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58 min ago | CTV

Air Canada says employees caught tossing luggage may be fired

Air Canada says two employees may be fired after they were caught on camera tossing passengers' luggage from a stairway to a bin several feet below.

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5 hrs ago | Canada.com

Passengers on Vancouver-to-Edmonton flight warned to watch out for measles

Health officials in Edmonton are warning passengers who arrived in the city on a flight from Vancouver this month that they may have been exposed to measles.

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9 hrs ago | Vancouver Sun

Transforming Tamara

Tamara Loyer battled homelessness, drug addiction and poor health for 30 years, always feeling like a woman trapped in a man's body.

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Related Topix: Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health, Transgender, Canada, World News

13 hrs ago | Canada.com

Scott Reid: - Sunny ways' and the shadow of political risk

A smiling Justin Trudeau at a Sikh holiday celebration in Vancouver: The Liberal leader is convinced he can win over Canadians with kindness and optimism.

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17 hrs ago | CBC News

Richelieu River remains high as floods recede elsewhere in Quebec

A drone-borne camera offers a bird's eye view of flooding around Bishop's University in Lennoxville, near Sherbrooke, Que.

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21 hrs ago | CBC News

Canada's criticism of Russia 'makes no difference'

The Conservative government's tough rhetoric over Russia's actions in Ukraine may play well to some voters domestically, but will have no impact on curtailing Moscow's policies in the region, experts say.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News, Stephen Harper

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Hispanically Speaking

Gunmen Attack Train in Mexico, Killing 3 Migrants

Four migrants were killed and three others wounded when gunmen attacked a train in southeastern Mexico, the National Migration Institute, or INM, said Thursday.

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Final Call

Crystal Power Related to the Human Body and the Radio in the Head

"And certainly We created man, and We know what his mind suggests to him-and We are nearer to him than his life-vein.

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Related Topix: Funk, The Human Body, World News, Mexico

CFRA

Laureen Harper interrupted by protester at Internet cat video festival

Laureen Harper holds Gramps, a three-legged cat up for adoption at the B.C. SPCA Vancouver branch on April 26, 2013.

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Edmonton Journal

Arrest made in Netherlands in Amanda Todd online extortion case: reports

In October 2012, the B.C. teen was found dead in a Port Coquitlam home, five weeks after she posted a heartbreaking video on YouTube detailing how she was harassed online and bullied Cyberbullied teen Amanda Todd, whose suicide made headlines around the world, led an active online life.

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Canada.com

Tories spurn NDP request to start over on elections bill

The Vancouver Canucks have the sixth overall pick in the June 27-28 NHL Entry Draft.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Canada, World News, Stephen Harper

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Winnipeg Free Press

This spring's flood situation is similar to 2009, when ice jams caused the flooding of Breezy Point.

This spring's flood situation is similar to 2009, when ice jams caused the flooding of Breezy Point.

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Edmonton Journal

Supreme Court to rule next week on Senate reform

The future of Senate reform will be made clear in one week. The Supreme Court of Canada announced Thursday that it will give its opinion on the Harper government's plans for the Senate on April 25. The decision comes earlier than many had expected, and will land just before MPs and senators return to Parliament Hill from a two-week break.

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Canada.com

Canada's chicken farmers ban injections that trigger superbugs

Canadian chicken farmers are putting an end to controversial egg injections, which provided the world with a "textbook" example of the perils of mass medication.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News, Food Poisoning, Health

Edmonton Journal

Six CF-18s headed to Poland to bolster NATO forces response to Ukraine

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper looks over a map with the Chief of Defence Staff General Thomas Lawson before announcing Canada will send six CF-18 fighter jets to the eastern Europe as part of a NATO mission during a press conference in Ottawa on Thursday, April 17, 2014.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Stephen Harper

Vancouver Sun

Supreme Court to hear three people-smuggling cases, including Sun Sea appeals

The MV Sun Sea is escorted past Fisgard Lighthouse and into CFB Esquimalt in Colwood, B.C., on Aug. 13, 2010.

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CBC News

'We felt like slaves': Foreign recruits for McDonald's feel ripped off

Kathy Tomlinson has worked as an investigative reporter for more than a decade. She is currently host of CBC Vancouver's news segment Go Public.

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Red Deer Advocate

One of the dead in Calgary stabbing showed promise as funeral director

A snow-covered personal note left with flowers near the scene of the multiple fatal stabbings in northwest Calgary on Wednesday.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

CNews

London, Ont., man, 19, charged in Canada Revenue Agency Heartbleed hack

A 19-year-old computer science student has been charged with using the destructive Heartbleed bug to swipe Canadian taxpayer data.

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Regina Leader Post

Petawawa soldier accused of sex crimes faces a dozen new charges

An infantry soldier already accused of sexually assaulting and possibly drugging at least eight women will appear in court Thursday to face at least a dozen new charges.

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