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Harper’s anti niqab rhetoric helps terrorist recruiters: philosopher Taylor

Posted March 29, 2015

By Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press OTTAWA – Prime Minister Stephen Harper was accused Saturday of playing into the hands of terrorist recruiters with inflammatory ...

Migrant timeline: Africans’ tough Balkans trek ends in deportation for most, hope for a few

Posted March 29, 2015

The Associated Press A journey by African migrants as they tried to reach the European Union through the Balkans ended largely in defeat after a ...

By land or by sea: Huddled masses of Africa, Asia, Middle East use 4 routes to European Union

Posted March 29, 2015

By Shawn Pogatchnik, The Associated Press DUBLIN – Most migrants who live illegally in the European Union fly to the 28-nation bloc on valid visas ...

Canada drops women’s world hockey championship opener 4-2 to U.S.

Posted March 29, 2015

By Donna Spencer , The Canadian Press MALMO, Sweden _ Canada was reminded early at the world championship that the United States has the best ...

Canada’s Eugenie Bouchard upset at Miami Open; Serena Williams advances

Posted March 29, 2015

By Steven Wine, The Associated Press KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. – Canada’s Eugenie Bouchard was upset Saturday in her opening match at the Miami Open by ...


Future Shop stores closing, some converting to Best Buys, 1,500 jobs lost

Posted March 29, 2015

By Adam Miller, The Canadian Press TORONTO – Future Shop stores across Canada are closing effective immediately, to the shock of customers and dismay of ...

Some major events in the history of Future Shop

Posted March 29, 2015

The Canadian Press Future Shop closed its Canadian stores on Saturday. Here is a list of major events in the history of the retail chain. ...

Questions and answers about the new joint Arab peacekeeping force

Posted March 29, 2015

The Associated Press CAIRO – Arab League member states have agreed in principle to form a joint inter-Arab military peacekeeping force. While details of how ...


Some British Airways frequent flier accounts miles were breached; airline says data is safe

Posted March 29, 2015

By Scott Mayerowitz, The Associated Press NEW YORK – Some British Airways frequent flier accounts have been hacked, but the airline says that most personal ...

More join Iran nuclear talks amid signs of discord ahead of looming deadline

Posted March 29, 2015

By George Jahn And Matthew Lee, The Associated Press LAUSANNE, Switzerland – Negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program grew frantic on Saturday amid signs of discord, ...


Duke Energy CEO’s $8M pay package docked $600M over coal ash carrying heavy metals into river

By Emery P. Dalesio, The Associated Press RALEIGH, N.C. – Duke Energy Corp. CEO Lynn Good saw her pay docked about $600,000 in the aftermath ...

Experts: Silicon Valley gender bias case will inspire women despite jury verdict

Posted March 29, 2015

By Sudhin Thanawala The Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO – A long legal battle over accusations that a prominent Silicon Valley venture capital firm demeaned women ...



In Newfoundland and Labrador, where fishery has been focus, literacy rates lag

Posted March 29, 2015

By Sue Bailey, The Canadian Press ST. JOHN’S, N.L. – Two years ago, Linda Richards read at a Grade 3 level and was unemployed after ...



Ottawa Versefest 2015 Opens

Posted March 28, 2015

Newly crowned world champion of slam poetry Ikenna Onyegbula Stephen Koster Poets and poetry readers arrived at the Knox Presbyterian Church on Tuesday March 24 ...


Balmour Productions puts a cultural twist on a theatrical classic

Posted March 26, 2015

Kate Tenenhouse Balmour Productions, an Ottawa-based Arabic theatre company, performed My Fair Lady (sayedaty al jameelah) to a full house at Carleton University’s Kailash Mital ...


Mahshid Farhoudi: Ottawa artist brings identity and culture to canvas

Posted March 23, 2015

By Kate Tenenhouse Iranian-Canadian artist Mahshid Farhoudi said she sees herself as more of a storyteller. “I believe a good work of art is one ...

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