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There was a shooting somewhere, cue the cliché soundbytes

The offices of Charlie Hebdo, a satirical political magazine in Paris, were attacked this morning. French President François Hollande condemned the attack as “a terrorist operation, by terrorists, against a newspaper that has been threatened several times – … 473 more words

MPs fight off major illnesses to fight on in 2015 election

“He said, ‘It’s positive, you have cancer again.’ ”

Judy Foote, MP.

Liberal whip Judy Foote was about to deliver a speech to more than 200 people at the party’s convention in Montreal when she learned something was wrong. 2,647 more words

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Newly elected B.C. councillor will light himself on fire following higher voter turnout

WATCH ABOVE: Squire Barnes visits Peter Kent before the 2014 civic election

VANCOUVER – Before being elected as a councillor in Squamish, B.C., Peter Kent made voters a promise. 205 more words

Politics

Lobbyists stalling greenhouse gas rules

The Conservative government’s failure to release longpromised greenhouse gas regulations for the oil and gas industry can be traced back to initial concerns from petroleum producers and later the Alberta government. 529 more words

Business

Robyn Urback on the HPV vaccine: What’s worse than pre-marital sex? Cancer. That’s what

The Catholic Church has been pushing abstinence before marriage for, oh, a couple thousand years now. It hasn’t completely caught on. While some Catholics opt to heed to the instruction of Corinthians 7:2 and Hebrews 13:4 and others passages emphasizing the importance of an undefiled marriage bed, many others have not been swayed by the threat of eternal damnation. 830 more words

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What the Gargoyle heard: A week on the Hill

Parliament is in session, and so is The Gargoyle. From the Beauce to the bowels of the Centre Block, here’s some of what we heard. 1,326 more words

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