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Canada Post locked out its workers on Tuesday, after days of rotating strikes that didn't really seem to significantly impact the public. Labour Minister Lisa Raitt's office said Wednesday that the federal government is now considering back-to-work legislation. (Jeff McIntosh/AP)

1. Canada Post back-to-work bill looms


The federal government has served notice that it intends to introduce back-to-work legislation to end the contract dispute between Canada Post and its 48,000 urban postal workers.
 
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2. Pakistan denies major arrested for helping CIA

The Pakistani army denied Wednesday that one of its majors was among the Pakistanis who Western officials say were arrested for feeding the CIA information before the American raid that killed Osama bin Laden.

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3. Police dispute shooting victim's hate crime claim

The victim of a shooting in Halifax says she was targeted because she's transgendered, but police doubt it was a hate crime.

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4. Vancouver fans fill streets for final puck drop

Thousands of noisy Canucks fans clad in the team's bright blue and green jerseys started filling the streets of downtown Vancouver by noon on Wednesday, anxious to claim their spots in front of the big screens for the big game.

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5. Joss Stone may have been murder plot target

Two men were charged Wednesday with conspiracy to commit robbery and conspiracy to commit grievous bodily harm after being arrested near the rural home of British singer Joss Stone.

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