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Beef recall expands as MPs hold emergency debate News

By Helen Surgenor The list of recalled beef products from Alberta’s XL Foods expanded again Thursday morning, less than 24 hours after Parliament held an emergency debate on the plant’s E. coli outbreak. During Wednesday evening’s debate, opposition MPs called for an independent audit of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Global News Reports. A spokesperson

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Romney debate win may not be enough : pundits News

By Jessy Bains U.S. President Obama locked horns with Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Wednesday night in Denver, and many believe Romney came out on top. However, what lasting effect that will have is not clear, yet, pundits say. “Many people including democratic strategists seem to be conceding that presidential candidate Romney won on

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Toronto bike lane plan heats up again News

Cyclists in the city upset over bike lane closures By Lisa Gillan A controversial project by Toronto city council continued to create a stir among cycling activists Tuesday. Last year council voted to get rid of the bike lanes on Jarvis Street downtown after ensuring separated bike lanes are put in place not far away

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Winnipeg warehouse full of race car fuel explodes News

By: Claire McCormack Business owners and workers in Winnipeg found themselves watching one of the largest fires ever faced by the city’s emergency services. Sixty-one firefighters and paramedics were on the scene, a press release from the City of Winnipeg said. Jacob Hanuschuk told Humber News he was working at a nearby auto service business

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Canadians know little about their food, study says News

By Alex Lambert A new study has found that despite the fact that 97 per cent of Canadians rank food choices as important to them, consumers still have many misconceptions about what they eat. The study, released by agriculture awareness group Farmers Feed Cities, was conducted to find out more about what Canadian consumers’ are

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Vital Signs report says Toronto faring well News

By Ryan Saundercook The Toronto Comunity Foundation has released the Vitality Report for Toronto. COURTESY John Vetterli The Toronto Community Foundation released its Vital Signs report on Tuesday for the city of Toronto, and the situation can apparently be summed up in three words: Not too bad. “The big picture of the report that was

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