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Canada makes territorial claim for North Pole despite not mapping area yet
OTTAWA - Canada says it will try to extend its territorial claims in the Arctic all the way to the North Pole, although it hasn't yet fully mapped the area and does not have the scientific evidence to back the claim.
Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird says scientists have been asked to do additional work following a 10-year exercise in mapping Canada's continental shelf.
Jarome Iginla prepares for emotional return to the Saddledome as a Bruin
CALGARY - He's in his 17th season in the NHL, but this was new territory for Jarome Iginla.
The 36-year-old tried to anticipate Tuesday's reception at the Scotiabank Saddledome.
Canadian Press NewsAlert: Canada creates 21,600 jobs, Nov. jobless rate 6.9%
OTTAWA - Canada's unemployment rate was unchanged at 6.9 per cent in November. Statistics Canada says 21,600 net jobs were created during the month.
ENTERTAINMENT NEWSActress Eleanor Parker, 3-time Oscar nominee in 1950s, dies at 91
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Actress Eleanor Parker, a three-time Oscar nominee who played the scheming baroness in "The Sound of Music," has died at age 91.
Family friend Richard Gale said Parker died Monday morning due to complications from pneumonia.
HEALTH NEWSAuditor general raises red flags over handling of emergencies on reserves
OTTAWA - The auditor general has found problems with the way emergencies are handled on aboriginal reserves.
Michael Ferguson's team says outdated or missing emergency plans are putting First Nations communities at risk.