Thursday August 28, 2014




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Telecoms reach paper bill fee exemption plan but CRTC says it's not good enough

GATINEAU, Que. - Canada's big telecom companies have agreed to exempt some, but not all, of their customers from fees they charge for producing and mailing invoices....

posted: August 28,2014





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Canada's jets, part of NATO mission, edge closer to Russian airspace

OTTAWA - Canadian fighter jets will be patrolling the edge of Russian airspace next week as part of NATO's response to the unravelling situation in Ukraine....


Booze-fuelled fracas forces Cuba-bound flight to turn back; two women charged

TORONTO - A booze-fuelled fight between two women who were allegedly drinking and smoking in an airplane bathroom prompted Sunwing to turn a Cuba-bound flight back to Toronto, the airline said along with a brief military jet escort....


Magnotta case: victim's family wants exhibits kept from public eye

MONTREAL - The family of the man allegedly murdered by Luka Rocco Magnotta wants certain exhibits that are evidence in their son's death to remain under wraps permanently....


Premiers agree more federal money needed, but they don't have a price tag

CHARLOTTETOWN - Canada's premiers have agreed at their annual meeting that they need more money from Ottawa to pay for health-care and infrastructure a familiar refrain at these gatherings but there was no consensus Thursday on how...


Alberta chiefs boycott consultation meetings with province over development

EDMONTON - A dozen northern Alberta chiefs say they will boycott the province's attempt to implement legislation to regulate consultation with industry over development on their lands....


Conservatives embark on late-summer campaign to woo Quebec voters

MONTREAL - Federal Conservatives are capping off their summer with a pre-electoral push in Quebec, a charm campaign to help the party rebound in what has proven to be challenging terrain....






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