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Ontario, Quebec premiers call on Ottawa to boost infrastructure funding

The governments of Ontario and Quebec are calling on the federal government to increase its share of infrastructure funding, ahead of next week's meeting of the premiers and territorial leaders in Charlottetown.

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Andrew Bennett calls on predominantly Muslim countries to condemn ISIS

Canada’s ambassador for religious freedom is urging predominantly Muslim countries like Saudi Arabia, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates to strongly condemn the "grotesque" violations of human indignity committed by ISIS.

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Stephen Harper announces northern research program

Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced a new research program that will develop and commercialize cold-climate technology during the kick-off of his ninth annual northern tour in Whitehorse, Yukon.

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Rise of part-time work no reason to worry, TD says

The rise in part-time employment is nothing more than a pullback after companies hired more full-time workers than they needed coming out of the recession, one of Canada's largest banks says.

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Wind Mobile cuts roaming rates

Wind Mobile will slash what it charges customers when the roam on other companies networks by 95 per cent after a CRTC ruling that forces big telecom companies to charge smaller rivals less for that service.

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More transparency needed on digital privacy, says federal watchdog

Canada's privacy watchdog is calling on companies to be more transparent on how they harvest and use personal data collected online. Online privacy 'has emerged as a significant concern,' says Privacy Commissioner Daniel Therrien in his annual report on compliance with the federal privacy regime.

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Ebola treatment of Kent Brantly, Nancy Writebol holds lessons for others

Two Americans who recovered from Ebola virus infections are contributing to doctors’ understanding of the deadly disease, a physician who treated them says.

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James Foley killing: Why ISIS beheaded the U.S. journalist

The gruesome video showing the beheading of journalist James Foley may actually be fuelling the popularity of ISIS, which is likely unconcerned that the "barbarity" of the video will galvanize American support for U.S. airstrikes in Iraq.

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Andrew Bennett calls on predominantly Muslim countries to condemn ISIS

Canada’s ambassador for religious freedom is urging predominantly Muslim countries like Saudi Arabia, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates to strongly condemn the "grotesque" violations of human indignity committed by ISIS.

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Beluga cam captures Churchill's playful, 'magical' whales

Beluga whales are proving to be charming participants in the latest webcam project of explore.org as it livestreams the animals where the Churchill River meets Hudson Bay in northern Manitoba.

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Burgess Shale fossil beds in Kootenay park yield 'astounding' finds

Scientists are continuing to explore a new Burgess Shale site on the Alberta-B.C. border that has already yielded thousands of discoveries, some of them never before seen.

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Wikipedia's medical errors and one doctor's fight to correct them

Dr. James Heilman says medical students and physicians use Wikipedia entries that may not be completely accurate. So he's part of a global effort to improve the most popular entries.

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Dr. Kent Brantly, Nancy Writebol leave hospital after Ebola recovery

Two American aid workers who were infected with Ebola are discharged from an Atlanta hospital, where doctors say they pose no risk to public safety.

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Ebola treatment of Kent Brantly, Nancy Writebol holds lessons for others

Two Americans who recovered from Ebola virus infections are contributing to doctors’ understanding of the deadly disease, a physician who treated them says.

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Wikipedia's medical errors and one doctor's fight to correct them

Dr. James Heilman says medical students and physicians use Wikipedia entries that may not be completely accurate. So he's part of a global effort to improve the most popular entries.

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Daniel Radcliffe on fixing The F Word for Americans

The F Word star Daniel Radcliffe opens up about the changes made to the new romantic comedy to keep the U.S. ratings board happy.

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Buddy MacMaster, renowned Cape Breton fiddler, dead at 89

Order of Canada recipient Buddy MacMaster, known as the dean of Cape Breton fiddling, has died at age 89.

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Canadian blood artist, Istvan Kantor, hits Jeff Koons exhibit

Self-proclaimed art critic, Istvan Kantor, appears to have targeted the Jeff Koons retrospective at New York City's Whitney Museum of American Art.

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Tim Leiweke: Which team will be hurt most by his departure?

Maple Leafs Sports & Entertainment is looking for a new chief executive officer after news broke Thursday that Tim Leiweke will be leaving on June 30, 2015, or until a successor is hired. So which Toronto club will be hurt by his resignation most?

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Youth Olympic Games: Day 5 Highlights

Watch our highlight wrap on demand as Canada takes on the world in 28 disciplines on Day 5 at the 2014 Summer Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China.

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LeBron James slims down

Since announcing his return to the Cleveland Cavaliers, LeBron James has turned up to public events looking noticeably thinner than he did when last seen in the NBA playoffs with the Miami Heat, and the explanation may be a diet low in carbs and high in fat.

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