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3 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

In rare move, Canada accuses Chinese of trying to hack govt network

Canada on Tuesday took the unusual step of singling out Chinese hackers for attacking a key computer network and lodged a protest with Beijing, raising tensions at a time when Ottawa wants to boost oil sales to China.

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5 hrs ago | Revelstoke Times Review

Ottawa follows B.C.'s treaty 'stepping stones'

The federal government has responded to the strengthening of aboriginal title in B.C. by following the province's lead and focusing on resource use agreements rather than full-scale treaties that have been slow and expensive to negotiate.

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5 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Canadian, U.S. governments to announce plans for Detroit-Windsor bridge

Lisa Raitt speaks as Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, left, listens during the announcement the United States State Department issued a key permit to build a second bridge linking the United States and Canada from Detroit to Windsor, Ontario during a news conference in Detroit.

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9 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

Canada plans new sanctions against Russia over aggression in Ukraine

The federal government says it will impose new sanctions against Russia in coming days over Moscow's support of rebel groups in Ukraine.


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

13 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

PEI beaver 'still at large,' blamed for felling tree that damaged tourists' car

A beaver is shown in a file photo. Police say a beaver is to blame for felling a tree that collapsed onto a car driven by Quebec tourists in Prince Edward Island on Saturday.

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14 hrs ago | Hemel Online

Travel: Canada's big skies, big fish and a wild west dream

Mention Canada and most people immediately think of a trip through the Rockies from Calgary to Vancouver - but In the first of two features about one of the Commonwealth country's lesser known provinces, travel writer Alan Wooding enjoys all that the prairie state of Saskatchewan has to offer.

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14 hrs ago | The Compass

Bail hearings set for two of four people charged in robbery Photo

Four people who police believe were responsible for a series of robberies in St. John's and Mount Pearl over the weekend were back in provincial court in St. John's Monday.


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17 hrs ago | The Montreal Gazette

No more mouth-to-mouth: CPR recommendations should be tweaked, expert suggests

Dr. Anthony Ho says that when CPR guidelines were updated in 2010 a step that is probably needed was taken out.


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21 hrs ago | Barriere Star Journal

B.C. premier offers support to Israel

Premier Christy Clark has aligned herself and British Columbia with Israel in a letter to a Jewish-Canadian advocacy group in which she says the province can be "counted as a friend."


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Canada, North America

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Brandon Sun

Patti-Kay Hamilton of N.W.T. wins $6,000 CBC Creative Nonfiction Prize

Patti-Kay Hamilton of Fort Smith, N.W.T., has won this year's English-language CBC Creative Nonfiction Prize.

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Regina Leader Post

Political debate over marijuana legalization heats up

MANUFACTURING MARIJUANA STEPS. STEP 7: REMOVE BUDS. The buds are removed from the stem and rest of the plant is destroyed.

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Vancouver Sun

Failure not an option; Harper may need to compromise to get European trade deal

It's an open question whether Canada needs a free trade deal with Europe, but it is more certain that the Harper government does.

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Brandon Sun

Bank of Canada erases mountain ID from $10 bill after questions raised

The central bank had claimed that its new plastic $10 bank notes included an image of majestic Mount Edith Cavell, a prominent peak in the Canadian Rockies south of Jasper, Alta.


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Prince George Citizen

Mall construction boom is fuelled by the tastes of Canada's wealthiest

While big box retailers like Target have struggled to get a foothold in Canadian markets, demand for luxury retailers is strong and fuelling massive expansion projects at shopping malls across the country.


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Laughing Squid

Video of a Large Iceberg Collapsing in Newfoundland, Canada and Its Immediate Aftermath

Wanda Stead captured a dramatic video of an iceberg collapsing in the Bay of Exploits in Newfoundland, Canada .


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Russia Taday

No 'rainbow families': Canadian fertility clinic bans patient from using non-white donor

A single Canadian woman, who sought in vitro fertilization in the only local clinic in Calgary, has been prohibited from using donors of a different ethnicity to avoid "creating rainbow families."

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The Globe and Mail

Decades in the making, Canada looks to institute a national missing persons DNA databank

Judy Peterson, whose daughter Lindsey Nicholls went missing in August, 1993, has been fighting for a missing persons index fro more than a decade.


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Sun Jul 27, 2014

WKXW-FM Trenton

Craig Allen's father is bicycling across Canada update 3

He has biked across the U.S. east to west, and west to east several timespedaled his way from New Jersey to Alaska, and Alaska to New Jersey.

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Canadian Taxpayers Federation attacks pay of "federal spin doctors"

OTTAWA Government spin doctors appear to have been spared from the feds' campaign to make major cuts from a bloated federal public service.

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Feminist Therese Casgrain disappears from public history under Harper government

The Harper government has spent millions to commemorate the War of 1812 and other episodes from Canadian history, but has also erased at least one inspiring piece of the past.

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