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  1. Australia offers Indonesia prisoner swap to save drug smugglers
    Australia has offered Indonesia a prison swap deal in a last-ditch bid to save the lives of two Australian drug smugglers who have been transferred to an island prison where they are to be killed by firing squad within days.
  2. Half of Canadians plan to delay major purchases: Nanos/CTV News poll
    Interpreting the declining value of the Canadian dollar as a sign of a weakening economy, approximately half of Canadians plan to delay major purchases in the near future, according to a new Nanos/CTV News poll.
  3. N.S. teen paralyzed in shooting surpasses doctors' expectations, plans to attend prom
    A Nova Scotia student who was shot and paralyzed during a home invasion three months ago says she has every intention of attending her high school prom.
  4. Woman who streamed sex shows from Windsor library fired: company lawyer
    The woman who made raunchy sex shows for an online audience in public places, believed to include public libraries in Windsor, Ont., has been fired by her employer.
  5. Chemical fire at Vancouver's port prompts evacuation, health warnings
    A chemical fire at a Vancouver container terminal led to a partial evacuation of Canada's largest port for several hours Wednesday afternoon, as a cloud of white smoke drifting over the city prompted health warnings and road closures.
  6. Liberals apologize for mixing up living and dead Russian politicians
    The federal Liberal Party has apologized for confusing a slain Russian politician with one who is very much alive.
  7. 'Phoney soldier' Franck Gervais pleads guilty
    Quebec man Franck Gervais has pleaded guilty to unlawfully wearing a military uniform and medals in connection with his appearance at a Remembrance Day ceremony on Parliament Hill last year.
  8. 'Life without parole' bill targets Canada's most heinous criminals: Harper
    The Tory government's latest tough-on-crime initiative to make life sentence a sentence for life without parole appears to be aimed at scoring political points rather than protecting the public, some critics and legal experts said Wednesday.