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Wind energy to grow by 20 per cent in 2012

October 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

By Ryan Saundercook Wind power’s contribution to Canada’s electricity supply is expected to grow by more than 20 per cent by the end of this year, according to the Canadian Wind Energy Association. The association...

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Shark fin soup controversy stirred by MP

October 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

by Jeanette Liu A member of parliament boils up a pot of trouble as she gulps down a bowl of contentious shark fin soup. Alice Wong, a conservative MP, representing Richmond, British Columbia, ate the...

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West Jet gets new planes

October 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

By Matthew Smith West Jet has announced it will buy 20 new Bombardier Q400 turbo-prop planes to launch a low fare branch of the airline. Public relations manager for the airline Robert Palmer said the...

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CAW calls an end to rail cuts

October 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

By Stacey Thompson The union representing workers at VIA Rail Canada is calling for an end to service cuts. This week VIA employees will participate in a nationwide leaflet campaign opposing – and urging Canadians...

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City Council examines E-Bikes

October 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

By Shylo Adams and Andrew Schopp The safety of bike lanes being shared between E-bike and regular bicycles is in question. Reporters Shylo Adams and Andrew Schopp have the story....

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Nobel Peace Prize goes to EU during debt crisis

October 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

By Briar Hopley Reaction to the European Union’s Nobel Peace Prize has been mixed. Friday’s announcement that the prize was going to the EU, comes in midst of a crippling debt crisis. “I think they’re...

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Police, students catch speeders

October 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

By Helen Surgenor and Sarah MacDonald Toronto police partnered with Etobicoke’s Second Street Junior Middle School on Friday to raise awareness about the dangers of speeding in school zones. Sarah MacDonald has details:...

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Biden sets the stage for round two

October 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

By Jessy Bains A political veteran took on a young and inexperienced combatant in round two of the U.S. presidential debate, Thursday night. U.S. Vice-President Joe Biden squared off with Mitt Romney’s Republican running-mate Paul...

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Developer proposes casino for Toronto

October 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

  By Adriano Mancini A casino in Toronto could be one step closer to becoming a reality after a massive proposal was released Friday that would see big changes coming to the downtown core. Developmental...

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Ontario pharmacy services expanded

October 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

By Bianca Bykhovsky Ontario pharmacists are now able to give flu shots, prescribe some drugs and refill prescriptions – services previously performed only by doctors. The provincial government announced earlier this week that it would...

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