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3 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

American journalist's death in Iraq part of 'disgusting' terror campaign: Harper

Prime Minister Stephen Harper pauses while speaking about the situation in Iraq before a business roundtable meeting at IMW Industries in Chilliwack, B.C., on Wednesday August 20, 2014.

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4 hrs ago | SooToday

Spy agency improperly kept Canadian info

The new Communications Security Establishment Canada complex is pictured in Ottawa on October 15, 2013.

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7 hrs ago | Canada.com

Delegates at Canadian Medical Association meeting vote to oppose smoking of any plant substance

They already opposed tobacco. Now the nation's doctors say Canadians shouldn't smoke "any plant material" whatsoever, including marijuana.

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11 hrs ago | Canada.com

Militarized policing in Canada under scrutiny following Ferguson protests

Heavily armed and armoured American police responding to protests in the city of Ferguson, Missouri, has punted to the national - and international - stage questions about police tactics and the militarization of police forces.

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15 hrs ago | Truro Daily News

Research team evaluating Lyme disease in province

St. FX research assistant Jennifer Dunn, back left, environmental science professor Hugo Beltrami, nursing associate professor Patti Hansen-Ketchum, nursing associate professor Donna MacDougall, front left, and Pictou Centre MLA Pat Dunn gathered at his office to discuss ongoing research into Lyme disease in Nova Scotia and legislation regarding ... (more)

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19 hrs ago | Canada.com

Conservative government seeks distance from Lac-Megantic rail-disaster responsibility

Transport Minister Lisa Raitt speaks to the media with Minister of Public Safety Steven Blaney following the release of the Transportation Safety Board's final report from its investigation into the July 6, 2013 train derailment in Lac-Megantic, Quebec, on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday, August 19, 2014.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

CNN

World's most liveable city 2014 is ...

Auckland's laid-back culture lands the city at number 10 on the Economic Intelligence Unit's 2014 list of the world's most liveable cities.

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680News

Supertankers plying B.C.a s North Coast would be a pure madnessa : Mulcair

Touring the Douglas Channel on British Columbia's North Coast has convinced federal Opposition Leader Thomas Mulcair it would be "pure madness" to allow supertankers carrying raw bitumen to ply the narrow passage.

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Brandon Sun

Calgary radio station hits stop button on format featuring shorter songs

A radio station in Alberta has given up a format featuring shorter versions of songs which it said gave listeners "twice the music."

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Brandon Sun

Former 'Canadian Idol' contestant found not guilty in terrorism case

A former "Canadian Idol" contestant was acquitted on Tuesday of conspiring to facilitate terrorism, with the judge finding insufficient evidence that he intended to join a plot.

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Canada.com

Vancouver is the third most livable city in the world: The Economist

Users of the social media site Pinterest share photos of tattoos that just may cross the boundaries of good taste.

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Not all Canadians were equal at First World War recruiting stations

Linda Kawamoto Reid, chair of the Japanese Canadian War Memorial Committee, stands for a photograph at the memorial in Stanley Park in Vancouver, B.C., on Tuesday August 5, 2014.

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Regina Leader Post

Federal government puts polar briefings on ice

Ice floes float in Baffin Bay above the Arctic circle as seen from the Canadian Coast Guard icebreaker Louis S. St-Laurent on July 10, 2008.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Winnipeg Free Press

Canadian casting director Jackie Lind celebrates Emmy win for 'Fargo'

Canadian casting director Jackie Lind felt a rush of nerves as she waited for her name to be called at the Creative Arts Emmys on Saturday, even though she'd won once before.

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Edmonton Journal

Majority of Canadians over 45 anxious about future health expenses, study finds

Dr. Louis Hugo Francescutti, outgoing head of the Canadian Medical Association, seen here in Montreal last November, says "we need to move from the status quo that the hospital is the end-all and be-all of health."

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Regina Leader Post

Health Canada toughening prescription-narcotic warning labels to combat abuse

Health Canada is toughening warning labels for controlled-released prescription narcotics as part of efforts to curb rampant prescription drug abuse, federal health minister Rona Ambrose announced Monday at the opening session of the 147th annual gathering of the nation's largest doctors' lobby.

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Canada.com

36 per cent of Canadian businesses know they've been hit by cyber attack: Study

More than one-third of Canada's IT professionals know - for sure - that they'd had a significant data breach over the previous 12 months that could put their clients or their organizations at risk, a cybersecurity study suggests.

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Brandon Sun

Seamus O'Regan seeks federal Liberal nomination in St. John's South-Mount Pearl

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Broadcast journalist Seamus O'Regan is seeking the federal Liberal nomination in the Newfoundland riding of St. John's South-Mount Pearl.

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Canada.com

Intruder leaves a threatening note on a line of butcher knives in Trudeau home

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau, second left, holds his 5-month-old son Hadrien as his wife Sophie Gregoire, right, talks with their children Xavier and Ella-Grace while attending the B.C. Day Liberal barbeque in Vancouver, B.C., on Monday August 4, 2014.

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Brandon Sun

Wolf Parade's Dan Boeckner starts again again with new band Operators

Should Dan Boeckner ever want to place himself at a particular point in his life, he needs only to pluck one of his records off the shelf.

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