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at 22:50 on September 19, 2014, EDT.
Differing visions in New Brunswick campaign aim to revive Frank McKenna miracle
Starkly differing Liberal and Progressive Conservative visions of how to reignite New Brunswick's jobs renaissance of the 1990s — still referred to as "the McKenna Miracle" — are being presented to voters worried about the economy in Monday's provincial election.
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at 22:47 on September 19, 2014, EDT.
Mountie joked about movie not sex act, breach of trust trial hears in B.C.
KAMLOOPS, B.C. - Jokes about a soon-to-be released Hollywood movie, not images on closed-circuit video of two women having sex in a jail cell, are what caused a Mountie to laugh while surrounded by his colleagues, B.C. Supreme Court was told.
at 20:08 on September 19, 2014, EDT.
Former journalist, privacy commissioner George Radwanski dead at 67
OTTAWA - Former award-winning journalist, political adviser and embattled federal privacy commissioner George Radwanski has died at age 67.
at 20:00 on September 19, 2014, EDT.
Prince Edward makes final stop on Saskatchewan trip with visit to Swift Current
SWIFT CURRENT, Sask. - Premier Brad Wall says it has been great having Prince Edward, the Earl of Wessex, in Saskatchewan for a three-day visit.
at 19:33 on September 19, 2014, EDT.
Canadian and U.S. jets intercepted Russian planes over Arctic this week: Norad
Canadian and American fighter jets were scrambled to intercept Russian war planes over the Arctic in two separate incidents this week.
at 18:44 on September 19, 2014, EDT.
Crown wants prison term for Quebec woman who caused accident while helping ducks
MONTREAL - The Crown is asking for a prison term for a woman who caused a fatal traffic accident after she stopped her car on a busy highway to help ducks.
at 17:46 on September 19, 2014, EDT.
Baird doesn't share Kerry's view on Iran role in fighting ISIL terrorists
OTTAWA - American praise for Canada as one of its strongest allies in the fight against militants in Iraq and Syria wasn't enough to conceal sharp differences Friday over the role of Iran in potentially helping the cause.
at 17:44 on September 19, 2014, EDT.
Mounties arrest Toronto man for allegedly recruiting drug smugglers
TORONTO - The Mounties have arrested a Toronto man who they allege recruited drug traffickers into an international narcotics ring.
at 17:31 on September 19, 2014, EDT.
Luka Rocco Magnotta murder trial to begin Sept. 29 as jury selection complete
MONTREAL - Luka Rocco Magnotta's first-degree murder trial in the slaying and dismemberment of Jun Lin will begin Sept. 29.
at 17:25 on September 19, 2014, EDT.
NDP forces debate in House of Commons on murdered and missing aboriginal women
OTTAWA - An aboriginal MP delivered a powerful plea Friday for a national inquiry into murdered and missing indigenous women, recalling his own brother's death as a five-year-old in a residential school 60 years ago.
at 17:09 on September 19, 2014, EDT.
Canada's top court finds Quebec consumer protection law can apply to banks
OTTAWA - Canada's top court has restored a Quebec trial judge's decision that penalizes five banks for failing to meet provincial disclosure requirements when they charged currency-conversion fees to their credit card customers.
Quebec secessionists urge Scottish counterparts to ensure London keeps promises
MONTREAL - Prominent Quebec sovereigntists say they hope pro-independence Scots fight to ensure London delivers on its referendum-campaign promises of new powers for Scotland.
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