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at 01:25 on July 03, 2015, EDT.

Edmonton man charged with 2 counts of murder at Alberta oil industry work camp

FOX CREEK, Alta. - An Edmonton man has been charged in the deaths of two people at a work camp in northwestern Alberta.

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at 23:26 on July 02, 2015, EDT.

Hunting trip in Arctic ends with rescue after boat runs out of gas

SALLUIT, Qc - A hunting trip turned into a rescue in the Arctic.

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at 20:08 on July 02, 2015, EDT.

Data show Conservatives using infrastructure fund as campaign fodder: Goodale

OTTAWA - The federal government's marquee, multibillion-dollar infrastructure fund has been handing out money at a slow pace, newly released figures show, prompting complaints that the government is playing politics with the cash.

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at 19:50 on July 02, 2015, EDT.

Metro Vancouver residents say No to higher tax to fund transportation projects

VANCOUVER - Mayors and British Columbia politicians each say the other side must pay for crucial transportation upgrades now that Metro Vancouver residents have voted against paying a higher sales tax to fund major projects.

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at 19:24 on July 02, 2015, EDT.

Ches Crosbie rebuff a blow to the Conservative party: former adviser

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Rejecting Ches Crosbie as a federal Conservative candidate in Newfoundland and Labrador is a headline-making blow to a party that needs all the help it can get in the province, says a former adviser.

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at 19:21 on July 02, 2015, EDT.

Fires, smoke force 5,000 out of homes in northern Saskatchewan, one house lost

Forest fires and thick smoke forced more people from their homes in northern Saskatchewan Thursday and emergency officials were looking to the skies for some respite.

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at 18:57 on July 02, 2015, EDT.

Five things to know about threats to flights. What are the consequences?

TORONTO - The past week has seen several threats made against Canadian airliners. The disruptions to four WestJet flights and one Air Canada plane left passengers scrambling as airlines dealt with halted operations and route diversions. Although each threat proved to be a false alarm, police are investigating them and aviation experts are taking notice.

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at 18:31 on July 02, 2015, EDT.

Quebec anti-corruption squad heading to Panama to get evidence of Porter death

MONTREAL - Two investigators with Quebec's anti-corruption squad will travel to Panama to make sure Arthur Porter, wanted in Canada on fraud charges, is actually dead, the head of the unit said Thursday.

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at 17:31 on July 02, 2015, EDT.

Eligible voters could be disenfranchised by stricter ID rules, groups say

TORONTO - Denying people the ability to use voter identification cards as valid ID at the polls could disenfranchise tens of thousands of eligible voters in the upcoming federal election, advocacy groups warned in court Thursday.

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at 17:11 on July 02, 2015, EDT.

New Brunswick lodge guest list report issues warning about changing records

FREDERICTON - Senior government officials in New Brunswick altered the guest list of a provincially-owned fishing lodge with the intention of concealing information, an independent review has found.

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at 16:59 on July 02, 2015, EDT.

Baloney Meter: Would restoring relations make Canada-Iran 'best friends?'

OTTAWA - "I think it's very strange. At a time in history — in fact he made the announcement on the national day of remembrance for victims of terrorism — to say that his priority is the restoration, or to become best friends, with one of the state sponsors of terrorism in the world, the government of Iran, and that he wants to cut the relationship we've established with all of our allies." — Prime Minister Stephen Harper, June 25.

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at 16:54 on July 02, 2015, EDT.

Passenger on Air Canada flight charged with assaulting crew member

WINNIPEG - RCMP have charged a woman with assaulting a flight attendant after a plane landed in Winnipeg.

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