Sunday, October 6, 2013

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Sunday October 6 2013 edition

COLUMNS

Canadian researchers progress on TB vaccine

A vaccine that could one day protect against tuberculosis has been developed at McMaster University in the province of Ontario. The vaccine is based on a genetically modified cold virus and has been tried on mice, guinea pigs, goats, cattle and human volunteers.

“What we’ve done with this (cold) virus is insert into it ...

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Arts-editorial cartoonist Michael deAdder- You might be from Nova Scotia if...

This week on our look at arts, culture, and lifestyle in Canada, an inside look at Nova Scotians

you might be from Nova Scotia if...under a hurricane ...

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Toronto subway section to shut down for 8 weeks

The TTC the Toronto Transit Commission is generally a source of pride to Toronto, but the stereotype of the polite Canadian will be sorely tested by it, in Canada's largest city in the near future.

Toronto is home to the oldest subway system in Canada.  The original down town line will be 60 years old next year, and in ...

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YOUR CHOICES

Canadian wine wins world’s best !

A Canadian wine has one an enormous distinction at the Decanter World Wine Awards in London, England


In London, Steven Spurrier (L) presents the coveted International award to Rick Bonatali, President of Winery & Vineyard Estates at Mission Hill Family Estate ...

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Change the lyrics of Canada's National Anthem?

A group of prominent Canadian women wants to change some of the lyrics to the Canadian anthem , O Canada.

They say the lyrics exclude about 50% of the population, that is, women.

The group, which includes novelist Margaret Atwood and former Prime Minister Kim Campbell, would make the anthem gender-neutral as it was originally.
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Inmates strike over pay cut

Prisoners in Canada’s federal penitentiaries have gone on strike to protest a 30 per cent cut in their pay. Inmates earn an average $3 a day, less than a third of the minimum wage in provinces like Quebec. They have not had an increase in 32 years although costs have risen more than 700 per cent.

To add insult ...

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Joyous rescue of entangled whale in the Bay of Fundy

Christine Callaghan is a guide for a Nova Scotia whale watching company in Tiverton, Long Island, in the Bay of Fundy,


Red Balloon shows Long Island, Digby County, Nova Scotia © google

This weekend she had the thrill ...

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