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2 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald
Canada's National Energy Board approved Thursday a plan by Enbridge to reverse the flow of a pipeline that would allow for Western Canadian oil to be transported to Eastern Canada.
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6 hrs ago | The Chronicle Herald
A vigil is held on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday for Loretta Saunders and to call for a national inquiry into missing and murdered aboriginal women.
7 hrs ago | Canada.com
Prime Minister Stephen Harper says Crimea is a region under "illegal military occupation" and that Canada will not recognize its forthcoming referendum on whether to join Russia.
11 hrs ago | KURB-FM Little Rock
We knew the announcement was coming. Now Queen and Adam Lambert have confirmed they're hitting the road together for a North American tour.
12 hrs ago | CFRB
The Conservative government is seriously considering more lenient marijuana laws that would allow police to ticket anyone caught with small amounts of pot instead of laying charges, Justice Minister Peter MacKay said Wednesday.
The Conference Board says Canada's protectionist supply management system is costing consumers of dairy products billions of dollars, while also acting as a drag on the industry it coddles.
Two families in an ultra-orthodox Jewish sect whose children were ordered removed from their custody have left Canada before a court here could decide whether to execute that order, according to an email obtained by The Canadian Press.
"I had one gentleman come by the boat and ask to see some papers. I said, 'What do you want to see?' He said, 'Where's the serial number of the boat?' I said I didn't know, just look around," Spencer recalled.
The politician who will lead pro-Canada troops into the Quebec election has done something unusual with his federalist convictions: he's proclaimed them in public.
The Toronto stock market headed for a slightly higher open Wednesday as investors continued to monitor the standoff between Russia and Ukraine.
The Conservative party sent out a mass email on Tuesday to web surfers who handed over their email addresses so that they could watch online videos of the Muslim religious leader the Aga Khan make appearances with Prime Minister Stephen Harper last week.
A new Union Pacific Corp. facility being built in southern New Mexico is expected to open this year, but border trade officials say it still needs expanded access roads.
A native group says it hopes a vigil planned Wednesday in Ottawa for a young Inuit woman found slain on the side of a New Brunswick highway will prompt the federal government to consider a public inquiry into the murder rates of aboriginal women.
The Conservative government prevented a senior Library and Archives Canada bureaucrat from speaking to the media last year at the height of the Senate spending scandal, newly released documents show.
Chrysler has been talking to the federal and provincial governments about an incentive package that will help offset higher wages in Canada and allow for a major upgrade to the two plants.
The New Prosperity mineral deposit near Williams Lake is described by the industry as one of the largest in the world, containing 5.3 billion pounds of copper and 13.3 million ounces of gold.
The Ukrainian flag is flying on Parliament Hill as demonstrators gather nearby at Russia's embassy to protest the military intervention in Ukraine.