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Gambling in Canada

"One-in-four say they have family or close friends who have a gambling problem, or have one themselves." (Source: Angus Reid)

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Published: 13 Oct 2016

Bob Dylan Awarded Nobel Prize in Literature

The Nobel Prize in Literature for 2016 is awarded to Bob Dylan "for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition". (NobelPrize.org)

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Published: 13 Oct 2016

Trudeau’s 1st year as a Prime Minister

Last year, Justin Trudeau, the son of former prime minister Pierre Trudeau, became Canada’s new leader, ending 10 years of Stephen Harper rule.

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Published: 13 Oct 2016

Cholera in Haiti

The number of cholera cases is on the rise Haiti after hurricane Matthew. (CNN)

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Published: 13 Oct 2016

Expert: Hurricane Matthew

“Hurricane Matthew is poised to deliver a potentially catastrophic strike on Haiti beginning Monday, and poses a danger to eastern Cuba and Jamaica by Monday night.” (The Weather Network)

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Published: 6 Oct 2016

Colombia referendum: Voters reject Farc peace deal

“Voters in Colombia have rejected a landmark peace deal with Farc rebels in a shock referendum result, with 50.2% voting against it.” (BBC)

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Published: 3 Oct 2016

McGill Symposium in Women's Health (Sept. 16)

Each year, the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology at McGill organize a symposium to review new studies and practices in order to help practicing gynecologists, family physicians, residents, fellows and allied health professionals with interest in Women’s Health. (Website)

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Published: 13 Sep 2016

HMS Terror was found

The second, HMS Terror, of the two Franklin Expedition shipwrecks was found earlier this month, Arctic Research Foundation expedition lead Adrian Schimnowski confirmed Monday. (Toronto Star)

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Published: 13 Sep 2016

World Suicide Prevention Day (Sept. 10, 2016)

Each year, World Suicide Prevention Day has taken place on 10th September since 2003.

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Published: 8 Sep 2016

New agreement with Uber (Sept. 8, 2016)

The Quebec government and Uber reached a deal late Wednesday night reports say.

Barry Eidlin, Professor of Sociology at McGill University

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Published: 8 Sep 2016

Expert: Burkini in France

“France's highest administrative court has suspended a ban on full-body "burkini" swimsuits that was imposed in a town on the Mediterranean coast.” (BBC)

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Published: 26 Aug 2016

Experts: Earthquakes in Italia and Burma

A strong earthquake in central Italy reduced three towns to rubble as people slept early Wednesday, with reports that at least 50 people were killed and hundreds injured as rescue crews raced to dig out survivors.” (CBC)

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Published: 24 Aug 2016

Experts: Yellow Fever Epidemic in Congo and Angola

“The World Health Organization's (WHO) emergency committee on deadly yellow fever will meet on Aug....

Published: 23 Aug 2016

The Great Canadian Sleepwalk – the road to good nights

"To sleep - to sleep, perchance to dream”, these words made famous by William Shakespeare, in the play Hamlet are familiar to many of us. But did you know that sleep is just as important as diet and exercise for a healthy lifestyle?

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Published: 16 Aug 2016

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