Tuesday September 30, 2014

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Health ministers meeting in Banff reassure Canadians about Ebola after U.S. case

BANFF, Alta. - Health ministers meeting in Alberta are trying to reassure Canadians now that the first confirmed case of Ebola virus has been reported in the United States....

posted: September 30,2014

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New Democrats thwarted in bid to compel on-point answers during question period

OTTAWA - An NDP motion aimed at compelling on-point answers during question period in the House of Commons has gone down to defeat....

Magnotta trial: bizarre note naming prime minister among exhibits seen by jury

MONTREAL - A bizarre note naming Prime Minister Stephen Harper and his wife Laureen was part of the evidence viewed by jurors on the second day of Luka Rocco Magnotta's first-degree murder trial....

Brain injuries like concussion can alter teens' behaviour, girls especially: study

TORONTO - Teenagers who have had a concussion or other traumatic brain injury report higher rates of such harmful behaviours as contemplating suicide, smoking pot and binge drinking, compared to their uninjured peers and the finding is...

Border officer breaks down in tears at B.C. inquest into Mexican woman's death

BURNABY, B.C. - A border officer tasked with deporting a Mexican woman who hanged herself at Vancouver's airport broke down in tears at a coroner's inquest when a lawyer suggested the inmate was distressed about being sent back home....

A Swiss and a Canadian tourist missing in Chile after an avalanche

SANTIAGO, Chile - Chilean authorities were searching on Tuesday for a Canadian and a Swiss tourist missing after an avalanche that occurred while they were hiking in the country's south....

EU ambassador confident visa concerns from Romania, Bulgaria will be resolved

HALIFAX - The European Union's ambassador says she's confident a resolution is in the works for concerns raised by Romania and Bulgaria over Canada's requirement travellers from those countries have visas....

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