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Teachers push back with McGuinty Mondays News

By: Neetu Thind “McGuinty Mondays” have begun, marking another chapter in the collective bargaining saga between teacher unions and the Ontario government. The work-to-rule approach which launched Monday is the newest initiative put forth by the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario to fight Bill 115 ‘Putting Students First,’ which includes a no-strike clause for two

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Muslim groups condemn violence over video News

By Ryan Saundercook Clashes continue in the Middle East over the controversial anti-Islam video titled Innocence of Muslims, released by U.S. religious group “Media for Christ.” Now, various Muslim organizations are condemning the violent protests sparked by the video, which was posted to YouTube and denigrates the Prophet Muhammad. Canada’s largest national non-profit and wholly

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Prostate cancer in women? News

By Alex Lambert According to a poll released today, many Canadians are under the impression that both men and women can contract prostate cancer. The poll, conducted by Leger Marketing, found that 14 per cent of Canadians believe women can get prostate cancer, and another 20 per cent aren’t sure if it’s possible. Just 56

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Return of Parliament attracts Ottawa protest News

By: Melinda Warren As Parliament resumed in Ottawa on Monday, Occupy protesters and the Public Service Alliance of Canada participated in a march from Confederation Park to Parliament Hill protesting federal budget cuts and the impact they have on Canadians. One year after the Occupy movement began in New York City, anniversary rallies were also scheduled

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