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After 44 years of Progressive Conservative governments Albertans have elected a majority NDP government that promised a corporate tax increase, higher taxes for incomes over $125,000 and a $15 hr. minimum wage. How do you interpret the victory?

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06.05.2015

New Brunswick man charged after 2,000 boys allegedly lured online

MONCTON, N.B. - The RCMP in New Brunswick are asking for help in countries around the world in their investigation of a man who allegedly pretended to be a teenaged girl online and lured as many as 2,000 boys.

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06.05.2015

Oilpatch, Bay Street take stock of NDP election victory in Alberta

CALGARY - The new reality of an orange-tinged Alberta was beginning to sink in across the oilpatch and Bay Street on Wednesday and, though there were some jitters, many are awaiting more details before they pass judgment.

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06.05.2015

Pollsters relieved at getting it right in Alberta's unlikely swing to the left

OTTAWA - Corporate Alberta may be wringing its hands, but Canada's market research industry breathed a collective sigh of relief today following the NDP's remarkable majority victory in the Alberta election.

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Health News

Recent Health Headlines

06.05.2015

HEALTHBEAT: Smartphone turned into video microscope to target diseases in hard-to-reach areas

WASHINGTON - Prick a finger and have the blood checked for parasites — by smartphone? Scientists are turning those ubiquitous phones into microscopes and other medical tools that could help fight diseases in remote parts of the world.

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06.05.2015

Cross training a key part of a runner's regimen — especially as they age

TORONTO - Elise Yanover's body showed no signs of strain as she laced up the day before her 10-kilometre run.

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