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CANADA QUIZ_FEATURE_63 Canada is big—we’re the second-biggest country in the world. And we’re smart, too: We’re among the top 10 when it comes to high-IQ countries, according to a 2012 study. (Just ask the Maclean’s Genius, our trivia champ and CFL player Peter Dyakowski!) So maybe it only makes sense that this is how Maclean’s is building up to the country’s big 150th birthday...
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Macleans | April 29, 2017 - 06:00 | macleans.ca
Amid the spectacle, democratic norms have prevailed. In fact the defining feature of his presidency has been abject nothingness, writes Daniel Dale.
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The Toronto Star | April 29, 2017 - 06:00 | Daniel Dale - Washington Bureau
Canada Pavilion Expo 67 The contract for designing the pavilion that would represent Canada at Expo 67, the focal point of the country’s centennial celebrations, was the "biggest and most important architectural...
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CBC News - Canada | April 29, 2017 - 06:00 | Stephen Smith
Danielle Schami Danielle Schami left the public service to follow her dream of cultivating and selling edible flowers. Now she's the region's only producer of saffron, and local chefs are lining up to pay top dollar for the exotic spice.
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CBC News - Ottawa | April 29, 2017 - 05:30 | Stu Mills
prescription drugs The province says its proposed youth pharmacare plan could bring changes to employee benefit programs. Will that lead to savings or expanded coverage?
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CBC News - Canada | April 29, 2017 - 05:00 | Nick Boisvert
Stephen Buell The federal government's new plan to fix its troubled public servant payroll system is getting a lukewarm reception. The strategy is being rolled out, as more stories of financial hardship are emerging.
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CBC News - Canada | April 29, 2017 - 05:00 | Katie Simpson
prescription drugs The province says its proposed youth pharmacare plan could bring changes to employee benefit programs. Will that lead to savings or expanded coverage?
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CBC News - Ottawa | April 29, 2017 - 05:00 | Nick Boisvert
BOOKS Atwood 20130807 From new graphic novels to books turned television shows, it all seems to be happening at once for beloved Canadian writer Margaret Atwood.
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CBC News - Canada | April 29, 2017 - 05:00 | CBC News
Home Capital Canada's housing market is always a hot topic, but this week it was a heretofore little-known mortgage lender called Home Capital that made headlines as clients withdrew hundreds...
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CBC News - Canada | April 29, 2017 - 05:00 | Pete Evans
Jesse Luketa If the biggest sign of recognition for high school athletes is a scholarship offer from a U.S. college, then former St. Pat's high school student Jesse Luketa has been getting it in spades.
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CBC News - Ottawa | April 29, 2017 - 05:00 | Mario Carlucci
Bob Plamondon Ottawa-based NCC board member Bob Plamondon will act as interim chair after Russ Mills's 10-year term ends on April 29.
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CBC News - Ottawa | April 29, 2017 - 05:00 | CBC News
Kathleen Wynne Friday, April 28, 2017 A day after promising free prescription drugs for children and young adults in the Ontario's 2017 budget, Premier Kathleen Wynne is hinting she would like to expand the new pharmacare program to cover all ages...
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CBC News - Ottawa | April 29, 2017 - 05:00 | Julia Whalen
Stephen Buell The federal government's new plan to fix its troubled public servant payroll system is getting a lukewarm reception. The strategy is being rolled out, as more stories of financial hardship are emerging.
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CBC News - Ottawa | April 29, 2017 - 05:00 | Katie Simpson
A Canada-wide research study is being launched with the aim of helping members of the Canadian Armed Forces and veterans transition to civilian life.
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CTV News - National | April 29, 2017 - 02:47 | Kevin Bissett
No winning ticket was sold for the $13 million jackpot in Friday night's Lotto Max draw.
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CTV News - National | April 29, 2017 - 02:38 |
Canada’s justice ministers, including Ontario’s Yasir Naqvi, were pressed after day-long talks Friday for concrete action to stop accused killers from walking free because of chronic court delays.
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Ottawa Sun | April 28, 2017 - 23:11 |
The parents of a man whose accused murderer was set free due to an unreasonable trial delay are asking why it’s taking politicians so long to address the problem.
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CTV News - National | April 28, 2017 - 22:45 |
Canada’s justice ministers, including Ontario’s Yasir Naqvi, were pressed after day-long talks Friday for concrete action to stop accused killers from walking free because of chronic court delays. Federal Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould said the ministers are focusing on five areas to speed up the criminal process, in light of the so-called Jordan decision from the Supreme Court of Canada, which imposed strict limits — 30 months in higher courts — for concluding cases. The priorities, she said, are a review of mandatory-minimum sentences, the bail process, the...
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Ottawa Citizen | April 28, 2017 - 22:41 | Kelly Egan, Ottawa Citizen
The rise of haves and have-nots is particularly acute in B.C., where skyrocketing housing prices have left more people behind as the issue shapes the campaign
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The Globe and Mail | April 28, 2017 - 22:07 | JUSTINE HUNTER

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