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Editorial: Vote Yes, anyway

Posted by Oped 2 hours 36 minutes ago Vancouver Sun| editorial vote yes anyway All
http://feeds.canada.com — A popular Victorian poem, recited to countless graduating classes over the last century, advises the importance of keeping one's head in the midst of turmoil. The calm application of reason trumps reckless emotion, however satisfying the latter might be in the moment. Read More
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Editorial: No end to Insite battle

Posted by Oped 2 hours 36 minutes ago Vancouver Sun| editorial insite battle All
http://feeds.canada.com — Say what you will about Prime Minister Harper and his government. They're nothing if not persistent. Read More
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Air Canada crash: One person remains in hospital as investigators probe Halifax airport site

Posted by Oped 2 hours 37 minutes ago Toronto Star| air canada crash person remains hospital investigators probe halifax airport site All
http://www.thestar.com — One person remained in hospital on Monday as a team of investigators probed why an Air Canada passenger jet from Toronto crashed at Halifax airport.All of the 133 passengers and five crew members survived the crash shortly after midnight on Sunday, but some two dozen people were taken to hospital where most were treated for minor injuries.The Transportation Safety Board expected to have a full cr Read More
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Land of lost children: Inside Britain’s 18 abuse inquiries

Posted by Oped 2 hours 37 minutes ago Toronto Star| land lost children britains abuse inquiries All
http://www.thestar.com — Jon Bird was 4 years old, playing in a park with other kids, when a man approached and offered him a shining coin to follow him into the woods.“It was half a crown. More money than I had ever seen,” recalls Bird, now 56.Once out of sight from the others, the man raped Bird. Bird remembers being confused and crying as he ran to tell his mother, who promptly put him in the bathtub. Sh Read More
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Ontario’s sole health privacy prosecution quietly dismissed

Posted by Oped 2 hours 37 minutes ago Toronto Star| ontarios sole health privacy prosecution quietly dismissed All
http://www.thestar.com — The first person ever prosecuted under Ontario’s health privacy law for allegedly prying into almost 6,000 patient records no longer faces charges because of the “curious” way the Crown handled the case, a court has ruled.Against a backdrop of growing calls for more prosecutions under this law, the potentially precedent-setting case was quietly dropped because of a 16-month d Read More
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Nigeria results show tight presidential race as protests erupt

Posted by Oped 2 hours 37 minutes ago Toronto Star| nigeria results tight presidential race protests erupt All
http://www.thestar.com — ABUJA, NIGERIA—Early results in Nigeria’s presidential election showed a tight race as tensions mounted in the key oil- producing Rivers state and the northern city of Bauchi where the main opposition party alleged the vote was rigged.Results from the Independent National Electoral Commission showed President Goodluck Jonathan leading with 47.3 per cent of the vote to 46.9 per cent Read More
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Toronto Community Housing needs $7.5B in repairs over 30 years

Posted by Oped 2 hours 37 minutes ago Toronto Star| toronto community housing b repairs years All
http://www.thestar.com — A new report on Toronto Community Housing paints a grim picture of what will happen if the agency doesn’t make a $7.5-billion investment in repairs over the next 30 years.Mayor John Tory (open John Tory's policard), interim CEO Greg Spearn and other officials held a news conference Monday to unveil the findings of the report.The Canadian Centre for Economic Analysis conducted the third-par Read More
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Germanwings co-pilot showed suicidal tendencies in psychotherapy: prosecutors

Posted by Oped 2 hours 37 minutes ago Toronto Star| germanwings copilot showed suicidal tendencies psychotherapy prosecutors All
http://www.thestar.com — MARSEILLE, FRANCE — The co-pilot of Germanwings Flight 9525 that crashed into the French Alps last week had received treatment for suicidal tendencies several years ago, prosecutors said Monday.Dusseldorf prosecutors say co-pilot Andreas Lubitz, 27, had received psychotherapy “with a note about suicidal tendencies” for several years before becoming a pilot.“In the foll Read More
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