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  • CDN HEALTH CARE SYSTEM SCORES LOW IN INT’L STUDY

    A survey of family doctors from Canada and nine other countries finds patients here face longer waits, and there’s...
  • PARIS TAXI STRIKE AGAINST UBER INTO SECOND DAY, FRENCH GOVERNMENT PROMISES REFORMS

    Paris taxi drivers are into the second day of a strike protesting against rival services such as Uber. As...
  • GREENPEACE STUDY SUGGESTS WATERPROOF GEAR CONTAINS HAZARDOUS CHEMICALS

    Greenpeace is calling on manufacturers of waterproof outdoor gear to eliminate hazardous chemicals in the products. The environmental group...
  • FORMER FOREIGN AFFAIRS MINISTER LLOYD AXWORTHY CRITICAL OF CANADA’S SAUDI ARMS DEAL

    A Liberal elder statesman is calling for a review of a controversial $15-billion arms deal with Saudi Arabia. Lloyd...
  • NEW GLOBAL SUPERBUG GENE DISCOVERED IN ONTARIO

    An alarming new superbug gene that makes bacteria resistant to a last-resort antibiotic has been detected in Canada. A...