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National News

Recent National Headlines

30.09.2014

CF-18s fighter jets to get life-extension upgrades to keep flying until 2025

OTTAWA - The Harper government says it will extend the life of its aging fleet of CF-18 fighters.

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30.09.2014

Kingmaker, unelected minister top picks for Newfoundland and Labrador cabinet

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Paul Davis named his first cabinet Tuesday by promoting his kingmaker and appointing an unelected political outsider to key justice and public safety roles.

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30.09.2014

Washington hears of Plan B for exporting oil: an 'Arctic Gateway'

WASHINGTON - With pipeline plans facing opposition in the West, the East, and the South, a Canadian premier is in the U.S. this week promoting an alternate route for exporting oil: the North.

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Health News

Recent Health Headlines

30.09.2014

Nova Scotia government defends health merger bill as protesters rally

HALIFAX - Union protesters blocked traffic outside the Nova Scotia legislature Tuesday morning as the government pushes through legislation that changes the bargaining structure in the health-care system.

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30.09.2014

Ontario nurses group asking provincial government for records on medical tourism

TORONTO - The Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario is asking the provincial government for information on which hospitals are letting foreign patients pay for health care.

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