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at 17:19 on July 22, 2014, EDT.

Royal Canadian Mint celebrates Prince George's 1st birthday with collector coins

OTTAWA - The Royal Canadian Mint is adding to the international hoopla surrounding the birthday of a baby prince with the release of commemorative coins.

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at 17:31 on July 22, 2014, EDT.

Ontario plans better oversight of chemo drugs; ban paying people for their blood

TORONTO - Ontario plans to join Quebec in banning payments to people for their blood and blood plasma, after a paid-plasma clinic in Toronto opened its doors to donors.

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at 16:57 on July 22, 2014, EDT.

Canada's border agency had thousands of outdated lookout flags in system

OTTAWA - An internal review has revealed that Canada's border agency had more than 19,000 outdated electronic notices warning officers to be on the lookout for suspicious travellers.

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at 16:51 on July 22, 2014, EDT.

Foreign Minister Baird condemns report of UN agency returning rockets to Hamas

OTTAWA - Foreign Minister John Baird says he's "appalled" by a report that a UN agency turned over a stockpile of rockets found in a school building in Gaza to Hamas.

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at 17:00 on July 22, 2014, EDT.

Greenpeace, Inuit come together to fight Arctic seismic testing for oil and gas

OTTAWA - Greenpeace and the Inuit have joined to protest Arctic seismic testing, warning Ottawa that its plans to gauge oil and gas reserves with high-intensity sound waves in Baffin Bay and the Davis Strait pose grave dangers to marine life.

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at 16:31 on July 22, 2014, EDT.

RCMP in New Brunswick completes investigation in python deaths, now with Crown

CAMPBELLTON, N.B. - The RCMP in New Brunswick say they have investigated the deaths of two boys who were asphyxiated by a python and have handed the case to the Crown to determine whether charges should be laid.

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