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16 min ago | CBC News

Two Canadian Coast Guard icebreakers reach North Pole

The CCGS Terry Fox and the CCGS Louis S. St-Laurent manoeuvre through sea ice en route to the North Pole.

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4 hrs ago | The Guardian

Canada tops in key measures of scientific literacy

Canada ranks higher than 10 other developed nations in scientific literacy, or the ability of citizens to read and fully comprehend a lengthy article about science in a newspaper, according to a report released Thursday by the Council of Canadian Academies.

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4 hrs ago | Nanaimo Daily News

Canada tops in key measures of scientific literacy

This photo shows the Earth's shadow cast over the surface of the moon as a total lunar eclipse over the Chabot Space and Science Center observatory in Oakland, Calif., Tuesday, April 15, 2014.

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7 hrs ago | CBC News

Car share program may be coming soon to Edmonton

A car share service like Zipcar or Car2Go could soon be operating in Edmonton. The city is set to announce a pilot project with a company that hasn't yet been publicly revealed.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Brandon Sun

Most claimants lose EI appeals; dismissal rate remains high in new system

The plight of jobless Canadians denied employment insurance benefits hasn't improved under the federal government's new social-security tribunal during the first year of its existence, documents show.

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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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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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Related Topix: Family, Kids, North America, World News, Life, Food, Nutrition

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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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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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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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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