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BREAKTHROUGH REPORTED IN MALAYSIAN JET CRASH INVESTIGATION

The Prime Minister of Malaysian says the leader of the pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine has agreed to hand over both black boxes from Flight 17 to Malaysian investigators. In addition, he says the remains of 282 of the crash victims … read more

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CANADA’S FOREIGN AID LIST GROWS

Five countries are being added to Canada’s foreign aid priority list. That returns the pool of potential recipients to the same level set by the former Liberal government. But there will be no more money as the list expands from … read more

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ALZHEIMERS DISEASE GREATLY MISUNDERSTOOD

A survey conducted by the Alzheimer’s Association in Canada and a dozen others nations, demonstrates how misunderstood the disease is. The study suggests 59 per cent of people incorrectly believe that the disease is a typical part of aging, 40 … read more

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MAYOR HAZEL RECEIVES HONOUR FOR BUILDING RELATIONS BETWEEN JAPAN AND CANADA

It was a special day for Mississauga’s zoomer mayor who was honoured for her contributions to building and improving relations between Japan and Canada. Hazel McCallion was given Japan’s Order of the Rising Sun during a ceremony yesterday at the official residence … read more

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89 YEAR OLD JOCK HUTTON RELIVES PARACHUTE JUMP INTO NORMANDY ON 70TH ANNIVERSARY OF D-DAY

Prime Minister Stephen Harper is among the world leaders gathered to speak at one of the world’s most sacred battlegrounds to commemorate the 70th anniversary of D-Day.  On June 6th 1944, about 150,000 soldiers from Canada, the U.S., Britain, and other allied countries stormed … read more

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HARPER AND OBAMA EXPRESS MORE SUPPORT FOR EASTERN EUROPEAN ALLIES

The Prime Minister says Canada is considering increasing its long-term military presence in Eastern Europe. But Stephen Harper says no decisions have been made. But Canada is sending an additional 74 troops to a training exercise in Latvia. Harper made … read more

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HAVING A BABY TOP REASON FOR CANADIAN HOSPITAL STAYS: CIHI REPORT

You may be surprised to learn that giving birth was the leading reason for hospital stays in Canada in 2012-13, accounting for nearly 370,000 hospitalizations.  And, just over 100-thousand of those were Cesarean sections. While having a baby usually requires a much … read more

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LONDON THE BILLIONAIRE LEADER

London, England now has more billionaires than any other city in the world.  A list of the super-rich published in The Sunday Times shows London with 72 residents whose net worth is over 1 billion pounds, or 1.6 billion dollars … read more

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CANADA SENDS TROOPS TO EUROPE AS UKRAINE UNREST SPREADS

About four dozen Canadian soldiers are leaving for Poland to take part next week in American-led military exercises. Prime Minister Harper says they’ll be part of NATO reassurance measures in response to the crisis in Ukraine. Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird says Canada’s actions … read more

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CANADA TO HELP MONITOR ELECTION IN UKRAINE

Canada will be sending up to 500 people to Ukraine on an election observation mission. The election May 25th comes amid concerns about separatist tensions in the eastern part of Ukraine. Foreign Affairs Minister is touring several eastern European countries to … read more

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