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Should Canada be taking in more Syrian, Iraqi and North African refugees? European leaders are calling on the rest of the world to accept some of the hundreds of thousands of migrants fleeing wars. (email your comments to mornings@cfra.com)

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29.08.2015

Mohamed Fahmy, 2 other Al-Jazeera journalists sentenced to 3 years in prison

CAIRO - An Egyptian court has sentenced Canadian Mohammed Fahmy and two other Al-Jazeera English journalists to three years in prison, the last twist in a long-running trial criticized worldwide by press freedom and human rights activists.

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29.08.2015

A look at some of what was being considered for @Canada's first tweet

OTTAWA - Ahead of the November 2014 launch of the official @Canada Twitter account, Foreign Affairs staff and the minister's office kicked around ideas for the very first tweet. Here are some of the suggestions, according to documents obtained via the Access to Information Act:

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29.08.2015

Oot and aboot on Twitter: how the @Canada account's first tweet came to be

OTTAWA - How many polar bears is too many to promote Canada? That's one of several questions Foreign Affairs bureaucrats were asking themselves last fall in the lead-up to the launch of the @Canada Twitter account.

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Health News

Recent Health Headlines

28.08.2015

Alberta backs off from forcing epileptic girl to stop cannabis-derived treatment

LEDUC, Alta. - Alberta appears to have stepped back from a fight to stop a four-year-old girl from receiving a marijuana-derived treatment for her seizures.

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28.08.2015

Saskatchewan health employee fired after unauthorized look at patient charts

SASKATOON - An employee of a Saskatchewan health region has been fired for breaching the privacy of about 900 patients by looking at their charts.

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