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48 min ago | Russia Taday

No 'rainbow families': Canadian fertility clinic bans patient from using non-white donor

A single Canadian woman, who sought in vitro fertilization in the only local clinic in Calgary, has been prohibited from using donors of a different ethnicity to avoid "creating rainbow families."

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4 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

Decades in the making, Canada looks to institute a national missing persons DNA databank

Judy Peterson, whose daughter Lindsey Nicholls went missing in August, 1993, has been fighting for a missing persons index fro more than a decade.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

WKXW-FM Trenton

Craig Allen's father is bicycling across Canada update 3

He has biked across the U.S. east to west, and west to east several timespedaled his way from New Jersey to Alaska, and Alaska to New Jersey.

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CNews

Canadian Taxpayers Federation attacks pay of "federal spin doctors"

OTTAWA Government spin doctors appear to have been spared from the feds' campaign to make major cuts from a bloated federal public service.

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680News

Feminist Therese Casgrain disappears from public history under Harper government

The Harper government has spent millions to commemorate the War of 1812 and other episodes from Canadian history, but has also erased at least one inspiring piece of the past.

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The Windsor Star

'We kill and beg to be killed': Hunt on for local would-be jihadist

Ahmad Waseem, 26, of Windsor, is wanted by the RCMP after allegedly returning to Syria late last year.

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The Globe and Mail

Canada and EU may have to return to bargaining table, experts suggest

Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper with European Council President Herman Van Rompuy and EU Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Windsor Star

Kingsville greenhouse charged for fraudulent Canadian labels on vegetables

The head office for Mucci Farms is pictured on Seacliff Drive in Kingsville, Ont.

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Brandon Sun

Province has $3.5M for flood-affected fishers

The Selinger government is creating an estimated $3.5-million assistance program for Interlake First Nations fishers who've lost their livelihoods because of summer flooding.

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Yahoo!

Germany to reject EU-Canada trade deal - Sueddeutsche newspaper

Germany is to reject a multi-billion free trade deal between the European Union and Canada which is widely seen as a template for a bigger agreement with the United States, a leading German paper reported on Saturday.

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Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

Canada must not falter in the face of 'aggressive militarism' by Russia: Harper

Prime Minister Stephen Harper says the western world can't soften its tough stand toward Russia over the crisis in Ukraine, even at the expense of the economy.

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Brandon Sun

Robot to hitchhike Sunday from Halifax to Victoria in study of trust

Travellers in Canada may have some unusual company on the highway this summer as a Wellie-wearing, social media-savvy robot hits the road on a mission to hitchhike its way from Halifax to Victoria.

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Brandon Sun

25 years later, Loblaw still pushes going green to the price-savvy shopper

When Loblaw decided to start selling environment-friendly products 25 years ago, the word green had barely evolved from being a colour description.

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CBC News

1st Canadian patient to receive new liver therapy doing well

Nazdana Jan, second from right, is doing well after receiving an experimental liver therapy in Alberta two years ago.

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Regina Leader Post

No 'rainbow families': Ethnic donor stipulation at fertility centre 'floors' Calgary woman

An embryologist at work in the Regional Fertility Program lab in Calgary. The clinic, which has operated since the 1980s, won't allow a woman to use a sperm donor "that would result in a future child appearing racially different than the recipient or the recipient's partner."

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Brandon Sun

2 from Ontario on board private plane that crashed in northern Saskatchewan

Mounties say a 53-year-old male pilot and a 29-year-old male co-pilot, both from Thorndale, Ont., were on a private Seabee plane en route to Yellowknife when it crashed Friday into water near Points North Landing, a permanent camp near Wollaston Lake.

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Brandon Sun

Prominent international legal group raps Harper over Supreme Court feud

Prime Minister Stephen Harper's public criticism of Canada's top justice impugned her integrity and was tantamount to undue interference with the independence of the courts, according to an international group of eminent judges and lawyers.

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Canada.com

Ottawa sitting on $730 million stockpile of uncashed taxes, other benefits

Ottawa is sitting on a stockpile of more than $730 million in uncashed tax refunds and other government cheques, according to Public Works Canada.

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Globe and Mail

Canadian foreign minister gets warm welcome on U.S. conservative radio

Canada's foreign policy is getting noticed in the United States - and earning rave reviews from a popular voice of the Republican right.

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Brandon Sun

Quebec rejects bid by Newfoundland and Labrador to reopen Churchill Falls deal

The Churchill Falls power development in central Labrador, is pictured under construction which was completed ni late 1971.

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