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National News

Recent National Headlines

27.08.2014

Most claimants lose EI appeals; dismissal rate remains high in new system

OTTAWA - The plight of jobless Canadians denied employment insurance benefits hasn't improved under the federal government's new social-security tribunal during the first year of its existence, documents show.

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27.08.2014

Halifax university changes frosh week, a year after incident shone spotlight

HALIFAX - Keeping frosh week activities fun and engaging for students while at the same time respectful and inclusive is a pressing challenge facing Canadian universities, says a leading expert who helped a university last year in the aftermath of a chant that glorified non-consensual sex with underage girls.

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27.08.2014

Premiers, native leaders call for forum on missing and murdered aboriginal women

CHARLOTTETOWN - Canada's premiers and aboriginal leaders are inviting the federal government to participate in a roundtable to address the high number of native women who are missing and murdered.

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Health News

Recent Health Headlines

27.08.2014

Having 'The Talk' with kids may not be easy, but parents need to persevere: experts

It's a moment many parents dread and postpone for as long as possible: having The Talk with their son or daughter about puberty and all the bodily changes that come with that hormone-fuelled stage of life — from breast buds and periods to pubic hair and wet dreams.

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27.08.2014

Some resources for teaching kids about puberty

Here are some books and online resources about puberty and sexual health for parents and children:

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Content Provided By Canadian Press.