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NDP Leadership Contenders Square Off On Climate Change

OTTAWA — Four candidates in the running for the NDP’s top job are squaring off in Saskatoon discussing climate change and resource development — a debate that marks the beginning of the homeward stretch in the lengthy race to replace Tom Mulcair in October. Federal MPs Niki Ashton, Charlie Angus, Guy Caron and Ontario legislator Jagmeet Singh are debating each ...

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Rosy The Pink Horse Cheers Up Stressed B.C. Residents

LIKELY, B.C. — It’s definitely a horse of a different colour. Pictures of Rosy, a white-and-brown mare mistakenly painted neon pink by a teen in the British Columbia Interior, are providing some… HuffPost Canada – Athena2 – All Posts

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Why Major League Baseball’s All-Star Game Is Americana

The death of America’s All-Star Game has been protected, even promoted by nay-sayers who say the times have passed it by. Yet the fundamental nature of the game is one that’s as enduring as the American spirit itself, which is why we’ll continue to celebrate it long after its cri… Sports

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Officials Fear Lightning And Wind Will Make B.C. Fires Move Quickly

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — British Columbia officials are bracing for a lengthy wildfire season as hundreds of blazes burn across the province with no reprieve in sight. About 14,000 people have been displaced by more than 200 wildfires and Bob Turner of Emergency Management BC said the situation is still deteriorating. “We are looking at many weeks to come of a ...

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200 Cattle Found Dead In Saskatchewan Pasture

CHAPLIN, Sask. — About 200 cattle have been found dead on a pasture in southwest Saskatchewan. The dead cows and calves were on Crown pasture land south of the community of Chaplin, which was operated and leased out by 31 patrons. The animals were discovered Friday. Saskatchewan chief veterinary officer Dr. Betty Althouse says preliminary necropsy and test results show ...

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Boss' Response To Employee Asking For Mental Health Day Off Is So Important

Normally when one asks for a sick day, the reason is usually for a physical illness, such as a cold, or the flu. But when we’re having a bad day mentally, whether it’s related to stress, anxiety, or depression, we have a hard time asking for time off because there are no designated sick days for mental illness. And that’s ...

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Mississippi Plane Crash Kills Over A Dozen Aboard U.S. Military Plane

ITTA BENA, Miss. — A U.S. military plane used for refuelling crashed into a soybean field in rural Mississippi, killing at least 16 people aboard in a fiery wreckage and spreading debris for miles, officials said. Leflore County Emergency Management Agency Director Frank Randle told reporters at a briefing late Monday that 16 bodies had been recovered after the KC-130 ...

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