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With Canada PM job now in reach, 'Angry Tom' reins in temper Tuesday, 30 Jun 2015

OTTAWA (Reuters) - The left-wing leader in striking distance of toppling Canada's Conservative prime minister was once known as "Angry Tom," but Thomas Mulcair has been turning on the charm to convince voters he is ready to run the country.  Full Article

 
WestJet flight diverted after threat, cleared of passengers Tuesday, 30 Jun 2015 

(Reuters) - A WestJet Airlines flight bound for Toronto was diverted Monday evening to Winnipeg and evacuated after an unspecified threat and six passengers were injured when leaving the plane, the airline said on its official Twitter account.  Full Article  

Alberta says last year's budget surplus bigger than expected Tuesday, 30 Jun 2015 

CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - The Canadian province of Alberta said on Tuesday its budget surplus for the last fiscal year was nearly C$350 million ($280.2 million) bigger than forecast even though oil prices plunged in the second half of the year.  Full Article