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Tuesday June 18 2013 edition

HIGHLIGHTS

Susan Delacourt discusses a journalist's dilemma: Info 'off the record' from PM's office

It was a tough Monday for Toronto Star journalist Susan Delacourt. On Tuesday morning (June 18) she finally got to write about her dilemma, a dilemma that faced numerous media outlets contacted by the office of Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper.

Since last week government ministers and MPs have been criticizing Liberal opposition leader Justin Trudeau for accepting ...

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Bombardier's C Series debuts at Paris Air Show

Bombardier’s C Series has a lot riding on its debut at the Paris Air Show.  People are looking it over, and considering just how it fits into future business plans.

The success of the C Series is important to Canada.  Aerospace is a key part of our economy.  In 2012, Quebec’s aerospace industry, which is ...

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Doctors appalled at cuts to refugee health care

Doctors, health care workers and refugee advocates demonstrated in 20 cities across Canada Monday to protest cuts to health care coverage for refugees. Cutting coverage was a government move to reduce costs, but health care workers say it will cost more in the long run to treat neglected medical problems.

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CANADIAN HEADLINES

Ai Weiwei installation at Toronto's City Hall

Ai Weiwei is unable to leave China as his passport was confiscated, but his artwork is currently touring the world.

An installation unveiled this afternoon in Toronto will be turning heads until the end of October.  The only Canadian stop on the world-tour, Weiwei's installation called "Circle of Animals - Zodiac Heads" was erected in the reflecting pool in ...

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GOON gets Golden Award

Goon, the Canadian hockey movie co-written by one of its stars, Jay Baruchel, and directed by Michael Dowse, was awarded the Golden Box Office Prize today.  Dowse and Baruchel received C$20,000 each in prize money.  Jay Baruchel will split his, with co-writer Evan Goldberg.

In an interview with the CBC this morning Michael Dowse said “What we all wanted ...

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PM's office behind leaked information on Liberal opposition leader

Canadian news media outlets are now very publicly confirming that the office of Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper is the source of information used to attack Liberal opposition leader Justin Trudeau.

At issue are fees paid to Trudeau for speaking engagements at different charities and causes that he was paid for.

The initial one involves the Grace Foundation ...

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Inuit influence design of arctic research station

Aboriginal knowledge and culture played major roles in the design of a $142 million research station planned for Cambridge Bay in Canada’s northern territory of Nunavut.

Montreal architect Alain Fournier told community members that the design team considered Inuit culture and philosophy in almost every aspect.


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Kids taped down, daycare workers fired

Two caregivers at a daycare in Ottawa were fired after children were taped to their cots during nap time. It seems that when the kids at Bayview Public School would not settle down one worker used masking tape to confine them.

There were three or four children involved and none was injured. It’s not known whether this happened on ...

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Much Music Video Awards

The MMVA's are a big street party in the heart of Toronto.  And last night some high profile international stars joined Canadians in a night celebrating the best in video.

South Korea's tourism ambassador, Psy, co-hosted the event and started the night with the tune that just about everyone can sing and dance to now.  "Stop taking ...

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