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Canada seeks digital cops to catch digital thieves
Canada seeks digital cops to catch digital thieves
As criminals increasingly hijack digital technologies, police in Canada are turning to an unusual candidate pool for crime fighters: the virtual...
Canadian rocker Jeff Healey dies of cancer
Canadian rocker Jeff Healey dies of cancer
Canadian blind rocker Jeff Healey, who uniquely played his guitar flat on his lap, died of cancer on March 2on the eve of his latest album release,...
Man loses lawsuit over fly in bottle of water
Man loses lawsuit over fly in bottle of water
Canada's Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed the case of a man who said he lost interest in sex after he found two dead flies in an unopened bottle...
Plans for anti-terror unit found in garbage
Plans for anti-terror unit found in garbage
Canada will probe how blueprints for the new headquarters of an elite military counter-terrorism unit ended up in a pile of garbage, Public Safety...
Mounties chase rebel bees after hive coup
Mounties chase rebel bees after hive coup
Mounties in eastern Canada were called in to help round up rogue honeybees after a palace coup this week caused a split in the hive, a spokesperson...
Old cuss faces eviction from retirement home
Old cuss faces eviction from retirement home
A woman (73) faces eviction from a retirement home in Halifax in eastern Canada for, among other things, her salty language, it was reported on...
Pizza restaurant shows that sex sells
Pizza restaurant shows that sex sells
A new pizza restaurant in western Canada that delivers pornography with every pie has once again proven the adage: sex sells.
Half of Canadians too ignorant to be Canadian
Half of Canadians too ignorant to be Canadian
Two days before Canadians celebrated their nation, a survey published last Friday found that more than half of them would not be granted citizenship on the basis of their knowledge of their own country....
Canada unveils ambulance for heavy emergencies
Canada unveils ambulance for heavy emergencies
Healthcare officials in Calgary have unveiled a new ambulance designed for treating and transporting obese patients in an emergency, believed to be...
FAO sees food prices staying high for two, three years
FAO sees food prices staying high for two, three years
Food prices should stay high for the next two to three seasons but should eventually ease as stocks are replenished, the Food and Agriculture...
Canada pulls out of UN conference on racism
Canada pulls out of UN conference on racism
Canada on Wednesday bowed out of the United Nations 2009 conference on racism in Durban, saying it would likely "degenerate into ... expressions of...
Canada condemns Sudan expulsion of diplomat
Canada condemns Sudan expulsion of diplomat
Canada has no intention of apologising for one of its diplomats after the Sudanese government expelled Ottawa's charge d'affaires, Foreign Minister...

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