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Monday March 2 2015
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Canada supports Nemtsov marchers in Russia, says Nicholson, bound for France RUSSIA

OTTAWA - Canada stands with the tens of thousands of Russians who took to Moscow streets on Sunday to protest the killing of opposition politician Boris Nemtsov, Foreign Affairs Minister Rob Nicholson says. Speaking on the eve of his first foreign...

Canadians can claim refund for overpriced electronics after class action suit BUSINESS

Canadian consumers who bought electronics between April 1,1999 and June 30, 2002 are eligible to get at least $20 back following several class action lawsuits against the manufacturers of dynamic random access memory (DRAM). Following an $80 million...

Anti-turbine farm families fight whopping legal bill from wind-farm companies ONTARIO

TORONTO - A demand that four Ontario families pay hundreds of thousands of dollars in legal costs to billion-dollar companies is a thinly disguised warning to anyone pondering a challenge to industrial wind farms in Ontario, the families say. In...

Lawyer says gun involved in shooting at east-end Toronto McDonald's was legal CRIME

TORONTO - The lawyer for a security guard involved in the fatal shooting of two men at an east-end Toronto McDonald's early Saturday says the gun that was involved was "lawfully possessed." Lawyer Craig Penney says his client was...

Canadian gets seven years in Nepal jail for child molestation: report CRIME

A media report says a Canadian man has been sentenced to seven years in jail in Nepal for molesting a nine-year-old boy in that country. The Hindustan Times says 71-year-old Ernest Fenwick MacIntosh from Nova Scotia was found guilty of sexual assault...

Federal and Ontario governments pay for study on how to ignite the Ring of Fire CANADA

TORONTO - Some of Canada's most remote and impoverished First Nations communities isolated within northern Ontario's so called Ring of Fire region are getting funding...

Canadian universities attracting kids, especially girls, to sciences CANADA

TORONTO - Groups of students huddle around desks at a university campus as the instructor gives out a quick overview of the job at hand: build a crane, create an electromagnet and pick up metal. Work begins in earnest with some of the students...

Medical marijuana industry competes for scarce investment dollars CANADA

VANCOUVER - The free-for-all era of Canada's commercial medical marijuana industry is over as a new crop of growers try to woo scarce investment dollars in an increasingly competitive business, observers say. Boris Ziger, CEO of Matica Enterprises...

Montreal erotic parlours flourishing despite federal anti-prostitution law CANADA

MONTREAL - One year after the mayor promised to crack down on erotic massage parlours, Montreal still doesn't know what it's going to do with the hundreds of establishments operating right across the city. City officials are still debating...

Montreal erotic parlours flourishing despite federal anti-prostitution law MONTREAL

MONTREAL - One year after the mayor promised to crack down on erotic massage parlours, Montreal still doesn't know what it's going to do with the hundreds of establishments operating right across the city. City officials are still debating...

Northerners debate uranium mine and caribou effects CANADA

BAKER LAKE, Nunavut - Huli Tagoona was just a girl the first time uranium miners proposed to develop a massive deposit of the radioactive metal near her home town of Baker Lake, Nunavut. "I was about 11," she says. "I spent many...

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