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at 14:51 on May 21, 2013, EDT.
Coalition party member suspended from caucus amid illegal financing allegations
QUEBEC - Quebec's Coalition party has suspended one of its legislature members amid allegations of illegal financing while he was in municipal politics.
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at 14:38 on May 21, 2013, EDT.
On leave-taking, Carney came to praise Canadian system and offer some advice
OTTAWA - Bank of Canada governor Mark Carney is leaving Canada with some parting advice — seize the country's natural advantages.
at 14:32 on May 21, 2013, EDT.
Those who seek to benefit from public office should leave Tory caucus: Harper
OTTAWA - A "very upset" Prime Minister Stephen Harper tried to settle down a scandal-rattled Conservative caucus Tuesday with talk of accountability and Senate reform, but shed no new light on the $90,000 transaction that cost him his chief of staff.
at 14:31 on May 21, 2013, EDT.
Family not giving up finding Toronto-area man in snowy mountains of Australia
OTTAWA - Family members joined a frantic search Tuesday for a Canadian man with survival training missing for more than a week in Australia's Gold Coast region.
at 14:05 on May 21, 2013, EDT.
Boreal Forest agreement negotiations end in failure after three years
MONTREAL - Three years of negotiations between Resolute Forest Products and environmental groups aimed at protecting Canada's boreal forest have ended in failure, with talks breaking down over how much land to set aside for conservation.
at 13:57 on May 21, 2013, EDT.
Appointees to EI boards broke guidelines by making political donations
OTTAWA - Dozens of people appointed to plum patronage jobs have been donating to the Conservative party, despite government rules that forbid it.
at 11:50 on May 21, 2013, EDT.
Eyes on Toronto city hall for latest response from Ford camp in video scandal
TORONTO - Toronto Mayor Rob Ford continued to hold his tongue Tuesday regarding allegations that he was recorded on video appearing to smoke crack cocaine.
at 13:16 on May 21, 2013, EDT.
Harper leaves behind political storm in Ottawa, heads south for trade talks
OTTAWA - Canadians will have to wait until Wednesday to hear Prime Minister Stephen Harper answer questions about the Senate expenses scandal.
at 13:08 on May 21, 2013, EDT.
Former RCMP Musical Ride member sues, says colleagues dragged her through feces
OTTAWA - A Mountie who was once part of the famed Musical Ride is suing the national police force, alleging she was sexually assaulted, harassed, repeatedly doused in cold water and dragged through horse feces by colleagues.
at 12:57 on May 21, 2013, EDT.
Government will support private bill on tougher parole, Nicholson says
OTTAWA - Justice Minister Rob Nicholson says the government will support a private member's bill that would require people who are on parole, probation or serving conditional sentences to stay away from victims.
at 16:53 on May 20, 2013, EDT.
Driver charged after SUV smashes through restaurant patio, killing 2-year-old
EDMONTON - Police in Edmonton have laid numerous impaired driving charges after a toddler was killed by an SUV that smashed through a restaurant patio.
at 20:11 on May 20, 2013, EDT.
Harper expected to speak to Tory caucus Tuesday in wake of Senate scandal
OTTAWA - Conservatives gathered Monday night to mourn the passing of a key architect in their rise to power — and to brace for the toughest test Prime Minister Stephen Harper's government has faced since taking office on a promise to clean up politics in the national capital.
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