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Canada’s Cities Report 50% Drop in Homelessness

The State of Homeless in Canada 2013, released this week by the Canadian Homelessness Research Network and the Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness, showed...
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Cambodian Orphans Donate to Flood Victims in Canada

When the wife of their prime minister came to their orphanage recently, all the children were thrilled when she gifted each one the equivalent...
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Canada Stuns with Biggest Job Gains in 11 Years

Canada's economy created a surprising 95,000 jobs in May, the biggest monthly gain in 11 years, and most were full-time positions and in the...
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$25,000 Dropped Off Anonymously at Animal Shelter in Canada

Tuesday was an ordinary day at the Humane Society of Durham when an ordinary-looking man arrived at the animal shelter. The man, who looked to...
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Fewer Youth Inmates in Canada and Australia Means Units Closing

The New South Wales Government has been forced to close a youth detention center because of a lack of inmates. The same positive trend...
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Honest Homeless Woman in Canada Rewarded with New Home

A homeless woman in Calgary, who was living in a shelter, didn't thing twice about turning in a purse she found containing $10,000 in...
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Canada’s Largest Restaurant Chain Offers Electric Car Owners Free Fill-up in Pilot Project

Electric vehicle owners in Oakville, ON are now able to charge their cars free of charge while stopping in to enjoy a Tim Hortons...
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Canada’s Jobless Rate Drops to 4-year Low

Canada produced a surprising 40,000 new jobs in December, built on the back of a larger-than-expected 30,000 uptick in Ontario. Statistics Canada reported Friday...
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Man Hitchhikes Across Canada in Only His Underwear Raising $30K for Testicular Cancer

People have bicycled, walked, even roller-bladed across Canada for charity. But Mark McIntyre is likely the only person who has ever hitch-hiked across Canada...
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Canada, U.S. Strengthen Plan to Improve Great Lakes Water Quality

Canada and the United States are beefing up an international agreement on water quality in the Great Lakes. Environment Minister Peter Kent and Lisa...
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Massive 1100-Pound Sturgeon Reeled in by British Tourist in Canada

Michael and Margaret Snell of Salsbury, England came to British Columbia for a fishing adventure and, boy, did they find one. On their first...
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Student Cycles Across Canada to Support Taboo Topic: Death With Dignity

Sean Jacklin, 21, is riding his bicycle from coast to coast -- 4,660 miles (7500 km) -- in an effort to shine a light...
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Canada Records Best Two-month Jobs Gain in 30 years

Canada booked its best two-month employment gain in three decades with news Friday that the economy churned out 58,200 new jobs in April. The report...
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Canada to Help Libya Destroy Mustard Gas Stockpiles

Libya will start destroying its ageing stockpiles of mustard gas within months after Canada’s donation of 4.5 million euros to the global chemical weapons...
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Bell Canada Erecting Cellphone Towers Disguised as Trees

Ontario residents on holiday to the cottage country may think some of the trees are growing on steroids, but they’re actually Bell Canada cellphone...
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Canada’s Stalled Jobs Market Roars Back in March

Canada's stagnant job market bounced back in March with a stunning 82,300 net new jobs, the biggest jump since September 2008. The job gains,...
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Canada’s Murder Rate Drops to 44-year Low

Canada's murder rate in 2010 fell to a 44-year low of just 1.62 per 100,000 people, official data showed on Wednesday. The decline followed...
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All of Canada Touched by Politician’s Last Words, Facing Death With Optimism

Canadians of every political stripe continue to show their love and admiration for a national leader, Jack Layton, days after his death. Layton, the leader...
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Canada Pledges $50 Million to Famine Relief in Africa

The Canadian government is pledging an additional $50 million in aid for famine-relief efforts in East Africa and urging Canadians to be generous in...
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Canada’s Crime Rate Falls to Lowest in 40 Years

Canada's crime rate fell to its lowest in almost 40 years, Statistics Canada reported on Thursday, extending a positive two-decade trend. Crime last year dropped...