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January 15, 2013

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Royals beats Giants 7-2 behind big hits from Perez, Infante to even World Series

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Billy Butler hit a tiebreaking single, Salvador Perez and Omar Infante drove in two runs each with big hits in a five-run sixth inning, and the Kansas City Royals beat the San Francisco Giants 7-2 Wedne...
by Vancouver Sun - News
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Parliament will carry on

And please let there be yoga again on the lawn

The post Parliament will carry on appeared first on Macleans.ca

 

 
 

Coyne: Micro-terrorism emerges as new threat in wake of Ottawa, Quebec attacks

How easy it is. How easy it was. How terribly, ineluctably easy. Since Sept. 11, 2001, authorities across the West have been bracing themselves for the second act, the big kill, the spectacular slaughter of hundreds or even tho...
by Vancouver Sun - News
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Cowichan Conversations: North Cowichan Candidates Pitch Voters at Maple Bay All Candidates Meeting

Don Maroc-Political Blogger

by Don Maroc

A couple of hundred people jammed the Maple Bay Firehall for the election season’s first all-candidates meeting Wednesday evening, getting their first look at all ...

by Anonymous
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Alleged gunman Michael Zehaf-Bibeau had long list of run-ins with the law


Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, the 32-year-old Canadian identi...

by Anonymous
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These Paper Masks Are Halloween Costumes Made Easy

And polygonal. While you're considering making some of your own Halloween decorations , you can also consider getting some of these paper mask patterns from Steve Wintercroft. Read more...
by Katharine Trendacosta
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Tough questions will come after the Ottawa shooting: Editorial


The heart of Canada’s democracy has been invaded and v...

by TORONTO STAR
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Toronto 18 informant: ‘We need to get our act together’

Mubin Shaikh, the informant who foiled the Toronto 18 terrorism plot, on the need to act on Islamic self-radicalization

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Is Calgary’s Paul Brandt getting bad rap for cheeky new country tune?

Looks like that’s a rap for Calgary country music star Paul Brandt and his new single “Get A Bed”. This new song is Brandt’s cheeky response the “bro country” movement – which includes ...
by Candice Ward
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Humber River Hospital says individuals gained ‘inappropriate access’ to Mayor Rob Ford’s medical records

A spokesperson for Humber River Hospital has confirmed individuals gained “inappropriate access” to Mayor Rob Ford’s medical records. Gerard Power, director of public and corporate communications for the Toron...
by Staff
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Photo of the Day: Yonge and Dundas

UrbanThe Yonge and Dundas intersection is known for its distinctive urban ambiance and glittering electronic signage. Hundreds of thousands of cars and pedestrians use the intersection every week, and most Torontonians are fami...
by Jack Landau
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Second hospital admits breach of Mayor Rob Ford’s privacy


A spokesperson for Humber River Hospital has confirmed individuals gained...

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‘First-class facility’ coming with Shouldice redesign, says Calgary’s amateur football boss

City amateur football organizers say they’re feeling a tad bullrushed by comments from softball athletes about the state of a major athletic park. On Monday, numerous competitors, coaches and representatives complained to...
by Jeremy Nolais
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Robertson and Lapointe finally go toe-to-toe in Vancouver mayoral debate

In their first face-to-face debate, there were no knockouts between Vision Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson and Non-Partisan Association contender Kirk LaPointe, even though they both might have wanted them. Instead, the two ma...
by The Province - News
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Royals beats Giants 7-2 behind big hits from Perez, Infante to even World Series

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Salvador Perez and the pesky Kansas City Royals fought back from a Game 1 flop to beat the San Francisco Giants’ brilliant bullpen and even the World Series. Perez broke open Game 2 with a two-run...
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Soldier slain at War Memorial remembered as ‘compassionate’


In a photo snapped just four days ago, two soldiers stand tall an...

by Anonymous
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Results of the 2014 City of Winnipeg election

There were a few surprises last night, with two incumbents upset and four wards with wide-open races. Winnipeg, here’s your new council. Winner is on top of each list. Mayor Brian Bowman 111,504 Judy Wasylycia-Leis 58,440...
by Elisha Dacey
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Security scanner finally being installed at B.C. legislature

The B.C. legislature will soon be able to scan the public for weapons, after both parties agreed Wednesday to install an X-ray machine at the main entrance to the capital building. The $100,000 airport-style X-ray machine and m...
by Vancouver Sun - News
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Minister’s rejection of B.C. mine improper, Taseko lawyer tells Federal Court

VANCOUVER - The federal environment minister acted improperly in rejecting a $1.5-billion gold and copper mine proposed in British Columbia and the company deserves compensation for her alleged wrongdoing, says a lawyer for Tas...
by The Province - News
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Terrorism rocks Ottawa


OTTAWA — The heart of Canada’s democracy came under attack Wednesday in a brazen shoo...

by Anonymous
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They Come Here to Appreciate the Abstract Beauty of Skyscrapers

Even when we are cyborgs, our skins hardened into exoskeletons and our lungs tuned to breathe whatever gasses are available, we will still share at least one thing with our human ancestors. We will never tire of looking out ov...
by Annalee Newitz
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Doug Ford calls Toronto Star reporter a ‘little bitch’

Doug Ford called a Toronto Star reporter a “little bitch” as he left a mayoral debate on Wednesday night. Ford made the remark after expressing irritation with city hall reporter Jennifer Pagliaro during a post-deba...
by Staff
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Video: Penguins play O Canada to honour those affected by Ottawa attack

PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Penguins played O Canada before their game Wednesday night against Philadelphia to pay tribute to a Canadian soldier killed during an attack in Ottawa. A sell-out crowd belted out the Canadian ...
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Toronto man holds vigil honouring soldiers after deadly Ottawa attack

Mark Dewdney stood alone in the brisk fall air holding a flickering candle in front of the 48th Highlanders Memorial near Queen’s Park. It was a hastily-organized vigil Wednesday night, Dewdney’s way of honouring tw...
by Staff
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Podcast: Blame Percy Harvin for Everything

On this week’s episode of RotoRob Fantasy Football Weekly Podcast, heard every Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. EST on Blogtalkradio, Nick Wagner and 
 
 
 

US journalist leaves hospital after Ebola recovery

OMAHA, Neb. – An American video journalist who recovered from Ebola at an Omaha hospital left the facility Wednesday afternoon and is heading home to Rhode Island, a hospital spokesman said. Ashoka Mukpo, who contracted t...
by Anonymous
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AP NewsBreak: Prisons agree to end race policy

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – California officials agreed Wednesday to end a policy in which it segregated prison inmates after riots based on their race as a way to prevent further violence. Officers have frequently locked inmate...
by Don Thompson
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‘There was only a wooden door between us and the shooter,’ says NDP MP Linda Duncan from Ottawa

Edmonton-Strathcona NDP MP Linda Duncan was with about 100 other caucus members when she heard at least 10 shots fired outside a meeting room Wednesday morning on Parliament Hill.
by The Province - News
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drive-by planet: Cuban medics on the front lines of the Ebola fight: lack of decent public healthcare at root of the Ebola crisis

Top: Cuban medical team leaving for West AfricaBeneath: Arrival in Sierra Leone

The magnificent Cuban response to the Ebola crisis is in a class of its own. While Western nations pledge funds to fight the disease there is a ...

by Jay Cables
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Statement by the Chief of the Defence Staff Regarding the Attack in Ottawa

The Chief of the Defence Staff, General Tom Lawson, issued the following statement:
by Canada News Centre - National News
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No knockouts as Vancouver mayoral candidates face off in first debate

In their first face-to-face debate, there were no knockouts between Vision Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson and Non-Partisan Association contender Kirk LaPointe, even though they both might have wanted them. Instead, the two ma...
by Vancouver Sun - News
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Vision and NPA spar over Broadway subway at Vancouver’s first mayoral debate

Vancouver’s mayor and his top rival clashed over who could actually convince the province to fund a Broadway subway in a feisty exchange during the city’s first mayoral debate of the election campaign on Wednesday. ...
by Emily Jackson
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Scott Stinson: Voynov, Peterson suspensions show pro sports’ shift toward zero tolerance

MINNEAPOLIS — Ask people around here about Adrian Peterson, and the response invariably contains some element of a grimace or a wince. “You want to be mad at the NFL,” says Paul, a vendor at the Target Center ...
by Scott Stinson
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Doug Ford calls Toronto Star reporter a ‘little bitch’


Doug Ford (open Doug Ford's policard) called a T...

by Daniel Dale - City Hall
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Remembering Cpl. Nathan Cirillo

Brett Popplewell speaks to friends who knew the affable soldier and father killed in the Ottawa shooting

The post Remembering Cpl. Nathan Cir...

 
 
 

Attack by ‘terrorist’ on Parliament Hill won’t weaken Canada’s resolve: Harper

OTTAWA - The gunman who staged a deadly attack Wednesday on Parliament Hill was a terrorist whose despicable crime will only harden Canada's resolve to crack down on terrorists at home and abroad, Stephen Harper says.
by The Province - News
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Statement by the Minister of National Defence Regarding the Attacks in Ottawa

The Honourable Rob Nicholson, the Minister of National Defence, issued the following statement:
by Canada News Centre - National News
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Halifax police say no indication of ‘any local threat’ following incidents in Ottawa, Quebec City

Police in Halifax have issued a release to ease concerns people might have in the city following the deaths this week of two Canadian soldiers in what many believe were acts of terrorism. In a release issued Wednesday night, Ha...
by Philip Croucher
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