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at 21:28 on August 30, 2015, EDT.

Build a wall with Canada? How US debate about Mexico touches the northern amigo

WASHINGTON - The Canadian border got dragged into the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign on Sunday, with a prominent candidate appearing to entertain the notion of building a giant wall on the 49th parallel.

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at 21:24 on August 30, 2015, EDT.

Clean-up begins in wake of severe B.C. windstorm, thousands still without power

VANCOUVER - Had Vancouver resident Sherrell Hutchingson been standing a foot to the side while opening her car door during Saturday's vicious windstorm it's unlikely she'd be able to tell her close-call story of a large tree narrowly missing her as it crushed her vehicle.

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at 19:59 on August 30, 2015, EDT.

Cree woman from Alberta crowned Mrs. Universe 2015 in Minsk, Belarus

ENOCH, Alta. - An aboriginal woman from Alberta has won an international pageant for married women.

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at 17:16 on August 30, 2015, EDT.

Harper should take a break from campaign to help jailed Canadian Fahmy: NDP, Liberals

MONTREAL - Stephen Harper's political opponents are calling on the prime minister to take time off the campaign trail and concentrate on securing the release of jailed Canadian journalist Mohamed Fahmy.

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at 15:41 on August 30, 2015, EDT.

Liberals and Tories attack NDP platform as Mulcair campaigns in Nova Scotia

HALIFAX - NDP Leader Tom Mulcair was the only major party leader on the campaign trail Sunday as he took his election campaign to the Maritimes, but the other two parties weren't completely out of the spotlight as they both took aim at the New Democrats' platform.

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at 13:52 on August 30, 2015, EDT.

Some Quebec schools to start a 'no exemptions' sex ed pilot project

QUEBEC - Education on sexual matters is too important to be optional, according to Quebec's ministry of education.

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