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Blatchford: Accused serial killer Cody Legebokoff's testimony leaves little mystery in murders

Hundreds of women, some camping out overnight, stormed into the Vancouver Trade and Convention Centre for the annual retail blowout August, 28, 2014.


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4 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

Man convicted in shooting deaths of four Alberta Mounties in 2005 arrested

Dennis Cheeseman waits in the cafeteria in the law courts in Edmonton, Alberta on Monday January 19, 2009.


Related Topix: Canada, World News, Drugs,

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Canadian team evacuated from Ebola zone home

Three Canadian scientists evacuated from Sierra Leone over Ebola concerns are back in Canada, the Public Health Agency of Canada said Friday night.


Related Topix: Canada, World News, Medicine, Epidemiology, Germany, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Volunteers hope to bring closure to families of missing and murdered women

Bernadette Smith the sister of Claudette Osborne who has been missing since 2008 lays placards, of 94 women who have been murdered or are missing in Manitoba, at the Manitoba Legislature in Winnipeg, Wednesday, August 26, 2009.


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Do more to fight homegrown terror: imam

The federal government must step up its efforts to counter the radicalization and recruitment of young Canadians by extremist Islamic groups, a Calgary imam said Friday.


Related Topix: Canada, World News, Terrorism

Washington Times

Feds issue bulletin on 'imminent' terror attack at U.S. border; Islamic State in Mexico

The federal government believes a terrorist attack at the U.S.-Mexico border is imminent and has put out a bulletin on the matter, a government watchdog group reported Friday.


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Canadian relief supplies going to Iraq

International Development Minister Christian Paradis says the Dubai stockpile includes including tents, blankets, kitchen sets, hygiene kits, and jerry cans.


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Edmonton Journal

Premiers conclude annual meeting, agree to move forward on energy strategy

Canada's premiers agreed to move forward on a national energy strategy Friday after years of trying to reach a consensus on the plan.


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Phoenix New Times

Questions Remain in Tito Torbellino's Death as One Alleged Killer Gunned by Mexican Police

Remember Tomas Tovar Rascon, a.k.a. Tito Torbellino, the Phoenix-born banda singer who was brutally assassinated in a restaurant in Ciudad Obregon, Mexico, in late May? According to news reports, on July 18, Carlos Montes Pacheco shot and killed 45-year-old Blanca Olivia Acosta Encinas at a party in Hermosillo, a city in the Mexican state of Sonora ... (more)


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Globe and Mail

Are native leaders ready to be part of the solution?

Prime Minister Stephen Harper was right to reject calls for a national inquiry into the matter of missing and murdered aboriginal women.


Related Topix: Stephen Harper, Canada, World News, Family, Kids

The Bennington Banner

Mexico operations thwart child, family migrants

The largest crackdown by Mexican authorities on illegal migration in decades has decreased the flow of Central American migrants trying to reach the United States, and has dramatically cut the number of child migrants and families, according to officials and eyewitness accounts along the perilous route.


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Thu Aug 28, 2014


Telecom companies reach paper bill fee exemption plan

Canada's big telecom companies have agreed to exempt some, but not all, of their customers from fees they charge for producing and mailing invoices.


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Canada's jets edge closer to Russian airspace

Canadian fighter jets will be patrolling the edge of Russian airspace next week as part of NATO's response to the unravelling situation in Ukraine.


Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Canada, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Lithuania, Vladimir Putin, Stephen Harper


Water bomber that crashed on lake during forest fire was overloaded, TSB report

A water bomber owned by the Newfoundland and Labrador government that crashed on Moosehead Lake last year took on too much water, which was a central cause in the plane failing to get airborne, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada said Thursday.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Canada, World News

Sympatico Finance

Holt Renfrew to close Ottawa, Quebec City stores in 2015

Luxury retailer Holt Renfrew says it will close its smaller locations in Ottawa and Quebec City by January 2015 in favour of expanding other locations in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto and Montreal.


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CBC News

2 women face charges for being 'unruly' on Cuba flight returned to Toronto

A Sunwing plane, similar to the one shown above, was en route to Cuba when it was forced to return to Toronto on Wednesday due to two 'unruly' female passengers who were later arrested.


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Canada tops in key measures of scientific literacy

This photo shows the Earth's shadow cast over the surface of the moon as a total lunar eclipse over the Chabot Space and Science Center observatory in Oakland, Calif., Tuesday, April 15, 2014.


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Star Phoenix

Traffic stop for speeding leads to arrest of accused killer

Louis van Gaal has always said it could get worse before it gets better at Manchester United.

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Related Topix: Electronic, Manitoba, Canada, World News, Recipes

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Brandon Sun

Most claimants lose EI appeals; dismissal rate remains high in new system

The plight of jobless Canadians denied employment insurance benefits hasn't improved under the federal government's new social-security tribunal during the first year of its existence, documents show.


Related Topix: Canada, World News, Social Security, Personal Finance,

Langley Times

(VIDEO) Mulcair says NDP government would hold national missing women inquiry

Federal NDP leader Tom Mulcair said on Wednesday his government, if elected, would begin an inquiry into missing and murdered aboriginal women, starting on his first day as Prime Minister.


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