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Should city councillors who are not seeking re-election be entitled to severance of a month's pay for each year of service (to a maximum of six months)? The allowance is intended to help councillors transition from public life to other employment.

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National News

Recent National Headlines

30.09.2014

Woman who killed herself in CBSA custody feared torture in Mexico: inquest

BURNABY, B.C. - Just days before she hanged herself in December 2013, Lucia Vega Jimenez cut fruit and chatted about international Christmas traditions with inmates inside a maximum-security women's prison east of Vancouver.

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30.09.2014

GDP largely unchanged in July following six months of gains: Statistics Canada

OTTAWA - Economic growth in Canada was put on hold in July as Statistics Canada says the country's economic output remained largely unchanged for the month following gains over six consecutive months.

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30.09.2014

Two adults, 5 children, rescued from sinking fishing vessel off B.C. coast

VICTORIA - Two adults and five young children had to be rescued on Monday night off the B.C. coast when their fishing vessel began sinking.

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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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