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Family pleads for return of son's stolen remains

The family of a nine-year-old boy who was killed in a Manitoba plane crash last year has issued a tearful plea for the return of a necklace containing the boy’s ashes that was stolen from a truck in Edmonton Friday.

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  • Dawson Pentecost, 9, was one of four people who died when a Cessna crashed in a field near the southwestern Manitoba village of Waskada in February 2013. Family photoFamily pleads for return of son's stolen remains
    cbc.ca - 2014-07-22 2:17 PM

    The family of a nine-year-old boy who was killed in a Manitoba plane crash last year has issued a tearful plea for the return of a necklace containing the boy’s ashes that was stolen from a truck in Edmonton Friday.

  • To hear Senator Mike Duffy tell it, anyone could have made the "mistake" that he made when he declared that Prince Edward Island is his primary residence. Devaan Ingraham Canadian PressMike Duffy's murky $65k contract with friend leads to 8 charges
    cbc.ca - 2014-07-22 3:15 PM

    RCMP documents suggest that Senator Mike Duffy’s problems are not restricted to his housing and travel claims, but also focus on the murky financial relationship with an old friend. Eight of the charges announced by the RCMP last week are in relation to consulting contracts.

  • Designer Roger Edwards shows off the beaver logo and moose design on a line of merchandise for Parks Canada. CBCParks Canada clothing brands the Canadian wilderness
    cbc.ca - 2014-07-22 4:06 PM

    Parks Canada has launched a premium line of clothing that it hopes will speak to visitors about their memories of Gros Morne or Banff National Park and help a little with the bottom line.

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  • No return to normal yet at Primrose: AER
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-07-22 3:44 PM

    CALGARY - The Alberta Energy Regulator says it has a better idea now of what went wrong at Canadian Natural Resources Ltd.'s (TSX:CNQ) Primrose oilsands development in northeastern Alberta, where a mixture of bitumen and water was found to be oozing to the surface more than a year ago.

  • Greenpeace, Inuit agree on seismic tests
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-07-22 3:42 PM

    OTTAWA - Greenpeace and the Inuit have joined forces to protest Arctic seismic testing, warning that plans to gauge oil and gas reserves with high-intensity sound waves in Baffin Bay and the Davis Strait pose grave dangers to marine life.

  • Insect stings can cause deadly anaphylaxisInsect stings can cause deadly anaphylaxis
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-07-22 3:14 PM

    TORONTO - The death of a Quebec mayor who was stung multiple times after stepping on a wasps' nest while gardening is a tragic but cautionary tale for those who run afoul of bees, hornets or other stinging insects — especially if they have a severe allergy to their venom, experts say.

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  • New arrest linked to gun used after Boston attacks

    BOSTON - A man believed to have provided the gun used by Boston Marathon bombing suspects to kill a college police officer has been arrested on drug and weapon charges.

  • Hernandez lawyer: Pats records dispute resolved

    FALL RIVER, Mass. - A dispute over team records that lawyers for Aaron Hernandez had sought from the New England Patriots has been resolved, the defence said Tuesday, though it's unclear whether the documents were turned over.

  • US: No link to Russian gov't in plane downingUS: No link to Russian gov't in plane downing

    WASHINGTON - Senior U.S. intelligence officials said Tuesday that Russia was responsible for "creating the conditions" that led to the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, but they offered no evidence of direct Russian government involvement.

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