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National News

Recent National Headlines

30.09.2014

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.

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30.09.2014

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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30.09.2014

Tories overturn RCMP move to stop wearing fur hats over animal-rights concerns

OTTAWA - A move by the Mounties to doff their fur hats in favour of more animal-friendly tuques isn't getting any muskrat love from the federal Conservatives.

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Health News

Recent Health Headlines

30.09.2014

Canada's disaster assistance team ill-suited to help Ebola crisis, Harper says

OTTAWA - Prime Minister Stephen Harper says Canada's Disaster Assistance Response Team isn't well-suited to be of much help in the unfolding Ebola crisis in West Africa.

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30.09.2014

Saskatchewan hospital cancels 20 surgeries due to insects

YORKTON, Sask. - At least 20 elective surgeries had to be cancelled at a hospital in southeastern Saskatchewan last week due to tiny flying insects in operating rooms.

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