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2 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

Metro newspaper president to depart after role cut in Torstar shake-up

Torstar Corp. is restructuring the group that owns the Toronto Star and free daily Metro papers, drawing the publications closer together while splitting executive responsibility for print and digital operations.

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6 hrs ago | Prince George Citizen

Rob Ford stays seated during standing ovation for WorldPride; won't explain why

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford leaves his office at city hall to take part in a vote on Wednesday July 9, 2014.

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11 hrs ago | CBC News

Stephen Harper under pressure to fill Senate vacancies

Rosemary Barton, who first started covering politics at Quebec's national assembly, reports on Parliament Hill for CBC News Network and is a regular contributor and guest host on Power & Politics.

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15 hrs ago | Regina Leader Post

Sex work more dangerous under new law, committee hears

Emily Symons, Chair of Prostitutes of Ottawa-Gatineau Work Educate & Resist following the Justice Committee hearing on Bill C-36 at 1 Wellington St. on Tuesday, July 8, 2014.

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19 hrs ago | 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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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Brandon Sun

Ottawa to announce progress on securities regulator, new converts

The federal government is expected to announce on Wednesday it is has garnered sufficient provincial support to proceed with a national securities regulator, marking a major step forward after about eight years of mostly frustration.

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Canada.com

Marc Emery set to be released from U.S. prison but deportation could take weeks

When the poster child for marijuana legalization is released from a U.S. prison later this week, he'll be re-entering a world where many of his ideas have taken root and in some places have sprouted right up.

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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: Canada, 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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Canada.com

The Gargoyle: Citizens' group worried about secret Trans-Pacific Partnership talks in Ottawa

Photos for big beat on willie mcgelligott, saxo 1010-col-mcgelligott 3. Old Ottawa City Hall, by Willie McGelligott at Michael Gennis Gallery.

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Brandon Sun

A primer on Conservative government's proposed new prostitution law, Bill C-36

In a rare summer sitting, the House of Commons Justice committee is examining Bill C-36, the federal government's proposed new prostitution law.

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Thanh Nein News

Quake rocks Guatemala, Mexico, newborn baby among 3 dead

A strong earthquake shook the border between Guatemala and Mexico on Monday, killing at least three people, including a newborn boy, damaging dozens of buildings and triggering landslides.

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Related Topix: Guatemala, World News, Central America, Mexico, Earthquake, Natural Disasters,

Mon Jul 07, 2014

GlobalNews

Expensive camera gear goes missing on Air Canada flight

"After repeated assurances that my equipment would be okay in my checked luggage, that I didn't have to purchase additional insurance and that my equipment would not leave the hands of Air Canada, I relented," says Drouin.

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CBC News

Police expand Nathan O'Brien search to 3 new fields near rural property

Police have ended their search for the day of a rural property near Calgary in connection to the disappearances of five-year-old Nathan O'Brien and his grandparents one week ago.

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Brandon Sun

A selection of what was said Monday about the proposed prostitution law

Justice Minister Peter MacKay arrives at a Commons Justice committee meeting Monday July 7, 2014 in Ottawa.

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Brandon Sun

Warning on high flows east of Portage

Water levels around one foot higher than 2011 are expected on the Assiniboine River downstream of Portage la Prairie.

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The Washington Post

Strong quake hits Mexico, Guatemala; 3 dead

A magnitude-6.9 earthquake on the Pacific Coast jolted a wide area of southern Mexico and Central America Monday, killing at least two people and damaging dozens of homes.

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The Globe and Mail

Mexico shaken by 7.1-magnitude quake

An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.1 rattled southern Mexico on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

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Related Topix: World News, Mexico, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Geology, Science,

International Business Times

Police Alert: Convicted Australian Child Rapist on the Run in Victoria

Members of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Musical Ride demonstrate their lances during their show on day 3 of the Calgary Stampede rodeo in Calgary, Alberta, July 6, 2014.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

The Windsor Star

Former Windsor resident biking across Canada for Mercy for Animals

Mary Oleynik is barely two weeks away from completing her coast-to-coast cycle to fundraise for Mercy for Animals Canada, and with the finish line so close, she said she's fuelling the final leg of the journey with a mixture of her vegan diet and sheer adrenalin.

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