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Ontario Liberals condemn Tory MP Cheryl Gallant’s comments on sex ed curriculum

Posted March 3, 2015

The Canadian Press TORONTO – Ontario’s governing Liberals are firing back at a Conservative MP who suggested the province’s updated sex-education curriculum puts children at ...

Terrorism poses bigger risk than derailments, says CP’s Hunter Harrison

Posted March 3, 2015

By David Friend, The Canadian Press TORONTO – Hunter Harrison, the head of Canadian Pacific (TSX:CP), says he’s more worried about the threat of a ...

Face shots and ID’s of soldiers headed for NATO training mission banned by DND

Posted March 3, 2015

The Canadian Press OTTAWA – The federal government is barring the media from photographing or interviewing Canadian soldiers who are taking part in a training ...

Pesticide likely killed two Quebec sisters in Thailand in 2012: coroner

Posted March 3, 2015

The Canadian Press RIVIERE-DU-LOUP, Que. – A Quebec coroner has concluded that two sisters found dead in their hotel room in Thailand in 2012 were ...

Today in Music History – March 3

Posted March 3, 2015

The Canadian Press In 1875, one of the most popular operas ever written, Georges Bizet’s “Carmen,” premiered in Paris. It unfolds a story of love, ...

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Warren Buffett criticizes Keystone XL delay, says U.S. ‘thumbing nose’ at Canada

Posted March 3, 2015

By Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press WASHINGTON – The Keystone XL pipeline got an emphatic endorsement Monday from a powerful backer of President Barack Obama ...

More Ukraine sanctions possible if ceasefire problems continue, says Nicholson

Posted March 3, 2015

The Canadian Press PARIS – Foreign Affairs Minister Rob Nicholson says Canada may impose more sanctions on Russia if it continues to violate the ceasefire ...

RCMP financial crime unit moving in with Ontario Securities Commission

Posted March 3, 2015

By Alexandra Posadzki, The Canadian Press TORONTO – A Toronto-based RCMP contingent of white collar crime investigators is moving in to the offices of the ...

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Elliott won’t disclose PC membership sales; Brown claims 40K and McNaughton 20K

Posted March 3, 2015

By Keith Leslie, The Canadian Press TORONTO – Progressive Conservative leadership hopeful Christine Elliott stood by her decision Monday not to release the number of ...

Canada’s former foreign affairs minister at epicentre of Iran nuke debate

Posted March 3, 2015

By Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press WASHINGTON – Canada’s former foreign affairs minister is expressing skepticism about Iran as nuclear talks with that country enter ...

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TSX rises amid China rate cut, slowing U.S. manufacturing activity

By Malcolm Morrison, The Canadian Press TORONTO – The Toronto stock market closed modestly higher Monday as the latest reading on U.S. manufacturing showed slowing ...

Today in History – March 3

Posted March 3, 2015

The Canadian Press On this date: In 1801, David Emanuel, the first Jewish governor in the United States, took office in Georgia. In 1841, Sir ...

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Murray stands pat at trade deadline as Senators show signs of improvement

Posted March 3, 2015

By Lisa Wallace, The Canadian Press OTTAWA – Bryan Murray has never been afraid to make a move at the trade deadline, but for the ...

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Ontario reports privacy breach for hundreds of social assistance recipients

Posted March 3, 2015

By Allison Jones, The Canadian Press TORONTO – Hundreds of Ontario social assistance recipients have had their tax forms with private information, including social security ...

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Injunction blocks Ottawa’s attempt to change how N.W.T. resources managed

Posted March 3, 2015

The Canadian Press YELLOWKNIFE – A plan by the federal government to centralize control of resource development in the Northwest Territories has been delayed by ...

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Ottawa charity dinner raises funds for Iraqi refugees

Posted February 28, 2015

Jennifer Halsall It was a night of music, passion, and education on Friday, Feb. 27, as students, businesses and concerned citizens joined together in solidarity ...

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Irish Film Fest Coming to Ottawa

Posted February 25, 2015

By Donal O’Connor Ottawa is a city built by the Irish. The Irish carved the canals, the streets have Irish names, Irish immigrants and their ...

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East India meets North America in fusion album, video

Posted February 20, 2015

Flute Siva Photo by Mohan Ariyath Ellen O’Connor Flute Siva’s newest album and hit single may have been more than a decade in the making, ...

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