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NATO's Canadian commander in Libya 'disappointed' with lack of progress

Retired lieutenant-general Charles Bouchard, former commander of the NATO-led mission in Libya, told CBC News he had hoped more would have been done to support the Libyan people in their transition toward democracy and stability once the military intervention ended.

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Chinese cyberattack hits Canada's National Research Council

A "highly sophisticated Chinese state-sponsored actor" recently managed to hack into the computer systems at Canada’s National Research Council, confirms the country's chief information officer, Corinne Charette.

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Canadian Embassy in Libya suspends operations

The Canadian Embassy in Tripoli has suspended operations and staff members have been withdrawn from Libya, the Canadian government said today, citing the "unpredictable security environment."

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Twitter stock up 30% as company doubles revenue

Shares in social media company Twitter spiked after hours on Tuesday as the company revealed it more than doubled its revenue in the last quarter and now claims 271 million people actively use its service every month.

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Aviation authorities want better risk assessment over conflict zones

International civil aviation authorities have called for a task force to find a way for high-level information about risks in airspace over conflict zones to be sent to civil aviation authorities.

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Minuum's tiny virtual keyboards solve the fat finger problem

Typing on a smartphone is hard enough – imagine doing it on a smartwatch or other wearable device. A Toronto startup called Minuum is trying to solve that problem with a tiny virtual keyboard.

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NATO's Canadian commander in Libya 'disappointed' with lack of progress

Retired lieutenant-general Charles Bouchard, former commander of the NATO-led mission in Libya, told CBC News he had hoped more would have been done to support the Libyan people in their transition toward democracy and stability once the military intervention ended.

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Ebola outbreak: More than doctors needed to contain West Africa's unprecedented crisis

Doctors alone aren't enough to contain West Africa's deadly Ebola outbreak, which has already infected, and in some instances killed, key medical personnel, including prominent Western and local physicians.

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Aviation authorities want better risk assessment over conflict zones

International civil aviation authorities have called for a task force to find a way for high-level information about risks in airspace over conflict zones to be sent to civil aviation authorities.

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Alissa Chavez's Hot Seat alarm aims to prevent child hot car deaths

A 17-year-old girl from New Mexico has invented a device aimed at reducing the chance a child will die in an overheated car.

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Minuum's tiny virtual keyboards solve the fat finger problem

Typing on a smartphone is hard enough – imagine doing it on a smartwatch or other wearable device. A Toronto startup called Minuum is trying to solve that problem with a tiny virtual keyboard.

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Chinese cyberattack hits Canada's National Research Council

A "highly sophisticated Chinese state-sponsored actor" recently managed to hack into the computer systems at Canada’s National Research Council, confirms the country's chief information officer, Corinne Charette.

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Lachine Hospital recalls 150 bariatric patients for HIV tests

The Lachine Hospital in Montreal is testing patients who underwent bariatric surgery between 2012 and 2014 for possible HIV or hepatitis infection, after a review found a tool used in the procedure hadn't been thoroughly cleaned.

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Azaria Marthyman, Ebola doctor, returns home to Victoria

A Victoria doctor who was part of a medical group that travelled to Liberia earlier this month to treat victims of the Ebola virus has returned home, while two of his U.S. colleagues infected with the deadly virus fight for their lives.

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Ebola outbreak: More than doctors needed to contain West Africa's unprecedented crisis

Doctors alone aren't enough to contain West Africa's deadly Ebola outbreak, which has already infected, and in some instances killed, key medical personnel, including prominent Western and local physicians.

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Kevin Smith's Canadian-set Tusk to screen at TIFF 2014

Kevin Smith's set-in-Canada horror comedy to screen in TIFF 2014's Midnight Madness programme; just one of 40 more films announced Tuesday by TIFF programmers.

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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies trailer is out

The first trailer for Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies has hit the Internet after making its premiere at San Diego Comic-Con last weekend.

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12 Years a Boy: Ellar Coltrane on growing up in Boyhood

Ellar Coltrane star of Richard Linklater's new movie Boyhood talks about the process of making the film over 12 years.

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Commonwealth Games: Day 6 recap show

Watch the best action from Day 6 of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, where decathlete Damian Warner won one of Canada's seven gold medals on the day.

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Damian Warner wins Commonwealth Games decathlon

Canada's Damian Warner won the decathlon Tuesday at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland. It was one of seven gold medals by Canadians on Day 6.

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Erica Wiebe, Korey Jarvis take Commonwealth wrestling gold

Canadians Erica Wiebe and Korey Jarvis each won a gold medal in their weight class Tuesday at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

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