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What does hunger look like in Nunavut? One man’s struggle to feed his kids

Posted December 18, 2014

By Steve Rennie, The Canadian Press   IQALUIT, Nunavut – Israel Mablick’s youngest son clings to his neck as another one of his children and ...

Ottawa poised to buy additional C 17 cargo jet as Boeing closes assembly line

Posted December 18, 2014

By Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press   OTTAWA – The Harper government has signed off on a proposal to buy an additional C-17 Globemaster heavy-lift ...

Toronto Eaton Centre shooter found guilty of second degree murder

Posted December 18, 2014

By Diana Mehta, The Canadian Press   TORONTO – A man accused in a shooting at Toronto’s Eaton Centre was found guilty Wednesday of second-degree ...

Government audit of B.C. Lottery Corp. makes 25 recommendations

Posted December 18, 2014

The Canadian Press   VICTORIA – B.C.’s finance minister says the province’s Crown-owned lottery corporation needs to do a better job of managing its operations. ...

Today in Music History — Dec. 18

Posted December 18, 2014

The Canadian Press   In 1707, English hymn writer Charles Wesley was born. He wrote more than 6,500 hymns, including “Hark! The Herald Angels Sing.” ...

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Stateless Yukon man, 60, ponders declaring refugee status in Canada

Posted December 18, 2014

By Keven Drews, The Canadian Press   VANCOUVER – Donovan McGlaughlin admits his story is hard to believe, but he wants Canadians to keep an ...

Flap over US produced steel casts shadow over Alaska ferry project on Canadian soil

Posted December 18, 2014

By Becky Bohrer, The Associated Press   JUNEAU, Alaska – A U.S. requirement that American steel be used to update an Alaska ferry terminal is ...

Battening down the hatches: more oilpatch firms slashing 2015 budgets

Posted December 18, 2014

By Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press   CALGARY – Three Canadian oil and gas firms say they’ll be reining in spending next year in the ...

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U.S. Cuba deal means end of golden era for Canadian tourists: experts

Posted December 18, 2014

By Michelle McQuigge, The Canadian Press   TORONTO – The dawn of a new era between the United States and Cuba is poised to spell ...

Attackers in Quebec, Ottawa might not have been acting alone, Harper suggests

Posted December 18, 2014

The Canadian Press   OTTAWA – Stephen Harper says the two men with jihadist sympathies who launched separate attacks in Quebec and on Parliament Hill ...

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TSX up 352 points on bargain hunting, Fed promise of patience in raising rates

By Malcolm Morrison, The Canadian Press   TORONTO – The Toronto stock market soared more than 300 points Wednesday with sentiment helped along by reassurance ...

Today in History — Dec. 18

Posted December 18, 2014

The Canadian Press   On this date:   In 1707, English hymn writer Charles Wesley was born. He wrote more than 6,500 hymns, including “Hark! ...

Canada

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Rise and fall of Alberta Wildrose party inextricably linked to Danielle Smith

Posted December 18, 2014

By Dean Bennett and Sylvia Strojek, The Canadian Press   EDMONTON – Danielle Smith headed back to her political roots with Alberta’s Progressive Conservatives on ...

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Long planned federal measures aim to reduce rail crossing crashes

Posted December 18, 2014

By Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press   OTTAWA – Long-awaited regulations aimed at preventing deadly collisions between trains and vehicles will require installation of new ...

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New Brunswick Liberal government seeks to ‘optimize’ number of schools

Posted December 18, 2014

By Kevin Bissett, The Canadian Press   FREDERICTON – New Brunswick’s finance minister promised Wednesday to carefully decide how public funds will be spent, including ...

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Ottawa Chinese Community Service Centre holds fundraising gala

Posted December 11, 2014

Seated left to right is board member Irene Zhou, OCCSC Board President Vivian Chan and Executive Director Sharon Kan. Standing left to right Senator Victor ...

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From Ottawa to Beirut – A toast to Lebanon’s 71st Independence Anniversary

Posted December 3, 2014

Ambassadress Micheline Abi-Samra Photo by Samantha Ammoun By Samantha Ammoun As hundreds of Lebanese and Ottawans from all backgrounds joined her Excellency Ambassadress Micheline Abi-Samra ...

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Canada Korea Society celebrates 30th anniversary

Posted November 30, 2014

CKS co-Vice President Andrew de Schulthess (left), CKS President Young-Hae Lee, Minister Ed Fast, CKS co-Vice President Hamish Sturton. Photo by Robert Vibert. By Staff ...

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