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02.09.2014

Was Panama Canal the reason Canada stalled in declaring war on Germany?

MILTON, Ont. - A 99-year old former squadron leader with the Royal Canadian Air Force during the Second World War had a ringside seat at an event that could shed new light on why Canada waited until Sept. 10, 1939, to declare war on Nazi Germany.

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02.09.2014

From London, Harper describes Sotloff death as 'barbaric and unacceptable'

LONDON - Prime Minister Stephen Harper is in the U.K. in advance of a NATO summit in Wales later this week — and tweeting about reports of another beheading in Iraq.

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02.09.2014

Omar Khadr trying again to sue Canada for $20M and claim conspiracy with U.S.

TORONTO - Former Guantanamo Bay prisoner Omar Khadr tries again Wednesday to expand his civil lawsuit against the federal government to include a claim that Canada conspired with the United States for what he says was the abuse of his rights and torture.

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Health News

Recent Health Headlines

02.09.2014

Double mastectomies are on the rise but don't boost most women's survival chances, study says

CHICAGO - Removing both breasts to treat cancer affecting only one side doesn't boost survival chances for most women, compared with surgery that removes just the tumour, a large study suggests. The results raise concerns about riskier, potentially unnecessary operations that increasing numbers of women are choosing.

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02.09.2014

Low fat? Low carb? Study says either diet approach will work if you follow it

TORONTO - It's a question that bedevils dieters on a regular basis: Is a low-fat or a low-carb diet the true path to weight reduction?

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