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3 hrs ago | 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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5 hrs ago | 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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5 hrs ago | 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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7 hrs ago | 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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10 hrs ago | 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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12 hrs ago | 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,

16 hrs ago | 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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20 hrs ago | 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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CBC News

9 charged in RCMP drug bust

Nine people from three different provinces have been charged as part of a 20-month-long drug investigation by RCMP.

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Canada.com

1 in 5 Canadian homes only use cellphones and have ditched landlines

One in five Canadian households use cellphones as their only form of telephone service.

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Globe and Mail

Defence Minister vetoes Mulcair visit to military post in Manitoba flood zone

An aerial view of the flooding in the Bird's Point area of Round Lake in Saskatchewan on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, North America, World News, Stephen Harper, Canada

International Business Times

Canada Lawyer to Sue Government for Diverted Floodwaters

The Manitoba government is apparently planning to release the Assiniboine River as it is currently swelling in overflowing water.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

International Business Times

Tornado Drops on Canadian Wedding Photo Shoot, Helps Create Stunning Portraits

What turned out to be the usual fanfare for a wedding photo shoot became monumentally worth remembering when a tornado zoomed and dropped down in the center enough for a Canadian photographer to capture it and put it side by side with a happy newly-wed.

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The Toronto Star

Single stock market watchdog for Canada being unveiled

A stock market regulator for Canada - headquartered in Toronto - is to be unveiled by federal Finance Minister Joe Oliver and Ontario counterpart Charles Sousa on Wednesday.

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Coast Reporter

Chronology: A look at the long legal odyssey of Canadian-born Omar Khadr

1995: Khadr's father is arrested in connection with the bombing of the Egyptian embassy in Islamabad, but is freed after then-prime minister Jean Chretien raises the arrest with Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto.

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Related Topix: North America, World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Osama bin Laden, Pakistan

Brandon Sun

Federal agriculture minister expects WTO ruling on meat labelling this summer

Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz expects the next ruling in the long, drawn-out dispute over meat-labelling requirements imposed by the United States to come later this summer.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

Bit of optimism on flood front

Members of the 2nd Battalion, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry sandbag homes near St Francois Xavier Monday afternoon.

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