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Victims and Survivors of Crime Week 2016

Posted May 30, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Victims and Survivors of Crime Week takes place from May 29, 2016 to June 4, 2016. The Week is an annual outreach initiative of the Government of Canada.

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Government of Canada Launches Victims and Survivors of Crime Week

Posted May 30, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

A well-functioning justice system is one that serves all Canadians, protects the vulnerable, and builds a safer and better Canada. It is especially important to include the voices of those most affected by the justice system – victims and survivors.

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Can you help identify this man?

Posted May 30, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying an individual currently being held under immigration detention. The individual has been found inadmissible to Canada due to non-compliance with the Immigratio…

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Journeys End With…

Posted May 25, 2016 by James Bow

As I was leaving Portland, I decided to make one more change to my itinerary. Instead of sleeping in coach on the Capitol Limited to Pittsburgh, I’d take a roomette instead and ride the Lake Shore Limited to Buffalo,…

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Significant Sentence for Edmonton woman illegally employing foreign nationals

Posted May 25, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

On May 20, 2016, Jennilyn Morris, of Edmonton, was sentenced to four years incarceration, of which one and half years will be served concurrently, under two paragraphs of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (IRPA). Morris was also ordered to pay…

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Tribunal Issues Determination of Reasonable Indication of Injury—Welded Large Diameter Carbon and Alloy Steel Line Pipe from China and Japan

Posted May 24, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (the Tribunal) today determined that there is a reasonable indication that the dumping and subsidizing of welded large diameter carbon and alloy steel line pipe from the People’s Republic of China and Japan hav…

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Travellers transiting to and from Alaska reminded to declare their firearms at the Canadian border

Posted May 24, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) reminds travellers transiting through Canada to and from Alaska to declare any firearms in their possession to a CBSA officer when entering Canada. Failure to declare firearms may result in criminal prosecution …

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Smile If You’re Riding Minnesota’s LRT

Posted May 22, 2016 by James Bow

The advertising wrap above is for the University of Minnesota’s dental clinics. Which apparently specialize in “gopher teeth”. Intriguing. And I can’t help but notice that they refrained from putting this LRT car at the head of an LRT…

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Big Sea to Big Sky

Posted May 21, 2016 by James Bow

On Thursday morning, I boarded the Portland Streetcar to take me to Union Station and my trip on board the Amtrak Cascades. This intriguing service uses Talgo-built articulated trainsets that lean into curves in order to take them at…

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Minister of Justice Decision on Recommendations by the Canadian Judicial Council Related to Justice Déziel

Posted May 20, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

On May 16, 2016 the Minister of Justice advised the Canadian Judicial Council that she accepts its recommendation that the Honourable Justice Michel Déziel not be removed from office.

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Portland Pilgrimage

Posted May 19, 2016 by James Bow

Portland, Oregon, is something of a holy site for certain urban planners. This was the town that tore down an expressway to build an LRT, and is seen as the beacon that all progressive-minded urban centres aspire to. Want…

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At Laundry Yesterday…

Posted May 18, 2016 by James Bow

I packed five days worth of clothes for a ten day trip, assuming that I would have time to do laundry around the halfway point. I assumed correctly, and found a decent place within a ten minute walk of…

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Great Wolf Lodge is “Suite” for Large Families

Posted May 18, 2016 by Anonymous

This post is part of the YummyMummyClub.ca and Great Wolf Lodge #GWLNiagara10 sponsored program. I received compensation as a thank you for my participation. This post reflects my personal opinion about the information provided by the sponsors. . Traveling as a family of five can sometimes be tricky. From restaurant tables that only seat four [Read On]

The post Great Wolf Lodge is “Suite” for Large Families appeared first on Mom vs the Boys.

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Save for the future with TD and a Tax Free Savings Account

Posted May 18, 2016 by Jodi

Disclosure: This post was sponsored by TD but, as always, opinions are my own. I always think about saving money during tax time. And I think about what we want to save for. Once again that time has rolled around, and this year a friend suggested that hubby and I look into investing in a […]

The post Save for the future with TD and a Tax Free Savings Account appeared first on Rants n’ Rascals.

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Zephyr and Starlight

Posted May 17, 2016 by James Bow

My apologies for not being able to update but, as you can imagine, the Internet has been pretty spotty while en-route. And there’s a fair argument, here. What are you doing logging into your Internet when the Rockies or…

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Gender Identity and Gender Expression

Posted May 17, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Gender identity is each person’s internal and individual experience of gender.

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Government moves to strengthen laws against discrimination based on gender identity and expression

Posted May 17, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Diversity and inclusion are among Canada’s greatest strengths; Canadians must feel safe in their identities, and free to be themselves.

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Minister Wilson-Raybould to Make an Announcement

Posted May 16, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, P.C., Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, accompanied by Randy Boissonnault, M.P for Edmonton Centre and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Canadian Heritage, will make an announcement regard…

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Pike’s Peak

Posted May 15, 2016 by James Bow

Today is going to be a train day. I’m boarding Amtrak’s California Zephyr at around 8 and this time I have a sleeper car. I’ll be heading west into the Rockies, across the Continental Divide and, if we stay…

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The Day in Denver

Posted May 14, 2016 by James Bow

Denver has spent a lot of effort and money into revitalizing its downtown, and creating a city that is more pedestrian friendly and less reliant on the automobile. Denver’s first LRT line was opened in 1994, with an 8.5…

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A Thousand Miles to the West

Posted May 13, 2016 by James Bow

The shot above is out my train window at the settlement of Fort Morgan, Colorado, about 90 minutes east of Denver. The sunrise woke me up… I boarded the California Zephyr bound for Denver around 2 p.m. yesterday. Amtrak’s…

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Journeys Begin With…

Posted May 12, 2016 by James Bow

If all goes well, by the time this appears on the Internet, I will be in Chicago, having flown there earlier this morning to start a multi-city transcontinental train journey. Since my four-day trip to Philadelphia and Montreal last…

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Inside the Basement Tunnels Where Mexicali’s Chinese Immigrants Once Lived

Posted May 11, 2016 by Anonymous

La Chinesca is made up of a series of underground tunnels beneath Mexicali, where Chinese immigrants lived for half a century.

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Government of Canada Announces New Career Opportunities and Investments in Ocean and Freshwater Science

Posted May 11, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Ottawa, Ontario – Hunter Tootoo, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, accompanied by Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, today discussed exciting and innovative career opportunities in marine sciences with high school and univers…

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Special Statement at the Opening Ceremonies of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, 15<sup>th</sup> Session

Posted May 10, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Notes for an address by The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, PC, MP Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada

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I Watched Cuba’s Socialist Experiment Play Out on May Day in Havana

Posted May 7, 2016 by Anonymous

It looked as sunny and colorful as you’d imagine, but what’s the future for a country where May Day means more than a bank holiday?

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Undeclared firearm seized at the Prescott port of entry

Posted May 5, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced today charges against a Mississippi man who attempted to smuggle a prohibited weapon from the United States at the Prescott port of entry.

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82 pellets of suspected cocaine seized from internal carrier at Edmonton International Airport

Posted May 5, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

On April 30, at the Edmonton International Airport, Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) officers intercepted a traveller returning to Canada who had ingested 82 pellets of suspected cocaine with a total weight of 978.6 grams.

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Road Trip Word Search

Posted May 3, 2016 by Anonymous

Finally, we are starting to see some warmer temps and sunny skies here in Ontario and that means family road trips are under way! We’ve already had a couple this year with the boys and lucky for us they are awesome travellers and don’t get bored too quick. But that doesn’t mean they don’t like [Read On]

The post Road Trip Word Search appeared first on Mom vs the Boys.

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Meet the Man Fighting to Give Sri Lanka’s Tea Pluckers an Education

Posted May 3, 2016 by Anonymous

For a class of workers who earn only $6 a day, education is the only way to secure better opportunities for the next generation.

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Stephen Leach Resigns as Chair of the CITT

Posted May 2, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Chair of the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT), Stephen Leach, submitted his resignation to the Minister of Finance today.

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Radioactive Man: Meet the Outlaw Guide Smuggling Tourists Into Chernobyl

Posted April 28, 2016 by Anonymous

Risk, romance and losing your toes inside the exclusion zone of Chernobyl.

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Statement by the Honourable MaryAnn Mihychuk, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour marking the National Day of Mourning

Posted April 28, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Canadians come together each year on this day to pay tribute to family, friends and colleagues who have been killed or injured, or have suffered illness due to a work-related incident. I offer my sincere condolences on behalf of the Government of Canad…

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Remembering the Time America Nuked Spain by Accident

Posted April 26, 2016 by Amelia Abraham

Photographer and historian John Howard went to Palomares to photograph the nuclear disaster you’ve never heard of.

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Government shares considerations behind its proposed approach to medical assistance in dying

Posted April 22, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Today, the Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, tabled a paper examining several of the issues that the Government considered when developing Bill C-14 an Act to amend the Criminal Code and to make relate…

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The Hedgehog Café Is Cute but Terrible for Hedgehogs

Posted April 20, 2016 by Jamie Lee Curtis Taete

Hedgehog experts weigh in on the pros and cons of human-hedgehog relations.

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Tribunal Continues Finding&mdash;Steel Grating from China

Posted April 18, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (the Tribunal) today continued its finding made on April 19, 2011, in Inquiry No. NQ-2010-002, concerning the dumping and subsidizing of steel grating from the People’s Republic of China.

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Photos of Dubai’s Sandlot Wrestling Matches at Sundown

Posted April 17, 2016 by Anonymous

Every Friday before sundown, South Asian expatriates in Dubai gather in a sandlot behind a fish market to compete in a series of wrestling matches with the aim of pinning an opponent to the ground for two seconds.

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Here’s What a $500 Million Harry Potter Theme Park Looks Like

Posted April 16, 2016 by Anonymous

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter is the latest—and largest—addition to J.K. Rowling’s magical empires.

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Medical Assistance in Dying

Posted April 14, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

In 2015, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled in the Carter decision that sections of the Criminal Code that make it illegal for anyone, including a doctor, to cause the death of another person who consents to die or to assist a person to end their own li…

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