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at 17:50 on May 22, 2015, EDT.

P.E.I. man signs peace bond over ricin allegations made by the RCMP

CHARLOTTETOWN - A 20-year-old university student in P.E.I. agreed Friday to sign a 12-month peace bond in provincial court after an RCMP officer told a judge in March he feared Amir Raisolsadat would commit a terrorism offence that involved the use of a small rocket with a warhead carrying a chemical or biological agent.

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at 17:46 on May 22, 2015, EDT.

Man who admitted killing B.C. hockey mom says sorry, wants rehab in prison

SURREY, B.C. - A man who admitted to manslaughter in the death of a Surrey, B.C., hockey mom told court he never thought in a million years that he would be capable of causing such harm.

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at 17:42 on May 22, 2015, EDT.

Vast shale oil reserves estimated for central Northwest Territories

The first official estimate of how much oil may lie beneath the central Northwest Territories says there could be nearly 200 billion barrels of the resource in two separate fields.

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at 17:31 on May 22, 2015, EDT.

Pre-election Quebec push continues with Harper heading to riding lost in 2011

OTTAWA - Among the seats the NDP captured in Quebec during the last election was a riding won by only nine votes — and the Conservatives want it back.

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at 17:31 on May 22, 2015, EDT.

Harper not interested in national English debate proposed by TV consortium

GROSSE-ILE, - Prime Minister Stephen Harper reiterated Friday he will not take part in a national English debate that would be broadcast by the major TV networks.

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at 17:30 on May 22, 2015, EDT.

Supreme Court orders new trial in case of runaway teens in porn video

OTTAWA - The Supreme Court of Canada has ordered a new trial in the case of two Edmonton men who made child pornography after videotaping two 14-year-old girls performing sex acts.

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