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Five Things Most People Get Wrong About Canada’s Health Care System

Editorial

Five Things Most People Get Wrong About Canada’s Health Care System

Posted on 17 September 2014

A recent court challenge before the British Columbia Supreme Court threatened to change the rules of the game for the Canadian healthcare system – should the challenge have made its way to the Supreme Court of Canada and found success there. Dr. Brian Day of The Cambie Surgeries Corporation is contesting the ban against ‘extra billing’ for [...] Continue Reading

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Bonnie Crombie Officially Opens Her Campaign Headquarters

Canadian Politics

Bonnie Crombie Officially Opens Her Campaign Headquarters

Posted on 17 September 2014

Hundreds of supporters joined Bonnie Crombie Sunday evening to officially open her campaign headquarters at 3985 Grand Park Drive and kick-off the final stretch of the campaign.  Surrounded by supporters from across the city and all points in between, Crombie delivered remarks thanking residents for their support, energizing volunteers and sharing her vision for the [...] Continue Reading

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Canadian Politics

Rob Ford Threw a Political Hail Mary that Doug Can’t Catch

Posted on 17 September 2014

Sometimes it’s the little details that reveal so much, especially when they’re captured on television. Former Toronto Councillor Doug Ford made an important appearance at City Hall Friday afternoon. He was there to officially enter the race for Mayor. Why? Because his embattled brother Rob, the current Mayor, suffered a serious setback earlier this week. [...] Continue Reading

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South Asian Politics

China ready to meet ‘half way’; asks India to boost efficiency

Posted on 17 September 2014

Dushanbe: Ahead of President Xi Jinping’s visit, China has sought “work efficiency” in India and welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s efforts to push reforms to spur economic growth, saying it was “ready to meet India halfway” in its quest for development and prosperity. Foreign Minister Wang Yi said China was all set to sign pacts [...] Continue Reading

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South Asian Politics

AGITATION, FLOODS AND THE GOVERNEMNT IN PAKISTAN

Posted on 17 September 2014

Dr. Hasan Askari  The “Dhrana” in Islamabad by Imran Khan’s Pakistan Tehrik-i-Insaf and Dr. Tahir-ul-Qadri’s Pakistan Awami Tehrik has been going on for over a month. This has surprised everybody. Most people did not think that these parties had enough organizational capacity to stay in Islamabad for such a long time. The federal government lost [...] Continue Reading

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BC teachers’ strike: Tentative deal reached between BCTF and government

Education

BC teachers’ strike: Tentative deal reached between BCTF and government

Posted on 17 September 2014

A deal has been reached in the education dispute between the BC Teachers’ Federation and the provincial government. After an intense weekend of talks with mediator Vince Ready, the two sides have come to a tentative agreement. The BCTF will now take the details of the agreement to the teachers for a vote on Thursday and if [...] Continue Reading

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Finance

Universities loading extra fees on top of tuition: ‘They are unfair’

Posted on 17 September 2014

With university costs projected to increase over the next four years, students are being hit with newly created or rising fees on top of tuition, including those to use facilities and even to graduate, according to a new report. These fees — such as athletic fees and student association fees — amounted to $817 on [...] Continue Reading

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Health & Fitness

Heart and Stroke Foundation urges limits to sugar intake

Posted on 17 September 2014

The Heart and Stroke Foundation is calling on the federal government to set limits on the amount of sugar manufacturers can add to their products and on consumers to avoid sugar-sweetened beverages. Mounting research has linked even moderate amounts of sugar consumption to heart disease, diabetes, stroke and other major health problems. The average Canadian [...] Continue Reading

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Sleeping Girl

Life & Style

Women are Lazier than Men

Posted on 17 September 2014

One of the longest-running debates in a relationship is often who is lazier, the man or the woman. Scientists have officially declared that women are LAZIER than men. The study is based on the percentage of each gender that is considered INACTIVE. That’s defined as doing less than 30 minutes of moderate activity five days [...] Continue Reading

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ShowBiz

Sunny Leone is keen to show off her funny side in ‘Mastizaade’

Posted on 17 September 2014

When Sunny Leone first read the script of her upcoming film Mastizaade, she could not stop giggling. The sex siren has been a part of Bollywood for a while now, but has not yet dabbled in comedy. Writer-director Milap Zaveri was keen that viewers see the comic side to her. She may grab eyeballs for [...] Continue Reading

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ShowBiz

Year 2014 turns out ‘amazing’ for Shruti Haasan

Posted on 17 September 2014

Films, travelling and a mix of people have made the ongoing year to be “super duper” for actress Shruti Haasan. “It’s been such an amazing year so far – the work the people the places and all the things I’ve learned super duper,” Shruti tweeted Monday. The actress spent her Sunday dubbing for Tamil actioner [...] Continue Reading

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ShowBiz

Girls will relate to my ‘Khoobsurat’ character, feels Sonam

Posted on 17 September 2014

Actress Sonam Kapoor says her character in upcoming film ‘Khoobsurat’ represents the independent, modern woman and is confident that girls will identify with it. ‘Khoobsurat’, also starring Pakistani actor Fawad Khan and actress-politician Kirron Kher, is the remake of Hrishikesh Mukherjee’s 1980 film of the same name. Sonam reprises the character played by Rekha in [...] Continue Reading

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