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Ottawa to propose new pension scheme, but not budging on CPP expansion

Posted April 24, 2014

By Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press OTTAWA – Ottawa is preparing to announce a proposal to create yet another new pension scheme designed to occupy ...

Kenney reiterates vow to get tough on temporary foreign worker abusers

Posted April 24, 2014

By Lee-Anne Goodman, The Canadian Press OTTAWA – Jason Kenney says only “small numbers” of companies are abusing Ottawa’s controversial temporary foreign workers program as ...

Mounties say Harper family not involved in weekend medical call to PM’s home

Posted April 24, 2014

The Canadian Press OTTAWA – The Mounties say paramedics were called to the prime minister’s official residence on the weekend in response to a medical ...

NDP calls for Canada to contribute UN peacekeepers to Central African Republic

Posted April 24, 2014

The Canadian Press OTTAWA – The federal New Democrats want to see Canadian Forces peacekeepers on the ground in the Central African Republic to prevent ...

April 24: Today in Music History

Posted April 24, 2014

The Canadian Press In 1792, the French national anthem “La Marseillaise” was composed by Claude-Joseph Rouget de Lisle. In 1897, the first “Halifax Symphony Orchestra” ...

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Feds vow ‘ambitious’ phase out of unsafe rail tank cars amid industry questions

Posted April 24, 2014

By Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press OTTAWA – The federal government announced an aggressive – some say unrealistic – plan Wednesday to phase out within ...

Canada wants Russia to notice its 500 observers to Ukraine election: Kenney

Posted April 24, 2014

By Mike Blanchfield and John Ward, The Canadian Press OTTAWA – Canada is sending a message to Russia by deploying up to 500 people to ...

Opposition parties demand more details on CF-18 deployment to eastern Europe

Posted April 24, 2014

By Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press OTTAWA – Federal opposition parties are demanding to know where the country’s CF-18s are headed in eastern Europe and ...

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McDonald’s restaurants put foreign worker program on hold, conducts audit

Posted April 24, 2014

By Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press VICTORIA – McDonald’s Canada says temporary foreign workers are a necessary part of the fast-food chain’s business model, but ...

Bashtag: NYPD learns the hard way that Twitter campaigns can backfire

Posted April 24, 2014

By Tom Hays And Jake Pearson, The Associated Press NEW YORK – The largest police department in the U.S. learned the hard way that there ...

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TSX down: miners fall on weak data, rails drop as Feds phase out unsafe tank cars

By Malcolm Morrison, The Canadian Press TORONTO – The Toronto stock market closed lower Wednesday amid positive earnings news and signs of weakening Chinese growth. ...

April 24: Today in History

Posted April 24, 2014

The Canadian Press On this date: In 1626, French explorer Samuel de Champlain sailed from Dieppe on his 11th voyage to Canada. In 1800, the ...

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Woman dies from injuries after struck by vehicle near Ottawa hospital

Posted April 20, 2014

The Canadian Press OTTAWA – A 54-year-old woman has died after being struck by a vehicle in Ottawa’s west end. Police say the woman was ...

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OC Transpo Easter service and new spring service

Posted April 19, 2014

Ottawa – OC Transpo will operate a holiday schedule on Good Friday and Easter Monday. Effective Sunday, April 20, OC Transpo will introduce spring service ...

When You Gotta Go: Campaign calls for more public toilets

Posted April 17, 2014

Ellen O’Connor Pregnant mothers, parents with kids, the elderly, tourists, bus users or joggers, and those with disabilities have all had to cross their legs ...

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Census Pensions 20120529

Ottawa to propose new pension scheme, but not budging on CPP expansion

Posted April 24, 2014

By Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press OTTAWA – Ottawa is preparing to announce a proposal to create yet another new pension scheme designed to occupy ...

Que Train Fire 20130706 TOPIX

Feds vow ‘ambitious’ phase out of unsafe rail tank cars amid industry questions

Posted April 24, 2014

By Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press OTTAWA – The federal government announced an aggressive – some say unrealistic – plan Wednesday to phase out within ...

Canada wants Russia to notice its 500 observers to Ukraine election: Kenney

Posted April 24, 2014

By Mike Blanchfield and John Ward, The Canadian Press OTTAWA – Canada is sending a message to Russia by deploying up to 500 people to ...

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