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Most claimants lose EI appeals; dismissal rate remains high in new system

OTTAWA - The plight of jobless Canadians denied employment insurance benefits isn't improving under the federal government's new social-security tribunal during its first year....

posted: August 27,2014

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Premiers, native leaders call for forum on missing and murdered aboriginal women

CHARLOTTETOWN - Canada's premiers and aboriginal leaders are inviting the federal government to...

Halifax university changes frosh week, a year after incident shone spotlight

HALIFAX - Keeping frosh week activities fun and engaging for students while at the same time...

Fiscal update: Alberta plans to borrow $3B less; on track for higher surplus

EDMONTON - The Alberta government says rising energy prices and a stronger than expected economy...

Poor food slowing growth in Inuit kids; almost half shorter than average: study

Hunger among Inuit families is so prevalent in Arctic Quebec that it could be why almost half their ...

Parti Quebecois leadership hopefuls jockey for position as caucus meets

QUEBEC - Will they or won't they?

Mentally ill need help, not handcuffs: police, mental health association

VICTORIA - A new report says there are more interactions reported between police and people with...

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