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1 hr ago | Brandon Sun

New website to list municipal elections results for Manitobans

The results of the summer elections taking place tomorrow in the Village of Dunnottar, the RM of Victoria Beach and the RM of Winnipeg Beach will be live on as a test run for the fall elections Oct. 22. AMM President Doug Dobrowolski said the site allows municipalities, including Winnipeg, to post the results from their local ... (more)


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5 hrs ago | 680News

Eau Canada: Caravan brings 1,000 litres of Canadian water to bankrupt Detroit in protest

Rob McGuffin, of Windsor, Ontario, carries water jugs into St. Peter's Episcopal Church in Detroit, Thursday, July 24, 2014, for a water station being set up to help Detroit residents who need water.

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6 hrs ago | The Montreal Gazette

Canada imposes more sanctions against Ukrainian rebels

The Conservative government has announced further sanctions against Ukrainian rebels and an array of Russian arms, financial and energy companies thought to be assisting them.


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10 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

Canadian 'poised to become terror tourist' given 10-year sentence

Brampton, Ont: March 30 2011 - Mohamed Hersi is seen in this artist's rendition during court proceedings in a Ontario Court of Justice courtroom in Brampton, Ont., Wednesday, March 30, 2011.

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14 hrs ago | CFRA

Rescued false killer whale calf passes first hurdle in long-odds battle

Members of the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Mammal Rescue Centre work together to rescue a young false killer whale from a beach near Tofino, B.C. on Thursday, July 10, 2014.


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19 hrs ago |

Timeline: Canada's brushes with terror

A group dubbed both Direct Action and the Squamish Five detonated a bomb at a missile manufacturing plant in Toronto.

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23 hrs ago |

Canada's ambassador to Israel draws fire over tweets

Local Input~ January 8, 2014 - Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today issued the following statement announcing the appointment of Vivian Bercovici as Canada's new ambassador to the State of Israel.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

CBC News

Crime rate in Canada falls 8% in 2013 but child sex offences rise dramatically: StatsCan

According to Statistics Canada, police reported just over 1.8 million criminal incidents last year - a decline of approximately 132,000 from 2012.


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Vancouver Sun

What are the cheapest days to fly in Canada? looks at data

The Vancouver Sun launches Wine Critic for your smartphone, tablet and desktop computer, featuring wine picks, tips, videos, advice on food pairings and more from our expert Anthony Gismondi.

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Brandon Sun

Charities may be asked for donor lists under CRA proposal floated by minister

Canadian charities would have to turn over lists of their donors' identities to the Canada Revenue Agency under a proposal being floated by the Conservative government.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

Fossil footprints found in northern B.C. paint new picture of tyrannosaur

Well-preserved fossil footprints, shown in a handout photo provided by the Peace Region Palaeontology Research Centre, found in northeastern B.C. provide the first trackway evidence that Tyrannosaurs may have travelled in packs.


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The Labradorian

Viking Voyage: Clayton Colbourne is on his home turf

Born and raised in L'Anse aux Meadows, N.L., Clayton Colbourne is now an interpreter for the site with Parks Canada.


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Brandon Sun

Death of a Quebec mayor from insect stings underscores need to be prepared

Lucie F. Roussel, mayor of La Prairie, Que., is shown in a handout photo. The death of a Quebec mayor who was stung multiple times after stepping on a wasps' nest while gardening is a tragic but cautionary tale for those who run afoul of bees, hornets or other stinging insects - especially if they have a severe allergy to their venom, experts say.

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Brandon Sun

Ottawa urged to run tiny deficit to create 75,000 new jobs: C.D. Howe report

A new report issued by the C.D. Howe Institute says the federal government could create tens of thousands more jobs in the next three years if it stopped worrying so much about a tiny deficit and decided in favour of some stimulus spending.


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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Ontario plans better oversight of chemo drugs

Ontario plans to join Quebec in banning payments to people for their blood and blood plasma after a paid-plasma clinic in Toronto opened its doors to donors.

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Canada balks at returning statue believed stolen from world heritage site in India

The Devi Jagadambi Temple in Khajuraho, a world heritage site, is pictured. A sculpture that fits in with the other sculptures of Khajuraho, apparently was stolen and has ended up in Canada.

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Brandon Sun

Protesters denounce Israeli offensive in Gaza, call on Harper to support peace

Tempers flared briefly as protesters marched through downtown Ottawa today, calling on Prime Minister Stephen Harper to denounce Israel's military actions in Gaza.


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Mid Devon Star

GALLERY: Sun shines on sell-out Somersault Festival

BATHED in glorious July sunshine, the inaugural Somersault Festival saw nearly 15,000 people flock to Castle Hill in North Devon for the most chilled out event in the festival calendar.

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Star Phoenix

Stories conflict in sex assault trial

Chantal Petitclerc has watched the Maple Leaf go up to the sounds of O Canada countless times over her illustrious 20-year career as a wheelchair racer.


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The Globe and Mail

Canadian charged in U.S. for directing Chinese spy ring

A Chinese man accused of being the "directing mind" behind a corporate-espionage conspiracy to steal jet-fighter secrets from Pentagon contractors is a Canadian immigrant who is being stripped of his residency status.


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