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The Manila Times
Canada’s Trudeau faces mounting criticismFebruary 7, 2016 7:04 pm Economic worries, terror fears erode PM’s popularity
Canada’s Trudeau faces mounting criticism
The Manila Times / Posted 10 hours ago
February 7, 2016 7:04 pm Economic worries, terror fears erode PM’s popularity OTTAWA: One hundred days after Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government was sworn in, the still-popular Canadian prime minister faces... Read more
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Oakland Tribune
San Jose State quarterback Malik Watson says he's transferringQuarterback Malik Watson announced Saturday that he will transfer from San Jose
San Jose State quarterback Malik Watson says he's transferring
Oakland Tribune / Posted 15 hours ago
Quarterback Malik Watson announced Saturday that he will transfer from San Jose State. Watson, a junior in 2015 who saw action in two games, said in a note posted to Twitter that he will graduate in May and use his final season of eligibility... Read more
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Rappler
Economy, security woes dent popularity of Canada's TrudeauON THE WORLD STAGE. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during a panel sessi
Economy, security woes dent popularity of Canada's Trudeau
Rappler / Posted 17 hours ago
ON THE WORLD STAGE. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during a panel session on the first day of the 46th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, January 20, 2016. Laurent Gillieron/EPA OTTAWA, Canada – One... Read more
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Quartz
We talked to five experts about what it would take to actually institute Universal Basic Income - Quartz Reality check Is handing out money to everyone a...
We talked to five experts about what it would take to actually institute Universal Basic Income
Quartz / Posted 21 hours ago
- Quartz Reality check Is handing out money to everyone a... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Cal rugby falls just short to UBC at home, 20-15In a rivalry matchup between two undefeated powerhouses of North American rugby
Cal rugby falls just short to UBC at home, 20-15
The Daily Californian / Posted 21 hours ago
In a rivalry matchup between two undefeated powerhouses of North American rugby, a good match is expected, but Saturday’s meeting between Cal and the University of British Columbia went above and beyond to produce an absolutely unforgettable one. In... Read more
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Doctors Health Press
Chaotic Environments May or May Not Lead to Overindulging, Depending on Your Mindset Many of us are unfortunately too familiar with the dangerous habit of stress
Chaotic Environments May or May Not Lead to Overindulging, Depending on Your Mindset
Doctors Health Press / Posted yesterday
Many of us are unfortunately too familiar with the dangerous habit of stress eating. Whether you are a parent coming home from a long day at the office and having... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Face-to-face still trumps texts for social closenessBy Maureen SalamonHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- While technology use
Face-to-face still trumps texts for social closeness
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 2 days ago
By Maureen SalamonHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- While technology use among young people offers some social advantages, face-to-face interaction does a better job of conveying emotional support and helping to read unspoken cues, new research... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Face-face still trumps texts for social closenessBy Maureen SalamonHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- While technology use
Face-face still trumps texts for social closeness
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 2 days ago
By Maureen SalamonHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- While technology use among young people offers some social advantages, face-to-face interaction does a better job of conveying emotional support and helping to read unspoken cues, new research... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Face-to-face still trumps texts for social closenessBy Maureen SalamonHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- While technology use
Face-to-face still trumps texts for social closeness
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 2 days ago
By Maureen SalamonHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- While technology use among young people offers some social advantages, face-to-face interaction does a better job of conveying emotional support and helping to read unspoken cues, new research... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Face-to-face still trumps texts for social closenessBy Maureen SalamonHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- While technology use
Face-to-face still trumps texts for social closeness
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 2 days ago
By Maureen SalamonHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- While technology use among young people offers some social advantages, face-to-face interaction does a better job of conveying emotional support and helping to read unspoken cues, new research... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Face-to-face still trumps texts for social closenessBy Maureen SalamonHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- While technology use
Face-to-face still trumps texts for social closeness
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 2 days ago
By Maureen SalamonHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- While technology use among young people offers some social advantages, face-to-face interaction does a better job of conveying emotional support and helping to read unspoken cues, new research... Read more
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Newswise
Hallucinogen Use Could Protect Against Intimate Partner Violence Available for logged-in reporters only Newswise — BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Evidenc
Hallucinogen Use Could Protect Against Intimate Partner Violence
Newswise / Posted 2 days ago
Available for logged-in reporters only Newswise — BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Evidence in a study led by researchers at the University of British Columbia along with University of Alabama at... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Face-to-face still trumps texts for social closenessBy Maureen SalamonHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- While technology use
Face-to-face still trumps texts for social closeness
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 2 days ago
By Maureen SalamonHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- While technology use among young people offers some social advantages, face-to-face interaction does a better job of conveying emotional support and helping to read unspoken cues, new research... Read more
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WALB Albany
Face-to-face still trumps texts for social closenessBy Maureen SalamonHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- While technology use
Face-to-face still trumps texts for social closeness
WALB Albany / Posted 2 days ago
By Maureen SalamonHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- While technology use among young people offers some social advantages, face-to-face interaction does a better job of conveying emotional support and helping to read unspoken cues, new research... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Face-face still trumps texts for social closeness, studies findBy Maureen SalamonHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- While technology use
Face-face still trumps texts for social closeness, studies find
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 2 days ago
By Maureen SalamonHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- While technology use among young people offers some social advantages, face-to-face interaction does a better job of conveying emotional support and helping to read unspoken cues, new research... Read more
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Doctors Health Press
Growing up Poor Can Lead to Overeating in Adulthood, Even When Full A new study suggests that calorie intake is higher among “full” individuals w
Growing up Poor Can Lead to Overeating in Adulthood, Even When Full
Doctors Health Press / Posted 2 days ago
A new study suggests that calorie intake is higher among “full” individuals who grew up with low socioeconomic status. With the growing obesity epidemic, we are stumped on how to... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Cal rugby set to host the University of British Columbia, looks to defends its undefeated season streakThe Cal rugby team will face its first serious test of the season and put its u
Cal rugby set to host the University of British Columbia, looks to defends its undefeated season streak
The Daily Californian / Posted 2 days ago
The Cal rugby team will face its first serious test of the season and put its undefeated 2015-16 record on the line when the University of British Columbia visits Berkeley on Saturday as part of their annual “World Cup” series. Cal and UBC have... Read more
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The Tyee
'Crisis' Threatens UBC's Credibility, Say Faculty RepsOn the hot seat: Stuart Belkin has been elected the new Chair of UBC' Board of
'Crisis' Threatens UBC's Credibility, Say Faculty Reps
The Tyee / Posted 2 days ago
On the hot seat: Stuart Belkin has been elected the new Chair of UBC' Board of Governors after his predecessor John Montalbano resigned. Declaring their university to be in the grips of a "governance crisis," the UBC Faculty Association has copied... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
A Bay Street legend’s Moore Park XanaduThe listing: 514 St. Clair Ave. E Asking price: $8.8-million Taxes: $63,971.8
A Bay Street legend’s Moore Park Xanadu
The Globe and Mail / Posted 3 days ago
The listing: 514 St. Clair Ave. E Asking price: $8.8-million Taxes: $63,971.80 (2015) Lot size: 273 by 135 feet Agent: Leeanne Weld Kostopoulos, Royal LePage Real Estate Services Ltd., Johnston and Daniel Division Architect Jim Strasman designed... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Vancouver’s BroadbandTV making major waves in online video worldFast-growing, Vancouver-based BroadbandTV is emerging into one of the most domi
Vancouver’s BroadbandTV making major waves in online video world
The Globe and Mail / Posted 3 days ago
Fast-growing, Vancouver-based BroadbandTV is emerging into one of the most dominant online video purveyors in the world. The 10-year-old company said Thursday it is now the largest “multiplatform network” in the world, boasting 319 million unique... Read more
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News.com.au
Life of a WA expat in VancouverEx-pat Fremantle-raised girl Matilda Gollan in Vancouver, Canada. FREMANTLE-RA
Life of a WA expat in Vancouver
News.com.au / Posted 3 days ago
Ex-pat Fremantle-raised girl Matilda Gollan in Vancouver, Canada. FREMANTLE-RAISED Matilda Gollan first moved to Canada to chase the snow. Now based in Vancouver, she shares her tips on where to eat, drink and bike in the picturesque city. Q. If... Read more
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Perth Now
Life of a WA expat in VancouverEx-pat Fremantle-raised girl Matilda Gollan in Vancouver, Canada. FREMANTLE-RA
Life of a WA expat in Vancouver
Perth Now / Posted 3 days ago
Ex-pat Fremantle-raised girl Matilda Gollan in Vancouver, Canada. FREMANTLE-RAISED Matilda Gollan first moved to Canada to chase the snow. Now based in Vancouver, she shares her tips on where to eat, drink and bike in the picturesque city. Q. If... Read more
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The Tyee
'The Rankin File': Upcoming Doc Spotlights COPE Co-founder's Radical LegacyHe's been called remarkable, legendary, once-in-a-lifetime. He's also been call
'The Rankin File': Upcoming Doc Spotlights COPE Co-founder's Radical Legacy
The Tyee / Posted 3 days ago
He's been called remarkable, legendary, once-in-a-lifetime. He's also been called vulgar, egotistical and a communist. Such is the legacy of Harry Rankin, a Vancouver lawyer, longtime city councilor and icon of B.C. politics. Now he's the subject of... Read more
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Doctors Health Press
Something Smells Fishy: New Study Reveals That Seafood Decreases Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease Previous studies have demonstrated the protective effects of consuming seafoo
Something Smells Fishy: New Study Reveals That Seafood Decreases Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease
Doctors Health Press / Posted 3 days ago
Previous studies have demonstrated the protective effects of consuming seafood in preventing dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. Seafood, especially salmon,... Read more
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Everett Herald
Children's fiction author puts down roots in EverettPublished: Wednesday, February 3, 2016, 8:00 a.m. by Emily, Everett Public L
Children's fiction author puts down roots in Everett
Everett Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Published: Wednesday, February 3, 2016, 8:00 a.m. by Emily, Everett Public Library staff Enjoy a post written by Emily Dagg, EPL's head of Youth Services, about this weekends Ways to Read author... Read more
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Everett Herald
Children's fiction author puts down roots in EverettPublished: Wednesday, February 3, 2016, 8:00 a.m. Children’s fiction author pu
Children's fiction author puts down roots in Everett
Everett Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Published: Wednesday, February 3, 2016, 8:00 a.m. Children’s fiction author puts down roots in Everett by Emily, Everett Public Library staff Enjoy a post written by Emily Dagg, EPL's head of Youth Services, about this weekends Ways to Read author... Read more
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The Northern View
Sheryl Sidorski-Gordon's warrior spirit, story and videoSurvival is a subjective experience determined by how an individual perceives t
Sheryl Sidorski-Gordon's warrior spirit, story and video
The Northern View / Posted 4 days ago
Survival is a subjective experience determined by how an individual perceives the challenges in their life. A person can survive the first day on a job, holidays at the in-laws, a perilous trek through the mountains, or a debilitating... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Veteran linebacker Shea Emry announces retirement amid concussion concernsMontreal Alouettes Shea Emry hoists the Grey Cup after the Alouettes beat the S
Veteran linebacker Shea Emry announces retirement amid concussion concerns
Brandon Sun / Posted 4 days ago
Montreal Alouettes Shea Emry hoists the Grey Cup after the Alouettes beat the Saskatchewan Roughriders 28-27 to win the 97th Grey Cup in Calgary, Sunday November 29, 2009. Emry is retiring after eight CFL seasons amid concussion concerns. THE... Read more
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NewsWatch 12 Medford - Klamath Falls
Hustlin' Owls & Raiders Back on Softball Diamond(Courtesy: Oregon Tech Sports Information)KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. -- Both the South
Hustlin' Owls & Raiders Back on Softball Diamond
NewsWatch 12 Medford - Klamath Falls / Posted 4 days ago
(Courtesy: Oregon Tech Sports Information)KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. -- Both the Southern Oregon University Raiders and Oregon Tech Hustlin' Owls will get back on the softball diamonds this weekend. Coming off a 47-16 overall mark, and a fourth place... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Inside the Vancouver fixer-upper listed for $2.4Scroll to the bottom for photos from reporter Brent Jang’s tour of the property
Inside the Vancouver fixer-upper listed for $2.4
The Globe and Mail / Posted 4 days ago
Scroll to the bottom for photos from reporter Brent Jang’s tour of the property. With a $2.398-million asking price, the fixer-upper built in 1930 might seem overvalued. But in Vancouver’s crazed real estate market, that price would likely be a... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Vancouver’s urban-beaver plan focuses on enhancing habitatsSeveral dozen beavers are thought to be living in Vancouver, some of them makin
Vancouver’s urban-beaver plan focuses on enhancing habitats
The Globe and Mail / Posted 4 days ago
Several dozen beavers are thought to be living in Vancouver, some of them making themselves at home in restored marshland near the Olympic Village, and now the city’s park’s board has approved a strategy that will give them some company. The... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
B.C.’s earthquake preparedness progressing slowly, expert saysPerceived public apathy toward the threat of a major earthquake off Canada’s we
B.C.’s earthquake preparedness progressing slowly, expert says
The Globe and Mail / Posted 4 days ago
Perceived public apathy toward the threat of a major earthquake off Canada’s west coast hasn’t stopped governments across southwestern British Columbia from quietly earmarking millions of dollars for seismic upgrades and construction in anticipation... Read more
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Oak Bay News
Belfry ventures deep into The ValleyA happy accident drew Oak Bay’s Joan MacLeod to playwriting, and away from poet
Belfry ventures deep into The Valley
Oak Bay News / Posted 4 days ago
A happy accident drew Oak Bay’s Joan MacLeod to playwriting, and away from poetry and prose, but Canadian theatre is the better for it. “I wanted to be a fiction writer ever since I was a little kid. I always loved writing stories and my dad was a... Read more
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The Tyee
What Was BC Government's Role in UBC President Purge?Premier Clark and then-UBC president Arvind Gupta in 2014. Photo: BC Gov Flickr
What Was BC Government's Role in UBC President Purge?
The Tyee / Posted 5 days ago
Premier Clark and then-UBC president Arvind Gupta in 2014. Photo: BC Gov Flickr. "Moreover, you must refrain from thinking controversial thoughts out loud, especially when the facts are far from certain." -- Ex-UBC board chair John Montalbano to... Read more
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Doctors Health Press
Irregular Sleep Patterns May Be Linked to Obesity and Diabetes A study recently published in the Journal Sleep evaluated the effects of slee
Irregular Sleep Patterns May Be Linked to Obesity and Diabetes
Doctors Health Press / Posted 5 days ago
A study recently published in the Journal Sleep evaluated the effects of sleep timing on metabolic health factors, including weight status and insulin resistance. It seems that there are... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Hillary Clinton beat Bernie Sanders because of a coin toss: How it happened, and why it could happen in the UKMrs. Clinton won all of these - securing her an incredibly narrow lead. It see
Hillary Clinton beat Bernie Sanders because of a coin toss: How it happened, and why it could happen in the UK
Daily Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
Mrs. Clinton won all of these - securing her an incredibly narrow lead. It seems quite ironic that the more socialist candidate lost because of cold hard cash. So how can a democracy choose a political candidate because of a coin flip? It's... Read more
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Doctors Health Press
Healthy Fat Diet Is Key to Weight Loss and Improved Cholesterol Levels Healthy fats along with modest weight loss are shown to improve cholesterol l
Healthy Fat Diet Is Key to Weight Loss and Improved Cholesterol Levels
Doctors Health Press / Posted 5 days ago
Healthy fats along with modest weight loss are shown to improve cholesterol levels and reduce the risk of heart disease, a new study reports. Dyslipidemia, or elevated blood fat... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Federal infrastructure goals put power in pockets of big-city mayorsThe race is on for access to the billions in federal infrastructure dollars tha
Federal infrastructure goals put power in pockets of big-city mayors
The Globe and Mail / Posted 5 days ago
The race is on for access to the billions in federal infrastructure dollars that have been promised by the Liberal government in Ottawa. And it is almost assuredly going to be won by the country’s major cities, whose building priorities align with... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Innovative program opens new doors to B.C.’s indigenous artistsSome indigenous artists in British Columbia are combining ancient traditions wi
Innovative program opens new doors to B.C.’s indigenous artists
The Globe and Mail / Posted 5 days ago
Some indigenous artists in British Columbia are combining ancient traditions with new technology to create an innovative business model for their work. Through the Aboriginal Doors program, indigenous carvers create door panels, which are then... Read more
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BC Local News
Province talks cash investment in tech sectorThe Government of British Columbia is investing $6 million for the next generat
Province talks cash investment in tech sector
BC Local News / Posted 6 days ago
The Government of British Columbia is investing $6 million for the next generation of talent in tech research and business to support the recently announced #BCTECH strategy. The not-for-profit organization Mitacs will use the funding to bring... Read more
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Kelowna Capital News
Province talks cash investment in tech sectorThe Government of British Columbia is investing $6 million for the next generat
Province talks cash investment in tech sector
Kelowna Capital News / Posted 6 days ago
The Government of British Columbia is investing $6 million for the next generation of talent in tech research and business to support the recently announced #BCTECH strategy. The not-for-profit organization Mitacs will use the funding to bring... Read more
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Science Daily
Recent studies show value of technology, in-person communicationsAcross four different research groups in the United States and Canada, findings
Recent studies show value of technology, in-person communications
Science Daily / Posted 6 days ago
Across four different research groups in the United States and Canada, findings from personality and social psychologists suggest that text messaging and social media can have emotional and psychological benefits. However, these benefits often fail... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Official Figures Gravely Underplay Fish CatchThey estimate that around 109 million tonnes of fish are caught each year, comp
Official Figures Gravely Underplay Fish Catch
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
They estimate that around 109 million tonnes of fish are caught each year, compared with an official total of 77 million tonnes reported in 2010 by the Food and Agriculture Organization (see graphic). Fish catch weight also fell by 16 per cent from... Read more
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Psych Central
Despite Advances in Social Media, Face-to-Face May Be Best for Mental HealthWhile personality and social psychologists from four research groups in the U.S
Despite Advances in Social Media, Face-to-Face May Be Best for Mental Health
Psych Central / Posted 6 days ago
While personality and social psychologists from four research groups in the U.S. and Canada suggest text messaging and social media can have emotional and psychological benefits, the benefits often fail to match those of in-person social... Read more
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SciDev.net
Official figures gravely underplay fish catchUp to 30 per cent of all fish caught globally could be missing from official fi
Official figures gravely underplay fish catch
SciDev.net / Posted 6 days ago
Up to 30 per cent of all fish caught globally could be missing from official figures because of unreliable data on illegal fishing and small, local fisheries, researchers believe. They estimate that around 109 million tonnes of fish are caught each... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
For Canadian innovators, will TPP mean protection – or colonialism?Jim Balsillie is former co-CEO of Research In Motion and co-founder of the Inst
For Canadian innovators, will TPP mean protection – or colonialism?
The Globe and Mail / Posted 8 days ago
Jim Balsillie is former co-CEO of Research In Motion and co-founder of the Institute for New Economic Thinking. In his 2011 State of the Union address, U.S. President Barack Obama said: “In America, innovation doesn’t just change our lives; it is... Read more
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Daily Mail
86-old rundown Vancouver residence listed for $2.4millionHow much would YOU pay for this house? Rundown Vancouver residence in need of m
86-old rundown Vancouver residence listed for $2.4million
Daily Mail / Posted 8 days ago
How much would YOU pay for this house? Rundown Vancouver residence in need of more than just a paint job is listed for eye-popping $2.4MILLION as homes in the city become a 'luxury item' The 1930 Point Grey house has three bedrooms and two... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Revelations in documents shorten list of candidates for UBC presidentThe deep fault lines revealed at the University of British Columbia this week h
Revelations in documents shorten list of candidates for UBC president
The Globe and Mail / Posted 8 days ago
The deep fault lines revealed at the University of British Columbia this week have likely shortened the list of candidates willing to take on the job of president, observers in and outside the school say. Next week, the search committee will release... Read more
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Doctors Health Press
Over-Exercising Is Not the Solution to Being Overweight High levels of physical activity may not be any better than sitting on a couc
Over-Exercising Is Not the Solution to Being Overweight
Doctors Health Press / Posted 9 days ago
High levels of physical activity may not be any better than sitting on a couch when it comes to weight loss, suggests a new study. The health benefits of physical activity are well understood.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
What's the Weather in Burkina Faso?Sub-Saharan Africa is still struggling to face droughts and floods without the
What's the Weather in Burkina Faso?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Sub-Saharan Africa is still struggling to face droughts and floods without the weather and climate information it needs. But as the planet warms, making extreme weather more likely, efforts to fill the knowledge gaps on the continent are also gaining... Read more
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