Consensus grows for inquiry on missing and murdered aboriginal women

A consensus appears to be building among Canada's premiers and native leaders for devising a new way of taking action on the thorny issue of murdered and missing aboriginal women.

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Cape Breton Post

Funeral held for father and son killed in double murder

STURGEON, P.E.I. - They were "best friends" and they were laid to rest together in a heartbreaking funeral here Tuesday that packed a country church with people still in shock over the double murder.

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