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RCMP database on missing persons is overdue, overbudget In 2010 the Status of Women minister, Rona Ambrose, announced a $10-million project to address the problem of missing and murdered indigenous women, including a new national database. Five years later, the database is long overdue, far over budget and has
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Back to school 2015: Budget tips for post-secondary students Many post-secondary students find themselves with a large sum at their disposal to pay for school and, financial experts say, lack the savvy to handle it well.
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Thai police claim to have found bomb-making materials in apartment Thai police said Monday they discovered bomb-making materials during a raid of a second apartment on the outskirts of the capital, as authorities widened their search for suspects behind Bangkok's deadly bombing.
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Thai police seek 2 more suspects, find bomb-making materials Thai police say they are seeking two new suspects a Thai woman and a foreign man of unknown nationality in the widening investigation into Bangkok's deadly bombing two weeks ago.
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Wayne Dyer, self-help author, dead at 75 Best-selling self-help author and motivational speaker Wayne Dyer has died, his family said in a post on his official Facebook account on Sunday. He was 75.
CBC.ca | Aug 31, 2015 03:37 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
MTV Video Music Awards: Memorable moments from the show Taylor Swift made amends with Nicki Minaj and Kanye West, but new feuds may have been started at the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles Sunday, August 30, 2015.
CBC.ca | Aug 31, 2015 03:07 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Obama White House moves to rename North America's highest peak as Mount Denali President Barack Obama on Monday will officially restore Denali as the name of North America's tallest mountain, siding with the state of Alaska in ending a 40-year battle over what to call a peak that has been known as Mount McKinley.
CBC.ca | Aug 31, 2015 02:49 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Horror maestro Wes Craven dead at 76 of brain cancer Prolific horror filmmaker Wes Craven, who directed the slasher classic A Nightmare on Elm Street, died on Sunday afternoon, his family said in a statement. He was 76.
CBC.ca | Aug 31, 2015 02:01 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
20 top Boko Haram militants arrested, Nigeria says Nigeria's security agency said on Sunday it had made significant breakthroughs in the fight against Boko Haram and arrested 20 prominent members of the militant Islamist group accused of orchestrating deadly attacks.
CBC.ca | Aug 30, 2015 10:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
A wall along the U.S.-Canada border? Republican candidate says it's worth considering Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is putting a new twist on the topic of securing the border, a staple among the Republican candidates running for president, by pointing north.
CBC.ca | Aug 30, 2015 6:42 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend