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The Sudbury Star
PASCAL: Locals get a kick out of 'blind soccer'Lo-Ellen Park graduate Chris Barclay, who leaves in September to begin post-sec
PASCAL: Locals get a kick out of 'blind soccer'
The Sudbury Star / Posted 9 hours ago
Lo-Ellen Park graduate Chris Barclay, who leaves in September to begin post-secondary studies in Public Health at the University of Waterloo, was a regular at the SDSSAA track and field championships, making a seemingly annual trek to OFSAA... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Quebec’s Dumoine River: an escape into true wilderness“I decided, ‘I’ll make a business out of this.’ “ It became his summer job whi
Quebec’s Dumoine River: an escape into true wilderness
The Globe and Mail / Posted 10 hours ago
“I decided, ‘I’ll make a business out of this.’ “ It became his summer job while he studied environmental science at the University of Waterloo. His intention had been to join Parks Canada, but the 1970s saw such an increase in outdoor adventure... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Turkey urged to prove ex-ambassador to Canada had ties to failed coupto provide incontrovertible evidence against Babali or release him. Bessma Mom
Turkey urged to prove ex-ambassador to Canada had ties to failed coup
The Globe and Mail / Posted 13 hours ago
to provide incontrovertible evidence against Babali or release him. Bessma Momani, a professor of political science at the University of Waterloo, tweeted that Turkey should present solid proof against Babali and not convict him through guilt by... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
100 years after disappearing, Berlin (Ontario) shows signs of revivalbut loyal. “Their identity was entirely Canadian and local,” says Ken McLaughl
100 years after disappearing, Berlin (Ontario) shows signs of revival
The Globe and Mail / Posted 15 hours ago
but loyal. “Their identity was entirely Canadian and local,” says Ken McLaughlin, professor emeritus of history at the University of Waterloo. “We assume now that they were a German community, but the vast majority of people living in Berlin... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Four ways Canada can solve the technical talent shortageon-the-job experience – in the Waterloo Plan, which became the blueprint for co
Four ways Canada can solve the technical talent shortage
The Globe and Mail / Posted 20 hours ago
on-the-job experience – in the Waterloo Plan, which became the blueprint for co-operative education at the founding of the University of Waterloo in 1957. It’s time to renew the challenge, with a different imperative. In the mid-1950s, Canada... Read more
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CBC.ca
Homeless for a decade, Waterloo grad Jesse Thistle wins Trudeau scholarshipJesse Thistle, a master's history graduate from the University of Waterloo, was
Homeless for a decade, Waterloo grad Jesse Thistle wins Trudeau scholarship
CBC.ca / Posted 23 hours ago
Jesse Thistle, a master's history graduate from the University of Waterloo, was named this summer as a Trudeau scholar, one of the most prestigious academic awards in Canada. It was a huge honour for Thistle, who had previously been homeless and... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Liberals replacing Harper Tories’ anti-terror project with new programthe new office will be the successor of Kanishka. … There is more continuity th
Liberals replacing Harper Tories’ anti-terror project with new program
The Globe and Mail / Posted yesterday
the new office will be the successor of Kanishka. … There is more continuity than discontinuity,” said Lorne Dawson, a University of Waterloo professor who studies terrorism. The one big difference, he said, is “that there is now a stress on... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Journeyman's story: Oregon visitor trying to visit all 413 national park unitsnational state parks, but Olson said he couldn’t deal with so many pins. Meyer
Journeyman's story: Oregon visitor trying to visit all 413 national park units
SaukValley.com / Posted 2 days ago
national state parks, but Olson said he couldn’t deal with so many pins. Meyer then worked with another data analyst at the University of Waterloo in Canada. “He actually got so frustrated he dropped the project,” he said. Larsen agreed to take on... Read more
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BC Local News
Jubilee wetlands: city legal fees piling upof fen recovery using existing data was very low” but upon further investigatio
Jubilee wetlands: city legal fees piling up
BC Local News / Posted 3 days ago
of fen recovery using existing data was very low” but upon further investigation discovered new research out of the University of Waterloo and the University of Colorado that indicated that full remediation was technically feasible. George... Read more
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Campbell River Mirror
Jubilee wetlands: city legal fees piling upof fen recovery using existing data was very low” but upon further investigatio
Jubilee wetlands: city legal fees piling up
Campbell River Mirror / Posted 3 days ago
of fen recovery using existing data was very low” but upon further investigation discovered new research out of the University of Waterloo and the University of Colorado that indicated that full remediation was technically feasible. George... Read more
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Woodstock Sentinel-Review
Slain terrorist served bail in Londonhim then to live in Strathroy with his sister. For the peace bond hearing, two
Slain terrorist served bail in London
Woodstock Sentinel-Review / Posted 5 days ago
him then to live in Strathroy with his sister. For the peace bond hearing, two experts on homegrown terrorism at the University of Waterloo interviewed Driver, as did a psychologist. Their conclusions: Driver wasn’t violent and was unlikely... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Slain terrorist served bail in Londonhim then to live in Strathroy with his sister. For the peace bond hearing, two
Slain terrorist served bail in London
Chatham Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
him then to live in Strathroy with his sister. For the peace bond hearing, two experts on homegrown terrorism at the University of Waterloo interviewed Driver, as did a psychologist. Their conclusions: Driver wasn’t violent and was unlikely... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Slain terrorist served bail in Londonhim then to live in Strathroy with his sister. For the peace bond hearing, two
Slain terrorist served bail in London
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 5 days ago
him then to live in Strathroy with his sister. For the peace bond hearing, two experts on homegrown terrorism at the University of Waterloo interviewed Driver, as did a psychologist. Their conclusions: Driver wasn’t violent and was unlikely... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Slain terrorist served bail in Londonhim then to live in Strathroy with his sister. For the peace bond hearing, two
Slain terrorist served bail in London
Sarnia Observer / Posted 5 days ago
him then to live in Strathroy with his sister. For the peace bond hearing, two experts on homegrown terrorism at the University of Waterloo interviewed Driver, as did a psychologist. Their conclusions: Driver wasn’t violent and was unlikely... Read more
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dna
Indo-Candian Sikh MP Bardish Chagger becomes Canada's 1st woman House leaderwork with the team and let's get there," she said. Chagger, who was born and r
Indo-Candian Sikh MP Bardish Chagger becomes Canada's 1st woman House leader
dna / Posted 6 days ago
work with the team and let's get there," she said. Chagger, who was born and raised in the Waterloo region, attended the University of Waterloo where she was the president of the Young Liberals. She will retain her title as the minister along... Read more
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The Hindu
Indo-Candian Sikh MP becomes Canada’s 1st woman House leaderwith the team and let’s get there,” she said. Ms. Chagger, who was born and ra
Indo-Candian Sikh MP becomes Canada’s 1st woman House leader
The Hindu / Posted 6 days ago
with the team and let’s get there,” she said. Ms. Chagger, who was born and raised in the Waterloo region, attended the University of Waterloo where she was the president of the Young Liberals. She will retain her title as the Minister along... Read more
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New Kerala
Canadian Sikh MP is first woman Leader of House - newkerala.com #107636retain that portfolio in addition to her new position. Chagger was born and ra
Canadian Sikh MP is first woman Leader of House - newkerala.com #107636
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
retain that portfolio in addition to her new position. Chagger was born and raised in the Waterloo region, attending the University of Waterloo where she was the president of the Young Liberals. After graduating with a Bachelor of Science she... Read more
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CBC.ca
Waterloo MP Bardish Chagger named new government House leaderto the House of Commons in last year's federal election. She was born and rais
Waterloo MP Bardish Chagger named new government House leader
CBC.ca / Posted 7 days ago
to the House of Commons in last year's federal election. She was born and raised in the Waterloo region, attending the University of Waterloo where she was the president of the Young Liberals. After graduating with a Bachelor of Science she... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
‘He was checking out that day one way or the other’: Aaron Driver left note to his family, father sayscase had failed, and that he was considering making mandatory counselling part
‘He was checking out that day one way or the other’: Aaron Driver left note to his family, father says
Sarnia Observer / Posted 7 days ago
case had failed, and that he was considering making mandatory counselling part of the peace bond process. A study by the University of Waterloo, “Talking to Foreign Fighters,” found that almost half of the 60 Canadian foreign fighters it... Read more
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Woodstock Sentinel-Review
‘He was checking out that day one way or the other’: Aaron Driver left note to his family, father sayscase had failed, and that he was considering making mandatory counselling part
‘He was checking out that day one way or the other’: Aaron Driver left note to his family, father says
Woodstock Sentinel-Review / Posted 7 days ago
case had failed, and that he was considering making mandatory counselling part of the peace bond process. A study by the University of Waterloo, “Talking to Foreign Fighters,” found that almost half of the 60 Canadian foreign fighters it... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
‘He was checking out that day one way or the other’: Aaron Driver left note to his family, father sayscase had failed, and that he was considering making mandatory counselling part
‘He was checking out that day one way or the other’: Aaron Driver left note to his family, father says
Chatham Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
case had failed, and that he was considering making mandatory counselling part of the peace bond process. A study by the University of Waterloo, “Talking to Foreign Fighters,” found that almost half of the 60 Canadian foreign fighters it... Read more
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SouthwesternOntario.ca
Huron County close to wind study partnershipHURON – The Huron County board of health is in talks to collaborate with the Un
Huron County close to wind study partnership
SouthwesternOntario.ca / Posted 9 days ago
HURON – The Huron County board of health is in talks to collaborate with the University of Waterloo and Wind Concerns Ontario on a study of the health effects of wind turbines on residents living nearby. Board of health chairperson and Bluewater... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Smartphones free up our brains by storing information - but can also ruin our memory, experts findProfessor Evan Risko, of the University of Waterloo, and Dr Sam Gilbert, from t
Smartphones free up our brains by storing information - but can also ruin our memory, experts find
Daily Telegraph / Posted 10 days ago
Professor Evan Risko, of the University of Waterloo, and Dr Sam Gilbert, from the University College London, reviewed a number of studies to discover how “cognitive offloading” - the use of tools to reduce the demand on our brains - is affecting our... Read more
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Daily Mail
Why technology is making us STUPIDmay fool us into thinking we are smarter than we actually are. Evan Risko, a p
Why technology is making us STUPID
Daily Mail / Posted 10 days ago
may fool us into thinking we are smarter than we actually are. Evan Risko, a professor of cognitive psychology at the University of Waterloo, warned: ‘If you are allowed to store some to-be-remembered information on a computer, chances are you... Read more
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First Coast News
Endless commutes cost you $960 a yearhour-long commute each way is the equivalent of earning an extra $40,000 a year
Endless commutes cost you $960 a year
First Coast News / Posted 13 days ago
hour-long commute each way is the equivalent of earning an extra $40,000 a year, according to a 2014 study by researchers at the University of Waterloo in Canada. Think about that the next time you're waiting for the car in front of you... Read more
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Owen Sound Sun Times
Suspect's death raises questions about peace bondschoice but to try." Resorting to a peace bond is akin to staging a "somewhat b
Suspect's death raises questions about peace bonds
Owen Sound Sun Times / Posted 13 days ago
choice but to try." Resorting to a peace bond is akin to staging a "somewhat blunt" intervention, says Lorne Dawson, a University of Waterloo sociology professor. "It's very hard to determine whether the intervention will produce a positive or... Read more
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USA Today
Endless commutes cost you $960 a yearcommute each way is the equivalent of earning an extra $40,000 a year, accordin
Endless commutes cost you $960 a year
USA Today / Posted 13 days ago
commute each way is the equivalent of earning an extra $40,000 a year, according to a 2014 study by researchers at the University of Waterloo in Canada. Think about that the next time you're waiting for the car in front of you to move. © CNBC... Read more
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CBC.ca
Public warning about Aaron Driver would have been 'counterproductive,' expert saysviews and tweeted support for ISIS under an alias. Lorne Dawson, a sociology a
Public warning about Aaron Driver would have been 'counterproductive,' expert says
CBC.ca / Posted 13 days ago
views and tweeted support for ISIS under an alias. Lorne Dawson, a sociology and religious studies professor at the University of Waterloo specializing in terrorism and radicalization, said a public warning about Driver would not just pose a... Read more
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CTV News
Aaron Driver's death reignites debate over peace bondsby lowering the threshold for a preventive arrest from ‘will commit’ a crime to
Aaron Driver's death reignites debate over peace bonds
CTV News / Posted 14 days ago
by lowering the threshold for a preventive arrest from ‘will commit’ a crime to ‘may commit’ a crime.” Lorne Dawson, a University of Waterloo terrorism export who interviewed Driver when RCMP sought a peace bond, told CTV News Channel he... Read more
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CTV News
Aaron Driver's death reignites debate over peace bonds' C-51by lowering the threshold for a preventive arrest from ‘will commit’ a crime to
Aaron Driver's death reignites debate over peace bonds' C-51
CTV News / Posted 14 days ago
by lowering the threshold for a preventive arrest from ‘will commit’ a crime to ‘may commit’ a crime.” Lorne Dawson, a University of Waterloo terrorism export who interviewed Driver when RCMP sought a peace bond, told CTV News Channel he... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Aaron Driver’s father says he was a troubled child after mother's deathradicalized while looking for order in a life that was characterized by chaos.
Aaron Driver’s father says he was a troubled child after mother's death
The Globe and Mail / Posted 14 days ago
radicalized while looking for order in a life that was characterized by chaos. Amarasingam is working on a study at the University of Waterloo, interviewing western foreign fighters and people who have been radicalized in Canada. He said he was... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Driver just the latest London-tied radicalthat all over the world — small communities, large communities, it doesn’t matt
Driver just the latest London-tied radical
Sarnia Observer / Posted 14 days ago
that all over the world — small communities, large communities, it doesn’t matter,” says Lorne Dawson, a sociologist at the University of Waterloo and researcher in foreign fighters and homegrown terrorism. People from all walks of life,... Read more
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Woodstock Sentinel-Review
Driver just the latest London-tied radicalthat all over the world — small communities, large communities, it doesn’t matt
Driver just the latest London-tied radical
Woodstock Sentinel-Review / Posted 14 days ago
that all over the world — small communities, large communities, it doesn’t matter,” says Lorne Dawson, a sociologist at the University of Waterloo and researcher in foreign fighters and homegrown terrorism. People from all walks of life,... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Driver just the latest London-tied radicalthat all over the world — small communities, large communities, it doesn’t matt
Driver just the latest London-tied radical
Chatham Daily News / Posted 14 days ago
that all over the world — small communities, large communities, it doesn’t matter,” says Lorne Dawson, a sociologist at the University of Waterloo and researcher in foreign fighters and homegrown terrorism. People from all walks of life,... Read more
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Calgary Sun
An expert on extremism shares his conversations with the terror suspectto the advantage of Dawlah Islamiyyah,” he wrote. He ended the email with, “So
An expert on extremism shares his conversations with the terror suspect
Calgary Sun / Posted 14 days ago
to the advantage of Dawlah Islamiyyah,” he wrote. He ended the email with, “So how are things?” I co-direct a study at the University of Waterloo on Western foreign fighters and domestic radicalization, and had been in touch with Aaron Driver, on... Read more
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CBC.ca
Usefulness of peace bonds questioned in wake of foiled attack by Aaron Driverconditions that can be put in place that will prevent them from taking action."
Usefulness of peace bonds questioned in wake of foiled attack by Aaron Driver
CBC.ca / Posted 15 days ago
conditions that can be put in place that will prevent them from taking action." Lorne Dawson, a sociology professor at the University of Waterloo who researches radicalization and terrorism, says a peace bond was one of the few steps authorities... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Terror suspect’s calm exterior belied troublescame across as someone who had a bit of a black and white approach to the world
Terror suspect’s calm exterior belied troubles
Sarnia Observer / Posted 15 days ago
came across as someone who had a bit of a black and white approach to the world,” said Lorne Dawson, a sociologist at the University of Waterloo and author of several studies into homegrown terrorism. “His Muslim identity and his extremist... Read more
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Strathroy Age Dispatch
Terror suspect’s calm exterior belied troublescame across as someone who had a bit of a black and white approach to the world
Terror suspect’s calm exterior belied troubles
Strathroy Age Dispatch / Posted 15 days ago
came across as someone who had a bit of a black and white approach to the world,” said Lorne Dawson, a sociologist at the University of Waterloo and author of several studies into homegrown terrorism. “His Muslim identity and his extremist... Read more
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Woodstock Sentinel-Review
Terror suspect’s calm exterior belied troublescame across as someone who had a bit of a black and white approach to the world
Terror suspect’s calm exterior belied troubles
Woodstock Sentinel-Review / Posted 15 days ago
came across as someone who had a bit of a black and white approach to the world,” said Lorne Dawson, a sociologist at the University of Waterloo and author of several studies into homegrown terrorism. “His Muslim identity and his extremist... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Terror suspect’s calm exterior belied troublescame across as someone who had a bit of a black and white approach to the world
Terror suspect’s calm exterior belied troubles
Chatham Daily News / Posted 15 days ago
came across as someone who had a bit of a black and white approach to the world,” said Lorne Dawson, a sociologist at the University of Waterloo and author of several studies into homegrown terrorism. “His Muslim identity and his extremist... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Terror suspect’s calm exterior belied troublescame across as someone who had a bit of a black and white approach to the world
Terror suspect’s calm exterior belied troubles
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 15 days ago
came across as someone who had a bit of a black and white approach to the world,” said Lorne Dawson, a sociologist at the University of Waterloo and author of several studies into homegrown terrorism. “His Muslim identity and his extremist... Read more
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ITBusiness.ca
With SkipMenu, you can press 1 to speak with a robot, or your touchscreen to reach an actual personup to seven faster than if they dialled manually, according to the developers,
With SkipMenu, you can press 1 to speak with a robot, or your touchscreen to reach an actual person
ITBusiness.ca / Posted 16 days ago
up to seven faster than if they dialled manually, according to the developers, a team of serial entrepreneurs that includes University of Waterloo systems design engineering graduate Gabriel Chan; University of Ottawa software engineering graduate... Read more
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CBC.ca
Ontario fast-food labels could cause women to gain weight, public health advocate saystrue, according to David Hammond, an associate professor at the School of Publi
Ontario fast-food labels could cause women to gain weight, public health advocate says
CBC.ca / Posted 16 days ago
true, according to David Hammond, an associate professor at the School of Public Health and Health Systems at the University of Waterloo. He has researched the effectiveness of menu labelling and says most people's eyes glaze over when... Read more
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New Kerala
Ontario's University of Waterloo rushes to correct gender bias in salary - newkerala.com #102965Ontario, Aug 10 : A top notch university in Canada, University of Waterloo, thr
Ontario's University of Waterloo rushes to correct gender bias in salary - newkerala.com #102965
New Kerala / Posted 17 days ago
Ontario, Aug 10 : A top notch university in Canada, University of Waterloo, through a recent email to its faculty notified that a task group of the university assigned to analyse faculty salaries has uncovered a "systemic gender anomaly" that was... Read more
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Kincardine News
Huron mulls partnership to investigate wind farmsbe back on track by fall. The Huron County board of health is considering team
Huron mulls partnership to investigate wind farms
Kincardine News / Posted 17 days ago
be back on track by fall. The Huron County board of health is considering teaming up with Wind Concerns Ontario and the University of Waterloo to study complaints that the industrial wind turbines are causing headaches, dizziness, nosebleeds and... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Huron mulls partnership to investigate wind farmsbe back on track by fall. The Huron County board of health is considering team
Huron mulls partnership to investigate wind farms
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 17 days ago
be back on track by fall. The Huron County board of health is considering teaming up with Wind Concerns Ontario and the University of Waterloo to study complaints that the industrial wind turbines are causing headaches, dizziness, nosebleeds and... Read more
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Goderich Signal-Star
Huron mulls partnership to investigate wind farmsbe back on track by fall. The Huron County board of health is considering team
Huron mulls partnership to investigate wind farms
Goderich Signal-Star / Posted 17 days ago
be back on track by fall. The Huron County board of health is considering teaming up with Wind Concerns Ontario and the University of Waterloo to study complaints that the industrial wind turbines are causing headaches, dizziness, nosebleeds and... Read more
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The Norwich Gazette
Huron mulls partnership to investigate wind farmsbe back on track by fall. The Huron County board of health is considering team
Huron mulls partnership to investigate wind farms
The Norwich Gazette / Posted 17 days ago
be back on track by fall. The Huron County board of health is considering teaming up with Wind Concerns Ontario and the University of Waterloo to study complaints that the industrial wind turbines are causing headaches, dizziness, nosebleeds and... Read more
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Chatham This Week
Huron mulls partnership to investigate wind farmsbe back on track by fall. The Huron County board of health is considering team
Huron mulls partnership to investigate wind farms
Chatham This Week / Posted 17 days ago
be back on track by fall. The Huron County board of health is considering teaming up with Wind Concerns Ontario and the University of Waterloo to study complaints that the industrial wind turbines are causing headaches, dizziness, nosebleeds and... Read more
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Wallaceburg Courier Press
Huron mulls partnership to investigate wind farmsbe back on track by fall. The Huron County board of health is considering team
Huron mulls partnership to investigate wind farms
Wallaceburg Courier Press / Posted 17 days ago
be back on track by fall. The Huron County board of health is considering teaming up with Wind Concerns Ontario and the University of Waterloo to study complaints that the industrial wind turbines are causing headaches, dizziness, nosebleeds and... Read more
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