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Olivia Chow vows handgun ban
Olivia Chow’s mayoral rivals — including Mayor Rob Ford — were quick to shoot down her push for a handgun ban Monday.
Booming U.S. oil and gas elbowing out Alberta’s crude
The dramatic rise of U.S. crude oil and natural gas production is disrupting even long-established trade flows inside Canada, as Alberta producers are increasingly finding themselves competing for — and losing — market share to American petroleum supplier
Military tests robotic mule
The U.S. Marine Corps. has enlisted the help of a four-legged soldier.A robotic mule known as the Legged Squad Support System, or LS3, is taking part in military exercises in Hawaii.
Attack on British embassy in Iran put Canadians on alert
As protesters set fire to the U.K. embassy in Tehran in 2011, Canadian diplomats considered leaving Iran and debated what they could do for their British counterparts — including sheltering someone from the household of the U.K. ambassador.
E-Cig Salvation, and New Dangers
According to a recent study out of England, vaping is 60 percent more effective for quitting cigarettes than nicotine patches, gum, or going cold turkey. But just because e-cigarettes are tar-free doesn't mean they're risk-free.
Violent Anti-Jewish Riots Rock Paris
Violent anti-Jewish riots in Paris on Sunday, sparked by Israel’s ongoing operation in Gaza to halt rocket attacks from the coastal enclave, left Jews in the French capital fearing for their lives.
Bus with 21 people crashes on Cabot Trail
A commercial tour bus carrying 21 people crashed south of Neils Harbour in Cape Breton on Sunday afternoon, seriously hurting one person and injuring nine others when it rolled into a ditch on its side.
Accused Chinese Hacker Of U.S. Systems Arrested In Canada
A Chinese businessman charged with hacking computer systems of U.S. companies with defence contracts remains in custody in Canada. Suspect Su Bin allegedly targeted information on U.S. fighter jet programs, as well as Boeing and its military cargo aircraf
Entrepreneur creates non-fluoride anti-cavity mouth rinse
Joon Kim couldn’t find a cavity-fighting product for his son that didn’t come with a 'do not swallow' warning — and found mouth cleansers on the market without fluoride didn’t actually prevent tooth decay. So, he made one himself.
Study: Smelling farts is good for your health
A new study at the University of Exeter suggests that exposure to hydrogen sulfide — a.k.a. what your body produces as bacteria breaks down food, causing gas — could prevent mitochondria damage.
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