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29 min ago | WAVE-TV Louisville

US border effort sputters as migrants cross again

FILE - In this Aug. 9, 2012 file photo, a newly arrived person who was caught in Arizona by the U.S. .

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Related Topix: World News, Mexico, Tucson, AZ,

3 hrs ago | Edmonton Journal

Postmedia losses shrink as company expands multi-platform strategy

Postmedia Network Canada Corp. reported third quarter results on Thursday and announced that it would next roll out its new platform-based digital strategy in Montreal and Calgary, after a successful launch May 20 at the Ottawa Citizen.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News

7 hrs ago | CBC News

Sobriety coaches better known south of the border

Sobriety coaches have reportedly aided Lindsay Lohan, Matthew Perry and Owen Wilson in the past.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News, Drugs, Medicine, Alcoholism, Health, New York,

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Canada.com

Tiffany MacLellan: The wrong way to preserve residential-school history

Edmund Metatawabin, 66, a survivor of St. Anne's residential school in Fort Albany, Ont., is seen outside Osgoode Hall in Toronto on Tuesday, December 17, 2013.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News

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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Globe and Mail

Conservative government steps up scrutiny of charities' political activities

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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Related Topix: Canada, World News, Activism

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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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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Related Topix: Canada, World News, Spokane, WA

The Washington Post

1,300 migrants avoid harm as Mexico train derails

Authorities in southern Mexico say a cargo train derailed without causing any injuries to about 1,300 Central American migrants who had jammed onto the freight cars on their way north toward the United States.

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Related Topix: Mexico, World News

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: Canada, World News, Russia, Asia, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Lithuania,

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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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: Canada, World News, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live, Modern Family, Dan Aykroyd, Jesse Tyler Ferguson

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 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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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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Related Topix: Canada, World News, Gay/Lesbian

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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Related Topix: Stephen Harper, Canada, World News,

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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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, Canada, World News, Stephen Harper,

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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Related Topix: Prison, Marijuana, Canada, World News,

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