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Today on the Hill: Activists call on MPs to reject assisted suicide

OTTAWA - The debate over assisted suicide heads back into the spotlight today with an impassioned plea against allowing people to help others kill themselves....

posted: October 2,2014

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Alberta police seize $10 million in drugs during massive steroid bust

EDMONTON - The Alberta Law Enforcement Response Team says it has made a massive steroid bust in Edmonton....

DND slashed ammo order in 2014, raising questions about prep for Iraq mission

OTTAWA - National Defence slashed its annual order of ammunition this year to save money a revelation that raised fresh questions Wednesday about just how prepared Canada is to do battle with militants in the Middle East....

Private security firm for CBSA made errors before deportation suicide: inquest

BURNABY, B.C. - A series of mistakes was made by the private security firm hired by Canada's border agency to guard a Mexican woman who hanged herself inside holding cells at Vancouver's airport, a coroner's jury has heard....

Canadian universities slipping in global ranking

Canadian universities are slipping in a global ranking based on learning environment, research, innovation and other performance indicators....

3 Afghan soldiers who fled for Canada fear torture, death if they return home

BATAVIA, N.Y. - Three Afghan military officers who sought refuge in Canada after taking off from a military training exercise in Massachusetts said Wednesday they were trying to escape Taliban violence at home but now face the wrath of...

Found Franklin shipwreck identified as HMS Erebus, Harper tells House

OTTAWA - The historic shipwreck found in the Arctic has been identified as HMS Erebus, the vessel on which Sir John Franklin himself sailed and may even have perished in search of the Northwest Passage in 1845....

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