Wednesday July 23, 2014

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Ottawa urged to run tiny deficit to create 75,000 new jobs: C.D. Howe report

OTTAWA - A new report issued by the C.D. Howe Institute says the federal government could create tens of thousands more jobs in the next three years if it stopped worrying so much about a tiny deficit and decided in favour of some stimulus ...

posted: July 23,2014

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Edmonton drug dealers handing out cocaine samples to potential customers

EDMONTON - Edmonton police allege that three drug dealers trying to drum up business were handing out cocaine samples to young people....

Saskatchewan teenager swims English Channel to raise money for juvenile diabetes

SWIFT CURRENT, Sask. - A 19-year-old from Swift Current, Sask., has successfully swum across the English Channel to raise money for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation of Canada....

PMO says 'difficulty to imagine' why Harper would testify in Duffy trial

OTTAWA - Stephen Harper's office says it's "difficult to imagine" the prime minister would have any relevant information to share in the trial of Sen. Mike Duffy....

Police stats say crime dropping in Winnipeg, but national picture not as rosy

WINNIPEG - Overall crime is down for the fifth year in a row in Winnipeg but the national picture for the city is not as rosy....

Board delays decision on NDP use of satellite offices, citing new documents

OTTAWA - A panel that oversees spending by MPs put off a decision Tuesday on whether the NDP improperly stationed parliamentary staff in party offices in Quebec....

RCMP in New Brunswick completes investigation in python deaths, now with Crown

FREDERICTON - The RCMP in New Brunswick said Tuesday they have completed their investigation into the deaths of two boys who were asphyxiated by a python and have handed the case to the Crown to determine whether charges should be laid....

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