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38 min ago | Langley Times

(VIDEO) Mulcair says NDP government would hold national missing women inquiry

Federal NDP leader Tom Mulcair said on Wednesday his government, if elected, would begin an inquiry into missing and murdered aboriginal women, starting on his first day as Prime Minister.

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38 min ago | Brandon Sun

Poor food slowing growth in Inuit kids; almost half shorter than average: study

Hunger among Inuit families is so prevalent in Arctic Quebec that it could be why almost half their children are shorter than average, new research suggests.

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4 hrs ago | Science Daily

Animals first flex their muscles: Earliest fossil evidence for animals with muscles

A new fossil discovery identifies the earliest evidence for animals with muscles.

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7 hrs ago | CTV

Consensus grows for inquiry on missing and murdered aboriginal women

A consensus appears to be building among Canada's premiers and native leaders for devising a new way of taking action on the thorny issue of murdered and missing aboriginal women.

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12 hrs ago | Cape Breton Post

Funeral held for father and son killed in double murder

STURGEON, P.E.I. - They were "best friends" and they were laid to rest together in a heartbreaking funeral here Tuesday that packed a country church with people still in shock over the double murder.

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16 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Mentally ill need help, not handcuffs: police, mental health association

Canada's top cops say police are increasingly the first line of contact for people suffering from a mental illness.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Barriere Star Journal

Canada pulling team back from Ebola response

Canada is in the process of evacuating its three-member mobile laboratory team from Sierra Leone over concerns for the safety of the scientists.

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Brandon Sun

Vancouver writer 'emotional' after Emmy win for revered 'Breaking Bad' episode

Canadian-raised scribe Moira Walley-Beckett was gripping "Breaking Bad" creator Vince Gilligan's hand as the Emmy award for drama writing was announced Monday.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

Harper again raises spectre of Russian threat in speech to troops

An emboldened Russia is a threat to it neighbours in the Arctic and Canada must be ready to respond to any Russian incursions in the region, Prime Minister Stephen Harper said Tuesday as he ended his yearly tour of Canada's North.

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Nanaimo News Bulletin

VIDEO: Canadian Tire, Leonardo DiCaprio head north for the Ice Bucket Challenge

Two Canadian Tire executives - president Michael Medline and senior vice-president Duncan Fulton - completed the Ice Bucket Challenge on Monday, answering the challenge sent to them by Scotiabank.

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Brandon Sun

Canadian producer celebrates Emmy win for Calgary-shot FX series 'Fargo'

When the time came for the outstanding miniseries award to be announced at the Emmy Awards on Monday night, Canadian producer Chad Oakes was starting to get nervous.

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Canada.com

Canadian jihadi seeking 'martyrdom' with ISIS in Syria

Local Input~ John "Yahya" Maguire, a Muslim convert and former University of Ottawa business student, is under RCMP investigation after he disappeared in January 2013 and turned up in Syria.

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Brandon Sun

Saskatoons or Juneberries? Name debate brewing between Canada and U.S.

A U.S. researcher with the Cornell University Co-operative Extension is suggesting Canadians use the name Juneberries when selling Saskatoons south of the border.

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Canada.com

Sex killer Russell Williams settles lawsuits with victims

BELLEVILLE, ON. OCTOBER 18, 2010 --- Russell Williams is escorted from the Belleville Superior Court under heavy armed guard and in handcuffs after pleading guilty to murder Monday.

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Canada.com

Space Agency study looks at benefits of Canadian space program

Some of television's biggest celebrities arrive at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles for the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards on August 25, 2014 in Los Angeles.

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Brandon Sun

Mint to unwrap new $100 gold coin marking 2 key meetings in Canadian history

The Royal Canadian Mint will unveil a new $100 gold coin in Charlottetown today that celebrates two key moments in Canada's development.

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Edmonton Journal

Edmonton 'beauty queen' among Bachelor Canada contestants

An Edmonton woman who describes herself as a spunky beauty queen is one of 25 contestants on Season 2 of The Bachelor Canada.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

The St Paul Journal

Police chiefs take no position on inquiry into murdered and missing women

The head of the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police says the number of missing and murdered aboriginal women is "on the radar" of the county's law enforcement leaders.

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Brandon Sun

Nunavut prison still squalid, drug-ridden a year after watchdog's report

You won't see it on the itinerary for Stephen Harper's annual northern tour, and it's somewhere the prime minister would probably rather not be seen, anyway.

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Canada.com

Canada's controversial 'Mr. Big' police tactic a 'very effective tool,' top cop says

The outgoing president of the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police told reporters Monday that the so-called Mr. Big technique has been a "very effective tool" to catch killers and that most agencies have policies in place to prevent abuse.

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