Tuesday September 02, 2014




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Parents scrambling for daycare spaces as B.C. teachers' strike delays school

VANCOUVER - Daycare operators in British Columbia are scrambling to keep up with increased demand for child support as more parents need places to babysit their kids because schools will not open....

posted: September 1,2014





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Mulcair has harsh words for Harper, Trudeau at Labour Day Parade in Toronto

TORONTO - Thousands of people marched Monday in Toronto's annual Labour Day Parade to show their support for local unions, with more than 30 labour organizations taking part in the festivities....


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."...


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....






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