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National News

Recent National Headlines

20.08.2014

As CMA votes to oppose smoking plants, Mulcair calls pot-puffing personal choice

OTTAWA - Tom Mulcair defended the use of marijuana as a matter of personal choice on Wednesday, recalling his own youth puffing on "oregano" even as the Canadian Medical Association officially warned against smoking pot.

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20.08.2014

Prime Minister Stephen Harper embarking on annual tour of the North

WHITEHORSE - Stephen Harper will tour a local college and make an announcement about northern research in Whitehorse on Thursday as he begins his annual trek to the North, his ninth time doing so since becoming prime minister.

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20.08.2014

American journalist's death in Iraq part of 'disgusting' terror campaign: Harper

CHILLIWACK, B.C. - Prime Minister Stephen Harper says the murder of American journalist James Foley by Islamic State militants in Iraq is part of a "disgusting" terror campaign being carried out across the entire region.

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Health News

Recent Health Headlines

20.08.2014

Alberta Health Services tried to improve image, but report was scrapped: NDP

EDMONTON - The New Democrats have released an internal Alberta Health Services report which they say shows the health superboard was using a consulting company to try to improve its image.

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20.08.2014

Monkey study: experimental drug promising for Ebola-related virus even after symptoms begin

WASHINGTON - An experimental drug saved monkeys from a virus closely related to Ebola even after symptoms began, Texas researchers reported Wednesday. A drug that targets Ebola in the same way is under development, and the study raises questions about how late after infection treatments might work.

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