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at 18:00 on December 17, 2014, EST.

Father pleased reporting restrictions eased on Rehtaeh Parsons' name

HALIFAX - When a judge placed a publication ban on Rehtaeh Parsons' identity, Glen Canning began wearing a T-shirt to court bearing his daughter's name in a campaign that ended Wednesday as reporting restrictions in the child pornography case were eased.

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at 17:55 on December 17, 2014, EST.

Canadian Press NewsAlert: Wildrose leader, 8 others join governing Conservatives

EDMONTON - Alberta's Opposition leader and eight of her Wildrose caucus members are joining the government of Premier Jim Prentice.

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at 17:53 on December 17, 2014, EST.

U.S.-Cuba deal means end of golden era for Canadian tourists: experts

TORONTO - The dawn of a new era between the United States and Cuba is poised to spell the end of a golden age for Canadian tourists, experts said Wednesday.

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at 17:52 on December 17, 2014, EST.

Dalhousie University students face restorative justice for Facebook posts

HALIFAX - Dalhousie University says it is proceeding with a restorative justice process to resolve complaints about sexually violent comments posted on a Facebook group page about female students at its dentistry school.

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at 17:48 on December 17, 2014, EST.

Canada hosting key meetings between U.S., Cuba, part of storied tradition

OTTAWA - Canada played a central part in hosting breakthrough diplomatic talks between the United States and Cuba — a role one leading historian calls part of a half-century-old tradition that includes sharing intelligence.

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at 17:43 on December 17, 2014, EST.

Long-planned federal measures aim to reduce rail-crossing crashes

OTTAWA - Long-awaited regulations aimed at preventing deadly collisions between trains and vehicles will require installation of new signs and warning lights at many rail crossings.

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