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Each day, we bring you a list of Top 5 stories. Sometimes they're the most read stories of the day, other times we focus on a specific region or category.

Today, we bring you the top stories from our Canada news page.

1) Record lows hit Alberta as Arctic air moves east

Cold, blustery weather is blowing into much of Ontario and Quebec, leaving behind frigid temperatures that have shattered records across Alberta.

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2) Keystone XL pipeline proposal rejected

The U.S. government has denied an application by TransCanada to build the Keystone XL pipeline, the State Department announced Wednesday. A statement released by the department said it doesn't preclude TransCanada applying again with a different route.

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3) Man shot dead at Vancouver's Wall Centre

A man in his 20s was shot and killed in a busy downtown Vancouver hotel restaurant in front of dozens of shocked patrons on Tuesday night.

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4) Wikipedia limits service in piracy protest

Some of the best-known sites on the internet, including Wikipedia, are limiting access today in a "Dark Wednesday" protest against legislation before the U.S. Congress intended to curb copyright infringement that critics say will limit the scope of the web and adversely affect legitimate websites.

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5) Carbon monoxide forces 400 from apartments

Carbon monoxide has forced the evacuation of approximately 400 residents from a southwest Calgary apartment building in -30 C weather.

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