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Omnibus budget bill restricts refugee access to social assistance

OTTAWA - Buried in the Harper government's latest massive, omnibus budget bill is legislation that could restrict the ability of refugee claimants to access social assistance....

posted: October 24,2014





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Harper on hand as honour guard resumes post at National War Memorial

OTTAWA - Hundreds of Canadians gathered at the National War Memorial on Friday to witness the return of the ceremonial honour guard, breaking into applause for military personnel and later carpeting the monument with flowers....


Slain soldier riding Highway of Heroes on last trip to Hamilton hometown

Strains of "O Canada" mingled with traffic noise as thousands of people paid their respects to a soldier gunned down at the National War Memorial this week as he made his final journey back to his hometown of Hamilton on Friday....


Powder-filled envelope sends employee at Canada's consulate in Turkey to hospital

ISTANBUL - Canada's consulate in Istanbul was closed Friday after an employee opened a package filled with yellow powder....


Harper on hand for Redblacks pre-game tribute in Ottawa to two slain soldiers

OTTAWA - Stephen Harper sang "O Canada" with thousands of football fans tonight during a pre-game ceremony in Ottawa to honour two Canadian soldiers killed in domestic attacks over the past week....


As feds plan new anti-terror laws, some ask why current ones aren't being used

OTTAWA - The Conservative government is expected to give police and spies new tools to fight terrorism as early as next week....


Bail hearing next month for man charged in Quebec's 2012 election shooting

MONTREAL - A bail hearing for the man charged in a fatal shooting at a Parti Quebecois victory celebration during the 2012 provincial election will be held next month....






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