Monday September 01, 2014

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Left-wing think-tank targeted for tax audit because its research shows 'bias'

OTTAWA - A left-leaning think-tank was targeted by the Canada Revenue Agency for a political-activities audit last fall partly because the research and education material on its website appears to be "biased" and "one-sided."...

posted: September 1,2014

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Quebec elementary school bans homework for the year

MONTREAL - Students at one Quebec school can expect to have a little more free time on their hands this year....

What the US military wants for missile defence: multi-use sensors in the Arctic

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - American military officials have shed some light on what Canada could contribute to the missile-defence program should it choose to join after a decade spent on the sidelines....

Dead at Noon: B.C. woman's public plea for assisted suicide spurs debate

VANCOUVER - Gillian Bennett's family scattered her ashes this weekend, in a quiet ritual shared by those she loved....

Canada talks tough on Ukraine, but cuts $2.7-billion from defence in 2015

OTTAWA - Stephen Harper has been one of the toughest-talking leaders throughout the Ukraine crisis, yet newly released figures show National Defence is expected to face an even deeper budget hole in the coming year than previously...

Ex-construction boss set to testify as Quebec corruption inquiry resumes

MONTREAL - Quebec's corruption inquiry is expected to hear from a powerful former construction magnate soon after it resumes Tuesday from its summer break....

New Brunswick Liberals try to keep momentum going in Eastern Canada

After majority victories in Nova Scotia, Quebec and Ontario, Brian Gallant is trying to keep the winning streak alive for the Liberals by taking New Brunswick in the Sept. 22 election....

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