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at 22:51 on July 30, 2014, EDT.

Prime Minister Harper announces $2.5M to train miners in northern Saskatchewan

AIR RONGE, Sask. - The federal government committed $2.5 million Wednesday to help train miners in northern Saskatchewan.

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at 20:59 on July 30, 2014, EDT.

Site C dam a threat to $8.6 billion in ecological values in B.C.: report

VANCOUVER - Major development projects such as the Site C dam in British Columbia's Peace River watershed could threaten up to $8.6 billion in ecological values, suggests a report commissioned by the David Suzuki Foundation.

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at 20:56 on July 30, 2014, EDT.

N.W.T. political leader objects to posting chiefs' salaries online

YELLOWKNIFE - A political leader in the Northwest Territories says there are concerns over the federal government's new law requiring the salaries of First Nations chiefs be posted online.

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at 20:19 on July 30, 2014, EDT.

B.C. evacuation order lifted two years after B.C. landslide killed four people

JOHNSONS LANDING, B.C. - Two years after a landslide tore down the slopes of Johnsons Landing, B.C., claiming the lives of four people in a wave of mud, trees and rock, the last of the evacuated residents are finally being allowed to return home.

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at 18:26 on July 30, 2014, EDT.

Lac-Megantic locomotive pulled from U.S. auction after request by Quebec police

MONTREAL - The lead locomotive in the Lac-Megantic rail disaster has been yanked from a U.S. auction following a request by Quebec provincial police.

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at 18:25 on July 30, 2014, EDT.

Federal justice minister won't make Marc Nadon repay Supreme Court salary

OTTAWA - The justice minister's office says the government won't make Marc Nadon repay any monies he collected during his ill-fated appointment to the high court.

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at 18:19 on July 30, 2014, EDT.

Think I'll go out to Alberta: province claims 3rd big lotto prize in a week

ST. ALBERT, Alta. - It's three times lucky for Alberta in lottery games in the last week.

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at 17:36 on July 30, 2014, EDT.

Harper continues to take hard line on Gaza, Ukraine conflicts, Chinese

OTTAWA - An unflinching Prime Minister Stephen Harper reiterated his government's hard line on Wednesday on Hamas, Russia and Chinese cyberattacks.

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at 17:07 on July 30, 2014, EDT.

RCMP officer wounded in shootings in Moncton, N.B., returns to work

MONCTON, N.B. - One of the two RCMP officers in New Brunswick wounded in shootings last month in Moncton says he has returned to work.

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at 16:32 on July 30, 2014, EDT.

Safety concern prompts recall of thousands of bike and skateboard helmets

OTTAWA - Health Canada says thousands of bike and skateboard helmets are being voluntarily recalled due to a potential safety hazard.

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at 16:27 on July 30, 2014, EDT.

Halifax lawyer says he is embarrassed, gets three years in jail for sex assault

HALIFAX - A prominent Halifax lawyer apologized in court Wednesday as he was sentenced to three years in a federal prison for sexually assaulting a 19-year-old woman who refuted his claim that she consented to a night of sex with him.

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at 16:12 on July 30, 2014, EDT.

Still no sign of man serving life for second-degree murder who fled Quebec prison

LAVAL, Que. - Provincial police say there is still no sign of a Quebec inmate who disappeared from a minimum-security federal penitentiary while serving a murder sentence.

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