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Canada's engagement: Minister Bibeau to visit Africa
 The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, today announced that she will visit three African countries in late August. full story
Minister Carr to Participate in a Breakfast Discussion Hosted by the Alberta Enterprise Group
 Canada's Minister of Natural Resources, the Honourable Jim Carr, will participate in a breakfast discussion with Jeremy van Loon, Calgary bureau chief, Bloomberg News, hosted by the Alberta Enterprise Group, on August 29, 2016. full story
Minister Monsef available to media following dialogue on electoral reform in Whitehorse on August 31 at Coast High Country Inn
 Media representatives are advised that the Minister of Democratic Institutions, the Honourable Maryam Monsef, will be in Whitehorse to host a public dialogue on federal electoral reform with local residents. full story
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Bangladesh police kill Canadian suspect in restaurant attack
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Bangladeshi authorities say a Canadian man suspected of organizing a deadly attack on a popular restaurant in Dhaka has been killed in a police raid near the capital.

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Trudeau honours 'true friend, great parliamentarian' at funeral for Mauril Bélanger
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne and former governor general Michaëlle Jean are among the dignitaries attending the funeral for Mauril Bélanger, the long-serving Ottawa MP who died from ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease).

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Can 'toxicity' between Canada Post and workers be cured?
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Whenever Canada Post management and union representatives reach an agreement, whether through negotiation or arbitration, the resolution may not be enough to repair their fraught relations.

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'Scrambling every day': Stray cats struggle to survive in Jerusalem
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In the holy city of Jerusalem, where neither religious tradition nor veterinarian school embraces spaying and neutering, authorities are just beginning to get a handle on its army of stray cats, Derek Stoffel writes.

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How Justin Trudeau plans to deliver on 'deliverology'
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Shortly before the House of Commons adjourned for the summer, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau decided which of the government's priorities would receive his special attention — four commitments on which he hopes to deliver results.

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Elsie Wayne: Loud, loved, always colourful
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Elsie Wayne became one of the country's best-known political figures by being colourful and outspoken, and sometimes embarrassing, remembers fellow Saint Johner Harry Forestell.

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Barack 'Fauxbamas' muse about their futures as Obama's presidency ends
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As bookings start to slow down for some of them, four of Barack Obama’s best-known impersonators reflect on where their careers go next, and how resembling America's first black president changed their lives.

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McDonald's Happy Meal mistake, and Rio's poor Olympic ROI: BUSINESS WEEK WRAP
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From more details on how the Fort McMurray fire keeps burning red ink, to some valid questions about the costs of Canada's gold, silver and bronze medals, it was a colourful week in business news. The CBC's Jacqueline Hansen gets you caught up on the week that was in her video recap.

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Canada Post's relationship with its workers is blighted by 'underlying toxicity'
  Canada Post Strike 20160705

Whenever Canada Post management and union representatives reach an agreement, whether through negotiation or arbitration, the resolution may not be enough to repair their fraught relations.

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Janet Yellen, Jackson Hole and the anti-Davos
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A fishing hole in the middle of Wyoming might not be the first place that leaps to mind when one thinks of venues for major world economic conferences, but the bucolic scene of Jackson Hole is just that. Once a year, the global elite descend on the area to listen to what the U.S. central banker has to say.

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McDonald's Happy Meal mistake, and Rio's poor Olympic ROI: BUSINESS WEEK WRAP
  McDonalds Nutrition

From more details on how the Fort McMurray fire keeps burning red ink, to some valid questions about the costs of Canada's gold, silver and bronze medals, it was a colourful week in business news. The CBC's Jacqueline Hansen gets you caught up on the week that was in her video recap.

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Canada-China canola spat threatens key export market
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A long-standing dispute involving Canadian canola exports to China threatens to overshadow Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's trip to the economic superpower that begins next week.

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'I really thought I was going to die,' Richard Branson says of bicycle crash
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Virgin Group CEO Richard Branson was injured when he crashed his bicycle on Virgin Gorda, one of the British Virgin Islands.

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Fed chairman offers few clues to timing of rate hikes in speech at Jackson Hole
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The U.S. central bank may be getting closer to raising its benchmark interest rate, but the woman who heads it up stops well short of giving a firm timeline for doing so in a speech in Jackson Hole, Wyo.

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