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National News

Recent National Headlines

30.10.2014

Today on the Hill: Will Ottawa accept "voluntary" plan to cut interchange fees?

OTTAWA - The federal government's battle to lower the fees retailers pay to use credit cards — and theoretically cut costs for consumers — may be coming to an end.

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30.10.2014

Harper expected to target families with major fiscal announcement

OTTAWA - Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Finance Minister Joe Oliver will make a major announcement Thursday that is expected to include some of the fiscal measures for families promised in the last election campaign.

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30.10.2014

'Trailer Park Boys' actor first to go public in accusations against Ghomeshi

TORONTO - "Trailer Park Boys" actor Lucy DeCoutere has accused former CBC-Radio host Jian Ghomeshi of choking her "to the point she could not breathe" and slapping her "hard three times on the side of her head," the Toronto Star reported late Wednesday.

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Health News

Recent Health Headlines

30.10.2014

Contingency plans in the works if government loses refugee health care case

OTTAWA - Immigration officials are working furiously to finalize contingency plans for refugee health care coverage in the event the government loses a court battle this week on how much coverage refugee claimants ought to receive.

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30.10.2014

BDSM not abuse but way to spice up sex life in safe, consensual way: adherents

TORONTO - Fired CBC radio host Jian Ghomeshi's admission that he engages in rough sex has Canadians hearing a term that many may be unfamiliar with — BDSM, or bondage, dominance, sadism and masochism. So just what does BDSM involve and what draws adherents to this kind of sex?

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