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Manitoba no longer a holdout on health funding deal with federal government

The Manitoba and federal governments have settled a long-standing dispute on health-care funding. CBC | Canada News

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Dog wakes owner before Alberta home burns down — again

Neshan Wagstaffe has been lavishing his dog Clouseau with some extra treats and even a new bed ever since the animal woke him from a mid-afternoon nap last week. CBC | Canada News

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Amid Trans Mountain uncertainty, pro-pipeline Indigenous peoples make a pitch for development

Indigenous peoples who are decidedly pro-development want to stake their claim in the fractious pipeline debate. CBC | Canada News

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100 years on, ‘forgotten’ WWI Canadian victory at Hill 70 memorialized

A memorial park commemorating Canadian soldiers who died in a “remarkable” but not well known First World War battle opens next week in France. CBC | Canada News

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Section of Manitoba highway to be named after Tom Cochrane’s ‘Life is a Highway’

A Canadian musician known worldwide for his song about life as a cruise on the open road returns home to northern Manitoba today to officially open a stretch of highway named in his honour. CBC | Canada News

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DND uncertain how best to defend satellites

The Canadian military is grappling with how best to prevent its satellites from being shot down, documents obtained by CBC News show. CBC | Canada News

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Man asked to stop flying Confederate flag at N.B. flea market

A vendor at a New Brunswick flea market was asked by security to remove a Confederate flag from his stall after multiple complaints. CBC | Canada News

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‘Band-Aid on a tumour’: Concerns raised about solitary confinement

Close to a quarter of solitary confinements in Nova Scotia’s jails are due to medical issues or protection from other inmates, according to recent figures offering a glimpse of why offenders in the province spend weeks buried in virtual isolation. ...

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