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at 18:10 on March 29, 2015, EDT.
Air Canada plane that crashed hit antenna array before landing: safety board
HALIFAX - The Transportation Safety Board says an Air Canada plane that crashed at the Halifax airport early Sunday hit an antenna array before landing on the runway.
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at 17:24 on March 29, 2015, EDT.
Canadians from coast to coast mark annual Earth Hour by turning out lights
VANCOUVER - Canadians joined millions around the world Saturday night in turning off their lights to mark Earth Hour, celebrating the ninth year of the annual event.
at 10:00 on March 29, 2015, EDT.
Ken Dryden teaches class of the future to five universities simultaneously
Ken Dryden sits in a classroom at McGill University in Montreal ready to talk to students about the future. His face beams into four other classrooms across the country.
at 16:17 on March 29, 2015, EDT.
Future Shop closure 'inevitable' but doesn't spell end of tech retailers: expert
The elimination of the Future Shop brand may be the end of an era for the once-successful Canadian retailer, but it does not foretell the end for stand-alone electronics stores, says one business expert.
at 13:53 on March 29, 2015, EDT.
More rebel fighters needed to aid air campaign, says Syrian Canadian activist
OTTAWA - A leading Canadian activist for Syria says it is time to step up the training of a rebel force capable of leading a ground war against both Islamic militants and the Assad government in Damascus.
at 15:27 on March 29, 2015, EDT.
Tories to tackle thorny issue of lump sum payments to wounded veterans: sources
OTTAWA - The system of awards for the pain and suffering of the country's most severely wounded soldiers is about to be overhauled as the Harper government attempts to defuse a volatile issue within the angry veterans community.
at 13:54 on March 29, 2015, EDT.
SIU investigating after man, 58, dead after standoff at Walmart in Peterborough
PETERBOROUGH, Ont. - Ontario's police watchdog is investigating the death of a 58-year-old man after a standoff in a Peterborough parking lot that forced a lockdown at a Walmart on Saturday.
at 13:34 on March 29, 2015, EDT.
Avoiding Syrian air defences a concern as Commons set to approve war expansion
OTTAWA - How to avoid missile batteries and navigate defensive radar systems in Syria are among the issues preoccupying military planners as Parliament debates the merits of expanding and extending Canada's Middle East mission.
From cradle to grave: New Brunswick sees more deaths than births for first time
FREDERICTON - Coles Island School in New Brunswick has taught children for 58 years but this may be its last.
An explanation of Inuit throat-singing
IQALUIT, Nunavut - Here are a few facts about Inuit throat-singing:
Iqaluit students learn to remix throat songs in blend of primordial and funky
IQALUIT, Nunavut - Nine-year-old Alexis Vincent-Wolfe learned the ancient Inuit art of throat-singing from her grandmother, but there's no telling what grandma would make of what Alexis is doing now.
at 07:17 on March 29, 2015, EDT.
Twenty five in hospital after Air Canada flight slides off Halifax runway
HALIFAX - Halifax airport says 25 passengers who were on board an Air Canada jet were taken to hospital after a flight from Toronto skidded off a runway as it landed early Sunday morning.
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