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The battle for La Ronge: Soldiers join desperate fight to save endangered ...

National Post - ‎2 hours ago‎
The fire has jumped highways, streams and even a bulldozed no-man's-land slashed through the woods by firefighters. By Tuesday night, it surrounded the La Ronge airport on three sides.
Massive wildfires in Canada
Soldiers training to help fight Saskatchewan wildfires
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Greek Finance Minister's Handwritten Notes Scrutinized

ABC News - ‎26 minutes ago‎
After Greece's new finance minister Euclid Tsakalotos emerged from an important meeting to determine the future of his country, all eyes were on his handwritten notes that he was holding.
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Subway Spokesman Jared Fogle's Home Raided by Police

Wall Street Journal - ‎2 hours ago‎
Law enforcement officials raided the home of Subway restaurant spokesman Jared Fogle on Tuesday without providing any information about the reason for the raid.
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Blue Jays' Doubront pitches gem in win over White Sox

Toronto Sun - ‎1 hour ago‎
Most teams use spring training as a time to gauge how their rotation shapes up. The Blue Jays are still holding tryouts every fifth day.
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Afghan delegation meeting Taliban in Pakistan

Reuters Canada - ‎47 minutes ago‎
KABUL/ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - A delegation from Afghanistan's president is meeting representatives of the Taliban in the Pakistani capital, officials said, in the first publicly acknowledged talks with the insurgents fighting to topple the government in ...
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Dangerous veggies? City demands Ottawa woman remove garden

CTV News - ‎4 hours ago‎
An Ottawa woman is fighting to save a small garden that city officials have ordered removed after deeming it a safety hazard. Shannon Lough said a bylaw officer visited her Kanata home Monday and told her someone had complained about the little patch ...
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Canada faces questions from UN rights committee on mining industry

CTV News - ‎8 hours ago‎
OTTAWA -- The federal government is sidestepping a UN panel's request to explain how Canadian mining and resource companies deal with human rights complaints.
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JPMorgan Chase to pay $125M US to settle credit card debt probes - ‎2 hours ago‎
JPMorgan Chase & Co. has agreed to pay at least $125 million US to settle probes by U.S. authorities that the bank sought to improperly collect and sell consumer credit card debt, according to people familiar with the matter.
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Canada's finance minister not ready to declare a recession

Vancouver Sun - ‎2 hours ago‎
VANCOUVER —Canada's economy is beset by “external factors” such as the precipitous drop in energy prices and the instability in Greece, but it is too early to say the Canadian economy is in recession, Finance Minister Joe Oliver said Tuesday.
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BC government approves construction projects for $9B Site C hydro dam

CTV News - ‎4 hours ago‎
FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. -- The British Columbia government has granted approval for the first phase of construction to start on the massive Site C hydroelectric dam project on the Peace River.
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Jean Coutu says new Quebec drug rules will hurt results and confuse patients

Montreal Gazette - ‎16 hours ago‎
LONGUEUIL, Que. - Drug store chain Jean Coutu says impending changes to the way pharmacies are compensated in Quebec will hurt its financial results and confuse patients.
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Eyes on the Road: Smart Car Dashboards Raise Safety Concerns - ‎12 hours ago‎
When it comes to dashboard displays that are more like smart phones, two things are clear: Customers want them, and automakers are intent on supplying them.
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Google Maps App Gets Redesigned and Improved Transit Directions, Image ...

iClarified - ‎3 hours ago‎
The Google Maps app for iOS has been updated with redesigned and improved Transit directions, an Image Gallery for places, additional sharing options for places, and more.
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4 tagged with impaired driving charges

Timmins Press - ‎8 hours ago‎
TIMMINS - During the month of June, Timmins Police officers charged four individuals with impaired driving and related offences. On June 5 at approximately 3:45 a.m.
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BMW M cars may ditch the manual transmission

SlashGear - ‎17 hours ago‎
For many years, the manual transmission was the transmission to get in all cars if you wanted the best fuel economy. In modern cars, the automatic transmission is the more fuel-efficient option.
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Paul McCartney: Lennon's death made him a martyr

Toronto Sun - ‎11 hours ago‎
Where does Paul McCartney find the strength to continue carrying that massive chip on his shoulder? The 'cute' Beatle has spoken out yet again on the subject of John Lennon and their respective legacies, and once again, the doddering Sir Paul looks ...

What you can't bring to Pan Am Games venues - ‎11 hours ago‎
If you have a ticket to the Pan Am Games, you will not be able to bring your frisbee, flag from Kosovo or canoe to a venue.

Pan Am Games could boost a Toronto Olympic bid, IOC president says - ‎2 hours ago‎
International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach sat down with CBC's Heather Hiscox in a wide-ranging interview that touched on a potential Toronto bid for the 2024 Olympic Games, the IOC's relationship with human rights-violating countries, and ...
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Pan Am Games will be a showcase for rugby sevens ahead of Olympic debut in ...

National Post - ‎3 hours ago‎
Think of rugby sevens as a simmering volcano. For decades, it lay dormant, played regionally as a deviant form of 15-a-side rugby union.
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Former Toronto Blue Jay Adam Loewen skips Pan Am Games to continue ...

National Post - ‎4 hours ago‎
But Loewen passed on an invitation to play for Canada in the Pan American Games. He says it was a difficult decision. He made it because, at 31, he sees the possibility of returning to the big leagues for a third time, completing one of the most ...
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Leafs prospect Kapanen outdoes Kessel already

Toronto Sun - ‎52 minutes ago‎
Kasperi Kapanen has already bettered one of Phil Kessel's Maple Leafs streaks. The youngster consented to a mass media gathering outside the dressing room at the MasterCard Centre, back to the wall and no escape route.
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Andy Murray's to face Vasek Pospisil in Wimbledon 2015 quarter final

Daily Mail - ‎1 hour ago‎
The man plotting Andy Murray's Wimbledon downfall has his detail plans written down in a blue, hardback note pad that he will regularly consult during this afternoon's quarter final battle.
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Ontario heating up faster than global average

Toronto Sun - ‎8 hours ago‎
Ontario is heating up faster than the global average but faces an uphill struggle to meet its 2020 target to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, the province's environmental watchdog says.
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ACE High School Climate Change Science Program Adopted By US Mayors ... - ‎3 hours ago‎
Calling for the “swift implementation” of ACE* climate education in high schools across the country, a bipartisan group of mayors attending the US Conference of Mayors' annual June meeting took a strong stance against “climate change denialism.
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Canada Post pulls stamp that misidentified hoodos as Dinosaur Provincial Park - ‎5 hours ago‎
Canada Post is pulling a stamp after wrongly identifying hoodoos as being in Alberta's Dinosaur Provincial Park. The hoodoos pictured on the stamp are actually near Drumheller, about 200 kilometres from the provincial park.
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BC fires exacerbated by climate change, expert says - ‎Jul 6, 2015‎
The hazy, apocalyptic sky above much of the south coast of British Columbia may not necessarily be the new normal. While it may be more commonplace 30 to 50 years from now, this year's intense wildfires and smoky skies is a combination of climate ...
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6 ways to avoid summer perils

Sault Star - ‎13 hours ago‎
Days are long, windows are open, water is inviting and the world is green and blue. Down-filled jackets and scratchy woollen wear gets shoved to the back of the closet -- for a few months, at any rate.
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BC extends free HPV vaccine to at-risk males

Vancouver Sun - ‎3 hours ago‎
VICTORIA - At risk boys and young men may soon get the HPV vaccine for free, the government announced Tuesday. The Ministry of Health said it is extending the publicly funded HPV vaccination program - already provided to girls - to gay men or those ...
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Hecklers disrupt province's patient ombud announcement

Toronto Sun - ‎6 hours ago‎
The health minister on Tuesday announced plans to ask Ontarians what qualities they want in a patient ombudsman, but it was union hecklers who took the opportunity to give him an earful.
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