Friday April 18, 2014




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Baird meets with detained journalist's family; Fahmy in Cairo prison since Dec.

TORONTO - The family of an Egyptian-Canadian journalist held in a Cairo prison for months and now standing trial say they've met with Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird and were assured Canada will keep pressuring Egypt on the case....

posted: April 18,2014





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New Brunswickers keep watchful eye on water levels as flood cleanup continues

PERTH-ANDOVER, N.B. - While some New Brunswick communities were still cleaning up Friday after flooding earlier in the week, others were nervously watching water levels and bracing for their turn....


Canada development partnership with U.A.E. builds bridges into Arab world

OTTAWA - Canada has a new development partner in the Arab world, and the foreign-aid minister says it could help the Harper government navigate the complex Middle East in the fight against poverty....


Laureen Harper interrupted by protester at Internet cat video festival

TORONTO - An activist heckled Prime Minister Stephen Harper's wife Laureen about missing and murdered aboriginal women while she spoke at a Toronto film festival devoted to online cat videos....


RCMP lay charges against Dutch man in case of dead B.C. teen Amanda Todd

VANCOUVER - Five charges including child pornography, extortion, criminal harassment and Internet luring have been laid by RCMP against a man in the Netherlands in connection with the Amanda Todd case, an online bullying story that...


Sister of man stabbed in Regina mall attack says he was lucky despite wounds

REGINA - The sister of a man stabbed in a random attack at a Regina shopping mall says his life was saved by a woman who stopped and applied pressure to his wound....


Toronto Mayor Rob Ford holds official launch of re-election campaign

TORONTO - Toronto’s controversial Mayor Rob Ford threw a large party _ complete with recorded music and a live band _ for the official launch of his re-election campaign.<...







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