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National News

Recent National Headlines

30.10.2014

Fires on Manitoba reserves 'high risk' but only $4M given out: internal document

WINNIPEG - An internal report from Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada estimates it will take a $28-million injection of federal funding to reduce the number of deadly fires on Manitoba reserves, but only a fraction of that amount has been approved.

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30.10.2014

Playing with fire: Manitoba reserves lag in firefighting capabilities

WINNIPEG - Baby Errabella Harper was fast asleep in a three-bedroom house with no running water on St. Theresa Point First Nation when fire broke out.

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30.10.2014

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. expects steady housing market in 2015

OTTAWA - The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. says it expects housing starts in 2015 to be about the same as they were this year, and in line with economic and demographic trends.

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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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