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Do you support an end to homework assignments in elementary schools? A Quebec elementary school is banning homework for a year to study researcher claims that grades actually improve if assignments are completed during classroom time.

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National News

Recent National Headlines

02.09.2014

Quebec corruption inquiry resumes with ex-construction boss set to take stand

MONTREAL - A powerful former construction magnate could finally take the stand when Quebec's corruption inquiry returns today from its summer break.

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02.09.2014

Teachers' strike cancels first day of school for B.C.'s public school students

VANCOUVER - It's back to class today for students across most of Canada — the exception being British Columbia where the teacher's strike will extend the summer vacations of some half a million public school kids.

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02.09.2014

Copper no longer only reason for green roofs around Parliament Hill

OTTAWA - Oxidized copper is no longer the only cause of green rooftops around Parliament Hill.

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Health News

Recent Health Headlines

02.09.2014

Widower, 60, goes back to university to study the cancer that killed his wife

EDMONTON - Powel Crosley was lost after his wife died of a rare form of ovarian cancer.

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01.09.2014

Hold the champagne: Improved US eating habits still aren't great; rich-poor diet gap has grown

CHICAGO - Americans' eating habits have improved — except among the poor, evidence of a widening wealth gap when it comes to diet. Yet even among wealthier adults, food choices remain far from ideal, a 12-year study found.

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