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3 hrs ago | Amherst Daily News

Police identify victims of double homicide at home in rural Prince Edward Island

Police have identified a father and his son who were found dead Wednesday evening in a home in rural Prince Edward Island.

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7 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Canadian PM bans Chinese media from Arctic trip

Canada says "past incidents and behaviors" are to blame for China's official news agency and the Communist Party newspaper being banned from an Arctic trip with Prime Minister Stephen Harper.

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Related Topix: North America, China, Asia, World News, Stephen Harper

12 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

Defamation lawsuit an attempt to muzzle criticism, Greenpeace says

Greenpeace has filed court documents saying a lawsuit against it is an attempt to silence its criticism of a forestry company's harvesting practices.

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16 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

HitchBOT the hitchhiking robot wraps up cross-country journey in Victoria

Once he gets past the plastic-bucket body, the pool-noodle arms and the complete lack of a soul, Seb Leeson sees a lot of himself in HitchBOT, the ragtag robot that spent several weeks hitchhiking across Canada.

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18 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Is taking a gap year after high school a smart financial decision?

That's the question Jonathan Nikodem faced when he graduated and weighed the financial and personal benefits of taking a year off before university to consider his options.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Brandon Sun

Senators, not PM, should choose Senate Speaker, Liberal senator says

Canada's Senate may never become an elected parliamentary chamber, but a move is afoot to bring at least a measure of democracy to the appointed upper house.

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Brandon Sun

'They are terrorists and must be punished:' Calgary imam speaks out against ISIL

A prominent imam intends to draw attention to what he calls the "un-Islamic" beliefs and actions of militants claiming responsibility for the murder of a U.S. journalist.

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Brandon Sun

Backlogged social security panel stops tracking results; Kenney OKs more staff

Canada's new social security tribunal has apparently stopped tracking the results of thousands of appeals launched by ailing Canadians after they've been denied Canada Pension Plan disability benefits.

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Ottawa Citizen

RCMP arrest man after double homicide in Prince Edward Island

The RCMP say they have arrested a man after a double homicide at a home in rural P.E.I. Sgt.

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Surrey Leader

Finding love on two charitable wheels

Siobhan Coates and Graham Street met three years ago while training for the Ride2Survive cycling fundraiser.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, North America, World News

Canada.com

More calls for inquiry after aboriginal girl killed and dumped in Winnipeg river

The death of a 15-year-old aboriginal girl found wrapped in a bag and dumped in the Red River is prompting renewed calls for a national inquiry into missing and murdered aboriginal women.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Regina Leader Post

Trudeau's Liberals aiming for majority victory in 2015 election

Justin Trudeau's Liberals are aiming to win a majority government in next year's election, an ambitious goal for a party that was trounced in the 2011 campaign and holds just 37 seats in Parliament.

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The Globe and Mail

American journalist's death in Iraq part of 'disgusting' terror campaign: Harper

Prime Minister Stephen Harper pauses while speaking about the situation in Iraq before a business roundtable meeting at IMW Industries in Chilliwack, B.C., on Wednesday August 20, 2014.

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SooToday

Spy agency improperly kept Canadian info

The new Communications Security Establishment Canada complex is pictured in Ottawa on October 15, 2013.

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Canada.com

Delegates at Canadian Medical Association meeting vote to oppose smoking of any plant substance

They already opposed tobacco. Now the nation's doctors say Canadians shouldn't smoke "any plant material" whatsoever, including marijuana.

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Related Topix: North America, World News, Smoking, Medicine, Health, Marijuana, Canada,

Canada.com

Militarized policing in Canada under scrutiny following Ferguson protests

Heavily armed and armoured American police responding to protests in the city of Ferguson, Missouri, has punted to the national - and international - stage questions about police tactics and the militarization of police forces.

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Truro Daily News

Research team evaluating Lyme disease in province

St. FX research assistant Jennifer Dunn, back left, environmental science professor Hugo Beltrami, nursing associate professor Patti Hansen-Ketchum, nursing associate professor Donna MacDougall, front left, and Pictou Centre MLA Pat Dunn gathered at his office to discuss ongoing research into Lyme disease in Nova Scotia and legislation regarding ... (more)

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Canada.com

Conservative government seeks distance from Lac-Megantic rail-disaster responsibility

Transport Minister Lisa Raitt speaks to the media with Minister of Public Safety Steven Blaney following the release of the Transportation Safety Board's final report from its investigation into the July 6, 2013 train derailment in Lac-Megantic, Quebec, on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday, August 19, 2014.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

CNN

World's most liveable city 2014 is ...

Auckland's laid-back culture lands the city at number 10 on the Economic Intelligence Unit's 2014 list of the world's most liveable cities.

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680News

Supertankers plying B.C.a s North Coast would be a pure madnessa : Mulcair

Touring the Douglas Channel on British Columbia's North Coast has convinced federal Opposition Leader Thomas Mulcair it would be "pure madness" to allow supertankers carrying raw bitumen to ply the narrow passage.

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