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NEW BREAST CANCER DRUG FOR POSTMENOPAUSAL WOMEN APPROVED STATESIDE

On this World Cancer Day, there’s word U.S. health regulators have approved a new medicine to treat postmenopausal women with a certain type of advanced breast cancer who have not taken other drugs. Ibrance was approved for women who have … read more

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PROVINCE ENTERTAINS LOWER SPEED LIMITS FOR ONTARIO’S CITIES AND TOWNS

Lowering the speed limit below the standard 50 kilometres an hour in cities and towns across the province is an idea now being considered at Queen’s Park. In a bid to improve safety for pedestrians, cyclists and motorists, Transportation Minister Steven … read more

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‘DYING WITH DIGNITY’ STRIPPED OF CHARITABLE TAX STATUS

A political activity audit by Canada Revenue Agency has resulted in the group ‘Dying with Dignity Canada’ losing its charitable tax status. The organization, which advocates for choice and dignity at the end of life, including physician-assisted death, says CRA … read more

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CHARLIE HEBDO SUSPECTS CORNERED WHILE A HOSTAGE TAKING IN PARIS SAID TO BE LINKED

A hostage taker at a kosher market in Paris appears to be linked to the suspects in the Charlie Hebdo newspaper attack.  We are learning that two people have been killed and several wounded in the hostage taking at the … read more

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MAYOR TORY TO BE SWORN IN THIS AFTERNOON WITH SECRET SPECIAL GUEST

John Tory begins his second full day as Toronto’s mayor with his first city council meeting.  At 2:00 today, Tory will be officially sworn in as the city’s 65th mayor. His Deputy Mayor Denzil Minnan-Wong told the New AM 740′s … read more

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LIBBY ZNAIMER’S INCREDIBLE CANCER STORY INSPIRES WORLDWIDE PERSONALIZED MEDICINE RESEARCH

Personalized medicine is becoming more the norm in cancer treatment around the world, thanks in part to the research by Doctor Steven Gallinger of the University Health Network’s Princess Margaret Cancer Centre. Doctor Gallinger received a $1.2 million five year … read more

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GHOMESHI STAYS AT MOTHER’S HOME IN THORNHILL, NEXT COURT DATE JANUARY 8th

Jian Ghomeshi is staying at his mother’s home in Thornhill as a condition of his bail, after the fired CBC radio star once again made international headlines.  Ghomeshi’s Toronto court appearance at College Park yesterday was covered by a crush … read more

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CBC TO ANNOUNCE NAME OF FIRM INVESTIGATING GHOMESHI ALLEGATIONS

More information is expected to come to light today about the investigation being conducted within the CBC on fired radio host Jian Ghomeshi. CBC spokesman Chuck Thompson says the name of the firm will likely be revealed today.  The CBC has … read more

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DOUG FORD CLOSES THE GAP IN THE TORONTO MAYORAL RACE: NEW POLL

John Tory still leads the Toronto mayoral race, but Doug Ford is not such a distant second. The Mainstreet Technologies poll which surveyed 2409 Toronto voters on September 28th suggests 37 percent of respondents plan to support Tory on election … read more

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67 CANDIDATES ARE RUNNING FOR TORONTO’S MAYOR BUT ONLY 4 ARE BEING HEARD

You’re seeing and hearing a lot from the top four contenders in the race for Toronto’s mayor.  Incumbent Rob Ford and his challengers John Tory, Olivia Chow and David Soknacki are considered the main candidates leading up to the October … read more

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