Tuesday September 30, 2014

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CF-18s fighter jets to get life-extension upgrades to keep flying until 2025

OTTAWA - The Harper government says it will extend the life of its fleet of CF-18 fighters....

posted: September 30,2014

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CRTC should heed European lessons on wireless competition, says Telus

GATINEAU, Que. - Canada should heed the lessons learned in Europe about adopting rules intended to keep wireless prices low, the former head of Austria's telecom regulator has told the CRTC....

AFN wants independent review of Winnipeg police's handling of missing teen

WINNIPEG - The Assembly of First Nations is calling for an independent probe of how police handled the disappearance of a teen whose body was eventually pulled from the Red River wrapped in a bag....

Russia upset over Canadian visa denials for delegates to space conference

Canada's refusal to allow Russian delegates to attend a prestigious international astronautical symposium has angered Moscow, which said the decision flies in the face of international space co-operation and amounts to politicizing space...

Ambrose and provincial ministers to discuss array of health-care issues

BANFF, Alta. - Flavoured cigarettes, prescription drug abuse and dementia are top of the agenda as federal Health Minister Rona Ambrose arrives in Banff on Wednesday for a two-day meeting with her provincial and territorial counterparts....

Magnotta trial: Jury looks at photos of parcels mailed to Ottawa, Vancouver

MONTREAL - The jury in Luka Rocco Magnotta's first-degree murder trial took a closer look on Tuesday at photos of parcels that were mailed to political offices in Ottawa and schools in Vancouver....

NDP make last-minute pitch to Tories for help reforming question period

OTTAWA - The New Democrats are making a last-minute plea to Conservative MPs to support their motion on reforming question period....

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