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2 hrs ago | Canadian Business Magazine

Canada's Best Jobs 2014: Head Nurse & Medical Supervisor

Canada's aging population increasingly needs nurses to help deal with creaky joints, failing eyesight and other ailments.

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6 hrs ago | CBC News

Former transit driver facing sex charges due back in court May

A former Metro Transit Access-a-Bus driver accused of sexually assaulting a passenger did not appear in Dartmouth court on Wednesday for his arraignment, letting his lawyer speak for him.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

CNews

London, Ont., man, 19, charged in Canada Revenue Agency Heartbleed hack

A 19-year-old computer science student has been charged with using the destructive Heartbleed bug to swipe Canadian taxpayer data.

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Regina Leader Post

Petawawa soldier accused of sex crimes faces a dozen new charges

An infantry soldier already accused of sexually assaulting and possibly drugging at least eight women will appear in court Thursday to face at least a dozen new charges.

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Pasadena Star-News

a Orphan Blacka sa Tatiana Maslany adds clone to her roles in second season

Until about a year ago, she was a relatively obscure actress from Saskatchewan, Canada.

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The Guardian

Provinces join forces to measure distress of cancer patients, improve treatment

Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland and Labrador have been awarded $1 million over three years from the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer through Health Canada.

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Canada.com

Parts of Eastern Canada cope as water levels rise, flooding homes and roads

Keegan Worden, left, and David Clement check on a flooded Tim Horton's location along Main Street in Sussex, N.B., on April 16, 2014.

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Prince George Citizen

Parts of Eastern Canada cope as water levels rise, flooding homes and roads

Keegan Worden, left, and David Clement check on a flooded Tim Horton's location along Main Street in Sussex, N.B., on April 16, 2014.

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The Chronicle Herald

Political leaders, other mourners gather for Jim Flaherty's funeral

Canada's political elite gather today to pay their final respects to Jim Flaherty, the former finance minister whose sudden death last week spurred an outpouring of grief that has stretched across the country and across party lines.

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Market Wire

Government of Canada supports British Columbia in Fight Against Crime

The Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, along with John Weston, Member of Parliament for West Vancouver-Sunshine Coast-Sea to Sky Country, today announced $4,106,413 in federal funding over five years for the crime prevention project Changing Direction in Support of Aboriginal Youth, which will help ... (more)

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Canada.com

Canada to let private companies decide where search-and-rescue aircraft based

It will be up to aerospace firms vying to supply Canada with new search-and-rescue aircraft to decide where such planes are to be located - a process that raises questions about private companies deciding the country's defence policy and where military staff are located.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Journal-Pioneer

Deputy minister dresses down Russian ambassador over Ukraine: source

A government source tells The Canadian Press that Russian Ambassador Georgiy Mamedov was called in for some stern words late today.

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Brandon Sun

Former Harper chief of staff Wright won't face criminal charges, RCMP says

Nigel Wright, chief of staff for Prime Minister Stephen Harper, is shown appearing as a witness at the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Nov. 2, 2010.

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Madison Publishing

Legal battle brewing in B.C. over temporary foreign worker program

Two unions are taking the latest battle over temporary foreign workers to Federal Court in Vancouver, but they hope two government ministers will step in to speed things up.

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CBC News

28 people out of homes after Amherst apartment fire

This apartment building was still cordoned off the morning after the fire. Still smells of smoke, reports the CBC's Stephanie VanKampen.

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CBC News

Journalist Paul Wells wins Dafoe prize for Stephen Harper book

Paul Wells's The Longer I'm Prime Minister: Stephen Harper and Canada was also the 2014 winner of the $25,000 Shaughnessy Cohen Prize.

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ABC News

Sri Lanka Says Canada Holds Commonwealth to Ransom

Sri Lanka has accused Canada of using its funding of the Commonwealth as a political tool by suspending its $10 million annual contribution while Sri Lanka chairs the group's secretariat.

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The Montreal Gazette

Flaherty visitation today in Whitby

The former federal finance minister and his wife, provincial Tory legislature member Christine Elliot, were supporters of the centre, located in his riding.

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CFRA

EXCLUSIVE: Over 60% of female inmates on psychiatric meds; probe launched

Dr. David Juurlink, head of the division of clinical pharmacology and toxicology at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, speaks during an interview in Toronto on Friday, April 4, 2014.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Ottawa Citizen

Robocalls registry may not be in place for next federal election

Reforms to the federal election law intended to crack down on illegal robocalls may not be put in place by the time Canadians next go to the polls.

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