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In Canada
July 29, 2015 11:50 am gmt |
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Dozens of protesters took to the streets in Toronto, Canada, on Monday to express their outrage over two recent shooting deaths of black men at the hands of police officers. The protest was organized by the community group ‘Black Lives Matter’, and the participants marched near the site of the most r...
In Canada
July 21, 2015 10:00 am gmt |
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The number of suicides in Canada may be under-reported by as much as 40 per cent in some provinces, obscuring the true extent of mental health’s most dire problem, suggests a new study. Researchers in Montreal theorized that deaths due to injuries of “undetermined intent” are often cases of people ki...
In Canada
July 19, 2015 11:51 am gmt |
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Canada’s premiers have announced a national energy strategy supporting both project development and the need for emission cuts, ending two days of sometimes tense talks on how to balance the two. A communique released Friday after provincial and territorial leaders met in St. John’s, N.L., said the p...
In Colombo
July 19, 2015 10:05 am gmt |
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It has been reported that former president Chandrika Bandaranayaka Kumarathunga has fly to Canada as soon as she returned to Sri Lanka after she celebrated her 70th birth day with her children. Since the political situation in Sri Lanka getting heat, it has reported that she would be declaring signif...
In Canada
July 16, 2015 8:16 am gmt |
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Nearly one-quarter of Canadians say they or someone in their home can’t afford prescribed drugs and are splitting pills and skipping doses to make the medicine go further – or not renewing or even filling prescriptions, according to a new poll. In addition, 36 per cent of the Canadians surveyed repor...
In Canada
July 15, 2015 5:34 am gmt |
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A seventeen-year-old student from Surrey, England died while on a school trip to Canada on Sunday (July 12). Jamal Ottun died while swimming at Shawnigan Lake near the U.S.-Canada border southwest of Vancouver. Ottun was in Canada on a school rugby tour and was swimming at docks of the prestigious Sh...
In Canada
July 10, 2015 4:28 am gmt |
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Scientists on Wednesday (July 8) announced the discovery of Wendiceratops, a 20-foot-long (6-meter) two-ton beast with a prominent, upright horn atop its nose and a series of short, forward-curling hooks adorning a bony, shield-like frill at the back of its head. It was named after Canadian fossil hu...
In Srilanka
July 9, 2015 9:46 am gmt |
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The PHU party leader Udaya Gammanpila says that many NGOs including Veediye Verodaya organization are trying to defeat the former president Mahinda Rajapaksa. He said this in the media briefing held today (Thursday) in Colombo. Also, the leader showed several posters which had been pasted by these NG...
In Canada
July 9, 2015 5:39 am gmt |
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The federal government should outlaw membership in a terrorist group, bar radicals from Canada and look at forbidding the glorification of extremists to protect the Canadian way of life, says a Senate committee. The Senate security and defence committee also recommends creation of a “wanted ter...
In Asia
July 8, 2015 7:28 am gmt |
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Police have arrested a Chinese university professor who allegedly sold “millions of US dollars” worth of psychoactive drugs over the Internet to clients in the US, Britain, Canada and Australia, state media reported Tuesday. The professor, surnamed Zhang, first learned about the popularity of such dr...
In Canada
July 6, 2015 10:25 am gmt |
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Inadequate public transit has become as Canadian as maple syrup, and cities are struggling to find affordable solutions. Metro Vancouver took a novel crack at the problem last week with a plebiscite on a five cent sales tax hike that would have covered the region’s $7.5-billion share in a massi...
In Canada
July 5, 2015 10:18 am gmt |
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The head of a small Ottawa-based charity is in Geneva this week to complain to a United Nations committee about the Canada Revenue Agency’s program of political-activity audits. Harriett McLachlan, president of Canada without Poverty, is pleading her case before the UN Human Rights Committee, a...
In Football
June 27, 2015 5:15 am gmt |
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The two teams, who have each won one of their two meetings this year 1-0, play in Vancouver at 00:30 BST on Sunday. “There’s been a different Canadian team at this tournament,” said Sampson. “They’ve relied on some fortunate decisions and big individual moments.  “...
In Canada
June 16, 2015 4:35 am gmt |
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Federal Justice Minister Peter MacKay plans to introduce legislation today (Tuesday) morning aimed at creating tougher penalties for drunk drivers who kill people. Sources say MacKay will table the legislation in the House of Commons while three mothers who lost their children to impaired drivers loo...
In Colombo
June 13, 2015 9:12 am gmt |
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The print media news has been reported that the implementation of the new Immigration law in Canada is lead to 140,000 Lankan to return Sri Lanka by losing their citizenship in Canada. The news article has pointed out that second-grade citizens could be effected by this new immigration law which has ...
In Canada
June 13, 2015 8:43 am gmt |
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Medical marijuana patients will now be able to consume marijuana — and not just smoke it — as well as use other extracts and derivatives, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled on 11th June 2015. The unanimous ruling against the federal government expands the definition of medical marijuana beyond the ...
In Canada
June 13, 2015 8:34 am gmt |
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Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission has released its findings into more than a century of abuse in Indian Residential Schools. Between the 1880s and 1990s 150,000 aboriginal children were sent to institutions where they were stripped of their language and culture. Many faced emotional,...
In World
June 9, 2015 5:34 am gmt |
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Leaders of the Group of Seven (G7) wrapped up their two-day summit yesterday (Monday) with a pledge to take actions on issues ranging from climate change, world trade to the Ukraine conflict and the fight against terrorism. Agreements achieved on the issue of climate change have drawn the most attent...
In Technology
June 6, 2015 5:46 am gmt |
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US internet giant Yahoo has announced that it will shut down Yahoo Maps, eight years after it was launched, and other services in different countries. Yahoo Maps will shut down around the end of June. However, it will continue to be used by the company’s search engine and photo-sharing website ...