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at 22:49 on July 01, 2015, EDT.
WestJet plane diverted following threat; company believes it's a hoax
CALGARY - WestJet says a bomb threat it believes was a hoax prompted the airline to divert a Vancouver-to-Toronto flight to Calgary on Wednesday night.
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at 21:51 on July 01, 2015, EDT.
Four arrested after annual Cannabis Day protest in Vancouver turns violent
VANCOUVER - The organizer of an annual marijuana protest in downtown Vancouver is blaming the city for an outbreak of violence that led to several protesters being arrested on Canada Day.
at 19:42 on July 01, 2015, EDT.
Sex assault victim of serial killer's brother 'elated' at court victory
VANCOUVER - A woman who was sexually assaulted by the brother of serial killer Robert Pickton says she is elated she can once again walk tall after winning a lengthy court battle.
at 19:19 on July 01, 2015, EDT.
World Heritage Committee wants to check effects of development on Alberta park
EDMONTON - The UNESCO World Heritage Committee has asked Canada to invite a team to Alberta to study how the oilsands and other nearby projects will affect Wood Buffalo National Park.
at 16:47 on July 01, 2015, EDT.
Politicians give a nod to looming election on Canada Day
OTTAWA - Canada's federal leaders were waving the flag and priming their political messages Wednesday, on a Canada Day that landed smack in the buildup to this year's election campaign.
at 16:31 on July 01, 2015, EDT.
Smoke so thick it's making Saskatchewan fires less volatile, official says
REGINA - The number of people forced from their homes by Saskatchewan wildfire smoke continues to climb, but a provincial official says the smoke is now so thick that it's actually helping control the fires.
at 14:00 on July 01, 2015, EDT.
Groups seek court order to ease new voter ID rules for fall federal election
OTTAWA - A left-leaning advocacy organization and a national student group will be in Ontario Superior Court on Thursday and Friday hoping to relax voter identification rules for the looming federal election.
at 13:00 on July 01, 2015, EDT.
From typewriters to Twitter: Marjory LeBreton on 50 years in politics
OTTAWA - When Marjory LeBreton first entered the world of professional politics, she was a rarity.
Business innovation has continued to fade despite billions in federal cash: memo
OTTAWA - Spending billions of public dollars over two decades has done little to reverse Canada's long decline in the key economic category of business innovation, the federal government acknowledges in a newly released document.
at 04:00 on July 01, 2015, EDT.
Emojis the modern day answer to cave paintings, one tweet and text at a time
TORONTO - People around the world have pledged their love, expressed their frustrations and declared their pressing need for pizza in billions of tweets in the last two years, all using emojis.
at 10:15 on July 01, 2015, EDT.
Re-introduced purebred bison thriving on the Saskatchewan prairie
CLAYDON, Sask. - It's as if they never left.
at 10:00 on July 01, 2015, EDT.
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