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at 20:15 on August 02, 2015, EDT.

Ontario college students aiming to make puck for blind hockey players

TORONTO - A pair of Ontario college students is facing a tough crowd as they try to design an audible hockey puck that can be used by visually impaired players.

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at 19:09 on August 02, 2015, EDT.

Wynne flexes Ontario's electoral muscle, calls for defeat of Harper government

OTTAWA - Kathleen Wynne wasted no time Sunday flexing Ontario's electoral muscle, wading into the federal election on Day 1 of the marathon campaign to call for the defeat of Stephen Harper's Conservative government.

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at 18:54 on August 02, 2015, EDT.

Leaders off and running as Harper triggers depths-of-summer election campaign

OTTAWA - Canada's political leaders fired their opening salvos Sunday as Stephen Harper pulled the trigger on a marathon election battle that's expected to rank among the longest, costliest and most caustic in the history of Confederation.

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at 13:20 on August 02, 2015, EDT.

Verdict in Canadian journalist Mohamed Fahmy's re-trial postponed until Aug. 29

CAIRO - An Egyptian court postponed announcing a verdict in the much criticized case of Mohamed Fahmy once again on Sunday — a move the Canadian journalist described as "crippling."

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at 01:32 on August 02, 2015, EDT.

No winning ticket for $10.4-million jackpot in Saturday's Lotto 6-49 draw

TORONTO - No one has the winning ticket for the $10.4-million jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto 6-49 draw.

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at 00:35 on August 02, 2015, EDT.

Harper headed to Rideau Hall, expected to trigger election campaign

OTTAWA - Stephen Harper has an appointment at Rideau Hall Sunday morning, where he's expected to trigger an 11-week election campaign in advance of an Oct. 19 vote.

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