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 Canada Government News
The majority of Canadians can now benefit from the terms of the wireless code
 The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) today issued a report card that assesses the implementation of the wireless code by wireless services providers. full story
Canadian Space Agency Astronauts Jeremy Hansen and David Saint-Jacques Go Head to Head in the Amazing Canadian Space Race
 On September 30, Canadian Space Agency (<abbr>CSA</abbr>) astronauts Jeremy Hansen and <span lang="fr">David Saint-Jacques</span> will go head to head in a thrilling space race around Toronto. Each astronaut will be accompanied by a team of "tweeps" as they visit key space organizations and universities around the city to solve riddles, navigate through obstacle courses and space-themed challenges. Lasers and robots will be part of the fun! full story
The Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State (Social Development), will participate in the fourth annual Change for the Better CEO Sleepout, organ
 The Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State (Social Development), will participate in the fourth annual Change for the Better CEO Sleepout, organized by the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ. This event aims to raise awareness about the issue of homelessness. Minister Bergen will deliver remarks at 8:30 pm. full story
 CFIA Alerts
Updated Food Recall Warning - Allergen (mustard) - Mitchell's brand pickles
 Recalling Firm: Super Asia Food and Spices Ltd. Distribution: National full story
Food recall warning - allergy (Sulphites) - MD brand sauces
 Distribution - Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec. Recalling firm - MandM Twins Limited. full story
Food Recall Warning - Allergen (sulphites) - Star brand Guava Drink
 Distribution - Alberta, Ontario. Recalling firm - Farah Impex Ltd. full story
 CBC Top Stories
5 big issues an independent Scotland would have to address
  SCOTLAND-INDEPENDENCE/

The results of today's independence vote in Scotland won't be known until at least Friday, but if the majority of voters choose to separate from the United Kingdom, there will be several key issues the leaders of a newly independent Scotland will need to address right away.

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Kerry testifies as ISIS captures 16 Syrian villages near Turkish border
  Islamic State fighters in Syria

Islamic State fighters backed by tanks have captured 16 Kurdish villages over the past 24 hours in northern Syria near the Turkish border, prompting civilians to flee their homes amid fears of retribution by the extremists sweeping through the area, activists said.

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Cut them some slack: Go easy on families of cancer patients
  Toronto mayor Ford June 30

Families and friends caring for cancer patients are often forgotten, but they require a form of support themselves, writes Dr. Nikhil Joshi.

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Jim Prentice has a huge hill to climb to give Albertans what they want
  Prentice on pipelines

Changing leaders hasn’t helped Alberta’s Progressive Conservative party so far, and Jim Prentice has a huge hill to climb if he's to extend the party’s power beyond this mandate, Kathleen Petty writes.

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Australian police hold 6 as ISIS beheading plot alleged
  AUSTRALIA-SECURITY/RAIDS

Australian authorities have six people in custody and say they have identified a suspected ringleader after thwarting an ISIS-inspired plot to carry out random beheadings in Sydney and Brisbane.

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Cougar shot dead after prowling outside hospital in Calgary
  cougar

An Alberta wildlife officer has shot dead a cougar that was prowling around Calgary’s south hospital this morning.

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Ferguson still 'mad as hell' as legal process in Michael Brown shooting drags on
  Police Shooting Missouri

Tension and anger are still high in Ferguson, Mo., more than a month after Michael Brown was shot by police officer Darren Wilson. Distrust of the legal system is being fuelled by the fact a grand jury could take weeks to decide if Wilson should be arrested.

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Scotland's independence forces likely victors, no matter the vote: Nahlah Ayed
  Scotland - Yes campaigners

The architects of Scotland’s independence movement likely emerge victors no matter the outcome in today's referendum.

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 CBC Business
Canada in 50 years — an aging population and a shift to the West
  Canada Day 20140701

Canada faces a big demographic shift over the next 50 years, with a growing number of seniors and a movement of people to Western Canada, says a report from Statistics Canada.

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Telus fielded 103,500 info requests from government, police
  Telus Surveillance 20140918

Telus Corp. received about 103,500 official requests for information about its customers last year, the Vancouver-based telecom revealed in its first "transparency" report.

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Greg Rickford, U.S. counterpart Ernest Moniz talk energy 'co-operation'
  Italy G7 Energy

As energy files continue to dog the Harper government's relationship with the U.S., Barack Obama's energy secretary, Ernest Moniz, is in Ottawa to meet with Natural Resources Minister Greg Rickford. CBC News is livestreaming their joint press conference.

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Canadians gobble up foreign stocks and bonds in July
  SKOREA STOCKS

Canadians bought more foreign stocks and bonds in July than they have in more than seven years, Statistics Canada said Thursday.

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Global investors push for carbon pricing ahead of UN climate summit
  Coal Woes

More than 340 institutional investors representing $24 trillion in assets on Thursday called on government leaders attending next week's United Nations climate summit to set carbon pricing policies that encourage the private sector to invest in cleaner technologies.

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Saskatchewan cabinet minister Tim McMillan resigns to lead oil lobby group
  Tim McMillan

Saskatchewan cabinet minister Tim McMillan is quitting cabinet and resigning his seat to work for Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers.

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