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8,000 Kanata homes convert to community mailbox delivery starting today as Canada Post rolls out its five year plan to phase out home delivery. Canada Post says the volume of mail has dropped by 1.2 billion pieces in the past 7 years.

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National News

Recent National Headlines

20.10.2014

Repairs begin for disabled Russian ship as it arrives at B.C. port

PRINCE RUPERT, B.C. - A Russian cargo ship that was adrift off the British Columbia coast after a power outage has docked.

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20.10.2014

A glimpse behind the public-health scenes should Ebola virus arrive in Canada

OTTAWA - A man who recently travelled to Sierra Leone walked into a southern Ontario hospital last week, feeling unwell. Four minutes later, he was in quarantine and being tested for the Ebola virus. Those tests on the patient in Belleville proved negative.

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20.10.2014

Nepal end rescue operation on popular trekking route where 39 died in blizzards, avalanches

KATMANDU, Nepal - Nepal wrapped up rescue operations in its northern mountains Monday, saying all the hikers believed to have been stranded on a trekking route by a series of deadly blizzards are now safe.

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Health News

Recent Health Headlines

20.10.2014

Ebola: Liberia's president appeals to world for help; food deliveries continue in Sierra Leone

MONROVIA, Liberia - Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf said Ebola has killed more than 2,000 people in her country and has brought it to "a standstill," noting that Liberia and two other badly hit countries were already weakened by years of war.

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20.10.2014

Ebola fear eases as monitoring ends for some in Dallas; officials ready new health protocols

DALLAS - Ebola fears began to ease for some in the U.S. on Monday as a monitoring period passed for those who had close contact with a victim of the disease and after a cruise ship scare ended with the boat returning to port and a lab worker on board testing negative for the virus.

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