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at 13:14 on April 23, 2014, EDT.

Calgary psychiatrist guilty of sex assault loses appeal, must turn himself in

CALGARY - The Alberta Court of Appeal has refused to overturn a Calgary psychiatrist's three convictions for sexually assaulting his court-appointed patients.

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at 10:54 on April 23, 2014, EDT.

Defence wants Crown to testify in Rehtaeh Parsons child pornography case

HALIFAX - The defence lawyers for two teens accused of child pornography in the Rehtaeh Parsons case want a Crown prosecutor to testify in the matter.

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at 12:47 on April 23, 2014, EDT.

Family mourns Suncor worker who had just earned his electrician's ticket

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. - The family of a worker who died at the Suncor oilsands development in northern Alberta says he had just earned his electrician's ticket and was excited about his new skills.

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at 13:14 on April 23, 2014, EDT.

Ottawa phases out unsafe rail tank cars, pulls 5,000 cars immediately: Raitt

OTTAWA - The federal government is ordering the 5,000 most dangerous tank cars off the rails as it adopts the major rail safety recommendations of the Transportation Safety Board in the wake of the tragedy last summer in Lac Megantic.

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at 13:13 on April 23, 2014, EDT.

Minister says foreign worker program abusers could face fraud charges

WINNIPEG - Federal Employment Minister Jason Kenney says employers who abuse the temporary foreign workers program could face fraud charges and possible jail time.

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at 13:10 on April 23, 2014, EDT.

Mounties say Harper family not involved in weekend medical call to PM's home

OTTAWA - The Mounties say paramedics were called to the prime minister's official residence on the weekend in response to a medical call.

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