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  • Women cry and hug beside a makeshift memorial near the scene of the multiple fatal stabbings in northwest Calgary on Wednesday, April 16, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Larry MacDougal
    Friends mourn five bright futures cut … The Canadian Press

    CALGARY - As a funeral director, Ernie Hagel knows how to deal with death. But the loss of a promising employee — one of five young people stabbed to death in Calgary's … More »Friends mourn five bright futures cut …

    Women cry and hug beside a makeshift memorial near the scene of the multiple fatal stabbings in northwest Calgary on Wednesday, April 16, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Larry MacDougal

    CALGARY - As a funeral director, Ernie Hagel knows how to deal with death. But the loss of a promising employee — one of five young people stabbed to death in Calgary's worst mass murder — has hit him hard. Jordan Segura, 23, worked part time for McGinnis and Holloway Funeral Homes while majoring in religious studies …

  • Keegan Worden, left, and David Clement check on a flooded Tim Horton's location along Main Street in Sussex, N.B., on April 16, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/David Smith
    Parts of Eastern Canada cope as water … The Canadian Press

    Rain, melting snow and ice jams forced waters in parts of Eastern Canada to rise Wednesday, submerging roads, filling basements and prompting hundreds to be evacuated … More »Parts of Eastern Canada cope as water …

    Keegan Worden, left, and David Clement check on a flooded Tim Horton's location along Main Street in Sussex, N.B., on April 16, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/David Smith

    Rain, melting snow and ice jams forced waters in parts of Eastern Canada to rise Wednesday, submerging roads, filling basements and prompting hundreds to be evacuated from their homes as officials told people to prepare in case they had to seek higher ground. From Atlantic Canada to Ontario, rivers overflowed and in some …

  • Minister of State (Democratic Reform) Pierre Poilievre responds to a question during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Thursday, April 3, 2014. It is a major reform of the country's election law that could shape how Canadians choose their leaders. But Bill C-23, which the Conservative government has dubbed the Fair Elections Act, has been steeped in controversy since its inception. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
    9 things to know about voting under … CBC

    The government's proposed fair elections act will make it harder for some to vote, by eliminating vouching and the use of voter information cards as ID. But suggested … More »9 things to know about voting under …

    Minister of State (Democratic Reform) Pierre Poilievre responds to a question during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Thursday, April 3, 2014. It is a major reform of the country's election law that could shape how Canadians choose their leaders. But Bill C-23, which the Conservative government has dubbed the Fair Elections Act, has been steeped in controversy since its inception. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

    The government's proposed fair elections act will make it harder for some to vote, by eliminating vouching and the use of voter information cards as ID. But suggested amendments may make a part of the voting process easier for others.

  • June Steenkamp, mother of the late Reeva Steenkamp, listens to forensic evidence being given in the murder case of Oscar Pistorius in court in Pretoria, South Africa, Wednesday, April 16, 2014. Pistorius is charged with the murder of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentines Day in 2013. (AP Photo/Werner Beukes, Pool)
    Pistorius murder trial: Prosecutor grills … The Canadian Press

    PRETORIA, South Africa - The prosecutor at the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius, a double-amputee Olympian, cross-examined one of the defence's forensic experts Thursday … More »Pistorius murder trial: Prosecutor grills …

    June Steenkamp, mother of the late Reeva Steenkamp, listens to forensic evidence being given in the murder case of Oscar Pistorius in court in Pretoria, South Africa, Wednesday, April 16, 2014. Pistorius is charged with the murder of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentines Day in 2013. (AP Photo/Werner Beukes, Pool)

    PRETORIA, South Africa - The prosecutor at the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius, a double-amputee Olympian, cross-examined one of the defence's forensic experts Thursday after the judge overseeing the case warned spectators watching the televised proceedings in an adjacent room for their "unruly" behaviour. Judge Thokozile …

  • Passersby walk in front of a help wanted sign at a McDonalds restaurant in the Brooklyn borough of New York
    More Canadians leaving their jobs after … The Canadian Press

    TORONTO - Canadians may have some commitment issues when it comes to their jobs, according to a new poll by employment website Workopolis. More »More Canadians leaving their jobs after …

    Passersby walk in front of a help wanted sign at a McDonalds restaurant in the Brooklyn borough of New York

    TORONTO - Canadians may have some commitment issues when it comes to their jobs, according to a new poll by employment website Workopolis.

  • Toronto Mayor Rob Ford will officially launch his re-election campaign tonight in at event at the Toronto Congress Centre.
    Rob Ford to officially kick off mayoralty … CBC

    Toronto Mayor Rob Ford and Coun. Doug Ford are promising to make a big splash tonight at the mayor's official campaign kickoff. More »Rob Ford to officially kick off mayoralty …

    Toronto Mayor Rob Ford will officially launch his re-election campaign tonight in at event at the Toronto Congress Centre.

    Toronto Mayor Rob Ford and Coun. Doug Ford are promising to make a big splash tonight at the mayor's official campaign kickoff.

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