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2 hrs ago | Canada.com

Hospitals urged to prepare despite low risk of Ebola virus coming to Canada

Queen's University infectious-disease specialist Dr. Dick Zoutman, Chaired the SARS scientific advisory committee for Ontario and spent time in Kosovo after the 1998-99 war working with local doctors treating patients with a different kind of hemorrhagic fever, Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever.

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6 hrs ago | CBC News

Former priest Eric Dejaeger to go to trial in Edmonton on sex charges

Former priest Eric Dejaeger will go to trial in Edmonton on charges of indecent assault and gross indecency after waiving his right to a preliminary inquiry on Thursday.

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10 hrs ago | The Independent & Free Press

Halton safest regional municipality in Canada - again

Despite one fatal police shooting in Oakville and one murder in Burlington in 2013, Halton Region has again been dubbed the safest Canadian regional municipality with a population of more than 100,000.

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14 hrs ago | The Toronto Star

Ottawa man hit with 181 cyber-bullying charges after investigation across Canada, U.K., U.S.

An Ottawa man faces 181 charges relating to cyber bullying and harassment after an international investigation involving Scotland Yard that wound across Canada and into the United States and Britain.

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18 hrs ago | Canada.com

Notable Mr. Big stings in Alberta

Jack Dennis Woods and Richard Duncan, both from Vancouver, were given life sentences in January 1996 for the 1993 killings of Harvey Bernard and David Rosamond.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Brandon Sun

B.C. chief's pay and expenses nears $1 million: online documents

Newly posted documents show a dramatic disparity in the salaries and travel expenses paid to a handful of Canada's First Nations chiefs, ranging from thousands of dollars to almost $1 million.

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WAFF-TV Huntsville

Kleenex alert: Canadian bank gives customers surprise gifts

You'll never expect this from a bank in the U.S. - TD Canada Trust surprised several longtime customers with touching and lovely gifts.

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Brandon Sun

No more exclusivity clauses in wireless roaming contracts, says CRTC

Wireless carriers in Canada have been banned from imposing exclusivity conditions in contracts that forced smaller firms to use more expensive roaming networks.

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Brandon Sun

Nepinak re-elected as group's grand chief

The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs re-elected the treaty and sovereignty rights crusader as their grand chief on the first ballot.

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Globe and Mail

Canada's claims of NRC hacking 'irresponsible,' Beijing says

China's foreign ministry accused Canada on Thursday of making irresponsible accusations lacking any credible evidence after Canada singled out Chinese hackers for attacking a key computer network and lodged a protest with Beijing.

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Sys-Con Media

Yogurty's(R) First Major Expansion in Western Canada

With nearly 75 locations opened or in development across Canada and around the world, Yogurty'sA is a leader in the frozen yogurt category.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

InsideHalton.com

Harper: Hard line on Hamas, Russia and China

An unflinching Prime Minister Stephen Harper doubled down Wednesday with his government's hard line on Hamas, Russia and Chinese cyberattacks.

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International Business Times

Canada's Anti-Prostitution Law Soon: Critics Call it Draconian

Canada's Foreign Minister John Baird speaks to the media before a working lunch with Japan's Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida at the Iikura Guest House in Tokyo July 28, 2014.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

Rob Ford nemesis, police Chief Bill Blair, losing job when contract expires

Toronto Police Chief Bill Blair listens as former Supreme Court of Canada justice Frank Iacobucci delivers his report on the use of lethal force by Toronto Police during a press conference in Toronto on Thursday, July 24, 2014.

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Vancouver Sun

Ontario First Nations prepared to lay down their lives to protect lands: chiefs

Aboriginal people in Ontario are prepared to lay down their lives to protect their traditional lands from any unwanted development, a group of First Nations chiefs said Tuesday.

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Canada.com

Anita Stewart shines spotlight on country's bounty with Food Day Canada

A P.E.I. lobster supper is pictured in a file photo. Stewart has worked tirelessly over 30 years to raise the profile of Canada's culinary identity and her efforts have netted her an Order of Canada.

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International Business Times

Canada Claims Good Progress in EU Trade Pact Despite Germany's Defiant Postures

Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper speaks during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa June 12, 2014.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

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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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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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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