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Platform comparison: Where the parties stand on the top campaign issues

The federal election is on Monday, Oct. 19, and according to recent polls the Conservatives, New Democrats and Liberals all have a fair shot of winning the most seats. All three parties have unveiled their full platforms, which you can read here: Conservative, NDP and Liberal. Here are some of the …

U.S. admiral signals wider role for powerful Third Fleet in Western Pacific

TOKYO (Reuters) - A top U.S. admiral wants the powerful Third Fleet to expand its engagement in the Western Pacific region from its headquarters in San Diego by operating more closely with the Japan-based Seventh Fleet to focus on areas with the “greatest instability”.<p>Vice Admiral Scott Swift, …

Thomas Mulcair is everyone's target. Here's how he plans to win.

Thomas Mulcair forced the Liberals to move left. Now he’s chasing the Conservative vote. Paul Wells on the man to beat, with miles to go before he …

The winners and losers of the oil price war

The price war rages on. Barrels of oil, lobbed into the world's well-supplied market, are now worth less than $50 (U.S.) apiece.<p>Producer factions are reporting their casualties. Multibillion-dollar budget cuts. Multithousand employee layoffs. Hundreds of rig releases. Major project delays. And it's …

Twitter, Facebook and more demand sweeping changes to US surveillance

The world's leading technology companies have united to demand sweeping changes to US surveillance laws, urging an international ban on bulk collection of data to help preserve the public's “trust in the internet”.<p>In their most concerted response yet to disclosures by the National Security Agency …

The 10 Best Books Of The Year (So Far), According To Amazon

Back in July, we wrote about Amazon editors' selections for best books that were released between January and June. Now, Amazon is back with an updated list of the Best Books of 2013 (so far).<p>Here are the top 10 books from this year, according to Amazon editors.<p>1. "<b>The Goldfinch"</b> by Donna Tartt: …

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50 Years Later: The Greatest Beatles Performance of All Time

Months before the The Ed Sullivan Show, the band played a seven-song set for Swedish radio that settles any doubt about their electrifying live presence.<p>With their last club residency in Hamburg’s boozed-up Reeperbahn district less than a year in the past, the Beatles were still one kickass bar …

After NSA revelations, BitTorrent tries to capitalize on privacy fears

Earlier this month, a series of mysterious billboards popped up around Los Angeles, New York and San Francisco. The ads made such proclamations as: "The Internet should be regulated" and "Your data should belong to the NSA."<p>For days, rumours swirled as to who was responsible. Finally, a San …

Political Islam on the defensive across the Middle East

Supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood and ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi shout slogans against the military and interior ministry during a …

National Catholic Reporter | The Independent News Source

Aug 18, 2018<p><b>Scripture for Life:</b> Jesus' last words in today's Gospel offer the invitation to live forever. It's as though after five weeks of …

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Anthony Kennedy has been a pivotal swing vote in a few of the Supreme Court's biggest decisions recently including same-sex marriage. His retirement …

Allan Gregg

Thu 15 Jun 2017<p>Notes for Remarks to Carleton University 2017 Convocation – June 15, 2017<p>Mr. Chancellor, Chair of the Board, Madam President, …

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November 19, 2017 – He's not stepping down even after being held under house arrest in the past week. by Charlie Smith<p>March 10, 2018 – Indigenous …

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