Tuesday September 30, 2014

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A Swiss and a Canadian tourist missing in Chile after an avalanche

SANTIAGO, Chile - Chilean authorities are searching for a Canadian and a Swiss tourist who are missing after an avalanche that occurred while they were hiking in the country's south....

posted: September 30,2014

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Couillard says drop in metals prices won't hinder northern development plan

MONTREAL - Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard says the decline in metal prices will not stop the revival of the Liberals' northern development plan....

CRTC should heed European lessons on wireless competition, says Telus

GATINEAU, Que. - Canada should heed the lessons learned in Europe about adopting rules intended to keep wireless prices low, the former head of Austria's telecom regulator has told the CRTC....

EU ambassador confident visa concerns from Romania, Bulgaria will be resolved

HALIFAX - The European Union's ambassador says she's confident a resolution is in the works for concerns raised by Romania and Bulgaria over Canada's requirement travellers from those countries have visas....

On eve of meeting, health ministers urged to make dementia top priority

BANFF, Alta. - Health Minister Rona Ambrose is in Banff for a meeting with her provincial and territorial counterparts amid a growing call for a national strategy on dementia....

Kingmaker, unelected minister top picks for Newfoundland and Labrador cabinet

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Paul Davis named his first cabinet Tuesday by promoting his kingmaker and appointing an unelected political outsider to key justice and public safety roles....

Russia upset over Canadian visa denials for delegates to space conference

Canada's refusal to allow Russian delegates to attend a prestigious international astronautical symposium has angered Moscow, which said the decision flies in the face of international space co-operation and amounts to politicizing space...

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