Thursday November 20, 2014

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Canada's fighters hitting only select targets in Iraq, says National Defence

OTTAWA - The Canadian military insisted Thursday that its bombing campaign in Iraq is being conducted according to international law, which means there are some targets that Canada's aircraft will not hit....

posted: November 20,2014

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People on plane that made forced landing near Yellowknife rescued, back in city

YELLOWKNIFE - The pilot and passengers on a small plane that made a forced landing Thursday in bad weather on the ice of Great Slave Lake in the Northwest Territories have been rescued....

Is it chilly in here? Relations between Liberals, NDP frosty on Parliament Hill

OTTAWA - For anyone who wonders why the New Democrats and the Liberals never seem to want to talk about a merger, try spending a little time with them on Parliament Hill these past two weeks....

Manitoba premier makes throne speech promises as questions surround his future

WINNIPEG - Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger promised new help for post-secondary students, a faster highway speed limit, and new restrictions on tanning beds in his NDP government's throne speech Thursday....

Teen who was assaulted, left for dead by Winnipeg river meets rescuer

WINNIPEG - A 16-year-old Manitoba teen who was viciously beaten, assaulted and left to die beside a river has met one of the men who rescued her....

Ottawa lets $125M in aid to poor countries lapse amid new spending on kids, moms

OTTAWA - Almost 14 per cent of the money that Canada's newly amalgamated Foreign Affairs Department planned to spend alleviating poverty in poor countries in the last year has been returned, unspent, to the Finance Department....

I'd never seen cops 'kettle' peaceful protesters:Paikin tells G20 police hearing

TORONTO - A veteran journalist who witnessed the mass arrests during the G20 summit four years ago told a police disciplinary hearing Thursday that in his 32-year career he had never seen Toronto officers "kettle" peaceful protesters....

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