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The sexpot and the saint: Women and WWI propaganda
Scholars commemorating the 100th anniversary of the First World War are turning their attention to female icons of the era - two of whom were used in propaganda campaigns after their deaths to bolster the war effort, albeit in very different ways.
Nepal avalanche kills 4 Canadians
Four Canadian hikers are among more than a dozen people who have died following an avalanche and a blizzard in Nepal's Himalayas, with many more believed to be missing. Bad weather stalled the search for the remaining missing trekkers, but crews are expec
Lockheed says makes breakthrough on fusion energy project
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Lockheed Martin Corp said on Wednesday it had made a technological breakthrough in developing a power source based on nuclear fusion, and the first reactors, small enough to fit on the back of a truck, could be ready for use in a de
Telus speed claims not based on real-world experience
A recent Telus press release trumpeting how Canadian wireless data speeds are much faster than those in other countries is based on a report that tested advertised speeds — not what cellphone users actually experience, CBC News has learned.
The Secret Casualties of Iraq’s Abandoned Chemical Weapons
It was August 2008 near Taji, Iraq. They had just exploded a stack of old Iraqi artillery shells buried beside a murky lake. The blast, part of an effort to destroy munitions that could be used in makeshift bombs, uncovered more shells.
Warmest September on Record
Climate Change, September 2014 was the warmest September on record globally for land/ocean combined, according to NASA.
Conservatives' copyright law changes could backfire
By now, even the most determinedly optimistic Conservative Party strategist has grudgingly accepted that their relentless efforts to turn Justin Trudeau's leadership into a Reefer Madness reboot has fizzled. But will a plan to exempt political parties fro
Heads up, hipsters. Here comes Muji
Muji, which has 270-plus stores worldwide and is opening its first Canadian location in Toronto later this year, is renowned for its innovative no-brand, no-logo strategy — its products have been called “quiet” — which makes it uber cool and thus a magnet
Test results in suspected Ebola case in Toronto due in 24 hours
Read 'Test results in suspected Ebola case in Toronto due in 24 hours' on Yahoo News Canada. Test results on a patient being treated in a Toronto-area hospital for a suspected case of Ebola are due within the next 24 hours, Ontario's health ministry said
Assisted suicide: Where do Canada and other countries stand'
The debate on medically assisted death will be front and centre again this week as the Supreme Court of Canada hears arguments Wednesday in a case that could make the practice legal on a federal level mere months after Quebec adopted its own law allowing
Birth control pill threatens fish populations
Introducing the birth control pill in waterways created a chain reaction in a lake ecosystem that nearly wiped out a freshwater fish, suggesting that Canada's wastewater treatment facilities need improvement.
Ebola outbreak: Rona Ambrose comments on recent developments
Canadian Health Minister Rona Ambrose and chief public health officer Dr. Gregory Taylor will comment on developments in the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, which the WHO said Monday was "the most severe, acute health emergency seen in modern times." CBC i
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