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Friday January 31 2014 edition

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HIGHLIGHTS

Probiotic studies at Acadia University on benefits to depression and ADHD

Acadia University, in Wolfeville, Nova Scotia is the site of three studies into the benefits of probiotics; one on depression and anxiety in adults, one on anxiety in children, and the third on ADHD in children.

Dr. Susan Potter, supervisor of the study now underway, says the benefits of probitics may seem like news to many ...

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Canadian surveillance: If everyone is a suspect, how free are you?

News this week that Canada’s electronic intelligence gathering agency CSEC used information from the free internet service at a major Canadian airport to track the wireless devices of thousands of ordinary airline passengers has raised more questions about surveillance in Canada.

The Canadian Security Establishment Canada, Canada's equivalent of the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA), says it's doing ...

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Protests in Canada’s North over development of Peel watershed

Every week, Eye on the Arctic brings you stories and newsmakers from across the North

Protesters demonstrated in the northern Canadian territories of Yukon and Northwest Territories this week against plans to develop the Peel watershed.

The Peel Watershed is a wilderness area located in Yukon’s northeast.

The Yukon government approved the development plan in ...

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CANADIAN HEADLINES

Chinese New Year and the best almond cookies in Toronto

The Chinese New Year of the Wooden Horse brought the revelation today of the best almond cookie in Toronto.

Master chef Alvin Leung, one of the judges on the new Canadian TV show, Master Chef Canada, selected Epi Breads almond cookie, as number one!

"They're like me and what I do, Alvin Leung told the Toronto Star ...

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Moment Factory's 2nd Super Bowl Supershow

Moment Factory, the Canadian company that's been wowing audiences from concert venues to cathedral facades around the world, is doing it again; this weekend in New York City.

The facade of Macy's Herald Square, is the scene of Moment Factory's latest multi-media extravaganza, requested by the National Football League and event organizers,

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Canadian intelligence agency CSEC tracked thousands through airport's free Wi-Fi

Canada's electronic spy agency CSEC used information from the free internet service at a major Canadian airport to track the wireless devices of thousands of ordinary airline passengers for days after they left the terminal, according to a report by Canada's national public broadcaster CBC.

In a top secret document titled "IP Profiling Analytics & Mission Impacts", retrieved by U.S. ...

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Quebec ignores concussion risk in school sports

In spite of increasing awareness about the risks of concussions in sport, especially in young players, at least one province in Canada is not tracking the situation.

The mostly French-speaking province of Quebec, has about 30,000 young rugby-football players, and some 186,000 student athletes in all sports. But,according to an investigation by the French language public broadcaster Radio-Canada, neither ...

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Groundhog Day, Feb. 2; more winter or soon spring?

Well, it’s hardly the best way to predict the weather over the next several weeks, but Groundhog Day, has always been a bit of fun if nothing else.

Every year for the past several decades, groups of people in specific towns across Canada will gather to watch their town groundhog (marmot) emerge from his winter den.

The story ...

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Government updates travel advice for Canadians attending Sochi 2014 Winter Games

Canadians planning to attend the Sochi Olympics in Russia should limit their "use of public transportation that is not affiliated with the Games" according to a new travel advisory from the Canadian government issued on Thursday (January 30).

They are warned about travelling outside of the designated Olympic sites: "Be particularly cautious. There remains an ongoing insurgency in the North ...

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