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Canada’s U.S. ambassador says Keystone pipeline makes economic, environmental sense

Posted July 23, 2014

By Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press   WHISTLER, B.C. – United States ambassador to Canada Bruce Heyman had little to say Tuesday about a possible ...

Canada deports 20 members of Hungarian human trafficking syndicate

Posted July 23, 2014

The Canadian Press   HAMILTON, Ont. – Twenty members of a Hungarian human trafficking ring that brought people from eastern Europe with promises of a ...

TD says Bank of Canada may sound dovish, but won’t cut interest rates

Posted July 23, 2014

The Canadian Press   OTTAWA – The TD Bank says Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz may be talking like he’s inclined to cut interest ...

Accidental Lawn Bowler: Wrong turn helped Tim Mason get to Commonwealth Games

Posted July 23, 2014

By Joshua Clipperton, The Canadian Press   GLASGOW – A wrong turn changed Tim Mason’s life.   Having just moved to West Vancouver, B.C., he ...

Today in Music History — July 23

Posted July 23, 2014

The Canadian Press   In 1846, William Featherstone, Canadian Methodist hymn writer, was born. He penned the words to “My Jesus, I Love Thee” before ...

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Lax security, slipshod collection spark fear of evidence contamination at Ukraine crash site

Posted July 23, 2014

By Mike Corder And Lucian Kim, The Associated Press   HRABOVE, Ukraine – When international monitors and Malaysian aviation experts arrived Tuesday at the two ...

Germany, France, Italy condemn anti-Semitic protests and attacks amid Gaza conflict

Posted July 23, 2014

By Kirsten Grieshaber, The Associated Press   BERLIN – The foreign ministers of Germany, France and Italy on Tuesday condemned the rise in anti-Semitic protests ...

France sticks to warship sale to Russia despite calls for European arms embargo, sanctions

Posted July 23, 2014

By Sylvie Corbet, The Associated Press   PARIS – France says it will go ahead with the sale of a warship to Russia despite calls ...

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Ontario plans better oversight of chemo drugs; ban paying people for their blood

Posted July 23, 2014

By Maria Babbage, The Canadian Press   TORONTO – Ontario’s governing Liberals say they plan to join Quebec in banning payments to people for their ...

China suspect meat scandal engulfs Starbucks and Burger King, spreads to McDonald’s in Japan

Posted July 23, 2014

By Joe McDonald, The Associated Press   BEIJING – A suspect meat scandal in China engulfed Starbucks and Burger King on Tuesday and spread to ...

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Stocks advance as tensions over downed jetliner ease, traders look to earnings

By Malcolm Morrison, The Canadian Press   TORONTO – A strong earnings report from Canadian National Railway helped push the Toronto stock market higher.   ...

Today in History — July 23

Posted July 23, 2014

The Canadian Press   On this date:   In 1621, the Virginia colony was granted the New World’s first written constitution.   In 1767, the ...

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Ottawa Sivan Temple celebrates 7th annual festival

Posted July 22, 2014

By Siva Ruban Photo: Smiles Events The Ottawa Sivan Temple in North Gower celebrated its seventh annual festival from Friday, July 4 to Monday, July ...

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Add some spice this summer with Festival of India

Posted July 22, 2014

Ottawa dance instructor Deepali Jamwal leads a flashmob at the Festival of India 2014 launch. Photo: Smiles Events Ellen O’Connor The dog days of summer ...

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Perfect weather for popular Sri Lankan Sports Meet

Posted July 22, 2014

Winners reaching the finish line in the under six-years-old girl’s sprint event. Photo: Anura Ferdinand and Sumith Guise. By Keerthi Weerasooriya The Sri Lanka Canada ...

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Death of a Quebec mayor from insect stings underscores need to be prepared

Posted July 23, 2014

By Sheryl Ubelacker, The Canadian Press   TORONTO – The death of a Quebec mayor who was stung multiple times after stepping on a wasps’ ...

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