Thursday July 24, 2014

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Pilot, plane OK after CF-18 hit by lightning near Whitecourt, Alta.

WHITECOURT, Alta. - The pilot of a CF-18 on its way to an air show in northwestern Alberta landed safely Thursday morning after it was struck by lightning....

posted: July 24,2014

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Canadian and Chinese companies partner to build nuclear reactors in Romania

VANCOUVER - A Canadian company is partnering with a Chinese firm in anticipation of building two more nuclear reactors in Romania that could be worth $1.5 billion for Canada's economy....

Discussions underway for major aviation meeting next week

MONTREAL - Discussions have been held to set up a meeting of representatives of various international organizations and states that are involved in the airline industry....

Blood thinner ineffective in preventing pregnancy complications from clots: study

TORONTO - Pregnant women with clotting disorders are often prescribed a challenging and cringe-inducing treatment daily doses of a blood-thinner injected into the abdomen in a bid to prevent a miscarriage or other complications. But a...

Settlement reached in Scotiabank overtime case involving retail branch workers

TORONTO - Scotiabank (TSX:BNS) has agreed to settle a class-action lawsuit seeking unpaid overtime with some of its retail branch bank employees....

Canada Revenue Agency says 'preventing poverty' not allowed as goal for charity

OTTAWA - The Canada Revenue Agency has told a well-known charity that it can no longer try to prevent poverty around the world, it can only alleviate poverty because preventing poverty might benefit people who are not already poor....

Man charged after airsoft guns brought to pro-Israel rally in Calgary

CALGARY - Police have charged a man after two replica handguns were brought to a pro-Israel rally in southwest Calgary....

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