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2 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

Portage ban provokes a very Canadian fight

Do we have the right to portage our canoes over ancient paths, or can the government stop us in the name of modernity? Allan Turnbull canoes near Bala Falls: Local residents are opposed to plans for a hydroelectric plant at the falls.

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Related Topix: North America, World News, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy)

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Regina Leader Post

Canada's first female commercial pilot honoured with commemorative stamp

The walls are lined with paintings of airplanes, and shelves and bookcases are crammed with mementoes marking her many achievements.

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Canada.com

Kenney to consider local exemptions to TFW program after provincial complaints

Employment Minister Jason Kenney said Friday he's willing to consider "local exemptions" to his recent overhaul of the temporary foreign worker program.

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The Lebanon Daily News

As deaths rise, no end seen to Israeli offensive

Asserting it has broad international support for a fierce military offensive in the Gaza Strip, Israel is showing no signs of ending the operation, vowing to press on until there is a halt to rocket attacks from the seaside territory.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, North America

Globe and Mail

Ahmed found guilty on two terror charges, acquitted on explosives count

Former Ottawa hospital technician Misbahuddin Ahmed was found guilty Friday of two terrorism-related charges.

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CBC News

Vancouver tops list of most expensive cities in Canada again

For the second year in a row, Vancouver has been deemed the most expensive city in Canada in which to live.

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CBC News

Quest care facility death: No charges laid

RCMP say they will not lay charges after an investigation into the death of a 56-year-old man who was living at the Quest Regional Rehabilitation Centre in Lower Sackville.

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CBC News

What's wrong with Canada's defence procurement strategy?

Sailors stand on the deck of HMCS Victoria as they leave port in Halifax on Sunday, June 29, 2003.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

Canadian-shot 'Fargo' nabs 18 Emmy nominations; Tatiana Maslany snubbed

The Calgary-shot drama "Fargo" landed a whopping 18 Emmy nominations on Thursday, and Canadians are sharing in the glory.

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Related Topix: North America, World News, Tatiana Maslany, Canada, Maurice LaMarche

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Brandon Sun

Prostitution bill sparks debate whether to protect or prosecute sex workers

Two contradictory portraits of prostitution emerged during this week's parliamentary hearings - one, empowered women free to choose to sell their bodies for sex; the other, victims of abuse in need of rescue.

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Brandon Sun

Canadian charities in limbo, feel 'chill' as tax audits widen to new groups

The Conservative government has stepped up its scrutiny of the political activities of charities, adding fresh money for more audits, and casting its net well beyond the environmental groups that have opposed its energy policies.

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CFRA

This time it's different on efforts for a free trade zone within Canada: Moore

Minister of Industry James Moore responds to a question during Question Period in the House of Commons Tuesday June 17, 2014 in Ottawa.

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GlobalNews

Two men charged in Calgary drug bust

On April 30th, police executed search warrants on three homes; one located in the 500 block of 25 Avenue S.W., one in the 100 block of Deerfield Terrace S.E and one in the 8800 block of Horton Road S.W. They also searched two vehicles.

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Brandon Sun

Metro to shutter free print newspapers in Regina, Saskatoon, London

Three of Canada's free Metro daily newspapers will publish their last print editions on Friday and 25 employees will be laid off as a result of a management decision to focus on larger markets.

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Canada.com

Canadian Air Force fighter jets poised to launch missions near Russian airspace

Six CF-18 Hornets from 425 Tactical Fighter Squadron take off from Bagotville, Que., on April 29, 2014 to fly to Romania as part of Canada's contribution to NATO's reassurance measures in order to promote security and stability in Eastern and Central Europe.

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Related Topix: North America, World News, Russia, Asia, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Canada, Lithuania,

Brandon Sun

Western leaders, officials to discuss trade, labour and Northern development

Officials from six western provinces and territories, including three premiers, meet today to discuss domestic trade, labour mobility and the plight of northern communities in the face of a Canadian oil boom.

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The Guardian

Drug probe results in Islanders facing charges

In November of 2012, members of the RCMP Federal Investigations Unit in P.E.I. initiated a project aimed at uncovering illegal drug activities of individuals from Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Quebec.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Globe and Mail

Conservative MP apologizes for remarks to victim of rape

A former sex worker whose gang rape was used by a Conservative MP to make a convoluted defence of his government's prostitution bill has told the politician there is no need to apologize, even though critics have lambasted his words as offensive.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

Dan Aykroyd, Jesse Tyler Ferguson announced Stand Up To Cancer Canada

Dan Aykroyd lost his business manager to cancer just this week, Kyle MacLachlan saw both of his parents die from the disease, and Jesse Tyler Ferguson's husband won a battle against it as a teen.

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Related Topix: North America, World News, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live, Modern Family, Dan Aykroyd, Jesse Tyler Ferguson

Canada.com

Royal LePage says Canada's big city housing markets continue to boom as small centres left behind

The shortage of detached single-family houses led to significant price increases in Toronto and in Calgary, new listings couldn't keep up with strong demand.

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