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Do you support an end to homework assignments in elementary schools? A Quebec elementary school is banning homework for a year to study researcher claims that grades actually improve if assignments are completed during classroom time.

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National News

Recent National Headlines

02.09.2014

Students lament learning time wasted as strike shutters B.C. public schools

VANCOUVER - Queena Zeng anticipated her final year of high school would be fairly stressful, packed with SAT cram sessions and the nerve-racking wait for university acceptance letters.

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02.09.2014

Ex-construction magnate takes stand at Quebec corruption inquiry

MONTREAL - A powerful former construction magnate who entertained union leaders and politicians on his luxury yacht began testifying Tuesday at Quebec's corruption inquiry.

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02.09.2014

Lawyer points to paparazzi after Bieber charged with assault, dangerous driving

TORONTO - What started out as Justin Bieber's "peaceful retreat" in Canada, ended with him facing criminal charges — and his lawyer pointing the finger squarely at the paparazzi for the pop star's latest run-in with the law.

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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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