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Government of Canada taking action on City of Montreal's proposed discharge of raw sewage
 Today, the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment, Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency and Minister for the Arctic Council, issued the following statement with respect to the City of Montreal's plans to discharge 8 billion litres of raw sewage in the St. Lawrence River. full story
The Canadian Armed Forces recognize and participate in Mental Illness Awareness Week
 During Mental Illness Awareness Week being held October 4-10, the Department of National Defence (DND) and the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) highlight mental health programs and services available for CAF personnel and their families. full story
Statement by Minister of State Yelich on Mohamed Fahmy's Departure from Egypt
 "The Government of Canada is pleased that Mohamed Fahmy is now on his way back to Canada following his pardon by Egypt's President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi." full story
 CFIA Alerts
Food Recall Warning - Allergy (milk) - Sunkist brand Frozen Mango Fruit Sorbet Bar
 Distribution - Alberta, British Columbia. Recalling firm - Malahat Mountain Distributors Ltd. full story
Food Recall Warning (mustard) - Thornloe brand Cheese Curds
 Distribution - Ontario and Possibly National. Recalling firm - Thornloe Cheese Factory. full story
Food Recall Warning (milk) - Mr. Brown Coffee brand instant coffees and Chin Chin brand Almond Jelly
 Distribution - Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, Saskatchewan, and Possibly National. Recalling firm - Stars Trading Co. Ltd. full story
 CBC Top Stories
Conservatives dump candidate who referred to homosexuality as 'unnatural behaviour'
  jagdish grewal

The Conservatives have dumped a candidate in suburban Toronto who defended therapies that attempt to turn gays straight and who penned an editorial that referred to homosexuality as "unnatural behaviour" and heterosexuals as "normal."

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Canada not prepared for 'demographic bomb,' Mulcair says as he touts health plan
  FedElxn Mulcair 20151006

Canada is ill-prepared for the "demographic bomb" set to hit the health-care system, NDP Leader Tom Mulcair said Tuesday as he highlighted commitments such as a plan to deliver universal, prescription drug coverage.

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Poll Tracker: Muddled race has Liberals, Conservatives trading lead
  FedElxn Debate 20150928

Most polls show the race is still a toss-up between the Conservatives and Liberals, but not every poll agrees. Is mode of contact the source of the disagreement? Poll analyst Eric Grenier takes a look.

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Arthur B. McDonald latest Canadian Nobel Prize winner
  Arthur McDonald joins Munro Banting Canadian Nobel Prize winners

Arthur McDonald, a professor emeritus at Queen's University in Kingston, Ont., is the co-winner of the 2015 Nobel Prize in physics. He joins author Alice Munro and insulin-discoverer Frederick Banting among prominent Canadian Nobel laureates.

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Harper says niqab ban for public servants would be considered

Conservative Leader Stephen Harper says his government would consider banning public servants from wearing the niqab, but rejects the suggestion that recent assaults against Muslim women should stifle debate about the issue.

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Death of man shot by arrow deemed a homicide
  387 Margaret Ave. Kitchener arrow

Waterloo Region Police say the arrow-shooting death of Michael Gibbon, 60, in Kitchener, Ont., is now being treated as a homicide.

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Roma rights group NEKI wants Air Transat to reimburse rejected passengers
  Air Transat

A Roma rights group in Hungary is demanding several airlines, including Air Transat, pay back nearly 50 passengers it says were prevented from boarding flights to Canada — either because they are ethnic Roma or appeared to be Roma.

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Nuclear materials peddled in Moldova to extremists, AP report says
  Europe Nuclear Smugglers

In the backwaters of Eastern Europe, authorities working with the FBI have interrupted four attempts in the past five years by gangs with suspected Russian connections that sought to sell radioactive material to Middle Eastern extremists, The Associated Press has learned.

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 CBC Business
Bombardier, Airbus end talks over CSeries jet investment

Airbus on Tuesday called off talks with Bombardier over propping up the troubled CSeries jet, leaving the Canadian plane-maker facing dwindling options to keep its dream of competing in the aerospace big league alive.

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Canadian dollar continues climb after oil rises 5%

The Canadian dollar continued its rise above 76 cents US on Tuesday after oil prices surged by more than five per cent.

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Toyota says it could have self-driving cars on road by 2020
  Japan Toyota Self Driving Cars

Toyota Motor Corp. announced it plans to produce cars that are fully capable of self-driving on highways by 2020, as it demonstrated its “automated driving” systems in Tokyo today.

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Daily fantasy football sites being probed for insider trading
  Daily Fantasy Football

New York's attorney general on Tuesday sent letters to daily fantasy sports websites DraftKings and FanDuel demanding they turn over details of any investigations into their employees, saying they "may have gained an unfair, financial advantage in a contest known as Daily Fantasy Football."

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Oil price forecaster declares crude at a 'turning point'
  Oil Prices Cda

A Calgary oil forecaster has a positive message to a beaten down oilpatch, as he expects prices to start recovering in the next year.

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Skip the lineup: Starbucks rolls out mobile ordering service in Canada
  Pumpkin Spice Latte Changes

Starbucks Canada will introduce a mobile payment system that allows customers to order their coffee in advance to some of its Toronto stores next week.

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