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Five stories in the news today, April 27, from The Canadian Press:

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CANADA GEARS UP AID EFFORTS FOR EARTHQUAKE-RAVAGED NEPAL

Canadian military forces that specialize in disaster assistance are o

CHARLOTTETOWN - Prince Edward Islanders voting in the May 4 election will have a better chance tonight to judge the party leaders who want to govern them.

The first of two leaders debates is being he

TORONTO - The federal government says Canadians who are blind or have difficulty reading published works will soon have a lot more to read.

A senior government source says Industry Minister James Moo

CAMPBELLTON, N.B.

TORONTO - Toronto Police say a three-year-old boy has died from injuries he suffered after falling from a 17th-floor apartment in the city's west-end.

Paramedics responded to a call Sunday afternoon.

VANCOUVER - A prosecutor's rare tactics to block a British Columbia man who murdered his three children from gaining some freedom is laying the groundwork for a possible test of the Conservative gover

OTTAWA - The Harper government stepped up its response to earthquake-ravaged Nepal on Sunday by dispatching advance elements of its highly specialized disaster assistance response team.

Troops who co

OTTAWA - A Jordanian newspaper is reporting that Prime Minister Stephen Harper will host King Abdullah II, one of his key allies in the fight on terrorism, in Ottawa in the coming days.

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