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2 hrs ago | Prince George Citizen

Almost half of those taken to hospitals after bus crash in B.C. released

A towing company employee stands by as a tour bus that rolled over and crashed on the Coquihalla Highway south of Merritt, B.C., Thursday, is moved during an investigation at a towing company lot in Kelowna, on Friday August 29, 2014.

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6 hrs ago | Vancouver Sun

Ontario man surrenders after 37-hour standoff

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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9 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

Specially trained dogs enter province's fight against invasive zebra mussels

In this file photo, a detection dog from the Montana-based Working Dogs for Conservation searches a boat for zebra mussels.

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13 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Going from reserve to recruit a culture shock for some aboriginals: report

The move from small and isolated communities to larger urban centres can be quite jarring for aboriginals who join the Canadian Armed Forces, says a newly released document.

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13 hrs ago | InsideHalton.com

Aboriginal recruits face culture shock: study

The move from small and isolated communities to larger urban centres can be quite jarring for aboriginals who join the Canadian Armed Forces, says a newly released document.

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17 hrs ago | Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

Canada, U.S. take step toward regulatory harmonization

The Canadian and American governments have announced a new step toward constantly co-ordinating their regulatory environments across a broad range of industries.

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20 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

Man convicted in shooting deaths of four Alberta Mounties in 2005 arrested

Dennis Cheeseman waits in the cafeteria in the law courts in Edmonton, Alberta on Monday January 19, 2009.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Brandon Sun

Canadian laboratory team evacuated from Ebola zone back in Canada

Three Canadian scientists evacuated from Sierra Leone over Ebola concerns are back in Canada, the Public Health Agency of Canada said Friday night.

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CFRA

Volunteers hope to bring closure to families of missing and murdered women

Bernadette Smith the sister of Claudette Osborne who has been missing since 2008 lays placards, of 94 women who have been murdered or are missing in Manitoba, at the Manitoba Legislature in Winnipeg, Wednesday, August 26, 2009.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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