Friday October 31, 2014

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GDP down 0.1 per cent in August following six months of gains: StatCan

OTTAWA - Statistics Canada says the country's economic output fell slightly by 0.1 per cent in August, the first month to show a decline this year....

posted: October 31,2014

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Newfoundland soccer field stabbing case adjourned for three weeks

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - A 19-year-old man charged in connection with the stabbing of a boy on a Newfoundland soccer field is due back in court Nov. 20....

Judgment set to be delivered in MP Dean Del Mastro's election spending trial

LINDSAY, Ont. - A judgment is set to be delivered today in the election overspending trial of former Conservative MP Dean Del Mastro....

Today on the Hill: Income splitting a plus for voters, or a splitting headache?

OTTAWA - Federal politicians will splitting hairs today over whether income splitting is a good idea....

First CF-18 operational missions over Iraq completed, defence sources

KUWAIT CITY - Canadian warplanes have flown their first operational flights, but have yet to carry out strike missions against Islamic State targets....

Banks, credit card companies cutting rates charged to merchants, capping fees

OTTAWA - Canada's major banks and credit card companies have reached a deal with the federal government to cut the fees charged to merchants for credit transactions, sources familiar with the negotiations say....

Military colleagues remember slain Quebec soldier as happy, helpful man

LONGUEUIL, Qc - Warrant officer Patrice Vincent, who died after being hit by a car driven by an attacker with known jihadist sympathies, was a man who could easily command attention, says one of his colleagues....

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