Saturday, June 22, 2013

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Saturday June 22 2013 edition


The Link Online

This week on THE LINK On-Line we'll hear why Canada's medical community is still protesting the government cuts to refugee health care. From what they're seeing on the frontlines, it has been a shortsighted move that will cause more problems and expense in the long-run.

Wojtek Gwiazda has a report on the last days of Canada's House of Commons ...



Dozens of children seized from Mennonite community in Manitoba

A small community in rural Manitoba is reeling after child welfare authorities removed dozens of children from about 15 Old Order Mennonite families following reports of corporal punishment using straps and cattle prods.

Only one minor, a 17-year-old, remains in the community after three men and a woman were charged with multiple counts of assault, including assault with a ...


Canadian peacekeepers quietly deploy to Haiti

A platoon of Canadian soldiers are about to take part in the United Nations peacekeeping operation in Haiti, alongside their Brazilian colleagues.

Thirty-four Canadian soldiers from the Royal 22e Regiment, based in Valcartier, Que, have been embedded with Brazil’s 44th Motorized Infantry battalion since April.

While Canadian soldiers are used to operating alongside their NATO allies, ...


Sour gas pipeline rupture forces evacuation, as flooding continues in Alberta

A sour gas pipeline rupture has caused a release of H2S in the Town of Turner Valley in the western prairie province of Alberta provoking an emergency alert by authorities, and the evacuation of people because of the gas leak.

The alert warns "There is a hazardous materials release threatening life and the environment."

Sour gas contains hydrogen sulfide ...


Canada acquires rare War of 1812 documents

Library and Archives Canada has bought a large collection of letters, maps and other papers that once belonged to Sir John Sherbrooke, the lieutenant-governor of Nova Scotia who conquered Maine for the British during the War of 1812.

The collection, which includes a letter written by Sherbrooke to Maj.-Gen. Robert Ross congratulating his troops — composed of Canadian ...




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