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30.07.2015

Political parties prepare for lengthy election campaign ahead of Oct. 19 vote

OTTAWA - In past election campaigns, the federal Conservatives were fond of scheduling their events early in the day, hoping to set the agenda and force everyone else to talk about their policy pronouncements.

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30.07.2015

Canada offers up to $8.3 million to Iraq and neighbours in fight against ISIL

QUEBEC - Canada is prepared to give up to $8.3 million in additional funding to Iraq and neighbouring countries in the fight against Islamic State militants, Foreign Affairs Minister Rob Nicholson said Thursday.

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30.07.2015

Cairo court postpones verdict for Canadian journalist Mohamed Fahmy

Mohamed Fahmy's legal saga was drawn out further on Thursday as an Egyptian court abruptly postponed a much-anticipated verdict in his widely denounced terror trial.

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Health News

Recent Health Headlines

30.07.2015

Abortion pill: Cabinet ministers say little; one MP condemns government approval

Conservative cabinet ministers shied away Thursday from questions about Health Canada's decision to approve the abortion drug known as RU-486.

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30.07.2015

Health minister asks for public input in developing care strategy in Nova Scotia

HALIFAX - The Nova Scotia government is looking for public feedback as it develops a continuing care plan for seniors which includes the possibility of user fees and direct funding.

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