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  • McDonald's 1st-quarter profit slips as sales remain weak; April 'modestly positive'
    McDonald's Canada puts foreign worker … The Canadian Press

    VICTORIA - McDonald's Canada says temporary foreign workers are a necessary part of the fast-food chain's business model, but its use of the federal jobs initiative is … More »McDonald's Canada puts foreign worker …

    McDonald's 1st-quarter profit slips as sales remain weak; April 'modestly positive'

    VICTORIA - McDonald's Canada says temporary foreign workers are a necessary part of the fast-food chain's business model, but its use of the federal jobs initiative is now on hold until the company satisfies itself and Canadians that it doesn't abuse the program. Stung by recent criticism of its use of temporary foreign …

  • Minister of State (Democratic Reform) Pierre Poilievre responds to a question during Question Period in the House of Commons Tuesday April 8, 2014 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
    Online petition on Fair Elections Act … The Canadian Press

    OTTAWA - Thousands of Canadians have signed an online petition urging Conservative senators to put the boots to the government's Fair Elections Act. More than 46,000 … More »Online petition on Fair Elections Act …

    Minister of State (Democratic Reform) Pierre Poilievre responds to a question during Question Period in the House of Commons Tuesday April 8, 2014 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

    OTTAWA - Thousands of Canadians have signed an online petition urging Conservative senators to put the boots to the government's Fair Elections Act. More than 46,000 people have signed the petition on Avaaz, a global online activist network, calling on Conservative senators to amend the act. Signing the petition, which …

  • In an April 10, 2014, image provided by WXIA-TV, 9-year-old Willie Myrick is embraced by Grammy Award-winning gospel singer Hezekiah Walker in front of the congregation at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church in Atlanta. Police say Myrick was abducted from his driveway but was released after singing the gospel song "Every Praise" until the abductor released him. (AP Photo/WXIA-TV)
    Atlanta boy abducted from driveway says … The Canadian Press

    ATLANTA - A 9-year-old Atlanta boy who police say was abducted for a short time from his driveway is being praised by community leaders for his calm as he sang the gospel … More »Atlanta boy abducted from driveway says …

    In an April 10, 2014, image provided by WXIA-TV, 9-year-old Willie Myrick is embraced by Grammy Award-winning gospel singer Hezekiah Walker in front of the congregation at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church in Atlanta. Police say Myrick was abducted from his driveway but was released after singing the gospel song "Every Praise" until the abductor released him. (AP Photo/WXIA-TV)

    ATLANTA - A 9-year-old Atlanta boy who police say was abducted for a short time from his driveway is being praised by community leaders for his calm as he sang the gospel song "Every Praise" until the man released him. WXIA-TV reports (http://on.11alive.com/1h9tLnb) that Grammy Award-winning gospel singer Hezekiah Walker, …

  • Amanda Todd, 15, is shown in this undated handout photo from one of the many Facebook memorial sites set up after her suspected suicide. Dutch prosecutors says the possible extradition of a man accused of using the Internet to target underage girls, including B.C. teen Amanda Todd, won't necessarily have to wait until after his trial in Holland. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Facebook-HO
    Extradition in Amanda Todd case could … The Canadian Press

    VANCOUVER - A Dutch man accused of surreptitiously capturing webcam footage of British Columbia teen Amanda Todd, as well as dozens of other victims around the world, … More »Extradition in Amanda Todd case could …

    Amanda Todd, 15, is shown in this undated handout photo from one of the many Facebook memorial sites set up after her suspected suicide. Dutch prosecutors says the possible extradition of a man accused of using the Internet to target underage girls, including B.C. teen Amanda Todd, won't necessarily have to wait until after his trial in Holland. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Facebook-HO

    VANCOUVER - A Dutch man accused of surreptitiously capturing webcam footage of British Columbia teen Amanda Todd, as well as dozens of other victims around the world, won't necessarily have to wait until after his trial in his home country before facing possible extradition to Canada, Holland's prosecution service says. …

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    RCMP won’t investigate after 18-year-old … Daily Brew

    An Ottawa ambulance rushed a young girl from the home of the prime minister over the weekend after the teenager reportedly suffered severe intoxication during an event … More »RCMP won’t investigate after 18-year-old …

    24 Sussex Drive

    An Ottawa ambulance rushed a young girl from the home of the prime minister over the weekend after the teenager reportedly suffered severe intoxication during an event at the premises. The RCMP confirmed to Yahoo Canada News they were aware … Continue reading →

  • The covered bridge in Cherryvale was swept down the Canaan River in floodwaters caught underneath the Trans-Canada Highway in New Brunswick.
    Heavy rains add to flooding worries … Geekquinox

    Residents of New Brunswick desperately need a break from the flooding that has struck the province over the past week, but it appears that any relief will have to be … More »Heavy rains add to flooding worries …

    The covered bridge in Cherryvale was swept down the Canaan River in floodwaters caught underneath the Trans-Canada Highway in New Brunswick.

    Residents of New Brunswick desperately need a break from the flooding that has struck the province over the past week, but it appears that any relief will have to be delayed as heavy rains drenching the province today and tomorrow … Continue reading →

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