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MPs' pension bill, transgender rights bill and others left to die by Senate

Canada's Senate rose earlier this week after passing a controversial union finance disclosure bill, but left behind a few other private member's bills to die.

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Canada's economy isn't in recession, despite report, Joe Oliver says

Despite an economy that's shrunk every month this year for which we have data, the federal finance minister says Canada is not in a recession and is poised for growth later in 2015.

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Calgary Stampede 2015: Is it a high-stakes political rodeo?

Politicians of all stripes are descending on Calgary this week during Stampede for what seems to be a high-stakes political rodeo.

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Greek finances in ruins & cellphones turn 30 in Canada: BUSINESS WEEK WRAP

From an escalating financial crisis in Greece, to a seniors income crisis brewing right here in Canada, it was a busy week in business news. The CBC's Jacqueline Hansen recaps the week in business news in her video feature.

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Canada's economy isn't in recession, despite report, Joe Oliver says

Despite an economy that's shrunk every month this year for which we have data, the federal finance minister says Canada is not in a recession and is poised for growth later in 2015.

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Greek debt crisis: Voters ponder unclear question in Sunday's referendum

How Greeks interpret an ambiguous question is going to determine the outcome of its referendum Sunday, which was cleared to go ahead by a Greek court on Friday.

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Greek debt crisis: Voters ponder unclear question in Sunday's referendum

How Greeks interpret an ambiguous question is going to determine the outcome of its referendum Sunday, which was cleared to go ahead by a Greek court on Friday.

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Miami burglary suspect weeps when he realizes judge is former classmate

A man charged of burglary and grand theft in Miami got the surprise of his life when he realized the judge who presided over his bond hearing was a middle school classmate.

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Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal's giveaway: What does $32B get you?

Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal announced this week he would be donating all of his wealth — that's $32 billion — to philanthropic causes. But what else could a Saudi prince buy with all that coin?

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Pictures of rare Nintendo-Sony Play Station console posted by Colorado man

A Colorado man revealed new images this week of what might be the rarest and most treasured piece of video game memorabilia ever: a prototype of the never-released Nintendo-Sony Play Station console.

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Solar Impulse 2 lands in Hawaii after record 5-day journey

A solar-powered plane that left central Japan on Monday landed in Hawaii after a five-day journey on the longest leg so far of its attempt to circumnavigate the globe without fuel.

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NASA's New Horizons navigator Frédéric Pelletier guides Pluto probe

Frédéric Pelletier heads the team plotting a course for NASA's New Horizons probe, which will come closer to Pluto than any man-made spacecraft ever has.

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B.C. Health Ministry firings to get ombudsman investigation

Decisions surrounding the firings 'weren't handled as well as they should have been,' minister says

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Older athletes' age in fitness terms 'astounding,' doctor says

Super-fit participants in the Senior Games show a fitness age up to 25 years younger than their chronological age thanks to their cardiovascular health, says a U.S. doctor who took to Facebook with the findings to inspire people of all abilities.

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Jim Carrey apologizes for using kids' photos for anti-vaccine Twitter rant

Dumb and Dumber star Jim Carrey has apologized to the parents of a boy with autism for using his image during a Twitter rant about new U.S. legislation on vaccines.

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Jim Carrey apologizes for using kids' photos for anti-vaccine Twitter rant

Dumb and Dumber star Jim Carrey has apologized to the parents of a boy with autism for using his image during a Twitter rant about new U.S. legislation on vaccines.

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Montreal Comiccon attracts comic-book artists, fans

Two comics writers and illustrators say Montreal is the go-to city in Canada for comics.

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N.L. contest winner an extra in 'the magic that is Magic Mike XXL'

A Newfoundland woman got to play an extra in the new Magic Mike XXL film that was released across Canada this week, and she says it was the experience of a lifetime.

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Andre De Grasse wins 100m at Canadian track and field championships

Andre De Grasse ran 9.95 seconds Friday night to win the men's 100-metre final at the Canadian track and field championships in Edmonton. Aaron Brown and Justyn Warner rounded out the top three in 10.13 and 10.16, respectively.

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NHL free agent tracker

Get up to speed with our team-by-team list of the important free-agent signings in the 2015 NHL off-season.

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Andrew Wiggins not part of Canada's Pan Am basketball team

The Canadian men’s basketball team will battle at the Pan Am Games without NBA rookie of the year Andrew Wiggins or defensive star Tristan Thompson. Canada Basketball announced Friday that the team will be selected after a six-day tryout from July 12-17.

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