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at 04:00 on July 31, 2014, EDT.
Candlelight vigils to be held for Canadian teacher detained in Indonesia
Candlelight vigils will be held in several cities tonight for a Canadian teacher who has been detained in Indonesia for more than two weeks.
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Suspect in Moncton shootings returns to court after psychiatric assessment
MONCTON, N.B. - A New Brunswick man charged with fatally shooting three RCMP officers and wounding two others last month in Moncton will return to court today after undergoing a psychiatric assessment.
at 22:51 on July 30, 2014, EDT.
Prime Minister Harper announces $2.5M to train miners in northern Saskatchewan
AIR RONGE, Sask. - The federal government committed $2.5 million Wednesday to help train miners in northern Saskatchewan.
at 20:59 on July 30, 2014, EDT.
Site C dam a threat to $8.6 billion in ecological values in B.C.: report
VANCOUVER - Major development projects such as the Site C dam in British Columbia's Peace River watershed could threaten up to $8.6 billion in ecological values, suggests a report commissioned by the David Suzuki Foundation.
at 20:56 on July 30, 2014, EDT.
N.W.T. political leader objects to posting chiefs' salaries online
YELLOWKNIFE - A political leader in the Northwest Territories says there are concerns over the federal government's new law requiring the salaries of First Nations chiefs be posted online.
at 20:19 on July 30, 2014, EDT.
B.C. evacuation order lifted two years after B.C. landslide killed four people
JOHNSONS LANDING, B.C. - Two years after a landslide tore down the slopes of Johnsons Landing, B.C., claiming the lives of four people in a wave of mud, trees and rock, the last of the evacuated residents are finally being allowed to return home.
at 18:26 on July 30, 2014, EDT.
Lac-Megantic locomotive pulled from U.S. auction after request by Quebec police
MONTREAL - The lead locomotive in the Lac-Megantic rail disaster has been yanked from a U.S. auction following a request by Quebec provincial police.
at 18:25 on July 30, 2014, EDT.
Federal justice minister won't make Marc Nadon repay Supreme Court salary
OTTAWA - The justice minister's office says the government won't make Marc Nadon repay any monies he collected during his ill-fated appointment to the high court.
at 18:19 on July 30, 2014, EDT.
Think I'll go out to Alberta: province claims 3rd big lotto prize in a week
ST. ALBERT, Alta. - It's three times lucky for Alberta in lottery games in the last week.
at 17:36 on July 30, 2014, EDT.
Harper continues to take hard line on Gaza, Ukraine conflicts, Chinese
OTTAWA - An unflinching Prime Minister Stephen Harper reiterated his government's hard line on Wednesday on Hamas, Russia and Chinese cyberattacks.
at 17:07 on July 30, 2014, EDT.
RCMP officer wounded in shootings in Moncton, N.B., returns to work
MONCTON, N.B. - One of the two RCMP officers in New Brunswick wounded in shootings last month in Moncton says he has returned to work.
at 16:32 on July 30, 2014, EDT.
Safety concern prompts recall of thousands of bike and skateboard helmets
OTTAWA - Health Canada says thousands of bike and skateboard helmets are being voluntarily recalled due to a potential safety hazard.
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