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Audio postcards explore the unknown, return to the familiar across Canada

CBC.ca - ‎5 hours ago‎
The Audio Postcards Canada online exhibition was launched by the Canadian Association for Sound Ecology on July 18 to showcase the diverse acoustic features of Canada. The exhibition contains 16, one to two minute "audio postcards" from across the ...

9 reasons Canada's crime rate is falling

CBC.ca - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
Crime in Canada has been falling for more than 20 years. From 1962 to 1991, the crime rate increased steadily but then started to go down.
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Southern Manitoba tornado an 'exceptional' storm, Environment Canada says

CBC.ca - ‎6 hours ago‎
Environment Canada is looking for photos and eye witness accounts of the "exceptional" storm which ripped through Southern Manitoba last week.
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Car theft down in Quebec, up in rest of Canada

CBC.ca - ‎1 hour ago‎
The number of stolen vehicles in Quebec went down by 14 per cent between 2014 and 2015, according to Statistics Canada. Meanwhile, the national rate of car theft went up by six per cent during that time.

Eugenie Bouchard confirms she will represent Canada in Rio

CTV News - ‎59 minutes ago‎
MONTREAL -- Eugenie Bouchard has confirmed that she will represent Canada at the Rio Olympics, putting to rest any doubts about the participation of the country's top-ranked women's top-ranked women's tennis player.

Securing investment in Canada key during auto bargaining: Unifor president

MetroNews Canada - ‎6 hours ago‎
TORONTO - As talks between the Detroit Three automakers and the workers' union get underway, Unifor president Jerry Dias says he won't back down from demands for new investment in Canadian assembly facilities.
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Hells Angels visit Parliament Buildings in Ottawa during Canada Run

Ottawa Citizen - ‎22 hours ago‎
Hells Angels visit Parliament Buildings in Ottawa during Canada Run. The Ottawa Citizen More from The Ottawa Citizen. Published on: July 24, 2016 | Last Updated: July 24, 2016 9:26 AM EDT.
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Britain will push for Canada-EU trade deal despite Brexit, says UK envoy

Globalnews.ca - ‎40 minutes ago‎
British High Commissioner to Canada Howard Drake, middle right, joins others as they take part in an event titled 'More In Common: A Worldwide Celebration of Jo Cox' at the British High Commission in Ottawa on Wednesday, June 22, 2016.
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Softball worlds: Canada assured of at least bronze, but looking for more

The Province - ‎14 hours ago‎
Canada's Larissa Franklin hits against Italy in a game at the WBSC XV women's World Softball Championships at Softball City on Thursday.
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How a 'heat dome' is causing sweltering temperatures in parts of Canada, US

CTV News - ‎17 hours ago‎
That, in a nutshell, is a so-called "heat dome" - and it's the main reason for the scorching temperatures above 30 C across central Canada, the Maritimes and 26 U.S. states this weekend. The unusual weather phenomenon is like a “lid” that seals hot air ...

Canada Child Benefit: Parents sound off

Globalnews.ca - ‎8 hours ago‎
The new benefit replaces the Canada Child Tax Benefit, the Universal Child Care Benefit and income splitting. The payments are scaled to each household taking in a number of factors, including income, how many children are in the household and how old ...
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Environment Canada ends heat warning for Toronto, surrounding areas

CBC.ca - ‎4 hours ago‎
Environment Canada has ended its heat warning for Toronto. The heat warning was also lifted early Sunday for Hamilton, Burlington, Oakville, Halton Hills, Milton, Mississauga, Brampton, Vaughan, Richmond Hill, Markham, Pickering, Oshawa and southern ...

Hillary Clinton has long history with Canada

Guelph Mercury - ‎1 hour ago‎
It is nothing new or extraordinary for an American politician to speak fondly of Canada as a trading partner and friend on the other side of the long and peaceful border.
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How Canada funds Olympic athletes on the road to Rio

National Post - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
Canada currently has a targeted funding system, which favours athletes with medal potential. Canadian Olympians and Paralympians receive money from a variety of sources, including federal carding, provincial excellence programs, personal fundraising ...

Will plain-packaged smokes help bring about the 'endgame' for tobacco?

Ottawa Citizen - ‎6 hours ago‎
“With results like this, one has to ask why the Canadian government continues to cite Australia as the model to follow,” Guiler said.

Fort McMurray mother receives hefty airline bill despite Air Canada promise

CBC.ca - ‎17 hours ago‎
A woman returning to Fort McMurray for the first time since the wildfire had to pay hundreds of dollars to fly her suitcases homes even though the airline promised there would be no charge.
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Bring back the nuts

Castanet.net - ‎5 hours ago‎
The report recommends airlines continue following mitigation measures, such as buffer zones for allergic passengers and announcements to nearby seatmates, similar to ones that were part of a directive the agency issued to Air Canada in 2011 following ...

Canada finishes second at FIBA Americas under-18 championships

Montreal Gazette - ‎16 hours ago‎
VALDIVIA, Chile - Toronto's Nickeil Walker scored a game-high 25 points, but it wasn't enough as Canada settled for second at the FIBA Americas under-18 men's championship on Saturday, falling 99-84 to the United States.
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Canada's women's soccer team loses 1-0 to France in final Rio warmup game

CTV News - ‎21 hours ago‎
AUXERRE, France -- Head coach John Herdman repeated his disappointment following a 1-0 loss to France on Saturday. Canada's women's soccer team were held off the scoresheet in its final warmup for the Rio Olympics. "There's no celebration coming off ...
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