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Monday Sep 1, 2014

Left-wing think-tank targeted for tax audit because its research shows 'bias'

OTTAWA - A left-leaning think-tank was targeted by the Canada Revenue Agency for a political-activities audit last fall partly because the research and education material on its website appears to be "biased" and "one-sided." That partial rationale for launching the controversial audit appears on a newly released document that the think-tank, the...

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Monday Sep 1, 2014

Quebec elementary school bans homework for the year

MONTREAL - Students at one Quebec school can expect to have a little more free time on their hands this year.

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Monday Sep 1, 2014

What the US military wants for missile defence: multi-use sensors in the Arctic

Story ImagePETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - American military officials have shed some light on what Canada could contribute to the missile-defence program should it choose to join after a decade spent on the sidelines.

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Monday Sep 1, 2014

UK's Cameron: Passports could be seized as part of expanded anti-terror laws

Story ImageLONDON - Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday proposed new laws that would give police the power to seize the passports of Britons suspected of having travelled abroad to fight with terrorist groups.

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Monday Sep 1, 2014

Dead at Noon: B.C. woman's public plea for assisted suicide spurs debate

Story ImageVANCOUVER - Gillian Bennett's family scattered her ashes this weekend, in a quiet ritual shared by those she loved.

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Monday Sep 1, 2014

Canada talks tough on Ukraine, but cuts $2.7-billion from defence in 2015

OTTAWA - Stephen Harper has been one of the toughest-talking leaders throughout the Ukraine crisis, yet newly released figures show National Defence is expected to face an even deeper budget hole in the coming year than previously anticipated.

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Monday Sep 1, 2014

Ex-construction boss set to testify as Quebec corruption inquiry resumes

Story ImageMONTREAL - Quebec's corruption inquiry is expected to hear from a powerful former construction magnate soon after it resumes Tuesday from its summer break.

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Monday Sep 1, 2014

New Brunswick Liberals try to keep momentum going in Eastern Canada

After majority victories in Nova Scotia, Quebec and Ontario, Brian Gallant is trying to keep the winning streak alive for the Liberals by taking New Brunswick in the Sept. 22 election.

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Monday Sep 1, 2014

New round of Ukraine talks opens with rebels backing off from full independence

Story ImageMOSCOW - Pro-Russian rebels softened their demand for full independence Monday, saying they would respect Ukraine's sovereignty in exchange for autonomy a shift that reflects Moscow's desire to strike a deal at a new round of peace talks.

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Monday Sep 1, 2014

Transgender woman says community faces discrimination in job search

Story ImageTORONTO - Melissa Hudson says 30 years of experience in the Toronto business world hasn't been enough to land her a job, despite numerous call-backs on her resume for first-round interviews.

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Monday Sep 1, 2014

No welcome mat: Rob Anders takes second crack at Conservative nomination

Story ImageCALGARY - Controversial Conservative MP Rob Anders may not find the welcome mat out as he attempts to make the move from a big-city riding where he lost his nomination to a brand new rural one.

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Monday Sep 1, 2014

Growing number of workers choosing to be paid with Bitcoin: payroll firm

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