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at 03:08 on March 08, 2014, EST.
Clocks spring ahead one hour this weekend in most parts of Canada
TORONTO - Canadians who are already sleep deprived will lose an hour of shuteye this weekend as most parts of the country switch from standard time to daylight saving time.
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at 22:41 on March 07, 2014, EST.
PQ push for majority government expected to play out in limited areas of Quebec
MONTREAL - The key to a Parti Quebecois majority government could lie in 10 per cent of Quebec's ridings where the party lost electoral nail-biters just 18 months ago.
at 20:27 on March 07, 2014, EST.
Military says it has finished last of its Arctic DEW line cleanups
YELLOWKNIFE - The military says it is finished cleaning up the last of its old DEW Line sites strung across the Arctic.
at 19:02 on March 07, 2014, EST.
B.C. government, teachers in renewed talks after an 89 per-cent strike vote
VICTORIA - Now that contract negotiations with British Columbia teachers have reached the next phase with an 89 per strike mandate, the education minister says he's looking forward to seeing contract demands from the union.
at 18:16 on March 07, 2014, EST.
Supreme Court upholds sexual assault conviction in condom sabotage case
OTTAWA - The Supreme Court of Canada has unanimously upheld the sexual assault conviction of a Nova Scotia man who tried to trick his girlfriend into becoming pregnant by poking holes in her condoms.
at 17:59 on March 07, 2014, EST.
Baird confirms nine members of Russian military to be expelled from Canada
MONTREAL - Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird says Canada will suspend practically all its military relations with Russia because of the crisis in Ukraine.
at 17:52 on March 07, 2014, EST.
Parti Quebecois Leader Pauline Marois plays down job losses in Quebec
MONTREAL - Pauline Marois juggled sovereignty and the economy Friday as she reacted to major job losses in the province and a decision to allow Enbridge to boost the capacity of an Ontario-Montreal pipeline.
at 17:46 on March 07, 2014, EST.
Ezra Levant testifies in libel lawsuit about why he blogged man was a 'liar'
TORONTO - Sun News Network host Ezra Levant took the stand Friday in his defence in a defamation lawsuit, repeating his contention in a series of blog posts that the lawyer who is suing him is a "liar."
at 17:41 on March 07, 2014, EST.
Former Mountie charged with indecent assault of eight teens in B.C.
SURREY, B.C. - An RCMP investigation spanning British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan has resulted in the arrest of a former Mountie who's alleged to have sexually assaulted eight boys in the late 1970s and early '80s.
at 16:09 on March 07, 2014, EST.
Proposed deal over RCMP benefits applies to future veterans: lead plaintiff
HALIFAX - A long-awaited settlement has been reached between a group of RCMP officers with disabilities and the federal government, but the lead plaintiff in the case says the benefits of the agreement apply beyond the 1,000 class members whose disability payments were clawed back.
at 16:05 on March 07, 2014, EST.
Ottawa report on violence against aboriginal women stops short of public inquiry
OTTAWA - A parliamentary report into missing and murdered indigenous women rejected numerous calls for a full public inquiry, setting off a firestorm of criticism Friday from opposition critics, First Nation leaders and human rights groups.
at 15:51 on March 07, 2014, EST.
Former Mountie joins federal spy watchdog, still one member short of full slate
OTTAWA - A former RCMP officer and corporate security specialist is the newest federal appointee of the watchdog that keeps an eye on the Canadian Security Intelligence Service.
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