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National News

Recent National Headlines

23.11.2014

$1.1 billion in lapsed funding for veterans 'not lost money': Fantino

HALIFAX - Veterans Affairs Minister Julian Fantino said Sunday the department's $1.1 billion dollars in unused funding over seven years is "not lost money."

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23.11.2014

Alberta wolf cull stabilizes caribou numbers, but just buys time: study

EDMONTON - New research shows that killing hundreds of wolves has barely managed to stabilize the numbers of a threatened Alberta caribou herd in a region increasingly impacted by industry.

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23.11.2014

Additional $200M announced for military mental health programs over 6 years

OTTAWA - The federal government has announced $200 million over six years to support mental health needs of military members, veterans and their families.

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Health News

Recent Health Headlines

23.11.2014

HEALTHBEAT: US seeks to shore up world's blind spots in preparation for next disease outbreak

WASHINGTON - The next Ebola or the next SARS. Maybe even the next HIV. Even before the Ebola epidemic in West Africa is brought under control, public health officials are girding for the next health disaster.

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21.11.2014

Alberta officials ID residue on surgical instruments as polishing product

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. - Alberta Health Services has identified a fine, dark residue found on surgical instruments in Lethbridge.

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