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3 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Patti-Kay Hamilton of N.W.T. wins $6,000 CBC Creative Nonfiction Prize

Patti-Kay Hamilton of Fort Smith, N.W.T., has won this year's English-language CBC Creative Nonfiction Prize.

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6 hrs ago | Regina Leader Post

Political debate over marijuana legalization heats up

MANUFACTURING MARIJUANA STEPS. STEP 7: REMOVE BUDS. The buds are removed from the stem and rest of the plant is destroyed.

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8 hrs ago | Vancouver Sun

Failure not an option; Harper may need to compromise to get European trade deal

It's an open question whether Canada needs a free trade deal with Europe, but it is more certain that the Harper government does.

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12 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Bank of Canada erases mountain ID from $10 bill after questions raised

The central bank had claimed that its new plastic $10 bank notes included an image of majestic Mount Edith Cavell, a prominent peak in the Canadian Rockies south of Jasper, Alta.

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14 hrs ago | Prince George Citizen

Mall construction boom is fuelled by the tastes of Canada's wealthiest

While big box retailers like Target have struggled to get a foothold in Canadian markets, demand for luxury retailers is strong and fuelling massive expansion projects at shopping malls across the country.

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17 hrs ago | Laughing Squid

Video of a Large Iceberg Collapsing in Newfoundland, Canada and Its Immediate Aftermath

Wanda Stead captured a dramatic video of an iceberg collapsing in the Bay of Exploits in Newfoundland, Canada .

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21 hrs ago | Russia Taday

No 'rainbow families': Canadian fertility clinic bans patient from using non-white donor

A single Canadian woman, who sought in vitro fertilization in the only local clinic in Calgary, has been prohibited from using donors of a different ethnicity to avoid "creating rainbow families."

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Yesterday | The Globe and Mail

Decades in the making, Canada looks to institute a national missing persons DNA databank

Judy Peterson, whose daughter Lindsey Nicholls went missing in August, 1993, has been fighting for a missing persons index fro more than a decade.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

WKXW-FM Trenton

Craig Allen's father is bicycling across Canada update 3

He has biked across the U.S. east to west, and west to east several timespedaled his way from New Jersey to Alaska, and Alaska to New Jersey.

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CNews

Canadian Taxpayers Federation attacks pay of "federal spin doctors"

OTTAWA Government spin doctors appear to have been spared from the feds' campaign to make major cuts from a bloated federal public service.

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680News

Feminist Therese Casgrain disappears from public history under Harper government

The Harper government has spent millions to commemorate the War of 1812 and other episodes from Canadian history, but has also erased at least one inspiring piece of the past.

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The Windsor Star

'We kill and beg to be killed': Hunt on for local would-be jihadist

Ahmad Waseem, 26, of Windsor, is wanted by the RCMP after allegedly returning to Syria late last year.

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The Globe and Mail

Canada and EU may have to return to bargaining table, experts suggest

Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper with European Council President Herman Van Rompuy and EU Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Windsor Star

Kingsville greenhouse charged for fraudulent Canadian labels on vegetables

The head office for Mucci Farms is pictured on Seacliff Drive in Kingsville, Ont.

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Brandon Sun

Province has $3.5M for flood-affected fishers

The Selinger government is creating an estimated $3.5-million assistance program for Interlake First Nations fishers who've lost their livelihoods because of summer flooding.

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Yahoo!

Germany to reject EU-Canada trade deal - Sueddeutsche newspaper

Germany is to reject a multi-billion free trade deal between the European Union and Canada which is widely seen as a template for a bigger agreement with the United States, a leading German paper reported on Saturday.

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Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

Canada must not falter in the face of 'aggressive militarism' by Russia: Harper

Prime Minister Stephen Harper says the western world can't soften its tough stand toward Russia over the crisis in Ukraine, even at the expense of the economy.

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Brandon Sun

Robot to hitchhike Sunday from Halifax to Victoria in study of trust

Travellers in Canada may have some unusual company on the highway this summer as a Wellie-wearing, social media-savvy robot hits the road on a mission to hitchhike its way from Halifax to Victoria.

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Brandon Sun

25 years later, Loblaw still pushes going green to the price-savvy shopper

When Loblaw decided to start selling environment-friendly products 25 years ago, the word green had barely evolved from being a colour description.

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CBC News

1st Canadian patient to receive new liver therapy doing well

Nazdana Jan, second from right, is doing well after receiving an experimental liver therapy in Alberta two years ago.

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